Politics

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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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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Chiru losing his flock

Chiru’s failure Botsa’s gain

0 on November 22, 2011, 6:57 am / in Politics

Even after merging with Congress Party, Chiranjeevi seems to be clueless about his political future. The MLAs with him have become more insecure than him. So much so, they are actually looking for godfathers in Congress Party for a bright future. Chiranjeevi thought that by joining the Congress Party, he can have the cake and eat it too. That is […]

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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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