Archive for the Category ‘General’

Buntara Sangha fumes over Pankthi Bedha in Udupi Krishna Mutt

Buntara Sangha fumes over Pankthi Bedha in Udupi Krishna Mutt

The Udupi District Buntara alias Nadavara Sangha has demanded an apology from the Udupi Sri Krishna Mutt for the recent instance of Pankthi Bedha wherein a lecturer Vanitha Shetty who had sat for lunch at the Mutt’s dining hall was asked to go out for being a non-Brahmin.

KKSV, DSS demands end to Pankthi Bedha in Udupi Krishna Temple

KKSV, DSS demands end  to Pankthi Bedha in Udupi Krishna Temple

The Karnataka Komu Sauharda Vedike and the Udupi District unit of the Dalita Sangharsha Samithi have staged a protest on April 19, Saturday against the practice of Pankthi Bedha at the Udupi Krishna Temple wherein recently a Bunt community woman who had sat for lunch along with others was asked to move out just for not being a Brahmin.

Pankthi Bedha at Udupi Sri Krishna Temple ‘inhuman’: CPI(M)

Pankthi Bedha at Udupi Sri Krishna Temple ‘inhuman’: CPI(M)

The CPI(M) Belthangady taluk Committee has described as ‘inhuman’ the act of the Udupi Sri Krishna Temple authorities in asking a lecturer Vasanthi Shetty to go out of the dining hall of the Temple for the sole reason that she was a non-Brahmin. This instance of Pankthi Bedha has revealed the true colour of the Mutt authorities, the party has said.

Survey for GAIL pipeline from Tokur to Padoor will not be allowed : Deviprasad Shetty

Survey for GAIL pipeline  from Tokur to Padoor will not be allowed :  Deviprasad Shetty

Deviprasad Shetty, President of the Udupi District Gram Panchayat Federation has warned that the people will not give scope for any survey regarding the proposed Tokur to Padoor crude oil pipeline as part of the ISPRL Project.

‘Broom’ kept out of polling stations!

‘Broom’ kept out of polling stations!

As ‘Broom’ is the symbol of the Aam Aadmi Party, the election officials had this time ensured that no broom was kept inside polling stations and also banned brooms inside polling booths. Moreover even photographs of Jnanapeeth Award winning writers Girish Karnad and UR Ananthamurthi were removed from the school walls as the two writers had campaigned for some particular political party.

GAIL pipeline boundary markers go missing

GAIL pipeline boundary markers go missing

It has been learnt that the boundary markers with numbers put up for GAIL pipeline laying works on either side of the Battakodi Road on Kinnigoli state highway are missing. Similar markers have also been put up at Shibaroor, Nadugodu, Battakodi, Golijora,Guttakadu, Shanthipalke and Kollur Kukkatte in Kinnigoli areas by the authorities.

Engineering student warned against videographing poll process

Engineering student warned against videographing poll process

An incident wherein a polling station officer warned an engineering student who was clicking photographs and videographing outside a polling booth in a suspicious manner on April 17, Thursday.
Even as polling was underway peacefully inside the polling booth 80 in Alike village, a youth was standing outside the window and videographing the voting process. The polling officials immediately caught hold of the youth and enquired him.

By meeting AP Musliyar, SDPI leaders reveal they are opportunistic

By meeting AP Musliyar, SDPI leaders reveal they are opportunistic

MANGALORE : The SDPI which plunged into the political field on the pretext of working for the welfare of the Muslim community, now by falling at the feet of a leader whom it used to target all these days has revealed that it would go to any extent to have its way. Right since the […]

Sowjanya parents seek support for CPI(M) candidate

Sowjanya parents seek support for CPI(M) candidate

Kusumavathi and Chandappa Gowda, parents of Sowjanya who was raped and murdered at Pangala near Dharmasthala a year ago, have appealed to the electorate to support K Yadava Shetty the candidate from CPI(M) which has always stood for the cause of Sowjanya even at a time when the ruling parties delayed justice in the case.

Congress workers come to blows at Kadaba meet

Congress workers come to blows at Kadaba meet

Congress workers were involved in a heated exchange of words resulting in a fracas right in the presence of party candidate Janardhan Poojary at the Kadaba Congress workers meeting held on April 12, Saturday. This incident has only resurfaced the factionalism in the Kadaba unit of the Congress.

M2FmMD
© The Canara Times Group, India.