Yakshagana artist Vishwanath Shetty passed away

Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

Bantwal : Vishwanath Shetty who was well known for his contributions to the Tenku – Badagthittu Yakshagana is passed away on Friday morning at his residence due to illness. He is a resident of Barjaradda, Ajjipadpu village of Bantwal Taluk. He served for Yakshagana for several years with his splendid performances. He learnt some of […]

Bantwal resident caught with cannabis

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Mangaluru : The Vitla police arrested Jalaluddin (30) of Salethoor village in Bantwal for alleged illegal possession of 850 g of cannabis. The police apprehended him near Salethoor village while he was reportedly moving in an autorickshaw with the banned narcotic substance. The police said that they were tipped off about Jalaluddin coming to Salethoor […]

2 youths drown in Netravathi river at Bantwal

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Bantwal: In a tragic incident, two youth reportedly drowned in the Netravathi at Kagekana in Jarkila of Bantwal on March 17, Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Satish and Jagadish, both aged 25 and residents of Peraje village. It is said that the duo along with relatives and friends had gone for a bath […]

Bantwal : 2 youths drown in quarry pit

Monday, August 10th, 2015
Bantwal quary

Bantwal : Two youths drowned in an abandoned red stone quarry pit filled with water in Chelyur village in Bantwal Rural police station limits on Sunday. August 9. According to the Bantwal Rural police, Dixit, Jayaprakash and three others, all from Bolyar village, entered the water for swimming on Sunday morning. The other three managed […]

Youth dies after attack by a gang of four in Bantwal

Saturday, August 8th, 2015
Sajipa Mooda youth attack

Mangaluru : After a youth who was stabbed at Sajipa Mooda near Melkar in Bantwal on the night of Thursday August 6 and died, a snap was held in the premises of a private hospital here the next day.Four person with machetes,were alleged to have attacked Nasir and Mohammed Mustafa at Sajipa Mooda late night […]

Three from Bantwal booked under Goonda Act

Sunday, November 9th, 2014
dc ibrahim

Mangaluru : Deputy Commissioner A.B. Ibrahim, who is also the District Magistrate, invoked the Act against Haneef (29), Asif (25) and M. Imran (23). The three have been accused in various cases of murder, attempt to murder and damage to public property. Three persons from Maripalla, in Bantwal Rural limits, have been booked under the […]

Punjalkatte police arrests two arecanut thieves near Dekinakatta

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Bantwal : Punjalkatte police arrested two arecanut theives from area and seized goods tempo and arecanut worth one and half lakhs from them on Oct 16, Thursday morning. The arrested have been identified as Prasad from Panjikallu and Santhosh, Alias Santhu Poojary. Reportedly, Punjalkatte Station SI Lathesh Kumar and constables stopped the tempo moving towards Belthangady […]

Thieves robbed a businessman’s house at Bolangady in Bantwal

Sunday, October 12th, 2014
bantwal robbery

Bantwal : Thieves robbed a businessman’s house at Bolangady near Nelka on Sunday morning and they looted gold and Rs 8,000 in cash while the house owner had gone out. It is said that, the robbers entered between 5 am to 7 am when the house owner gone a morning walk. Mr Azeez proprietor of […]

Rahul Kumar assumes charge as first ASP of Bantwal

Monday, September 22nd, 2014
Rahul Kumar

Bantwal : Rahul Kumar S assumed the charge as new Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) of Bantwal at a formal ceremony on September 20, Saturday. After the upgradation of the station, Rahul Kumar is the first ASP of Bantwal to assume the charge. Previously, Bantwal Town came under the limits of Puttur sub-region and later […]

Students protests demanding suspension of lecturers continues

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
Students protest

Bantwal : The Polytechnic students continued their protest against vice principal and lecturers on September 1, Monday demanding immediate suspension of the three lecturers. Reportedly, college principal had submitted a report on students protest to polytechnic education department. Later, the department visited the college and collected the required information. They also accepted the written complaints […]

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