TRS

  • LS polls: Seemandhra migrants to decide outcome in Malkajgiri 18-04-2014 04:23 PM

    Hyderabad: A union minister, a former top cop, a bureaucrat-turned-politician and an educationist are locked in a multi-cornered contest in Malkajgiri, one of India's biggest Lok Sabha constituencies with nearly three million voters. Located on the periphery of Hyderabad, this constituency is attracting all the attention for its unique characteristics...
  • Andhra: Congress, TRS slug it out as election fever grips Telangana 16-04-2014 05:00 PM

    With election temperatures rising in Telangana, the TRS and Congress seem to be at each other's throats as the war of words between the two main contenders in the region, set to become a new state on June 2, is showing no signs of abating. As voting nears for the...
  • 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...
  • Andhra Pradesh: TRS announces second list of candidates for LS, Assembly polls 05-04-2014 05:44 PM

    The Telangana Rashtra Samiti on Saturday announced its second list with seven candidates for Lok Sabha and four for Assembly even as other parties are yet to conclude their seat-sharing arrangements. Already four days have elapsed since notification for the April 30 elections to 119 Assembly and 17 Lok Sabha...
  • Telangana elections: KCR gambles again 05-04-2014 03:15 PM

    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 04-04-2014 11:53 AM

    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. ...
  • Congress betrayed Telangana, supporting BJP-led NDA a possibility: TRS 03-04-2014 07:26 AM

    Telangana is going to be a reality in June 2014 and with it, India will get its 29th state. The division of Andhra Pradesh had inflamed passions across the state with massive protests for the new state in Telangana with the remaining part (Seemandhra) witnessing demonstrations against the split. K...
  • Andhra poll tracker: TDP to get 13-19 seats, YSRCP 9-15, Congress 4-8 01-04-2014 09:16 PM

    New Delhi: It is a desperate battle for survival in Andhra Pradesh for all major political parties. After the division, there are four major political forces. While the Congress and the TRS are the strongest in Telangana, in divided Andhra Pradesh, it is an all out war between YS Jagan...
  • BJP likely to seal alliance deal in AP today, reaches out to TRS 01-04-2014 08:50 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to take a final call on the party's alliances in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday. The BJP had given Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desum Party an ultimatum, asking them to clear their stand on alliances. "TDP has been interested since the beginning for the...
  • Blow to TRS, two members return to Congress 31-03-2014 01:39 PM

    Hyderabad: G Vivekanand and G Vinod, who had joined the Telangana Rashtriya Samithi (TRS) a few months ago, returned to the Congress fold on Monday. The sons of former union minister G Venkatswamy are convinced of a Congress victory in the state. They held a meeting with Congress President Sonia...
  • Congress, CPI inching closer to a seat-sharing pact in Telangana 29-03-2014 07:59 PM

    New Delhi: Congress and CPI are inching closer to an electoral pact in Telangana with the Left party is likely to contest in 10 Assembly segments and one Lok Sabha in the newly-carved out state. The arrangement in bifurcated Andhra Pradesh comes at a time when the TRS has closed...
  • KC Rao has hardly done anything for people: Telangana Congress chief 25-03-2014 09:57 PM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Congress President Ponnala Lakshmaiah on Tuesday accused TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao of doing precious little as a public representative as the verbal duel between the two parties intensified. "He (Rao) has been MP from Karimnagar and Mahbubnagar during the last 10 years. He also served as Union...
  • Congress, CPI alliance in Telangana likely to be announced soon 24-03-2014 12:39 PM

    An electoral alliance between the Congress and the Communist Party of India (CPI) in Telangana is likely to be announced soon. The Congress has agreed to leave one Lok Sabha and 12 assembly seats for the CPI, sources in the Congress said. The alliance will provide some relief to the...
  • Congress a sinking ship in Andhra as key legislators join TDP 23-03-2014 11:10 AM

    Hyderabad: The Congress ship is in troubled waters in Andhra Pradesh as many of the key legislators have switched sides in no time. A majority of the Congress MLAs in Seemandhra are knocking the door of Telugu Desam Party. In fact, more than half a dozen Congress ministers are now...
  • 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...
  • Family connection in Lok Sabha elections 2014 21-03-2014 11:58 AM

    New Delhi: Politics is a big family affair in India. Be it a national party or a regional party, most of them encourage dynastic politics. Except Communists, AAP and AIADMK, most others including the Congress and the BJP have 'family connection'. The elections for 16th Lok Sabha are also not...
  • TRS gets Telangana but refuses to ally with Congress for Assembly, LS polls 15-03-2014 04:19 PM

    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...
  • The Last Word: Congress leaders not keen to contest polls, is party in trouble? 13-03-2014 11:25 PM

    There is trouble brewing in the Congress as party's senior leaders are reluctant to contest 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The party is also not able to cement successful alliances ahead of the polls. The talks between Congress and TRS over an alliance have run into trouble and the regional party...
  • Telangana: TRS may go solo in polls, a loss-loss situation for Congress 13-03-2014 07:14 PM

    Hyderabad: Will he? Won't he? Everyone is asking these two questions in Telangana these days. The Telangana Rashra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhara Rao seems to have changed his mind after the creation of Telangana state by Parliament. He is not saying anything on the possible tie up with the...
  • In a last-ditch effort, Kiran Kumar Reddy moves SC against AP bifurcation 06-03-2014 11:33 AM

    New Delhi: Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy, in perhaps a last-ditch effort, has moved the Supreme Court against the bifurcation of the state. The matter will come up for hearing on Friday. Kiran Kumar Reddy resigned as CM in February shortly after the Centre decided to push...
  • Andhra Pradesh poll tracker: 11-17 seats for Jagan's YSRCP, TDP 10-16 04-03-2014 09:30 PM

    New Delhi: The divided Andhra Pradesh is throwing up very interesting results. Both Assembly and Lok Sabha elections are taking place in Andhra Pradesh (Seemandhra) and the newly created state of Telangana simultaneously. According to CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS election tracker, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy led YSR Congress Party is projected to do...
  • 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...
  • The silent rise of KCR's daughter Kavitha 03-03-2014 01:08 PM

    Hyderabad: During election season, children of the politicians also enter the fray, courtesy their powerful parents. This Lok Sabha election season is no exception to this. But, a daughter is silently rising in the newly created state of Telangana. K Kavitha, daughter of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) founder and...
  • TRS may take a final call on merger or alliance with Congress today 03-03-2014 08:56 AM

    Hyderabad: Amid suspense whether TRS would merge with Congress or forge an alliance, a crucial meeting of the regional party would be held on Monday to take a call on the issue. The joint meeting of TRS politburo, MLAs and state executive would be held at the party office to...
  • Telangana and Seemandhra: The battle for power and its players 01-03-2014 05:30 PM

    "All the world's a stage and all men and women are mere players." When William Shakespeare wrote that cult poem, little did he know, centuries later, it'd be best suited to describe the political happenings in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Indian politics has never been low on drama and...
  • Telugu cinema star and MP Vijayashanthi joins Congress 27-02-2014 07:47 PM

    New Delhi: One-time superstar of Telugu cinema and Lok Sabha member from Medak Vijayashanthi has joined the Congress. She was expelled from the TRS, a few months ago. Vijayashanthi won the 2009 Lok Sabha polls on the TRS ticket from Medak in Telangana. Only Vijayashanthi and KCR won on TRS...
  • KCR to enter Congress via Telangana? 26-02-2014 02:23 PM

    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...
  • Ram Vilas Paswan's LJP ties up with BJP in Bihar, to fight in 8 seats 26-02-2014 02:12 PM

    New Delhi: With Lok Sabha elections approaching, the hunt for allies is in full force. In the first big tie-up ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) have entered into an alliance in Bihar. LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan will contest...