Holding that the TDP government should refrain from "traumatising" farmers to give up their multi-crop land, President of YSR Congress Party Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy today said instead it should use degraded forest land for the purpose.
The opposition YSR Congress in Andhra Pradesh today requested the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restrain neighbouring Telangana from using Srisailam water for power generation, and to create a permanent mechanism to resolve the inter-state power issues.
Flaying the "pomp and show" associated with the "coronation" of N Chandrababu Naidu, YSRC Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday said he does not want to be part of the "extravagant" swearing-in ceremony when Andhra Pradesh is in deep crisis.
Maintaining that May 7 elections in Seemandhra is a battle between politics of credibility and honesty on one side and politics of conspiracy and opportunism on the other, YSRCP chief Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday appealed to people to reject the forces that have been doling out impossible and hyperbolic promises and vote for his party.
Telangana is all set to witness three-cornered contests for Lok Sabha and legislative assembly polls after the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and BJP alliance, and the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) as well as Congress going their own way
Post the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress party chief Jagan Mohan Reddy has emerged as a force to reckon with in Seemandhra and may emerge as the biggest winner in the parliamentary elections.
Ahead of the proposed presentation of the Telangan Bill in the Rajya Sabha today, which got the Lok Sabha nod on Tuesday, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiram Kumar Reddy has confirmed that he will quit from his post while Union Tourism Minister Chiranjeevi has threatened to stall the proceedings in the Upper House.
Seeking the support of BJD for the formation of a separate state by dividing Andhra Pradesh, a delegation of Telangana leaders cautioned Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to be `careful` with YSR Congress leader Jagan Reddy.
Warning that bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh would lead to security concerns for the whole nation, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy Monday urged the Group of Ministers (GoM) to reconsider the decision to carve out separate Telangana state.
Reiterating his commitment to a united Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Saturday said that he would explain the need for keeping the state unified to the GoM set up to look into the bifurcation issue.
A special CBI Court on Wednesday allowed the plea of YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, facing corruption charges, seeking relaxation in bail conditions to enable him to visit different parts of Andhra Pradesh and Delhi.
YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, who is facing corruption charges and was released from jail last month, moved a local court seeking relaxation in bail conditions to enable him to move out of the Andhra Pradesh capital.
The special CBI court today took cognisance of the charge sheet filed by CBI against YSR Congress chief Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy and others in quid-pro-quo investments case related to Indu Techzone Pvt Ltd.
YSR Congress Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday night was taken into preventive custody by the police and taken to hospital on the fifth day of his indefinite fast against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.