Monday, 28 November, 2022

Topic: Telangana

TRS 2.0: KCR renames party Bharat Rashtra Samithi at ‘auspicious time’, aims to be ‘desh ka neta’

Decision to rename Telangana Rashtra Samithi was taken at precisely 1.19 pm Wednesday. First electoral test will be the Munugode Assembly bypoll in Nalgonda district on 3 November.

Beware, Mr Tharoor, farrago ahead & how too many semi-conductors spoil the broth

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘TRS in Telangana, BRS elsewhere?’ KCR wants to go national, but his party leaders not in the loop

Telangana CM has announced plans to form 'Bharatiya Rashtra Samiti', says policies will be formulated 'very soon'. Party leaders say KCR hasn't outlined even broad contours of plan.

Telangana CM alleges religious fanaticism on upsurge, dangerous to the country

Addressing a gathering on Telangana National Integration Day Saturday, CM K Chandrashekar Rao said religious fanaticism will destroy the life of the nation & ruin human relationships.

Modi govt’s Hyderabad ‘Liberation’ Day reopens old wounds. KCR’s ‘Integration’ wiser approach

The critical difference between the ‘integration’ and ‘liberation approach’ is that the latter is designed to provoke the 15 per cent Muslim population of Telangana.

‘Discriminated against for being a woman’ — Telangana governor Soundararajan slams KCR govt

On completion of 3 yrs in office, Soundararajan accuses govt of humiliating 'highest office in state'. KCR's daughter & MLC Kavitha says governor office 'determined to defame TRS govt'.

‘Pan-India fanbase, positive image’ — why BJP’s courting Tollywood stars in poll-bound Telangana

Shah met Junior NTR, Nadda met actor Nithin last month. BJP spokesperson says more meetings lined up, while TRS leader denies 'political vendetta' in ‘Brahmastra’ event cancellation.

Modi govt to hold year-long commemoration from 17 Sep to mark 75 yrs of Hyderabad’s liberation

Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy has invited chief ministers of Telangana, Karnataka & Maharashtra for the inaugural programme, where Home Minister Shah will be the chief guest.

‘Challenge accepted’: KTR claps back at Infosys ex-director Pai’s tweet on Telangana malnutrition

The minister tweeted that his state will see 'remarkable turnaround' in malnutrition stats in 18 months, and outdo BJP-ruled Karnataka and Gujarat.

4 held for performing ‘fingerprint surgeries’ to smuggle people to Kuwait

The accused, who stayed at a hotel in Hyderabad, were going to perform more fingerprint surgeries on other unidentified suspects.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.