Udupi: News

16 Nov 2022

Karnataka

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

Karnataka

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

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

Karnataka

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.

12 Feb 2022

Karnataka

Karnataka students offer namaz in school classroom amid hijab row

A video showing Muslim students offering namaz (Islamic prayers) inside a classroom of a government school in Karnataka has surfaced on social media.

09 Feb 2022

Karnataka

'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

India

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.

24 Nov 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Mohan Bhagwat: Only Ram Mandir at disputed Ayodhya site

RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat made an impassioned declaration that "the day is not far when a saffron flag will fly atop the Ram Mandir."

25 Sep 2017

Saudi Arabia

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

India

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.