Black-magic continues to haunt Karnataka polls; Rs 32 lakh owl sacrifice averted

Pegged at the cost of Rs. 32 lakh, an innocent owl was on the verge of being a sacrificial object on-behest of a political aspirant, if not for the timely intervention by the Kollegal Regional Forest officer (RFO). In the last two-months, around Chamarajanagara district, the forest officials have booked seven cases of poaching and arrested at-least four-people in this connection. In their statement, the arrested admitted to the officials that they were procuring the animals on behest of unknown middlemen for ‘Vamachara’ or Black magic practitioners to ensure candidates victory.

For more on this report by Team StoryInfinity read – The NewsMinute , Coastal Digest, News Karnataka.

Battle for Mangaluru: Khader, Santosh, Ashraf field six common questions

For decades victory has eluded from BJP in Mangalore constituency region, whereas for the Congress it has been a safe-seat passing through the hands of late legislator UT Fareed to his protégé son UT Khader. BJP this time has fielded Santosh Kumar Rai Boliyar and is mobilizing all its resources to ensure victory. Meanwhile, former Mangaluru Mayor and Ex-Congress leader K Ashraf is also set to give stiff contest on behalf of Janatha Dal (Secular) at the region which has a sizable minority population.

For more on this report by Team StoryInfinity read – Coastal Digest.

What are the plans of Lobo, Kamath, Prabhu for Mangaluru South? Read before you vote!

At the heart of the District Headquarter of Dakshina Kannada, the election fever heats-up as Congress’s leader and first time MLA J.R Lobo will test his mettle from Mangaluru (South) constituency at the upcoming polls. Meanwhile, the BJP in the region has turned into a divided home – while on one side the party has officially setup Vedavyasa Kamath, the party President of Mangaluru City South Assembly constituency, on the other hand Srikar Prabhu, the former state executive member of the BJP has announced his own candidacy.

For more on this report by Team StoryInfinity read – Coastal Digest.

Mangaluru North: 7 common questions -different answers from Bava, Shetty, Muneer

A news-maker for all seasons, the legislator of Mangaluru City North, B A Mohiuddin Bava is contesting for the third time at the upcoming polls. Meanwhile, BJP’s Dr Bharath Shetty seems confident of winning as he sees anti-incumbency wave. Another candidate Muneer Katipalla from CPI (M) says people are looking for an alternative.

For more on this report by Team StoryInfinity read – Coastal Digest.

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