Uttar Pradesh IAS Association took strong exception to the suspension of sub divisional magistrate (SDM) of Gautam Budh Nagar, UP, Durga Shakti Nagpal, demanding it be revoked immediately and the Indian Grand Prix is likely to be dropped from next year's Formula One calendar as Russia prepares for its debut. These were some of the most read stories on the website. Read more.
IAS officers protest after colleague is suspended for fighting sand mafia
Uttar Pradesh IAS Association has taken strong exception to the suspension of sub divisional magistrate (SDM) of Gautam Budh Nagar, Durga Shakti Nagpal, and demanded that it should be revoked immediately. The call comes amid reports that the state government may revoke the suspension as the move faced stiff criticism from all quarters.
Congress meeting to decide Telangana fate, Hyderabad becomes sticking point
Veering towards conceding the demand for a separate Telangana, the Congress has convened a meeting of its working committee, the party's highest policy making body, on Tuesday after deliberations on the issue in the UPA Coordination Committee. However, while addressing the media in New Delhi on Monday, Digvijaya Singh said “Congress Working Committee meeting's agenda for tomorrow (Tuesday) not known, but a decision on Telangana has to be taken.”
Motor racing - Indian Grand Prix faces axe in 2014
The Indian Grand Prix is likely to be dropped from next year's Formula One calendar as Russia prepares for its debut, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone has told on Monday. "Is India going to happen next year? Probably not," he said at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Asked what the problem was with the race at Greater Noida, near New Delhi, the 82-year-old British billionaire replied: "Very political."
Guiness world record holder Jagdish Raj passes away, Bollywood mourns
Celebrities expressed grief over the demise of veteran actor Jagdish Raj, who had the record of playing a police officer 144 times in various Bollywood films. Jagdish, the famous police officer of Bollywood, passed away yesterday at his Juhu residence following respiratory ailment. He was 85.