Tag: Kollegal

101-year-old Sannamma passes away
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101-year-old Sannamma passes away

March 28, 2024

Kollegal: Sannamma (Boramma), a resident of Mutt Street in the town, passed away yesterday. She was 101. She leaves behind three sons including former Town Municipal Council member Basavaraju and former Raitha Sangha President Shivanna, four daughters and a host of relatives and friends. Last rites were held at Veerashaiva Burial Grounds near Hosa Hampapura,…

‘Malagu Kanda’ lullaby writer from Kollegal too invited
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‘Malagu Kanda’ lullaby writer from Kollegal too invited

January 19, 2024

Kollegal: Balagunase M. Manjunath, the poet who was praised by PM Modi in his 98th episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme on All India Radio (AIR) too has got an invite to participate in the Republic Day event in New Delhi. “I am elated on receiving the special invitation and even the tickets have been…

Four of a family killed as paddy harvester hits bike
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Four of a family killed as paddy harvester hits bike

January 17, 2024

Kollegal: Four of a family including two children were killed when a paddy harvester hit the bike on Jinakanahalli village road in the taluk on Sankranti festival day. The deceased have been identified as Santosh (32), his wife Sowmya (27), son Abhi (9) and daughter Nityasakshi (4), residents of Palya village  in the taluk. On…

Two arrested for poaching leopard, smuggling carcass
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Two arrested for poaching leopard, smuggling carcass

November 19, 2023

Kollegal: Kollegal Rural Police have arrested two persons on the charges of killing a leopard and transporting the carcass. The Police, who have recovered the carcass of the leopard, have seized two country guns and the bike used to transport the carcass from the accused. The accused have been identified as Shantharaju and Arun, residents…

Doctor found dead in suspicious manner at Kollegal
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Doctor found dead in suspicious manner at Kollegal

September 30, 2023

Kollegal: A 28-year-old doctor, serving in the Anaesthesiology Department at the Kollegal Sub-Division hospital, was found dead in a suspicious manner. Dr. Sindhuja, a native of Chennai, is the deceased. She had completed her MBBS in Chennai and later joined a PG course in Anaesthesiology. As part of the course, she was working at the…

Desperate couple seek euthanasia alleging harassment from mother
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Desperate couple seek euthanasia alleging harassment from mother

September 10, 2023

Kollegal: A man and his wife, Arul Selvam and Lanli, residing in Jakkalli village of Kollegal in Chamarajanagar, have appealed to the Deputy Commissioner (DC) for euthanasia (mercy death) due to distress caused by his mother’s harassment and eviction demands. Arul and Lanli, who fell in love and married five years ago, have two children….

Unemployed youth commits suicide by jumping into Bharachukki Falls
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Unemployed youth commits suicide by jumping into Bharachukki Falls

July 21, 2023

Kollegal: A 23-year-old unemployed youth from Mysuru, committed suicide by jumping into Bharachukki Falls at Shivanasamudra in the taluk. The deceased has been identified as Sagar (23), son of Somanath and a resident of Gayathripuram in Mysuru. It is learnt the unemployment drove Sagar to take the extreme step. As there was decreased water flow…

A.R. Krishnamurthy makes a come back from Kollegal after 19 years
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A.R. Krishnamurthy makes a come back from Kollegal after 19 years

May 14, 2023

Chamarajanagar: Congress candidate A.R. Krishnamurthy (ARK), who hit the headlines after losing by just one vote in the 2004 Assembly polls from the then Santemarahalli constituency, has finally triumphed, by registering a resounding victory from Kollegal (SC) Constituency of the district. Krishnamurthy who secured 1,08,363 votes, defeated his nearest rival N. Mahesh of the BJP,…

Bus-bike collision: 2 killed
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Bus-bike collision: 2 killed

April 27, 2023

Kollegal: Two persons were killed on the spot, while another sustained serious injuries when a private bus rammed into the bike they were riding near Madhuvanahalli village in the taluk recently. The deceased have been identified as Abhishek and Preetham while the injured is Manu, all residents of Madhuvanahalli village. The trio were proceeding on…

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