Jatin Kishore and Pratibha Verma secured second and third positions respectively.
The Commission has recommended 829 candidates for appointment.
A list of qualifying candidates can be checked online at upsc.gov.in.
Topper Pradeep had also cleared UPSC civil services exam last year.
Pradeep is presently under training as an Indian Revenue Service Officer in Faridabad, Haryana.
Singh’s father Sukhbir Singh is former Sarpanch of Tewri village in Sonepat’s Ganaur block.
Pradeep said his father, who is a farmer, inspired him to become an IAS officer.
He added that he wants to work for the welfare of farming community.
Of the total recommended candidates, 304 are from General category, 78 from Economically Weaker Section (EWS), 251 from Other Backward Classes (OBC), 129 from Scheduled Castes (SC) and 67 from Scheduled Tribes (ST) category.
Out of the top 25 rank holders in the UPSC civil services final exam 2019,13 are males while 12 are females.
Several candidates arrived at various examination centres in different states to appear for the National Defence Academy (NDA) exams on September 06 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Students arrived at an examination centre exam in Shimla despite fear of coronavirus. NDA exams are being conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Speaking to ANI, one NDA Aspirant said, "I am prepared well for the exams. There is some fear of COVID-19, but we are following all the guidelines set by the government." On the other side, aspirants arrived at a school in Chandigarh's Sector 21 to appear in NDA exam today.
A clash broke out between police personnel and physical training instructors in Haryana's Rohtak. The latter were reportedly protesting against their dismissal and wanted to submit a memorandum to Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala. They were reportedly stopped from proceeding to the Public Works Department office in Charkhi Dadri by police. The protestors tried to break the barriers, leading to retaliation from police personnel armed with lathis. The incident took place on September 25. Watch the full video for more.
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In Pune, the body of a COVID-19 patient, who failed to get a ventilator bed in any hospital eventually died at home. He was taken to the crematorium on a hand cart due to the alleged unavailability of ambulance. "He died because he couldn't get a bed in any hospital. When his health deteriorated, we called the ambulance but to no avail," said the village Sarpanch, Nilesh.
Rivers in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district are overflowing as the region has been receiving heavy rainfall from past few days. Incessant rainfall has created havoc in various panchayats and blocks of Udhampur such as Ghordi block and Ritti panchayat. Speaking to ANI, Sarpanch of Ritti Panchayat, Girdhari Lal Padha said, "I urge people not to venture near the rivers and stay indoors. We do not know when the water level will go down." "The region has been receiving continuous rainfall for the past two-three days," he added.
Around 40 families, belonging to Dalit community, in Kantio Kateni village of Odisha's Dhenkanal district were allegedly socially boycotted after a girl from their community plucked flowers from the farm of an upper-caste man. According to the villagers, the girl belonging to Dalit community had plucked the flowers two months ago. The girl's parents also apologized and begged the village panchayat to pardon them but there no response from upper caste people. As punishment, the families are barred from taking part in rituals and are not allowed to talk to anybody in the village. Government ration shops have been told not to give provisions and the teachers from the community are being forced to obtain a transfer, they allege. However, the matter is resolved now."Due to plucking of a sunflower, we Dalits were boycotted and a case was registered at Police station. Police had called the two groups to resolve the matter. But they did not obey, so after some days, we complained again. Now the matter has been resolved in front of officials," Bijay Kumar Naik, villager and member of Dalit community told ANI. Harmon Mohalik, villager and member of upper caste community said, "It was a little issue between Dalit community and our community. The matter has been already solved in front of police and other officials." Pranabandhu Das, village Sarpanch said that the villagers are living as they used to live earlier."It had happened two months back but people turned it into a matter related to communities. Today it was resolved at Police Station in front of officers. Now we are living as we did earlier, as per the discussion between both groups," Das said.
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale met father of deceased actor Sushant Singh Rajput in Faridabad. Sushant’s sister Rani Singh was also present during the meeting. The three of them conversed for around 30 minutes. While leaving after the meeting the minister said that Sushant family members are happy that the CBI is now probing the case and want strict punishment for the guilty. Athawale said that he himself believed that Sushant may have been murdered and was it was not a case of suicide. He also said that Rhea Chakraborty could be behind all that happened and dismissed all claims that she had made in a recent interview. The actor was found dead on June 14 in his Mumbai residence. The CBI, Enforcement Directorate and the NCB are now probing the case from different angles. The case was handed over to the CBI after a bitter jurisdiction war broke out between the Mumbai an Bihar police over the case. Sushant’s father then filed an FIR in Patna where he leveled serious allegations against the late actor’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty and her family members. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Ramdas Athawale stated that he believed Sushant Singh Rajput's death was not a suicide but a murder. "I believe Sushant Singh Rajput's death was not a suicide but murder. His family demands justice. They are satisfied with the ongoing CBI inquiry," said Athawale after meeting with Sushant Singh Rajput's family in Haryana's Faridabad.
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale met late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's father KK Singh. The meeting took place in Faridabad. Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Rani Singh was also present there. CBI is probing the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, and is interrogating suspects Rhea Chakraborty, Siddharth Pithani and others.