Reddy Brothers

  • Bellary blues for BJP- huge money recovered, party running for cover 14-04-2014 11:39 AM

    Bellary: When the Election Commission squad went to raid the office and residence of a local trader Babulal who is known as 'Chor' Babulal on Saturday, they were expecting a few crores or even a lesser amount at his place. But, they were both surprised and shocked after the raid...
  • Bellary: Rajnath promises steel capital, Rahul a China of Karnataka 11-04-2014 01:17 PM

    Bellary: The BJP national president Rajnath Singh campaigned for the party candidate B Sriramulu in Bellary on Thursday. Addressing a public meeting he said "If we come to power, we will make Bellary a steel capital of Karnataka". The response to this statement was quick. Congress MLA and Union Railways...
  • BJP 'mortgaged' state's future to mafia: Rahul 01-05-2013 04:38 PM

    Mandya: Stepping up his offensive against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused it of having "mortgaged" people's future to "mafia" and "sold" the state to mining barons Reddy brothers. Attacking the BJP in the third lap of his campaign for the...
  • Karnataka polls: Reddy brothers in fray for elections 29-04-2013 10:21 AM

    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...
  • SC to decide on Bellary mines barred from mining iron ore today 18-04-2013 09:11 AM

    Bangalore: The Supreme Court will on Thursday decide on the fate of mines barred from mining iron ore in Karnataka's Bellary district. A three-member bench will deliver the judgement on a PIL filed three years ago seeking a ban on illegal mining and also a high level inquiry into the...
  • The year of the fall of South Indian chieftains 15-12-2011 04:50 PM

    Nothing is ever certain in an ever changing world and most of all political power. If there was any doubt about that then 2011 dispelled it completely. In more ways and more cases than one it was truly the year of the fall of some of South India's most powerful...
  • CBI ready for trial in Obulapuram Mining case 13-12-2011 09:01 PM

    Hyderabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday informed a local court that it was ready for trial in the Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) illegal mining case involving former Karnataka tourism minister Gali Janardhana Reddy and others. The central agency that filed a chargesheet in the case against Reddy,...
  • Bellary's Reddy Bros in another land scam 09-12-2011 09:44 PM

    Bangalore: The National Committee for Protection of Natural Resources (NCPNR), an NGO, on Friday claimed to have unearthed a land scam involving the Reddy brothers and former minister B Sreeramulu illegally acquiring about 251 acres of agricultural land in and around Bellary town. "Prima facie, we have found serious illegalities...
  • Karnataka: Reddy loyalist may float new party 08-12-2011 01:25 PM

    Bangalore: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is in deep trouble in Karnataka after its rebel leader Sriramulu's landslide victory in the Bellary bypoll. Sriramulu, a supporter of Reddy brothers, has now claimed the support of 14 MLAs in the state, and has indicated that he may float his own party....
  • K'taka: Reddy aide Sriramulu wins Bellary bypoll 04-12-2011 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: Independent candidate B Sriramulu on Sunday won Bellary (Rural) Assembly bypoll in Karnataka by more than 47,000 votes. It's a huge blow for the ruling BJP in Karnataka as the rebel candidate and Janardhana Reddy aide B Sriramulu won the crucial bypoll by a huge margin. Sreeramulu, a...
  • Bellary bypoll: can Sriramulu divide BJP vote? 30-11-2011 07:29 AM

    Bangalore: Bellary has turned into a fortress ahead of Tuesday's bypoll and it's a litmus test for the BJP as many of the party MLAs have been supporting independent candidate Sriramulu who's being backed by the Reddy brothers. Sriramulu, a close aide of the Reddy brothers and a former BJP...
  • Reddy brothers planning to break from BJP? 28-11-2011 06:40 PM

    Bellary (Karnataka): Mining barons Reddy brothers seem to be preparing for a complete break from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka with their associate B Sriramulu on Monday announcing plans for a new outfit. The brothers, pampered by the party till recently, are already taking on the BJP...
  • Leaders leave nothing to chance in Bellary 28-11-2011 11:24 AM

    BELLARY: With just two days to voting, the electioneering in the Bellary Rural constituency has reached its peak. On Sunday, the penultimate day of public campaigning, all three parties " BJP, Congress and Independent candidate Sriramulu " appeared to be in a hurry to make most of the remaining time...
  • BJP fights former patrons in Bellary 26-11-2011 02:15 PM

    Bangalore: Locked in a supremacy battle in Karnataka's iron ore-rich Bellary district, the Bharatiya Janata Party and the rich and influential Reddy brothers, the mining barons who were the party's financial sinews in the state not too long ago, are playing a blame game on who is responsible for the...
  • BJP unites to defeat Reddy brothers in Bellary 18-11-2011 04:58 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka's faction-ridden ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday decided to unitedly take on Reddy brothers for propping up their own candidate in the November 30 bypoll to an assembly seat from their stronghold Bellary. Senior party leaders, ministers and parliament members met in Bangalore and succeeded in persuading...
  • BJP plans to reclaim Bellary from the Reddys 16-11-2011 05:07 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will on Thursday decide its strategy to defeat the rebellious Reddy brothers in their stronghold of Bellary in the Nov 30 assembly bypoll in the area. The dominance of the Reddy brothers, or rather the BJP's dependence on them in the iron ore...
  • BJP's politics of pamper haunts Karnataka 14-11-2011 12:54 PM

    Bangalore: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) unending troubles in Karnataka are a lesson on public life: it does not pay to gloss over immoral acts on the specious plea that they are not illegal. The result of the BJP preferring legality over morality is pampering of two of its...
  • More trouble for BJP ahead of Bellary bypoll 09-11-2011 08:46 PM

    Bangalore: In what could be the first indication of a battle between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Reddy brothers, former Karnataka health minister B Sriramulu has decided the contest the Bellary bypoll as an independent candidate. The BJP is facing one of its toughest political battles just a...
  • Bellary case: SC spells trouble for Reddy 23-09-2011 04:48 PM

    New Delhi: In what comes as fresh trouble for G Janardhan Reddy, the Supreme Court on Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the linkage of illegal mining in Karnataka's Bellary and Anantpur district of Andhra Pradesh. The apex court also directed the CBI to file its...
  • CBI quizzes Srinivasa Reddy over monetary deals 17-09-2011 12:31 PM

    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,...
  • Karnataka Reddys bail plea hearing today 07-09-2011 07:55 AM

    New Delhi: Mining baron and BJP leader Janardhana Reddy's bail application will come up for hearing on Wednesday. The petitions of Reddy and his brother-in-law Srinivasa Reddy will be heard at the special CBI court in Hyderabad. The agency arrested the former karnataka tourism minister and BJP MLA on Monday....
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy slams vendetta politics 06-09-2011 08:16 PM

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy himself is under the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) scanner and his political worries are growing especially because both the principal Opposition party in the State the Teleugu Desam Party (TDP) and the Ruling Congress have now focussed their offensive on allegations...
  • Reddy supporters force bandh in Bellary 06-09-2011 12:33 PM

    Bellary: Supporters of the former Karnataka minister G Janardhana Reddy on Tuesday pelted stones at two government offices and forced closure of several shops during the bandh call given by them in the district to protest the arrest of their leader by CBI. Reddy supporters on went on a stone...
  • Reddy arrest: Karnataka CM to meet Gadkari 06-09-2011 08:31 AM

    New Delhi: BJP President Nitin Gadkari has summoned Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda to Nagpur to discuss critical issues affecting the party and state, including the abrupt developments in the state including the arrest of former minister G Janardhana Reddy by CBI on Monday. Gowda will leave for Nagpur...
  • Gadkari summons Karnataka CM to Nagpur 05-09-2011 10:47 PM

    Bangalore: BJP President Nitin Gadkari has summoned Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda to Nagpur for discussions on various matters, including the abrupt developments in the state including the arrest of former minister G Janardhana Reddy by CBI. Gowda will leave for Nagpur from Bangalore on Tuesday morning and is...
  • Reddy arrest: Cong targets BJP; Jagan in trouble 05-09-2011 09:38 PM

    New Delhi: The Reddy brothers of Bellary are known to have strong political clout not just in Karnataka but in Andhra Pradesh as well. Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Jagan Mohan Reddy's father late YSR Reddy had once even reportedly campaigned for the Reddy brothers who were BJP candidates...
  • Reddys in CBI net, lodged in Hyderabad jail 05-09-2011 08:36 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI has finally begun a crackdown on the Reddy brothers of Bellary. The agency on Monday arrested former Karnataka tourism minister and BJP MLA Janardhan Reddy and his brother-in-law Srinivasa Reddy. The two have been remanded to judicial custody in Hyderabad. Janardhan Reddy, however, insisted that he...
  • Karnataka CM declines to comment on Reddy arrest 05-09-2011 05:32 PM

    Hubli: Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Monday refused to react to the arrest of former tourism minister and mining magnate Janardhana Reddy by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). "I don't want to give my reaction now because Reddy has been arrested by the CBI. I will react...
  • Hand over illegal mining probe to CBI: Hegde 05-09-2011 02:22 PM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka Lokayukta N Santosh Hegde on Monday favoured handing over the probe into illegal mining in the state to the CBI, maintaining that the Obalapuram Mining Company owned by former minister G Janardhana Reddy indulged in such activity. The former Supreme Court Judge said the CBI move to...
  • BJP hopes Janardhana Reddy will come out clean 05-09-2011 10:17 AM

    New Delhi: The BJP on Monday expressed hope that former Karnataka minister Janardhana Reddy, who has been arrested in connection with the mining scam, will come out clean but maintained the whole issue was related to his private business and not to the party. "Reddy brothers are holding the point...