Ysr Reddy

  • LS polls: YSR Congress promises 'golden era' in Seemandhra, Telangana April 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Promising to bring back the 'golden era' of late YSR Reddy in Seemandhra and Telangana, the YSR Congress on Sunday released its separate election manifestos for the two states. The party promised that if voted to power, it would launch a new scheme called "Aamma Badi' under which Rs 500...
  • BCCI committee visits Vizag stadium to accord Test status January 9, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: A BCCI panel headed by Ranjib Biswal on Thursday inspected the YSR Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here to accord Test status accreditation to the venue. "The committee had inspected the total stadium and made a note of all the amenities in it. Also Vizag is one of the IPL centres....
  • Jagan walks out of jail after 16 months; what's next for him in Andhra politics? September 24, 2013

    Hyderabad: After spending 16 months in a jail cell, YS Jaganmohan Reddy walks out. He is walking straight into the political landmine of Andhra Pradesh. Jagan, the rebel son of the late chief minister YSR Reddy, will now lead his party, the YSR Congress from the front. He has come...
  • 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...
  • Jagan assets case: CBI to question Congress MP March 23, 2013

    Hyderabad: Rajya Sabha and Congress MP KVP Ramachandra Rao will be questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday in connection with the Jagan Reddy disproportionate assets case. Ramachandra Rao was the chief adviser to Jagan's father, the late chief minister of Andhra Pradesh YSR Reddy. A Rajya Sabha...
  • Jagan case: Vijayamma complains to CVC against CBI July 6, 2012

    Hyderabad: Alleging witch-hunting of YSR Congress Party president and MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy by the CBI at the behest of the Congress high command, his mother and party honorary president YS Vijayalaskhmi knocked on the doors of Union agricultural minister and National Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, CPM general secretary...
  • Jagan DA case: CBI summons Andhra IT Minister June 5, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has issued summons to Andhra Pradesh IT Minister Ponnala Laxmaiah in connection with the Jagan Mohan Reddy disproportionate assets case. He was the irrigation minister in late YSR Reddy's regime and is one of the six ministers who was issued notices by the...
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy: The pivot of Andhra politics May 28, 2012

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy is accused of amassing wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income during his father YSR Reddy's tenure as the Chief Minister. Jagan has come a long way since his father's death three years ago revolting against the Congress and launching his own...
  • Jagan case: Court gives ED access to CBI chargesheet May 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: A CBI Special court in Hyderabad on Thursday permitted the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to have access to copies and related documents of the first chargesheet filed by CBI in connection with an alleged disproportionate assets case involving Kadapa MP Y S Jaganmohan Reddy. The ED had earlier filed a petition...
  • AP: Cong to take on Jagan, keep silent on YSR April 10, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Congress appears to have more or less decided to target only YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and maintain silence on the late YS Rajasekhara Reddy, while campaigning for the by-elections to 18 Assembly seats. The Congress leaders prefer this strategy since they are afraid that any diatribe against YSR would...
  • Jagan likely to be quizzed by ED this week December 18, 2011

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: YSR Congress chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy may be questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the money laundering and foreign exchange violations case registered against him and his associates. Official sources said the Kadapa MP could be asked to appear before the agency either in Hyderabad...
  • 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...
  • SC rejects Jagan's plea against CBI probe August 24, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea of former Congress leader YS Jagan Mohan Reddy against the Andhra Pradesh High Court's order asking the CBI to conduct a probe into his alleged disproportionate assets. "There is no need to interfere with the oder of the high court,"...
  • MP loyal to Jagan quits, another to follow suit August 24, 2011

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: Congress MP Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy on Wednesday resigned to protest the inclusion of late Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy's name in a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) first information report (FIR) against his son YS Jaganmohan Reddy. The MP from Nellore submitted his resignation to Lok Sabha...
  • Jagan slams Cong, claims he's being victimised August 15, 2011

    YSR's son Jagan Reddy hit out at the Congress on Monday claiming he is being victimised. He alleged that the Congress is attacking him after taking favours from his father. ...
  • SOTN poll: Jagan dents Congress votes August 13, 2011

    New Delhi: It is Andhra Pradesh's situation that seems to be the worst for the Congress Party. According to the 'State of the Nation' poll, the handling or mishandling of the Telangana issue and the rise of rebel Jagan Mohan Reddy has meant huge losses for the Congress party. In...
  • Companies linked to Jagan under CBI scanner July 17, 2011

    Hyderabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday issued notices to 20 companies which invested in entities owned by YSR Congress chief and Kadapa MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy. A senior CBI officer said tonight that "notices have been issued to 20 investment companies and not Jaganmohan." He, however, declined to...
  • Naidu asks Jagan to prove strength in numbers May 27, 2011

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday challenged the YSR Congress party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy asking him to prove his might by parading the MLAs supporting him before the Governor, before "dislodging the Kiran Kumar Reddy government". "If you prove your strength before the Governor, we...
  • Voting begins for Kadapa by-polls in AP May 8, 2011

    Kadapa: Polling began on Sunday morning for the by-election to Kadapa Lok Sabha and Pulivendula Assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh amid tight security. There are 13.29 lakh voters in Kadapa Lok Sabha constituency and 1.89 lakh in Pulivendula Assembly segment. About 12,000 policemen have...
  • Jagan up against Congress in Kadapa by-polls May 8, 2011

    Hyderabad: Congress quitter Jagan Mohan Reddy is gearing up for the Kadapa by polls on Sunday in Andhra Pradesh. A litmus test for his newly formed party is his family stronghold. But the Congress is leaving no stone unturned to defeat him. It's a battle Jagan Reddy has long been waiting...
  • Jagan on fast, loyalists walk out of assembly February 23, 2011

    Hyderabad: As former Congress MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy continued his hunger strike for the sixth day on Wednesday, demanding government reimbursement of fees paid by economically weak students, legislators loyal to him walked out from both houses of the Andhra Pradesh legislature. As many as 21 legislators, a majority of them...
  • Jagan, others to conduct one-day fast in Delhi January 9, 2011

    Hyderabad: Former Congress MP YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday left for New Delhi to undertake his one-day fast to highlight the plight of farmers in Andhra Pradesh. Accompanied by a large number of farmers and leaders loyal to him, he left for the national capital by a special train from...
  • Congress leader says party should expose Jagan January 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Hanumantha Rao on Monday accused Jagan Mohan Reddy of trying to align with the BJP and said his party would have to expose the rebel leader's "corruption" and "craze for power" if it had to hold fort in Andhra Pradesh. "Jaganmohan Reddy is trying to tie up...
  • Defiant Jagan embarks on his Odarpu yatra November 30, 2010

    Hyderabad: A day after Andhra Pradesh remembered one of its greatest leaders, the late chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, who died in a helicopter crash in 2009, his son Jagan Mohan Reddy has begun the third leg of the controversial Odarpu yatra. Jagan, the Congress MP from Kadappa in Andhra...
  • Will go ahead with Odarpu yatra: Jagan Reddy November 30, 2010

    Hyderabad: A defiant Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy has decided to go ahead with his controversial 'Odarpu' yatra in Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district on September 3, dismissing the Congress high command’s warning of bringing disciplinary action against him. Jagan will embark on the third phase of his yatra, which has invited the...
  • Jagan defies Sonia, will resume yatra July 5, 2010

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Congress MP Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday appeared defiant as he announced his decision to go ahead with his controversial yatra from July 8 despite party chief Sonia Gandhi's reservations about it. Jagan, who defied the party directive against undertaking the yatra earlier, had met...
  • YSR's chopper not fit to fly but cleared: probe January 22, 2010

    New Delhi: Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajashekhara Reddy's helicopter was not fit to fly according to an investigation report in to the fatal crash. The Bell 430 helicopter crashed in Andhra's Nalamalla forests on September 2, 2009, killing YSR, his special secretary P Subramaniam, Chief Security Officer ASC Weseley,...
  • Cong to elect Rosaiah as AP leader on Friday November 26, 2009

    Hyderabad: The much-awaited Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting will be held on Friday when Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K Rosaiah is likely to be formally elected as the new leader. Ruling party sources said senior party leader and Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and General Secretary incharge of Party Affairs in...
  • Cong to field YSR's widow in Assembly by-poll November 25, 2009

    Hyderabad: The Congress on Wednesday decided to field late Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy's widow Vijayalakshmi for the by-election to Pulivendula assembly that was necessiated by his death. But the family says she herself is not keen. The by-election is to be held on December 19. YSR, as he...
  • Andhra MP resigns over demands of YSR's son as CM October 30, 2009

    Hyderabad: A cabinet minister of the K Rosaiah government in Andhra Pradesh has submitted her resignation to governor N D Tiwari demanding that the former chief minister, YSR Reddy’s son Jagan be made the chief minister. Minister for women's welfare K Surekha is the first minister to resign in the state...