Noted former Kashmir bureaucrat Ashok Jaitley dies

Ashok Jaitley, a renowned civil servant and former chief secretary of Jammu and Kashmir, died in New Delhi on Tuesday after suffering from a protracted illness.

Mamata Banerjee to leave for Dhaka on June 5

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will leave here for Dhaka on June 5 and join Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will formally sign the Land Boundary Agreement along with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina the next day.

We depend on big business but small is always beautiful: Mamata Banerjee

In an apparent dig at Left parties, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said some political elements call for strikes at the drop of a hat and her party Trinamool was not like that.

Three MPs, one minister to accompany Mamata Banerjee to London

West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra and three MPs from the state would accompany Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in her maiden visit to London in July.

Nitish supports Kejriwal on chief secretary issue

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday came out in support of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying how could a state government discharge its responsibilities when it was not allowed to have a say in appointment of a chief secretary.

Kejriwal-Jung tussle: LG has no power to appoint Delhi chief secretary, says Indira Jaisingh
Kejriwal-Jung tussle: LG has no power to appoint Delhi chief secretary, says Indira Jaisingh

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has received another backing in his ongoing tussle with Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung over postings and transfers of bureaucrats.

Chief Secy row: Sheila Dikshit says confrontation will harm city

 Amid a row over the appointment of Delhi's acting Chief Secretary, former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday said an "atmosphere of confrontation" would be created if there is no coordination between the LG and the CM.

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Tussle between Delhi LG, Kejriwal govt over chief secy's appointment

Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi on Saturday ordered the removal of Principal Secretary (Services), Anindo Majumdar, from services even as the row over the appointment of senior bureaucrat Shakuntala Gamlin as acting Delhi Chief Secretary deepens.

Acting chief secretary appointment row: Opposition attacks Kejriwal govt

Opposition parties on Saturday attacked the AAP government over the row surrounding the appointment of senior bureaucrat Shakuntala Gamlin as acting Chief Secretary, and slammed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his "dictator-like" approach on the issue.

Conflict between Kejriwal-led AAP govt, LG not beneficial for Delhi: Sheila Dikshit
Conflict between Kejriwal-led AAP govt, LG not beneficial for Delhi: Sheila Dikshit

Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit said on Saturday that the ongoing conflict between Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government and the Lt Governor Najeeb Jung over the appointment of a senior bureaucrat as Chief Secretary will not be beneficial for the national capital.

LG Jung hits back at Kejriwal over Chief Secy appointment row

The war of words between Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal escalated on Friday over the Chief Secretary appointment row with the former stating that the name proposed by the AAP Government did not figure in the list of names submitted by the services department.

Chief Secretary appointment row: AAP Govt accuses LG of acting 'unconstitutionally'

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government on Friday accused Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung of acting in an unconstitutional manner by issuing instructions directly to the Secretary (Services) to give the additional charge of Chief Secretary of Delhi to senior bureaucrat Shakuntala Gamlin.

Former Gujarat CS Achal Kumar Jyoti appointed Election Commissioner

Achal Kumar Jyoti, a former Gujarat Chief Secretary, was on Thursday appointed as the Election Commissioner.

Tripura gets new chief secretary

Senior bureaucrat Yashpal Singh on Wednesday took over as the new chief secretary of Tripura. He succeeded G Kameswara Rao, who retired from service on March 31.

AAP rejects Home Ministry's shortlist for Chief Secretary

 Hardening its position, the AAP government on Sunday rejected Union Home Ministry's panel of three senior IAS officials to pick one of them as the next Chief Secretary, asking the Centre to respect its choice of R S Negi for the the top post and cooperate with it to fulfil people's aspirations.

Delhi govt likely to lock horns with Centre over appointment of Chief Secretary

 Bracing for a possible showdown with the Centre, the AAP government is likely to reject a panel of three senior IAS officers sent by the Union Home Ministry to pick the next Chief Secretary, sticking to its demand of appointing 1984-batch R S Negi to the top post.

Jiji Thomson quits as SAI DG, slams government for injustice
Jiji Thomson quits as SAI DG, slams government for injustice

Sports Authority of India boss Jiji Thomson has quit with immediate effect citing injustice by the Government over his promotion and the IAS officer says his departure comes at an inopportune time with the Rio Olympics scheduled in mid 2016.

New Haryana Chief Secretary PK Gupta assumes charge

PK Gupta, the new chief secretary of Haryana on Monday said that his priority would be time-bound and transparent implementation of all government policies.

First woman chief secretary of Mizoram retires today

Mizoram Chief Secretary L Tochhawng retired from service on Friday and would be succeeded by Lalmalsawma from tomorrow.