According to police, the accused, Manoj Thovade, was posted in Aurangabad as a clerk. His seniors had first raised doubt over his selection when he was found short of standard typing speed. “His senior found him slow in clerical work and suspected that he may have cheated,” an official said.
Faced with a controversy over excessive political interference in the functioning of the police,Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil on Wednesday restored the powers of posting and transfer of police inspectors,assistant police inspectors and police sub-inspectors to the director-general of police.
The State Environment department keeping those with an MSc or PhD degree in Environmental Science out of the process to recruit Grade I and Grade II scientists has not only irked those who missed the bus but also led to eyebrows being raised on the reason behind leaving them out.
Opposing the Municipal Commissioners decision to fill senior engineers posts through the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC),the standing committee of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) adjourned its meeting on Wednesday.