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Inquiry into Modi’s ‘violation’ of MCC begins, but to what avail?

A complaint by the Congress to the EC and pressure exerted by Sharad Pawar and Chandrababu Naidu through the press led to this inquiry, but they had tried this in 2014 too

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Election 2019: Opposition united in condemning EVM

Abhishek Manu Singhvi and N Chandrababu Naidu accused the EVMs of making a mess of the election after a meeting of opposition parties

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TDP leader’s life ends in violent clash with YSRCP workers

TDP leader S Bhaskar Reddy died following a violent clash between workers of YSRCP and TDP in the Tadipatri town of Anantapur district

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Pawan Kalyan: NDA exploited me, Modi’s attitude changed

Telugu actor Pawan Kalyan has alleged, when he met with leaders of the NDA and BJP after the 2014 election, they made him feel he was no longer needed

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जया प्रदा भाजपा से जुड़ीं, कहा ‘पीएम मोदी के नेतृत्व में काम करने का सम्मान प्राप्त हुआ’

जयाप्रदा अब तक तेलुगुदेशम पार्टी, समाजवादी पार्टी एवं राष्ट्रीय लोक मंच की सदस्य रह चुकी हैं

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India

Chandrababu Naidu govt reserves half of 10% EWS quota for Kapus

In the post-Kakatiya period, Kapus branched off to separate communities: Velamas, Panta Kapus, Pakanati Kapus; Kapus of Kammanadu were called Kamma. Kamma, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu’s caste

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2018 flashback from Andhra Pradesh: TDP dumped BJP, embraced Congress

Amaravati: The ruling Telugu Desam Party in Andhra Pradesh dumped its ally BJP and embraced sworn rival Congress in 2018, exemplifying the adage that there are no permanent friends or foes in politics. Scripting a new chapter in the history of the 36-year-old regional party founded by his father-in-law late NT Rama Rao with the […]

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India

Superstar Rajinikanth backs PM Narendra Modi

Chennai: Top Tamil actor Rajinikanth on Tuesday virtually threw his weight behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he was ‘stronger’ than ’10 persons’ aligning against him. The superstar’s remarks came amid speculation that opposition parties are looking at a mega-coalition against the Modi government for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. “When 10 persons go against […]

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Anti-BJP front: TDP supremo Naidu meets Rahul Gandhi, Pawar and Farooq Abdullah

New Delhi: TDP supremo and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, in his bid to unite the opposition parties to take on the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections next year, on Thursday met Congress president Rahul Gandhi at the latter’s residence in the national capital. Naidu and Gandhi are believed to have held […]

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YSR Cong chief Jaganmohan Reddy injured in attack at Vizag airport

Visakhapatnam: YSR Congress leader YS Jaganmohan Reddy was Thursday injured when he was attacked by a man with a sharp-edged object at the airport here, official sources said. Andhra Pradesh politician Reddy suffered minor injuries after being stabbed by a canteen worker at the Vishakhapatnam airport. The police have identified the attacker as “Sriniwas”. The […]