Dissidence in Karkala Congress; workers protest against Moily

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Karkala: Since the businessman Uday Shetty Muniyalu was not given the party ticket for Karkala constituency for the upcoming assembly elections, several supporters of the businessman protested demanding that the party ticket be given to him. The irate supporters vented their anger against Congress leader Veerappa Moily and attempted to set fire to an effigy […]

A straight fight between Congress and BJP in Karkala constituency

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Karkala: Located at the foothills of the Western Ghats, Karkala Assembly constituency is famous for its pilgrim centres for Hindus, Jains and Christians. These include the 42-foot statue of Bahubali, Ananthashayana temple in Karkala, and St. Lawrence Basilica in Attur. The constituency has given the State a Chief Minister in the form of M. Veerappa […]

BJP’s V. Sunil Kumar to contest for Karkala

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Karkala: Former MLA V. Sunil Kumar has been selected as the BJP’s candidate for the 2018 Legislative assembly election for Karkala constituency. On April 8th, BJP high command released their first list of 72 candidates which confirmed the name of Sunil Kumar. He will be submitting his nomination papers on April 23rd. BJP has already […]

BJP ticket distribution debate at Bengaluru today

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

Udupi: The important meeting on the ticket for Mysuru division which has created a lot of speculations and curiosity will be held on April 7th at Ramanashree Resort at Yelahanka in Bengaluru. Each day is dedicated for a meeting on individual division. Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Shimoga, Kodagu, Chikkamagaluru and other district presidents, chief secretaries, committee […]

Women voters outnumber men in Udupi district

Monday, March 5th, 2018

Udupi: The district administration has handed over the voters’ list to all political parties on Saturday following the instructions by Election Commission (EC). Additional Deputy Commissioner Anuradha said the total number of voters in the district is 9,78,503. In this, 4,70,730 are men and 5,07,773 are women, including 18 under other category. The constituencies are […]

Farmers angry over wild animals destroying crops

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Udupi: The issue of wild animals destroying crops dominated the Raitha Janasamparka Sabha (farmer contact meeting) chaired by the Minister for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports, Pramod Madhwaraj, at the District Offices Complex Hall here on Saturday. Satish, leader of the Zilla Raitha Sangha, said animals such as monkeys, deer, wild boar, and wild oxen […]

Karkala MLA booked for ‘inflammatory speech’

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Mangaluru: Karkala MLA V. Sunil Kumar has been booked for “making inflammatory speech” at a meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Kalladka near Bantwal on Monday evening. In the meeting, Mr. Sunil Kumar reportedly told people that the ensuing election in Bantwal Assembly constituency will be a fight between Allah and Ram and not […]

Bajarang Dal leader among five booked for string of attacks

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Karkala: The Karkala police have booked five persons including Bajarang Dal leader Mahesh Shenoy, for assault and attempt to murder charges. According to the police, Mahesh Shenoy, Ganesh Pujari and three others attacked Sheikh Mohsin, a resident of Karkala, with sharp weapons at Banglegudde on the outskirts of the town on Thursday night. Mohsin, who […]

Bus carrying school going children meets with an accident

Monday, December 25th, 2017

Udupi: A bus ferrying 65 students of Shri Maramma Devara Rural high school, Doddaramapura, Tumakuru, hit a tree near Karkala on Friday. According to police, few children sustained injuries due to the accident, and were taken to KMC Manipal hospital. A total seven children received minor injuries. The bus driver lost control of the vehicle […]

13 people, including 7 children, injured as bus hits autorickshaw

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

Udupi: As many as 13 persons, including seven children, were injured when a bus, carrying schoolchildren on an educational tour, hit an autorickshaw and then crashed into a tree at Kukkundoor near Karkala on Friday. According to the police, the bus, which was carrying 65 students of Maramma Devara Gramantara High School of Doddarampur, Chikkanayakanahalli, […]