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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 en...

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 fact...

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...

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...

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 al...

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 ...

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 Europea...

Storyboard: Modi, 'Modians' and Manufactured Image

Nelambroy
Sr. Editor

Independent India's politics for most have been veering round personalities. It would be imprudent to say that ideology never mattered, but since our Parliamentary democracy is based on multi-party system where individuals an...

Politics

Andhra Pradesh/Telangana

Chief Minister’s Relief Fund neglected Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

Chief Minister’s Relief Fund neglected Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad: Three months after the bifurcation of the state, the governments in Telangana state and Andhra Pradesh have failed to revive the Chief Mini...

Telangana TDP decries medical fee hike

Telangana TDP decries medical fee hike

Hyderabad: Telangana Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Monday demanded Governor ESL Narasimhan to direct the Telangana government to withdraw the orders hik...

Sand mafia tries to kill revenue inspector in Vizianagaram

Sand mafia tries to kill revenue inspector in Vizianagaram

Vizianagaram: The driver of a tractor carrying illegally mined sand tried to kill Pusapatirega revenue inspector B Muralikrishna after he tried to sto...

Nine injured as lorry hits autorickshaw

Nine injured as lorry hits autorickshaw

Adilabad: Nine passengers, including two women, were injured when the autorickshaw in which they were travelling overturned after being hit by a lorry...

Cabinet nod to TTD specified authority

Cabinet nod to TTD specified authority

The Andhra Pradesh cabinet on Monday gave the nod to set up a specified authority to run the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD). The cabinet also ga...

National/International

India-Japan sign key agreements; to share 'Special Strategic Global Partnership'

India-Japan sign key agreements; to share 'Special Strategic Global Partnership'

Tokyo: On the third day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ongoing five-day visit to Japan, the two nations renewed their centuries old ties by agreein...

Work to win, not just to compete, says BJP chief Amit Shah

Work to win, not just to compete, says BJP chief Amit Shah

Thiruvananthapuram: BJP national president Amit Shah urged BJP leaders in the State to work hard for bringing in success in the upcoming panchyat and ...

Congress against Centre's move to appoint ex-CJI as Governor

Congress against Centre's move to appoint ex-CJI as Governor

New Delhi: As Centre's reported move to appoint former Chief Justice of India Justice P Sathasivam as Kerala Governor sparked a debate, Congress on Mo...

Coal scam: Government to re-auction 218 coal blocks

Coal scam: Government to re-auction 218 coal blocks

New Delhi: Government Monday told the Supreme Court that it "wants re-auction all of 218 coal blocks" declared as illegal allocation but sought its in...

China sets up special fund to protect Great Wall

China sets up special fund to protect Great Wall

Beijing: A special fund has been set up to protect the Great Wall of China, one of the seven wonders of the world, amid criticism that it is poorly pr...

Today's Poll

Capital of Andhra Pradesh Will be
Vijayawada-Guntur
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Visakhapatnam
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200,000 Indians granted Saudi visas in one month

Riyadh: More than 200,000 Indians, mostly domestic helpers and labourers, were granted visas by Saudi authorities in one month, an official said Monday."Since we resumed bringing in Indian workers at the end of Ramadan (in July), the number of visas has reached 220,000," Gulf News quoted Ahmad Al Fuhaid, the labour min...

Andhra Pradesh boy found dead in swimming pool in US

23-year-old youth from Prakasham district in Andhra Pradesh was found dead in a swimming pool at a hotel in Panama, United States on Sunday.The deceased was identified as Ch Sai Krishna,  a native of Ravipadu in Cumbum mandal in Prakasham district. Sai Krishna was an alumnus of BITS Pilani. He went to Houston Univ...

Indian-Americans pay a price for running convenience stores

Washington: Back in 2006, Joe Biden, then a Senate candidate ran into trouble for a remark that "you cannot go to a 7-Eleven or a ...

Indian American scientist invented e-mail 32 years ago

Washington: Know who is the inventor of e-mail? The credit goes to an Indian American V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai who received official r...

Four gen-next Indian-origin economists in IMF list of 25

Washington: Four economists of Indian origin have been featured in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) list of 25 economists u...

Abu Dhabi To Attract More Tourists From India

ABU DHABI: With Indian visitors emerging as the largest number of international hotel guests in the United Arab Emirates over the ...

Indian-Origin Leader Convicted on Bank Fraud, Money Laundering Charges

A Hindu leader, who headed the now defunct Hindu Temple of Georgia, has been convicted on 34 felony counts following two weeks of ...

Indian-origin MP appointed shadow minister in UK

LONDON: A politician of Indian origin has become the Labour Party's first minister tasked with tackling violence against women and...

Indian-origin woman gets 11 years in UK jail for son's murder

An Indian-origin woman in Scotland was on Monday sentenced to 11 years in jail for brutally killing her three-year-old child and h...

Indian-origin man commits suicide in UAE

DUBAI: A 24-year-old Indian man was found dead on Saturday at his home in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a media report said.The ...

Ontario says 'No' to removing citizenship by birth on soil

"There is not enough evidence to justify the effort and expense required for such a system-wide program change," said Ontario Deputy Immigration Minister.The Ontario government says it will not support Ottawa’s proposal to remove citizenship rights to children born in Canada to non-citizens and non-residents.&ldq...

Car sales continue to rise in August

NEW DELHI: The momentum in the car market was maintained for the fourth month in a row as rising discounts and perceptibly better economic climate post the entry of the Modi government saw demand remain broadly po...

Vijay Mallya, Kingfisher Airlines Declared 'Wilful Defaulters'

State-run United Bank of India today became the first lender to declare debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines and its promoter Vijay Mallya as wilful defaulters.

"We have declared Vijay Mallya and three other directors ...

Manchester United make surprise Falcao swoop

Paris: Manchester United swooped from nowhere on Monday to make striker Radamel ...

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India stalwarts honoured on Sports Day

Former India sportsmen Kamlesh Mehta and Abhishek Yadav vouched for this during ...

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Caroline Wozniacki knocks Maria Sharapova out of US Open

New York: Denmark`s Caroline Wozniacki sent Maria Sharapova packing at the US Op...

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