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Clashes-a regular feature in District Prison

Clashes-a regular feature in District Prison

With reports already suggesting that the District Jail is overcrowded, rumours are now afloat that there had been a clash between two groups in the prison recently.

Palemar brought to forefront again

Palemar brought to forefront again

In a fresh development, the district unit of BJP has given the Presidentship of the Mangalore North Assembly constituency unit of the party to Krishna Palemar who was virtually sidelined after his debacle in the assembly elections. In fact the party brought Palemar for the post by all a sudden dislodging Ramesh Kumar, the former chairman of MUDA who was hitherto holding the post.

District Prison overcrowded with prisoners

District Prison overcrowded with prisoners

The District Prison in Mangaluru is said to be overcrowded, thanks to the spate of criminal activities in the district of late. Sources indicate that the prison with a capacity of 250 is presently housing as many as 447 under trials.

Miscreants dump ‘Nagana Kallu” in drain

Miscreants dump ‘Nagana Kallu” in drain

If Nagana Kallu is worshipped with great devotion not only by devout Hindus, but also people of other religions to ward off Naga Dosha, one such Nagana Kallu was surprisingly found dumped in a drain near Tokkottu on December 13, Sunday.

Media men asked to move out of secret meet of Muslim Central Committee

Media men asked to move out of secret meet of Muslim Central Committee

An allegation is being heard that the Muslim Central Committees of DK and Udupi districts which had convened a secret meeting on December 13, Saturday to discuss the recent untoward incidents in the district, had sent journalists out of the meeting despite extending an invitation to them earlier.

Muslim League demands invoking of Goonda Act against Pranavananda

Muslim League demands invoking of Goonda Act against Pranavananda

A delegation of the Indian Union Muslim League has submitted a memorandum to Balkis Banu, Chairperson of the State Minorities Commission demanding invoking of Goonda Act against Pranavananda of Hindu Mahasabha who visits the district time and again and makes some provocative statement.

KFD functioning in garb of Muslim Defence Force?

KFD functioning in garb of Muslim Defence Force?

It has been reliably gathered that a Muslim fundamentalist organization named KFD was operating in the name of Muslim Defense Force which had recently threatened raid on Muslim girls and students who behaved in an unislamic way. Sources have now revealed the the organization has also resorted to forcible marriage of lovers in Moodbidri.

Liquor lovers confused over DC, Commissioner orders

Liquor lovers confused over DC, Commissioner orders

If liquor lovers are greatly disappointed ever since the Ulaibettu clashes , they are furthermore confused over the orders passed separately by the Mangaluru Police Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner on closure of bars and liquor shops.

District Administration worried as pvt hospitals present hefty bills towards treatment of violence victims

District Administration worried as pvt hospitals present hefty bills towards treatment of violence victims

The District Administration which had earlier stated that the government will bear the treatment costs of those who were injured in the sporadic incidents of violence reported in the aftermath of Ulaibettu incident,

Case of child labourer jumping from 4th floor of apartment : SHRC orders fresh probe

Case of child labourer jumping from 4th floor of apartment : SHRC orders fresh probe

The State Human Rights Commission which had registered a case with regard to the incident wherein a child labourer had jumped from the fourth floor of an apartment at Attavar where she was working as a domestic help, has ordered the Labour Department to undertake a fresh probe into the case. The SHRC had registered the complaint acting upon a report published regarding the incident in Karavali Ale, the sister publication of The Canara Times.

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