A year passes without a full-time Commissioner for MCC

It has been a year since Mangaluru City Corporation had a full-time Commissioner. Mangaluru being the largest city of the coastal districts constantly sees implementation of several developmental projects. That such a city is still waiting for a full-time Commissioner

BJP’s double standard is creating history

Of late, the BJP is organising severe protest against cases of sexual assaults on women. Though as an opposition party, the BJP can justify its protests, a comparison of its policies when it was in power and its stance now, only exposes the double standards of the party. Let us first consider the clamour raised […]

Apart from illegal bitumen racket, petrol adulteration too is rampant

The Canara Times and Karavali Ale of November 5 had reported of an illegal bitumen racket in Suratkal area. But along with his bitumen racket, even adulteration of petrol by mixing kerosene oil is nothing new and is underway since several years.

What’s the reason behind transfers of Udupi DC in quick succession?

It’s a great surprise that Udupi district has seen three Deputy Commissioners in the past six month period. This has not only become a hot issue but also the Talk of the Town. The quick replacements of DCs in Udupi districts is being discussed by people in market places ,

Mangalore Police Commissioner has failed in his first major test

The ability of the chief of any institution or team is put to test only at times of crisis. This

is applicable even to Mangalore Police Commissioner Manish Kharbikar, who is facing a

tough challenge for the first time ever since he took charge in Mangalore.

Poojari is wrong in opposing CM’s proposal to bring Udupi, Gokarna Temples under govt control

When the erstwhile Yeddyurappa government denotified the Udupi Sri Krishna Temple and Gokarna Mahabaleshwara Temple and handed it over to the respective Mutts, the action had kicked off a debate with intellectuals strongly opposing the move. Even the Congress which was then in the opposition had lashed out at the BJP government.

A Befitting Defeat for the BJP

The BJP has paid the price for its several sinful acts. The several such acts committed by the BJP government began to hit nails one by one to the very existence of the party. However, the BJP men who failed to realize this turned arrogant with the passing of each day. No one could save them when their pots of sin were full. The lay man has taught a lesson to the BJP through his mandate.

Ruptured UPCL effluent pipeline harms farm lands

The ruptured effluent pipeline of the controversial UPCL thermal power plant at Ellur near Padubidri, has caused harm to farm land spread over 25 acres apart from contaminating several well waters. The company had laid the pipeline to release its chemical effluents to the sea.

Kicked out !

Arrogrance, misrule and vicious – the BJP and the Sangh Parivar have paid a heavy price for these qualities of theirs in the recently held elections to Urban Local Bodies. As if the people of the state were waiting for an opportune time to hit back at the Sangh Parivar, they have kicked out the BJP with their full force in such a way that the party may find it hard to forget it for long.

A light at the end of tunnel

A recent India Today survey seems to be an answer to the communal politics resorted to by the BJP since the past few years. The survey results reveal that the Congress was sure to win in case of an election. It is left to be seen if this survey result will be an eye-opener for BJP men who are under the illusion that power was permanent.

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