Andhra Pradesh Bypoll

  • AP bypolls: Jagan wave takes YSR Cong ahead June 15, 2012

    Hyderabad: Latest trends in the counting of votes in the crucial Andhra Pradesh bypolls reveal Jagan Mohan Reddy's party, the YSR Congress, leading in 13 out of 18 seats. The YSR Congress is also reportedly leading in the Lok Sabha seat of Nellore. The Congress, meanwhile, is leading in 3 seats...
  • AP bypolls: Jagan wave sweeps the state June 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The counting of votes in the crucial Andhra Pradesh bypolls began amidst tight security on Friday. Early morning trends revealed Jagan Mohan Reddy's party, the YSR Congress, leading in 15 seats. The bypolls are a crucial test for YSR Congress Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy, who is currently lodged in...
  • AP bypolls: Over 80 pc voting recorded, says CEC June 12, 2012

    Hyderabad: Over 80 per cent polling has been recorded by 6 pm in the bypolls to the Nellore Lok Sabha seat and the 18 Legislative Assembly constituencies on Tuesday, CEC VS Sampath said at a press conference. The bypolls are seen as crucial for YSR Congress Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy, who...
  • Campaigning for Andhra Pradesh bypolls ends June 10, 2012

    Hyderabad: Campaigning for the bypolls to 18 Assembly seats and one Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh, marked by the war of words among the main parties over YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's arrest, ended on Sunday evening. The bypolls are being described as the semifinals before the 2014 Assembly elections....
  • Rs 32 cr cash seized ahead of bypolls in Andhra June 6, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Election Commission officials in AP have seized a record Rs 32 crore in cash just days ahead of the Andhra Pradesh bypolls. Valuables worth Rs 9 crore have also been recovered. The amount is even higher than the cash seized during the election campaigns in the 2009 Lok...
  • TDP, YSR Cong workers clash over bypoll campaign June 4, 2012

    Kadapa (AP): Tension prevailed as election campaign in Rayachoty constituency for the June 12 bypoll turned violent on Monday when TDP and YSR Congress workers allegedly indulged in firing and stone pelting, leaving one person injured, police said. Incidentally, Rayachoty is 54 kms away from Kadapa, which is the parliamentary constituency...
  • DA case: Jagan's bail plea to be heard on May 31 May 29, 2012

    Hyderabad: After spending the night at Hyderabad's Chanchalguda jail, YSR Congress chief and Kadapa MP Jagan Mohan Reddy moved the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court for bail on Tuesday in the disproportionate assets case. The bail has been posted for May 31 for hearing. Jagan met his family members...
  • DA case: After CBI, Jagan to be quizzed by ED May 29, 2012

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress chief and Kadapa MP Jagan Mohan Reddy is in more trouble in the alleged disproportionate assets case with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which was denied his custody, likely to move a higher court while the Enforcement Directorate, too, may question him. Jagan spent his first night...
  • Andhra: Jagan sent to jail, can't campaign for bypoll May 28, 2012

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy, arrested in a disproportionate assets case, will stay in jail till the eve of the crucial bypoll in the state. He has been remanded to judicial custody for two weeks by a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court. As the YSR Congress launched a...
  • Jagan will sweep the Andhra bypolls, says his sister May 28, 2012

    Jagan Mohan Reddy's sister Sharmila claimed there was no evidence with the CBI to arrest Jagan. ...
  • Andhra on alert as Jagan Reddy faces CBI court May 28, 2012

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy reached the Nampally Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Monday, a day after his arrest. Jagan's auditor Vijay Sai Reddy has also been summoned by the court. Jagan's wife Bharathi Reddy was also present in the CBI court. The security has been tightened...
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy: The pivot of Andhra politics May 28, 2012

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy is accused of amassing wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income during his father YSR Reddy's tenure as the Chief Minister. Jagan has come a long way since his father's death three years ago revolting against the Congress and launching his own...
  • Jagan's visit to Tirupati sparks religion row May 3, 2012

    Hyderabad: Already battling corruption cases, YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy now finds himself in a new controversy as the authorities in the Tirupati temple say he has violated norms. Jagan is a practising Christian but did not sign a mandatory declaration that NonHindus have to sign before entering the shrine. The YSR...
  • Telangana cannot be wished away, shows bypoll March 21, 2012

    Hyderabad: The writing on the wall has become clearer for the ruling Congress and principal opposition Telugu Desam Party in Andhra Pradesh: they are facing a serious survival threat and the demand for a separate Telangana state cannot be wished away. Results of the byelections to seven Assembly seats saw Congress...
  • AP bypolls: BJP to contest 1 Telangana seat February 28, 2012

    Hyderabad: The BJP said on Tuesday it has decided not to contest the upcoming bypolls to five of the six assembly segments in Telangana region to honour the local sentiment. "Inspite of pressure from party cadre and proTelangana organisations, the party has decided not to contest five Assembly seats and will...
  • TRS suffers setback in Telangana in AP bypolls June 1, 2008

    New Delhi: In Andhra Pradesh, the Telangana Rashtra Samiti has suffered a major setback in the bypolls in Telangana. Party chief K Chandrasekhara Rao retained his Karimnagar Lok Sabha seat by a slim margin, defeating Jeevan Reddy of the Congress by over 15,000 votes. His party turned in a dismal...