IAS, IPS, IFS – INDIAN ADMINISTRATION
Jaipur rape victim records statement; IAS officer ‘missing’
The statement of the 23-year-old civil services aspirant, who had accused senior IAS officer B. B. Mohanty of repeatedly raping her, was recorded before a Metropolitan Magistrate here under Section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure on Tuesday.
The alleged victim also moved an application in the court requesting security.
The police had on Saturday registered a first information report, following orders from a court, against the accused. The police has not been able to trace the officer since then. His family, however, maintains he is being framed.
Mr. Mohanty, an Additional Chief Secretary rank officer, is currently posted as chairman of the Rajasthan Civil Services Appellate Tribunal.
The victim, who lives in a hostel near a flat owned by Mr. Mohanty, alleged that the officer had started sexually assaulted her in February and then continued to exploit her on the pretext of helping her clear the civil services examination.
Heroes and Zeroes
Eliyas George: On Success Track
Ever since he took over as MD of Kochi Metro Rail, all eyes are on George. The IAS officer has taken a prudent stand—come what may, the project will be implemented on time. For this, he is working closely with Metro Man E Sreedharan.
Ranjit Sinha: Force Multiplier
The Bihar cadre IPS officer made headlines in May following his attempts to free CBI, which he is heading, from political interference. His admission that law minister Ashwini Kumar vetted coal scam report led to the latter’s exit from the Cabinet.
Durga Shakti Nagpal: Bright and Upright
The young IAS officer took on sand mafia in UP’s Gautam Budh Nagar. She was sacked for allegedly demolishing an under-construction mosque. It triggered outrage, compelling the government to revoke the suspension.
Zohra Chaterjee: Fighting Spirit
Known as a soldier-bureaucrat, a hard taskmaster and decisive, the UP cadre IAS officer—as chairperson of the Inter-Ministerial Group on coal block allocation—penalised mines that were not adhering to norms.
Girish SN: Champion of the Disabled
As DM and Collector of Cuttack, the 36-year-old single-handedly created a movement for empowerment of persons with disabilities. As regards this, Cuttack was adjudged the best district in the country and Girish received an award from the President.
T P Senkumar: The Tough Cop
The crucial role of Kerala’s DGP (Intelligence) led to a strong drive against the suspected CPI(M) killers of T P Chandrasekharan. He was also the automatic choice of the UDF when Alexander Jacob was shunted from the top of Prisons Department.
Rakesh Singh: Redefining Bureaucracy
The Punjab Chief Secretary has created a precedent of compulsory retirement of officers who have become deadwood for the system. He has also been applauded for securing investment for the state.
Akhileswar Singh: Enemy of the Reds
The SP of Malkangiri, the Maoist hotbed of Odisha, launched an ambush in the wee hours of September 14 which left 13 ultras dead in what was the biggest success for the Odisha Police against the outlawed outfit.
Sashi Karnavat: Tending the Self
In September, a Madhya Pradesh court charged this IAS officer of 1999 batch with swindling government funds of `35 lakh. She was awarded five years rigorous imprisonment with a fine of `50 lakh for violating government norms in awarding tender to a private company in 1999.
Bashir Ahmad Khan: Landing in Trouble
The J&K cadre IAS officer was arrested on September 23 in connection with the Gulmarg land lease scam. The case was unearthed by State Vigilance Organisation in 2009, which revealed that accused had violated government land lease norms to benefit private companies.
Godala Kiran Kumar: A Different Development
The IAS officer of West Bengal cadre landed in jail for allegedly siphoning off `80 crore while serving as the chief executive officer of Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority during 2011-2013. However, Kumar was granted bail later.
A Firoz: The Solar Heat
Information and Public Relations Director A Firoz was suspended for his alleged links with the main accused in Kerala’s solar panel scandal. He eveaded arrest for one month but finally surrendered after the high court rejected his anticipatory plea.
Tomin J Thachankary: Man of Many Taints
The 1987 batch IPS officer was in the news after the Kerala government dropped the move to promote him as ADGP. He courted many a controversy—charges of terrorist links, amassing disproportionate assets and running benami business.
Tom Jose: Thrown Off Track
The IAS officer was removed from the helm of Kochi Metro Rail Corporation. His letter to the Centre on Metroman E Sreedharan’s role was dubbed as “an attempt to remove Sreedharan to facilitate malpractice”.
Alexander Jacob: Faceless over Facebook
The Facebook updates of undertrials of TP Chandrasekharan murder case invited widespread criticism in Kerala against the gross indiscipline in jails, and the DGP (Prisons) had to lose his post.
Shivalinga Murthy: Mine of Graft
As director of Karnataka’s Mines and Geology Department, the IAS officer was arrested by the CBI for abusing his official position to benefit a private mining company in 2009.
BIG QUESTION MARK ON DELHI HIGH COURT ORDER AGAINST INDIAN MAID
NEW DELHI: The Union Home Ministry’s strategy of using district collectors as part of the security grid to fight Maoists in Chhattisgarh has put civil administrators in the firing line of the ultras.
Till now, the naxals had only targeted state police machinery and security forces and spared senior civil servants. Perhaps for the first time, the Maoists made their intention clear while justifying the abduction of Sukma district Collector Alex Paul Menon.
Secretary of South Bastar region of CPI (Maoists) said that district collectors were leading the anti-Maoists campaign in the red zone. Read More>>>