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 […]

SM Bidri Loses appeal to remain as DG-IGP: Infant to act as DG-IGP

Friday, March 30th, 2012
Shanker Bidri

Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court has turned down an application from present DGP-IGP Shanker Mahadev Bidri to keep his appointment, made under Yeddyurappa rule in 2011. The Central Administrative Tribunal(2 members) had overturned the appointment, when Abdul Rehman Infant, the Seniormost police officer in Police ranks, had questioned Bidri’s appointment bypassing Infant’s qualifications, Seniority and […]

Serious fraud in PGET detected, 11 arreste

Monday, October 24th, 2011
Shanker Bidri

Bangalore  : In a major breakthrough, the CID sleuths have unearthed fraud in Post Graduate Entrance Test (PGET) for Medical Course in Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences for the academic year 2011-12 and arrested 17 people, including several employees of the University, DGP (Intelligence) Shankar Bidri said. Addressing a press conference here on Sunday, […]

Bidris transfer: Who dunnit?

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011
Shanker Bidri

Bangalore: Does BY Raghavendra MP from Shimoga, have the capacity to shift the Bangalore City Police Commissioner and an efficient IPS officer, to Railways of a sudden? Bidri was in DK district recently attending a public function, but did not realize what is coming up. It was an unexpected transfer, attributed to young Raghavendra. Mirji […]