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Human excrement found in cigarettes in Britain


September 10th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Human excrement, asbestos, mould and dead flies have been found in cigarettes being smoked regularly in Britain, the Daily Mail reported.Investigators working for the tobacco industry ... Read more...

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Lalu asks BJP about Reddy brothers, Sushma sticks to ‘mota maal’ remark (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) BJP leader Sushma Swaraj's "mota maal" remark continued to reverberate with RJD leader Lalu Prasad Tuesday accusing the party of having made mega-bucks from ... Read more...

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Shettar rose from ABVP and RSS ranks (Profile)


July 8th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) third chief minister in four years in Karnataka, has risen from the ranks of the RSS and the ... Read more...

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Western Ghats being handed over to mining barons: Goa’s green campaigner


July 5th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) A rampaging iron ore mining industry and colluding officials are behind the shocking exclusion of Goa's forests from a cluster of 39 areas in the Western ... Read more...

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Mining barons Reddys and Yeddyurappa in funding row


March 14th, 2012 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 14 (IANS) Mining barons Reddy brothers are generally believed to have bankrolled Bharatiya Janata Party to come to power in Karnataka. Now their loyalist has been caught ... Read more...

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Karnataka chief minister sure of winning Thursday’s bypoll


December 21st, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 21 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is locked in a straight fight with the Congress nominee in Thursday's bypoll ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj slams Karnataka government over new ombudsman


December 19th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 19 (IANS) The row over naming a new Lokayukta (ombudsman) in Karnataka intensified Monday with Governor H.R. Bhardwaj charging the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party with attempts to ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress face exodus threat in Karnataka (Karnataka Newsletter)


December 18th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 18 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka and the main opposition Congress are sailing in the same boat on one issue in the state ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa tries for Gowda’s unanimous election to council


December 11th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 11 (IANS) Apparently rattled by speculation that he is working to defeat his successor D.V. Sadananda Gowda in the Dec 22 bypoll to the legislative council, former Karnataka ... Read more...

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Sriramulu’s victory margin stuns BJP, Congress


December 4th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 4 (IANS) The huge victory margin of 46,790 votes with which Independent candidate B. Sriramulu Sunday won the Bellary Rural assembly bye-election has stunned Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Congress wins two bypolls, BJP drubbed in Karnataka (Roundup)


December 4th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Congress Sunday won two seats in assembly bypolls in Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, while Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered a setback ... Read more...

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With Bellary win, rebel Reddy brothers show BJP their clout


December 4th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Dec 4 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's pampered, ambitious and lately turned-rebellious Reddy brothers Sunday dealt a massive blow to the party in their stronghold Bellary ... Read more...

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BJP gets a drubbing from Reddy brothers in Bellary


December 4th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Dec 4 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka Sunday suffered a severe drubbing at the hands of party rebels, mining barons Reddy brothers, in ... Read more...

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Around 70 percent voting in Bellary bypoll


November 30th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Nov 30 (IANS) Around 70 percent of the over 170,000 voters Wednesday cast their ballots in the by-poll in the Bellary Rural assembly constituency where mining barons ... Read more...

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Reddy brothers’ future in BJP hinges on bypoll Wednesday


November 29th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Nov 29 (IANS) The Bellary Rural assembly constituency byelection, slated for Wednesday, is set to decide mining barons Reddy brothers' future in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Reddy brothers planning to break from BJP?


November 28th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Nov 28 (IANS) Mining barons Reddy brothers seem to be preparing for a complete break from ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka with their associate B. ... Read more...

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BJP fights former patrons in ‘Republic of Bellary’ (Karnataka Newsletter)


November 26th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 26 (IANS) 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 ... Read more...

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BJP takes first step to discipline defiant Reddy brothers


November 25th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 25 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday took the first step to discipline mining barons Reddy brothers, who have propped up their associate B. Sriramulu ... Read more...

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‘25 mn tonnes illegal ore extracted in five years in Goa’


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Over 25 million tonnes of illegal iron ore has been extracted by over-zealous mining companies out of Goa over the last five years, a green ... Read more...

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BJP plans to reclaim Bellary from Reddy brothers


November 16th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 16 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will Thursday decide its strategy to defeat the rebellious Reddy brothers in their stronghold of Bellary in the Nov ... Read more...

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BJP’s politics of pamper returns to haunt it (Karnataka Newsletter)


November 13th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 13 (IANS) 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 ... Read more...

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BJP to fight once-favourite Reddy brothers in Bellary


November 11th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 11 (IANS) After virtually dancing to mining barons Reddy brothers' tune in the last three and a half years after coming to power in Karnataka, the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Rebellious Reddy brothers, Yeddyurappa supporters put BJP in fix


November 9th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday faced twin challenges in Karnataka, the only southern Indian state it is ruling, from the Reddy brothers and supporters ... Read more...

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Hegde defends mining report; Karnataka seeks clarifications


October 14th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 14 (IANS) Former Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde Friday accused the Karnataka government of raising "frivolous" questions over his illegal mining report as a "ruse" to reject it. But ... Read more...

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Karnataka speaker accepts Reddy supporter’s resignation


October 14th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 13 (IANS) Karnataka assembly Speaker K.G. Bopaiah Thursday accepted the resignation of former state health minister and ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker B. Sriramulu, a close ... Read more...

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Probe Sushma’s links to Reddy brothers: Digvijay


September 5th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 5 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh said here Monday that the CBI should probe the "commercial ties" between senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj and Karnataka's mining ... Read more...

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Reddy brothers’ loyalist quits assembly, adds to BJP’s woes


September 4th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Upset at not being made a minister again, mining barons Reddy brothers' loyalist B. Sriramulu Sunday quit the Karnataka assembly, adding to the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Gowda not to take Reddy brothers into his ministry


August 24th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 24 (IANS) Without naming the mining barons Reddy brothers, Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Wednesday said those indicted for illegal mining will not be made ministers."Those indicted ... Read more...

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No ministership for Reddy brothers


August 12th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary, Aug 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Friday virtually ended the hopes of mining barons, the Reddy brothers, of becoming ministers in Karnataka again till ... Read more...

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Sushma’s conspicuous absence at Reddy function (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary, Aug 12 (IANS) It was a disappointment for the Reddy brothers, mining barons and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) loyalists from Karnataka when the senior BJP leader they acknowledge ... Read more...

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Sushma gives wealth goddess festival a miss


August 12th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary, Aug 12 (IANS) For the rags-to-riches or rather bicycle-to-choppers Reddy brothers of Karnataka, this year's festival of Hindu wealth goddess 'Lakshmi' Friday lacked lustre.Missing at the 'Varamahalakshmi Pooja' ... Read more...

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Reddy brothers miss the bus again, boycott swearing-in


August 11th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) The mining barons Reddy brothers Thursday boycotted the swearing-in of five new ministers as they again failed to secure berths either for themslves or ... Read more...

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No Reddys in Karnataka ministry: Gowda


August 10th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) The new Karnataka ministry will not have a deputy chief minister nor will the mining barons, the two Reddy brothers, find a berth, Chief ... Read more...

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An eventful Wednesday for Karnataka


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) It was an eventful Wednesday for Karnataka. It got a chief minister-designate, a new ombudsman took office and an outgoing chief minister stared at trial ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa bargains before resignation


July 28th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday consulted his staunch supporters on his further steps, including the conditions he would set, after being told by ... Read more...

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