Tag Archives: Telugu

Celebrating Telugu Language, Literature and Scholarship

Two legends were felicitated the other day by Turaga Foundation in Vijayawada. Sri C Raghavachari who edited Visalandhra daily newspaper for over thirty years was given Turaga Krishnamohan Award in Journalism. And Smt P Satyavathi who wrote very influential short stories was presented the Turaga Janakirani Award in Literature. About 70 people attended the meeting and as many […]

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Finance Commission and Telugu Signature

I was in Tirupati the other day. Our government met the 14th Finance Commission.  Chief Minister Sri Chandrababu Naidu had made a compelling presentation to the Commission. He told the Commission that Andhra Pradesh needed to be treated on a completely different basis. The situation of AP is not comparable to any other state. He argued […]

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సర్దుకో లేవు, కానీ …. చెప్పుకోనూ లేవు

సర్దుకో లేవు కానీ …. చెప్పుకోనూ లేవు

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నాది మూడవ కన్ను

దానికగుపించేది నిత్య నిరంతర నిఖిల వర్తమానం

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Telugu Media Houses::The New Charm Offensive

 Recently, two Telugu media houses launched a charm offensive. I would like to think that they did what they did to achieve some noble objectives. But, I am afraid, elements that point in a different direction do stick out rather uncomfortably. NTv set out to raise the patriotism quotient among children in the state. It […]

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In Praise of ‘T’ Agitation

Communication manufactures perceptions. Effective communication manufactures perceptions that are far more biting than reality. In their most potent form they can, in fact, replace reality and obfuscate one’s reasoning faculty. The ongoing Telangana agitation offers a formidable example of effective use of political communication. It is in the deployment of a well-designed communication strategy that […]

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