Congress officials rush to coax an offended Mithun Rai

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Mangaluru: Congress officials are now pacifying Dakshina Kannada district youth Congress president, Mithun Rai after denying him a ticket from Mulky-Moodbidri assembly constituency. The denial came as a disappointment to Rai as he was projected as a prospective candidate for a really long time. MLAs, J R Lobo and Mohiuddin Bava, explained to Rai why […]

SDPI decision to withdraw candidate may help Ramanath Rai in Bantwal

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Mangaluru: The Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) has decided to withdraw its candidate from Bantwal Assembly constituency in Dakshina Kannada smoothening the path of Minister B. Ramanath Rai, who has been renominated by the Congress as its candidate. SDPI’s decision was taken to prevent the division of Muslim votes thereby affecting prospects of secular […]

Private bus owners resort to surcharge to cope with costs

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Mangaluru: The general public travelling by private buses in undivided Dakshina Kannada have to shell out more as the operators, service as well as city, have decided to levy surcharge to cope with the increasing cost of operations. While fares on service buses have gone up by a maximum of ₹ 3 since a week, […]

Congress government fails to use Center funding: BJP National Spokesperson Sudesh Verma

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Mangaluru: BJP National Spokesperson Sudesh Verma has alleged that the state Congress government has failed to make good use of the different grants released by the Centre. Speaking to media men here on April 25, Wednesday, he said the state government has still not given details about the utilisation of the Rs 1,000 cores released […]

One-way rule on Sharavu, P.M. Rao roads reversed

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Mangaluru: The Mangaluru City Traffic police have reversed the one-way rule on Panje Mangesha Rao (P.M. Rao) Road and Sharavu Ganapathi Temple Road, both connecting the Ganapathi High School Road and Karnad Sadashiva Rao Road on an experimental basis. Vehicles from Hampanakatte via G.H.S. Road, had to take a right turn near Srinivasa Hotel to […]

Bike-lorry collision claims rider’s life

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Uppinangady: A young bike rider lost his life when his two-wheeler was hit by a lorry near Pedamale on the Uppinangady-Guruvayanakere State Highway on April 25, Wednesday morning. The deceased bike rider has been identified as Ashok Poojary (29). He was on way to Belthangady from Uppinangady when tragedy struck. Puttur Traffic Police have registered […]

Chances high for violence ahead of elections: Prakash Rai

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Mangaluru: Speaking at an interaction programme organised as a part of the #JustAsking campaign in the city on April 24, Tuesday, Actor and social activist Prakash Rai said BJP leaders are likely to incite violence to divert the attention of the people ahead of the May 12 Legislative Assembly election and the citizens should be […]

Forex and travel services at airport

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Mangaluru: CentrumDirect Ltd., India’s leading foreign exchange company, has been awarded rights for providing foreign exchange services at Mangaluru Airport, in Karnataka. The forex counter was inaugurated by Venkateshwara Rao, Airport Director, Mangaluru International Airport, in presence of other senior airport officials. Commenting on the launch, T C Guruprasad, CEO and Managing Director, CentrumDirect Ltd. […]

Couple contest as independent candidates from same constituency

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Mangaluru: When all the seasoned politicians posed with broad smiles for the shutterbugs as they filed their nominations, a couple, both of who are contesting as independent candidates, silently submitted their papers to returning officers and walked home. Maxim Pinto and Reena Pinto, residents of Bajpe, will both contest from the Mangaluru City South constituency, […]

MEP candidate files nomination from judicial custody

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Mangaluru: The filing of nominations got an interesting angle on Tuesday with a candidate from the Mahila Empowerment Party (MEP), the new party on the bloc, submitting his candidature from judicial custody. Shameer alias Chammi, a resident of Shanthiyangadi in Bantwal, was to file his nomination on Tuesday at the Bantwal taluk office. However, on […]

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