BJP feared in ZP, TP election : U.T. Khader

Tuesday, September 7th, 2021
UT Khader

Mangaluru : Tthe State Cabinet deciding to establish a commission for delimitation of zilla and taluk panchayat constituencies by amending the Karnataka Panchayat Raj Act, 1993, is not in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution. The BJP-led government has taken the decision as it fears to face the elections to the zilla and taluk […]

Former Mangaluru Taluk Panchayat member attacked by a gang in City

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

Mangaluru : Former president of Ulaibettu Gram Panchayat and former member of Mangaluru Taluk Panchayat Yusuf was attacked by a gang of assailants near Kulshekhar on Monday evening. Yusuf has been admitted to a private hospital in the city with injuries. The attack took place when Yusuf was on way to Ulaibettu in his car. […]

Hotelier found hanging himself in his hotel at Bajpe

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Mangaluru: A man committed suicide by hanging himself in his hotel at Bajpe town on Monday. The deceased is identified as Yashwant Shetty (49), the owner of the hotel. Yashwant, brother of Vishwanath Shetty, a Taluk Panchayat member from Kandavar constituency. Yashwant left the home on Monday morning and brother was called to his mobile phone […]

First election of the new Kadaba Taluk Panchayat, BJP candidates unanimously elected

Thursday, August 27th, 2020
BJP candidates

Kadaba: BJP-supported Rajeshwari Kanyamangala and Jayanti R. Gowda have been unanimously elected as the president for the first time after becoming new Taluk Kadaba in the Dakshina Kannada district. The BJP is at the helm of power based on the number of members. The BJP has also gone on to become vice president without any […]

Udupi : Savayava Santhe to begin soon : officials from Horticulture department

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

Udupi : Savayava Santhe, an organic farm goods market, will begin functioning soon. A committee has already been formed in this regard, officials from Horticulture department said. “In a meeting held recently, the committee members have decided to revive the Savayava Santhe,” the officials said at the quarterly KDP meeting held on the premises of […]

Minister Jayamala promises to hike honorarium of GP members

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Udupi: State minister for Women and Child Welfare, Kannada and Culture and Udupi district in-charge minister Jayamala said that she would try to increase the honorarium paid to the gram panchayat members by bringing the matter to the notice of officials concerned in the State government. She was speaking after inaugurating the sports meet organised […]

MNREGA: Two taluk panchayats in DK achieve 100% target

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Mangaluru: Belthangady and Sullia Taluk Panchayats in Dakshina Kannada have surpassed the manpower generation target set under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) programmes during 2017-18, according to M.R. Ravi, Chief Executive Officer, Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat. The two taluk panchayats have also achieved cent per cent achievement under MGNREGA programmes in the […]

Rs 16 crore diesel subsidy released for fishermen

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Udupi : Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister of State for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports, said on Monday that a subsidy of Rs 16 crore had been released for diesel supplied to fishermen in April and May this year. This money had been transferred directly to the bank accounts of the fishermen. He was speaking after distributing […]

MLA directs officials to hand over title deeds to people sanctioned houses : Jain

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Mangaluru : The state government has waived the loans availed for Ashraya Housing scheme. The officials should see ensure that the benefit reaches the needy, said Moodbidri MLA K Abhayachandra Jain. He was chairing the monthly KDP meet at the Taluk Panchayat in Mangaluru on Monday. He directed officials to distribute title deeds to people […]

Karopady Grama Panchayat Vice President murdered

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
Jaleel Karopady

Vitla: A  gang of four member murdered Karopady Grama Panchayat Vice President Jaleel Karopady in a broad daylight on Thursday morning when he was at his panchayat office at Karopady near Vitla, Dakshina Kannada. The deceased was a son of taluk panchayat member Usman Karopady. Unknown assailants arrived on two motor cycles and stabbed the […]