Shobha mam, Dhananjay sir teach poll rules to KJP men

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
Shobha Dhananjay

Bangalore : KJP candidates for the Assembly polls, whose names figured in the first list released recently by party president B S Yeddyurappa, turned “students” for a few hours on Monday. While V Dhananjaya Kumar sir (KJP campaign committee chairman) took the candidates through various nuances and formalities  of electoral politics, Shobha Karandlaje madam (former […]

UPCL thermal plant recommences power generation

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
UPCL thermal plant

Mangalore : The UPCL Thermal plant at Ellur near Padubidri has recommenced power generation thereby bringing a sigh of relief for people of the two district who were reeling  under frequent power cuts sine the past few days. It is learnt, the power generation has recommenced after Chief Minister assured the company of clearing the […]

Speaker is running away, fearing resignations: BSY

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Bangalore :KJP President B S Yeddyurappa on Thursday accused Speaker K G Bopaiah of succumbing to pressure from the ruling party and treating legislators who had come to him with their resignation letters like “primary school children.” “The Speaker is not staying in headquarters (Bangalore) due to fear that more BJP MLAs would come to him with their resignation letters. He […]

Yeddyurappa backtracks, says won’t topple Shettar ministry

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Bangalore/New Delhi: Former Karnataka BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa on Monday changed his tune on toppling the Jagadish Shettar ministry, amid speculation that some BJP lawmakers were now hesitant to quit the Assembly and party after having announced last week they would do so. “Our intention is not to topple the (Shettar) government nor oppose budget […]

BSY loyalist MLAs meet Guv, seek his intervention

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Bangalore : Thirteen BJP MLAs, including two Ministers, loyal to former party strongman B S Yeddyurappa, today met Governor H R Bhardwaj and requested him to take suitable steps for acceptance of their resignations by Speaker K G Bopaiah. Earlier today, the MLAs led by Public Works Minister C M Udasi and Energy Minister Shobha […]

Udasi, Shobha may quit cabinet today

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
Shobha Karandlaje-C M Udasi

Bangalore : Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje, Public Works Minister C M Udasi and some MLAs loyal to former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa are likely to resign on Wednesday but the resignations may stop short of toppling the Jagadish Shettar government. In his third avowed attempt to dislodge the Shettar government, Yeddyurappa, unlike the previous two occasions (January […]

Not lobbying for BJP Presidentship in Karnataka, Clarifies DV Sadananda Gowda

Saturday, January 12th, 2013
DV Sadananda Gowda

Mangalore: Former CM DV Sadananda Gowda has said that he has no wish to occupy the post of State BJP President. Speaking to reporters in Mangalore on Friday, Gowda clarified that he was not eying the post. At the same time he said he was ready to take up the responsibility if the party chose […]

Shobha may follow in BSY’s footsteps

Friday, January 4th, 2013
Shobha Karandlaje

Bangalore : Giving sufficient indications that she is all set to follow in the footsteps of her mentor B S Yeddyurappa, Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje finally crossed the political Rubicon when she openly assailed the government, picking holes in Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar’s governance. Charging that the law and order situation in the State had […]

Energy minister Shobha Karandlaje laid foundation for new Mescom office

Thursday, November 15th, 2012
Shoba Karanlaje Mescom

Mangalore :Energy minister Shobha Karandlaje laid the foundation stone for the new MESCOM office to be established at Bejai on Nov 15, Thursday. Speaking on the occasion, she said that this office will be constructed within a year in the cost of Rs 10 crore. Apart from it, the solar facility, rain water harvesting and […]

Seminar-Darshana –The Vision’ concludes at Ramakrisna Mutt

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
Darshana –The Vision

Mangalore:  The concluding day programme of the three-day seminar ‘Darshana-The Vision” at the Ramakrishna Mutt in Mangalore, for the post-graduate and Degree students, was inaugurated by State Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje on September 26, Friday. The programme has been organized to mark the 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. In her address, Shobha emphasized the […]