AS MEDIA has highlighted Lieutenant General AK Nanda’s alleged molestation with a junior Army officer’s wife, here is the government’s official version.
“With reference to the news item in a section of the media in respect of Lieutenant General AK Nanda, Engineer-in-chief, being alleged of involvement in misconduct with an officer’s wife, while on a foreign tour to Israel, it is clarified that there are some allegations. Preliminary investigations show that there are number of loopholes in the account of allegations. Further investigations are in progress. It is also clarified that Lieutenant General AK Nanda has neither resigned nor been asked to put up his resignation. He is holding the appointment of the Engineer-in-Chief.”
Centre quizzed why it does not have guts to take on IAS/IPS
The Supreme Court asks the Centre why it has not have the "guts" to take on IAS/IPS officers. Here is what a bench of Justices BS Chauhan and Swatanter Kumar said. “Why do you come to us frequently against labourers, khalasis and chaprasis. Do you have the guts to take on IAS/ IPS officers? You keep filing petitions against class IV employees but not against IAS/IPS officers. That’s because you don’t have the guts.”
Action and Appointments
a) Justice (Retd) KG Balakrishnan has been appointed as chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). He retired as Chief Justice of India last month.
b) Arun Kumar Bal, a 1986 batch
West Bengal cadre IAS, has been appointed as joint secretary in the department of defence.
c) Ravindra Kumar Srivastava, a 1984 batch Jharkhand cadre IAS has been appointed as joint secretary in the ministry home affairs.
d) Ms Rashmi Goel, a 1983 batch IRAS has been appointed as joint secretary in the ministry of home affairs.