Articles by M Raghuram
May 30, 2018
Day after Mekunu rampage, coastal Karnataka assesses damage caused by deluge; citizens blame municipal bodiesIndian Meteorological Department in its warning issued for 30 and 31 May predicted heavy to very heavy rains over coastal Karnataka and heavy rains over south interior Karnataka
May 02, 2018
Karnataka polls: RSS strongman Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat says 'blind' Siddaramaiah engineered communal divide for political gainFirstpost caught up with RSS strongman Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat for a chat ahead of the Karnataka polls
Apr 30, 2018
Karnataka polls: Sangh Parivar workers feel BJP denied their growth, say party giving tickets to 'tainted' MLAsPolitical analysts have already declared that it will be a hung assembly in Karnataka, but BJP does not think that will be the case. National spokesperson Sambit Patra declined to quote an estimate of the seats the party sees itself winning.
Apr 21, 2018
Udupi’s Madhwa mutts face turmoil as claim of swamis violating vows of celibacy takes centrestageSwami Lakshmivara Thirtha, chief of the Shiroor mutt, one of the eight mutts in Udupi, has alleged that Madhwa mutt swamis who take strict vows of celibacy have wives and children or mistresses
Mar 29, 2018
Indian Navy resumes target practice at Netrani Island after govt clearance; environmental hotspot under threat againLocal fishermen and environmentalists got a rude shock on Tuesday, 27 March, when naval warships resumed shelling the ecologically sensitive Netrani Island.
Dec 31, 2017
Hindu fringe outfits demand New Year's eve parties in Mangaluru end by 11 pm, say won't allow 'civic modesty' to be ravagedKeeping up with their habit of harassing youths who look for opportunities to celebrate life, the Hindu fringe groups in Mangaluru have issued threats to the police and the district administration, warning them to wrap up New Year celebrations in the coastal city by 11 pm.
Dec 19, 2017
Hadiya case: Karnataka's Hindutva brigade vows 'reverse love jihad', says network of informers in place to monitor youthThe air of legitimacy that the handling of the Hadiya case has given to the conspiracy theory of 'love jihad' has revved up Karnataka's Hindutva brigade. Infamous for taking law into their own hands, they are now gearing up to take 'love jihad' head-on.
Nov 10, 2017
Karnataka on the boil: Siddaramaiah government stirs up a hornet's nest by honouring Tipu SultanThe state government-led celebrations in Kodagu and Dakshina Kannada took a strange turn of events when the chief guests themselves unleashed a tirade against the government and Tipu Sultan.