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Muslim leaders slam BJP-SDPI for ‘communalism’

Muslim leaders slam BJP-SDPI for ‘communalism’

BANTWAL: Muslim leaders of the Congress from Kerala launched a tirade against the communalism of SDPI and BJP, at a Congress convention held at BC Road-Kaikamba on April 14, Monday. Addressing the meeting, T Siddique, Congress candidate from Kasargod Parliamentary constituency described the BJP and SDPI as two sides of the same coin. He alleged […]

Ex-mayors backing criminals must be booked, says Congress leader Vijaykumar Shetty

Ex-mayors backing criminals must be booked, says Congress leader Vijaykumar Shetty

“Let the police register cases against former mayors Rajani Dugganna and Ganesh Hosabettu who acted in favour of the criminals in the corporator Pratibha Kulai case. If the hands of former minister is found behind this, he too should be punished,” said former Suratkal MLA Vijaykumar Shetty.

Among DK LS candidates only Nalin has criminal case against him

Among DK LS candidates only Nalin has criminal case against him

Of the 16 candidates in the fray in Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha constituency, only Nalin Kumar Kateel of the BJP is facing a case of inciting communal sentiments through his speech. The case which is before the court is presently under hearing stage.

Kodikere gang promotes its juvenile delinquent

Kodikere gang promotes its juvenile delinquent

In the Mumbai underworld, the D company and various other gangs give unofficial rankings to its crime members. The Kodikere gang too has taken a step in this direction and has reportedly given a promotion to the 17 year old juvenile delinquent.

Corporator Pratibha harassment case: Accused arrested

Corporator Pratibha harassment case: Accused arrested

Police have arrested one Sahan Kumar (22), a resident of Kodikere on the charges of committing atrocities on Hosabettu corporator Pratibha Kulai while she was campaigning for Congress candidate at Kodikere recently.

Pranavananda urges to withdraw cases against kodikere gang

Pranavananda urges to withdraw cases against kodikere gang

Swami Pranavananda, president of the Bharathiya Kranthi Sena, a unit of the BJP has not only stood in support of the Kodikere gang but has also urged the authorities to withdraw cases against those who tried to sexually harass the Hosabettu corporator Pratibha Kulai by pulling her saree.

Srinivas College accused of contaminating Kandevu river forcing cancellation of fishing fair

Srinivas College accused of contaminating Kandevu river forcing cancellation of fishing fair

Residents of Mukka who have alleged that the waste water from the Srinivas Hospital and College at Mukka adjacent to the National Highway 66 are being released to the Kandevu river flowing a few meters away, have expressed the fears that the blatant act of the college authorities in violating cleanliness norms has forced cancellation of the traditional Meenu Hidiyuva Jaathre.

Kodikere gang funded by petrol, diesel, land mafia?

Kodikere gang funded by petrol, diesel, land mafia?

The Kodikere gang which is allegedly responsible for the murder of five Hindu youth in the area, is being reportedly funded by the petrol-diesel theft and tar and land mafia in the area. There is a feeling that more blood shedding could be averted if the police launches a crackdown against these mafia.

Is Nalin really the 6th Best MP of the nation?

Is Nalin really the 6th Best MP of the nation?

District BJP President Pratap Simha Nayak had convened a press meet recently to declare that the Times of India Group had reported that sitting Dakshina Kannada MP and party’s candidate for the upcoming elections Nalin Kumar Kateel was the ‘Sixth Best MP’ in the nation. But he has not given the original newspaper clipping to justify his claim, raising doubts. This has also given room for suspicion if this was just an attempt by the BJP to mislead the people when elections were just a few days ago.

Why are “Kodikere” leaders silent on Harish murder case?

Why are “Kodikere” leaders silent on Harish murder case?

A few days ago, Mangalore North MLA had said “ In the past people dreaded to walk around in Kodikere even during day time. But things have improved now.” But this issue was blown out of proportion and even led to the incident of offending Hosabettu corporator Pratibha Kulai by pulling her saree. The incident also hit the headlines at national level, bringing disrepute to the city yet again.

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