Sreenivas Janyala

Articles By Sreenivas Janyala

UIDAI: Police suspicion that Aadhaar data stolen was unfounded

UIDAI said that it’s CIDR and servers are completely safe and fully secure and no illegal access was made to its CIDR and no data has been stolen from its servers.

Chandrababu Naidu brings man who claimed EVMs can be hacked, EC objects

Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu had led the team to meet the poll panel on Saturday afternoon to express concerns over alleged malfunctioning of voting machines in the first phase of elections, among other things.

Andhra poll violence: Two killed in TDP-YSRCP clashes, Assembly Speaker allegedly assaulted

TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu accused YSRCP of intimidating voters to reduce the voting percentage as it would benefit them. However, YSRCP leaders accused TDP leaders of beating up its polling agents to prevent YSRCP supporters from voting for their party.

Elections 2019: In a first in Andhra and Telangana, liquor bottles carry party stickers

In Andhra Pradesh, beer bottles with Telugu Desam Party and YSRCP stickers were seen in the hands of people mobilized to attend public meetings.

Secunderabad, Telangana: In urban seat, youngest candidate locked in three-cornered

Completely urban and mostly middle class, the prestigious Secunderabad Lok Sabha constituency will witness a tight contest between the TRS, Congress and BJP.

Releasing manifestos, TDP, YSRCP try to outdo each other in announcing sops

The YSRCP manifesto promises many cash doles and benefits for marginalised sections, with a focus on women, farmers, daily wage workers, elderly, SCs, STs, BCs and minorities. The TDP has also promised almost similar sops.

Andhra Pradesh: Chief Secretary transferred for defying EC orders

Last week, Punetha was asked to appear before the EC to explain why the order to transfer the three officers was canceled by him, and why he had issued a circular canceling the EC’s order.

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.

Confident of riding ‘waves’ to victory, Andhra and Telangana candidates tighten purse strings

Witnessing the huge turnout at Jagan’s public meetings, YSRCP candidates have apparently concluded that they will ride the “Jagan wave” and win easily.

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

In December 2018, Uttam Kumar won Huzurnagar by a margin of 7,466 votes against his TRS rival. For lack of a better candidate, the Congress chose to nominate him for the Nalgonda Lok Sabha seat.

With ‘zero’ assets, Rohith Vemula’s friend enters fight from unreserved Andhra Assembly seat

Vijay was one of the five students who were expelled from their University of Hyderabad (UoH) hostel in December 2015 as punishment for allegedly assaulting an ABVP leader, following which his friend and fellow Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula committed suicide on January 17, 2016.

Lok Sabha polls: 185 in race for Telangana seat, EC turns to special EVMs

The old M2 EVMs can accommodate only 64 names; the constituency has 185, nearly three times that — making it the seat with the largest number of candidates this general election

PM slams ‘PM for J&K’ remark, Omar Abdullah cites accession terms

Omar was reacting to BJP president Amit Shah’s statement on Friday that Article 35A, which gives special rights to the state, may be abrogated by 2020.

In Andhra’s first election since split, lot at stake for Naidu, YS Jagan

It's no more about special status and all about sops. Still, in the first election in Andhra Pradesh since the state’s split, Chandrababu Naidu is battling hard to hold off Jagan in a contest where both have a lot at stake. The Indian Express travels through Andhra to find two parties closely tied, and a virtually absent Congress.

Government has equipped India to be chowkidar even in space, says PM Modi

PM Modi also slammed the Opposition parties for ostensibly “belittling” Mission Shakti and “questioning” the airstrikes on terror camps in Pakistan’s Balakot following the terror attack in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir.

Andhra Pradesh: Against rebel leader Chandra Deo, Congress fields his daughter

In 2014, the YSRCP’s Kothapalli Geetha had won the seat, but she later resigned and floated her own party. In the Assembly elections held simultaneously, of the seven segments falling under the Araku Lok Sabha constituency, the YSRCP had won six and the TDP Parvathipuram.

Educationist, builder in fray to wrest Visakhapatnam seat from BJP

In 2014, BJP’s Hari Babu won against YSRCP’s Y S Vijayamma, mother of Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, mainly because of TDP support. The TDP had allotted the seat to the BJP as part of their seat-sharing agreement.

Explained: Who is Pawan Kalyan, and what is the Jana Sena?

Actor-turned-politician Konidela Pawan Kalyan belongs to the Kapu community, but he says it would be a mistake to call the Jana Sena a Kapu party, or assume that his party is seeking Kapu votes.

Former IPS officer who arrested Jagan in assets case joins Jana Sena party

The Jana Sena on Sunday also announced an electoral tie-up with the Bahujan Samaj Party in Andhra Pradesh, allotting three Lok Sabha and 21 assembly seats to it for the April 11 elections.

Telangana: Assembly win a draw, KCR throws open gates, has leaders flocking

The elections had been held in a joint Andhra Pradesh then. Seat-wise, the tally stood at 11 of the 17 seats that now fall in Telangana for the TRS, two for the Congress, and one each for the YSR Congress Party, BJP, TDP and AIMIM.