Telangana Rashtra Samithi

  • TRS fields 65 candidates for Assembly polls in Telangana region 04-04-2014 11:53 AM

    New Delhi: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) released its list of candidates for the Assembly elections in Telangana region on Friday. The list mentioned 65 candidates. TRS chief will contest the elections from the constituency of Gajwel while his son KT Rama Rao will fight from Sircilla. ...
  • Congress betrayed Telangana, supporting BJP-led NDA a possibility: TRS 03-04-2014 07:26 AM

    Telangana is going to be a reality in June 2014 and with it, India will get its 29th state. The division of Andhra Pradesh had inflamed passions across the state with massive protests for the new state in Telangana with the remaining part (Seemandhra) witnessing demonstrations against the split. K...
  • The silent rise of KCR's daughter Kavitha 03-03-2014 01:08 PM

    Hyderabad: During election season, children of the politicians also enter the fray, courtesy their powerful parents. This Lok Sabha election season is no exception to this. But, a daughter is silently rising in the newly created state of Telangana. K Kavitha, daughter of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) founder and...
  • KCR to enter Congress via Telangana? 26-02-2014 02:23 PM

    New Delhi: In May 2009, a famous editor had said, "Mr KCR (K Chandrashekhara Rao), please forget your Telangana. You will never get it". At the time, the UPA had stunned the nation by retaining power at the Centre. The charismatic chief minister of Andhra Pradesh Dr YS Rajashekhara Reddy...
  • Telangana: Bandh hits normal life as Cabinet prepares to table draft 05-12-2013 01:18 PM

    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...
  • TRS legislators begin sit-in at Andhra assembly 07-09-2013 01:51 PM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) legislators began a sit-in at the Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly premises Saturday to protest what they call the anti-Telangana stance of the state government in denying them permission to take out a rally while allowing Seemandhra employees to hold a meeting. TRS members E. Rajender,...
  • 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...
  • CWC to decide on Telangana, Centre sends more security forces to Andhra 29-07-2013 09:25 PM

    According to reports, 10 additional companies of paramilitary forces have been sent to the state as India moves closer to getting the 29th state in the form of Telangana. ...
  • UPA set to decide on Telangana, Centre sends more forces to Andhra 29-07-2013 06:17 PM

    New Delhi: As the Congress prepares to take a decision on bifurcating Andhra Pradesh to create Telangana, additional forces have been rushed to the state by the Union Home Ministry to maintain law and order. Union Home Ministry is in touch with the Andhra Pradesh DGP to monitor the law...
  • Telangana decision at Cong Working Committee meet on Tuesday: Digvijaya 29-07-2013 02:20 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Congress Working Committee meeting on Tuesday, senior party leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday said that a decision on bifurcating Andhra Pradesh to create Telangana will be taken at the meet. However, Digvijaya clarified that the he was not aware about the agenda of CWC meet....
  • Congress ready to bite the bullet on Telangana, final call on Tuesday 29-07-2013 11:20 AM

    New Delhi: The struggle for a separate Telangana state by dividing Andhra Pradesh seems to be in the final stages despite the bumpy road ahead. Under pressure from Andhra Pradesh leaders including Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, the UPA Coordination Committee and the Congress Working Committee are likely to...
  • No promises on Telangana but Cong says decision will be taken soon 03-07-2013 11:20 AM

    Hyderabad: Congress General Secretary and the party's Andhra Pradesh in-charge Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday said that the decision on the Telangana issue is round the corner. The Congress is worried that the Telangana issue may backfire on it in the state Assembly elections. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has already...
  • Telangana march: Congress should no more delay the decision, says KTR 14-06-2013 09:35 AM

    As pro-Telangana groups gear to march to the Assembly in Hyderabad demanding a separate statehood for Telangana, Telangana Rashtra Samithi MLA KT Rama Rao says that the Congress should no more delay its decision on the issue. "The Congress has delayed by 3 and a half years already, their comittment...
  • AP government against passing resolution on Telangana 11-06-2013 02:55 AM

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday indicated that passing a resolution in the legislative assembly favouring the formation of separate Telangana state would not be possible as demanded by Telangana Rashtra Samithi and other parties. TRS reiterated today its demand for such a resolution at the meeting of Business...
  • Decision on Telangana in June, says Ghulam Nabi Azad 03-06-2013 04:16 AM

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: The Congress on Sunday said it will take a decision on the Telangana issue in June 2013. Congress general secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad told reporters that the party would hold some more consultations before taking the decision. Azad, who is incharge of the party affairs in Andhra Pradesh,...
  • AP: 3 Congress leaders decide to quit party over Telangana to join TRS 31-05-2013 09:20 AM

    In a setback to the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh, two Congress MPs and senior leader Keshav Rao from the Telangana region announced their decision to quit the party and to join the Telangana Rashtra Samithi. AP Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy responded to it and said the sensitive issue...
  • Blow to Congress in Andhra as Keshav Rao, 2 MPs decide to quit and join TRS 30-05-2013 05:52 PM

    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, ex-Rajya Sabha MP Keshav Rao said that he had issued an ultimatum...
  • Blow to Cong in AP as 3 MPs decide to quit, join TRS 30-05-2013 04:59 PM

    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...
  • TRS will fight Assembly and LS elections alone: KCR 12-04-2013 10:50 PM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) would fight the Andhra Pradesh Assembly polls and the 2014 Lok Sabha elections alone, party president K Chandrasekhar Rao said on Friday. "TRS politbureau today resolved to face the ensuing elections without having alliance with any party. After elections, we will move strategically to achieve...
  • Congress is playing with the youth of Telangana: TRS chief 28-01-2013 06:45 PM

    TRS chief K Chandrasekhara Rao on Monday slammed the Congress for the delay in the decision on the Telangana demand for a separate state. ...
  • Will ask pro-Telangana MLAs to quit Cabinet: TRS MLA Harish Rao 28-01-2013 10:21 AM

    Harish Rao said that in the coming days they will intensify their agitation. ...
  • Telangana: TRS 'dissatisfied' with all-party meet, announces bandh 28-12-2012 03:25 PM

    Telangana Rashtra Samithi leader K Chandrasekhar Rao has announced a bandh on Saturday in protest against the government's approach towards the separate statehood demand. ...
  • Telangana: TRS MLAs to hold padyatra 16-11-2011 10:10 AM

    Hyderabad: In an attempt to rejuvenate the Telangana agitation for a separate state, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MLAs will be undertaking padyatras in all districts starting Wednesday. The padyatras are slated to continue till November 21. This comes days after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that a decision on Telangana...
  • Telangana stir: KCR likely to meet PM today 03-10-2011 07:33 AM

    New Delhi: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhar Rao has brought the agitation in Andhra Pradesh to the national capital, stepping up pressure on the Centre for the creation of the separate state. Rao is likely to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the issue on Monday, a day...
  • Telangana stir: KCR begins fast at Rajghat 02-10-2011 07:40 AM

    New Delhi: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday began a fast at Rajghat as a mark of protest over the crisis in Andhra Pradesh. KCR was accompanied by other TRS MLAs and representatives of employee unions. The Telangana leader is also likely to meet Central leaders...
  • Telangana: pay cuts for govt staff on strike 01-10-2011 07:16 AM

    New Delhi: The Telangana agitation has entered its nineteenth day on Saturday and the Centre has once again failed to find a way out. Sources have said that government employees in the state now face a salary cut for skipping duty on the days of the strike. On Friday, the...
  • AP: TRS planning another fast for Telangana 20-09-2011 12:59 PM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) President K Chandrasekhara Rao is once again planning to go on an indefinite fast for separate statehood to Telangana, party leaders and family members said on Tuesday. Chandrasekhara Rao's son and TRS legislator K Tarakarama Rao told reporters that the party chief was holding consultations...