Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicAlapan Bandyopadhyay

Topic: Alapan Bandyopadhyay

‘Conduct unbecoming’ of IAS officer: What Modi govt charge sheet says on Mamata aide Alapan

Charge sheet accuses Alapan Bandyopadhyay of failing 'to maintain absolute integrity'. List of witnesses based on which charges were framed has 1 person — ADC to Bengal Governor Dhankar.

Doctor with ‘mental health issues’ sent death threats to Bengal ex-chief secy, police say

Former Bengal chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay had received a death threat through a letter that was sent to his wife. Police have arrested three people in connection with the case.

Central govt’s modus operandi in Alapan case reeks of malafides, Calcutta HC order says

HC says CAT order to unilaterally transfer petition by Bengal’s ex-chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay to principal bench ‘shocks judicial conscience’.

Bengal’s ex-chief secy Alapan Bandyopadhyay gets death threat, police say probe on

Bandyopadhyay received death threat through a letter that was sent to his wife. A senior official says the former Bengal chief secretary has informed the state govt about the letter.

Bengal’s ex-chief secy moves Calcutta HC against Modi govt after CAT transfers case to Delhi

Alapan Bandyopadhyay had moved Central Admin Tribunal questioning Modi govt’s jurisdiction in initiating disciplinary action. But case was transferred to Delhi.

Bengal’s ex-chief secy takes Modi govt to Central Admin Tribunal over ‘indiscipline’ probe

Bengal govt officials say Alapan Bandyopadhyay filed an application with CAT challenging Centre’s jurisdiction in initiating a probe against him, bypassing the state.

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

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What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.