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What is Rule 12 of Transaction of Business Rules,1961?

Under clause (3) of Article 77 of the constitution of India, The President in the exercise of the powers framed the Government of India (Allocation of Business)(AoB) Rules 1961, and the Government of India(Transaction of Business)(ToB) Rules, 1961, Under Rule 12 of Tob,1961, In case of extreme urgency or unforeseen contingency, it empowers the Prime ..

Rajiv Gauba appointed as new Cabinet Secretary

Rajiv Gauba, a 1982 batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre, has been appointed as the new Cabinet Secretary for two years. His tenure will be effective from August 30, 2019 & will succeed Pradeep Kumar Sinha. Gauba is currently posted as Union Home Affairs secretary. The Cabinet Secretary is the top-most executive official and senior-most ..

Samant Kumar Goel appointed as chief of Research & Analysis Wing

Samant Kumar Goel, a 1984 batch IPS officer from Punjab cadre, has been appointed as the new of the Research & Analysis Wing (RAW). He succeeded Anil Dhasmana. He is said to have been involved in the planning of the Balakot air strike and played an important role in checking militancy in Punjab. Mr. Goel, ..

Pradeep Kumar Sinha appointed as new Cabinet Secretary of India

Pradeep Kumar Sinha, a 1977-batch IAS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre, has been given one year extension to the post of Cabinet Secretary. With this, he will continue as cabinet secretary till June 12, 2019 as against his current retirement date of 12th June 2018. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by ..

Inder Jit Singh newly appointed Chairperson of National Authority Chemical Weapons Convention (NACWC)

Dr Inder Jit Singh, the 1985 batch IAS officer, has been given additional charge of the post of Chairperson of National Authority Chemical Weapons Convention (NACWC) with immediate effect. He is an Additional Secretary in Cabinet Secretariat. According to a release issued by Ministry of Personnel stated that the Mr Singh will hold this additional ..