Holy Ramadan month begins ; fasting from today

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Mangalore :  The Ramadan fasting has begun in DK and Udupi districts on July 10, Wednesday following the sighting of the  New Moon at Wayanad in Kerala on July  9, Tuesday. Due to the cloudy weather moon could not be sighted in the district. The Qazis of both the districts have said Ramadan fasting  will […]

Fasting Karmika Sangha workers want DC to visit protest venue

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
Karmika Sangha workers

Mangalore : The Akhila Bharatha Karmika Sangha (ABKS) members who are on a hunger strike in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office since seven days protesting against the discrepancies in the District ESI Hospital have adopted an adamant stand that the DC  should  meet them at the protest venue and hear their plea. The  protest […]

Devotees on Lentine Friday stung by wild Bees on way

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Belthangady: During Lent of 40 days fasting on the last Friday(on March 30) before Good Friday(of Crucifixion of Christ on Golgotha hill by Romans), Catholic devotees offering service at various stations here of the bearing of Cross on Gadaikallu hill(or Jamalabad) in Nada village, in Belthangady taluk, were tested by angry wild Bees that attacked […]

Pejawar Seer to fast for 3 days in Padubidri today

Saturday, January 7th, 2012

Mangalore: The esteemed Pejwar Math Swami Vishwesha Tirtha (81) has declared on Friday that he would go on 3 days fast at the Padubidri temple to protest against removal of 2 experts chosen by him for a committee appointed to study the have created by Udupi Power Corporation Ltd. (UPCL), while producing  250MW of power […]

ABKS volunteers call off their sympathetic strike on second day

Friday, December 30th, 2011
ABKS volunteers call off their sympathetic strike on second day

Mangalore: Four members of ABKS (Sudatta Jain, Santosh Kaptar, Raju Kulal and Chandrahasa Shetty) who went on a sympathetic 3-day fasting, supporting Anna Hazare’s similar performance in Bandra Kurla grounds of MMRD Authority in Mumbai on Dec 27, had to cut short the fast on second day itself, as Hazare was sick and  had called […]

4 Sympathisers from ABK Sangh on fast for 3 days at DCO gates

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011
4 Sympathisers from ABK Sangh on fast for 3 days at DCO gates

Mangalore: Four members of All India Workers’ Union (ABKS) have started a 3- day fast on a platform built near DCO gates in front of SBI here, in a token of sympathy towards the 3-day fasting declared by Anna Hazare at Bandra-Kurla (MMRDA) grounds from Tuesday morning, Dec 27. The fast is undertaken for a […]

The holy fasting month of Ramzan starts on Monday, August 1, 2011

Monday, August 1st, 2011
ramadan mubarak

Mangalore: The Ramzan, a fasting month in 1432 of the Islamic calendar, has begun with Muslim across coastal Karnataka, Kerala spotting a lean crescent moon with eagle eye, in the midst of rain bearing dark clouds on Sunday evening at Kasargod. The holy month has also begun in the middle-east countries and south/coastal western India […]

Small Vendors go on fast to extricate their demands from MCC

Monday, July 25th, 2011
footpath vendors protest

Mangalore: Roadside/footpath vendors demanded appropriate facility to carry on their trade in city and conducted a day-long fasting in front of Palika buildings on MG road, in city on Monday shouting slogans al9ong with some sympathizers. JDS leader M.G Hegde lashed out at MCC to fulfill the simple demands of poor groups of roadside vendors. […]

Land Denotification: Pejavar seer threatens indefinite fast

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011
pejavara seer threatens of fasting

Bangalore: Pejavar Mutt pontiff Visvesha Thirtha Swami today threatened to go on an indefinite fast in Mangalore from tomorrow if the ruling BJP failed to honour its promise of withdrawing notification on acquisition of land for SEZ in that city by this evening. “Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa met me three days back and promised […]

CM asks HDK to perform in Freedom Park on July 9

Monday, July 4th, 2011
Cheif Minister

Bangalore: It’s official now. The senior (JD-S) CM HDK will fast unto death on July 9,to force an enquiry into the Junior (BJP) CM Yeddy’s charge that Gowda family has illegal wealth amounting to Rs1,500 crores. The former JD-S CM threw a challenge at present CM(BJP)to choose one of the 2 venues suggested, either in […]