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DYFI threatens black flag demonstration against Sorake

DYFI threatens black flag demonstration against Sorake

DYFI State President Muneer Katipalla has threatened that his organisation would stage a black flag demonstration against Udupi District Minister and Kaup MLA Vinay Kumar Sorake who has failed to visit the Koraga families residing at Padubidri and who are facing fears of eviction.

Poojari quietly active in politics again

Poojari quietly active in politics again

If one is under the impression that veteran Congress leader B Janardhana Poojary who lost the previous Lok Sabha elections would retire from active politics, it is wrong. There is information that Poojary who has recovered from the shock of failure, is once again active in politics, but behind the scene.

MLA Madhwaraj behind rampant corruption in Udupi, alleges Raghupathi Bhat

MLA Madhwaraj behind rampant corruption in Udupi, alleges Raghupathi Bhat

Former Udupi MLA Raghupathi Bhat has hurled a serious allegation against sitting MLA Pramod Madhwaraj of the Congress alleging that he was threatening contractors and was collecting hafta from the builders of the city. Bhat has also alleged that corruption was reigning under the Congress rule in the TMC.

Congress leaders-Karkala SI lock horns during protest

Congress leaders-Karkala SI lock horns during protest

There was a verbal clash between the Congress leaders and the Karkala town SI when the former staged a protest against price hike in the town on June 25, Wednesday.

Abhaya makes controversial statement at an official meet

Abhaya makes  controversial statement at an official meet

State Minister for Youth Services and Fisheries K Abhayachandra Jain has made an insensitive and controversial statement during a progress review meeting held at the DC office on June 12, Thursday.
Responding to the demand placed forth by an office bearer of a sports association seeking financial aid for a sports meet of differently abled children, the Minister retorted and said “Aid cannot be granted for the disabled and the blind.”

A lacklustre victory rally of BJP in Belthangady

A lacklustre victory rally of BJP in Belthangady

The much awaited victory rally of the newly elected MP Nalin Kumar Kateel in Belthangady on June 1, Sunday turned out to be a lacklustre affair.

Abhaya likely to lose cabinet berth?

Abhaya likely to lose cabinet berth?

With the Congress biting dust in the Lok Sabha elections in Dakshina Kannada as well as Udupi-Chikmagalur constituencies, sources say there is a possibility of at least one of the four ministers from undivided DK losing his position.

Ivan, Vijaykumar Shetty lobby for MLC seat

Ivan, Vijaykumar Shetty lobby for MLC seat

It has been reported that KPCC Secretary Ivan D’Souza and former MLA Vijaykumar Shetty along with their supporters have lobbied for MLC seat during the visit of Union Minister Oscar Fernandes to the city on May 11, Sunday.

Jayaprakash Hegde to face defeat?

Jayaprakash Hegde to face defeat?

Has sitting MP of Udupi-Chikmagalur constituency Jayaprakash Hegde who is said to be a popular leader, lost his sheen after the Lok Sabha elections? Does Hegde fear a defeat? Will be lose the elections? The answer to these questions is ‘Yes’ by intelligence sources.

Rahul dinner and Manippadi’s dilemma

Rahul dinner and Manippadi’s dilemma

Anwar Manippady who was the Minorities Commission chairman during the BJP rule in the state, has made an issue by tweeting regarding the dinner which Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had with his three friends at Ocean Pearl in the city during his recent visit to the city to address an election rally.

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