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HC reserves verdict on KPSC selection row

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The Karnataka High Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on the PIL petitions related to alleged irregularities in the process of selection of candidates to the posts of gazetted probationers by the Karnataka Public Service Commission in the 1998, 1999 and 2004 batches.

A Division Bench comprising Justice N. Kumar and Justice B. Veerappa, while reserving the verdict, has orally asked the State government to submit by Friday the details about the reports of the probes conducted by the Criminal Investigation Department about the alleged irregularities in the selection process of 2011 batch.

Also, the Bench asked the government to submit records pertaining to recommendations made to the post of Chairperson of the KPSC and the explanations sought by the Governor on the government’s recommendations.

Pointing out the importance of the issue dealt by it in these PILs, the Bench orally said the issue involves a larger public interest and the Bench would not shirk, for public good, to analyse all issues related to the KPSC as it is buffeted by controversies frequently.



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