Saturday, 19 January, 2019

Topic: andhra pradesh

N. T. Rama Rao in a still from Karnan | @NFAIOfficial/Twitter

N.T. Rama Rao, the three-time CM of Andhra Pradesh who could serve one full term

On his 22nd death anniversary, a look at the life of the actor-turned-politician who emerged as the only competitor to Congress in Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu | Manvender Vashist/PTI

Andhra Pradesh has now its own high court in Amaravati

The high court in Hyderabad had been functioning for both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana till now.
Representational photo | Arun Sharma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Cyclone Phethai hits Andhra coast today, heavy rain forecast in Bengal and Odisha

Cyclone Phethai disrupted trains and flights along the northern Andhra coast as it made landfall.  Amaravati/Kolkata/Bhubaneswar: Cyclone 'Phethai'...
K. Chandrasekhar Rao at a public meeting in Telangana | PTI

Telangana’s mahagathbandhan test stands between K. Chandrasekhar Rao and his re-election

TDP-Congress Mahakutami alliance is pitted against K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s popularity in poll-bound Telangana.
K Chandrashekhar Rao

For KCR, Telangana agitation is still on, and Chandrababu Naidu is arch enemy

A major contradiction in the TRS campaign is that it is seeking to woo Andhra settlers even as it tries to make this election a Telangana-vs-Andhra battle.
Mamata Banerjee

Mamata follows Chandrababu Naidu, removes general consent to CBI in West Bengal

The West Bengal govt has withdrawn the 'general consent' accorded to CBI to conduct probe and raids in the state, said an official.
File image of Andhra Pradesh CM N. Chandrababu Naidu | @ncbn/Twitter

Chandrababu Naidu within his rights to withdraw blanket consent to CBI probes, experts say

CM Chandrababu Naidu alleges Modi govt has used agencies such CBI & ED to threaten his ministers for demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh.
Chandrababu Naidu

Chandrababu Naidu govt restricts CBI’s authority in Andhra Pradesh

Naidu has been alleging that the Centre is misusing agencies such as the CBI to target political opponents.
Representational image | Twitter

Cyclone Gaja: Why India’s east coast is a magnet for cyclones

Indian subcontinent is world's most affected region with regard to tropical cyclones — between 1891 and 2000, 308 cyclones have struck India's east coast. 
K Chandrasekar Rao

‘Family rule’ in Telangana works for investors but fingers are crossed on voters’ verdict

Telangana has left behind statehood uncertainties with 8,000 firms, including global majors, investing there. Question is, can KCR & Co. beat anti-incumbency?
Central transfers can make up some, not all, of the inequality in India (Representational image) | PTI

India needs to fix the growing inequality between poorer east and richer south

Social sector spending by the poorer states remains lower than in the better-off ones. If they are to catch up, this is the opposite of what it should be.

Karnataka crisis: Can horse-trading be checked or should it be accepted as part of politics?

The Karnataka Congress called a legislature party meeting Friday to address the issue of horse trading in the state and put up a show of strength. The Congress ...