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Nalin complains to election officials against reports maligning him

Nalin complains to  election officials against reports maligning him

MANGALORE : BJP candidate Nalin Kumar Kateel has lodged a complaint with the election officials requesting for steps to stay publishing of news that maligned him. Nalin in his complaint has said that a criminal advocate who had gathered call details of his mobile unauthorisedly was trying to get publicity for the same. He also […]

Unrestrained extension of M’lore Commissionerate jurisdiction

Unrestrained extension of M’lore Commissionerate jurisdiction

The state cabinet on July 22 has decided to include even Mulki-
Moodbidri under the jurisdiction of Mangalore Police Commissionerate. This news did
not get the needed projection in the media. The reaction of the public to this decision is
also yet to be known.

Corruption has not spared the media too

Corruption has not spared the media too

The Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde while speaking at a function in Bangalore recently
said it was alarming to note that even the media which has to safeguard the conscience
of the society was getting corrupted like other sections of the society. Hegde’s words
are only a reflective of the general notion about media these days.

Unlawful bundh of July 5

Unlawful bundh of July 5

The nationwide bundh call given by the BJP protesting against the fuel price hike is
a clear cut violation of the Supreme Court directive and it is now left to be seen if the
Union Government would remain quiet or take some action.

How long should coastal people tolerate the bad Shiradi Road ?

How long should coastal people tolerate the bad Shiradi Road ?

The State PWD Minister CM Udasi had recently, while participating in a function said
a proposal has been set to the government to concretize the Shiradi Ghat road at a cost
of several crores of rupees

Gregory is not asking for the ‘moon’

Gregory is not asking for the ‘moon’

The hunger strike launched by progressive farmer and district’s pride Gregory Patrao
in front of the DC office, has completed two weeks. But it is a tragedy that the state
government which rose to power in the name of the farmer has so far not responded
in any manner to the demands put forth by this farmer, providing evidence to its
insensitivity in such important matters.

The mystery behind CM, Shobha’s meeting with Krishna

The mystery behind CM, Shobha’s meeting with Krishna

News Analysis Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and his close associate Shobha Karandlaje meeting senior Congress leader and foreign affairs Minister SM Krishna separately at his residence at his Bangalore, that too on the same day, has given room for widespread speculations in political circles. Though at the outset it is believed that the CM met […]

Let Mayor quit and face probe

Let Mayor quit and face probe

City Mayor Rajani Dugganna should have tendered her resignation to her post and set
a good trend instead of complaining to the police commissioner and the DC against the
media which had published the reports on the diesel theft scam, in a vain bid to defend
her son involved in the same.

Apathetic opposition proves boon to BJP govt

Apathetic opposition proves boon to BJP govt

The time is opportune to review the style of functioning of a government that has completed two years in office. How far is the BJP government in the state eligible to celebrate its second anniversary after it came to power on its own for the first time by a hair’s breadth majority ?

Justice M.F. Saldanha’s letter to CM

Justice M.F. Saldanha’s letter to CM

Justice M.F. Saldanha’s letter to CM

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