TELANGANA RASHTRA SAMITI

  • Chief secretaries, DGPs named for Telangana and residual Andhra June 1, 2014

    A day ahead of the separate Telangana state coming into existence, Chief Secretaries and DGPs have been appointed for Telangana and residual Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. Chief Secretary PK Mohanty issued separate government orders in Hyderabad on Sunday appointing senior IAS officers Krishna Rao and Rajiv Sharma as chief secretaries of...
  • Naidu slams K Chandrasekhar Rao over antiAndhra employees statement May 23, 2014

    TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday attacked Telangana Rashtra Samiti president K Chandrasekhar Rao for his statement that government employees from Andhra Pradesh would not be allowed to step into the new Telangana secretariat. "The remarks are unbecoming of a person who is set to become the Chief Minister," Chandrababu...
  • TRS MLAs elects Chandrasekhar Rao as party leader in Andhra assembly May 17, 2014

    The newlyelected MLAs of Telangana Rashtra Samiti on Saturday elected party president K Chandrasekhar Rao as their leader in the Legislative Assembly. The decision was taken at a meeting of the newly elected MLAs and MPs in Hyderabad, party leaders K Keshava Rao and E Rajender told reporters. TRS has won 63...
  • LS polls: Telangana region all set to witness triangular contests April 7, 2014

    Telangana is all set to witness three-cornered contests for Lok Sabha and legislative assembly polls after the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and BJP alliance, and the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) as well as Congress going their own way. Having ruled out merger or even an electoral alliance with the Congress, TRS...
  • GoM recommends creation of Telangana, Cabinet to discuss report tmmorrow December 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet will on Thursday discuss the report on Telangana and the draft bill to create the new state as the GoM completed its work tonight and is believed to have recommended merger of two districts of Rayalseema with the proposed state. Emerging from an hourlong meeting, Home...
  • TRS rules out accepting Hyderabad as UT or joint capital August 4, 2013

    Hyderabad: TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao voiced his opposition to any proposal making Hyderabad a permanent joint capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh or a Union Territory. Rao said the administration of Hyderabad should be run by the Telangana government. "TRS would have no objection if the new Andhra Pradesh government...
  • NonTelangana govt employees must leave after state is formed: KC Rao August 3, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Telangana effect continues to bring out more demands. Telangana Rashtra Samiti President K Chandrasekhara Rao has said the nonTelangana state government employees from Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra must go back to their respective regions. He has said this will give Telangana residents better job prospects as outsiders have...
  • Telangana: TRS to celebrate only after the final decision is made July 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Telangana Rashtra Samiti has welcomed the endorsement of a separate state of Telangana by the UPA. "The party is happy that the UPA has taken a decision in favour of Telangana," TRS leader Keshav Rao said. But they have refrained from any celebrations until the final decision...
  • ProTelangana groups threaten to intensify protests January 28, 2013

    Hyderabad: ProTelangana activists are upset with yet another delay on the statehood issue and have threatened to intensify the protests in Hyderabad. This came after the Centre deferred the Telangana decision once again on Sunday. After a meeting of top Congress leaders, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde issued a statement...
  • Telangana, AndhraRayalaseema leaders at loggerheads January 16, 2013

    Hyderabad: With the deadline for the Centre's decision on the vexatious Telangana statehood issue approaching fast, the war of words between leaders of Telangana and AndhraRayalaseema regions has escalated. While AndhraRayalaseema leaders are brushing aside their Telangana counterparts' claims on "signals" of formation of a new state as "mere speculation,"...
  • Jagan Mohan arrest: BJP calls it Cong's vendetta May 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The BJP on Sunday criticised YSR Congress Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy's arrest by the CBI, calling it an act of political vendetta by the Congress. "The timing of the arrest is questionable," BJP leader Balbir Punj said. "It looks like political vendetta. The CBI is the instrument of...
  • Telangana: Partial bandh underway in region March 27, 2012

    New Delhi: A partial bandh called by the TRS over the demand for separate statehood is currently underway in the Telangana region. Educational institutes have been exempt due to the ongoing Board examinations. Public transport including buses and autos are also plying on the routes. Although schools and colleges are functioning, an exam...
  • Andhra Assembly adjourned over Telangana March 26, 2012

    Hyderabad: Rocked by the Telangana issue, the Andhra Pradesh Assembly was on Monday adjourned for the day without transacting any business. MLAs belonging to the Telangana Rashtra Samiti and the Telangana Telugu Desam Forum stormed the Speaker's podium as soon as the House began after a threeday holiday and raised slogans...
  • AP bypolls at 7 places on Sunday March 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: Stage is set for the crucial byelections to seven Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. Six constituencies Kollapur, Nagarkurnool, Mahbubnagar, Kamareddy, Adilabad and Station Ghanpur are in Telangana region, while the seventh, Kovur, is in coastal Andhra. The byelections are being dubbed as "quarterfinals" before the "semifinals" over the...
  • Telangana: 3 Cong MLAs quit, may join TRS October 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Three Congress MLAs from Telangana region are likely to join Telangana Rashtra Samiti on Sunday, a move which will deepen the crisis in the ruling party in Andhra Pradesh over the separate statehood issue. Protesting Congress' dillydallying on the separate statehood issue, MLAs Jupally Krishna Rao from Kollapur...
  • Osmania exams postponed over Telangana protest July 6, 2011

    Hyderabad: All examinations scheduled to be held from Thursday in Osmania University have been postponed after violence rocked the varsity when proTelangana students clashed with police in support of the separate statehood demand. "All the Osmania University exams to be held from July 711 are postponed. There will be no change...
  • Telangana: fresh violence at Osmania Univeristy July 6, 2011

    Hyderabad: The Telangana fire continued to burn at Osmania University in the city with violence breaking out at yet again on Wednesday. There was stonepelting by the students aimed at the police personnel deployed on the campus. Police had to use tear gas to disperse the angry mob. The Telangana Rashtriya...
  • TRS activists attack Chandrababu's convoy September 13, 2010

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) activists on Monday pelted stones at the convoy of TDP President N Chandrababu Naidu when he was proceeding to Mahbubnagar in the Telangana region, leaving some TDP workers and media personnel injured. Tension prevailed in Parigi as police chased away the protestors who raised slogans...
  • Telangana row keeps Hyderabad on the edge February 20, 2010

    Hyderabad came to halt for almost 10 hours on Saturday when police blocked students demanding a separate Telangana state from marching towards the state assembly. Osmania University and places nearby were tense on Saturday night as students continued protests after one of them attempted selfimmolation over the Telangana demand. S Yadaiah, a...
  • Telangana shutdown begins; row starts afresh February 13, 2010

    Hyderabad: A daylong shutdown began in Hyderabad and nine other districts of Telangana region on Saturday in response to a call by the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of students to protest the terms of reference of the Srikrishna panel on the issue of carving out a state of Telangana from...
  • Telangana row rages again after 2 suicides January 20, 2010

    Hyderabad: Police fired in the air and caned Osmania University students carrying the body of their colleague Wednesday as Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region was again on the boil with two suicides triggering fresh protests for a separate state. K Venugopal Reddy, a final year MCA (Master of Computer Applications) student, set...
  • Telangana fire blazes again; Hyderabad shut January 20, 2010

    Hyderabad: Normal life in Hyderabad and nine other districts of the Telangana region came to a halt as a 48hour shutdown called by the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of students began on Wednesday to protest the delay in the formation of a separate state out of Andhra Pradesh. Since Monday,...
  • Shutdown called in Andhra, Rayalaseema on Monday January 2, 2010

    Hyderabad: There is no respite in Andhra Pradesh from shutdowns and protests over the issue of statehood for Telangana as political parties and student groups have called for another shutdown in coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema on Monday. Political parties and student bodies met in Vijayawada on Saturday and formed a...
  • Telangana: Centre confuses parties December 31, 2009

    Hyderabad: The decision of the Central Government to call a meeting on January 5 of leaders of eight recognised political parties of Andhra Pradesh to discuss bifurcation of the state to carve out a Telangana state evoked contradictory reactions within the ruling Congress and the main opposition Telugu Desam Party...
  • Police warn Osmania univ students against march December 27, 2009

    Hyderabad: Hours after students of Osmania University announced their plans to hold a meeting and gave a call for a 'Chalo Hyderabad' march on January 3, police denied permission for the protests while university authorities announced closure of hostels. Hyderabad Police Commissioner B Prasada Rao said no permission would be given...
  • No compromise on Telangana, says AICC leader December 25, 2009

    New Delhi: The Congress continued to grapple with divisions in its ranks on Telangana with senior party leader K Keshav Rao stating on Thursday that there would be no compromise on separate statehood and the MPs were "even prepared to sacrifice their lives" for the cause. Rao, who is All India...
  • Give Telangana now or face revolt: KCR December 24, 2009

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) chief K Chandrasekhara Rao on Thursday warned that delaying the formation of Telangana state would spark a fire "which even the military will not be able to control". KCR, as he is popularly known, appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh not to drag the issue further...
  • Congress faces revolt, its Telangana MPs quit December 24, 2009

    Hyderabad: Congress party MPs from the Telangana region Thursday decided to resign to protest the Central government's move to put on hold the process for forming a Telangana state. Congress MP Madhu Yashki Goud from Nizamabad and his colleague Ponnam Prabhakar from Karimnagar said they had decided to quit respecting the...
  • No consensus, so no Telangana now: Centre December 23, 2009

    New Delhi: The Central government on Wednesday said it wants to consider all views on the demand for a separate Telangana state and peace and tranquility should be maintained in Andhra Pradesh. "At a meeting of all political parties convened by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on December 7, 2009...
  • Missing Andhra MP surfaces at Hyderabad hospital December 21, 2009

    Hyderabad: Nearly 15 hours after making a dramatic escape from a hospital in Vijayawada, Congress MP Lagadapati Rajagopal reached Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) in Hyderabad. The Vijayawada MP, whose indefinite fast opposing the proposed division of Andhra Pradesh entered the seventh day, got himself admitted at NIMS even as...