Monday, 17 January, 2022

Topic: Telangana

India’s life expectancy is 68 years, but thousands of Telangana voters are 2017 years old

A Congress MLA has moved the Supreme Court alleging widespread anomalies in the electoral rolls of poll-bound Telangana.

With lack of strategy and state leadership, BJP prepares to flounder in Telangana

There is little option for BJP but to bank heavily on its top brass, hoping their popularity and outreach prevents the party from sinking in Telangana. 

EC is ready to hold elections in Telangana this year, says poll panel official

Will not do anything unconstitutional, says EC official; poll panel team to visit state soon.

TDP, Congress say they are ready for early elections in Telangana

Opposition targets KCR, says move to opt for early polls guided by selfish motives; Congress accuses TRS of having “secret pact” with BJP.

Telangana CM dissolves assembly, state set for early polls

Rao, who will continue as caretaker CM, also announced candidates for 105 of the 119 constituencies in Telangana. 

Telangana cabinet moves to dissolve state assembly

Chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao has called for early Assembly polls following the cabinet's decision.

Some arrested Left-wing activists are Naxal mentors: Telangana BJP

BJP spokesperson in Telangana, Krishna Saagar Rao said that the activists have been wearing masks of intellectuals and professionals for decades.

Actor-politician Nandamuri Harikrishna dies in road accident in Telangana

The former MP was going to Kavali to attend a wedding when his car rammed into the divider on the Nalgonda Highway.

Is South India really richer than the North? Three charts that show the truth

The southern states do well in terms of Net State Domestic Product. But what happens when one studies per capita income and inequalities?

KCR cozies up to BJP and Naidu to Congress, Third Front takes a back seat

Things have come a long way in the last few months since KCR was trying to spearhead a non-Congress, non-BJP front, and Naidu was a member of the NDA.

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.


A visual from the crash site in Tamil Nadu. | Photo: Twitter/ANI

CDS chopper crash was caused by weather change, leading to Controlled Flight Into Terrain: IAF

In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.