Telangana: Tension in Seemandhra, 72-hour bandh called, Congress leaders resign

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Hyderabad/Visakhapatnam :  The 13 districts of coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema went for a shut down from today for the next 72 hours following a bandh call given by Jagan Mohan Reddy’s YSR Congress and  various other outfits to protest the Union Cabinet’s approval of the division of Andhra Pradesh into India’s  29th new state Telangana. […]

Meet will be held with officials, elected reps to discuss Ettinahole project : Siddaramaiah

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Mangalore : Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has said that a meeting will be convened with higher officials and all elected representatives to discuss about the Ettinahole project,  Participating in a party workers meet at Rosario Auditorium on September 29, Sunday, the CM said there is a misconception in public minds regarding the project. He said Ettinahole […]

MLA JR Lobo pays surprise visit to BC hostels at Kadri, Ashoknagar

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Mangalore : JR Lobo, MLA of Mangalore South paid a surprise visit to the Backward Class Students Hostel  at Kadri and Ashoknagar in Mangalore on September 19, Thursday in the backdrop of the recent gheraoing of his residence by ABVP activists demanding to solve  the problems of the hostel. The MLA  interacted with  the student […]

JR Lobo, MLA of Mangalore South visits Fisheries Port

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
Lobo fisheries port

Mangalore : MLA of Mangalore South JR Lobo visited the  Fisheries Port of Mangalore on August 13, Tuesday along with Congress leaders and officials and held discussions on the measures to be taken to make things better at the port. The MLA noticed that cleanliness was lacking with drainage overflowing. He also directed the authorities […]

Congress leaders pay tribute on first death anniversary of Late Bondala Jagannath Shetty

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Late Bondala Jagannath Shetty

Mangalore, July 31: The District youth Congress and senior congress leaders organized the fruits distributing programme at Lady Goschen hospital to mark the first death anniversary of former Youth Congress President Late Bondala Jagannath Shetty. Speaking on the occasion, Mithun Rai, president of District Youth Congress said that Late Bondala Jagannath Shetty was a role […]

MLA Lobo meets people affected by recent floods, assures help

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Mangalore :  MLA JR Lobo along with Corporators and Congress leaders visited several places in the city where people have been affected due to the recent heavy rains. Lobo met the family of Vasanthi Nayak, a widow at Kadevu Shivanagara whose house was partially damaged. He assured the family with two kids of government assistamce. […]

DK delegation led by Minister Rai requests CM to provide adequate relief to Perne LPG tanker mishap victims’ families

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013
Ramanatha-rai Perne

Mangalore : B Ramanatha Rai, State Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment and DK District in-charge minister, led a delegation of Congress leaders from the district to the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on June 11, Tuesday and urged the Chief Minister to provide adequate compensation and rehabilitation facilities to the families affected by the LPG Tanker […]

Congress leaders have no moral right to criticize BJP

Friday, April 19th, 2013
Monappa Bhandary

Mangalore : BJP District Spokesperson Monappa Bhandary criticized the statement given by Union Minister Veerappa Moily, stating that JP has broken into three groups because after the distribution of tickets, Congress has been formed into various groups. Speaking at the press meet held at Press Club on April 19, 2013, he said that Congress has […]

After a conflict of sorts, Congress leaders say they are united

Thursday, February 21st, 2013
Congress leaders

Mangalore : If all seemed to be not well in the district Congress on the morning of February 20, Wednesday, everything seemed to have settled down by evening. If former mayor Ashraf had created a scene at the press meet convened at the party office on February 20 by senior leader Janardhan Poojari to announce […]

Oscar visits Jacintha residence in Shirva, offers condolences to family

Thursday, December 13th, 2012
Oscar visits Jacintha residence

Udupi : Rajya Sabha Member Oscar Fernandes accompanied by several Congress leaders and his wife Blossom Fernandes visited the residence of Jacintha Saldanha at Shirva and spoke to the aggrieved family and offered his condolences. Jacintha Saldanha who worked as  a nurse in the King Edward Hospital in London had died a few days after […]