Dumping garbage into Netravathi river – Car seized

Saturday, May 1st, 2021

Mangaluru : After a video of a woman was seen throwing garbage over the fence of Netravati bridge gone viral on social media Kankanady police seized the car and filed a case on Saturday May 1. Mangaluru City Corporation senior health officer filed the complaint against the incident. The police have also requested the district magistrate to file […]

Protest : No Garbage clearance in city on Sunday

Saturday, January 2nd, 2021

Mangaluru :  The garbage clearance in the city limits will not take place on Sunday due to Antony Waste Handling company workers decided to protest against the non-fulfilment of commitments made by the company. The company had reportedly given 12 assurances in writing, but still not fulfilled its promises. Workers stop work and went on strike on December 2020 in […]

The girl baby which found in a garbage now four months old ; named ’Prajwala’

Thursday, November 26th, 2020

Udupi : The girl  baby who was found abandoned in a garbage bin on August 10 was rescued and treated at the Government Women and Children’s Hospital is four months old now. District Legal Services Authority Member and Judge Kaveri named the child as “Prajwala” during a naming ceremony at the Krishnanugraha Adoption Centre at Santhekatte and wished her […]

Heavily raining : A large part of the soil-garbage slipped onto the farm land at Pachanady

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Mangaluru :  As it has been raining heavily since Sunday night, a large part of the soil-capped garbage slipped onto the farm land of local residecy at Pachanady. “Garbage from the upper reaches has slipped onto the areanut and coconut plantations. It has covered a big pond in my land, the generator shed and also brought […]

Mangaluru city garbage increased while workers demand increase in wages

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Mangaluru : After the civic workers boycotted the work demanding an increase in wages and other issues with the contractor, the city witnessed tonnes of garbage piled up across Mangaluru on Friday . Around 750 workers stopped lifting garbage from Thursday itself pressing for their demands. They alleged that the contractor has not revised their salary since […]

Civic workers of pvt. firm mix segregated waste during transportation : Residents

Friday, November 24th, 2017

Mangaluru : The Mangaluru City Corporation’s move to go in for waste segregation at source came under question with a resident pointing out that garbage collectors mixed the waste segregated by people while collecting it from the doorsteps. During the monthly phone-in progamme of Mayor Kavita Sanil, the resident from Kotekani questioned the use of […]

MCC : Councillors voice woes, seek revision of cess

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
MCC general meeting

Mangaluru : The Mangaluru City Corporation on Monday resolved to rework the solid waste management cess being levied along with the property tax from 2016-17 after councillors, across party lines, brought out the ‘garbage woes’ being faced by residents of the city. Councillor Lancelot Pinto pointed out at the council general meeting here that there […]

BJP struggles to clean Bangalore – and its own mess

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Bangalore: Karnataka’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been hurtling from one mess to another for the last four years. Now, the way the party, which also runs the Bangalore civic body, has handled the city’s garbage mess indicates that the problem will continue to fester. The BJP came to power in Karnataka in May […]

Bantwal residents protest against unscientific dumping of wastes ; lock up gates of garbage yard

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
Lock up Garbage Unit

Bantwal: Several residents of Bantwal led by MLA UT Khader laid siege to the garbage dumping yard of the town which is under construction at Sajipanadu-Kanchinadka Padavu and locked up the main gates of the yard. Their grouse was that the Bantwal TMC was dumping garbage in an unscientific manner without adhering the rules laid […]