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Congress workers sore over MLAs Gopal Poojary, Pramod for not quitting party posts

Congress workers sore over MLAs Gopal Poojary, Pramod  for not quitting party posts

The failure of Byndor MLA Gopal Poojari and Udupi MLA Pramod Madhwaraj to relinquish their posts as Presidents of Udupi District Congress Committee and Udupi Block Congress Committee respectively even one and a half years after they were elected MLAs, has now invited the ire of the party workers.

Shaku’s tears at CLP meet likely to rake up Puttur Block Congress controversy

Shaku’s tears at CLP meet likely to rake up Puttur Block Congress controversy

The recent incident at the Congress Legislative party meeting wherein Puttur MLA Shakuntala Shetty shed tears complaining that she was sidelined by party leaders in the district, is all set to rake up another storm in the Puttur Block Congress.

Udupi Utsav ‘accounts’ issue echoes in CMC meet ; BJP stages dharna

Udupi Utsav ‘accounts’ issue  echoes in CMC meet ; BJP stages dharna

Opposition BJP councillors of the Udupi CMC staged a dharna in the well of the House during the CMC meet held here on November 29, Saturday alleging that there has been embezzlement of funds during the Udupi Utsav held last year. They also alleged that the financial statement of the Utsav was not genuine.

Appointments to boards, corporations : Congress govt accused of appeasing minorities

Appointments to boards, corporations : Congress govt accused of appeasing minorities

The Congress Government in the state is presently facing the allegation of unduly appeasing the minority communities and neglecting the Hindu community leaders of the party in DK, Udupi and Uttara Kananda districts while making appointments to various boards and corporations.

Puttur MLA Shakuntala Shetty to get cabinet berth?

Puttur MLA Shakuntala Shetty to get cabinet berth?

It has been reliably gathered that Puttur MLA Shakuntala Shetty will get a cabinet berth during the next cabinet reshuffle by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. Though many believed Shetty would get a chance during the cabinet formation , her admirers were disappointed.

B.H.Khader, Kripa for Boards, Corporations?

B.H.Khader, Kripa for Boards, Corporations?

Sources within the Congress party has confirmed that two influential leaders from the district are in the final race for posts of presidentship of various boards and corporations, even as several are vying for the posts.

“Religious” twist to Puttur Block Congress row

“Religious” twist to Puttur Block Congress row

Puttur Block Congress Women’s unit President Kalavathi has raked up a controversy by stating that “Muslim women must wear burqa. Those who fail to do so are not true Muslims.”

Sudden development: Puttur Block Congress gets new President

Sudden development: Puttur Block Congress gets new President

In a sudden development, Youth Congress leader and advocate Fazal Rahiman has been appointed as the Puttur Block Congress President by the KPCC.

Puttur Congress problem will be solved within a week, assures Shakuntala Shetty

Puttur Congress problem will be solved within a week, assures Shakuntala Shetty

Puttur MLA Shakuntala Shetty has assured party workers that the problems in the Puttur Block Congress owing to differences between leaders will be sorted out within a week.

Brewing dissidence in Puttur Congress: Growing demand to oust Block Chief

Brewing dissidence  in Puttur Congress: Growing demand to oust Block Chief

The dissidence in the Puttur Block Congress Committee has now reached its peak with one section threatening to stage a protest in front of the KPCC Office in Bangalore if the leadership failed to revamp the Block Congress unit within one month.

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