Tumakuru

Karnataka woman sets husband afire, drops boulder on him to ensure he's dead

 A woman allegedly set her husband on fire here on Monday. The ghastly incident occurred  in broad daylight at Baddihalli.

published on : 14th September 2021

No arrest yet in Tumakuru rape case; Thigala community stages protest

Almost a week after the rape and murder of a woman at a hillock at Badesabarapalya village in Tumakuru Rural taluk, the police have not been able to achieve any breakthrough yet.

published on : 31st August 2021

15-member team to probe Tumakuru rape-murder case

According to sources, he grilled a few police personnel over the increase in crime rate in the district. The woman was found murdered at a hillock at Chotasabarapalya near Hirehalli.

published on : 27th August 2021

Erecting Independence Day flag post, class X boy electrocuted in Karnataka

Electricity surged through the pole and all three collapsed. Chandan was rushed to Sridevi Medical College Hospital where he died later.  

published on : 16th August 2021

Many cities plan to replicate Tumakuru digi library model

The project was implemented by the Tumakuru Smart City Limited (TSCL) on the district central library premises at the cost of `1.45 crore.

published on : 30th July 2021

Worried over missing SSLC exams, Karnataka girl thinks of suicide, minister promises all help

The bright student who won many accolades including prizes in quiz and sports competitions secured 96 per cent marks in the class IX exams and wants to become a doctor to save the lives of people

published on : 17th July 2021

Police intensify probe into suspected case of human sacrifice in Tumakuru

Once the identity is traced, the investigation will take a turn to ascertain as to whether it was a murder or human sacrifice, they added.

published on : 10th July 2021

Oxygen plant sanctioned to Karnataka's Kolar shifted to Tumkuru in last moment

Sources said that first, the district administration received orders from the State Government on the allotment of the plant.

published on : 10th May 2021

Tumakuru: Covid victim’s son beaten for not paying Rs 5k fee

A 15-year-old boy, who lost his father to coronavirus, was allegedly thrashed by a school staffer for not paying the tuition fee of Rs 5,000.

published on : 8th April 2021

Man hacks teenager to death in Karnataka after she rejected his marriage proposal

When she was walking alone to catch a bus to Sira to attend I PUC classes, the accused followed her on his motorbike and waylaid her

published on : 5th April 2021

COVID-19: Tumakuru to launch mobile testing labs, crack down on people violating norms

"A penalty of Rs 250 for not wearing a mask and Rs 5,000 for gatherings of above 100 persons in a small hall will be imposed," said TCC commissioner Renuka

published on : 5th April 2021

Tumakuru reports 40 new Corona cases

As the second wave of Covid-19 hits the state, the district continued to report spike in cases with 40 new cases.

published on : 24th March 2021

Dalit couple in Tumakuru prevented from burying baby’s body

A Dalit couple from Kaimara Jampenahalli Cross in Koratagere taluk were stopped from giving a decent burial to their four-month-old baby on Sunday.

published on : 23rd March 2021