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MLA Sunil Kumar accused of interfering in Moodbidri TMC affairs

MLA Sunil Kumar accused of interfering in Moodbidri TMC affairs

Ruling Congress Councillors of Moodbidri staged a protest by wearing black flags and shouting slogans during the TMC meeting on May 30, Saturday. Their anger was pointed towards Karkala MLA Sunil Kumar who had reportedly rejected the action plan prepared by the TMC for drinking water arrangements during summer and had instead prepared a separate action plan unilaterally.

Rai hits out at BJP for comments on ‘goondaism’

Rai hits out at BJP for comments on ‘goondaism’

DK District in-charge Minister B Ramanatha Rai has hit back at the BJP which has made a mockery of him by stating that he was involved merely in the task of breaking coconuts by attending functions.

CM Siddaramaiah censures Mangaluru Police Commissioner Murugan

CM Siddaramaiah censures  Mangaluru Police Commissioner Murugan

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has censured Mangaluru Police Commissioner S Murugan during a meeting of senior police officials for failure to maintain law and order in the Commissionerate limits.

BJP councillors uninvited for Mini Vidhana Saudha foundation laying; stage black flag demo

BJP councillors uninvited for  Mini Vidhana Saudha foundation laying; stage black flag demo

Opposition BJP Councillors of Bantwal staged a black flag demonstration before State Revenue Minister Srinivas Prasad who had arrived for the foundation laying of the Mini Vidhana Saudha in the town on April 30, Thursday alleging that they were not informed about the ceremony which they said had turned out to be a complete Congress convention.

DVS abstained from Mini-Vidhana inaugural to avoid embarrassment, allege Congress workers

DVS abstained from Mini-Vidhana inaugural to avoid embarrassment, allege Congress workers

Congress workers of Puttur have alleged that Union Law minister and former chief minister DV Sadananda Gowda had abstained from the inaugural of the Mini Vidhana Saudha in his hometown Puttur recently, just to avoid embarrassment as he had done nothing for the taluk during his chief ministership.
The Congressmen in the town also feel that the BJP workers who are unable to admit this have alleged that they have been neglected. The Congress meanwhile has also clarified that no one has been neglected.

Puttur Congress group complains against MLA Shakuntala Shetty with party leadership

Puttur Congress group complains against MLA Shakuntala Shetty with party leadership

A delegation of Congressmen led by sacked Puttur block Congress Chief Kavu Hemanath Shetty met KPCC Chief Dr G Parameshwar and CM Siddaramaiah in Bengaluru and has lodged a complaint against Puttur MLA Shakuntala Shetty.

Chief Officer raises eyebrows by wishing that MLA Shaku becomes minister

Chief Officer raises eyebrows by wishing that MLA Shaku becomes minister

It’s nothing surprise if party leaders wish that their party MLA or MP rises to the post of a minister. But it would certainly raise eyebrows if a CMC Chief Officer makes such a wish. This was what happened in Puttur recently. The CMC Chief Officer has wished that local MLA Shakuntala Shetty

Rai-Malli seen together after a long gap

Rai-Malli seen together after a long gap

The Congress camp in the taluk witnessed another significant development during the Amtady Tadyaluguttu Dharma Nema.

Puttur Congressmen engage in fracas in presence of observers

Puttur Congressmen engage in  fracas in presence of observers

The dissidence and infighting in the Puttur Congress has reached new heights with party men engaging in a fracas right in the presence of three KPCC observers who had arrived in the town on February 23, Monday.

Congress faction in Puttur wants ouster of Hemanath Shetty, his loyalists

Congress faction in Puttur wants ouster of Hemanath Shetty, his loyalists

It has been gathered that one faction of the Puttur Congress has appealed to the KPCC President to expel from the party the sacked block Congress Chief Kavu Hemanath Shetty and his supporters for using derogatory words against Puttur MLA and other senior leaders. It is learnt, the comments have embarrassed many party men.

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