Autocrickshaw blast is an negligence of police : JR Lobo

Wednesday, November 30th, 2022

Mangaluru: Former MLA JR Lobo alleged that due to the negligence of police, the autocrickshaw blast occurred in Mangaluru. He took the government to task, for the police department not keeping an eye on accused Mohammed Shariq, who was booked under the Unlawful Activities Act earlier. “Had the government and police been vigilant, such untoward […]

MLA Kamath should resign for false allegations: JR Lobo

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Mangaluru: Mangaluru South MLA Vedavyas Kamath should resign for making false allegation over housing project at Shakthinagar, demanded the former MLA J R Lobo at a press meet on Wednesday February 27th. Speaking to the media Mr Lobo said, “Mangaluru South MLA Vedavyas Kamath has been continuously criticizing me for the housing project at Shakthinagar. […]

District Congress Committee holds protests on note ban

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Mangaluru: The District Congress Committee staged a protest in front of its own office on November 9, Friday on the occasion of the completion of second year of demonetization and to oppose the merger of Vijaya Bank. Former minister B Ramanatha Rai, MLC Ivan D’Souza, former MLA JR Lobo, former mayor Kavitha Sanil, Corporators Naveen […]

DK Congress committee stages protest against removal of CBI director

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Mangaluru: Mangaluru South Block Congress Committee staged a protest in front of the DC office here on November 2, Friday to condemn the high-handedness of the Union Government towards the CBI. DCC Chief and MLC Harish Kumar, former MLAs JR Lobo, Shakuntala Shetty, MLC Ivan D’Souza, Congress leaders including Suresh Ballal, Hilda Alva, Mahabala Maarla, […]

Blame EVMs for defeat; Ex-MLAs JR Lobo, Bava move HC

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Mangaluru: Ex-MLA’s of Congress who had suffered a shock defeat in the recent Assembly elections have moved to the High Court expressing doubts about the EVMs. The defeated Congress candidate from Mangaluru South Constituency J.R. Lobo had moved the High Court blaming EVM for his defeat. He was later joined by Mangaluru North constituency’s defeated […]

Confusion in the BJP is a complement to my win: Srikar Prabhu

Thursday, April 26th, 2018
Confusion in the BJP is a complement to my win: Srikar Prabhu

Mangaluru: The confusion within the BJP will be a success for her win, Sreekar Prabhu, who is contesting as an independent candidate from Mangalore Urban South Assembly constituency, said. Addressing a press conference in his election campaign office in the city, he said, “Both the BJP and the Congress have no right. The Kudsemp scandal […]

Foundation laid for new Kadri market complex

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Mangaluru: MLA JR Lobo laid the foundation stone for New Kadri Market building at Mallikatta here today. Addressing the gathering, Lobo said, “The shop owners have requested the MCC for a new building, MCC engineers took 2-3 years to design the project. This project will be built at a cost of Rs 12.30 crores. The […]

Three from Mangaluru to receive FKCA awards

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Mangaluru: The Federation of Konkani Catholic Association will be honouring three eminent Konkanis – Paul Moras, Corrine Antoinette Rasquinha and Vivek Aranha – for their achievement in their respective fields to mark its 21st Federation Day. The awards will be presented on Feb 4 at 4:30pm in Good Shepherd Auditorium, Museum Road, Opp. St. Patrick’s […]

State government sanctions Rs 6.5 crore for indoor stadiums at Urwa

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Mangaluru: The state government has sanctioned Rs.6.50 crore for the construction of Badminton and kabbaddi indoor stadiums of international level, here at Urwa in Mangaluru on 20th January. Speaking to the media, Mangaluru MLA JR Lobo said that the Badminton and Kabbaddi association had approached him with a proposal of constructing the stadiums in Mangaluru. […]

Road towards Kankanady Railway Station will be widened: JR Lobo

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Mangaluru: The road towards Kankanady Railway Station will be widened at a cost of Rs 4.05 crore said MLA J R Lobo. Lobo said that Rs 2.05 crore from the FAR (floor area ratio) of MCC and Rs 2 crore from the state PWD have been sanctioned for this work. Lobo said the Mangaluru Junction […]