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ONGC storm into semis


September 12th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) Holders ONGC booked their berth in the semi-finals of the 87th MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup All-India hockey tournament, defeating BPCL 5-2 in their concluding Group A league ... Read more...

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Bill to develop Karnataka districts in Lok Sabha


September 7th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A constitutional amendment bill introduced by Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde in the Lok Sabha Friday seeks to establish a special development board for six most ... Read more...

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Karnataka legislators junket off, told to return at once


September 4th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Sep 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Tuesday directed a group of legislators touring South America to cancel the visit and return immediately, following public outrage ... Read more...

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Mining baron Reddy completes a year behind bars Sep 5


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Gali Janardhana Reddy, a struggling businessman who became a billionaire in less than a decade and dictated terms to BJP in Karnataka, completes a year ... Read more...

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SC lifts ban on 18 iron ore mines in Karnataka (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday lifted the ban on iron ore mining in 18 category A mines in Karnataka's Bellary, Chitradurg and Timkur districts.Category A mines ... Read more...

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SC lifts ban on iron ore mining for Karnataka


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday lifted the ban on iron ore mining in category A mines in Karnataka's Bellary, Chitradurga and Timkur districts.The apex court forest ... Read more...

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SC may allow some iron ore mining to resume in Karnataka


August 31st, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday indicated that it may permit resumption of iron ore mining in category A mines in Karnataka's Bellary, Chitradurga and Timkur districts, ... Read more...

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No resumption of Karnataka mining without rehabilitation: Apex court


August 17th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said it would not lift its ban on the mining in three Karnataka districts without 100 percent implementation of the rehabilitation ... Read more...

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Karnataka MLA Somasekhara Reddy held in cash-for-bail scam


August 6th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 6 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Andhra Pradesh Monday arrested Karnataka legislator G. Somasekhara Reddy in a cash-for-bail scam involving his brother and former Karnataka minister G. ... Read more...

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Ansari has edge over Jaswant Singh in vice presidential poll


August 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) As many as 787 members of parliament will vote Tuesday to elect India's 14th vice president. In the poll, UPA nominee and incumbent ... Read more...

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Two Karnataka legislators summoned in Andhra cash-for-bail scam


July 24th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Anti-Corruption of Bureau (ACB) Tuesday issued notice to former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy's brother G. Somasekhara Reddy and T. H. Suresh Babu, ... Read more...

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OPG Power to increase capacity to 740 MW by 2013


July 20th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) Britain-based OPG Power Ventures Plc, operating power plants in India through subsidiaries, would raise the total generation capacity to around 742 MW by next year, said ... Read more...

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BJP’s J. Shantha allowed to vote in presidential poll


July 12th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday allowed J. Shantha, whose election as the BJP MP from Karnataka's Bellary constituency has been set aside, to exercise her ... Read more...

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Karnataka to re-open eight iron ore mines soon


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 4 (IANS) The Karnataka government will permit re-opening of eight iron mines in Bellary and Chitradurga districts to augment the raw material supply for steel plants in the ... Read more...

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Iron ore mining set to resume in Karnataka (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 4 (IANS) Iron ore mining will resume in two districts of Karnataka from August to augment the raw material supply to steel plants in the state, a top ... Read more...

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Suspended CBI judge faces arrest for taking bribe (Second Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to arrest a First Additional CBI Judge Pattabhi Ramarao on charges of accepting a huge bribe to ... Read more...

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No bail for mining baron Reddy


May 30th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister and mining baron G. Janardhana Reddy's bail plea was rejected by a court here Wednesday on the ground that his offence was of ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa calls CBI raids ‘painful’


May 16th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday called the CBI raids at his residences a painful day in his political life."Today (Wednesday) is one of ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa seeks anticipatory bail as CBI raids continue (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Fearing imminent arrest, former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday applied for anticipatory bail in a special court even as the CBI continued its raids ... Read more...

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Janardhan Reddy gets bail in mining case in Andhra (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) A CBI court Friday granted bail to former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy in an illegal mining case in Andhra Pradesh.Janardhan Reddy, however, will not be ... Read more...

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BJP has nearly all of Congress’s sins - and a few of its own (Comment)


March 24th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
There does not appear to be much hope for the BJP to emerge as a major challenger to the Congress in 2014, although the latter is now much weaker than ... Read more...

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Book catches fascinating flight of Indian aviation


March 15th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Did you know that as many as 10 private airlines were operating in India in 1948? Or that the air ticket between Calcutta and Delhi cost ... Read more...

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IPS officer killing: Congress calls shutdown Tuesday


March 9th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 9 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh's opposition Congress Friday held demonstrations in several parts of the state to protest the killing of an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and ... Read more...

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Reddy returns to Bangalore after six months, as an accused (Second Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Gali Janardhana Reddy, the struggling businessman-turned-mining baron who once dictated terms to the Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka, comes to Bangalore early Friday for the ... Read more...

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Janardhana Reddy taken to Bangalore by road (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy was Thursday taken to Bangalore by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) by road.After day-long suspense on the mode of ... Read more...

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Janardhana Reddy all set to be shifted to Bangalore


March 1st, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy is all set to be shifted to Bangalore by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) but suspense remains ... Read more...

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Rural job scheme causing farm labour shortage: Study


February 12th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) India's flagship rural job scheme is causing a labour shortage, besides increasing farm production costs by about 20 percent, a study by a city-based research institute ... Read more...

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Janardhana Reddy’s bail plea dismissed yet again


January 31st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 31 (IANS) A city court has once again dismissed the bail petitions of former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy and his brother-in-law B.V. Srinivasa Reddy in an illegal ... Read more...

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Krishna declines comment on court ruling against him


January 20th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday declined comment on the Karnataka High Court allowing probe into allegations that he had de-reserved large forest area for mining ... Read more...

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Karnataka to buy 1,000MW daily to meet demand


January 13th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 13 (IANS) Karnataka will purchase about 1,000MW of power daily from other states and private producers to meet the growing demand over the next two years, state higher ... Read more...

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Illegal mining: Court gives bail to ex-official, stays order


December 15th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 15 (IANS) A special court in Andhra Pradesh Thursday granted bail to former bureaucrat V.D. Rajagopal in the illegal mining case involving Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) of former ... Read more...

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Now Karnataka assembly speaker under police scanner


December 9th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 9 (IANS) The list of Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders being probed is growing with investigations now beginning against speaker of the state assembly K.G. ... Read more...

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Bypoll forces BJP to regret bowing to Reddys (Karnataka Newsletter)


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 3 (IANS) An unwanted bypoll engineered by the billionaire Reddy brothers in their stronghold Bellary has forced the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka to learn ... Read more...

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Woman IAS officer gets bail in illegal mining case


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 2 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court Friday granted bail to Indian Administrative Service (IAS) official Y. Srilakshmi in the Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) illegal ... Read more...

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CBI arrests OMC director in illegal mining case


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday arrested Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) director B. Rajasekhar in an illegal mining case.A CBI official said the investigating agency ... Read more...

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