Monthly Archives: January 2014

Kiran and his lameduck government


By T S Sudhir The divide in Andhra Pradesh never looked more stark. The state assembly on Monday witnessed the strange sight of the ministers storming the well of the House. What’s worse, these ministers from the Telangana region were … Continue reading

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She would have been Mother India


By Uma Sudhir Some news reports make you feel ashamed and guilty, wrench at your heart. And leave you wondering how any of this is going to change. From where do we begin. A 12-year-old child committed suicide in Warangal … Continue reading

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Padma Bhushan for Guru Gopichand


By T S Sudhir “More than the news of the Padma Bhushan being conferred on him, Gopi is more delighted that Saina and Sindhu have entered the finals of the Syed Modi India Grand Prix Gold Badminton tournament,” said Subbaravamma, … Continue reading

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Why Salman Khan is not `Wanted’ by the Owaisis


By T S Sudhir Move over Salman Rushdie, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) has a new Salman to practise darts on. Salman Khan aka Sallu Bhai. Ever since Salman Khan kept his commitment to indulge in kite-flying with Narendra Modi … Continue reading

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ANR is no more. RIP


By T S Sudhir “Are you Mr Nageswara Rao?” the caller at the other end had enquired. “Yes.” “Mr Ahmed from the Ministry of Home would like to speak to you, Sir.” This was on January 25, 2011 when Akkineni … Continue reading

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Nothing khaas about such aam aadmi


By T S Sudhir Senior journalist Pritish Nandy tweeted over the weekend : “Every interview with @ArvindKejriwal aired gets AAP a whole bunch of new followers.” May I add that everytime Yogendra Yadav – who I respect immensely – in … Continue reading

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Gudsa Usendi is dead. GVK Prasad speaks


By T S Sudhir “I hope you will top up my prepaid card if I run out of charge,” said Gudsa Usendi and laughed when I asked for his mobile number. I understood what he was trying to say. This … Continue reading

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