The sudden decision of several IAS officers belonging to weaker sections to float a separate platform for themselves to fight against alleged discrimination against them in postings has triggered uproar in political circles on Tuesday.
The Maha Kootami of four opposition parties – the Congress, Telugu Desam Party, Telangana Jana Samithi and the CPI – is on the brink of disintegration, with the Congress party refusing to part good number of seats and positions to the allies.
While there are plenty of Telugu news, digital and satellite channels, many more are mushrooming by the day. Of course, it goes without saying that 99 percent of these are propaganda houses for one political party or the other.
The latest statement from Jana Sena Party chief and power star Pawan Kalyan that his party would not have electoral understanding with any other party in the coming assembly and Lok Sabha elections left the Left parties in tizzy.
On Monday, a meeting of prominent Kammas was held at Kukatpally and Serilingampally and the community arrived at a decision not to vote for or support the TRS Party in any way.
The disclosure of Operation Garuda by Tollywood actor Sivaji way back in April that there would be a ‘non-fatal’ attack on an opposition leader in the state kicked up a big debate in the media circles those days.
The Hyderabad High Court on Monday directed that the Election Commission provide adequate security cover by Central security forces to Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) working president A Revanth Reddy till the completion of the election process in the state.
Knowing fully well that Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu will stick to his seat till the day of declaration of election results in Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress party is demanding that he should step down and dissolve the assembly to seek fresh mandate on the plank of law and order failure.
For quite some time, there have been reports doing in the media and social media circles that Jana Sena Party floated by power star Pawan Kalyan would have an electoral understanding with YSR Congress party headed by Y S Jaganmohan Reddy in the forthcoming elections to the Andhra Pradesh assembly and also parliament elections.
With Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu openly declaring that the knife attack on YSR Congress party president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy at Visakhapatnam airport on October 25 had taken place exactly as part of Operation Garuda, the media focus naturally shifted on to Telugu film actor Sivaji who predicted this so-called operation.
The recent harsh comments made by Telangana Rashtra Samithi president K Chandrasekhar Rao, his son K T Rama Rao and nephew T Harish Rao against continued Andhra domination over Telangana are learnt to have proved counter-productive for the party.
The attack on YSR Congress party president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy’s life at Visakhapatnam airport on Thursday came as an opportunity for the Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee to seek protection for the senior Telangana Cong leaders.
The attack on YSR Congress party president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy at Visakhapatnam airport two days ago was a big news in the local media, but the national media did not pay much attention to it because of other important national developments like crisis in the CBI, though they covered the news but not in a big way.
Police are responding to an active shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, US state of Pennsylvania, media reports Saturday.
Telangana Rashtra Samithi is said to be trying to cash in on the disgruntlement in the Telangana Jana Samithi headed by Prof M Kodandaram over the inordinate delay by the Congress party in concluding the seat sharing for Maha Kootami or grand alliance.