7 held for violating prohibitory orders during lockdown in Mangaluru

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March 24, 2020

Mangaluru, Mar 24: Seven people were arrested on Tuesday for violating prohibitory orders imposed under Section 144 of CrPC in Mangaluru during the lockdown in Karnataka, Commissioner of Police PS Harsha said.
Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday had announced a complete lockdown in the state till April 1.
"In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the entire state will be locked down from 12 am of March 23 to April 1. People are requested to strictly follow it to contain the coronavirus spread," he said.
Earlier, the state government had ordered the suspending of all public and private transport services.
According to the data compiled by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the total number of the infection-related death toll in the country rose to nine on Tuesday, while the total number of active cases reached 482.

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September 22,2020

Bengaluru, Sept 22: The Main Opposition Congress party in the Karnataka Assembly, on Tuesday extended support to the Farmers, who are staging protest against the state government's controversial amendment to the Land Reforms and the APMC Act.

Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President D K Shivakumar, who had visited the Freedom Park, where farmers are staging dharna on the issue, and extended the party's solidarity with their demands.

Addressing the Farmers at the Dharna place, the KPCC president said that "You are agitating on an issue which is detrimental to the farming community as well as to the entire Farm activities".

Informing that the Congress party is also protesting against the two Controversial Ordinances on Land Reforms as well as Agriculture Marketing Produces Committee (APMC) Act both within and outside the Assembly, he said that "Party will stand with the farmers".

The KPCC president had also called for the Farmers to remain steadfast on the issue and defeat the very purpose of the Legislation, by not coming forward to sell off their landed properties across the state.

Meanwhile, the JD(S) leaders had also visited the Farmers, at Freedom Park and also extended their support for their cause.

It may be recalled that farmers, who had came from different parts of the state, are staging dharna near Freedom Park in the city opposing state government's proposal to bring amendment to the Land Reforms as well as APMC Act.

The Farmers Associations had also planned to call for a State-wide bandh in support of theri cause.

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September 22,2020

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Mangaluru, Sept 22: CCB Police of Mangaluru have arrested a young woman who was in contact with dancer, actor Kishore Aman Shetty arrested in drugs case.

Police said on Tuesday that the woman identified as Aska hails from Manipur and was employed in a spa in Mangaluru. It is learnt she had partied with Kishore and had consumed drugs. She was subject to medical test for drugs and the report has come out positive.

The CCB had initially taken into custody two women who had reportedly consumed drugs along with Kishore. The report of one of the young women had turned out negative while the woman whose report was positive has been arrested. Further investigations are in progress.

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September 24,2020

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Bengaluru, Sept 24: Congress MLA B Narayan Rao, who was undergoing treatment for coronavirus, died on Thursday, the hospital in Bengaluru where he was admitted said. The 65-year-old Basavakalyan MLA from Bidar district in North Karnataka was admitted on September 1 after being diagnosed with severe COVID-19 infection, Manipal Hospital Director Dr Manish Rai said in a statement.

He passed away at 3.55 pm,it said.

Dr Rai said he was critically ill with multi-organ failure and on multiple supports including ventilator in the Intensive care unit under constant observation by an expert panel of doctors.

"We deeply regret the loss and express our condolences to his family and friends," he added.

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