Though elections to the Andhra Pradesh state assembly are still eight months away, the YSR Congress party has decided to launch an extensive campaign against the Chandrababu Naidu government in a big way, while projecting party president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy as an effective alternative.
The Telangana Congress party is very keen on forging alliances with the other like-minded parties like the Telugu Desam Party, Telangana Jana Samithi and CPI with the sole objective of defeating the Telangana Rashtra Samithi.
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has dissolved the state assembly and is going for early elections in November/December, while his Andhra Pradesh counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu wants to continue in power till the completion of his full term.
The arrest of senior Congress leader and former Sangareddy MLA Toorpu Jayaprakash Reddy alias Jagga Reddy in connection with the alleged illegal human trafficking case of 2004 is likely to backfire on the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi.
With the Telangana Rashtra Samithi government led by chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao dissolving the state assembly paving way for the early elections in the state, it is now the season for ayarams and gayarams to take a plunge from one party to another.
Has popular political strategist Prashant Kishor decided to drop out of the campaign for YSR Congress party headed by Y S Jaganmohan Reddy?
The central government on Monday expressed concern about the decline of the rupee’s value for the first time and said that they are considering a special deposit scheme for non-resident Indians among other measures to curb further depreciation.
If the reports coming from the power corridors of Amaravati, Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu is learnt to have decided to give relief to the citizens by reducing the Value Added Tax (VAT) on diesel and petrol in the State.
Ever since his name did not figure in the list of 105 candidates announced by the Telangana Rashtra Samithi president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for the forthcoming assembly electins, former minister Danam Nagender has been missing from action.
Those who read the “Kothapaluku” column written by Andhra Jyothy chairman Vemuri Radhakrishna in his daily on Sunday were surprised to see him predicting a massive victory for Telangana Rashtra Samithi led by chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao in the ensuing early elections to the state assembly.
A cold war of sorts is said to be brewing within the family of Telangana Rashtra Samithi president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao over the announcement of the list of 105 candidates for the ensuring early elections to the state assembly.
The reasons mentioned by KCR for dissolving the Assembly and deciing to go in for early polls are complete rubbish.
Election strategist Prashant Kishore on Sunday said that he would not be involved in the 2019 elections as he wants to go back to the grassroots.
Apparently, Chandrababu Naidu is yet to get over his fear of KCR thanks to the ‘cash-for-vote’ case.
Speaking to the TDP journalist Maha Murthy, Revanth Reddy said that the High Command has to clear the proposal of Konda Surekha coming back to the Congress fold.