Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicAndhra pradesh

Topic: andhra pradesh

The 30-year-old tradition behind TDP’s decision to not contest an Andhra bypoll

The Chandrababu Naidu-led Telugu Desam Party has decided not to field any candidate for the bypoll at Badvel, scheduled for 30 October.    

Cyclone Gulab begins landfall in AP and Odisha, process could go on for 3 hours: IMD

The cyclone hit the landmass between Kalingapatanam in Andhra Pradesh and Gopalpur in Odisha. During the landfall, the wind speed of the cyclone is about 90 km/h, an official said.

This is how Jagan Reddy has turned into a political juggernaut in Andhra

Since coming to power in May 2019, Jagan Reddy's YSRCP has won elections at all levels in Andhra — parliamentary, assembly, municipal & panchayat.

Now AP, Karnataka, Telangana usher in world of (upper) caste politics, privilege the Brahmins

Jagan Reddy & KCR’s govts know that while Brahmins are electorally insignificant, they can influence others. Meanwhile, BJP in Karnataka is fighting the ‘taken for granted’ tag.

Why Andhra HC quashed anti-corruption case against former top law officer, CJI’s daughters

Anti-Corruption Bureau FIR named former Andhra advocate general Dammalapati Srinivas. Bureau was investigating abuse of office to gain profits in land sale in Amaravati.

How a 62-year-old farmer got 5 IAS officers sentenced for contempt of court

Savithramma from SPS Nellore district wasn't paid compensation for land taken over by revenue authorities in 2015. What followed was a 6-year-long legal battle to get her due.

Jagan skips YSR tribute meet hosted by mother, brings focus back on rift with sister Sharmila

Jagan Reddy and sister Sharmila have not had the best of ties since July, when she launched her YSR Telangana Party (YSRTP) in Telangana without her brother’s backing.

BJP president Nadda gets knee replaced at Delhi’s Apollo hospital

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Andhra Congress workers fry ‘Twitter bird’ to protest Rahul Gandhi’s account suspension

To protest the temporary suspension of Rahul Gandhi's Twitter account, Congress workers in Andhra Pradesh fried a dead quail and couriered it to Twitter office in Mumbai.

After months of wrangling, Modi govt now likely to pay part of Andhra’s Polavaram dam project

Jal Shakti ministry has asked finance ministry to reimburse over Rs 4,000 cr that Andhra Pradesh has spent on the drinking water component of the project.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

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.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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