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Appointment of new Puttur Block Congress Chief stayed

Appointment of new Puttur Block Congress Chief stayed

It seems all is still not well in the Puttur Block Congress. If local MLA Shakuntala Shetty had on October 28, Tuesday announced that the KPCC has appointed advocate Fazal Rahim has been appointed as the Block Congress Present by the KPCC Chief following a request by the local party men, things took a different turn the very next day.

Kaup beach tragedy : Bereaved family members take DC to task for inaction

Kaup beach tragedy : Bereaved family members take DC to task for inaction

A family of Karkala origin which has lost three of its members who drowned in the Kaup beach on October 26, Sunday, virtually took the Deputy Commissioner Pattana Shetty to task when he arrived at the beach along with the SP and other senior police officials following information that the grieving family was sore over the inaction of the district administration in tracing the bodies of the two missing persons.

HR Protection Foundation Chief earns wrath of media men in Bantwal

HR Protection Foundation Chief earns wrath of media men in Bantwal

Ravindranath Shanbagh, President of the Human Rights Protection Foundation who had convened a media briefing at the Press Club here during the course of his visit to Bantwal to review the condition of elderly citizens in old age homes, invited the ire of the media men when he distributed a xerox copy of a news of Udupi dateline which had appeared in a Manipal based daily instead of distributing any informative handout in a letterhead of the Foundation.

Khader accused of misusing official vehicle

Khader accused of misusing  official vehicle

Close on the heels of Assembly Speaker Kagodu Timmappa questioning the style of functioning of Health Minister UT Khader, the minister is now facing a serious allegation, by his very own community members.

Tracing of young pair at bldg owned by Congressman sparks tension

Tracing of young pair at  bldg owned by Congressman sparks tension

An incident wherein a Congress worker and police personnel were involved in a verbal altercation and a fracas over the dispute that cropped up after a young pair, both doctors were spotted at Kadalakere here, was reported on October 23.

Patients dies post operation; relatives stage protest against pvt hospital

Patients dies post operation; relatives stage protest against pvt hospital

Relatives of a patient who died at the Chethana Hospital here post an operation for removal of kidney stones, protested outside the hospital alleging that the man had died due to medical negligence.

Bid to rake up communal sentiments through social sites again

Bid to rake up communal sentiments through social sites again

Some disruptive forces are still trying to rake up communal feelings through social sites. As if a latest addition, a photograph of a cracker paper on which is written Arabic words from the Quran, has been circulated on social sites.

Govt doctor, health officer booked for fleecing patients

Govt doctor, health officer booked for fleecing patients

The Upa Lokuayukta has registered cases against Sudhir Chandra Suda, Medical Officer of Barkur Primary Health Centre on the charges of collecting money from patients who used to visit the hospital for anti-rabies vaccination. Even Nagaratna Shastri, Udupi Taluk Health Officer has been booked for colluding with the latter.

Havyaka association hurls serious allegation against Premalatha Shastri

Havyaka association hurls serious allegation against Premalatha Shastri

Havyaka leaders of Uppinangady have submitted a memorandum to the Government through Puttur MLA Shakuntala Shetty alleging that the case filed against Raghaveshwara Swami of Ramachandrapura Mutt was nothing but a bundle of lies. While urging the government to undertake a thorough probe into the same, the Havyaka leaders have also requested the government and the Police Department to treat the Swami with respect.

RSS activists carry swords during march past : Police complaint filed

RSS activists carry swords during march past : Police complaint filed

A person from Todar has lodged a complaint with the Moodbidri police against RSS activists for carrying swords during a march past in the town on October 15, Wednesday.

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