Senior Congress leader Marri Shashidhar Reddy along with other Congress leaders, appealed to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, against replacing Mahatma Gandhi's statue at Secunderabad's James Street with another statue. Reddy claimed that the TRS government intends on erecting another statue, and shifting the Gandhi statue to a less prominent place. He further stated, "It reminds us of Tuglak's rule. We are against it".
Taking a dig at the BJP-led Central Government over pending projects and unfulfilled promises to Telangana, TRS Minister KT Rama Rao wrote an open letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah. On May 13, KTR questioned discrimination against Telangana, and favoritism to Gujarat, the hometown of Shah and PM Modi. He also questioned, why Central Government is not approving IT institutes and schools, despite several proposals.
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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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The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) is set to celebrate 21st Foundation Day on April 27. On this occasion, TRS President K Chandrashekar Rao and other leaders will conduct a grant event at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre, in the city. During the celebration, the KCR-led TRS will also pass a resolution over its key-role in the 2024 General elections. The event will be attended by 3,000 members, MLCs, MLAs.
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The BJP unit in Telangana filed a petition in the Telangana High Court, demanding a CBI probe in the Khammam suicide case of party activist Sai Ganesh. On April 22, BJP filed the petition demanding action against TRS Minister Puvadda Ajay Kumar, who allegedly harassed Ganesh, which forced him to commit suicide. They also blamed K Chandrashekar Rao-led TRS Government for being biased and failing to protect its citizens.
Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Renuka Chowdhury slammed the Telangana government led by CM Chandrasekhar Rao for not taking action against TRS Councillor's son, who has been accused for gang-rape of a minor, on April 20. "We are living in a rowdy state and goondaism in the name of uniform," she said. The accused in the case allegedly raped a minor girl along with his friend multiple times.
Reviewing a petition, the Telangana HC suspended the GO 402, allowing mutual transfer of government teachers in erstwhile regions. Notably, on April 12, Justice B. Vijayasen Reddy heard arguments of petitioners from Jayashankar Bhupalapally, stating the new GO is against the presidential orders. The GO allows mutual transfer but foregoes seniority claims of the person, at the new location. The court asked… read-more
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Congress Senior leader Rahul Gandhi confirmed that there will not be any alliance with the K Chandrashekar Rao-led Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) government. During a party meeting with TPCC Chief Revanth Reddy, and other Congress leaders from Telangana, Gandhi made it clear that his party will go solo in Telangana against the TRS and BJP. Meanwhile, the K Chandrashekar Rao government is pitching for a federal front against BJP.
In Telangana, TRS MLAs, MLCs, Working President KT Rama Rao, and others started a statewide protest against the Central Government. They called for dharnas, 'rasta roko' and other agitations, asking for paddy procurement from farmers of Telangana, who cultivated paddy in 35 lakh acres of land, believing the BJP leaders in Telangana, in rabi season. The agitation which started on April 4, will continue till April 11, in Telangana.
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Telangana assembly speaker Pocharam Srinivas Reddy on March 7, suspended three BJP MLAs T Raja Singh, M Raghunandan Rao, and Etela Rajender. The suspended MLAs are protesting outside the Assembly. The BJP MLAs wanted to organize a protest against the budget session and KCR government, as they chose not to schedule the customary governor’s speech for the session. Besides BJP, Congress MLAs also staged and walkout during the Budget session. … read-more
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