General thimayya

Gen. K.S. Thimayya Memorial to be ready in 3 months

Belagavi:  The renovated General K.S. Thimayya Memorial in Madikeri will be dedicated to the nation in three months, said Kannada and Culture Minister Umashree. She was replying to a question raised by MLC Veena Achaiah at the Winter Session of the Assembly in Belagavi yesterday. The Minister said that General Thimayya’s house “Sunny Side” at Madikeri…

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A Personal Experience with General K S Thimayya

Image:  © Joseph Scherschel/Time & Life Pictures By Col N.C. Cariappa This article which I write on General Kodandera Subayya Thimayya, is a personal account that stretches back to 1926 when I was five years old till the date of his demise in December 1965. In 1925, my father Codanda Madaiah Cariappa was then stationed at Sivasamudram…

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Govt decides to convert General Thimayya’s home into a musuem

This time the Kannada & Culture Department has decided to take over the house and convert it into a musuem. They have also given the RTO  3 Months time to vacate the premises.  It will be interesting to see how far this one goes. The project has been jinxed since long. Decided in 2005, and though…

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CM Yeddyurappa said ‘Bane’ is ‘Encroached Land”

Image: By Light40 (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons According the report in The Hindu, CM Yeddyurappa, during his recent visit to Kodagu, seems to have opined that Bane land is encroached land.  In short, if he ever meant that, he means that “Bane land is Goverment Property”. The news report further reads that Some…

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