Press Esc to close
Saturday 20 December 2014
News updated at 2:43 AM IST
Weather
Max: 24°C
Min : 18.2°C
In Bengaluru
Generally cloudy

UP orders fresh probe in Durga Nagpal case

Lucknow, Aug 30, 2013 (IANS):

The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a fresh probe as it was not satisfied with the written reply given by suspended IAS official Durga Shakti Nagpal to the chargesheet served on her.

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav late Thursday night appointed Principal Secretary (home) R.M. Srivastava as the inquiry officer in the case and called for a report within the next 15 days. Another official of the home department will assist him.

Officials told IANS that in her response, submitted last week to the government, Nagpal had stuck to her earlier stand that she had done no wrong.

In her reply, Nagpal had also said that the boundary wall of the under-construction mosque at Kadalpur village in Gautam Budh Nagar was being built on Gram Sabha land and not on private land.

Officials said that authorities concerned had studied Nagpal's response after which the chief minister decided to order a fresh probe to "get to the bottom of the episode".

Nagpal was suspended as sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) July 27, attached with the state revenue board and served a charge sheet Aug 4.

The UP government in the charge sheet had accused her of taking a hasty administrative decision that lacked foresight and imperiled communal harmony in the region.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
People takes protection against cold with woollens...

People takes protection against cold with woollens...

helicopter following a crash during the men's World Cup Downhill skiing...

helicopter following a crash during the men's World Cup Downhill skiing...

a migrant carries a tent trough a field...

a migrant carries a tent trough a field...

King penguins stand on the edge of their tank ...

King penguins stand on the edge of their tank ...

Mount Gamalama spews volcanic ash as it erupts...

Mount Gamalama spews volcanic ash as it erupts...

Kashmiri students wearing shrouds with red colour

Kashmiri students wearing shrouds with red colour

Staff dressed as Santa Claus try to squeeze into a car at a theme...

Staff dressed as Santa Claus try to squeeze into a car at a theme...

The VIP flyover wears a deserted look during Taxi strike in Kolkata...

The VIP flyover wears a deserted look during Taxi strike in Kolkata...

Children during a Christmas celebration at National Centre for Performing Arts ...

Children during a Christmas celebration at National Centre for Performing Arts ...

Hero Action Team during a cycling expedition at Kufri...

Hero Action Team during a cycling expedition at Kufri...

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