Hindu firebrand leader Satyajit to contest as Independent after BJP denies ticket

Saturday, April 21st, 2018

Mangaluru: The BJP shockingly offered priority to a former Janata Dal (S) leader Dr. Y Bharath Shetty, by picking to handle him as its candidate from Mangaluru North Constituency over prolonged party loyalist Satyajit Surathkal and former minister Krishna J Palemar, in this way disappointing a few of their supporters. Bharat Shetty had joined the […]

Rajnath Singh to visit Belthangady on Apr 23?

Saturday, April 21st, 2018

Belthangady: Union Minister of Home Affairs, Rajnath Singh is planning to visit Belthangady and Karkala on April 23, disclosed sources close to BJP. His visit will be in relation to the upcoming Karnataka Assembly polls due on May 12. BJP candidate Harsha Poonja is scheduled to file his nomination papers on April 23 and a […]

No ticket: Palemar blames MP Nalin Kumar Kateel

Saturday, April 21st, 2018

Mangaluru: Former minister and BJP ticket aspirant from Mangaluru North constituency, Krishna J. Palemar has openly blamed BJP MP Nalin Kumar Kateel being a sole reason to miss the ticket. This was his reaction hours after BJP released its third list of candidates on Friday, April 21. In BJP’s third list of candidates, the party […]

BJP candidate Halady Srinivas Shetty files nomination

Saturday, April 21st, 2018

Kundapura: Halady Srinivas Shetty, the BJP candidate from Kundapur Assembly constituency filed his nomination on April 20, Friday. Only a handful of supporters including T B Shetty, advocate. Bhasker Billawa Koni, former TP Chief, Kadur Suresh Shetty, Mandal BJP President accompanied Halady to the office of the election officer. Speaking to reporters later, Halady said […]

Social activist Shashiraj Shetty Kolambe to join BJP

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Mangaluru: Social activist Shashiraj Shetty Kolambe has said that he would be joining the BJP. Speaking to reporters here, he said he was disappointed with the functioning of the ministers of the region who through their false decisions and statements have incited communal feelings and were not living upto the expectations of people. He said […]

BJP begins campaign from its talismanic election war room

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Mangaluru: BJP’s election war room for Dakshina Kannada district is up and running. Favouring its ‘election talisman’ in a property owned by NRI party supporter B R Shetty near Bunts Hostel, the saffron party on Thursday got its campaign to bag all eight assembly constituencies in the district underway with blessings of seniors – Rukmayya […]

Shikaripura: B S Yeddyurappa files nomination

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Shimoga: BJP’s chief ministerial candidate B S Yedyurappa filed his nomination papers for Shikaripura Assembly constituency in the afternoon around 1:25pm on Thursday. The returning officer of Shikaripura taluk accepted his nomination. Yeddyurappa performed ‘puja’ at Huchurayaswamy Temple in the town after which he submitted his nomination papers. He was accompanied by Chhattisgarh Chief Minister […]

BJP does not plan to give him a ticket , Seer will contest as an Independent

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Udupi: Sri Lakshmivara Theertha, the present pontiff of Shiroor mutt in Udupi, has decided that if the saffron party does not plan to give him a ticket he will contest from Udupi as an Independent. Shiroor mathThough mutts in Dakshina Kannada district do not have the kind of sway seen in North Karnataka, Lakshmivara Theertha […]

Amit Shah attacks Congress for defaming Hindus

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Bangaluru: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah on Wednesday April 18, pointed finger at All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi for defaming the Hindus and India by utilizing the term ‘Hindu Terror’ and `Saffron Terror’ in the repercussions of Mecca Masjid bomb blast case verdict. Speaking at a convection of BJP […]

Saddened by BJP Choosing Yeddyurappa as Karnataka CM Candidate: Ex-Lokayukta

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Mangaluru: Former Lokayukta (or people’s ombudsman) of Karnataka, N. Santosh Hegde, who had prepared a voluminous report on illegal iron ore mining in the state in July 2011 that had severely indicted former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, is “saddened” that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has nominated him as its chief ministerial candidate in the […]

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