Friday, 24 March, 2023

Topic: TRS

National ambitions in mind, KCR could send party legislators to campaign against BJP in Gujarat

With an aim to dent BJP voter base, Telangana CM considers sending a team of MPs, MLAs, MLCs to Gujarat where polls are due next month; BJP says it will turn out to be a futile exercise.

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.

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

BJP ahead in three seats, TRS in Munugode after initial rounds of counting in bypolls

However, the BJP was trailing in Bihar where the RJD has established a lead in the two assembly seats after the first round of counting. In Munugode, TRS got 6,096 votes & BJP got 4,904.

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.

Drama in Telangana as ‘BJP agents’ held for trying to poach TRS MLAs with ‘bribes’, oppn says staged

Three 'BJP agents' held from farmhouse of one of 4 TRS MLAs they tried to lure to rival party, say cops. Both parties have been levelling allegations in run-up to Munugode bypoll.

Our take on Gujarat violence, Bhagwat’s population theory, Pahadi reservation—in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

‘What has Modi delivered?’ — KTR flexes ‘national party’ BRS’s muscles, says 2024 polls are target

Telangana IT minister said his party will focus first on neighbouring Maharashtra and Karnataka. He also lashed out at BJP and called prime minister 'inefficient and inept'.

‘Nobody’s B team’: Jagan’s sister Sharmila seeks CBI probe into Telangana’s Kaleshwaram project

YSR Telangana Party chief submits complaint at CBI office in Delhi. She claims corruption by TRS led to cost of irrigation project tripling, demands President's Rule in Telangana.

KCR’s upgraded sound system for national stage & king-size serving of ‘Chola’ bhature

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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.