KT RAMA RAO

  • Celebrations over, Telangana government gets down to business June 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: After more than six decades of struggle, Telangana is finally a separate state. Celebrations are now over and it's time for the new government to get down to business. All eyes are now on Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and his team as they set the wheels of development in...
  • Telangana has voted for TRS like the nation voted for BJP: KT Rama Rao May 16, 2014

    TRS leader KT Rama Rao said that while the country was swinging in the wave of Narendra Modi and BJP, the only state and the only party that stood against tide Telangna and TRS, the only leader who could come in the way of Modi's wave in our state was...
  • AP: Purandeshwari, Pallam Raju confident of winning polls May 7, 2014

    The fates od KTR leader D Purandeshwari and Union Minister Pallam Raju were sealed in eighth phase of polling for the Lok Sabha elections as voting took place in Tirupati and Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh. ...
  • We are for inclusive Telangana, asserts TRS April 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: Slamming attempts to scare people of Seemandhra residing in Hyderabad vis- -vis their safety and security once the new state comes into being on June 2, TRS on Wednesday asserted that the party is for an inclusive Telangana and would take care of the need of all sections of...
  • Doubt over Cong-TRS merger as majority favours alliance: KTR Rao February 24, 2014

    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...
  • Telangana back to haunt Congress, Cabinet discusses the matter December 5, 2013

    Hyderabad: The creation of Telangana was back to haunt the Congress with the Union Cabinet meeting on Thursday evening to disuss the final draft report prepared by the Group of Ministers. Earlier, no consensus was reached at the Congress Core Group meeting on the inclusion of two Rayalaseema districts in the...
  • Telangana: Bandh hits normal life as Cabinet prepares to table draft December 5, 2013

    Hyderabad: As the final Telangana draft report prepared by the Congress Group of Ministers is likely to be placed before the Cabinet on Thursday, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has called for a bandh against the proposal to merge two districts of Rayalaseema in Andhra Pradesh with the proposed state. Services of...
  • Telangana: Will the Centre act against Naidu after Jagan? October 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday entered the fourth day of his indefinite fast in New Delhi against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. A team of doctors from Apollo Hospital and RML hospital examined Naidu. Delhi police ACP Anand Prakash was also present at the...
  • Telangana leaders demand CM be sacked, accuse him of stoking protests October 8, 2013

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: Even as Andhra Pradesh remains on the edge with protests against the state's bifurcation, Telangana leaders are now demanding that Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy be sacked. TRS leaders have even demanded that President's rule be imposed in the state if need be. Speaking to IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai...
  • Telangana: Is a divided Andhra in the interest of the nation? October 3, 2013

    IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai talked to Telangana Rashtriya Samiti MLA KT Rama Rao over the Cabinet approval for Telangana and making Hyderabad as the joint capital for both Telangana and Seemandhra for 10 years. ...
  • Making Hyderabad Telangana's capital a welcome move: KT Rama Rao October 3, 2013

    TRS leader KT Rama Rao has said that the move to make Hyderabad Telanagan's capital is welcome as long as the Cabinet note follows the CWC directive. He said, "Administratively we wanted Hyderabad under Telangana if it's a common capital. We demand that the government fulfills the promises it made." ...
  • Telangana activists try to enter Andhra Assembly, taken into custody June 14, 2013

    Hyderabad: The action is hotting up in Hyderabad, where two rebel Telangana Congress MPs G Viveka and Manda Jagannath have courted arrest even as hundreds of proTelangana activists have been taken into protective custody. A group of protesters tried to force their way to the Andhra Pradesh Assembly but were...
  • Blow to Congress in Andhra as Keshav Rao, 2 MPs decide to quit and join TRS May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: In a major jolt to the Congress in Andhra Pradesh, Keshav Rao, the party's most prominent face in Telangana, threatened to quit along with two MPs, Dr M Jagannath and Dr Gaddam Vivekanand. Speaking to reporters, exRajya Sabha MP Keshav Rao said that he had issued an ultimatum to...
  • Blow to Cong in AP as 3 MPs decide to quit, join TRS May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: In a major jolt to the Congress in Andhra Pradesh, Keshav Rao, the party's most prominent face in Telangana, threatened to quit along with two other MPs, Dr M Jagannath and Dr Gaddam Vivekanand. Speaking to reporters, Keshav Rao said that he had issued an ultimatum to the Congress...
  • Centre delays decision on Telangana, seeks more time for 'consultation' January 27, 2013

    Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress incharge of Andhra Pradesh's political affairs, said that the UPA Government needs more time to decide on the issue of separate statehood. ...
  • No deadline on Telangana, need more consultations: Azad January 27, 2013

    New Delhi: A decision on the contentious Telangana statehood demand will be delayed further with the Government and the Congress on Sunday stating that a "little more time" is needed to arrive at a final decision on the issue. Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress incharge of Andhra Pradesh's political affairs, said that...
  • Telangana: Congress leaders to meet in evening January 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Government sources on Sunday said that all options were "still open" on the issue of the Telangana separate statehood. Senior Congress leaders are expected to hold a meeting in the evening on Sunday. The meeting will be attended by Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, Ghulam Nabi Azad and...
  • Telangana turmoil: TRS leader KT Rama Rao courts arrest January 27, 2013

    Hyderabad: In a bid to mount pressure on the Centre over the Telangana separate statehood issue, Telangana Rashtra Samithi leader KT Rama Rao on Sunday morning courted arrest while the Telangana Joint Action Committee said that they would go ahead with its 36hour hunger strike, despite a ban. Police had...
  • Decision on Telangana likely to be delayed, TRS warns of protests January 27, 2013

    Hyderabad: In another twist to the Telangana tangle, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress incharge of Andhra Pradesh's political affairs, hinted on Wednesday night of a delay in deciding on the issue of separate statehood. Congress leaders from the region, who were hopeful of a quick decision, are now finding it hard...
  • Telangana will be a reality before 2014: TRS August 27, 2012

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samiti leader and Sircilla legislator KT Rama Rao has expressed hope that Telangana will become a reality before the 2014 general election. "I do not want to approach elections with Telangana as the agenda," he told a gathering of public prosecutors here on Sunday. He said it was unfortunate...
  • AP: JAC gives ultimatum to Congress on Telangana April 5, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Telangana Political Joint Action Committee (JAC) on Wednesday threatened to intensify the separate statehood agitation once again if the ruling Congress fails to make its stand clear on the issue before the Parliament resumes for the second part of the Budget session on April 24. Congress should clear its...
  • Telangana leaders call for bandh on Monday October 16, 2011

    New Delhi: ProTelangana 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 protestors clash with police, detained September 28, 2011

    Hyderabad: In the continuing Telangana protests, clashes broke out between protestors and police in Hyderabad on Wednesday. Police detained three TRS workers for disrupting traffic. TRS MLA KT Rama Rao appealed to the Centre to intervene in the issue immediately. "The state government is trying to press the democratic struggle. We...
  • Telangana agitation will bring benefits: TRS MLA September 25, 2011

    TRS MLA KT Rama Rao says that the inconvenience being caused by the Telangana agitation will lead to permanent benefits. ...
  • War of words between TRS, TDP over Telangana May 26, 2011

    Hyderabad: The war of words between TRS and TDP intensified on Thursday with the former attacking the Chandrababu Naiduled party over the Telangana issue. Taking exception to the sharp criticism by TDP leaders at a proTelangana meeting at Karimnagar on Wednesday, TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao's son and MLA KT...
  • Want Telangana with Hyderabad as capital: TRS January 6, 2011

    Hyderabad: Asserting that nothing short of Telangana with Hyderabad as its capital will be acceptable to the party, the Telangana Rashtra Samiti on Thursday hoped that "wisdom would prevail" on the Centre to make a "right choice" on the separate statehood issue. "We are told that...
  • KCR's son confident of getting Telangana soon December 12, 2009

    New Delhi: The demand for a separate state of Telangana carved out of 10 districts Andhra Pradesh have thrown the entire state into a turmoil. Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) President K Chandrashekhar Rao broke his 11day long fast only after Union Home Minister P Chidambaram announced on Wednesday night that the...