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city, India: see ShivamoggaShivamogga,
formerly Shimoga
, city (1991 pop. 193,028), Karnataka state, SW India, on the Tunga River. The city is district headquarters for a region that produces coffee, sugarcane, cotton, millet, oilseed, and rice.
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Summary: Shimoga (Karnataka) [India], Aug 1 (ANI): Hitting out at former Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar, former deputy chief minister of Karnataka and BJP MLA from Shimoga KS Eshwarappa on Thursday said the Supreme Court had directed Kumar to expedite resignation letters of the rebel MLAs, not to suspend them.
The 14 parliamentary constituencies are Chikkodi, Belgaum, Bagalkot, Bijapur (SC), Gulbarga (SC), Raichur (ST), Bidar, Koppal, Bellary (ST), Haveri, Dharwad, Uttara Kannada, Davanagere and Shimoga. After Prime Minister Narendra Modi held two massive rallies at Bagalkot and Chikkodi on Thursday for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in the fray, Congress president Rahul Gandhi addressed public meetings at Raichur and Chikkodi on Friday, along with Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S), in support of their joint candidates.
Summary: Shimoga has been a Bharatiya Janata Party stronghold since 2004
He approached the Shimoga Lokayukta seeking a probe, but the special court dismissed his complaint.
While she had refuted these claims as rubbish, word is out that these rumours might turn out to be true very soon, as the political party Janata Dala (Secular) (JDS) has decided to rope in Geetha for Lok Sabha elections from Shimoga parliamentary constituency.
Summary: DUBAI -- The world's favourite jeweller, Joyalukkas opened the largest jewellery showroom in Shimoga, the cultural capital of Karnataka on August 18.
New Delhi, July 11 -- Xchanging (LSE: XCH), the business process and technology services provider, today announced the opening of a global delivery centre in a new SEZ (special economic zone) in Shimoga, Karnataka.
Summary: Shimoga (Karnataka) [India], Apr 23 (ANI): Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) candidate from Shimoga BY Raghavendra casted his vote at a polling booth in Shikaripura today, in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections.
According to early trends at 9.45am, the Bharatiya Janata Party was expected to hold on to its Shimoga seat but might lose the Bellary seat where it's trailing by over 100,000 votes.