Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik, who was facing flak over the August 11 Azad Maidan violence in the city, has been transferred, Home Minister R R Patil said.
Patnaik has been promoted as Director General and posted as Managing Director of Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC), Patil told PTI. Senior IPS officer Satyapal Singh has been appointed as the new Mumbai Commissioner of Police, the minister said.
Patnaik was under fire for the handling of the August 11 violence at Azad Maidan here during a rally organised by city-based Raza Academy and other outfits to protest incidents in Assam and Myanmar. Several policemen were injured in the melee.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Tuesday said the state, reeling under floods and landslides, is going through a bad phase. He said Kedarnath was the worst hit by floods as thousands of tourists were stranded.
The Gujarat High Court asked the CBI to complete investigation in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case and file the chargesheet in the court by July 4, 2013.
Madras High Court has said if a couple in the right legal age indulge in sexual gratification, it will be considered a valid marriage and they could be termed as husband and wife.
Former UP minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya today gave his consent for a lie-detection test in connection with the murder case of Kunda DSP Zia-ul-Haq.
The CBI on Tuesday questioned Intelligence Bureau Special Director Rajinder Kumar in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case.
A police officer has termed as "media speculation" that late actress Jiah Khan's six-page letter does not match her handwriting
It's just a week for the Amarnath Yatra to begin in Jammu and the Shiv lingam has shrunk to half its size due to rising temperatures.