For quite some time, both Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu and his bęte noire YSR Congress party president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy have been indicating to the media that they would announce the candidates for the ensuing assembly and Lok Sabha elections well in advance.
The Rythu Bandhu scheme being implemented by Telangana Rashtra Samithi government headed by chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has fetched him tremendous political mileage.
Telangana CM KCR's daughter and Nizamabad MP Kalvakuntla Kavitha has been spending a whooping Rs 20 crore for organising a two-day event at an international star hotel in Hyderabad.
Following are the snippets from the speeches of various leaders at the rally of anti-BJP parties at the Brigade Parade Ground here on Saturday.
In yet another rude shock to Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, the Andhra Pradesh high court on Saturday rejected his government's petition seeking to issue a stay on the National Investigation Agency’s investigation into the case of knife attack on YSR Congress party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy at Visakhapatnam airport on October 25.
Telangana Rashtra Samithi president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, who had gone all the way to Kolkata to meet Trinamul Congress president West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss the modalities of the federal front of regional parties, skipped the Saturday’s public meeting organized by her at Kolkata.
The massive rally with nearly a million people held at Kolkata by Trinamul Congress chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee seems to have made Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister jubilant.
Congress is traditionally known as the party of Reddys in Telugu states. The Reddy dominance is even more in Congress in Telangana compared to Andhra.
YSR Congress party president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, who was supposed to leave for London along with his family members on Thursday morning, suddenly drop his plan and stayed back in Hyderabad.
Once-bitten-twice-shy, former Congress MP from Vijayawada Lagadapati Rajagopal is unlikely to commission any survey for the forthcoming elections in Andhra Pradesh for both Lok Sabha and state assembly.
Telangana Rashtra Samithi working president K T Rama Rao on Friday said the people of Andrha Pradesh had lost their faith in Telugu Desam Party president and chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu because of his incompetence governance.
In a setback to Andhra Pradesh government headed by chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, the NIA special court in Vijayawada on Friday pulled up the Special Investigation Team of Andhra police for not cooperating with the central agency in its probe into the knife attack on YSR Congress party president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy at Viskhapatnam airport on October 25.
The sudden decision of senior Congress leader Vanteru Pratap Reddy, who put up a strong fight against Telangana Rashtra Samithi president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao in the recent assembly elections in Gajwel constituency, to join the TRS has come as a surprise and shock to many party leaders as well as political observers.
Telangana Rashtra Samithi president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, who threatened to give a 'return gift' to his Andhra Pradesh counterpart and Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu, is said to have decided to go in a systematic way.
Senior Congress leader from Kadapa and former minister D L Ravindra Reddy is most likely to find his political rehabilitation in Telugu Desam Party.