Vincent D’Souza

BJP packs power from Karnataka coast for Kerala campaign

The leaders were handpicked for constituencies where they need to work, following an analysis by the party. 

13 Mar 2021

Minister Byrathi Basavaraj goes off radar after landing in Mangaluru

On Sunday, he is scheduled to visit Sri Kateel Durgaparameshwari Temple before returning to Bengaluru.

07 Mar 2021

Dakshina Kannada shuts 9 roads to Kerala to curb Covid spread

The decision is likely to affect thousands,  especially students and employees who commute between Dakshina Kannada and Kasaragod districts daily.

22 Feb 2021

International passengers take long road home to skip quarantine

However, a Mangaluru International Airport official said they were unaware of passengers landing at the airport as they do not check the final destination of passengers.

18 Feb 2021

Embassy in Abu Dhabi asks Saudi-bound Indians stranded in UAE to return home

Saudi Arabia, on February 2, had imposed a temporary suspension on the entry of citizens from 20 countries, including India, in order to curb the rise in COVID-19 cases.

09 Feb 2021

Scrap policy: Used car industry stares at bleak future

Dealers of old cars are seeing a drastic dip in the number of enquiries while on the other hand, owners are showing eagerness to dispose their vehicles quickly. 

07 Feb 2021

Hundreds of Indians stuck in Dubai as Saudi Arabia imposes entry ban

Riyadh bans people from 20 countries after Covid-19 cases surge in the Kingdom

05 Feb 2021

Mangaluru: Get RT-PCR test every 15 days, Kerala students told

DC K V Rajendra said colleges should take the SOP very seriously and get students’ Covid negative reports once every 15 days.

05 Feb 2021

Hundreds of Indians stranded in Dubai after Saudi ban on entry from 20 countries

Saudi-bound Indians who were eager to finish their 14-day quarantine in Dubai in order to enter the country are now hit by uncertainty due to the sudden ban

04 Feb 2021

BJP’s next challenge: Revamping core panel

Many senior BJP leaders are eagerly awaiting reconstitution of the state core committee, in the hope of finding a place in the highest decision-making body in Karnataka.

26 Jan 2021

RBI tells banks to find ways to push Rs 10 coins

Such is the stock of Rs 10 coins in banks across the state, that a few banks have reportedly stopped accepting the coin from customers, he said.

22 Jan 2021

Long wait pays off for soft-spoken S Angara

It has been a decades’ long wait for S Angara, a six-time MLA from Sullia assembly constituency in Dakshina Kannada, who finally made it to the State Cabinet on Wednesday. 

14 Jan 2021

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

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