Political heat in Telangana

Political heat in Telangana

May 26,2017 , 07:20 PM IST | Telangana
With the sizzling summer conditions, the political climate of Telangana also heat up with top opposition parties leaders visit to the State. Kicking off 2019 election preparation two years in advance, the political parties have begin their election campaign programme in the districts. Now what is the actual reason behind the ongoing political heat in Telangana?
Amit Shah's visit to Telangana a flop show: Congress

Amit Shah's visit to Telangana a flop show: Congress

May 24,2017 , 07:11 PM IST | Telangana
Alleging that the BJP government at the Centre has not delivered on the promises it made to Telangana, state unit Congress president N Uttam Kumar Reddy today said the ongoing visit of BJP chief Amit Shah is a "flop show".
Value the valour and sacrifice of the Army, but Centre needs to wake up from slumber: Congress

Value the valour and sacrifice of the Army, but Centre needs to wake up from slumber: Congress

May 23,2017 , 08:38 PM IST | National
Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Tuesday praised the valour and courage of the Indian Army and asked the government to wake up from its "slumber and come to the assistance of our brave soldiers."
1984 anti-Sikh riots: Congress' Jagish Tytler refuses to undergo lie detector test

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Congress' Jagish Tytler refuses to undergo lie detector test

May 22,2017 , 08:11 PM IST | National
Congress leader Jagdish Tytler on Monday refused to give consent to undergo a lie detection test in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case in which he was earlier given a clean chit by the CBI on three occasions.
Congress MLA Komatireddy slams TRS over his attack:

Congress MLA Komatireddy slams TRS over his attack:

May 17,2017 , 12:55 PM IST | Telangana
Congress MLA Komatireddy Venkat Reddy lashed out at the TRS party after being attacked at Nalgonda during a programme on Tuesday.
TRS and Congress members pelt stones in Nalgonda

TRS and Congress members pelt stones in Nalgonda

May 17,2017 , 09:39 AM IST | Telangana
Mild tension prevailed in Nalgonda district of Telangana after members of ruling TRS and Congress clashed and pelted stones at each other when they came face-to-face during a programme.
Modi regime creating intolerance across nation: Congress

Modi regime creating intolerance across nation: Congress

May 16,2017 , 04:25 PM IST | National
The Congress on Tuesday attacked the Narendra Modi government for its failures during the past three years and said that an "atmosphere of intolerance" is being created across the country.
Hyderabad: plan to shift protest site leads to violent protest

Hyderabad: plan to shift protest site leads to violent protest

May 15,2017 , 09:21 PM IST | Telangana
A protest against the TRS government's decision to shift the `Dharna Chowk, a popular protest site in Hyderabad, turned violent today. The opposition Congress, TDP, BJP, Left and others supported the
Ready For Talks With BJP Or Congress Over Quota Issue: Hardik Patel

Ready For Talks With BJP Or Congress Over Quota Issue: Hardik Patel

May 14,2017 , 08:03 AM IST | National
Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel on Saturday said the community members were ready to hold talks with any party -- be it BJP or Congress -- to find appropriate solution to the reservation issue.
BJP to launch 'sanvad yatra' in Maharashtra from May 25

BJP to launch 'sanvad yatra' in Maharashtra from May 25

May 12,2017 , 02:57 PM IST | National
The BJP in Maharashtra will launch a 'sanvad yatra' from May 25 to reach out to the people, including farmers, and counter the Opposition's recently held 'sangharsh' campaign.
Pawan Kalyan joins `allow protests at Dharna Chowk' chorus

Pawan Kalyan joins `allow protests at Dharna Chowk' chorus

May 11,2017 , 09:25 PM IST | Telangana
Telugu film star and Janasena Party founder Pawan Kalyan today supported the Congress and other opposition parties' demand that the Telangana government allow protests at 'Dharna Chowk' at Indira Park here.
Corruption allegations against Kejriwal: BJP says Delhi govt has lost 'trust of people', AAP calls claims 'baseless'

Corruption allegations against Kejriwal: BJP says Delhi govt has lost 'trust of people', AAP calls claims 'baseless'

May 08,2017 , 07:51 PM IST | National
Following Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Kapil Mishra's startling claims against Arvind Kejriwal and Health Minister Satyendra Jain, BJP on Monday said the development has completely exposed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
Case registered against Digvijaya Singh for ISIS tweet

Case registered against Digvijaya Singh for ISIS tweet

May 04,2017 , 07:31 PM IST | National
A case was registered against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for allegation on Telangana Police for radicalising Muslim youth by setting up fake ISIS site.
Presidential polls:  Congress can unite all parties, but BJP not at all worried: Subramanian Swamy

Presidential polls: Congress can unite all parties, but BJP not at all worried: Subramanian Swamy

May 04,2017 , 03:02 PM IST | National
At a time when Congress president Sonia Gandhi is trying to garner support from the other political parties over the presidential elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said the saffron party is not at all worried over the same.
Congress defends Digvijay’s charge

Congress defends Digvijay’s charge

May 04,2017 , 05:35 AM IST | Telangana
The Congress party on Wednesday condemned the “overreaction” by the TRS leaders to some tweets by AICC General Secretary Digvijay Singh.
Congress to field candidate against Goa CM Parrikar in bypoll, vows to defeat him

Congress to field candidate against Goa CM Parrikar in bypoll, vows to defeat him

May 03,2017 , 07:55 PM IST | National
The Congress today said it will contest the bypoll which is likely to be held soon to facilitate Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's entry into the State Legislative Assembly.
Unfortunate that Modi govt has no national security policy: Congress

Unfortunate that Modi govt has no national security policy: Congress

May 02,2017 , 05:14 PM IST | National
The Congress on Tuesday slammed the Narendra Modi government over the killing of two soldiers by Pakistani troops in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, saying it has no policy on national security.
U.S. Congress negotiators set spending plan to avert shutdown, bolster defense

U.S. Congress negotiators set spending plan to avert shutdown, bolster defense

May 01,2017 , 05:34 PM IST | Business
Negotiators in the U.S. Congress reached a deal late on Sunday on around $1 trillion in federal funding that would avert a government shutdown later this week, while handing President Donald Trump a downpayment on his promised military build-up.
Cong stages dharna against price hike of Vijaya milk

Cong stages dharna against price hike of Vijaya milk

May 01,2017 , 01:48 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Congress staged a dharna at Bhavanipuram here on Sunday protesting against the price hike of Vijaya milk. Addressing the protest, state Congress general secretary Meesala Rajeswara Rao said that Vijaya dairy increased the price Rs 2 per litre and Rs 1 on 200 ml packets.
In first 100 days, a reversal of fortune for Trump favorites on Wall Street

In first 100 days, a reversal of fortune for Trump favorites on Wall Street

Apr 29,2017 , 04:37 PM IST | Business
A funny thing happened on Wall Street in Donald Trump's first 100 days in the White House: Shares of companies that got closest to the president lagged the market's march higher.
Congress must become modern, liberal party

Congress must become modern, liberal party

Apr 29,2017 , 04:56 AM IST | News Analysis
Having failed to delineate a cogent and credible line on secularism, the Congress will have to articulate a new position to find its way back into political reckoning.
Congress to boycott spl Assembly session?

Congress to boycott spl Assembly session?

Apr 29,2017 , 04:39 AM IST | Telangana
The Congress is mulling to boycott the special session of the State Assembly to be held on Sunday in protest against the ‘derogatory’ language used by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao against the party leaders during his speech at Warangal public meeting on Thursday.
Congress demands all-party meet on Land Act

Congress demands all-party meet on Land Act

Apr 28,2017 , 05:41 AM IST | Telangana
 In the wake of the Union government sending back the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Telangana Amendment) Act, 2016, derived from the Central Land Acquisition Act, 2013, the Congress on Thursday urged the State government to hold an all-party meeting to find better solution.
Congress did not campaign the way it should have: Dikshit

Congress did not campaign the way it should have: Dikshit

Apr 26,2017 , 11:05 AM IST | National
Former Delhi Chief Minister and Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday said the Congress did not campaign aggressively to win the civic polls and added that she had not been invited to campaign for party candidates.
Congress seeks white paper on TRS public meet, plenary expenditure

Congress seeks white paper on TRS public meet, plenary expenditure

Apr 26,2017 , 12:57 AM IST | Hans
The district Congress president N Rajender Reddy has demanded the State government to release a white paper on the money spent on the TRS April 27th public meeting and its plenary.
Cong leaders spar over new district unit chief

Cong leaders spar over new district unit chief

Apr 21,2017 , 10:59 PM IST | Telangana
Internal rifts of Congress came to light at Gandhi Bhavan when Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) leader G Narayana Reddy and Komatireddy brothers engaged in a verbal spat before AICC in-charge of state affairs Digvijaya Singh.
Ban On Red Beacons A Step Towards Ending VIP Culture: Congress

Ban On Red Beacons A Step Towards Ending VIP Culture: Congress

Apr 20,2017 , 08:26 AM IST | National
The Congress on Wednesday welcomed the government's decision of barring the use of red beacons atop vehicles, including that of the Prime Minister, but termed as "laughable" the ruling BJP's attempt to blow the trumpet of morality over it.
Rahul Gandhi To Visit Jammu And Kashmir As Congress Sets Up Policy-Planning Group In The State

Rahul Gandhi To Visit Jammu And Kashmir As Congress Sets Up Policy-Planning Group In The State

Apr 20,2017 , 08:17 AM IST | National
Rahul Gandhi also accepted the delegation members' invitation to visit Kashmir and talk to the people and other stakeholders in the Valley.
Law of land should prevail; guilty punished: Congress on Ayodhya

Law of land should prevail; guilty punished: Congress on Ayodhya

Apr 19,2017 , 04:40 PM IST | National
The Congress today said the guilty in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case should be punished.
Chhattisgarh govt gave crores to naxals ahead of Jiram valley attack: Cong

Chhattisgarh govt gave crores to naxals ahead of Jiram valley attack: Cong

Apr 17,2017 , 05:22 PM IST | National
The Congress today alleged that the ruling BJP had transferred "crores of rupees" to naxals ahead of the Jiram Valley attack in 2013, in which many top leaders of the opposition party were killed, and demanded a CBI probe.