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Goan minister calls Kannadigas 'haramis'

DH News - Sun, 14/01/2018 - 10:36am

Goa Irrigation Minister Vinod Palekar who visited the Khanapura taluk site where Kalasa Nala works are being carried out, insulted the people of Karnataka by calling them illegitimate-born (harami).

Palekar who inspected the nala works near Kanakumbi, expressed dissatisfaction about the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government in the state.

Palekar said that the Karnataka government had disobeyed a Supreme Court order and is playing dirty politics. Goa Chief Minister writing to Karnataka BJP president B S Yeddyurappa was not a courts order he clarified.

"Mahadayi is our mother. Why should we bother about farmers protesting in Karnataka? There is no question of releasing water till the dispute is settled by the Water Tribunal," he said and returned to Goa.

The minister who was later questioned by Goan journalists why he visited the Kalasa nala site with police protection, Palekar has called Kannadigas haramis.

"Hence I went with police protection," he has justified to Goan scribes.

Karnataka Water Resources Minister M B Patil is scheduled to visit the Kalasa Nala site on Monday.

Goa Irrigation Minister Vinod Palekar who visited the Khanapura taluk site where Kalasa Nala works are being carried out, insulted the people of Karnataka by calling them illegitimate-born ('harami').

Palekar who inspected the nala works near Kanakumbi, expressed dissatisfaction about the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government in the state.

Palekar said that the Karnataka government had disobeyed a Supreme Court order and is playing 'dirty politics'. Goa Chief Minister writing to Karnataka BJP president B S Yeddyurappa was not a court's order he clarified.

"Mahadayi is our mother. Why should we bother about farmers protesting in Karnataka? There is no question of releasing water till the dispute is settled by the Water Tribunal," he said and returned to Goa.

The minister who was later questioned by Goan journalists why he visited the Kalasa nala site with police protection, Palekar has called Kannadigas 'haramis'.

"Hence I went with police protection," he has justified to Goan scribes.

Karnataka Water Resources Minister M B Patil is scheduled to visit the Kalasa Nala site on Monday.

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Police arrest youth for threatening SFI leader on Facebook

DH News - Sun, 14/01/2018 - 6:36am

The police have arrested a youth for allegedly harassing and threatening Madhuri Bolar, a Student Federation of India (SFI) leader on social media, in Mangaluru on Saturday.

Mangaluru South police who are investigating the case, arrested Srihari alias Harish Devadiga alias Kakanje Devadiga, near Pumpwell.

Srihari belongs to Kakanje, Belthangdi taluk, Dakshina Kannada district.

Police have seized the mobile used to send the threat messages and produced him in court. The accused has been remanded to judicial custody.

Police added that there are other suspects who are yet to be arrested in connection with the case.

According to the police, SFI district secretary Madhuri Bolar had filed a complaint on January 9, stating the accused had taken pictures of her and other SFI volunteers campaigning.

He had then uploaded those pictures on Facebook with threatening messages.

The police have arrested a youth for allegedly harassing and threatening Madhuri Bolar, a Student Federation of India (SFI) leader on social media, in Mangaluru on Saturday.

Mangaluru South police who are investigating the case, arrested Srihari alias Harish Devadiga alias Kakanje Devadiga, near Pumpwell.

Srihari belongs to Kakanje, Belthangdi taluk, Dakshina Kannada district.

Police have seized the mobile used to send the threat messages and produced him in court. The accused has been remanded to judicial custody.

Police added that there are other suspects who are yet to be arrested in connection with the case.

According to the police, SFI district secretary Madhuri Bolar had filed a complaint on January 9, stating the accused had taken pictures of her and other SFI volunteers campaigning.

He had then uploaded those pictures on Facebook with threatening messages.

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Several parked cars set ablaze in Kalaburagi city

DH News - Sun, 14/01/2018 - 5:58am

Miscreants set ablaze several cars that were parked in front of the owners houses in different areas of Kalaburagi city, early Sunday morning.

Among the many cars set afire, two cars parked at Sedam Road, Jayanagar; one in Banashankari Colony, one in Vivesvaraya Colony, one in front of United Hospital and one at Lalageri Cross are burnt to a cinder.

Police said that all this is the handiwork of a single gang of miscreants.

Barely one month ago, four bikes and one autorickshaw were set on fire in Roja Layout in Kalaburagi.

Superintendent of Police N Shashikumar visited the spots.

Kalaburagi rural and University police have registered cases and investigations are on.

Miscreants set ablaze several cars that were parked in front of the owners' houses in different areas of Kalaburagi city, early Sunday morning.

Among the many cars set afire, two cars parked at Sedam Road, Jayanagar; one in Banashankari Colony, one in Vivesvaraya Colony, one in front of United Hospital and one at Lalageri Cross are burnt to a cinder.

Police said that all this is the handiwork of a single gang of miscreants.

Barely one month ago, four bikes and one autorickshaw were set on fire in Roja Layout in Kalaburagi.

Superintendent of Police N Shashikumar visited the spots.

Kalaburagi rural and University police have registered cases and investigations are on.

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