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  • Vijayamma files nomination from Visakhapatnam 17-04-2014 05:07 PM

    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...
  • LS polls: Chandrababu Naidu, Jaganmohan Reddy file nominations 17-04-2014 04:33 PM

    TDP Chief N Chandrababu Naidu, YSR Congress president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy and his mother Y S Vijayamma were among the high-profile candidates who filed their nominations on Thursday for the Legislative Assembly and Lok Sabha elections in Andhra Pradesh. Naidu's son N Lokesh filed the nomination on behalf of...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Jagan to contest from Pulivendula Assembly seat 14-04-2014 04:02 PM

    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...
  • LS polls: YSR Congress promises 'golden era' in Seemandhra, Telangana 13-04-2014 06:01 PM

    Hyderabad: Promising to bring back the 'golden era' of late YSR Reddy in Seemandhra and Telangana, the YSR Congress on Sunday released its separate election manifestos for the two states. The party promised that if voted to power, it would launch a new scheme called "Aamma Badi' under which Rs...
  • 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...
  • AP: Jagan vows to restrict liquor sale, promises 5 important decision 28-03-2014 12:33 PM

    Visakhapatnam: Expressing anguish at the youth going astray with liquor addiction, YSR Congress Party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy vowed to remove the belt shops from all villages in the state by restricting them to constituency headquarters and star hotels. Addressing a huge YSR Jana Bheri public meeting at Yalamanchili...
  • AP: Desperate Congress unveils new scheme to woo battle-shy leaders 25-03-2014 11:50 AM

    Hyderabad: The Congress is looking for candidates in the divided state of Andhra Pradesh. After the bifurcation of the state and the resignation of chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy from the party in protest against it, the Congress party looks like a deserted house. Most of the sitting Congress...
  • 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...
  • Hope to see Telugu people unite one day: Kiran Reddy 22-03-2014 07:39 PM

    With Telangana set to become a reality in just over two months, Jai Samaikhyandhra Party founder and former Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Saturday expressed the hope the Telugu people will unite one day. "I hope the Telugu people will unite again one day," Reddy said even as...
  • 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...
  • ED attaches Rs 863 crore properties of Jagan, his associates 06-03-2014 07:43 AM

    Hyderabad: Initiating one of its biggest criminal actions in a money laundering case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday attached assets worth Rs 863 crore of YSR Congress leader Jaganmohan Reddy and his associates in connection with its probe into alleged corruption in an infrastructure project in Andhra Pradesh. The...
  • 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...
  • Blog: Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha election tracker 04-03-2014 07:46 PM

    Today the Lok Sabha election tracker will reveal which parties are leading in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. Andhra Pradesh was recently bifurcated into Telangana and Seemandhra will elect a new Assembly. ...
  • 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...
  • Telangana's creation unconstitutional: Jagan Mohan Reddy 26-02-2014 12:52 PM

    (YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, MP and YSR Congress Party chief, expresses his personal views on the divison on Andhra Padesh. CNN-IBN or IBNLive does not endorse them.) The Congress Party has divided the state apart for electoral gains, unmindful of the sufferings of one region. The revenue deficit in Seemandhra...
  • Telangana erupts in joy, Seemandhra lawyers to move SC to abort new state 21-02-2014 07:58 AM

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: India is set to get its 29th state after the Rajya Sabha passed the contentious Telangana Bill amidst high drama on Thursday. Celebrations in Telangana followed even as Seemandhara lawyers are likely to move the Supreme Court against the creation of a separate state. After the Bill was...
  • Telangana Bill passed: Cheers for some, jolt for others 20-02-2014 09:45 PM

    India on February 20, 2014 got its 29th state, but not before a day-long debate in Parliament and a decades-long struggle for it. After prolonged debate and continued disruptions, the Upper House adopted the Bill through a voice vote. ...
  • Decks cleared for India's 29th state as Parliament passes Telangana Bill 20-02-2014 08:11 PM

    New Delhi: India on February 20, 2014 got its 29th state, but not before a day-long debate in Parliament and a decades-long struggle for it. The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill 2013, which seeks to bifurcate the southern state into Telangana and Seemandhra, was passed by Rajya Sabha on Thursday, days...
  • Union Minister Chiranjeevi defies Congress to oppose Telangana in RS 20-02-2014 05:48 PM

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Tourism Chiranjeevi defied the party line to oppose Telangana and also hit out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying that is a sad period for Andhra Pradesh. Claiming that Congress alone cannot be blamed for the Telangana issue, Chiranjeevi said even the NDA promised...
  • UPA to push Telangana Bill in Rajya Sabha today as time runs out 20-02-2014 07:50 AM

    Hyderabad/New Delhi: Time is running out for the UPA to realise its Telangana dream. With just a day to go for this Parliament session to end, the government will try and push through the Telangana Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. The upper house saw ugly scenes over the...
  • TDP MP calls the passage of Telangana Bill unconstitutional 19-02-2014 12:00 PM

    TDP MP YS Chaudhary slammed the way in which the controversial Telangana Bill was passed in the lower House of the Parliament on Tuesday. He echoed the views of YSR Congress Party chief Jaganmohan Reddy that it was a 'black day' of parliamentary democracy. ...
  • Bandh in Seemandhra region to protest against AP division 19-02-2014 11:05 AM

    Hyderabad: A bandh called by YSR Congress, TDP and other political parties is being observed in Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh today to protest against passage of the AP Reorganisation Bill-2013 in the Lok Sabha. The bandh, also supported by APNGOs and different pro-united Andhra Pradesh organisations, is being held...
  • Telangana fallout: AP CM to quit today, Jagan calls for bandh in state 19-02-2014 07:53 AM

    New Delhi: A day after the Telangana Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha amidst a blackout, it is not clear as to whether it will be brought in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Government sources say they will bring the Bill in the Upper House if the President returns...
  • Blackout in Telangana: Murder of democracy in Parliament? 18-02-2014 09:57 PM

    The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill, 2013 (Telangana Bill) was on Tuesday bulldozed through the Lok Sabha amidst dramatic scenes. Speaker Meira Kumar stopped the live telecast of the proceedings in Lok Sabha when the Bill was taken up after MPs demanding united Andhra protested in Parliament. ...
  • Telangana analysis: For, against and history 18-02-2014 04:30 PM

    New Delhi: Fifty-eight years after the unification of Telangana and Andhra region, the Lok Sabha separated them by dividing the state of Andhra Pradesh. After blacking out the live coverage of the Telangana debate on Lok Sabha TV, the Hower House voted for Telangana state in a controversial voice vote....
  • UPA hopes to pass Telangana Bill in Parliament, AP CM likely to quit 18-02-2014 07:58 AM

    New Delhi: After a week of chaos over the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, the UPA is all set to make another attempt to pass the Telangana Bill in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. But the move will not be an easy one for the UPA. Sources have told CNN-IBN that...
  • Parliament to take up Telangana Bill for discussion on Tuesday 17-02-2014 02:36 PM

    New Delhi: With just a few days left for the Parliament's Winter Session to conclude, the House will take up the controversial Telangana Bill for debate on Tuesday. The Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Monday told reporters that the Bill would be discussed in Parliament on Tuesday. Telangana Bill...
  • Jagan Reddy to stage anti-Telangana protest at Jantar Mantar today 17-02-2014 08:37 AM

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh leaders are continuing their opposition to the bifurcation of the state. YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy will stage a protest at Ramlila Maidan on Monday. Close to 7,000 party workers and leaders would sit on a dharna with Jagan. On Sunday Jagan met Third Front...
  • Jagan Reddy campaigns aggressively for united Andhra, meets CPM's Karat 16-02-2014 08:35 PM

    New Delhi: YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy is aggressively looking for support against Telangana. After meeting BJP President Rajnath Singh earlier this week, Jagan on Sunday met CPI(M) chief Prakash Karat. The series of meetings comes in wake of the tabling of Telangana Bill in Lok Sabha. The House...
  • Let the opposition parties act as per their wisdom: Jagan on Telangana 14-02-2014 01:38 PM

    Emerging from the meeting with BJP President Rajnath Singh, YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy said, "I hope that wisdom will dawn upon the opposition parties and all of them would come together for justice." ...