New President For BJP Kodagu

In a sudden development, former ZP Member B.B. Bharateesh has been appointed as the new President of District BJP wing unseating Manu Muthappa, who has lost the position after a very short period. After former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa took over as the State BJP President, new heads were appointed to all district BJP wings…

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Sarita Poonacha to approach Human Rights Commission

Sarita Poonacha has decided to file a complaint with Human Rights & Women’s Rights commission against the repeated humiliation that she has been endured to face from her political colleagues in Coorg. During the last Zilla Panchayat meeting, Sarita has raised some issues and alleged corruption in some deals, but instead of clearing the issue the ZP President…

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Will Appachu’s loyalty pay…. at least this time?

Be it politically or development wise….Coorg getting a raw deal by the State Govt every time has been a buzz word in Coorg since long. Tomorrow will be another Cabinet expansion of the BJP Govt in Karnataka. And our 3 Time MLA and loyal man of BJP in Coorg-Appachu Ranjan and his followers should be waiting with baited breath. Though…

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BJP will not let the wildlife reserves get World Heritage Tag

Ravi Kushalappa the convenor of Madikeri “Akrama-Sakrama Samiti” accused environmentalists for all the ills in Kodagu and said that such NGO’s should be banished from Coorg. He further added that ” BJP has demanded the district officials to banish such people working against the interests of Coorg “. Speaking to reporters yesterday he said that…

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BJP yuva morcha to organise youth against terrorism

Addressing a press meet  BJP Yuva Morcha district unit President Bharathish said  that a public meeting will be held on October 5th at the Gandhi Maidan, Madikeri  which will be attended by Varun Gandhi, Navjot Singh Siddu and BJP Yuva Morcha state president Sunil Kumar.  The public meeting  is being organised  to create an awareness…

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DCC to take out walkathon in Kodagu soon

The Kodagu District Congress Committee has planned to take out a  walkathon (padayatra) across the district to expose the ‘failures’ of the BJP Government said DCC President Veena Achaiah. She told reporters here on Monday that the DCC is yet to decide on the date for the walkathon, continuing her tirade on the BJP government…

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BJP flays negligent attitude of Kodagu Police

District BJP spokesperson Lava Bheemaiah held the police departments intelligence wing responsible for the rise in the incidents of anti-social elements in Kodagu region. In a press release, he expressed concern over the recent developments in Kodagu and the reports of Kodagu turning as a shelter for terrorists and anti-nationals.

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ZP meeting adjourned. Congress and BJP trade charges

Admist uproarious scenes,  allegations and  counter allegations  the Zilla Panchyat bimonthly review meet  was abruptly adjourned  by ZP President V.M. Vijaya. V.P. Shashidhar and C. Karun Kalaiah  stormed  into the well of the house angered by the attitude of the President, in not allowing them permission  to bring up issues slated for  discussion.   Trouble broke…

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Total Shut Down in Coorg

The harthal called for by the opposition parties, comprising of the  Left  and BJP led  NDA opposing the fuel price hike was total in Kodagu. There were no instances of violence reported in the Dist. All educational institutions remained closed, and shops and all buisness establishments shut down for the day. Govt. and Private buses…

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New Office bearers of BJP appointed

Ramesh Chengappa has been appointed treasurer of the district BJP. A press release issued by district BJP President M.M. Ravindra stated that N.M. Kalappa and Kodi K. Ponnappa have been appointed General Secretaries of the district unit of the party. The party leadership has also appointed eight Vice-Presidents, eight Secretaries and 72 members to various…

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