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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NTR Trust Bhavan under scanner

ED causes tremors in TDP

0 on November 23, 2011, 4:02 am / in Headlines, Politics

TDP’s worst fears have come true. As anticipated, the Congress government seems to be making use of the AP High Court order to bog down the party in unexpected cases. The issuance of notices by The Enforcement Directorate to NTR Trust and others under Foreign Exchange Management Act (Fema) is one such move. Surprisingly, ED’s action was not a follow-up […]

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TDP to target Sonia in courts?

TDP to drag Sonia to court?

0 on November 22, 2011, 3:36 am / in Headlines, Politics

The CBI preliminary inquiry into TDP leaders’ assets have left the party gasping for a response. While the party has decided that individuals named in the HC order – barring Chandrababu Naidu – should approach the Supreme Court, it is mulling over an effective political response to the judicial onslaught targeted at them. Now the TDP seems to have formulated […]

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