Editor’s Pick

Did Babu pamper judges?

Did Babu pamper judges?

0 on December 15, 2011, 9:02 pm / in Editor's Pick, Politics

The ongoing tussle in the High Court of Andhra Pradesh between Jagan and Chandrababu camps has brought the judiciary into sharp focus. While the courts have never been totally free of criticism over their functioning, this is the first time that the perceived lack of dispassion on the part of individual judges is being talked about so openly and brazenly. […]

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Exclusive: Lokesh or nobody paid no donation – Carnegie Mellon

Exclusive: Lokesh or nobody paid no donation – Carnegie Mellon

0 on December 15, 2011, 8:37 am / in Editor's Pick, Headlines, Politics

AP News Live exclusive ‘Nara Lokesh was a mediocre student and hence would not have secured a seat in leading American Universities without paying a donation to them’ was the allegation in Smt Vijaya’s petition against Chandrababu Naidu and others. In an earlier post, AP News Live provided Intermediate Marks Sheet which cleared the percentage controversy as well as doubts […]

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Exclusive: Did Lokesh get just 50% in Inter?

Exclusive: Did Lokesh get just 50% in Inter?

3 on December 14, 2011, 1:41 pm / in Editor's Pick, Headlines, Politics

AP News Live exclusive YSR Congress Party leader Smt Vijaya in her petition against TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu alleged that the latter’s son Lokesh was an average student ‘with just over 50%” marks in his Intermediate. Despite this, Lokesh was able to enter into leading universities in the US allegedly because his father arranged donations through beneficiaries of his government. […]

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Mallemala’s expose of filmy people in autobio

Mallemala’s expose of filmy people in autobio

0 on December 11, 2011, 12:07 pm / in Books & More, Editor's Pick, Movies, Resources, Telugu Films

Mallemala’s autobiography Idee Naa Katha, which capsuled 50 years of his experiences in the Telugu film industry, was rare in that it exposed the shady side of the leading personalities of Tollywood. The book became controversial even before it hit the market because of its inflammable contents. It is to the credit of this earthy, no-nonsense man that he chose […]

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Sonia, the Sphinx, turns 66

Sonia, the Sphinx, turns 66

0 on December 9, 2011, 11:10 am / in Editor's Pick, Politics

Sonia Gandhi, recognized as one of the most powerful women in the world today, turns 66 on Friday. Almost 15 years into the rough and tumble of politics, she continues to be an inward-looking and publicity-shy politician, a very unlike-Indian characteristic. Variously described as ‘sphinx’ and ‘inscrutable’, Sonia has had an eventful life that has seen it all. The quintessential […]

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Is Namaste Telangana independent?

Is Namaste Telangana independent?

0 on December 7, 2011, 12:30 pm / in Editor's Pick, Media, Politics

Namaste Telangana was launched by KCR six months back as part of his ambitious plans to dominate Telangana in all spheres of life. T News Channel was already owned by KCR, but the impact that a newspaper could make and the prestige associated with print media were the reasons for the TRS chief to take up the rather tough venture. […]

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Brahmi’s sahasra avatars

Brahmi’s sahasra avatars

0 on December 6, 2011, 9:11 pm / in Editor's Pick, Movies

Talking of morphed pictures, nobody can beat Brahmanandam in this new pastime of netizens. Hundreds of them, creatively visualized by anonymous fans, are doing the rounds of virtual world. Whether Brahmanandam’s face lends itself to such multiple layers of morphing into all kinds of people – Indian and foreign – or whether it is the creative outburst of his fans […]

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The two-seater Suzuki Q-Concept

Tokyo Motor Show 2011: wacky concept vehicles

0 on December 3, 2011, 5:25 pm / in Business, Editor's Pick

Small cars are not just popular in India. They are getting attention across the world now. The 2011 Tokyo motor show has displayed ample proof of the growing interest of the world-class car makers in downsize. a spate of clever commuter vehicles and a rash of affordable sports cars designed to mix performance with purity.

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A rare picture of Ramoji with wife

Can you recognize Ramoji?

1 on December 3, 2011, 1:19 pm / in Books & More, Editor's Pick, Media

Ramoji Rao is a publicity-shy person. Until recently, he would always frown at any pictures of him or his family being published in his paper. Hence it can be considered a rarity that a commemorative edition was published on the occasion of Ramoji Rao’s diamond jubilee – completion of 75 years – anniversary. The well produced book is unique in […]

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Politicos dominate, film fraternity ignored at Cherry function

Politicos dominate, film fraternity ignored at Cherry function

0 on December 2, 2011, 9:50 am / in Editor's Pick, Headlines, Movies

The engagement of Ram Charan Tej and Upasana at Temple Trees, a farm house in Moinabad, witnessed a confluence of celebrities from political, film and corporate world.The meticulously planned ceremony went off smoothly as invitees were only family, friends, colleagues and VIPs. Restricted admission meant that fans had no chance to witness the colorful event or create hulchul.   MORE

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