Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicIAS Officer

Topic: IAS Officer

After going viral with radio silence on TV, this IAS officer has found his voice on YouTube

During the Hathras episode, a video went viral of a journalist accusing IAS officer Prem Prakash Meena of misbehaviour. Now, he is seeking image change with Youtube tutorials.

Probe ordered against UP IAS officer over conversion allegations after video goes viral 

Senior IAS officer Mohammad Iftikharuddin, chief of the state’s Road Transport Corporation, has been accused of promoting conversion during his days in Kanpur. 

Badminton is a ‘spiritual experience’ for this IAS officer. Now, he’s in Tokyo Paralympic semis

Suhas Yathiraj went from hobbyist to pro after attending a badminton tournament as chief guest in 2015, and is just two wins away from a gold medal at Tokyo 2020.

Karnal SDM Ayush Sinha, who ordered cops to ‘break heads’ of farmers, transferred

Sinha was caught allegedly instructing policemen to break heads of protesting farmers last week in a viral video. He has been transferred to the Citizen Resources Information Department.

Himachal Pradesh has completed first dose vaccination. Others should emulate, avoid 3rd wave

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Ex-IPS officer Amitabh Thakur to float political party ahead of 2022 UP assembly polls

Earlier this month, Thakur had announced that he will contest against CM Yogi Adityanath in UP polls. He was forced to retire in 'public interest' by the home ministry in March.

‘Increased persecution’ in UP: Editors Guild for action against IAS officer who thrashed journalist

Editors Guild has demanded strict action against the IAS officer and said concrete steps should be taken to improve the environment for independent journalism in UP.

With 6 FIRs in 12 months, how this ex-IAS officer has become a bane for the Yogi govt

Former IAS officer Surya Pratap Singh has been critical of the Yogi Adityanath government for over a year now. On Saturday, he was questioned for over 6 hours by Unnao Police.

‘Don’t inflict further suffering’: Mamata sends 5-page letter to Modi on chief secy deputation

CM Mamata Banerjee asks for Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay’s central deputation order to be rescinded. He was granted 3-month extension by Union govt just a week ago.

How this IAS officer, a former Chicago risk analyst, is making Tirunelveli oxygen-smart

District Collector Vishnu Venugopal says Indian bureaucracy is like a ‘black box’, but can transform lives. Villagers have named a hamlet after him in gratitude for his work.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

Tech, banking names are among hottest India stock picks for 2022

Despite concerns about lofty valuations and unwinding of easy-money policies, India’s benchmark is among those leading gains in Asia so far in 2022 with an advance of more than 4%.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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