Raghottam Koppar

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

Superstition drives villagers to set fire to Kappatagudda

The fire at Kappatagudda in February is not new, but what is worrying is that fires are being started in core areas affecting the flora and fauna.

22 Feb 2023

Now, hear it from bugs, ‘Mogambo khush hua!’ 

Researchers say the move has twin-purpose.

08 Feb 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

Little Amruta bids tearful adieu to mom Geeta Barker

PWD Minister CC Patil instructed the principal to appoint two psychiatrists from Monday.

24 Dec 2022

Fear grips Hadli village, students in shock after murder of Bharat Barker

Geeta, the victim’s mother, still critical; Bharat had seen accused, mom quarrelling

21 Dec 2022

Teacher beats up boy, throws him to death from first floor in Karnataka

After hearing Bharat’s cries, Gita, who was teaching in the next class, came rushing.

20 Dec 2022

Scouts and Guides to supply two lakh rotis for jamboree in Moodbidri

The Gadag Scout and Guides team has decided to send 2 lakh rotis, and to achieve it, we are reaching out to every nook and corner of the district to give orders and get rotis.

13 Dec 2022

With no cold storage units, Gadag onion growers at mercy of rain

For the present, farmers are a worried lot on how to store their crop due to the incessant rain. They have demanded that the authorities finish completing the cold storages soon.

12 Dec 2022

Black paint sprayed on truck with Maharashtra registration in Karnataka's Gadag

A few activists burnt effigies of politicians from Maharashtra, including CM Eknath Shinde.

09 Dec 2022

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