Two stranger attacks a astrologer at BC Road

Saturday, March 20th, 2021
Astrologer Attack

Bantwal : Two unidentified miscreants stabbed Durgaparameshwari Jyothishalaya astrologer in broad daylight on Saturday March 20. The incident took place at Durgaparameshwari Jyothishalaya, Padma complex, B C Road in the afternoon. The victim has been identified as Pandit Laxmikanth Bhat. It is said, The accused closed the door of the astrologer’s office before fleeing. He was […]

Prostitution at a house in Bantwal Raided

Monday, January 18th, 2021

Bantwal: Police officials from Bantwal town raided a house involved in a prostitution racket at the centre of BC Road here. The operation was carried by Sub Inspector Avinash. Four accused in the racket have been detained and five young women were rescued. SI Avinash conducted the raid after receiving a confirmed tip-off that a […]

Memorial to Kadri Gopalnath constructed at his birthplace

Monday, December 7th, 2020

Mangaluru : The memorial, with a statue of the artiste holding a saxophone, was dedicated on Gopalnath’s 71st birth anniversary at Sajipa at his birth place in Bantwal on Sunday. The memorial is spread over 2,000 sq. ft, and has a garden. A plaque in Kannada at the memorial reads: “Music is a language which knows […]

Rowdy-sheeter Farooq hacked to death near Bantwal

Friday, October 23rd, 2020
Ummar Farooq

Bantwal :  A Rowdy-sheeter hacked to death by a gang in Guddeyangady near Melkar with machetes on Friday, October 23. Kalladka resident Ummar Farooq (32) who was also known as Chenne Farooq was attacked by a gang while  arooq was on his way to Melkar from Kalladka on his bike. Kalladka resident Farooq who was also known as Chenne […]

Rowdy sheeter and Tulu actor Surendra Bantwal hacked to death

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

Bantwal: Rowdy sheeter and Tulu actor Surendra Bantwal was hacked to death near his residence on Wednesday, October 21. The incident took place at Bastipadpu in Bantwal. It is reported that Surendra was murdered allegedly over financial issues. The actor was attacked at his apartment in BC Road. Police personnel rushed to the spot and undertook […]

DCIB police seized 40 kg marijuana from a house

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

Bantwal  : DCIB police arrested a man and seized nearly 40 kg marijuana from a house at Madda in Bantwal taluk. The value of the seized ganja is Rs 19,97,400. According to SP B M Laxmi Prasad, the arrested is Ahmmed Sabith (39) and his associate Mohammed Ansar fled the spot during the raid. The seized cannabis […]

Netravathi river overflowing in low lying areas at Bantwal

Saturday, August 8th, 2020
Bantwal flood

Bantwal: The water level in the Nethravathi River has been rising and flooding most villages of the taluk. Shops in the Bantwal town and the Bantwal-Jakribettu road is completely flooded. The Bantwal-Godinabali road along with areas in Godinabali too are flooded. Houses in the Alladka area are also flooded. Residents from these areas have been […]

Lawyers appeals DGP to allow attend offices during lockdown

Monday, July 20th, 2020

Bantwal: Members of the Bantwal unit of the Dakshina Kannada District Legal Forum in Mangalore have appealed to the Bantwal DGP to allow lawyers to go to their offices as the courts are open from 11 am to 2 pm during Lockdown. Umesh Kumar Y, Vice President of Dakshina Kannada District Legal Forum, Mangalore District […]

She proves disability no deterrent, scores 467 marks

Thursday, July 16th, 2020

Bantwal : A physically challenged student in Kuriyala of Bantwal taluk has achieved a rare feat of scoring 467 marks in commerce stream in II PUC examinations. Bhagyasri is suffering from disability from her birth and has no strength below her waist. As a result, she was carried to the school by her mother daily. Later, […]

Police man attacked with iron rod near Bantwal

Friday, July 10th, 2020
Police man

Bantwal: A police man was attacked by an iron rod in Melkar near Bantwal in Dakshina Kannada district on Thursday, July 9 night. The accused is identified as Abdul Salam (28) of Goltamajalu village. It is said that the police officer Shailesh Shetty had arrived to solve a dispute between a lorry driver and the residents. Meanwhile, Abdul […]

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