Friday, 24 March, 2023

Topic: Telangana

Modi will be BJP face in Telangana polls, says Rajya Sabha MP after ‘moral victory’ in bypoll

Senior BJP member K Laxman says TRS made Munugode bypoll battle of 'prestige', pumping in over Rs 500 cr to ensure victory. For 2023, he says, BJP will focus on mass appeal of Modi.

ED raids Telangana minister Gangula Kamalakar’s house in illegal mining, money laundering probe

Even though the TRS leader's name is not formally associated with any company, his brothers run a granite mining company in Telangana's Karimnagar.

In ‘semi-final’ bypoll before Telangana elections in 2023, TRS survives tough match with BJP

Bypolls in Munugode were necessitated by defection of sitting MLA Komatireddy Raj Gopal Reddy from Congress to BJP. BJP put up a tough fight, experts say they relied on Reddy’s clout

Cameras, voice recorders, ‘nariyal paani’ & ‘vitamin’ – How BJP ‘agents’ were trapped in Telangana

TRS MLA Rohit Reddy was told to ask for coconut water as signal to cops for action. WhatsApp chats of accused mention list of 50 TRS & Congress MLAs, says remand document.

Bishnoi’s son in Adampur, Rajgopal Reddy in Munugode — BJP fields Congress rebels for bypolls

Bhavya Bishnoi is the son of Kuldeep Bishnoi, who was expelled from Congress in June for cross-voting. The BJP hopes that having the Bishnoi family will help clinch the seat. 

TRS 2.0: KCR renames party Bharat Rashtra Samithi at ‘auspicious time’, aims to be ‘desh ka neta’

Decision to rename Telangana Rashtra Samithi was taken at precisely 1.19 pm Wednesday. First electoral test will be the Munugode Assembly bypoll in Nalgonda district on 3 November.

Beware, Mr Tharoor, farrago ahead & how too many semi-conductors spoil the broth

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘TRS in Telangana, BRS elsewhere?’ KCR wants to go national, but his party leaders not in the loop

Telangana CM has announced plans to form 'Bharatiya Rashtra Samiti', says policies will be formulated 'very soon'. Party leaders say KCR hasn't outlined even broad contours of plan.

Telangana CM alleges religious fanaticism on upsurge, dangerous to the country

Addressing a gathering on Telangana National Integration Day Saturday, CM K Chandrashekar Rao said religious fanaticism will destroy the life of the nation & ruin human relationships.

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Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.