Tag Archives: Bellary

Siddaramaiah steals the show in Karnataka’s electoral theatre


By T S Sudhir Score : Siddaramaiah 2.5, Yeddyurappa 0.5 If you wonder what I am talking about, it is real score card after the byelections to three seats in the Karnataka assembly. The results announced today saw the Congress … Continue reading

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Reddy `Republic of muscle power’


By Uma Sudhir in Bellary   The Reddy brothers are said to be the kingpins in the mining mafia that operated in Bellary. Here’s a special report from the ground on how the Reddy brothers allegedly use muscle power to … Continue reading

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It’s life as usual in Bellary


By Uma Sudhir in Bellary   A day after the Supreme Court ordered all mining in Bellary to stop for environmental reasons, an NDTV investigation finds that in this part of Karnataka, it’s business as usual. Trucks carry iron ore … Continue reading

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Bellary Reddys flout SC mining order


By Uma Sudhir Despite the Supreme Court order on Friday that all mining of iron-ore should be suspended in Bellary, the Reddy brothers, in blatant violation of the apex court’s directions, seem to be carrying out their mining operations. http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/bellary-reddys-flout-supreme-court-mining-order/206651&cpContinue reading

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Karnataka’s can of political worms


By T S Sudhir Like the soap operas on Sun TV, where once every few weeks, there is a flare-up, with the mother-in-law banishing the daughter-in-law (or vice versa), the curtains have gone up on yet another Act in the … Continue reading

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YSR 2003, Jagan 2010


By T S Sudhir To me the drink looked far from yummy. “This is my breakfast. Would you like to have one too?” Jagan offered, indicating to the viscous, jaggery colour drink placed before him. I was meeting him at … Continue reading

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Ever-reddy


By T S Sudhir `Gali’ in Hindi means abuse. In Telugu, it means wind. To B S Yeddyurappa, Gali Janardhan Reddy and his two brothers have meant nothing less than an abusive Tsunami. These relatively new entrants in Karnataka’s political theatre have also shown … Continue reading

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