Press Esc to close
Tuesday 30 August 2016
News updated at 4:10 PM IST
Weather
Max: 21°C
Min : 25°C
In Bengaluru
Cloudy sky

IAS officer Ashok Khemka transferred again

Chandigarh, Apr 4, 2013 (PTI)

Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who had kicked up a political storm alleging irregularities in land deals involving businessman Robert Vadra and DLF, was today again transferred by Haryana government for the second time in nearly six months.

Khemka, at present Managing Director, Haryana Seeds Development Corporation, has been posted as Secretary, Haryana Archives relieving Vikas Yadav of the charge, an official release said here.

During his 21-year-long career, 47-year-old Khemka has been transferred over 40 times.

While no reasons were cited in the statement, sources said that the whistleblower bureaucrat had raised hackles over his decisions on postings and disciplinary action against employees of the Corporation.

Khemka was shifted from the Director General Consolidation of Land Holdings and Land Records-cum-Inspector General of Registration to the Seed Development Corporation in October last year shortly after he initiated a probe into the land dealings between Vadra, son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, and realty giant DLF.

After cancelling the mutation of the land deal, Khemka had alleged that he had received a number of threat calls.

Four Haryana deputy commissioners conducted inquiry into the deals after Khemka's order and gave a clean chit to Vadra saying that there was no "undervaluation" or loss of revenue to the government in the land deals involving him in the state.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar with Hollywood actor Will Smith during a party in Mumbai...

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar with Hollywood actor Will Smith during a party in Mumbai...

An artisian paints the idol of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi at Beawar in Rajasthan...

An artisian paints the idol of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi at Beawar in Rajasthan...

Kareena Kapoor showcases a creation by designer Sabyasachi grand finale show of Lakme Fashion Week..

Kareena Kapoor showcases a creation by designer Sabyasachi grand finale show of Lakme Fashion Week..

Alphorn musicians perform in Nesselwang, southern Germany, Sunday...

Alphorn musicians perform in Nesselwang, southern Germany, Sunday...

Britney Spears performs at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden....

Britney Spears performs at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden....

Awardees at the National Sports and Adventure Award 2016 function at Rashtrapati Bhawan...

Awardees at the National Sports and Adventure Award 2016 function at Rashtrapati Bhawan...

MNS party members staging a protest against ban on sale of meat for four days during festival...

MNS party members staging a protest against ban on sale of meat for four days during festival...

Bollywood actor Zayed Khan during a promotional event in Jaipur on Monday...

Bollywood actor Zayed Khan during a promotional event in Jaipur on Monday...

Women attack a fire vehicle after death of two persons in a fire due to alleged negligence...

Women attack a fire vehicle after death of two persons in a fire due to alleged negligence...

Siddharth Malhotra and actress Katrina Kaif share a light moment at Sabarmati river...

Siddharth Malhotra and actress Katrina Kaif share a light moment at Sabarmati river...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523