Monthly Archives: December 2010

A week’s suspense over T


By T S Sudhir Will a new state of Telangana be carved out of Andhra Pradesh? Justice B N Srikrishna has handed over his report to the government – 10 months after he was appointed head of a special committee … Continue reading

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Waiting for the T-result


By T S Sudhir The Srikrishna Commission is expected to give its report on Telangana to the Home Minister on Thursday, and Andhra Pradesh is on edge. Security has been stepped in the state to avoid a repeat of last … Continue reading

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Telangana on celluloid


By T S Sudhir Telugu film Jai Bolo Telangana is set for a January release. The movie showcases the hectic political activity in Andhra Pradesh in the last one year. http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/now-a-film-on-the-struggle-for-telangana/184420 (video of the story)

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30 hours of Congress hunger


By T S Sudhir Mission accomplished after 30 hours of a hunger strike for the Congress MPs from Telangana who had taken on their own government in Andhra Pradesh. Ceding to the pressure, the government announced that all 1667 cases … Continue reading

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Skipping food to press for T


By T S Sudhir Hunger strikes are very much the go-to strategy for politicians in Andhra Pradesh trying to make any sort of point. Chandrababu Naidu’s eight-day hunger strike demanding better compensation for farmers affected by floods overlapped with Jagan … Continue reading

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Kamal’s been-there-done-that


By T S Sudhir The scene where Kamal Haasan draws the maximum applause in Manmadhan Ambu is ironically where Ulaganayagan (Universal Hero) Kamal does a Superstar Rajini. The flick of Rajini‚Äôs trademark cigarette, glares or chewing gum is replaced by … Continue reading

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Naidu in the fast lane


By Uma Sudhir   I went to see Chandrababu Naidu inside his room in Hyderabad’s NIMS hospital on Thursday afternoon. He was lying on his side on the bed, covered till the neck, no pillow to rest his head, his … Continue reading

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