A senior IAS officer`s reported complaint that he was being harassed by Chief Secretary had its echo in the Assembly on Thursday with opposition leader V S Achuthanandan seizing on it to attack the government alleging civil servants in Kerala were indulging in "faction feud" resulting in administrative impasse.
A first information report was Saturday registered against a senior IAS officer here on the basis of a complaint filed by a 22-year-old girl who accused him of sexual exploitation after promising her help to clear the civil service exam, police said.
A local court deferred till December 16 its order on admitting a criminal defamation suit filed by suspended Gujarat IAS officer Pradeep Sharma against columnist-activist Madhu Kishwar in connection with the snooping scandal.
Haryana government has reportedly served fresh chargesheet to IAS officer Ashok Khemka in connection with the alleged land deal involving UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi`s son-in-law Robert Vadra and the real estate firm DLF in the state.
Controversial IAS officer Ashok Khemka on Friday hit out at Haryana agriculture department over its claim that the state seeds corporation had incurred loss under him, saying it was an attempt to "disparage" his efforts to remove corruption and bring "professionalism and transparency" in the interests of farmers of the state.