It has come to light of late that the Belthangady Police have registered a case against Sunder Malekudiya who is presently lying on the hospital bed after his fingers were chopped off with a weed cutting machine by a landlord at Neriya recently. The police, it is learnt have also filed cases against Sunder’s wife and son on the basis of a complaint lodged by Dayamanthi, the sister of the prime accused Gopal Gowda.
The statement of State Energy Minister DK Shivakumar that the government would give its green signal for the expansion of the UPCL project in the better interests of the state has irked the local farmers and residents who are facing myriad problems due to the project.
A team of officials in an operation launched on August 18, Tuesday has taken into custody a group of vagabonds which was involved in begging and troubling general members of the public. The group is said to be of Rajasthan origin.
The MRPL’s coke plant, though is quite far away from Kenjaru village, that has not spared the village of coke dust. The villagers who were tired of the problem, vented their ire against the Karnataka State Pollution Contol Board and the MRPL who visited the village on August 16, Sunday. The women of the village smeared coke dust on the white shirt of a representative from MRPL who had accompanied the KSPCB officials.
The KSRTC bus terminus which is coming up in the fast growing town of Puttur will be inaugurated in the second week of September. The terminus is coming up under Public-Private participation model.
State minister for Forest and Ecology and DK District in-charge Minister B Ramanatha Rai has said that the government will not permit a Tiger Reserve in the Kudremukh National Park Area.
An elderly citizen of the town had long back predicted that a jewellery shop if opened at Darbe in the town would bring trouble for the owner and will also lead to the shutting down of the shop. Putturites are very well aware of this prediction made by the senior citizen and believing him none had dared to open a jewellery shop at Darbe.
In a shocking incident reported from Chandtimar near Bantwal, a man who had earlier denied entry into his house to his very own mother, though later let her in following a court order, has now reportedly placed her under house arrest. The accused is identified as Vishwanath. His sister Chandravathi had moved the court against him.
State Minister for Health and Family Welfare UT Khader has expressed his grave concern over attempts made by some disruptive elements to disturb peace in the society through stabbing and such other incidents. Assault and stabbing cases have been reported without any reason in the region since the past few days and there is a ploy to incite communal feelings, the minister opined.
A total of 4 lakh tonnes of sand has been extracted from the Coastal Regulation Zone area in the district between March and June. This is equal to the quantity of sand extracted from April 2014 to February 2015.