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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.

Jokatte residents stage massive protest demanding suspension of MRPL’s coke, sulphur units

Jokatte residents stage massive protest demanding suspension of MRPL’s coke, sulphur units

Residents of Jokatte who are hit hard by the MRPL’s Coke and Sulphur units staged a massive protest in front of the DC office here on October 10, Friday. Earlier, they took out a protest march from Clock Tower to DC Office.

Threat letter in name of ‘ISIS’ is of Kulshekhar origin!

Threat letter in name of ‘ISIS’ is of Kulshekhar origin!

The city police who investigated into the case wherein a TV channel had received an anonymous letter in the name of the terror outfit ISIS which is active in Iraq and Syria, have realised the the letter had written by two gamblers from Kulshekhar.

Lobbying intensifies as reservations announced for post of next mayor

Lobbying intensifies as reservations announced for post of next mayor

The government has released the reservation list for the post of Mayor, elections for which are slated next March. With this it has become almost certain that general category female and male candidates would become the Mayor and Deputy Mayor respectively. Already, the aspirants for the top post have begun lobbying.

Jokatte unites to fight against MRPL’s coke, sulphur units

Jokatte unites to fight against MRPL’s coke, sulphur units

A meeting was held at Jokatte on October 8, Wednesday under the aegis of the local action committee to draw out an action plan for the movement demanding the closure of the MRPL coke and sulphur units which has made life difficult for residents of the area owing to its adverse consequences.

House demolition case: CID drops dacoity, murder attempt charges against accused priests

House demolition case: CID drops dacoity, murder attempt charges against accused priests

That the functioning of the CID officials of the state is far more inferior to that of the city police, has now been proved once again.

MESCOM engineer’s murder still a mystery

MESCOM engineer’s murder still a mystery

The case of murder of MESCOM engineer Jagadish Rao (56) at his house at Kadri-Kambala on the night of September 21 still remains a mystery with the police who are investigating into the case clueless regarding the killers.

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