Telangana protest

Headline grabbing protests futile

0 on November 29, 2011, 9:50 am / in Blogs

By Ramesh Kandula The Telangana agitation has spawned a variety of protest forms in a bid to sustain the tempo and achieve the stated goal. While some of them are welcome additions to the exercise of democratic rights in support of demands, a few others threaten to disrupt the functioning of society for all times to come. I am not […]

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Telangana to lose by 14f deletion!

14(f) Repeal’s Worst Victim? Mahbubnagar!

0 on November 25, 2011, 8:47 pm / in Blogs, Resources, Telangana

By Nalamotu Chakravarthy In order to quell 1973’s violent Jai Andhra movement for a separate State, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s Congress Government reached an agreement with the leaders of Andhra Pradesh. That agreement is often called the Six-Point Formula. As part of that agreement, six new zones were defined. Each zone had a set of districts. Zone 1: Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, […]

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Setting record while missing it!

When “God” Failed…

1 on November 25, 2011, 2:06 pm / in Blogs

The Billion hearts skipped their beat as the batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar missed his 100th international ton at Wankhade stadium in his home town Mumbai. But, the devotees of the “God of Cricket” can draw comfort from the fact that the batting maestro sets a record even when he misses a record! This was the 24th time that Sachin got […]

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Heroes shall be inherited!

Murphy’s Laws on Tollywood

1 on November 22, 2011, 7:28 am / in Blogs

By Suresh Dharur Murphy’s Laws on Tollywood: 1) To err is human. To err consistently is entertainment. 2) Heroes are inherited. Heroines are imported (from Mumbai). 3) No hero agrees to be paired with a heroine unless she is half his age minus 5. 4) Knowledge of Telugu is prohibited for the following: Hero, Heroine, Lyricist and Music Director. 5) […]

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Numbers don't t-ally!

4.5 Cr People of Telangana – Where are they?

0 on November 22, 2011, 7:10 am / in Blogs

By Ramesh Kandula Almost every Telangana leader mentions the figure of 4.5 cr. It is supposed to be the entire population of the region wanting division.  Political leaders of all hues as well as many self-styled senior journalists and intellectuals take to the figure at the slightest provocation. If it is a correct figure, then the population of coastal Andhra […]

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