TRS

  • Leaders come out in support of Sania Mirza as BJP targets her Yesterday

    New Delhi: The appointment of tennis star Sania Mirza as the brand ambassador of newly carved state of Telangana has stirred a controversy with Bharatiya Janata Party leaders questioning her loyalty towards India. Telangana BJP MLA K Laxman raised the matter in the Assembly and called Sania the daughter-in-law of...
  • Polavaram project: BJP asks Congress, TRS not to fan sentiments July 13, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh unit BJP president K Hari Babu on Sunday asked leaders of TRS and Congress to refrain from making provocative statements over the passage of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill in Lok Sabha. The passage of the bill in the Lower House recently has paved the way to...
  • Telangana declares bandh to protest amendment of AP reorganisation bill July 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: A state wide bandh was called by the Telangana Political Joint Action Committee and Left parties to protest the amendment of the AP re-organisation bill in the Lok Sabha on Friday. The Lok Sabha passed the bill which deals with the controversial Polavaram project and paves the way for transferring...
  • 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...
  • Celebrations over, Telangana government gets down to business June 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: After more than six decades of struggle, Telangana is finally a separate state. Celebrations are now over and it's time for the new government to get down to business. All eyes are now on Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and his team as they set the wheels of development in...
  • Telangana gets first Speaker, Madhusudhanachari elected unopposed June 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: On day two of Telangana's first assembly session, all 119 members unanimously elected TRS MLA Madhusudanachari as the Speaker of the assembly, the first after bifurcation. The 6 day session of Telangana assembly began on June 9. The session will conclude on June 14, with Governor ESL Narasimhan's address scheduled...
  • Manali dam tragedy: TRS blames engineers, says helping students June 9, 2014

    TRS leader K Kavitha said that Telangana state is working for the students who went missing from the Pandoh dam. "We are doing all that we can. This was an unavoidable loss because of the cruel negligence of the engineers who were manning the sirens for the dam. We hold...
  • 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...
  • Will this Andhra-Telangana divide now be healed? June 2, 2014

    Telangana, India's newest and the 29th state is born. The new state of Telangana has 10 districts while Andhra Pradesh has 13. Hyderabad is the joint capital of the two states for 10 years and will then go Telangana. While Chandrababu Naidu will be the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh,...
  • 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...
  • Telangana minister reaches out to PM Modi, says will work with the Centre June 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: Even as Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao did not invite any central leaders for his swearing-in ceremony, his party, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi, did reach out to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On Monday, the day the new state of Telangana was formed, state minister and TRS leader KT...
  • Telangana, Andhra Pradesh: The geographical and political division June 2, 2014

    The new state of Telangana has 10 districts while Andhra Pradesh has 13. Hyderabad is the joint capital of the two states for 10 years and will then go Telangana. While Chandrababu Naidu will be the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, K Chandrasekhar Rao is the Chief Minister of Telangana. ...
  • 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. ...
  • K Chandrasekhar Rao sworn in as the first Chief Minister of Telangana June 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandrasekhar Rao was sworn in as the first Chief Minister of Telanagana at Raj Bhavan on Monday. The 29th state of India came into existence at the stroke of midnight on Monday. Eleven Cabinet ministers including Mahmood Ali, Dr T Rajaiah, Nayani, Etala, Pocharam Srinivas...
  • Andhra Pradesh split, India's 29th state Telangana is born June 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana, India's newest and the 29th state is born. The ten districts of the new state broke into celebrations at midnight. The Government of India had fixed June 2 as the appointed date for the new state, which it created by passing a Bill in Parliament in February. The...
  • Live: CM KC Rao joins 'Telangana Formation Day' celebrations June 2, 2014

    India has finally got its 29th state with the formation of Telangana. The streets of Hyderabad have been filled with celebrations since midnight. ...
  • India's 29th state Telangana is born, K Chandrashekar Rao to be its 1st CM June 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana, India's newest and the 29th state is born. The Government of India had fixed June 2 as the appointed date for the new state, which it created by passing a Bill in Parliament in February. The 63-year-old K Chandrashekar Rao, who led the movement for a separate state...
  • Telangana: Struggle for separate statehood that lasted 60 years June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The countdown has begun for the creation of the 29th state of India, Telangana. Telangana will officially be born at midnight tonight and TRS chief K Chandrashekar Rao will be sworn in as the first chief minister on Monday morning. The creation will bring to end a struggle...
  • 'Hopeful that Andhra, Telangana CMs will amicably resolve all issues' May 31, 2014

    Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan on Saturday expressed hope that Chief Ministers of both Telangana and residuary Andhra Pradesh would discuss and "amicably" settle the issues concerning the two states after they formally come into being on June 2. In an informal chat with journalists at the Raj Bhavan on Saturday...
  • 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....
  • Andhra Pradesh: TRS's bandh against Polavaram passes off peacefully May 29, 2014

    The bandh called by Telangana Rashtra Samithi to protest against Centre's ordinance transferring some villages and Mandals of Khammam district to the residuary Andhra Pradesh to facilitate Polavaram project passed off peacefully in Telangana and Hyderabad on Thursday. The bandh was total, especially in the districts, and affected the normal life...
  • President signs ordinance to merge 7 Telangana mandals with Seemandhra May 29, 2014

    President Pranab Mukherjee has signed the ordinance to hand over seven mandals in Telangana to Seemandhra after the Cabinet's clearance of the Polavaram project ordinance. The Modi government's decision on Polavaram has generated protests in Telangana. Telangana Chief Minister-designate K Chandrasekhar Rao has called for a bandh in the state...
  • Telangana bandh today over clearance of Polavaram project ordinance May 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister-designate K Chandrasekhar Rao has called for a bandh on Thursday in protest against Cabinet clearance to the Polavaram project ordinance that merges seven mandals of Telanagana into Seemandhra. TRS leader K Kavitha has said that the party will approach the Supreme Court if the President promulgates...
  • AP: Cabinet clears Polavaram Project Ordinance, TRS calls for bandh May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of Andhra Pradesh's bifurcation on June 2, the Cabinet had cleared the Polavaram Irrigation Project Ordinance on Tuesday which merged seven mandals of Telanagana into Seemandhra, said sources on Wednesday. The Ordinance is with President Pranab Mukherjee awaiting his approval. Telangana Chief Minister-designate K Chandrasekhar Rao has called...
  • 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...
  • Countdown begins for the formation of a separate Telangana May 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: With the 'Appointed Day' (June 2) when Telangana and (new) Andhra Pradesh would come into existence drawing closer, the countdown has begun for the formal bifurcation of AP. As the mammoth task of dividing assets, liabilities and employees is underway, the bitterness that was witnessed in the run-up to...
  • 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...
  • TDP, TRS win Seemandhra, Telangana assembly polls May 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: TDP and TRS stormed to power with a bang in Seemandhra and Telangana respectively, while Congress ended up as the biggest loser in Lok Sabha as well as Legislative Assembly polls held in undivided Andhra Pradesh. The TDP-BJP alliance has won 106 of the 175 assembly seats in Seemandhra, winning...
  • 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...