The demand of planters for free electricity to them has been agreed to by CM Bommai. Planters were a dejected lot, as their demand was overlooked in the recent budget. But once the demand was again raised by Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan in the zero hour of the legislative session few days back, and after subsequent discussions, CM Bommai consented to the demand. Read MoreRead More...
All 3 candidates, Suja Kushalappa, Dr.Mantar Gowda & H U Isaq have filed their nominations and declared their assets. Suja was the first to reach DC’s office in the morning and file his nomination, with MP Pratap Simha and his brother, the sitting Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan & Virajpet MLA K G Bopaiah accompanying him.
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With Kushalnagar in Kodagu district becoming a Taluk Centre, a Mini Vidhana Soudha will be built at Kushalnagar at a cost of Rs. 10 crore, according to Revenue Minister R. Ashoka.
Replying to a question by Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan in the Legislative Assembly on Friday, R. Ashoka said that the process of identifying land for the construction of the Mini Vidhana Soudha has begun. Read More
Education Minister S Suresh Kumar has formed a committee to submit a report regarding a chapter on Tipu Sultan.
Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan had requested the education minister S Suresh kumar to have the chapter removed.
CM Yeddyurappa said that based on the committee’s report a decision will be taken. Read More
Forests and Villages around Madikeri Town. Image By Rameshng via Wikimedia Commons
The Coorg Investors Meet which concluded at Madikeri on Monday is turning out to be a murky deal. The meet involved govt entertaining investors who want to invest in Coorg and govt proposing to offer lands to them around Madikeri. According to the news reports, 25,000 acres around Madikeri are up for grabs. Read More
When Appachu Rajan asked the Superintendent of Police Manjunath Annigeri, the reason for the increase in criminal cases in Coorg, the SP had a googly waiting for the minister. The SP told the minister that; 79 constables have been transferred out of Coorg and 27 more have applied to be transferred out of Coorg. There is a shortage of 100 constables in Coorg, he told the minister. Read MoreRead More...
TV grab of Appachu’s swearing in. Image:KodaguCommunity.com
The bundh called by BJP to protest the UNESCO World Heritage Tag yesterday, was total. A complete shut down till evening, was observed in Coorg. The same day, the 3 time MLA from Coorg, Appachu Ranjan was sworn in as a minister. Appachu landed in Bangalore, decked up in the Kodava attire during the swearing in ceremony. Read More
Karanataka Legislature passed a resolution opposing the World Heritage Tag for Western Ghats
In for a rude shock after UNESCO declared that certain contagious places in Western Ghats(from Gujarat to Kerala) are World Heritage Site, the political representatives in Coorg have called a bandh on July 12th to oppose its inclusion of the chosen 4 nature reserves from Coorg. Read More
Supreme Court of India. Image:Legaleagle86 via Wikimedia Commons
The CEC(Central Empowered Committee) constituted by the Supreme Court for looking into the 2008 case pertaining to a illegal road formed in the Pushpagiri Reserve Forest, has asked the Supreme Court to take action against Virajpet MLA & current Speaker of Karantaka Assembly, Mr. K.G Bopaiah, the Madikeri MLA, Mr. M.P. Read More