Chandrashekhar

  • 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...
  • MPs Rating: K Chandrashekhar Rao scores 7.45 out of 10 21-03-2014 09:54 AM

    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 &...
  • Bhagat Singh and Azad were terrorists, says UK historian 17-02-2014 10:45 AM

    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 10-02-2014 10:27 PM

    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...
  • Lalu meets TRS chief, backs Telangana Bill 02-02-2014 03:53 PM

    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 06-11-2013 03:37 PM

    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 31-10-2013 12:43 PM

    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 27-08-2013 03:54 PM

    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...
  • Dravid, Vishwanath in Kirmani's greatest ever Karnataka Test XI 12-08-2013 04:19 PM

    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...
  • Sweeper kills college manager over suspension 07-08-2013 05:46 PM

    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 04-08-2013 07:02 PM

    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...
  • Andhra Pradesh: TRS to suspend Medak MP for anti-party activities 01-08-2013 08:10 AM

    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 29-03-2013 06:06 PM

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  • 35 telecom licenses to be terminated by March 18-11-2011 06:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Department of Telecom (DoT) on Friday said it is in the process of issuing notices to telecom companies pertaining to 35 licenses that failed to meet rollout obligation. "We are in the process of issuing notices to 35 licenses," R Chandrashekhar, Secretary, DoT, said on the sidelines...
  • Telangana: KCR, 14 MLAs may fast from Nov 1 24-10-2011 08:04 PM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandrashekhar Rao and 14 other MLAs are likely to go on hunger strike from November 1 over the issue of separate statehood. The decision was taken at a meeting between KCR and TRS MLAs on Monday. The final decision, however, will be taken on...
  • DoT expects 2G spectrum allocation in 2-3 months 23-10-2011 05:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Telecom Department will start allocation of 2G spectrum to operators soon after its decision on pricing of radio waves and priority list, which it expects to finalise in next 2-3 months. "We will like certainly do it (spectrum allocation) as quickly as possible but there are two...
  • Telangana leaders call for bandh on Monday 16-10-2011 08:00 AM

    New Delhi: Pro-Telangana groups have called for a bandh on Monday after the state government clamped down on the agitation. Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhar Rao's son KT Rama Rao was arrested on Saturday and released on bail on Sunday. TRS MP Vijayashanti was also granted bail on...
  • Telangana: KT Rama Rao in preventive custody 15-10-2011 08:24 AM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samiti chief K Chandrasekhar Rao's son KT Rama Rao, his daughter and several other pro-Telangana activists were taken into preventive custody on Saturday ahead of the three-day rail roko campaign across the state. Some protesters have also been detained for trying to block the tracks at Hyderabad's...
  • Telangana Congress MPs offer to resign again 11-10-2011 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: Telangana Congress MPs on Tuesday stepped up the pressure on Centre for the separate state demand by asking Lok Sabha Speaker to accept their resignations. Congress MPs on Tuesday met in the national capital demanding the Speaker accept their resignations. This even as the Congress Core commitee meets...
  • Hyderabad an integral part of Telangana: KCR 10-10-2011 11:01 PM

    Hyderabad: Asserting that Hyderabad must remain an integral part of Telangana, TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday demanded that the separate state be created as it existed before the formation of Andhra Pradesh. "We want Telangana that existed as on October 31, 1956," he told a meeting in Adilabad...
  • Telangana: KCR hints at going on fast unto death 04-10-2011 07:51 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday failed to break the deadlock over the Telangana issue. The efforts by the Congress to buy time also suffered a jolt as activists and Telangana Rashtra Samithi said that they would intensify the stir. TRS chief K Chandrashekhar Rao rejected the Prime...
  • Telangana talks fail, TRS to intensify stir 03-10-2011 11:23 PM

    New Delhi: Separate Telangana activists on Monday rejected Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's appeal for calling off the 22-day strike and threatened to intensify it if the Centre does not announce the formation of the state with a "clear-cut timeframe". After a 30-minute meeting with Singh, TRS said they were not...
  • Telangana crisis: PM steps in, meets KC Rao 03-10-2011 08:10 PM

    New Delhi: The UPA has been grappling with the Telangana crisis after three weeks of inaction. The Congress is now working overtime to find a solution. The Prime Minister has himself stepped in. He met Telangana Rashtra Samiti chief K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday. After meeting the Prime Minister, Rao...