Archive for the Category ‘Special Report’

MESCOM engineer’s murder case still a mystery

MESCOM engineer’s murder case still a mystery

The murder of MESCOM Executive Engineer Jagadish Rao (56) at his residence at Kadri Kambala during the wee hours of September 21, Sunday is still shrouded in a mystery.

Dharmasthala double murder case : Huge bldg coming up close by house of victims

Dharmasthala double murder case : Huge bldg coming up close by   house of victims

It’s exactly two years since an elderly person Narayana(65), a former mahout and his sister Yamuna, a DMC worker were brutally hacked to death in their residence at Dharmasthala, a town notorious for a spate of crimes, on the night of September 20,2012. The police have failed to track down the killers in this case till date.

What happened to Shyam Prasad Shastri’s death note?, question villagers

What happened to Shyam Prasad Shastri’s death note?, question villagers

Villagers of Badekkila in Kedila of Puttur taluk have submitted an appeal to State Home Minister urging for a thorough investigation into the case of alleged suicide of Shyama Prasad Shastri, the brother of Diwaker Shastri who had levelled sexual harassment charges against the Hosanagara Ramachandrapur Mutt seer.

Unauthorised hoardings rule city

Unauthorised hoardings rule city

It has been reliably gathered that the Mangalore City Corporation was incurring loss of revenue to the tune of nearly Rs 2 crores, thanks to the several unauthorised hoardings that are reigning various ports of the city.

Ragging of girls in Vittal PU College sparks tension

Ragging of girls in Vittal PU College sparks tension

In a shocking case reported from Vittal Pre-University College, two male students of the college had reportedly been ragging four female students of the college since the past one month.
On September 18, Thursday, a major untoward incident was however averted due to timely action of the police who gathered information of the plans of the activists of a Hindu outfit to raid the college over the issue.

Janmashtami celebrations in ‘Pithra Paksha’: Devotees sore over Paryaya seer

Janmashtami celebrations in ‘Pithra Paksha’: Devotees sore over Paryaya seer

The celebration of Sri Krishna Janmashtami and Krishna Leelotsava (Vittlapindi) at the Udupi Krishna Mandir on September 16, Tuesday and September 17, Wednesday respectively that too during Mahalaya (Pithra Paksha) has much hurt the religious sentiments of devotees.

Alleged medical negligence during cesarean surgery : Patient’s relatives stage protest against hospital

Alleged medical negligence during cesarean surgery : Patient’s relatives stage protest against hospital

An incident wherein relatives of a woman who underwent a cesarean delivery, staged a protest outside the Sridevi Nursing Home in the town took place on September 16, Tuesday.

MCF faces fears of closure

MCF faces fears of closure

The nearly 2000 workers of Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers(MCF), the state’s only naphtha based urea manufacturing factory, are presently fearing their fate as the factory is likely to face a closure following the Union Government decision against offering subsidy for naphtha from October 1.

RSS leaders offended in banners congratulating Heggade?

RSS leaders offended in banners congratulating Heggade?

There has been much resentment as well as debate within the Sangh Parivar circles of late over the issue of the putting up of huge flex banners in Ujire, Belthangady and other places with a large portrait of D Veerendra Heggade congratulating him on his appointment as the President of the Vishwa Hindu Parishat Golden Jubilee Committee. What has been more irking to some Sangh Parivar activists is the fact that the portraits of several Sangh Parivar leaders are printed in small size while that of Heggade is printed in a large size.

B.C. Road auto men warn of taking to streets against injustice

B.C. Road auto men warn of taking to streets against injustice

Autorickshaw drivers of B.C. Road have questioned as to why the TMC as well as the police authorities were targeting only autorickshaw drivers while letting scot free two-wheelers and other motorists who flout parking rules in the area

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