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Won’t shield anyone in IAS death: K’taka CM

“We are not going to hide anything or protect anybody,” he said. “Since the Assembly is going on and has been adjourned to Monday, the stand of the government would be made known on the floor of the House,” he said, as his government came under increasing pressure with Congress President Sonia Gandhi also advising him to hold an inquiry by the central agency.

Reacting to JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy questioning his visit to the hospital during Ravi’s autopsy and his allegation that it was an attempt to influence the case, Siddaramaiah said the charge was “childish, irresponsible and politically motivated.”

Meanwhile, Ravi’s wife R Kusuma has been hospitalised due to stress. Her father said she fell ill after reading newspaper reports on her personal life. Her father also said that they will be filing a defamation case against a newspaper.

Mine scam: IAS officer gets threat
IAS officer U Sagayam, appointed by the Madras HC to probe the multi-crore illegal granite quarrying scam in the district, has received an anonymous life threat, police said. Sagayam as the then District Collector of Madurai in 2011 has pegged loss to the state exchequer due to illegal granite quarrying at Rs 16,000 crore.
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