YS Rajasekhara Reddy

  • Jaganmohan Reddy asks why TDP did not implement welfare schemes April 29, 2014

    Vijayawada: YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy questioned on Tuesday, about why Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president Chandrababu Naidu had not implemented welfare schemes he had promised. Addressing a gathering at Gannavaram town near here as part of his election campaign in the Seemandhra region, he claimed that people never believed...
  • Jaganmohan Reddy allowed to visit ancestral house, father's grave September 30, 2013

    Hyderabad: The special CBI court on Monday allowed YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy, an accused in a corruption case, to visit Kadapa district to pay homage at the 'samadhi' of his father, the late YS Rajasekhara Reddy. However, the court did not allow him to visit Guntur district, where he...
  • Jaganmohan Reddy files bail petition September 11, 2013

    YSR Congress party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Wednesday filed a bail petition in a special CBI court in the Andhra Pradesh capital, officials said. A day after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed three chargesheets in the disproportionate assets case against him, the Member of Parliament from Kadapa filed...
  • 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...
  • Sacked Andhra minister again targets Chief Minister June 5, 2013

    Hyderabad: Former Andhra health minister DL Ravindra Reddy on Tuesday said the reason for his sacking by Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy was not clear. DL, as Ravindra Reddy is popularly known, was in London when he was dismissed by the chief minister June 1. A bitter critic of the...
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy completes a year in jail, YSR Cong protests May 27, 2013

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, or Jagan as he is popularly called, on Monday completed one year in jail in a disproportionate assets case. The member of Parliament from Kadapa was arrested by the CBI on this day in 2012. The YSR Congress party has announced two-day...
  • Andhra: YSR's brother-in-law sent to jail in forgery case February 27, 2013

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress party leader P Ravindranath Reddy, brother-in-law of late chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, was sent to judicial custody till March 11 by a court in Kadapa after he surrendered in a forgery case, on Tuesday. The former mayor of Kadapa surrendered in the court of first additional magistrate,...
  • A Telugu daily criticises the director of 'CGTR' October 19, 2012

    A Telugu daily, which is a strong supporter of the Telangana movement has flayed Puri Jagannadh, the director of 'Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu'. In a front-page editorialized piece, it said that Puri, who had earlier said that he had plans to make a film on late YS Rajasekhara Reddy, indirectly and...
  • Jagan Reddy spills little on investments, Vanpic June 4, 2012

    Hyderabad: Kadapa MP YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's first day of questioning revolved around crores of investments that flowed into his companies allegedly through hawala routes. The CBI also sought to know the alleged pressure exerted by the MP and his late father and chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, on the then...
  • Who is Jagan Mohan Reddy? May 28, 2012

    Jagan Mohan Reddy was born on December 21, 1972, in Pulivendula village of Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh, to former state chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy and Vijaya Lakshmi. He has a sibling - his sister Sharmila. Like his other family members, Jagan is a Protestant Christian. After having early...
  • TDP seeks probe into land allotments in YSR tenure April 6, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Telugu Desam Party on Friday petitioned the Andhra Pradesh government demanding that a comprehensive inquiry be ordered into the irregular land allotments made during the tenure of YS Rajasekhara Reddy, in the light of the observations of Comptroller and Auditor General. A delegation of TDP legislators, led by Leader...
  • CAG exposes multi-crore land scam in Andhra March 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: The "benevolence" of the Congress government in Andhra Pradesh in allocation of land (irregularly) for different purposes has caused enormous monetary loss running into several thousand crores of rupees between 2006 and 2011, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said. Alienation/allotment of land by the AP Government during 2006-11...
  • Andhra speaker disqualifies 16 Jagan loyalists March 2, 2012

    Hyderabad: Ending the long suspense, the Andhra Pradesh assembly speaker on Friday disqualified 16 rebel lawmakers belonging to the ruling Congress party who were loyal to YS Jaganmohan Reddy. The speaker has also accepted the resignation of another Jagan loyalist Shoba Nagi Reddy of Praja Rajyam Party (PRP). A statement about the...
  • Pro-Jagan MLAs to vote against Cong government December 3, 2011

    Hyderabad: As many as 21 legislators loyal to YSR Congress party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy will vote against the Congress government during the no-confidence motion in the assembly. The legislators including 19 of the ruling Congress party attended a meeting with Jaganmohan Reddy at his residence here to chalk out the...
  • OMC case: CBI arrests ex-MD of AP Mineral Corp November 13, 2011

    Hyderabad: Taking the probe into activities of Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) a step ahead, the CBI on Sunday arrested VD Rajagopal, the former vice-chairman and managing director (in-charge) of Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation. Rajagopal was arrested under various sections of IPC and Prevention of Corruption Act, said CBI Joint Director...
  • CBI summons Jagan Mohan in mining case November 2, 2011

    New Delhi: The CBI has called YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, son of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, for questioning on November 4 in connection with alleged multi-crore iron ore mining scam. The agency is probing alleged nexus between Jagan and Janardhana Reddy whose company Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC)...
  • Podcast: 'Telangana can't be ignored anymore' February 7, 2012

    Telangana issue has once again made headlines. It looks like that the demands of a separate state cannot be ignored anymore.The Centre has made a huge mistake by refusing to take a stand on Telangana. While the renewed movement is not violent yet, Hyderabad and its adjoining areas have seen...
  • 'Telangana region developed only under TDP rule' September 17, 2011

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said Telangana region had developed only during his party's regime in Andhra Pradesh. "It is only the TDP that contributed to the development of Telangana. I am ready for an open debate on this," Naidu, a former chief minister, said after...
  • 'Graft during YSR rule was above norm in India' September 16, 2011

    Hyderabad: A leaked diplomatic cable dispatched by the US Consul General in Chennai in 2007 had nailed the then Congress government headed by YS Rajasekhara Reddy in Andhra Pradesh for 'widespread corruption that was beyond the pale' even for India. In the name of social programmes targeted at the common man,...
  • Tributes paid to YSR on second death anniversary September 2, 2011

    Hyderabad: The Congress government kept it low key but family and followers turned out in full force on Friday to pay rich tributes to the late Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy on his second death anniversary. His wife Vijayalakshmi, son YS Jaganmohan Reddy, daughter Sharmila and other family members...
  • 7 Jagan 'loyalist' Cong MLAs rethink resignation August 23, 2011

    Hyderabad: The hope in YSR Congress seems to be fading in less than 36 hours as at least seven out of the 26 MLAs who had resigned from the assembly protesting the inclusion of late Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy's name in the CBI FIR in Kadapa MP Jagan Mohan...
  • AP Congress asks Jagan to prove his innocence August 23, 2011

    Hyderabad: Denying Kadapa MP YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's charge that the Congress was trying to defame him and his late father YS Rajasekhara Reddy through court cases, state party leaders on Tuesday said Jagan should come clean by proving that allegations against him and his father are false. "There is an...
  • CBI issues notices in Jagan, Emaar cases August 21, 2011

    Hyderabad: As part of its investigation in cases pertaining to YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy and "irregularities" in APIIC-Emaar land deal, the CBI on Sunday issued notices to two firms and was in the process of serving notices to other accused, including the YSR Congress chief. "The examination (of accused)...
  • Jagan conspired with YSR in granting favours: CBI August 20, 2011

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN has accessed the FIR report filed by the CBI against Congress MP Jagan Mohan Reddy. It alleges that the Kadapa MP conspired with his father the late YS Rajasekhara Reddy and other individuals and companies to "cheat the government of Andhra Pradesh in the matter of granting...
  • Probe those who invested in Jagan's companies: HC August 10, 2011

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to register a case against all the investors who invested in the companies promoted by former Congress leader YS Jaganmohan Reddy to find out whether those investments were made in order to get favours from the...
  • Sad story of aircraft crashes and politicians May 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu's death in a helicopter crash adds another sad chapter to the story of politicians who have died in chopper and airplane accidents in the country over the past several decades. The tragedy is a grim reminder of the deaths in aerial crashes involving...
  • Cong, TDP MLAs clash in AP Assembly March 28, 2011

    Hyderabad: Ruling Congress and main opposition Telugu Desam MLAs came to near blows inside the Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday after Agriculture Minister YS Vivekananda heckled two TDP MLAs as they held a placard that denigrated supporters of late Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy. Vivekananda, brother of the late chief minister,...
  • After merger with Cong, Chiranjeevi attacks YSR February 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Immediately after announcing his party's merger with Congress, Praja Rajyam chief Chiranjeevi on Sunday launched a scathing attack on one of the icons of the Congress in Andhra Pradesh YS Rajasekhara Reddy, saying corruption was at its worst in the state during his regime. He also said the Congress...
  • Jagan to launch a new party within 45 days December 7, 2010

    Kadapa: YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, a former Congress MP and son of late Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajashekhar Reddy, on Tuesday announced that he will launch a new party within 45 days. Jagan Mohan Reddy announced his decision to launch a new party at an informal meeting with his...
  • I have done no wrong, won't quit Congress: Jagan May 31, 2010

    New Delhi: Congress MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy is in Delhi to meet the Congress leadership after the party high command asked him to stop his 'Odarpu Yatra' in Andhra Pradesh. Speaking to CNN-IBN Jagan said that he won't leave the Congress. "There is no question of me leaving the Congress. I will...