SRIRAMULU

  • LS polls: Does the 'tainted' Sriramulu stand a chance in Bellary? April 15, 2014

    Bellary: As Karnataka goes to polls this week, CNN-IBN takes a look at Bellary, better known as the mining republic of India. It's in the news mostly for all the wrong reasons like the illegal mining mafia. This time around, the BJP's lone face in the area, B Sriramulu, is...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Cheating case registered against Sriramulu April 14, 2014

    A case of cheating involving Rs 2.96 crore has been registered against BJP Bellary candidate B Sriramulu on a complaint by a functionary of his previous party BSR Congress who claimed he was promised a ticket by him to contest the Lok Sabha polls. Sriramulu, who joined BJP recently, had issued...
  • Bellary blues for BJP- huge money recovered, party running for cover April 14, 2014

    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...
  • LS polls: EC raids Sriramulu's aides house, recovers Rs 45 crore April 13, 2014

    Bellary: The Election Commission officials are conducting raids across Bellary district. They have already recovered cash, cheques and saving certificates worth Rs 45 crore from a local trader called Babulal alias Chor Babulal. The EC officials are now raiding the house of a relative of Hospet BJP MLA Anand Singh....
  • Bellary: Rajnath promises steel capital, Rahul a China of Karnataka April 11, 2014

    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...
  • 225 candidates, including Sriramulu, Kumaraswamy enter fray March 26, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, former minister B Sriramulu and state senior Congress leader Janardhana Poojary were among 225 candidates who plunged into the fray on the last day of filing of nominations for the April 17 Lok Sabha polls in the state. As the deadline neared, there was...
  • Sriramulu surrenders before court in poll code violation case March 24, 2014

    Former Karnataka minister B Sriramulu, who joined the BJP recently to contest Bellary Lok Sabha seat, on Monday surrendered before a court in Bellary which had issued a Non-Bailable Warrant against him in a case relating to poll code violation during Assembly polls last year. Sriramulu appeared before the Judicial Magistrate...
  • Key Candidates: 'Tainted' threesome Jagan, Yeddyurapppa and Sriramulu March 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Several high profile 'tainted' people are also trying their luck in the Lok Sabha elections. From the South, three such names stand out. YSR Congress Party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy from Andhra Pradesh, former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurrappa from Shimoga and the infamous Bellary Reddy brothers...
  • Now, AAP to take on Sriramulu in Karnataka March 21, 2014

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday released its ninth list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls and said it was fielding Shivakumar Giriyappa Malagi against the BJP's B Sriramulu in Bellary in Karnataka in what is expected to be a high-profile contest. Sriramulu's BSR Congress, which he had floated...
  • Sriramulu features in BJP's seventh list, Bappi Lahiri gets Srerampur March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday released its seventh list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. The controversial candidature of B Sriramulu featured in BJP's latest list. He has been given a ticket from Bellary in Karnataka. Musician Bappi Lahiri who recently joined the BJP will be contesting...
  • Karnataka BJP defends Sriramulu's reinduction March 18, 2014

    BJP's Karnataka unit on Tuesday defended the party's decision to allow re-entry of BSR Congress chief B Sriramulu despite senior leader Sushma Swaraj's open opposition, saying it had been cleared by the party's parliamentary board. Asked about Swaraj's unhappiness about re-induction of Sriramulu, a one-time trusted lieutenant of now jailed mining...
  • LS polls: Don't elect Yeddyurappa, Sriramulu, says Kejriwal March 17, 2014

    Bangalore: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday cautioned voters of Karnataka against electing former BJP ministers BS Yeddyurappa and B Sriramulu in the Lok Sabha elections. "If you elect Yeddyurappa and Sriramulu in this election, and if Narendra Modi becomes prime minister, he will make them telecom and...
  • Infighting in BJP over B Sriramulu's re-induction March 15, 2014

    With Arun Jaitley launching a veiled attack on party colleague Sushma Swaraj in his latest blog, it is now clear that the re-induction of B Sriramulu has caused a difference of opinion amongst the two senior leaders. ...
  • BJP says it is united even after Sushma opposed Sriramulu's re-entry March 15, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after senior leader Sushma Swaraj went public with her displeasure over the induction of BSR chief baron B Sriramulu in the party, BJP on Sunday said the party stands united and is working together to make Narendra Modi the Prime Minister of the country. "I have...
  • Jaitley criticises Sushma for tweeting against Sriramulu's re-induction March 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley indirectly hit out at party leader Sushma Swaraj for opposing the re-induction of BSR Congress leader B Sriramulu into the party. Jaitley said that the leaders must not divert attention from larger issues. He has reportedly raised the issue at the...
  • BJP set to announce Narendra Modi's candidature from Varanasi: sources March 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party's much anticipated list of Lok Sabha candidates is expected shortly which will end the the suspense over who will contest from Varanasi - its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi or party veteran Murli Manohar Joshi. Sources say the party will give the seat to Modi...
  • Bellary blues for BJP again March 15, 2014

    New Delhi: It is Bellary trouble for the BJP again. Since 2004, Bellary and the BJP have been inseparable in Karnataka politics. It is common knowledge that the BJP came to power on its own in the South of Vindhyas for the first time because of the money and muscle...
  • BJP likely to decide on Modi's UP seat; dissent over Sriramulu remains March 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party's Central Election Committee will meet on Saturday morning to decide on its fourth list of Lok Sabha candidates. But ahead of that crucial meet, the dissent within the party sparked by former BSR Congress Chief B Sriramulu rejoining the party, is now public. Senior BJP...
  • B Sriramulu back in BJP, likely to contest LS polls from Bellary March 14, 2014

    Bangalore: The BJP in Karnataka is almost back to its 2008 position with the inclusion of former minister B Sriramulu into the party. Sriramulu has been a close friend of infamous Reddy brothers of Bellary who have been charge sheeted in the mega mining scam. The head of the Reddy...
  • LS polls: Sriramulu may be named from Bellary in BJP's third list March 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is set to release its second list on Thursday. According to sources, the candidature of Sriramlu has been finalised from Bellary. Shobha Karanladje from Chikmangalure and Pratap Simha from Mysore are also likely to be named in BJP's list. In its second list released on March...
  • BJP likely to admit leaders who do not face criminal cases March 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: BJP on Sunday said it would consider admitting any leader, including former Karnataka minister Sriramulu, if they do not face any criminal case. "As far as the question of Reddys with Ramuluji is concerned, BJP would not accept those who are facing crime-related cases. If Ramuluji and one or...
  • MM Joshi, Sushma question Rajnath over Varanasi, Bellary seats March 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, rift is appearing within the Bharatiya Janata Party as senior party leaders Sushma Swaraj and Murli Manohar Joshi questioned party President Rajnath Singh over the Bellary and Varanasi seats during the party's Central Election Committee (CEC) meet on Saturday. Although no decision...
  • Karnataka BJP wants Bellary Reddys into party despite Sushma's opposition March 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Tension is likely to escalate within the BJP over the merger of the BSR Congress run by the illegal mining barons Reddy brothers of Bellary into the party. In the Central Election Committee (CEC) meet, the Karnataka unit has recommended that the BSR Congress be merged with the...
  • Sushma Swaraj opposes Bellary Reddys' and Venod Sharma's entry in BJP, HJC March 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader and Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj has openly opposed the re-entry of 'tainted' mining barons of Bellary, the Reddy brothers into the party. Reacting to the media reports, she has tweeted opposing their return. "I am opposed to the BSR...
  • 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...
  • CBI arrests Bellary Reddys' party MLA September 19, 2013

    Bangalore: The CBI has arrested another MLA of the jailed G Janardhan Reddy group in Karnataka in the Belekeri illegal iron ore export case. The MLA, Suresh Babu of the BSR Congress party, is also a nephew of infamous Reddys' close aide B Sriramulu. He represents Kampli Assembly segment in...
  • Top Maoist leader Sudershan arrested in Andhra Pradesh March 24, 2013

    Hyderabad: Top Maoist leader Sudershan was arrested on Saturday in Andhra Pradesh's Khammam district bordering Chhattisgarh, police said. Sudershan alias Sriramulu Srinivas, a member of the central committee of the Communist Party of IndiaMaoist, was arrested near Vyra in Khammam district. A key figure of AndhraOrissa Border committee of CPIMaoist, he was...
  • Prem Adda: Sudeep present at the audio launch September 21, 2012

    On the omnipresent Lord Ganesha festival day at Rajajinagar, 4th block, Ramamandira playground, the audio of 'Prem Adda' was released in the presence of huge turnout. The presence of Kichcha Sudeep, political leader Sriramulu added more crowd to the audio release. Making use of the presence and drawing the Kannada cinema...
  • 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...
  • Cashforbail: Sriramulu under ACB scanner August 8, 2012

    Hyderabad: One more MLA from the state has come under the scanner of the AntiCorruption Bureau (ACB) in former minister Gali Janardhana Reddy bailforcash scam. Janardhana Reddys closeaide and independent MLA from Bellary (Rural), B Sriramulu, came under the scanner after his name cropped up during the questioning of two...