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Battleground Telangana: More facts, less analysis జూన్ 16, 2011

Posted by M Bharath Bhushan in 1969, agitation, Andhra, compromise, Congress, CPI, Culture, drama, Hyderabad, Identity, JAC, KCR, Mulki, politics, regionalism, Review, Settler, Telangana, TRS, universities.
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Battleground Telangana: More facts, less analysis
D P Satish, CNN-IBN Posted on Jun 16, 2011

The most dreaded ‘T’ word is back in Andhra Pradesh politics. After a long lull, the movement for Telangana state is once again picking up steam.

Unfortunately, there are not many well written books on Telangana in English. Kingshuk Nag, a senior journalist of repute and resident editor of Times of India, Hyderabad edition has filled the vacuum by writing a highly readable book on the movement and the region: Battleground Telangana. (మరింత…)

Battleground Telangana : Chronicle of an agitation జూన్ 12, 2011

Posted by M Bharath Bhushan in agitation, Culture, Economy, Hyderabad, Identity, Karimnagar, livelihoods, Mahabubnagar, Medak, Mulki, Palamur, politics, regionalism, Review, Telangana.
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Nomads near Cyberabad
D Murali

Medak, a district that borders Greater Hyderabad, is a telling example of the poor economic development in Telangana, writes Kingshuk Nag in ‘Battleground Telangana: Chronicle of an agitation’ (www.harpercollins.co.in).

On the roads of Medak, not more than an hour and a half from Hyderabad, it is possible to run into nomads travelling on bullock carts with all their belongings, describes Nag. “These people have no home and hearth and move from place to place within the district in search of jobs. Many others, who have some place to live, migrate seasonally in the months of summer not only in search of jobs but also looking for sources of drinking water.” (మరింత…)