Celebrations broke out at Gandhi Bhavan, the party office, where overjoyed workers were seen setting off crackers and raising "Jai Congress" and "Revanth Anna Zindabad" slogans.
The titanic clash in Kamareddy Assembly constituency will perhaps be remembered for a long time to come. Predominantly rural in composition despite being just about 100 km from Hyderabad, it is at the centre of this election as BRS president and Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is up against state Congress chief A Revanth Reddy. Both are contesting from here for the first time, besides their traditional constituencies—Gajwel and Kodangal. Venkata Ramana Reddy of the BJP, known for actively spearheading local issues, too is in the fray, making it potentially a triangular contest. In this video, farmers and women share their opinions on different issues that will play an important role in the upcoming poll.
In the video, the workers, wearing yellow and white helmets, are seen receiving food items sent to them through the pipeline and talking to each other
The Manipur High Court's recent directive to the state government to consider including the Meitei community in the ST category raised tensions in the state and sparked violent protests. The issue of the inclusion of the Meitei community in the ST list of the Constitution has been pending for nearly 10 years. The development has widened the old ethnic faultlines between the valley's Meitei community and the hill tribes.
At least 78 people were killed in a stampede in the Yemen's capital city, Sanaa. Several people were injured among which 13 are in critical condition. Hundreds of people had gathered in a school to receive $9 as donation during a charitable event.
In this episode of TNIE Business Unbox, Monika Yadav, The New Indian Express explains UPI's next big leap -- making loans available to customers. The recent Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) announcement to allow pre-sanctioned credit lines for users through UPI may revolutionise credit disbursal in the country and render the incumbent ways of borrowing redundant.
India has overtaken China as the world’s most populous nation, according to UN data. India’s population surpassed 1.4286 billion, slightly higher than China’s 1.4257 billion people. By 2025, India's population is said to touch 1.668 billion while China's population is said to contract to 1.317 billion.
On April 15, mafia-turned-politician Atique Ahmed and his brother Ashraf Ahmed were assassinated. The shooters fired over a dozen rounds in just 22 seconds in the presence of a police team.Atiq Ahmed was hit by eight bullets.
Politician with several criminal cases against him, Atiq Ahmad and his brother Ashraf were shot dead on April 16 by three armed assailants in UP's Prayagraj. They intruded into the police cordon posing themselves as media persons and shot at point-blank range at Atiq and his brother. Talking to the TNIE, experts explain how this incident violates the rule of law and how it is a threat to democracy.
Gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmad and his brother Ashraf were shot dead on April 15 in UP's Prayagraj. Only a couple of days back on April 13, Atiq Ahmad's son Asad was killed in a police encounter in the Umesh Pal murder case. Here is the timeline of Umesh Pal murder case that eventually led to the end of Atiq Ahmad.
Many senior BJP leaders have raised the banner of revolt, especially after the announcement of the second list of candidates for the May 10 Assembly elections. In this episode of TNIE Talks Room, we have former BJP leader B. Somashekar who resigned from the party's primary membership on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti, claiming that he did so because the BJP is caste-ridden and unfair to scheduled castes.
Dr BR Ambedkar, largely remembered as a political leader, was also an accomplished economist. He was one of the few leaders, who made immense contributions to both caste and currency, untouchability and unemployment, public expenditure and poverty eradication. On his birth anniversary on April 14, TNIE chronicles some of his key contributions.
The State government has come up with the family physician concept to strengthen health services at the village level with emphasis on preventive health. Chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy formally launched AP governmet's family doctor project at Lingamguntla in Chilakaluripet constituency of Palnadu dist.
Rahul Gandhi said a historic step was taken to unite the Opposition parties against the ruling BJP. He said that Congress will take all parties along in the ideological battle against the BJP in the 2024 general elections.
In this episode of Hyderabad Dialogues, PCC head Revanth Reddy claims that Modi is irrelevant in the upcoming state elections. He asserted that the BJP is only present in the media and not on the ground. Revanth also stated that the Cong will win a majority and that the public sentiment is against the BRS government; the remainder is irrelevant.
The payments done via wallets on Unified Payments Interface (UPI) are likely to cost more to the consumers as National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has recommended an interchange fee of up to 1.1 per cent on UPI transactions of over Rs 2,000 made through Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs).The fee is likely to impact users who will make payments to merchants on the UPI via wallets.
In a big setback for O Panneerselvam, the Madras High Court on March 28 dismissed his plea, paving the way for interim chief Edappadi K Palaniswami’s (EPS) elevation as the AIADMK general secretary, its top, powerful post. Madras HC refused to stay election to the post of general secretary of AIADMK. HC also dismissed pleas moved by the OPS faction challenging the resolutions passed in the July 11, 2022, general council of the party.
In this episode of TNIE Business Unbox, Monika Yadav, The New Indian Express explains about Credit Suisse's financial turmoil and the biggest losers - additional tier 1 or AT 1 bond holders in this whole fiasco.
E Sreedharan, ‘Metro Man’ as he is popularly known, has always been a model technocrat. When he joined BJP in 2021 during the assembly elections, it raised quite a few eyebrows here. A member of the BJP national executive, Sreedharan insists that change is inevitable in Kerala. Straightforward and down to earth, #Sreedharan minces no words while talking about Kerala’s politics, politicians and development.
Terran-1, the world's first 3D-printed rocket, was launched successfully on March 23. However, the rocket suffered an "anomaly" during second-stage separation as it streamed towards low Earth orbit. Relativity Space, the aerospace company behind the launch said that the launch is a huge win as rocket was able to successfully withstand maximum dynamic pressure condition set for the structures. Billed as less costly to produce and fly, the unmanned Terran 1 rocket was launched from Cape Canaveral.