Vincent D’Souza

Goa tourists fly from Karnataka to Maharashtra to avoid ‘unnecessary’ Covid test

The new travel rules announced by Maharashtra government in view of the second wave of Covid-19 have led to many taking a detour to reach the state. 

30 Nov 2020

Dakshina Kannada, Udupi MLAs refuse to join mad rush for berths

That politicians from the coast are more loyal to the party is also the reason why they are ignored, he reasoned.

29 Nov 2020

A sticky issue: Yakshagana fans, artistes angry over advertisement

  This one failed to stick. A new TV commercial of Fevicol, featuring Yakshagana — the traditional, popular art form from the coastal region, has created a storm in social media circuits.

24 Nov 2020

Girish Bharadwaj: How a hole in a boat led to the emergence of Bridge Man of India

Bharadwaj said he adopted the technology of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge and Japan’s Akashi Kaikyo, both suspension bridges and considered marvels of modern engineering, and simplified it.

16 Nov 2020

BJP invites Karnataka State Co-operative Federation chief MN Rajendra Kumar to join party

In the backdrop of these factors, BJP understands that having Kumar on its side can be beneficial to the party in not just the panchayat elections but also the 2024 DCC Bank election.

16 Nov 2020

Illegal laterite mined in Dakshina Kannada, transported to Andhra, TS, reveals RTI

The mining permit of the same is in the name of the panchayat development officer. 

15 Nov 2020

Banks see sharp rise in gold loans

Sources said banks readily offer the more secured gold loan solution to customers whose credit rate is not so good. 

10 Nov 2020

Former IAS officer Sasikanth Senthil to join Congress

The 2009 Karnataka-cadre officer had quit the IAS last year and has since participated in many protests against the government, including the anti-NRC/CAA agitations.

09 Nov 2020

Eye on polls, BJP focus on party organisation

The State assembly elections are still two and half years away. But it seems that the ruling BJP is not ready to take any chances and has started preparations well in advance.

06 Nov 2020

BJP core committee in Karnataka bats for laws to end 'love jihad', cow slaughter

Earlier, speaking at the inauguration of the BJP state executive committee meeting, CM BS Yediyurappa said tough measures will be taken to end religious conversions that take place through enticements

05 Nov 2020

Six labourers miss Dubai flight over ‘fake’ covid certificate

The group tried convincing officials that their negative results were authentic, but to no avail and had to frantically call health authorities in Karwar.

04 Nov 2020

BJP will micro-manage gram panchayat polls to bag more seats

The Pancharatna Committee is the brainchild of state BJP president Nalin Kumar Kateel. 

04 Nov 2020

Export of fish from Dakshina Kannada hit as airline refuses cargo service

On many occasions, by the time it reaches Bengaluru after an 8-10 hour journey, the ice melts and the consignment has to be repacked.

02 Nov 2020

Reforms open Dakshina Kannada doors to Kerala land buyers

What draws Keralites to Dakshina Kannada is the fact that land is cheaper compared to their native state where it is quite high because of the huge foreign remittances.

03 Oct 2020

Farmers will get good prices for produce, land: Araga Jnanendra, BJP MLA

The Agricultural Produce Marketing Corporation (APMC) and Land Reforms amendment bills are loaded in favour of farmers.

30 Sep 2020