Karnataka News

DIG D Roopa transferred for reporting VIP treatment to Sasikala in Bengaluru Central Prison

On Thursday the defiant IPS officer Roopa a said she has no issue with an inquiry taking place into it.

published : 17 Jul 2017

30 inmates shifted from Bengaluru Central Jail post DIG Roopa visit

Following the commotion in the jail after DIG  D Roppa's visit on Saturday, more than 30 convicts were moved to different jails in the state.

published : 17 Jul 2017

Both clashing officers should have been sent on leave: HD Kumaraswamy

Janata Dal (Secular) state president H D Kumaraswamy railed at the state government for failing to tackle the problem arising from the complaint of an IPS officer against another senior officer.

published : 15 Jul 2017

Rules are for all, but I’m being targeted: DIG

IPS officer Roopa says she spoke to media only after the DGP gave statements and is open to face any kind of inquiry.

published : 15 Jul 2017

Prisons row: Notices sent to 2 IPS officers for breach of conduct

The state government on Friday issued notices to DGP (Prisons) H N Sathyanarayana Rao and Deputy Inspector General (Prisons) D Roopa for breach of service rules and interacting with the media.

published : 15 Jul 2017

I’m being targeted, rules should apply to all, says DIG Roopa

Roopa is learnt to have prepared another report containing evidence regarding the allegations and also her other observations.

published : 15 Jul 2017

Sasikala jail bribe charge; govt notice to police officer

The Karnataka government today served a notice to DIG Prisons D Roopa for going to the media on her controversial report on alleged special treatment in jail to AIADMK leader V K Sasikala.

published : 14 Jul 2017

Karnataka prison whistleblower Roopa served notice by government

Siddaramaiah said the probe will file an interim report on Roopa’s allegations in one week and the final report in a month.

published : 14 Jul 2017

CM orders probe into special jail treatment for Sasikala

In the wake of a senior IPS officer making startling revelations about prisoners receiving illegal favours, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has ordered a high-level inquiry on Thursday.

published : 14 Jul 2017

VIP treatment in jail for Sasikala: DIG Roopa remains defiant, bats for inquiry

On being questioned on her work and the claim that she has not fulfilled her duty properly, Roopa said she was on a government-sanctioned leave.

published : 13 Jul 2017

Entitled to Cauvery's natural flow: Karnataka to Supreme Court

THE Supreme Court on Tuesday began its final hearing on the appeals filed by Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala against the 2007 award of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal (CWDT) on sharing of water.

published : 12 Jul 2017

No aliens here: Forest officials to Karnataka villagers after mysterious footprints cause panic

The villagers of Anturu in Karnataka's Dagad district claimed that they heard ‘heavy breathing’ outside their homes at around 2 am on Sunday morning.

published : 11 Jul 2017

‘Alien footprints’ near Karnataka's Gadag district: Lots of heavy breathing heard last night

This morning, villagers found about 20-30 huge footprints which, the villagers claim, did not resemble anything they had ever seen before.

published : 10 Jul 2017

Karnataka’s anti-Hindi row now includes English as well

A pro-Kannada organisation- Karnataka Rakshana Vedike (KRV)- on Thursday defaced English and Hindi signage of a restaurant in a mall near Bengaluru's Eco tech park.

published : 06 Jul 2017

Coral or CORAL? Here’s how mangalasutra rumours swept Karnataka, Telangana

Panic began in parts of Ballari, Koppal, Chitradurga and Gadag districts in Karnataka, and in Telangana, rumours over wearing mangalasutras at night would lead to personal problems.

published : 05 Jul 2017