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Hasty inaugural of Bantwal fire station; local elected reps kept in dark!

Hasty inaugural of Bantwal fire station; local elected reps kept in dark!

The hasty inauguration of the Bantwal Fire Service Station on November 25, Tuesday by the State Home Minister KJ George during the course of his Udupi visit, that too without intimating local elected representatives, has now snowballed into a controversy with several Congressmen openly venting their ire.

Minister Abhaya arrives late for function ; tests patience of party men, cops on security duty

Minister Abhaya arrives late for function ; tests patience of party men, cops on security duty

Several Congress workers including policemen on security duty at Chitrapu near here where State Minister Abhayachandra was scheduled to attend a function, almost lost their patience waiting for the minister who however arrived exactly one and a half hours behind schedule.

Workers picket Navayug office for failure to disburse wages since 6 months

Workers picket Navayug office  for failure to disburse wages since 6 months

Workers of the Navayug Company which is the contracting agency for the NH four-laning works, picketed the Navayug office here on November 24, Monday alleging that they were being harassed by not disbursing their salaries since the past six months.

Lamina employees continue protest; reconciliation meet ends in deadlock

Lamina employees continue protest; reconciliation meet ends in deadlock

The indefinite agitation by employees of Lamina Foundries of Nitte in Karkala taluk demanding hike in salaries, has entered the second day on November 22, Saturday.

Lamina workers begin indefinite protest

Lamina workers begin indefinite protest

Hundreds of workers of Lamina Foundries of Nitte in Karkala taluk are on an indefinite protest from November 21, Friday in support of their demand for increase in salaries.

Red sugar sold by ration shops leaves BPL card holders in quandary!

Red sugar sold by ration shops leaves BPL card holders in quandary!

BPL card holders of Padubidri area are complaining the the sugar sold at fair price shops this time are red in colour as they are mixed with soil.

Beary Academy programme invitation card draws flak from community members

Beary Academy programme invitation card draws flak from community members

An invitation card of a Beary Sahitya Academy programme scheduled to be held at Bantwal has drawn flak from several community members who even point out that there has been no change in the style of functioning of the Academy though there has been a change of presidentship.

Madesnana row : Vedike threatens to picket Subrahmanya Temple

Madesnana row : Vedike threatens to picket Subrahmanya Temple

KS Shivaramu, President of Karnataka Hindulida Vargagala Jagrithi Vedike and an anti-Madesnana activist has warned that various organisations including tribals will picket the Kukke Subrahmanya Temple on November 27 and 28 if Made Snana, Ede Snana and Pankti Bedha was practiced in the temple.

Officials face wrath of villagers for defending crusher owners

Officials face wrath of villagers for defending crusher owners

Officials of the Department of Mines who had visited a jelly crusher unit at Mugrodi in Aliyoor village following complaints by locals, faced the wrath of the locals for favouring the crusher owners rather than seriously considering the problems faced by local residents.

Vittal residents demand action against forest staff who colluded with timber mafia

Vittal residents demand action against forest staff who colluded with timber mafia

Residents of Vittal have demanded a thorough investigation into the unabated destruction of trees in several areas of Vittal with due collision of two Forest Department staff. The residents say the trees thus felled by timber mafia were being smuggled towards Kerala every day.

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