A Constitutional crisis of sorts is said to be prevailing in Andhra Pradesh, with YSR Congress party government led by chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy caring a damn for the orders of State Election Commission on taking action against erring district collectors and police officials.
With the defection of Chirala MLA Karanam Balaram from the Telugu Desam Party to YSR Congress on Thursday, the media has started speculating that the countdown has begun for TDP president and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu losing his leader of opposition status in the state assembly.
It looks like former minister and present Bharatiya Janata Party president of Andhra Pradesh unit Kanna Lakshminarayana is on the way out from his post.
If the reports doing rounds in a section of media are to be believed, senior Telugu Desam Party legislator and former minister Karanam Balaramakrishna Murthy is all set to call it quits to the party and join the YSR Congress party.
It has been quite some since one has heard about controversial former chief executive officer of popular television channel TV9 V Ravi Prakash.
When we say ‘our people, our party, our community’ even weaknesses look like strengths. Even if they fall they will say they fell on top and no matter what they will support.
On Monday afternoon, news of a positive coronavirus case in Telangana triggered ripples of alarm all over the state, which lapped cinema halls, bars and malls.
Andhra Pradesh is going for local body elections. The elections to the pranchayat raj and municipal bodies will be held this month.
The Congress party in Telangana is already in a totally beleaguered state, with a dozen MLAs already defecting to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi and several party leaders quitting the party one after the other.
Has Telugu Desam Party president and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu decided to bring his daughter-in-law Nara Brahmani into active politics of the party and hand over the reins gradually?
Political strategist Prashant Kishor, who was expelled from the Janata Dal-United in January-end, could be a TMC candidate in the Rajya Sabha elections to be held in West Bengal next month, a party source said here on Saturday.
Ever since YSR Congress party government headed by chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy has decided to shift the executive capital from Amaravati to Visakhapatnam, there have been various speculations about what would happen to Amaravati.
The Telangana Rashtra Samithi government in Telangana headed by chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is learnt to have kept on hold the implementation of National Population Register for now, keeping in view the apprehensions among the people, especially the Muslim minorities.
The Andhra Pradesh state assembly is likely to adopt a resolution opposing the implementation of Citizenship Amendment Act, the most favourite legislation of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA government, in the coming assembly sessions, senior YSRC leader and advisor to the government on public affairs Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy said.
The issuance of notices to senior Congress leader and All India Congress Committee (AICC) treasurer Ahmed Patel by the Income Tax department recently in connection with alleged transfer of Rs 400 crore to the party from Andhra Pradesh has created ripples in the political circles.