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CJI Ramana recuses from hearing Andhra’s plea against Telangana on Krishna river dispute

The SC bench took note of the submissions of the counsel for Andhra Pradesh that the state wanted adjudication of the case by the apex court bench instead of opting for mediation.

CJI Ramana recuses from hearing Andhra-Telangana water dispute, says ‘belong to both states’

CJI NV Ramana posted the matter for another bench for hearing and urged both parties to resolve issue through mediation as he didn't want to adjudicate legal issues involved in case.
The Nagarjuna Sagar dam on the Krishna river | Representational image | Photo:

Jurisdiction of Godavari & Krishna boards finally notified as AP-Telangana water row rages

Godavari & Krishna river management boards were set up in 2014, under same Act that oversaw Andhra bifurcation to form Telangana, but their jurisdiction wasn’t outlined so far.
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Two Telugu states, one river — why Andhra & Telangana are fighting it out over the Krishna

1,400-km Krishna river flows east, from Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra to the Bay of Bengal. It passes through Karnataka, and forms part of border between Telangana & Andhra.
Nathdwara Paintings from the Anil Relia Collection | Niyogi Books

Power centre for kings, melting pot for art — How Nathdwara in Rajasthan rose for 300 yrs

In ‘Nathdwara Paintings from the Anil Relia Collection’, Kalyan Krishna and Kay Talwar write about a town in Rajasthan that completely revolved around Krishna.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

From Amitabh Bachchan’s Coolie to Tata Nano & the tricolour — see India through a matchbox

Matchboxes are a blindspot for many, but if you pay closer attention, you'll see a showcase of India's vibrant culture in beautiful illustrations, no matter which 'brand' you pick up.
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HC says courts should act like Lord Krishna to protect women, they ‘can’t be mute spectator’

The Karnataka High Court made the observation as it rejected an appeal filed by a man who is convicted of raping a 69-year-old woman. 
A file photo of Akhilesh Yadav, president of the Samajwadi Party

Opposing Ram in 1990s was easy. Yadavs’ secularism will be tested with Krishna in 2020

BJP's Krishna janmabhoomi movement in Mathura will be an agni-pariksha for cow-belt leaders such as Tejashwi Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav.
Raja Ravi Varma's Arjuna and Subhadra | Oil on Canvas, 1890 | Wikimedia Commons

Indians know all about Draupadi and Sita, but ignore what was done to Subhadra in Mahabharata

Subhadra’s story in the Mahabharata is different from what we see on DD now. Arjun and Krishna had to appear flawless, after all.
File photo of Subramanian Swamy | Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg

Subramanian Swamy attacking Modi minister as Shakuni shows he must read Mahabharata again

Shakuni is much like Game of Thrones' Tyrion Lannister. They both overcome lack of military training to perfect their art of strategic thinking.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.