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Amarnath K Menon

Amarnath K Menon

Senior Deputy Editor, India Todayamarnath@intoday.com
The writer is Senior Deputy Editor, India Today and is based in Hyderabad.

By Amarnath K Menon

Why the two Telugu states are clashing over Krishna waters

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana could lock horns at the Apex Council meeting of the Water Resources Ministry on August 5 over the sharing of Krishna waters.

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Why Telangana’s Covid-19 muddle is getting messier

Epidemiologists point out that Telangana now needs to enforce a comprehensive preventive strategy to arrest the transmission of the disease.

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How Chandrababu Naidu plans to oppose Jagan’s three-capital project

Jagan Mohan Reddy plans to have three capitals for the state for the decentralised and equitable development of all three regions. But the TDP is determined to scuttle it.

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How KCR made the right to farming easy in Telangana

KCR’s farmer-centric approach is to ensure that the state prospers through scientific crop cultivation based on expert advice.

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Why Jagan is pushing for tighter ecology by-laws in Andhra Pradesh

The state is concerned that the existing laws are oriented towards the issuance of clearance and no-objection certificates than ensuring strict compliance with the norms and environmental audit.

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Jagan wants more tests for Covid-19

Apart from the imported South Korean test kits, Andhra Pradesh is innovatively using TrueNat machines that are actually used for tuberculosis testing.

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Gadchiroli Maoist attack: This is no intelligence failure. This terrible attack was waiting to happen

Retaliatory strikes of this nature are commonplace in the tactics of the Left-wing extremists. But the Gadchiroli attack could have been avoided.

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How KCR is betting on sop-saturation strategy to take on the 'Praja Kutami'

Another term is not only what KCR has his eyes on. He wants his son KTR to slip into the saddle.

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Telangana Assembly polls: Can the Congress-led grand alliance defeat KCR's TRS?

Congress steered praja kutami (people’s alliance) is determined to dislodge the TRS in the first-ever assembly election in the state.

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Telangana Assembly Election 2018: Why Chandrababu Naidu does not want to bargain hard with Congress

Naidu is eyeing a grand alliance in Telangana which will provide him mileage in both Lok Sabha 2019 and Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections.

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Why KCR faces a legal battle ahead of Telangana Assembly polls

Political parties and organisations have moved the court against errors in the draft voters list.

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Why return of Left-wing extremism in Andhra Pradesh is a reason for worry

Maoists killed sitting Telugu Desam Party MLA K Sareswara Rao and former legislator S Soma.

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Can a united Opposition dethrone KCR government in Telangana?

The TRS is banking on the regional development narrative to win seats in the upcoming Assembly elections.

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Why KCR is gearing up for early Assembly polls in Telangana

TRS wants to take advantage of a divided opposition and an underprepared Congress.

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How Andhra Pradesh's Amaravati project got a shot in the arm amid its ongoing fight with Centre

The bonds issued to raise funds for the construction of capital Amaravati generated overwhelming response.

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TRS open to post-poll alliance with BJP: Which side the Telangana CM is actually going to choose

Will KCR rally support of regional parties and try to swing them in favour of the NDA?

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Why TDP has again sought to move no-confidence motion against Modi government

N Chandrababu Naidu is keeping the issue alive to garner support during the elections in 2019.

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Why KCR wants early election in Telangana

Anti-incumbency is not yet a factor in the new state.

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Why Chandrababu Naidu is not missing a beat to take on Modi

The Andhra Pradesh chief minister aims to create a wider electoral space by taking up anti-BJP stands.

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Ahead of 2019 Assembly polls, how K Chandrashekar Rao plans to woo farmers in Telangana

The TRS government has launched several pro-farmer initiatives, including the Rs 5 lakh free life insurance scheme.

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Why Modi government is giving Chandrababu Naidu a heartburn

TDP chief needs to convince his cadres and the Andhra Pradesh voters that his political estrangement with the BJP will not harm the interests of the state.

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Will KCR's agricultural initiatives for Telangana farmers make his national pitch stronger?

Rythu Bandhu Scheme is not like other loan waiver schemes where intermediaries make a killing.

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How Chandrababu Naidu is gearing up for 2018 Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections

The TDP leader's game plan is to stage dawn-to-dusk hunger strikes across the districts as part of his campaign.

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Why Mecca Masjid blast verdict is a travesty of justice

Vote-bank politics is apparently gaining the upper hand at a time when the state is bound to respond to relatives of victims over its failure to ensure justice.

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Why Chandrababu Naidu is facing his fiercest political battle in 40 years for Andhra Pradesh

The chief minister is testing political waters for an alliance, minus the BJP, ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

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Why Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao is flying high these days

The ambitious TRS strongman is pitching for drafting an alternative agenda by a pan-Indian rainbow coalition.

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Why Chandrababu Naidu-led TDP is threatening to pull out MPs from central government

It is a veiled hint at how the CM is inching closer to the high moral ground in the run-up to the next Assembly polls over the demand of special status for Andhra Pradesh.

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How Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao is gearing up for 2019 Assembly polls

TRS has adopted a please-all approach to reach out to both farmers and caste groups.

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Ahead of 2019 polls, Chandrababu Naidu has major tech plans for Andhra Pradesh

TDP chief aims to bring high-speed internet and IPTV connections to about 12 million households at throwaway prices.

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How Telangana CM took the formidable task of supplying potable water to the electorate

Almost all habitations in the fledgling state are to get piped water supply by Republic Day.

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