Mangaluru-Bengaluru day train likely to begin operations from March 1

Friday, January 20th, 2017
Mangaluru-Bengaluru train

Mangaluru: More than two years after Indian Railways promised that it would begin operating a day train from the coastal city to Bengaluru, the initiative is likely to take off on March 1, this year. As per sources, the train had been sanctioned during the interim railway budget presented in 2014. Accordingly, the train was […]

Mulgars seek stay against Mulageni Act

Monday, November 28th, 2016
Clarence Pais

Mangaluru: Mulgars’ Association president Clarence Pais has said that the Association and some individual Mulgars have filed writ petitions before the Karnataka High Court against the Mulageni Act and have also filed an interlocutory application for a stay against the Act as well as the rules of the Act. State government had notified Karnataka Conferment […]

High Court refuses to condone attendance shortage; trashes students’ pleas

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Mangaluru: The High Court of Karnataka has refused to condone the shortage of attendance of 17 students of Milagres College, who were not allowed to appear for the examination for want of mandatory attendance. The college had not issued hall tickets to 22 students due to shortage of attendance and 17 of them had filed […]

No Kambala to be held in DK, Udupi till Nov 26: High Court

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

Mangaluru: The Karnataka High Court on Friday issued a stay order on organizing Kambala in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi district still November 26. The order was issued by the High Court during the hearing of a PIL filed by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). It sought directions that the government prohibited the sport. […]

Mangaluru Bar Association organised jatha demanding High Court Circuit Bench

Saturday, November 12th, 2016
Mangaluru Bar Association

Mangaluru: Mangaluru Bar Association along with All College Students Association staged Jatha from clock tower to DC office demanding formation of High Court Circuit Bench in Mangaluru, on Friday. President of Mangaluru Bar Association S P Chengappa addressed the protestors in front of the DC office. Association Vice-President Yashodha P Karkera, Secretary Raghavendra H V, […]

Chinkara case: SC admits Rajasthan’s plea against Salman Khan

Friday, November 11th, 2016
Salman Khan

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today admitted the appeal filed by Rajasthan govt challenging the acquittal of Bollywood actor Salman Khan in a case of Chinkara poaching in Jodhpur. A bench comprising Justices A K Sikri and R Banumathi also said the matter will be given an expeditious hearing. The bench issued notice and sort […]

Karnataka HC summons Vijay Mallya to appear on Nov 24

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court, on Thursday, summoned beleaguered liquor baron c to appear before it on November 24 for allegedly violating an undertaking given by him and his companies, not to transfer their equity shares in United Breweries to Diageo Plc. A division bench comprising justices Jayant Patel and Aravind Kumar gave the direction on […]

Bar Association demands High Court circuit bench for Mangaluru

Friday, October 14th, 2016
hc bench

Mangaluru : Mangalore Bar Association president S P Changappa urged the government to establish the circuit bench of High Court in Mangaluru. Addressing mediapersons on Thursday, he said that, as Mangaluru is expected to be a smart city in future, the judiciary system should also be smart. “The economically backward can have access to judiciary […]

Tricky time ahead for government over Gokarna temple takeover

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Bengaluru: It is going to be a tricky time for the government while deciding on whether the Gokarna Mahabaleshwara temple in Uttara Kannada district should be taken back into the custody of the religious and charitable endowment department. Presently, it is being managed by the Ramachandrapura Mutt. The government denotified the temple in 2008, when […]

Naresh Shenoy secured bail in high court?

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Mangaluru: One of the most sensational murder cases, RTI activist Vinayak Baliga murder case prime accused Naresh Shenoy has secured bail from the High Court, on Wednesday. The verdict has been given orally, but not in written form. It is expected to receive the verdict in written form on Thursday. Naresh Shenoy was absconded since […]