Hyderabad sources added that opposition Congress and its allies and the BJP intensified campaign and preparations Monday for the December 7 Telangana assembly elections. Senior Congress leader and former Deputy Chief Minister in undivided Andhra Pradesh, C Damodar Rajanarsimha held meetings with party leaders in Delhi.He said that SC, ST and backward class leaders
Sources from Nalgonga stated that Chairman of Telangana Rythu Samanvaya Samithi , Gutha Sukender Reddy said that Congress Party Chief Rahul Gandhi was misled by the Telangana Congress leaders. When speaking to reporters at his Nalgonda residence, he said from the way Rahul Gandhi spoke at the Bhainsa and Kamareddy rallies, it was clear that he was parroting whatever the Telangana Congress leaders told him and he was clearly reading from a prepared
Hyderabad sources stated that the Interim International Departure Terminal at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here will be made operational on October 23. Meanwhile according to GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL), the airport operator, all international departure flights will operate from this terminal with effect from 10:30 a.m. on October 23.
Hyderabad sources stated that Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) President K Chandrasekhar Rao held a brainstorming session with the first batch of 105 party candidates for the December 7th Assembly elections in the state and deliberated on the strategies to be adopted to ensure the party's success.
Telangana caretaker IT Minister KT Rama Rao lashed out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi and asked the party to first get its facts right before it criticized the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in the state. Meanwhile, when asking Rahul Gandhi to read history before speaking publicly, KTR told reporters at Telangana Bhavan on Saturday evening that the Congress President only spoke half-truths and lies.
Accordingly, as someone who came into politics thundering the message of eliminating casteism, Pawan is now working against his own core beliefs. Meanwhile, his claims of "New Age Politics" could be dashed if this continues to become "Kapu Sena." Furthermore, after leaning heavily on the Kapus, it looks like Pawan Kalyan is committing the same mistake his big brother Chiranjeevi fell for.
According to sources Rahul Gandhi's brief Telugu speech at Congress Praja Garjana in Kamareddy has won the hearts. Meanwhile, Rahul has tactically raised the three fundamental issues that led to Telangana movement Neellu (Water), Nidhulu (Funds) and Niyamakalu (Jobs). Furthermore, by raking in these three, Rahul questioned the large gathering whether these three fundamental promises in the new Telangana state were fulfilled.
Hyderabad sources stated that Telangana Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar said Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat and Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa will be arriving here on Monday to review poll preparedness.
According to report after KCR's meeting with Modi on 15th of this month, his son and the power centre of the Telangana government KTR has met PM Narendra Modi today in Delhi. Meanwhile although both the father and son duo state that the meeting was nothing to do with politics and was just to discuss the pending issues in Telangana, strong speculations have it that TRS and BJP are likely to forge alliance ahead of 2019 polls.
Accordingly Swami Paripoornanda to be the BJP's chief ministerial candidate in Telangana is no breaking news. While the reports have been in public domain from much earlier, the latest we hear is that Swami has sought a ticket from crucial constituency in Hyderabad. Meanwhile Swami apparently wants the Jubilee Hills assembly constituency to contest in the coming elections.
As per report from Hyderabad an exclusive and certified 'Dog Park', billed as the country’s first and boasting of facilities including a walking track, off leash areas and a clinic was inaugurated at Kondapur. Meanwhile an official press release said when spread across an area of 1.2 acres, the park was inaugurated by Telangana chief secretary SK Joshi.
New Delhi sources made a statement that Sree Peetham mutt head Swami Paripoornanandha yesterday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of party national president Amit Shah, where BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav accompanied Swami in the meeting. When speaking to media after his joining in the national party, the seer said he was happy to have joined in the BJP.
Hyderabad sources added that MIM president Asaduddin Owaisi reacted to RSS Mohan Bhagwat's demand for a law to build a grand Ram temple at Ayodhya. Meanwhile the Hyderabad MP said that Bhagwat's statement was a clear example of a nation converted into totalitarianism. Owaisi told reporters here "The RSS and BJP believe in totalitarianism and they do not believe in pluralism or in rule of law".
Hyderabad sources stated that Star campaigner for the Telangana Congress, Vijayashanti reacted to Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy's statement that there is no place for Maoists in the State of Telangana. The former actress said that revolution is a result of repression and that people haven't forgotten the gruesome deaths of Warangal Maoists Sruthi and Sagar. Vijayashanti said that the Telangana
According to sources areas in the IT corridor were perhaps worst hit, as some areas witnessed ankle length to even knee length water logging and commuters who were on their way home bore the brunt of this. Meanwhile the Hyderabad Traffic Police and officials of the Greater Hyderabad
Hyderabad sources stated that former Maoist ideologue and revolutionary balladeer Gaddar on Wednesday said he was ready to contest the elections against Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao as the joint candidate of opposition parties. Meanwhile Gaddar, who met Congress president Rahul Gandhi last week, said if all opposition parties make a request to him to contest from Gajwel
Hyderabad sources stated that BJP sources said the party's national leaders were expected to hit the campaign trail in last week of this month. Meanwhile Telangana BJP spokesperson Krishna Saagar Rao told "Our manifesto is under work and we will be formally releasing it in about three to four days". Meanwhile the party expected to release its list of candidates for the 119 member Assembly elections in two phases
Hyderabad sources stated that CMD of TS Genco and Transco D Prabhakar Rao said the availability of power supply to southern states including the state of Telangana would be affected for the next three days. Meanwhile when speaking in a special Power Coordination Committee convened to assess the damage, he said that the department would try to avoid inconveniencing the general public by tapping
Hyderabad sources reported that Telangana caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) said the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) party will waive all the loans below Rs 1 lakh and double the pensions given to the beneficiaries if elected to power in the upcoming elections. While speaking to media at Telangana Bhavan and KCR announced the TRS's partial manifesto after convening a meeting with the party manifesto committee.
Hyderabad sources stated that Telangana caretaker chief minister and TRS supreme K Chandrasekhar Rao took a dig at his Andhra Pradesh counterpart, Chandrababu Naidu, calling him "sani" or ill luck which plagued the state. When addressing the media on the occasion of the release of the manifesto in part, he said that Chandrababu Naidu had nothing to do with Telangana, adding that Naidu came here around election time.
As per report while speaking to media persons at Gandhi Bhavan on Tuesday, TPCC President Uttam Kumar Reddy said that KCR has copied their manifesto word-by-word and this proves that Congress will win the upcoming elections in 2018. Meanwhile when addressing every pointer mentioned
Hyderabad sources reported that the massive Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP) in Telangana, considered crucial for the prospects of ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti in the 2019 Lok Sabha and assembly elections, is expected to become partly operational from August this year. Accordingly the ambitious project will provide irrigation facilities to farmers of 20 out of 31 districts of the state besides drinking water to the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad and water for industrial u
Accordingly despite the predictions of various surveys which indicated a TRS wave in Telangana, the ground reality seems to be different. As per report in many of rural parts of Telangana, there is anti-incumbency against the ruling government and this may make it difficult for TRS and even in Gajwel constituency, represented by KCR himself, said to have a tough fight in the coming elections.
Sources from Ranga Reddy stated that the Telugu Desam Party did well in Ranga Reddy of Telangana the last time around, winning a few seats, even if the party was routed in other parts of the state. As per report six MLAs who won on TDP tickets switched parties, with the exception of LB Nagar MLA Krishnaiah. GHMC and MLC elections were the triggers for more defections to the TRS.
Hyderabad sources stated that with the Telangana caretaker chief minister and TRS party supreme K Chandrasekhar Rao lending final touches to the party's election manifesto, the party had released the manifesto yest afternoon at 2:30 PM. As per report the manifesto was released at a press conference after the Manifesto Committee meeting to be held in the Telangana Bhavan.
Hyderabad sources reported that while aiming to influence voters on a mass scale, caretaker Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao is contemplating penning a letter addressing one crore households in the state about the number of benefits delivered at the doorstep by his government. Meanwhile in a shift of strategy, the TRS chief is said to have hit upon the letter writing exercise as he believes that beneficiaries would remember a letter more and translate their gratitude into votes.
According to sources Union Minister of Statistics and Program Implementation, Sadananda Gowda who is in Telangana as part of BJP's election campaign, participated at a public meeting in Sangareddy district and also attended a public rally in Kalwakurthi in Nagarkurnool district. Meanwhile when speaking on the occasion he came down heavily on the Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao for dissolving the assembly and calling for early polls.