Finance Secretary Resigns After Being Shifted To Power Ministry
Thursday, July 25, 2019, 3:41 PM
A day after he was shifted from the high profile Ministry of Finance to the Power Ministry, senior bureaucrat Subhash Chandra Garg on Thursday applied for voluntary retirement from service, sources said. Mr Garg, was the senior-most bureaucrat in the Finance Ministry, in charge of the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), and was designated the Finance Secretary.
Accenture CEO Pierre Nanterme steps down for health reasons
Monday, January 14, 2019, 5:32 PM
Consulting major Accenture's 59-year-old Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Pierre Nanterme has stepped down from his position citing health reasons. Nanterme, who held the CEO position since 2011 and also served as Chairman, said in July 2016 that he had surgery for colon cancer. Accenture's Chief Financial Officer David Rowland has been named the interim CEO.
Under fire over Pipli rape case remark, Odisha minister quits
Monday, January 7, 2019, 12:16 PM
Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy has resigned a day after being criticised by PM Narendra Modi over his remarks on the acquittal of two accused in 2011 gangrape and murder of a Dalit girl. "I welcome the judgement. It's a victory of truth...victim got justice," he had said. The government couldn't ensure justice for the victim, PM Modi later remarked.