Telangana

  • News 360: Setback for Congress as A-G rejects plea for Leader of Opposition post 3 days ago

    In a huge blow to the Congress, the Attorney General has rejected the party's plea for getting the post of the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha. The A-G has claimed that the party must have 10 per cent of House strength to get the Leader of Opposition post. ...
  • Watch: VHP protests against Sania Mirza being made the Telangana brand ambassador 4 days ago

    A day after a Bharatiya Janata Party MLA slammed tennis player Sania Mirza for being named the brand ambassador of Telangana, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad has also protested against it. VHP's Telangana State Working President has said that he will submit a memorandum to the Chief Minister opposing the move....
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 4 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • BJP distances itself from party leader's statement on Sania Mirza 4 days ago

    Sani Mirza is India's pride in the world sporting circuit, ranked number 5 in doubles in international tennis. Yet, BJP MLA from Telangana K Laxman called Sania an outsider and said that she is worthy of being Telangana's brand ambassador. After furore over the remark, BJP has distanced itself from...
  • BJP opposes Sania honour: Are we insulting our champions? 5 days ago

    A Bharatiya Janata Party leader has stirred a controversy by opposing tennis star Sania Mirza's appointment as the new brand ambassador for Telangana. BJP MLA K Laxman even went to the extent of calling Sania the daughter-in-law of Pakistan as she married Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik in 2010. CNN-IBN takes...
  • Politicians vs Sania: Has Sania Mirza been insulted by our political class? 5 days ago

    The Bharatiya Janata Party leader has stirred a controversy by opposing tennis star Sania Mirza's appointment as the new brand ambassador for Telangana. BJP MP K Laxman even went to the extent of calling Sania as the daughter-in-law of Pakistan. ...
  • Remarks against Sania made to get cheap publicity: Ashwini Nachappa 5 days ago

    Indian athlete Ashwini Nachappa said that Sania Mirza is an Indian citizen and she is an Arjuna and Padma Shri Awardee. The remarks against her are an insult to her achievements. ...
  • BJP leader K Laxman calls Sania Mirza "daughter-in-law" of Pakistan 5 days ago

    Telangana BJP leader K Laxman on Thursday opposed the state government's decision to appoint tennis icon Sania Mirza as the brand ambassador of Telangana, terming her as "daughter-in-law" of Pakistan. ...
  • Sania Mirza is daughter of India, says Renuka Choudhary 5 days ago

    Senior Congress leader Renuka Choudhary came out strongly in support of tennis star Sania Mirza. She said, "Sania Mirza is our daughter. She is a sportswomen. What is the issue." The remarks came in the backdrop BJP leaders opposing Sania's appointment as Telangana brand ambassador. ...
  • Telangana: 17 students killed as bus hits train at an unmanned crossing 5 days ago

    At least 17 school children have been killed and many others critically injured after a passenger train hit their school bus at a railway crossing in Medak district of Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak....
  • Manali dam tragedy: TRS blames engineers, says helping students June 9, 2014

    TRS leader K Kavitha said that Telangana state is working for the students who went missing from the Pandoh dam. "We are doing all that we can. This was an unavoidable loss because of the cruel negligence of the engineers who were manning the sirens for the dam. We hold...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 2, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Will this Andhra-Telangana divide now be healed? June 2, 2014

    Telangana, India's newest and the 29th state is born. The new state of Telangana has 10 districts while Andhra Pradesh has 13. Hyderabad is the joint capital of the two states for 10 years and will then go Telangana. While Chandrababu Naidu will be the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh,...
  • News 360: UP's Principal Home secretary sacked over increasing rape cases in state June 2, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government which is facing severe flak for the surging rate of crime against women and children in the state on Monday removed Principal Secretary for Home, Anil Gupta. This comes a day after the Akhilesh Yadav government removed its Chief Secretary Javed Usmani over the Badaun gangrape case...
  • 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...
  • Telangana formation: Fulfilled our promise but didn’t benefit politically, says Congress June 2, 2014

    Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Monday said that the party has fulfilled its promise even as it did not benefit politically. "We would like to see both states help each other and grow. KCR invited State Congress leaders but not Central Congress leaders," Digvijya said. On the other side,...
  • Telangana, Andhra Pradesh: The geographical and political division June 2, 2014

    The new state of Telangana has 10 districts while Andhra Pradesh has 13. Hyderabad is the joint capital of the two states for 10 years and will then go Telangana. While Chandrababu Naidu will be the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, K Chandrasekhar Rao is the Chief Minister of Telangana. ...
  • Watch: Celebrations in Hyderabad as Telangana becomes India's 29th state June 2, 2014

    Celebrations broke out at midnight across Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana, which became the 29th state of India. People cheered the TRS for coming into power in the new state. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 28, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Will give issue-based support to Narendra Modi: Jagan Mohan Reddy May 19, 2014

    Jagan Mohan Reddy, whose party YSR Congress fared badly in the general elections, has said that he will provide issue-based support to PM-elect Narendra Modi. ...
  • 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...
  • Prefer UPA-led secular government: TRS May 15, 2014

    The TRS has made it clear that it is not likely to support a NDA government. CNN-IBN spoke to TRS leader K Kavitha, KCR's daughter, who said that the Congress was its first choice. ...
  • Post-poll survey: TRS leading in Telangana, AIADMK is a big gainer in TN May 14, 2014

    According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti post-poll survey based on all the nine phases of voting, TRS is a big gainer in Telangana with 8-12 seats and Congress is getting 3-5 seats, while BJP-TDP alliance is getting 2-4 seats out of 17 seats. On the other side, J Jayalalithaa led AIADMK is leading...
  • Seemandhra: Crucial battle between Jagan Reddy, Chandrababu Naidu May 6, 2014

    Just a day ahead of the eighth phase of polling, it is YSR Congress's Jagan Mohan Reddy vs TDP's Chandrababu Naidu for the crucial Lok Sabha seats of the Seemandhra region. But the question is as to which leader will be able to effectively capitalise on the anti-Telangana sentiment in...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Seemandhra May 1, 2014

    With the formation of Telangana, the people in Seemandhra will be voting for 13 seats in the Lok Sabha elections. CNN-IBN's Preeti Singh takes you through the coastline to analise the mood of the voters. Seemandhra will vote on May 7 in the eighth phase of the Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Congress created Telangana without consulting people: Modi May 1, 2014

    Narendra Modi hit out at Sonia and Rahul Gandhi in Andhra Pradesh again, saying the Congress took the decision to bifurcate the state without taking into account the aspirations of the people. ...
  • Telangana records high voter turnout for its first LS, Assembly polls April 30, 2014

    With Telangana going for its first ever polls, a high voter turnout of 70 per cent was recorded in the about-to-be formed state during the phase 7 of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • News 360: Voters beat the heat, high turnout in phase 7 of LS polls April 30, 2014

    Good turnout in the seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections as voters brave the heat to vote across 89 Constituencies in 7 States and 2 Union Territories. West Bengal records a high of 83 per cent and heavy in Telangana and Punjab. ...
  • TRS, Congress working in collusion against TDP: Chandrababu Naidu April 30, 2014

    TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu has alleged a collusion between Congress and the TRS to pull down the TDP. ...
  • Not nervous about my first election, says TRS chief's daughter April 29, 2014

    CNN-IBN travelled to the Nizamabad constituency, which is a part of Telangana now. CNN-IBN's Preeti Singh spoke to TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao's daughter Kalvakuntla Kavitha who is contesting against 2-time Congress MP Madhu Goud Yaskhi. ...