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John Baptist house demolition case : Women’s Commission pulls up Police Commissioner for inaction

John Baptist house demolition case : Women’s Commission pulls up Police Commissioner for inaction

State Women’s Commission President Manjula Manasa has taken the Mangalore Police Commissioner R Hithendra to task for the way in which the John Baptist Lewis house demolition and assault case was handled and also for the inaction in arresting the prime accused in the case.
The incident had taken place on June 26, 2014. Fr Denzil Lobo, Fr Almeida, Fr Cyril and Vice Principal John D’Silva and advocate MP Noronha are the prime accused in the case.

Congress corporators still lobbying to get Ajith Kumar back as MCC Commissioner

Congress corporators still lobbying to get  Ajith Kumar back as MCC Commissioner

Though H Prasanna, the Additional DC of Kodagu has now taken charge as the new Commissioner of Mangalore City Corporation, a team of corporators led by former mayor Shashidhar Hegde seems to have still not refrained from its efforts in retaining erstwhile Commissioner Ajith Kumar Hegde.

Lady Goschen Hospital in dire need of adequate staff

Lady Goschen Hospital in dire need of adequate staff

The Government Lady Goschen Hospital in Mangalore which is a ray of hope for pregnant women hailing from poor families in DK , Udupi , Kodagu, Chikmagalur, Shimoga and even Kasargod districts, is facing problems due to lack of adequate medical staff. The hospital which sees as many as 1300 patients on an average during a month presently has only 66 nursing staff in place of 135 staff.

CPI(M) demands action against advocate Jayaraj in forgery case

CPI(M) demands action against advocate  Jayaraj in forgery case

The Mangalore city unit of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has urged for a stern legal action and a thorough probe into the case wherein Congress leader and advocate AC Jayaraj has been accused of forging the signature and seals of the sessions judge and misusing funds.

ABVP double standards exposed : Half-hearted protests for Sowjanya, high-pitch stir against Ratna case

ABVP double standards exposed : Half-hearted protests for Sowjanya, high-pitch stir  against Ratna case

The RSS sponsored Akhila Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) by bringing together a few students has been organising protests at various places in DK and Udupi district since the past few days demanding justice in the Ratna Kottari death case, though the fact is that the Parishad had half heartedly protested against the Sowjanya case. The development clearly reveals the double standards pursued by the organisation.

Corporators return disappointed ; New Commissioner appointed

Corporators return disappointed ; New Commissioner appointed

A delegation of corporators from Mangalore which had rushed to Bangalore to meet the Chief Minister and other ministers to stall the transfer of MCC Commissioner Shanadi Ajith Kumar Hegde, has returned to the city on July 16, Wednesday. Meanwhile, H Prasanna who was Additional DC of Kodagu has been appointed MCC Commissioner.

Advocate accused of forgery goes absconding

Advocate accused of forgery goes absconding

Advocate AC Jayaraj has gone absconding no sooner a case was registered against him in Bunder police station on the charges of forging the signature and seal of judges and defrauding banks to the tune of several crores of rupees.

House demolition case : Justice Saldanha writes to Police Commissioner seeking arrest of priests

House demolition case : Justice Saldanha writes to Police Commissioner seeking arrest of priests

Former High Court Judge Justice MR Saldanha has strongly condemned the incident of demolition of the house of John Lewis at Patrao Lane Karangalpady in Mangalore. In a letter to Mangalore Police Commissioner,

Angry investors go on rampage at Vraksha Business Solutions office

Angry investors  go on rampage at Vraksha Business Solutions office

Yet another private company in Mangalore has been charged with cheating investors. On July 15, Tuesday, hundreds of customers barged into the office of Vraksha Business Solutions at Royal Towers at KS Rao Road and resorted to vandalism alleging that the company had not returned their funds.

Congress corporators rush to Bangalore to stall transfer of MCC Commissioner

Congress corporators rush to Bangalore to stall transfer of MCC Commissioner

A team of corporators from Mangalore has rushed to Bangalore to meet Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and stall the attempts to transfer Mangalore City Corporation Commissioner Shanadi Ajith Kumar Hegde.

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