Chikmagalur

  • Karnataka: Inter-caste love claims three lives October 5, 2012

    Chikmagalur (Karnataka): An inter-caste love affair led to triple murder as the girl's uncle shot dead the boy's father and another before being killed by the victims' kin at a nearby village, police said on Friday. Ajje Gowda was opposed to the love affair of his sister's daughter with the...
  • K'taka: Setback for Gowda, BSY may be reinstated March 21, 2012

    Bangalore: The loss of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Lok Sabha bypoll for the Udupi-Chikmagalur seat may prove to be a gain for former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa. The win by the Congress in the Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha bypoll by a margin of 40,000 votes over the...
  • Cong wins Karnataka Lok Sabha bypoll March 21, 2012

    Bangalore: In a major setback for the BJP and Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Wednesday, K Jayaprakash Hegde of Congress beat V Sunil Kumar of BJP by huge margin of over 40,000 votes in the bypoll of Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat. Hegde secured 3,98,723 votes as against 3,52,999 by...
  • Cong leads in Uudpi-Chikmagalur LS bypoll March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress candidate K Jayaprakash Hegde was leading in the Uudpi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha bypoll in Karnataka on Wednesday. Hegde is locked in a fierce contest with Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) V Sunil Kumar. This could be a huge setback for the BJP and Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda, who gave up...
  • K'taka: Udupi-Chikmagalur bypoll counting today March 21, 2012

    Bangalore: Counting for the March 18 bypolls to Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat will be taken up on Wednesday, election officials said. With BJP government in Karnataka facing turmoil, there is intense anticipation and anxiety in ruling and Opposition Congress circles over the outcome of the bypolls. Electoral authorities said tight security arrangements...
  • Over 60 pc voting in Karnataka LS bypoll March 18, 2012

    Bangalore: The bypoll to Karnataka's Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat ended peacefully Sunday with over 60 percent of 1.24 million voters casting their ballots. "Around 60 percent voting has taken place and the process was peaceful," a spokesperson for the state election office told reporters in Bangalore. Booths opened at 8 am...
  • K'taka: By-poll for Udupi-Chikmagalur LS seat today March 18, 2012

    Udupi: About 12.53 lakh voters are expected to seal the fate of 14 candidates in the by-poll to Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat on Sunday, where three major parties Congress, BJP and JDS have gone on a high voltage campaign. This is the second by-poll being held in Karnataka after DV Sadananda...
  • Overdrive: Romancing the coffee bean October 4, 2009

    Chikmagalur was the first place where coffee was planted in India. ...
  • Karnataka: Around 20 pc voting in first four hrs April 30, 2009

    Bangalore: Around 20 per cent of estimated 15.5 million eligible voters had cast their ballots in the first four hours of polling in 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka, officials said on Thursday. Polling has been brisk in the constituencies of Dharwad, Haveri, Bagalkot, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi-Chikmagalur, Shimoga and Davangere with...
  • South India's fast and furious rallyists June 19, 2007

    Chikmagalur (Karnataka): The fast and the furious down south put up an enthralling show of speed at the Coffee day Championship Rally in Chikmagalur. ...