Preeti Singh

  • Celebrations over, Telangana government gets down to business 11-06-2014 01:41 PM

    Hyderabad: After more than six decades of struggle, Telangana is finally a separate state. Celebrations are now over and it's time for the new government to get down to business. All eyes are now on Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and his team as they set the wheels of development...
  • Telangana gets first Speaker, Madhusudhanachari elected unopposed 10-06-2014 02:39 PM

    Hyderabad: On day two of Telangana's first assembly session, all 119 members unanimously elected TRS MLA Madhusudanachari as the Speaker of the assembly, the first after bifurcation. The 6 day session of Telangana assembly began on June 9. The session will conclude on June 14, with Governor ESL Narasimhan's address...
  • N Chandrababu Naidu takes oath as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh 08-06-2014 07:50 PM

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu, who led his party to a thumping victory in the Assembly elections, took oath as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh along with his ministers in a grand function on Sunday evening. Governor E S L Narasimhan administered the oath of office and...
  • Chandrababu Naidu to take oath as Andhra Pradesh CM today 08-06-2014 07:29 AM

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu who led his party to a thumping victory in the Assembly elections is all set to take oath as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh along with his ministers in a grand function on Sunday evening. While the swearing-in of his Telangana counterpart...
  • It's official! Telangana is now India's 29th state 02-06-2014 08:27 PM

    At the stroke of midnight on June 2, India's youngest state - Telangana officially came into being. Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan administered the oath to TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao as the first Chief Minister of India's 29th state. Meanwhile, Congress President Sonia Gandhi congratulated the people...
  • Telangana minister reaches out to PM Modi, says will work with the Centre 02-06-2014 12:19 PM

    Hyderabad: Even as Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao did not invite any central leaders for his swearing-in ceremony, his party, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi, did reach out to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On Monday, the day the new state of Telangana was formed, state minister and TRS leader KT...
  • Watch: Celebrations in Hyderabad as Telangana becomes India's 29th state 02-06-2014 08:57 AM

    Celebrations broke out at midnight across Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana, which became the 29th state of India. People cheered the TRS for coming into power in the new state. ...
  • K Chandrasekhar Rao sworn in as the first Chief Minister of Telangana 02-06-2014 08:44 AM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandrasekhar Rao was sworn in as the first Chief Minister of Telanagana at Raj Bhavan on Monday. The 29th state of India came into existence at the stroke of midnight on Monday. Eleven Cabinet ministers including Mahmood Ali, Dr T Rajaiah, Nayani, Etala, Pocharam...
  • No central leaders invited for KCR's swearing-in as Telangana CM 31-05-2014 03:19 PM

    Hyderabad: TRS President K Chandrasekhar Rao will be sworn in as the Chief Minister of the newly carved Telangana state on Monday. But a miffed KCR has ensured that no central leaders are invited for the swearing in ceremony. This after the Centre passed an ordinance on the Polavaram project....
  • Administrative confusion, dispute between CM-designate of Seemandhra, Telangana 30-05-2014 12:34 PM

    Hyderabad: Three days before the first governments formally take over the states of Telangana and Seemandhra, administrative confusion and disputes are already causing upheaval. TRS Chief and Telangana chief minister-designate K Chandrasekhar Rao called for a bandh on Thursday as he protested against the Centre's Ordinance to merge seven mandals...
  • Telangana bandh today over clearance of Polavaram project ordinance 29-05-2014 08:18 AM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister-designate K Chandrasekhar Rao has called for a bandh on Thursday in protest against Cabinet clearance to the Polavaram project ordinance that merges seven mandals of Telanagana into Seemandhra. TRS leader K Kavitha has said that the party will approach the Supreme Court if the President promulgates...
  • 13-year-old Telangana girl scales Everest, sets new record 27-05-2014 11:44 AM

    Hyderabad: Thirteen-year-old M Poorna has conquered the world's highest peak, Mt Everest, becoming the youngest woman ever to do so. Poorna and 17-year-old Anand, both from Telangana, scaled the peak on the same week which marks the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay first conquering the mountain....
  • Willing to work with BJP, says Jaganmohan Reddy 19-05-2014 11:20 PM

    YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday said that his party will give issue-based support to the NDA government at the Centre. Accompanied by senior party leaders, Reddy met Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi and said, "Andhra Pradesh requires him (Modi)." ...
  • Jagan to meet Modi, senior BJP leaders in Delhi today 19-05-2014 10:54 AM

    New Delhi: YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy will meet Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi in Delhi on Monday, a day ahead of the crucial BJP Parliamentary Party meet. Jagan is expected to meet Modi along with his Members of Parliament. He is also likely to meet other senior BJP...
  • Telangana has voted for TRS like the nation voted for BJP: KT Rama Rao 16-05-2014 06:12 PM

    TRS leader KT Rama Rao said that while the country was swinging in the wave of Narendra Modi and BJP, the only state and the only party that stood against tide Telangna and TRS, the only leader who could come in the way of Modi's wave in our state was...
  • People have shown Congress the door: Chandrababu Naidu 16-05-2014 02:31 PM

    TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu said on Friday, "I have always had confidence that people will vote for development and they have shown the door to Congress. I along with Narendra Modi have the responsibility to develop Seemandhra from scratch. We have that agenda and we will take it up." ...
  • Communal clashes in old Hyderabad, 2 dead in police firing 14-05-2014 01:10 PM

    Hyderabad: Two people have been killed and seven others injured when police opened fire to control a communal clash in the old city of Hyderabad on Wednesday. Clashes broke out between members of two communities in old Hyderabad on Wednesday afternoon. Police fired at the mob to control the situation....
  • Watch: Long queues as early voters throng polling booths in Kadapa 07-05-2014 10:17 AM

    Long queues were seen early in the morning at polling booths in Kadapa in the Seemandhra region on May 7 as voting was underway for the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. ...
  • Watch: Jagan Mohan Reddy casts his vote in Kadapa 07-05-2014 08:54 AM

    YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy was among the early voters in Kadapa in the Seemandhra region. After casting his vote, Jagan told CNN-IBN, "The YSR Congress will sweep the elections. Wait for 16th May. Alliance options are open because the state needs development." ...
  • Seemandhra: Crucial battle between Jagan Reddy, Chandrababu Naidu 06-05-2014 09:47 AM

    Just a day ahead of the eighth phase of polling, it is YSR Congress's Jagan Mohan Reddy vs TDP's Chandrababu Naidu for the crucial Lok Sabha seats of the Seemandhra region. But the question is as to which leader will be able to effectively capitalise on the anti-Telangana sentiment in...
  • Former Congress leader vs sitting Congress MP in the Rajampet battle 02-05-2014 01:47 PM

    It's the battle of the turncoat candidates who have defected from the Congress including former union minister Purandeshwari. CNN-IBN's Preeti Singh caught up with the two candidates battling out in the Rajampet Constituency of Seemandhra - D Purandeshwari and Congress's incumbent Sai Prathap. ...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Seemandhra 01-05-2014 08:53 PM

    With the formation of Telangana, the people in Seemandhra will be voting for 13 seats in the Lok Sabha elections. CNN-IBN's Preeti Singh takes you through the coastline to analise the mood of the voters. Seemandhra will vote on May 7 in the eighth phase of the Lok Sabha elections....
  • Visakhapatnam: People split over Telangana, say it will affect polls 01-05-2014 09:23 AM

    Visakhapatnam: Visakhapatnam, second only to Hyderabad in terms of industries and infrastructure, is likely to be the new capital of Seemandhra. It will go to polls on May 7. The YSR Congress has fielded Jagan Mohan Reddy's mother as the Lok Sabha candidate from here while the Telugu Desam Party...
  • Telangana records high voter turnout for its first LS, Assembly polls 30-04-2014 09:06 PM

    With Telangana going for its first ever polls, a high voter turnout of 70 per cent was recorded in the about-to-be formed state during the phase 7 of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Not nervous about my first election, says TRS chief's daughter 29-04-2014 10:53 AM

    CNN-IBN travelled to the Nizamabad constituency, which is a part of Telangana now. CNN-IBN's Preeti Singh spoke to TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao's daughter Kalvakuntla Kavitha who is contesting against 2-time Congress MP Madhu Goud Yaskhi. ...
  • Hyderabad: Special court orders CBI probe into KCR's assets 25-04-2014 12:25 PM

    Hyderabad: Less than a week before Telangana votes, a special CBI court in Hyderabad has directed the CBI to probe Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhar Rao's assets. Based on a private complaint lodged by a resident of Hyderabad Y Balaji Vadera, the special court has ordered the inquiry...
  • Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress MLA critically injured in accident 24-04-2014 11:48 AM

    Hyderabad: A YSR Congress MLA is battling for her life after she was critically injured in a car accident on Thursday. MLA Shobha Nagi Reddy was returning after poll campaign in Kurnool district when her car met with an accident in the wee hours. She was shifted to Hyderabad, where...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for 17 LS, 119 Assembly seats in Telangana 22-04-2014 09:00 PM

    Hundreds of candidates are in the fray for the 17 Lok Sabha seats and 119 Assembly seats in Telangana. Elections in Telangana are scheduled for April 30. CNN-IBN's Preeti Singh visits various places in Hyderabad to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. ...
  • Is Andhra bifurcation creating trouble for Owaisi in Hyderabad? 22-04-2014 04:23 PM

    AIMIM leader and two-time MP from Hyderabad Akbaruddin Owaisi is on a campaign trail. The seat will go to polls on April 24. It is to be seen whether bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh has brought new challenges for his party in Hyderabad or not? ...
  • BJP to contest 4 LS seats in Andhra in alliance with TDP 18-04-2014 03:38 PM

    Hyderabad: Amidst speculations that the Bharatiya Janata Party and Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party may part ways, BJP 's Andhra Pradesh in-charge Prakash Javadekar said on Friday that alliance between the two parties was very much intact. Emerging from a long meeting with TDP leaders, Javadekar told reporters, "There is...