TDP’s Chandrababu Naidu and YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy battle it out for power from Kuppam and Pulivendula respectively. Vicky Nanjappa compares the two areas to see how both of them fare. In the Seema-Andhra region, the YSR Congress and the Telugu Desam Party are in a tight battle to become the first party to wrest power in the newly-bifurcated region. And with the area going to the polls soon, all eyes turn to two constituencies: Kuppam and Pulivendula, from where TDP chief ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Leaders from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh gave an exhaustive account of the reasons for the party’s defeat to party general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Monday and enumerated the steps to be taken for rebuilding the party. Rediff.com contributor Anita Katyal reports. Bemoaning the lack of media support for the Congress in the Seemandhra region during the recent Lok Sabha and assembly polls, state leaders have suggested that the party should establish its own newspaper and television ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
With elections over, the hectic lobbying for a new capital of bifurcated Andhra Pradesh (Seemanadhra region) has started yet again. Hyderabad will be the joint capital of the two states for a 10-year period until Seemandhra builds its capital, according to the legislation passed by Parliament. But the Union government constituted a committee last month to finalise a new capital for the non-Telangana region. Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu, who will be sworn in as chief minister ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The election campaign in Telangana was similar to a violent Telugu movie laced with the choicest of dialogues, says Rediff.com’s Vicky Nanjappa With the stakes being high in Telangana -- where elections to 119 assembly and 17 Lok Sabha constituencies will be held on Wednesday -- the use of strong language against opponents has been the order of the day. The most targeted leader being Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandrasekara Rao. Complete Coverage: Lok Sabha Election ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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