Rajiv Mehrishi: News

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.

06 Aug 2020

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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.

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.

30 Nov 2017


Looking back at 100 years of Re 1 currency note

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.