Former CM YS.Rajasekhar Reddy's son Jagan Mohan Reddy, leader of YSRCP is fighting legal battles over disproportionate assets. He was accused of amassing crores of wealth in quid pro qo manner. He spent few years in Chanchalguda jail for disproportionate assets case and is now out on bail.
Many would have imagined that after the shocking shootout at Kansas where IT Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed, IT professionals who are nurturing dollar dreams will have second thoughts. However it is coming out that Telugu people in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are prepared to brave and face the bullets for dollar dreams.
Power Star Pawan Kalyan, chief of Jana Sena shed all his inhibitions and reserved attitude and started questioning everything in the recent past. This is a good change but he should also not lose his calm and composure when some one criticise and question him.
Proving all pre poll and exit poll surveys wrong Shiv Sena led by Uddhav Thackery showed once again that Shiv Sena is the Tiger in Mumbai. As the counting for Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is nearing completion, it is coming out that Shiv Sena is leading in around 92 seats while BJP is confined to just 52 seats.
Many are left wondering whether people are really sentimental fools. As a matter of fact compared to Bollywood and other languages, Telugu and Tamil people are sentimental fools. Generally they don't get connected to anything easily, but once they connected they get attached to the thing or person throughout their life loving and adoring them and going to any extent to keep them in their possession.
Many take people for a ride. They compare them to sheep and film celebrities and political leaders believe that they canbe fooled easily. People and political analysts may disagree but watching the recent developments, one may get an impression there is some truth in it.
Political power war between former CM Jayalalithaa's close aide Sasikala and her trusted lieutenant Panneerselvam reached climax with the Supreme Court all set to deliver its verdict in Sasikala's disproportionate assets case.
Uttarakhand and its surrounding regions Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab including Delhi experienced tremours of the magnitude of 5.8 on Richter scale sending shivers among the people.However everyone heaved a sigh of relief as there was no damage to the property or life. The epi centre was 31km below the earth surface in Pipalkoti near Rudraprayag.
Right after the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh into Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, CMs Chandra Babu and KCR indulged in bitter war of words and started competing for each and everything. Analysts say even after two years, they didnot change their mindset though they reduced the rhetoric.
Railway Budget for the year 2017-2018 missed the attention of many as it is was presented along with the General Budget for the first time yesterday. Railway Budget always increases the aspirations and dreams of people across various states in the country but very few of them get fulfilled.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented Union Budget for the fiscal year 2017-2018 and while the ruling BJP and opposition parties led by Congress praised and criticised the budget according to their political affiliations, lay man wondered about the real rating of the budget.
Generally every year Railway Budget was presented ahead of the Union Budget. But from this year Railway Budget is included in the Union Budget. So many missed the allocations in the Railway budget unlike earlier when different states used to analyse what they got from the Railways.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented Budget for the financial year 2017-2018 and right after that leaders of various parties are praising or criticising the budget according to the affiliations. At the same time economists and analysts are analysing the pros and consequences of the budget and the long term and short term affect on the economy.
Expectations are increasing among all sections of people as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is all set to present his third budget today in the aftermath of PM Modi's demonetisation decision. Experts have spoken about what the budget 2017-2018 could look like and what one can expect from the budget.
Expectations are increasing on Union Budget 2017 to be presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Feb 1st. As PM Modi completed two and half years of rule as PM and as this happens to be the first budget after demonetisation, analysts expect NDA government to attract people with many populistic moves and incentives.
The recent developments in the South states is sending powerful signals to the North Indian leadership at the centre that they will not tolerate their aggressive domination. Be it protests for traditional jallikattu by people of Tamil Nadu or special status fight by people of Andhra Pradesh, South India is set for revolt against North dominated Central leadership.
PM Modi at present seems to be bulldozing his opponents and crushing all the rival parties under his feet. It is known that Modi powered BJP to simple majority in the 2014 elections proving all poll predictions of a hung Parliament wrong. Along with its allies, BJP powered NDA to more than 300 plus seats.
People of Andhra Pradesh have been fighting for special status after the senseless and mindless bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh to form Telangana for selfish ends. BJP,Congress and other political parties promised special status after the division and the same was included in the AP state reorganisation bill.
Right before the Union Budget, every year people look up with new hopes and aspirations and wait eagerly for the Finance Minister to make important announcements. This year budget to be presented on Feb 1,2017 is assuming significance as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is presenting the budget right after PM Modi's demonetisation move and also with five states going to elections in February.
National parties Congress and BJP and regional parties are leaving no stone unturned to emerge winners in the upcoming elections in the five states Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Uttarakhand and Manipur.