Bihar IAS Officer Uses Filthy Language In Official Meeting, Video Goes Viral
Bihar excise principal secretary KK Pathak was caught on camera hurling abuses in an official meeting as he was livid over people of the city not following traffic rules. The video went viral on social media, gaining criticism from netizens. Bihar excise minister Sunil Kumar said he has heard about the video and will be taking the necessary action against the IAS KK Pathak soon.
Tags: IAS Officer, Bihar Government, Excise Department, Viral video, Sacking demand
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Bihar WDC MD Gains Criticism For Contraceptive Remark To Girl During Welfare Workshop
Bihar’s Women Development Corporation (WDC) MD Harjot Kaur Bamhrah, a senior IAS officer came under serious criticism for her ruthless response to a girl, who asked why the schools don't provide sanitary pads. On September 28, during a workshop at a government school, Kaur said, "They (students) will demand jeans, good shoes and finally contraceptives for family planning." Moreover, BJP and WDC condemned the Kaur's behaviour and said will… read-more
Tags: IAS Officer, WDC, Bihar Officer, Government Workshop, Contraceptive Remark
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Ajay Kumar Bhalla Given Extension As Union Home Secretary
Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla has been given one-year extension in service, on August 19. With the extended term, Bhalla, a 1984-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre, will serve till August 22, 2023. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved extension and issued an order in this regard.
Tags: Union Home Secretary, Ajay Kumar Bhalla, Term Extension, Home Ministry, IAS Officer
Courtesy: The Hindu
Rajesh Verma, IAS Officer From Odisha, Appointed As Secretary To President Murmu
The Cabinet Appointments Committee named Rajesh Verma as President Droupadi Murmu's secretary on August 18. Verma is the Secretary, of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. He is a 1987-batch Odisha cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer. Verma will succeed incumbent Kapil Dev Tripathi, an IAS officer from the 1980 batch. Prior to his appointment to the federal deputation, Verma worked as the principal secretary to Odisha Chief… read-more
Tags: Odisha, Cadre, IAS Officer, president droupadi murmu, SECRETARY
Arvind Kejriwal Orders State-Run Sports Facility To Be Open Till Late
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal ordered all the government-run sports facilities to remain functional for athletes till 10 pm. On May 26, Kejriwal reacted to a story of "The Indian Express" with the headline "Stadium is emptied, athletes told to leave so that IAS officer can walk a dog. Notably, Deputy CM of Delhi Manish Sisodia issued an order through tweet, directing all sports facilities to be open till 10 pm.
Tags: Arvind Kejriwal, Sports Stadium, Manish Sisodia, IAS Officer, News Report
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
IAS Officer K Rajesh Booked For Corruption; CBI Conducts Raids At His Premises
After lodging a corruption case against Gujarat cadre IAS officer K Rajesh, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted raids at his premises, on May 20. Reportedly, Rajesh allegedly collected bribe while issuing arms licenses. CBI stated that a cloth merchant who received bribe on behalf of Rajesh, has already been arrested. The raids were carried out at his premises in Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh.
Tags: Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, CBI, K Rajesh, IAS Officer
Former Finance Secretary Rajiv Kumar To Take Over As New Chief Election Commissioner
Rajiv Kumar, former finance secretary, will take over as the new chief election commissioner on May 15. He takes over the top post from Sushil Chandra. Chandra's tenure will end on May 14. Rajiv Kumar is an Indian Administrative Service officer from the 1984 batch. He has served in a number of ministries at the federal level as well as in his home states of Bihar and Jharkhand.
Tags: Chief Election Commissioner, Finance secretary, sushil chandra, IAS Officer
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Vikas Kumar Takes Charge As DMRC Managing Director: Delhi
IAS officer Vikas Kumar is the new Managing Director of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), taking office charges from April 1. AAP-led Delhi government appointed Kumar, who replaced Mangu Singh, whose term ended on March 31. Notably, Kumar, who held the position of the Director (Operations) in the DMRC, has over 30 years of experience in rail-based urban transportation projects and has worked with the Railways prior to DMRC.
Tags: Delhi Metro, IAS Officer, Vikas Kumar, DRMC, Managing Director
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
Senior IAS Officer Vinod Kumar Dismissed Over Corruption Charges: Odisha Govt
Senior IAS officer Vinod Kumar was dismissed from duty by Odisha Government over corruption charges, on February 3. A statement from the CMO mentioned that after receiving approval from the centre, the 1989 batch IAS officer was dismissed. According to the statement, in 1999, Kumar approved loans anointing to Rs 33.34 crore to fake private firms. Reportedly, out of 27 corruption cases filed against him, he was convicted in two.
Tags: Vinod Kumar, Odisha, Odisha government, corruption, IAS Officer
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
IAS Officer Leads Environment Campaign: Tamil Nadu
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has started a two-month awareness campaign on single-use plastics, which is co-organized by GIZ, UNEP, FICCI, and MOEFCC. The campaign is headed by Supriya Sahu in Tamil Nadu who is the principal secretary in department of environment. She had banned the usage of plastics in the Nilgiris and stated that unclogging of river water is the need for hour.
Tags: IAS Officer, environment, Plastic Pollution, nilgris
Courtesy: News Today