Amarnath K Menon

OPEN TO OPINION

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

POLITICS

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Why Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao is in election mode

The CM, in order to test his popularity, is toying with the idea of forcing a bypoll for the Nalgonda Lok Sabha seat.

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POLITICS

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Why AIADMK is disintegrating slowly but steadily

For Sasikala and her nephew, there’s nothing to lose and everything to gain if Dhinakaran manages to dislodge the EPS government.

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POLITICS

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Why Ganesha Visarjan is a logistical nightmare for Hyderabad

The city comes to a virtual standstill during the festivities.

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POLITICS

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Why Telangana's KCR is going back on his GST promise

KCR's immediate worry is the new tax regime pushing up costs of TRS government's promised flagship programmes.

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POLITICS

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Ram Nath Kovind as President still doesn't change fate of Dalits in Andhra Pradesh

'The ostracisation of Dalits in Garagaparru just for installing a statue of Ambedkar is a classic example of this caste discrimination.'

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POLITICS

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Telangana has massive plans to go green

The state authorities are carrying out drives like getting school goers to plant 50 lakh saplings on a single day.

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POLITICS

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Will KCR's populist ploys win him voters in Telangana elections 2019?

He claims the state is a role model for the country — for not only creating wealth, but also distributing it among the poor.

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POLITICS

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Why Chandrababu Naidu wants to please BJP, even if the party is rude to TDP

Andhra Pradesh CM is acutely aware that his party cannot go alone in the next Assembly elections.

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POLITICS

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Why Chandrababu Naidu is Andhra's greatest salesman

US-India Business Council presented him the 'Transformative Chief Minister' award for his role in advancing US-India partnership at state level.

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POLITICS

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KCR is trying hard to be a friend to farmers

Telangana CM's endeavour is to strengthen the rural economy and make farming not only a sustainable activity but also a profitable venture.

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