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Manjunath Death on Duty:: Full Coverage Express

Posted by ekavi on July 7, 2006


Chargesheet against 8 in Manjunath murder case
  We feel the case would reach its logical end, say cops

Manjunath murder: Forensic tests confirm police stand
  It’s official now: S Manjunath, the Indian Oil Corporation Lakhimpur Kheri sales manager who died on the job last year, was murdered.


At Mumbai marathon, he runs for friend Manjunath
  IIM batchmate and football team mate Dharmendra comes all the way from Bangalore


Manjunath murder: ‘pricing is key’
  Oil Either 2 kerosene rates or give cash/coupons to BPL customers: Aiyar

Five days before Manjunath’s murder, Govt issued an SOS
  Just five days before IIM graduate S Manjunath was shot dead for blowing the whistle on kerosene adulteration in a petrol pump, the Petroleum Ministry had ordered oil companies, including Manjunath’s Indian Oil Corporation, to test a series of stringent measures meant to curb adulteration.

Role of Cong leader’s son alleged in petrol racket
  A young IAS officer caught two oil tankers allegedly involved in oil adulteration in Haridwar. A son of a Congress party leader holding ministerial status is alleged to be involved in the racket.


States, Centre begin talks on how to check doctored diesel
  Manjunath All states agree on more security, many oppose 2 kerosene rates, say make income criterion


Manjunath’s death reaches the Prime Minister’s desk
  Murder Singh calls special meeting to discuss pricing, security; NSA will attend, Chief Secys will meet today


IOC, PNB to pay off Manjunath’s MBA debt
  Consolation, if any, for murdered IOC officer S Manjunath’s family came yesterday when Indian Oil Corporation chairman S Behuria handed over a cheque of Rs 26 lakh to his father M Shanmugham.


We can only direct states, says Patil
  Rajya Sabha debate: Members demand security for PSU officials on duty
One life, two prices
  Distorted pricing is the lifeblood of economic crime. Even a tragic death can’t drive this home


To loosen cartel hold, Manjunath okayed seven new pumps in Lakhimpur Kheri
  The young sales manager might have thought he was killing two birds with one stone. When S Manjunath, the murdered IOC executive, recommended increasing the number of petrol pumps in Lakhimpur Kheri district, he would not only have addressed the sliding diesel sales figures but also loosened the grip of the cartel that controlled oil business in the region.
PMO steps in, Govt for 2 kerosene rates
  Proposal: Rs 10/l for BPL, Rs 20/l for rest to reduce price gap with diesel, lower ‘adulteration’ incentive


Manjunath has one debt after death: his IIM MBA loan
  While the oil mafia tried to entice him with bribes to turn a blind eye to fuel adulteration, murdered IOC sales manager S Manjunath refused to waver in the line of duty, despite his own financial constraints.


Local youth helped Manjunath seal third violating pump in Lakhimpur Kheri
  L D Service Station owner also sole kerosene supplier for 132 villages
IOC shuts down Mittal pumps in Lakhimpur
  The Indian Oil Corporation has terminated the retail dealerships of the two pumps owned by the Mittals in Lakhimpur Kheri. The fuel tank machines at both pumps are in the process of being dismantled.
Monu’s phone records evidence enough: Police
  The Lakhimpur Kheri police will move court to seek remand of Monu Mittal, main accused in the murder of Indian Oil Corporation official S Manjunath — a graduate from IIM-Lucknow.


‘My poor sales officers are helpless…it’s very dangerous to raid’
  Three months before IIM graduate Manjunath was hired by IOC as sales officer, his chairman had told a Parliamentary committee:
State wakes up, orders raids on petrol pumps
  District officials to crack down on all petrol pumps; police search Manjunath’s house in Kheri, take his computer, official files


Murder most foul was also murder most planned
  Manjunath They called him back to collect measuring instrument, masked sound of gunshots with generator
‘The last such sacrifice’
  Letters continue to come in to The Indian Express, condemning Manjunath’s murder, commiserating with his bereaved family, and calling for justice


Manjunath had evidence to close pump down, owner’s son called him to his murder
  IOC Dealer whose son prime suspect in murder had been fined Rs 75,000, first time in 29 years
Pall of gloom at IIM-L
  Had it not been for prior committments made to corporate houses, the Indian Institute of Management-Lucknow would have cancelled its annual festival, INDEX ’05, to mourn the death of its alumnus, S Manjunath.
Manjunath killing: angry IOC demands action against mafia
  Anger and frustration were the two overriding emotions at the meeting of 100-odd Indian Oil Corporation officials held today, in the wake of the murder of S Manjunath — their area sales manager in Lakhimpur Kheri district.
‘Where do we see such courage’
  We have received an outpouring of letters from readers in India and overseas, many of them former classmates of the slain Manjunath
This system of ours
  Wanted: bright, young, honest Indians willing to die in vain


‘My son told me about the mafia, he was killed for doing his duty for IOC’
  Adulterated Fuel Father of IIM graduate killed for shutting down petrol pump says he knew of danger; batchmates say can’t let him vanish into the night


Samples fail test, pump owners kill fuel inspector
  An Indian Oil Corporation sales manager was shot dead last Saturday by the owners of an Uttar Pradesh petrol pump whose operations were suspended for a month in September after its fuel samples failed quality tests.

2 Responses to “Manjunath Death on Duty:: Full Coverage Express”

  1. Servin Rathi said

    WB Manjunath, sacrifice his life, career and everything for honesty, but do this country of ours deserve this sacrifice…the question that is there in heart of every honest man, but at the end ..its our country, and country building needs sacrifices

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