The failure of local and national media to report a boycott of Dalits reveals a caste-media nexus still intact, despite talk of greater inclusion.
“Civil society must stand up against this goondaism and demand for security for Prof Kancha Iliah as well as punishment to those issuing open threats, before we have another Gauri Lankesh.”
TDP MP T.G. Venkatesh addressed a press conference against the author and sought that he be “hanged publicly”.
Telegu Desam Party leaders predict that within a year, Naidu’s son will be made party president and will be pitched as a youthful face for the 2019 general elections.
Like the Nizam’s rule in Hyderabad under the British Raj, K. Chandrasekhar Rao is trying to woo the BJP in hopes that he will be able to lord it over Telangana as long as he promises suzerainty.
As per a recent Supreme Court ruling, appeals to identity politics are fine, as long as they are incidental and not the core of the election campaigns.
The state already has a high number of government-accredited journalists who are entitled to various concessions. The latest move to woo the media further legitimises bribing journalists for favourable reporting.
An analysis of data from assembly elections in 30 states and union territories shows that the Congress has a wider reach in India than the BJP.
The Uttarakhand case and the suspension of Andhra Pradesh MLA R.K. Roja illustrate the possible consequences of mixing up the functions of the legislature and the judiciary.
The move against the channel sparked strong protests from the media fraternity today, which saw it as an “undemocratic and unconstitutional” step by the Chandrababu Naidu Government
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Unable to meet popular expectations, both KCR and Chandrababu Naidu have put themselves in an embarrassing situation from which they have no option but to exit
Telangana police is gearing up to arrest Chandrababu Naidu over allegations of trying to buy the vote of an MLA
K. Chandrasekhar Rao has been panned by the Opposition for running his government as a one-man show in which ministers have little say on important matters; despite that, KCR’s approval ratings are high.