Lorry run over pedestrian, dies

Friday, June 10th, 2022

Vittal: A lorry ran over pedestrian near the KSRTC bus stand in Vittal on Friday, June 10. The deceased has been identified as Narayan Kodange, a resident of Peruvayi village. It is said that the incident occurred when the lorry coming from Ukkuda on Vittal road ran over the man, killing him on the spot. Vittal […]

Upgraded Kotekar and Vittal Town Panchayats election on December 27

Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
Vittal TP

Mangaluru : The election to Kotekar and Vittal Town Panchayats in Dakshina Kannada district will be held on December 27. Out of the total 15,533 voters in Kotekar TP, 8,057 are women. There are 17 wards in the town panchayat limits. This is the second election after Kotekar was upgraded as town panchayat. Out of […]

Young girl ends life by jumping into lake at Vittal

Monday, October 11th, 2021

Bantwal : A young girl has committed suicide by jumping into a lake near the Vittal Panchalingeshwara Temple, on October 11, Monday. The deceased is Nishmitha (22), daughter of Babu Naika. She was working at a dental clinic and was missing since Sunday evening following which a missing complaint was lodged at Vittal police station. […]

Vittal : Two shops gutted in fire mishap

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020
Vittal fire

Vittal : Two shops were gutted in a fire mishap at the K J Towers near the KSRTC bus stand at Vittal on Tuesday. The shops gutted included a hardware shop and a bakery store. Both were completely destroyed in the mishap. The fire was initially catch up in a paint shop. Then the fire spread […]

Mangaluru : Teacher rescues goat from a 40-foot well in Kanathadka

Thursday, September 5th, 2019

Mangaluru : We have heard stories about teachers going out out of their way to help students, however, Aithappa Naik, who has been serving at the Shri Krishna Vidyodaya Aided Primary School, Kanathadka,about 3 km from Vittal town in Dakshina Kannada district for the past 24 years, jumped into a 40-foot well in the school […]

Vittal : Panchayat official assaulted for removing flex

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Mangaluru : A village panchayat official was assaulted by a man belonging to a right-wing organisation, when he went to remove flexes and banners at Peruvai in Vittal on Thursday. According to police, village panchayat official Duggappa is the victim, and is being treated at a hospital. As the election model code of conduct is […]

Daylight robbery at journalist’s house in Vittal

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Bantwal: Thieves broke into a Vittal-based journalist’s house located at Bobbekeri, Devasyabailu in broad daylight on Tuesday, October 23 and made off with jewellery worth lakhs. The theft took place at the house, belonging to Vishnugupta Punacha alias Ramesh K when he and his wife had home out for work. It was only when the […]

Vittal : “BJP murdabad -Congress murdabad” – four injured

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Mangaluru: At least four people were injured after a clash erupted between BJP and Congress supporters at Kelinja in Vittal, late in the evening on Saturday. According to Ravikanthegowda, superintendent of police, the incident took place around 9pm, when some of the Congress workers took out a victory procession, despite prohibitory orders being in place […]

Car accident took lives of two four injured

Monday, January 16th, 2017
car accident

Bantwal: In a tragic accident two people have lost their lives and six people have been sustained with injuries after a moving car fell into a trench at Ukkuda near Vittal on Monday. Suleman Haji (60) and Shehzan of three months old child have been identified as deceased persons. The incident took place while the […]

Three illegal cattle traffickers arrested at Vittal; 16 cattle rescued

Thursday, November 17th, 2016
bantwal cattele

Bantwal: In a quick possession by Vittal police at Salethur near Vittal, three illegal cattle traffickers were arrested and 16 cattle were seized along with the container truck, on Wednesday night. Fateeb (28) of Nanjangud, Rahim of Kenchattalli and Gopal Gowda of Koppala are the arrested persons. They are allegedly trafficking the cattle to neighbouring […]