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Kathi Mahesh arrested again

Kathi Mahesh arrested again

Kathi Mahesh arrested again Kathi Mahesh, whose controversial comments on Lord Sriram have offended the Hindu community, has been once again arrested by Chittoor police and deported to Bengaluru on Monday. Kathi Mahesh, who has been externed by Telangana police,informed the police that he was going to his native village of Yalamanda in Chittoor. However, the police said he could be under threat from Hindu organisations in his village and asked him not to go to his village. But, Kathi refused to relent. When he tried to go to the village, the police arrested him and took him to Bengaluru. ...

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What transpired between Undavalli and Chandrababu?

What transpired between Undavalli and Chandrababu?

What transpired between Undavalli and Chandrababu? Senior leader from Coastal Andhra Undavalli Arun Kumar met Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu at the latter’s office in Amaravathi and submitted all documents he possessed with regard to the promises made under AP Reorganization act to the residuary state of Andhra. The petitions filed before the courts were also given to the CM. He said that Chandrababu called him to meet after he shot off letter to the CM about the injustice meted out to Andhra Pradesh. Undavalli said that he opposed the resignation of MPs to the cause of Andhra. The former ...

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Chandrababu to TTD authorities: Allow devotees during Maha Samprokshanam

Chandrababu to TTD authorities: Allow devotees during Maha Samprokshanam

Chandrababu to TTD authorities: Allow devotees during Maha Samprokshanam Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday responded to the restriction of the devotees during the Maha Samprokshanam in Tirumala temple. He instructed the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) authorities to allow devotees to visit a limited number of times during the Maha Samprokshanam. TTD Chairman Putta Sudhakar Yadav announced that the temple will stop the visit of devotees from August 9th to 17th because of Ashta Bandhana Balalaya Maha Samprokshanam. With many raising serious objections in this regard, the Chief Minister discussed the matter with top officials and objected to the ...

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KTR meets Smriti Irani over Handloom Sector development in Telangana

KTR meets Smriti Irani over Handloom Sector development in Telangana

KTR meets Smriti Irani over Handloom Sector development in Telangana Handloom and Textiles Minister KT Rama Rao on Tuesday met Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani in New Delhi where he explained the steps taken by Telangana government in Handloom and Power Loom. He informed that the Telangana government has introduced schemes to provide loans to the tune of 12,000 crores. Stating that there are some new handloom clusters in collaboration with the central government, KTR requested the Union Minister for the grant of another 10 clusters. Mentioning that 8,000 looms are modernised and that new clusters will be set up ...

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Mayawati sacks leader who said Rahul can’t be PM as his ‘mother is foreigner’

Mayawati sacks leader who said Rahul can’t be PM as his ‘mother is foreigner’

Mayawati sacks leader who said Rahul can’t be PM as his ‘mother is foreigner’ Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati today removed party national coordinator Jai Parkash Singh for saying that Congress president Rahul Gandhi cannot become prime minister because of ‘his mother’s foreign origin’. Mayawati told news agency ANI, “I came to know about BSP national coordinator Jai Prakash Singh’s speech in which he spoke against the ideology of BSP and also made personal remarks against the leadership of rival parties. As it is his personal opinion, he has been removed from his post with immediate effect.” Addressing first workers’ conference ...

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Mohammad Azharuddin’s Secunderabad bid kicks up a storm in Congress

Mohammad Azharuddin’s Secunderabad bid kicks up a storm in Congress

Mohammad Azharuddin’s Secunderabad bid kicks up a storm in Congress Former cricketer and Congress leader Mohd Azharuddin’s comments that he would contest from the Secunderabad Lok Sabha seat in the 2019 elections has created a ruckus in the party meeting held in Gandhi Bhavan on Monday. Congress leaders from Secunderabad raised slogans against Mr Azharuddin and dared him to contest from Hyderabad Lok Sabha seat “if he had the guts”. They objected to Mr Azharuddin declaring a ticket for himself from Secunderabad. Local Congress leaders and activists from Secunderabad disrupted a meeting which was attended by AICC secretary TS incharge ...

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Kaleshwaram petitioners to move Hyderabad High Court

Kaleshwaram petitioners to move Hyderabad High Court

Kaleshwaram petitioners to move Hyderabad High Court After the Supreme Court declined to entertain their petition against the redesign of the Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project, the petitioners have decided to approach the High Court. They said the redesign was causing 100 per cent cost escalation, and wanted the government to reduce the storage capacity of eight reservoirs. Mr Donthula Laxminarayana, one of the petitioners and convener of the Telangana Engineers’ Forum (TEF), along with Mr P.J. Suri, an activist from the 1969 statehood movement and others were speaking with the media here on Monday. They said the Supreme Court bench ...

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K T Rama Rao role key in growth, says Naini Narshimha Reddy

K T Rama Rao role key in growth, says Naini Narshimha Reddy

K T Rama Rao role key in growth, says Naini Narshimha Reddy Perhaps for the first time, a state minister went public on Monday saying Mr K.T. Rama Rao should be made Chief Minister, a prospect that has been talked about for long. TRS senior leader and home minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy said at a public meeting held in Sircilla constituency, represented by Mr Rama Rao, on Monday, “The state will move forward fast on the development front if IT minister K.T. Rama Rao becomes Chief Minister of Telangana state.” The statement came as a big surprise, given that Mr ...

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Telangana Rashtra Samithi flays Congress for KCR-Sharif remark

Telangana Rashtra Samithi flays Congress for KCR-Sharif remark

Telangana Rashtra Samithi flays Congress for KCR-Sharif remark The TRS on Monday hits back at the Congress for saying that Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and his family would meet the fate of Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after the 2019 elections in the state. TRS MLAs said that it would be Congress leader Komatireddy Venkat Reddy who would become “Vijay Mallya No. 2” and flee the country after the elections. During a public meeting in Nalgonda on Sunday, Mr Komatireddy said the Congress, soon after coming to power in 2019, would send the CM, his son K.T. Rama ...

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Mamata running ‘syndicate raj’ in West Bengal, says PM Modi

Mamata running ‘syndicate raj’ in West Bengal, says PM Modi

Mamata running ‘syndicate raj’ in West Bengal, says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched a no-holds-barred attack against the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal, charging it with “throttling democracy” and running a “syndicate raj” without whose approval nothing moves. Addressing a ‘Kisan Kalyan’ rally here, the Prime Minister also reached out to farmers and said his government was working to double their incomes by 2022. Addressing a ‘Kisan Kalyan’ rally here, the prime minister also reached out to farmers and said his government was working to double their incomes by 2022. The people of West Bengal ...

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