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Clamour at DCC meet over suspension of Kavoor SI

Clamour at DCC meet over suspension of Kavoor SI

The Congress in the city had convened two meets on October 21, Tuesday and October 22, Wednesday respectively to discuss the issue of the suspension of Kavoor SI for allegedly assaulting a Sangh Parivar activist. If Tuesday’s meet was convened by MLA Moidin Bava nad MLC Ivan D’Souza, Wednesday’s meet was led by MLA JR Lobo.

Kavoor SI suspension case: Bava, Ivan pressurise CM to transfer Police Commissioner

Kavoor SI suspension case: Bava, Ivan pressurise CM to transfer Police Commissioner

Mangalore North MLA BA Moidin Bava and MLC Ivan D’Souza have mounted pressure on Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to immediately transfer Mangalore City Police Commissioner R Hithendra who has suspended the Kavoor SI Umesh Kumar just because a few people protested alleging that the SI had assaulted the rowdy sheeter belonging to the saffron brigade.

Pvt bus operators of DK, Udupi conspiring to prevent sanction of NURM buses?

Pvt bus operators of DK, Udupi conspiring to prevent sanction of NURM buses?

The DK and Udupi District Bus Operators Association which is evincing no interest in reducing the bus fares even after diesel prices were reduced by Rs 4 per litre, on the other hand is also reportedly ploying to prevent the release of funds for 35 NURM buses sanctioned by the Union Government to Mangalore and Udupi.

Inter-faith marriage row : Jagadish Shenava among accused

Inter-faith marriage row :  Jagadish Shenava among  accused

The complaint lodged by Vivita Sonia D’Souza of Elyarapadavu in Konaje police station has named her lover Roshan Shetty, VHP leader Jagadish Shenava, Praveen, Sharath, Ganesh Kumpala and Dinesh Kadri as the accused.

Rakshana Vedike pledges to fight to save public play ground

Rakshana Vedike pledges to fight to save public play ground

The Tulunadu Rakshana Vedike which has come forward to fight for the cause of a public play ground near the Cascia High School and prevent a builder from encroaching the land using fake documents, has said it would launch a severe agitation for the cause.

Kavoor SI suspended: Cong remains mute spectator to tirade of saffron brigade

Kavoor SI suspended: Cong remains mute spectator to tirade of saffron brigade

Mangalore Police Commissioner R Hithendra has suspended Kavoor SI Umesh Kumar who is facing charges of assaulting Moodushedde’s rowdy sheeter Charan. The irony however is that the Congress in the city has been a mute witness to all the developments.

BJP gives political twist to alleged attack on rowdy sheeter by SI

BJP gives political twist to alleged attack on rowdy sheeter by SI

The BJP is trying to gain political mileage out of the incident of alleged assault on rowdy sheeter and murder attempt accused Charan by Kavoor SI Umesh Kumar. The Hindu outfits had even protested outside the Kavoor police station demanding the suspension of the SI. If former chief minister and BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa had visited the station and even met the protestors on October 18, Saturday, MP Nalin Kumar Kateel joined the protestors on October 19, Sunday.

Kalavar Church pledges support to fight against MRPL

Kalavar Church pledges support to fight against MRPL

The Kalavar Church has pledged its full support to the fight against the pollution caused by the MRPL Coke and Sulphur units. The church Parish Priest Renezes Aranha presided over a meet held at the Pejawar Primary School premises on October 18 Friday evening. Most of the issues discussed in the meeting were those which were deliberated upon at the recent District Disaster Management Committee

Veiled war between Rai-Sorake over MCC transfers

Veiled war between Rai-Sorake over MCC transfers

The veiled war between two ministers from undivided DK district over the issue of transfers in MCC, has proved to be a boon to MCC officials.

Vertical split in DK Taxi Union creates more rift

Vertical split in DK Taxi Union creates more rift

With the Dakshina Kannada District Taxi Drivers’ Owners’ Association suffering a vertical split following the formation of the DK Taxi Karmika Parishat under the leadership of MLC Ivan D’Souza, sources say the rift has further widened over the issue of parking taxis in some stands.

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