Congress releases MLC candidates list : Manjunath Bhandary contesting from Dakshina Kannada

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

Mangaluru : The Congress on Monday announced the candidates for the December 10 polls to the Karnataka Legislative Council, saying tickets have been given to active workers and expressed the hope that it would win the maximum number of seats. Former KPCC vice president Manjunath Bhandary is the Congress candidate in the elections to the […]

M N Rajendra Kumar’s Election Office inaugurated

Tuesday, November 16th, 2021
MN Rajendrakumar

Mangaluru : The Election Office of M N Rajendra Kumar, Chairman of SCDCC Bank, was inaugurated at Inland Ornate in the city on November 16, Tuesday. Aikala Harish Shetty, President of Jagathika Buntara Sangha inaugurated the office. In his address, he said social workers do not need any party and  the  support of the public […]

BJP raises ‘Love Jihad’ issue in Legislative Council

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Bengaluru: The claim that innocent Hindu girls are being allured through the methods for ‘Love Jihad’ in different areas of Karnataka, and that they are trapped and utilized for terrorist activities later, was uproared in the legislative council of the state on Wednesday July 11. Tejaswini Gowda, BJP members from legislative council, expressed that innocent […]

Kota Srinivas Poojary appointed as opposition leader in Legislative Council

Saturday, June 30th, 2018
Kota Srinivas

Kundapura : BJP member Kota Srinivas Poojary appointed as opposition in the Karnataka Legislative Council. Poojary, a former minister who hails from Dakshina Kannada district, as its floor leader in the Upper House. Being the leader of the principal Oppositon party in the House, Poojary will be declared the leader of the Opposition. BJP general […]

Milagres Cathedral to celebrate platinum jubilee of its building from today

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Mangaluru: Milagres Cathedral Church is all set to celebrate the platinum jubilee of its building at Kallianpur near here for three days from Friday. A press release issued here by the Udupi Catholic Diocese said that as part of platinum jubilee, various development projects had been initiated. The church itself is over 300 years old. […]

Paternity lease holders to get land deeds soon: Ivan D’Souza

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
Ivan D'Souza

Mangaluru: “Revenue Minister has ordered the Tahashildars to receive applications regarding providing the land deeds to paternity lease holders. Process of receiving applications with this regard will begin soon,” said Chief Whip of government in legislative council and MLC Ivan D’Souza. Speaking to the reporters on Monday at his office in MCC he said that […]

Law to ensure quota for SC/STs, OBCs based on population: Siddaramaiah

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Bengaluru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has said his government will enact legislation to ensure reservation for the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes in proportion to their population in the state. Replying to a discussion on the issue in the Legislative Council on Tuesday, he said there was a demand for increasing reservation from […]

State Govt should waive farmers’ loan immediately: K S Eshwarappa

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Bengaluru: The state government should waive off the loans availed by farmers immediately and should release Rs 10,000 crore to help drought-hit areas of the state, said senior BJP leader and leader of opposition at Karnataka Legislative Council K S Eshwarappa on Tuesday in the session. The banks in the state are yet to recover […]

PM Modi should intervene in Cauvery river dispute: MLC Ivan D’Souza

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Mangaluru: “Prime Minister Narendra Modi should intervene in Cauvery row. The Central government should form comprehensive water norms,” said Chief Whip of government in legislative council Ivan D’Souza. Addressing the press reporters on Wednesday he said that Karnataka is facing injustice in Cauvery water dispute since beginning. Previously the court had ordered to release 15,000 […]

Stipend of city corporation members will be hiked: Ivan D’Souza

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Mangaluru: Stipend of the states Mayor, Deputy-Mayor and members of council will be hiked, said Chief Whip of Government in Legislative Council Ivan D’Souza. He was speaking after receiving felicitation from Mangaluru City Corporation, on Friday. “Finance ministry has already approved the proposal. The government will be announcing it soon,” he said. “Many council members […]