The state, particularly the undivided DK district saw disruptive forces reign supreme during the past five year of BJP rule. That there had been a total breakdown of the law and order scenario in the district becomes evident if one takes into account the murders that have been reported the region, and which had links with underworld dons. Interestingly, in most of the cases, the killers had reportedly enjoyed the patronage of the ruling BJJP.
Several devotees of the Panolibail Shree Kallurti Daivasthana, considered a Karanika Kshetra, have lodged a complaint with the Deputy Commissioner as well as the Assistant Commissioner of the Hindu Religious and Endowment Department alleging that the temple staff was doing injustice to poor devotees through favouritism and biased policy.
Even as efforts are underway by some vested interests to suppress the agitations demanding a thorough probe into the rape and murder case of Ujire SDM College student Sowjanya, the reports that some vital aspects like mobile numbers etc which can be crucial in the investigation, have been missing in the mahajar report of the spot where Sowjanya’s body was found, gain significance.
Shiroor Mutt Swamiji Sri Lakshmivara Theetha Swamiji has said that there was no question of ‘surrendering’ before the Paryaya Sode Mutt seer.
The Arbi Falls near Parappadi in Nitte Gram Panchayat limits in Karkala taluk has been attracting tourists from far and near with its scenic beauty. But as the influx of tourists is increasing, there has even developed a fear as to whether this scenic place was slowly turning out to be a haven for immoral activities.
A fake blue film clipping featuring a girl whose face resembled Mangalorean talent Anushree who rose to fame through Big Boss Season-1 last year, is reportedly moving around in the mobile phones of youngsters mostly college students. There is a strong suspicion that this fake blue film was done to stake the honour and also ruin the future of a talented young girl.
A social awareness meet planned by Utsahi Taruna Vrinda of Gurupur to create an awareness among the people on the Gurupur Jangama Mutt property dispute, on January 19 and 20, has aroused much curiosity among locals more so because the “Guttuda Varsada Parbo’ organized by Vardhamana title holder Durga Prasad Shetty who is in-charge of the Mutt, is also scheduled to be held on the same day.
A complaint has been lodged with Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar alleging that Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner NS Channappa Gowda was evincing great interest in regularizing the City Centre Building on KS Rao Road, which has flouted construction norms at every stage. Vidya Dinker of Citizens Forum for Development of Mangalore has lodged this complaint and the Chief Minister, in response, has directed the Joint Secretary of the Urban Development Department to probe into the same.
A CC TV camera has exposed the truth behind the recent raid of the Kadri police on a beauty parlour and ayurvedic therapy center at Kankanady and Nantur in Mangalore leading to the arrest of a few lady employees and two youth.
Students of the Kalavara Varadaraj Shetty Government First Grade College of Koteshwara, on January 15, Tuesday boycotted classes in protest against the alleged harassment by a female lecturer of the college. The students made a vehement demand for the transfer of the lecturer Usha and also sought a public apology from her.