Lawyers appeals DGP to allow attend offices during lockdown

Monday, July 20th, 2020

Bantwal: Members of the Bantwal unit of the Dakshina Kannada District Legal Forum in Mangalore have appealed to the Bantwal DGP to allow lawyers to go to their offices as the courts are open from 11 am to 2 pm during Lockdown. Umesh Kumar Y, Vice President of Dakshina Kannada District Legal Forum, Mangalore District […]

Corona good news : Grocery shops, supermarkets to remain open 24*7 DGP in tweet

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
Praveen Sood

Mangaluru: Karnataka Director-General of Police (DGP) Praveen Sood in a tweet today said that grocery shops and supermarkets can remain open 24*7 all over the state. Amid the panic buying witnessed by people and subsequent crowding at shops after the lockdown announcement, the DGP clarified that in view of people’s convenience these shops will remain […]

DGP conned by cyber thieves: Rs 2 lakh extracted from his account

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Bengaluru: The city police of the state’s capital, who have been creating awareness among the public with regards to online fraud, ironically have been conned by the cyber tricksters. Ashit Mohan Prasad, DGP of state internal security department, lost Rs 2 lakh after he was conned by the cyber conmen. The DGP A M Prasad […]

Pay of police to be hiked soon?

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Bengaluru: After receiving information regarding the salary scheme of other states, Home Minister Dr G Parameshwar and DGP Om Prakash have made the draft of salary hike for Karnataka police also. After discussing the matter with CM Siddaramiah, the government will make an official announcement. As per the sources Parameshwar and Siddaramaiah will be going […]

Former DGP accused of dowry harassment

Monday, January 7th, 2013
Dr D V Guruprasad

Bangalore : Former Director General of Police Dr D V Guruprasad has been accused of dowry harassment in a complaint lodged by his daughter-in-law, Savitha Shashi, with Seshadripuram police. Shashi married Guruprasad’s son Sumukh, a software engineer, in 2010. The couple had been living in Belgium, until Shashi returned to India early 2012. Since then […]

Kasargod sub-jail inmates shifted to Kannur prison ; search intensified for escapees

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Kasargod :The Kasargod sub-jail has been closed down following the recent jail break and escape by four under trials.  All the under trials hitherto lodged in the sub-jail have been shifted to Kannur central prison. This step has been taken to ensure that the services of the prison staff could be used to trace three […]

Fresh turn to DGP row; Supreme Court rules in favour of Bidari

Friday, June 1st, 2012
Shankar Bidari

Bangalore: The controversy over the appointment of the new Director General of Police of the state, has taken a fresh turn on June 1, Friday with the Supreme Court ruling in favour of Shanker Bidari, just a day after the state government appointed senior IPS officer Lal Rukhama Pachao as the new DGP. It may […]

All appointments legal: DV.Sadananda Gowda

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
dv sadananda gowda

Bangalore : With the Supreme Court ruling in favour of the appointment of Shankar Mahadev Bidari as state DGP and IGP, chief minister D.V.Sadananda Gowda insisted that all appointment made by his government are legal.   Gowda assured that all future appointments will be legal as well. “The appointment has been ‘vindicated’ by the apex […]

SC sets aside High Court order indicting Bidari

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
Shankar Bidari

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the order of the Karnataka High Court that indicted the state’s former police chief Shankar Mahadev Bidari and directed his removal. The apex court bench of Justice Aftab Alam and Justice CK Prasad said the state, however, was free to appoint anyone of its choice as […]

AR Infant appointed as Karnataka’s top cop

Monday, April 2nd, 2012
Shanker Bidri AR Infant

Bangalore:  The Karnataka government on Saturday appointed Abdul Rehman Infant as the state’s new police chief, shunting out incumbent Shankar Bidari to the Karnataka State Police Housing Board. The shuffle of the top police brass came a day after a division bench of the Karnataka High Court Friday upheld the March 16 order of the […]