24 girl students suspended for demanding permission to wear hijab

Tuesday, June 7th, 2022

Mangaluru : The Uppinangady Government First Grade College management has suspended 24 girl students, who staged a protest demanding permission to wear hijab inside classrooms last week. The Puttur BJP MLA and the College Development Committee (CDC) chairman Sanjeeva Matandoor told on Tuesday, “The students staged a demonstration. So they were suspended on Monday.” According […]

Ministers agreed to shift the SP office to Puttur

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Mangaluru : The long-pending demand for shifting the office of the Superintendent of Police, Dakshina Kannada, outside Mangaluru has gained momentum with Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai and district in-charge Minister Kota Srinivas Poojary reportedly agreeing to a proposal from Puttur MLA Sanjeeva Matandoor to relocate the office to Puttur. Talking to reporters in Puttur on […]

Boy felicitatted for his honesty by Puttur MLA Sanjeeva Matandoor

Friday, April 17th, 2020

Puttur : A 12-year-old boy, who had returned a golden ring which he received in the food kit supplied during the lockdown recently, was felicitated by Puttur MLA Sanjeeva Matandoor on Thursday, for his honesty. Puttur Bunts’ Association had supplied food kit through MLA’s war room to the house of Haneef, a resident of Karmala […]

Mangaluru : BJP to take out padayatras to spread Gandhian thoughts

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Mangaluru : The Bharatiya Janata Party, in association with other organisations will take out padayatras spreading the thoughts of Mahatama Gandhi in Dakshina Kannada between October 20 and November 5, according to Sanjeeva Matandoor, president, Dakshina Kannada unit of the party and also MLA of Puttur. Addressing presspersons here on Wednesday, he said the padayatras […]

MLC Ivan D’Souza seeks action against D.K BJP unit chief Sanjeeva Matandoor

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Mangaluru : MLC Ivan D’Souza has demanded action against Dakshina Kannada BJP unit chief and Puttur MLA Sanjeeva Matandoor for his remarks on the former Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada Sasikanth Senthil S. who resigned from the Civil Services on Friday last. In a memorandum submitted to Police Commissioner P.S. Harsha here on Tuesday, Mr. […]

BJP targeted two lakh membership from Dakshina Kannada

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Mangaluru : BJP district president and Puttur MLA Sanjeeva Matandoor has challenged former minister D K Shivakumar to face inquiry if he was really innocent. Matandoor, addressing reporters at the party office on Monday, said that the allegations against BJP on political vendetta are meaningless. “One should remember that Enforcement Directorate inquiries are not held […]

Puttur : crack on hillock widens

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Puttur : The crack that appeared at a hillock at Tenkila Darkhasu in the outskirts of the city, which is currently under the control of Karnataka Cashew Development Corporation, widened on Tuesday August 13. The inner layer of the earth that is exposed appears to have been inverted. Eleven families living in the area have […]

Protest demanding Suratkal toll gate was politically motivated: Nalin Kumar

Friday, October 26th, 2018

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel has alleged that the protest demanding closure of Suratkal toll gate was politically motivated. Speaking to reporters at the party office here on October 26, Friday, he said the toll gate at Mukka near Suratkal was constructed during the UPA tenure. Then Oscar Fernandes was the Union Minister, […]

Congress’ protest aimed at Lok Sabha elections – Sanjeeva Matandoor

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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Mangaluru : Congress began its campaign against MP Nalin Kumar Kateel Keeping next year’s Lok Sabha elections in mind,  claiming that he has not done anything for the development of Dakshina Kannada, said Sanjeeva Matandoor, MLA from Puttur and president of Dakshina Kannada unit of the BJP, on Monday, August 6th. Speaking to the media […]

‘Adopt a village annually to promote cashewnut cultivation’

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Mangaluru: Venkatesh N. Hubballi, Director of Directorate of Cashewnut and Cocoa Development (DCCD), Kochi, on Monday suggested that the Directorate of Cashew Research (DCR), Puttur, adopt a village a year to promote cashewnut cultivation. Speaking at the foundation day programme of the DCR in Puttur, Mr. Hubballi said that the village adoption could be done […]