Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Topic: andhra pradesh

Kidari Sarveswara Rao

Maoists gun down TDP MLA, ex-legislator in Andhra Pradesh

Araku MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao and his predecessor Siveri Soma were shot dead by Maoists at Dumbriguda mandal, close to the Odisha border.

India’s life expectancy is 68 years, but thousands of Telangana voters are 2017 years old

A Congress MLA has moved the Supreme Court alleging widespread anomalies in the electoral rolls of poll-bound Telangana.
Vidhana Souda

Is South India really richer than the North? Three charts that show the truth

The southern states do well in terms of Net State Domestic Product. But what happens when one studies per capita income and inequalities?
Chandrababu Naidu

Not to be left behind, Chandrababu Naidu makes it easy to acquire land in Andhra too

The Andhra Pradesh amendment simplifies the land acquisition process into a singular agreement with the district collector.
Chandrababu Naidu, Narendra Modii

Chandrababu Naidu accuses PM of arrogance, dashing Andhra’s hope

Naidu said that the state suffered heavily because of the bifurcation in 2014.

Who is Jayadev Galla, the Andhra politician with an American accent?

Galla, who initiated the no-confidence motion against Modi govt, is a battery baron and Telugu actor Mahesh Babu's brother-in-law.
Parliament House

Defying whip, TDP’s Diwakar Reddy to stay away from no-confidence motion in Parliament

Diwakar Reddy says TDP whip to attend Parliament just 'routine', adds govt not going to fall anyway.
File image of Telangana CM K. Chandrasekhar Rao | Twitter

KCR cozies up to BJP and Naidu to Congress, Third Front takes a back seat

Things have come a long way in the last few months since KCR was trying to spearhead a non-Congress, non-BJP front, and Naidu was a member of the NDA.
IPS Officer Rema Rajeshwari addresses villagers at a public awareness programme for fake news via social media apps in Balgera village

Telangana female cop’s fight against fake news is saving lives in more than 400 villages

Police officer Rema Rajeshwari has a local antidote, an education campaign, to fight fake news.
Amit Shah and Narendra Modi

High on Karnataka confidence, BJP may fight it alone in Andhra

BJP unlikely to tie-up with Jagan Reddy's YSR Congress, believes it should build on Narendra Modi's popularity for growth and expansion.
A laptop computer screen displaying the Netflix homepage | Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Netflix is to blame for spoiling viewers rotten

Netflix has accustomed viewers to the idea of an unlimited assortment of TV shows and movies at lesser prices and no ads.
Sabarimala temple

Sabarimala opens tomorrow: Bracing for street attacks on women or is SC order unworkable?

The Sabarimala shrine in Kerala is set to open its gates Wednesday to women of all age groups for the first time after the Supreme Court ruling last month. Seve...