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CM sanctions 40 Lakh for Madikeri Dasara

The request was for 1.5 crore. The CM has sanctioned 40 Lakh.
Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan and CMC officials met Chief Minister Yeddyurappa yesterday seeking 1.5 crore for the Dasara celebrations this month. The CM has sanctioned 40 lakhs for Madikeri stating that he needs to allocated funds to other districts also for Dasara.
The delegation included CMC president P.D.Ponappa.  Mr. Read More


CMC – Lung space around Madikeri to be protected

The City Muncipal council (CMC) meeting held on Tuesday 14th September resolved to preserve and protect the green cover provided by the urban forests in and around Madikeri town limits. The meeting further resolved, unanimously to evict encroachers of the hill side and government lands which were posing a risk to the ecology and also was an eyesore. Read More


68 Traders in Madikeri held for Contempt of Court

The Karnataka High Court has levied exemplary fine of Rs. 17 lakhs on 68 traders of Madikeri in Kodagu district for contempt of court.

Hearing a contempt petition filed by the Madikeri CMC commissioner, against the traders who had violated the High Court division bench order dated July 24th, 2009 to vacate the premises of the CMC within three months, the division bench headed by Chief Justice J. Read More


CMC chief refutes opposition charges

Refuting the charges of opposition leader in the CMC T.M. Aiyyappa on the  private bus stand and various other issues, CMC President P.D. Ponappa said that  the opposition members were unnecessarily raising imaginary issues. Read More


Bus Stand Contract lands Madikeri CMC in a soup

Madikeri CMC’s contract with City Pearl Group is turning out to be a  murky deal. There is hardly any information available about City Pearl Group “based” in bangalore which has been awarded the lucrative contract to BOOT the new madikeri bus stand. Read More


BJP Protests misuse of flood relief fund

:The BJP members led by the BJP town President B.K. Arunkumar protestested in Madikeri demanding actiion against tthe congress party for misusing funds collected for flood relief, that was ment to be used to help North Karnataka flood victims. BJP State Committee member Sunil Subramani, CMC President P.D. Ponnappa and others led a procession from Chowdeshwari Temple to DC’s office. Read More