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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…

Abandoned infant rescued from forest
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Abandoned infant rescued from forest

April 7, 2019

Maddur: A newborn baby girl, who was found abandoned at Hemmanahalli Forest area near here has been rescued by the villagers on Friday morning. Villagers, who heard the sound of an infant crying, rushed to the spot and found the baby in a cloth bag. Later, one Vimala of Shivapura, took the baby to her…

Tourist bus topples near Maddur
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Tourist bus topples near Maddur

March 5, 2019

• 40 West Bengal tourists injured, admitted to hospital • Two critical, 38 to leave for home this evening Mandya: About 40 tourists from West Bengal were injured, when the bus in which they were travelling toppled on National Highway (NH) 275 near Maddur on Sunday. Out of the 40 injured, 38 tourists, who underwent…

Couple duped of Rs. 5 lakh on promise of BDA site
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Couple duped of Rs. 5 lakh on promise of BDA site

March 3, 2019

Maddur:  A couple from Maddur taluk have lodged a complaint with the Kesthur Police accusing a resident of Bengaluru of cheating them Rs. 5 lakh on the promise of allotment of a BDA site at Bengaluru. T.L. Nanjundaswamy, an employee of Kesthur Primary Agricultural Credit Co-operative (PACC) Bank and his wife T.M. Girija are the…

JD(S) leader brutally murdered in Maddur
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JD(S) leader brutally murdered in Maddur

December 25, 2018

Maddur: Senior JD(S) leader Thoppanahalli Prakash (50) was stabbed to death by miscreants in Maddur Town on Monday. Prakash, husband of former Mandya ZP President Lalitha, was a close confidante of Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and Transport Minister D.C. Thammanna, who represents Maddur constituency in the Assembly. Prakash was travelling in his Innova car form…

City youths among three killed in road accidents
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City youths among three killed in road accidents

December 19, 2018

Mysuru: Two youths from city were among three persons who were killed in separate road accidents that took place at Srirangapatna and near Maddur yesterday. In the first incident, two youths from city, who were working at a bike showroom in Srirangapatna, were killed, when a tipper rammed into their bike at the KSRTC Bus…

Mild tremors at Maddur
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Mild tremors at Maddur

September 30, 2018

Maddur:  Even as the tsunami killed hundreds in Indonesia’s Sulawesi after an earthquake on Friday, tremors were felt at Maddur taluk this morning. An explosive sound accompanied by mild tremors were experienced at some villages in the taluk. As soon as the tremors were felt at about 7.40 am, anxious people came running out of…

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