Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS): News

17 Sep 2023

Sonia Gandhi

Telangana: Sonia Gandhi to unveil Congress's 6 poll promises today

Senior Congress leader and former party chief Sonia Gandhi will announce the party's six guarantees for Telangana during a public meeting called "Vijaya Bheri" in Thukkuguda on Sunday, The Hindu reported.

03 Sep 2023

Ram Nath Kovind

'One Nation, One Election': Centre's proposal faces opposition's heat

Several opposition parties have come out openly against the Centre's "One Nation, One Election" proposal, terming it against the current constitutional norms.

26 Jul 2023

Narendra Modi

No-confidence motion against Modi government accepted in Lok Sabha

To force Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the situation in strife-torn Manipur, the Congress and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's (KCR) Bharat Rashtra Samithi filed a no-confidence motion against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

08 Jul 2023

Narendra Modi

Why PM Modi's Telangana visit is significant for BJP 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for several infrastructure projects worth Rs. 6,100 crore in Telangana on Saturday.

04 Jul 2023

G Kishan Reddy

BJP gets makeover ahead of crucial Lok Sabha, state polls

Upset over the recent electoral setbacks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday made big changes, appointing new state presidents and giving a chance to turncoats.

26 Jun 2023

K. Chandrashekar Rao

Telangana: KCR's BRS faces jolt, 12 top leaders join Congress

In a major setback to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's party, Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS), at least 12 top leaders, including former legislators and ministers, joined the Congress Party on Monday ahead of assembly elections in the state.

11 Jun 2023


Karnataka defeat in mind, BJP revisits strategy in poll-bound states

Following an embarrassing electoral defeat in Karnataka, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) reportedly changed its strategy for the other poll-bound states in order to win the key assembly elections before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Hindustan Times reported.

08 Apr 2023

Narendra Modi

Telangana: Modi inaugurates new Vande Bharat Express, Rs. 11,300cr-worth projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Telangana on Saturday in a first political push to gain power in the southern state ruled by CM K Chandrashekar Rao's Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS).

BJP-BRS poster war as Kavitha skips questioning by ED

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's daughter and Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLC, Kalvakuntla Kavitha, skipped her scheduled questioning by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the alleged Delhi Liquor Policy scam case on Thursday.

12 Mar 2023


Hyderabad: BRS's 'Washing Powder Nirma' poster greets Amit Shah

A massive hoarding featuring the iconic "Nirma girl" from the Nirma washing powder advertisement with a twist was installed in Hyderabad by Telangana's ruling party Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS), to welcome Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday.

11 Mar 2023

New Delhi

BRS protests after BJP leader makes 'derogatory' remarks against Kavitha

Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) workers protested in New Delhi on Saturday after the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Telangana unit chief, Bandi Sanjay, allegedly made "derogatory" remarks against CM K Chandrasekhar Rao's daughter, BRS MLC K Kavitha, reported ANI.

Delhi liquorgate: ED to question BRS's Kavitha about 'south cartel' 

Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLC K Kavitha is being questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday in connection with the alleged Delhi liquor policy scam case.

Delhi liquorgate: ED likely to confront Manish Sisodia, Kavitha today

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will likely question former Delhi deputy chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia and Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLC K Kavitha together on Saturday in connection with its money laundering probe into the alleged Delhi liquor policy scam.

08 Mar 2023

Delhi Liquor Policy

Delhi Liquor Policy case: ED summons KCR's daughter Kavitha

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's (KCR) daughter K Kavitha on Thursday to probe suspected money laundering in the alleged Delhi Liquor Policy scam.

19 Feb 2023


Telangana is India's 'Afghanistan,' CM KCR its Taliban: YS Sharmila

Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Telangana Party (YSRTP) supremo YS Sharmila claimed on Sunday that Telangana was India's Afghanistan and Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) was its Taliban.

08 Feb 2023

Delhi Liquor Policy

Delhi liquor policy case: Former aide of KCR's daughter arrested

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Hyderabad-based chartered accountant Butchi Babu Gorantla in connection with the alleged Delhi Liquor Policy scam case.

26 Dec 2022

Telangana High Court

BRS MLAs poaching: Telangana High Court transfers case to CBI

The Telangana High Court on Monday transferred the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLA poaching case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), in a setback for the ruling party.

14 Dec 2022


KCR starts BRS activities in Delhi with 2-day Vedic yajna

Telangana's Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao marked the official launch of his national party, Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) with Raja Shyamala Yagam, a two-day Vedic ritual to seek blessings for attaining power, in Delhi on Tuesday at 9 am.

07 Dec 2022


Telangana: BJP's Bandi Sanjay Kumar accuses KTR of drug abuse

The president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Telangana, Bandi Sanjay Kumar, claimed on Tuesday that state IT minister and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president KT Rama Rao uses drugs.

29 Nov 2022


Police tows Andhra CM's sister's car with her in it

YS Sharmila, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's sister and YSR Telangana Party chief, had her car towed away by cops in Hyderabad on Tuesday.

19 Nov 2022


Telangana: BRS MLC threatens cutting tongue of BJP MP

Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLC Shambipur Raju has threatened Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Arvind Dharampuri with cutting his tongue over his comment about Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao's daughter, Kalvakuntla Kavitha.

19 Nov 2022


Telangana MLAs poaching: BJP's BL Santhosh summoned by probe team

The Telangana Police has summoned senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader BL Santhosh for questioning as part of its investigation into the alleged case of poaching of Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) legislators.

18 Nov 2022


Hyderabad: BJP MP Dharmapuri's home vandalized, KCR's daughter warns him

Supporters of Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS)—formerly Telangana Rashtra Samithi—allegedly damaged the house of Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Nizamabad MP Arvind Dharmapuri in Hyderabad on Friday.

12 Nov 2022


Telangana CM to give PM Modi's visit a miss again

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's decision not to receive Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad airport has agitated Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as the latter is visiting the state on Saturday.

08 Nov 2022


Governors v/s state governments: Tussle brewing in three southern states

The governments of three south Indian states, namely Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana, are embroiled in a major tussle with their respective governors.

Bypolls underway in 7 constituencies of 6 states; Telangana tense

Bypolls are underway in seven constituencies of Bihar, Haryana, Maharashtra, Odisha, Telangana, and Uttar Pradesh on Thursday for electing legislators to the state Assembly.

01 Nov 2022


Telangana: BJP, TRS clash just day ahead of Munugode bypoll

Multiple clashes erupted between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS)—recently renamed Bharat Rashtra Samithi—workers in Telangana in the last leg of campaigning for the Munugode bypoll.

30 Oct 2022


TRS government withdraws 'general consent to CBI' in Telangana

The Telangana government has withdrawn general consent earlier given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the state.

27 Oct 2022


Telangana horse trading: BJP leaders detained for 'buying' BRS MLAs

Three Bharatiya Janata Party leaders were detained in a midnight raid on the intervening night of October 26 and 27, when they were allegedly trying to execute a deal with Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) in Telangana.

Ahead of Munugode bypoll, TRS flags BJP candidate's multicrore project

The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has launched a fresh attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by accusing a member of the saffron party of corruption.

20 Sep 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Kabaddi players served food in toilet, video sparks outrage

A viral video showing Kabaddi players in Uttar Pradesh being served food in a toilet has sparked massive outrage.

29 Jul 2022


4 Telangana municipal employees suspended for missing KTR's 'birthday'

Telangana government's municipal body reportedly suspended four government employees for not attending minister KT Rama Rao's 'birthday bash' on July 24.

27 Jul 2022


Hyderabad gang-rape case: 4 minors get bail from juvenile court

Four minors accused in the Hyderabad gang-rape case have been released on bail.

26 Jul 2022

Trinamool Congress

Parliament monsoon session: 19 opposition Rajya Sabha MPs suspended

Amid a stormy monsoon session in Parliament, 19 Rajya Sabha MPs from opposition parties have been suspended for the rest of the week.

Monsoon session from Monday: Government plans to introduce 24 new Bills

The Union government is preparing for the forthcoming monsoon session of Parliament, which is scheduled to begin on Monday and end on August 12.

09 Jun 2022


Hyderabad: Police want to try minor gang-rape accused as adults

The Hyderabad Police is planning to appeal in the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) to allow the accused in the Jubilee Hills gang-rape case to be tried as adults.

07 Jun 2022


Hyderabad: Four more rape cases reported amid Jubilee Hills row

While the Telangana Police continues to investigate the alleged high-profile gang-rape of a 17-year-old girl in Hyderabad's Jubilee Hills, four similar incidents have come to light in the city, NDTV reported.

05 Jun 2022


Hyderabad gang-rape case: Fourth accused, also a minor, detained

The police have detained the fourth suspect, who is a minor, in the Hyderabad gang-rape case amid widespread outrage on Sunday.

26 May 2022


As Modi visits Hyderabad today, KCR takes detour to Bengaluru

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 20th annual celebrations at the Indian School of Business (ISB) in Hyderabad on Thursday.

24 May 2022

Nitish Kumar

Presidential polls: BJP, Opposition parties begin preparations in full swing

With the presidential elections due in July, both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Opposition parties have begun preparations in full swing.

25 Apr 2022

Sonia Gandhi

Amid Congress-PK talks, KCR ropes in I-PAC for 2023 elections

Amid speculation about poll strategist Prashant Kishor joining the Congress, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has appointed the Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC) to steer its 2023 Assembly election campaign.

20 Apr 2022


Telangana: 6 TRS leaders arrested in mother-son suicide case

The police arrested six leaders of Telangana's ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Tuesday for allegedly abetting the suicide of a mother and her son, who is a real estate businessperson in Kamareddy.

02 Feb 2022


PM Modi 'dresses for elections': Telangana CM KCR

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao on Tuesday unleashed a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said the latter "dresses for elections."

12 Nov 2021

Biju Janata Dal

Regional parties received 55% donations from 'unknown' sources: ADR report

Regional parties across India received more than 55% of their donations in Financial Year 2019-20 from unidentified sources, the non-governmental body Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said in a report on Thursday.

07 Dec 2020

Farmers Protest

Ensure peace and tranquillity: Centre's advisory on 'Bharat bandh' tomorrow

The central government on Monday issued an advisory ahead of Tuesday's nationwide strike or "Bharat bandh" announced by Farmers protesting against the new agricultural laws.

06 Dec 2020

Farmers Protest

Farmers' protest: Government ready for written assurance on MSP

The central government is ready to give written assurance on Minimum Support Price (MSP) to the Farmers protesting against the new agricultural laws, Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Choudhary said on Sunday.

02 Jul 2019


TRS workers thrash officer for planting trees in depleted forest

A Forest Range Officer (FRO) was recently thrashed by workers of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in Sirpur-Kagaznagar area of Asifabad, Telangana.

30 Apr 2019


Telangana: 25 commit suicide after 33% students wrongly declared failed

A wave of outrage took over Telangana as 25 students committed suicide in the last 10 days, following the state board result fiasco. A whopping 33% students were wrongly declared failed.

12 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi

This Hyderabad groom wants 'Vote for Modi' as his gift

Last month, we reported how a Gujarati family asked guests invited to their son's wedding to vote for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the upcoming elections through the wedding invitation.

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.

11 Dec 2018


#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: TRS establish strong lead; Congress falling behind

Vote counting has begun in the southern state of Telangana, and early trends indicate that the K Chandrashekhar Rao-led Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) is cruising towards a comfortable victory.

01 Dec 2018


Telangana: Congress questions TRS over unfulfilled assurances

Telangana Congress yesterday questioned the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on why it "failed" to mount pressure on the NDA-led Center to realize the assurances given to the newly-formed state in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization (APR) Act.

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".

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.

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.

11 Nov 2018


Despite Rahul-Modi face-off, caste-equations, poll-result as unpredictable as Hollywood-thriller climax

A Narendra Modi-Rahul Gandhi face-off, last-minute switching of camps, allegations, counter-allegations, and caste equations make for a heady election cocktail in five states, but poll results remain as unpredictable as the climax of a Hollywood thriller.

01 Oct 2018


Telangana: Amit Shah to address public rally on Oct 10

BJP's campaign for the upcoming Assembly elections in Telangana is expected to get a boost with party President Amit Shah addressing a public meeting at Karimnagar on October 10.

06 Sep 2018


Telangana's K Chandrashekar Rao calls Rahul Gandhi India's 'biggest buffoon'

Soon after recommending the dissolution of the Telangana Assembly, TRS chief K Chandrashekar Rao today announced candidates for 105 seats and called Congress President Rahul Gandhi the "biggest buffoon".

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.

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.

02 Feb 2018


BJP ally Chandrababu Naidu declares "war" with BJP, after Budget'18

BJP's biggest ally in the south, CM Chandrababu Naidu's TDP expressed dissatisfaction that Andhra didn't figure in Budget 2018. They declared "war" and have even threatened to walk out of the alliance.