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Monsoon picks up
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Monsoon picks up

Mysuru/ Madikeri: Monsoon has picked up pace in Mysuru, Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada and Hassan after a brief lull. Rain has started pounding in these areas since last evening and landslides have been reported at several places. Business in Mysuru was severely affected this morning as most of the two-wheelers stayed off the roads. Intermittent rain…

Operation to drive elephants from coffee estate in Madikeri continues
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Operation to drive elephants from coffee estate in Madikeri continues

Madikeri: The operation to drive back elephants from a coffee estate in Madikeri, which began yesterday morning and stalled in the evening due to bad light, resumed this morning. Yesterday morning, the Rapid Response Team (RRT) from Kushalnagar and Madikeri Forest Department personnel numbering about 30, led by Madikeri Range Forest Officer (FRO) Nehru, who…

Four Home Stay agents arrested for arm-twisting tourists
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Four Home Stay agents arrested for arm-twisting tourists

Kodagu SP warns of strict action if home stay middlemen force guests to opt for particular accommodation Madikeri: Added to the menace of mushrooming home stays (mostly illegal and unauthorised) in Kodagu and the intense competition to attract more and more guests, some home stay middlemen or agents are blackmailing and threatening the guests forcing…

Madikeri Deputy Tahsildar trapped for accepting bribe
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Madikeri Deputy Tahsildar trapped for accepting bribe

Officer was caught red-handed by Anti-Corruption Bureau while receiving Rs. 5,000 from Cop Madikeri: A Deputy Tahsildar in Kodagu district has been trapped by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for accepting a bribe from a Police Constable yesterday. The officer is Umesh, who was working as a Deputy Tahsildar at the office of Madikeri Assistant Commissioner….

Bride votes moments before her marriage
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Bride votes moments before her marriage

Madikeri:  The polling booth staff and other voters at polling booth 131 located at Kandanakolli School were surprised to see a woman gorgeously dressed in a bridal attire entering the booth to vote along with her mother yesterday. The woman was Smitha of Kandanakolli village whose marriage was arranged with Praveen of Moovathoklu village at…

Sr. Advocate H.S. Chandramouli misses B-Form
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Sr. Advocate H.S. Chandramouli misses B-Form

Madikeri: A week after it released the list of party candidates for 218 Assembly seats, the Congress on Sunday changed the candidature of its Madikeri nominee. The party replaced senior advocate H.S. Chandramouli with K.P. Chandrakala following objections against him for being part of the legal team of PNB scam accused Mehul Choksi. Chandrakala, a…

Appachu Ranjan files nomination from Madikeri
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Appachu Ranjan files nomination from Madikeri

Madikeri:- Madikeri Assembly segment BJP candidate Mandepanda Appachu Ranjan filed his nomination for the seat yesterday. Appachu Ranjan, a former Minister, accompanied by hundreds of supporters, performed special puja at the town’s famous Chowdeshwari Temple at 10.30 am, before marching in a grand procession to the District Administration office where he presented his nomination papers…

Madikeri Congress candidate’s ticket put on hold
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Madikeri Congress candidate’s ticket put on hold

Madikeri: After the Congress released its first list of 218 candidates for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly election, the party has put its contentious pick for the Madikeri seat on hold. The lawyer for absconding businessman Mehul Choksi, H.S. Chandramouli, had originally been given a ticket by the party to contest the election from Madikeri. Sources…

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