Governance

Should we do away with the I&B Ministry

Bimal Julka   It is indeed a great opportunity for the leadership in the I&B Ministry to prepare, plan, articulate its thinking and evolve a media strategy to be skilfully executed in a proactive manner through various media platforms across its rich, diverse, socio-geographical boundaries. There is a vast pool of rich talent in the Ministry to execute and effectively […]

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Allegations against ICICI Bank pose reputational risks

ewsroom24x7 Network Mumbai/Singapore: An investigation into allegations that India’s ICICI Bank (BBB-/Stable/bbb-) extended a loan with a potential conflict of interest raises questions over the bank’s governance and creates reputational risks, says Fitch Ratings. According to Fitch, other regulatory sanctions are also possible, depending on the outcome of the investigation. The allegation regarding ICICI Bank […]

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Government forced to withdraw “Guidelines for accreditation of Journalists amended to regulate Fake News”

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Confronted with massive condemnation and anger that swept across the journalistic fraternity against a decision of the Central Government that was being viewed as an attempt to gag the media, the Union Ministry of Information and Boardcasting was today compelled to issue a statement to announce that “Guidelines for accreditation of […]

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Universities should suo-motu put in public domain the guidelines for revaluation of the answer-sheets in larger public interest

Newsroom24x7 Network An open government, which is the cherished objective of the RTI Act, can be realised only if all public offices comply with proactive disclosure norms. Section 4(2) of the RTI Act mandates every public authority to provide as much information suo-motu to the public at regular intervals through various means of communications, including […]

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Punjab National Bank Chief Vigilance Officer was awarded for excellence by CVC

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Rs 11000 crore scam tainted Punjab National Bank Chief Vigilance Officer S.K.Nagpal received  the Chief Vigilance Commissioner’s Award for ‘Outstanding’  achievement  in  “Timely  Completion  of  Disciplinary  Proceedings” in 2007. The award  was  given  to  Nagpal, who took the credit for  completing  92%  of the  total  disciplinary  proceedings  within  the  prescribed  […]

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