Free Press Journal
  • Disunity amidst unity in the Opposition

    The chinks in the Opposition’s armour with the 2019 Lok Sabha polls in mind are evident with Telangana chief minister and Telangana Rashtriya Samithi (TRS) president K Chandrashekhar Rao calling Congress president Rahul Gandhi the ‘biggest buffoon’ in the country. The message to the Congress is loud and clear. That the much-touted Opposition unity to combat Prime Minister Narendra Modi is beginning to totter and could well be a non-starter.

  • Early poll in Telangana

    As expected, the Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has dissolved the State Assembly and gone for an early election. Elections in the State were not due till April-May next year but clearly espying advantage Rao has sought to delink it from the parliamentary poll. His resignation has been accepted and the Assembly dissolved. However, the Election Commission has said the timing of the Assembly poll will be decided with due deliberation

  • Early Telangana poll part of Amit Shah, KCR strategy

    New Delhi: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao got the State Assembly dissolved under a strategy he worked out with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah. The deal envisages an electoral alliance of Telangana Rashtra Samithi with the BJP under which the BJP will contest on more Lok Sabha seats.

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    Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao to meet PM Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind in Delhi today

    Hyderabad (Telangana):  Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has left for New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind. He will meet the prime minister and president to request them to ensure that appropriate amendments are made in the Presidential Order for the implementation of the new zonal system in Telangana.

  • Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao meets DMK leader Karunanidhi, M K Stalin, but says no third front

    Chennai: Continuing his efforts to bring together an array of regional parties, Telangana Chief Minister and Telangana Rashtra Samiti leader K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday called on veteran DMK leader M Karunanidhi and held discussions with his son and party working president M K Stalin over lunch about a possible political understanding.

  • Mamata Banerjee nursing prime ministerial ambitions

    The Opposition’s search for unity and a leader to challenge the BJP seems to be proceeding in a rather fitful manner. Every now and then leaders of various parties make moves towards achieving that objective only to come up with known and unknown obstacles. The other day, the Telangana chief minister and leader of the Telangana Rashtra Samiti, Chandrashekar Rao, took the trouble to fly to Kolkata to meet his West Bengal

  • There cannot be a federal front without Congress: Veerappa Moily

    Hyderabad: There cannot be a federal front without the Congress being a part of it, senior party leader M Veerappa Moily said today even as he indicated that leadership of such an alliance is a matter of negotiation.

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    After KCR, now NCP supremo Sharad Pawar calls for Opposition meet

    New Delhi: At a time there is a tearing hurry among Opposition stalwarts to assume the ‘leadership’ of a broad anti-BJP front, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar can’t be trusted to silently watch the proceedings from the sidelines.

  • After jewels, KCR set to offer ‘gold moustache’

    Hyderabad: Amid scorching criticisms from the Opposition for spending, what many claim to be tax payers money, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao is all set to offer a gold moustache (bangaru meesalu) costing around Rs 75,000 at Kuravi Veerabhadra Swamy Temple.

  • Telangana CM to offer ‘gold moustache’ worth Rs 75,000 at Kuravi Veerabhadra Swamy Temple

    Hyderabad: Amid scorching criticisms from the Opposition for spending, what many claim to be tax payers money, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao is all set to offer a gold moustache (bangaru meesalu) costing around Rs. 75,000 at Kuravi Veerabhadra Swamy Temple. Earlier, KCR was seen donating gold, reportedly worth crores, at the Venkateswara Swamy Temple, also known as the Tirupati temple.

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    Telangana CM misguiding people on irrigation projects: Cong

    Hyderabad: Telangana Congress today alleged that Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is “misguiding” people by claiming that some of the irrigation projects initiated during the erstwhile Congress government, were during his own rule. The state Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC), in an open letter to Prime Minister Naredra Modi, who is scheduled to visit Telangana on August 7, said the scheme ‘Mission Bhagiratha’ slated to be launched by him, is an old initiative

  • Cook inaugurates Apple Maps development office in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: Apple Inc today announced the opening of a new office here that will focus on development of Maps for its products including iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch. The Californian tech giant said in a statement that this investment will accelerate Maps development and create up to 4,000 jobs. The company, however, did not disclose the quantum of investment that it intends to invest on the facility.

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    KCR to take up Hyderabad varsity issue with PM

    Hyderabad:Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday announced that he will take up with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the demand for recall of University of Hyderabad Vice Chancellor P. Appa Rao.

  • Telangana Min meets MP CM to study river linking project

    Bhopal: Telangana’s Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao today met Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan here to study the Narmada-Kshipra river linking (lift irrigation) project that was completed in a record 13-month period. Rao along with a team of officers met Chouhan at the Mantralaya (state secretariat) to discuss the salient features of the ambitious project.

  • India’s 29th state Telangana completes one year

    Hyderabad: The youngest Indian state of Telangana, carved out of Andhra Pradesh, today completed one year of its existence after nearly a five-decade struggle for a separate statehood. The state had elected Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) president K Chandrasekhar Rao, who played a pivotal role in leading the struggle, as its Chief Minister in last year’s assembly elections.