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Justice K.S. Keshava Narayana Judicial Commission grills Kodagu SP

Bengaluru: Close on the heels of CBI team beginning a detailed investigation into the alleged suicide of Dy.SP M.K. Ganapathy, Justice (retired) K.S. Keshava Narayana Judicial Commission that was formed by the State government to probe the case interrogated Kodagu Superintendent of Police P. Rajendra Prasad in Madikeri on Monday. SP FUMBLES: Sources said that Rajendra…

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Centre And State Govt’s Have Failed To Address Coffee, Sugarcane And Paddy Growers Problems: HDK

JD(S) State President and former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said that the Central and the State Governments had failed to address problems of coffee, sugarcane and paddy growers in Kodagu districts as the minimum support price announced by the Government was less that the market price. Speaking to media persons here yesterday, Kumaraswamy who said…

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Kodava Dance Enthralls Visitors at Expo

The artistes of Kunjalageri Folk Art Troupe from Kodagu seen performing the traditional Kodava dance at Dasara Expo premises last evening. Picture right shows Karnataka Exhibition Authority (KEA) Chairman R. Murthy, Congress leader Sharada Sampath and others with the artistes. The audience at P. Kalingarao Gana Mantapa in Exhibition Grounds in city yesterday were treated…

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Missing – Chendanda Muddappa

Chendanda C Muddappa, has been missing missing since 13/9/2014 evening 5 .30 pm from Naganathapura, near Electronics city, Bangalore. Age: 60 years Height: 5.10 He was wearing white full sleeve shirt,  green and white shorts and black flip-flops. He is an ex-serviceman and is under medication for mental illness. If found, please inform the nearest…

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Save Cauvery Initiative

The Kanni Kavery Trust conducted a walkathon from the birthplace  of the river Cauvery to Kushalnagar to raise  awareness on the exploitation of the river and to also awaken the district administration to the rampant encroachment of its river banks and illegal sand mining along the 90 km stretch. The walkathon was led by Muthanna…

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Senior Citizen of Kodagu Origin Missing – Help Sought in Tracing Him

Senior Citizen of Kodagu Origin Missing – Help Sought in Tracing Him

By Richard Lasrado /with inputs from Mohan Devaiah Ballimada Bangalore: Machangada N Poovaiah (68), a senior citizen of Kodagu origin, has been reported to be missing from the city from about 1-30 pm on December 1. He had met a friend of his at a medical shop near Kaggadasapura and collected an outstanding amount of Rs 1,000.…

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AC ORDERS FOR RECLAIMING OF GOVT. LAND IN COORG

The Madikeri Assistant Commissioner’s Court has ordered reclamation of government land worth crores of rupees in Kushalnagar Town, which was illegally transferred to private parties by revenue officials. Senior Assistant Commissioner Dr. M.R. Ravi in his order while annulling the land’s RTC registered in the name of private parties, has directed that the said land…

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Thalassery-Mysore Rail Line Action Council wants the railway line to pass through Coorg

Minister of State for Railways K.H. Muniyappa recently announced that the new survey has been completed and an alternative route(Nilambur-Wayanad) has been choosen. But the “Action Council” seems to be hell bent on having it pass through Coorg. Kalavoor Johnson, general convener of the council was quoted in The Hindu stating: “The Thalassery-Mysore railway line will never…

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Govt to Center & UNESCO: Development in Western Ghats will take precedence over Conservation

This monkey does not like it. Lion Tailed Macaque is one of endangered species found in Western Ghats. Image:By Kalyanvarma via Wikimedia Commons The State Govt has decided to reject the proposal of UNESCO to allow certain contagious areas in Western Ghats to be nominated as UNESCO World Heritage site.  The state govt is going…

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