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Congress-SDPI workers clash again

Congress-SDPI workers clash again

One more clash has been reported between Congress, SDPI workers, this time in Mittanadka. Three persons were injured in the clash over a political rivalry.

Dakshina Kannada tops the state in polling percentage

Dakshina Kannada tops the state in polling percentage

Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha constituency has registered the highest polling percentage of 76.67 in the April 17 Lok Sabha elections. It has registered a two per cent increase in voting this time compared to the 2009 Lok Sabha elections when it registered a 74.44 percentage polling.

SDPI-Congress workers clash at Puttur, Suratkal

SDPI-Congress workers clash  at Puttur, Suratkal

Tension prevailed at Santyar in Aryapu village of the taluk for some time on April 17, Thursday following a clash between SDPI and Congress workers.

“False propaganda by BJP against Congress alleging it planned to ban Daivaradhane”

“False propaganda by BJP against Congress alleging it planned to ban Daivaradhane”

MANGALORE : Shivanand S Pandru, General Secretary of Daivaradhane Rakshana Chavadi has alleged that the BJP during election campaigning had resorted to malicious propaganda against the Congress stating that the Congress government was intending to ban Daivaradhane, a traditional form of worship in Tulunad. He said there are over 70,000 people in Dakshina Kannada and […]

Modi will sell off nation if he becomes PM : Komu Sauharda Vedike

Modi will sell off nation if he becomes PM : Komu Sauharda Vedike

UDUPI: KL Ashok, State Secretary of the Karnataka Komu Sauharda Vedike has urged the people to defeat Narendra Modi in order to save India. Speaking to reporters here on April 15, Tuesday, he said “BJP does not believe in democracy and the constitution of India and therefore is dangerous for the nation.” He charged that […]

Palemar’s U-Turn fearing women voters

Palemar’s U-Turn fearing women voters

MANGALORE: Former minister Krishna Palemar has taken a U-Turn and has said that the BJP had no links with the Kodikere gang (most of whom are activists of Hindu Jagarana Vedike, an affiliate of the BJP). In fact recently, Palemar while speaking to a local TV channel had said “Kodikere gang people are innocent. The […]

Timarody decision to support Nalin with Kalladka intervention draws flak

Timarody decision to support  Nalin  with Kalladka intervention  draws flak

Mahesh Shetty Timarody of Prajaprabhutva Vedike who spearheaded the Justice for Sowjanya movement, has drawn flak for pledging support to BJP candidate Nalin Kumar Kateel in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. It is believed that RSS leader Kalladka Prabhaker Bhat had intervened in this issue.

What benefit has DK reaped after electing Nalin as MP?, questions CM

What benefit has DK reaped after electing Nalin as MP?, questions CM

“What are the contributions of BJP MP Nalin Kumar Kateel to the district? Has he raised any question pertaining to the district in the Lok Sabha? He has come before you and addressed you only when there as communal tension. Isn’t it?,” this was how Chief Minister Siddaramaiah targeted sitting MP Nalin Kumar Kateel during a rally at Sullia on April 13, Sunday.

JD(S) factor to affect poll prospects of BJP’s Shobha

JD(S) factor to affect poll prospects of BJP’s Shobha

It has become almost certain that the position of the JD(S) would be reduced to third in the Udupi Chikmagalur Lok Sabha Elections. Except in Tarikere of Chikmagalur, in the rest of the areas, the voters do not know about the party candidate Dhananjaya Kumar.

DVS accused of furnishing false information in affidavit

DVS accused of furnishing false information in affidavit

RTI activist Haneef Saheb has lodged a complaint with Chief Election Officer of the state Anil Kumar Zha alleging that former chief minister DV Sadananda Gowda has furnished false information while filing his affidavit along with his nomination papers for Bangalore Lok Sabha constituency.

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