Chandrasekhar

  • Hyderabad will need of two more airports in future: KCR 07-07-2014 06:35 PM

    Hyderabad: Hyderabad will require at least two more airports in the near future as the city's population is expected to touch three crore with the development of the Information Technology Investment Region, according to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao. "Hyderabad's population in 2014 is 94 lakh. We are soon...
  • K. Chandrasekhar Rao demands Bharat Ratna for Narasimha Rao 28-06-2014 10:44 PM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday called for conferring Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, on former prime minister, the late P.V. Narasimha Rao. Paying rich tributes to the late leader on his 93rd birth anniversary, the chief minister said the state cabinet would pass a resolution...
  • KCR asks officials to work out plan to tackle power shortage 26-06-2014 04:31 PM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday asked the officials of energy department to draw up short term and long term plans to overcome the power deficiency in the state. "The Chief Minister reviewed the power situation in the state against the background of power crisis due to...
  • KCR asks officials to wage war against poverty in Dalits 24-06-2014 11:09 PM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday asked district collectors to work hard to ensure that Dalits are lifted out of poverty and that their living conditions are improved. Addressing a meeting of collectors from ten districts of Telangana here, KCR also announced the launch of a special...
  • Telangana: CM Chandrasekhar Rao swears by quota and waives loans of farmers 13-06-2014 08:15 PM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) on Friday defended his government's proposal to provide up to 12 per cent reservation each in education and jobs to tribals and minorities. He also announced a waiver of loans availed by farmers. Replying to a debate in the Telangana Assembly here...
  • Arjun Munda congratulates K Chandrasekhar Rao on being sworn-in as Telangana CM 03-06-2014 09:26 AM

    Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Monday welcomed Telengana as it became the 29th state of the country. "I welcome the 29th state of the country and congratulate K Chandrasekhar Rao of Telengana Rashtra Samiti and extend my warm wishes to him on becoming chief minister of the newest...
  • Will this Andhra-Telangana divide now be healed? 02-06-2014 09:58 PM

    Telangana, India's newest and the 29th state is born. The new state of Telangana has 10 districts while Andhra Pradesh has 13. Hyderabad is the joint capital of the two states for 10 years and will then go Telangana. While Chandrababu Naidu will be the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh,...
  • Telangana: List of ministers and their portfolios 02-06-2014 09:41 PM

    Hyderabad: Along with K Chandrasekhar Rao, the first Chief Minister of newly formed state of Telangana, 11 ministers were sworn in by Governor ESL Narasimhan on Monday. Following are the portfolios alloted to the ministers. Md Mahmood Ali: Deputy Chief Minister, Revenue T Rajaiah: Deputy Chief Minister, Health Naini Narasimha...
  • It's official! Telangana is now India's 29th state 02-06-2014 08:27 PM

    At the stroke of midnight on June 2, India's youngest state - Telangana officially came into being. Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan administered the oath to TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao as the first Chief Minister of India's 29th state. Meanwhile, Congress President Sonia Gandhi congratulated the people...
  • Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao's cabinet meets informally 02-06-2014 08:07 PM

    Hyderabad : The council of ministers of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao held an "informal" meeting on Monday after he assumed charge, sources said. Rao took charge at about 1300 hours in his office in the Secretariat building here after priests performed a puja and blessed him. The Telangana...
  • Telangana finally goes live, it's our audacity of hope 02-06-2014 03:44 PM

    Hyderabad: It is a rare opportunity to witness history as it unfolds. I am one of the fortunate ones who saw the formation of the Telangana state from really close quarters. Right from the time the agitation picked up pace in the past 13 years to the moment when K...
  • Telangana minister reaches out to PM Modi, says will work with the Centre 02-06-2014 12:19 PM

    Hyderabad: Even as Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao did not invite any central leaders for his swearing-in ceremony, his party, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi, did reach out to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On Monday, the day the new state of Telangana was formed, state minister and TRS leader KT...
  • Telangana, Andhra Pradesh: The geographical and political division 02-06-2014 08:59 AM

    The new state of Telangana has 10 districts while Andhra Pradesh has 13. Hyderabad is the joint capital of the two states for 10 years and will then go Telangana. While Chandrababu Naidu will be the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, K Chandrasekhar Rao is the Chief Minister of Telangana....
  • Watch: Celebrations in Hyderabad as Telangana becomes India's 29th state 02-06-2014 08:57 AM

    Celebrations broke out at midnight across Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana, which became the 29th state of India. People cheered the TRS for coming into power in the new state. ...
  • Live: CM KC Rao joins 'Telangana Formation Day' celebrations 02-06-2014 07:38 AM

    India has finally got its 29th state with the formation of Telangana. The streets of Hyderabad have been filled with celebrations since midnight. ...
  • Chief secretaries, DGPs named for Telangana and residual Andhra 01-06-2014 11:03 PM

    A day ahead of the separate Telangana state coming into existence, Chief Secretaries and DGPs have been appointed for Telangana and residual Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. Chief Secretary PK Mohanty issued separate government orders in Hyderabad on Sunday appointing senior IAS officers Krishna Rao and Rajiv Sharma as chief secretaries...
  • No central leaders invited for KCR's swearing-in as Telangana CM 31-05-2014 03:19 PM

    Hyderabad: TRS President K Chandrasekhar Rao will be sworn in as the Chief Minister of the newly carved Telangana state on Monday. But a miffed KCR has ensured that no central leaders are invited for the swearing in ceremony. This after the Centre passed an ordinance on the Polavaram project....
  • Telangana bandh today over clearance of Polavaram project ordinance 29-05-2014 08:18 AM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister-designate K Chandrasekhar Rao has called for a bandh on Thursday in protest against Cabinet clearance to the Polavaram project ordinance that merges seven mandals of Telanagana into Seemandhra. TRS leader K Kavitha has said that the party will approach the Supreme Court if the President promulgates...
  • TRS chief to attend Modi's swearing-in ceremony 24-05-2014 09:05 PM

    TRS President K Chandrasekhar Rao, who is set to be the first Chief Minister of Telangana next month, is likely to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi. The TRS chief is among a host of leaders who have been invited for the swearing-in function to be held...
  • Naidu slams K Chandrasekhar Rao over anti-Andhra employees statement 23-05-2014 10:18 PM

    TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday attacked Telangana Rashtra Samiti president K Chandrasekhar Rao for his statement that government employees from Andhra Pradesh would not be allowed to step into the new Telangana secretariat. "The remarks are unbecoming of a person who is set to become the Chief Minister,"...
  • JPCC expels 12 party leaders for alleged anti-party activities during LS polls 30-04-2014 03:58 PM

    The Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) has expelled 12 leaders for six years and suspended another party leader for alleged anti-party activities during the Lok Sabha elections. The team headed by JPCC president Sukhdeo Bhagat met in Ranchi on Tuesday, discussed the anti-party activities by the leaders and cracked the...
  • Congress alone will bring prosperity in Telangana: Rahul Gandhi 25-04-2014 10:55 PM

    Hyderabad: Accusing TRS of indulging in "politics of bitterness", Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that Congress alone can ensure prosperity for Telangana. Seeking to reach out to Telangana youth, Gandhi said that they should dream big in the new state and promised to build 'brand Telangana' and to...
  • 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,...
  • Will accept resignation of 2 MLAs from House membership by March 26: Speaker 22-03-2014 11:59 PM

    Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta on Saturday said he would accept resignation letters of two MLAs from House membership by March 26. "They have sent the resignation letters by fax... I would accept their resignations by March 26 as I am looking into the technical aspects whether letters sent...
  • 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...
  • Jharkhand MLA resigns from House membership, switches to TMC 20-03-2014 09:24 PM

    Chandrasekhar Dubey, who was dismissed by Chief Minister Hemant Soren from his Cabinet on February 19, resigned from the Jharkhand Assembly on Thursday. "I have submitted my resignation to Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta. and informed him that I have quit Congress and joined Trinamool Congress," Dubey, who represented the House...
  • 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...