Ch V M Krishna Rao

Free flow of inducements raises the cost of fighting polls, mocks democracy

Another stunning feature in the elections was that the candidates had to bribe their own party’s public representatives not to turn defectors.

04 Feb 2019

Calculators out in Telangana as three scenarios emerge

Normally, the ruling TRS ought not to be worried as most of the exit polls suggest it would comfortably hold on to power.

10 Dec 2018

Turn of tide? Telangana contest is no longer one-sided

Notwithstanding all the sound and fury, the BJP is expected to be a significant player in only a few seats but its leaders are striving hard to boost the vote percentage.

29 Nov 2018

Polls in Telangana all set to witness a raft of social experiments

The newest state of India that will go to the polls on December 7 would be akin to a social laboratory, where political experiments that were never heard of or seen before are expected to take place.

15 Oct 2018

Four reasons why Telangana Chief Minister KCR took the big gamble of advancing state polls

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao took a big gamble last week by recommending premature dissolution of the state Assembly.

11 Sep 2018