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    Karnataka floods: PM Narendra Modi to send central team to assess damage

    Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday assured Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy-led delegation that the Centre would send two teams of Officers to assess the damages caused by floods in Kodagu district and neighbouring coastal and Malnad districts.

  • Karnataka Rains: Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman to visit flood-hit Kodagu tomorrow

    Madikeri (Karnataka): Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will visit tomorrow the floods and landslide-ravaged Kodagu district, bordering Kerala, where rescue and relief operations are underway in full swing. The torrential rains that lashed the district last week has left a huge trail of destruction and claimed at least 16 lives. Thousands have been rendered homeless.

  • Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy urges Centre for Rs 100 crore relief fund for rain-hit Kodagu

    Bengaluru (Karnataka): Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has urged the Centre to provide Rs 100 crore relief fund for rain-ravaged state’s Kodagu district. Addressing the media, the chief minister said, “The Prime Minister has announced relief of Rs 500 Crore for Kerala, we expect at least Rs 100 Crore for Kodagu. We will request the central government for it. We have to repair roads for connectivity. We are taking help of the

  • 4,320 rescued in Kodagu, relief ops in final stage

    Kodagu : About 4,320 marooned people have been rescued till Monday morning in flood-hit Kodagu district in Karnataka as the rescue work entered its final stage in search of nearly 50 persons reportedly missing or stranded, an official said.

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    Karnataka Rains: CM Kumaraswamy to review relief operations in rain-hit Kodagu

    Bengaluru (Karnataka): In the wake of heavy rainfall in the state, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will on Saturday visit Kodagu to review relief operations in the district. He will also chair a high-level meeting regarding the same at around 10.30 a.m. today in Krishna, his home office before leaving for Kodagu district. He will pay a visit to rain-affected areas in Nanjangood and Kabini on August 19.

  • K’taka rains: High alert in 5 districts

    BENGALURU: With heavy rains expected in many parts of the state, Karnataka Chief Minister Kumaraswamy on Wednesday directed collectors of various districts to be on their toes to combat any untoward situation.

  • Tipu Jayanti: Section 144 imposed in Karnataka’s Kodagu

    Kodagu: In the wake of Tipu Jayanti, Section 144 has been imposed in Karnataka’s Kodagu on Friday. Authorities have also beefed up security in the regard. “Section 144 imposed in Kodagu ahead of Tipu Jayanti celebration, security tightened,” the District Administration said. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) yesterday opposed the Karnataka government’s decision to celebrate Tipu Jayanti in the state on November 10.

  • Coorg: The coffee plantation haven

    There are wide vistas of hills and mountains, beautiful valleys, thick jungles, and coffee plantations laced with pepper and cardamom plants, writes Anita Rao Kashi