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Stone mining threat to KRS Dam: I have no objection to stop mining, says Mandya District Minister
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Stone mining threat to KRS Dam: I have no objection to stop mining, says Mandya District Minister

Mandya:  Mandya District Minister C.S. Puttaraju has stated that he has already directed the District authorities to take steps to curb illegal mining at Chinnakurali, Baby Betta Kaval, Amrutha Mahal Kaval, Honaganahalli, Bastipura, Beechanakuppe, Avverahalli and Bannangadi. He was reacting to Star of Mysore report published yesterday under the title ‘Stone Mining at Baby Betta:…

Stone Mining at Baby Betta Threat to Safety of KRS
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Stone Mining at Baby Betta Threat to Safety of KRS

Mandya: A Senior Police Officer’s report that rampant and uncontrolled mining-cum-stone quarrying activities at Baby Betta Reserve Forests in Pandavapura Taluk here is posing great danger to Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) has raised safety concerns of the Dam itself. The Dam, built by Sir M. Visvesvaraya and the gift of Mysore Wadiyars, is a lifeline…

Sri Sadashiva Swamiji of Sri Ramayogeshwara Mutt passes away
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Sri Sadashiva Swamiji of Sri Ramayogeshwara Mutt passes away

Pandavapura: Sri Sadashiva Swamiji (60), of Sri Ramayogeshwara Mutt at Bebi Hill in Pandavapura taluk, passed away this morning following heart attack in Bengaluru. The Swamiji had gone to Bengaluru yesterday to participate in the wedding at the Palace Grounds and had stayed in the house of one Shanthakumar, a devotee residing at Krithikanagar in…

Pramoda Devi writes to Govt. for transfer of Baby Betta land
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Pramoda Devi writes to Govt. for transfer of Baby Betta land

Mandya: Member of the erstwhile royal family Pramoda Devi Wadiyar has written to the Government about Baby Betta land in Pandavapura taluk in Mandya district asking the authorities to issue Khatha in her name as it is a private property belonging to Wadiyar family. In a letter written on Feb.23, addressed to Principal Secretary, Revenue…

Baby Betta illegal mining blast: Mine owner arrested
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Baby Betta illegal mining blast: Mine owner arrested

Mandya: The Pandavapura Police have arrested the main accused in the illegal mining blast at Baby Betta that killed one person and injured two. The arrested person has been identified as Sudarshan, the proprietor of the quarry. According to the Police, last week, one Narayana died and two persons were seriously injured following a blast…

Illegal mining at Baby Betta: Plaint against 19 Officers
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Illegal mining at Baby Betta: Plaint against 19 Officers

Mandya: Right to Information (RTI) Activist K.R. Ravindra has approached Karnataka State Human Rights Commission (KSHRC) against alleged illegal stone quarrying at Baby Betta Forest Range near Pandavapura. In his complaint, Ravindra has accused mining owners of violating human rights and mentioned that two people have died due to blast in the mining recently and…

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