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Up to Tamil Nadu to Seek Jayalalithaa's Transfer, Says Minister

Published: 09th October 2014 06:10 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th October 2014 10:03 AM   |  A+A-

TUMKUR: Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T B Jayachandra on Wednesday said the state government will consider shifting former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalithaa, to a prison in that state if a proposal comes from the Tamil Nadu IGP (Prisons).

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                     ‘IG Request Needed to Shift Jaya’

Speaking to reporters, he said that so far, there was no scope for shifting her to another place as the Karnataka High Court was hearing her bail application.“Now, if a proposal is made, all legal aspects and the pros and cons will be discussed. We will also discuss whether the approval of the High Court Chief Justice is required,” he said.

KSRTC Resumes Services to TN

Bangalore: Transport utility KSRTC on Wednesday decided to resume bus services between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu after taking stock of the situation at the border between the two states.

According to a statement by KSRTC, 417 operations, which were suspended on Tuesday, resumed from Wednesday evening. “The situation is found to be normal,” the statement said.  However, taxi operators continued to adopt a wait-and-watch approach. “Around 1,000-1,200 taxis operate every day between various places in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. However, most of these services were cancelled on Tuesday and, on Wednesday, only emergency taxi services were operating,” said Radhakrishna Holla, general secretary of the Bangalore Tourist Taxi Operators’ Association.  

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