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S.M. Krishna’s followers in a dilemma
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S.M. Krishna’s followers in a dilemma

TO QUIT CONGRESS OR NOT… Even as senior leader and former Chief Minister S.M. Krishna joined the BJP recently, his followers in his native district of Mandya are in a dilemma whether to follow their leader or not. The people of Mandya have voted for Congress and JD(S) candidates all these years, with BJP failing…

Posing as customers, 4 women lift 17 sarees worth Rs. 1 lakh
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Posing as customers, 4 women lift 17 sarees worth Rs. 1 lakh

On the pretext of buying sarees posing as customers, four women reportedly lifted 17 silk sarees worth about  Rs. 1 lakh from a silk showroom on Maddur-Malavalli Road here on Friday. The crime is said to have been captured on the CCTV cameras installed in the shop. The four women were reportedly speaking Tamil and…

A Dialogue with a Mandya Man
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

A Dialogue with a Mandya Man

My experience tells me that every day is a renewal of life. Its experience is different from the previous day’s. Such an experience came my way on Wednesday 22nd March, 2017 when I met one Damadahalli Swamygowda Chandrashekaragowda (D.S. Chandrashekara) of Mandya district. He was 53-years-old. Lewis Carroll says in ‘Alice in Wonderland’, a picture…

Lone student skips 2nd PU Hindi exam: 16 teachers wait !
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Lone student skips 2nd PU Hindi exam: 16 teachers wait !

An unusual incident of teachers and staff of a Government College waiting for a lone student to appear for the second PU Hindi exam has been reported from Malavalli this morning. However, the student skipped the exam! It is learnt that 16 teachers waited for the lone student to appear for the Hindi exam at…

PM Modi opens door for Muslim girl’s education in Mandya
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PM Modi opens door for Muslim girl’s education in Mandya

Directs Bank to provide educational loan A letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a deserving girl in town has helped her to pursue higher education which otherwise would have shattered her dreams. Sarah, daughter of Abdul Iliyaz, an employee of MySugar here, on securing 83% in B.Com had sought admission for MBA course at…

Five dacoits arrested; lethal weapons seized
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Five dacoits arrested; lethal weapons seized

Arakere Police have arrested five dacoits who were waiting on the highway near Chikkankanahali village to commit the crime on Saturday night. The arrested have been identified as Chethu, Manu and Madhu of Cheeranahalli and Chethu and Abhi of KRS. The Police are said to have seized a machete, wicket, sticks and chilly powder from…

Ramya to join BJP?
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Ramya to join BJP?

At a time when veteran politician and Karnataka’s former Chief Minister S.M. Krishna is all set to join BJP, it is rumoured that former Mandya MP Ramya is also likely to follow his footsteps. Krishna is Ramya’s political mentor. Ramya, the actress-turned politician, used to interact with people on Twitter on a regular basis. Surprisingly,…

Two of Dandupalya gang arrested after 32 years
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Two of Dandupalya gang arrested after 32 years

Nagamangala Police have arrested two persons, Doodamuniya and his brother Chikkamuniya, said to be members of Dandupalya gang who were involved in burglaries of houses in Bellur and Nagamangala during 1981-84. They were arrested and granted bail in 1985 but subsequently were absconding for 32 years and now arrested again.

Water level rises at KRS
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Water level rises at KRS

The Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam witnessed a rise in water level by 3.39 ft yesterday with the release of Hemavathi river water from Gorur Dam in Hassan. The water-level at KRS was heading towards dead-storage (74 ft) and in an effort to supply water to areas depending on River Cauvery, the authorities had released water…

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