65 per cent turnout in Karnataka's 14 Lok Sabha seats

Maintaining its lead and momentum, Shimoga in Malnad region registered the highest voting among the 14 seats with 73.59 per cent, followed by Chikkodi 72.74 per cent, Uttara Kannada 71.70 per cent and Haveri 70.31 per cent.

Apr 23, 2019, 22:22 PM IST

Shimoga Lok Sabha Constituency of Karnataka: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Shimoga Lok Sabha Constituency of Karnataka.

Apr 11, 2019, 17:47 PM IST

Shimoga Lok Sabha Constituency

Shimoga parliamentary constituency covers eight assembly segments –  Shimoga Rural, Bhadravati, Shimoga, Tirthahalli, Shikaripura, Soraba, Sagar and Byndoor.

Apr 11, 2019, 17:35 PM IST

Karnataka by-elections: 66 per cent voter turnout registered

Around 66 per cent of the 54.5 lakh electorate voted on Saturday in the five by-elections across Karnataka, a poll official said.

Nov 03, 2018, 21:29 PM IST

Muslim girl abused by radical Islamists for singing Hindu devotional song - This is what she sang WATCH FULL PERFORMANCE

Muslim girl Suhana Sayed from Karnataka's Shimoga district was abused and threatened on various social media platforms for taking part in a Kannada singing reality show and singing a Hindu devotional song. 

Mar 09, 2017, 14:11 PM IST

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.

Jul 08, 2014, 00:14 AM IST

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.

Apr 17, 2014, 09:28 AM IST

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.

Apr 10, 2014, 10:51 AM IST

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.

Sep 18, 2013, 16:03 PM IST

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.

Apr 16, 2013, 18:42 PM IST

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.

Nov 10, 2012, 18:54 PM IST

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.

Jan 30, 2012, 15:24 PM IST

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.

Dec 26, 2011, 08:48 AM IST

DC directed to visit naxal-affected villages

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

Nov 12, 2011, 15:20 PM IST

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.

Jul 31, 2011, 18:19 PM IST

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.

Jul 29, 2010, 00:42 AM IST

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.

Mar 03, 2010, 09:43 AM IST

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.

Mar 02, 2010, 22:00 PM IST

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.

Mar 02, 2010, 14:07 PM IST

K’taka boils over Taslima article; 2 killed

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

Mar 02, 2010, 11:36 AM IST