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Huge protest by Jana Jagrithi Samithi against Padoor pipeline project

Huge protest by Jana Jagrithi Samithi against Padoor pipeline project

The Jana Jagrithi Samithi along with locals staged a huge protest on March 24, Tuesday opposing what they termed as the unauthorised works that were initiated at Panjinadka near Atikaribetu in Kilpady Panchayat limits a week ago for laying underground pipeline between Padoor-Tokur for the Padoor ISPRL Project.

Undeterred devotees offer Harake at Kaup Marigudi

Undeterred devotees offer Harake at Kaup Marigudi

Despite the High Court banning any sort of animal sacrifice during the annual festival of the famous Marigudi of Kaup, devotees chose to give the Court ruling a go by and sacrificed sheep and hens to the Goddess during the fair.

Opposition councillors go on flash protest against Bantwal TMC

Opposition councillors go on flash protest against Bantwal TMC

All the five councillors of opposition BJP in BantwaL TMC went on a flash protest right inside the CMC office on March 23, Monday. They sat on a dharna

Ban on animal sacrifice at Kaup Marigudi : Meet convened by officials fails

Ban on animal sacrifice at Kaup Marigudi : Meet convened by officials fails

A meeting led by the Tahsildar which was held here on March 23, Monday to take public into confidence with regard to adhering to the High Court ruling banning sacrifice of sheep or hens in all the three Marigudis of Kaup, proved a failure. If the public including religious and political leaders,

Udupi Congress says ‘No’ to toll gate near NITK

Udupi Congress says ‘No’ to toll gate near NITK

The Udupi unit of the Congress has taken strong exception to the plans of the National Highway Authority to set up a toll gate near the NITK-Suratkal on the NH 66 four-lane road.

Aerial survey for Padoor pipeline project worries villagers

Aerial survey for Padoor pipeline project worries villagers

It has been gathered that an aerial survey was recently undertaken for the underground pipeline project between Padoor and Tokur to facilitate the implementation of the Padur ISPRL Project. Though works had commenced at a place called Tingole near Mailottu, the same were suspended following protest by locals a few days ago. In the meantime, it has been learnt that villagers who are facing fears of losing their lands for the project, would be staging a huge protest on March 24, Tuesday.

Opposing crude oil pipeline project, women take to scythes, brooms to drive away surveyors

Opposing crude oil pipeline project, women take to scythes, brooms to drive away surveyors

A group of surveyors who had arrived at Padoor-Kalattur village on March 18, Wednesday with police protection for undertaking secret survey works for the proposed crude oil pipeline project were driven away by local women who took to brooms and scythes to have their way. It has been gathered that the surveyors had arrived without even informing the local gram panchayat.

Pompei students stage protest ; demand arrest of Omni driver causing accident

Pompei students stage  protest ; demand arrest of Omni driver causing accident

Students of Pompei College at Aikala near Kinnigoli took out a protest march till Moorukaveri bus stand on March 17, Tuesday demanding the tracing of the Maruti Omni which knocked down two female students of the college and injured them last week.

DC pays surprise visit to Puttur RTO office; pulls up officials

DC pays surprise visit to Puttur RTO  office; pulls up officials

Deputy Commissioner AB Ibrahim paid a surprise visit to the Puttur RTO Office on March 11, Wednesday and reviewed the facilities as well as the problems confronting the office.
The Deputy Commissioner expressed his displeasure over the discrepancies in the office and took the officials to task. He also took strong exception when he saw files scattered here and there in the office without any orderly arrangements.

Congress Councillor raises eyebrows by taking part in Samajotsava

Congress Councillor raises eyebrows by taking part in Samajotsava

The participation of Congress Councillor of Kola ward of Malpe in the Hindu Samajotava held at Udupi recently has raised many eyebrows. This is also being described as a big embarrassment for Udupi MLA Pramod Madhwaraj as the councillor Prashanth Amin was once a right hand man of the MLA.

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