Bagalkot labourer alleges M’luru mayor assaulted her

Saturday, October 28th, 2017
bagalkote labour

Mangaluru: A labourer from Bagalkot has complained that mayor Kavitha Sanil assaulted her on October 19. Kamala, who is from Bagalkot and stays with her husband and three children in the basement of an apartment in Bejai, filed a complaint with the women’s police station. Kamala alleged the mayor pulled away her two-year-old baby and […]

Manual scavenging: Mayor denies charge

Saturday, October 21st, 2017
mayor kavitha sanil

Mangaluru: While a complaint was filed against reported manual scavenging in Bunder, Mayor Kavitha Sanil denied it and said that it was case of some workers repairing a damaged manhole. In a complaint to the Mangaluru South Police on Friday, district joint secretary of Democratic Youth Federation of India Nitin Kuthar said that he saw […]

Mayor disconnects water connection to apartment without occupancy certificate

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Mangaluru: Mayor Kavitha Sanil on Monday inspected an apartment building on Pinto Garden Road near Mary Hill which had neither a completion certificate nor paid the annual tax. She directed officials to disconnect water supply to the building which also flouted rules about Sewage Treatment Plant and other amenities. Officials had provided water supply connection […]

Mangalore : Jacintha New Mayor and Purushothama Chitrapura Deputy Mayor

Thursday, March 12th, 2015
MCC Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Mangaluru : Jacintha Vijaya Alfred (45) and Purushothama Chitrapura (44) were elected as the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Mangaluru in an election conducted on Thursday. Both would be in office till March 11, 2016. The election was presided over by S.S. Pattanashetty, Regional Commissioner, Mysuru. Ms. Jacintha, who contested from Congress, defeated Roopa D. […]

Govt reserves Mayor’s post for woman from general category

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Mangalore: The government has announced the reservation for the post of Mayor and Deputy Mayor with the five months remaining for Mayoral elections. The government stated that Mayor has been reserved for a general category (woman) and that of the Deputy Mayor for general category. The government published a gazette notification related to reservation in […]

Lingappa new Mayor, Mahadevamma deputy mayor

Friday, October 10th, 2014
lingappa Mahadevamma

Mysore: As anticipated, Janata Dal (Secular) and BJP combine retained power for the consecutive second year in the elections to Mayor and Deputy Mayor, held here on Thursday. R Lingappa of JD(S) from Ward 20, was elected as Mayor and M Mahadevamma of BJP, from Ward 63 was elected as Deputy Mayor. Lingappa secured 40 […]

Mahabala Maarla elected as 27th Mayor of Mangalore City Corporation, Deputy Mayor Kavitha

Thursday, March 13th, 2014
Mangalore City Corporation

Mangalore : Mahabala Maarla Congress corporator from 22 Kadri Padavu ward (ward22) elected as 27th Mayor of Mangalore City Corporation on Thursday March 13, he defeated Tilak Raj of BJP. Kavitha was elected as Deputy Mayor. Mahabala Maarla was officially declared the mayor of Mangalore. His term will end after two years on March 12, […]

Congress Corporator behind Azeez Kudroli going to court challenging reservation for mayor post

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Mangalore : It is learnt that a Congress corporator was behind the act of JD(S) corporator Azeez Kudroli going to the court  challenging the reservation for Mayor of Mangalore The matter even came up for discussion during a meet convened by District minister Ramanatha Rai to decide on the mayoral candidate. Rai during the meeting […]

Former mayor Shanker Bhat to remain away from politics?

Monday, February 18th, 2013
Shanker Bhat

Mangalore : Former mayor and senior BJP leader Shanker Bhat  is reportedly not interested in contesting the MCC elections this time. Shanker Bhat has always been vociferous at the MCC council meetings and was actively taking part in the discussions. Still he has chosen to keep himself away. There are reports which state that Shanker […]

D. Venkatesh Murthy and L. Srinivas elected BBMP Mayor and deputy Mayor

Thursday, April 26th, 2012
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Bangalore: As expected earlier on Wednesday and backed by CM DVS Gowda and other BJP leaders, the Kathriguppe Ward BBMP Corporator D. Venkatesh Murthy emerged as 46th Mayor. L. Srinivas of the Padmanabhanagar ward was elected deputy Mayor at the same time by the electorate. The two BJP names were announced as candidates during a […]