DURGA SHAKTI NAGPAL

  • Delhi: UP IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal meets Narayanasamy September 30, 2013

    Days after her suspension was revoked by Uttar Pradesh Government, IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal, who had taken on sand mining mafia in Gautam Budh Nagar district, on Monday met Minister of State for Personnel V Narayanasamy in New Delhi. It was a courtesy call by Nagpal to the Minister, official...
  • UP CM targets Amit Shah, says there's proof of BJP stoking tension September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party and its General Secretary incharge of the state Amit Shah for stoking communal divide. Speaking exclusively to IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai, Akhilesh said there is ample evidence to show BJP leaders are stoking communal...
  • UP government revokes suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal September 22, 2013

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh on Sunday revoked the suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal. Nagpal was the Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) for Gautam Budh Nagar. She was suspended for allegedly breaking down a wall of an underconstruction mosque in Kadalpur on July 28. The state government had maintained that...
  • Nagpal meets Akhilesh, offers clarification September 21, 2013

    Lucknow: With inquiry pending against her, suspended IAS officer Durga Sakhti Nagpal Saturday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and gave clarification over the issue which led to her suspension. Nagpal and her husband Abhishek Singh, also an IAS officer, met the chief minister this afternoon and gave clarification over...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Has Akhilesh government disappointed the bureaucracy? September 19, 2013

    Muzaffarnagar: Another setback for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minster Akhilesh Yadav as the Supreme Court on Thursday said that all cases related to Muzaffarnagar riots pending in the Allahabad High Court should be transferred to the apex court. The UP administration has failed to arrest 16 politicians alleged in stoking the...
  • Mulayam backs Akhilesh, says communal forces behind Muzaffarnagar riots September 11, 2013

    Muzaffarnagar: Three days after Muzaffarnagar riots, which shook the foundation of communal harmony in Uttar Pradesh, the death toll on Wednesday increased to 48. According to reports, 42 people have died in Muzaffarnagar while six died overnight in the adjoining towns. Curfew will be relaxed from 10 am to 5...
  • If SP raises Vanzara issue, then Durga issue should be raised: Sena September 5, 2013

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said if suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG vanzara issue is raised, then IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal issue should also be raised. Raut was hitting out at the Samajwadi Party was Durga was suspended by the Uttar Pradesh government. He said, "Vanzara has been in...
  • UP govt orders inquiry into Durga Shakti Nagpal suspension case August 29, 2013

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday ordered an inquiry into the case of suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal, a day after she filed her reply to the charge sheet served on her. The government has asked Principal Secretary (Home), RM Srivastava to conduct an inquiry into all aspects of the...
  • Gautam Buddh Nagar DM who gave clean chit to Durga Shakti Nagpal transferred August 28, 2013

    Gautam Budh Nagar District Magistrate Ravikant Singh, who had given a clean chit to suspended UP IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal, has been transferred. The action comes days after Singh had supported Nagpal, the 28-year-old SDM of Gautam Budh Nagar, who led the crackdown on sand mining mafia in her district...
  • UP government to revoke IAS Durga's suspension; Noida DM transferred August 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to revoke IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal's suspension, according to sources. Sources in the Uttar Pradesh government say the decision to revoke the suspension of Nagpal has been taken in principle. Sources say the decision has been arrived at after deliberations between the...
  • SC dismisses plea on Durga Shakti Nagpal August 26, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition seeking contempt of court proceedings against the Uttar Pradesh government for suspending IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal. Nagpal was suspended last month ostensibly for breaking down a wall of a mosque, an action the state government said could have triggered communal tension. She...
  • SC dismisses contempt plea challenging suspension of Durga Nagpal August 26, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition seeking contempt of court proceedings against the Uttar Pradesh government for suspending IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal. Nagpal was suspended last month ostensibly for breaking down a wall of a mosque, an action the state government said could have triggered communal tension. She...
  • Durga suspension: SC to hear plea seeking contempt action against govt August 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday will take up a plea filed by advocate ML Sharma seeking contempt action against the UP government and CM Akhilesh Yadav for suspending IAS officer Durga Nagpal. The plea contends that the officer was only acting on the Supreme Court's orders to preventing...
  • Mining mafia in Himachal Pradesh enjoys political patronage: Virbhadra Singh August 23, 2013

    Admitting that illegal mining in Himachal Pradesh enjoyed political patronage, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday assured the state assembly that his government would soon clamp down on the mafia. His assertions came about a fortnight after an attempt was made on the life of Yunus Khan, an officer of the...
  • Durga's suspension: IAS, IPS, IFoS bodies demand change in rules August 19, 2013

    Irked over unjustified suspensions of civil servants, representatives of three All India Services associations, on Monday, demanded changes in rules in this regard to check any such abuse of power by state governments. The demand was made by representatives of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest...
  • Azam Khan's men carrying pistols roam around my house, will kill me: Kanwal Bharti August 19, 2013

    Kanwal Bharti, a Dalit writer who was arrested earlier this month for his posts on a social networking website praising suspended IAS official Durga Shakti Nagpal, has alleged that Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Azam Khan could get him killed. Bharti late on Sunday alleged that the minister was trying to...
  • Durga suspension row: SC agrees to hear petition against UP government August 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a contempt petition against the Uttar Pradesh government for suspending IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal. The petition filed by advocate ML Sharma said the IAS officer was suspended even after she followed the Supreme Court's orders. Durga, in her reply to...
  • IAS Durga refutes UP govt's allegations, says she followed SC order August 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Three weeks after being suspended, IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal finally responded to the Uttar Pradesh government's chargesheet on Friday. Replying to the chargesheet, the IAS officer claimed that she is innocent and refuted all charges levelled by the UP government against her of acting illegally while demolishing...
  • Suspended IAS officer Durga replies to chargesheet: Reports August 16, 2013

    Suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal is reported to have given her reply to the chargesheet that the Uttar Pradesh government had served on her over the demolition of the wall of an underconstruction mosque in Gautam Buddha Nagar. TV channels reported tonight that the 28yearold officer, who was the SDM...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 16, 2013

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  • I am innocent, Durga Shakti Nagpal replies to UP govt's chargesheet August 16, 2013

    Lucknow: Suspended IAS Officer Durga Shakti Nagpal has replied to the chargesheet served by the Uttar Pradesh government saying that she is innocent and was only following the Supreme Court order while demolishing the wall of an underconstruction mosque in Gautam Buddha Nagar. In her reply to the chargesheet served...
  • News 360: Sensex crashes 769 points; its biggest fall in 4 years August 16, 2013

    There has been a carnage on Dalal Street with the Sensex crashing more than 700 points and the rupee hitting a record low of 62 to the dollar forcing the Prime Minister's Office to call a highlevel meeting. Nifty also fell drastically over 200 points down to its biggest percentage...
  • Her silence made UP govt stubborn: SC on Durga Shakti Nagpal August 16, 2013

    Her silence has made Uttar Pradesh government "stubborn", was how the Supreme Court described about the state administration's response to suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal for cracking the sand mafia in Gautam Budh Nagar, adjacent to national capital. "Poor fellow, she did not say a word and government become so...
  • SC order shows UP govt took the right decision on Durga: SP leader August 16, 2013

    Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said the Supreme Court's verdict on IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal showed that the Akhilesh Yadav government took the right decision. He said, "Civil servants must now understand that they should consult the government before taking important decisions." The apex court dismissed a PIL challenging...
  • Supreme Court dismisses PIL challenging IAS officer Durga's suspension August 16, 2013

    The Supreme Court has dismissed a PIL challenging the suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal by the Uttar Pradesh government. The bench headed by Justice HL Dutta said Durga can take care of herself and can question the order of the Chief Minister in an appropriate forum. ...
  • SC dismisses PIL challenging suspension of IAS officer Durga Nagpal August 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a PIL challenging the suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal by the Uttar Pradesh government. While dismissing the plea, the bench headed by Justice HL Dutta said Durga can take care of herself and can question the order of the Chief Minister...
  • Durga suspension: SC notice to UP govt over Dalit scholar's arrest August 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the arrest of Dalit scholar Kanwal Bharti and has sought an explanation. The Dalit scholar was arrested for slamming Samajwadi Party government on Facebook over the suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal. Bharti had...
  • Action taken whenever illegal mining was reported: Akhilesh Yadav August 12, 2013

    Under attack over illegal mining issue in Gautam Budh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said stern action was taken whenever such incident was reported in the state. "Action has been taken whenever and wherever incident of illegal mining had been reported and government will continue to take...
  • Durga Nagpal suspension: IPS officer seeks change in rule August 12, 2013

    Citing the suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal as one of many such in Uttar Pradesh, an IPS officer on Monday tabled a proposal to the central government proposing certain changes in the procedure to be followed in such cases. IPS officer Amitabh Thakur told IANS he has personally suffered...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Durga Shakti Nagpal issue August 11, 2013

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha also talks about Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati and much more. ...