Ramanath Rai involved in illegal mining since 2008 : Harikrishna Bantwal

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
Harikrishna Bantwala

Mangaluru : Reacting to the statement against Nalinkumar Kateel, BJP spokesperson Harikrishna Bantwal said  Ramanath Rai Showing up that he is still in politics. He belongs to the Kumbakarna family, he has no moral rights to call Nalin Kumar Kateel is the laziest MP, The statement which Rai has given to the media is condemnable, […]

Govt may consider SIT probe into illegal mining scam: Siddaramaiah

Saturday, November 4th, 2017
illegal mining

Mangaluru: Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah said on Saturday that the state government is mulling STI probe into the illegal mining scam. Siddaramaiah, while interacting with journalists at Mangaluru International Airport, said the government is contemplating on setting up SIT for a re-investigation into the scam. “We thought of it (setting up SIT),” Siddaramaiah said in reply […]

Gang assaulted tipper lorry driver in Putturu

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Mangaluru : A gang of six members ssaulted a tipper lorry driver, in an act of vengeance, for filing a complaint against them on illegal mining. The victim has been identified as Kallantadka resident Khader (33) and has been admitted to a private hospital in Puttur. The incident took place near Kabaka junction in the […]

Youth injured after tipper collides into bike

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Adyanadka: A youth suffered serious injuries after his bike was hit by a heavily loaded tipper on Kalladka-Kanhangad interstate highway at Adyanadka on Saturday. The victim has been identified as Akshay Kumar N (21) a resident of Saravu near Mudambailu. He has been admitted to a hospital in Puttur for medical treatment. As per sources, […]

2 youths drown in Netravathi river at Bantwal

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Bantwal: In a tragic incident, two youth reportedly drowned in the Netravathi at Kagekana in Jarkila of Bantwal on March 17, Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Satish and Jagadish, both aged 25 and residents of Peraje village. It is said that the duo along with relatives and friends had gone for a bath […]

Illegal mining case: Bail for retd IAS officer Banu

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
Shamim Banu

Bangalore : Retired IAS officer Shamim Banu (62), named in a CBI chargesheet in an illegal iron ore mining case and sent to judicial custody by a special court on September 7, was granted bail Monday considering her age and gender. Her judicial custody had created a controversy last week. While the IAS Officers Association […]

Illegal mining case: CBI court grants bail to Yeddyurappa, aides

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
BSY mining case

Bangalore : A day after the launch of his new party in Haveri, former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa got a much-needed reprieve: the CBI court granted him bail in an illegal mining kickback case. While imposing certain conditions, CBI judge MC Biradar on Monday granted bail to Yeddyurappa, his sons BY Raghavendra and B Vijayendra, […]

Janardhana Reddy to contest in Assembly polls

Saturday, December 1st, 2012
Janardhana Reddy

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. Mr. Reddy was arrested in September last year by CBI. “Janardhana Reddy will contest […]

Yeddy launches scathing attack on CM Gowda yet again

Friday, May 25th, 2012
BS Yeddyurappa

Bangalore: Former CM BS Yeddyurappa has once again launched a scathing attack on Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda. He asked CM to make facts clear regarding the letter he addressed to the CEC on illegal mining during the tenure of three former CMs. Speaking to reporters at the Bangalore Airport enroute Mumbai to take part […]

CBI probe against Yeddy likely to begin in couple of days

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

New Delhi: The CBI is expected to begin its probe into the allegations against BS Yeddyurappa in the mines scam, from May 15, Tuesday. The Supreme Court on May 11 Friday had ordered a CBI probe against Yeddyurappa as per the recommendations of the CEC for a CBI probe or by a probe from an […]