District Collectors

  • Andhra Pradesh: Godavari water level rising but no danger at present September 7, 2014

    Rajahmundry: District authorities said the water level of Godavari river had reached 7.5 feet at Dowleswaram barrage in East Godavari district, but as of now it posed no threat to surrounding areas. However, the administration is monitoring the situation. The water level may rise further as the catchment areas are...
  • KCR asks officials to wage war against poverty in Dalits June 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday asked district collectors to work hard to ensure that Dalits are lifted out of poverty and that their living conditions are improved. Addressing a meeting of collectors from ten districts of Telangana here, KCR also announced the launch of a special scheduled...
  • No free dinners: Attend a minor's wedding, pay Rs 1 lakh fine April 29, 2014

    Being a guest at a child's marriage could cost one dearly in this Rajasthan district. Jaipur District Collector Krishna Kunal Tuesday said any person assisting in a child marriage would face a penalty of Rs.1 lakh and two years rigorous imprisonment. The guests, caterer, the printing press which printed the wedding...
  • More than 15,000 people displaced in Nagpur floods August 3, 2013

    Nagpur: About 472 families were affected and 15,191 persons were displaced in the district in Nagpur district due to the recent floods, district authorities said on Saturday. District Collector Saurabh Rao who gave this information to Nagpur Guardian Minister Shivajirao Moghe during a review meeting also said that a...
  • Ban by Dist Collectors on Vishwaroopam removed February 3, 2013

    Chennai: A day after actordirector Kamal Haasan arrived at an agreement with Muslim groups opposing his Tamil film "Vishwaroopam", the ban imposed by District Collectors was removed, paving the way for screening of the movie across the state. The prohibitory orders issued earlier by District Collectors has been removed, government...
  • Watch: Congress MPs scold collector in public October 9, 2012

    Congress MPs in Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh were caught on camera scolding the district's collector in public. Three Congress MPs Prem Chand Guddu, Meenakshi Natarajan and Kantilal Bhuria, who is the state Congress chief, shouted at Collector Rajiv Dube, not giving him a chance to explain. Dube had allegedly flouted...
  • Family relieved at Sukma Collector's release May 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Celebrations began at the Sukma District Collector's residence with the reports suggesting that the Naxals have released Alex Paul Menon after 12 days of captivity. Menon's fatherinlaw TR Venugopal said that the family is now relieved with the news but wanted the District collector to be transferred to a...
  • Abducted collector safe, needs medicines: Maoists April 25, 2012

    Raipur: Abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon is "safe" but needs medicines, Maoists on Tuesday night said and proposed the name of human rights activist and academic Hargopal as another mediator for talks with the government. They also maintained that they have not extended the deadline for meeting their demands. They...
  • Health of the abducted IAS officer a major concern: CRPF April 24, 2012

    K Vijay Kumar, DG, CRPF said that there should be more coordination among the security agencies to deal with Naxals. ...
  • Abducted IAS officer's health deteriorates: Sources April 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Government on Tuesday said that abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon's health has deteriorated further and hospitalisation may be needed soon. Sources said that more details about his health will be known once the team that has left with medicines comes back. Sources also told CNNIBN that the...
  • Chhattisgarh District Collector is safe: CRPF April 23, 2012

    All antiNaxal operations in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh have been suspended as demanded by the rebels. ...
  • Binayak Sen appeals for IAS officer's release April 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Human Rights activist Dr Binayak Sen has appealed for the release of the Chhattisgarh District Collector. In a letter, he said, "I earnestly appeal to the CPI (Maoist) that the abducted collector of Sukma Shri Alex Menon be released unconditionally as soon as possible, and that he should...
  • Students hold rally for Sukma Collector's safe return April 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Students on Sunday held an antiMaoist rally in Sukma for safe return of District Collector Alex Paul Menon. The antiMaoist rally was also held in Dantewada. The Naxals in Chhattisgarh have submitted a list of demands for the safe release of Collector Alex Paul Menon including the cancellation of...
  • Naxals set April 25 deadline for Collector's release April 22, 2012

    Sukma: The Naxals in Chhattisgarh have submitted a list of demands for the safe release of Collector Alex Paul Menon including the cancellation of Operation Greenhunt, and the release of eight jailed cadres. The Naxals have set a deadline of May 25 for their demands to be met. The Chhattisgarh administration...
  • IAS abduction: Release 8 rebels, Naxals demand April 22, 2012

    Raipur: Almost 24 hours after abducting Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, Naxals on Sunday put forward their conditions to release the IAS officer. The Naxals have demanded the release of eight of their colleagues arrested by the police. They also want antiNaxal Operation Green Hunt to be cancelled and...
  • Abducted IAS officer is safe: Raipur Police April 22, 2012

    Raipur: It's been almost 24 hours since a district collector was abducted by Naxals in Chhattisgarh. The police on Sunday said that they have received information that abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon was safe even as spiritual leader Swami Agnivesh expressed willingness to mediate between the Naxals and the...
  • Police claim clues in IAS officer's abduction case April 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Chhattisgarh Police on Sunday claimed to have got some important clues in the abduction case of Sukma District Collector Alex Pal Menon by Naxals who are yet to make any contact with the authorities. Sources told CNNIBN that the Dandakaranya Special Zonal Committee of the Maoists may be behind...
  • Efforts to trace Chhattisgarh IAS officer launched April 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The Chhattisgarh government has launched a massive search operation for the Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, who was abducted by the Maoists on Saturday. The Centre has also assured all possible help to the state. The Maoist insurgents abducted the 32yearold IAS officer from Majhipara village in Keralapal...
  • He is an asthma patient, not carrying medicines: Collector's wife April 21, 2012

    Maoists on Saturday kidnapped the district collector of Sukma district in Chhattisgarh. ...
  • Ready to mediate release of Sukma Collector: Agnivesh April 21, 2012

    The BJP, which rules Chhattisgarh, has already slammed central inaction for the increasing number of Naxal attacks in the country. ...
  • Maoists kidnap District Collector in Chhattisgarh April 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Maoists on Saturday kidnapped the district collector of Sukma district in Chhattisgarh. Maoists reportedly fired on the convoy of Alex Paul Menon, a Tamil Nadu cadre IAS officer. Menon's two bodyguards have been shot dead in the attack. Menon was on his way back to Sukma when 1520 Maoists...
  • CBI files chargesheet in Yashwant Sonawane case October 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a chargesheet in the Malegaon Additional Collector Yashwant Sonawane murder case. In its chargesheet the CBI alleges that investigations show there was prior enmity between Popat Sinde and Yashwant Sonawne. The CBI chargesheet also mentions that the Anti Corruption Bureau, Nashik, was...
  • Malkangiri District Collector recounts ordeal February 25, 2011

    RV Krishna told CNNIBN that he was overwhelmed when he saw the public support. ...
  • Malkangiri DC: happy to be back with family February 25, 2011

    Malkangiri: Malkangiri District Collector R Vineel Krishna who was released by the Naxals after nine days in captivity said, he is happy to be reunited with his family and friends. "We had been moving around in the jungles and hills and since we are not used to it, it was...
  • Orissa collector could be freed by evening February 24, 2011

    Bhubaneswar: Malkangiri Collector RV Krishna may be released soon as mediators Dandapani Mahanty and Professor G Haragopal have been reached Koraput to work out the modalities of his release with the Maoists. Meanwhile, Maoist Ideologue Ganti Prasadam has not been granted bail and has been remanded to judicial custody till March...
  • Maoists will release Krishna within 48 hrs February 23, 2011

    Malkangiri: Orissa's junior engineer Pabitra Mohan Majhi, freed by Naxals from their custody on Wednesday, said that the kidnapped Malkangiri District Collector RV Krishna was safe and the rebels would free him within 48 hours. Sources said that the Naxals have demanded a copy of the agreement arrived at by the...
  • Orissa hostage crisis: family waits for collector February 23, 2011

    Fatherinlaw of the abducted Malkangiri District Collector RV Krishna speaks to CNNIBN. ...
  • Naxals release Majhi, no news of IAS officer February 23, 2011

    Bhubaneshwar: Naxals released junior engineer Pabitra Majhi on Wednesday. Majhi was reportedly released in Janatai village from where he crossed the Janvai River and came to Chitrakonda. Majhi and Malkangiri District Collector R Vineel Krishna, a 2005 batch IAS officer, were abducted by the Naxals on February 16. He came out...
  • Collector Krishna's family awaits his return February 23, 2011

    RV Krishna's fatherinlaw talks to CNNIBN while waiting for his soninlaw's release. ...
  • On the abduction path of collector RV Krishna February 23, 2011

    CNNIBN traces the spot from where Malkangiri DC RV Krishna was abducted. ...