Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicJagan Mohan Reddy

Topic: Jagan Mohan Reddy

Andhra doesn’t need 3 capitals. CM Jagan Reddy needs to prioritise governance over his ego

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Andhra govt draws up law on governance model without ‘capital’

The new legislation, which skips on using the word capital, details how the state will be divided into three regions, supporting CM Jagan Mohan Reddy's idea of having three capitals.

AP law inspired by Hyderabad rape seeks to jail people for harassing women on social media

The AP Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2019, brought after the Hyderabad rape, prescribes up to 4 years in jail for social media harassment of women.

Investor fears deepen in Andhra as LuLu too says #ByeByeAP — ‘business climate anxious’

Abu Dhabi’s LuLu Group has pulled out of a Rs 2,200-cr project in Andhra Pradesh and made its disapproval of Jagan Reddy government’s move public.

Jagan Reddy’s Christian politics is under fire for ‘burdening exchequer’ & ‘conversions’

Reddy has hiked financial aid to Christian pilgrims in latest sop to the community, drawing opposition’s ire. But government says ‘not doing anything special’.

Minister clarifies Jagan’s controversial order on media — ‘it’s not an attempt to control’

The order, which lets govt departments drag media to court over ‘defamatory’ news items, has drawn flak from journalists, Press Council & Editors Guild.

Jagan hit CM Naidu for splurging crores of public money on house. Now he’s doing the same

Jagan Mohan Reddy’s govt recently approved Rs 3.25 crore to acquire 0.15 acres of land for a view cutter, and Rs 80 lakh for an air-conditioning system.

AP formation day is flashpoint between Jagan-Naidu, but in Andhra nobody agrees on a date

The people in Andhra Pradesh, particularly the Rayalaseema region, want the AP formation day on 1 October, keeping in mind the state’s history.

How Jagan is putting Andhra’s development in ‘jeopardy’ due to his obsession with Naidu

From capital Amaravati to Polavaram project and even sops for farmers and tribals, Jagan is taking ‘demonetisation-like’ decisions, say analysts.

Jagan govt wants to empower Andhra secretaries to sue media over fake news

The Jagan govt’s decision follows YSR Congress’ fake news allegations against ‘certain’ media houses and TDP members.  

On Camera

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Attendees pose for a group photo at the 48th G7 Summit on 26 June | PTI

G7 infra plan a lifeline developing nations can’t ignore but first crack this code, like BRI

Silk roads are getting bumpier but Beijing will maximise its pursuit of global leadership as long as it perceives that Washington seeks to deny it any.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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