Chandrasekhar

  • Telangana Rashtra Samiti will never ally with BJP: KCR 13-04-2014 10:50 PM

    Karimnagar: Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) Chief Kalvakuntla Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday said that his party would never join hands with the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA). Addressing a public meeting at SRR Government Degree College grounds on Sunday evening, he said, "TRS is a secular party and it will not...
  • Chandrasekhar Rao to contest both LS, Assembly polls in Telangana 08-04-2014 01:22 PM

    TRS President K Chandrasekhar Rao would contest from Medak Lok Sabha constituency in Telangana region in the general elections. Rao, who represented Mahaboobnagar in the outgoing Lok Sabha, is also contesting from Gajwel Assembly seat in Medak district in the state polls being held in the undivided Andhra Pradesh. His...
  • LS polls: Telangana region all set to witness triangular contests 07-04-2014 04:53 PM

    Telangana is all set to witness three-cornered contests for Lok Sabha and legislative assembly polls after the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and BJP alliance, and the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) as well as Congress going their own way. Having ruled out merger or even an electoral alliance with the Congress,...
  • Will accept resignation of 2 MLAs from House membership by March 26: Speaker 22-03-2014 11:59 PM

    Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta on Saturday said he would accept resignation letters of two MLAs from House membership by March 26. "They have sent the resignation letters by fax... I would accept their resignations by March 26 as I am looking into the technical aspects whether letters sent...
  • Kiran Reddy hits out at TRS, Congress during road show 22-03-2014 12:31 AM

    Jai Samaikhyandhra Party President N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Friday conducted his maiden road show in Krishna district, where he hit out at TRS and Congress over division of Andhra Pradesh. The former Congress Chief Minister, a staunch supporter of united Andhra Pradesh, began his two-day road show from Jaggaihpet...
  • Jharkhand MLA resigns from House membership, switches to TMC 20-03-2014 09:24 PM

    Chandrasekhar Dubey, who was dismissed by Chief Minister Hemant Soren from his Cabinet on February 19, resigned from the Jharkhand Assembly on Thursday. "I have submitted my resignation to Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta. and informed him that I have quit Congress and joined Trinamool Congress," Dubey, who represented the House...
  • LS polls: TRS rules out merger with Congress 03-03-2014 10:02 PM

    New Delhi: In the run up to the elections, when the Congress is looking for allies and negotiating with various parties, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi has ruled out merger with the former. The move can be a big blow to the Congress as the party will not able to win...
  • TRS has hinted at merger with Congress: Digvijaya Singh 26-02-2014 01:34 PM

    New Delhi: Just days after it denied reports that it will merge with the Congress, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has reportedly "indicated" that it is ready for it. "The TRS has indicated merger with the Congress," the party's Andhra Pradesh in-charge, Digvijaya Singh said, adding that the modalities of...
  • SC notice to Centre, EC on defence personnel voting right 24-02-2014 05:57 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to Centre and Election Commission on a plea seeking its direction to allow defence personnel to cast their vote in constituencies where they are posted. A bench headed by Justice AK Patnaik agreed to adjudicate on the issue on a appeal filed against...
  • Doubt over Cong-TRS merger as majority favours alliance: KTR Rao 24-02-2014 01:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress and the TRS merger may not happen in Telangana as both the parties are having a second thought after the local leaders expressed fears that it will cede the opposition space to BJP and TDP in the new state. The parties are likely to go for...
  • KCR meets Rahul amidst reports of Congress-TRS alliance 24-02-2014 01:06 PM

    Telangana Rashtra Samiti chief K Chandrasekhar Rao met Rahul Gandhi on Monday. He is expected to meet the President today. He met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi at her residence on Sunday. The meeting comes amidst reports that the Congress is keen that the TRS merge with it. The TRS, however,...
  • TRS chief KC Rao meets Sonia, no decision on alliance or merger yet 23-02-2014 01:38 PM

    New Delhi: Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandhrasekhar Rao met Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday in the national capital, days after Parliament passed the Telangana Bill. Rao has hailed Sonia for her role in carving out the new state from the existing Andhra Pradesh. "No politics was discussed," Rao...
  • LS pollscape: Jagan, Naidu and Telangana dominate Andhra Pradesh 07-02-2014 11:30 AM

    "Is Telangana coming, Madam?" asked the courier boy as I stepped inside the lift to reach my office on Thursday morning. I smiled at him and before I could reply, the others in the lift roared with laughter. "I think god is also confused about it now," remarked a gentleman...
  • HC directs state government to ensure toilets in all girls' schools 30-01-2014 11:19 PM

    Jharkhand High Court on Thursday directed the state government to ensure toilets were constructed in all remaining girls' schools across the state before the next academic session. The direction to the HRD secretary was issued by the division bench of Chief Justice R Banumathi and Justice S Chandrasekhar. Earlier the...
  • Indian-American honoured with top US teaching award 19-01-2014 12:58 PM

    An Indian-American university professor of physics and astronomy has been awarded with a top US teaching award for her exceptional career. Meera Chandrasekhar was named as the recipient of Baylor University's 2014 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, the only teaching award in the US that carries the single...
  • GoM finalises draft Telangana bill 27-11-2013 09:04 PM

    New Delhi: The Group of Ministers (GoM), set up to look into the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, has finalised its report along with the draft Telangana Bill but remained non-committal on when it will be submitted to the Union Cabinet. After a four-hour marathon meeting, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, who...
  • Wall on India's Nobel laureates set up at Metro station 10-11-2013 06:44 PM

    DMRC in collaboration with the Swedish Embassy has set up a Nobel Memorial Wall at the Rajiv Chowk Metro Station in New Delhi to spread awareness about Nobel laureates of India with special focus on Rabindranath Tagore. An exhibition on the country's Nobel laureates and their work will be on...
  • Hyderabad would not become Union Territory: Jaipal Reddy 09-11-2013 10:41 PM

    Union Minister for Science and Technology S Jaipal Reddy, on Saturday, asserted that Hyderabad would not become a Union Territory following the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh while Congress leaders from Telangana too said that there would not be any compromise on the city. "Some forces in Seemaandhra are desperately trying...
  • TRS President Chandrasekhar Rao for Hyderabad as Telangana capital, warns of stir 30-09-2013 12:34 AM

    Hyderabad: TRS President K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday threatened to launch second round of agitation if any restrictions are to be imposed by Centre on Hyderabad while addressing proposed division of Andhra Pradesh. KCR's statement came against the backdrop of reports that proposals like making Hyderabad a UT or a...
  • Hemant Soren to complete his cabinet expansion today 24-08-2013 07:34 AM

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren will complete his cabinet expansion on Saturday, officials said in Ranchi. HRD Minister and AICC Secretary Geetashree Oraon said, "Manan Malik, Yogendra Sao and Chandrasekhar Dubey alias Dadai Dubey (all Congress MLAs) are the ministerial candidates, who will take oath." Governor Syed Ahmed will administer...
  • Congress legislators from Seemandhra to form new party: MLA 20-08-2013 12:31 AM

    Kamalapuram MLA G Veera Siva Reddy said that Congress MLAs from Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra regions would form a new party and not contest 2014 Assembly polls on the ruling party tickets in protest against the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. Talking to reporters at the Congress office in Kadapa...
  • AP: Govt employees from Seemandhra region protest against bifurcation 12-08-2013 12:40 PM

    Hyderabad: Non-gazetted government employees from the Seemandhra region are on a day-long strike opposing the creation of Telangana on Monday. On Sunday, some Seemandhra protestors who tried to stop trains were arrested. The anti-statehood protestors shouted slogans condemning Congress President Sonia Gandhi and TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao for the...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Centre must address issues before bifurcation, says Reddy 08-08-2013 11:39 PM

    Hyderabad: Treading a cautious path on the Telangana issue, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy said on Thursday that the Centre should address the complicated issues concerned with the bifurcation of the state first before it embarks on the process. Breaking his silence on the Congress' decision to...
  • TRS rules out accepting Hyderabad as UT or joint capital 04-08-2013 08:04 PM

    Hyderabad: TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao voiced his opposition to any proposal making Hyderabad a permanent joint capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh or a Union Territory. Rao said the administration of Hyderabad should be run by the Telangana government. "TRS would have no objection if the new Andhra Pradesh...
  • 'Sahasam' review: This Telugu film stays away from melodrama 13-07-2013 03:51 PM

    Cast: Gopichand, Taapsee Pannu, Shakti Kapoor, Ali Director: Chandrasekhar Yeleti Rating: 2.5 out of 5 For starters, the reason 'Sahasam' is being compared with 'Indiana Jones' is not because it's neither the copy of it nor even half as good as it. It's simply because it's a reasonably better Telugu...
  • Nothing less than Telangana state acceptable to us: TRS 19-06-2013 01:23 AM

    Hyderabad: TRS President K Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday asserted that his party would only accept formation of separate Telangana as a solution to the long-pending statehood issue in Andhra Pradesh. "No other proposal would be acceptable to us. Telangana people would reject any other proposal," he said in Hyderabad. His...
  • Two Cong MPs formally join Telangana Rashtra Samithi 03-06-2013 12:20 AM

    Hyderabad: Congress MPs G Vivek, M Jagannath and senior party leader K Keshav Rao, who had quit the ruling party over Telangana issue, formally joined TRS on Sunday in the presence of its president K Chandrasekhar Rao at a public meeting in Hyderabad on Sunday evening. A few former ministers...
  • Tamil director Subu prefers theatre actors for his film 22-04-2013 04:46 PM

    Chennai: Tamil debutant director Subu, who has roped in theatre actors as protagonists in his upcoming comedy-thriller 'Sutta Kadhai', finds them more confident compared to others. He says working with them minimises the effort of a director. 'Sutta Kadhai' features Lakshmi Priyaa and Venkatesh Harinathan from Chennai-based theatre groups Evam...
  • TRS chief meets Congress leaders from Telangana region 15-04-2013 03:30 AM

    Hyderabad: TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday met senior Congress leaders from Telangana region, triggering off speculation that some ruling party MPs might join the Telangana party ahead of next year's general polls. The TRS president went to the residence of senior Congress leader K Keshav Rao here and...
  • TRS will fight Assembly and LS elections alone: KCR 12-04-2013 10:50 PM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) would fight the Andhra Pradesh Assembly polls and the 2014 Lok Sabha elections alone, party president K Chandrasekhar Rao said on Friday. "TRS politbureau today resolved to face the ensuing elections without having alliance with any party. After elections, we will move strategically to achieve...