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SHRC begins probe into police brutality on minor boy

The State Human Rights Commission conducted a hearing in connection with the recent case in which the then Ullal sub-inspector Shivaprakash was charged with committing atrocities on a ten year old boy by kicking him in the public. The police commissioner of the Commission conducted a thorough hearing by documenting the statements of the victim boy, his parents, some witnesses as well as the accused SI.

Govt must hand over Naushad case to CBI

There are no indications of any possibility of the society forgetting the brutal murder of city’s noted advocate and human rights activist Naushad Kasimji, as of now and also in the near future. Close on the heels of the city’s senior advocate Purushottam Poojari lodging a police complaint pointing fingers toward four police officials in this case, and the high court serving a notice to the officials, the Muslim organizations of Bhatkal have at a press meet alleged that “ There were the hands of the police officials in the Naushad murder.”

What’s wrong with our cops ?

It is nothing but queer to note that the law keepers of the society are themselves responsible for peace and unrest, in the recent times. If the misbehavior of the Kerala cops who had come for election duty, at the Panambur beach is one instance, the rampage the cops resorted to in Mysore is another instance. A crowing glory to all these incidents, has been the Dharmasthala incident, wherein the Andhra police who too had come on election duty fired at a group of innocents resulting in the death of one person.

Over 60% fail to pay water bills in city

MANGALORE: As the water bill imbroglio in the Mangalore city corporation limit continues, it has come to light of late that over 60 per cent of domestic water consumers have not paid their water bills for several reasons. According to one estimate, nearly 68 per cent of water consumers had not paid their water bills during the first four months of this year. The reasons range from discrepancies in water bills to illegal connections.

VSA comments stun Sangh Parivar : Dharmasthala incident

MANGALORE : The recent Dharmasthala incident wherein a local youth had to lose his life after one of the personnel of the Andhra Pradesh CRPF who were in the district on election duty, fired at a group of youth, is slowly snowballing into a controversy, particularly after state home minister VS Acharya seemed to be defending the Andhra cops as evident from the comments made by him in his blog, only to invite the ire of the Sangh Parivar.

MRPL expansion should be rightfully opposed

Dear editor, Several mega companies as well as a petrol refinery have come up in the district on the pretext of industrialization and opening up of job opportunities. One such company is the MRPL.