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Mangalore Police Commissioner has failed in his first major test

Mangalore Police Commissioner has failed in his first major test

The ability of the chief of any institution or team is put to test only at times of crisis. This

is applicable even to Mangalore Police Commissioner Manish Kharbikar, who is facing a

tough challenge for the first time ever since he took charge in Mangalore.

Poojari is wrong in opposing CM’s proposal to bring Udupi, Gokarna Temples under govt control

Poojari is wrong in opposing CM’s proposal to bring Udupi, Gokarna Temples under govt control

When the erstwhile Yeddyurappa government denotified the Udupi Sri Krishna Temple and Gokarna Mahabaleshwara Temple and handed it over to the respective Mutts, the action had kicked off a debate with intellectuals strongly opposing the move. Even the Congress which was then in the opposition had lashed out at the BJP government.

A Befitting Defeat for the BJP

A Befitting Defeat for the BJP

The BJP has paid the price for its several sinful acts. The several such acts committed by the BJP government began to hit nails one by one to the very existence of the party. However, the BJP men who failed to realize this turned arrogant with the passing of each day. No one could save them when their pots of sin were full. The lay man has taught a lesson to the BJP through his mandate.

Ruptured UPCL effluent pipeline harms farm lands

Ruptured UPCL effluent pipeline  harms  farm lands

The ruptured effluent pipeline of the controversial UPCL thermal power plant at Ellur near Padubidri, has caused harm to farm land spread over 25 acres apart from contaminating several well waters. The company had laid the pipeline to release its chemical effluents to the sea.

Kicked out !

Kicked out !

Arrogrance, misrule and vicious – the BJP and the Sangh Parivar have paid a heavy price for these qualities of theirs in the recently held elections to Urban Local Bodies. As if the people of the state were waiting for an opportune time to hit back at the Sangh Parivar, they have kicked out the BJP with their full force in such a way that the party may find it hard to forget it for long.

A light at the end of tunnel

A light at the end of tunnel

A recent India Today survey seems to be an answer to the communal politics resorted to by the BJP since the past few years. The survey results reveal that the Congress was sure to win in case of an election. It is left to be seen if this survey result will be an eye-opener for BJP men who are under the illusion that power was permanent.

Protestors are curbed in Mangalore, but not moral policemen!

Protestors are curbed in Mangalore, but not moral policemen!

The present scenario in Mangalore is such that there is open scope for moral policemen to resort to immoral policing, but not for people who would like to stage peaceful protests. The police by denying permission for protests are trying to curtail the right to expression enshrined in the constitution.

Suicidal immoral activities of the moral policemen

Suicidal immoral activities of the moral policemen

Why is it that the moral policemen indulging in unlawful activities are trying to roll back the needles of the clock only in DK and Udupi districts which are considered the land of the intelligent? Here, the role of several organizations aimed at religious revival of Hindu and minority communities, is evident.

‘Illegal’ home stay can be no justification to attack

‘Illegal’ home stay can be no justification to attack

Some recent developments signify the fact that the Padil home stay attack was instigated by the Sangh Parivar itself. If the statement of Jagadish Karanth denying any links between his Vedike and the attack and the silence of the Parivar elected representatives is on one side, on the other hand the efforts made by the Parivar mouth pieces to defend the attack by stating that the Morning Mist Home Stay did not have the permit,

What else can we expect from spineless police officers ?

What else can we expect from spineless police officers ?

The Sangh Parivar goonda attack on the Morning Mist home stay in Mangalore has made news the world over. The immediate consequence of this is the decision of several investors to indefinitely postpone their investments planned in the region. Studies also reveal that the number of outstation students getting admitted to the professional colleges of the region has reduced in the past two to three years, thanks to the moral policing.

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