MLC Srikante Gowda staunchly opposes Sumalatha's entry into politics
Mandya: The discussions on actor-politician Late Ambareesh’s wife Sumalatha Ambareesh contesting general elections are on a high note in the political fraternity, especially among the Congress and the Janata Dal (S) leaders. Amid this MLC K T Srikante Gowda of JDS has said that Sumalatha should not enter politics as she does not belong to the Mandya ‘Gowda’ community, here on Monday, February 4.
Sumalata Ambareesh ready to contest LS elections from Mandya
Mandya: Actress Sumalata Ambareesh, wife of former state and Union minister and "Rebel Star" late M H Ambareesh, recently announced that she is ready to plunge into electoral politics. "I am ready to contest from the Mandya Lok Sabha constituency in the 2019 general election on the Congress' ticket," she announced.
Mandya tense after brutal murder of JDS leader
Mandya: The Bengaluru-Mysuru vehicle movement was disrupted following a tense situation that prevailed in Mandya, where a JDS leader, a close associate of CM HD Kumaraswamy was brutally murdered on Monday evening.
Hospital refuses to release dead body, irked sibling climbs mobile tower
Mandya: A youth climbed the mobile tower infront of the Kikkeri police station in Mandya alleging that the Hassan district hospital authorities are not handing him over the body of his deceased brother. He got down from the tower after an assurance from the police that justice will be ensured in the case.
Three from same family drown in Visvesvaraya canal in Mandya
Mandya: A little over a week ago on November 25, 30 persons died in the Kanaganamaradi village under the Pandavapura police limits when a private bus plunged into the Visvesvaraya canal. On Sunday, December 2 night, three persons drowned in the same canal when the scooter on which they plying fell into the canal.
Fan keeps 'Raagi Mudde' and chicken curry near Ambi's mortal remains
Mandya: On Sunday evening, minutes before the police were planning to move Ambareesh's mortal remains to an ambulance to airlift to Mandya, a fan did the unbelievable. He arrived with two 'Raagi Mudde' and chicken curry and offered the same to Ambareesh and paid his last respects.
Fans pay last respects to Ambi in Mandya
Mandya: Throughout Sunday night, thousands of 'Rebel Star' M H Ambareesh's fans stood in a kilometre-long queue outside the Sir M Visvesvaraya Stadium of the city, to get the last glimpses of his mortal remains. Among them, many were visually impaired and physically handicapped. The darshan continued for the entire night.