HC reserves judgement on PIL challenging appointment of tainted bureaucrats to key posts in Noida
Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday reserved its judgement on a Public Interest Litigation challenging appointment of two tainted IAS officers of Uttar Pradesh cadre to key posts in Noida.
A division bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Amitava Lala and Justice Pradeep Kumar Singh Baghel reserved its judgement on the PIL challenging the appointment of Rakesh Bahadur and Sanjeev Saran as Chairman and CEO, respectively, of Noida.
The PIL has been filed by a social organisation Madhav Samaj Nirman Samiti which alleged that those IAS officers had been accused of facilitating sale of prime land in Noida to hoteliers at a throwaway price and misappropriating crores of rupees in the process during 2005-07 when SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav was the Chief Minister.
It has been further alleged that a case was registered against the IAS officers in 2009 by the subsequent Mayawati regime in the state and they remained under suspension for more than two years.
However, shortly after the Samajwadi Party returned to power following the assembly elections held this year and the SP supremo`s son Akhilesh Yadav became the Chief Minister, both the officers were appointed to the same posts which they held during Mulayam Singh Yadav`s tenure.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Security guard beats woman journalist publicly in Pakistan
- Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Hiranagar; 7 Pak Rangers killed, BSF jawan injured
- ISIS terrorists escape Mosul disguised in women's clothing
- J&K: Suspected Pakistani spy arrested in Samba district
- DNA: Reporting on war against ISIS in Mosul
- India vs New Zealand, 3rd ODI: As it happened...
- Samajwadi Party feud intensifies: Shivpal Yadav sacked, Ramgopal Yadav expelled - As it happened
- 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' row: Raj Thackeray says Rs 5 crore 'penance' for signing Pakistani artistes
- Kerala dress code row: 'Why not 'mundus' for men, if 'sarees' for women'
- PM Narendra Modi warns of 'surgical strikes' against black money, corruption