Four arrested after girl on her way to school abducted, gang-raped near Mangaluru

Dakshina Kannada Superintendent of Police Hrishikesh Sonawane said that as per the complaint filed by the victim, the incident occurred on Friday when she was heading to school in the morning

09 Oct 2021

Bajrang Dal leader Chaitra Kundapur booked over provocative speech at Surathkal

She has been booked under sections 153A (Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion) and 505(2) (Statements conducive to public mischief) of the Indian Penal Code

08 Oct 2021

Two Bajrang Dal activists arrested over 'moral policing' in Mangaluru

City police commissioner N Shashi Kumar told The New Indian Express that the duo have been arrested and produced before the court

07 Oct 2021

Five girl jockeys to race at Kambala this year

Once the training of male participants is completed, separate sessions will be held for the five girls. 

02 Oct 2021

Oily discharge from Mangaluru refinery polluting water bodies 

The Nagarika Horata Samiti, a committee formed by locals to take up community issues, complained to MRPL officials about the problems they are facing due to discharge of brackish water.

01 Oct 2021

Moral policing in Mangaluru: Five Bajrang Dal men arrested for heckling inter-faith medicos

The activists stopped them at Surathkal tollgate and questioned the women for 'being in the company of Muslim youngsters'.

28 Sep 2021

Viral video of gang's attempt to snatch woman's bag is part of police mock drill: Mangaluru police chief

Mangaluru police commissioner N Shashi Kumar informed that the woman who took part in the mock drill was a self-defense trainer Shobhalatha Kateel of Swaraksha For Women Trust.

12 Sep 2021

One taken into custody after buffalo brutally killed in Mangaluru

The activists gathered at the spot and accused the farm owner Jayaram Shetty of killing the buffalo with the help of others.

30 Aug 2021

Mangaluru: New look, old style of Bunder North station

Former inspector Govindaraju B gives Mangaluru’s last standing British-era police station a makeover

29 Aug 2021

After colleges reopen, over 600 students test Covid positive in Dakshina Kannada

The department has asked some colleges to stop offline classes and continue with online lessons.

24 Aug 2021

Miscreants set on fire VHP activist's fish shop in Karnataka

The Uppinangady police personnel, who visited the spot, are suspecting that the fire might be an attempt to provoke communal clashes in the region.

23 Aug 2021

Misuse of guns forces cops to rethink licensing in Daksina Kannada

Five legal firearms, which were issued for agriculture purposes, were misused for hunting and dacoity. The police have also seized three illegal unlicensed weapons.

23 Aug 2021

Hid inside bunkers, had no food for two days: Afghanistan NATO worker from Mangaluru

Melwyn Monteiro, a Mangalurean, was one of the lucky ones to have left Afghanistan when the Taliban militia started moving closer to the Afghan capital.

20 Aug 2021

Jesuit priests from Karnataka stranded in Afghanistan, kin seek help

Two Jesuit priests, Fr Jerome Sequeira from Siddakkate near Mangaluru, and Fr P Robert Rodrigues from Thirthahalli, Shivamogga district, are stranded in strife-ridden Afghanistan. 

18 Aug 2021

No more guard of honour in public places: Karnataka CM to issue directive after receiving one

Bommai received a guard of honour at Mangalore International Airport before heading to a review meeting on the Covid-19 situation in Dakshina Kannada

12 Aug 2021