Mangalore Pub

  • After being thrown out, Muthalik to fight against Karnataka BJP chief March 25, 2014

    Dharwad: After being shown the door by the Bharatiya Janata Party just a few hours after joining the party due to his controversial past, Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik has decided to take on the party. Muthalik, who was involved in beating up women in a Mangalore pub, will...
  • Now, Congress removes pub attack accused hours after he joined party March 25, 2014

    Mangalore: A day after the controversial induction and removal of Mangalore pub attack accused Pramod Muthalik from the BJP, the Congress on Monday was caught in a similar spot. The Congress has now distanced itself from controversial Sri Ram Sene activist Dinakar Shetty, who was also an accused in the...
  • BJP does a U-turn, cancels Sri Rama Sene chief Muthalik's membership March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another embarrassment, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday inducted controversial Sri Rama Sene Chief Pramod Muthalik into the party, although hours later cancelled his membership for the party. "In the benefit of the nation and to make Narendra Modi the Prime Minister of India, I have decided...
  • BJP shows Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik the door to avoid controversy March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to avoid any controversy, the Bharatiya Janata Party has cancelled Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik's membership for the party. "Due to various reasons the induction of Pramod Muthalik has been set aside under Central party direction," said party's Karnataka unit. Muthalik, who was involved in...
  • BJP to reconsider Pramod Muthalik's membership for the party: Sources March 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Hours after Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik, who was involved in Mangalore pub attack, joined BJP, the party is now in damage control mode. The BJP is reconsidering his membership into the party. According to sources, the BJP's central leaders have asked the Karnataka unit to reconsider its...
  • Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik likely to get BJP ticket: Sources April 5, 2013

    Delhi/Bengaluru: The BJP is expected to finalise its list of candidates for the May 5 Assembly polls at its election committee meet in Delhi on Thursday. Sources said that Sri Rama Sene founder Pramod Muthalik is likely to get a ticket from Belgaum (north) constituency in Karnataka. He is infamous...
  • Mangalore moral policing case: 8 accused arrested July 29, 2012

    Mangalore: Eight people have been arrested in the attack on a group of youngsters partying at a private resort in Mangalore. The members, reportedly owing allegiance to a pro-Hiindu group, called 'Hindu Jagran Vedike' allegedly beat up and harassed young women and men at a resort on Saturday evening. Reportedly,...
  • SRS Chief Muthalik held for Mysore riots July 25, 2009

    Belgaum: Mysore Police have arrested the International Secretary of extreme right-wing Sri Rama Sena (SRS) Pramod Muthalik on charges of delivering an 'inflammatory' speech in the aftermath of the group clashes involving two communities in the city during April this year. A team of policemen from Mysore arrived in the city...
  • Now Sri Ram Sene to take pub culture fight to Goa March 19, 2009

    Belgaum: Undeterred by the widespread criticism following its attack on a Mangalore pub, right wing group Sri Ram Sene has now set its sight on Goa, vowing to agitate against pub culture in that state. Challenging Goa Home Minister Ravi Naik, who had declared that the group would not be allowed...
  • Muthalik's entry in Karnataka district banned March 16, 2009

    Bangalore: President of Hindu outfit Sri Ram Sene, Pramod Muthalik, was on Monday barred by authorities from entering a coastal Karnataka district for one year, as his presence could lead to communal disharmony in the area. An official spokesperson said district administration of Dakshina Kannada passed a 15-page order citing various...
  • To pub or not: Moral police harder to please than cops March 10, 2009

    New Delhi: The attack on pub-goers including women, in Mangalore led by Pramod Muthalik's infamous Sri Ram Sene shows just how violent moral policing can get. Is there a a way to have fun and keep the law as well as moral police happy? It didn't help that the Chief Minister...
  • Sacked NCW member joins BJP March 5, 2009

    Bangalore: Sacked member of the National Commission of Women (NCW), Ms Nirmala Venkatesh, on Thursday formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bangalore. Ms Venkatesh was dismissed as NCW member after her submission of controversial report to the Union Government on the inquiry into the attack on girls at a pub...
  • Sacked NCW member Nirmala Venkatesh may join BJP March 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Days after being sacked from the National Commission for Women, Nirmala Venkatesh defended herself for giving a clean chit to the state government over the pub attacks. Venkatesh has hit out at Renuka Choudhary for sacking her. In her report, Venkatesh had remarked about the attack on women by...
  • Pub attack: Sacked NCW member cries conspiracy March 2, 2009

    New Delhi: A press conference by sacked National Commission of Women member Nirmala Venkatesh turned ugly on Monday when a heated argument broke out between her and a journalist. The exchange of words turned into a full-fledged verbal fight. The press conference happened in Bangalore where Venkatesh said her sacking...
  • Mangalore police registers FIR against Renuka February 21, 2009

    Mangalore: An FIR was lodged in Manglore against Women and Child Development Minister Renuka Chowdhury for allegedly promoting enmity between groups with her reported remarks on “Talibanisation” of Mangalore in the wake of the attack on women at a city pub. The action by Mangalore Rural Police came after a directive...
  • Muthalik taken into preventive custody | Political Valentine February 13, 2009

    New Delhi: Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik and 130 others was taken into preventive custody by the Karnataka Police on Friday, a day before Valentine's Day to prevent them from creating any trouble. He was taken ito custody near Gulbarga, while 130 activists were detained in Bangalore. His lawyers...
  • Ram Sene abandons V-Day protest in Karnataka February 13, 2009

    Bangalore: A rightwing Hindu group on Thursday said it has abandoned plans to protest Valentine's Day celebrations in Karnataka, fearing that the outfit will be blamed for any violence on February 14. "We fear that any violence on that day will be blamed on us. Hence, we have called off the...
  • View chat: Love in the time of Pink chaddi... February 13, 2009

    Every year before Valentine's Day, moral policing rears its head. This year, too, the scene has been no different with a southern religious outfit drawing its fangs against women socialising in pubs. A group formed on a social networking site has decided to send pink underwear to the religious group,...
  • RSS helped Sri Rama Sene grow: CPI-M leader February 16, 2009

    Kozhikode: A day after a Kerala legislator's daughter and her friend were harassed in Karnataka's Mangalore town, allegedly by members of the Sri Rama Sene, Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) Kerala State Secretary Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said the group was being backed by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)....
  • Hema Malini, Usha Uthup condemn SRS' anti-V-Day stance February 7, 2009

    Bangalore: Movie actor-turned law-maker Hema Malini and popular crooner Usha Uthup condemned the opposition to Valentine's Day celebration by Sri Rama Sene, a Hindu radical outfit. They voiced their critical opinion in Bangalore on Friday (February 06). Hema Malini and Usha Uthup are presently in Bangalore to participate in the third International...
  • SRS being framed in MLA daughter case: Muthalik February 7, 2009

    Mangalore: Two persons have been detained for the attack on the daughter of a Kerala MLA and her male friend in Mangalore on Friday. The self-proclaimed moral brigade, Sri Ram Sene (SRS) allegedly attacked the two for travelling together. However, while speaking to CNN-IBN, SRS chief Pramod Muthalik denied the...
  • M'lore attack: NCW chairman rejects the findings February 6, 2009

    New Delhi: The pictures of Ram sene activists beating up young girls in Mangalore became a national shame. Now the incident has another fallout, a face off within the National Commission for Women (NCW). NCW Chairman Girija Vyas has rejected the findings of the report submitted by fact finding committee head,...
  • NCW rejects report | Watch: Defiant Nirmala speaks February 6, 2009

    New Delhi: The differences within the NCW over Mangalore pub attack probe deepened on Friday with the Commission rejecting a report by one its members who had drawn the ire of a Union Minister but she retaliated by saying that she stood by her observations and would not step down. ...
  • NCW backtracks, says okay with Ministry's team February 6, 2009

    New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) has rejected the controversial report filed by its member Nirmala Venkitesh on the Mangalore pub attack. This comes as bad news for Venkatesh who was yesterday slapped with a show cause notice by the Ministry of Women and Child Development for alleged...
  • NCW rejects member's report, but Venkatesh defiant February 6, 2009

    New Delhi: The differences within the NCW over Mangalore pub attack probe deepened on Friday with the Commission rejecting a report by one its members who had drawn the ire of a Union Minister but she retaliated by saying that she stood by her observations and would not step down. "The...
  • Pub attack: NCW member gets govt notice February 7, 2009

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Women and Child Welfare has served notice to National Commission for Women member Nirmala Venkatesh for alleged dereliction of duty. Nirmala had blamed the pub owner for the attack, saying he hadn’t provided adequate security. She was heading the NCWs fact finding mission and made no mention...
  • V-Day spoiler: Muthalik, men have plan ready February 5, 2009

    He was arrested on January 31 but released on bail just 48 hours later. Soon enough, Pramod Muthalik, the firebrand chief of hardliner Hindu group Sri Ram Sene (SRS) is back to making inflammatory speeches against Western culture. After vandalising a Mangalore pub, beating up youngsters – mostly women – and...
  • Chennai Speaks: Send Muthalik to jail again February 4, 2009

    Chennai: Pramod Muthalik's statement regarding a ban on Valentine's Day celebration has had a few people speaking up. Here is what people in Chennai have had to say. ...
  • Ram Sene warns against celebrating Valentine's Day February 4, 2009

    Bangalore: Fresh from the Mangalore pub assault, Shri Ram Sene is bracing up for the Valentine's Day. The Sene plans to protest any Valentine's Day celebration on February 14 in Karnataka and is meeting on Wednesday to fine tune its agenda. Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik, who is now out on...
  • NCW, Renuka spar over Mangalore pub attack report February 4, 2009

    New Delhi: Even as the entire nation expressed outrage over the actions of the Mangalore attackers, the perpetrators remain unfazed. Chief accused Pramod Muthalik and his Ram Sene boys can rest assured that the debate has now moved on to other quarters. A war of sorts has broken out with the Central...