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  • Congress creates uproar in Rajya Sabha over naming of Hyderabad airport November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress members on Thursday forced two brief adjournments in Rajya Sabha over the naming of Hyderabad domestic airport, contending that Rajiv Gandhi's name has been removed and should be restored. When the House met for the day, V Hanumantha Rao (Congress) raised the issue of a section of the...
  • Domestic terminal at Hyderabad airport named after TDP founder NT Rama Rao November 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Union Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday issued an order naming the domestic terminal at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad, after NT Rama Rao, the founder of the Telugu Desam Party, the ruling party of Andhra Pradesh. A senior official of the GMR Group, which manages the airport,...
  • YS Chowdary's proximity to Chandrababu Naidu earns him a reward November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Industrialist-turned-politician Yalamanchili Satyanarayana alias 'Sujana' Chowdary's proximity to Chandrababu Naidu during the Telugu Desam Party chief's stint as Chief Minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh in the mid-1990s has earned him a berth in the Union Council of Ministers. One of the main fund-raisers of TDP, 53-year-old Chowdary rose in...
  • Farmer suicides mar TRS' short tenure in Telangana, opposition blames indifference November 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: It is a grim situation for farmers across Telangana. In the last five months, since the Telangana Rashtra Samiti came to power in the state - around 350 farmers have committed suicide. Non-implementation of loan waivers, power cuts, inadequate rainfall, dry bore wells, depletion of ground water and poor...
  • Narendra Modi Council of Ministers to be expanded today, over 15 to take oath November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Several new faces will join the team of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. The Union Council of Ministers will be expanded at around 1:30 pm with over 15 being inducted into his team of 45 ministers. This is the first expansion since Modi took oath on May...
  • Parrikar may resign as Goa CM today, discussions on his replacement underway November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: With a Cabinet expansion likely on Sunday, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is likely to move to the capital soon. As reports of him taking charge as the Defence Minister come to the fore, Parrikar is likely to resign as Goa Chief Minister after meeting the state Cabinet...
  • BJP ally TDP likely to get another berth in Union Cabinet as Modi speaks to Naidu on nominees November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party ally Telugu Desam Party is likely to get a berth in the Narendra Modi Cabinet, say sources. Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly called up TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu on Friday evening and asked him to nominate a party leader for the Union Cabinet. Naidu has proposed the...
  • Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress holds protests against TDP government November 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: The main opposition YSR Congress on Wednesday organised dharnas across Andhra Pradesh in protest against the alleged non-implementation of election promises like loan waiver for farmers and self-help groups women by the TDP government. The protests were organised in 663 mandals in 13 districts of the state as per...
  • Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress to hold protests against TDP government on Wednesday November 4, 2014

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress will hold state-wide dharnas on Wednesday against the TDP government for its alleged non-implementation of poll promise such as loan waiver for farmers and self-help groups, party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy said on Tuesday. "We will undertake dharnas in all 663 mandals in the state against Chandrababu...
  • Two TDP legislators join TRS in Telangana October 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: One MLA and one MLC from the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) have formally joined the ruling party TRS in the presence of chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao in a public function on Wednesday. They are MLA Teegala Krishna Reddy (Maheswaram) and the party MLC V Gangadhar Goud. Two others,...
  • News 360: Air India violates DGCA flying duty hours norms for crew October 28, 2014

    In the news yet again for wrong reasons, India's state air carrier Air India has been accused of flouting civil aviation guidelines and putting lives of hundreds of passengers at risk everyday. ...
  • TDP, TRS take their war to Facebook October 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: The bitterness between the Andhra and Telangana state political parties TDP and TRS has gone to new level. Telugu Desam Party's official Facebook page has put up a post that mocks the newly formed state of Telangana. The TDP takes a dig at TRS government in Telangana claiming that...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Naidu criticises Telangana's TRS government for power crisis October 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday said that he was ready for an open discussion about the prevailing power crisis in the new Telangana state even as he criticised the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) government for creating a controversy over every issue. "Telangana state is unable...
  • Telangana: TRS, TDP workers clash over sharing of water, electricity October 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samiti and Telugu Desam Party workers clashed in Nalgonda district on Wednesday as the row over sharing of water and electricity between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh took a violent turn. Tension prevailed in Nalgonda district as police arrested top leaders of opposition TDP during a shutdown called by...
  • Split in Telangana TDP, 4 MLAs and 1 MLC set to join TRS October 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu-led Telugu Desam Party (TDP) is facing a big threat to its very existence in the newly created state of Telangana. Four TDP MLAs and an MLC met Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhara Rao and extended their support and willingness to join the party....
  • Andhra Pradesh: Will fulfil poll promises despite financial constraints, says CM Naidu October 5, 2014

    Rajahmundry: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said that all promises made by his party in the run-up to Assembly elections earlier this year will be fulfilled even though the state has a deficit budget of Rs 16,000 crore. "The newly-created residuary Andhra Pradesh has a deficit...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naiduled government completes 100 days September 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu who completed 100 days in office on Tuesday said that he would "not celebrate" the occasion. "I am not celebrating (the first) 100 days in office. My only objective is to take the crisisridden state forward towards the path of development," he...
  • On Gandhi Jayanti day, it will rain welfare schemes in Andhra Pradesh September 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: Come October 2 and the Andhra Pradesh Government will launch a host of schemes keeping with the promises made by the Telugu Desam Party ahead of the general elections in May. 'NTR Sujala', a scheme intended to supply purified drinking water at Rs 2 per 20 litres, will be launched...
  • Telangana bypoll: Over 30% polling recorded for Medak Lok Sabha seat September 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: 2:15 PM: Over 30 per cent polling recorded till noon. Voting has begun for bypoll in Medak Lok Sabha constituency in Telangana, necessitated by the resignation of Telangana Rashtra Samiti president K Chandrashekhar Rao after he became chief minister. The bypoll witnessed a spirited campaign with ruling TRS, main Opposition Congress...
  • Andhra Pradesh bypoll: Over 65 per cent voting in Medak & Nandigama September 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Over 65 per cent polling was reported in the byeelections of the Medak Lok Sabha seat in Telangana and the Nandigama (SC) Assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh, as polling came to a close at 6 PM on Saturday. The exact polling percentage will be known only late in the night,...
  • Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress to agitate against failures of TDP government September 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress will highlight "failures" of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) led Andhra Pradesh government in implementing its poll promises, especially loan waiver of farmers and women groups, through agitation programmes starting next month. "A decision to this effect was taken at a statelevel meeting chaired by YSR Congress president...
  • Telangana: TRS, TDPBJP and Congress slug it out to win Medak LS bypoll September 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: A shrill campaign is on for the highstakes Medak Lok Sabha bypoll in Telangana, which has been necessitated after the resignation of Telengana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao of the ruling TRS, with the Congress and the Telugu Desam (TDP)BJP combine leaving no stone unturned to win the contest. The...
  • Andhra Pradesh Assembly adopts resolution on 33 pc reservation for backward classes September 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Saturday adopted a resolution requesting the Centre to provide 33.33 per cent reservation to backward classes (BCs) in the Parliament as well as the state legislatures. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu moved the resolution in the House on the last day of the Budget...
  • AP: Turning Vijayawada into a world class city will be a big challenge for Naidu government September 4, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday announced Vijayawada as the capital of Andhra Pradesh. The announcement was made in the state Assembly amidst protests by opposition YSR Congress demanding a discussion over the issue. The centrally located Vijayawada region will be the capital for the newly...
  • Capital concern for Andhra Pradesh as expert panel against focus on 1 city August 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government is staring at an uphill task of developing a capital city for the state with an expert committee suggesting that the main government and other institutions be distributed across three different regions instead of the capital being established at any particular place. Development of a capital city...
  • Telangana TDP leader Tummala Rao quits, may join TRS August 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a setback to Telugu Desam in Telangana, senior leader and former Minister Tummala Nageswar Rao on Saturday resigned from the party amid speculation that he might join the ruling TRS. "I have resigned from TDP. I cannot tell reasons now. I am not well. I cannot speak much," he...
  • Telangana government calls for shutdown to undertake doortodoor survey August 19, 2014

    Hyderabad: The life in Telangana is likely to come to a standstill as the government has called for a shutdown on Tuesday in order to undertake a doortodoor survey. 'Telangana Samagra Kutumba Survey' or 'Telangana Intensive Household Survey' will cover over 84 lakh households in the state. The enumerators will...
  • 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...
  • Will be Hitler or even worse, says Telangana CM; defends decision to hold residents' survey August 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a bizarre defense of the government's move to hold a daylong survey in Telangana, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao sparked an uproar by saying that he would be like German dictator Adolf Hitler if the situation demanded. "If there is a problem and I have to become Hitler, I...
  • Budget session of Andhra Pradesh Assembly begins on Monday August 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: Presentation of Budget, Telugu Desam Party government's white papers on different sectors, its proposed 'vision documents' for development and poll promises like farm loan waiver would be part of the agenda of Andhra Pradesh Assembly's Budget session which begins on Monday. This would be the first Budget session of the...