Karnataka govt says CET is on. All eyes now on High court

The Karnataka government is expected to reiterate its decision before the High court to conduct the Common Entrance Test (CET) for admission to government professional degree colleges on 30 and 31 July. On Tuesday, the Karnataka High court asked the government to reconsider its decision in view of the large number of containment zones which … Continue reading Karnataka govt says CET is on. All eyes now on High court

Telangana EAMCET likely in August last week

The Telangana EAMCET is likely to be conducted in the last week of August. The EAMCET in which close to 2 lakh students take part, is the entrance exam conducted for admission to Engineering, medical, agriculture colleges in Telangana. It was to be held in July and was postponed due to Covid 19 pandemic. Close to 2 … Continue reading Telangana EAMCET likely in August last week

Karnataka insistent on conducting CET even as students move court

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drSlPYQJFPA&t=9s There is a lot of angst going on among the student community of Karnataka that plans to take the Common Entrance Test (CET) which is to be held on 30 and 31 July. The CET is for students seeking admissions to engineering, pharma and agricultural professional courses in the state. Over 1.94 lakh students … Continue reading Karnataka insistent on conducting CET even as students move court

Chess Grandmaster takes on CBSE. Here’s why.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHtSbefwMkM&t=8s This is the story of a Chess Player from India. I am not allowed to name him by his lawyer Rishi Malhotra but suffice to say that he is 16 years old and one of the youngest Chess Grandmasters from India.  Now why am I telling you all this?  Because he is one of … Continue reading Chess Grandmaster takes on CBSE. Here’s why.

ICSE students say no to Board Exams. Here’s why

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roGWVmnFE5o&t=70s With the Bombay High court expected to conduct its final hearing and deliver its verdict in the Public Interest Litigation filed by Arvind Tiwari - a parent and a lawyer - related to the ICSE Examinations in Maharashtra on Monday, students and parents are upping the pressure. They are opposed to the conduct of … Continue reading ICSE students say no to Board Exams. Here’s why

No Class X Board Exams in Hyderabad, rules High court

Class X Board Exams cannot be conducted in yet another big city in India : Hyderabad. The Telangana High court in its verdict this evening directed the state government to postpone the Telangana State Board Class X exams in the Greater Hyderabad limits which means no exams for students in Hyderabad, Secunderabad and Ranga Reddy … Continue reading No Class X Board Exams in Hyderabad, rules High court

Flights to resume from 25 May. What will Karnataka do?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Idb7bY2VEk&t=4s In Lockdown 4.0, Karnataka decided to do something it had not done in the first three lockdowns. It banned the entry of people from three states - Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat till 31 May, till when Lockdown 4.0 is in force. Two of these three states share their borders with Karnataka.  This was … Continue reading Flights to resume from 25 May. What will Karnataka do?

I love being called `Mallu Arjun’, says the Stylish Star

``I love being called Mallu Arjun,'' gushes Allu Arjun, the moment you mention Kerala and the adulation he receives in the southernmost state of India.  ``I think it is the women fans in Kerala who are responsible for this stardom,'' says Allu Arjun. The Stylish star of Telugu cinema is quite a rage and a … Continue reading I love being called `Mallu Arjun’, says the Stylish Star

Big News : Andhra Pradesh may have three capital cities

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8U8GQf61MBA Andhra Pradesh could have three capital cities if Jaganmohan Reddy has his way. In the Assembly, Jagan dropped hints that the state could have an executive capital (Visakhapatnam), a legislative capital (Amaravati) and a judicial capital (Kurnool). This, the YSRCP perhaps reckons, will make people of all three regions in the state happy and … Continue reading Big News : Andhra Pradesh may have three capital cities

Hats off to KCR, says Jagan appreciating Telangana encounter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IQgCiVn8VQ YS Jaganmohan Reddy has praised his counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao for the Cyberabad encounter in Telangana in which the four men accusing of raping and killing Disha were killed on Friday morning. In fact, he congratulated KCR on the first day of the winter session in the Andhra Pradesh during a debate on crimes … Continue reading Hats off to KCR, says Jagan appreciating Telangana encounter

Justice for 27-year-old vet : Hyderabad horror shows public spaces are unsafe

Hyderabad was never like this. But times are changing. The charred body of a veterinary doctor in the city is proof. On Wednesday night, the 27-year-old veterinary doctor went missing from near the Shamshabad toll plaza on the outskirts of Hyderabad. For those unaware of the city's geography, this is the area where the airport … Continue reading Justice for 27-year-old vet : Hyderabad horror shows public spaces are unsafe

How RGV discovered his Naidu and why he wants to tell Sasikala’s story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kq2GEAdekLo&t=16s From a small restaurant in Nasik in Maharashtra where he worked as a waiter to playing `Chandrababu Naidu' on the big screen, Dhananjay Prabhune has come a long way. Discovered by Ram Gopal Varma through Twitter, Prabhune who is much shorter than the real Naidu, got to play a role resembling the former Andhra … Continue reading How RGV discovered his Naidu and why he wants to tell Sasikala’s story

Exclusive | Vishnu Manchu : Web platform is the future

On the occasion of Vishnu Manchu's birthday on 23 November, the first look of `Mosagallu' was released. The English-Telugu bilingual shot extensively in Hyderabad and the USA, is based on the true story of an IT scam. It stars Kajal Aggarwal and is scheduled for a summer of 2020 release. Vishnu told Filter Kaapi that he … Continue reading Exclusive | Vishnu Manchu : Web platform is the future

Tharun Bhascker treats Nawazuddin Sidddiqui as his role model. Here’s why

Tharun Bhascker treats this actor from Mumbai as his role modelTharun Bhascker has done reasonably well in front of the camera though he suggests he enjoys the process of directing much more. When Filter Kaapi asked Tharun who his role model is when it came to acting, he was clear it is Nawazuddin Siddiqui and … Continue reading Tharun Bhascker treats Nawazuddin Sidddiqui as his role model. Here’s why