YS VIJAYAMMA

  • YSR Congress to meet President to push for united Andhra Pradesh January 30, 2014

    Buoyed by Andhra Pradesh Assembly rejecting the Telangana Bill, YSR Congress Party on Thursday said it will take the battle to Delhi and meet President Pranab Mukherjee to reiterate the need for keeping the state united. "Very soon YS Jagan Mohan Reddy (the party chief) will lead a delegation to Delhi...
  • Vijayamma to tour cyclonehit Srikakulam on Wednesday October 15, 2013

    YSR Congress party honorary president YS Vijayamma would tour in the Cyclonehit Srikakulam district on Wednesday. She would visit the worstaffected Palasa and Icchapuram assembly constituencies in the district, the YSRCP said in a release. According to the official estimates, coconut plantations in 3,219 hectares suffered damages due to the cyclone besides...
  • Did not meet President with YSR Congress delegation: Sitaram Yechury October 10, 2013

    New Delhi: CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury tonight rubbished reports that he had met President Pranab Mukherjee with a YSR Congress delegation. Terming the reports as "completely fabricated", Yechury said, "There is no question of my going to meet the honourable President at all." He said he had a daylong meeting of the...
  • YSR Congress leaders meet Pranab Mukherjee over Telangana row October 9, 2013

    YSR Congress party honorary president YS Vijayamma on Wednesday called on President Pranab Mukherjee and urged him to keep Andhra Pradesh united. Vijayamma was accompanied by Communist Party of IndiaMarxist leader Sitaram Yechuri and leaders of her party. Later, talking to reporters, Vijayamma said she drew the President's attention towards the protests...
  • Jaganmohan Reddy continues fast on seventh day August 31, 2013

    YSR Congress party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Saturday continued his indefinite fast even as he was shifted from one hospital to another in view of his deteriorating condition. Jagan, as the MP from Kadapa is popularly known, was shifted late on Friday night to Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS)...
  • Police break Jagan's indefinite fast, take him to hospital August 30, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Police broke YSR Congress chief Jagan Reddy's 5-day-long fast late on Thursday night and shifted him to a government hospital. The Police have said that his condition is now stable. The leader had declared an indefinite fast inside Chanchalguda jail where he was housed, to protest the bifurcation of...
  • Vijayamma wants President to ensure justice to Telangana, Seemandhra August 27, 2013

    YSR Congress Party will seek President Pranab Mukherjee's intervention to ensure "equal justice" to Seemandhra and Telangana regions in the wake of Centre's decision to divide Andhra Pradesh. A delegation under YSRCP honorary president YS Vijayamma will meet the President on Tuesday in New Delhi to apprise him about the developments...
  • YS Jaganmohan Reddy begins indefinite fast in jail August 25, 2013

    Opposing the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Sunday began indefinite fast inside the Chanchalguda Central Jail in Hyderabad. Jagan, as the MP from Kadapa is popularly known, refused tea and breakfast Sunday morning, as his fast began. Although the party announced that its leader was...
  • Jagan to launch stir from jail, mother Vijayamma calls off hunger strike August 24, 2013

    YSR Congress honorary president YS Vijayamma on Saturday called off her indefinite fast opposing proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh after she was forcibly shifted to a hospital in Guntur in the wee hours. Vijayamma, who began indefinite hunger strike at Guntur on August 19, called off the protest in the evening...
  • YS Vijayamma begins indefinite fast over Telangana August 19, 2013

    YS Vijayamma, honorary president of YSR Congress and widow of late Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, Monday began an indefinite fast demanding the Centre refrain from bifurcating the state if it cannot render justice to all the regions. Speaking on the occasion in Guntur, Vijayamma alleged that the Congress...
  • Jagan Reddy should be hanged, says Andhra minister April 13, 2013

    Hyderabad: An Andhra Pradesh minister's remark calling for hanging of jailed MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy has sparked a furore with the latter's YSR Congress party on Saturday staging protests against him across the state. YSR party leaders staged demonstrations in various parts of the state, burning the effigies of Finance...
  • YSR Congress to intensify agitation over power tariff hike April 7, 2013

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress on Saturday said with the Congressled Andhra Pradesh government not responding adequately to the issue of power tariff hike, it would intensify its agitation demanding rollback in the increase. The party has asked its cadre to "picket all electricity substations besides holding dharnas and taking out rallies...
  • TSR supporters attack convoy of Jagan's mother July 23, 2012

    Hyderabad: Stones were pelted allegedly by the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) supporters at the convoy of Jagan Reddy's mother Vijayamma as she made her way to the textile town of Sirisilla. She, however, managed to fast for weavers' problems in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region amidst violent protests by the TRS. The...
  • Vijayamma's fast: TRS leaders taken into custody July 23, 2012

    Hyderabad: Scores of TRS workers and activists of separate statehood groups were on Monday taken into preventive custody at different places when they tried to stop the convoy of YSR Congress Honorary President YS Vijayamma who was on her way to hold a 'dharna' in support of weavers' problem in...
  • YSR Cong won't destabilise Andhra govt: Vijayamma July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Its impressive performance in the recent bypolls notwithstanding, Jagan Mohan Reddy's YSR Congress does not have any intention to destabilise the Kiran Kumar Reddy government in Andhra Pradesh, but would welcome people from any party. YS Vijayamma, the mother of jailed leader of the party YS Jagan Mohan Reddy,...
  • Jagan MLAs get ready to ambush government February 13, 2012

    HYDERABAD: With the speaker deciding against disqualifying the MLAs who are in the Jagan Mohan Reddy camp for the time being, all eyes are riveted on how they will behave in the Assembly session beginning on Monday.We cannot sit as a single group.They will not allow it.We too cannot ask...
  • 'CBI should probe Jagan Mohan impartially' January 31, 2012

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress party honorary president and MLA YS Vijayamma has appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to direct the CBI to act 'impartially' not yielding to any pressure from its political bosses as far as investigations against her son and Kadapa MP YS Jagan Mohan Reddy are concerned. "The way...
  • Kadapa: Jagan party slams Congress September 3, 2011

    Kadapa: YSR Congress has hit out at ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh, saying it is creating problems for their President YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, who is facing CBI probe over his assets and investments by companies in his business entities. Under the guise CBI probe, the Congress is trying to create...
  • Jagan's mother writes to PM, flays CBI probe August 20, 2011

    Hyderabad: Cornered by CBI probe into his assets, YS Jaganmohan Reddy, MP, on Saturday made his mother YS Vijayamma write a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pleading to bring some semblance of justice, sanity and fair play in the ongoing investigation. In a fivepage letter to the Prime Minister,...