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Realignment of Forces: Reality or Mirage?

Nelambroy
Sr. Editor

The fifteenth general elections have heralded a major shift towards single party dominance. Though it cannot be emphatically concluded that this dominance would continue, the BJP under Modi’s dispensation is sure to enforce its ...

Rise and Fall of Jagan

Nelambroy
Sr. Editor

The 2014 general election in AP is a watershed election in more ways than one. Bifurcation preceded it and the scars of vivisection were too fresh in public memory. Given the complexity of Indian society and the range of factors that a...

Less numbers in Rajya Sabha: Limiting factor for Modi

Ram
Sr. Editor

People voted en mass to MODI hoping a big change in governance and development. Results will be announced tomorrow. There is no doubt about his victory and forming of Government.Any changes in basic policies will come through enactment...

The Emergence of Modi as Strong Leader

Ram
Sr. Editor

The lengthy election process is over. The nine phase election process started with North East States and concluded with most populated States i.e. UP, Bihar and West Bengal. The climax also witnessed election to Varanasi with mega Road...

Pawan Kalyan a Trend Setter in Politics

Ram
Sr. Editor

The much awaited Pawan Kalyan’s new Party has borne. The name of Party, JANA SENA is touching the hearts of common man. The way he spoke; the way he narrated; the way he presented convinced his fans that it is a hope for alternative ...

What does the future hold for Seemaandhra?

Ram
Sr. Editor

Some Proposals for the New StateWhat does the future hold for Seemaandhra? Bifurcation of the state is a now a certainty – a certainty that is being refuted by Seemaandhra protagonists just to keep their opposition to bifurcatio...

Emergence of far-right group in American politics

Ram
Sr. Editor

Washington DC: The birth of Tea party few years ago in USA has brought far right ideas to the centre stage. The spirit of original Tea party movement is said to be their objective. It was more than 250 years back, the European settlers...

Politics

Andhra Pradesh/Telangana

Bathukamma goes online for global Telanganites

Bathukamma goes online for global Telanganites

HYDERABAD: The Telangana government has launched a global online campaign to promote Bathukamma, which has been accorded the status of state festival ...

Telangana CM urges PM to implement 33% reservation for women

Telangana CM urges PM to implement 33% reservation for women

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to implement 33 per cent reservation for wo...

Talk About Number 4 in YSRCP

Talk About Number 4 in YSRCP

It is said that we Telugu people are fond of two things a lot, cinema and politics. True to our tastes, a lot has been happening on the political fron...

New Pension, Ration cards from Nov

New Pension, Ration cards from Nov

Hyderabad:Fresh pension and ration cards are going to be issue from November as the T-Government is planning bring in complete transparency into vario...

Telangana takes a U-turn on shutting down schools

Telangana takes a U-turn on shutting down schools

Hyderabad: Three days after deciding to shut down government schools with low enrollments, the Telangana state government on Tuesday did a U-turn and ...

National/International

25,000 Crores Worth of Food Lying Wasted

25,000 Crores Worth of Food Lying Wasted

The story of 25,000 crores worth of food lying unused across the ports of India is one waiting to be told. We got in touch with people from the food i...

Subrata Roy moved back to jail, special facilities withdrawn

Subrata Roy moved back to jail, special facilities withdrawn

New Delhi: Sahara chief Subrata Roy on Wednesday was sent back to his cell in Tihar jail at the end of the period granted by the Supreme Court to stay...

Goa government decides to keep casinos shut on Gandhi Jayanti

Goa government decides to keep casinos shut on Gandhi Jayanti

Goa government on Wednesday took a decision to keep the casinos across the state closed for 24 hours on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Mahat...

NCP had premeditated plan to topple state govt: Prithviraj Chavan

NCP had premeditated plan to topple state govt: Prithviraj Chavan

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday claimed that the centre imposed President's rule in the state even after the governor...

Women Can Use 'Weakness' as a Form of Strength

Women Can Use 'Weakness' as a Form of Strength

Bossy, aggressive and feisty - I have been called them all. Pretty much any word which is usually applied in a negative sense to women (though positiv...

19th Indian jailed for rioting in Singapore's Little India

SINGAPORE: A 25-year-old Indian was on Tuesday jailed for 18 weeks for obstructing a police officer trying to disperse mob during Singapore's worst violence in 40 years, the 19th Indian imprisoned in connection with the incident.Ravi Arun Vengatesh, then a quality control supervisor, admitted obstructing a police offic...

Indian-origin politician in race to become Portugal PM

A Goan-origin politician has emerged as a frontrunner to become Portugal’s next prime minister after the country’s main opposition Socialist Party chose him as its candidate for the 2015 elections.Antonio Costa, known as the ‘Gandhi of Lisbon’ for his frugal lifestyle, has his roots in the forme...

PM Modi’s decisions make the diaspora feel truly welcome: Lord Swraj Paul

LONDON: Welcoming the series of steps for NRIs announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, industrialist Lord Swraj Paul said it wa...

Sikh-Americans ask Modi to resolve their passport, visa issues

NEW YORK: A delegation of Sikh-Americans has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to remove the hurdles faced by them while appl...

Indian-Americans hail Modi's UNGA speech

UNITED NATIONS: Indian-Americans from across the US hailed the maiden speech of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, with some ...

Indian-origin researcher in US unveils robot for port scan

BOSTON: A low-cost football-sized robot has been developed by an Indian-origin researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

Indian-origin engineer develops device to improve hand function

NEW YORK: An Indian-origin engineer has developed a mechanised human hand to improve its function for those who have suffered nerv...

Indian-American community plan grand reception for PM Modi

As Indian-American community is gearing up to host Prime Minister Narendra Modi this Sunday at the iconic Madison Square Garden he...

Indian-origin teenager nominated for peace prize

The Hague: An Indian origin girl is among three children who have been nominated for the International Children's Peace Prize 2014...

Hinduja brothers presented Lifetime Achievement Award in UK

London: Leading NRI businessmen G P Hinduja and S P Hinduja have been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Business at a ...

Bahamas Strikes Tough Tone on Immigration at UN

The foreign minister of the Bahamas said Tuesday his country is determined to control illegal immigration, saying that allowing it to balloon could be a "recipe for civil strife."Frederick Mitchell struck a tough tone during his speech at the U.N. General Assembly, less than two weeks after his government announced a m...

RBI has no bias either to cut or hike rates: Raghuram Rajan

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank has no bias either to cut or hike the key rates and the direction of the monetary policy will be influenced entirely by data, Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Wednesday.

"Our policy ...

Gold, silver futures fall on weak global cues

Gold and silver futures moved down as speculators trimmed positions amid a weak global trend.

Gold futures fell 0.60 per cent to Rs. 26,965 per 10 gram today while silver futures moved down by 1.11 per cent to Rs....

Asian Games: Annu Rani grabs a bronze in women's javelin throw

Incheon: Indian athlete Annu Rani won a bronze medal in the women's Javelin thro...

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Petra Kvitova, Venus Williams rematch set at China Open

Petra Kvitova and Venus Williams will meet in the third round of the China Open ...

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Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez reported for suspect bowling action

Pakistan domestic cricket teams Lahore Lions' captain and bowler Mohammad Hafeez...

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