Venkat Machiraju

Candidate in the Mayoral Candidates race.

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Abribus, routes, drogues, gouvernance : les annonces de campagne à Winnipeg

October 5, 2018

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...campagne honoraire. Il s'agit de l'un de ses jeunes bénévoles, Justice Atamanchuk, âgé de 15 ans. Allégations entre conseillers Le candidat Venkat Machiraju a été arrêté cette semaine pour avoir contrevenu aux termes d’une ordonnance de protection. Ses responsables de campagne ont expliqué qu’il...

Mayoral debate features revelation of homelessness, applause for gender, probe of arrest

October 5, 2018

CBC Manitoba - ...He has been in a long legal fight with the city since his home was demolished, he said. (Jaison Empson/CBC) Ackerman and Motkaluk then confronted Venkat Machiraju over his recent arrest for allegedly violating a protection order. Machiraju told the crowd it was personal and his lawyer advised him not to speak...

Sécurité et méthamphétamine au coeur d’un débat des candidats à la mairie de Winnipeg

October 4, 2018

Ici Radio Canada / CBC Francais - ...texte de Camille Gris Roy Les huit candidats dans la course, soit Ed Ackerman, Brian Bowman, Tim Diack, Umar Hayat, Venkat Machiraju, Jenny Motkaluk, Doug Wilson et Don Woodstock, avaient répondu présents à ce forum organisé par Winnipeg Realtors et le Winnipeg Free Press. Jenny Motkaluk a, à plusieurs...

Mayoral hopefuls take aim at each other

October 4, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...which Diack later did offer. Motkaluk denied any of her siblings would receive preferential treatment in the awarding of civic contracts, as Venkat Machiraju had implied in a news conference this week. While some of the exchanges were nasty, it’s uncertain if any candidate had gained an advantage by...

Motkaluk promises meth task force; Bowman says police already addressing issue

October 4, 2018

Winnipeg Sun - ...unlike the mayor … who doesn’t seem to think he needs to do that,” she said. Meanwhile, in a late Thursday press release, mayoral candidate Venkat Machiraju said he’d create a city-wide lite rail transportation system over four years, if elected. Machiraju said that would be done using existing rail...

Mayoral candidate’s arrest due to ‘pocket dial,’ says campaign manager

October 4, 2018

Winnipeg Sun - ...mayoral candidate was arrested earlier this week for allegedly violating a protection order. Venkat Machiraju’s campaign manager alleges the timing of that Tuesday arrest is suspicious and is actually the result of accidental phone calls. Govind Thawani said Machiraju unintentionally pocket-dialed the same...

Bowman enjoying majority of voter support: poll

October 4, 2018

Winnipeg Sun - ...Motkaluk: 28% Tim Diack: 3% Don Woodstock: 3% Doug Wilson: 2% Ed Ackerman: 1% Desmond Thomas: 1% Umar Hayat: 1% Chris Clacio: less than 1% Venkat Machiraju: less than...

Winnipeg mayoral candidate arrested

October 3, 2018

CTV - ...Winnipeg mayoral candidate was arrested this week. Venkat Machiraju confirms he was picked up by police on Tuesday and charged with breaching a protection order. He was later released. Machiraju says he accidently pocket dialed a person connected to the order. His campaign manager tells CTV News the candidate...

Winnipeg mayoral candidate Venkat Machiraju arrested for violating protection order, manager says

October 3, 2018

CBC Manitoba - ...of Winnipeg's eight mayoral candidates was arrested this week for violating the terms of a protection order. Venkat Machiraju, who has called on two other candidates to withdraw from the mayoral race, was arrested Tuesday, said his campaign manager, Govind Thawani. Machiraju accidentally dialed a phone...

Mayoral candidate Machiraju arrested for alleged breach of protection order

October 3, 2018

Winnipeg Free Press - ...order, only it is in place until 2020 and prohibits Machiraju from all contact with three individuals. The alleged violation occurred Sunday. Venkat Machiraju, a priest at the Hindu temple on St. Anne's Road, was released on a promise to appear. The 53-year-old is set to appear before a judge Nov. 7. A...

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