Chandrasekhar Rao

  • Telangana Rashtra Samiti will never ally with BJP: KCR 13-04-2014 10:50 PM

    Karimnagar: Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) Chief Kalvakuntla Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday said that his party would never join hands with the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA). Addressing a public meeting at SRR Government Degree College grounds on Sunday evening, he said, "TRS is a secular party and it will not...
  • Chandrasekhar Rao to contest both LS, Assembly polls in Telangana 08-04-2014 01:22 PM

    TRS President K Chandrasekhar Rao would contest from Medak Lok Sabha constituency in Telangana region in the general elections. Rao, who represented Mahaboobnagar in the outgoing Lok Sabha, is also contesting from Gajwel Assembly seat in Medak district in the state polls being held in the undivided Andhra Pradesh. His...
  • LS polls: Telangana region all set to witness triangular contests 07-04-2014 04:53 PM

    Telangana is all set to witness three-cornered contests for Lok Sabha and legislative assembly polls after the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and BJP alliance, and the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) as well as Congress going their own way. Having ruled out merger or even an electoral alliance with the Congress,...
  • Kiran Reddy hits out at TRS, Congress during road show 22-03-2014 12:31 AM

    Jai Samaikhyandhra Party President N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Friday conducted his maiden road show in Krishna district, where he hit out at TRS and Congress over division of Andhra Pradesh. The former Congress Chief Minister, a staunch supporter of united Andhra Pradesh, began his two-day road show from Jaggaihpet...
  • LS polls: TRS rules out merger with Congress 03-03-2014 10:02 PM

    New Delhi: In the run up to the elections, when the Congress is looking for allies and negotiating with various parties, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi has ruled out merger with the former. The move can be a big blow to the Congress as the party will not able to win...
  • TRS has hinted at merger with Congress: Digvijaya Singh 26-02-2014 01:34 PM

    New Delhi: Just days after it denied reports that it will merge with the Congress, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has reportedly "indicated" that it is ready for it. "The TRS has indicated merger with the Congress," the party's Andhra Pradesh in-charge, Digvijaya Singh said, adding that the modalities of...
  • Doubt over Cong-TRS merger as majority favours alliance: KTR Rao 24-02-2014 01:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress and the TRS merger may not happen in Telangana as both the parties are having a second thought after the local leaders expressed fears that it will cede the opposition space to BJP and TDP in the new state. The parties are likely to go for...
  • KCR meets Rahul amidst reports of Congress-TRS alliance 24-02-2014 01:06 PM

    Telangana Rashtra Samiti chief K Chandrasekhar Rao met Rahul Gandhi on Monday. He is expected to meet the President today. He met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi at her residence on Sunday. The meeting comes amidst reports that the Congress is keen that the TRS merge with it. The TRS, however,...
  • TRS chief KC Rao meets Sonia, no decision on alliance or merger yet 23-02-2014 01:38 PM

    New Delhi: Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandhrasekhar Rao met Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday in the national capital, days after Parliament passed the Telangana Bill. Rao has hailed Sonia for her role in carving out the new state from the existing Andhra Pradesh. "No politics was discussed," Rao...
  • LS pollscape: Jagan, Naidu and Telangana dominate Andhra Pradesh 07-02-2014 11:30 AM

    "Is Telangana coming, Madam?" asked the courier boy as I stepped inside the lift to reach my office on Thursday morning. I smiled at him and before I could reply, the others in the lift roared with laughter. "I think god is also confused about it now," remarked a gentleman...
  • GoM finalises draft Telangana bill 27-11-2013 09:04 PM

    New Delhi: The Group of Ministers (GoM), set up to look into the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, has finalised its report along with the draft Telangana Bill but remained non-committal on when it will be submitted to the Union Cabinet. After a four-hour marathon meeting, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, who...
  • Hyderabad would not become Union Territory: Jaipal Reddy 09-11-2013 10:41 PM

    Union Minister for Science and Technology S Jaipal Reddy, on Saturday, asserted that Hyderabad would not become a Union Territory following the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh while Congress leaders from Telangana too said that there would not be any compromise on the city. "Some forces in Seemaandhra are desperately trying...
  • TRS President Chandrasekhar Rao for Hyderabad as Telangana capital, warns of stir 30-09-2013 12:34 AM

    Hyderabad: TRS President K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday threatened to launch second round of agitation if any restrictions are to be imposed by Centre on Hyderabad while addressing proposed division of Andhra Pradesh. KCR's statement came against the backdrop of reports that proposals like making Hyderabad a UT or a...
  • Congress legislators from Seemandhra to form new party: MLA 20-08-2013 12:31 AM

    Kamalapuram MLA G Veera Siva Reddy said that Congress MLAs from Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra regions would form a new party and not contest 2014 Assembly polls on the ruling party tickets in protest against the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. Talking to reporters at the Congress office in Kadapa...
  • AP: Govt employees from Seemandhra region protest against bifurcation 12-08-2013 12:40 PM

    Hyderabad: Non-gazetted government employees from the Seemandhra region are on a day-long strike opposing the creation of Telangana on Monday. On Sunday, some Seemandhra protestors who tried to stop trains were arrested. The anti-statehood protestors shouted slogans condemning Congress President Sonia Gandhi and TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao for the...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Centre must address issues before bifurcation, says Reddy 08-08-2013 11:39 PM

    Hyderabad: Treading a cautious path on the Telangana issue, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy said on Thursday that the Centre should address the complicated issues concerned with the bifurcation of the state first before it embarks on the process. Breaking his silence on the Congress' decision to...
  • TRS rules out accepting Hyderabad as UT or joint capital 04-08-2013 08:04 PM

    Hyderabad: TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao voiced his opposition to any proposal making Hyderabad a permanent joint capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh or a Union Territory. Rao said the administration of Hyderabad should be run by the Telangana government. "TRS would have no objection if the new Andhra Pradesh...
  • Nothing less than Telangana state acceptable to us: TRS 19-06-2013 01:23 AM

    Hyderabad: TRS President K Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday asserted that his party would only accept formation of separate Telangana as a solution to the long-pending statehood issue in Andhra Pradesh. "No other proposal would be acceptable to us. Telangana people would reject any other proposal," he said in Hyderabad. His...
  • Two Cong MPs formally join Telangana Rashtra Samithi 03-06-2013 12:20 AM

    Hyderabad: Congress MPs G Vivek, M Jagannath and senior party leader K Keshav Rao, who had quit the ruling party over Telangana issue, formally joined TRS on Sunday in the presence of its president K Chandrasekhar Rao at a public meeting in Hyderabad on Sunday evening. A few former ministers...
  • TRS chief meets Congress leaders from Telangana region 15-04-2013 03:30 AM

    Hyderabad: TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday met senior Congress leaders from Telangana region, triggering off speculation that some ruling party MPs might join the Telangana party ahead of next year's general polls. The TRS president went to the residence of senior Congress leader K Keshav Rao here and...
  • TRS will fight Assembly and LS elections alone: KCR 12-04-2013 10:50 PM

    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...
  • Telangana: TRS 'dissatisfied' with all-party meet, announces bandh 28-12-2012 03:25 PM

    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. ...
  • UP resolution: TSR raises pitch for Telangana 21-11-2011 09:31 PM

    Hyderabad: Hailing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for pushing through a resolution in the Assembly on splitting the state, the TRS on Monday demanded that the Centre give its assent to it and also carve out a separate Telangana state. "TRS welcomes the decision of the UP Chief Minister. It...
  • TRS backs Maya, raises pitch for Telangana 21-11-2011 05:06 PM

    Hyderabad: Hailing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for pushing through a resolution in the Assembly on splitting the state, TRS on Monday demanded that the Centre give its assent to it and also carve out a separate Telangana state. "TRS welcomes the decision of the UP Chief Minister. It is...
  • 'Cong responsible for unrest in north-east states' 16-10-2011 07:09 PM

    Itanagar: Holding Congress "responsible" for the socio-political unrest in the Congress-ruled NE states, particularly Arunachal Pradesh, BJP on Sunday alleged huge amounts of central funds had been diverted for funding political activities at the cost of development. "Congress rule is synonymous with conflict and mis-governance," party's north east in-charge P...
  • Telangana Congress MLAs raise pitch against CM 14-10-2011 02:43 AM

    Hyderabad: The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) office has become the latest venue for trading of charges between the party Telangana legislators aligned for and against chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy. Departing from the party conventions, perhaps for the first time, a group of Telangana MLAs openly criticised the chief ministers...
  • Telangana: Cong to finalise its position today 11-10-2011 09:55 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress Core Committee will meet on Tuesday to finalise its position on the demand for a seperate Telangana state. TRS chief K Chandrashekhar Rao and Congress MPs from Telangana are expected to arrive in New Delhi. This after Telangana Congress MPs said that they will intensify their...
  • Telangana stir: Rail-roko postponed to Oct 12 07-10-2011 09:06 PM

    Hyderabad: The Telangana Political Joint Action Committee (JAC) on Friday postponed the 'Rail-roko' agitation, earlier scheduled for October 9 to 11, to October 12, 13 and 14. "The Rail-roko will be now held on October 12, 13 and 14," JAC Convener M Kodandaram told reporters, after a meeting of the...