Alleging the SP-led government in UP was carrying out large-scale transfer of administrative officials ahead of Lok Sabha polls, the Congress demanded holding of elections in the state under watchful eyes of the Central forces.
With the rift between Kerala and Tamil Nadu over the Mullaperiyar dam growing, MDMK leader Vaiko on Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and urged him to deploy central forces for protecting the dam.
The DGPs of four Maoist-affected
states of West Bengal, Jharkhand, Orissa and Bihar on Tuesday
said that deployment of Central forces should be increased to
flush out Maoists and UAVs used to spot them from the air.