Controversy over Sathiyamma takes another turn

The controversy surrounding the expulsion of P.O. Sathiyamma from her part-time job with a government office in Puthuppally took yet another turn on Wednesday with the police launching a probe into the alleged forgery of documents committed by her. The action follows a complaint lodged by Lijimol K.C., a former Kudumbasree unit member in Puthuppally. … Read more

Agriculture department to open 2,000 farmers’ markets across State for Onam

As part of the government’s market intervention efforts, the Agriculture department will open 2,000 farmers’ markets for Onam in the State. Agriculture Minister P. Prasad will perform the State-level inauguration of the initiative near the Alappuzha municipal office on Thursday at 10 a.m. Fisheries Minister Saji Cherian will preside. Officials said the markets would function … Read more

  Gruhashobhe expo to conclude on August 27 in Mysuru

The Gruhashobhe Monsoon Shopping Festival currently underway at Dasara Exhibition Grounds in Mysuru will conclude on August 27. According to the organisers, Gruhashobhe features more than 200 stalls displaying branded electronics appliances, automobiles, furniture, paintings, carpets, modular kitchens etc among other products at the expo. Many varieties of cashews from across the world, besides other … Read more

Job fair for physically challenged in Hubballi on Saturday

In a bid to provide employment opportunities to physically challenged persons with different types of skills, a mega Job Mela will be organised in Hubballi on Saturday. Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled is organising the job mela at Indira Glass House from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Apart from disabled persons, the Job Mela is … Read more

BJP trying to do politics on every issue, says M.B. Patil

Minister for Industries and Infrastructure development M.B. Patil on Wednesday said that unable to bear the loss in the Assembly elections, BJP leaders are trying to do politics in every issue, including the Cauvery. Speaking to presspersons in Gadag on Wednesday, he said that: ”At a time when deficit rainfall has caused problems to farmers, … Read more

Depressed by boyfriend’s death, nursing student hangs self in Yanam

Upset by the death of her boyfriend, A 22-year-old nursing student Meesala Mounika allegedly ended her life in the early hours of August 21 in Yanam town. In June, Ms. Mounika’s boyfriend reportedly ended his life by self-immolation as he was addicted to drinking.  Later, Ms. Mounka reportedly slipped into depression, dropped out of her college … Read more

Yadgir CMC Commissioner seeks police protection, citing life threat

Commissioner of Yadgir City Municipal Council (CMC) Sangappa Upase has written a petition to the Town Police seeking protection citing a life threat for bringing out illegalities in khata transfer. In his petition written on August 19, he said that he stopped illegal khata transfer after taking charge as Municipal Commissioner. He also said that he … Read more

Teacher suspended for marrying minor girl 

An assistant teacher Sandeep Ajure has been suspended on the charge of marrying a minor girl. He is working in the model government primary school in Halsi Tugaon village of Bhalki taluk in Bidar district. Deputy Director of Public Instructions Saleem Pasha on Tuesday issued a suspension order to Mr. Ajure, as a case was … Read more

HC criticises University of Madras for mala fide act of not letting Academic Council member to contest Syndicate election

The court has criticised the University of Madras heavily for its act of removing the name of an Academic Council member from the final list of candidates whose nominations to contest to the Syndicate had been accepted. | Photo Credit: File Photo The Madras High Court has declared as illegal the act of University of … Read more