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, […]
While the T-state has been the focus of the government in the past few days, citizens of Hyderabad had been faced with a more immediate concern — the state of roads in the City. Every major and minor road is ridden with giant potholes and craters which are filling up with slushy water during the […]
Goverdhan (Uttar Pradesh): Hundreds of thousands of devotees from around the country have flocked to the holy town of Goverdhan to begin the annual 21-km parikrama (circumambulation) around the hill that Lord Krishna, as a child, is believed to have lifted on his little finger to protect his faithful from the wrath of Lord Indra, […]
A well-meaning direct interface between the civic officials and the public brings in a large number of complaints against illegal constructions. Hyderabad: The weekly Prajavani programme of GHMC where the civic administration responds to citizens’ grievances in a direct manner is bringing an avalanche of popular complaints against unlawful constructions and encroachments. While the direct […]
A wing of GHMC that should have been battle-ready is in poor shape. Neither the City fathers nor the administration seem to bother about it.
Now the US administration is ready to consider granting a visa to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. For all its tirade against Modi over 2002 riots, Uncle Sam’s realpolitik calculation cautions against burning bridges with India’s future prime minister. Such a move would hurt American business interests, who fund both Democrats and Republicans, and give […]
A While reading the newspaper, an item in it drew me into a debate with my muse. Uninvited, she popped through my thoughts and demanded that I discus this particular piece at length. So I began by explaining the news to her. I: The Central government now wants Muslim cops in Muslim-dominated areas. My muse: […]