Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicK. Chandrasekhar Rao

Topic: K. Chandrasekhar Rao

KCR’s Telangana is utopia for his caste group, land barons. Oppressed continue to suffer

As a Dalit from Telangana, I often ask: “Is this the Telangana we fought for?” The killing of Manthena Madhukar and Pranay Kumar indicate that feudal forces continue to rule.

‘Removing Pakistanis & Taliban ideology’ — how Telangana BJP chief is ‘fighting’ for ‘Hindus’

Since taking over the reins of the BJP state unit in March 2020, Bandi Sanjay has been unapologetic about his fight for 'Hindus', and has made several communally-sensitive statements.

How BJP ‘forced’ a KCR turnaround — from MIA to lunch with villagers & constituency visits

Since KCR became CM of Telangana, he has been slammed for his leadership style — of ruling from the four walls of his lavish office-cum-residence in Hyderabad or his farmhouse in Erravalli.

‘Minister in KCR cabinet worse than slave’: Sacked Telangana minister quits TRS, to join BJP

Eatala Rajender, a close aide of KCR who had been with TRS since its beginning, leaves the party around a month after being ousted from the cabinet. He calls the CM an autocrat.

How a land grab charge saw KCR strip health minister of his portfolio and take over

Farmers from Medak district complained to CM K. Chandrasekhar Rao that Health Minister Eatala Rajender forcibly took away their land. A probe has been ordered.

Don’t hide behind financial constraints, test more, including dead bodies: HC to Telangana

The Telangana HC has asked the KCR government to raise the number of tests being carried out throughout the state as far as practically and financially feasible.

BJP, Congress take on Telangana CM for floating idea of new party

Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao had said that both BJP and Congress 'failed' to meet the people's aspirations and he would form a national party 'if necessary' to tackle them.

KCR won a massive mandate but 47 days on, Telangana is being run by 2 ministers

The delay has led to much speculation, from belief that KCR is setting the ground for his son to take over to claims that he is waiting for 'auspicious date'.

Telangana chief minister KCR appoints son KT Rama Rao as TRS working president

With KCR back in power for a second term, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi intends to play a more central role in national politics.

K Chandrashekar Rao’s TRS set to form government again in Telangana with huge victory

As KCR eyes two-thirds majority, Congress party says it suspects 'manipulation' of EVMs, demands votes be counted using VVPAT Hyderabad: The TRS looked set to form...

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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