Rai demands waiver of electricity, water and telephone bills during lockdown

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
Ramanatha Rai

Mangaluru : The government must provide food kits to the poor during the lockdown situation said, Senior Congress leader and former minister B Ramanatha Rai. Addressing press persons at the Congress office on April 28, Wednesday, he said said though it is easy to announce a lockdown, at the same time it is the duty of the […]

No coordination between officials and elected representatives handling covid-19 cases : Rai

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
Ramanatha rai

Mangaluru : The government failed to take scientific measures to contain the spread of covid-19 and tackle the infections. The issue of statements will not help in containing the virus. Effective measures are in need of the hour,” Ramanatha Rai told media persons in Mangaluru, arguing that ministers are only engaged in issuing only statements. Mangaluru […]

Congress stage protest near Mangaluru International Airport against BJP government

Monday, November 9th, 2020

Mangaluru : The District Congress Committee staged a protest near the Mangaluru International Airport on November 9, Monday to condemn the handing over of the airport to the Adani Group. Speaking on the occasion, former minister Ramanatha Rai said that,  the central government has given Adani company to manage the airport for 50 years. the handing over […]

New sand policy only benefit big entrepreneurs : Ramanatha Rai

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020
B RamanathaRai

Mangaluru : BJP government policies new sand policy will only benefit big entrepreneurs, alleged former minister Ramanatha Rai. Addressing the presspersons at the Congress office on August 26, Wednesday he said,  the State government move to entrust the sand extraction responsibility to the Karnataka State Mining Corporation as part of its new sand policy would instigate illegal […]

Bantwal illegal sand mining, Ramanatha Rai complains to DC

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

  Mangaluru : Senior Congress leader and former district in-charge minister B Ramanatha Rai submitted a memorandum to  Deputy Commissioner Sindhu B Rupesh to stop illegal sand extraction in Bantwal taluk. The  illegal sand extraction going on unabatedly at several places including Maninalkur, Karpe and Kadeshwalya. He also alleged that a contractor who had got the license […]

Ramanatha Rai distributed food kit to Asha activists at Bantwal

Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
Ramanatha Rai

Mangaluru : Former Bantwal MLA B Ramanatha Rai conveyed his honorary salute to the Asha activist, who is fighting against corona and raising awareness to the public. Rai distributed food kit to the Bantwal Sajipamunnur, Mani, Goalthamazulu and Kulnadu GP constituencies Asha activists.  

Ramanatha Rai might be finalised for Dakshina Kannada Loksabha

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
Ramanatha Rai

Mangaluru : The Congress state leadership, in the party screening committee meeting shortlisted the name of former minister Ramanatha Rai to contest from Dakshin Kannada Lok Sabha constituency. It is also learnt that six leaders including BK Hariprasad were in the race, but the Congress has chosen Ramanath Rai to challenge sitting MP and BJP […]

People remember Veerappa Moily’s contribution to the District : Ramanatha Rai

Friday, January 18th, 2019
Ramanatha Rai

Mangaluru: Ramanath Rai has demanded an apology from MP Nalin Kumar Kateel for his comments on senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily over the issue of Vijaya Bank merger. Speaking at a press conference on Friday Mr Rai said, “Without any reason Nalin Kumar Kateel dragged Veerappa Moily’s name into the Vijaya bank merger issue. It […]

Nalin Kumar Kateel is a self-declared No 1 MP : Ramanatha Rai

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Mangaluru : The three-day padayatra of the Congress, led by the former Minister B. Ramanath Rai from Nelyadi to BC Road on National Highway 75 ended on Wednesday with the Congress leader claiming that the party had thus highlighted the “failures” of Nalin Kumar Kateel, Member of Parliament, Dakshina Kannada. The party launched the padayatra […]

Govt had agreed to increase the wages per 1000 beedies: B Ramanatha Rai

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Mangaluru: Former minister B Ramanatha Rai who has reacted to the indefinite strike being observed by beedi workers association members for the third successive day demanding minimum wages of Rs 210 per every 1000 beedies rolled, has urged the managements of beedi companies to yield to the demands of beedi workers. Speaking to reporters here […]