Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan’s latest avatar donning a virtual saffron robe has distanced him from his old friends – the CPI and CPI (M).
Within a week of the Telangana government effecting a steep increase in the fares of its Road Transport Corporation (RTC) bus services, the Andhra Pradesh government has also followed the suit.
YSR Congress party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy is learnt to have withdrawn the orders releasing money for sprucing up his residence at Tadepalli in Guntur district to avoid unnecessary criticism.
Badminton superstar P V Sindhu, who had been appointed as a Group-I officer in Andhra Pradesh by the previous Telugu Desam Party government headed by N Chandrababu Naidu after she had won the Olympic silver medal, has now got yet another benefit from the present YSRC government headed by Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy.
In a yet another rude shock to the Telugu Desam Party, prominent businessman from ellore and two-time legislator Beeda Masthan Rao resigned from the party and joined the YSR Congress party in the presence of chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday.
The liquor prices in Andhra Pradesh went up sharply with the imposition of additional retail excise tax by the YSR Congress party government as part of its new excise policy aimed at enforcing prohibition in the state in a phased manner.
The newly-built cosy office of the Telugu Desam Party state headquarters at Mangalagiri, which was formally inaugurated by party president and former chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday landed in legal troubles.
Even as uncertainty prevails over continuance of Amaravati as the capital of Andhra Pradesh, allegations and counter-allegations by the Telugu Desam Party and the YSR Congress party against each other are flying thick and fast.
It has been common for politicians to criticise one another on issues. Sometimes, the criticism crosses the limit and leads to personal attacks and abuses.
Former minister and Telugu Desam Party legislator from Visakhapatnam (north) Ganta Srinivasa Rao on Thursday put an end to the speculations that he is going to quit the party and join the YSR Congress party or the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday formally inaugurated the Kia Motors manufacturing facility located in Anantapur district of the State.
In a sudden decision, YSR Congress party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy is leaving for New Delhi on Thursday evening.
Telugu Desam Party president and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who has been desperately trying to make a big issue out of the uncertainty over the state capital, sought to mobilise the support of all the opposition parties for his struggle.
It is more or less a dull day for main stream local newspapers in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday with not much scope for spicy and juicy news.
Majority of politicians in the country are known for changing colours quite often. Though some leaders make intellectual statements and speak about values in politics, they, too, do not hesitate to change colours when it matters for them.