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Srirangapatna Tahsildar fined Rs. 10,000 under RTI Act
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Srirangapatna Tahsildar fined Rs. 10,000 under RTI Act

Mandya: It has now come to light that Srirangapatna taluk Tahsildar Nagesh has been fined  Rs. 10,000 by the Karnataka Information Commission for reportedly not providing information under the Right To Information (RTI) Act based on a complaint lodged by one B.S. Vishwanath. The Assistant Commissioner, Revenue Department has been instructed to submit a report…

Tree branches on road to KRS posing danger
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Tree branches on road to KRS posing danger

Demand to cut dry branches, trees on Pump House Road Srirangapatna: It is not only the pit on this stretch that has not been filled for days together causing danger to the people, but equally worrying are the branches of trees that are lined up on this road that have gone dry that is causing…

Woman missing from Srirangapatna
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Woman missing from Srirangapatna

Mandya:  Nagarathna, wife of Krishna, a resident of Kyathanahalli village in Srirangapatna, who left her house on Apr. 21 at about 8.30 am, has since gone missing and a case has been registered at Srirangapatna Rural Police Station in this regard. Those having any information about the missing person, may contact Srirangapatna Rural Police Station…

Complaints galore against excess parking fee
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Complaints galore against excess parking fee

Visitors’ ire against parking lot contractor at Sriranganathaswamy Temple; Tahsildar warns of action, threatens to cancel contract Srirangapatna:  There is complaints galore about excess parking fee being collected at the parking lot near the famous Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple here. The complaints point to more parking fees being collected than the one fixed by the Temple…

Elderly couple dies in Palahalli
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Elderly couple dies in Palahalli

Srirangapatna:  An elderly couple died in sleep at their residence in Palahalli village of the taluk last night. The deceased have been identified as Annegowda alias Annaih (80) and his wife Kamalamma (75). The couple were said to be in depression as both were suffering from age-related illness for the last one year. Both had…

Obelisk, a forgotten monument at Srirangapatna
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Obelisk, a forgotten monument at Srirangapatna

By Arup Polash I recently visited Srirangapatna, near Mysuru. On the western most corner of Srirangapatna Fortress lies a War Memorial commemorating the Victory of the British over Tipu Sultan in 1799. It’s not on the usual tourist circuit for Srirangapatna. Nothing very unusual, one might say. However, a close look at the Memorial (now…

One killed, three injured as Maruti van rams into parked tipper
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One killed, three injured as Maruti van rams into parked tipper

They were proceeding to Kodagu from Bengaluru to vote Srirangapatna:  A 50-year-old woman was killed while three others suffered serious injuries, when the Maruti van in which they were travelling rammed into a parked tipper lorry at Baburayanakoppal in the taluk yesterday. The deceased is Asha (50). Her husband, 60-year-old Annaiah and two children who…

CM’s closed-door meeting
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CM’s closed-door meeting

Srirangapatna: In order to ensure the victory of his son Nikhil Kumaraswamy, who is contesting as the coalition candidate from Mandya LS Constituency, with actress Sumalatha Ambarish contesting as an independent candidate and launching an aggressive campaign, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy is said to have held a closed door meeting with Mandya JD(S) legislators and…

Beechanakuppe villagers drop poll boycott protest
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Beechanakuppe villagers drop poll boycott protest

Srirangapatna: Following assurance given by the Assistant Election Officer to arrange vehicle facility for disabled, aged and other helpless people to cast their votes during this LS Polls, villagers of Beechanakuppe of the taluk dropped their poll boycott protest. It may be recalled here that hundreds of villagers staged protest threatening to boycott the Lok…

Death of couple in road mishap: KSRTC driver jailed, fined
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Death of couple in road mishap: KSRTC driver jailed, fined

Srirangapatna: A Court in Srirangapatna has sentenced a KSRTC driver to one year imprisonment, besides imposing a penalty of Rs. 3,000 on him, for the death of a couple in a road mishap that took place nearly three years ago. Mallappa Gurikar is the KSRTC driver who has been sentenced. Ravi and Prabhavathi, a couple…

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