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Telangana MLAs defection: Congress leader Vikramarka on indefinite fast shifted to hospital

Congress Legislature Party leader Vikramarka had Saturday launched his 36-hour fast, which was subsequently changed to 'fast-unto-death' at the Dharna Chowk here. He has been shifted to the state-run NIMS hospital "in view of his failing health" and also for holding protest beyond the permitted time, police said.

Telangana: 12 Congress MLAs who switched to TRS haven’t resigned yet

Congress leader Shabbir Ali said that the MLAs sent voice messages or text messages over the phone, hinting that they will resign. "But none of them have actually quit the party or from the party posts," he said.


TRS defends 12 Congress MLAs joining its ranks in Telangana

TRS spokesperson Abid Rasool Khan claimed Friday the 12 MLAs decided to become part of the Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao-led outfit because of the development and welfare programmes of the government and "positiveness" of voters towards the ruling party.

Congress collapses in Telangana, 12 of 18 MLAs say they are joining TRS

Sources said the 12 MLAs will escape the disqualification clause under the anti-defection law as they form a two-third majority.

Setback for Telangana Congress as 12 party MLAs join TRS

Congress' representation in 119-member House came down to 18 after the party's state unit chief Uttam Kumar Reddy tendered his resignation on Wednesday, after being elected to Lok Sabha from Nalgonda.

TRS scores thumping win in Telangana rural local body polls

The indirect elections to the posts of Zilla Parishad Chairpersons and vice-chairpersons will be held on June 8.


In fight against Congress, TRS eyes clean sweep, banks on ‘pro-KCR mood’

“Although the TRS candidate is a novice, the party has gained ground in the Assembly elections. Except for Huzurnagar, the TRS won all the other six Assembly segments under Nalgonda Lok Sabha constituency,’’ said Krishna Reddy, a Congress campaign manager in Nalgonda.

TDP's Nama Nageswara Rao joins TRS in Telangana

A number of opposition leaders at various levels, including several MLAs of main opposition Congress, have switched over to the TRS during this month.

Another Telangana Congress MLA to jump ship, join TRS

Sources in the TRS (Telangana Rashtra Samiti) led by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao confirmed that Kandala Upender Reddy, MLA from Palair, conveyed willingness to join the party.

KCR expands Telangana Cabinet, inducts 10 ministers

In the December assembly elections, after the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) swept to power for a second consecutive term, only Mahmood Ali was sworn in as Cabinet minister alongside KCR. He was allotted the Home portfolio.

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As TRS sweeps Telangana, here’s what worked in KCR’s favour | DECISION 2018

K Chandrashekhar Rao will continue as Chief Minister of Telangana for a second term. The victory is, for the most part, not a surprise. But here’s what worked in his favour. And what about the Congress-TDP alliance? Liz Mathew breaks it down.

Modi says Congress' made a mess of Andhra bifurcation, just the way it did during Partition

Looking back into history, Modi said, "three states were created even under former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee but they are functioning smoothly. Congress' handling of Andhra Pradesh bifurcation is a mess, just like the Partition of India and Pakistan".