Andhra

  • Sonia Gandhi's first poll rally in Telangana today 16-04-2014 12:02 AM

    Hyderabad: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will address an election rally at Karimnagar in Telangana on Wednesday, her first public meeting in the region after the passage of Statehood Bill in February. The rally is likely to take place in the evening, Congress sources said. The meeting is crucial for Congress...
  • Only Narendra Modi can develop India: Chandrababu Naidu 15-04-2014 11:07 PM

    Rajahmundry (AP): Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu today said only BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi could bring about overall development in the country. "Modi would bring all-round development...He will develop the country as one of the greatest countries in world," Naidu said during a roadshow at Kethavaram in...
  • BJP-TDP coordinating well for AP polls, says Javadekar 14-04-2014 06:37 PM

    Hyderabad: Senior BJP leader Prakash Javadekar on Monday said the TDP and BJP, which have formed an alliance for elections, are working in tandem and a mechanism has been built for coordination in all the constituencies. BJP would release its Seemandhra candidates by Tuesday night, Javadekar told reporters in Hyderabad....
  • Eight industrialists in LS poll fray in Andhra Pradesh 14-04-2014 04:14 PM

    Eight leading industrialists and businessmen are in poll fray from different parties for the Lok Sabha elections in Andhra Pradesh. Four of them belong to the YSR Congress, which released the list of its candidates for the simultaneous polls to Legislative Assembly and Lok Sabha in the undivided AP. A...
  • 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...
  • AAP releases new list of candidates for Lok Sabha elections 14-04-2014 03:14 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party who is trying to make space for itself in the national arena has released a list of candidates for its four seats in Andhra Pradesh and one in Uttar Pradesh. It has fielded Jagat Ram Sonkar in UP's Bahraich (SC) seat. Sonkar has BJP's...
  • 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: Chandrababu Naidu to re-contest from Kuppam Assembly seat 09-04-2014 04:37 PM

    TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu would seek re-election from his Kuppam seat of Chittoor district in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly elections. Naidu's name figures in the first list of TDP candidates for 7 Lok Sabha and 47 Assembly segments in Seemandhra. Simultaneous elections to 175 Assembly and 25 Lok...
  • BJP announces candidates for LS, Assembly polls in Andhra 09-04-2014 01:11 PM

    The BJP on Wednesday announced its list of candidates for the Lok Sabha and assembly polls in Telangana region that includes former Union Ministers Bandaru Dattatreya, Ch Vidyasagar Rao among others. Dattatreya would be contesting from Secunderabad Lok Sabha seat, which he has held twice earlier, while Vidyasagar Rao has...
  • Telangana: Master gambler KCR contests in both Assembly and LS polls 09-04-2014 12:39 PM

    Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhararao is gambling once again. Popularly known as KCR, who has attained a cult figure status after his long, spirited fight for Telangana state yielded desired result is now sailing on two boats at the same time. KCR is contesting in the...
  • TDP, BJP still ironing out differences over seat adjustments 08-04-2014 11:45 PM

    Hyderabad: Practically six working hours are left for nominations for April 30 elections in Telangana to close but alliance partners Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and BJP are still ironing out their differences over certain seats each plans to contest, sources said on Tuesday. BJP is yet to announce its candidates...
  • LS polls: TDP, BJP still thrashing out seat-sharing issues 08-04-2014 10:53 PM

    Alliance partners Telugu Desam Party and BJP continued to grapple with the contentious issue of seat sharing till Tuesday. BJP is yet to announce its candidates for 47 Assembly and 8 Lok Sabha seats it will be contesting while TDP has to announce its nominees for 45 Assembly and 8...
  • Congress fields 111 candidates in Telangana for Assembly polls 07-04-2014 07:33 PM

    New Delhi: After much delay, the Congress on Monday released its list of candidates for Assembly elections in Telangana. The party has fielded candidates in 111 of the 119 constituencies. Congress which carved out Telangana from Andhra Pradesh eyeing the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections suffered a huge setback when...
  • AAP not to put up candidates for assembly polls 07-04-2014 04:33 PM

    New Delhi: With AAP fielding over 425 candidates across the country for the Lok Sabha elections, the party will not be in a position to contest the assembly polls in four states due to lack of resources. Odisha, Andhra Pradesh (Telangana and Seemandhra), Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh will go to...
  • Chandrababu Naidu: A desperate fight for survival in a divided state 07-04-2014 02:20 PM

    Hyderabad: 'Politics is a strange world and there are no permanent foes or friends' is an often repeated cliche. The latest to prove this cliched saying right is TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu. Nara Chandrababu Naidu, the former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh is fighting a 'do or die' battle,...
  • TDP, BJP workers protest over pre-poll alliance in Andhra 06-04-2014 12:49 PM

    New Delhi: After weeks of deliberations, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Telugu Desam Party have finalised their pre-poll alliance. The TDP is likely to cede 8 Lok Sabha seats to the BJP in Telangana and 5-6 seats in Seemandhra. Both the parties are, however, facing internal resistance. TDP workers are...
  • TDP, BJP reach a broad understanding over seat-sharing 06-04-2014 08:18 AM

    Hyderabad: Ending days of acrimony, Telugu Desam Party and Bharatiya Janata Party were on Saturday night understood to have reached a broad agreement over an electoral alliance in Andhra Pradesh. However, an official announcement in this regard is yet to be made as BJP national spokesperson Prakash Javadekar is still...
  • Andhra Pradesh: TRS announces second list of candidates for LS, Assembly polls 05-04-2014 05:44 PM

    The Telangana Rashtra Samiti on Saturday announced its second list with seven candidates for Lok Sabha and four for Assembly even as other parties are yet to conclude their seat-sharing arrangements. Already four days have elapsed since notification for the April 30 elections to 119 Assembly and 17 Lok Sabha...
  • Telangana elections: KCR gambles again 05-04-2014 03:15 PM

    Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhara Rao is now a cult figure across Telangana, India's 29th state. For him, it has been a long journey. KCR who started his political career in the youth Congress under the leadership of late Sanjay Gandhi, later became a top leader...
  • TRS fields 65 candidates for Assembly polls in Telangana region 04-04-2014 11:53 AM

    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. ...
  • Union Minister from Andhra KS Rao quits UPA 03-04-2014 12:40 PM

    Hyderabad: In yet another blow to the Congress in Andhra Pradesh, Union Minister Kavuri Sambasiva Rao quit the Central government on Thursday and is likely to join the BJP. The leader met Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and put in his resignation papers. Addressing press after stepping down from government,...
  • Another blow to Congress in Andhra; KS Rao likely to join BJP 03-04-2014 12:09 PM

    Hyderabad: Union Textiles Minister and Congress leader from Andhra Pradesh, Kavuri Sambasiva Rao is likely to quit the Congress and join the BJP, say sources. Rao, was amongst the political leaders who had quite vocally opposed Congress's decision to carve out Telangana from Andhra. Rao's resignation from the party is...
  • 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...
  • Andhra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala Lok Sabha poll tracker highlights 01-04-2014 07:42 PM

    Follow all the updates related to the Lok Sabha election tracker on southern states - Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala. ...
  • Andhra faces constitutional crisis over President's rule 01-04-2014 05:43 PM

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh is heading towards a fresh constitutional crisis as the President's rule will lapse on April 30, if the Parliament is not convened before that and gives its consent to the President's rule. Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan has written a letter to President Pranab Mukherjee to...
  • Watch: Election tracker promo on South India 01-04-2014 10:43 AM

    With the elections 2014 about to be announced, the Election Tracker is back on CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS National Election Tracker brings the mood of key swing states ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Tonight we will focus on Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. ...
  • Stalemate between BJP, TDP over seat sharing in Andhra Pradesh 31-03-2014 10:54 PM

    New Delhi: With stalemate continuing between BJP and TDP over seat sharing in Andhra Pradesh, the state units of BJP in Telangana and Seemandhra on Monday sought the central leadership's intervention to take a final decision on the prolonged crisis. Both the state units appear to be preparing to go...
  • Andhra Pradesh pollscape: It's a desperate fight for political survival 31-03-2014 11:47 AM

    Hyderabad: "Congress hatao, desh bachao (Remove Congress, save the country)" - No, this isn't Narendra Modi at one of his ubiquitous political rallies. This is Tollywood cine actor Pawan Kalyan threatening to wipe out Congress party from Andhra Pradesh. Popularly known as the "power star", he also bears the tag...
  • BJP's 24-hour deadline to TDP on sealing AP alliance deal ends today 31-03-2014 08:18 AM

    Hyderabad: The Bharatiya Janata Party 24-hour deadline to the Telugu Desam Party over sharing of seats in Andhra Pradesh ends on Monday. Senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu had on Sunday indicated that the BJP will go alone in the polls if the TDP fails to spell out its stand within...
  • BJP may go alone in Andhra, no consensus with TDP on seat sharing 30-03-2014 12:24 PM

    BJP may go alone in Andhra Pradesh as sources say that there is no consensus with TDP on seat sharing. A pre-poll alliance is also unlikely to materialize. BJP sources have indicated that the party is ready to go alone if a favourable seat sharing formula is not worked out....