Amarnath K Menon

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is Hyderabad-based and senior editor, India Today.

POLITICS

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Chandrababu Naidu's grand plan for Amaravati looks like a daunting task

Andhra Pradesh CM has raised hopes way beyond expectations to turn the state capital into a global city.

Amarnath K Menon
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POLITICS

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Naidu’s ministry reshuffle shows identity politics can't be wished away

Andhra Pradesh CM inducted his only child, Nara Lokesh, as the state’s minister for information technology and panchayati raj.

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POLITICS

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RK Nagar bypoll: Why the battle for Jayalithaa's legacy in Tamil Nadu is messed up

Shorn off the popular 'two leaves' poll symbol, the rival Sasikala and OPS factions of AIADMK are exposed before the electorate.

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POLITICS

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Already in poll mode, KCR aims to be Telangana's Baahubali

K Chandrasekhar Rao is offering a slew of sops ahead of the next Assembly elections.

Amarnath K Menon
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POLITICS

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How Andhra's new hi-tech Assembly is equipped to handle unruly scenes

What chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu has provided is a modern House.

Amarnath K Menon
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POLITICS

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Why train accidents still ail Indian Railways

Hirakhand Express mishap, in which 41 died, is the third rail tragedy in the past three months.

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POLITICS

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How Chandrababu Naidu's cashless drive for Andhra, 2 years before Modi, is faring

The CM is pushing for an action plan to promote digital economy and find possible solutions to the acute cash shortage.

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POLITICS

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Demonetisation effect: Why Telangana CM is working overtime to make state go cashless

Perhaps, this is KCR's way to rework those schemes which cost more than what the two-year-old unit can raise as revenue.

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SPORTS

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Behind PV Sindhu's success is the man who worked hard for it all

In the quintessential guru-shishya tradition, Pullela Gopichand gave his best to nurture this unique talent.

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POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Jayalalithaa does what mentor MGR did to keep DMK out

Amma overcomes incumbency In Tamil Nadu to consolidate her position as strongest leader in the south.

Amarnath K Menon
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