Raghottam Koppar

Drivers of education

Six truck drivers from a village in Gadag district donate their mite to ramp up school infra

28 May 2023

World’s costliest mango has a price tag of Rs 40,000 a piece

The mela will continue till May 31. Many farmers were seen clicking selfies and pictures of this expensive mango. The pictures of red Miyazaki have gone viral after the mela began.

25 May 2023

Villager carries 101 kg jowar bag, performs ritual to see Siddaramaiah as CM

He performed the backbreaking namaskara from the historic Virupaksha temple to the Maruti temple in Lakkundi.

22 Apr 2023

BJP to lose MP Karadi Sanganna too

Sources said Sanganna will go to New Delhi in a special flight and tender his resignation. He is likely to join JDS and contest the election. 

17 Apr 2023

Temple vow: Case against BJP MLC, MLA for poll code violation

In Shirahatti, several BJP workers complained about MLA Ramanna Lamani, and requested state leaders to give the Assembly poll ticket to someone else.

09 Apr 2023

State’s first cattle hostel likely to open in Gadag by March-end

A committee will be formed soon to decide on the rent, said Patil. 

14 Mar 2023

Ron’s Jigaluru lake work pending, but Bommai ready to cut ribbon 

The residents’ grouse is that work on Jigaluru lake, on the Ron-Gajendragad road, has been going on for 10 years but 30 per cent of the work is yet to be completed. 

13 Mar 2023

Students take tractors, autos to reach exam centre

Students have to leave home at 5.30 am and should wait till 10.30 am for the centre to open.

12 Mar 2023

Gadag BJP ticket aspirant starts ‘one rupee, one roti’ campaign 

Addressing the gathering, Anil said he will file his nomination with the money collected from the people.

07 Mar 2023

Lesson in greening: Karnataka university plants 10,000 saplings

A group of like-minded organisations, led by the Karnataka State Rural Development and Panchayat Raj University, is on a mission to convert a piece of land into a green space

05 Mar 2023

Land papers not given, Lakkundi villagers to boycott Karnataka Assembly polls

However, documents of other lands and plots are yet to be received by the beneficiaries, and 72 families are fighting to get it.

04 Mar 2023

Caste bias: Temple in Karnataka shut as ‘untouchable’ groom heads for ritual 

The untouchability issue was brought to the notice of Gadag’s deputy commissioner on January 21 following which he directed the tahsildar to visit the village and resolve the matter.

26 Jan 2023

Women lock up gram panchayat office in Gadag after open defecation resurfaces

Authorities blame the pandemic for the return of open defecation.

22 Jan 2023

Karnataka: Gadag farmer gets record `70K/quintal for chilli

Normally, chilli prices hover around Rs 35,000-50,000 per quintal depending on the quality. 

02 Jan 2023

Gadag horror: After boy’s murder, mother succumbs to injuries

It is said that the accused, Muttappa, who was attracted to Geeta, was angry that she was close to another teacher in the school.

23 Dec 2022