Narendra Kumar

  • Centre accuses UP CM of politicising power crisis in state by making baseless allegations August 1, 2014

    Accusing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav of attempting to politicise the electricity crisis in the state by making baseless allegations, Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said the shortage had arisen as the state stopped buying 377 MW of power from NTPC's Jhajjar plant. Goyal, who was responding to a...
  • JD(U) MLA arrested for rioting after clashes between Cong-JD(U) supporters turn ugly March 19, 2014

    The police fired in the air and arrested JD(U) MLA Narendra Kumar Singh after his supporters and Congress workers clashed over a land dispute at a village in Bihar's Begusarai district on Wednesday, a police officer said. The clash between the two rival groups with lathis occurred with both claiming possession...
  • NPP candidate from Gudamalani constituency among 5 killed in road mishap November 27, 2013

    Five persons, including a candidate for the upcoming Rajasthan Assembly elections, were killed in a road mishap in Jodhpur. Narendra Kumar Dewasi, National People's Party (NPP) candidate from Barmer, died along with his four supporters when the vehicle they were travelling in collided head on with a truck in Pachpadra area...
  • Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Modi skips office June 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Bihar is set for political realignment with the Janata Dal (United) all set to break its alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The acrimony between the two parties saw Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi skipping his office on Thursday and refusing to sign...
  • MP IPS officer killing: Driver sentenced to 10 yrs in jail February 21, 2013

    Indore: The driver convicted in the IPS officer Narendra Kumar Singh murder case was on Thursday sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment by a court in Indore. He is accused of mowing down Narendra Kumar Singh when the IPS officer tried to stop the tractor-trolley loaded with illegally mined...
  • MP IPS officer killing: Accused pleads innocence December 7, 2012

    Indore: Manoj Gurjar, the sole accused in the IPS officer Narendra Kumar Singh murder case, pleaded innocence before a special CBI court on Thursday and claimed that he was framed by the Banmore Police. Accused of mowing down the officer with a tractor-trolley laden with illegally mined stones, Gurjar deposed before...
  • MP IPS officer killing: CBI court to begin hearing July 27, 2012

    New Delhi: A special CBI court is expected to hear the case of murdered Madhya Pradesh IPS officer Narendra Kumar Singh on Friday. Narendra Kumar was allegedly killed off for taking on the mining mafia in the state. The 32-year-old was mowed down under a tractor in Morena district on March 8...
  • Mining mafia not behind MP IPS officer's death: CBI June 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed a chargesheet into the killing of Madhya Pradesh IPS officer Narendra Kumar, claiming the death occurred due to negligence and there was no hand of mining mafia. The CBI said it was a case of culpable homicide not amounting...
  • Govt will have to listen to us: Anna Hazare March 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said that the UPA government will have to listen to public demand for a strong Lokpal Bill. "The public plays a crucial role here. The government will have to listen to us if we all come together," he told CNN-IBN. Speaking on the...
  • Anna to protest against 'deaf and dumb' govt March 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said that he will organise a big protest against the "deaf and dumb" government, who is turning a blind eye to whistleblowers who are being targeted while fighting corruption. Ahead of his one-day fast to demand justice to slain IPS officer Narender Kumar...
  • IPS officer's killing: CBI gets driver's custody March 20, 2012

    Bhopal: A court in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district on Tuesday sent the tractor driver, who had crushed to death Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Narendra Kumar on Holi day, to three days' custody of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). IPS officer Narendra Kumar was killed when he was trying to...
  • MP: Slain IPS officer's wife delivers baby boy March 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The wife of IPS officer Narendra Kumar Singh, who was killed for taking on illegal mining mafia in Madhya Pradesh early this month, today delivered a baby boy at a hospital in New Delhi. Kumar's wife Madhurani Tewatia, also an IAS officer of 2000 batch, was admitted to...
  • MP IPS officer killing: CBI registers case March 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI has registered a case against unknown persons in the alleged murder of IPS officer Narendra Kumar Singh who was mowed down by a tractor trolley purportedly owned by illegal sand mafia in Morena district of Madhya Pradesh on March 8. The case was registered by the CBI...
  • IPS officer killing: Anna to fast in Delhi March 14, 2012

    New Delhi: After a gap of more than two months, Anna Hazare will return to the national capital to stage a hunger strike on Sunday, March 18, demanding justice for slain IPS office Narendra Kumar and a strong law to protect whistleblowers. This will be the first hunger strike undertaken by...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Shivraj Singh Chauhan March 13, 2012

    Shivraj Singh Chauhan is forced to order a CBI enquiry into the murder of IPS officer Narendra Kumar. ...
  • CBI to probe IPS officer Narendra Kumar's murder March 13, 2012

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday accused the opposition of playing politics over the murder of young Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Narendra Kumar while announcing that the investigations into the case would be carried out by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). "The opposition is trying...
  • Political patronage helps illegal mining: Ramesh March 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The alleged murder of IPS officer Narendra Kumar in Madhya Pradesh has put the spotlight on illegal mining yet again. Not mincing words, Jairam Ramesh, part of Group of Ministers headed by Pranab Mukherjee that approved the draft mining bill says, "You cannot have illegal mining without political...
  • Mining mafia: Congress calls for bandh in MP March 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress has called for a bandh in Madhya Pradesh to protest the murder of the IPS officer Narendra Kumar Singh by the mining mafia. Singh was crushed to death on the March 8 when he tried to stop a tractor carrying illegally quarried stone in Morena. The issue...
  • Ground report: Illegal mining haunts Morena March 12, 2012

    Morena: After the recent brutal killing of IPS officer Narender Kumar allegedly by the mining mafia, CNN-IBN travelled to the illegal mines of Chambal to get a first hand perspective of what really happens. Any voice against the lucrative trade is silenced with bullets. "One honest officer stood up to the...
  • Sand mining activities in Chhatarpur cancelled March 12, 2012

    Morena: All sand mining activities in Chhatarpur district have been cancelled following the killing of an IPS officer Narendra Kumar allegedly by the mining mafia in Madhya Pradesh. On Sunday, the police detained Kuber Singh - the main suspect in the incident. IPS Officer Kumar was crushed to death when he...
  • No mining mafia in Madhya Pradesh: Chouhan March 12, 2012

    Bhopal: Under attack for the murder of an IPS officer allegedly by the mining mafia, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday night said there was no mafia in the state and accused the Congress of making an issue of a non-issue. "There is nothing by the name...
  • MP: Ground report from the mining mafia zone March 11, 2012

    CNN-IBN brings you the first ground report from the mining mafia zone of Madhya Pradesh. ...
  • MP murder: State cancels mining contracts March 11, 2012

    Bhopal: The Chhattarpur district administration on Sunday cancelled all sand mining contracts in the district after media outrage over IPS officer Narendra Kumar's killing and a second attack on a sub-divisional magistrate and police officials in Panna. IPS officer Narendra Kumar was allegedly crushed to death under a tractor that was...
  • MP govt blames Congress for IPS officer's murder March 11, 2012

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government on Sunday blamed the Opposition Congress for the attacks on police officials and the murder of an IPS officer in the state over the past one week, saying that it was a conspiracy hatched by the Congress. IPS officer Narendra Kumar was allegedly crushed to death...
  • Is the mining mafia out of control in several states? March 9, 2012

    IPS Officer Narendra Kumar's father said his son was under pressure to go slow against the mining mafia. ...
  • IPS officer killing: Mining mafia running amuck? March 9, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after a young IPS officer in Madhya Pradesh was crushed to death by a tractor-trolley allegedly carrying illegally mined stones, the brutal murder has forced the Chief Minister to order a judicial inquiry. IPS Officer Narendra Kumar's father said his son was under pressure to go...
  • BJP MLA had a feud with slain IPS officer's wife March 9, 2012

    Morena: The family of slain IPS officer Narendra Kumar is pointing fingers at a BJP MLA, who allegedly had a running feud with the IPS officer's wife, who is an additional collector. Narsinghgarh MLA Mohan Sharma has, however, said that he had differences with her only on policy issues and...
  • Chouhan's relatives involved in illegal mining: Digvijaya March 9, 2012

    Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh said the BJP was involved in illegal mining in the state. ...
  • Bring law to protect whistleblowers: Team Anna March 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Team Anna on Friday demanded enactment of a stringent law to protect whistleblowers and asked government to ensure adequate security for those fighting against corruption after a 30-year-old IPS officer was brutally killed allegedly by mining mafia in Madhya Pradesh. "Strong whistleblower protection law is needed, not the one...
  • IPS officer killing: MP CM orders judicial probe March 9, 2012

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday ordered a judicial enquiry into the alleged killing of Narendra Kumar, a 30-year-old IPS officer, in Morena. He was allegedly mowed down by a tractor-trolley on Thursday, when he tried to stop the vehicle carrying illegally mined stone. The announcement by...