HC upholds CAT order to revoke officer’s suspension

The Delhi High Court today upheld a Central Administrative Tribunal’s order which had revoked on July 1 this year the 12-year-long suspension of controversial Indian Revenue Service officer Ashok Aggarwal, facing a CBI probe into several cases against him. A bench of justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Manmohan Singh upheld the CAT’s order to revoke Enforcement […]

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CAT sets aside 12-yr-long suspension of IRS officer

The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) sets aside the 12-year-long suspension of a controversial Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer facing CBI cases and  ordered his reinstatement ignoring the approval given by a former finance minister to the recommendation of a high-level committee to ‘continue’ his suspension. The CAT set aside orders, one by a Review Committee […]

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CAT: “Redressal only on exhausting service rules remedies”

The government officials should first exhaust their remedies under the service rules for redressal of grievances before approaching the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), the quasi-judicial body has held. “In terms of the Administrative Tribunals Act, 1985, a Tribunal shall not ordinarily admit an application unless it is satisfied that an applicant has availed of all […]

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