Politicians invited for Yettinahole project open debate

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Mangaluru: The environmentalists of the Dakshin Kannada district invited Khader and the officials of Karnataka Neeravari Nigam Ltd (KNNL) for an open debate on the Yettinahole project. The invitation for a debate from the environmentalists comes a day after Kannada District In-charge Minister U T Khader justified Yettinahole Project. Speaking on the issue Environmentalist and […]

Democracy is weakened by the subsidies, freebies and cash for votes: N Gopal Swamy

Thursday, July 21st, 2016
Corp Bank

Mangaluru: Democracy has been weakened by bribing and luring of free gifts during election to get votes opined former chief election commissioner N Gopal Swamy. Addressing the gathering at a seminar on ‘subsidies, freebies and cash for votes- democracy in peril’ organised by Corporation Bank Officers and Balasubrahmanya Foundation on Wednesday, he said that in […]

Did Sushmaji make an inadvertent racial slur in Lok Sabha?

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

New Delhi : Politicians while raising sensitive issues like racial discrimination must choose their words wisely lest you could be targeted for the same. On Wednesday, when BJP senior leader Sushma Swaraj raked up Nido Taniam’s death in the Lok Sabha, she made a statement that may not go down well with the North-East community. […]

“Arrested terror suspects had plans to target top politicians, journalists”

Friday, August 31st, 2012
IM Links

Bangalore : State Director General of Police Lalrokhuma Pachau has said that a major catastrophe has been averted in Karnataka with the arrest of eleven persons with suspected links with terrorist organizations like the Lashkar-e-Toiba and HUJI. He said the arrested terror suspects had plans to assassinate some top politicians, journalists and Hindu leaders. Of […]

High level panel to probe Wakf land scam

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Bangalore: Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda has on May 22, Tuesday, said that a high level committee would be constituted to investigate into the alleged land scam in the Wakf Board. He said the committee would submit its report to the government in the next four month period. The government had earlier constituted a Commission […]

Does Yeddyurappa stand a chance to be the “Come back CM” in near future?

Thursday, March 15th, 2012
Sadananda Gowda

Bangalore: Plainly speaking, No. The division bench of KHC gave political observers a fright by issuing a clean chit in 2 cases only, against him filed by lawyer Sirajin Basha. But CM Sadananda Gowda clarified that there were eight more cases against Yeddy in courts, to incense his followers in Gowda’s own cabinet. He (Gowda) […]

N.S. Hegde at Malpe High School Decennial Celebrations: attacks Corrupt in Society

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012
Santhosh Hegde

Udupi: Former Lokayukta, Nyayamurthi Santhosh Hegde for you, lashed out at corruption and greedy people who looted forest and national wealth in the name of mining and exports and spoke critically of the evils of a corrupt person on duty, declaring that corrupt people ceased to be human beings. He made it clear that politicians […]

Lok Pal bill: Who should be in?

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Mangalore: A raging debate is going on all ever the country about who should be included in the previsions of the proposed (Janata) Lok Pal bill now being formulated in June 2011 by a committee of 10 members, five of them Congress ministers(mostly tainted) and 5 civilians (partly tainted) what about PM and Judges ?should […]

77th Kannada Literacy Conference

Friday, February 4th, 2011

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Procession and food: Noises and voices heard in 77th Kannada Literacy Conference

Friday, February 4th, 2011
77th Kannada Literacy Conference

Bangalore: Over 40 years ago, the previous literacy session was held in this capital city of Karnataka. It has rubbed into organizers in providing food to innumerous delegates in 2011 today, in view of a rush of  visitors to the venue for food (for the body and mind). A lot of noise has been created […]