JANARDHANA REDDY

  • Karnataka mining scam: Rs 37.86 crore assets of Reddy attached August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A special antimoney laundering court has attached assets worth over Rs 37.86 crore belonging to former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy and his wife in connection with an alleged multicrore iron ore mining scam. The assets, which include a Rs 4 crore flat in Bangalore, a...
  • 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...
  • Karnataka polls: Many jobless in mining hub Bellary, voters livid April 15, 2013

    Bellary: The Assembly elections in Karnataka are just three weeks away. In the mining hub of Bellary, the voters are livid. 126 mines in the district have been shut down by the Supreme Court leaving a crore people jobless. The question is whether the Congress will benefit from the Bharatiya...
  • CBI to quiz Janardhana Reddy in ore export scam March 9, 2013

    Bangalore: A CBI special court on Friday permitted the investigation agency to interrogate former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy and five other accused in the case of multi-crore iron ore exports scam from Belekeri port on the state's west coast. Granting its plea for five-day custody of the...
  • 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...
  • OMC mining scam: ED attaches Rs 884 cr assets of J Reddy December 6, 2012

    Bangalore: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Wednesday attached assets worth Rs 884 crore of the Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) of former Karnataka minister and jailed mining baron G Janardhana Reddy under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). The ED investigated violation of the PMLA by OMC on the basis of the...
  • 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....
  • Mining case: Janardhana Reddy in jail till Nov 3 October 12, 2012

    Bangalore: A CBI court on Friday extended to November 3, the judicial custody of mining baron G Janardhana Reddy and four others, arrested in an illegal mining case. CBI court judge BM Angadi extended the judicial custody of the accused till November 3. While Janardhana Reddy was produced before the court...
  • Mining scam: GJ Reddy's judicial custody ends October 5, 2012

    Hyderabad: Former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy is likely to be produced in court on Friday as his judicial custody ends. Reddy has been in jail in connection with an illegal mining case since September 2011. Seven people have been accused of trying to bribe a judge to grant him...
  • 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...
  • ACBCBI team in Bangalore for bail scam probe August 16, 2012

    Hyderabad: A joint team of investigators from the AntiCorruption Bureau (ACB) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) are learnt to have headed to Bangalore for further probe into the cashforbail scam involving mining baron and former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy. Though the bail scam is being investigated by...
  • ACB to seek Gali custody from Karnataka court August 14, 2012

    Hyderabad: The AntiCorruption Bureau (ACB) is likely to seek a Prisoner Transit (PT) warrant to examine jailed mining baron Gali Janardhan Reddy in the cashforbail case. He is currently lodged in a Karnataka jail in the Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) case. The ACB on Monday filed a 40page chargesheet in...
  • 'Janardhana Reddy wanted bail at any cost' July 24, 2012

    Hyderabad: Former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy, currently in jail in illegal mining case, wanted to come out on bail at "any cost", revealed his relative Dasaradharami Reddy, who was arrested on Sunday in cashforbail scam. In his statement before the AntiCorruption Bureau (ACB), he said the mining baron was ready...
  • Rs 100 cr offered to secure Reddy's bail: judge July 20, 2012

    Hyderabad: In a stunning claim, an Andhra Pradesh lower court judge arrested in the cashforbail scam, has said that a whopping Rs 100 crore was offered by relatives of former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy to secure bail for him. In a confessional statement to the AntiCorruption Bureau...
  • AP cashforbail: Suspended CBI judge arrested June 19, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh antiCorruption bureau has arrested suspended Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) judge Justice Pattabhi Raman Rao in the cashforbail case. Rao allegedly accepted a bribe of Rs 6 crore to grant bail to former BJP minister Gali Janardhana Reddy in an illegal mining case. The arrest comes three...
  • Rs 2.8 cr found in CBI judge's son locker June 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) claims that a deal of Rs 6 crore was struck between former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy and suspended CBI judge T Pattabhirama Rao for the former's bail. Rs 2.8 crore have been recovered from the locker of the suspended CBI judge's son,...
  • 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...
  • Child Vivekananda to inspire the youth May 17, 2012

    We have seen Balala Ramayanam featuring Junior NTR, then newly in his teens, in the role of Lord Rama. It is now the turn of another child artist, Master Prabhat, grandson of Late P Janardhana Reddy, to transform himself into a child Vivekananda. This film, titled after the 19th...
  • 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...
  • Karnataka: Reddys, BSY in funding row March 14, 2012

    Bangalore: Mining barons Reddy brothers are generally believed to have bankrolled Bharatiya Janata Party to come to power in Karnataka. Now their loyalist has been caught on video claiming the Reddys had given around Rs 250 crore to BJP's first chief minister BS Yeddyurappa for the purpose. The video footage aired...
  • 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...
  • Bangalore: Reddy returns after 6 months, as an accused March 2, 2012

    Bangalore/Hyderabad: Gali Janardhana Reddy, the struggling businessmanturnedmining baron who once dictated terms to the Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka, comes to Bangalore early on Friday for the first time in six months, as an accused in illegal mining. Reddy, a former BJP minister in Karnataka, is being brought by road from...
  • 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...