Though the Election Commission has banned the conduct of exit polls in the states which went to polling in the first phase of general elections held on April 11, several agencies have been declaring the results in the social media, if not directly in the mainstream media.
The comments made by Telangana Rashtra Samithi president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, just 48 hours before closure of campaign for assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh, extending support to YSR Congress party president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy came as a surprise to political observers.
Chairman of Andhra Jyothy daily and ABN-Andhra Jyothy television channel Vemuri Radhakrishna, who has been blatantly supporting the Telugu Desam Party in the ongoing general elections in Andhra Pradesh and attacking YSR Congress party president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, is all set to get into deep trouble.
It is true that Telangana Rashtra Samithi president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had announced that he would definitely give a 'return gift' to Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu
Though its five years since Andhra Pradesh has been bifurcated and AP capital shifted to Amaravathi, the Andhra political leaders still continue to use Telangana capital Hyderabad as the hub for their ill-gotten wealth, black money and cash hoarding.
SS Rajamouli, at a press meet in Hyderabad on Thursday, made some major announcements pertaining to his upcoming film RRR.
The announcement of schedule for the Lok Sabha and some state assemblies by the Election Commission of India on Sunday had been on cards, but what is shocking is the time given for the elections in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Protests seeking special category status to Andhra Pradesh will greet Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he lands in this port city on Friday to address a public rally.
The report that Telangana Rashtra Samithi president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is planning to do away with appointment of public relations officers for the minister in his cabinet has triggered a wide debate in the media circles in the state.
The visit of Congress president Rahul Gandhi to Tirupati to address a mega rally on February 22 is raising a lot of curiosity in the political observers, who are wondering as to what stand he would take on the Telugu Desam Party government in Andhra Pradesh headed by chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu.
If the reports doing rounds in a section of media are true, senior Telugu Desam Party leader and former union minister P Ashok Gajapathi Raju might quit the party sooner or later.
Yatra has been receiving positive response from all corners. Even the netizens verdict for the film was positive in the poll conducted by us.
It looks like Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy, the last chief minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh, is not interested in contesting the elections to either the Andhra Pradesh state assembly or Lok Sabha.
It is very common for political parties to collect funds from various sources. Starting with Bharatiya Janata Party, all the other parties including the Congress, the Communist parties, Telugu Desam Party, Jana Sena have to invariably depending on donations during the elections and regular party activities.
YSR Congress party, which has been getting closer to Telangana Rashtra Samithi in its attempt to float a federal front at the national level, has found fault with Trinamul Congress chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee for putting up a aggressive posture against the Centre.