N KIRAN KUMAR REDDY

  • Andhra Congress chief slams former CM Kiran Reddy for party defeat June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Accusing former Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy for Congress' rout in elections in Andhra Pradesh, APCC chief N Raghuveera Reddy on Monday alleged Reddy had an hidden agenda leading to the defeat of the party in the state. "Antiincumbency and price rise were among the reasons for Congress'...
  • Centre recommends dissolution of AP Assembly, extension of President's rule April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Central Government on Friday recommended dissolution of Andhra Pradesh assembly and extension of the President's rule there beyond April 30, circumventing the need for convening a special session of Parliament to ratify central rule in the state. The Union Cabinet at its meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,...
  • Kiran Reddy aide quits his new party, joins TDP April 4, 2014

    Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy-led Jai Samaikyaandhra Party (JSP) on Friday received a jolt when its vice-president joined the TDP. Pithani Satyanarayana was one of the two former Cabinet colleagues of Kiran who played a key role in the formation of JSP on the united Andhra Pradesh...
  • Kiran Reddy hits out at TRS, Congress during road show March 22, 2014

    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 town...
  • Seemandhra MPs urge Kiran Reddy to float new party February 23, 2014

    Seemandhra MPs, expelled from Congress, and other party leaders on Sunday urged Andhra Pradesh caretaker Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy to launch a new political outfit. "We fought (in Parliament) and Chief Minister in the Assembly. Our fight should not go waste. We told him to start a new party....
  • Telangana fallout: AP CM Kiran Reddy likely to resign on Wednesday February 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy is likely to resign on Wednesday over the division of the state, said sources on Tuesday. The Chief Minister might meet the press around 10 am and then submit his resignation to the Governor. Kiran Reddy has been protesting against the Telangana...
  • Andhra Congress split; only 2 ministers back Kiran Reddy on Telangana February 18, 2014

    New Delhi: There seems to be a divide in the Andhra Congress as only two Seemandhra ministers are supporting Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Telangana. The Chief Minister has said that he will resign if the state is divided and there's a possibility that he might form a new...
  • Congress MP attacks Sonia over AP bifurcation issue February 8, 2014

    Vijayawada: Congress MP Lagadapati Rajagopal on Saturday took a swipe at Sonia Gandhi, saying she "ignored" the groundswell of support against division of Andhra Pradesh by not listening to the party leaders on the issue. "Unfortunately, the Congress high command did not listen to feelings of union ministers from Seemandhra, of...
  • Ministers to President: Don't extend time to debate Telangana Bill January 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Ministers and legislators from Telangana, cutting across party lines, on Wednesday stepped up their efforts to block Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy's move to seek more time to discuss the Statehood Bill and urged President not to allow "distortion" of Constitution. They jointly dashed off a letter to President...
  • Kiran Reddy seeks deadline extension to discuss Telangana Bill January 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Tuesday said he has sought extension of deadline beyond January 30 from the President for discussing and returning the Telangana Bill. Though the Chief Minister did not specify the time sought from President Pranab Mukherjee, sources close to him said an...
  • N Kiran Reddy skips Delhi visit to attend House debate on Telangana Bill January 24, 2014

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Friday skipped a proposed visit to Delhi to meet AICC General Secretary Digvijay Singh to discuss the issue of Rajya Sabha polls in view of the ongoing Assembly session, where Telangana Bill is being discussed currently. Reddy has informed Singh, incharge of...
  • Congress MLA, MLC likely to contest RS polls on united AP platform January 23, 2014

    Congress legislators from coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh are seeking to embarrass the party by defeating it in the biennial elections to Rajya Sabha slated for February 7. An MLA and an MLC are planning to jump into the contest with the support of their party colleagues in...
  • President gives 7 days to AP Assembly to clear Telangana Bill January 23, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday gave seven more days to the Andhra Pradesh Assembly till January 30 to discuss and debate the draft Telangana bill before returning it to the Centre which promised to table the legislation in the upcoming session of Parliament. The President's decision came following a...
  • AP: Last day for debate on Telangana Bill in Assembly, CM may quit January 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: After opposing the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy will continue his speech on the discussion over the Telangana Bill on Thursday. It is the last day for the Assembly to send its opinion on the Bill. Speculations are rife over the...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM not to attend AICC meeting in New Delhi January 16, 2014

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy will not attend the All India Congress Committee (AICC) meeting in New Delhi tomorrow because of the ongoing winter session of the state legislature. In a letter to AICC general secretary Janardhan Dwivedi on Thursday night, the AP Chief Minister expressed his inability...
  • Twoday 'brainstorming' session after January 23 to discuss bifurcation: Andhra CM January 4, 2014

    Putting to rest the rumours of launching a new party, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Saturday said Congress MLAs and leaders from coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions will discuss their "future" in twoday long "brainstorming" session to be held after January 23. "Many of our MLAs and leaders are...
  • Work begins on PepsiCo's largest beverage plant in Andhra Pradesh December 21, 2013

    Soft drink major PepsiCo's largest beverage plant in India is coming up in Andhra Pradesh at a cost of Rs.1,230 crore, its single largest investment in India. At a ceremony held at Hyderabad on Saturday, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy laid the foundation stone for the facility being built at...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM meets Manmohan Singh on Krishna water tribunal's award December 20, 2013

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Friday led an allparty delegation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against notifying the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal II (KWDT II) award. Minister for Panchayat Raj and Rural Water Supply K Jana Reddy, who was part of the delegation, said that they requested...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 10, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Captain James' wife asks PM to bring him back December 10, 2013

    It has been eight days since the body of her 11yearold son has been kept in the morgue in the hope that her husband Captain Sunil James gets back to see him for one last time and perform his last rites. ...
  • Congress debacle: Telangana becomes collateral damage December 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Is Telangana going to pay for Congress's debacle in the four state elections? The near total decimation of the Congress has encouraged Congress MPs from Seemandhra, TDP, YSR Congress and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy to step up their attack on the creation of a...
  • 18th Children's film festival kicks off in Hyderabad November 14, 2013

    The 18th International Children's Film Festival India (ICFFI) began here on Thursday with a glittering inaugural ceremony. The weeklong festival opened with a colourful performance by artists including children at the Lalitha Kala Thoranam at Public Gardens in the heart of the city. This has been the permanent venue of the...
  • Andhra CM's meet with GoM on Telangana postponed November 14, 2013

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, who was scheduled to meet Group of Ministers (GOM) on Telangana in Delhi on Thursday night, has postponed his visit. The chief minister will not be travelling to the national capital for the meeting with the GoM, sources in the Chief Minister's...
  • International Children's Film Fest begins in Hyderabad November 14, 2013

    Hyderabad: Promising to be a rich ensemble of films from across the globe, the 18th International Children's Film Festival of India (ICFFI) would get underway here. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy would inaugurate the weeklong event in the presence of Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tiwari, veteran...
  • AP CM forced to cancel mass contact programme in Medak November 12, 2013

    Faced with stiff opposition from proTelangana forces, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy cancelled his programme at Sangareddy in Medak district scheduled for tomorrow. With the Deputy Chief Minister Damodara Rajanarasimha and other proTelangana forces saying that the CM is "not welcome" to tour their region, the Chief Minister...
  • Andhra CM to attend Congress coordination meeting in Delhi November 8, 2013

    Hyderabad: Andhra Chief Minsiter N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Friday morning left for New Delhi to attend the Congress coordination committee meeting.The Chief Minister leaf for the national capital on summons from the party leadership. He would attend the state Congress coordination committee meeting, which will be chaired by party general...
  • Andhra Pradesh formation day celebrated, Telangana supporters protest November 1, 2013

    The Andhra Pradesh Formation Day was celebrated on a grand scale in coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema on Friday, while Telangana supporters organised protests. Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy unfurled the national flag and took salute during the main official function organised at NTR stadium in Hyderabad. Asserting that Andhra Pradesh was...
  • Cong MP accuses AP CM of discriminating against Telangana October 27, 2013

    Karimnagar: Karimnagar MP Ponnam Prabhakar on Saturday launched a scathing attack on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy and accused him of discriminating against Telangana people. "Kiran has been unfair and unjust to Telangana all these years," the MP said and appealed to party highcommand to expedite the process...
  • Telangana: Jagan may stoke fire again in Seemandhra October 18, 2013

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: Life is slowly returning to normal across 13 districts in Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh. The official withdrawal of 66day long strike by the state government employees has come as a big relief to the Centre, which has already started the process of the creation of Telangana by...
  • AP CM takes stock of cyclone Phailin situation; officials on alert October 12, 2013

    Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Saturday directed Chief Secretary to monitor the preparedness for cyclone 'Phailin' with District Collectors and officials of defence forces and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). Reddy enquired about the cyclone situation this morning and directed the officials to be on high...