Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicN. Chandrababu Naidu

Topic: N. Chandrababu Naidu

With a stubble, slippers & weight loss, Chandrababu’s son Nara Lokesh aims to lose ‘Pappu’ tag

Nara Lokesh is a Stanford University alum who held IT ministry — besides panchayati raj and rural development — during his father’s tenure as Andhra Pradesh CM.

As temple politics hits Andhra, Jagan lays foundation stone for reconstruction of 9 temples

Analysts say Jaganmohan Reddy’s decision to reconstruct 9 temples is a move to counter the Opposition parties who have stepped up attack against the 'Christian CM'.

Chandrababu Naidu, 13 other TDP leaders suspended for sit-in protest during AP winter session

The opposition party MLAs were suspended on day one of the Andhra winter session after they protested at Speaker's podium, claiming ruling YSR Congress was not allowing them to speak.

With NTR daughter Purandeswari’s elevation in party, BJP targets ‘Naidu vote bank’ in Andhra

Purandeswari is among the 8 BJP general secretaries recently appointed by BJP, with analysts saying her selection is part of the party’s efforts to reach No. 2 position in the state.

Andhra doctor sent to mental hospital now at centre of a political row between YSRCP and TDP

YSRCP has alleged that Dr Sudhakar Rao, who was sent to a mental health facility after being arrested for 'nuisance', is being used by TDP to paint the govt anti-Dalit.

Why ‘winners’ pick Prashant Kishor

If Arvind Kejriwal was going to sweep the election anyway, why did he need Prashant Kishor?

Why old foes KCR and Jagan Mohan Reddy are now working together instead of warring

The CMs of Telangana & Andhra were political enemies until the bifurcation. But since Jagan’s victory over Chandrababu Naidu, they have been cooperating well.

Opposition wants Supreme Court to direct EC to verify VVPAT slips for 50% EVMs

Opposition parties Sunday met to discuss issue of EVM malfunctioning where Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi said they will plan a nationwide campaign to bring this to light.

Supreme Court grants opposition leaders a week to reply to EC affidavit on counting VVPAT slips

Opposition leaders led by Chandrababu Naidu had sought that VVPAT slips of at least 50% of voting machines in each assembly constituency be checked randomly during 2019 polls.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

A Sikorsky S-76D chopper | Credit: Twitter/@PawanHansLtd

Pawan Hans chopper crash not an anomaly, doesn’t bode well for govt-owned firm’s disinvestment

Crash that killed 4 one of several Pawan Hans chopper accidents in last few decades. These incidents, coupled with losses, operational issues & legal hurdles, may delay disinvestment.

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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