Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicAndhra pradesh

Topic: andhra pradesh

After exiting the Modi govt, TDP trains its guns on Jaganmohan Reddy

As Andhra steps into the election year, how Jaganmohan Reddy plays his cards, how his corruption trial shape could determine his political relevance in 2019.

Founded by movie legend NTR, Telugu Desam Party has always punched above its weight

Within a year of its launch, the Telugu Desam Party unseated the Congress government from Andhra after 27 years in office.     

I am a TDP MP and this is why my party is at the end of its tether with the BJP

The people of Andhra Pradesh and their representatives aren’t being taken seriously.

BJP to keep post-poll options open as TDP is all set to walk out of NDA

Chandrababu Naidu’s move in protest against Centre’s refusal to give Andhra a ‘special state’ status will be a political setback for BJP ahead of 2019.

KCR’s third front dream is well-timed, he can further dwarf the Congress right now

He wants to present himself as someone who can make the impossible possible. After all, he turned the far-fetched idea of Telangana into reality.

Modi is actually Chandrababu Naidu 2.0

Even as they speak about ease-of-doing-business and reforms, both Naidu and Modi are now pursuing populist measures.

Amaravati is Naidu’s Neverland. It is yet to come out of glitzy PowerPoint presentations

True to his hi-tech image, Chandrababu Naidu asked people to donate e-bricks to the construction of Amaravati, each brick costing Rs. 10. The challenge now is to convert the virtual reality into reality, brick by brick.

India’s nuclear submarine base gets a big boost—thanks to Narendra Modi govt

The approval had been awaited since 2010. Now, Phase II of Project Varsha gets 676 hectares of forest land while Phase I work is in full swing.

Caste is still a daily struggle for US-based acclaimed author Sujatha Gidla

Author’s mother is still hounded by upper caste neighbours in Andhra, while Indians in the US also frown upon ‘untouchables’ like her family.

50 suicides in coaching centres in just two months: What the numbers don’t say

There have been 50 student suicides in coaching centres Andhra Pradhesh within two months. A closer look reveals deep-rooted problems.

On Camera

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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