District Collectors

  • More than 15,000 people displaced in Nagpur floods 03-08-2013 07:16 PM

    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 financial...
  • Naxal diary

    In Conversation |  Hemender Sharma
    Sukma district collector Alex Paul Memon was released by Naxal Guerrillas after 13 days of captivity near Tarmetla on May 3. Tarmetla is a small...

  • CBI files chargesheet in Yashwant Sonawane case 11-10-2011 03:21 PM

    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,...
  • Malkangiri District Collector recounts ordeal 25-02-2011 11:27 PM

    RV Krishna told CNN-IBN that he was overwhelmed when he saw the public support. ...
  • Malkangiri DC: happy to be back with family 25-02-2011 05:32 PM

    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 24-02-2011 01:21 PM

    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...
  • Maoists will release Krishna within 48 hrs 23-02-2011 10:53 PM

    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...
  • Orissa hostage crisis: family waits for collector 23-02-2011 07:10 PM

    Father-in-law of the abducted Malkangiri District Collector RV Krishna speaks to CNN-IBN. ...
  • Naxals release Majhi, no news of IAS officer 23-02-2011 02:57 PM

    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...
  • Collector Krishna's family awaits his return 23-02-2011 02:43 PM

    RV Krishna's father-in-law talks to CNN-IBN while waiting for his son-in-law's release. ...
  • On the abduction path of collector RV Krishna 23-02-2011 02:18 PM

    CNN-IBN traces the spot from where Malkangiri DC RV Krishna was abducted. ...
  • Orissa hostage crisis ends; Naxal issue remains 23-02-2011 08:43 AM

    New Delhi: Crowds swelled on Tuesday in front of RV Krishna's residence as news spread fast that Krishna along with Pabitra Majhi had been freed by the Naxals and on his way back home. Malkangiri, it appeared, couldn't wait to greet him and it is a testimony to the good...
  • Celebration in Malkangiri as Krishna returns 23-02-2011 08:07 AM

    People in Malkangiri were all very happy as they welcome RV Krishna back home. ...
  • Video of RV Krishna just before his abduction 21-02-2011 03:34 PM

    The video, which CNN-IBN has accessed, was taken just an hour before he was abducted. ...
  • Hostage crisis: Naxals call for Orissa bandh 21-02-2011 01:17 PM

    Bhubaneswar: As talks between Maoist chosen mediators and the government to secure the release of abducted Malkangiri district Collector RV Krishna and an engineer resumed this morning, the red rebels called a state-wide bandh today to press for release of jailed ultras. The talks had remained inconclusive yesterday, with the...
  • Orissa: prisoner-hostage swap likely 20-02-2011 08:16 AM

    New Delhi: The stage seems set for a hostage prisoner exchange. Talks between the Orissa government and the interlocutors to free abducted Malkagiri collector and an engineer have begun. With the state government indicating its willingness to release some of the people on the Maoists' demand list, the mood was...
  • Orissa hostage crisis: Naxals extend deadline 18-02-2011 10:54 PM

    New Delhi: There is no word yet on the release of district collector R V Krishna and engineer Pavitra Majhi. But the Maoists have given the authorities another 48 hours to comply with their demands. Families of the kidnapped are hopeful. "We are confident the issue will be sorted out...
  • Naxals kidnap district collector, fear police 17-02-2011 12:27 AM

    Bhubaneshwar: A senior official of Orissa's Maoist-hit Malkangiri district on Wednesday went missing and was suspected to have been abducted by Naxalites when he was going to attend a camp for local development in a remote area about 700 km from here, officials said here. Malkangiri District Collector R Veenil...
  • Oil mafias go underground as raids continue 28-01-2011 10:17 AM

    Nasik: Fuel mafias went underground to avoid arrests after the crackdown on mafia networks began on Thursday in Maharashtra. However, raids on other consumer product (milk/fuel/illegal sand mining etc) adulterators are to be continued on Friday by local police teams of various districts. Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil had ordered...
  • Caught on camera: how the oil mafia steals 28-01-2011 07:43 AM

    Nasik: Just a few days after Malegaon Additional District Collector Yashwant Sonawane was burnt alive for trying to curb the oil mafia in Maharashtra, CNN-IBN gets access to the exclusive and dramatic pictures that show how oil is being pilfered. The pilferage of fuel was even caught on camera supposedly...
  • Sonawane effect: Centre to act against mafias 27-01-2011 12:56 PM

    New Delhi/Nasik: Following the murder incident of Malegaon Additional District Collector Yahswant Sonawane, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil has ordered crackdown on mafia networks and asked the police to provide assistance to raiding parties on priority. After getting orders from the government, Maharahtra Police have started a crackdown on adulteration...
  • Sonawane effect: cops begin mafia crackdown 27-01-2011 07:32 AM

    Nasik: Following the murder incident of Malegaon Additional District Collector Yahswant Sonawane, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil has ordered crackdown on mafia networks and asked the police to provide assistance to raiding parties on priority. After the orders from the government, Maharahtra Police have started a crackdown on adulteration mafias...