DK shuts down to oppose Yettinahole project

Friday, May 20th, 2016

Mangaluru : Police were seen patrolling the City, but they did not have much work as the bandh was voluntary and peaceful in almost all parts of the district. Barring two or three spots in Ullal, where tyres were burnt, no untoward incident was reported from any part of the district. No private or KSRTC bus […]

Congress activists urged a probe into Ved Pratap Vaidik meets terrorist Hafiz

Monday, July 21st, 2014
Congress protest

Mangalore : The Congress activists of Mangalore city, Mangalore South, and Suratkal block on Monday condemned central government in a protest meet in-front of Mangalore DCO gates here on July 21, Monday for salient on meeting between Ved Pratap Vaidik and terrorist Hafiz Saeed. Speaking at protest meet, former MLA Vijaykumar Shetty said that NDA […]

BJP making false claims in manifesto, alleges Vijaykumar Shetty

Friday, May 3rd, 2013
Vijaykumar Shetty

Mangalore : Former MLA and senior Congress leader Vijaykumar Shetty  has  strongly criticized the BJP for making false claims in its manifesto. Speaking to reporters in Mangalore, he said the constituency of Suratkal(Mangalore North) was lacking several amenities including a proper bus stand, road and drainage system. He further said the BJP administration has also […]

Vijaykumar Shetty will not contest as Independent candidate, says Pojary

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
Janardhan poojary

Mangalore : Former Union Minister B Janardhana Poojary said that former MLA Vijaykumar Shetty will not contest in the upcoming election as the rebel. Speaking at the press meet held at Congress Election Publicity office at Nanthoor on April 17, Wednesday he said that he had convinced Mr Shetty to take back his decision to […]

Congress decides to field Vijaykumar Shetty from Mangalore North;Vinaykumar Sorake is Puttur candidate

Thursday, April 11th, 2013
Vinaykumar Sorake, Vijaykumar Shetty

Mangalore : The second list of candidates released by the Congress has the names of Vijaykumar Shetty from Mangalore North, Vinaykumar Sorake from Puttur and MA Gafur from Kaup constituency, Shyamala Bhandari is likely to be the candidate from Kundapur constituency. It was earlier projected that the Congress would be fielding first timer Kripa Alva […]

Shetty, Bava loyalists clash at Mangalore Airport

Sunday, April 7th, 2013
Oscar Fernandes

Mangalore : Supporters of former MLA Vijaykumar Shetty and District Congress Minorities Cell Chief BA Moidin Bava entered into a brawl at the Mangalore airport on April 6, Saturday evening. The supporters of the two leaders vied with each other to meet senior leader Oscar Fernandes who landed at the airport, when the incident took […]

Monappa Bhandary launches scathing attack on Vijaykumar Shetty

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
Monappa Bhandary

Mangalore : BJP leader and MLC Monappa Bhandari has said that the former Suratkal MLA Vijaykumar Shetty  was a rejected leader of the Congress who has lost his base in the party, but was now speaking in favour of party leaders just with an eye on grabbing party ticket to contest the next elections. Speaking […]

Vijaykumar Shetty lambasts dist minister CT Ravi for remarks on Sonia

Saturday, October 27th, 2012
Vijaykumar Shetty

Mangalore: Senior Congress leader and former Suratkal MLA Vijaykumar Shetty has come down heavily on the District in-charge Minister CT Ravi for his comments on Congress President and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi. Speaking to reporters in Mangalore on October 27, Saturday, Shetty said the district minister by issuing statements in accordance to his own whims […]

Yettinahole water diversion project unfeasible, says Vijaykumar Shetty

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Mangalore: Former Suratkal MLA and the President of Karavali Jeevanadi Netravathi Rakshana Samithi Vijaykumar Shetty has strongly condemned the government moves to go in for Yettinahole water diversion project. Speaking to reporters, he said the project without a proper  plan would result in a waste of  Rs 8600 crores. He said information gathered regarding the […]

Surathkal Block Congressmen conduct agitation seeking CM’s resignation

Saturday, May 21st, 2011
Surathkal Block Congressmens Protest

Mangalore: On Saturday morning at Kuloor Junction, the Surarhkal Block Congressmen organised a ‘Rasta Rokho’ agitation against the ruling BJP govt. seeking its removal. Vijaykumar Shetty was the chief speaker during demonstration in public that inconvenienced highway traffic. He said that 16 MLAs including 11 from BJP suspended by the speaker went to Supreme Court […]