Rahul Gandhi likely to campaign in Bantwal, visit Dharmasthala on April 27

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Mangaluru: Congress party sources have educated that All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Rahul Gandhi will reach Bantwal on April 27 to pursue his campaign for the upcoming assembly elections. It is said that senior Congress leaders will take part in the district level meeting on that day. According to party sources, Rahul Gandhi will […]

Ramanath Rai declares assets

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Mangaluru: The value of assets belonging to Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology and district in-charge B. Ramanath Rai has more than doubled in the last 10 years. While Mr. Rai had fixed assets worth ₹ 1.13 crore in 2008, he now has assets worth ₹ 2.51 crore. The fixed assets mentioned in the affidavit […]

Ramanath Rai: Eighth time nomination papers submission

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Bantwal: Ramanath Rai’s name has been announced as the Congress candidate for Bantwal Assembly constituency as per the expectations of the party workers and voters. Ramanath Rai is contesting for the eighth time and has indulged himself into social, religious, education and other areas along with the political arena. He took birth in a famous […]

Many BJP leaders may join Congress soon, says Rai

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Mangaluru: District-in-Charge Minister B Ramanath Rai said that the BJP has no issues to raise in Dakshina Kannada district. Hence, they are seeking votes on the basis of religion and caste. Speaking to reporters here on Tuesday, he expressed confidence about winning all the eight Assembly constituencies in Dakshina Kannada. After the BJP announced its […]

Ramanath Rai set to test his luck for seventh time in Bantwal segment

Friday, April 6th, 2018

Mangaluru: Having elected one legislator for almost half a period of its existence, Bantwal Assembly Constituency in the district will be in the limelight in the ensuing Assembly polls too as the legislator, B. Ramanath Rai, is set to test his luck for the seventh time. Called Panemangalore till the 1967 Assembly polls, the constituency […]

Sand extraction: Officials raid village

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Mangaluru: A team of police and revenue officials on Friday raided a place in Sajipa Munnur village in Bantwal taluk and seized two lorry loads of illegally extracted sand. On a tip-off, the team, led by Bantwal Tahsildar Jane Mary Tauro and Probationery Assistant Superintendent of Police, Bantwal, Haky Akshay Machindra, raided the place and […]

Unseasonal showers in parts of DK

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Mangaluru: Many areas in Dakshina Kannada district received thundershowers on Wednesday following the depression over southeast Arabian Sea. The areas included Puttur, Sullia, Bantwal and Belthangady taluks, besides Mangaluru and surrounding areas. The Met Department said the depression has moved northwest and lay centred over southeast Arabian Sea, about 130 km southeast of Minicoy, 380 […]

The car – bike collided near Bantwal.. The condition of both was serious

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Mangaluru: Two persons were seriously injured after a car-bike collision collided with Bantwal in south Karnataka. The incident took place near Melkar Bridge in Bantwal. The bike rider has been seriously injured by the incident. The car was hit by a car that collided with a bike. Fortunately there was a driver in the car […]

Students turn barren land into paddy field; reap yield for meals

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Bantwal: A school here grew its own rice at the once-barren land spread over 4.5 acres, which has now converted into a farmland and yielded produce over 3-4 lakh a year. Over 200 students from NCC had turned the piece of waste land into a fertile stretch to reap the fruit. The first grade college […]

Truck carrying cattle meets with an accident near Bantwal

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Bantwal: A truck which was transporting cattle went out of control and fell off track at Hanchikatte here on Monday. It has been reported that the truck which was illegally transporting 14 cattle. The truck fell off road and one bullock fell off the truck and died on spot. The driver and others fled from […]

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