Amarnath K Menon

OPEN TO OPINION

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

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.

Amarnath K Menon
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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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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.

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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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