Thursday, 6 October, 2022

Topic: TRS

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.

Race to make films on Nizam – BJP leader among 3 producing movies ahead of Telangana polls

While film producer Abhishek Agarwal says his movie will have 'no sugar coating', screenwriter Vijayendra Prasad claims he is trying to give a humanitarian message through his work.

‘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.

Jaipur King shown in ‘inferior light’ in Uzbekistan, TRS leader Kavitha writes to Jaishankar

Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, noted for building the Jantar Mantars, was described as a ‘servant’ of the Mughal palace on a descriptive board outside the Samarkand Observatory.

Hyderabad’s ‘Liberation’ or ‘Integration’?: Why 17 Sept will be political showdown for TRS & BJP

The BJP has planned for year-long celebrations. KCR’s announcement on three-day celebrations came after AIMIM chief Owaisi’s letter to the CM and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on 3 September.

‘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.

Arrests, court battles, communal row — how TRS, BJP are going all out in Telangana bypoll

Both CM KCR and Union home minister Amit Shah have visited Munugode constituency & held big rallies, although the Election Commission is yet to announce the bypoll date

‘Abki Baar GST Ka Maar’ — Telangana MLA shares edited ‘Amul ad’ on GST hike for dairy products

TRS MLA Gandra Venkataramana Reddy shared image of an ‘Amul advertisement’ with a caption that said ‘Galat Sarkar Tax 5 per cent Hike on Milk’ .

Why YSR Vijayamma-Sharmila combo in Telangana can prove disastrous for KCR, good for BJP

After two terms, KCR has started to earn brickbats for his performance in Telangana, and a large portion of the electorate is itching for change.

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.