MLC Demands for increase of honorarium for Gram Panchayat members

Tuesday, March 8th, 2022
Manjunatha Bhandary

Mangaluru : During the Karnataka Legislative Council Session today under rule 330, MLC Manjunath Bhandary demanded increase of honorarium for elected representatives of gram panchayats. Speaking at the session, he said ” Gram Panchayats are the foundation of democracy and only if we strengthen that foundation, Mahatma Gandhiji’s dream of Gram Swarajya will be fulfilled”. […]

17 gram panchayats in Dakshina Kannada district will be complete lockdown till June 21

Sunday, June 13th, 2021
KV Rajendra4

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada district administration on Sunday announced complete lockdown in 17 gram panchayats, where the number of Covid-19 active cases is above 50. The district reported 434 fresh cases of virus infection on Sunday taking the active cases to 7,019. With one more death, the Covid death tally of the district increased to […]

Udupi- Mangaluru and other 27 gram panchayats to be excluded from polls

Sunday, December 6th, 2020

Mangaluru : The State Election Commission said, the 27 gram panchayats will be excluded from the upcoming two-phased elections. According to an official release, 26 gram panchayats in Bengaluru Urban (5), Bengaluru Rural (1), Belagavi (4), Raichur (3), Dakshina Kannada (3), Davangere (2), Uttara Kannada (4) and Kolar (4) districts will be excluded as they have […]

BJP Yuva Morcha to hold ‘Mangaluru chalo’ on Sept 7

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
Harish Poonja

Manaluru : DK district unit of BJP Yuva Morcha, as part of the ‘Mangaluru chalo’ protest rally organized by the state body, will hold protest meetings in all gram panchayats in the district on September 4. This will serve as a precursor to the main protest event scheduled in this coastal city on September 7, […]

38 Gram panchayats to conduct cleanliness drive

Friday, June 2nd, 2017
cleanliness drive

Mangaluru : As part of Swacch Bharat campaign and  account of World Environment Day on June 5, Zilla Panchayat has identified five routes on state and national highways in Mangaluru and Bantwal where people dump garbage and cleanliness drives will be conducted by 38 gram panchayats. Chairing a meeting convened to discuss preparations to observe […]

Coupon system under PDS soon: Khader

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
U T Khader

Mysuru: Minister for Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs U T Khader on Tuesday said the department will introduce the coupon system for disbursal of food items under the public distribution system (PDS) in Bengaluru, Mangaluru and Mysuru soon. The minister told reporters at Jaldarshini guest house that to prevent irregularities and for the benefit of […]

Steps to punish providers of false information, says Khader

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
Taluk Panchayat hall

Mangaluru: The state government has been trying to amend the law to punish those who furnish fake information to receive foodgrains under the PDS system, said Food and Civil Supplies Minister U T Khader. Chairing a grievance meeting of the Department with officials and fair price shopowners at the Taluk Panchayat hall in Mangaluru on […]

Minister elicits experts’ opinion on sports policy

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Udupi: Minister for Youth Empowerment and Sports Pramodh Madhwaraj said that the process of formulating a sports policy would be completed soon. He was speaking after chairing a meeting comprising the representatives and experts in the sports field from across Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Chikkamagaluru districts, organised to elicit public opinion to draw a sports […]

90 acres land earmarked for housing sites in Udupi

Thursday, March 17th, 2016
Pramodh Madhwaraj

Udupi : MLA Pramodh Madhwaraj said the land, allotted for any gram panchayat coming under Udupi Assembly constituency, would be considered for all the eligible beneficiaries applied for the houses for the constituency. Addressing panchayat development officers (PDOs) and village accountants (VAs) at a meeting convened to discuss allocation of sites for homeless needy, he […]

Provocative contents hoardings and flexes not allowed to display

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Mangaluru : The Dakshina Kannada district administration has decided to scrutinise the content of all banners, hoardings and flexes before allowing them to be displayed in public places. Urban local bodies and gram panchayats will check them before issuing licences. This will be a precautionary measure to mitigate the flare up of communal feelings. Deputy […]