Two more intermediate students in Telangana on Wednesday committed suicide, taking the number to 10 since the results were declared last week, even as protests continued over the Telangana Board of Intermediate Education (TBIE) goof-ups.
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Wednesday ordered free re-verification of answer sheets of all the intermediate students who failed in the examinations.
The massive goof-up in declaration of Intermediate public examination results, leading to thousands of students failing the examinations and nearly 18 students committing suicide, has landed the Telangana Rashtra Samithi government in the most embarrassing situation.
Yet another Telangana Congress MLA announced that he is defecting to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi, taking the overall number of defectors from the Congress into the TRS to 11.
Tension prevailed at the Telangana Board of Intermediate Education (TBIE) here for a second consecutive day on Tuesday as students continued their protest over the goof-ups in intermediate examination results.
Strange and shocking it may sound. But it's a reality being witnessed in Telangana every day in the morning for the past one week.
In yet another blow to the Congress in Telangana, senior leader and legislator Gandra Venkatramna Reddy Monday night quit the party and announced that he was joining the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).
Telangana, which witnessed hectic election schedule for the last few weeks, is gearing up for yet another electoral battle.
During the campaigning for recent Lok Sabha elections in the state, Telangana Rashtra Samithi president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had extensively propagated that he would play a big role in the national politics by forming a federal front government at the Centre, if his party was given 16 MP seats.
In Telangana, MLAs from Opposition Congress, TDP or any other party defect to TRS saying that they are 'attracted' by the development and welfare schemes implemented by CM KCR.
Confident of a clean sweep in Lok Sabha elections in Telangana, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) could be eyeing a key role in the post-poll scenario at the Centre.
The recent elections to 17 Lok Sabha seats in Telangana raised a big question mark on the manner in which the polling was conducted by the Election Commission authorities.
It looks like senior Congress leader and Sangareddy MLA T Jayaprakash Reddy alias Jagga Reddy is desperate to join the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi like most of the MLAs in the Congress party.
Controversial actress Sri Reddy who created tremors in Telugu and Tamil film industries by exposing 'casting couch', 'sexual harassment' and 'sexual exploitation' of actresses by heroes, producers, directors and technicians in the industry, is all praise of Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao for setting up a committee to address sexual harassment issues in Tollywood.
Two Telugu television actresses were killed in a car crash in Telangana's Vikarabad district on Wednesday, police said.