DC recommends action against Home Guards commandant

Friday, June 17th, 2016

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner A B Ibrahim has recommended to the Director General of Police and Commandant General to initiate disciplinary action against District Home Guards Commandant Dr Muralee Mohan Choontharu. According to reports available with the recommendations were made by the deputy commissioner after the allegations made by Bernard D’Sa, former Home Guards unit […]

Legislative Council poll results: Congress-4, BJP-2 and JD (S) 1

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Bengaluru : The ruling Congress won four and opposition party BJP won two seats in the election for Legislative Council held on Friday morning. JD (S) managed to get a seat. Congress leaders Allam Veerabhadrappa, R B Timmapur, Veena Achchayya and Rizwan Arshad emerged victorious. BJP leaders former minister V Somanna and second candidate in […]

Basaveshwara Jayanthi observed

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
basava jayanthi

Madikeri/Chikkamagaluru : Speaking at Basaveshwara Jayanthi organised by the district administration, zilla panchayat, and Kannada and Culture department here on Monday, he called Basavanna a social reformer. He tried to bring in changes in the society through his vachanas, said the MLC. Arameri Mutt Seer Shanthamallikarjuna Swami, who also spoke on the occasion said that […]

Ivan seeks ‘Motte Bhagya’ for children

Thursday, January 28th, 2016
‘Motte Bhagya’

Mangaluru : Member of Legislative Council Ivan D’Souza on Wednesday said he has urged Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to announce “Motte Bhagya” (egg scheme) for children in the wake of extreme malnutrition among them. Mr. D’Souza told presspersons here that eggs may be provided to these kids under the Integrated Child Development Scheme through anganwadis and […]

Cong. getting ready for ZP, TP polls

Saturday, January 2nd, 2016

Mangaluru : After tasting victory in the elections to the Legislative Council, the Congress is now preparing to face the elections to the zilla and taluk panchayats. Addressing media here on Thursday, Ivan D’Souza, MLC and secretary, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC), said that the party would begin accepting applications from aspirants. The KPCC has […]

Council polls: counting to begin at 8 a.m. tomorrow

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Mangaluru : The counting of votes in the elections to the Legislative Council from the local bodies’ constituency in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi will be conducted at Victoria Girls Composite Pre-University College, Lady Hill from 8 a.m. on Wednesday. Addressing presspersons here on Monday A.B. Ibrahim, Deputy Commissioner, said that the candidates and their agents […]

Congress candidate difficult to win against two rebell candidates

Saturday, December 26th, 2015
mlc candidate

Mangaluru : The Congress, which is facing rebellion by two candidates, is engaged in a serious face-saving battle in the run-up to the Legislative Council elections from the local bodies constituency. While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which just has one MLA each from both Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts and two Lok Sabha members, […]

Congress will win 20 seats: Hariprasad

Friday, December 25th, 2015
b.k Hariprasad

Mangaluru : B.K. Hariprasad, general secretary, All India Congress Committee (AICC), on Thursday claimed that the party will win at least 20 seats in the forthcoming elections to the Legislative Council from the local bodies constituencies. Mr. Hariprasad told presspersons here that party cadres have been enthusiastic across the State and that indicated the party’s […]

Prathapchandra Shetty is a Congress candidate: Rai

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Mangaluru : District-in-Charge Minister B Ramanath Rai said Congress candidate Prathapchandra Shetty for the forthcoming Legislative Council election was selected unanimously by the party. All the Congress leaders will support his candidature, he noted. Briefing media persons here on Tuesday, Rai said the name of the candidate was finalised only after consulting leaders from Dakshina […]

Council elections: Harikrishna attacks Oscar, Sorake

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Mangaluru : Congress rebel candidate Harikrishna Bantwal challenged Rajya Sabha Member Oscar Fernandes and Urban Development and Udupi District In-Charge Minister Vinaykumar Sorake to disclose the location where a meeting was held to decide (sitting MLC) that Pratapchandra Shetty should be given the party ticket for the forthcoming Legislative Council election, if they have any […]

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