Villagers demand to ban construction private hotels and guest houses near Dharmastala

Monday, March 8th, 2021
Dharmasthala Villagers

Mangaluru : Villagers of Dharmastala and surrounding villages demanded that permission should not be granted for the construction of new hotels and guest houses within two kilometers radius of Sri Kshetra Dharmastala. A delegation of villagers led by Dharmastala gram panchayat vice president Shrinivas Rao submitted a memorandum to chief minister B S Yediyurappa through […]

Bajpe : 12 passengers injured after bus turns turtle

Thursday, July 9th, 2015
bus fallen

Mangaluru : Atleast 12 passengers were injured of which three were seriously injured when the bus bound for temple town Kateel overturned near Ballana under Bajpe police station limits on Thursday morning. According to Bajpe police, the city bus was going to Kinnigoli via Kateel. While negotiating a curve, the driver lost control of the bus. […]

Villagers prevent HPCL gas pipeline laying works

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Belthangady :  The proposed HPCL  gas pipeline from Mangalore to Bangalore   was opposed by villagers  of Pilikala on October 5, Saturday. The villagers prevented the special land acquisition officers from conducting a survey. The officers  had left the  place unable to undertake the survey. The locals were adamant saying they cannot let land for the […]

Thoudugoli residents protest against GP for permitting bar

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
permitting bar

Mangalore : The villagers of Thoudugoli a place which is in the border of Karnataka and Kerala and which comes under the Naringana GP limits staged a protest in front of the GP office on September10, Tuesday opposing the Panchayat decision to permit a bar in the village. Manjeshwar Mandal unit president of the Congress, […]

Unique protest by villagers against sub-standard road works

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Bantwal : A unique protest by planting plantain trees on potholes of the Kuddupadavu-Balashettymoole road  was held  by villagers who were fed up with the bad state of the road. They say the road which was asphalted in 2009 by spending several lakhs of rupees under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana  turned bad within […]

Niddodi villagers drive away Congress team which visits village

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Mangalore :  People of Niddodi drove away a Congress team which had arrived in the village on July 29, Monday to gather the opinion of the people regarding the proposed 4000 mw thermal power project. Several men and women had gathered and showed slippers and brooms at the team which had to return empty handed. […]

Hunger strike in Niddodi opposing mega thermal power project

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Moodbidri : Niddodi in Moodbidri saw a huge protest on July 28, Sunday against the proposed 4000 mw ultra mega thermal power project, Thousands of villagers came together to be part of a hunger strike launched to oppose the huge project in the village. People braved the rains and took part in the protest unitedly. […]

Niddodi villagers to stage huge protest against proposed mega thermal project

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Mangalore : As latest information reveals that the government is hell bent upon going ahead with the 4000 mw ultra mega thermal power plant at Niddodi in Moodbidri, the residents of the village are gearing themselves up to put up a united fight to pressurize the government to drop the project which is sure to […]

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