G Janardhana Reddy

  • Belekeri mining case: CBI raids 19 locations across India February 6, 2014

    Bangalore: The CBI is currently carrying out searches across 19 locations in India in the Belekeri mining case. Places include Bangalore, Bellary, Hospet, Sandur, Goa, Salem, Kolkata, Mumbai and Gurgaon. Those raided are public servants and private individuals. This is in connection with the 22 cases the agency had registered...
  • CBI arrests Reddy's aide in Belekeri ore export scam September 4, 2013

    Bellary: A close associate of former Karnataka Minister and mining baron G Janardhana Reddy was arrested on Wednesday by CBI in connection with an alleged iron ore export scam. K S Somashekhar, who is also the owner of a transport company, was picked up and questioned for his alleged role in...
  • SC orders CBI probe into clashes outside Bangalore court last year August 27, 2013

    Overturning a Karnataka High Court order, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered CBI investigation into last year's clashes outside a Bangalore court during production of mining baron G Janardhana Reddy. A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam set aside the high court order by which a Special Investigation Team (SIT)...
  • Gali Janardhan Reddy chargesheeted in illegal mining case May 27, 2013

    Bangalore: The CBI probing the alleged multicrore iron ore scam on Monday filed its chargesheet against former minister and mining baron G Janardhana Reddy and six other accused in the case. The chargesheet running into 15,000 pages was filed before the CBI Special Court Judge Shreedshananda. Apart from Reddy, S Muthaiah, then...
  • Karnataka polls: Reddy brothers in fray for elections April 29, 2013

    Bellary (Karna): The fall of the once powerful and mighty Reddy brothers is evident in the infamously called 'Republic of Bellary' but the influence of mining lords has not diminished going by their presence in the fray for the May five Assembly polls. Flashback 2008. The BJP made a clean...
  • Iron ore scam: Reddy's another associate arrested by CBI March 3, 2013

    Bangalore: One more associate of mining baron G Janardhana Reddy was arrested by CBI in Bangalore on Saturday in connection with illegal iron ore export from Belekeri port in Karwar. K Mahesh was produced before the CBI court on Saturday and remanded in police custody till March 8, CBI sources said. Reddy's...
  • Karnataka: Janardhana Reddy to contest in assembly polls December 1, 2012

    Bellary: Former Karnataka Minister and mining baron G Janardhana Reddy, lodged in Andhra Pradesh jail in connection with illegal mining case, is all set to contest the Assembly elections in Karnataka due in May next year on BSR (Congress) ticket. Janardhana Reddy was arrested in September last year by CBI...
  • Judicial custody of Janardhana Reddy extended to Dec 14 November 26, 2012

    Bangalore: A CBI court on Monday extended till December 14, the judicial custody of mining baron G Janardhana Reddy and four others, arrested in the illegal mining case involving Associated Mining Corporation owned by him. CBI court judge BM Angadi extended the judicial custody of the accused till December 14....
  • Somashekara Reddy, 13 others charged in mining scam October 4, 2012

    Bellary: A chargesheet has been filed against BJP MLA G Somasekhara Reddy, brother of arrested mining baron G Janardhana Reddy, and 13 others in connection with the alleged threat to the life of a top forest official investigating illegal mining in the district. The 125 page chargesheet has named Somasekhara...
  • Andhra HC suspends special CBI judge June 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Chief Justice has suspended Special CBI Judge Pattabhi Rama Rao for alleged irregularities. Pattabhi Rama Rao was hearing the Obulapuram mining scam case. He had granted bail to prime accused Gali Janardhana Reddy on May 11 in the case. Reddy, however, is still in jail in another...
  • Janardhana Reddy's judicial custody extended April 17, 2012

    Bangalore: A CBI court on Tuesday extended till April 27 the judicial custody of former Karnataka Minister and mining baron G Janardhana Reddy and his personal assistant Mehfuz Ali Khan, arrested in connection with an illegal mining case. Additional Civil and Sessions Court Judge and CBI special court judge B...
  • Mining scam: Janardhana Reddy's custody extended April 3, 2012

    Bangalore: A CBI court on Tuesday extended till April 7 the judicial custody of former Karnataka Minister and mining baron G Janardhana Reddy and his personal assistant Mehfuz Ali Khan, arrested in connection with an illegal mining case. Additional Civil and Sessions Court Judge and CBI...
  • Mining scam: Janardhana Reddy's custody ends today April 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Karnataka leader G Janardhana Reddy's custody ends on Tuesday. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and mining baron has been in jail since he was arrested in connection with an illegal mining scam in September, 2011. The CBI in its chargesheet in the Bellary illegal mining case had...
  • Lawyers attack scribes; judicial probe ordered March 2, 2012

    Bangalore: High drama was witnessed outside the civil court in Bangalore when unruly lawyers attacked mediapersons and pelted stones damaging OB vans, leaving at least 20 scribes and police personnel injured. A judicial probe was ordered by the state government after vehement media protests over the incident. The court complex turned into...
  • BSY, 11 ministers in K'taka BJP's hall of shame February 8, 2012

    New Delhi: In the last 44 months, nearly onethird of the BJP government has resigned on charges ranging from rape to corruption in Karnataka. It is a record and a shameful one at that: The total sanctioned strength of Karnataka Cabinet is 34 including the chief minister. 1 chief minister...
  • Mining scam: Reddys' judicial custody extended January 12, 2012

    Hyderabad: A special CBI court on Thursday extended till January 25 the judicial custody of former Karnataka Minister Gali Janardhana Reddy and three others accused in the "illegal" mining case involving Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC). Janardhan Reddy, lodged in Chanchalguda Jail in Hyderabad along with brotherinlaw and OMC Managing Director...
  • Analysis: BJP suffers Bellary 'heat stroke' December 4, 2011

    New Delhi: The Reddy brothers right hand man and former Karnataka minister B Sriramulu's victory in a bypoll has not come as a surprise to both politicians and politics watchers in Karnataka. But, his huge victory margin (over 47,000 votes) has shocked the ruling BJP, which lost even the deposit...
  • Bellary Reddys' judicial custody ends today November 28, 2011

    New Delhi: The judicial custody of former Karnataka Minister Janardhana Reddy and Obulapuram Mining Company's Srinivasa Reddy will end on Monday. Both are accused of illegal mining and may be produced before a special court. The bail applications of both the Reddys was rejected on Thursday. A special court had on...
  • Mining scam: Bellary Reddys' bail hearing today November 11, 2011

    Hyderabad: A local court will hear the bail pleas of former Karnataka Minister G Janardhana Reddy and his brother BV Srinivasa Reddy on Friday. The Bellary Reddys are in custody in connection with the alleged illegal mining scam. This is the third time they have moved court. They were arrested by...
  • Illegal mining: Janardhana Reddy's wife under scanner November 5, 2011

    Bangalore: Two months after the arrest of mining baron and former Karnataka minister G Janardhana Reddy on charges of illegal mining, a formal probe into the role of his wife Aruna Lakshmi in the scandal began on Saturday. The Central Bureau of Investigation, which arrested Reddy on September 5, Saturday registered...
  • Illegal mining: CBI files FIR against 21 persons November 5, 2011

    Bangalore: The CBI filed an FIR against Associated Mining Company, owned by wife of jailed former Karnataka minister G Janardhana Reddy, in connection with its ongoing probe into illegal mining on Saturday. CBI officials said an FIR has been filed against AMC, owned by Reddy's wife...
  • Mining scam: Reddys' custody extended October 31, 2011

    New Delhi: The judicial custody of former Karnataka Minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy and his brotherinlaw BV Srinivasa Reddy has been extended till November 14. Both were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on September 5 in an illegal mining case. The CBI on September 22 had...
  • Mining scam: CBI notice to Reddy associate October 30, 2011

    Bellary: CBI on Sunday served a notice on a close associate of arrested former Karnataka minister and mining magnate G Janardhana Reddy, directing him to appear before it on Monday in connection with the illegal mining probe. Swastik Nagaraj has been asked to appear before the CBI office in Bellary, the...
  • CBI quizzes Srinivasa Reddy over monetary deals September 17, 2011

    Bellary: Obulapuram Mining Company Managing Director Srinivasa Reddy was on Saturday brought to a bank in Bellary by a CBI team for enquiries into his monetary transactions and verify lockers owned by him. Reddy, who is currently in CBI custody for questioning relating to his alleged role in illegal mining, was...
  • Janardhana Reddy arrest politially motivated: BJP September 14, 2011

    Bangalore: BJP's Karnataka unit on Wednesday termed as politically motivated the arrest of former minister and mining baron G Janardhana Reddy by the CBI in connection with illegal mining, as the agency had not probed allegations of Congress leaders involved in it. Speaking to reporters, state unit BJP Spokesperson Ayanur Manjunath...
  • CBI continues questioning Janardhana Reddy September 14, 2011

    Hyderabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) continued questioning former Karnataka minister G Janardhana Reddy and his brotherinlaw Srinivasa Reddy for the second day on Wednesday in the illegal mining case. The CBI officials resumed grilling the mining baron and his kin at its office in Koti after the accused were...
  • Reddy arrest a Cong conspiracy: Karnataka CM September 9, 2011

    Bellary: Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Friday alleged "conspiracy" by Congress led to the arrest of former minister and BJP leader G Janardhana Reddy. The Karnataka Lokayukta report accused Reddy brothers of being involved in illegal mining activities. "The party will evolve a strategy to counter the conspiracy," Gowda...
  • Snapshot: Tirupati gets 2.5 feet diamond crown September 8, 2011

    This 2.5 ft diamond studded golden crown, worth Rs 45 crore, was offered at Lord Vekateswara Temple by former Karnataka Minister G Janardhana Reddy in Tirupati on June 11, 2009. Reddy was arrested by the CBI in connection with illegal mining case. (PTI Photo) ...
  • Bellary: Reddy's supporters call for bandh September 6, 2011

    Bellary: Supporters of former Karnataka minister G Janardhana Reddy have called for Bellary district bandh on Tuesday to protest his arrest under the Prevention of Corruption Act. BJP MLA Somalingappa, a close aide of Janardhana Reddy, told reporters that the district will observe a bandh on Tuesday. After a CBI team arrested...
  • CBI court sends Reddys to 14day judicial custody September 5, 2011

    Hyderabad: Former Karnataka tourism minister G Janardhana Reddy and his brotherinlaw Srinivasa Reddy have been sent to 14 days in judicial custody. The Reddys were produced before a Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Hyderabad on Monday afternoon. The Hyderabad court will decide on the CBI's request for...