Despite the sun beating down harshly and downpours in some places, the voter spirit prevailed in the State on Thursday. There was brisk polling in the morning hours in the North Karnataka constituencies, including the urban pockets of the Dharwad ... Deccan Herald, 2 days ago
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Local lore isn't to be trusted as fact. But at times, it can offer a clearer peek into perceptions than cold facts may. So it is in Bellary, the iron-ore mining district in northeast Karnataka that a trio of Reddy brothers ruled with money and ...Calcutta Telegraph, 3 days ago
The landscape of Bellary parliamentary constituency has changed since 2009. Trucks laden with iron ore heading towards ports on the state's western coastline and leaving behind a trail of iron dust are missing. So are mining czars, the Reddy ...Times of India, 1 week ago
Two retired judges are drawing the attention of poll observers this time as they are trying their luck in electoral politics. Former Odisha High Court chief justice N Y Hanumanthappa and justice (retd) Chandrashekharaiah are among the 435 ...New Indian Express, 1 week ago
Bangalore : Bellary is expected to test the popularity of the Siddaramaiah government in Karnataka. The iron ore-rich constituency had come under the BJP's control in 2004, thanks largely to the clout of mining baron Janardhan Reddy and his two ...NDTV, 2 weeks ago Reddy brothers' clout to be tested in Bellary NDTV, 2 weeks ago
An independent corporator from the city is contesting the Lok Sabha polls at far away Bellary (ST reserve) as a Janata Dal (secular) nominee. The elections in the State is slated on April 17. R Ravindra Kumar, who represents ward 41 in Mysore City Corporation ...Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
Voters in the Bellary parliamentary constituency have risen above caste and community considerations, if election statistics are any indication. From 1952 to 2004 (after delimitation of constituencies in 2008, the Bellary Lok Sabha seat was ...The Hindu, 3 weeks ago
A film star, a child rights activist, a noted dancer and some former ministers are among the women candidates who will contest the Lok Sabha elections from the state this time. In 2009, 25 women filed their nominations. Four of them were rejected ...New Indian Express, 3 weeks ago Women in LS election fray remain outnumbered in State The Hindu, 1 month ago Parties likely to field more women this time Times of India, 1 month ago
New Delhi: Senior BJP leader and Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj has openly opposed the re-entry of 'tainted' mining barons of Bellary, the Reddy brothers into the party. Reacting to the media reports, she has tweeted ...IBNLive India News, 3 weeks ago Sushma Swaraj openly opposes Bellary Reddys' and Venod Sharma's entry in BJP, HJC IBNLive India News, 1 month ago
Bellary, associated infamously with large-scale illegal mining and having earned the name 'Republic of Bellary', is now readying itself to go to polls without the hangover of mining. The mining clout, which was overtly visible in the previous ...The Hindu, 3 weeks ago
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