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Nikhila Henry

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Congress Unravelling As KCR Steals 12 MLAs in Telangana

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Nikhila Henry Hindustan Times via Getty Images HYDERABAD, Telangana — In the latest sign that elected legislators are little more than willing pawns in larger games of political patronage, 12 of the Congress’s 18 MLAs in Telangana have merged with the ruling p... More »

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Why Andhra Pradesh Rejected Chandrababu Naidu And TDP

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Nikhila Henry Pacific Press via Getty Images In Telugu speaking states the politician who suffered the biggest losses in 2019 elections was Andhra Pradesh’s three time Chief Minister, N Chandrababu Naidu. A series of political miscalculations led to the decima... More »

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Kashmir: Understanding Burhan Wani’s Enduring Appeal

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Nikhila Henry Sitting in a well-carpeted home in Shopian district, a 10-year-old Zeeran and her elder cousin sister Afsana, 12 years old, looked intently at a photograph. Their mothers and aunts were engaged in conversation over nun-chai, the famous salt tea o... More »