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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

Jagan Disappoint with AP Budget

Jagan Disappoint with AP Budget

Hyderabad: The YSR Congress party chief and leader of the Opposition in the AP Assembly YS Jagan Mohan Reddy today mounted a scathing attack on the TD...

TS, AP Chief Secretaries meet on employees’ distribution

TS, AP Chief Secretaries meet on employees’ distribution

Hyderabad: Chief Secretaries of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana held a meeting on Wednesday and finalised the recommendations of a Centre-appointed panel...

AP govt's upcoming agriculture budget aims to end sectoral distress

AP govt's upcoming agriculture budget aims to end sectoral distress

Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government will present a comprehensive agriculture budget envisaging a strategy for ending agrarian distress in the sta...

Cabinet nod for mobile towers in Naxal belts, to cost Rs 3,216 cr

Cabinet nod for mobile towers in Naxal belts, to cost Rs 3,216 cr

New Delhi: The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the long-pending proposal to install mobile towers in nine Naxal-affected states by BSNL at cost Rs 3,216...

No nomination filed on day one for Nandigama by-poll

No nomination filed on day one for Nandigama by-poll

No nomination was filed on day one today for Nandigama constituency by-poll in Krishna district, an official said.Returning Officer Rajanikantha Rao h...

National/International

Mera-kya, mujhe-kya syndrome has ruined the country: Narendra Modi

Mera-kya, mujhe-kya syndrome has ruined the country: Narendra Modi

Kaithal (Haryana): Vowing to rid the country of the "disease" of corruption, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his government will take tough measures...

Saradha scam: CBI arrests East Bengal club official Debabrata Sarkar

Saradha scam: CBI arrests East Bengal club official Debabrata Sarkar

New Delhi: CBI on Wednesday arrested an official of East Bengal football club Debabrata Sarkar in connection with Saradha chit fund scam in which depo...

Delhi: Soon motorists will require PUC to buy petrol, diesel

Delhi: Soon motorists will require PUC to buy petrol, diesel

New Delhi: Soon motorists will have to show 'pollution under control' certificates at petrol pumps to refuel their vehicles with the Delhi government ...

Country remembers Rajiv Gandhi on 70th birth anniversary

Country remembers Rajiv Gandhi on 70th birth anniversary

NEW DELHI: The country on Wednesday fondly remembered former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 70th birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee...

Illness with Ebola-like symptoms kills several in Congo: Locals

Illness with Ebola-like symptoms kills several in Congo: Locals

Kinshasha: Democratic Republic of Congo has sent its health minister and a team of experts to the remote northern Equateur province after several peop...

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World’s first green Hindu temple opened in UK

London:  A Hindu temple, claimed to be the world's first 'eco-temple' featuring solar panels and a rainwater harvesting system, has been opened in northwest London in the UK.The ornate 20 million pounds Shree Swaminarayan Mandir temple in Kingsbury combines traditional Indian architecture and carvings with "green"...

Indian gets prestigious research grant under Obama initiative

NEW YORK: An Indian neuroscientist in the US has been awarded a prestigious grant under President Barack Obama's initiative to map the human brain.The grant will help him to develop a "virtual neuroanatomist", an artificial-intelligence system that can identify cell types and neural structures in microscopic images of ...

Diageo's Indian-origin CEO gets pay cut; no hike this year too

London: Leading spirits maker Diageo's Indian-origin CEO, Ivan Menezes, has seen his pay package decline in his first year on the ...

Indian killed in road accident in Sharjah

DUBAI: A 28-year-old Indian has died in a road accident in Sharjah after a speeding car crashed into his motorcycle.The accident t...

US Immigration Bill can lead to $30 billion per year loss to India

NEW DELHI: The Indian economy could lose $30 billion annually with the IT industry being the hardest hit if the Immigration Bill u...

Indian-origin survivors including seven children found inside ship container in UK

A man was found dead while several people from the Indian sub-continent, including at least seven children, were hospitalised afte...

Indian-origin Dewani ‘fit to stand trial’ for murder of wife in SA

JOHANNESBURG: An Indian-origin British businessman, accused of plotting the murder his Indian-Swedish wife during their honeymoon ...

NRI lawyer appointed chairman of Assocham UK

LONDON: Vijay Goel, a leading London-based lawyer, has been appointed as the chairman of the UK's unit of Assocham.Goel, senior pa...

Two Indian-origin academicians win maths global prize

Two Indian-origin academicians have won global prizes in the field of mathematics with one of them being awarded the Fields Medal ...

Cheated Indian women workers stranded in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh: Thirty-two Indian women have been awaiting repatriation for months at a shelter house in Saudi Arabia after recruitment ag...

Ottawa urged to remove citizenship by birth on Canadian soil

Immigration officials have recommended that Ottawa remove citizenship rights to babies born in Canada to non-citizens and non-residents even though the small number of cases doesn’t justify the costs.The proposal, marked “secret” and with inputs from various federal departments, found fewer than 500 c...

Tata Motors to launch two car models every year till 2020

The company, which today launched its compact sedan Zest in the NCR, priced between Rs. 4.64 lakh and Rs. 6.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), is also working to upgrade its sales and service network.

"We launched 8 var...

Apple's freshly split shares climb on iPhone 6 hopes

SAN FRANCISCO: Freshly split Apple shares closed at a high on Tuesday, with investors evidently betting the California company will debut popular new gadgets, perhaps a smart watch and an iPhone 6.

Shares i...

Gowda, Arpinder, Luka in Asian Games athletics team

New Delhi: Strong medal prospects Arpinder Singh, Vikas Gowda and Tintu Luka wer...

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Indian football team suffers 0-2 defeat against Pakistan in football friendly

Bangalore: India on Wednesday suffered an embarrassing 0-2 defeat at the hands o...

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Lewis Hamilton hopes to play his cards right

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium: Lewis Hamilton says his Formula One title duel with ...

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