Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Tuesday said he would return the gift to his Andhra Pradesh counterpart N. Chandrababu Naidu by campaigning against him in his state.
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) President K. Chandrashekhar Rao's nephew T. Harish Rao won the Siddipet seat by over 1.18 lakh votes, the highest in the state.
The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) looked set to form its second successive government in Telangana with a thumping majority after taking an unassailable lead in 86 seats, according to the latest vote count Tuesday, a ringing endorsement of party chief K Chandrasekhar Rao's populist policies.
TDP Supremo’s wily tactics were out rightly rejected by Telangana voters. Nara Chandrababu Naidu thought if he ropes in a family member from Late Nandamuri Harikrishna’s family, he would score many points politically.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday lost out on one of the biggest prestige battles for him. Unable to match up to the silent KCR wave in Telangana, the Mahakutami, an alliance that Naidu scripted, lost what could have been the stepping stone to an anti-BJP allied force.
The Congress party in Telangana not only suffered a huge defeat in Assembly elections but also faced embarrassment as almost all its top leaders were humbled.
Telangana Rashtra Samithi leader T. Harish Rao on Tuesday described the party's landslide victory as the victory of Telangana's self-respect.
One of the major contentions put forward by Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu in the Mahakutami campaign was that he was responsible for the development of Hyderabad and Hi-Tech city in particular.
While every major media house in the nation predicted a victory for TRS in the election, Lagadapati differed from the bunch by predicting a victory for the Congress-TDP coalition.
As Congress faced another defeat at Telangana, despite being a part of the alliance called Prajakutami, it was trailing in the Telangana election results, as per the latest trends.
Surprising all the political pundits, Telangana Rashtra Samithi is heading for a massive victory in the assembly elections in the state, held on Friday last.
Several top Congress leaders were trailing in the Telangana Assembly elections as the initial trends from across the state indicated on Tuesday.
The gamble for early polls appears to have paid rich dividends as the Telangana Rashtra Samithi on Tuesday appeared to be advancing towards a two-third majority in the 119-member Assembly.
Congress candidates on Tuesday took significant leads in BJP-ruled Rajasthan and was inching ahead of the BJP in both Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in Assembly elections held in five states.
TPCC President Uttam Kumar Reddy made a discreet visit to New Delhi on Monday and met Rahul Gandhi.