Nine candidates filed nominations for legislative council elections

Saturday, June 20th, 2020

Bengaluru : Nine candidates filed their nominations for the June 29 elections to seven seats of the Karnataka legislative council on Thursday. While the BJP has fielded four candidates, the Congress has given tickets to two and the JD(S) to one candidate respectively for the biennial elections to seven seats of the legislative council to […]

Bengaluru : 16 disqualification MLAs joins BJP

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Bengaluru : A day after the Supreme Court upheld the disqualification of 17 Congress-JD(S) MLAs in Karnataka but paved the way for them to contest the December 5 bypolls, 16 rebel MLAs were joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday at the party headquarters in Bengaluru. In a grand event that took place at the […]

BBMP Mayoral polls : BJP has an upper hand

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

Bengaluru : The BJP is touted to have an upper hand in Tuesday’s elections to the posts to Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Bengaluru as the Congress–Janata Dal (Secular) combine in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) council is only going to put up a symbolic fight by fielding candidates. Senior Congress leaders said they […]

Krishnappa enters Cabinet, gets housing portfolio

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Bengaluru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday allocated the Housing portfolio to M Krishnappa, who was sworn-in as a Cabinet minister on September 5. Krishnappa, who is a Congress MLA from Vijayanagar constituency in Bengaluru, has been picked by the party as replacement to actor-politician M H Ambareesh, a Vokkaliga. The ‘rebel’ star was removed as […]

Cong and BJP leaders share posts in DK Zilla Panchayat

Friday, July 1st, 2016

Mangaluru : Even after having majority in Dakshina Kannada ZP BJP shared posts with Congress to avoid election. BJP had a majority with 21 members whereas Congress had 15 representatives in ZP, but both President and Vice-President Posts were adorned by the BJP. Here it can be mentioned that the votes of MLA’s, MLC’s, MP […]

MLAs and Ministers should coordinate between party workers : Poojary

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

 Mangaluru : Senior Congress leader B. Janardhana Poojary on Wednesday said that though the performance of the party in Dakshina Kannada in the zilla and taluk panchayat elections was good, it could have been better had there been coordination between MLAs and Ministers in the district. Speaking to presspersons here, Mr. Poojary said that though […]

Congress MLAs returns from controversial foreign trip

Friday, January 10th, 2014

Bangalore: A contingent of 11 Karnataka MLAs arrived here on Thursday after completing a nearly fortnight-long foreign tour unfazed by criticism and controversy at home. The MLAs flew in here in the early hours via Hong Kong after covering Australia, New Zealand and Fiji for their “study” tour, with Chairman of the Backward Classes Committee […]

DKS, Baig join cabinet; many MLAs disgruntled

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Bangalore: Senior Congress MLAs D K Shivakumar and R Roshan Baig were sworn in as cabinet ministers on Wednesday,  amid discontent among senior party leaders aspiring for ministerial berths. Governor H R Bhardwaj administered the oath of office and secrecy to the leaders at a simple function at  Raj Bhavan. Portfolios are yet to be […]

SCDCC Bank felicitates new Ministers, MLAs of undivided DK

Sunday, June 16th, 2013
SCDCC Bank felicitate

Mangalore : The SCDCC Bank and Navodaya Grama Vikasa Charitable Trust felicitated  newly appointed ministers as well as newly elected legislators of the district at a function held  at Loyola Hall of St Aloysius College on June 16, Sunday. Oscar Fernandes, senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha Member inaugurated the ceremony. He also presided over […]

Jammiyatul Falah honours new ministers, MLAs

Sunday, June 9th, 2013
Jammiyatul Falah

Mangalore : The new ministers, MLAs and corporators were felicitated on behalf of the Dakshina Kannada and Udupi units of Jamiyyatul Falah on Saturday June 8 at Jamiyyatul community hall. DK District Minister Ramanatha Rai, who accepted the felicitation assured to strive hard to live upto the expectations of the people. Abdussalam Puthige, editor of […]