A raw deal to undergraduate Principals

Professors, Principals and Lecturers presently drawing 6th UGC pay scales in AP have been a cursed lot, since 12 years have already elapsed due to nonimplementation of the 7th UGC pay scales In case of state employees, they are benefited from the 10t

21 Nov 2018, 12:35 AM IST
Time to repeal it altogether
21 Nov 2018, 12:31 AM IST

Chandrababu Naidu’s knockback of CBI: for better or worse?

The decision came out recently ahead of the nonBJP parties summit scheduled to be held in New Delhi on November 22 where the issue is expected to provide a fresh impetus for consol
19 Nov 2018, 01:18 AM IST

Bengaluru’s new urban transport framework: Lessons for other cities

The Karnataka government has again announced the creation of a Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority UMTA for Bengaluru A UMTA could radically transform the way urban transport
19 Nov 2018, 01:07 AM IST

Mind, matter and Artificial Intelligence

The 20th Century ended with chimes of the spread of a new revolution Information Technology IT and Internet took control of the world Immense possibilities opened up, a sense of ne
17 Nov 2018, 01:05 AM IST

Tolerance: A virtue that makes peace possible

Today, the world celebrates the 23rd International Day for Tolerance In this milieu, there arises a need to catch on the passkey to tolerance, while appreciating the very purpose o
15 Nov 2018, 10:27 PM IST

Massive afforestation can reduce air pollution in Delhi

The air pollution levels in Delhi are the highest in the world today Serious concerns have been expressed by the public and by policy makers Everyone knows that for 8 months in the
15 Nov 2018, 10:24 PM IST

Centre Vs RBI: India’s economy at stake

In the ongoing tussle between the Central government and the Reserve Bank of India RBI, one thing has come out very clearly Even when your own nominee is heading an institution, th
15 Nov 2018, 03:27 AM IST

An elusive dream

It may not be wrong to say that many of us are the victim of promises made by politicians and leaders Whenever elections approach, there opens a sluice gate of promises from the le
14 Nov 2018, 11:06 PM IST

WATER, the NEW INDIA dream

With four states poised for elections, the manifestoes of political parties are replete with promises Among the most prominent are those related to civic services especially water
14 Nov 2018, 03:32 AM IST

Right to vote as a Constitutional Right

With the Supreme Court refusing to interfere under Art 136 of the Constitution of India to uphold the right of the firsttime voters running into lakhs in the pollbound State of Tel
14 Nov 2018, 02:11 AM IST

Time to restructure investigating agencies

The Special Investigation Team headed by a police officer investigating into the land issues of Vizag has given its report The terms of reference as could be seen seem to have been
14 Nov 2018, 02:06 AM IST

BCCI should be answerable, accountable

The legal eagles have doubted whether the government has power to declare that the BCCI is a public authority under the RTI Act The Supreme Court in Thalappalam Service Cooperative
13 Nov 2018, 02:09 AM IST

50 pc carving work completed; number of artisans dwindles

The pace of work at a Ram Janmabhomi Nyasrun workshop in Ayodhyas Karsevakpuram has turned sluggish due to lack of funds and dwindling number of artisans and craftsmen, according t
12 Nov 2018, 11:44 PM IST

In politics, all’s well that ends well

Trouble at the Gandhi Bhavan in Hyderabad for tickets should not worry the Congress leaders In fact, it is a good augury It is proof that the prospects of the Congress in the Assem
12 Nov 2018, 05:06 AM IST

Turns out to be Yama’s affectionate rope?

Time and again there has arisen heated discussion on the role and status of Reserve Bank of India RBI, especially about its autonomy Hitherto, general public and experts in banking
12 Nov 2018, 05:02 AM IST

Congress needs new political lessons

The muchneeded booster start for the revival of Opposition parties in Indian politics looks to have been provided as the bypoll results in Karnataka were made public It is beyond d
09 Nov 2018, 11:50 PM IST

Not just Me Too, the others too

People are talking about the MeToo campaign in unexpected places In tea stalls in a quaint district in Odisha, in the drawing room of a lower middleclass patriarchal family in Delh
09 Nov 2018, 04:05 AM IST

Congress leads anti-Telangana alliance

The Congress government was responsible for the forced marriage of Andhra Pradesh with Telangana in 1956 It took around 60 years for the well deserving divorce However, in the proc
09 Nov 2018, 04:01 AM IST

Publicise Jeevan Pramaan scheme to reach all pensioners

The pension is an indispensable source of income after the retirement of a person It not only ensures looking after the pensioners needs at the advanced stage of the life but also
09 Nov 2018, 01:52 AM IST

Let Ayodhya become playground for children, feel residents

As the chorus for early construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya grows ahead of next years parliamentary election, many residents say the disputed site should be turned into a playg
09 Nov 2018, 01:49 AM IST

Time now to breathe life

In a refreshing change of pace for the government, which has been reeling under challenging economic circumstances of late, the release of the World Banks Doing Business report las
07 Nov 2018, 03:24 AM IST

The enduring business of money laundering

When chips were down Mr Vijay Mallya chose to flee to London and Mr Nirav Modi to Hong Kong and from there to London It is no secret the corrupt and the rich from Indonesia settle
07 Nov 2018, 12:24 AM IST

SC, CIC, LCI strongly plead RTI for BCCI

The Law Commission has come out with the 275th report that analysed the legal status of BCCI Explaining the status of the BCCI, the LCI stated that BCCIs actionsdecisions impact th
06 Nov 2018, 04:35 AM IST

How digital assistant Amelia can help transform Indian healthcare sector

Touted as the worlds most human Artificial Intelligence AI assistant that can read between the lines and understand emotional expressions, Amelia has the potential to turn Indias h
06 Nov 2018, 03:54 AM IST

What is stopping us from addressing the Immediate Needs of the Titli Hit Regions of the Srikakulam?

Anybody that had any remote idea or experience on how the Uddanam or any other village that draped the Northern coastal Andhra Pradesh prior to the recent Titli cyclone, for sure w
02 Nov 2018, 02:34 PM IST

Toxic air attacks wombs, cradles in India

It is deeply disturbing to know that India records the highest premature deaths among under5 children due to toxic air This has emerged from the newlyreleased report of the World H
02 Nov 2018, 04:21 AM IST

Centre should clear stand

Following the recent Supreme Court judgement that women belonging to a particular age group should be permitted admittance to the Sabarimala temple, there have been disturbances at
01 Nov 2018, 03:47 AM IST

Sardar’s India – An architectural marvel

Prime Minister Modis unveiling of the statue of Sardar Patel, considered an architectural marvel by the world is symbolic in a way it is exhorting Indians to see Sardars India as
31 Oct 2018, 03:17 AM IST

Is BCCI mightier than Cabinet?

A media report criticised that might of cricket lobbyists was so strong that they could influence change of sports portfolio of Ajay Maken It says
30 Oct 2018, 02:55 AM IST

BJP rule - A dire need for Telangana

The Bharatiya Janata Party BJP rules in 19 out of the 29 States in India It is poised to cross over to power in 24 States by next year Going forward, the shortterm vision of it is
26 Oct 2018, 02:08 AM IST

Why I will not enter Sabarimala Temple

I am a Hindu woman devotee of Ayyappa Swamy and I will not enter Sabarimala Temple Yes, thats my decision Its backed by logic and deep faith in Sanatana Dharma The allegations that
24 Oct 2018, 03:49 AM IST

Can you Hear the Acrimonious Cry of the People of Srikakulam Worst hit by the Devastating Titli Cyclone?

The people of Andhra Pradesh in general and the Titli hit region of Srikakulam in particular are very much part of this country and they are the legitimate citizens of the Republic
23 Oct 2018, 08:48 PM IST

Stay does not stay beyond six months

What stops the BCCI from a public authority under RTI Act was the stay dated 2472013 on a different proceeding of the CIC There is a significant judgment of Supreme Court on 28 Mar
23 Oct 2018, 03:21 AM IST

India should circumvent Iran’s dominance

United States President Donald Trump has prohibited the US banks from undertaking receipts and payments with Iran beginning from November 4 Global trade in oil is mainly undertaken
22 Oct 2018, 04:21 AM IST

Health, education need govt patronage

Welfare programmes of governments of most countries in the world are usually centered around education and health Even in the most developed countries, a large portion of the popul
18 Oct 2018, 02:34 AM IST

Not a happening Hyderabad

When Ivanka Trump Visited Hyderabad exactly a year ago the city was sent to a beauty salon for cosmetic makeup Every Hyderbadi experienced righteous indignation over the superfici
17 Oct 2018, 03:52 AM IST

BCCI under RTI: Conflicts within govt depts

The departments in Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and Ministry of Law Justice could not conclude whether they have authority to declare BCCI as public authority under RTI Act
16 Oct 2018, 03:08 AM IST