Janardhan Reddy

  • Former Andhra chief minister N Janardhan Reddy dies at 80 May 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Janardhan Reddy passed away on Friday morning following prolonged illness. Reddy, 80, had been undergoing treatment for neurologyrelated problems and the end came at 5 am. He is survived by wife and four sons. Reddy, a sitting Rajya Sabha member from Andhra Pradesh, served as chief...
  • LS polls: BJP takes Bellary Reddys back into party March 5, 2014

    Bangalore: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnatka has confirmed that the party floated by B Sriramulu, close aide and confidante of jailed ex-minister G Janardhan Reddy, is going to be merged with the BJP very soon. Sriramulu had started his own party BSR Congress before the Assembly elections last...
  • Telangana Bill will be passed in Parliament: BJP January 29, 2014

    The Centre is unlikely to wait for the Andhra Pradesh Assembly to clear the Telangana Bill. Meanwhile, BJP leader N Janardhan Reddy said, "The Bill will be passed in the House with the BJP support." The other BJP leader, TG Venkatesh said, "The agitation is because they are going to...
  • Court refuses bail to Gali Janardhan Reddy in OMC case November 27, 2012

    Hyderabad: A special CBI court in Hyderabad on Monday dismissed the bail plea of mining baron and former Karnataka Minister Gali Janardhan Reddy, an accused in the illegal mining case involving his Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC). This was the sixth bail petition of Gali Janardhan Reddy since his arrest in...
  • Bellary: BJP candidate J Shantha wins seat September 15, 2012

    Bellary: Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) winner from the Bellary Lok Sabha constituency, J Shantha, was on Saturday officially declared the winner from the seat after a recount of votes. The Karnataka High Court had set aside the election of the MP in June this year after a petition was filed against...
  • I was booked illegally in OMC case: Reddy September 11, 2012

    Hyderabad: Mining baron and former Karnataka Minister Gali Janardhan Reddy, the prime accused in the illegal mining case involving Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC), on Tuesday alleged he had been "booked illegally". Reddy, lodged in a jail in Bangalore in connection with another illegal mining case, was presented before a special CBI...
  • Cash-for-bail scam: Court grants bail to 2 accused September 7, 2012

    Hyderabad: A local court on Thursday granted bail to two accused in the cash-for-bail case involving former Karnataka Minister and mining baron Gali Janardhan Reddy. Suspended CBI court judge Talluri Pattabhirama Rao's son T Ravi Chandra and lawyer T Aditya, facing charges of conspiring with others to secure bail for Reddy...
  • 'Judge asked for Rs 500 crore for Reddy's bail' August 29, 2012

    Hyderabad: Suspended judge K Lakshminarasimha Rao and others, who had mediated with the associates of former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy to secure his bail, is learnt to have initially demanded Rs 500 crore from the mining baron. But the deal did not shape up as the then CBI special...
  • Cash-for-bail scam: Sreeramulu appears before ACB August 21, 2012

    Hyderabad: BSR Congress founder B Sreeramulu on Tuesday appeared before the Andhra Pradesh Anti-Corruption Bureau on Hyderabad in connection with the ongoing probe in the cash-for-bail scandal involving jailed former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy. Sreeramulu, a Bellary (Rural) MLA and close associate of Janardhan Reddy, was served notice by the...
  • Cash for bail: ACB grills Bellary MLA for 3rd day August 5, 2012

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Sunday continued questioning of Bellary MLA Gali Somashekhar Reddy, an accused in the cash-for-bail scandal involving his brother and jailed former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy, for the third day in a row. Somashekhar Reddy, who is accused of "playing a key role in...
  • Andhra: ACB shielding minister, says tainted judge July 24, 2012

    Hyderabad: Alleging that ACB deputy superintendent of police Srikrishnudu had manhandled him in the name of investigation into the Gali Janardhan Reddy’s bail scam, suspended judge K Lakshmi Narasimha Rao has written to the chief justices of the Supreme Court and the AP High Court, and chairman of the AP...
  • Cash-for-bail: Lawyer surrenders before court July 19, 2012

    Hyderabad: A junior lawyer Aditya, allegedly facing charges of colluding with other accused in cash-for-bail case, on Thursday surrendered before a Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) court in Hyderabad. Aditya, one of the accused in cash-for-bail case involving former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy, surrendered in the court and was later sent...
  • Andhra cash-for-bail: Two more judges arrested July 12, 2012

    Hyderabad: Two more judges - Justice D Prabhakar and Justice K Laxminarsimha Rao - have been suspended by the Andhra Pradesh High Court for their alleged involvement in granting bail to mining scam accused and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister Gali Janardhan Reddy. Justice D Prabhakar and Justice K...
  • Janardhana Reddy's remand extended, wife summoned July 2, 2012

    Bangalore: A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Monday summoned the wife of mining baron and former Karnataka minister G Janardhana Reddy to appear before it on July 10 in an illegal mining case filed against them. CBI special court judge B M Angadi ordered the issue of summons to...
  • Cash-for-bail scam: CBI raids judge's residence June 16, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday carried out raids at the residence of suspended Judge Justice Pattabhi Raman Rao in connection with the cash-for-bail scam. Rao reportedly took Rs 6 crore from former BJP minister Gali Janardhan Reddy to grant him bail in the illegal mining scam involving...
  • K'taka: HC sets aside election of BJP MP June 11, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Monday set aside the election of BJP's Lok Sabha MP from Bellary, J Shanta. She is the sister of former Karnataka minister Sriramulu. The court also ordered recounting of votes within four weeks. A petition was filed in the court against Shanta, alleging that she used...
  • CBI court extends judicial custody of Reddy June 5, 2012

    Bangalore: A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Tuesday extended till June 18 the judicial custody of former Minister G Janardhana Reddy and four others arrested in connection with an illegal mining case that allegedly caused a loss of Rs 480 crore to the state exchequer. CBI court judge B...
  • Andhra: How the bail bribe case was cracked June 2, 2012

    Hyderabad: A CBI team led by joint director VV Lakshminarayana knocked on the door of first additional CBI judge T Pattabhirama Rao's Banjara Hills residence last month, and asked for the keys to his bank lockers. Taken aback, the judge allegedly sputtered, "Keys? What keys? What are you talking about?" The judge...
  • AP: CBI judge faces arrest in bribery scandal June 2, 2012

    Hyderabad: A trial court judge in Andhra Pradesh has been implicated in a bribery scandal involving mining baron Janardhan Reddy, who reportedly struck a deal with the former for bail. Judge Pattabhi Rama Rao now faces arrest after the Andhra Pradesh High Court gave sanction to the CBI to prosecute...
  • Andhra HC orders prosecution of CBI judge June 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday granted permission to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to prosecute First Additional Special Judge for CBI cases T Pattabhirama Rao. He was suspended on Thursday by the Andhra Pradesh Chief Justice for alleged irregularities. The CBI is expected to register a...
  • Karnataka illegal mining: No bail to Reddy May 30, 2012

    Bangalore: A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Wednesday dismissed the bail pleas of former Karnataka minister and mining baron G Janardhana Reddy, his personal assistant Mehfuz Ali Khjan and three others arrested in connection with an illegal mining case involving Associated Mining Corporation. Judge B M Angadi dismissed the...
  • Illegal mining: Karnataka ex-minister gets bail May 11, 2012

    Hyderabad: Hyderabad court on Friday granted conditional bail to former Karnataka Minister Gali Janardhan Reddy in the OMC illegal mining case. Associated Mining Corporation (AMC) and Deccan Mining Syndicate (DMC) owned by Reddy and his wife Aruna Lakshmi have been facing probe over charges of illegal mining. Additional Civil and...
  • Illegal mining: IAS officer chargesheeted in OMC case March 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: The CBI on Friday filed a supplementary chargesheet in the illegal mining case involving Obulapuram Mining Company of former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy, naming suspended IAS officer Yerra Srilakshmi as a co-conspirator. Srilakshmi has been charged with criminal conspiracy, criminal breach of trust and causing wrongful gain (to OMC)...
  • K'taka: CBI issues summons to Reddy's close aide March 30, 2012

    Bellary: The CBI on Thursday issued summons to owner of a logistics company and mining baron Janardhan Reddy's close aide, Swastik Nagarj, in connection with its ongoing probe into illegal mining in Karnataka to appear before it in Bangalore within a week. "Summons have been issued to Swastik Logistics in connection...
  • Illegal mining: Reddy's judicial custody ends today March 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Mining baron and former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy's judicial custody ends on Saturday. The CBI has asked the special Bangalore court to extend Reddy's custody. Reddy is the prime accused in the illegal mining case. Associated Mining Corporation (AMC) and Deccan Mining Syndicate (DMC) owned by Reddy and...
  • Lawyers attack journalists near Bangalore court March 2, 2012

    Bangalore: A huge ruckus was created outside a court complex in Bangalore on Friday as lawyers and mediapersons gathered there engaged in a scuffle. The lawyers reportedly barred the entry of journalists to the City Civil Court complex saying the media portrayed them in bad light. The incident happened just...
  • Illegal mining: Reddy sent to CBI custody March 2, 2012

    Bangalore: Amid tight security, former Karnataka Tourism Minister and mining baron G Janardhana Reddy was on Friday produced before a special CBI court in Bangalore which remanded him to CBI custody till March 12 in connection with an illegal mining case. Reddy and 20 others are facing charges for their alleged...
  • Illegal mining: Reddy to appear before court March 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Karnataka Tourism Minister G Janardhan Reddy of the BJP is likely to be produced in a CBI court in Bangalore on Friday. Reddy, along with his brother-in-law, has been in jail since their arrest in September 2011 over his alleged involvement in an illegal mining case. Reddy was...
  • 'OMC earned Rs 4,300 cr from illegal mining' January 6, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Obulapuram Mining Company Pvt Ltd (OMCPL), owned by former Karnataka minister G Janardhan Reddy, earned over Rs 4,300 crore from illegally selling iron ore, the CBI's chargesheet says. The central agency, probing into the allegations of illegal mining and irregularities committed in allotment of...
  • Bellary illegal mining: CBI files chargesheet December 3, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed the chargesheet in the Bellary illegal mining case on Saturday. Filing the chargesheet in the CBI special court, the apex investigation agency has charged Gali Janardhan Reddy, Sreenivasa Reddy, VD Rajagopal and the Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) under sections 120-B, 409, 420,...