Udupi: News

21 Apr 2024


Thief nabbed after stealing cash, jewels from filmmaker Joshiy's home

Muhammad Irshad, a resident of Bihar, was recently apprehended in Udupi, Karnataka. He is charged with burglarizing the residence of acclaimed Malayalam film director Joshiy in Kochi.

10 Jun 2023


Karnataka: Man thrashed with slippers for allegedly harassing college girl

A man was reportedly slapped and beaten up with slippers in public for allegedly harassing a college student on Friday in Karnataka's Udupi district.

16 Nov 2022


Karnataka: Pro-Hindu activists up in arms over students performing Azaan

In Karnataka's Udupi, pro-Hindu activists staged a protest against a private school authority after the education institution allegedly made its students perform the 'Azaan' (prayer).

27 Jul 2022


BJP Yuva Morcha worker's murder triggers huge protests in Karnataka

Last night, a local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member was savagely hacked to death in Karnataka's Dakshin Kannada district, igniting tensions.

08 May 2022


Karnataka: Setback for Congress as senior leader joins BJP

Former Karnataka minister and Congress state vice-president Pramod Madhwaraj has resigned from the party alleging "political suffocation."

13 Feb 2022


Hijab row: Section 144 imposed around high schools in Udupi

The Deputy Commissioner of Karnataka's Udupi district has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) within 200-meter radius area of all high schools in the district.

09 Feb 2022


'Horrifying': Malala Yousafzai weighs in on Karnataka hijab row

Women's rights activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday waded into the ongoing hijab controversy in Karnataka where Muslim girls wearing headscarves were barred from attending classes.

02 Apr 2021


Cave belonging to megalithic era found in Udupi

A cave found during the renovation work of Sri Anantha Padmanabha temple at Paniyadi in Udupi district recently belongs to the megalithic period, according to T Murugeshi, associate professor of ancient history and archaeology at MSRS College in Shirva.

25 Sep 2017

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Indian trafficking victim comes back home from Saudi Arabia

Jacintha Mendonca, hailing from Udupi in Karnataka, has finally made it back to India after 14 harrowing months in Saudi Arabia where she was forced to work as a "slave".

28 Apr 2017


Karnataka: Bajrang Dal men assault 3 Dalits for eating beef

10 activists from the Bajrang Dal reportedly entered a house in Udupi's Kundapur taluk and assaulted 3 Dalit men who they thought were consuming beef.