Archive for the Category ‘Special Report’

Youngsters risk their lives to throw out LPG cylinders from shop engulfed in flames

Youngsters risk their lives to throw out LPG cylinders from shop engulfed in flames

Three youngsters of the Karkala town through their daring act have averted a major casualty during a fire mishap at a grocery store at Jayanthinagar on April 17, Friday afternoon.

Women’s organisations stage protest ; demand arrest of all accused in pregnant woman murder case

Women’s organisations stage protest ; demand arrest of all accused in pregnant woman murder case

Several women’s organisations of Kundapur staged a massive protest in the town on April 16, Thursday demanding a thorough investigation into the case of alleged rape and murder of a pregnant woman named Indira of Gopadi. The protesting women alleged that there were two more apart from the arrested accused behind the incident. They demanded the arrest of all the accused. “The accused must be hanged for the crime they have committed,”the women demanded and urged the police to conduct a spot mahajar by bringing the accused along.

Angry customers accuse petrol bunk of selling adulterated fuel

Angry customers  accuse petrol bunk of selling adulterated fuel

A petrol bunk at Padubidri which is in the eye of a storm for allegedly selling adulterated fuel to customers, once again saw protest when some customers arrived at the bunk and alleged that kerosene oil has been mixed in the petrol sold at the bunk.

ANF seize Naxal posters, handouts in Maala village

ANF seize Naxal posters, handouts in Maala village

The Anti-Naxal Force has seized a banner and six posters reportedly put up by suspected Naxals at Indiranagar in Maala village of Karkala taluk on April 14, Tuesday night.

Local lorry owners protest against sand transportation to outside districts

Local lorry owners protest against sand transportation to outside districts

Several local lorry owners and drivers intercepted lorries transporting sand to outside districts and staged a protest alleging that sand was not available for local use despite being transported in abundance to outside districts.

Shobha chides RV Deshpande for arriving late for polytechnic inaugural

Shobha chides RV Deshpande for arriving late for polytechnic inaugural

Udupi-Chikkamagalur MP Shobha Karandlaje has reportedly chided State Minister RV Deshpande who arrived for the inaugural of a Government Women’s Polytechnic at Gundyadka on April 8, Wednedsay much behind schedule, thereby making the girls wait for hours in the scorching sun to offer a Poorna Kumbha welcome for him.

‘Kaup’ not mentioned in Gram Panchayat’s new building!

‘Kaup’ not mentioned in Gram Panchayat’s new building!

If the new Gram Panchayat building of Kaup located alongside the National Highway was inaugurated recently, the harsh irony is that this building has nowhere mentioned the name of Kaup forcing people to question if politics had played its role behind not mentioning the name of the village in its Panchayat building.

Women protest against goondaism in name of culture

Women  protest against goondaism in name of culture

Women wearing black dresses and holding black placards staged a silent protest at the Nehru Maidan here on April 7, Tuesday to deplore the several recent incidents of immoral policing as well as atrocities on women in the district

Udupi CMC act of removing roofing of auto park invites public ire

Udupi CMC act of removing roofing of auto park invites public ire

The Udupi CMC officials on April 6, Monday removed the roofing of the autorickshaw park operating on a government land close by the Vidyodaya PU College in the town since the past few years. The allegation is that the roofing was removed merely because it obstructed the Sode Mutt building at Carstreet.

Black Magic haunts Belapu Gram Panchayat

Black Magic haunts Belapu Gram Panchayat

The Belapu Gram Panchayat which has attained fame at international level is now reportedly facing problems due to black magic.

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