4 Telangana Congress MLCs defect to TRS

Compounding the Congress’ woes in Telangana, four of its six MLCs defected to the ruling TRS on Friday and were promptly recognised by the Legislative Council chairman as members of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi. Continue Reading

KCR promises Rs 1 lakh farm loan waiver; doubling of pension

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao Tuesday assured Rs 1 lakh farm loan waiver, besides increasing assistance under the Rytu Bandhu scheme to Rs 10,000 per annum from the current Rs 8,000 if the TRS was voted to power once again. Continue Reading

Why did KCR opt for early polls, asks Congress

Congress Sunday alleged that the ruling TRS had not fufilled any electoral promise and demanded that caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao explain why he dissolved the assembly nine months ahead of schedule Continue Reading

TRS rule disastrous for farmers: Cong leader

Alleging that the TRS rule proved ‘disastrous’ for farmers in the state, Congress in Telangana Sunday claimed if voted to power in the 7 December assembly elections, it would bring the much needed change in the lives of farming community. Continue Reading

Telangana polls: TRS chief continues tirade against Cong, TDP

Targeting the Congress and TDP, TRS chief and caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao Friday alleged Telangana had suffered in irrigation and other sectors due to negligence during their rule. Continue Reading

Model code of conduct violated in Telangana: Cong

Hyderabad: Congress in Telangana Monday alleged violations of the Model Code of Conduct for the coming Legislative Assembly polls as hoardings of government schemes carrying pictures of caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and ministers are seen at several locations in the city. Continue Reading

TPCC chief lashes at CM for creating confusion over early polls

Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee president N Uttam Kumar Reddy alleged that Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao was creating confusion over holding early Assembly elections in the state. Continue Reading

Telengana CM may dissolve Assembly next month: Congress

Telangana Congress Chief N Uttam Kumar Reddy alleged that the names of several party workers in the state were being deleted from electoral rolls and claimed that Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao might dissolve the Assembly next month and seek fresh elections. Continue Reading

Rahul’s Telangana visit includes meetings with SHGs, students and youth

Congress president Rahul Gandhi would address women Self-Help Groups, students and youth, entrepreneurs and others in separate events during his visit to the city on 13 and 14 August, a senior Congress leader said. Continue Reading

‘TRS support to NDA nominee proves it is undeclared ally of BJP’

TPCC president N Uttam Kumar Reddy said the TRS extending support for the candidature of NDA nominee in the election for the post of Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha has proved that the ruling party in Telangana was an “undeclared ally” of the BJP. Continue Reading