Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: KCR

TRS attends Congress-led Oppn meet — a first since KCR became CM — as tensions with BJP grow

TRS presence at Congress-led meet in Delhi comes at a time when CM K. Chandrashekar Rao has been targeting the BJP over paddy procurement issues in Telangana.

KCR protests against Centre as paddy issue gets ‘serious’, turns up the heat on BJP

CM K. Chandrashekar Rao, his ministers, legislators and party workers joined in. Experts say many ways to read the protest, including a question on prestige factor.

Why Telangana’s Huzurabad bypoll is key — it’s KCR’s might vs sacked minister now in BJP camp

The 30 October bypoll is seen as a grudge match between the Telangana chief minister and his erstwhile party colleague and minister, Eatala Rajender, who is the BJP candidate.

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.

Telangana politics now revolves around Dalits & KCR triggered the change. Here’s why

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has announced a Dalit Bandhu scheme that promises Rs 10 lakh in cash to each SC family. 

Osmania hospital, the Nizam era Hyderabad hospital caught in a heritage vs health debate

The more than century-old Osmania General Hospital in Hyderabad is crumbling and while a few like Owaisi & KCR want it torn down completely, heritage activists are up in arms against the proposal.   

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.

Telangana politics is like T20, so Congress chose hard-hitter like me, Revanth Reddy says 

In an exclusive interview with ThePrint, new Telangana Congress president Revanth Reddy says he has a good rapport with Rahul Gandhi, accuses CM KCR of ill-treating his ministers.

How KCR built his ‘Tirumala’ dream in Telangana — Rs 1,200 cr & non-stop work through Covid

Telangana CM has envisioned Yadadri in the lines of the Tirumala temple. Political observers believe it will consolidate ruling TRS's Hindu vote base, & undermine BJP’s ‘Hindutva pitch’.

Mamata and KCR are the only CMs yet to receive even one shot of Covid vaccine

ThePrint analysed vaccine status of all 30 chief ministers, and found that barring the two, every CM has taken at least one dose of either of the two Covid vaccines.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.