KCR

  • Telangana residents' survey sparks panic among sections of society 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: Roads lay deserted across Telangana as lakhs of people wait at home to participate in the state government's Intensive Household Survey. Amongst the many people flocking to Telangana to register their presence is Venkat Rama Rao who traveled back to Hyderabad especially to ensure he doesn't miss out...
  • Andhra Pradesh ministers slam Telangana CM over Reorganisation Act August 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh ministers on Monday criticised Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for "opposing" AP Reorganisation Act, saying their government was ready to negotiate all "contentious issues" with his government and find an amicable resolution in the larger interests of Telugu people. "You were party to the AP Reorganisation Bill...
  • Chandrababu Naidu, KC Rao visit temple to mark Bonalu festival July 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao and several other leaders offered prayers at a famous temple in Secunderabad here on the occasion of Bonalu festival. The leaders visited the Sri Ujjaini Mahankali temple which is frequented by thousands of devotees during the festival. Rao...
  • K. Chandrasekhar Rao demands Bharat Ratna for Narasimha Rao June 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday called for conferring Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, on former prime minister, the late P.V. Narasimha Rao. Paying rich tributes to the late leader on his 93rd birth anniversary, the chief minister said the state cabinet would pass a resolution urging...
  • KCR asks officials to work out plan to tackle power shortage June 26, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday asked the officials of energy department to draw up short term and long term plans to overcome the power deficiency in the state. "The Chief Minister reviewed the power situation in the state against the background of power crisis due to the...
  • KCR asks officials to wage war against poverty in Dalits June 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday asked district collectors to work hard to ensure that Dalits are lifted out of poverty and that their living conditions are improved. Addressing a meeting of collectors from ten districts of Telangana here, KCR also announced the launch of a special scheduled...
  • Telangana to officially celebrate Bonalu June 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government today decided to officially celebrate Bonalu and Bathukamma, the Hindu folk festivals of the region. The decision was taken at a meeting convened by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao with senior officials and public representatives belonging to various political parties. Excise Minister Padma Rao told reporters that the...
  • KCR meets PM, seeks special status for Telangana June 8, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital, and demanded special category status for his state. KCR, as the chief minister is popularly known, sought a package and financial assistance for the new state. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief also urged...
  • First Chief Minister KCR set to guide Telangana's destiny June 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: For TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao, the metamorphosis from being the leader of separate statehood agitation by starting of with only a handful of supporters in 2001 to securing majority on his own and occupying the Chief Minister's chair in Telangana today is complete. The 60-year-old KCR, as he is...
  • Chandrababu Naidu invites KCR for his swearing-in ceremony June 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President N Chandrababu Naidu rang up Telangana Rashtra Telangana Rashtra Samiti chief K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR), who took over as Telangana's first Chief Minister on Monday and invited the latter to his swearing-in ceremony as Andhra Pradesh CM on June 8. Though KCR did not extend...
  • Telangana finally goes live, it's our audacity of hope June 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: It is a rare opportunity to witness history as it unfolds. I am one of the fortunate ones who saw the formation of the Telangana state from really close quarters. Right from the time the agitation picked up pace in the past 13 years to the moment when K...
  • Watch: Celebrations in Hyderabad as Telangana becomes India's 29th state June 2, 2014

    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. ...
  • No central leaders invited for KCR's swearing-in as Telangana CM May 31, 2014

    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....
  • Telangana: Delay in government employees allotment may cause tension May 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Centre is likely to come out with the provisional allotment of All India Service, state service and other staffers by June 2. It means the Union government will issue orders that till a final decision is taken, the government employees will work on 'work where you are basis'. This...
  • CM designate KCR calls for Telangana bandh tomorrow May 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister designate K Chandrasekhar Rao has called for a bandh on Thursday in the 10 districts of Telangana, opposing the Centre's move to merge seven mandals of Telangana into Seemandhra, as a fallout of the Polavaram water project. It was decided by the previous UPA government at the...
  • TRS chief to attend Modi's swearing-in ceremony May 24, 2014

    TRS President K Chandrasekhar Rao, who is set to be the first Chief Minister of Telangana next month, is likely to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi. The TRS chief is among a host of leaders who have been invited for the swearing-in function to be held at...
  • AP: KCR vs Naidu fight escalates as Telangana creation day nears May 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: As it is oft heard in Hyderabad these days, that Andhra Pradesh before partition was like a 'Hindu undivided family', but after the split, it looks like a Hindu divided family, the new state of Telangana and the residuary state Seemandhra are fighting over property and almost everything. Telangana...
  • Will be CM of Seemandhra and develop it like Hyderabad: Naidu May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Chandrababu Naidu, the chief of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) which has steamrolled its opposition in Seemandhra in the Assembly election, on Saturday said that he will do all it takes to develop the new state and even work with rival K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) of the Telangana...
  • Lok Sabha elections: TRS sweeps Telangana, Congress bites dust, KCR the king May 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: After Narendra Modi, perhaps the biggest winner in this election is TRS chief K Chandrashekhararao. Rao, the chief of TRS has achieved almost everything he wanted to achieve in just 14 years. In 2001, he quit the TDP to make Telangana state a reality. He got his Telangana in...
  • LS polls: Defeat in victory for Jayalalithaa, Mamata, KCR and Naveen May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: It is a defeat in victory for four regional parties along the east coast of India. The performances of the AIADMK, TRS, BJD and TMC have been very impressive in the election. They can proudly say that they have successfully taken on the BJP in their states and...
  • Telangana: Down and dirty on campaign trail, politicians get abusive April 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Getting personal is not a big deal in Telangana and Andhra politics. Small leaders to big leaders, all abuse each other during the election campaign. But, the current election has seen much worse. Top leaders openly abusing each other has now become a regular feature. This time, even film...
  • TRS betrayed Congress, says Sonia Gandhi in Telangana April 27, 2014

    Medak: After an array of rallies by Congress top brass including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, it was Congress President Sonia Gandhi who took to campaigning in Telangana on Sunday in a last ditch effort to woo voters. Addressing a rally in Medak, Sonia accused the Telangana Rashtra Samithi of betraying the...
  • Telangana: Master gambler KCR contests in both Assembly and LS polls April 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhararao is gambling once again. Popularly known as KCR, who has attained a cult figure status after his long, spirited fight for Telangana state yielded desired result is now sailing on two boats at the same time. KCR is contesting in the Assembly...
  • Telangana elections: KCR gambles again April 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhara Rao is now a cult figure across Telangana, India's 29th state. For him, it has been a long journey. KCR who started his political career in the youth Congress under the leadership of late Sanjay Gandhi, later became a top leader...
  • TRS fields 65 candidates for Assembly polls in Telangana region April 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) released its list of candidates for the Assembly elections in Telangana region on Friday. The list mentioned 65 candidates. TRS chief will contest the elections from the constituency of Gajwel while his son KT Rama Rao will fight from Sircilla. ...
  • MPs Rating: K Chandrashekhar Rao scores 7.45 out of 10 March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Telangana Rashtriya Samithi chief K Chandrashekhar Rao is the sitting MP from Mahabubnagar in Andhra Pradesh. The Telangana hero has scored 7.45 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. Rao scored more than 7 on 10 on the parameters of accessibility & trustworthiness....
  • TRS gets Telangana but refuses to ally with Congress for Assembly, LS polls March 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: Finally, the TRS chief K Chandrashekhara Rao has broken his silence over possibility of an alliance with the Congress in Telangana. After saying a firm 'no' to merger with the Congress, KCR has now ruled out any alliance with the Congress in both Assembly and Lok Sabha elections to...
  • KCR to enter Congress via Telangana? February 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In May 2009, a famous editor had said, "Mr KCR (K Chandrashekhara Rao), please forget your Telangana. You will never get it". At the time, the UPA had stunned the nation by retaining power at the Centre. The charismatic chief minister of Andhra Pradesh Dr YS Rajashekhara Reddy had...
  • TRS has hinted at merger with Congress: Digvijaya Singh February 26, 2014

    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 the...
  • KCR meets Rahul amidst reports of Congress-TRS alliance February 24, 2014

    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,...