Sucked into vortex of corruption

Srilakshmi’s arrest sends shivers across IAS

0 on November 28, 2011, 5:08 pm / in Headlines, Politics

IAS officer Yerra Srilakhshmi’s arrest today by CBI in connection with illegal mining case against Gali Janardhan Reddy has sent shivers across the babudom in the state. The 1988-cadre officer played a key role during YSR’s first term as his Secretary for Industries Department when most of the controversial GOs were issued allegedly in favour of Obulapuram Mining Company of […]

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Jagan raised doubts over Ambani role

Did Jagan try to blackmail Mukesh Ambani?

0 on November 27, 2011, 9:06 am / in Headlines

Jagan and his supporters have always been accusing Reliance Ambanis of plotting the death of Y S Rajasekhara Reddy. When some news channels took up in January 2010 a discussion on the claim of a foreign website over alleged Ambani conspiracy in the helicopter crash of YSR, YSR fans went on a rampage attacking Reliance retail outlets in the state. […]

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Nag pinning hopes on Rajanna

Rs 5 cr for Rajanna satellite rights

0 on November 26, 2011, 6:11 pm / in Headlines, Movies

Satellite rights of Rajanna starring Nagarjuna have been reportedly sold for a whopping Rs 5 crore.  Maa TV lapped up the period film based on a rebel who fought against Razakars. Vijiyandraprasad, father of S S Rajamouli, is directing the film. The price is raising eye brows in the industy. The film’s audio was released directly into the market today […]

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KK missing!

Will KK get renominated to RS?

0 on November 26, 2011, 10:40 am / in Headlines, Politics

Congress MP K Keshava Rao has suddenly disappeared from the media radar of late. He is not be seen anywhere in Delhi or in Hyderabad. He is missing even in the press conferences being held by Congress MPs of late. What is the reason? KK seems to have bitten more than he can chew over the Telangana agitation. He sought […]

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Women journo suspected of aiding don

Women journo suspected of aiding don

0 on November 26, 2011, 10:35 am / in Headlines, Politics

It is not everyday that one sees headlines like “India woman editor held over murder of journalist”. The arrest of Jigna Vora, deputy bureau chief (crime) of Asian Age, for her suspected involvement in the sensational murder of Mid Day editor (investigations) Jyotirmoy Dey has sent shock waves in journalist community. Police suspect that Dey was killed in broad day […]

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Kishenji's body after the encounter

Kishenji’s family demands his dead body

0 on November 25, 2011, 8:52 pm / in Headlines, Politics

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Friday ruled out that top Maoist leader Koteswar Rao alias Kishenji was killed in a fake encounter even as Maoist ideologue P Varavara Rao alleged that the rebel leader  was “tortured” and then “murdered” in police custody. CRPF Director General K Vijay Kumar claimed that the encounter at Burishol village in Junglemahal area […]

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Kishenji giving interviews

Kishenji, brilliant Maoist PR man

0 on November 24, 2011, 8:56 pm / in Headlines, Politics

For the electronic media generation, Mallojula Koteswara Rao alias Kishenji was the human face of the underground Maoist movement. The top politburo member of the CPI (ML), who was killed today in an encounter with security forces in Purulia district,  emerged as the spokesperson for the banned outfit, frequently giving interviews in secret locations or expressing his opinions on phone […]

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Kiran over-confident?

Kiran confident of leading 2014 elections

0 on November 24, 2011, 9:20 am / in Headlines, Politics

A year in the Chief Minister’s saddle seems to have instilled lot of confidence in Kiran Kumar Reddy. The man with little experience in administration and less than adequate political base has now become presumptuous with an air of certainty. In the only interview he gave on the occasion to Deccan Chronicle, Kiran declared firmly, “I am telling you, I […]

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“Touch-me-not” Kiran baffles the media

“Touch-me-not” Kiran baffles the media

1 on November 24, 2011, 9:19 am / in Headlines, Politics

Even in the best of times, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy is not friendly with the media. With hostile demeanour and blunt responses, this cricketer-turned-politician has always preferred to keep journalists at a safe distance. To top it all, he has now decided not to grant media interviews. A blanket ban has been imposed on one-on-one interviews. This is […]

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Lokesh in ED soup

ED notice a setback to Nara Lokesh

1 on November 23, 2011, 10:02 am / in Editor's Pick, Headlines, Politics

By Ramesh Kandula Nara Lokesh, who has been served notices by Enforcement Directorate, calls himself a serial entrepreneur and investor. The 29-year-old son of Chandrababu Naidu is presently

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