Sriramulu

  • LS polls: Does the 'tainted' Sriramulu stand a chance in Bellary? 15-04-2014 10:08 AM

    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 14-04-2014 01:27 PM

    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...
  • 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...
  • LS polls: EC raids Sriramulu's aides house, recovers Rs 45 crore 13-04-2014 11:50 PM

    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 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...
  • 225 candidates, including Sriramulu, Kumaraswamy enter fray 26-03-2014 09:49 PM

    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...
  • Sriramulu surrenders before court in poll code violation case 24-03-2014 02:13 PM

    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...
  • Key Candidates: 'Tainted' threesome Jagan, Yeddyurapppa and Sriramulu 22-03-2014 01:03 PM

    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 21-03-2014 06:32 PM

    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...
  • Sriramulu features in BJP's seventh list, Bappi Lahiri gets Srerampur 21-03-2014 09:35 AM

    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...
  • Karnataka BJP defends Sriramulu's reinduction 18-03-2014 05:59 PM

    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...
  • LS polls: Don't elect Yeddyurappa, Sriramulu, says Kejriwal 17-03-2014 08:17 AM

    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...
  • Infighting in BJP over B Sriramulu's re-induction 15-03-2014 11:21 PM

    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 15-03-2014 08:10 PM

    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 15-03-2014 06:47 PM

    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 15-03-2014 03:16 PM

    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...
  • Bellary blues for BJP again 15-03-2014 01:08 PM

    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 15-03-2014 08:22 AM

    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...
  • B Sriramulu back in BJP, likely to contest LS polls from Bellary 14-03-2014 04:43 PM

    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 13-03-2014 01:57 PM

    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...
  • BJP likely to admit leaders who do not face criminal cases 09-03-2014 09:30 PM

    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 09-03-2014 12:24 PM

    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 08-03-2014 01:52 PM

    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 06-03-2014 11:14 AM

    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 05-03-2014 06:01 PM

    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 19-09-2013 04:51 PM

    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...
  • Eshwarappa is like wet mud: Sriramulu 11-12-2011 10:58 AM

    BELLARY:Firing salvo at state BJP president K S Eshwarappa, independent candidate B Sriramulu said that Eshwarappa is a quarrelsome personality, as his speeches lead to one quarrel or the other. Hence, he needs to mind his tongue while speaking in public, he said while addressing the media here on Saturday....
  • 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....
  • Bellary: Embarrassment for BJP as Sriramulu wins 04-12-2011 09:15 PM

    Bangalore: Close aide of the Bellary Reddys, B Sriramulu won the by-elections of Bellary by a whopping 48,000 votes, bringing quite an embarrassment for the BJP, the party which he quit. There were celebrations after what was seen to be a battle for political survival. What is worse for the...