The Congress Party is taking absolutely no chances given the tense atmosphere prevailing regarding the allocation of tickets.
Every electronic voting machine will have a ballot paper stuck on it with names of contestants and the elections symbols allotted to them, so that the voter could identify his favourite candidate with the help of the symbol and pressure the button opposite to it.
It is now official. Janipalli Srinivas, who made an attempt on the life of YSR Congress party president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy with a sharp knife at Visakhapatnam airport on October 25, did not have permission to enter into the airport longue.
People who would be participating in the marathon padayatra of YSR Congress party president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy would be missing a big opportunity hereafter: taking selfies with the leader.
The process for conducting elections to the Telangana assembly began on Monday with the issuance of an official gazette notification by the Election Commission authorities and the filing of nominations has commenced at 11 am.
It has been more than two decades since Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu usurped power from his father-in-law and TDP founder N T Rama Rao in a midnight coup.
The devastating Cyclone Titli wreaked havoc in Srikakulam in October and Telugu Desam Party government headed by chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu had to incur the wrath of the people for failing to predict the magnitude of the cyclone and also for poor relief works.
Bharatiya Janata Party national official spokesman and Rajya Sabha member G V L Narasimha Rao, who has become a thorn in the flesh of Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu of late, is all set to trouble the latter once again.
It is extremely significant that in all of Chandrababu Naiduís meetings with prominent regional political party heads or national politicians, missing in action is his once-favourite Sujana Chowdary.
Battle lines are drawn for the elections to the Telangana assembly scheduled to be held on December 7.
After a long time, Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana E S L Narasimhan had a long meeting with Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu at Praja Vedika at Vundavalli in Amaravati on Sunday, raising many an eyebrow.
It looks like Telangana Rashtra Samithi is the most favourite political party for the Telugu film industry, compared to the Congress or its Maha Kootami partner Telugu Desam Party, in the forthcoming assembly elections.
The people of Rayalaseema who have settled down in Hyderabad are finding it rather comfortable in Hyderabad under the TRS administration and are unlikely to vote for the TDP-Congress combine.
BJP leader and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy was arrested by the Central Crime Branch of the Bengaluru on Sunday, in connection with Ambident Group bribery case.
Just two days are left for the commencement of nomination process in Telangana, but actor and Jana Sena Party president Pawan Kalyan says he is yet to decide on fielding his party candidates in Telangana elections.