Hegde’s mining report names Yeddyurappa; my phones tapped, he claims

Thursday, July 21st, 2011
LOKAYUKTA Santhosh hegde

Bangalore:  A new report on illegal mining in Karnataka pushes the BJP into emergency-care mode – it names the Chief Minister, BS Yeddyurappa, his family and four senior ministers in his government.  The report has been prepared by the state’s Lokayukta or ombudsman, Santosh Hedge, who claims that it has been leaked after his phones […]

MP blames Congress and JDS for 2 decades of mining loot

Monday, May 9th, 2011
D.V Sadananda Gowda

Mangalore: The Bharathiya Janatha Party (BJP) on Monday, May 9th called a Press meet at its city office in Akshay Bhawan hall to place documents before reporters on matters relating to decade long plunder of iron ore mines in Bellary and other areas of Karnataka and to tell who were responsible for this ‘golmal’ episodes […]

CBI raid mining companies owned by Reddy Bros.

Thursday, February 10th, 2011
CBI raid mining companies owned by Reddy Bros.

Bellary: A CBI team of investigators today went to Bellary where the BJP ministers of Tourism and Revenue, the Reddy Brothers, are alleged to be running illegal iron ore excavations and exporting the raw material abroad, accumulating huge unaccounted money in crores of rupees since many years. The CBI team visited the mines and checked […]

CEC recommended cancellation of Reddy Brothers’ mining lease

Friday, January 7th, 2011
Karunakara-Reddy

Bangalore : The Central Empowered Committee appointed by the Supreme Court has recommended cancellation of mining lease to firms owned by Karnataka Ministers G. Janardhan Reddy and G. Karunakar Reddy, considering their Obulapuram Mining Company to break various environmental laws in mining operations. The committee also criticized Andhra Pradesh government officials for their involvement in […]

Five Criminal prisoners from dt. Jail shifted to Bellary today.

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
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Mangalore: Five dangerous criminals serving their sentence in the DK dt. Jail in Mangalore, were shifted to Bellary Jail today, in view of their role in recent hunger strike against poor food alleged to have been served to prisoners by the jailor and others. Those sent to Bellary as a security step this week, are […]

Bellary: Who rules there?

Saturday, August 21st, 2010
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Bellary: Once upon a time Bellary was a neglected area, but precious under the British. They had a Cantonment and an airport there, which fell into disuse. A dry and hot area, it was uninviting and people would escape it if possible. The Tungabhadra Sagar dam revived hopes but still, the congress in 40 years […]

No Illegal mining in State : L K Advani

Sunday, August 15th, 2010
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Maysore : Under sustained attack from Congress, BJP today sought to blunt its campaign asking the Centre to take steps to stop illegal mining and ban export of iron ore.”The BJP government in Karnataka has taken a decision to check illegal mining in the state. Let the Centre, the prime minister and the finance minister […]

BJP state chief Eashwarappa mocks at Congress walkers to Bellary.

Monday, August 9th, 2010
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Bellary:  Today, the ‘Bellary Chalo’ Congress walkers from all over Karnataka (DK-Udupi contingent included) have reached Bellary from Mola-kalmuru (Chitradurga Dt), where they received a grand welcome from rural people. But the BJP leaders are either in Delhi or in Mangalore, with only 3 ministers from Bellary to face the music of a great show […]

BJP conducts another leaders’ meeting in Gulbarga and warns Congress.

Friday, August 6th, 2010
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Gulburga : The Congress walk to Bellary with folk dancers and tiger-men in the troop, was meaningless said Rajnath Singh, former President of BJP in the Gulbarga convention of leaders in a show of strength, after the one show in Davangere this week. He inaugurated the Janajagrithi Samavesha (people’s convention) of BJP leaders in Gulburga, […]

Ivan D’Souza criticizes BJP rule

Friday, August 6th, 2010
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Mangalore : Vice-President of DKCC, lawyer  Ivan D’Souza held a press meet in the Congress office in city this afternoon, only to criticize the BJP rule and its series of political conventions in Davanagere, Gulburga and Bellary against Congress Padaytra (walk) from Bangalore to Bellary started on July 25 and to end on Aug.9 (at […]