SP asks the government to strengthen police force in D.K

Thursday, October 15th, 2015
ZP police force

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada Superintendent of Police (SP) S.D. Sharanappa on Wednesday made a fervent appeal before the Legislative Committee on Women and Child Development to prevail upon the government to strengthen the police force in the district. The shortage of personnel has severely affected investigation in to and prosecution of criminal cases, including those […]

Maneka Gandhi bats for ban on cow slaughter

Monday, April 6th, 2015
Maneka Gandhi

Mangaluru : Union Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has stressed the need for a ban on cow slaughter in the country. Speaking to mediapersons after offering prayers at the Kukke Subramanya temple on Sunday, the minister said that the increase in the number of illegal abattoirs across the country was a dangerous […]

Panel to look into legalising prostitution: Umashree

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Bangalore : Minister of State for Women and Child Development, Umashree, on Sunday said that a committee would be set up to look into the possibility of legalising prostitution. She was speaking in the City after releasing the book ‘Buddhanillada Amrapaali,’ authored by Dr Leela Sampige. “The committee will comprise of experts. They will give […]

Marriage certificates mandatory for Bhagyalakshmi scheme

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Bangalore : The State government on Wednesday informed the Legislative Assembly that those who wish to enrol under the Bhagyalakshmi insurance scheme for girls from below poverty line families, have to mandatorily furnish the marriage certificate along with the application form. However, Leader of the Opposition Jagadish Shettar raised the issue during Zero Hour, demanding […]