VIJAYAMMA

  • Vijayamma files nomination from Visakhapatnam April 17, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: YS Vijayamma, the YSRCP honorary president and the widow of the late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Dr YS Rajashekhara Reddy filed her nomination from Visakhapatnam Lok Sabha seat in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. Accompanied by her daughter and YSRCP's firebrand speaker YS Sharmila, she filed nomination papers at the collector's...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Jagan to contest from Pulivendula Assembly seat April 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy would contest from Pulivendula seat in native Kadapa district during the Assembly polls in Andhra Pradesh. Jagan who has been MP from Kadapa, is fighting the Assembly polls for the first time. Pulivendula is a stronghold of the YSR family and it was...
  • YSR Congress to meet President to push for united Andhra Pradesh January 30, 2014

    Buoyed by Andhra Pradesh Assembly rejecting the Telangana Bill, YSR Congress Party on Thursday said it will take the battle to Delhi and meet President Pranab Mukherjee to reiterate the need for keeping the state united. "Very soon YS Jagan Mohan Reddy (the party chief) will lead a delegation to Delhi...
  • Vijayamma to tour cyclonehit Srikakulam on Wednesday October 15, 2013

    YSR Congress party honorary president YS Vijayamma would tour in the Cyclonehit Srikakulam district on Wednesday. She would visit the worstaffected Palasa and Icchapuram assembly constituencies in the district, the YSRCP said in a release. According to the official estimates, coconut plantations in 3,219 hectares suffered damages due to the cyclone besides...
  • Did not meet President with YSR Congress delegation: Sitaram Yechury October 10, 2013

    New Delhi: CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury tonight rubbished reports that he had met President Pranab Mukherjee with a YSR Congress delegation. Terming the reports as "completely fabricated", Yechury said, "There is no question of my going to meet the honourable President at all." He said he had a daylong meeting of the...
  • Jagan Reddy's mother meets BJP President Rajnath Singh October 9, 2013

    New Delhi: YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy's mother Vijayamma met BJP President Rajnath Singh on Wednesday. The meeting took place a few days after YSR Congress chief praised BJP prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Miniter Narendra Modi for his administrative skills. He had said hat he wanted Modi to change...
  • YSR Congress leaders meet Pranab Mukherjee over Telangana row October 9, 2013

    YSR Congress party honorary president YS Vijayamma on Wednesday called on President Pranab Mukherjee and urged him to keep Andhra Pradesh united. Vijayamma was accompanied by Communist Party of IndiaMarxist leader Sitaram Yechuri and leaders of her party. Later, talking to reporters, Vijayamma said she drew the President's attention towards the protests...
  • Jaganmohan Reddy continues fast on seventh day August 31, 2013

    YSR Congress party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Saturday continued his indefinite fast even as he was shifted from one hospital to another in view of his deteriorating condition. Jagan, as the MP from Kadapa is popularly known, was shifted late on Friday night to Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS)...
  • Police break Jagan's indefinite fast, take him to hospital August 30, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Police broke YSR Congress chief Jagan Reddy's 5-day-long fast late on Thursday night and shifted him to a government hospital. The Police have said that his condition is now stable. The leader had declared an indefinite fast inside Chanchalguda jail where he was housed, to protest the bifurcation of...
  • Vijayamma wants President to ensure justice to Telangana, Seemandhra August 27, 2013

    YSR Congress Party will seek President Pranab Mukherjee's intervention to ensure "equal justice" to Seemandhra and Telangana regions in the wake of Centre's decision to divide Andhra Pradesh. A delegation under YSRCP honorary president YS Vijayamma will meet the President on Tuesday in New Delhi to apprise him about the developments...
  • YS Jaganmohan Reddy begins indefinite fast in jail August 25, 2013

    Opposing the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Sunday began indefinite fast inside the Chanchalguda Central Jail in Hyderabad. Jagan, as the MP from Kadapa is popularly known, refused tea and breakfast Sunday morning, as his fast began. Although the party announced that its leader was...
  • Jagan to launch stir from jail, mother Vijayamma calls off hunger strike August 24, 2013

    YSR Congress honorary president YS Vijayamma on Saturday called off her indefinite fast opposing proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh after she was forcibly shifted to a hospital in Guntur in the wee hours. Vijayamma, who began indefinite hunger strike at Guntur on August 19, called off the protest in the evening...
  • Vijayamma, three TDP leaders on hunger strike shifted to hospital August 24, 2013

    Four leaders including YSR Congress Honorary President Y Vijayamma, who went on an indefinite hunger strike in Guntur from August 19, opposing the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh were on Saturday shifted to a local hospital after their health deteriorated, police said. Vijayamma along-with former TDP minister S Aruna, MLC  N Raha...
  • Vijayamma continues hunger strike at Guntur hospital August 24, 2013

    YSR Congress party honorary president Y.S. Vijayamma, who was forcibly taken to hospital while on hunger strike by police in Guntur in Andhra Pradesh Saturday morning, continues to fast in hospital, said officials. Vijayamma, whose fast in protest against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh entered the sixth day Saturday, is refusing...
  • YS Vijayamma begins indefinite fast over Telangana August 19, 2013

    YS Vijayamma, honorary president of YSR Congress and widow of late Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, Monday began an indefinite fast demanding the Centre refrain from bifurcating the state if it cannot render justice to all the regions. Speaking on the occasion in Guntur, Vijayamma alleged that the Congress...
  • Mamata woos YSR Congress, calls Jagan Reddy's mother to seek support for a federal front July 7, 2013

    Hyderabad: Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister on Sunday called up YSR Congress Party Honorary President and mother of Jagan Mohan Reddy YS Vijayamma to seek support for a nonCongress, nonBJP federal front. Vijayamma is positive towards the idea of the federal front. "The West Bengal Chief Minister talked...
  • Jagan Reddy should be hanged, says Andhra minister April 13, 2013

    Hyderabad: An Andhra Pradesh minister's remark calling for hanging of jailed MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy has sparked a furore with the latter's YSR Congress party on Saturday staging protests against him across the state. YSR party leaders staged demonstrations in various parts of the state, burning the effigies of Finance...
  • YSR Congress to intensify agitation over power tariff hike April 7, 2013

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress on Saturday said with the Congressled Andhra Pradesh government not responding adequately to the issue of power tariff hike, it would intensify its agitation demanding rollback in the increase. The party has asked its cadre to "picket all electricity substations besides holding dharnas and taking out rallies...
  • ED attachment orders show CongTDP nexus: Vijayamma October 5, 2012

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress Party's Y S Vijayamma on Thursday night alleged that the CongressTDP nexus has come to the fore with the Enforcement Directorate issuing orders attaching the assets of Sakshi media house. The move came on the eve of YSR Congress Party chief Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy's bail...
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Breath of 'freedom' after 17 years September 20, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The smile on her face was a cold one. Seventeen years behind bars had made her mind so frozen that she has only blurred memories of the past. But stepping out of prison to the outside world was like a dream that came true. Vijayamma, a 42yearold inmate of...
  • TSR supporters attack convoy of Jagan's mother July 23, 2012

    Hyderabad: Stones were pelted allegedly by the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) supporters at the convoy of Jagan Reddy's mother Vijayamma as she made her way to the textile town of Sirisilla. She, however, managed to fast for weavers' problems in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region amidst violent protests by the TRS. The...
  • Vijayamma's fast: TRS leaders taken into custody July 23, 2012

    Hyderabad: Scores of TRS workers and activists of separate statehood groups were on Monday taken into preventive custody at different places when they tried to stop the convoy of YSR Congress Honorary President YS Vijayamma who was on her way to hold a 'dharna' in support of weavers' problem in...
  • AP: Sircilla tense ahead of Vijayamma visit July 23, 2012

    Karimnagar: Ahead of YSRC honorary president Vijayammas Cheneta Deeksha on Monday, tension is building up in the weavers town of Sircilla. Sensing trouble, police officials have made security arrangements on an unprecedented scale to prevent breakdown of law and order in view of the TRSTJAC call for disrupting the programme....
  • AP: Vijayamma's Deeksha triggers war of words July 16, 2012

    Karimnagar: The Maha Deeskha proposed by YSR Congress honorary president YS Vijayalakshmi for the cause of weavers on July 23 in Sircilla seems to have heated up the district politics with the leaders trading war of words with each other. Karimnagar MP Ponnam Prabhakar and Sircilla MLA KT...
  • AP: Vijayamma complains to CVC against CBI July 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Alleging witchhunting of YSR Congress Party president and MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy by the CBI at the behest of the Congress high command, his mother and party honorary president YS Vijayalaskhmi knocked on the doors of Union agricultural minister and National Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, CPM general...
  • YSR Cong won't destabilise Andhra govt: Vijayamma July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Its impressive performance in the recent bypolls notwithstanding, Jagan Mohan Reddy's YSR Congress does not have any intention to destabilise the Kiran Kumar Reddy government in Andhra Pradesh, but would welcome people from any party. YS Vijayamma, the mother of jailed leader of the party YS Jagan Mohan Reddy,...
  • Cong MP blames Vijayamma's 'tears' for Andhra debacle June 25, 2012

    Guntur (AP): Congress MP from Guntur Rayapati Sambasiva Rao has attributed party's debacle and YSR Congress's landslide victory in the state byelections to the "tears" of Vijaya Lakshmi, the wife of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister late YS Rajasekhara Reddy. In a letter to AICC president Sonia Gandhi, Rao, said that...
  • Jagan's mother to hit bypoll campaign today May 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy's mother Vijayamma is set to kick off her party's bypoll campaign in Andhra Pradesh from Wednesday. Vijayamma met Jagan in Chanchalguda jail cell on Tuesday. She and her family have been sitting on dharna accusing the CBI of a witchhunt in order to prevent...
  • DA case: Jagan's bail plea to be heard on May 31 May 29, 2012

    Hyderabad: After spending the night at Hyderabad's Chanchalguda jail, YSR Congress chief and Kadapa MP Jagan Mohan Reddy moved the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court for bail on Tuesday in the disproportionate assets case. The bail has been posted for May 31 for hearing. Jagan met his family members...
  • DA case: After CBI, Jagan to be quizzed by ED May 29, 2012

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress chief and Kadapa MP Jagan Mohan Reddy is in more trouble in the alleged disproportionate assets case with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which was denied his custody, likely to move a higher court while the Enforcement Directorate, too, may question him. Jagan spent his first night...