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Chandrababu’s son gearing up for major role in TDP


September 12th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Nara Lokesh, son of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu, appears to be gearing up to take up a key responsibility in the party.An ... Read more...

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Twitter, Facebook get active on Team Anna’s political ambitions


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Social networking sites went abuzz as soon as Anna Hazare announced that his team would seek to form a "political alternative", with many welcoming ... Read more...

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Two Congress lawmakers in Andhra quit, side with Jagan


June 4th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) In a setback to the ruling Congress party in Andhra Pradesh, two legislators loyal to jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Monday submitted their ... Read more...

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YSR party seeks CBI probe into cash seized from Chiranjeevi’s kin


May 15th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) The YSR Congress Party Tuesday demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the huge amount of money seized at the house of ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi, five others elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) Telugu superstar K. Chiranjeevi and Congress party spokesperson Renuka Chowdary were among six candidates Thursday elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from Andhra Pradesh.Congress party's Chiranjeevi, Chowdary, ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi, Renuka, four others file papers for Rajya Sabha


March 19th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 19 (IANS) Telugu actor-turned-politician K. Chiranjeevi and Congress party spokesperson Renuka Chowdary were among six candidates from Andhra Pradesh who filed their nomination papers for March 30 ... Read more...

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Congress announces Andhra candidates for Rajya Sabha


March 19th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Telugu superstar K. Chiranjeevi and Congress spokesperson Renuka Chowdary are among four candidates announced by the party Sunday night for biennial elections to the Rajya ... Read more...

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It’s curtains for Chiranjeevi’s PRP


March 12th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 12 (IANS) The Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) of Telugu actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi Monday formally merged with the ruling Congress party the in Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly.Speaker Nadendla Manohar announced ... Read more...

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Three ministers inducted in Andhra cabinet (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh cabinet was expanded Monday with the induction of three ministers.N. Uttam Kumar Reddy, Prasad Kumar and Kondru Murali were sworn-in as ministers ... Read more...

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Rebel Congress members refuse to meet Andhra speaker


January 18th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) A group of 17 legislators loyal to YSR Congress Party have refused to appear before Andhra Pradesh assembly Speaker N. Manohar in response to his notices, ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi satisfied with inclusion in Congress panel


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician K. Chiranjeevi Friday said he was satisfied with his inclusion in the state Congress committee to ensure better coordination between the party and the Andhra ... Read more...

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Congress to seek disqualification of 17 Andhra rebels


December 10th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) The Congress Saturday decided to initiate disqualification proceedings against 17 rebel legislators in Andhra Pradesh for violating the party whip during a no-confidence motion in ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi unhappy with Congress


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 3 (IANS) For the first time after his Praja Rajyam Party's (PRP) formal merger with the Congress in August, actor-turned-politician K. Chiranjeevi Saturday openly expressed unhappiness over the ... Read more...

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Congress ready for by-polls in Andhra


August 25th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) The ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh Thursday said it is ready for by-elections if the resignations of 29 members of state assembly loyal to YSR Congress ... Read more...

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Lawmakers loyal to Jagan to launch ‘bus yatra’


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The legislators who resigned Monday to protest the late chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's inclusion by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in a disproportionate ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi joins Congress


August 20th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Actor-tuned-politician K. Chiranjeevi Saturday formally joined the Congress by filling up a membership form in presence of party general secretary Rahul Gandhi.The Telugu megastar, ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi to take Congress membership Aug 20


August 13th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician K. Chiranjeevi, who has merged his Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) with the Congress, will take the membership of the ruling party Aug 20.He told ... Read more...

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Another Telangana MP resigns


July 7th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) Another MP from Telangana resigned Thursday, the 15th parliamentarian to do so in a bid to further the demand for separate statehood for the region.Telugu ... Read more...

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Crisis deepens as more Telangana lawmakers quit amid crippling strike (Roundup)


July 5th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) The political crisis in Andhra Pradesh deepened Tuesday with the resignation of four more parliament members and 18 legislators from Telangana even as the ... Read more...

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Four more MPs, 16 legislators from Telangana resign (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) Four more parliament members and 16 legislators from Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region resigned Tuesday to step up pressure on the central government to ... Read more...

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Movement for Telangana gathers momentum; cabinet meets (Intro Roundup)


July 5th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, July 4 (IANS) The movement for separate statehood to Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh entered a crucial phase Monday with the mass resignations of MPs, state ministers ... Read more...

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Cabinet meets on Telangana crisis (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) With crisis brewing over demand for a separate Telangana, the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) Monday held a crucial meeting even as parliamentarians ... Read more...

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Cabinet meets over Telangana crisis


July 4th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) With crisis brewing over demand for a separate Telangana, the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) Monday held a crucial meeting even as parliamentarians ... Read more...

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Crisis in Andhra as 73 Telangana legislators quit (Second Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 4 (IANS) The Congress government in Andhra Pradesh plunged into crisis Monday with 36 legislators from the party and and all 33 from the main opposition Telugu ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi can become minister only next year: Congress


July 1st, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) The Congress Friday hinted that actor-turned-politician K. Chiranjeevi can't be made a central minister at least till next year, when he may be elected a Rajya ... Read more...

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Manohar elected new speaker of Andhra assembly


June 4th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) Nadendla Manohar was Saturday elected the new speaker of the Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly while Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka was elected his deputy.Manohar, who has been ... Read more...

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TDP to submit fresh notice for no-trust motion


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 3 (IANS) The main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh will Saturday give a fresh notice for no-confidence motion against the state Congress government as the ... Read more...

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Jagan asks party to be ready for snap polls


June 1st, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) YSR Congress Party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Wednesday asked his party leaders and cadre to be ready for snap polls to Andhra Pradesh assembly.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Jagan proves he is real successor of YSR’s legacy


May 13th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's victory from Kadapa Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh was never in doubt considering the firm grip of his family has ... Read more...

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Andhra governor, CM pay last respects to Sathya Sai Baba


April 24th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan, Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy and his cabinet colleagues Sunday paid their last respects to spiritual leader Sathya ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi to campaign for Congress in Karnataka


April 6th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Apr 6 (ANI): Telegu cine star and Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) chief Chiranjeevi will on Thursday campaign for the Congress Party in the by-election to Bangarupalem Assembly constituency in Karnataka.According ... Read more...

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Dowry case: Chiranjeevi’s son-in-law’s bail plea rejected


March 24th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 24 (IANS) A city court Thursday refused to grant anticipatory bail to Sirish Bharadwaj, son-in-law of Telugu superstar-turned-politician K. Chiranjeevi, in a dowry harassment case.Additional metropolitan sessions ... Read more...

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Suspense about Jagan group even as council polls begin


March 17th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh assembly members began casting their votes to elect 10 members to the state legislative council even as suspense continues about who the legislators ... Read more...

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Telangana supporters disrupt train traffic (Second Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Rail transport was paralysed in Hyderabad and nine other districts of Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday as protesters demanding separate statehood to the region squatted on ... Read more...

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Jagan launches weeklong fast on fee reimbursement issue


February 18th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Former Congress MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Friday launched a weeklong hunger strike here demanding that the Andhra Pradesh government immediately release funds for the reimbursement of students' fees. ... Read more...

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