Monthly Archives: August 2014

Siddaramaiah steals the show in Karnataka’s electoral theatre


By T S Sudhir Score : Siddaramaiah 2.5, Yeddyurappa 0.5 If you wonder what I am talking about, it is real score card after the byelections to three seats in the Karnataka assembly. The results announced today saw the Congress … Continue reading

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Door-to-door EVM next?


By T S Sudhir   At 6:15 pm, when K Chandrasekhar Rao addressed the media to claim the Telangana household survey was a resounding success, the Telangana chief minister claimed over 90 per cent had taken part in the survey. … Continue reading

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August 19, the day Telangana will be under `house arrest’


By T S Sudhir “Don’t spread rumours and panic,” K Chandrasekhar Rao gently admonished the media, asking them not to do anything to dissuade people of Telangana from taking part in the August 19 intensive household survey. (Read previous blog … Continue reading

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Singham (and the flying Scorpios) returns !


By T S Sudhir   “Audience knows what to expect from a Rohit Shetty film and they will come,” said director Rohit Shetty, vanity dripping, on one of the TV channels promoting his film `Singham Returns’. It is a return … Continue reading

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Stand up and be counted in Telangana


By T S Sudhir `Hidden agenda’ is a term that is being spoken about quite a bit in Telangana these days. The reference is to the real intention of the Telangana government in undertaking an ambitious household survey on August … Continue reading

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Kavitha’s argument out of tune?


By T S Sudhir Is it an act of sedition to say Hyderabad and Kashmir were forcefully annexed to the Indian Union post independence in 1947? Is it an act of sedition to suggest that India must accept the reality … Continue reading

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