Govt reserves Mayor’s post for woman from general category

Saturday, October 11th, 2014
MCC

Mangalore: The government has announced the reservation for the post of Mayor and Deputy Mayor with the five months remaining for Mayoral elections. The government stated that Mayor has been reserved for a general category (woman) and that of the Deputy Mayor for general category. The government published a gazette notification related to reservation in […]

Express train Southern Railway Madras to Mangalore central and return will be a daily service from August 20

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
Madras Train

Mangalore: There was a time under the British even up to 1950 when south India was one single Madras Province, with DK at the west end of it, when lawyers having cases to placed in Madras high count, used to eatch trains going to Madras (say Mail or Express) and return after the cases are […]

Lokpal Bill tabled in Lok Sabha

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
All party meeting

New Delhi:  After two adjournments of the Lok Sabha, the government finally tabled the anti-corruption Lokpal Bill in Parliament today, well past the scheduled time of 2 pm. The BJP, Anna Hazare’s team of activists, and Lalu Prasad Yadav have all rejected it for different reasons. The Bill will be debated on December 27 after […]

Beary demand 8% inner reservation in 27% OBC quota, for Muslims

Saturday, December 10th, 2011
Beary demand

Mangalore: The All India Beary Parishat in a meet on Friday has urged the UPA government to provide 8% internal reservation to backward Muslim population, within OBC reservation quota (of 27%). The parishat working President, B.A. Mohd. Haneef released this information to Press reporters on Dec 9. Muslims have a reservation in local bodies’ elections […]

Praveen and Gita Nayak likely to win on Feb 28.

Monday, February 21st, 2011
Praveen and Gita Nayak

Mangalore: Now that Rajani Dugganna will lay down office with only Car Street widening work to her credit, there is competition within BJP, as to who will be elected the Mayor or first citizen of Mangalore on Feb.28, according to categorized reservation, prescribed by state govt. There is a possibility of a contest between two […]

In Haryana, men have 67% reservation

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011
Men have 67% reservation

Bangalore/New Delhi: There are reservations in various spheres, like govt. service, assembly/Parliament membership, employment and education for backward classes, women, ex-servicemen, minorities, even handicapped persons. But in Haryana state, reservation is provided upto 67% for menfolk! This in a society dominated by men only there. The reservation is given in govt. service and in the […]

The Mayor next: Who is there?

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
Rajani Dugganna

Mangalore: Mayor Rajani Dugganna is retiring on Feb.21, and the number of candidates for the post from BJP is on the rise among backward classes. Ganesh Hosabettu got the first chance as belonging to backward ‘A’ class, and Shanker Bhat succeeded him from common category as a senior man (Brahmin). Presently in the third term, […]

BJP Government provides more facility to women: Sulochana Bhat

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010
Sulochana Bhat

Mangalore : BJP State Vice President Sulochana Bhat in the press meet held at District BJP Office on Dec 28, Tuesday said that around 3659 BJP candidates contesting in the Taluk panchayath and Zilla Panchayath election and out of which 218 are BJP Women candidates. She also said that The BJP party has given an […]

Gram Panchayat Reservation process held Transparency

Saturday, June 5th, 2010
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The MLA ‘s, Zilla and Taluk panchayat leaders  were present during the reservation polling process to make the process transparent without having any secrecy, said Additional Deputy commissioner Prabhakar Sharma. After the successful gram panchayat election held at Mangalore Taluk, he was speaking while announcing the reservation for the president and vice president post for […]