He replaces Ashok Lavasa, who is leaving to join the Asian Development Bank as vice-president
02 Sep 2020 7:17 PM
Kumar, a retired 1984-batch IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre, will have a five-year tenure and retire in 2025.
22 Aug 2020 2:55 PM
Among others, the meeting is being attended by Home Minister Amit Shah and other cabinet ministers.
09 Jan 2020 1:18 PM
The central agency has given multiple notices to Kumar, who is currently the Additional Director General in the West Bengal CID.
25 Sep 2019 5:24 PM
Four unions of bank officers had threatened to go on a two-day strike from September 26 to protest against merger.
24 Sep 2019 8:57 AM
The merger of PSBs is imperative for India to become a five trillion dollar economy in the next five years.
31 Aug 2019 12:24 PM
GDP growth is set to slow further in April-June quarter of this year to 5.7 pc amid contraction in consumption, weak investments.
23 Aug 2019 10:45 AM
Kumar was earlier served notice for interrogation in the matter.
16 Aug 2019 5:25 PM
The foundation has been laid and transformation has begun with reforms like GST, IBC said Niti Aayog V-C Rajiv Kumar.
22 Jul 2019 7:04 PM
Kumar emphasised that a very large number of jobs have been generated in the country in the last five years.
22 Jul 2019 10:09 AM
Narendra Modi government had exempted people with earnings of up to Rs 5 lakh from payment of income tax.
06 Jul 2019 4:30 PM
Pre-Budget exercise aims to generate jobs, push growth.
23 Jun 2019 1:47 AM
This should help companies to avoid getting embroiled in complicated disputes with their workers.
01 Jun 2019 1:36 AM
The government has set a disinvestment target of Rs 90,000 crore for 2019-20.
26 May 2019 2:03 PM
In a communication sent to Kumar, the EC asked him to be cautious in future while making statements.
06 Apr 2019 8:27 AM
Sources in poll panel said, since Kumar is part of 'bureaucratic executive', such remarks may be violative of the model code.
27 Mar 2019 10:01 AM
Meet 40 year old Johny who has been cycling from one state to another in his mission to make more people embrace riding cycle.
26 Mar 2019 12:22 PM
Congress party had promised 'Garibi Hatao' in 1971, food security in 2013 to win elections, but could not fulfil any of those: Rajiv Kumar
25 Mar 2019 8:32 PM
Real estates share in the country's GDP is set to double from the current seven per cent.
22 Feb 2019 5:14 PM
The banking sector remains fragmented which makes the cost of capital quite high, says Niti Aayog Vice Chairman.
22 Feb 2019 2:57 PM