Around 50,000 students from Telangana, currently in their intermediate first year in colleges in Seemandhra cities, are planning a return journey so as to not lose the local status in Eamcet-2014. As per Eamcet rules, students can appear as local candidates only if they complete their intermediate studies in the same state. In Eamcet 2014, […]
Author Archive: P K Surendran
PK Surendran is senior editor at Postnoon.
For a vast state, Andhra Pradesh should have been dominating Delhi politics. It should be more so because of the crucial backing the State gives to the ruling UPA. But a review of the State MPs’ work in Parliament conducted by a public-spirited citizen found proof that worthwhile pro bono work by AP MPs is […]
Say the BJP leaders who ask what the Congress did to save people the in pilgrim tragedy and where the massive coal scam money is hidden. The BJP believes the Congress will make many attempts from now till 2014 polls to tie Narendra Modi in knots but the party believes that it will not succeed because […]
Endless parade of automobiles to the zoo kicks up the stress levels in the captive creatures, authorities warn. Zoo has enough noiseless vehicles for visitors. Use them.
If you swim across the bottomless ocean of the Internet, you will notice one thing: All the action is here. All wisdom and calumny, hatred and love are here. This is truer of a relatively-open country like India than a suppressed autocratic country like China or terror-ridden countries like Afghanistan or Pakistan. Citizens on the […]
Overheard at a departmental store’s counter where a vexed customer was cursing the government for putting VAT on everything from lime to lingerie. As the counter clerk was putting 5 per cent VAT on his purchase, that put a hole in his wallet, he was heard shouting, “At this rate this damned government will slap […]
According to an Assocham survey, the private tuiton ‘industry’ is worth Rs.2,300 crore and is likely to reach Rs.4,000 crore by 2015. Most of these earnings are undeclared and the Union finance ministry, which uses VAT indiscriminately on everything from salt to underwear, must devise ways to tackle this educational ‘black’ hole.
One of the modern tragedies has been the total absence of a law demanding minimum qualifications to the law makers or the elected representative. It is not the educational qualification I mean but the basic understanding of a society, changes wrought in by the passage of time and the contemporary issues of life and living. […]
So much for our sense of history and heritage. The GHMC board proclaiming the bamboo garden along the Road No. 36 is so disfigured with illegal advertisements that it looks like a scarecrow mocking at our utter lack of respect for a public property. It makes one wonder if the British were not right branding […]
Postnoon had been steadfastly maintaining that the NIA probe into Dilsukhnagar blasts came to naught because local politics are involved. Who cares? Now comes revelations in media that terror suspect Maqbool was released by the home department in 2009 for ‘good conduct’ in spite of the jail authorities warning against it. NIA had maintained that […]