Tag: Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway

Gang waylays car in full public view; flees with it
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Gang waylays car in full public view; flees with it

April 12, 2022

Passers-by shoot videos of the incident on Nanjangud Road; gang was wielding sticks Mysuru:  A gang of masked and stick-wielding men waylaid a car near Kadakola on Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway in broad daylight. They blocked the car, forcibly opened the door, tried to assault the car occupants and finally drove away along with the car. Passers-by…

Farmers block Highway: Traffic thrown out of gear
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Farmers block Highway: Traffic thrown out of gear

November 26, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Farmers held demonstrations at entry and exit points of the city this morning to mark one year of the farmers’ protest against the Centre’s farm laws. The intensity of protest was severely felt on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway and Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway where vehicular traffic was thrown out of gear. Police had a tough time in controlling…

Opposition to Toll Fee collection: Sugarcane truck drivers stage protest at Toll Plaza on Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway
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Opposition to Toll Fee collection: Sugarcane truck drivers stage protest at Toll Plaza on Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway

October 16, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Opposing toll fee collection, more than 50 sugarcane truck owners, driver and farmers, led by Bannari Amman Sugar Factory Lorry Owners’ Association Joint Secretary Rajashekar, staged a protest at the Toll Plaza on Mysuru-Nanjangud Road on Wednesday night. Following assurance from National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Project Director Sridhar, that a discount toll…

Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway Toll Collection staffer’s death; Step-up security for Toll Booth staff: SP
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Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway Toll Collection staffer’s death; Step-up security for Toll Booth staff: SP

October 13, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Following the death of a toll collector after he was brutally assaulted by a group of youths on Sunday night at the Toll Plaza on Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway, Superintendent of Police (SP) C.B. Ryshyanth visited the spot and held discussions with the Toll Plaza staff and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Officials yesterday. Speaking…

Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway blockage continues for second day
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Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway blockage continues for second day

August 9, 2020

Nanjangud: With Kabini river in spate near Mallanamoole Mutt on Mysuru-Nanjangud Road and flood waters covering more than 1 km stretch of the road, the blockade of vehicular movement on the ever busy Highway continued for the second day today. On Saturday morning, the authorities had indefinitely closed the Highway for vehicular movement near Mallanamoole…

Highway to Tamil Nadu-Kerala to be tolled
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Highway to Tamil Nadu-Kerala to be tolled

November 29, 2019

Mysuru: Come December, you will have to pay toll to drive along Mysuru-Nanjangud Road to reach Ooty, Mysuru-T. Narasipur Road to reach Kollegal and Tamil Nadu and Gundlupet-Moolehole Road to reach Kerala. All these roads are part of NH-766 (earlier NH-212) that will become a tolled road.  The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has…

Rain recedes in Mysuru but fury continues
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Rain recedes in Mysuru but fury continues

August 11, 2019

Mysuru-Nanjangud Highway still under 5-ft of water; another life lost in Hunsur Mysore:  Rainfall in Mysuru, Chamarajanagar and Kodagu seems of have receded but fury continues to haunt people in all these three districts. The death toll has increased over the past couple of days with rescue workers still continuing to shift people to secure…

Mysuru-N’gud Highway Blocked
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Mysuru-N’gud Highway Blocked

August 9, 2019

More than 1,25,000 cusecs water released from Kabini reservoir Mysuru: A day after the floodgates were opened at Kabini reservoir, National Highway-766 connecting Tamil Nadu and Kerala via Nanjangud was blocked near Mallanamoole Mutt this morning, as a result of overflowing Kapila.  More than 1,25,000 cusecs of water was released to the river through Kabini…

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