Villagers perform weddings of donkeys, frogs to appease rain God

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.

BJP will win at least 15 seats in Karnataka, aiming for 20: BS Yeddyurappa

Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa, who is contesting the Lok Sabha Election from Shimoga constituency for the first time, said on Thursday that his party BJP will win at least 15 seats in this southern state.

Yeddyurappa seeks to re-establish his dominance from Shimoga

Invoking the name of Narendra Modi, a mellowed B S Yeddyurappa is fighting a critical electoral battle of his career from Shimoga Lok Sabha constituency to re-establish his dominance within BJP and state politics.

Karnataka minister helps rescue family trapped in water

In a laudable act, Karnataka minister Kimmane Ratnakar and his driver helped rescue a family of seven trapped in a sinking car.

Karnataka Assembly elections 2013: Disgruntled Congress leaders fuelling rebellion

Trouble is brewing in Congress as leaders, who failed to get party tickets in the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections, are weighing their political options and making no secret of their anger.

Four killed in Karnataka road mishap

Four persons, including three members of a family, drowned when their car fell into a roadside open well in Karnataka’s Shimoga.

Gulbarga, Shimoga airports to be functional soon

Minor airports at Gulbarga and
Shimoga would be operational by July, and the 11 km northern corridor of Bangalore Metro by year-end, Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj said Monday.

Former Karnataka CM Bangarappa passes away

Former Karnataka Chief Minister
Sarekoppa Bangarappa died early this morning at a private
hospital following a brief illness, family sources said here.

DC directed to visit naxal-affected villages

The district administration directed the taluk officials to compulsorily visit
naxal-affected villages in the district.

Yeddy 3rd CM from Shimoga not to complete tenure

B S Yeddyurappa, whom the BJP
forced to quit office is the third chief minister from
Karnataka`s Shimoga district not to complete full term.

UK firm to set up BPO centre in Shimoga

Coinciding with the visit of
British Prime Minister David Cameron, the U.Ks Xchanging PLC
today signed an agreement with the Karnataka Government to
establish a state-of-the-art BPO Centre in Shimoga.

Taslima row: Mangalore tense, curfew relaxed in Shimoga

Tension prevailed in parts of Mangalore while calm prevailed in Shimoga town on Wednesday which witnessed violent protests over an article purportedly written by Bangladeshi writer Tasleema Nasreen.

Curfew extended in Shimoga

Curfew was extended till tomorrow
in Shimoga even as it remained calm a day after being hit by
violence during protests by Muslims over publication of an
article purportedly written by exiled Bangladeshi writer
Taslim Nasreen.

Normalcy returns to violence-hit towns: Yeddyurappa

Normalcy has returned to Shimoga
and Hassan towns, hit by violence during protests by Muslims
over publication of an article in a daily purportedly written
by exiled Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen.

K’taka boils over Taslima article; 2 killed

Two persons died in Shimoga district during protests against an article written by Taslima Nasreen.