Govt decision to merge Vijaya Bank to protect interests of capitalists: Ramanath Rai

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Mangaluru: Former minister Ramanatha Rai has alleged that the Union Government has decided to merge the profit making Vijaya Bank with the loss making Dena Bank and Bank of Baroda with the objective of protecting the interests of the rich capitalists. Speaking to reporters at the party office here on September 24, Monday, Rai said […]

U.T Khader inaugurates 5th Indira Canteen at Pumpwell

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Mangaluru: Minister U T Khader inaugurated Indira Canteen at Pumpwell Circle here on Tuesday, July 17. Addressing the gathering U T Khader said, “This is the 5th Indira Canteen in the city. We are happy to inaugrate this canteen here which will help the weaker section of the people. Food will be provided at an […]

Kavitha Sanil, Rakesh Malli, Amrit Shenoy and Waheeda Ismail chosen for AICC

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Mangaluru: Kavitha Sanil, Rakesh Malli, Amrit Shenoy and Waheeda Ismail Bellare have been chosen as the All India Congress Committee (AICC) members. Former Mangaluru City Corporation Mayor, Kavitha Sanil, Karnataka state president of Indian Trade Union Congress, Rakesh Malli, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee secretary, Waheeda Ismail Bellare, and former youth Congress vice president, Amrit Shenoy, […]

No water crisis during my term: Mayor

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Mangaluru: Mayor Kavitha Sanil’s major achievement seems to be that the city did not face a water crisis during her term. Interacting with reporters prior to demitting office at the end of her one-year tenure, the mayor said the city saw development works to the tune of Rs 180 crore during her stint. “I assured […]

Mayor received threats for action against skill game centres, massage parlours

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Mangaluru: Mayor Kavitha Sanil took on skill-game centres and massage parlours head-on in the city during her one-year tenure ending March 7. While taking this concerted action, she had a run in with the judiciary, leading to the high court issuing a notice to her, it also put Kavitha in the crosshairs of the underworld, […]

Rai to lay foundation stone for projects in city today

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Mangaluru: Minister in-charge of Dakshina Kannada B. Ramanath Rai will lay the foundation stone for development projects estimated at ₹2,266.65 crore under the jurisdiction of Mangaluru City Corporation on Tuesday. It will include 65 projects costing about ₹2,000 crore, under the Smart City mission. Mayor Kavitha Sanil told reporters here on Monday that four major […]

Mayor assures to provide toilet at anganwadi

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Mangaluru: The sad state of an anganawadi centre compelled its alumni mayor Kavitha Sanil visit the school on Wednesday and direct the authorities concerned to take up the matter on priority. A section of the media had reported that the school where Kavitha studied had no toilet. The school, Vaidyanatheshwari Anganawadi, situated near the Kavoor […]

MCC yet to meet half of water bill revenue target

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Mangaluru: With about one month remaining to complete her one-year term, Mayor Kavita Sanil on Wednesday blamed the Revenue officials and water supply engineers for the civic body lagging behind in revenue collection. Upset over hearing that default water consumers owed about 26 crore to the civic body the Mayor, who lost her cool in […]

75-feet height Clock Tower to come up at Hampankatta

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Mangaluru: Twenty-four years after it was demolished, the Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) has started the exercise of rebuilding the iconic Clock Tower at its original place in front of the Town Hall. The corporation authorities have awarded the tender to start the construction of the clock tower and the construction work will begin soon after […]

Documentaries on road safety released

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Mangaluru: Mayor Kavitha Sanil released three documentaries on road safety prepared by Kannadaka Productions with the help of the Police Department, Lions Club Mangaluru and Rotary Club Mangaluru Central. The documentaries are titled “Helmet Dharisi Dwichakra Chalayisi,” “Rash driving” ” drink and drive.” Addressing a press meet, project convener Srinivas Nayak Indaje said “the documentaries […]