Civic official suspended for dereliction of duties

Dana Kishore held him responsible for slow progress of work GHMC Commissioner M. Dana Kishore on Saturday issued orders suspending an executive engineer of Serilingampally zone, charging him with dereliction of duties. During a meeting on progress of storm water drain work in the zone, the Commissioner ordered suspension of E.E. Mohan Reddy, holding him […]


Woman held for posing as Crime Branch official

Accused duped a woman of ₹2.5 lakh A 34-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly impersonating a Crime Branch official and duping people in west Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh, the police said on Monday. The accused, a resident of Madipur, was arrested on May 25, a day after the police received a complaint from a woman, they […]


Top news of the day: Rajiv Gandhi was onboard INS Viraat on official visit, says ex-Navy chief; Pope changes church law to make reporting sex abuse obligatory, and more

Here are the important news stories of the day Rajiv Gandhi was onboard INS Viraat on official visit: former Navy Chief Admiral Ramdas A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed in an election speech that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had used aircraft carrier INS Viraat for a personal holiday in 1987 along with his family, […]


Top railway official reviews security at Pamban Rail Bridge

Inspection comes in the aftermath of the serial bomb blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday Following the tightening of security at the Sri Ramanathaswamy temple in Rameswaram and other vital installations in and around the island in the aftermath of the serial bomb blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the Railway Divisional Security […]


Poll official who checked Modi’s chopper suspended

The order came after the poll body sent a one-man enquiry team to Odisha to investigate the matter. The Election Commission suspended an official in Sambalpur after he had ordered the checking of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s helicopter on Tuesday. The suspension came after the poll body sent a one-man enquiry team to Odisha to […]


Ex-Xinjiang official held for graft

A former chairman of the government of China’s troubled northwest region of Xinjiang, an ethnic Uighur, has been arrested for graft, national prosecutors said on Tuesday. Nur Bekri was the regional government’s chairman for seven years until 2014 — a period that was marked by a spate of deadly violence in the region, including riots. […]


‘Drunk’ cop rams official vehicle into SUV

Commissioner places him under suspension An additional inspector attached to a police station in Old City rammed his official vehicle into an SUV at a traffic signal at Trimulgherry crossroads late on Friday. The officer, B. Vikram Singh, who is currently working at Kalapathar police station, was driving the official four-wheeler allegedly in an inebriated […]


Chairman assaulted official: TSWB staff

Employees of the Telangana State Waqf Board (TSWB) have alleged that Chairman Mohammed Saleem assaulted an official of the rank of inspector-auditor, Syed Ibrahim. According to them, they launched a protest that was a result of Mr. Saleem allegedly assaulting Mr. Ibrahim on Monday. The official of the rank of inspector-auditor is posted in Adilabad […]