MCC collects Rs 6.5cr greenery cess, but spends just Rs 4.5 L

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Mangaluru: The Mangaluru City Corporation has collected Rs 6.5 crore as greenery cess in the last 14 years, but not utilised it for the purpose it was collected. Environmentalists allege the money has been swindled by the officials. Promising a greener city, the MCC began collecting cess from the public since April, 2003. Fourteen years […]

Balakrishna Gowda, KAS (retd) has excess wealth: HC orders enquiry

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Bangalore: Former PM and Hassan MP, H.D. Devegowda’s eldest son and retired KAS officer Balakrishna Gowda faced a discomfiture in Karnataka High Court on Thursday, when the court summarily dismissed his petition to reject a suit filed against him for having disproportionate income to his normal earnings and assets. The court has allowed an enquiry […]