Give paid holiday for employees on poll day: CEO to IT cos

Telangana Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar Thursday said Information Technology companies here have been asked to provide paid holiday to employees on 7 December, polling day. Continue Reading

Telangana poll: Modi, Rahul to hold rallies this week

Campaigning for the upcoming Telangana Assembly polls is set to reach its crescendo with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and other senior leaders scheduled to hold rallies in the state this week. Continue Reading

Will appear before ED after Parliament session: TDP MP

Former Union minister and TDP MP Y S Chowdary Sunday said he would appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED), which has summoned him in connection with an alleged Rs 5,700-crore bank loan fraud case on 27 November, after the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament. Continue Reading

TRS will strive for federal front after polls: KCR

The TRS would play a role in national politics after the December seven state Assembly elections towards the formation of a “federal front” that enhances the powers of states, party president and caretaker chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said Monday. Continue Reading

EC makes sure stakeholders have faith in EVMs: ex-CEC

Amid a debate over the trustworthiness of the electronic voting machines, former Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath said Friday the Election Commission always tries to see that stakeholders have faith in the EVMs without taking criticism against it lightly. Continue Reading

BJP rules out support to TRS if it falls short of numbers

The BJP on Monday asserted that it would not join hands with the TRS if the latter falls short of numbers to form government post 7 December assembly elections, as it rejected the Congress charge that two parties were hand-in-glove. Continue Reading

Case filed against Tharoor over scorpion remarks on Modi

A city-based advocate filed a complaint Saturday against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, saying he has hurt Hindu sentiments with his alleged “scorpion” remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently, the police said. Continue Reading