Shah friends in high places
Everybody in North Block has been taken aback by this move of the Ministry of Finance. It has appointed two top-ranking retired bureaucrats to head the scamtainted companies of the infamous Jignesh Shah, the alleged mastermind of the NSEL scam worth Rs 5,600 crore. Satyanand Mishra, a 1973-batch IAS officer of the Madhya Pradesh cadre and a former Chief Information Commissioner, has been appointed Chairman of MCX by its board. A former Home and Commerce Secretary, GK Pillai, has been appointed Chairman of MCX-SX.