Udupi : Protest against condemnation of central govt anti-people policy

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Udupi : Members of the district unit of Congress staged a dharna near the Town Hall here on Thursday against, what they termed, the anti-people policies of the Union government. Addressing the protesters, Vinay Kumar Sorake, former Minister, said that the Union government had recklessly merged public sector banks. The undivided Dakshina Kannada which was […]

UPA government started merging process says Vijaya Bank retired officers

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
Balappa Shetty

Mangaluru : The process of bank merger was started by the UPA government when Veerappa Moily and Oscar Fernandes were ministers at the centre, said Vijaya Bank retired officers Balappa Shetty on Tuesday, April 9. Speaking at press conference here, Balappa Shetty said, for the sake of votes politicians are favouring of Vijaya Bank, they had a chance to stop […]

BJP and RSS forget to save Vijaya Bank says former managing director

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Mangaluru: The Vijaya Bank was a matter of prestige for the Bunts community, bank had helped the BJP and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to bloom and reach their peak. But, BJP and RSS leaders never attempted to prevent its merger with the Bank of Baroda”, lamented Subbaiah Shetty, former managing director of Vijaya Bank on Friday, April […]

Congress observes ‘Black Day’ against Vijaya Bank merger

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
Mithun Rai

Mangaluru : Congress workers and party leaders observed a ‘Black Day’ against the merger of Vijaya Bank in front of the Vijaya Bank Mallikatte branch on Monday. Addressing the protesters,Congress candidate from Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha constituency Mithun Rai said Vijaya Bank was a victim of dictatorship. “By feeding false information to people of Dakshina […]

I will continue my fight to save Vijaya Bank : Mithun Rai

Monday, April 1st, 2019
Mithun Rai

Mangaluru : “If I get elected as the MP, then I will ensure that the name of Vijaya Bank is retained,” said Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha constituency Congress candidate Mithun Rai. Speaking at the inauguration of the Congress election office in Bendoorwell on Sunday, he said, “The BJP-led government has destroyed the existence of Vijaya […]

Vijaya Bank extermination is a black day for the people of Dakshina Kannada : Rai

Friday, January 11th, 2019
Congress Vijayabank

Mangaluru : District Congress Committee (DCC) held a protest against the merger of Vijaya Bank in front its regional office near Ambedkar Circle in the city on Thursday. Opposing the merger of Vijaya Bank with Bank of Baroda, former MLA JR Lobo said Daskhina Kannada had enjoyed the distinction of being the cradle of bank. […]

Nalin and Karandlaje meets Jaitley over Vijaya Bank merger issue

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel, Udupi-Chikkamagaluru MP Shobha Karandlaje and Mumbai MP Gopal Shetty met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday. They submitted a memorandum urging him to review the decision on merging Vijaya Bank with Bank of Baroda. The MPs also appealed to the minister to retain the name of […]

Protest against merger of Vijaya Bank with Bank of Baroda

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
Vijayabank merger

Mangaluru : The merger of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda several Like minded organisations staged protest at DC office on Thursday, January 3. Addressing the protestors Congress leader Vijay Kumar Shetty said, the Vijaya bank took birth on our land and we easily can’t sacrifice it.  If same thing would have happened […]

U T Khader slams union government for Vijaya Bank merger

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Mangaluru: The district in-charge minister U T Khader said, “The union government is not concerned about the country’s economy. The government does not have any plans of supporting banks which are the major players in the Indian economy.” Speaking to reporters the minister said, “Without any vision, the union government is merging banks. Yesterday, the […]

Retired banker dies as car rams into tree

Friday, December 14th, 2018

Kundapur: A retired banker has lost his life when his car rammed into a tree near Salvadi Nadubettu Cross in Kalavara village on December 13, Thursday. The deceased is Shanker Shetty (63). He was a former officer of Vijaya Bank and is survived by his wife, a son and two daughters. Shetty was on his […]