articles by K Nageshwar

Politics

With BJP surging in Telangana, expect party to intensify anti-KCR campaign, make use of lessons from Bengal

With the NDA not in the need of any fresh allies, the BJP is plannnig to corner KCR over his Muslim appeasement politics in Telangana; KCR's embracing of AIMIM is likely to be the main political plank of BJP in the coming days

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Jagan Reddy sweeps Andhra Pradesh: Last-minute welfare sops, TDP credibility crisis led to poll rout of Chandrababu Naidu

The biggest electoral strategic mistake Naidu did was to reduce the electoral discourse into a personality fight between him and YS Jaganmohan Reddy leaving aside the issue of development. People voted for him in 2014 as he was seen as a symbol of development and governance. But, the poll battle turned into an ugly and acrimonious personal rivalry between Naidu and Jagan.

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Lok Sabha Election 2019: After victory in Telangana polls, KCR is preparing for crucial role in national politics

TRS targets winning 16 out of 17 Lok Sabha seats from Telangana, leaving one for its ally AIMIM.

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Narendra Modi, Chandrababu Naidu exchange barbs: TDP, BJP bicker while Andhra Pradesh is neglected

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a blistering attack on Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu in Amaravati.

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KC Deo's exit freezes Congress' hopes in Andhra Pradesh; Rahul Gandhi may find it easier to ally with TDP than to revive party

According to party sources, the Congress high command has realised that the party's revival in Andhra Pradesh for the upcoming Assembly polls is not in the realm of possibility at least for 2019

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Rahul Gandhi's minimum income pledge: Congress looks to checkmate BJP by changing narrative ahead of LS polls

The Congress scored over its rival by setting an agenda around its poll promise and forcing the BJP to respond.

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Political entry of Hitesh Chenchuram unlikely to worry Chandrababu Naidu; Andhra CM's claim to NTR legacy remains safe

The induction of NTR's grandson into YSR Congress may only have symbolic value for YS Jagan as Chandrababu has passed the test for NTR's political legacy

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BJP quick to criticise Priyanka Gandhi's appointment, but will it question its own allies on dynastic succession?

The induction of Priyanka Gandhi into the Congress leadership is a belated but an obvious move by the party.

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United India rally more to do with Mamata Banerjee's PM ambitions than catapulting non-BJP front at Centre

Mamata Banerjee's grand gala show at best is likely to end up as yet another photo opportunity for those who are critical of Narendra Modi for their own specific reasons than a common cause

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Growing closeness between TRS, YSR Congress boosts KCR's third front ambitions, allows Jaganmohan to raise national profile

The TRS' strategy is clear: Openly embracing the YSR Congress and forgetting the bitterness of the movement for a separate state.

India

Modi govt's decision on 'economically backward' quota unlikely to withstand judicial scrutiny, may also be politically counterproductive

The timing of the Narendra Modi government's announcement of the proposed quota formula is certainly a matter of suspicion.

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KCR eyes more decisive role at Centre through non-Congress, non-BJP front, but proposed alliance lacks clear agenda

KCR, through his proposed non-Congress, non-BJP front, wishes to create a space for himself in national politics after putting in place a firm succession plan back home.

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Chandrababu Naidu stares at an uncertain future after TDP's humiliating defeat at the hands of KCR's TRS in Telangana

The Congress did not anticipate such an adverse outcome as the TDP in alliance with the BJP won 15 seats and stood second in many in 2014 when the Telangana sentiment was at its peak.

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KCR calls for non-Congress, non-BJP regime: Assembly Elections 2018, TRS' political past show how unlikely this is

After TRS' landslide victory in Telangana, KCR called for a 'BJP-mukt' and 'Congress-mukt' India.

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Telangana election results 2018: KCR's risky move to dissolve Assembly pays rich dividends as TRS storms to victory

TRS supremo K Chandrashekar Rao repeatedly emphasised that his party would win 100 seats out of 119 on offer in Telangana

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Telangana Election results 2018: Yogi brand of politics fails to woo state as TRS heads for landslide victory; BJP struggles to retain seats

Telangana Assembly Election results 2018: Despite the politics of polarisation led by Yogi Adityanath and Amit Shah, BJP failed to make any significant impact on the fortunes of TRS which is heading for a landslide victory in the state Assembly election

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As Telangana Assembly elections draw nearer, predicting an outcome turns into psephologists' nightmare

The Telangana Vidhan Sabha elections are quickly turning into a psephological nightmare for both the voter and the pollster alike

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In Telangana, Narendra Modi tries to shed image of BJP-TRS camaraderie, but fails to address voter concerns

Narendra Modi's election speech was primarily aimed at carving out a political space for the BJP in Telangana independent of the TRS and the Congress.

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Telangana polls: TRS aims to use an eight-point election strategy to counter challenge posed by Mahakutami

Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) is embarking upon a comprehensive electoral strategy to frustrate the efforts of his rivals.

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Chandrababu Naidu's past political somersaults make his credentials as messiah of Opposition unity suspect

TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu has emerged as the new messiah of Opposition unity. However, he has a long history of political somersaults.