Category: Coorg News

Jamma Bane circular kicks up dust yet again

The Karnataka government has once again triggered a controversy over the Jamma tenure in Kodagu by claiming that Jamma Bane lands belong to the government. A circular issued by Revenue Department on February 11,...

Balele bandh against ‘anti-Kodava’ book

Several Kodagu organizations, including the Kodava Samaja at Balele town in Virajpet taluk, have called a ‘Balele bandh’ on March 29 to protest against the alleged derogatory references to the Kodava community (Coorgs) in...

Is Kodagu turning into a communal tinder box?

Prohibitory orders have been clamped on Madikeri town following group clashes between the major and minority communities in the past few days. The clashes were preceded by certain unsavory developments where suspected members of...