Politics

Kishenji file picture

`Effeminate voice masked a brutal heart’

0 on November 25, 2011, 8:41 am / in Politics

Top Maoist commander Kishenji alias Mallojula Koteswararao’s encounter killing was widely reported in the national press. These reports provide interesting details about the incident and Kishenji himself. The Telegraph KISHAN KILLED, ‘99%’  Kishan, the hooded Maoist mastermind who issued a death threat to a chief minister on TV, was suspected with “99 per cent” certainty to have been killed by […]

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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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Ponnam, MPs Forum convener

T-MPs taste Pranab’s wrath

0 on November 24, 2011, 6:03 pm / in Politics

Telangana Congress MPs had a taste of Pranab Mukherjee’s wrath. The veteran party leader was livid with T Congress MPs for disrupting Lok Sabha once too many times today. While the MPs were at the receiving end at Pranab’s ire, what added insult to injury was the fact that this embarrassing bit of info was leaked to the press by […]

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Jagan still in command

Jagan’s MLAs are intact, almost

0 on November 24, 2011, 2:26 pm / in Politics

So, Jagan has 20 MLAs with him. That’s what the YSR Congress Party chief proved by organizing a meet of his supporters at his camp office in his absence. The ones that have either jumped the boat or could not make it to the meet at Jagan’s Lotus Pond residence are Nallamilli Seshareddy, Korla Bharathi, Kunja Satyavati, Balanagireddy, Jayasudha , […]

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Kodandaram frustrated!

KCR not picking up Kodandaram’s phone!

0 on November 24, 2011, 10:13 am / in Politics

TRS seems to have lost all interest in agitations and protests. KCR and his party apparently decided to lie low for the time being and conserve all its political energies for the 2014 polls. No wonder, the party made it amply clear to the JAC headed by Kodandaram that it would neither lead nor participate in any agitation programs as […]

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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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Nama & others to look back to HC

TDP luck continues to run out

0 on November 23, 2011, 5:56 pm / in Politics

TDP’s rough patch continues as the Supreme Court refused to entertain the special leave petitions filed by TDP leaders. The apex court refused to stay the stay the orders of the AP High Court for a multi-agency inquiry into their assets. The courts order is as follows: “We are not inclined to interfere with the orders of the High Court […]

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Justice Kakru for AP HRC

Jagan unhappy with Justice Kakru’s selection

0 on November 23, 2011, 1:50 pm / in Politics

Jagan is cut up with the appointment of Justice Ahmad Nissar Kakru as the chairman of AP Human Rights Commission. The Kashmir-born Justice recently retired as Chief Justice of AP High Court. He came into limelight for his role in tackling the issue of disturbances in the High Court during the agitation by Telangana advocates. He was also on the […]

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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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