Cabinet Secretary Current Affairs, GK & News

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 ..

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Rajiv Gauba appointed next Cabinet Secretary for two years

The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narrendra Modi has approved appointment of Rajiv Gauba, as India’s new Cabinet Secretary for a tenure of two years. His term will start from 30 August 2019 or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Key Highlights Rajiv Gauba will initially join the Cabinet Secretariat as ..

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Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha given three months extension

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended service of Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha for a further period of three months. This was third extension given to IAS officer Sinha, whose tenure was increased by one-year each in 2017 and 2018. This exceeds term of four year ..

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Government Proposes Committees to decide on complaints against CIC and ICs

The government has proposed setting up bureaucrat-led committees that would sit and decide on complaints against the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners (ICs). The government has proposed setting up of two committees: One to receive and decide on complaints against the CIC. The committee would include the Cabinet Secretary; Secretary, DoPT; and a ..

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Ajit Doval to chair high-level Strategic Policy Group (SPG) to assist National Security Council (NSC) to review security affairs of country

The Union government has constituted the high-level Strategic Policy Group (SPG) to assist the National Security Council (NSC), which advises the prime minister on matters of national security and strategic interests. The SPG will be chaired by National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and its members include the NITI Aayog vice chairman, the cabinet secretary, ..

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