Government not released any grants for Billava community : Satyajit

Wednesday, September 21st, 2022

Mangaluru : The Narayana Guru Vichara Vedike will hold a State-wide agitation seeking the establishment of Billava Development Corporation, naming Mangaluru International Airport after Koti and Chennayya, legendary folk heroes of Tulu Nadu, and inclusion of Billavas in Backward Class 1 category. Talking to reporters here, vedike president Satyajit Surathkal said that the modalities of […]

Government Should provide interest-free loans to Billava community

Monday, February 4th, 2019
Billava Community

Udupi : District In-charge Minister Jayamala said that she would support the genuine demands of the Billava community by raising the issues with the chief minister. Speaking after inaugurating the Billava convention on Sunday, the district in-charge minister said that the community has a wonderful legacy rooted in the soil of erstwhile Dakshina Kannada. She […]

Billava community neglected in Election representation

Monday, April 30th, 2018
Narayana Guru

Mangalur : This election may go downwards for congress and Bjp as Dakshina kannada and Udupi district almost neglected major Billava community. Billavas, who form a major chunk of the population in coastal Karnataka, are upset over the “injustice” meted out to them by the Congress and the BJP. Following the announcement of candidates by […]

Harish Kumar Beltangady appointed as DKCC president

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
Harish Kumar

Mangaluru: Beltangady Block Congress President and Billava community leader Harish Kumar has been appointed as the District Congress Committee President, as per KPCC president Dr G Parameshwar direction, District minister in-charge B Ramanath Rai announced new presidents appointment on June 27. After Ramanath Rai become the Karnataka state government cabinet ministe, Kodijal Ibrahim was the Interim […]

Vasanth Salian, former Minister, passes away

Sunday, July 26th, 2015
Vasantha Salian

Udupi :  Popular political leader, former minister and five-time MLA Vasanth V Salian(72) passed away in a hospital here on Saturday July 25.  It is said, Salian complained of uneasiness and chest pain on Saturday evening, after which he was immediately rushed to High-Tech hospital at Ambalbady. He however succumbed to his pain. He is […]

JP Hegde’s victory is warmly welcomed: Poojary

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012
B Janardhana Poojary

Mangalore : Former Union Minister B Janardhana Poojary said that K. Jayaprakash Hegde of the Congress party won the Udupi – Chikmagalur Lok Sabha by-polls by a margin of 45,724 votes against Sunil Kumar of BJP and congratulated him for the victory. He was speaking at the press meet held at Press Club on March […]

Clash in Billava Community general body meeting, police use lathi

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
Narayana Guru College

Mangalore : The difference of opinion in the two groups of Billava Community made a way to argument and clash during the general body meeting held at Sri Narayan Guru College on Feb 21, Tuesday. Reportedly, it is said that Brahmashri Narayana Guru established the Kudroli Temple on Feb 20 and yesterday it completed 100 […]

Temple Kudroli Gokarnanatheshwara, present a visual excitement on Monday due to Mahashivaratri

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Mangalore:  Kudroli Sri Gokarnanatheshwara Temple of the Billava Community and Sri Narayana Guru is bedecked and decorated on Mahashivaratri observance in the name of Lord Shiva and for continuous chant of ‘Om Namah Shivaya!’, on Monday, which is Shiva’s day in a week and thus doubly auspicious today. The Vrata (rite) is not a festival […]