Farmer shoots himself dead at Karkala

Wednesday, September 14th, 2022
Bhasker Hegde

Karkala : A farmer reportedly committed suicide by shooting himself dead with his country gun at Tellaru in Durga village of Karkala on September 14, Wednesday morning. The deceased is Neelebettu Bhasker Hegde (63). He had killed himself when his wife was in the kitchen preparing tea. As she rushed out on hearing the gun […]

Farmer commits suicide alleging harassment by DG IGP’s son

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Bengaluru: A farmer has committed suicide after mentioning DG, IGP Om Prakash’s son Karthikesh’s name, on Monday. It is reported that Karthikesh has harassed the farmer in relation with property issue. Shivanna of Magadi is the deceased person. He consumed poison to commit suicide. Before taking this extreme step he has alleged that his brother […]

Man shot dead; murder suspected

Saturday, July 9th, 2016
Man shot dead

Kundpur: A man at Bisinapare, Jadkal near Kollur lost his life from a gunshot under suspectable circumstances on Friday, July 8. The deceased person is identified as Jarish Joseph of Bisinapare. It is suspected that it could have been a suicide. The dead was a farmer and his marriage was to be happened in next […]

New farming mode promises profits on Mattu gulla

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

Udupi : The Mattu gulla, a brinjal unique to Mattu and its surrounding villages that enjoys the Geographical Indication (GI) tag, is much sought-after as its taste is different from other brinjals. Nearly 200 farmers grow this brinjal on about 150 acres of land in Mattu, Kopla, Kaipunjal, Uliyargoli and Pangala villages. The Mattu gulla […]

Farmer V. Arabhavy commits suicide during Dharana before Vidhana Soudha

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
Vitthal Arabhavy

Belgaum : Demanding that the support price for sugar cane grown in their fields be raised from Rs.2,500 per Ton as promised by the govt. to Rs.4000 per Ton in view of price inflation, the farmers conducted a Dharana in front of Suvarna Vidhana Saudha at Belagum since 3 days. In the middle of this […]

Wild elephant menace claims life of farmer in Sullia taluk

Friday, February 22nd, 2013
Wild elephant

Sullia: A farmer hailing from Nalkura Devakalla near Harihara Pallatadka in Sullia taluk lost his life on February 20,Wednesday night after he was trampled by a wild elephant which had entered his plantation. It is said the tusker had entered the fields of Ram Bhat (49) when he had been to turn on the sprinkler. […]

Producer societies to be established to eliminate farmer problems – Moily

Monday, March 5th, 2012
Canara Organization for Development and Peace

Mangalore : Veerappa Moily, the union corporate affairs minister inaugurated the golden jubilee celebration of the Canara Organization for Development and Peace (CODP) held at Milagres at March 4, Sunday. Addressing the gathering he said that the ministry of corporate affairs has come up with a new scheme to create producer societies with the power […]

Pramod Kumar APMC Director

Thursday, April 28th, 2011
Pramod Kumar APMC Director