www.thehansindia.com WARANGAL MONDAY 30 APRIL 2018 PAGES 20 `5.00 Forecast: Partly cloudy Temp: Max42°C. Min.30°C. Humidity: 17% Sunrise: 05:45 Sunset: 06:32 H Simultaneously published from Hyderabad | Warangal | Tirupati | Amaravati | Visakhapatnam | Khammam | Kurnool | Delhi H WINDOWS Harish comes down on Goldstone-BYD eyes Uttam for ‘foul lingo’ expansion in India India, Pak, China’s first-ever joint military drill New Delhi: In a first, India and Pakistan will be part of a multi-nation counter-terror exercise in Russia in September, which will also be joined by China and several other countries. The military exercise will take place under the framework of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, a China-dominated security grouping which is increasingly seen as a counterweight to NATO, officials said. They said the military drill will be held in the Ural mountains of Russia. P3 Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao on Sunday said the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) government had brought qualitative changes in the lives of people in the State. The Minister was addressing a gathering of leaders of various parties from Devarakadra, who joined the TRS at the Telangana Bhavan on Sunday. E lectric bus manufacturer Goldstone Infratech plans to create up to 10,000 jobs in India in the next five years and will soon set up a joint venture firm to cater to R&D and after sales service facilities. STAND FOR STATES No Front, only coalition of people: KCR OUR BUREAU Hyderabad: In yet another step towards cobbling a formidable antiBJP and anti-Congress coalition, Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Sunday met DMK president MK Karunanidhi and his son and party working president MK Stalin in Chennai and discussed the broad contours of the political alternative. In his meeting with the DMK leaders, KCR has reportedly stressed the need for larger allocation of funds to the states to make them strong and a blue print to make the economy more vibrant. KCR has already raised the federal front alternative with his West Ben- Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao meets DMK president M Karunanidhi at his residence in Chennai on Sunday gal counterpart Mamata Banerjee, JD-U president HD Deve Gowda and former chief minister of JharkStalin to be chief guest at crop scheme programme hand Hemanth Soren. KCR’s visit to Hyderabad: DMK leader M Stalin would be the chief guest for the Chennai along with an entourage state government’s prestigious Rythu Bandhu programme of disbarely two days after the TRS pletribution of crop incentive of Rs 8,000 per acre to farmers on May nary dispelled any doubts that his 10. This was disclosed by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao assertion that he would trigger politduring his visit to Chennai. KCR said he had invited Stalin to come ical tremors at Delhi from Hyderas the chief guest for the programme and the DMK leader had also abad is not a mere act of braggadocio given his consent. and that he was quite serious about what he was saying. Continued on P4 WE’RE BEST FRIENDS I and Naidu are best friends. We were colleagues and worked for many years together. I will have a dialogue with Naidu on the formation of an alternative for making the country a truly powerful nation. Suravaram to helm CPI again KANHAIYA IN TOP BODY Kollam: Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy was unanimously re-elected general secretary of the Communist Party of India (CPI) on Sunday for a third time in a row while former JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar found a place in the national council. Ahead of Reddy's unanimous election at the 23rd party congress in Kollam, a 125-member national council was also elected. It included Kanhaiya Kumar, a former president of the JNU Students Union who was at one time jailed after being charged with sedition. Reddy, a two-time former Lok Sabha member, ﬁrst became the general secretary in 2012. While the 76-year-old Reddy's re-election took place without any issues, the selection of the 15 members from Kerala to the CPI's highest decision-making body saw some hurdles after veteran party leader C Divakaran was not featured in the list. A technocrat with heart of a farmer! KOPPARA GANDHI Vizianagaram: It is hard to ﬁnd a technocrat who has a passion for agriculture. But you will ﬁnd one in Kodi Srinivasa Babu, son of Venkata Rao, retired assistant director of agriculture. Though a mechanical engineer, Babu has the heart of a farmer. He is the CEO of a company that manufactures components for turbines in Hyderabad. As he has better awareness Srinivasa Babu about crops, he tried his hand in organic farming without using chemical fertilisers and pesticides and he was rewarded with success. Babu used only manure from cow dung and urine. He is against using pesticides and in their place uses "neemstram" made from neem paste and cow urine. “I feel proud to be a farmer rather than an entrepreneur. I like to spend more time with plants than with Continued on P4 machines in my office. P9 Will bounce back to power in 2019: Rahul Mounts all-out attack on Modi at Jan Akrosh rally New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi launched his party’s 2019 election campaign at a public rally in the national capital on Sunday, insisting that the grand old party will return to power in the next general elections. “Congress surpassed the expectations in the Gujarat assembly elections and you all will witness the change in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan where we will win followed by the 2019 general elections. The Congress workers will not leave the side of truth,” he said at the Jan Aakrosh Rally, his ﬁrst in Delhi since taking over as the party chief. Rahul Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a range of issues, accusing him of having double standards on corruption, messing up the economy, undermining democratic institutions and failing to provide safety for women. Congress president Rahul Gandhi interacts with former PM Manmohan Singh during ‘Jan Akrosh Rally’, in New Delhi on Sunday Rahul accused the Prime Minister of being "hollow" and speaking "lies" and said the BJP will be defeated also in Karnataka assembly polls. Continued on P4 ‘KCR has no right to be CM’ Kodandaram launches TJS, vows to topple TRS govt OUR BUREAU Hyderabad: The Telangana Jana Samiti (TJS), at its ﬁrst public meeting here on Sunday after it has been recognised as a political party, called the TRS government to account on its failures and felt that a ruler who cannot fulﬁl the aspirations of the people has no right to be in that position. TJS president Prof M Telangana Jana Samithi president Kodandaram at the Saroornagar Stadium where he launched his political party on Sunday Kodandaram, in a fresh offensive against Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said that a leader who gets votes from the people should work for the Continued on P4 people.
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