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‘I Can’t Be A Mute Spectator To KCR’s Misrule’

‘I Can’t Be A Mute Spectator To KCR’s Misrule’

Aug 25, 2021

YSR Congress Telangana leader Y.S. Sharmila tells M.S. Shanker that her party will storm to power in the 2023 assembly polls. Excerpts:

Why KCR Has Turned Into A Dalit Bandhu

Why KCR Has Turned Into A Dalit Bandhu

Aug 04, 2021

A Rs 2,000-crore aid package for Dalits? No one in Telangana can really oppose that, except to ask ‘why only in Huzurabad?’ Good question. Bypolls, what else.

Why KCR Can’t Woo Dalits?

Why KCR Can’t Woo Dalits?

Jul 02, 2021

The Telangana CM’s damage control measures following the custodial death of a Dalit woman find few takers

As Etela Rajender Quits TRS, Does BJP Stand To Gain In Telangana?

As Etela Rajender Quits TRS, Does BJP Stand To Gain In Telangana?

Jun 08, 2021

Speculations are rife that former TRS leader Etela Rajender and many other party members will join the BJP

‘Western Cure May Not Suit Indian Patient’

‘Western Cure May Not Suit Indian Patient’

Jun 03, 2021

'We treated over 20,000 cases of Covid and our treatment process helped reduce the mortality rate to almost zero,' says Dr D. Nageshwar Reddy, founder of the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology in Hyderabad

India Could Be Covid-Free By November-December If...

India Could Be Covid-Free By November-December If...

May 27, 2021

India could overcome the pandemic by the year-end if the AIG treatment protocols are followed religiously along with a vigourous vaccination drive, says Padma Bhushan Dr D Nageshwar Reddy in an interview to Outlook.

Caste Aside By KCR

Caste Aside By KCR

May 06, 2021

A founding member of TRS is ousted for corruption. But there’s more here than meets the eye. The backward Mudiraj caste leader had dared to frown on the CM’s own rampant nepotism.

Vaccine Via Grassroots Model

Vaccine Via Grassroots Model

Apr 22, 2021

All of 2.6 lakh village volunteers, fanning out across Andhra. Result? An India record of 6.28 lakh jabs in a day, nearly 50 lakh in all. Jagan pulls off a Covid surprise.

The Turmeric Test

The Turmeric Test

Apr 01, 2021

The spice goes missing from the political gravy he had cooking up on the eve of a bypoll. The rivals of D. Aravind, a rising face of Telangana, are licking their chops.

The Daughter’s Turn

The Daughter’s Turn

Mar 24, 2021

The YSR legacy rides high in Andhra, the post-split coastal state, via his son Jaganmohan. Why is daughter Sharmila making a sortie into Telangana with a new party?

Fall Of Andhra’s ‘Apara Chanakya’

Fall Of Andhra’s ‘Apara Chanakya’

Mar 17, 2021

Extinction comes even to the canniest political animal. That’s what Chandrababu, who once stood at the heart of India’s federalism, is staring at after a run of electoral droughts.

YSR’s Juggernaut Sweeps Andhra Municipal Polls, TDP Routed

YSR’s Juggernaut Sweeps Andhra Municipal Polls, TDP Routed

Mar 14, 2021

Naidu’s TDP faces decimation after losing series of local and municipal elections.

Hyderabad Blues

Hyderabad Blues

Mar 10, 2021

How come this genteel city of minarets, and now a prosperous tech hub, has ranked so low among cities? Some say it’s bias. Others cite neglect and visionless growth.

Patience, Son!

Patience, Son!

Feb 10, 2021

'Why do you guys want to create confusion? I am fit to rule for the next 10 years….' That’s KCR, the Telangana CM, quelling rumours fuelled by his health and his own talk.

Is K Chandrasekhar Rao's Son KTR All Set To Take Over As Telangana Chief Minister?

Is K Chandrasekhar Rao's Son KTR All Set To Take Over As Telangana Chief Minister?

Feb 03, 2021

There are strong rumours that KTR will take over the reins from his father sooner than later, but their party TRS denies it.

Polls Apart In Jagan Panchayat

Polls Apart In Jagan Panchayat

Jan 13, 2021

Yedugiri vs Nimmagadda makes for a champion fight in Andhra. Should there be local polls? Who should conduct it? The ball ping-pongs between HC, EC and political grandees.

Saffron In Biriyani

Saffron In Biriyani

Dec 09, 2020

The BJP’s stunning ten-fold growth in Hyderabad’s municipal polls sets off a counter-alignment on the other side, with TRS and AIMIM teaming up? What’s the deal, ask saffronites.

Ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi Tipped To Win Hyderabad Civic Polls

Ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi Tipped To Win Hyderabad Civic Polls

Nov 18, 2020

With the elections advanced by a month, both BJP and Cong are in disarray.

AP CM Unveils Exclusive Industrial Policy For SC/ST Entrepreneurs

AP CM Unveils Exclusive Industrial Policy For SC/ST Entrepreneurs

Oct 26, 2020

At least 16.2 per cent and 6 per cent of developed land reserved for SC/ST entrepreneurs

10 Patients Killed In Fire At Hotel Converted Into COVID Care Facility In Andhra Pradesh

10 Patients Killed In Fire At Hotel Converted Into COVID Care Facility In Andhra Pradesh

Aug 09, 2020

Vijayawada police Commissioner said that they have shifted about 20 of total 30 patients to various hospitals.

Telangana Govt Begins Demolition Of Secretariat Building Amid Protests By Opposition

Telangana Govt Begins Demolition Of Secretariat Building Amid Protests By Opposition

Jul 07, 2020

The opposition BJP argues that there is no hurry to demolish the building at a time when the nation is going through a health crisis.

As Covid Cases Soar In Telangana, Opposition Questions KCR’s Handling Of The Pandemic

As Covid Cases Soar In Telangana, Opposition Questions KCR’s Handling Of The Pandemic

Jul 07, 2020

The Congress has also blamed the state police for its failure to reign in those who are violating Covid-19 norms and holding social gatherings.

A Suitable Gift

A Suitable Gift

Jul 02, 2020

Opposition Corners KCR Govt Over Low Testing As Covid-19 Cases In Telangana Rise

Opposition Corners KCR Govt Over Low Testing As Covid-19 Cases In Telangana Rise

Jun 30, 2020

During its first visit to the state last month, a central government team found several discrepancies in the list of actual Covid-19 fatalities in Telangana, as well as in conducting rapid tests.

Jagan Jolt Number 65

Jagan Jolt Number 65

Jun 05, 2020

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