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Dilli Ka Babu | Rajiv Kumar in sight of CEC chair in 2024

He replaces Ashok Lavasa, who is leaving to join the Asian Development Bank as vice-president

02 Sep 2020 7:17 PM

Ex-IAS officer Rajiv Kumar appointed new election commissioner, replaces Ashok Lavasa

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

PM Modi meets economists, experts at Niti Aayog

Among others, the meeting is being attended by Home Minister Amit Shah and other cabinet ministers.

09 Jan 2020 1:18 PM

Saradha chit fund: In-camera proceedings in HC for Rajeev Kumar's pre-arrest bail plea

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

Bank unions defer 2-day strike; operations to be normal on Sep 26-27

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


Finance Secretary dispels fears of job losses after merger of 10 PSU banks

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

'Unprecedented' situation in financial sector: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman

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

Rajiv Kumar appears before CBI in Rose Valley case

Kumar was earlier served notice for interrogation in the matter.

16 Aug 2019 5:25 PM

India will achieve 8 pc plus growth from FY 2020-2021 onwards: NITI Aayog

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

India will achieve 8 pc plus growth from FY 2020-2021 onwards: Rajiv Kumar

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


Budget clean break from past, sets out agenda for Modi 2.0 govt: Rajiv Kumar

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

PM Modi talks 2G economic reforms with Team Niti

Pre-Budget exercise aims to generate jobs, push growth.

23 Jun 2019 1:47 AM

Big-bang reforms on cards: Niti Aayog’s Rajiv Kumar

This should help companies to avoid getting embroiled in complicated disputes with their workers.

01 Jun 2019 1:36 AM

Niti Aayog for revamp of Indian statistical system

The government has set a disinvestment target of Rs 90,000 crore for 2019-20.

26 May 2019 2:03 PM

NITI Aayog VC's remarks against Cong's 'NYAY' violated poll code: EC

In a communication sent to Kumar, the EC asked him to be cautious in future while making statements.

06 Apr 2019 8:27 AM


EC to seek details of NITI Aayog V-C's remarks against Cong's NYAY

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

Pedalling to glory

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' income guarantee scheme to burst fiscal discipline: Rajiv Kumar

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

Size of real estate market to grow to USD 650 bn by 2040 from USD 120 bn: Niti Aayog

Real estates share in the country's GDP is set to double from the current seven per cent.

22 Feb 2019 5:14 PM

Banking sector on way to recovery: Niti Aayog

The banking sector remains fragmented which makes the cost of capital quite high, says Niti Aayog Vice Chairman.

22 Feb 2019 2:57 PM