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Telangana remains a distant dream for Congress

Telangana remains a distant dream for Congress

Feb 24,2018 , 04:40 AM IST | Editors Desk
It is almost like a foregone conclusion-The Congress party cannot nurture too many hopes of coming to power in Telangana State. As things stand, they might have to rest content as the major opposition party in the State.  
Will budget prove a clincher?

Will budget prove a clincher?

Feb 03,2018 , 03:48 AM IST | Opinion
Modinomics is not very difficult to understand. The Budget 2018-19 presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has adopted a middle path that has an overwhelming focus on rural India, which is expected to provide a much-needed, and long elusive, support to the farm sector.  
A fluid situation in Telugu states

A fluid situation in Telugu states

Jan 27,2018 , 03:24 AM IST | Editors Desk
Till the other day, it seemed like there was a sort of peace and tranquillity across the political spectrum in both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana State. However, in some dramatic overnight twists and twirls,
Parties in a tizzy in Karnataka

Parties in a tizzy in Karnataka

Jan 20,2018 , 04:31 AM IST | Editors Desk
The BJP which is buoyed by its performance in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh has now shifted its spotlight to Karnataka, which is considered to be the party’s gateway to South. The saffron party wants to go to people with an appeal to make the State Congress-mukt.  Already the noise levels have shrilled down, accusations, counter-accusations, poll surveys and strategies for micro-management of elect
All show and little substance

All show and little substance

Jan 06,2018 , 03:18 AM IST | Editors Desk
The winter session of Parliament ended on Friday as a sham. If one expected positive proceedings during the time the two Houses were in session, then all such hopes were dashed. Though the Parliament is the country’s supreme legislative body
BJP eyes inroads into AP, TS

BJP eyes inroads into AP, TS

Dec 30,2017 , 04:08 AM IST | Editors Desk
To the Congress, which appeared seemingly lost to electorate for quite some time now, the verdict in the Gujarat Assembly elections seems to have taken the shape of a springboard from where the party can now dream of emulating Neil Armstrong’s famous ‘giant leap’.
Acid test for Rahul in Gujarat

Acid test for Rahul in Gujarat

Nov 25,2017 , 03:32 AM IST | Editors Desk
There is a sense of new-found enthusiasm in the ranks of the Congress party across the country. Efforts are underway to consolidate this mood to the required levels, implying that the ‘rejuvenated’ party will be back to its winning ways.
DEBASING THEMSELVES

DEBASING THEMSELVES

Nov 18,2017 , 03:01 AM IST | Editors Desk
Judiciary, Legislature and Executive constitute the three pillars of any democracy while media as the watchdog is generally considered as the fourth estate. However, there is a fifth element, which inarguably defines the health of a nation and is also a symbol of peaceful co-dwelling.
No face-saver yet, post-DeMo

No face-saver yet, post-DeMo

Nov 08,2017 , 02:01 AM IST | Editors Desk
A year ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the scrapping of high-value bank notes which amounted to 86 per cent of the currency in circulation. The demonetisation of currency notes was said to be an attack on black money and counterfeit notes and a bold step to promote cashless transactions through digital mode.
Revanth rift deepens

Revanth rift deepens

Oct 22,2017 , 02:41 AM IST | Telangana
The crisis in Telangana TDP unit appears to be deepening day after day. The T unit appears to be in for a major tsunami as the party working president A Revanth Reddy has not only decided to switch loyalties to Congress but has also submitted a list of names of nearly 20 leaders who were willing to go with him. It also appears that the initial resistance within Congress to Revanth’s entry has subs
Revanth fireworks

Revanth fireworks

Oct 19,2017 , 02:10 AM IST | Telangana
Telugu Desam Party witnessed early fireworks both in Telangana and in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday.
Hectic political activity in Telangana

Hectic political activity in Telangana

Sep 12,2017 , 03:56 AM IST | Telangana
It was a day of political speculation. On one hand, the political circles were abuzz with the talk that the TRS would confer cabinet status on Gutta Sukhender Reddy and make him the convenor of Rythu Samkshema Samiti and this would result in a bye-election to the Nalgonda Lok Sabha seat. The TRS would use the opportunity to prove its hold over the electorate as the TDP had done in Nandyal.
Liquor prices to go up in Telangana from Diwali

Liquor prices to go up in Telangana from Diwali

Sep 02,2017 , 01:50 AM IST | Telangana
Tipplers will have to shell out more money from Diwali as the prices of all brands of alcohol are set to increase under the new Excise Policy that would come into effect from October.
Puri first to face SIT

Puri first to face SIT

Jul 19,2017 , 03:36 AM IST | Telangana
Probe into the sensational drug case is set to begin from Wednesday. Popular film director Puri Jaganath will be the first one to be questioned. According to Excise and Prohibition Director Akun Sabharwal, barring Mumaith Khan all other would be appearing before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) between July 19 and July 28. 
A walkathon time for netas

A walkathon time for netas

Jul 12,2017 , 03:24 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Opposition leaders in Telangana seem to have been bitten by the padayatra bug, a few days after Jagan announced his walkathon.
Face action over phone use, teachers warned

Face action over phone use, teachers warned

Jun 25,2017 , 03:30 AM IST | Telangana
Stung by the continued use of mobile phones by teaching and non-teaching staff in government schools and colleges despite issuing instructions two years back, the government has now issued a circular to all the principals, to put an end to the practice of use of mobile phone during school and college hours and also install CCTV cameras in the school and college premises.
Telangana Govt to verify land registrations

Telangana Govt to verify land registrations

Jun 15,2017 , 03:50 AM IST | Telangana
In the wake of land scams unearthed recently in Telangana, the State government has taken up a major exercise to identify the government lands which were gobbled by private persons through illegal registrations.
Govt mulls amending Registration Act

Govt mulls amending Registration Act

May 30,2017 , 04:22 AM IST | Telangana
Taken aback by the major land scam that surfaced on Sunday, the State government is now contemplating bringing in amendments to the Land Registration Act 1908 and make foolproof security system in the registration process.
Amit Shah coming to feel pulse in Telangana

Amit Shah coming to feel pulse in Telangana

May 14,2017 , 02:43 AM IST | Telangana
The BJP, which feels that the political situation in Telangana is now favorable for the party, has been evolving strategies to penetrate into rural areas of the state
Pawan ready to join JAC floated by Left

Pawan ready to join JAC floated by Left

May 12,2017 , 03:53 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The Jana Sena Party led by actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan is keen jump on to the joint action committee (JAC) led by Left-wing parties and is willing to extend his support for any public cause. 
Ruling TRS keeps BJP, TDP away from BAC meet

Ruling TRS keeps BJP, TDP away from BAC meet

Apr 30,2017 , 02:35 AM IST | Telangana
The Business Advisory Committee (BAC) which met here on Saturday to finalise the business for the special session of the state Assembly to be held on Sunday kept two Opposition parties, the BJP and the TDP away from the meeting.
Doctors want curbs on cleaning agents access

Doctors want curbs on cleaning agents access

Apr 23,2017 , 02:53 AM IST | Telangana
Expressing concern over the increasing number of suicide attempts in the state by consuming corrosive chemicals like cleaning agents which consists of sulpheric acid, medics want a ban on their easy accessibility.
The varsity that captapulted Jaipal Reddy into politics

The varsity that captapulted Jaipal Reddy into politics

Apr 22,2017 , 04:24 AM IST | Telangana
The new generation knows S Jaipal Reddy as a learned man, an avid reader and a man of profound sensitivity, who never missed an opportunity to articulate the genuine hopes and aspirations of the masses, particularly farmers and the weaker sections of the society. 
Information commission becomes defunct in Telangana, AP?

Information commission becomes defunct in Telangana, AP?

Apr 21,2017 , 02:39 AM IST | Telangana
The decision of the Supreme Court upholding the High Court order setting aside the appointments of four State Information Commission members is likely to create new problems for both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and end up in a peculiar situation where both the states may not have any Information commissioners and the commission becoming defunct. 
Legal reverses haunt KCR

Legal reverses haunt KCR

Apr 18,2017 , 03:01 AM IST | Telangana
To avoid possible pitfall in the bill to enhance reservations for Muslims from 4 per cent to 12 per cent, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had stated that he would constitute a strong legal team to fight the case in Supreme Court and would seek its intervention to direct the Union government to include it in Ninth Schedule of the Constitution.
GHMC still faces cash squeeze

GHMC still faces cash squeeze

Mar 30,2017 , 04:01 AM IST | Telangana
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) continues to be cash strapped despite approval of Rs 5,643 crore for financial year 2017-18 towards budget and will have to depend on extra budgetary resources like raising bonds and term loans.
Congress begins hunt for Bahubali

Congress begins hunt for Bahubali

Mar 19,2017 , 04:03 AM IST | Telangana
The AICC has launched a search for ‘Bahubali’ who can save the party and revive its political fortunes in the next elections in both the Telugu-speaking states. 
Governor silent on KCR’s key schemes

Governor silent on KCR’s key schemes

Mar 11,2017 , 03:44 AM IST | Telangana
KCR’s key promises fail to find a place in the customary address of Governor ESL Narasimhan to the joint session of Telangana Legislative Assembly and Council. 
Raw deal for women in Telangana

Raw deal for women in Telangana

Mar 08,2017 , 02:45 AM IST | Telangana
As the world gets ready to celebrate International Women’s Day, a look at the status of women in the political apparatus of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) makes for a bizarre read. Barring the lip service extended to aspects on women empowerment, the situation at the ground level remains deplorable and smacks of utter neglect of women. 
Telangana govt gives up on e-Wallet?

Telangana govt gives up on e-Wallet?

Feb 24,2017 , 05:04 AM IST | Telangana
The much hyped ‘TS e-Wallet’ which was to be introduced by the State government to encourage cashless transactions has been put in cold storage. Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao had announced the launch of TS e-Wallet immediately after the Union government had scrapped the circulation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes under the demonetisation scheme on November 8 last year. 

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