RINL privatisation: TDP MLA Srinivasa Rao resigns in protest
The Union Cabinet has cleared the privatisation of steel-maker RINL, Department of Investment and Public Asset Management, Secretary Tuhin Kanta Pandey tweeted on February 3. The RINL strategic sale proceeds would be part of the disinvestment target for next fiscal.
TDP leader held in grampanchayat election case, Chandrababu Naidu condemns arrest
The allegation against the accused was that they threatened the ruling YSR Congress candidate K Appanna against filing his nomination for the sarpanch post in Nimmada.
The BJP is seeing mixed results in south - victories in Telangana but a poor show in Kerala
Apart from Karnataka, which the party has for long considered its gateway to the region, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Kerala were not swept away by the “Modi wave” due to a host of complex factors, including strong regional rivals and the BJP’s identity as more of a party of the north.
Former MP and TDP leader booked by CBI in bank fraud
The agency conducted raids at the premises belonging to Rao and others in connection with the bank fraud case. Rao was serving as Additional Director of the Hyderabad-based company M/s Transstroy which also stands booked by the CBI. Besides Rao, three others and unknown public servants have also been booked on the basis of a complaint received from Canara Bank.
10 TDP MLAs suspended from Andhra Pradesh Assembly
The TDP gave a notice for an adjournment motion on the pending payments under the MGNREGPand sought an immediate discussion. Speaker Tammineni Seetaram disallowed the motion and took up the listed government business.
Hyderabad civic poll: Counting of votes begins on Friday
Though the run-up to the poll saw a high pitched campaign by the parties, the turnout of the voters on December 1 was an unimpressive 46.55 per cent (34.50 lakh) out of the total 74.67 lakh voters.
Uproar in AP assembly; seven TDP legislators suspended for a day
This was the fourth consecutive day during the ongoing winter session that the opposition members were suspended from the House.
TDP president Chandrababu Naidu welcomes Rajinikanth's decision to launch party
In a democracy, it was natural for new political parties to emerge, he said, and hoped Rajinikanth would succeed in his new role as well.
Jolt to YSRC govt as AP legislative council rejects Municipal laws second amendment bill
The Bill, which was passed by the Assembly on Tuesday, was moved in the Council on Wednesday but the main opposition Telugu Desam Party, which is in a majority in the 58-member House, opposed it along with other opposition members of the Progressive Democratic Front.
Low voter turnout in Hyderabad civic polls;35.80 polling per cent recorded till 5 pm
The Telangana State Election Commission (SEC) ordered repoll in all 69 polling stations of Ward number 26 after it was found that the symbol of CPI(M) was printed in the ballot paper instead of CPI, an official release said.
Chandrababu Naidu,13 other TDP legislators suspended from AP assembly for a day
The TDP members were protesting against the ruling YSR Congress in not allowing them to speak on important issues, including the relief payment to distressed farmers, who suffered heavily due to floods and cyclones in recent months.
Battle for Hyderabad: After heavyweights campaign, stage set for civic polls on Tuesday
The Telangana State Election Commission (SEC) has made elaborate arrangements for the balloting process by deploying 48,000 (including reserve) polling personnel and 52,500 strong police force.
Attorney General declines consent to initiate contempt case against Andhra Chief Minister
The top law officer was of the view that the "prima facie" conduct of the Chief Minister and his principal advisor was 'contumacious', but declined consent saying Reddy had sent the letter to Chief Justice of India S A Bobde who was seized of the matter.
BJP loses its two oldest allies within a year
Political watchers believe that the BJP may cultivate a section of disgruntled Akalis, who have been vocal against the leadership of Sukhbir Singh Badal, in the state, but protests by farmers against the Centre's farm reform bills and most political parties' support to them have made its job difficult.
Andhra police arrest TDP leader JC Prabhakar Reddy, son
TDP national president and former chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu condemned the arrests and termed it as yet another instance of chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s intolerance and vindictive attitude towards the Opposition with retrograde politics.