In 2013, 409 IRS officers were recruited through the UPSC exam. By 2018, the number of posts released by the Modi govt stood at 106.
Lawyer Utsav Bains was not present in court as a three-judge SC bench took up his plea along with the original sexual harassment allegations against CJI Ranjan Gogoi.
In separate letters, senior advocate Yatin Oza & a group of activists questioned the propriety of Saturday’s hearing into allegations against CJI Ranjan Gogoi.
Supreme Court lawyer Utsav Bains said he now feared for his life as he ‘has exposed the truth’.
Supreme Court Advocates on Record Association says charges must be dealt with according to law. But SC staffers come out in support of CJI Ranjan Gogoi.
The Supreme Court on 15 April directed the poll body to watch the film and then reconsider its order banning the film.
The plea said a prominent party paid Rs 5,000 each to voters to vote in their favour in Madurai.
Vistara posted a picture of its staff with Maj. Gen. (retd) G.D. Bakshi, leading to a social media backlash. It then deleted the tweet, drawing more anger.
Utsav Bains said he was approached to organise a press conference to 'frame' Ranjan Gogoi, and represent the ex-SC staffer who made allegations against him.
Administrator Praful Khodabhai Patel, ex-Gujarat home minister, had accused the collector, who is also returning officer for the polls, of ‘unbecoming conduct’.