Rajiv Mehrishi

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GC Murmu, J&K's former L-G, becomes Comptroller And Auditor General

07 Aug 2020

GC Murmu, J&K's former L-G, becomes Comptroller And Auditor General

Girish Chandra Murmu, who resigned as Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, has been appointed as the new Comptroller and Auditor General and will succeed incumbent Rajiv Mehrishi, who turns 65 tomorrow.

J&K: L-G Murmu resigns; BJP's Manoj Sinha given top post

06 Aug 2020

J&K: L-G Murmu resigns; BJP's Manoj Sinha given top post

On Wednesday, exactly one year after the contentious Article 370 was abrogated, GC Murmu, who took oath as the Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu & Kashmir on October 31, 2019, resigned, paving the path for the appointment of former Union Minister Manoj Sinha.

Government to table CAG report on Rafale in Parliament tomorrow

11 Feb 2019

Government to table CAG report on Rafale in Parliament tomorrow

The government is scheduled to table the CAG report on Rafale jet fighter deal, which has generated a massive political controversy, in Parliament tomorrow, sources said.

Looking back at 100 years of Re 1 currency note

30 Nov 2017

Looking back at 100 years of Re 1 currency note

India's smallest currency note, Rupee 1, turns 100 today.

Rajiv Mehrishi succeeds Shashi Kant Sharma as CAG

25 Sep 2017

Rajiv Mehrishi succeeds Shashi Kant Sharma as CAG

Following the completion of his term as Union Home Secretary on 30 August, Rajiv Mehrishi has taken over as India's Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), succeeding Shashi Kant Sharma who demitted office on 22 September.

IAS officer Sunil Arora appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner

31 Aug 2017

IAS officer Sunil Arora appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner

The law ministry has appointed former IAS officer Sunil Arora as the new Chief Election Commissioner of India. Sunil Arora is a 1980 batch ex-IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre who earlier served as I&B Secretary and as an advisor to Prasar Bharati.

Secretary-level reshuffles: Rajiv Gauba named Home Secretary

22 Jun 2017

Secretary-level reshuffles: Rajiv Gauba named Home Secretary

16 secretaries were designated to various departments under centre's latest bureaucratic re-shuffle.

How is a Re 1 note different from other currencies?

31 May 2017

How is a Re 1 note different from other currencies?

After a hiatus of 22 years, Re 1 note will resurface in a brand new avatar.

Centre mulls revival of an umbrella anti-terror agency

22 May 2017

Centre mulls revival of an umbrella anti-terror agency

Five years after 26/11, the centre has taken the first step to revive the controversial National Counter Terrorism Centre, an umbrella agency subsuming other security agencies including the Intelligence Bureau and the Research & Analysis Wing.

Centre to revive 'Special Service Bureau'

20 Dec 2016

Centre to revive 'Special Service Bureau'

The central government has decided to pursue revival of the Special Service Bureau (SSB) along its international borders.

India-B'desh talks begin; terrorism dominates agenda

05 Dec 2016

India-B'desh talks begin; terrorism dominates agenda

The two-day Home Secretary-level talks between India and Bangladesh began on 5th Dec in Delhi.