Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicJagan Mohan Reddy

Topic: Jagan Mohan Reddy

1 landmark, 2 stories, no clarity on name: This is AP’s Jinnah Tower, at heart of Jagan-BJP row

Members of 'Hindu Vahini' detained Wednesday while allegedly trying to unfurl the national flag at Jinnah Tower on R-Day. Police deny the claim, allege demolition threats.

BJP offer for Andhra alcohol consumers — ‘vote us to power, we’ll cut liquor price to Rs 75’

Andhra BJP chief Somu Veerraju says if state’s nearly '1 crore liquor consumers' vote for BJP, the party would slash liquor rates to Rs 75. Liquor prices are a controversial issue in Andhra.

Year after accusing Ramana of ‘destabilising govt’, Jagan Reddy hosts CJI for tea in Vijaywada

In October last year, Reddy had written to then CJI S.A. Bobde, accusing Ramana of influencing sittings of Andhra HC, including the judges' roster. Allegations were later dismissed by SC.

Andhra builders up in arms after Jagan govt orders them to hand over 5% land for public housing

Realtors are expected to 'voluntarily' hand over 5% land in layouts (or matching cost) to Andhra govt. Officials ask if they 'can’t do this much for housing scheme for the poor'.

SubscriberWrites: YSR was the reason UPA-1 happened. Congress must learn and act as opposition first

The failure of Gandhis in acknowledging that they were not responsible for the victory in 2004 is one of the reasons for its failure as opposition now, writes D Sreekanth.

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.

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.

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.

Jagan govt withdraws appeal in SC in Amaravati land case, says will pursue matter in HC

Andhra govt had appealed stay issued by Andhra HC last year on a probe into a case related to alleged Amaravati land scam involving a former advocate general and daughters of current CJI.

Why power of padayatra is fading in Telugu politics from YSR’s days of ‘charm & showmanship’

A bunch of padayatras have been planned in Telangana & Andhra in the coming months — by BJP Telangana chief Bandi Sanjay, state Congress chief Revanth Reddy and Y.S. Sharmila, Jagan’s sister.

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Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
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Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.

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China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

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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