Telangana Rashtra Samithi

  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Congress betrayed Telangana, supporting BJP-led NDA a possibility: TRS April 3, 2014

    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...
  • The silent rise of KCR's daughter Kavitha March 3, 2014

    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...
  • 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...
  • Telangana: Bandh hits normal life as Cabinet prepares to table draft December 5, 2013

    Hyderabad: As the final Telangana draft report prepared by the Congress Group of Ministers is likely to be placed before the Cabinet on Thursday, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has called for a bandh against the proposal to merge two districts of Rayalaseema in Andhra Pradesh with the proposed state. Services of...
  • TRS legislators begin sit-in at Andhra assembly September 7, 2013

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) legislators began a sit-in at the Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly premises Saturday to protest what they call the anti-Telangana stance of the state government in denying them permission to take out a rally while allowing Seemandhra employees to hold a meeting. TRS members E. Rajender, Harish...
  • TRS chief says his 'leave Telangana' remark was misquoted August 4, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandrashekhar Rao has clarified his remark that government employees from Seemandhra should go back to their region once Telangana is formed. "I just said that Andhra employees must work for Andhra government and Telangana employees must work for Telangana government," Rao said. The TRS...
  • CWC to decide on Telangana, Centre sends more security forces to Andhra July 29, 2013

    According to reports, 10 additional companies of paramilitary forces have been sent to the state as India moves closer to getting the 29th state in the form of Telangana. ...
  • UPA set to decide on Telangana, Centre sends more forces to Andhra July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: As the Congress prepares to take a decision on bifurcating Andhra Pradesh to create Telangana, additional forces have been rushed to the state by the Union Home Ministry to maintain law and order. Union Home Ministry is in touch with the Andhra Pradesh DGP to monitor the law and...
  • Telangana decision at Cong Working Committee meet on Tuesday: Digvijaya July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Congress Working Committee meeting on Tuesday, senior party leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday said that a decision on bifurcating Andhra Pradesh to create Telangana will be taken at the meet. However, Digvijaya clarified that the he was not aware about the agenda of CWC meet. The...
  • Congress ready to bite the bullet on Telangana, final call on Tuesday July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The struggle for a separate Telangana state by dividing Andhra Pradesh seems to be in the final stages despite the bumpy road ahead. Under pressure from Andhra Pradesh leaders including Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, the UPA Coordination Committee and the Congress Working Committee are likely to...
  • No promises on Telangana but Cong says decision will be taken soon July 3, 2013

    Hyderabad: Congress General Secretary and the party's Andhra Pradesh in-charge Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday said that the decision on the Telangana issue is round the corner. The Congress is worried that the Telangana issue may backfire on it in the state Assembly elections. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has already...
  • Telangana march: Congress should no more delay the decision, says KTR June 14, 2013

    As pro-Telangana groups gear to march to the Assembly in Hyderabad demanding a separate statehood for Telangana, Telangana Rashtra Samithi MLA KT Rama Rao says that the Congress should no more delay its decision on the issue. "The Congress has delayed by 3 and a half years already, their comittment...
  • AP government against passing resolution on Telangana June 11, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday indicated that passing a resolution in the legislative assembly favouring the formation of separate Telangana state would not be possible as demanded by Telangana Rashtra Samithi and other parties. TRS reiterated today its demand for such a resolution at the meeting of Business...
  • Decision on Telangana in June, says Ghulam Nabi Azad June 3, 2013

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: The Congress on Sunday said it will take a decision on the Telangana issue in June 2013. Congress general secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad told reporters that the party would hold some more consultations before taking the decision. Azad, who is incharge of the party affairs in Andhra Pradesh, advised...
  • AP: 3 Congress leaders decide to quit party over Telangana to join TRS May 31, 2013

    In a setback to the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh, two Congress MPs and senior leader Keshav Rao from the Telangana region announced their decision to quit the party and to join the Telangana Rashtra Samithi. AP Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy responded to it and said the sensitive issue...
  • Blow to Congress in Andhra as Keshav Rao, 2 MPs decide to quit and join TRS May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: In a major jolt to the Congress in Andhra Pradesh, Keshav Rao, the party's most prominent face in Telangana, threatened to quit along with two MPs, Dr M Jagannath and Dr Gaddam Vivekanand. Speaking to reporters, ex-Rajya Sabha MP Keshav Rao said that he had issued an ultimatum to...
  • Blow to Cong in AP as 3 MPs decide to quit, join TRS May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: In a major jolt to the Congress in Andhra Pradesh, Keshav Rao, the party's most prominent face in Telangana, threatened to quit along with two other MPs, Dr M Jagannath and Dr Gaddam Vivekanand. Speaking to reporters, Keshav Rao said that he had issued an ultimatum to the Congress...
  • TRS will fight Assembly and LS elections alone: KCR April 12, 2013

    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...
  • TRS disrupts Andhra governor's address to legislature March 13, 2013

    Hyderabad: The budget session of the Andhra Pradesh state legislature began on Wednesday on a stormy note with the opposition Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) disrupting state governor ESL Narasimhan's address to the joint session of both houses. Raising slogans of "Jai Telangana", the TRS legislators tore papers of the governor's speech...
  • TRS leader files complaint against Sonia Gandhi January 30, 2013

    Karimnagar: A Telangana Rashtra Samithi leader has filed a police complaint against Congress President and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, at the One Town police station in Karimnagar on Wednesday. TRS leader Sardar Ravinder Singh filed the complaint alleging that the UPA chairperson had assured formation of Telangana during the General...
  • Congress is playing with the youth of Telangana: TRS chief January 28, 2013

    TRS chief K Chandrasekhara Rao on Monday slammed the Congress for the delay in the decision on the Telangana demand for a separate state. ...
  • Will ask pro-Telangana MLAs to quit Cabinet: TRS MLA Harish Rao January 28, 2013

    Stepping up the pressure on the government over the Telangana statehood issue, TRS MLA Harish Rao said that in the coming days they will intensify their agitation. Rao also said that they will ask pro-Telangana leaders in the Andhra Pradesh cabinet to quit. ...
  • Decision on Telangana likely to be delayed, TRS warns of protests January 27, 2013

    Hyderabad: In another twist to the Telangana tangle, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress incharge of Andhra Pradesh's political affairs, hinted on Wednesday night of a delay in deciding on the issue of separate statehood. Congress leaders from the region, who were hopeful of a quick decision, are now finding it hard...
  • Telangana: TRS 'dissatisfied' with all-party meet, announces bandh December 28, 2012

    Telangana Rashtra Samithi leader K Chandrasekhar Rao has announced a bandh on Saturday in protest against the government's approach towards the separate statehood demand. ...
  • Hyderabad continues to suffer amidst Telangana chaos October 2, 2012

    Hyderabad: The agitation for separate statehood by pro-Telangana groups is set to intensify in Hyderabad. The Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) is planning a silent protest at Indira Park on Tuesday. Activists are expected to begin an indefinite hunger strike too amidst tight security for the ongoing 19-day UN Conference...
  • Cong to decide on Telangana issue by Oct: Sources September 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Congress sources on Sunday evening said that the party will "definitely" decide on Telangana issue by October. This comes after activists held a march in Hyderabad demanding a separate state - Telangana. Raising slogans of 'Jai Telangana' amid the beating of drums and singing songs by Telangana artists,...
  • Telangana March brings Hyderabad to a standstill October 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: Almost one lakh people took to the streets in Hyderabad on Sunday to press for their demand of a separate state – Telangana. They clashed with police, broke barriers and tried to enter prohibited areas as police lathicharged them, lobbed tear gas shells and used water cannons to disperse...
  • Live: Telangana march begins, police use force against mob September 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: 4.39 pm: Incidents of violence reported around Hussain Sagar lake area in Hyderabad. Police lathicharged, used tear gas and water canon to disperse unruly mob. A few media vans also reported to have been damaged by the protesters. 3.00 pm: Huge crowds present at protest venue. Security arrangements tight. Paramilitary...