Ministers agreed to shift the SP office to Puttur

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Mangaluru : The long-pending demand for shifting the office of the Superintendent of Police, Dakshina Kannada, outside Mangaluru has gained momentum with Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai and district in-charge Minister Kota Srinivas Poojary reportedly agreeing to a proposal from Puttur MLA Sanjeeva Matandoor to relocate the office to Puttur. Talking to reporters in Puttur on […]

Bengaluru : Notices issued to 273 buildings over fire safety norms

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Bengaluru : The fire department has issued notices to 273 buildings in Bengaluru, including hospitals and pubs, for not adhering to safety norms, Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai told the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday. Bommai said the government had identified regions as ‘sensitive’ or ‘highly sensitive’ and buildings that are over 15 metres in height get […]

Karnataka govt defends police firing in Mangaluru, sedition cases

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Bengaluru : The ruling BJP on Wednesday strongly defended the police firing in Mangaluru during the anti-CAA protests as well as the recent sedition cases that were booked, amid outrage from the Opposition. Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai told the Legislative Assembly that the government will not order a judicial inquiry, as demanded by the Opposition, […]

State government initiated procedures for banning outfits such PFI, SDFI : Basavaraj Bommai

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Bengaluru : State government on Friday said steps had been initiated for legal action and banning organisations such as the Popular Front of India (PFI) which are allegedly involved in anti-social and terror-related activities in the state. It has directed the police and authorities concerned to gather information regarding activities of such organisations so that […]

Mangaluru : BJP launches CAA campaign to create awareness

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

Mangaluru : To create awareness on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and to counter the opposition’s campaign against the CAA, the Mangaluru North BJP Mandala started a signature campaign at Surathkal, on Tuesday. Inaugurating the signature campaign, Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai accused the Congress of misleading people by spreading false information on CAA. The BJP is […]

Home Minister appeals to Muslim organisations to help peace situation in Mangaluru

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Mangaluru : Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai has appealed to the Muslim organisations who were planning a protest in Mangaluru against CAA on January 4 and also to the BJP who were planning janajagruthi sabhe to create awareness on CAA on January 12, to postpone their respective meets for atleast eight to 10 days, to help […]

Videos released by cops spurred decision : Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai

Thursday, December 26th, 2019

Udupi : Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai has said that the state government decided to withdraw the compensation announced for the families of the persons killed in police firing after the police released the video of violence, reports DHNS from Udupi. Two persons were killed after the police opened fire to quell protest against Citizenship (Amendment) […]

Ayodhya verdict : Muslim delegation meets Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Bengaluru : A delegation of Muslim community leaders met Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai and Bengaluru Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao on Wednesday to discuss the peace process during the run-up to the Supreme Court verdict on the Babri Masjid dispute. The delegation informed Bommai that the community would accept the judgement and had decided not to […]

Maharashtra fishermen harass us : Minister Basavaraj Bommai

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

Udupi : Home and District In-charge Minister Basavaraj Bommai received grievances from fishermen and members from Scheduled Castes in his newly inaugurated office in Manipal on Friday. The fishermen accused Maharashtra fishermen of harassing them if they venture into fishing 12 nautical miles away from the coast. The area is open to all fishermen irrespective […]

Flood compensation will be given soon to A and B category : Basavaraj Bommai

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Mangaluru : Chief Minister Yeddyurappa has conducted video conference with the officials of the affected districts. Decision has been taken to provide the compensation as per previously used method, informed home minister Basavaraj Bommai speaking to reporters in Mangaluru on Thursday. Close to 5,000 houses have been damaged and the compensation will be given to […]