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Nov 17, 2017
Kambala row, Part 2: How the buffalo-racing sport helped counter Naxalism in a coastal hamletWhile Kambala, the sport popular in coastal, Karnataka is mired in controversy it has had an unexpected positive outcome in a village bereft of development.
Nov 16, 2017
Kambala row, Part 1: Ahead of Supreme Court verdict on the practice, bulls hit slush track in KarnatakaKambala is a long-cherished annual event across coastal Karnataka and sees rural men spurring their buffaloes in a 100-metre-sprint on slush farmland.
Nov 10, 2017
Karnataka celebrates Tipu Jayanti amid fear of violenceBringing the state under a thick security blanket, "Tipu Jayanti" celebrations were held amid protests across Karnataka to mark the birth anniversary of the controversial 18th-century ruler
Oct 05, 2017
Mangaluru's transition as communal hotbed not reflected by a shift in voter mood towards BJPCoastal Karnataka regions like Mangaluru act as a gauge that can throw up valuable insights into the outcome of General Elections on a national scale.
Oct 03, 2017
Mangaluru's present identity as hotbed of communal tension sharply contrasts with its peaceful pastAfter 2000, polarisation along religious lines became more pronounced in Mangaluru and coastal Karnataka. The battle lines based on religion were drawn.
Jul 02, 2017
Hindu outfits stage protests against Udupi Krishna Mutt's Iftar gettogetherActivists of three Hindu outfits on Sunday staged a protest in the twin districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi in protest against the hosting of an Iftar get-together and namaaz at Udupi Sri Krishna mutt on 24 June by Pejawar seer Vishweshateertha Swamiji.
Jun 29, 2017
Mangaluru: Man arrested for objectionable post condemning Pejawar mutt seer for holding iftarA man has been booked for posting ‘unpleasant and objectionable’ remarks on Facebook against Pejawar mutt chief Visheshateertha Swamiji for hosting "harmony feast" for Muslims in the ancient Krishna temple complex at Udupi.
Jun 27, 2017
Udupi Krishna Mutt says decision to hold iftar feast was Madhwacharya's tradition of forging amityFacing flak from a fringe outfit for organising "harmony feast" for Muslims during Ramazan in the ancient Krishna temple complex at Udupi, senior pontiff of Pejawar Mutt Sri Vishvesha Teertha Swamiji on Tuesday defended his gesture, saying it had in no way brought insult to Hindus.
Jun 26, 2017
In a first, Udupi Krishna Mutt hosts iftar for Muslims, calls for communal harmonyIn a noble gesture which can serve as an example of communal harmony, a top Hindu seer of Karnataka-based Mutt organised iftar for the Muslim community in Udupi on Sunday.
Jun 18, 2017
Pranab Mukherjee says Udupi is a place of progress, advancement during hospital inaugurationPresident Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said the coastal district of Udupi in Karnataka had developed into a region of advancement and progress.