Chandrashekhar

  • Telangana to be developed on the likes of Singapore model: Chandrashekhar Rao 5 days ago

    Singapore: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday said he would like India's newest state to grow along the lines of 'Singapore model'. "I am impressed by the zero corruption, the discipline, the time management (in Singapore)". "After witnessing the best in Singapore, I have no doubt in my mind...
  • Medak mishap which killed 18 took place due to driver's negligence: Gowda July 24, 2014

    Medak: In a horrific incident, 17 children along with the driver were killed on Thursday as a school bus collided with a moving passenger train at an unmanned railway crossing in Medak district in Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak. The...
  • News 360: UP's Principal Home secretary sacked over increasing rape cases in state June 2, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government which is facing severe flak for the surging rate of crime against women and children in the state on Monday removed Principal Secretary for Home, Anil Gupta. This comes a day after the Akhilesh Yadav government removed its Chief Secretary Javed Usmani over the Badaun gangrape case...
  • First Chief Minister KCR set to guide Telangana's destiny June 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: For TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao, the metamorphosis from being the leader of separate statehood agitation by starting of with only a handful of supporters in 2001 to securing majority on his own and occupying the Chief Minister's chair in Telangana today is complete. The 60-year-old KCR, as he is...
  • President's Rule revoked in Telangana June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: President's Rule imposed in united Andhra Pradesh was revoked partially on Monday to facilitate swearing-in of a government in the newly-created Telangana headed by TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao. However, the central rule will continue in the residual Andhra Pradesh till TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu takes charge as...
  • Telangana: Struggle for separate statehood that lasted 60 years June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The countdown has begun for the creation of the 29th state of India, Telangana. Telangana will officially be born at midnight tonight and TRS chief K Chandrashekar Rao will be sworn in as the first chief minister on Monday morning. The creation will bring to end a struggle...
  • 'Hopeful that Andhra, Telangana CMs will amicably resolve all issues' May 31, 2014

    Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan on Saturday expressed hope that Chief Ministers of both Telangana and residuary Andhra Pradesh would discuss and "amicably" settle the issues concerning the two states after they formally come into being on June 2. In an informal chat with journalists at the Raj Bhavan on Saturday...
  • Administrative confusion, dispute between CM-designate of Seemandhra, Telangana May 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: Three days before the first governments formally take over the states of Telangana and Seemandhra, administrative confusion and disputes are already causing upheaval. TRS Chief and Telangana chief minister-designate K Chandrasekhar Rao called for a bandh on Thursday as he protested against the Centre's Ordinance to merge seven mandals...
  • Lok Sabha elections: TRS sweeps Telangana, Congress bites dust, KCR the king May 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: After Narendra Modi, perhaps the biggest winner in this election is TRS chief K Chandrashekhararao. Rao, the chief of TRS has achieved almost everything he wanted to achieve in just 14 years. In 2001, he quit the TDP to make Telangana state a reality. He got his Telangana in...
  • Telangana: KCR vs the rest, it's a choice between heart and head April 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a region which is going to be India's newest state, it is K Chandhashekhar Rao versus the rest. Even though there is a multi-cornered contest across in all the 17 Lok Sabha seats and 119 Assembly seats, the main fight is between KCR and the rest. The ruling...
  • Hyderabad: Special court orders CBI probe into KCR's assets April 25, 2014

    Hyderabad: Less than a week before Telangana votes, a special CBI court in Hyderabad has directed the CBI to probe Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhar Rao's assets. Based on a private complaint lodged by a resident of Hyderabad Y Balaji Vadera, the special court has ordered the inquiry...
  • Telangana elections: KCR gambles again April 5, 2014

    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...
  • MPs Rating: K Chandrashekhar Rao scores 7.45 out of 10 March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Telangana Rashtriya Samithi chief K Chandrashekhar Rao is the sitting MP from Mahabubnagar in Andhra Pradesh. The Telangana hero has scored 7.45 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. Rao scored more than 7 on 10 on the parameters of accessibility & trustworthiness....
  • Bhagat Singh and Azad were terrorists, says UK historian February 17, 2014

    Surat: A UK-based historian described Indian freedom fighters - Bhagat Singh and Chandrashekhar Azad - as "terrorists" during a lecture held in Surat recently, sparking a controversy. Delivering a lecture on 'Nonviolent Resistance In India during 1915-1947', Warwick University's professor David Hardiman said, "Terrorist groups, who predate Mahatma Gandhi, were...
  • TRS chief meets Sonia, asks her to ensure passing of Telangana Bill February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Telangana Bill being tabled in Parliament, TRS Chief K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday held a significant meeting with Congress President Sonia Gandhi amid reports that the two parties were contemplating merger. According to TRS sources, Rao met Sonia Gandhi in the evening and thanked her for...
  • Lalu meets TRS chief, backs Telangana Bill February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the Telangana standoff continues, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Yadav on Saturday met Telangana Rashtriya Samiti President Chandrashekhar Rao in Delhi. The former Bihar Chief Minister said that he was in support of the Telangana Bill. He even appealed to the Centre to expedite the formation...
  • RPN Singh's faux pas, blames BJP for Rajiv Gandhi's lax security November 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Home RPN Singh on Wednesday made a huge faux pas by blaming the Bharatiya Janata Party for not providing adequate security to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi who was assassinated during an election campaign in 1991. He said, "The BJP was in power with...
  • PM right in saying Sardar Patel was secular, says Narendra Modi October 31, 2013

    Bharuch: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi kept the controversy over Sardar Patel's political allegiance on his agenda as he spoke at the foundation laying ceremony of the Sardar Patel statue. While acknowledging Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's claim that Patel was secular, Modi, who is also Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial...
  • TDP MLA sent to 14-day judicial custody over brother's killing August 27, 2013

    A TDP MLA and four others were remanded to 14-day judicial custody on Tuesday in connection with the killing of the legislator's brother. MLA from Jadcherla, Chandrashekhar alias Yerra Sekhar, the prime accused in the case who was absconding since last month, surrendered before Mahabubnagar superintendent of police on Monday day...
  • Dravid, Vishwanath in Kirmani's greatest ever Karnataka Test XI August 12, 2013

    Bangalore: Rahul Dravid and GR Vishwanath are among the 12 Karnataka players picked by former Indian wicketkeeper Syed Kirmani in his personal list of the state's greatest ever in Test cricket. In his team, fast bowlers Javagal Srinath and Venkatesh Prasad would not find themselves playing in tandem in a match,...
  • Sweeper kills college manager over suspension August 7, 2013

    Angry over his suspension, a sweeper on Wednesday attacked a college manager and principal with knives, leading to the manager's death. The incident took place this morning at Chandrashekhar inter-college in Meerut, police said. According to police officials, the college's manager Surajbali Goyal (65) and principal Sharanveer Singh (45) were...
  • TRS chief says his 'leave Telangana' remark was misquoted August 4, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandrashekhar Rao has clarified his remark that government employees from Seemandhra should go back to their region once Telangana is formed. "I just said that Andhra employees must work for Andhra government and Telangana employees must work for Telangana government," Rao said. The TRS...
  • Andhra Pradesh: TRS to suspend Medak MP for anti-party activities August 1, 2013

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtriya Samiti (TRS) on Thursday decided to suspend its MP from Medak, M Vijayashanti for indulging in anti-party activities. TRS President K Chandrashekhar Rao has taken a decision to this effect as an unanimous opinion expressed by the party politburo, TRS sources said. The party has alleged that...
  • MF Farooqui to be new Telecom Secretary March 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Senior IAS officer MF Farooqui is likely to be the next Telecom Secretary. Farooqui, who is currently Secretary in the Department of Heavy Industries, is tipped to replace Rentala Chandrashekhar who superannuates at the end of this month. The Cabinet Committee on Appointments (ACC) is believed to have...
  • Kannada film delegation to meet Chidambaram for tax withdrawal January 7, 2013

    Bangalore: A delegation of various wings of the Kannada film industry are planning to meet Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram to plead for withdrawal of service tax on artistes and others in the industry. Stating this, Kannada Cinema Artists Association President Ambareesh told reporters here that the film industry was already...
  • Vodafone seeks licence extension for Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata December 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Vodafone India today said it has sought extension of its licence period for Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata circles, which are coming up for renewal in November 2014. The telecom operator has sought the extension under clause 4.1 of the licence agreement under which the government can extend the...
  • Govt sees Rs 20,000 cr from next spectrum auction December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The value of telecom airwaves to be put on auction in this fiscal year ending March will be worth about Rs 20,000 crore at the current reserve price, telecoms department secretary R Chandrashekhar, said on Friday. Government is betting on the revenue from phone airwaves auctions and stake...
  • India to sell phone airwaves worth Rs 20,000 crore December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The value of telecom airwaves to be put on auction in India in this fiscal year ending March will be worth about 200 billion rupees at the current reserve price, R Chandrashekhar, telecoms department secretary, said on Friday. India is betting on the revenue from phone airwaves auctions and...
  • Norway child row: Family wants govt to intervene November 30, 2012

    New Delhi: In yet another case that revives memories of last year's bitter custody battle between a Bengali couple and Norway's child care authorities, a couple from Hyderabad was arrested for allegedly scolding their child for wetting his pants. Chandrasekhar and his wife Anupama Vallabhaneni, who had got a clean...
  • 2G: ex-Cabinet Secy hints Pranab was behind the note October 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Cabinet Secretary KM Chandrashekhar deposed before the Joint Parliamentary Committee probing the 2G spectrum case on Thursday. Putting the blame back on the then Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Chandrasekhar said that he saw the note that said P Chidambaram could have stopped the 2G scam for the...