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Cop receives 14 stitches on head preventing husband-wife fight
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Cop receives 14 stitches on head preventing husband-wife fight

May 11, 2020

Mandya: A Police Head Constable attached to Kesthur Police Station suffered serious head injuries after being struck with an axe while trying to prevent a fight between a couple at Arekalludoddi village in Maddur taluk on Friday. While the seriously injured cop is C.P. Shivaraju, the man who struck him on the head with an…

Elephant herd regales in Shimsha river near Maddur
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Elephant herd regales in Shimsha river near Maddur

April 12, 2020

Maddur (Mandya): Even as the entire State is under COVID-19 lockdown, a herd of five elephants was found regaling at Shimsha river near the town on Friday morning, causing concern among the nearby villagers. The elephants, which are said to have come from the nearby forest, have reportedly destroyed Sugarcane, Paddy and Banana crops grown…

Ex-Serviceman dies while travelling in bus
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Ex-Serviceman dies while travelling in bus

March 13, 2020

Maddur: An ex-serviceman, who was travelling in a bus, has died after suffering a heart attack while on the bus. The deceased is Guruswamy (70), a resident of Hale Martalli in Kollegal taluk. Guruswamy, who had been to Bengaluru for some work, was on his way back in the bus when he suffered a heart…

Old rivalry: Tender coconut vendor murdered
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Old rivalry: Tender coconut vendor murdered

February 26, 2020

Mandya: A tender coconut vendor has been stabbed over old rivalry at Dodda Arasinakere village in Maddur taluk on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Shivu (21) of Chikkamarigowdanadoddi village.  It is alleged that Sridhar of Dodda Arasinakere village has murdered Shivu. Shivu, after closing his business for the day, was returning home when…

Not sharing info proves costly to former Maddur Tahsildar
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Not sharing info proves costly to former Maddur Tahsildar

December 30, 2019

State Information Commission slaps fine of Rs.15,000 on Officer: To be deducted from her salary Mandya: Former Maddur Tahsildar Geetha, who is currently serving as the Tahsildar of Hosakote, has been fined Rs.15,000 by the Information Commission for failing to provide information under Right To Information   (RTI) Act. Details: On June 27, 2007, one…

Five including three girls drown at Hanur, Maddur
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Five including three girls drown at Hanur, Maddur

October 14, 2019

Hanur/Maddur: In separate incidents, three little girls and two boys were drowned in a river and a stream at Hanur taluk and Maddur. In the first incident, three girls, who were playing in a stream, were drowned after being swept away in Ramegowdanahalli village at the foot of Mahadeshwara Hill in Hanur taluk.  The deceased…

Cane crushing begins at Chamsugar Factory
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Cane crushing begins at Chamsugar Factory

July 31, 2019

Maddur: After a long wait, crushing of sugarcane resumed at Chamsugar Factory in Bharatinagar of the taluk on Sunday. Speaking on the occasion, the Factory Vice-President Mani said that the dues of farmers who had supplied sugarcane to the Factory last year, will be cleared by Aug.15. Maintaining that the Factory will stick on to the…

Increasing debts: Farmers commit suicide in Maddur
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Increasing debts: Farmers commit suicide in Maddur

July 22, 2019

Maddur: In separate incidents, two farmers, unable to repay the loans they had taken to grow crops, committed suicide by consuming poison at Tubinakere and Rajegowdanadoddi in the taluk. In the first incident, Krishnegowda, who owns 3.5 acre land, had taken a loan of Rs.2 lakh from a Co-operative Society, Rs.1.5 lakh from a Bank…

Inebriated youths assault man in Maddur
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Inebriated youths assault man in Maddur

June 19, 2019

Maddur: Two youths in drunken stupor have assaulted a man over petty reasons at H.K. Veerannagowda Nagar in Maddur on Monday. While the injured has been identified as Siddaraju of H.K.V. Nagar, the youths who assaulted him are Karthik and Yogesh of Valagerehalli. Siddaraju, who was severely injured in the incident, was admitted to Gurushantappa…

Couples killed as car rams into stationary lorry at Maddur
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Couples killed as car rams into stationary lorry at Maddur

May 24, 2019

Mandya:  Two couples were killed on the spot, when the car in which they were travelling allegedly rammed into a stationary lorry near Koppa Circle in Maddur last midnight. The deceased have been identified as Jayadeep and his wife Gnanatheerta and Kiran and his wife Jhansi, native of Kannur in Kerala. Maddur Police, who rushd…

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