State government failed to continue pro-people schemes in state: Yeddyurappa

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Mulki : BJP National Vice President B S Yeddyurappa criticized BJP National Vice President B S Yeddyurappa for not continuing the pro-people schemes initiated by the BJP government in the state. He was speaking at Mangalore & Shimoga divisional BJP workers meet in Mulki on Ocober 18. He also said that the schemes like Ganga […]

Campaigning for by-polls to 3 Assembly seats ends

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
BY Raghavendra

Bangalore: Campaigning for the August 21 Karnataka Assembly by-polls for three constituencies in which the ruling Congress has invested much prestige after its unimpressive Lok Sabha election performance, ended Tuesday evening. The Siddaramaiah government has spared no effort mobilising men and resource to retain the Chikkodi-Sadalga seat while eyeing to wrest Shikaripura and Bellary Rural […]

Villagers perform weddings of donkeys, frogs to appease rain God

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
frog Marriege

Shimoga: Shaken by the inordinate delay in the onset of monsoon, farmers and villagers across Shimoga district celebrated “weddings” of donkeys and frogs besides offering food to rain God, praying for rains. All the villagers of Devra Narsipura in Bhadravathi taluk thronged their village temple to perform the weddings of a pair of donkeys, which […]

Not a Novice in Politics, Says Geetha

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Shimoga: JD(S) candidate from Shimoga Parliamentary Constituency Geetha Shivarajkumar on Sunday said she was not a novice to politics as she hails from a political family. She told reporters during a brief stop in the city,‘‘Having a strong political legacy in the form of dad Bangarappa, I have adequate knowledge of politics. Even though I’m […]

Manjunath Bhandari of Congress to take on Yeddyurappa in Shimoga

Friday, March 14th, 2014
Yedyurappa Manjunath

Shimoga : With senior party leaders Kagodu Thimmappa and Primary Education Minister Kimmane Ratnakar refusing contest from Shimoga, Congress, on Thursday, decided to field Manjunath Bhandari to take on B S Yeddyurappa of BJP. Bhandari, a businessman, is a fresher to electoral politics though he has been with Congress for a long time. He is associated […]

Over 18,000 students to appear for II PU exam in Shimoga

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Shimoga: A total of 18,252 students (7,146 from arts, 5,883 from commerce and 5,223 students from science) will appear for their II PU exams in the district, to be held from March 12 to 27. Deputy Director of Pre-University Education H. Indumathi told The Hindu that the exam would be held in 32 centres in […]

BJP men attending KJP rally must quit, says Eshwarappa

Friday, November 16th, 2012
BJP men attending KJP rally  must quit, says Eshwarappa

Shimoga :  KS Eshwarappa, Deputy Chief Minister and State BJP President has  said that it would be better for those BJP men who would like to associate with the KJP and attend the KJP rally to be held on December 9 to quit the BJP. Speaking to reporters, he  said the BJP will come to […]

Yeddyurappa in home district: acts as super CM

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011
BS Yeddyurappa

Shimoga: Bookanakere Yeddyurappa, past CM, after his temporary retirement from largescale power in Bangalore, has come to his home district of Shimoga. He remained a CM (de facto) to the local officials, authorities and all admirers and fans at large, through he was not (de jure). Yeddy came flying in a helicopter from Bangalore to […]

Bidris transfer: Who dunnit?

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011
Shanker Bidri

Bangalore: Does BY Raghavendra MP from Shimoga, have the capacity to shift the Bangalore City Police Commissioner and an efficient IPS officer, to Railways of a sudden? Bidri was in DK district recently attending a public function, but did not realize what is coming up. It was an unexpected transfer, attributed to young Raghavendra. Mirji […]

DK District DC V. Ponnuraj transferred to Shimoga

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010
DC V. Ponnuraj

Bangalore : The state government has issued an order for the transfer of District Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada District V. Ponnuraj to Shimoga. The new DC of Dakshina Kannada will be Subhod Yadav, who will soon be taking charge. A. Aditya Biswas has been transferred to Bellary, K. Amaranarayana to Chamarajnagar, S. Shankarnarayana to Gadag, […]