Briefly Nation: MP mining: Cop removed; Anna announces fast

Under attack over the killing of a young IPS officer,Narendra Kumar,allegedly by the mining mafia,Madhya Pradesh government has removed the in-charge of a police station under whose limits the incident had occurred

Written by Express News Service | Published: March 13, 2012 12:55 am

MP mining: Cop removed; Anna announces fast

Bhopal/New Delhi: Under attack over the killing of a young IPS officer,Narendra Kumar,allegedly by the mining mafia,Madhya Pradesh government has removed the in-charge of a police station under whose limits the incident had occurred. In Delhi,Team Anna announced a three-day fast,beginning Tuesday,in Bhopal to protest against the killing of Kumar.

Jagan assets: SC notice to 6 ministers

Hyderabad: The Supreme Court Monday issued notices to six Andhra Pradesh ministers and eight IAS officers on a plea alleging that the CBI has not taken any action against them despite having evidence that they had helped Y S Jaganmohan Reddy amass wealth illegally when his father Y S Rajasekhara Reddy was the chief minister,.

Kanimozhi gets court nod to attend LS

New Delhi: DMK MP Kanimozhi,facing trial for her alleged role in the 2G spectrum allocation case,was allowed by a Delhi court on Monday to participate in the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament.

Porngate: Katju defends media

NEW DELHI: Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju on Monday wrote to Karnataka Speaker K G Bopaiah,urging him to reconsider his decision to initiate proceedings against the mediapersons who reported the porn scandal in the Karnataka Assembly,and instead take “strong action” against the MLAs who “brought disgrace” to the House.

PRP formally merges with Congress

HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh Speaker formally accepted the merger of Praja Rajyam Party with the Congress on Monday. “All 17 members of the PRP will be recognised as Congress MLAs,” Speaker Nadendla Manohar said.

Mild quake rocks Kashmir region

SRINAGAR: A moderate intensity earthquake,measuring 5.6 on the Richter Scale,shook Kashmir valley on Monday. There were no immediate report of any casualty or damage. The epicentre was in Gilgit area.

‘Wanted’ woman detained at airport

MUMBAI: Pavitra Murali,who had a non-bailable warrant against her for hurling footwear at a Supreme Court judge,was detained at the IGI Airport in Delhi on Monday,and handed over to the Mumbai Police .

NCM to raise issue of scribe’s arrest

NEW DELHI: The National Commission for Minorities is likely to seek clarifications from the Home Ministry and Delhi Police over the arrest of journalist Syed Mohd Ahmed Kazmi in connection with the bombing of the Israeli diplomat’s vehicle.

India,Malaysia sign treaty

NEW DELHI: India and Malaysia on Monday signed an agreement to assist each other in criminal matters as New Delhi worked towards strengthening its Look East policy.

Merchant ship captain detained

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala police on Monday arrested the captain of merchant ship MV Prabhu Daya that had hit a fishing boat killing five fishermen on board off Alappuzha coast on March 1. Captain Gordon Charles Pereira was arrested in Chennai.

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