Karnataka High Court upholds discharge of IAS officers, others in illegal mining case

The CBI said the accused “were parties to a criminal conspiracy to commit offences of theft of iron ore, changing of boundaries, and criminal misconduct by abuse of their official positions.

published on : 7th October 2022

Peace Nobel 2022 winner: Who is rights activist Ales Bialiatski?

Bialiastski, who is jailed, founded the Minsk-based Human Rights Center “Viasna” to provide support for political prisoners which has been frequently targeted by the government.

published on : 7th October 2022

Illegal mining: Karnataka HC upholds discharges of two retired babus

Somashekar while dismissing the revision petitions filed by the CBI, challenging Special Court’s January 30, 2016 order of discharging them from all the charges.

published on : 7th October 2022

Plaints against 45 IAS officers: Chhattisgarh HC seeks government response

The petitioner Rajkumar Mishra, RTI activist, contended that the action against such complaints should have been taken within six months but there are complaints filed in 2008 and 2010.

published on : 4th October 2022

CBI court reserves order on petitions filed by IAS officer

The petitioners were accused in the case under different provisions of the IPC and the Prevention of Corruption Act.

published on : 1st October 2022

NCW seeks explanation from IAS officer over remark to student on sanitary napkins

The NCW said it had observed that such "insensitive attitude" from a person at a responsible position was condemnable and extremely shameful.The NCW said it had observed that such "insensitive attitud

published on : 29th September 2022

Bihar student asks for sanitary napkins, IAS oficer retorts, 'next you'll ask condoms' 

The girl student, who hails from the informal settlement locality of the state capital, shot back and said, “But (Madam)I am an Indian.”

published on : 28th September 2022

Centre asks states to facilitate central deputation of more IAS, IPS officers; weed out 'dead wood'

The existing rules allow mutual consultation between the Centre and the state while deciding on deputation of these officers.

published on : 28th September 2022

Centre withdraws incentives, special allowance to IAS, IPS officers working in north-east regions

Official sources said improvement in law and order situation in the northeastern states (which have been considered as the difficult areas postings) is one of the reasons behind the withdrawal.

published on : 25th September 2022

Turning tables on farm to home: Meet chefs Auroni Mukherjee and Thomas Zacharias

Chefs Auroni Mookerjee and Thomas Zacharias believe in the power of food pop-ups involving sustainable cooking and the day’s produce

published on : 25th September 2022

Minister Murugesh Nirani flays IAS officer in Assembly

Nirani’s remarks during a debate on sugar factories exposed a lack of understanding between the ministers and officers, drawing flak from the Opposition members.

published on : 21st September 2022

Uttar Pradesh: Court rejects CBI closure report over death of Karnataka IAS officer

The 2007-batch IAS officer was found dead mysteriously by the roadside in front of the government guest house in which he had stayed in Lucknow five years ago.

published on : 20th September 2022

Norway takes gold-medal lead at world road cycling championships

Waerenskjold won the men’s under-23 time trial on the second day of the championships with a dominant performance.

published on : 20th September 2022

Night camps to combat filariasis in Sundargarh

The drive to hold night camps for collection of blood smear samples kicked off on September 12 and will continue till September 29.

published on : 20th September 2022

Non-resident Odias’ date with the late Queen

A native of Begalapur village in Jagatsinghpur district, Dr Das was the first Odia to receive the coveted award.

published on : 20th September 2022

French footballer Pogba's brother Mathias 'likely to be charged' in extortion case

Mathias Pogba has admitted to being behind a bizarre video published online on August 27 promising "great revelations" about the Juventus player.

published on : 17th September 2022

Spanish novelist Javier Marías dies at age 70

He was considered for years to be the leading Spanish candidate to win the Nobel Prize for Literature since Camilo José Cela was awarded the honor in 1989.

published on : 11th September 2022

DoPT deputation rules eased to encourage IAS officers for Jammu and Kashmir posting

The DoPT’s move was preceded by “mid-career training” of the JKAS officers of various seniority to take on their new assignments. 

published on : 10th September 2022

Telangana: Two Maoists, including upa sarpanch’s killer, held

According to Kothagudem SP Vineeth G, they apprehended them while they were on their way to plant landmines to kill police and innocent tribals.

published on : 9th September 2022

Kerala cadre IAS officer Arjun Pandyan unfurls Tricolour on Mount Nun

Arjun Pandyan , a young IAS officer from Idukki, has unfurled the Tricolour atop Mount Nun, located on the border of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, to mark India’s 75th Independence Day.

published on : 8th September 2022
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