District-in-charge Minister directed to stop mining activities around Karinjeshwar temple

Monday, February 14th, 2022
Karinjeshwara Temple

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada, district-in-charge Minister V Sunil Kumar has directed the mining activities be stopped at three places around Karinjeshwar temple in Bantwal taluk. Quarrying, which has been in progress in the area since 2007, was stalled in December last year after the quarry owners failed to pay a fine of Rs 8.12 crore […]

Hindu Jagarana Vedike stage protest demanding to stop quarrying at Karinjeshwara Temple

Tuesday, December 21st, 2021
HJV protest

Mangaluru : Hindu Jagarana Vedike staged a protest near the Clock Tower on December 21, Tuesday demanding to stop the quarrying activities in the vicinity of the Karinjeshwara Temple in Karinja of Bantwal taluk. After the compound wall of the temple had collapsed due to the impact of the stone quarrying and the front portion of the […]

New Mularapatna bridge opens for vehicular movement

Friday, November 12th, 2021
mularapatna bridge

Bantwal  : The new Mularapatna bridge connecting Mangaluru and Bantwal taluks was opened for traffic on November 12, Friday in the presence of several local dignitaries and elected representatives. Bantwal MLA Rajesh Naik, Mangaluru North MLA Dr Bharath Shetty Y, Bridge construction company Kavoor Mugrody Constructions owner Sudhaker Shetty Mugrody and several others were present. […]

Boy escapes with injuries who comes under speeding car in Ira

Monday, September 20th, 2021

Bantwal : A boy who crossing the road survived miraculously in a car accident near Ira in Bantwal taluk on Monday September 20. It is said  Manoj (12), son of Shivananda,  who has comes under the car escaped with injuries. The car which was approaching hit him head-on and went over him. His left leg was broken in the […]

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 […]