Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghosh appointed first Lokpal

Five years after the notification of the Lokpal and Lok Ayukta Act, the centre has appointed former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as the Chairperson of the first Lokpal under the Act.


Mamta calls SC verdict “moral victory”, ends dharna

Happy with the ‘favourable’ Supreme Court order that directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday not to take any coercive measures against Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called it a ‘moral victory’ of Bengal and India against the vindictive attitude of the Centre. The Supreme Court in its order said: “We make it clear that no coercive steps including the arrest shall be taken against the Commissioner of Police.

VK Yadav appointed Chairman Railway Board

The government on Monday appointed V K Yadav as the new chairman of railway board on the superannuation of Ashwani Lohani
Yadav belongs to the 1980 batch of the Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers. Till Monday, he was general manager of South Central Railway.