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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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Notes from polling day


By T S Sudhir My previous blog that talked about a neck-and-neck fight in Seemandhra with a slight edge to Naidu, exposed me to much abuse from YSR Congress. Not that TDP supporters are any better. You say anything remotely … Continue reading

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Battle for Andhra Pradesh : Naidu vs Jagan


By T S Sudhir Disclaimer : This post is not about predicting who will win the battle for the residuary state of Andhra Pradesh. At least I will not stick my neck out in public because in the age of … Continue reading

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`Arrogant’ Congress loses the plot


By T S Sudhir Corruption. Price rise. Poor governance. Paucity of ideas. Anti-incumbency. Safety of women. Several reasons are being thrown about to explain why the Congress ship has been wrecked by the BJP (and also by the Aam Aadmi … Continue reading

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Congress-TRS merger will not be a cakewalk


By T S Sudhir “It will be the first time that instead of cutting a cake on a birthday, the Congress plans to cut a state on Sonia Gandhi’s birthday on December 9.” This was the acerbic comment from a … Continue reading

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Rahul does a Rajini


By T S Sudhir At one time, “Hume dekhna hai” and “Hum dekhenge”‘ had become oft-heard catch-phrases of late Rajiv Gandhi’s political speech-lore. Twenty years after his vision for 21st century India was tragically snuffed out by Tiger Prabhakaran’s suicide bombers, … Continue reading

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Kalaignar defeats Kalaignar


By T S Sudhir Muthuvel Karunanidhi’s forte as an ace scriptwriter was social films. The most notable among them, `Parasakthi’, starring the late Sivaji Ganesan, in 1952. That film was seen as the first attempt by the Dravidian movement to use … Continue reading

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