Politics

CBI gives ‘clean chit’ to Sabitha

CBI gives ‘clean chit’ to Sabitha

0 on December 1, 2011, 3:23 pm / in Politics

CBI has indirectly given clean chit to Minister Sabitha Indra Reddy. During the arguments over the bail petition of arrested IAS officer Srilakshmi, CBI lawyers said the attempts of the official to shift the blame to Sabitha were unwarranted. “The decisions to issue impugned GOs in favour of the accused Gali brothers were taken at the level of secretary. The […]

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Jagan group cornered

Jagan MLAs caught in fix

0 on December 1, 2011, 2:42 pm / in Headlines, Politics

Jagan’s group in Congress is in a state of confusion. After challenging TDP to move the motion for no-confidence, the YSR  party is running for cover. That is because the MLAs owing loyalty to Jagan cannot now go back on their stand to vote for the motion. But they cannot also actually vote against the government as that would mean […]

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Kiran, Babu lock horns in Assembly

Kiran, Babu lock horns in Assembly

0 on December 1, 2011, 2:24 pm / in Politics

Kiran and Chandrababu never exactly liked each other in the past. But due to a quirk of fate, both of them had to be easy on each other since Kiran became the CM due to a variety of factors including Jagan and Telangana. So much so that Jagan and TRS even accused both of entering into an unholy nexus in […]

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Botsa leads the attack on CM

Sattibabu leads attack on CM Kiran

0 on December 1, 2011, 10:57 am / in Politics

That CM Kiran Kumar Reddy is not the undisputed leader of his government is not news. But at a time when Kiran seems to be getting his act together, the ‘dissident’ Ministers expressing their ire at the Cabinet meet on Wednesday was indeed unexpected. PCC chief Botsa Satyanarayana has been nursing discontent against the ways of CM in not taking […]

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Venugopalachary

Why is Chary up against CM!

1 on December 1, 2011, 10:13 am / in Politics

Why is Dr S Venugopalachary, who almost defected to TRS from TDP, filing cases after cases against Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy? A little birdie tells us that this new-found animosity against the CM did not spring out of the MLA’s love either for Telangana cause or for any other public issue. It is purely a result of being scorned […]

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KVP's future in doldrums

Can KVP escape CBI dragnet?

0 on November 30, 2011, 9:54 am / in Headlines, Politics

Will KVP Ramachandra Rao, the Chanakya who ruled roost during the YSR regime, be brought under the scanner in the ongoing CBI inquiries? That’s the million dollar question the Congressmen themselves are posing. KVP was the Advisor to Government of Andhra Pradesh on Public Affairs with cabinet rank  (May 2004-March 2008) under Rajasekhara Reddy. He was the eyes and ears […]

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Gali with Sriramulu in good times

Gali plotting new party from his cell

0 on November 29, 2011, 11:07 pm / in Headlines, Politics

So what is Gali Janardhana Reddy, the mining baron and the former kingmaker in Karnataka,  doing nowadays in Hyderabad Chanchalguda jail? He is closely monitoring the battle against the BJP in Bellary rural constituency in which his loyal friend B Sriramulu is contesting as independent for the ensuing by-poll. And planning to found a new political party to take on […]

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Undavalli is on his own now

Undavalli’s lonely battle against Ramoji

0 on November 29, 2011, 9:50 pm / in Media

Undavalli Arun Kumar is back with his shooting-from-hip style. After a long gap, he has once again dragged Ramoji Rao into another litigation. The Congress MP says that Ramoji Rao submitted an affidavit to the court in which he committed perjury. Margadarsi, according to Undavalli, apparently said in its latest affidavit that Ramoji Rao has nothing to do with Margadarsi […]

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Politics of change!

Chandrababu’s Plain Speaking

0 on November 29, 2011, 11:21 am / in Headlines, Politics

Chandrababu Naidu has progressed from ‘Plain Speaking’ to ‘Frankly Speaking’. Naidu now feels that while he played a key role in economic reforms, he failed to ensure equitable distribution of the benefits of privatization. Interestingly, Chandrababu wrote a book “Plain Speaking” during his hey days in power, wherein he opined that that there were no ‘isms’ in the world anymore […]

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KCR under the scanner

KCR family awarded Metro sub-contracts?

0 on November 29, 2011, 9:31 am / in Editor's Pick, Headlines, Politics

Kancha Ilaiah, a professor of political science, has always been a bitter critic of KCR and his ideological moorings. The dalit intellectual has charged the undisputed leader of TRS of sabotaging the movement for the separate state in lieu of Polavaram contract. The diminutive professor also alleges that KCR’s family were given away sub-contracts in the ongoing Metro project and […]

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