Esl Narasimhan

  • Telangana governor meets Home Minister, discusses household survey issue August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst controversy over the holding of the household survey in Telangana, Governor ESL Narasimhan on Wednesday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and briefed him about the situation in the state, particularly in Hyderabad. Singh was apprised by Narasimhan of the law and order situation in Telangana and the steps...
  • CMs of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh hold talks to sort out differences August 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: Putting aside their differences, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday met in presence of Governor ESL Narasimhan to sort out differences between the two states on various issues. Both the chief ministers told reporters after...
  • Andhra Pradesh ministers slam Telangana CM over Reorganisation Act August 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh ministers on Monday criticised Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for "opposing" AP Reorganisation Act, saying their government was ready to negotiate all "contentious issues" with his government and find an amicable resolution in the larger interests of Telugu people. "You were party to the AP Reorganisation Bill...
  • Telangana not willing to honour Centre directive to vest special powers in Governor Narasimhan August 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government on Saturday locked horns with the Centre, refusing to "honour" the latter's directives with regard to special responsibility vested in Governor ESL Narasimhan for maintenance of law and order in greater Hyderabad. The Union Home Ministry had sent a letter to the Telangana government, citing the...
  • CBI questions Andhra Governor ESL Narasimhan in AgustaWestland case July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan has been questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the AgustaWestland helicopter bribery case. Narasimhan was Intelligence Bureau Director when the deal was struck. CBI officials recorded his statement about the deal to by 12 helicopters from AgustaWestland. In March 2005 Narasimhan as...
  • AgustaWestland scam: Andhra governor likely to be questioned July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The CBI is likely to question Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan in connection with the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam "very soon", officials said on Tuesday. Narasimhan will be the third governor to be quizzed in the case by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which previously questioned former Goa...
  • Andhra Pradesh: TDP used unfair means to win local body polls, says Jaganmohan Reddy July 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: The ruling TDP has used unfair means to win the recent municipal and local body chairperson elections in Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress President YS Jaganmohan Reddy alleged on Monday. Jaganmohan Reddy, who complained to Governor ESL Narasimhan about the "atrocities" committed by the TDP in the local body polls, alleged...
  • Employees, journos, lawyers get their "due" from T-govt June 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: Good news was in store for government employees, journalists and lawyers today as Telangana government acknowledged their role in the separate statehood movement and rebuilding it. A special Telangana increment would be extended to all government employees, along with health cards, Governor E S L Narasimhan said in his address...
  • TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu to take oath as new Andhra CM on Sunday June 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President N Chandrababu Naidu will be sworn in as the first chief minister of new Andhra Pradesh at a grand function on Sunday. Governor ESL Narasimhan will administer the oath of office and secrecy to Chandrababu at a public function to be held at Nagarjuna Nagar...
  • It's official! Telangana is now India's 29th state June 2, 2014

    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...
  • K Chandrasekhar Rao sworn in as the first Chief Minister of Telangana June 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandrasekhar Rao was sworn in as the first Chief Minister of Telanagana at Raj Bhavan on Monday. The 29th state of India came into existence at the stroke of midnight on Monday. Eleven Cabinet ministers including Mahmood Ali, Dr T Rajaiah, Nayani, Etala, Pocharam Srinivas...
  • Live: CM KC Rao joins 'Telangana Formation Day' celebrations June 2, 2014

    India has finally got its 29th state with the formation of Telangana. The streets of Hyderabad have been filled with celebrations since midnight. ...
  • Manmohan Singh greets people of Telangana on eve of formation day June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, under whose government the decision to carve out a separate state of Telangana was taken, on Sunday greeted the people of the region on the eve of its formation day. In a message to state governor ESL Narasimhan, he wished the people of the...
  • '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...
  • ESL Narasimhan to be Telangana Governor May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan was on Wednesday given the additional charge of Telangana. The new state of Telangana will be carved out on June 2. The state of Andhra Pradesh is currently under the President's rule following the resignation of Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy, who gave up his...
  • Telugu Desam Party president Chandrababu Naidu meets AP Governor May 19, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N Chandrababu Naidu, who is set to become the first Chief Minister of the new post-bifurcation residual state of Andhra Pradesh, called upon Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan at the Raj Bhavan on Monday evening, sources said. Chandrababu, along with newly-elected TDP MLAs from Andhra...
  • Andhra Pradesh Governor approves DA for state government employees May 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan on Wednesday approved the sanction of DA to the employees of state government payable from January 2014. Following the fresh hike, the DA per cent in the salary of an employee has gone up to 71.9 per cent. This is for the first time in...
  • Centre recommends dissolution of AP Assembly, extension of President's rule April 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Central Government on Friday recommended dissolution of Andhra Pradesh assembly and extension of the President's rule there beyond April 30, circumventing the need for convening a special session of Parliament to ratify central rule in the state. The Union Cabinet at its meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,...
  • Municipal elections in Andhra Pradesh on March 30 March 3, 2014

    Hyderabad: Municipal elections in Andhra Pradesh will be held on March 30, the state election commission announced on Monday. About one crore voters will cast their ballots in 146 municipalities and 10 municipal corporations. Releasing the schedule, State Election Commissioner P Ramakanth Reddy said that the counting of votes will...
  • Andhra Governor accepts minister's resignation over Telangana September 28, 2013

    Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan on Saturday accepted Animal Husbandry Minister P Viswaroop's resignation following Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy's recommendation, Raj Bhavan sources said. Viswaroop had on Thursday submitted his resignation to the Governor to oppose the Congress party's decision to carve out a separate Telangana state. He said...
  • Two Seemandhra ministers tender resignations September 2, 2013

    Opposing the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, two cabinet ministers from Seemandhra on Monday submitted their resignations to Governor ESL Narasimhan. Minister for Infrastructure and Investment G Srinivasa Rao and Law Minister E  Pratap Reddy met the governor at Raj Bhavan and submitted their resignations with a request to accept them....
  • Police fire teargas shells at Osmania University campus January 27, 2013

    Hyderabad: Police fired teargas shells on the campus of Osmania University here on January 27 to stop pro-Telangana students from taking out a rally, an official said. Tension prevailed on the campus as the police and paramilitary forces swung into action to disperse students pelting stones at them. Student leaders...
  • Telangana stir: Congress mulling limited options October 8, 2011

    New Delhi: The Telangana agitation is now close to completing four weeks and the various talks between Telangana leaders and the Congress so far have borne little fruit. Even within the Congress, there are several opinions despite time running out fast. Congress realises that it's options and time...
  • Telangana: Students pelt stones during protests February 21, 2011

    Hyderabad: Tension prevailed in the Osmania University campus on Monday when Telangana Students tried to take out a "Chalo Assembly" rally which was prevented by police. A large number of slogan shouting students tried to rush towards the main gate of Osmania University (OU) where lathi...
  • Andhra Governor skips Telangana issue in address February 15, 2010

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan did not make any mention about the contentious Telangana statehood issue in his customary address to the State Legislature on the opening day of the Budget Session on Monday. Rather, he only listed out the numerous development and welfare programmes of the state government in...
  • Narasimhan takes charge as Andhra Governor December 28, 2009

    Hyderabad: ES Lakshmi Narasimhan was on Monday sworn-in as the Governor of Andhra Pradesh following ND Tiwari's resignation in the wake of a controversy over a sting operation purportedly showing him in with three women. He was administered the oath of office by Andhra Pradesh High Court Chief Justice A Ramesh...
  • Chhattisgarh Governor takes charge of Andhra December 27, 2009

    New Delhi: Chhattisgarh Governor ESL Narasimhan was on Sunday given additional charge of Andhra Pradesh following the resignation of ND Tiwari, the Rashtrapati Bhawan announced. Tiwari, 86, resigned on Saturday citing health grounds in the wake of an alleged sex scandal. President Pratibha Patil has asked Narasimhan to look after Andhra...