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The T Champions fell out for one Assembly seat

BJP’s Communal vs TRS’s Regional Politics

0 on March 18, 2012, 12:24 pm / in Blogs, Headlines, Politics

By Ramesh Kandula Is communal politics more dangerous than regional politics?  Is the difference one of degree rather than of kind? That is the question that comes to my mind when left liberals throw their weight behind TRS Party’s Ibrahim rather than BJP’s Yennam Srinivas Reddy in the ongoing Mahabubnagar by-poll. A few self-styled intellectuals, writers and social activists have […]

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A Teen’s Tribute to a Titan

A Teen’s Tribute to a Titan

0 on March 16, 2012, 9:32 pm / in Blogs, Editor's Pick, Headlines

Dear Sachin, Let’s start off with the simple things. Congratulations. I’m wondering though, if that’s appropriate enough. Isn’t that what they normally say when one achieves something ? Not to you perhaps. To whom no encomium is sufficiently worthy, no reward fulfilling enough, no achievement befitting enough. So you have it finally. It may have been Bangladesh. May have been […]

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Meting out Valentine justice, Bajarang way

Meting out Valentine justice, Bajarang way

0 on February 14, 2012, 10:54 pm / in Blogs, Headlines

by Ramesh Kandula One gets to hear of Bajarang Dal only on February 14, the Valentine’s Day. On Tuesday too, the overexcited cadres of Bajarang Dal fanned themselves across the state to teach us Indian values and hand over summary punishment to helpless romantic couples. Media reports said that at least half a dozen couples were forcibly married off by […]

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Rani Rudrama Reddy’s 15 minutes of fame

Rani Rudrama Reddy’s 15 minutes of fame

0 on January 8, 2012, 11:14 pm / in Blogs, Headlines, Politics

TRS never misses a chance to incite the most base instincts among people for its political aggrandizement. The party news channel anchor cannot be expected not to have learnt a thing or two from her bosses in this department. The speech made by T News anchor Rani Rudrama Reddy at the TV Nandi Awards for 2009-10 function, was of course […]

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Jagan going berserk against HC Judges

Jagan going berserk against HC Judges

0 on December 27, 2011, 5:30 pm / in Blogs, Headlines

Y S Rajasekhara  Reddy was accused of abusing every institution in this state and subverting it to serve his political interests. His son Jagan Mohan Reddy appears to have gone one step ahead. He wants to blackmail every Constitutional body and make it submit to his whim. And that too without being in power! Sakshi’s ‘expose’ on Tuesday about a […]

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Next, Bharat Ratna for Shahrukh!

Next, Bharat Ratna for Shahrukh!

0 on December 21, 2011, 11:52 am / in Blogs, Headlines

By Ramesh Kandula Justice Markendey Katju, the chairman of the Press Council of India, says cricketers and film stars are not the people who should get Bharat Ratna but historic figures who are our real heroes. Justice Katju’s view comes in the wake of increasing demands for a Bharat Ratna to cricket legend Sachin Tendulker. Reportedly, rules have been changed […]

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High on emotions, low on pragmatism

Dec 9 and blame game on Telangana

0 on December 8, 2011, 9:44 pm / in Blogs

By Ramesh Kandula Two years have passed since the Union Home Minister had made that fateful announcement on Telangana on December 9, 2009. Since then political and social events have overtaken the Telugu society in such a profound manner that the state is still struggling with the intractable issue. Separate state supporters understandably feel cheated that the Centre failed to […]

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Family Direct Investment (FDI) approved!

Family Direct Investment (FDI) approved!

0 on December 4, 2011, 9:41 am / in Blogs

By Suresh Dharur The noisy Indian democracy has scripted a silent revolution. The politicians have arrived at a consensus on FDI policy. That is Family Direct Investment. Top hierarchy of political parties can have 100 percent FDI, allowing for hereditary route to the coveted organizational positions.    Unlike its economic counterpart, where 51 percent Foreign Direct Investment proposal in multi-brand […]

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Death of a Patient

Death of a Patient

0 on December 2, 2011, 11:01 am / in Blogs

By Suresh Dharur What happens when a patient dies in a corporate hospital? A news channel which is on the bottom of the TRP ladder breaks the news with bold letters and a menacing background score: Doctors’ negligence claims a patient’s life! Caught off-guard, another channel, with an eye on the next week’s TAM ratings, joins with a news flash: […]

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T argument : Relay run of the lame

T argument : Relay run of the lame

0 on December 2, 2011, 9:47 am / in Blogs, Headlines

Dr Parakala Prabhakar has been in the news recently for his dissenting voice on the issue of separate state. In this article, the general secretary of Visalandhra Mahasabha describes how the T votaries resort to personal attacks and filthy language when confronted with clinical arguments. The T supporters shift the debate continually from one point to another  because they can’t […]

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