Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicAndhra pradesh

Topic: andhra pradesh

‘Thrilling to life threatening’- why Telangana’s forest rangers are demanding weapons

The killing of Srinivas Rao by tribals, have left them living in fear. Some have boycotted duty. Officers’ associations demand arms & CRPF presence in vulnerable areas to get back.

’20-yr project’: In Andhra where it has 0 seats, Congress hopes Bharat Jodo will be an ‘opening’

Jairam Ramesh says anger against Congress over bifurcation of state persists & its revival in Andhra will be long-term process. Party had polled less votes than NOTA in 2019 polls.

NTR vs YSR & Naidu factor: How Jagan’s plan to rename university reopened old wounds, feuds

Andhra CM’s decision to rename NTR University of Health Sciences after his father YSR has become not just a political fight, but one over legacy. His sister, too, has opposed move.

Cornering YSRCP, alliance in Telangana — what’s in it for TDP, BJP if Naidu returns to NDA fold

TDP endorsed NDA candidate in presidential polls & party chief Chandrababu Naidu met PM Modi this month on the same day as his son met Amit Shah, adding to buzz about alliance revival.

121 women workers hospitalised due to gas leak in garment factory in Andhra, probe ordered

Andhra Pradesh minister Gudivada Amarnath said the company would remain closed until the investigation into the leakage concludes.

Married Vizag woman feared drowned spurs hunt by Coast Guard & Navy, is ‘found with lover’

Visakhapatnam-based Sai Priya was reported missing while at RK Beach Monday to celebrate second marriage anniversary with husband Srinivas Rao. 

‘Please act’, Telangana govt urges RBI as loan app agents ‘harass & blackmail’ borrowers

Data cited by Telangana govt says criminal cases related to fraudulent loan apps increased by more than 1,300% to 900 in 2022, from 61 in 2021, with multiple suicides attributed to them as well.

Jagan’s mother Vijayamma quits his YSRCP to help daughter in Telangana, denies rift in family

Announcing her decision at YSRCP plenary, Vijayamma says daughter Sharmila is 'fighting alone' in Telangana and 'going through a tough time'.

Focus on dominant Kapus & OBCs, pitch to end dynastic rule — BJP’s Andhra mantra

PM Modi's visit to unveil statue of Alluri Sitarama Raju & Rajya Sabha nomination of K.V. Vijayendra Prasad have raised pitch of BJP's renewed campaign in state, 2 years from elections.

Behind unveiling of Alluri Sitarama Raju’s statue by Modi, BJP’s ‘twin strategy’ to woo Andhra

BJP hopes to earn the goodwill of two communities by celebrating Alluri Sitarama Raju, a Kshatriya freedom fighter who became a symbol of bravery for tribals.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.