Shobha in Mangalore to open Zonal office of KEB Engineers

Saturday, June 18th, 2011
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Mangalore: The Energy minister, Shobha Karandlaje, laid the foundation stone for KEB Engineers Association’s Zonal office building proposed at Kavoor, by ceremoniously unveiling a plaque at Lions’ Club Centre in Mallikatte close to MESCOM building here. The minister claimed that there was no shortage of power in the state now and un interrupted power supply […]

Shobha calls Sharad a dishonest minister who harmed farmers

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011
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Mangalore: Shobha Karandlaje in her second innings as Energy minister appears energetic, more confident, always smiling, and beautiful in appearance. But cutting down Sharad Pawar to size? She wants a blanket ban now on Endosulphan in state in state when other countries had done it 30 years ago. But CM Yeddyurappa has to agree to […]

Power minister eats her words

Friday, April 8th, 2011
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Belthangady: Despite the power minister’s eager claims in 2011 around Jan-Feb, the power shortage for the state has come through the back door and is pestering the helpless customers. All alternate energy sources as would warm the cackles of Dr.Farouk Abdullah, Union Minister in this regard have failed. In Karnataka, Bellary, Raichur and Udupi thermal […]

Gundya Power Project running aground

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011
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Bangalore: Karnataka’s Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje said today that the Union Environment/Forest Ministry had not yet cleared the Gundya Hydelproject proposed in Hassan district which was to bring an additional 400 MW of hydro power to the state. The controversial Gundya Project was to swamp over 166 hectatres of forest land located on Western Ghats, […]

Energy Minister Shobha brushes aside Mafia threats on LPG

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011
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Bangalore: Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje confirmed that she had received some threatening letters of late, and would discuss the issue with the Chief Minister, to register a police complaint finally, without fear and cowtowing to such threats on one’s life. She referred to certain widespread malpractices in the distribution of cooking gas (LPG) cylinders, causing […]

Shobha Karandlaje

Friday, January 28th, 2011
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Mangalore : Excerpts of  a brief interview Mega Media had with Energy Minister Ms. Shobha Karandlaje on her recent visit to DK dt, on Jan27 Q: There is a continuous requirement felt during summer season in the state. How do you propose to go about this need? Minister: We have already collected sufficient water resources […]

Ullal Queen Abbakka’s festival in Asaigoli on Jan 29/30

Thursday, January 27th, 2011
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Mangalore: The Kannada and Culture department of the govt., deserves praise for organizing a festival in the name of brave Queen of Ullala, Abbakka who faced the British rampage in her times in British history. The festival was unveiled at a press conference held in city on the eve of Republic day celebrations on the […]

Minister for energy inaugurates KV Station at Kudroli and Nandigudda

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011
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Mangalore : Karnataka energy minister Shobha Karandlaje said that, providing the high quality power supply and giving it for long time in Mangalore was the main aim of BJP Government. Speaking after inaugurating the stage programme held at Hotel Woodlands Hall on Jan 26, Wednesday as a part of establishing 33/11 KV electricity sub centers […]

Power procurement pasition is good: Shobha K

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
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Bangalore: The 2011 summer requirements of energy in the state may touch over 150 millions units per day and the state govt, has made arrangements to meet the requirements of users, Shobha Karandlaje (Energy Minister) indicated today while talking to news persons. Her department was examining the supply-demand position for the next 6 months, especially […]

HDK takes on Shobha for his attacks

Saturday, November 20th, 2010
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Bangalore: The former CM and present JD(S) MP, H.D Kumaraswamy has threatened Shobha Karnadlaje for her outbursts against those opposition leaders including him, over an amount of Rs.3 crores she had collected as a Bank loan, by mortgage of property. When HDK charged Karandlaje of corruption, Shobha had denied his allegations about her amassing property […]