• BL Santosh appointed BJP General Secretary 18 Jul 2019 13:18 Image Source : ANI BJP General Secretary BL Santosh A day after BJP General Secretary (organisation) Ramlal was moved back to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), party President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday elevated joint General …
  • 15 sub-jails across Karnataka temporarily shut down 07 Jul 2019 02:08 Express News Service BENGALURU: Several prisons in Karnataka have closed down for various reasons, including the lack of sufficient number of inmates, shortage of staff and improper utilisation of resources. According to official data, at least 15 out of …
  • ‘I love the intent to provide basics of piped water and housing’ 05 Jul 2019 17:10 The Union Budget does not have much to offer me, a middle-class taxpayer, and my family. A portion of my savings will be offset by the added cess on petrol, which will not only increase our family’s fuel bill per month but also have a cascading effect on …
  • Sharadindu, the Most Popular Retirement Commune 29 Jun 2019 18:10 Sharadindu is located in Pandavapura, a town about 20 kilometers from Mysuru. A town of rivers, lakes, canals, and gentle hills, Pandavapura is one of the most scenic regions of Karnataka. This is, without doubt, a factor that has placed Sharadindu among …
  • 7 arrested for tying woman to pole over non-payment of loan in Karnataka 14 Jun 2019 07:14 Bengaluru: Seven people have been arrested in connection with a case where a woman was allegedly tied to a pole in Kodigehalli for not repaying a loan, police said on Thursday. The matter came to the fore after a video of the incident went viral.   In the …
  • On Video, Karnataka Woman Tied To Pole, Harassed For Not Repaying Loan 14 Jun 2019 06:30 For tying the woman to the pole and harassing her, Karnataka police arrested 7 people. Bengaluru: In a video that has surfaced online, a Karnataka woman, in her 30s, is seen helplessly tied to the pole with onlookers saying, "beat her up with slippers …
  • Coffee brand of Karnataka’s tribals hits market 12 Jun 2019 19:39 Karnataka is promoting a packaged coffee brand called Adavi (means forest in Kannada) consisting of beans grown by tribals. The Social Welfare department has tied up with Coffee Board to help sections of tribals switch to modern methods of coffee farming …
  • Karnataka: Priest, villagers held for parading man naked inside temple 12 Jun 2019 10:31 Category: India, News Posted by Younus Published: Jun 12, 2019, 3:20 pm IST Updated: Jun 12, 2019, 3:20 pm IST Chamarajanagar: A man belonging to the Scheduled Caste was paraded naked at Shaneshwara Temple in Gundlupete by priest and villagers who alleged …
  • Dalit youth assaulted and made to walk naked over robbery allegations in Karnataka 11 Jun 2019 12:43 screengrab A Dalit man was brutally beaten up and made to walk naked by a group of locals in the Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka for allegedly stealing a temple idol. The Dalit youth was badly thrashed by the mob over the allegations arisen against …
  • Special prayers held in Karnataka to please rain god 07 Jun 2019 02:27 By Express News Service BENGALURU: With Karnataka reeling under drought and facing an acute shortage of drinking water, special prayers and rituals were conducted at several temples across the state on Thursday. Water Resources Minister DK Shivakumar and …
  • Karnataka Sounds Alert After Man Infected With Nipah Virus In Kerala 06 Jun 2019 08:54 Nipah virus is a newly emerging disease that can be transmitted from its reservoir to humans (FILE PHOTO) Bengaluru: Days after a 23-year-old student was diagnosed with the potentially deadly Nipah virus in Kerala, the Karnataka government has sounded …
  • Hospitals yet to be paid for treating poisoned victims 05 Jun 2019 02:00 Express News Service MYSURU: They bravely worked day and night to save devotees who were battling for life after having consumed poisoned prasadam at the Kichuguthu Maramma Temple in Sulvadi. Now, they are running from pillar to post to get their bills …
  • ULB polls: Congress, JD(S) on top in Old Mysore 01 Jun 2019 07:03 After the drubbing they received in the recently held Lok Sabha elections, the Congress and the Janata Dal (Secular) — coalition government partners who contested the elections to the urban local bodies (ULBs) independently, have put up a better …
  • Chamarajanagar: Minor sexually assaults 4-yr-old 30 May 2019 08:04
  • BSP voteshare falls nationally, but sees a sharp spike in Karnataka 29 May 2019 03:52 Express News Service MYSURU: Six percent was the target that the Bahujan Samaj Party set for itself in the recently concluded Parliamentary polls. Six per cent of the vote share would have earned it the tag of a national party. But it failed. However, in …
  • Karnataka Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full list of winners 26 May 2019 05:56 Image Source : PTI Prime Minister Narendra Modi The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and mauling the opposition. So …
  • Saffron grip spreads across Karnataka on Modi wave 25 May 2019 02:32 Bengaluru, May 25 (IANS) Riding on the popularity wave of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spread its saffron colour across Karnataka, winning a record 25 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in the 2019 general elections, held in two …
  • Poor poll show: Charisma of Siddaramaiah waning? 25 May 2019 02:17 Express News Service MYSURU: If the outcome of the Lok Sabha elections has boosted prospects of BJP forming a government in the state, drubbing of the Congress in Mysore and in old Mysore region as well as in Bagalkot has dented the charisma of Congress …
  • Young guns create history as saffron tinge gets brighter in Karnataka 24 May 2019 02:24 Express News Service BENGALURU: It is the dawn of a new era for the Karnataka BJP unit. A fresh breed of leaders — radical, young and definitely a harder shade of saffron — has propelled the party to an unprecedented victory of  25 seats.  Dakshina Kannada …
  • Near sweep by BJP in Karnataka, Congress, JD-S routed (Roundup) 23 May 2019 20:32 Bengaluru, May 24 (IANS) Riding on the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP on Thursday made a near sweep in Karnataka, winning 25 of the state’s 28 Lok Sabha seats, while another was won by an Independent candidate it supported. In what may …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • BJP set to give deathly blow to Congress-JD(S) alliance on its 1st anniversary in Karnataka 23 May 2019 14:56 HD Kumaraswamy with his wife and son along with DK Suresh posing for the camera after casting votes.HD Kumaraswamy Twitter Account The BJP is set to register its best-ever performance in the Lok Sabha elections in Karnataka. If we go by the early trends, …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • Karnataka: BJP leads in 24, Congress 2, JD-S 1 (5th lead) 23 May 2019 10:49 Bengaluru, May 23 (IANS) Putting up its best-ever performance in south India, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in 24 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka, where vote count was underway on Thursday. The BJP’s near sweep has reduced the ruling …
  • BJP set to sweep in Karnataka,leaves ruling coalition in tizzy 23 May 2019 10:39 BENGALURU: The BJP appeared headed for a spectacular win in Karnataka, as trends showed it led in 24 of the 28 total Lok Sabha seats,leaving the ruling Congress-JD(S) alliance in a tizzy with worries over its stability. Reflecting the coalition's woes, …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • EC readies for vote count in Karnataka’s 28 LS seats 22 May 2019 10:28 Bengaluru, May 22 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has made elaborate arrangements, including three-tier security, for the counting of votes in Karnataka’s 28 Lok Sabha seats from 8 a.m. on Thursday, an official said on Wednesday. “Counting centres are …
  • Karnataka BJP leader disagrees with PM, says Rajiv Gandhi was not corrupt 09 May 2019 03:18 BENGALURU: BJP candidate from the Chamarajanagar constituency in Karnataka V Srinivasa Prasad has taken exception to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks on the late Congress leader Rajiv Gandhi, saying they were "not relevant or warranted." …
  • Rajiv Gandhi was not corrupt, says BJP candidate 09 May 2019 03:10 BENGALURU: BJP Chamarajanagar candidate V Srinivasa Prasad has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks on former PM Rajiv Gandhi were “uncalled for.” Responding to media queries in Mysuru on Modi’s allegation that Gandhi was ‘corrupt number one’, …
  • Women play a vital but invisible role in weaving 06 May 2019 13:37 A mother of two, Lakshmi Sancholi from Gajendragad in Gadag district is an important contributor to the family’s sustenance. After finishing her daily chores, she sits on the loom to produce cotton sarees in Ilkal designs to supplement the family income. “ …
  • Elections to 63 ULBs; bypolls in two BBMP wards on May 29 03 May 2019 07:35 Quick on the heels of the Lok Sabha polls, it is time for elections to urban local bodies (ULBs) in the State. Elections to 63 ULBs — eight city municipal councils (CMCs), 33 town municipal councils (TMCs), and 22 town panchayats — will be held on May 29. …
  • Weather forecast today, Cyclone Fani LIVE Updates: Cyclonic storm to become ‘severe’ tonight, Kerala braces for heavy rains 28 Apr 2019 10:34 Mysuru, Bengaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi on rain alert for next 2 days The parts of South Karnataka and Kerala have been experiencing light rains and thundershowers for the last few days. According to the data available with Skymet, during the last 24 …
  • Man on death row breaks out of high-security Hindalga jail 26 Apr 2019 02:16 By Express News Service BELAGAVI: A death row convict has made a daring escape from the high-security Hindalga prison here by scaling the perimeter walls with the help of ropes and blankets. Though the incident took place on April 22 night, the jailbreak …
  • NIRF rankings: No government medical college from Karnataka makes the cut 21 Apr 2019 23:14 BENGALURU: No government medical college from Karnataka figures in the rankings announced by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) recently. Interestingly, the state produces 2,500 doctors every year, one of the highest in the country. Though …
  • Karnataka leaders forge new bond with Kerala 20 Apr 2019 01:51 Express News Service BAVALI (KARNATAKA-KERALA BORDER) : Congress leaders from Karnataka have barely had time to catch their breath after a gruelling South Karnataka poll sojourn; their new assignment from the All India Congress Committee is to campaign for …
  • Villages on Kerala border live the Wayanad excitement 20 Apr 2019 01:51 Express News Service AVALI (KARNATAKA-KERALA BORDER) : Heggadadevana Kote in Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha constituency may be done and dusted with elections, but there is a lingering excitement in the Karnataka-Kerala border villages. For across the Kabini, a …
  • Karnataka Lok Sabha elections: 14 constituencies go to the polls 18 Apr 2019 20:43 As the second phase of polling begins for the 2019 General elections, 14 constituencies in southern Karnataka will go to the polls on April 18. Despite the shortage of time and daunting heat, there was an intense campaign, especially in the last fortnight. …
  • 68% turnout in Karnataka, Mandya tops with 80% 18 Apr 2019 19:42 Bengaluru: Karnataka saw almost 68 per cent voter turnout in the state's 14 Lok Sabha seats which went to polls on Thursday. "The estimated voter turnout at the end of polling in 30,164 booths spanning 14 parliamentary seats is 67.89 per cent,…
  • 68% turnout in Karnataka, Mandya tops with 80% (Roundup) 18 Apr 2019 18:30 Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) Karnataka saw almost 68 per cent voter turnout in the state’s 14 Lok Sabha seats which went to polls on Thursday. “The estimated voter turnout at the end of polling in 30,164 booths spanning 14 parliamentary seats is 67.89 per …
  • Record 67% voter turnout in Karnataka 18 Apr 2019 16:58 Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) A record 67 per cent voter turnout was reported from Karnataka’s 14 Lok Sabha seats when polling ended at 6 p.m., peacefully, said an official on Thursday. “The estimated voter turnout at the end of 11-hour polling in 30,164 …
  • Polling picks up post-noon to 38.4% in Karnataka 18 Apr 2019 10:50 Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) Unfazed by the summer heat and dust, voters turned out in large numbers post-noon to register 38.4 per cent average polling till 3:00 p.m. in Karnataka’s 14 Lok Sabha constituencies, an official said on Thursday. “We have seen a …
  • 28.5% voting in Karnataka till 1 p.m. (Karnataka 1 p.m.) 18 Apr 2019 09:38 Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) An average of 28.5 per cent polling was registered till 1 p.m. in the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies across central and southern Karnataka, an official said on Thursday. “Voting gathered momentum after 11 a.m., leading to increase …
  • Polling officer dies of heart attack in Karnataka 18 Apr 2019 08:28 Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) A 53-year-old polling officer died of heart attack on Thursday in Karnataka’s Chamarajanagar reserved (SC) Lok Sabha constituency where polling was underway, an official said. Shantamurthy, who hailed from Hannur, suffered the …
  • 2019 Lok Sabha Elections: 95 Seats Vote Today, All Of Tamil Nadu, Half Of Karnataka - 5-Point Guide 18 Apr 2019 07:10 State Voting Constituencies Tamil Nadu 38/39 Arakkonam, Arani, Chennai Central, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chidambaram, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, Kallakurichi, Kancheepuram, Kanniyakumari, Karur, Krishnagiri, Madurai, …
  • Phase 2: All you want to know about the 97 seats 16 Apr 2019 06:54 In the second phase of the Lok Sabha election on April 18, 97 seats, spread across 13 states and one Union Territory, will go to the polls. Aslam Hunani/Rediff.com tells us more. IMAGE: A CRPF personnel carries an elderly woman to a polling station in …
  • Karnataka’s caste conundrum makes LS fight even-steven 12 Apr 2019 06:38 New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Karnataka’s caste combinations are such placed that apart from the two dominant communities Lingayats and Vokkaligas, the political fortunes of any of the parties are difficult to shine without the support of Other Backward …
  • Mayawati’s ‘mini-me’ at maiden Karnataka rally gets her emotional 11 Apr 2019 03:37 By Express News Service MYSURU: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati, in her maiden election rally in the state on Wednesday, predicted the fall of the BJP in her home state Uttar Pradesh. She said that the BJP, which won 71 seats against a total 80 …
  • Modi is a liar, Congress is scam-tainted: Mayawati 11 Apr 2019 03:08 MYSURU: Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and BSP supremo Mayawati on Wednesday lashed out at the Narendra Modi government and the Congress, saying both national parties have deceived people in the past and that it was time “to change the government” in …
  • Modi is a liar, Cong is scam-tainted: Mayawati 11 Apr 2019 00:39 Mysuru: Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and BSP supremo Mayawati on Wednesday lashed out at the Narendra Modi government and the Congress, saying both national parties have deceived people in the past and that it was time “to change the government” in …
  • Sumalatha gets special mention in PM Narendra Modi's speech in Karnataka 10 Apr 2019 03:07 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Actor-turned-politician Sumalatha Ambareesh, who is fighting a high-voltage electoral battle at Mandya, received a shot in the arm with Prime Minister Narendra Modi making a special mention of the actor and her late …
  • JD(S)-Congress ties a coalition of the Unwilling: PM Modi in Karnataka 10 Apr 2019 03:06 By Express News Service MYSURU/CHITRADURGA: Flying a sortie into Mysuru on Tuesday for a ‘surgical strike’ of his own, Prime Minister Narendra Modi rained down some rockets at the Congress-JDS alliance, exactly at a flank it has left exposed, where its …
  • Is your vote bank in India or Pakistan: Modi asks Kumaraswamy 10 Apr 2019 00:01 Chitradurga/Mysuru: Launching the second-leg of his poll campaign in Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took a jibe at Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy for his response to the Balakot airstrikes and wondered if the chief minister …
  • Only 1 of five plaints received on cVIGIL app genuine: EC 07 Apr 2019 23:20 Bengaluru: The cVIGIL mobile application that enables people to report model code of conduct violations continues to be subjected to frivolous use in Karnataka. Only about 20% of the 1,242 complaints posted on the app were genuine and necessitated follow- …
  • State MPs attend Parliament and raise questions, but stay away from debates 28 Mar 2019 05:48 By Tushar Kaushik BENGALURU: Members of Parliament (MPs) from Karnataka have been reasonably good at attending Parliament sessions and raising questions, but not keen on participating in debates, as per data from the 16th Lok Sabha. Karnataka MPs, on an …
  • 2019 LS polls: Nominations under EC’s scrutiny, 278 make the cut in Karnataka 28 Mar 2019 01:54 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  The nomination of 56 candidates from across 14 constituencies included in the first phase of polls were rejected by electoral officers for various reasons on Wednesday. According to a central list released by officials …
  • 362 candidates file nominations for first phase of LS polls in Karnataka 27 Mar 2019 08:19 As the filing of nominations for the first phase of polling for 14 Lok Sabha constituencies ended in Karnataka Tuesday, a total of 455 nominations have been submitted by 362 candidates, poll officials said. Among these, 337 are male candidates and 25 are …
  • 362 candidates file nominations for first phase of LS polls in K'taka Bengaluru 27 Mar 2019 07:47 On Tuesday the last day for the filing of nominations, 181 candidates had filed 222 nominations. Bengaluru: As the filing of nominations for the first phase of polling for 14 Lok Sabha constituencies ended in Karnataka Tuesday, a total of 455 nominations …
  • Heavyweights from all parties file nominations 26 Mar 2019 04:00 By Express News Service BENGALURU: With Tuesday being the last day to file nominations for the Lok Sabha elections, political bigwigs cutting across party lines made a beeline to file nominations. It was a day of political rallies as popular faces like JD( …
  • Kharge, Moily among 18 Congress nominees for Karnataka 23 Mar 2019 21:06 Bengaluru, March 24 (IANS) Congress leader in the outgoing Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and former Union Ministers M. Veerappa Moily and K. H. Muniyappa are among candidates the party high command cleared to contest from 18 parliamentary seats in Karnataka …
  • 3 new entrants from Congress given BJP tickets in Karnataka 21 Mar 2019 17:37 BENGALURU: Recent entrant and Congress rebel lawmaker Umesh Jadhav will take on Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge from Gulbarga as the BJP announced its list of 21 candidates for the two-phased Lok Sabha polls in the state. Two other new …
  • 3 new entrants from Cong given BJP tickets in K'taka 21 Mar 2019 17:30 BENGALURU: Recent entrant and Congress rebel lawmaker Umesh Jadhav will take on Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge from Gulbarga as the BJP announced its list of 21 candidates for the two-phased Lok Sabha polls in the state. Two other new …
  • Lok Sabha polls: BSY loyalist Shobha Karandlaje, Ananthkumar Hedge's tickets on hold 19 Mar 2019 22:23 Bengaluru: The BJP's list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka is finally out. Minus two sitting BJP MPs-Udupi-Chikkamagaluru MP Shobha Karandlaje and Uttara Kannada MP Ananthkumar Hedge. However, all the other MPs have been renominated …
  • 'Contesting because Siddaramaiah humiliated me' 18 Mar 2019 08:34 MYSURU: Responding to the party’s call, former Union minister and BJP leader V Srinivasa Prasad is set to return to electoral politics and possibly take on political disciple, Dhruvanarayan, of Congress from Chamarajanagar constituency, which he …
  • BJP core committee off to Delhi with candidates’ list 18 Mar 2019 02:57 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Armed with names of shortlisted candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, members of Karnataka BJP’s core committee arrived in New Delhi on Sunday evening. Earlier in the day, a meeting led by state unit president B S …
  • I’m contesting cause Siddaramaiah humiliated me: Srinivasa Prasad 18 Mar 2019 00:35 Mysuru: Responding to the party’s call, former Union minister and BJP leader V Srinivasa Prasad is set to return to electoral politics and possibly take on political disciple, Dhruvanarayan, of Congress from Chamarajanagar constituency, which he …
  • Coalition issues, lack of winnable candidates leave parties in limbo 18 Mar 2019 00:35 Bengaluru: With exactly a month to go for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections in Karnataka, the three major political parties are still scouting for candidates across the state. Issues associated with coalition politics between JD(S) and Congress, …
  • Fight polls from K'taka: Siddaramaiah to Rahul 16 Mar 2019 04:55 BENGALURU: While the Congress central election panel is to meet on Saturday to finalise the party's Lok Sabha candidates for Karnataka, there's been a clamour for All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi to contest from a seat in …
  • Fight polls from Karnataka: Siddaramaiah's invite to Rahul Gandhi 16 Mar 2019 03:36 BENGALURU: While the Congress central election panel is to meet on Saturday to finalise the party's Lok Sabha candidates for Karnataka, there's been a clamour for All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi to contest from a seat in …
  • Will Bengaluru firms cut salary for election day if employees don't show proof of voting? 14 Mar 2019 10:10 [Representational image]Twitter Several private companies in Bengaluru have suggested that they will consider Lok Sabha elections' voting day as a paid leave only if employees show proof of casting their vote - the inked finger. It was suggested during …
  • Karnataka: Seat-sharing agreement between Congress-JD-S finalised 14 Mar 2019 08:28 Category: Bangalore, News, Top Stories Posted by Rasia Hashmi Published: Mar 14, 2019, 12:20 pm IST Updated: Mar 14, 2019, 11:55 am IST Bengaluru: Karnataka’s ruling Congress-Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) coalition on Wednesday reached a seat-sharing agreement …
  • Karnataka: 22 districts to get air-quality monitoring stations 14 Mar 2019 05:22 BENGALURU: With air quality deteriorating alarmingly not only in Bengaluru, but also other parts of Karnataka, the state government has sanctioned funds to install Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS) in 22 of the 30 districts in the …
  • 22 districts to get air-quality monitoring stations 13 Mar 2019 23:55 Bengaluru: With air quality deteriorating alarmingly not only in Bengaluru, but also other parts of Karnataka, the state government has sanctioned funds to install Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS) in 22 of the 30 districts in the …
  • Karnataka Seat-Sharing Deal Finalised; Congress To Contest 20 Lok Sabha Seats, JD-S 8 13 Mar 2019 21:35 Karnataka's ruling Congress-Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) coalition on Wednesday reached a seat-sharing agreement under which they will contest 20 and 8 Lok Sabha seats respectively. "Congress and JD-S seat-sharing for Karnataka #LokSabhaPolls2019 is …
  • Congress to contest 20 Karnataka LS seats, JD-S 8 13 Mar 2019 17:22 Bengaluru, March 13 (IANS) Karnataka’s ruling Congress-Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) coalition on Wednesday reached a seat-sharing agreement under which they will contest 20 and 8 Lok Sabha constituencies respectively. “Congress and JD-S seat-sharing for …
  • Lok Sabha election: Mayawati could spoil secular sweepstakes 13 Mar 2019 08:58 BENGALURU: Political circles are intrigued by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) decision to go it alone in Karnataka and field candidates in all 28 Lok Sabha seats of the state. Having severed ties with the JD(S), BSP president Mayawati has moved to make her …
  • Pvt cos: Show inked finger, collect salary 13 Mar 2019 01:49 BENGALURU: Cast your vote and claim the day’s pay — this is the terse message to employees by some private companies across sectors in a bid to encourage their participation in the coming general election. The decision on pay cut is, however, left to …
  • Continuous holidays may dampen voter turnout 12 Mar 2019 18:42 MANGALURU: No sooner the Election Commission of India announced poll dates, netizens took to social media expressing worry over poor voter turnout. The third week of April has two holidays, excluding Saturday and Sunday. Polling for phase-2 will be held on …
  • Two-phase polls in Karnataka 10 Mar 2019 19:48 Elections to the 17th Lok Sabha will be held in Karnataka in two phases — on April 18 and 23. While 14 constituencies in south Karnataka will go to the polls on April 18, 14 constituencies in north Karnataka will go to the polls on April 23. Counting of …
  • Multiple ticket aspirants in BJP affect Jadhav’s chances 09 Mar 2019 06:02 For Umesh Jadhav, the Congress MLA from Chincholi who submitted his resignation and joined the BJP at a recent public rally addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Kalaburagi, the road ahead appears not to be as easy as he had expected. As he himself …
  • Forest fires singed 36k acres in 5 yrs in K'taka 02 Mar 2019 02:29 BENGALURU: Forest fires have reduced 35,891 acres to cinders in Karnataka in the past five years, and the year 2019 has taken the lead with the blaze in Bandipur National Park razing 15,000 acres. The worst-hit districts are Belagavi, Chamarajanagar, …
  • Karnataka CM conducts aerial survey of Bandipur forest 27 Feb 2019 10:25 Bengaluru, Feb 27 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday conducted an aerial survey of the Bandipur National Park after the raging forest fire there was brought under control on Tuesday. “The Chief Minister did an aerial survey of …
  • Karnataka forest fire under control: Official 26 Feb 2019 17:11 Bengaluru, Feb 26 (IANS) The forest fire in Karnataka’s Bandipur national park, raging since Friday, has been brought under control, a top official said on Tuesday. “The forest fire in Bandipur has been doused by multiple agencies, including the Indian Air …
  • Karnataka: Wildfire reported in forest of Thirthahalli Taluk 25 Feb 2019 18:35 [India], Feb 25 (ANI): A wildfire was reported in Karadimatti and Kucchalu Reserve Forest of Thirthahalli Taluk of Karnataka on Monday. Forest officials doused and quenched the fire with villagers. The fire spread over an area of 50 acres. The district …
  • With major fires reported in Karnataka, has the state become a living hell? 25 Feb 2019 18:17 Bandipur forest fireTwitter The month of February has turned out to be an inferno in the state of Karnataka after several reports of fires were recorded in the state. The massive blaze at Yelahanka air base on Saturday, where the Aero India 2019 air show …
  • Bandipur tiger reserve fire doused 25 Feb 2019 04:50 BANDIPUR: A major fire that gutted thousands of acres of land in the Bandipur tiger reserve has been doused. Karnataka's top forest official confirmed that an "act of sabotage" had caused the blaze. "We have definite clues about those …
  • Karnataka: Major fire breaks out at Bandipur Tiger Reserve, hundreds of acres destroyed 24 Feb 2019 11:52 Chamarajanagar (Karnataka): A major fire that broke out in the Bandipur Tiger Reserve and National Park in Chamarajanagar District on Saturday, continue to rage this morning. Reportedly, hundreds of acres of forest area have been destroyed in the fire …
  • Wild bees shut down school in Chamarajanagar 19 Feb 2019 02:09
  • 4 arrested in Chamarajanagar temple food poisoning case 19 Dec 2018 20:34 [India] Dec 20 (ANI): Four accused have been arrested, including Mahadeshwara Hill Saluru Mutt seer Pattada Immadi Mahadevaswamy, in connection with the food poisoning incident that occurred at a temple in Chamarajanagar, the Karnataka Police said on …
  • Karnataka: 12 dead, 80 hospitalised after consuming prasad in Chamarajanagar; 2 arrested 15 Dec 2018 06:45 At least five people died and 72 were hospitalised after consuming prasad in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka. At least 12 people were killed and over 80 hospitalised after they consumed religious food offering -- or Prasad served at the Kichu Maranda …
  • Karnataka: 5 dead, 80 hospitalised after eating temple 'prasad' in Chamarajanagar 15 Dec 2018 02:38 Temple prayer [Representational Image]Reuters At least five people, including two children, died and about 80 others took ill on Friday after consuming 'prasad' at a temple at Sulivadi village in Chamarajnagar district, police said. The condition …
  • Karnataka: 11 dead, 80 hospitalised after consuming prasad in Chamarajanagar 15 Dec 2018 02:30 At least five people died and 72 were hospitalised after consuming prasad in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka. At least eleven people died and eighty were hospitalised after consuming prasad in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka, said an ANI report …
  • 94 new projects for Chamarajanagar district 24 Jul 2018 02:26 By Express News Service BENGALURU:Chamarajanagar district will get as many as 94 new projects with a total investment of ` 162 crore, which will help increase employment opportunities for the youth of the district. These projects were recently cleared by …
  • Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Siddaramaiah breaks the Chamarajanagar jinx 06 May 2018 18:16 Chamarajanagar district, the southern tip of Karnataka on the boundary with Tamil Nadu, figures among the most backward regions of the State. Making things worse for the district has been the superstitious belief that Chief Ministers visiting …
  • Rahul inaugurates Indira Canteen in Karnataka's Chamarajanagar 24 Mar 2018 13:46 [India], Mar 24 (ANI): Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday inaugurated Indira Canteen in Kollegala of Chamarajanagar district in Karnataka. Later, the Congress chief held road show in Kollegala. Earlier in the day, Rahul, along with Karnataka Chief …
  • Wild boar kills six-month-old leopard cub in Mysuru's Chamarajanagar 08 Mar 2018 15:21
  • Tiger, elephant death in Chamarajanagar remains a mystery 20 Feb 2018 18:17 DH News Service, Chamarajanagar, Feb 20 2018, 22:46 IST The case of the death of two tigers and an elephant on Somanathapura Beat, Gopalaswami Betta range, under Bandipur National Park limits, remains a mystery as yet. The viscera of the animals were sent …
  • Temple flag torched in Chamarajanagar 14 Sep 2017 20:44 DH News Service, Chamarajanagar, Sep 15 2017, 0:11 IST Miscreants allegedly torched the flag of a Ganesha temple on Nayaka Beedhi, Galipura Layout in the city on Wednesday night. According to the police, the flag atop the temple was removed and torched …
  • Man kills wife over ‘bad’ tea in Chamarajanagar 25 Jun 2017 08:49 MYSURU: A man has allegedly killed his wife for serving ‘bad’ tea at Kellamballa village in Chamarajanagar taluk. Though accused Shiva Kumar managed to project it as suicide by allegedly hanging her body at his house, a police complaint by his in-laws …
  • 'Mild tremors' felt in Mandya, Chamarajanagar 18 Apr 2017 19:52 Mandya/Chamarajanagar, DH News Service, Apr 19 2017, 0:16 IST Richter scale at KRS dam indicates no signs of quake Mild tremors, for a few seconds were reported from Malavalli and Maddur taluks in Mandya district and Kollegal, Yalandur, Hanur and Male …
  • Karnataka Bank opens its 757th branch at Chamarajanagar 29 Mar 2017 02:56 Karnataka Bank Limited has opened its 757th branch at Chamarajanagar. Shri B Ramu, IAS, District Collector and District Magistrate, inaugurated the new branch. Sarvashri Chandrashekar Rao B, General Manager, Ramachandra B S, AGM, Ravikumar D E, AGM and …
  • 15 sub-jails across Karnataka temporarily shut down 07 Jul 2019 02:08 Express News Service BENGALURU: Several prisons in Karnataka have closed down for various reasons, including the lack of sufficient number of inmates, shortage of staff and improper utilisation of resources. According to official data, at least 15 out of …
  • Import, domestic production of pepper show decline in 2018-19 03 Jul 2019 16:01   While the import of black pepper witnessed a decline of 15.9 per cent in 2018-19, domestic production of the commodity too fell by 12.32 per cent. The Centre’s initiative to prohibit imports below a minimum price of ₹500 a kg helped bring down imports …
  • Karnataka: Youth falls off cliff while taking selfie at Charmadi Ghat, video goes viral 02 Jul 2019 03:32 01 Jul 2019, 10:18PM ISTSource: TNNA youth fell off the cliff and got injured while clicking a selfie at Charmadi Ghat in Belthangady taluk of Karnataka’s Chikkamagaluru. The video of the fatal accident has gone viral on social media. The man reportedly …
  • Heaps of clothes left behind by devotees at falls mar beauty 29 Jun 2019 02:26 Express News Service CHIKKAMAGALURU: Waterfalls, which become tourist hotspots, usually have a lot of garbage strewn around. However, at Manikyadhara waterfall in Bababudangiri hills, officials are dealing with a unique problem — heaps of clothes.  The …
  • Coca-Cola sits down for stake talks over coffee with CCD 27 Jun 2019 02:28 Coca-Cola is in exclusive talks to pick up a significant stake in Café Coffee Day (CCD) as the soft drinks giant looks to gain a foothold in the rapidly growing space and hedge risks associated with its core carbonated drinks business, said executives with …
  • Debutant MP is millennial neta, Hindutva mascot 27 Jun 2019 02:04 Express News Service BENGALURU: It has been a dream run for the BJP central leadership’s newest blue-eyed boy Tejasvi Surya, right from the word go. At 28, the law graduate was handpicked, much to the surprise of his own party leaders, to be the candidate …
  • Monsoon is here, but late arrival leaves Malnad planters jittery 25 Jun 2019 07:13 Monsoon has just entered Karnataka, but the delay in its arrival has severely affected the four districts of the hilly Malnad region — Shivamogga, Chikkamagaluru, Kodagu, and Hassan. The late arrival is expected to hit plantation crops in this region, …
  • Sujeeth Rathod: New kid on the block 23 Jun 2019 17:21 Sujeeth Rathod in Chithrakatha.PR Handout Sandalwood is flooded with newcomers like never before. Young talents are entering the film industry with the hopes of making it big and here we have one such budding actor in the form of Sujeeth Rathod, who is …
  • Shivamogga: Planting trees amid water crisis is 'illogical', says environmentalist 23 Jun 2019 13:21 [India], June 7 (ANI): Amidst prevailing water crisis in Shivamogga district, environmentalists in the area termed the district forest administration's action of planting one lakh saplings on the occasion of World Environment day 'illogical' as …
  • Karnataka: Special prayers performed to appease rain gods 22 Jun 2019 14:10 [India], June 6 (ANI): Special poojas were conducted at various temples in the state on Thursday to appease rain gods. State Water Resources Minister DK Shivakumar held a Parjanya homa (pooja) in Chikkamagaluru, while another special ritual was performed …
  • K'taka: DK Shivakumar offers special prayers for rain 21 Jun 2019 21:55 [India], June 6 (ANI): Karnataka water resources minister and Congress leader DK Shivakumar held a Parjanya homa (pooja) at Sri Rishya Shringeshwara temple Chikkamagaluru praying for rain on Thursday. Several districts of the state have been officially …
  • Cheeramma, who exposed Naxalites, dies at 100 20 Jun 2019 01:45 Express News Service BENGALURU: Cheeramma, the woman who exposed the existence of Naxalites in Karnataka, is no more. Hundred-year-old Cheeramma breathed her last on Monday morning in Koppa taluk of Chikkamagaluru district. The villagers who mourned her …
  • Two officials booked for disproportionate assets 13 Jun 2019 06:25 Anti Corruption Bureau sleuths have booked Uday D. Chabbi, Assistant Executive Engineer, Public Works Department, Joida Sub-Division, Uttara Kannada, and S. Mahadevappa, Assistant Engineer, Department of Mines and Geology, Mangaluru, Dakshina Kannada, for …
  • Year after deluge, fear overshadows Kodagu tourism 09 Jun 2019 07:16 Close to a year after heavy rains caused unprecedented damage to parts of Kodagu district — a prime tourist destination in the State — visitors still appear to be wary of visiting it. City-based tour operators said bookings to the district have been dull, …
  • Man arrested for murder of 22-year-old woman in Attavar 08 Jun 2019 09:53 A man hailing from Vijayapura district was arrested for the murder of a 22-year-old woman, Anjana Vasist, in a rented premises in Attavar here on Friday. Ms. Vasist, hailing from Tarikere in Chikkamagaluru district, was found dead in her house on Friday …
  • Alert in 8 Karnataka districts against Nipah virus 06 Jun 2019 18:38 Bengaluru, June 6 (IANS) Eight districts in western and southern Karnataka have been put on high alert to check the Nipha virus infection from neighbouring Kerala, an official said on Thursday. “Though no case of Nipah virus has been reported in the state, …
  • Drought-hit Karnataka conducts ‘special pooja’ to impress rain God 06 Jun 2019 10:19 Karnataka minister and Congress leader DK Shivakumar offered special 'Pooja' at Sri Rishya Shringeshwara temple in Chikkamagaluru. With borewells drying up, and hope too, special 'poojas' are being performed in Karnataka -- at the Kigga …
  • Karnataka Sounds Alert After Man Infected With Nipah Virus In Kerala 06 Jun 2019 08:54 Nipah virus is a newly emerging disease that can be transmitted from its reservoir to humans (FILE PHOTO) Bengaluru: Days after a 23-year-old student was diagnosed with the potentially deadly Nipah virus in Kerala, the Karnataka government has sounded …
  • Nipah virus: Karnataka govt issues circular to strengthen surveillance 06 Jun 2019 08:03 Nipah Virus Infection (NiV) is an emerging infectious disease of public health importance in the South-East Asia Region. Bengaluru: Integrated Disease Surveillance Program, Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services, Karnataka, on Wednesday issued a …
  • Karnataka: Shivmogga city faces water crisis as Tungda dam reaches dead storage 01 Jun 2019 07:53 [India], Jun 1 (ANI): With Tunga dam which provides water to Shivamogga city reaching a dead storage level, the city may likely face acute water shortage in the near future, officials said. The city which has a population of about 3.60 lakh is dependent on …
  • Four faces from Karnataka in Union cabinet 30 May 2019 20:48 Four Members of Parliament, including former defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman (elected to Rajya Sabha from Karnataka), Sadananda Gowda, Prahlad Joshi, and Suresh Angadi, were inducted into the new Union Cabinet on Thursday but the surprise omission was …
  • Sadananda Gowda: From Student Leader To Union Minister 30 May 2019 18:39 An RSS worker, DV Sadananda Gowda started his political career from Jan Sangh. New Delhi: From a student leader associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in Karnataka's Udupi to now a union minister in the Prime Minister Narendra …
  • Karnataka Head Constable Turns Fiber Baton Into Flute 30 May 2019 04:21 Chandrakant S Hutagi turned his fiber baton into a flute to fulfil a hobby. Hubli: A constable posted at the Hubli Rural police station has converted his fibre baton into a flute, through which he belts out melodies during his time off from duty. Head …
  • Biopic on ex-IPS officer Annamalai on the way, title to be registered soon 29 May 2019 19:44 Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: Even as fans of K Annamalai, IPS officer, are demanding to reconsider his decision of quitting the police force, there are talks that a movie could be made on the life story of Annamalai.  In his stint of nine years in …
  • FAKE NEWS - Belgavi teenager had committed suicide; was not murdered for protecting cows 28 May 2019 23:28 A Belgavi teenager's death rocked the district with many, including BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje, alleging that he was hung to death for saving cows and blocking the transport of beef in the region. The post-mortem conducted on Shivakumar Uppar, who had …
  • "Singham" Of Karnataka Police Resigns, Says Hasn't Decided On Politics 28 May 2019 18:08 Bengaluru: Deputy Commissioner of Police (Bengaluru South) K Annamalai, who is popularly known as ''Singham'' of Karnataka, Tuesday resigned from the Indian Police Service, to pursue "public service." Mr Annamalai met Chief …
  • Singham of Karnataka DCP Annamalai resigns, may join politics 28 May 2019 14:48 IPS Officer K Annamalai resigned from his post on Tuesday, says will try farming.Youtube Deputy Commissioner of Police (Bangalore South) K Annamalai reportedly submitted his resignation on Tuesday and may join politics. Confirming his resignation in a …
  • Explosives used in ecologically sensitive zone 26 May 2019 02:01 By Express News Service CHIKKAMAGALURU: Heavy explosives are being used for the widening of ecologically sensitive Mullayyanagiri road, posing ecological threat to the topmost peak in the state, the public have expressed concern. “Construction work of …
  • Two women from State heading to Lok Sabha this time 25 May 2019 03:03 After a gap of 15 years, two women candidates from Karnataka — Shobha Karandlaje from Udupi-Chikkamagaluru and Sumalatha from Mandya — have made it to the 17th Lok Sabha. In 2004, Tejaswini Gowda had won as a Congress candidate from the then Kanakapura …
  • Karnataka Lok Sabha Results 2019 Live Updates: Will BJP beat Congress-JD (S) combine? 22 May 2019 23:09 Live The results for of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka will be announced on Thursday, 23 MayTwitter The Lok Sabha election for 28 seats was held in two phases in Karnataka. In the first phase, Bangalore South, Bangalore North, Bangalore Central, …
  • Chikkamagaluru revenue, forest land survey has many worried 18 May 2019 06:29 The Chikkamagaluru district administration has taken up a survey of revenue and forest lands in the district. While the officers claim the survey was to check availability of land for development works and clearing pending applications seeking a grant of …
  • Karnataka Bank appoints COO and Chief Business Officer 10 May 2019 04:38 Karnataka Bank has promoted two of its General Managers, Shri Balachandra Y V and Shri Gokuldas Pai, as Chief operating officer and Chief Business officer respectively. Shri Balachandra Y V, native of Yadagere in N. R. Pura Taluk, Chikkamagaluru District, …
  • Hunt is on for BSY’s successor, but change may happen only in June 09 May 2019 09:43 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Even before the Lok Sabha election results are out, there is talk of a possible change of guard in the BJP state leadership. The party is looking for a successor to fill Yeddyurappa’s rather large-sized shoes. Among the …
  • Women play a vital but invisible role in weaving 06 May 2019 13:37 A mother of two, Lakshmi Sancholi from Gajendragad in Gadag district is an important contributor to the family’s sustenance. After finishing her daily chores, she sits on the loom to produce cotton sarees in Ilkal designs to supplement the family income. “ …
  • Rationalism ignored in pursuit of ‘lok kalyan’? 05 May 2019 02:14 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Politicians across party lines on Saturday queued up at specific temples to offer special puja on the first Amavasya in the Hindu calendar after Ugadi for personal protection and Shatrusamhara (elimination of one’s …
  • Elections to 63 ULBs; bypolls in two BBMP wards on May 29 03 May 2019 07:35 Quick on the heels of the Lok Sabha polls, it is time for elections to urban local bodies (ULBs) in the State. Elections to 63 ULBs — eight city municipal councils (CMCs), 33 town municipal councils (TMCs), and 22 town panchayats — will be held on May 29. …
  • Call centres to address water crisis in drought areas 01 May 2019 01:58 By Express News Service BENGALURU: People trekking for water for miles, parched fields, no fodder for cattle amid reports of crop loss and mass migration. These grim snapshots tell the alarming drought story of Karnataka.  The New Indian Express had …
  • Karnataka SSLC Results 2019: Amused Twitterati ask how Haasan, Ramanagara topped chart this time 30 Apr 2019 17:06 Karnataka SSLC Result 2019 results declared [Representative Image]NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images Karnataka SSLC results are out and Haasan and Ramanagar have landed in the first and second places in 2019 district-wise ranking list. Karnataka Chief …
  • Bamboo felling in Koppa forest as per plan: Forest officials 30 Apr 2019 02:24 Express News Service BENGALURU: The large scale extraction of wild bamboo in the reserve forests of Koppa division has artisans and environmentalists divided. While one group has called for an immediate halt to the exercise, the other group is asking for …
  • Karnataka: CM directs Chief Secy to take measures to prevent flood, rain-related problems 28 Apr 2019 21:35 [India], Apr 29 (ANI): In the wake of a MET department warning, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Sunday directed Chief Secretary TM Vijay Bhaskar to monitor the situation and take measures to prevent floods and rain-related problems in the state. …
  • Houses in Naxal-hit village to light up 28 Apr 2019 01:38 Express News Service CHIKKAMAGALURU: Thanks to the efforts of Anti-Naxal Force (ANF), 11 houses in Naxal-affected Menasinahadya in the limits of Kudremukh National Park will soon get electricity as MESCOM has given approval for the project, after crossing …
  • Devi Shetty-led panel to probe IPS officer Madhukar Shetty’s death 27 Apr 2019 05:42 A five-member committee of medical experts, led by cardiologist Devi Shetty, will look into the reasons for the death of Karnataka cadre IPS officer Madhukar Shetty, following suspicion expressed by his family and friends on whether he got the required …
  • General elections and exams hit homestay bookings in Chikkamagaluru 29 Mar 2019 02:19 Express News Service CHIKKAMAGALURU : The upcoming Lok Sabha elections and ongoing SSLC examinations have hit the numerous sought-after homestays in the Chikkamagaluru district. Considered one of the most scenic hill stations in the Western Ghats, …
  • Karnataka: Tiger spotted near Balehonnur town in Chikkamagaluru 26 Feb 2019 03:10
  • Chikkamagaluru: Tiger spotted near Balehonnur 25 Feb 2019 11:48
  • How Fernandes ran a high-voltage campaign for Chikkamagaluru bypoll 29 Jan 2019 20:50 Bengaluru: While the historic Chikkamagaluru Lok Sabha byelection in 1978 gave former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi political rebirth, it also brought to fore the grit and fighting spirit of socialist leader George Fernandes. It was to be his political …
  • Chikkamagaluru's birds predict weather 16 Dec 2018 06:25 Express News Service BENGALURU: Will it rain this year or not? Move over, weatherman. Our friends there up in the sky are believed to be able to predict weather quite accurately. Bird observers and farmers look to them for signs of weather change. The …
  • Kerala marketing executive on solo bike ride goes missing in Karnataka's Chikkamagaluru 28 Nov 2018 13:30 a rider with helmet.Reuters file [Representational Image] A 34-year old biker from Kozhikode, Kerala has been missing since Sunday, November 25 after he went on a solo ride to Shivamogga and Chikkamagaluru districts of Karnataka. On Saturday, Sandeep S, a …
  • Chikkamagaluru misses neelakurinji bloom 23 Oct 2018 10:30 BENGALURU: Tourists scouring the hills of Chikkamagaluru for blue and purple carpets of neelakurinji are returning disappointed. The flowers, which bloom once in 12 years, seem to have skipped the cycle this time. Even as researchers have begun a study to …
  • Chikkamagaluru misses neelakurinji bloom; foresters still hopeful 22 Oct 2018 19:44 Bengaluru: Tourists scouring the hills of Chikkamagaluru for blue and purple carpets of neelakurinji are returning disappointed. The flowers, which bloom once in 12 years, seem to have skipped the cycle this time. Even as researchers have begun a study to …
  • Chikkamagaluru district airstrip project set rolling, tenders called 29 Sep 2018 01:01 Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: Aimed at promoting tourism and industry, the no-frills airstrip project, proposed in the city, has got the much-needed push with the Karnataka State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (KSIIDC) inviting …
  • Congress’ statewide agitation to kick off from Chikkamagaluru today 07 Sep 2018 02:33 By Express News Service BENGALURU:The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) will launch its statewide agitation against the Union government on Friday from Chikkamagaluru. District in-charge Minister K J George will flag off the protest that will …
  • Landslides again as rains lash Kodagu, Chikkamagaluru after lull 20 Aug 2018 02:25 By Express News Service MADIKERI/CHIKKAMAGALURU:After a breather on Saturday, heavy rains came back to haunt Kodagu and Chikkamagaluru on Sunday triggering fresh landslides at many places and hampering the rescue operations. Read | Over 50,000 people …
  • Blind belief makes tribals flee hamlet in Chikkamagaluru 28 Jul 2018 05:47 Around 25 families of Havugolla, a tribe, vacated their dwellings near Bale village in N.R. Pura taluk on Thursday believing that deaths would occur in their families during the total lunar eclipse. According to members of the community, they left on the “ …
  • Chikkamagaluru: Election over, farmers now use Narendra Modi, Amit Shah cutouts as scarecrows 18 Jul 2018 18:08 CHIKKAMAGALURU: In the recently concluded state assembly election, BJP swept in all the five assembly constituency of the district. Thanks to the whirlwind campaign carried out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party's national president Amit Shah. …
  • Chikkamagaluru: Election over, farmers now use Modi, Shah cutouts as scarecrows 18 Jul 2018 15:01
  • Chikkamagaluru: Heavy rain disrupts normal life 07 Jul 2018 07:05
  • BJP member stabbed to death; Chikkamagaluru tense 23 Jun 2018 20:04 Chikkamagaluru/Bengaluru: Tension gripped Chikkamagaluru town on Saturday following the murder of BJP city unit general secretary Mohammad Anwar, 40, on Friday night. According to an FIR registered by Basavanahalli police based on the complaint lodged …
  • Petrol tanker bursts into flames in Chikkamagaluru; 15 houses catch fire, one person burnt alive 19 Jun 2018 19:12 Representational image In a shocking incident, a petrol tanker toppled at Kadur in Karnataka's Chikkamagaluru district while negotiating a turn on Tuesday afternoon. The tanker burst into flames which spread to over 100 metres at the spot. One person …
  • Steep rise in leopard, tusker killings in Chikkamagaluru forests 19 May 2018 01:05 Express News Service BENGALURU: In the past few days, two species — a leopard and an elephant — have been snared and electrocuted respectively in the Chikkamagaluru territorial division. This division alone has seen electrocution of eight elephants and …
  • Chikkamagaluru, Bellary City /Ballari Karnataka election result 2018 UPDATES: Here are the winners 14 May 2018 08:37 Chikkamagaluru, Bellary City/Ballari Karnataka election result 2018 (Image: financialexpress.com) Chikkamagaluru, Bellary City /Ballari Karnataka election result 2018 UPDATES: Assembly election in the state is significant for Indian politics. The …
  • Chikkamagaluru and Hassan unite to save Bengaluru, W. Ghats 11 Apr 2018 03:02 Ambitious project of cutting road through forest will dull IT City’s chances of getting normal rains, water supply When it comes to the environment, the government seems to care little what needs to be bulldozed in the name of development. An NHAI project …
  • Chikkamagaluru Premiere League from April 11 09 Apr 2018 18:20 DH News Service, Chikkamagaluru Apr 9 2018, 22:53 IST Rana Sports Club will organise the third edition of 20-20 Chikkamagaluru Premiere League at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose district stadium from April 11 to 15. Cricket trainer Shankar said that the …
  • 15-yr-old boy rapes, batters minor to death in Karnataka's Chikkamagaluru 09 Apr 2018 05:04
  • Demonstration on VVPAT held in Chikkamagaluru 31 Mar 2018 17:17 DH News Service, Chikkamagaluru, Mar 31 2018, 22:07 IST Deputy Commissioner M K Srirangaiah (2nd left) demonstrates on the VVPAT in Chikkamagaluru on Saturday. A demonstration on Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) system attached to the EVM was …
  • 275 students in Kodagu, 605 in Chikkamagaluru absent for SSLC exam 24 Mar 2018 13:25 DH News Service, Madikeri Mar 24 2018, 18:22 IST In Madikeri taluk, 2090 students wrote the exam, while in Somwarpet taluk 2751 students appeared for the exam, and in Virajpet, 2084 students appeared, said DDPI Manjula. DH file photo for representation. A …
  • Pulse polio campaign on Jan 28 in Chikkamagaluru 17 Jan 2018 18:25 DH News Service, Chikkamagaluru Jan 17 2018, 22:32 IST Pulse polio programme will be held on January 28 and health department officials have been instructed to give wide publicity to the programme, DHO M K Srirangaiah said. Chairing a preparatory meeting …
  • Jignesh Mewani in Chikkamagaluru, flays BJP, Modi 29 Dec 2017 22:12 Chikkamagaluru: Newly elected independent MLA from Gujarat, the firebrand Jignesh Mewani on Friday called on secular forces to unite and take on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders such as Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister …
  • Chikkamagaluru bandh: Cops lathicharge to disperse crowd 22 Dec 2017 17:26 DH News Service, Chikkamagaluru, Dec 22 2017, 22:30 IST An altercation between the police and protesters, at Town Police Station premises in Chikkamagaluru on Friday. Opposing the arrest of members of pro-Kannada organisations for closing down schools and …
  • Chikkamagaluru forest officer fighting against land-grab shunted out 11 Dec 2017 03:59 BENGALURU: In the background of a raging controversy on Masgali Reserve Forest encroachments and the government dilly-dallying on the issue of illegal revenue grants, Chikkamagaluru Deputy Conservator of Forests, A Chandranna, has been shunted out with …
  • Anasooya Jayanthi peaceful in Chikkamagaluru 01 Dec 2017 17:13 DH News Service, Chikkamagaluru, Dec 1 2017, 22:18 IST Women standing in a queue to have darshana of Datta Paduke at Datta Peeta on Friday. The three-day long Datta Jayanthi Utsav commenced with Anasooya Jayanthi in Chikkamagaluru on Friday. As a part of …
  • Chikkamagaluru road project will sound death knell for Western Ghats 27 Nov 2017 02:43 BENGALURU: Two governments are fighting to execute one road between Chitradurga and Bantwal. Opposing this project are forest officials, locals and wildlife activists. They say the Shisila-Byrapura Road will permanently destroy the Western Ghats into two …
  • Rahul's mega rally in Chikkamagaluru next month 28 Oct 2017 21:35 Tipped to take over as Congress president, Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to address a mega rally in Chikkamagaluru to coincide with the birth centenary celebrations of late prime minister Indira Gandhi next month. The three-day programme in Chikkamagaluru from …
  • Srirangaiah takes charge as Chikkamagaluru DC 09 Oct 2017 17:49 KM Srirangaiah has succeeded G Satyavathi as the new deputy commissioner of Chikkamagaluru. Sathyavathi has been transferred to Kolar. She greeted Srirangaiah upon assuming office on Monday. On the occasion, an emotional Satyavathi said that she had many …
  • I-T raid on Coffee Day Enterprises in Chikkamagaluru ends 25 Sep 2017 06:29 Income Tax officials, who began search operations on properties belonging to Coffee Day Enterprises in Chikkamagaluru on Thursday, completed the raids on Sunday morning. The officials conducted searches in the office of Coffee Day Enterprises (CDE) in the …
  • Chikkamagaluru, Kodagu teams to remove dangerous trees in city 08 Sep 2017 21:47 DH News Service, Bengaluru, Sep 9 2017, 2:32 IST The minister said that a decision will be taken on providing free education to the children of those killed in the tree falls. Bengaluru Development Minister K J George on Friday said that expert teams from …
  • Credence Helping Hands inaugurated in Chikkamagaluru 03 Sep 2017 18:17 DH News Service, Chikkamagaluru, Sep 3 2017, 22:49 IST AIT Principal Prof C K Subbaraya inaugurates Credence Helping Hands Forum, at Chikkamagaluru on Sunday. SP K Annamalai look on. Credence Helping Hands will help in reaching the needy with the essential …
  • Rain lash DK, Chikkamagaluru 20 Aug 2017 22:34 DH News Service, Mangaluru/Chikkamagaluru/Shivamogga, Aug 21 2017, 2:41 IST Intermittent rain lashed various parts of Dakshina Kannada district on Sunday, pushing up water level in Rivers Kumaradhara, Nethravathi and Phalguni. The showers also …
  • Chikkamagaluru to be open defecation-free by Oct 2: Baig 15 Aug 2017 20:09 DH News Service, Chikkamagaluru, Aug 16 2017, 0:50 IST Homegrown intl cricketer Vedha Krishnamurthy feted District in-charge minister R Roshan Baig inspects the parade during the independence day celebration at district stadium in Chikkamagaluru on Tuesday …
  • Driver display board in autos must: Chikkamagaluru DC 11 Aug 2017 20:51 DH News Service, Chikkamagaluru, Aug 12 2017, 0:04 IST 'Passengers should be aware of basic info on man in driver's seat' In a bid to rein in autorickshaw operators, the district administration has made it mandatory to equip the vehicles with …
  • Chikkamagaluru CMC seizes five-tractor load of banned plastic products 26 Jul 2017 19:34 DH News Service, Chikkamagaluru, Jul 27 2017, 0:48 IST Commissioner imposes penalty of Rs 30K on erring traders In a major crackdown on commercial establishments selling plastic products in violation of total ban on plastic in the state, the City Municipal …
  • Scuba diving victim from Chikkamagaluru dies in US 10 Jul 2017 20:05 DH News Service, Chikkamagaluru, Jul 11 2017, 1:12 IST V Shruthi with her husband Seetharama Krishna V Shruthi, a 20-year-old woman from Chikkamagaluru who slipped into a coma following a mishap during scuba driving in Hawaii, US, on June 30, died on …
  • Chikkamagaluru DC warns of stringent action against officials 28 Jun 2017 20:28 DH News Service, Tarikere, Jun 29 2017, 0:20 IST Chikkamagaluru Deputy Commissioner G Satyavathi lambasted the officials for exhibiting the lethargic attitude towards public work at the assistant commissioner’s office in Tarikere on Wednesday. During a …
  • ‘Rehabilitate 4 circus jumbos in Chikkamagaluru’ 26 Jun 2017 03:39 BENGALURU: Four elephants which were recently transported from Udupi to Chikkamagaluru are allegedly being misused for performance and display by a circus company though the state wildlife authorities have given permission only for transportation and …
  • BSY savours akki rotti at Dalit houses in Chikkamagaluru 19 Jun 2017 21:37 Former chief minister and BJP state unit president B S Yeddyurappa, who has been dining at Dalits’ houses, savoured indigenous menu in the district on Monday. Sannathammaiah, a Dalit at Marle village, played host to the BJP heavyweight and his entourage of …
  • Three naxals surrender in Chikkamagaluru 06 Jun 2017 03:36 SP K Annamaali speaking to reporters at the DC's court hall in Chikkamagaluru on Monday. A K Subbaiah, Gowri Lankesh, DC Satyavathy, ZP CEO Ragapriya with the surrendered naxals. (Below) A file photo of Kanayakumari at a naxal camp in the forest of …
  • 25 generic medicine stores for Chikkamagaluru district 01 Jun 2017 20:03 DH News Service, Sringeri, Jun 2 2017, 0:10 IST Union Minister Ananth Kumar and wife Tejaswini visit Sharadamba Temple at Sringeri on Thursday. MLAs D N Jeevaraj and Sunil Kumar seen. DH photo A total of 25 Prime Minister Generic Medicine stores ( …
  • Farming activity begins in Chikkamagaluru district 19 May 2017 19:36 B J Dhanya Prasad, DH News Service, Chikkamagaluru, May 20 2017, 0:09 IST The recent spell of pre-monsoon showers has prompted the farmers to start agricultural activities. The target is to sow on 1.52 lakh hectares of land and sowing has been completed on …
  • SKDRDP to instal 3 Shudhaganga units in Chikkamagaluru 08 May 2017 19:32 Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP) is planning to implement 84 Shudhaganga drinking water units to provide pure drinking water in Hassan, Davangere, Kadur, Doddaballapura, Chamarajanara, Chikkamagaluru and Devanahalli, during the …
  • Heavy rain in Chikkamagaluru, Kodagu 01 May 2017 20:00 Heavy rain lashed parts of Mudigere taluk in Chikkamagaluru district while Kodagu district received widespread rain on Monday. Heavy rain coupled with lightning and thunder lashed Balooru, Banakal, Kottigehara, Binnadi, B Hosalli, Mathikatte, Heggudlu …
  • 'Chikkamagaluru to be open defecation-free by October 2' 24 Apr 2017 19:06 Chikkamagaluru district will be declared open defecation-free by October 2. The work on construction of toilets are under progress, said Zilla Panchayat CEO Dr R Ragapriya. Briefing mediapersons on Monday, she said that the Department of Rural Development …
  • Congress is a divided house in Chikkamagaluru 22 Apr 2017 20:30 Chikkamagaluru, DH News Service, Apr 23 2017, 0:28 IST It seems all is not well in the District Congress Committee as a section of party leaders and workers is coming out with varied opinions. Some leaders are said to be indulging in a show of strength …
  • Chikkamagaluru reels under severe drought 22 Apr 2017 20:30 K M Santhosh Kumar Chikkamagaluru, Deccan Herald News Service Apr 23 2017, 0:29 IST Water bodies in district go dry, agriculture and cattle affected The district is moving into a never-before state of water shortage. Drought has taken a toll on the coffee, …
  • Chikkamagaluru SP Annamalai clarifies over audio clipping 20 Apr 2017 21:31 UDUPI, DH News Service, Apr 21 2017, 0:33 IST A 13.45 minute-long audio clipping of a disgruntled police constable, previously attached to Malpe police station, in conversation with a unidentified person has gone viral on social networking sites. It is …
  • Acute water scarcity in 363 villages of Chikkamagaluru 17 Apr 2017 21:36 District secretary holds drought review meet; water supply through tankers in 109 villagesChikkamagaluru district in-charge secretary Rajeev Chawla on Saturday instructed officials to ensure adequate supply of drinking water and fodder to livestock in the …
  • KSRTC Chikkamagaluru division posts Rs 19.64 crore loss 10 Mar 2017 20:05 Hike in fuel prices and employee pay has resulted in a loss of Rs 19.64 crore till January in the ongoing fiscal for KSRTC Chikkamagaluru division. Participating in a divisional-level meeting to receive grievances from the people organised at Ambedkar …
  • Chikkamagaluru shuts down over outflow from dam 05 Mar 2017 02:25
  • Wildfire in Chikkamagaluru destroys teak plantation 27 Feb 2017 21:37 Feb 28, 2017, Bengaluru, DHNS Even before the Forest Department could cope with back-to-back wildfires in Bandipur and BRT tiger reserves, another fire in Madhuguni forest in the Balehonnur range of Chikkamagaluru district has made officials edgier. The …
  • Bus shelter in Chikkamagaluru cries for attention 20 Feb 2017 21:09 Chikkamagaluru: Feb 21, 2017, DHNS The state of a bus shelter at Karthikere, the door to Chikkamagaluru district, is pathetic. The bus shelter on Chikkamagaluru-Belur Road cries for immediate attention not also for the reason that it is located on a state …
  • Forest dept begins axing trees in Chikkamagaluru 18 Jan 2017 19:38 K M Santhosh Kumar, Jan 19, 2017, Chikkamagaluru, DHNS The forest department has planned to cut 40,000 to 50,000 trees inside the forests in Chikkamagaluru, much to the chagrin of environmentalists. The Koppa division of Chikkamagaluru circle of the …
  • Pachai Vilakku hails traffic policemen 19 Jul 2019 21:21 Pachai Vilakku (Green Light) is a film on traffic policemen and road safety, which is directed Dr. Maran. Maran, who has had a stint with the Film Institute, also plays the lead protagonist. “This script is based on my research on road safety. I have done …
  • Capital Quotient launches app for MSME workforce 19 Jul 2019 15:19 The app called Siply, aims to provide financial security to workers below the provident fund threshold. ET Online| Updated: Jul 19, 2019, 02.21 PM IST ThinkStock Photos The company provides a full stack service covering 20 asset classes including Mutual …
  • Vijay Deverakonda: Dear Comrade is not a political film 19 Jul 2019 13:19 Vijay Deverakonda’s Dear Comrade releases on July 26. The word ‘Comrade’ is so closely associated with politics that it is almost impossible to consider it in a non-political context. And Vijay Deverakonda is asking us to do exactly that with his upcoming …
  • Aadi Lakshmi Purana movie review and ratings by audience: Live updates 19 Jul 2019 12:35 Nirup Bhandari and Radhika Pandit in Aadi Lakshmi Purana.PR Handout After making a dream debut with RangiTaranga, Nirup Bhandari was seen in Rajaratha, which did not live up to the viewers' expectations. He is now returning with Aadi Lakshmi Purana, …
  • Peppered with history 19 Jul 2019 11:42 When chartered accountant Shri Bala travelled across the country to audit companies, she took back some lesser known recipes of south India with her. “In Visakhapatnam, I discovered a sambar made with pumpkin skin and in the Malabar region of Kerala, …
  • Actress Sanjjanaa Galrani Photoshoot Details 19 Jul 2019 11:05 Sanjjanaa galrani is a versatile multilingual South Indian actress , she has worked in more than 60 Tv commercials as a model before she turned and actress and has worked in feature films with many South Indian superstars like Pawan kalyan, Prabhas Raju , …
  • Vijay Deverakonda: ‘Dear Comrade’ is in an uncharted territory 19 Jul 2019 07:26 Vijay Deverakonda comes across as someone who can be philosophical with his replies, if he chooses to. But there is another Vijay who he seems fascinated by, and whom he thinks is better at proferring thought-provoking responses. “I think [Vijay] …
  • Kannada TV actress Shobha MV passes away in road accident 19 Jul 2019 05:21 She was best known for her character in the very popular TV series Magalu Janaki. Mumbai: It's a big shocker for Kannada TV industry as popular actress Shobha died in a road accident on Wednesday. She was best known for her character in the very …
  • 27-year-old dies after cardiac arrest in Bengaluru, kin cry foul 19 Jul 2019 02:09 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Tension gripped Agadi Hospital in Wilson Garden after the relatives of a 27-year-man who died, staged a protest against the hospital authorities on Thursday.  The victim, Goutham Girish, a resident of Suddaguntepalya, had …
  • Writers back artiste who refused Sangeet Natak award 19 Jul 2019 01:46 New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) In response to acclaimed Kannada theatre artiste and poet S. Raghunandana’s refusal to accept the Sangeet Natak Akademi award conferred on him, noted Indian writers have expressed their solidarity with him. The Bangaluru-based …
  • The strange case of Pragya Jaiswal 19 Jul 2019 00:30 Actress Pragya Jaiswal may be very active on Instagram social media, with her 1.2 million followers. But when it comes to her career in films, it looks like it’s almost end of the road for her. At least in Telugu. No one seems to be considering or …
  • Sruthi reveals she is pregnant 19 Jul 2019 00:13 By Chennaivision in Cinema News July 18, 2019 Sruthi Hariharan, who was part of Kannada and Tamil films, has revealed that she is expecting her first baby with husband Raam. Posting a photo of her baby bump, she posted on social media: “To actually feel …
  • Kannada TV actress Shobha dies in road accident 18 Jul 2019 15:53 Actress Shobha of Magalu Janaki fame died in a road accident. Kannada TV actress Shobha and four others died in a road accident on the outskirts of Chitradurga on Wednesday, July 17. The incident occurred when their car rammed into a truck on National …
  • Bigg Boss Tamil contestant Tharshan's girlfriend Sanam Shetty hits out at Meera Mitun 18 Jul 2019 15:52 Tharshan and Meera Mitun.PR Handout Sanam Shetty, who is said to be the girlfriend of Bigg Boss Tamil 3 contestant Tharshan, has slammed his fellow contestant Meera Mitun for purportedly trying to project him in a negative light. Meera had accused him of …
  • WinZO sets up $1.5 mn fund to promote game developers 18 Jul 2019 15:44 New Delhi, Jul 18 () WinZO, a vernacular e-sports gaming platform, Thursday said it is setting up a USD 1.5 million (over Rs 10 crore) fund to support game developers and acquire content for the platform. Kaalari Capital-backed WinZO offers over 25 games …
  • Pailwaan: Promotions 18 Jul 2019 13:45 The team of Kannada film 'Pailwaan', led by protagonist Sudeep and director Krishna, had a press briefing to explain their plans for the film's release. The film, which has been produced by Krishna's wife, Swapna, is aiming for an August …
  • Dabangg 3 Latest Update: Salman Khan starrer to wrap up by September end 18 Jul 2019 13:30 Image Source : TWITTER Dabangg 3 Latest Update: Salman Khan starrer to wrap up by September end Salman Khan, whose last release Bharat minted over Rs 200 crores will next be seen in Dabangg 3. The actor will be reprising the role of cop Chulbul Pandey for …
  • Journalists have key role in nation building: Nagaland Governor 18 Jul 2019 11:55 Mangaluru, July 1 (PTI): Journalists should always be conscious of their crucial role in nation building and strengthening democracy in the country, Nagaland Governor P B Acharya said here on Monday. Inaugurating the Dakshina Kannada (DK) district …
  • Karnataka CM moves confidence motion in Assembly 18 Jul 2019 06:37 Bengaluru, July 18 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday moved the confidence motion in the state legislative Assembly to prove that his Congress-JD-S coalition government has majority in the House. As decided by the House Business …
  • Mahesh Manjrekar on his daughter debuting in Dabangg 3: Salman must have seen some spark in her 18 Jul 2019 06:26 Mahesh Manjrekar’s daughter Saiee will be playing Salman Khan’s love interest in Dabangg 3. Actor-filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar has confirmed that superstar Salman Khan will be launching his daughter Saiee with the upcoming film, Dabangg 3. “Yes. It is true, …
  • Why does Kumaraswamy cry so much? 18 Jul 2019 05:24 'Deep down, it betrays a transactional view of politics. That, to get, the voter must give,' argues Krishna Prasad. Photograph: Shailendra Bhojak/PTI Photo An interesting distraction to indulge in, online, is to type the words 'kumaraswamy …
  • In Dabangg 3 Mahesh Manjrekar's daughter, Saiee gets a role 18 Jul 2019 04:46 Salman Khan will be romancing Mahesh Manjrekar’s daughter in Dabangg 3: Reports Bollywood superstar Salman Khan will next be seen in brother Arbaaz Khan’s Dabangg 3 for which he has started shooting in Pune. The film happens to be a third instalment of the …
  • Women selected due to their talent : Nirup bhandari 18 Jul 2019 03:50 Express News Service Actor Nirup Bhandari, who enjoyed the supporting presence of his brother, Anup Bhandari, who directed both his previous films - Rangitaranga and Rajaratha — is out of his comfort zone for his third outing — Aadi Lakshmi Purana. “Yes, I …
  • Will Follow SC Order, No Delay In Deciding On Resignations: Karnataka Speaker 18 Jul 2019 02:57 Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Wednesday said he would follow the Supreme Court's order that the 15 rebel legislators of the ruling Congress-JD-S allies cannot be compelled to participate in the proceedings of the House on Thursday for …
  • Karnataka political crisis updates | Fate of Cong-JD(S) govt hangs in balance as it faces trust vote on July 18 18 Jul 2019 00:51 The Supreme Court on Wednesday says the 15 dissident Karnataka MLAs cannnot be compelled to participate in House proceedings. The apex court had on Tuesday taken a swipe at the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) combine in Karnataka for questioning the court…
  • Kalburgi wife identifies man who shot him 17 Jul 2019 22:33 MM Kalburgi, who was shot dead at his residence in Dharwad. (File photo) The wife of Kannada scholar M M Kalburgi, 77, who was murdered at the doorstep of his home in Dharwad, Karnataka, has identified a man presented in a test identification parade as the …
  • Sruthi Hariharan is pregnant; shows off her baby bump [Photo] 17 Jul 2019 15:32 A picture of Sruthi Hariharan showing off her baby bump.PR Handout Sruthi Hariharan, who had secretly married her boyfriend Raam last year, is set to welcome a new member to her family. Yes, you have heard it right. The actress is pregnant with her first …
  • Did Sai Pallavi reject Vijay Devarakonda's Dear Comrade over lip-lock scene? 17 Jul 2019 15:32 Sai Pallavi was uncomfortable doing kiss scene.PR Handout Sai Pallavi is one of the fast-growing actresses in South India. With her acting and dancing skills, she has won millions of hearts. In a short span of time, the actress has been part of a few …
  • Yaanaa: Trailer launch 17 Jul 2019 14:21 Actor Yash launched the trailer of Kannada film 'Yaanaa' along with the film's cast and crew members in Bengaluru. The event also saw filmmaker Rajendra Singh Babu, director Suni, producer Harish Sherigar, actor couple Sundar Raj, Pramila …
  • UPSC releases schedule for this year's Civil Services Main Examination 17 Jul 2019 14:13 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) UPSC releases schedule for this year's Civil Services Main Examination 17 Jul 2019 The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the time table of the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2019 recently. The Main …
  • Pailwaan song Kannmaniye: Sudeep and Aakanksha Singh spice up the romantic number 17 Jul 2019 07:56 Sudeep’s Pailwaan is set to release in August. Kannada actor Sudeep on Tuesday unveiled a single from his upcoming film Pailwaan. Composed by Arjun Janya and sung by Sanjith Hegde, the romantic number titled “Kannmaniye” features Sudeep and Aakanksha Singh …
  • Will follow SC order on MLAs’ resignations: Karnataka Speaker 17 Jul 2019 07:44 Bengaluru, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Wednesday said he would follow the Supreme Court’s order that the 15 rebel legislators of the ruling Congress-JD-S allies cannot be compelled to participate in the proceedings of the …
  • Vikram’s Trivikrama will mark Akanksha Sharma’s Kannada debut 17 Jul 2019 05:24 Express News Service The makers of Vikram Ravichandran’s debut vehicle, Trivikrama, directed by Sahana Murthy, have found the heroine for the film. Bringing further freshness to the tag -- High Voltage Love Story -- they have signed up model Akanksha …
  • Sudeep dubs for Pailwaan in four languages but not Malayalam 17 Jul 2019 05:23 By Express News Service Sudeep is a multilingual actor, but he finds it difficult to speak in Malayalam fluently. His upcoming film, Pailwaan, is being released in five languages, and the actor is said to have dubbed his portions in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu …
  • Mysuru groom, Dakshina Kannada bride call off their wedding midway over caste 17 Jul 2019 04:55
  • Woman Yakshgana dancer publishes children’s book 16 Jul 2019 22:24 By Express News Service BENGALURU: At a time when Yakshagana was only a male prerogative, Priyanka  K Mohan made her foray into the space. Now, even 40 years later, she is one of the few women in the folk dance drama scene.  Mohan – who recently released …
  • Oman-based author meets Indian minister 16 Jul 2019 21:45 Kavitha, who is a reputed author, renowned Tanjore style artist, Sanskrit language expert, yoga practitioner, dedicated educator and philanthropist, informed the minister about her efforts to promote Indian culture and heritage in Oman. Kavitha presented …
  • Celebrating Regional Modernism 16 Jul 2019 21:18 The Madras Modern: Regionalism and Identity exhibition in the city lets you discover an unknown part of Indian art history. In the late 1950s, when K. C. S. Paniker, an artist and the then-principal of Government College of Fine Arts in Chennai, was …
  • Couple power 16 Jul 2019 20:55 The two first met on the sets of Kannada television serial Nanda Gokula in the early 2000s, as they started off their journey as actors. In fact, they both made their debut with Moggina Manassu, which earned them recognition in the form of a series of …
  • Why Adah Sharma prefers Telugu films 16 Jul 2019 16:19 'I'd rather do a great role in any language than do mediocre stuff in Hindi.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Adah Sharma/Instagram Adah Sharma made her acting debut in Vikram Bhatt's horror film 1920, and went on to top-line several hits in …
  • A heritage structure in Bengaluru gets a royal makeover 16 Jul 2019 14:32 It is a tiled roof structure, built in 1913 to serve as an elementary school for the children residing in Ulsoor. It is derelict, the tiled roof giving way in most sections, the water seeping through the roof damaging the walls, rotting the wooden rafters, …
  • Dwarakish death hoax: Veteran actor-filmmaker is alive; clears the air with a video 16 Jul 2019 13:25 A screen shot from Dwarakish's video.PR Handout Veteran Kannada actor and filmmaker Dwarakish has become the latest victim of a death hoax. There were rumours doing rounds that he passed away following which his fans started sharing their condolence …
  • Pailwaan: From run-time to total number of songs, here are interesting titbits about Sudeep starrer 16 Jul 2019 13:23 Kiccha Sudeep in as as Pailwaan.PR Handout The post-production works of Kiccha Sudeep's Pailwaan are progressing at a brisk pace with the makers aiming to release the movie in five languages (Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam) on August 29 to …
  • Developers can now build Hindi skills for Alexa in India 16 Jul 2019 10:32 New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Amazon on Tuesday announced that developers can now start building Alexa skills for customers in India with the new Hindi voice model available in Alexa Skills Kit (ASK). Developers would get a headstart and submit skills for …
  • Vijay Deverakonda slams reporter for asking Rashmika Mandanna about her break-up 16 Jul 2019 08:44 Mumbai: Vijay Deverakonda and Rashmika Mandanna are currently busy in the promotions of their upcoming film 'Dear Comrade'. During the media interaction, Rashmika was asked about her much talked about split with actor Rakshit Shetty. Her co-star …
  • Meet the women in Kurukshetra 16 Jul 2019 06:10 Express News Service Women enjoy a strong presence in Indian mythology, which is also reflected in movies such as Kurukshetra. The war epic, written by J K Bharavi, produced by Muniratna and directed by Naganna, is based on the poem Gadhayuddha by Ranna. …
  • Bow Bow  to be released in 7 languages 16 Jul 2019 06:10 By Express News Service The film, which marks the Kannada debut of S Pradeep Kilikar, is set for an August release in the South Indian languages, Bengali and Hindi Debutant director S Pradeep Kilikar as adopted the sound Bow Bow as his film’s title. The …
  • How kannada actressTara, the mother in demand, lends variety to one role 16 Jul 2019 06:10 By Express News Service From playing a heroine, a girl-next-door, a beloved, or a wife or a friend, Tara has enjoyed a fulfilling career so far. Known for winning the National Award for the best actress for Hasina, as well as playing titular characters in …
  • Salman Khan to romance Mahesh Manjrekar's daughter in cop-drama, 'Dabangg 3' 16 Jul 2019 05:42 The makers were searching for a new face to play the role of Chulbul Pandey's love interest in the flashback sequence. Mumbai: Salman Khan is currently busy shooting for the third installment of Dabangg franchise, Dabangg 3. Helmed by Prabhudheva, …
  • Rejigged Twitter web to let you say it in 7 Indian languages 16 Jul 2019 03:27 BENGALURU: Micro-blogging network Twitter has redesigned its website to help users personalise content in seven Indian languages, as part of a global rejig that will roll out over the next few weeks. The changes — Twitter’s biggest tweak in the last five …
  • India’s War on Urdu 15 Jul 2019 17:25 If Urdu is guilty of being a foreign tongue, Who, then, does India belong to? I cannot understand. –Rashid Banarsi, Indian Urdu poet As a 9-year-old boy, one evening I went to play in a huge park, Gandhi Maidan, in my hometown of Patna, in India. Among the …
  • President Kovind to release translated copies of 100 SC verdicts 15 Jul 2019 12:29 On July 17, when President Kovind inaugurates the new Supreme Court building where the Appu Ghar once stood, he will release these translations. On July 17, when President Ram Nath Kovind releases translated copies of 100 Supreme Court judgments in seven …
  • Karnataka hand BL Santosh is new BJP organisation general secretary 15 Jul 2019 12:12 B L Santosh. (Source: ANI) BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday appointed B L Santosh as the new general secretary (organisation) of the party. Santosh replaced Ram Lal, who has returned to the RSS after serving in the post 13 years. Santosh, who had served …
  • How Vijay Devarakonda silenced scribe who asked about Rashmika's break-up with Rakshit Shetty 15 Jul 2019 10:53 Rashmika Mandanna and Vijay Devarakonda,PR Handout Rashmika Mandanna and Rakshit Shetty have moved on in their lives after break-up and are focussing on their careers, but questions pertaining to their relationship continue to arise every time they come …
  • Kannada film distributor Ajay Chandani dies in accident 15 Jul 2019 10:53 Ajay Chandani.PR Handout Film distributor Ajay Chandani was killed in a bike accident on Sunday, 14 July, in Bengaluru.  Chandani had recently bought the sports bike, Suzuki V Strom 650 XT, and was on his way to his residence on Sunday morning when his …
  • Kannada film distributor Ajay Chandani dies in a bike accident 15 Jul 2019 10:17 Mumbai: Noted film distributor and financier Ajay Chandani, 48, died in a bike accident. According to reports, the death caused after he lost control of his speeding sports bike that hit a signpost and crashed into the compound wall of an apartment on …
  • Pailwaan  hero resumes shoot for Kotigobba 3 15 Jul 2019 07:08 By Express News Service Sudeep, who is currently juggling between promotions for his upcoming Pailwaan and shooting for his other films, will resume the fifth schedule of Kotigobba 3 from Monday in Hyderabad. The actor will be shooting a major fight …
  • ‘An element of my life will be seen in my writing and direction’ 15 Jul 2019 07:08 Express News Service For director V Priya, who has made her mark in the Tamil film industry,getting back to the director’s chair after a hiatus to make her directorial debut in Kannada with AadiLakshmi Purana, is almost like a restart. “My last outing in …
  • Watch Sudeep's Dekho Aaya Pehlwaan 15 Jul 2019 05:05 Kannada star Sudeep plays the villain in Dabbang 3. But before the third segment of the Salman Khan franchise releases, Sudeep's Pehlwaan, which also features Suniel Shetty, will hit theatres. Pehlwaan will be released in 5 languages -- Kannada, Tamil, …
  • This is what Rashmika Mandanna says about hiking her remuneration 15 Jul 2019 01:19 Rashmika MandannaTwitter Actress Rashmika Mandanna opened up on hiking her remuneration by big margin at the promotional event of Dear Comrade and said that she had been waiting to do it for the last two years. Having made her acting debut with Kannada …
  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana KVPY Aptitude Test 2019 Imphal included 15 Jul 2019 00:18 Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Aptitude Test 2019 : Imphal included Last Date : 20th August 2019 Application for KVPY-2019 must be done online only. There are three steps to complete your application successfully. Step 1. Registration Step 2. …
  • Gubbi namma rapper 14 Jul 2019 18:58 When you’re asked to croon one of south India’s most awaited films, it’s nothing short of a bombaat feeling. Namma rapper Karthik Gubbi is thrilled to have crooned the anthem for the much-awaited Dear Comrade Kannada version starring Rashmika Mandanna and …
  • Whenever I read about 'lip-lock' I feel like what the f**k: Vijay Devarakonda on kiss scene with Rashmika 13 Jul 2019 07:34 Dear Comrade song Canteen posterTwitter Vijay Devarakonda has expressed his dislike towards constant questions on kissing scenes in his films. The actor, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film Dear Comrade, indicated that such sequences are …
  • 'Yaana' review: A road trip that follows the heart 13 Jul 2019 05:33 Express News Service With an abundant feel of freedom, exploration of the breakaway sense, the sweetness of friendship, lightweight romance, undertones of boldness, and a touch of desperation, director Vijayalakshmi Singh conjures a feel-good storyline. …
  • Dear Comrade will not see Hindi version 13 Jul 2019 04:07 By Express News Service Vijay Devarakonda says he wants to celebrate his upcoming film with his comrades - people who have given him love. The actor was in Bengaluru along with the lead heroine, Rashmika Mandanna. The team is on a music tour, which they …
  • SSLC Supplementary Result 2019: 42% students clear Karnataka 10th exam 12 Jul 2019 15:39 BENGALURU: The pass percentage in the SSLC supplementary examinations held between June 21 and 28 has touched 42.47, up from 40.69 last year. Announcing the results on Friday, the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) said that of the …
  • How regional language technology became flavour of the season 12 Jul 2019 11:14 A handful of companies are steadily, yet silently charting a course towards regional language technology solutions for ‘Bharat’ – intending to solve the basic problems of the next billion Indian users through simple, but meaningful offerings — as they try …
  • Intercontinental Cup 2019: India vs DPR Korea - TV channel, live stream, team news & preview 12 Jul 2019 11:13 Intercontinental Cup 2019: India vs DPR Korea - TV channel, live stream, team news & preview The Blue Tigers must win big against DPR Korea to keep their hopes alive of making it to the final... India take on DPR Korea in the 2019 Intercontinental Cup …
  • Friday Film Wrap: Hrithik Roshan’s ‘Super 30’ big release of the week 12 Jul 2019 07:45 Bollywood is back in the game with a big release this week. Biographical drama Super 30 on the life of mathematician Anand Kumar, starring Hrithik Roshan directed by Vikas Bahl is overly simplistic and excessively fanciful when it is not downright vapid, …
  • Karnataka Chief Minister confident of smooth Monsoon session 12 Jul 2019 07:21 Bengaluru, July 12 (IANS) Unfazed by the political crisis gripping Karnataka, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday exuded confidence that the monsoon session of the state legislature would be smooth. “We are confident and prepared for a smooth and …
  • Max speed limit for cars at 120 kmph on expressways; 100 kmph for buses 12 Jul 2019 06:03 Image Source : PTI Max speed limit for cars at 120 kmph on expressways; 100 kmph for buses The maximum speed limit for cars has been fixed at 120 km per hour on expressways while for buses it is 100 km per hour, Parliament was informed on Thursday. In a …
  • KR Ramesh Kumar: Karnataka Speaker, a jovial arbiter, finds himself in unfamiliar terrain 12 Jul 2019 05:16 BENGALURU: After the JDS and Congress formed a coalition government last year, senior Congress MLA KR Ramesh Kumar, 69, was obvious choice for Speaker. The BJP fielded senior MLA S Suresh Kumar to force an election but when his party withdrew from contest, …
  • OP-ED: An appeal to the Supreme Court after its Haren Pandya judgment: Examine the ‘Gujarat Files’ tapes as evidence 12 Jul 2019 05:06 Rana Ayyub, journalist, investigative reporter and writer at the Daily Maverick Gathering in Cape Town, 15 August 2018. Photo: Leila Dougan “A book by Ms Rana Ayyub has also been relied upon in which it is observed that Haren Pandya’s case is like a …
  • Actor Sonu Sood to play Arjun in Kannada film 'Kurukshetra' 12 Jul 2019 03:11 Mumbai: Sonu Sood will be playing the role of Arjun in a Kannada film titled "Kurukshetra", based on a chapter in Mahabharata. Directed by Naganna, the movie is based on the poem 'Gadhayuddha' by poet Ranna.   "'Kurukshetra' …
  • This Udupi girl fought all odds to become a magistrate  12 Jul 2019 02:37 Express News Service UDUPI: Hailing from a humble background from a village in Karkala taluk, Udupi district, Nasira Banu has succeeded in realising her goal of becoming a judicial magistrate.  Nasira had recently passed the exam and is waiting for her …
  • Karnataka’s 16 rebel MLAs: Who they are 12 Jul 2019 00:28 The rebel MLAs leave for Bengaluru from the Mumbai hotel Thursday. (Express photo by Prashant Nadkar) From interference in work to resentment over denial of minister seat, the rebel Cong and JDS MLAs have their own reasons. Johnson T A takes a look at the …
  • Pailwaan theme song: Sudeep's 'Banda Nodu' track hits the internet with a bang 11 Jul 2019 23:00 A promotional material from Sudeep's Pailwaan.PR Handout The promotions of Sudeep's Pailwaan (Phailwaan) have kick-started with a bang. From poster release to important announcements, the makers are leaving no stone unturned to create a lot of buzz …
  • Planting the seeds of change 11 Jul 2019 19:42 It didn’t take long for Sandalwood actress Samyukta Hornad to suss out that she’s a conservationist by nature. The intrepid traveller took a volley of netizens by surprise when she recently posted about her involvement in a rather refreshing initiative: …
  • Relevance of 'Satyarth Prakash' for reforms in Hinduism 11 Jul 2019 16:03 Being a student of DAV College (Lahore) Ambala City living in hostel (Vidayarthi Bhawan) during 1971-75, I actively participated in Arya Veer Dal and Arya Samaj and passed out the examination based on Satyarth Prakash. The founder of Arya Samaj Maharishi …
  • Guptill mutes Dhoni's World Cup swansong 11 Jul 2019 15:34 The build-up (or Probability 101 failure) The effects of having bunked probability theory class in college to watch a game of cricket at the Chinnaswamy Stadium? Dismissing South Africa's chances to defeat Australia, our plans were made for a road trip …
  • Akshay Kumar only Indian to feature in Forbes hi... 11 Jul 2019 12:02 LOS ANGELES: Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar is the only Indian to find a spot in the Forbes list of the world's highest paid actors, among 99 other international celebrities. Securing the 33rd rank with earnings worth $65 million, Akshay has …
  • WATCH | Vijay Deverakonda's 'Dear Comrade' trailer promises an action-packed romance 11 Jul 2019 11:32 By Express News Service The official trailer of Vijay Deverakonda and Rashmika Mandanna-starrer romantic drama Dear Comrade was released on Thursday. Set in the backdrop of student politics in Coastal Andhra, the much-awaited 186-second trailer shows Vijay …
  • Amy takes boat ride flaunting baby bump 11 Jul 2019 11:07 Rome, July 11 (IANS) Actress Amy Jackson has shared a photograph flaunting her baby bump, and fans are overjoyed. Dressed in white, the actress is seen enjoying a boat ride here. She posted the photograph on Instagram. “This little one has been to more …
  • Sonu Sood to play Arjun in Kannada film Kurukshetra 11 Jul 2019 10:29 Sonu Sood starrer Kannada film Kurukshetra is based on the poem Gadhayuddha by poet Ranna. (Photo: Sonu Sood/Instagram) Sonu Sood will be playing the role of Arjun in a Kannada film titled Kurukshetra, based on a chapter in Mahabharata. Directed by …
  • Kurukshetra: Audio launch 11 Jul 2019 09:22 Celebrities like Shashi Kumar, Sonu Sood, Danish Akhtar Saifi, Darshan and many others attended the audio launch of Kannada film 'Kurukshetra' in Bengaluru. The songs of the film like 'Saahore' and 'Saaho' have already received a …
  • Kumaraswamy rejects BJP’s demand for his resignation 11 Jul 2019 07:52 Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday rejected the opposition BJP’s demand for him to quit as his coalition government has been reduced to ‘minority’ after 16 legislators of the ruling Congress-JD-S submitted their …
  • The 'Gully Boy' effect: Bangalore Poetry Festiva... 11 Jul 2019 07:38 This year’s Bangalore Poetry Festival, to be held on July 21 and 22, will feature a session on rapping as a voice of contemporary Kannada poetry. Apart from sessions and workshops by distinguished poets like Ranjit Hoskote, Anushka Ravishankar and …
  • Sudeep’s Pailwaan to release in over 2,500 screens 11 Jul 2019 06:13 One of the most-awaited Kannada films, Pailwaan will also release in Hindi as Pehlwaan. Kannada actor Sudeep on Wednesday expressed his excitement over Zee Studios bagging the theatrical rights of his upcoming film Pailwaan. One of the most-awaited Kannada …
  • Ananya Panday gets trolled again 11 Jul 2019 04:44 Ananya Panday, who made her big Bollywood debut with 'Student of the Year 2' is an avid social media user and keeps her fans updated through her daily posts. The actress is recently making headlines for launching an initiative against social media …
  • Protest intensifies in Bengaluru too Linganamakki water 11 Jul 2019 02:04 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Over a hundred people holding placards staged a protest at Town Hall against the state government's plan of drawing water from Linganamakki to Bengaluru. The protest supported the Shivamogga shut down on Wednesday …
  • 24 Kisses actress set to enter Bigg Boss Telugu 3 as contestant? 10 Jul 2019 20:13 Hebah PatelCollage of photos taken from Twitter and Facebook The buzz in the media is that Hebah Patel, who was recently seen in the movie 24 Kisses, is set to enter Bigg Boss Telugu 3 as a contestant and she is likely to brighten up the house with her …
  • Sudeep's Pailwaan (Pehlwaan) on the lines of Yash's KGF 10 Jul 2019 20:09 A collage of Sudeep and Yash.PR Handout Kiccha Sudeep's Pailwaan is yet another film from Sandalwood which is set to have a pan-India release. The movie is releasing in five languages – Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and Malayalam. Now, Pailwaan has …
  • ‘Yes’ police,’ says Prajwal 10 Jul 2019 19:13 We catch the charismatic Prajwal Devaraj as he readies himself for the release of his latest film where he essays the character of a police inspector. Almost 30 films old in the movie industry, he is still counting his blessings and chuffed about the …
  • Nutrition Tips For You | Millets For Weight Loss – Little Millet And Proso Millet 10 Jul 2019 18:31 In our series about millets for weight loss, we have discussed health benefits of millets such as sorghum, bajra, barnyard and kodo millet. Now, we will explain the health benefits of Little Millet and Proso Millet. Little Millet Little Millet, one of the …
  • Live Streaming, England Vs Australia, 2019 Cricket World Cup Semifinal: Where To See Live Action, Get Live Scores 10 Jul 2019 18:30 England, aiming for their maiden World Cup title, clash with defending champions Australia in the second semifinal of the 2019 ICC World Cup on Thursday (July 11). The old enemies are vying for a spot in the Lord's final against New Zealand, with …
  • Sinnga: Audio launch 10 Jul 2019 15:03 The audio launch of Kannada film 'Sinnga' turned out to be a starry one as some of the leading personalities of the Kannada film fraternity came together to attend the do. The film features Chiranjeevi Sarja, Aditi Prabhudeva, P Ravi Shankar and …
  • Arjun Janya experiments with earthy music for Pailwaan 10 Jul 2019 06:03 Express News Service The team of Sudeep’s upcoming film Pailwaan is getting ready to announce an official release date for the film, but before that, they have planned a grand audio launch in Chitradurga. Director-producer S Krishna took to his Twitter …
  • Kannada Bhavan in Bahrain by November 09 Jul 2019 03:52 By Express News Service UDUPI: Kannada Sangha Bahrain's mega project to build Kannada Bhavan is expected to be completed by November, 2019. The state government had announced a fund of Rs 2 crore in the previous budget and it is expected to be released …
  • Bengaluru cops hit right notes with version of popular Kannada song 08 Jul 2019 04:45 Express News Service BENGALURU: The hit song from director Yogaraj Bhat’s movie Victory 2, depicting the condition of a drunk man who finds it tough to get back home after late night parties, is now trending again – in a police personnel’s version.  Police …
  • Review meeting on NH works in Dakshina Kannada held with Nitin Gadkari: Nalin Kumar Kateel 08 Jul 2019 02:48 Image Source : PTI Review meeting on NH works in Dakshina Kannada held with Nitin Gadkari: Nalin Kumar Kateel A review meeting on highway works within Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha constituency limits was held Sunday at the residence of Union Minister for …
  • Karnataka: District Commissioner announces yellow alert in Kodagu for next 5 days 17 Jul 2019 08:47 Kodagu: With the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting heavy rainfall in the coming days in Karnataka, a yellow alert has been issued in Kodagu district by the District Commissioner. The yellow alert has been issued by the authorities for the …
  • Film campaigns for speciality hospital in Kodagu 12 Jul 2019 03:42 At around 1 a.m. some time last year, a pregnant worker in the coffee estate of Kallichanda Deena Uthappa went into labour and had to be rushed to the nearest hospital. The hospital in south Kodagu directed them to another one in Virajpet, from where they …
  • Karnataka political crisis live: JD(S) MLAs to be shifted to resort in Kodagu 08 Jul 2019 19:26 Several ministers, including 21 from the Congress and all from the JD(S) resigned on Monday, paving the way for a likely Karnataka Cabinet reshuffle. The Cabinet is expected to send a resolution to Governor Vajubhai Vala, seeking postponement of the …
  • Nandanavanadol: A Kodagu based suspense thriller  26 Jun 2019 06:10 By Express News Service With a title based on a novel, Nandanavanadol, the film directed by Sandeep Shetty Vittal, has come up with a powerful suspense thriller. Interestingly, the director, who has shot the film in Kodagu and Bengaluru, has chosen a cast …
  • Government responds positively to call for emergency care facilities in Kodagu, Uttara Kannada hospitals 25 Jun 2019 05:23
  • Kodagu’s pretty & proud 18 Jun 2019 19:22 A year since one of the most devastating floods struck Kodagu District, the district is still limping back to normalcy. Relief work is still on, but the monsoons that are just around the corner have got citizens worried. Actress Harshika Poonacha's in …
  • Year after deluge, fear overshadows Kodagu tourism 09 Jun 2019 07:16 Close to a year after heavy rains caused unprecedented damage to parts of Kodagu district — a prime tourist destination in the State — visitors still appear to be wary of visiting it. City-based tour operators said bookings to the district have been dull, …
  • Rain claims first victim in Kodagu this year 01 Jun 2019 02:09 By Express News Service MADIKERI: Heavy rain and strong winds wrought damage across South Kodagu and claimed its first victim this year in Tarikatte village near Pollibetta on Friday. Rehanath (22), a resident of Tarikatte village, was killed when a branch …
  • Flood and landslide-ravaged Kodagu awaits better times 20 May 2019 08:17
  • Flood, landslide-hit Kodagu awaits better times 20 May 2019 03:03
  • Kodagu highest loan defaulter in Karnataka 10 May 2019 08:46
  • Amar’s Kodagu connection 08 May 2019 07:33 By Express News Service Abhishek's debut project, Amar, has been creating a buzz with its audio track. While the team in association with Anand Audio has released three songs - Marethu Hoyithe, Heege and Onde Aetige — which have hit the chartbusters, …
  • No lessons learnt from floods as realty business thrives in Kodagu 07 May 2019 03:57
  • Kodagu flood relief: Rs 9.03cr collected by bus corporations yet to reach CM’s fund 30 Apr 2019 16:35
  • Smiles are back in Kodagu’s tottering hospitality sector 22 Apr 2019 05:58 After a gap of almost a year, hotels and resorts in Kodagu, which is back on its feet after last year’s worst-ever floods and landslides, have registered 100% occupancy. The hospitality sector was badly hit since the tragedy in the district and it took …
  • India: Brick by brick, rebuilding lives at flood affected Kodagu in Karnataka 22 Mar 2019 07:39 Heavy rains, floods, and landslides lashed the country’s largest coffee-growing region Kodagu in Karnataka. The region has suffered heavy losses in terms of lives, livelihood, and property. Due to the incessant rains and landslides – power supply was …
  • Despite the deluge, Kodagu’s groundwater has dropped 11 Feb 2019 17:49 When the monsoons swept through Cauvery catchment area and the river overflowed, it was assumed that the State’s water position would perhaps be comfortable for an extended agricultural crop this year. However, barely six months later, the situation is …
  • Archdiocese to build 50 houses for Kodagu flood victims 24 Jan 2019 19:17
  • Kodagu: 5 held for rave party, drugs seized 15 Jan 2019 03:48 KODAGU/MYSURU: A homestay owner and four youths have been arrested for organising a rave party fuelled by a large amount of drugs in Kodagu’s Napoklu village in the weekend. The all-night rave had just started when a police team led by superintendent …
  • CM gives start to housing project for flood-hit families in Kodagu 08 Dec 2018 03:19 Acknowledging the courage displayed by the people of Kodagu during the floods and landslips a few months ago, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy offered all help from the government to those displaced and affected by the unprecedented calamity. The CM made an …
  • Kodagu flood survivors in limbo as government drags feet 07 Dec 2018 04:16 BENGALURU: When Bheemaiah, a small coffee planter, fled his house one August night when floods and landslides hit Kodagu district, he never imagined he would have to spend the next three months in a relief camp. Even now, there is no end in sight to the …
  • 43 tonnes of rice unused in Kodagu, 8 lakhs worth relief materials rotting away 07 Dec 2018 03:24 Express News Service MADIKERI: Three months after incessant rains flooded Kodagu, heaps of relief supplies sent to the district are lying unused. Nearly 43 tonnes of rice, estimated to be worth about Rs  8 lakh, is rotting away at the Junior College campus …
  • Months after Kodagu disaster, homes still under water 29 Nov 2018 03:48 Express News Service MADIKERI : The recent natural disaster in Kodagu  has changed the topography as well as lives of people from bad to worse. In Haleri village near Suntikoppa, where four houses of a family once stood, a lake-like topography has been …
  • After rains, floods and landslips, Kodagu picks up the pieces 18 Nov 2018 08:16 A river, brown with muddy water, flows its usual course on a sunny afternoon, deceptive of the ravage it had caused two months ago when heavy rains and floods devastated Kodagu. On one side of the river’s bank sit two houses – both with different stories …
  • Karnataka: Kodagu woman scales Mt Elbrus 15 Nov 2018 08:01
  • Kodagu woman scales Mt Elbrus 15 Nov 2018 05:25
  • Karnataka: Kodagu journalist held for remarks against Tipu Sultan, Prophet Muhammad 14 Nov 2018 13:15 Santosh ThammaiahSantosh Thammaiah/Facebook Santosh Thammaiah, the editor of Aseema, was arrested in Kodagu on Tuesday for allegedly making disparaging remarks on the Prophet Muhammad and Tipu Sultan. He was later granted bail by the Ponnampet Court at …
  • Mysuru: Kodagu bandh but event peaceful 11 Nov 2018 00:58 Mysuru: Tipu Jayanti celebrations passed off peacefully at the old Council hall in Madikeri, Kodagu,  Saturday morning with the police detaining  211 BJP leaders and members of the VHP, RSS , Bajrang Dal and the Tipu Jayanti Aacharane Virodi Samithi, who …
  • Tipu Jayanti in Kodagu marred by protests, BJP legislators taken into custody 10 Nov 2018 10:54 Tipu Jayanti celebrations in Kodagu were held on Saturday amidst protests by the BJP, whose activists raised slogans against the event. The protests forced the police to take more than 170 activists, including the 3 BJP legislators, into custody. There …
  • Kodagu a fortress ahead of Tipu Jayanti today 09 Nov 2018 22:12 BENGALURU/MYSURU: The state government pulled out all the stops and scaled up security for Tipu Jayanti celebrations with Kodagu turning into a near fortress on Friday even as several senior BJP leaders announced state-wide protests against the move to …
  • Kodagu braces for showdown over Tipu Jayanthi event on November 10 07 Nov 2018 21:05 Mysuru: Even as the Kodagu district administration decided to celebrate Tipu Jayanthi on November 10, the Tipu Jayanthi Aacharane Virodi Samithi at Somwarpet announced its plans to call for a Kodagu Bandh on the same day and also observe black day.  Vishwa …
  • Infosys Foundation to build houses in flood-hit Kodagu district 22 Oct 2018 12:09 Mysuru (Karnataka): Software major’s philanthropic arm Infosys Foundation would build houses in Karnataka’s flood-hit Kodagu district at a cost of Rs 25 crore, Chairperson Sudha Murty said on Wednesday. “The Foundation will build houses in Kodagu, which …
  • Infosys Foundation to build houses in flood-hit Kodagu district 10 Oct 2018 13:41 Mysuru (Karnataka), Oct 10 (IANS) Software major’s philanthropic arm Infosys Foundation would build houses in Karnataka’s flood-hit Kodagu district at a cost of Rs 25 crore, Chairperson Sudha Murty said on Wednesday. “The Foundation will build houses in …
  • Damage to health centres in Kodagu floods estimated at Rs 5.47 crore 18 Sep 2018 02:17 Express News Service BENGALURU: The state health department suffered damages worth Rs 5.47 crore in Kodagu floods as 67 public health institutions have been partially damaged. Kodagu has 196 sub-centres, 30 primary health centres, seven community health …
  • Respecting the environment crucial to rebuilding a safe Kodagu 10 Sep 2018 06:14 Bengaluru, Sep 10 (IANS/Mongabay) Heavy, incessant rainfall is a fact of life for the people of Kodagu (the erstwhile Coorg district) in Karnataka. “For the old-timers here in Coorg, the last few months of rain was nothing new. None of us were really …
  • What triggered floods, landslides in Kodagu-earthquake or cloudburst? 03 Sep 2018 10:35 BENGALURU: A fortnight has passed after floods and landslides wreaked havoc in Kodagu, but geologists are still clueless about the exact cause. Residents, however, insist that mild tremors triggered them and blame nearby reservoirs for the calamity. Adding …
  • Damage will leave you deprived of Kodagu oranges 01 Sep 2018 02:18 Express News Service BENGALURU: The heavy rains and landslides in Kodagu will deprive you of the delicious oranges this season as the calamity has destroyed the cultivation. And even if the oranges are available, the price could leave a bitter taste in …
  • Kodagu floods: CM asks Rajnath to send Central team to assess damage 31 Aug 2018 07:38 Reiterating his demand for sanctioning financial assistance of ₹2,000 crore to take up relief operations in flood-hit Kodagu and neighbouring areas, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday urged the Centre to send an Inter-Ministerial Central Team ( …
  • Kodagu floods natural: Geologist 31 Aug 2018 01:53 Express News Service MADIKERI: Amidst all the talks over indiscriminate exploitation of nature causing Kodagu disaster, an exploration geologist who has studied in New Zealand and is working in Australia ruled out the claims of ecologists about Kodagu …
  • Karnataka government should rethink on Yettinahole project in view of Kodagu floods: Pejawara seer 29 Aug 2018 09:11 BENGALURU: Pejawar mutt seer Viswesha Theertha Swami on Wednesday called upon the state government to re-examine the proposal of Yettinahole project, which envisages to provide drinking water to Tumkur and Kolar region by diverting water from the …
  • Moderate rains lash Karnataka coastal, Kodagu districts 28 Aug 2018 13:51 Bengaluru, Aug 28 (IANS) Moderate to heavy rains continued to lash coastal and south interior districts of Karnataka, including Kodagu, an official said on Tuesday. “Moderate rains up to 5cm were received in most parts of coastal districts of Uttara …
  • 90% of Kodagu victims have no crop insurance 28 Aug 2018 05:46 BENGALURU: Around 90% of the victims of floods and landslides in Kodagu don’t have insurance – neither for their crops nor for their houses which have been devastated over the past few weeks. The remaining 10% cannot claim for damages – their insurance is …
  • Karnataka to send report on Kodagu floods to Centre in two days 28 Aug 2018 02:02 By Express News Service BENGALURU: State government officials are in the process of gathering information about damages caused due to devastating floods in Kodagu and other districts and a detailed report seeking financial assistance will be sent to the …
  • Karnataka floods: Rs 46 crore received so far for relief and rehabilitation ops in deluge-hit Kodagu 27 Aug 2018 17:54 According to preliminary estimates, the district has suffered losses worth Rs 1,140 crore to public and private property as a result of the rains. Karnataka has so far received Rs 46.15 crore as funds for relief and rehabilitation of people in flood-hit …
  • Karnataka Gets Rs 46 Crore For Relief Work In Flood-Hit Kodagu 27 Aug 2018 14:10 Kodagu's villages and public infrastructure were severely damaged after floods. (File) Bengaluru: Karnataka has so far received Rs 46.15 crore as funds for relief and rehabilitation of people in flood-hit Kodagu district, an official statement said. …
  • Kodagu coffee plantation owners stuck in ‘no man’s land’ 27 Aug 2018 10:19 A file photo of floods after heavy rains in Kodagu, Karnataka. The state government is yet to survey the extent of damage to plantations and agricultural fields. Photo: PTI Bengaluru/Kodagu: Muddura Nanjappa, 43, a coffee planter from Kandanakoli, a …
  • Kodagu district administration bans ‘disaster tourism’ 27 Aug 2018 09:18 The Kodagu district administration has ordered a crackdown on ‘disaster tourism’ as a large number of people are visiting the flood and landslip-hit areas following the recent natural calamity. Earlier this month, the district administration had directed …
  • Karnataka CM regrets spat between Defence, Tourism Ministers in Kodagu 27 Aug 2018 09:18 Seeking to bring the curtains down on the controversial spat between Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and State Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh during the former’s visit to the flood-hit areas in Kodagu district on Friday, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy …
  • 'Let's forgive and forget', Kumaraswamy regrets tiff over Defence Minister's visit to Kodagu 27 Aug 2018 08:37 'Let's forgive and forget', Kumaraswamy regrets tiff over Defence Minister's visit to Kodagu Terming the controversy over Defence Minister Niramala Sitharaman's visit to Karnataka's flood-hit Kodagu district on Friday as unfortunate …
  • Don’t know where to start rebuilding: Kodagu coffee estate owners 27 Aug 2018 02:31 Express News Service MADIKERI: The next time Nanjappa Muddur, owner of a coffee estate in Kodagu, will be able to take a peaceful walk to his house in the estate will be at least six months from now. Located in Kandanakolli, Muddur’s 12 acres of land was …
  • Karnataka’s flood-hit Kodagu limping back to normalcy 26 Aug 2018 17:31 Kodagu (Karnataka), Aug 26 (IANS) Flood-hit Kodagu district in Karnataka is limping back to normalcy as hundreds of people returned to their homes from relief camps, said an official on Sunday. “Kodagu is getting back to normalcy. A total of 1,800 people …
  • Kumaraswamy regrets tiff over Nirmala visit to Kodagu 26 Aug 2018 16:16 Bengaluru, Aug 26 (IANS) Terming the controversy over Defence Minister Niramala Sitharaman’s visit to Karnataka’s flood-hit Kodagu district on Friday as unfortunate, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Sunday regretted the inconveniences caused to her. “ …
  • ‘Re-seeding’ Kerala and Kodagu 26 Aug 2018 07:18 After the deluge, it is time to pick up the pieces. For many who are dependent on agriculture for their livelihood, it is going to be a start from scratch. A not-for-profit headquartered in Bengaluru is now offering to help farmers with the first steps. …
  • Nirmala Sitharaman draws flak for row during Kodagu visit 26 Aug 2018 07:18 A 120-second verbal spar caught on camera between the Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the Kodagu district in charge Minister S.R. Mahesh over perceived changes in the itinerary of her scheduled visit to the flood-affected areas on Friday, had drawn …
  • Kodagu floods: Joint operation by RSS, NGO run by Muslims gives hope to flood-hit people 26 Aug 2018 06:03 By: PTI | Madikeri (karnataka) | Updated: August 25, 2018 5:00:11 pm The residents of Kodagu not only lost their homes due to the incessant rains and floods, but were also cut off from the rest of the world due to frequent landslides. (Source: Twitter/ …
  • Kodagu row: MoD says Karnataka minister’s remarks against Sitharaman ‘lowered dignity of Rajya Sabha’ 26 Aug 2018 06:03 Kodagu floods: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits the flood-affected areas to review situations, in Kodagu on Friday. (Photo: PTI) A day after Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman triggered a row after lashing out at a Karnataka minister during a …
  • Kodagu row: MoD snubs Karnataka minister, state government says Nirmala Sitharaman should have behaved properly 26 Aug 2018 03:46 By PTI NEW DELHI/BENGALURU: A day after the public spat between Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Karnataka Minister Sa Ra Mahesh over her itinerary, the defence ministry today termed his conduct as "unfortunate", but the state …
  • Kodagu teachers to be exempted from transfers 26 Aug 2018 00:51 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Teachers of government schools and pre-university colleges in flood-hit Kodagu will not have to worry about the ongoing teachers’ transfer process as the Primary and Secondary Education Department has decided to exempt …
  • Bhadravati barbers give free haircut to Kodagu flood victims 26 Aug 2018 00:51 Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: A big challenge was in wait for a group of barbers from Bhadravati who arrived in Kodagu for the unique relief offer of free haircut and shave to victims of the recent floods. Seven men, some of who own hairdressing shops, …
  • Siddaramaiah accuses Centre of showing step motherly attitude to Kodagu devastation 25 Aug 2018 11:07 By UNI MYSURU: Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today accused the Centre of showing step motherly attitude towards devastation caused by floods and landslides in Kodagu district and other parts of the State and is acting in a most irresponsible …
  • Karnataka: Row over Nirmala Sitharaman's itinerary for flood-hit Kodagu visit 25 Aug 2018 10:20 By: PTI | Madikeri (karnataka) | Updated: August 25, 2018 3:45:09 pm “I follow the minister in charge. Central minister follows the minister in charge here. Unbelievable! You have a list of minute-to-minute for me to follow…I am doing as per your schedule …
  • Joint op by RSS, NGO run by Muslims gives hope to flood-hit people of Kodagu 25 Aug 2018 08:15 MADIKERI (Karnataka):They walked for miles on slippery trails, crossing cascading streams and braving landslides. Many were aged men and women, whose lives had gone awry in the wake of the torrential rains that lashed Kodagu district in Karnataka, …
  • Kodagu floods: Karnataka CM’s relief fund received Rs 25.16 crore so far 25 Aug 2018 01:50 By Express News Service BENGALURU:Donations towards the Chief Minister's natural calamity relief fund to help in rehabilitation of rain-ravaged districts of Karnataka, including Kodagu, has touched Rs 25.16 crore. The Chief Minister's Office on …
  • Controversy over Nirmala Sitharaman itinerary for Kodagu visit 24 Aug 2018 22:02 Madikeri (Karnataka): Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman lost her cool with the Karnataka minister Sa Ra Mahesh over her itinerary during a visit to the flood-hit Kodagu district. The entire episode took place in the presence of officials and the media at …
  • Seven-year-old captures Kodagu horror in a drawing 24 Aug 2018 20:17 Madikeri: Hundreds of children in flood and landslide-ravaged Kodagu have been displaced, and have lost books, uniforms and the comforts of their home. Wary of lasting mental wounds the disaster could inflict on children, the district administration is …
  • Kodagu floods: With eye on local body polls, parties tout relief measures 24 Aug 2018 18:18   With an eye on urban local body (ULB) polls scheduled for August end and also on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, political parties in Karnataka are working round the clock to provide relief measures in the Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada and Hassan districts. …
  • Sitharaman visits flood-hit Kodagu; announces Rs 1cr aid 24 Aug 2018 16:07 Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday visited flood-hit ares in Madikeri in Kodagu district of Karnataka and reviewed the situation with officials. She also visited a flood relief camp in Madikeri and interacted with children, youth and their …
  • Def min visits Kodagu, promises Army help 24 Aug 2018 14:21 KODAGU: Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday visited the flood-hit Kodagu district and assured the people of Indian Army's help in rebuilding the devastated region's roads. "I can assure you that the task force of the Indian Army' …
  • Sitharaman visits flood-hit Kodagu 24 Aug 2018 13:03 District administration is also working on providing temporary shelters to those affected by floods and residing in relief camps Kodagu, Karnataka: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday visited the flood-hit Kodagu district and assured the people …
  • Nirmala Sitharaman Visits Flood-Hit Kodagu, Promises Help 24 Aug 2018 10:28 Nirmala Sitharaman reviews the situation with district officials and locals in Kodagu. Kodagu: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday visited the flood-hit Kodagu district and assured the people of Indian Army's help in rebuilding the devastated …
  • Kodagu floods: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman conducts survey, promises Army help 24 Aug 2018 09:43 By IANS KODAGU: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday visited the flood-hit Kodagu district and assured the people of Indian Army's help in rebuilding the devastated region's roads. "I can assure you that the task force of the Indian …
  • Army to rebuild battered roads in Karnataka’s Kodagu 24 Aug 2018 06:20 Bengaluru: The Indian Army’s engineering task force will help the district administration in restoring the severely battered roads in flood-hit Kodagu district, an official said on Thursday. “About 75 Army engineering task force personnel will be assisting …
  • Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits flood-wrecked Kodagu 24 Aug 2018 05:56 Kochi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visits flood and landslide affected areas in Kodagu. Sreevidya PI Deputy Commissioner of Kodagu district also present. The torrential rains that lashed the district last week has left a huge trail of destruction …
  • Children from flood-hit Kodagu can take admission anywhere in the state 24 Aug 2018 05:00 Students from flood-ravaged Kodagu can get enrolled anywhere in the state The state government has issued a circular to all schools across the state to admit children from flood-battered Kodagu to admit them without demanding any certificates. The …
  • Kodagu floods: Temple, Church, Madrasa become makeshift relief camps 24 Aug 2018 02:30 [India], Aug 24 (ANI): A small town between Madikeri and Kushalnagar in Karnataka, brought together a Church, temple and a Madrasa to provide shelter to those affected by the floods, proving that even in trying times of misery and devastation, humanity …
  • Kodagu floods: Losses could go up to Rs 2500 crore  24 Aug 2018 00:17 By Express News Service BENGALURU, MADIKERI: The loss due to the damage caused by heavy rains and landslides that left behind a trail of destruction in Kodagu district could go up to around Rs 2,500 crore, according to an initial assessment by the state …
  • Kodagu landslips a result of natural and man-made causes 23 Aug 2018 20:21 The hand of man through deforestation and concretisation, the wrath of the rain clouds, and an earthquake may have all played a part in the immense devastation seen in Kodagu district this month. On July 9, after a gap of nearly five years, a mild tremor …
  • Karnataka Rains: Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman to visit flood-hit Kodagu tomorrow 23 Aug 2018 18:35 — By PTI | Aug 23, 2018 08:15 pm Madikeri (Karnataka): Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will visit tomorrow the floods and landslide-ravaged Kodagu district, bordering Kerala, where rescue and relief operations are underway in full swing. The torrential …
  • Sudha Murty’s video helping flood-hit Kodagu people goes viral 23 Aug 2018 17:36 By: PTI | Bengaluru | Published: August 23, 2018 11:00:30 am Philanthropist Sudha Murthy (Express Photo by Pavan Khengre) Infosys Co-Founder N R Narayana Murthy’s wife and philanthropist Sudha Murthy’s video showing her packing relief material for flood- …
  • Siddharamaiah demands relief funds for Kodagu from PM Modi 23 Aug 2018 17:24 [India], Aug 23 (ANI): Former Karnataka Chief Minister v on Thursday visited rain and landslide affected area in Kodagu district of the state and urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide relief to the victims. Siddharamaiah also met the victims at the …
  • Students return to classes as schools reopen in Karnataka’s rain-battered Kodagu district 23 Aug 2018 16:42 Kodagu and a few other districts in Karnataka have since the beginning of the month witnessed heavy rains that have led to the death of at least 15 people. Madikeri, Karnataka: Seven-year old Dhanyashree, a student in the first grade, giggles while writing …
  • News Alerts! Karnataka Rains: Former CM Siddaramaiah visits a relief camp in Kodagu 23 Aug 2018 14:26 17:03 pm Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah visits a relief camp in Kodagu. Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah visits a relief camp in Kodagu. pic.twitter.com/isGTZt6Ghs — ANI (@ANI) August 23, 2018 15:23 pm WATCH: School kids being rescued after their …
  • Defence minister to visit flood-hit Kodagu tomorrow 23 Aug 2018 12:29 Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will visit tomorrow the floods and landslide-ravaged Kodagu district, bordering Kerala, where rescue and relief operations are underway in full swing. The torrential rains that lashed the district last week has left a …
  • Infosys Foundation rushes relief material to flood-hit Kerala, Kodagu 23 Aug 2018 09:00 Bengaluru, Aug 23 (IANS) The global software major’s philanthropic arm, Infosys Foundation, has rushed relief material to Karnataka’s flood-hit Kodagu district and Kerala, said its Chairperson Sudha Murthy on Thursday. “We have sent four truckloads of …
  • Flood-hit Kodagu children can take admn anywhere 23 Aug 2018 05:29 Students from flood-ravaged Kodagu can get enrolled anywhere in the state The state government has issued a circular to all schools across the state to admit children from flood-battered Kodagu to admit them without demanding any certificates. The …
  • Schools reopen in Kodagu today, classes to be held in relief camps as well 23 Aug 2018 03:34 BENGALURU: Hundreds of children are returning to school on Thursday two weeks after heavy rain battered Kodagu district, flooding homes, sweeping away coffee estates and damaging several buildings. More than 239 of the district’s 300 schools are expected …
  • Schools and colleges in Kodagu district to reopen today 23 Aug 2018 01:48 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Even as various government agencies are continuing relief works in flood-hit Kodagu, schools and colleges in the district, except 61 schools in worst affected areas will reopen from Thursday. The decision was taken after …
  • Two teams to study Kodagu: U T Khader 23 Aug 2018 01:48 By Express News Service MANGALURU:  To provide relief to victims in flood-hit Kodagu and the bordering areas of Dakshina Kannada, Minister of Urban Development and Housing U T Khader said the government was mulling over providing permanent housing for …
  • Kodagu mayhem turns spotlight back on Kasturirangan report 22 Aug 2018 19:54 Bengaluru: If you think the destruction and loss of lives caused by floods and landslides in Kodagu may have finally woken up the government and politicians, think again. With the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in mind, both the JD(S)-Congress government and the …
  • Local leaders put politics over relief work in some regions of Kodagu 22 Aug 2018 18:37 A file photo of a relief camp in Kodagu, Karnataka. This is significant as the upcoming ULB elections in more than 2,500 wards is key to mobilizing the grassroot workers ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Photo: PTI. Bengaluru: Local politics seems to …
  • Karnataka schools to donate RTE reimbursement to Kerala and Kodagu flood victims 22 Aug 2018 10:29 BENGALURU: As Kerala and Kodagu reeling under floods, help continued to pour in from residents, educational institutions and various government departments in Karnataka. Over 3,000 private unaided schools will contribute a part of the Right to Education ( …
  • Karnataka floods: After Kodagu, Bangalore may be next in line, says expert 22 Aug 2018 08:30 Kumaradhara: A view of the flooded Kumaradhara near Subrahmanya in Dakshina Kannada district got submerged following incessant rains; in Karnataka on Aug 14, 2018. Torrential rains up to 30 cm lashed Karnataka's coastal and south interior districts, …
  • Medicines worth ₹ 1 crore to be sent to Kodagu, Kerala 22 Aug 2018 05:29 The Centre has decided to send a truck each to Kodagu and Kerala carrying Jan Aushadi medicines worth ?1 crore, minister for chemicals and fertilizers, parliamentary affairs Ananth Kumar said here on Tuesday. He was talking to media after flagging off the …
  • Rain battered Kodagu’s 32 panchayats; 10K saved 22 Aug 2018 02:21 BENGALURU: With the sky clear and the torrential rain taking a welcome break, the damage on the ground in Kodagu district has started appearing clearer. Authorities on Tuesday said the district’s 32 gram panchayats bore the brunt of the heavy rain in the …
  • A Cry for Kodagu 21 Aug 2018 19:48 “It’s a very painful scenario at relief camps across the flood hit areas of Coorg with conditions at its worst ever,” explains actress Harshika Poonacha, who hails from the beautiful land of Kodagu, which is now facing the wrath of incessant rain after …
  • Centre to send Rs 1 crore worth Jan Aushadhi medicines to Kodagu, Kerala: Ananth Kumar 21 Aug 2018 19:33 Bengaluru: The Centre has decided to send a truck each to Kodagu and Kerala carrying Jan Aushadi medicines worth Rs 1 crore, Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar said here on Tuesday. He was talking to media after …
  • Temple, church, madrassa turn into relief camps in Kodagu town 21 Aug 2018 14:27 SUNTIKOPPA (Karnataka): Symbolising the spirit of communal harmony in times of distress, this small town in Karnataka has turned its church, temple and madrasa, into relief camps to help flood victims in Kodagu district. Many videos have gone viral …
  • Will meet PM tomorrow to discuss Kodagu situation,Yeddyurappa 21 Aug 2018 13:52 BJP's Karnataka chief B S Yeddyurappa today said he would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow and discuss with him the situation inrain-ravaged Kodagu district. Yeddyurappa said he had already spoken to Modi, who has assured chief minister H D …
  • Karnataka CM demands Rs 100 crore relief fund for rain-hit Kodagu 21 Aug 2018 07:25 Kumaraswamy conducted an aerial survey of landslides and flood-affected areas in Kodagu district. Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has urged the Centre to provide Rs 100 crore relief fund for rain-ravaged state's Kodagu district. …
  • Aid trickles into Kodagu: Each family gets Rs 3,800, foodgrains 21 Aug 2018 04:51 BENGALURU/MYSURU: In a disappointment to 6,500 people sheltered in relief camps across Kodagu, the Karnataka government on Monday announced an “initial compensation” of Rs 3,800 in cash and foodgrain to every family affected by the torrential rain and …