K Chandrasekhar Rao

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A prestige battle: Counting begins for Hyderabad civic polls

04 Dec 2020

A prestige battle: Counting begins for Hyderabad civic polls

The counting of votes to announce the winner of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls began today at 8 am.

Rains fury continues: 20,000 evacuated in Maharashtra; Karnataka's situation grim

16 Oct 2020

Rains fury continues: 20,000 evacuated in Maharashtra; Karnataka's situation grim

Heavy rains continued to wreak havoc in several states on Thursday, and the condition is unlikely to improve today.

30 rain-related deaths in Telangana; showers lash Mumbai, Pune

15 Oct 2020

30 rain-related deaths in Telangana; showers lash Mumbai, Pune

After ripping apart Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, the deep depression moved toward Maharashtra, prompting the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to issue a red alert for the entire North Konkan region, that includes Mumbai and Thane, for Thursday.

As coronavirus cases rise, states tighten rules, focus on screening

29 Jun 2020

As coronavirus cases rise, states tighten rules, focus on screening

The easing of coronavirus-induced lockdown led to a worrying rise in cases prompting few states to toy with the idea of re-imposing some curbs.

#DoctorLivesMatter: Amid the pandemic, is India failing its doctors?

11 Jun 2020

#DoctorLivesMatter: Amid the pandemic, is India failing its doctors?

In a sad turn of events, some doctors were attacked at Hyderabad's nodal hospital for coronavirus patients, Gandhi Hospital, prompting them to stage a protest and boycott work on Tuesday.

Curbs only in hotspots in Lockdown 5.0? Perhaps yes

29 May 2020

Curbs only in hotspots in Lockdown 5.0? Perhaps yes

As Lockdown 4.0 is nearing its climax on May 31, states and Centre are now pondering over the most important question — how much of relaxations must be given to stop an exponential rise of COVID-19 cases while also helping the bruised economy?

Coronavirus: KCR extends lockdown in Telangana till May 29

06 May 2020

Coronavirus: KCR extends lockdown in Telangana till May 29

The countrywide lockdown necessitated due to coronavirus is scheduled to end on May 17, but Telangana has become the first state to extend it till May 29.

How Telangana put together a 1,500-bed hospital in 20 days

22 Apr 2020

How Telangana put together a 1,500-bed hospital in 20 days

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Telangana government has established a 1,500-bed hospital dedicated to patients of COVID-19.

#21DayLockdown: Arvind Kejriwal promises Delhi won't face shortage of essentials

25 Mar 2020

#21DayLockdown: Arvind Kejriwal promises Delhi won't face shortage of essentials

There will be no shortage of essential commodities during the 21-day lockdown imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday, Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal assured residents at a press meet a short while ago.

Transport strike continues in Telangana, CM says will not surrender

13 Oct 2019

Transport strike continues in Telangana, CM says will not surrender

The stand-off between the employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) and the state government, run by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, isn't nearing an end.

Telangana: KCR terms transport strike a "crime", sacks 48,000 employees

07 Oct 2019

Telangana: KCR terms transport strike a "crime", sacks 48,000 employees

A strike called by the transport department in Telangana took a sensational turn when Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao sacked approximately 48,000 employees on Sunday.

Polling for first phase begins: Looking at top 10 candidates

11 Apr 2019

Polling for first phase begins: Looking at top 10 candidates

The first phase of Lok Sabha elections began on Thursday. Citizens of 91 constituencies spread across 18 states and two union territories will cast their votes today.

In Rahul's presence, Congress leader says Modi looks like "terrorist"

11 Mar 2019

In Rahul's presence, Congress leader says Modi looks like "terrorist"

Stoking up a major controversy, Congress leader Vijayashanti said in Telangana that Prime Minister Narendra Modi "looked like a terrorist".

Telangana: KCR takes oath at exact time pandits suggested

13 Dec 2018

Telangana: KCR takes oath at exact time pandits suggested

K Chandrasekhar Rao took oath as the Chief Minister of Telangana on Thursday, two days after leading his party, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), to an astounding victory in the assembly elections.

Winning Congress MLAs will be shifted to Park Hyatt hotel

11 Dec 2018

Winning Congress MLAs will be shifted to Park Hyatt hotel

In Telangana, winning MLAs of the Congress will be moved to Hyderabad's Park Hyatt hotel, a member of the grand old party has confirmed, TNM reports.

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Counting of votes for five states begins

11 Dec 2018

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Counting of votes for five states begins

Before India votes in 2019 to choose the next government, the political parties threw their weight in five states, the counting of whose polls started a short while ago.

In MP, Congress workers guard EVM-strongroom fearing tampering by BJP

10 Dec 2018

In MP, Congress workers guard EVM-strongroom fearing tampering by BJP

Ahead of the crucial results of elections in five states, Congress workers in Madhya Pradesh have taken it upon themselves to guard EVM strongroom in Vidisha.

Revanth Reddy taken into preventive custody ahead of TRS meet

04 Dec 2018

Revanth Reddy taken into preventive custody ahead of TRS meet

Telangana Congress Working President A Revanth Reddy was taken into preventive custody today ahead of TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao's public meeting in Kodangal Assembly constituency.

Telangana: Following raid by police, politician tries committing suicide

27 Nov 2018

Telangana: Following raid by police, politician tries committing suicide

High voltage drama ensued at the residence of politician Vanteru Pratap Reddy on Monday, as he attempted to take his life, following a raid by police.

TDP terms KCR's repeated attacks on Naidu a 'panic reaction'

23 Nov 2018

TDP terms KCR's repeated attacks on Naidu a 'panic reaction'

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) today hit back at caretaker Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for his repeated attacks on its president N Chandrababu Naidu, calling it a "panic reaction".

Modi's popularity is on the decline: TRS leader KTR

20 Nov 2018

Modi's popularity is on the decline: TRS leader KTR

Looking to regain power in Telangana, the ruling TRS leader, K T Rama Rao, said today Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity is "on the decline".

TRS chief richer by Rs. 5.5cr but owns no car

15 Nov 2018

TRS chief richer by Rs. 5.5cr but owns no car

Telangana caretaker Chief Minister, K Chandrasekhar Rao, is richer by nearly Rs. 5.5 crore, and acquired 16 acres of agricultural land during the past four years, according to the affidavit he filed, along with his nomination for Gajwel Assembly constituency.

Telangana Assembly polls: Election Commission issues notification

12 Nov 2018

Telangana Assembly polls: Election Commission issues notification

The Election Commission today issued notification for the December 7 election to the Telangana Legislative Assembly.

Ahead of Telangana polls, contestants dance, grieve, mingle with voters

31 Oct 2018

Ahead of Telangana polls, contestants dance, grieve, mingle with voters

Desperate times call for desperate measures and contesting an election could be one of those.

AAP predicts hung Assembly in coming Telangana polls

07 Oct 2018

AAP predicts hung Assembly in coming Telangana polls

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has predicted a hung Assembly in the coming Telangana polls with no single party getting a majority while promising a "Delhi model" government as its poll plank in the southern state.

EC announces dates for elections in MP, Rajasthan, other states

06 Oct 2018

EC announces dates for elections in MP, Rajasthan, other states

The Election Commission on Saturday announced dates for Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana.

Telangana: Early polls imminent as KCR-led Cabinet dissolves Assembly

06 Sep 2018

Telangana: Early polls imminent as KCR-led Cabinet dissolves Assembly

Telangana is all set to enter early polls as the government led by K Chandrasekhar Rao passed a resolution to dissolve the State Assembly on Thursday.

Ready to face polls in Telangana anytime, says BJP

29 Aug 2018

Ready to face polls in Telangana anytime, says BJP

Amid speculation about the advancement of Assembly polls in Telangana, BJP's state unit President K Laxman yesterday said his party was ready to face polls whenever they are held.

Telangana govt decides to take-up census of Backward Class population

28 Jul 2018

Telangana govt decides to take-up census of Backward Class population

The Telangana government has decided to take up a census of the state's backward class (BC) population.

PM Modi wins trust-vote but RaGa dubs his speech 'weak'

21 Jul 2018

PM Modi wins trust-vote but RaGa dubs his speech 'weak'

Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Lok Sabha on Friday.

Eminent mimicry artiste Nerella Venu Madhav dies at 85

19 Jun 2018

Eminent mimicry artiste Nerella Venu Madhav dies at 85

Renowned mimicry and ventriloquism artiste Nerella Venu Madhav, 85, died today at his residence in Telangana's Warangal.

Telangana: Farmers to get free Rs. 5 lakh life insurance

02 Jun 2018

Telangana: Farmers to get free Rs. 5 lakh life insurance

The Telangana Government has announced it would soon implement a Rs. 5 lakh life insurance scheme for farmers in the state.

Former minister Bandaru Dattatreya's 21-year-old son dies of heart attack

23 May 2018

Former minister Bandaru Dattatreya's 21-year-old son dies of heart attack

In an unexpected incident, the only son of BJP leader and former union minister Bandaru Dattatreya died of a massive heart attack late at night yesterday.

Yeddyurappa out, Kumaraswamy in: Details about swearing-in of new Karnataka-CM

20 May 2018

Yeddyurappa out, Kumaraswamy in: Details about swearing-in of new Karnataka-CM

After BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa resigned from his post of Karnataka CM, merely 55 hours after taking the oath, JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy picked up his invitation to be the next head of the state.

Siddaramaiah to address newly elected Congress legislators in Hyderabad

18 May 2018

Siddaramaiah to address newly elected Congress legislators in Hyderabad

To decide the future course of action, former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will address a meeting of newly-elected Congress party legislators, who have been camping in Hyderabad, this evening, said JD(S) MLC Basavaraj.

This year's UPSC topper left Google to serve India

08 May 2018

This year's UPSC topper left Google to serve India

In today's times of volatile patriotism, UPSC topper Anudeep Durishetty stands out from the crowd.

Ram Jethmalani: Mamata-led third front should oust PM Modi

19 Mar 2018

Ram Jethmalani: Mamata-led third front should oust PM Modi

Celebrated lawyer Ram Jethmalani today called for the formation of a third front led by fire-brand WB CM Mamata Banerjee to oust PM Narendra Modi in the next LS 2019 elections.

Will successive gathbandhans lead to BJP's downfall in 2019?

14 Mar 2018

Will successive gathbandhans lead to BJP's downfall in 2019?

Recently, BJP faced a unique challenge: After a quarter century, arch-rivals SP and BSP combined forces to contain the saffron tide in UP's Gorakhpur and Phulpur LS bypolls.

In major breach, Ivanka Trump's dinner aired live on TV

01 Dec 2017

In major breach, Ivanka Trump's dinner aired live on TV

Despite going all out to ensure a grand time for Ivanka Trump in Hyderabad, Telangana Police was left embarrassed over a major security breach when PM Narendra Modi was hosting her for dinner.

PM Modi flags off the first Hyderabad Metro train

28 Nov 2017

PM Modi flags off the first Hyderabad Metro train

PM Narendra Modi today flagged off the first train of the Hyderabad Metro from Miyapur. Commercial operations would start tomorrow.