Enraged farmers stage protest for cancelling Meeting on UPCL

Monday, October 17th, 2011
Upcl Farmers protest

Udupi : The members of the Raitha Sangha staged a protest in front of the DC’s office due to the cancellation of meeting organised by expert committee scheduled to discuss UPCL problems today. The farmers staged a protest because the DC refused to come out and explain the reasons for the cancellation of the meeting. […]

Govt to verify before permitting for second unit of UPCL

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Udupi : CM D. V. Sadananda Gowda, speaking opn the power shortage in the state said that the government will conduct a study into the impacts of the environment after the second unit of UPCL unit He also said that the government will provide conditional approval and insert a clause to the company stating that […]

Arecanut growers taken under protection: CM

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
arecanut tree

Puttur: Assuring the hapless arecanut growers in his home district that he would always stand by them in their trails and tribulations, CM DVS Gowda told them on Tuesday that a report was expected from experts  who are conducting a survey into the rotting disease in areca palm trees, and preventive steps will be taken […]

JSPPS create Government awareness on UPCL construction

Monday, September 12th, 2011
JSPPS create Government awareness on UPCL

Udupi: Dr B M Hegde, district president of Jaya Srikrishna Parisara Premi Samiti and retired vice-chancellor of Manipal University said that it is important for a business man to have social concern apart from just making business in the society. Speaking at the public meet organized in the auditorium of Hotel Kidiyoor on September 10, […]

5 doctors prepare a demanding report on UPCL fly ash problems

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
Doctors report on upcl problems

Mangalore: A team of medical experts in city have prepared and released a factual report on health hazards faced by Elluru and surrounding residents due to atmospheric contamination of fly-ash spread to UPCL, a coal-based thermal power plant producing 500 MW of electricity in Udupi region. The 5 doctoers K.Mohandas Bhandary, S,Jayaram, M.Annayya, Sanjiva Badiger […]

Pejawar Swamiji ends protest on Monday bowing to BJP/VHP leaders

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
pejavara sree

Udupi: A 3 member delegation led by Mangalore MP, Nalin Kumar Kateelu to Pajaka (Kunjarugiri) to dissuade Udupi Pejawar Mutt seer Vishwesha Teertha from his indefinite fast has borne fruit and resulted in the Swamiji breaking his fast conditionally, on March 28.The seer said that if no proper solution was found to the Elluru (Udupi […]

Muslims protest against UPCL pollution

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Udupi: About 10,000 Muslims from 7 villages in a zonal union will fast on March 28, against alleged pollution of air and water caused by Udupi Power Corporation (UPCL) coal-based thermal power plant that emitted huge quantities of fly-ash. Addressing media persons on Thursday, the Muslim Union Chief M.P.Moidinabba warned that an irresponsible UPCL had […]

Pejawar Swami on fast writes to CM to control UPCL

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Mangalore: Udupi Pejawar Mutt spiritual leader in politics has sought an audience with CM Yeddyurappa, demanding closure of Udupi Power Corporation, which could not solve the menace and problems created by release of fly ash in the atmosphere while producing 100 MW of power everyday in Udupi for the coastal people. The seer is on […]

KSE outbursts in Udupi on Sunday

Monday, March 21st, 2011
K.S.Eashwarappa Udupi

Udupi: BJP state unit chief from Shimoga, K.S.Eashwarappa, inaugurating an event in Udupi on Sunday at the Hafsa auditorium, criticised operation lotus and its need, when loyal MLAs ware led astray, and honour was bestowed on those outsiders, unaware of BJP principles and policies, making them ministers was it necessary, KSE asked at the convention […]

Uma Bharati to support Pejawar Swami on UPCL

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011
Uma Bharati

Udupi : BJP’s estranged leader and former CM of Madhya Pradesh Uma Bharati, today lent her support to Pejawar Swamiji (her Guru) in his fight against udupi Power Corporation that had defiled the local atmosphere with fly ash. Bharati said she left CM’s post in 1994, to hoist a tricolor in Hubli at Idgah Maidan. […]