Mentaly depression, man commits suicide

Friday, February 19th, 2021

Mangaluru : A 32-year-old man who was suffering from depression committed suicide in his house in  Vidyanagar, Naringana in Bantwal taluk on Thursday, February 18. The deceased has been identified as Vidyanagar resident Praveen. The incident came to light on the evening of Thursday, February 18. Praveen was an electrician by profession and he was […]

ASHA worker and panchayat president attacked at Bantwal taluk

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Bantwal : An ASHA worker and panchayat president was attacked by a family on Sunday, May 10 at Abyanta in Kukkipadi village, Bantwal taluk. It is said, the family performed a witchcraft attempt at the village. The local ASHA worker on learning of such a session and the presence of a large number of people there reported […]

Lockdown rules tightened in Bantwal Taluk

Monday, April 27th, 2020
Kota Meeting

Bantwal: The district in-charge minister Kota Srinivas Poojary instructed the officials to stringently impose the lockdown in the Bantwal. He stated that there will be no relaxation and exemptions in Bantwla till May 3 and ASHA workers will be continuing surveying houses in Bantwal Kasba and Narikombu. Two people have already died from COVID-19 in the taluka […]

Local villagers opposed Illegal red mud mining at Mudipu

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Mangaluru : A situation, which will be detrimental to the agricultural activities in Pajir village of Bantwal taluk, the main profession of which is agriculture, is created due to the rampant red mura mud mining that is taking place at Survey no 406/2B7 and 402/2P7 on a land of 1.05 acres, that is given to […]

4 injured as heavy rain in Bantwal taluk

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Mangaluru : Four persons suffered injuries in two separate incidents after rain lashed Bantwal taluk, Dakshina Kannada on Monday night. Two suffered injuries when a coconut tree fell on the house following heavy rain at Rayi in Bantwal on Monday night. The house belongs to Baby Narayana Poojary. The injured are Leela Poojary and her […]

Communal clash replicate in Kalladka , Police deployed tight security across Bantwal taluk

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Bantwal : Two different community persons stabbed in an communal clash once again at communal sensitive area Kalladka on Tuesday, June 13. Hindu Jagarana vedike district president Ratnakar Shetty and Khaleel, son of Abusali, was  stabbed in the incident and admitted to the private hospital. Several shops were shut down and vehicles damaged following stone-pelting […]

Continuous rains : Bantwal taluk received highest 105 mm rainfall

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts are receiving torrential rains since Saturday, leading to trees uprooting, landslips and swollen water bodies in many places. Bantwal taluk received the highest rainfall of 105 mm, followed by Belthangady 104 mm, Mangaluru 100.8 mm, Puttur 83.6 mm and Sullia 52.2 mm. A concrete retaining wall collapsed at […]

APMC election: 44.85% votes registered in Bantwal 36.22% in Mangaluru

Friday, January 13th, 2017
apmc election

Mangaluru: In the APMC elections which took place on Thursday, 36.22 percent votes have been registered in Mangaluru taluk and 44.85 percent votes have been registered in Bantwal taluk. Out of 32,968 votes for 14 seats 11,942 votes have been registered in Mangaluru taluk. Whereas, in Bantwal taluk 22,497 votes have been registered out of […]

Records of Bantwal taluk record room damaged due to rush of water inside the record room

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
record room

Bantwal: Many valuable records in Bantwal taluk office has been damaged due to the sudden rush of water inside the record room on Wednesday. The old taluk office had been demolished to construct Mini Vidhanasoudha, but the record room was retained as it is. New building is being constructed side by side of the old […]

Moodbidri Paper godown Theft: Police arrested seven persons

Thursday, June 26th, 2014
Paper godown Theft

Moodbidri : The police have arrested seven persons in connection with robbery of black pepper worth Rs 8.5 lakh, from KMB Enterprises at Handeli in Moodbidri. The KMB Enterprises godown is owned by Mukhesh Kumar Patel, a native of Gujarat.  Sukesh Shetty (23), the Scorpio driver, Naveen (30) , Harish Poojari (32), Yogi alias Yogiraja, […]

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