Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar said the Enforcement Directorate has turned down his plea for exemption from appearance before the agency in Delhi. Notably, ED asked Shivakumar to appear before them on October 7 in the National Herald money laundering case. However, he demanded an exemption and now would decide whether to appear before the agency after talking to his party leaders.
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Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao, officially launched his national party, on the occasion of Dussehra, on October 5. Addressing the party conclave leaders, MLAs, MPs, Ministers and political leaders from various states, CM KCR announced Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) from Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS.) The new party will be a revolution, entering the national politics against PM Narendra Modi for the 2024 General elections.
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Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao met with his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar and the alliance party president Tejaswi Yadav. On August 31, CM KCR visited Bihar and discussed national politics, against the BJP. In addition, the Telangana CM also met with the families of martyred soldiers who lost lives in the 2020 Galwan Valley fight with the Chinese troop and workers who died in a fire accident in Telangana.
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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh expressed displeasure against the BJP Government over the CBI raids on Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia’s residence on August 19. Addressing the media, Singh said that the ruling party won’t succeed in stopping the AAP party from increasing its influence in other states. He also declared that the 2024 Lok Sabha elections will be "Kejriwal versus Modi" and AAP will be strong.
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Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao is in Delhi for his North India Tour, which started on May 21. Rao started the tour, to attend national-level programs, distribute compensation money to farmers, who died during farm-laws agitation and hold national-level political meetings. On May 22, CM KCR will visit Chandigarh and meet farmers' families. Later, Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab CM Bhagwant Maan will visit Punjab. After Punjab, KCR will visit… read-more
The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) President and Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao emphasized the need for an alternative agenda and a new political force for India. Addressing the TRS Plenary meeting on the 21st Foundation Day, on April 27, KCR said TRS will play a key role in the country's development, emerging as a new force, especially after turning down the Left parties' idea of dislodging the ruling BJP.
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TRS leader KT Rama Rao has said that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is the biggest strength of Modi. He said, "Congress is the main reason why the BJP is getting stronger every day." He also called out the Central Government over rising inflation and unemployment rates. He further noted that the BJP had pledged to empower the farmers, but instead, they have left them hopeless.
Union Minister Giriraj Singh has slammed AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi over his remarks suggesting that Hindus should avoid Muslim-majority areas while holding processions, to avoid communal tensions. Giriraj Singh added sarcasm while addressing those remarks, saying, "Where will Ram Navami processions be taken out if not in this country?" He added that politicians like Rahul Gandhi would have taken to the streets if some other faith had been… read-more
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The joint statement expressing concerns over incidents of communal violence in India issued recently by top political leaders of thirteen different political parties has left out Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao. The move comes as a blow to his national political prospects. Rao has, in the past, expressed ambitions for replacing Modi, and has even called for the creation of a third-party with anti-BJP parties support.
Halal meat business has no impact amid call for a boycott of 'Halal' meat, says meat shop owners in Karnataka, due to the huge demand in several communities across the state including Hindus for non-vegetarian feast. The controversy just came up ahead of the 'Varshadodaku' festival which is celebrated the day after Ugadi. "There is no impact as such on the meat vendors," said Mahesh Tenginkai, BJP General Secretary Karnataka.