While Haji gave the land for the new houses, Lokesh pledged his for an accessible road that can be built towards the plot.
Two years ago, the police had lodged a case of sexual harassment against the suspect, 60-year-old Jagadish Machimada, and the case was being heard at a local court.
Forest officials hope that this will go a long way in reducing the human-animal conflict in Kodagu.
Landowners with up to 20 cents of land in non-vulnerable areas of the district can convert land for building individual houses.
The decision is among several steps taken by the district administration in the aftermath of the floods and landslides in Kodagu last year.
The police suspect that the motive could be a tussle over trespassing.
The incident comes less than a week after an elephant was shot dead by unknown assailants in the same area.
The residents of Maadu Hati in Kodagu say they have no proper drinking water or sanitation facilities.
The estate flagged by residents is located next to the Siddapura-Nelliyahadikeri bridge.
Taking exception of the a news article that appeared in the local Kannada daily ‘Kaveri
The BJP has accused the ruling JD(S)-Congress coalition government of conducting the celebrations to appease
Admonishing the Madikeri Dasara Committee (MDC) for rolling-back on poet’s symposium in its Rs 50
Manjula, 15 years old, was a star throwball player, and she was cremated with her
At the onset of the Kodagu floods and landslides, some like minded individuals highlighted the
While Kerala has been witnessing century’s worst-ever disaster, ecologist Madhav Gadgil, who headed the Western Ghats
The directive from Deputy Commissioner PI Sreevidya comes in the wake of flooding and landslides
After nearly two minutes of the rescue operation in Madikeri, Kodagu district, the baby was
Scores trekked through treacherous forest areas to get to safety, but many were in a
One person has lost his life due to the rains. On the Kodagu-Kerala border, there
“Irrespective of the stature of the leader, if they pay no heed to Kodava sentiment
Come 2018 – Something is brewing in Kodagu district and this time it is definitely