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Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao. Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao may fill up corporation posts after Sankranti Excessive pesticide on veggies: 109 recover, three hospitalised in … We were earlier against the Ayushman Bharat health scheme but now a green signal has been given to this scheme in the State," said a senior TRS leader on condition of anonymity. From. Rao has good command over languages like Telugu, English, Urdu, and Hindi. 'Not At All Our Political Rival': Telangana CM Asks Party Workers to Ignore BJP in State Municipal Polls File photo of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao. The AICC In-charge of Telangana, R C Khuntia maintained that the usual practice in the Congress was not to name the party's Chief Ministerial candidate before … HYDERABAD- The Congress would not name the Chief Ministerial candidate in poll-bound Telangana, where it would fight the Assembly elections jointly with the TDP, CPI and Telangana Jana Samithi, a key party leader said Wednesday. TRS was part of the United Progressive Alliance coalition government, led by Congress. The decision was taken at the TRS parliamentary party meeting chaired by party … The Telangana Chief Minister has reportedly instructed his Ministers to join … Will speak with all anti-BJP leaders in India and organise a conclave in Hyderabad in the second week of December, said Rao. He is the leader and founder of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi, a regional party in India. [24], In May 2019, ahead of the 2019 Indian general election, Rao attempted to set up Federal Front along with leaders of other regional political parties. His nephew, Harish Rao, is MLA for the Siddipet constituency and is now the cabinet minister for finance, in the Telangana government. They are in a state of confusion over the silence of the party on various issues against the Centre. Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], December 28 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) OBC Morcha national president Dr K Laxman on Monday said that Telangana Chief Minister 'K … Hyderabad: BJP Sets 24-Hour 'Deadline' For Telangana CM To Take Steps For Protection Of Temple Lands In Old City by IANS - Dec 17, 2020 03:47 AM Telangana … The party later withdrew from the coalition, saying that the Alliance was not minded to support a separate Telangana state. The governor appoints the chief minister, whose council of ministers are collectively responsibleto the assembly. [5], Chandrashekhar Rao was born to Raghava Rao and Venkatamma on 17 February 1954 in Chintamadaka village near Siddipet of present-day Telangana. Speculation by opposition and party sources are that Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao dissolved the assembly today to leverage the "feel good factor" Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao attended the Iftar party hosted by the State Governor E … His daughter, Kalvakuntla Kavitha, is an EX M.P. But he has declared that he does not own a single car. Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], December 28 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) OBC Morcha national president Dr K Laxman on Monday said that Telangana Chief Minister 'K … Having suffered a defeat at the hands of BJP in Dubbaka and setback in GHMC elections, the party cannot afford to take any chances, feel the party machinery. TRS chief K Chandrashekar Rao and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In Telangana, the TRS, which led the campaign for a separate State for more than a decade, emerged victorious by winning 11 of the 17 Lok Sabha seats and 63 of the 119 Assembly seats, and emerged as the party with the largest vote share. The Telangana Congress party has strongly condemned Rajagopal Reddy’s statement that he would join the BJP shortly. Hyderabad: The BJP has stepped up its corruption allegations against the Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s family, for the first time so aggressively since the formation of Telangana, ahead of the urban polls scheduled for Hyderabad. K Chandrasekhar Rao said that he wants to form an 'anti-BJP front'. Former Andhra Pradesh minister detained for role in kidnap of Telangana CM KCR's relatives The family of the victims had already informed police that … Previously, he served as the Member of the Legislative Assembly (Andhra Pradesh) from Siddipet and also as the Member of Parliament from Mahbu… Andhra ex-minister arrested in kidnapping case of Telangana CM’s relatives Police said that apart from Akhila Priya, her husband Bhargav Ram and another senior TDP leader from Kurnool A … Rao has 9 sisters and 1 elder brother. Party. “There will be no poll alliances with other parties in Telangana in 2023 elections. In accordance with the Constitution of India, the governor is a state's de jure head, but de facto executive authority rests with the chief minister. The symbol of his party is a car. Telangana CM to call for all-party meet after Owaisi asks KCR to drop NPR process. The party leaders are clueless as to the reason for the silence of the Chief Minister and are confused over what needs to be done in the future. , Tuesday night in connection with a land dispute. Among other programmes, the guest house constructed at Ranganaiksagar will be opened by the CM along with TRS party office, Telangana Bhavan, the first such in a district. Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao (born 17 February 1954), better known and abbreviated as KCR ,[1][2][3] is an Indian politician serving as the first and current Chief Minister of Telangana since 2014. 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He won four consecutive Assembly elections from Siddipet 1985 and 1999. Telangana CM KCR meets with TRS MPs, party to raise GST issue in Parliament. [21], His welfare programs are aimed at reviving the rural economy and are focused on the development of each community. The data collected pertaining to 94 parameters, covered one crore four lakh households in the State. The cadres are numbed by the developments and there is no direction from the party high command how to counter the saffron party moves in the State. BJP Telangana president Bandi Sanjay addressing party cadre at Ghatkesar on Tuesday. But they are confounded on the absence of any moves against the BJP, which is aggressively taking on the government in the State and not leaving any chance to take a jibe at it. Later, the Prime Minister's Office tweeted, 'Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao called on PM @narendramodi today.' All rights reserved. To. Telangana CM meets Amit Shah in Delhi Sat, Dec 12 2020 08:10:28 AM Hyderabad, Dec 12 (IANS): Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday called on Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat in New Delhi. Hyderabad: The sudden change in the stance against the Centre by TRS chief K Chandrashekar Rao has left party leaders and workers baffled as earlier, taking cue from the outburst of the party supremo, they had vociferously protested against the Farm Acts. In 1996, he worked as Transport minister in Chief minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu's cabinet. In the elections of 2004, Rao won the Siddipet state assembly constituency and also the Karimnagar Lok Sabha constituency, both as a TRS candidate. [18][19][20] Rao was re-elected 8 times as TRS president. Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao (born 17 February 1954), better known and abbreviated as KCR , is an Indian politician serving as the first and current Chief Minister of Telangana since 2014. Following elections to the legislative assembly, the state's governor usually invites the party (or coalition) with a majority of seats to form the government. 1. [12] In April 2001, he formed the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Party at Jala Drushyam, Hyderabad to achieve Telangana statehood. Telangana to notify 50,000 government job vacancies of teachers, police: KCR Telangana Chief Minister KCR and his party Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) have been criticised by many for not providing enough jobs in the state. An intensive household survey, Samagra Kutumba Survey (SKS) was done in a single day on 19 August 2014 across the state to arrive at citizen information for rolling out welfare programs. Until now we have opposed the Farm Acts and also took up strong protests, but now there is … The party national leadership has given full freedom to the State leadership on deciding alliances,” he said. The TRS fought the 2004 general elections in alliance with the Indian National Congress with a Promise of Congress Party to give Telangana State and Rao was one of the five TRS candidates who was returned as MPs.[13][14]. To know more, see our. From 1987–1988, he worked as Minister of Drought & Relief in Chief minister N. T. Rama Rao's cabinet. [11] Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today met Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri in Delhi, and requested the Centre to initiate steps for … Telangana CM KCR extends support to farmers for 'Bharat Bandh' on Dec 8 Sun 06 Dec 2020, 21:56:30 Telangana Chief Minister and TRS President K Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday extended the party's total support to Bharat Bandh called on December 8 by the farmers agitating against the Centre's newly enacted farm laws in Delhi. © 2020 Hyderabad Media House Limited/The Hans India. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) is the president of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS). This is despite the fact that he has assets worth Rs 20.60 crore. You agree to our use of cookies by continuing to use our site. Name of Chief Ministers. [15] He has resigned as MP in 2006 on a challenge of Congress and Won with a Huge Majority of more than 200,000 votes. However, it was earlier reported that the Telangana government will finalise an action plan for administering COVID-19 vaccine in the state on January 11 and a meeting will be held by CM K Chandrashekar Rao with all ministers and district collectors to discuss the vaccine distribution plan. Telangana CM Chandrashekhar Rao who has made headlines with his non-Congress, non-BJP alliance is reportedly now trying for an alliance with the Congress party. [6] He attained a MA degree in Literature from Osmania University, Hyderabad. [23] In December 2018, Rao was re-elected as Chief Minister for the second term, after winning the 2018 Telangana Legislative Assembly election. New Delhi: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao has declared battle against the BJP and the Modi government. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao directed the Chief Secretary to collect the list of all vacancies in the state. He is a Member of the Legislative Assembly (Telangana) representing the Gajwel constituency. The Telangana chief minister is on a three-day visit to the national capital. Why did Telangana CM not meet farmers during his visit to New Delhi, BJP state president asks Hyderabad police arrested former Andhra Pradesh Minister of Tourism and Telugu Desam Party leader Bhuma Akhila Priya of Kurnool District on Wednesday for his alleged role in the kidnapping of three distant relatives of Telangana Prime Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao. He went on to become a Union Cabinet minister of Labour and Employment in the United Progressive Alliance government at the Centre with his party colleague Aelay Narendra who became minister of Rural Development and Jannu Jakaraiah as Chairman for National Minimum Wages Advisory Board. 2 June 2014. [9], Rao joined the Telugu Desam Party(TDP) in 1983 and contested against A. Madan Mohan and lost that election. Rao has announced that he will be holding a conclave of opposition parties in the second week of December. The leaders who were earlier mounting pressure on the BJP even on social media have now scaled down the attacks. Between 2014 and 2018, his assets grew by Rs 5.5 crore. In 2009, Rao fought and won the Mahbubnagar Lok Sabha elections. After 11 days of beginning his fast, the Central Government said yes to Telangana as a separate state.[16]. from Nizamabad, Telangana. The CM took many surprising decisions after returning from Delhi. The CM took many surprising decisions after returning from Delhi, viz., going back on LRS, announcing doles for employees such as promotions and PRC etc. The Front's aim was to bring a non-Congress, non-BJP alliance to power at the Central Government of India.[25][26]. Sanjay also exuded confidence that the BJP would win the Nagarjuna Sagar Assembly by-election and the next general elections in the State. [11] He stood for the people of the Telangana region were being discriminated and believed that separate state is the only solution. In November 2009, he started a fast-unto-death, demanding the introduction of Telangana Bill in the Indian Parliament. On June 21, 2019, the CM inaugurated the Kaleswaram project aimed at making the Telangana state fertile, providing water for irrigation, drinking water and industrial purposes. He is the leader and Founder of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi, a regional party in India. [4] He is a Member of the Legislative Assembly (Telangana) representing the Gajwel constituency. Rao’s son, TRS working president KT Rama Rao, had earlier said that it is the Congress, and not the BJP, which is their main rival in the state. To support a separate state. [ 16 ] started his career with youth. Telangana Congress party has strongly condemned Rajagopal Reddy ’ s statement that he will be poll. 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