Mysuru, 24 Mar 2018 [Fik/News Sources]: The first day of the SSLC examinations passed peacefully without any cases of malpractices being reported in the Mysuru district. Out of the 37,881 students - 19,519 boys and 18,362 girls - who were supposed to attend the examinations at the 135 examination centres spread across the district, 36,357 students - 18,556 boys and 17,801 girls - appeared for the first language paper on day one. Nearly 1,524 students - 963 boys and 561 girls - were absent from the examinations. In order to keep a tab on malpractices, apart from regular squads, district level and state level squads were pressed into action. Mamatha, Deputy Director of Public Instruction (DDPI), Mysuru district said, “The exams proceeded peacefully without any incidents of malpractice being reported. No students were found lateRead More...
Udupi, 02 May 2018 [Fik/News Sources]: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, May 1 held the Congress government in Karnataka responsible for "political violence that led to the death of several BJP cadres" in the state. "It is extremely shameful that the Congress government allowed violence in the state and several BJP workers were murdered. The Congress must provide an answer to the rising crime," Modi told a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rally at M.G.M. College Grounds in this coastal district city. Through his 40-minute speech in Hindi, the Prime Minister addressed hundreds of people, including party cadres, gathered on a sunny afternoon. This was Modi's second rally after the one in Chamarajanagar district earlier in the day, kick-starting BJP's poll campaign for the May 12 AssemblyRead More...
Udupi, 06 Jun 2018 [Fik/News Sources]: Leader Sharan Pumpwell, of Hindu outfits on June 5, Tuesday, raised doubts that the police’s legality of booking a murder case under IPC Section 302 (punishment for murder), even before getting the post-mortem report in the death of cattle trader Hussainabba at Peradoor. Sharan alleged that the Udupi district administration was directly responsible for the death of Hussainabba. He said, “We have been urging the district administration and the police to take action against illegal transportation of cattle, but they have failed to act in this regard. Hence, they are responsible for the death.” “In this case, the police failed to get any weapon used for the alleged murder, and Hussainabba had no external injury marks on his body. This proves that he was notRead More...