Hyderabad: YSR Congress President YS Jaganmohan Reddy's strategy to pin down the TDP-led government backfired in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly as he himself earned the wrath of the Speaker, while two of his party MLAs faced suspension from the House on Tuesday.
Jaganmohan Reddy today attracted the wrath of Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao over an "unparliamentary" remark made by him, even as the ruling Telugu Desam Party members demanded that Jagan apologise to the House or be suspended.
A special anti-money laundering court on Tuesday attached assets worth Rs 800 crore of YSR Congress leader Jaganmohan Reddy and his associates in connection with its probe into alleged corruption and money laundering in an infrastructure project in Andhra Pradesh.
YSR Congress president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy today demanded that the Telangana government should return the land in Hyderabad to the Andhra Pradesh Non-Gazetted Officers (APNGO) Union, which it has taken in its possession.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy and other leaders on Monday congratulated ISRO scientists on the successful launch of the PSLV C-23 rocket carrying five satellites.
YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Saturday demanded that Rs 1 crore be paid in compensation to each of the kin of 17 persons who lost their lives in the deadly blast and fire due to gas leakage in Nagaram village in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy today sought to target Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu over corruption issue during a discussion on black money in Andhra Pradesh Assembly, but was cornered when the ruling TDP launched a swift counter-attack on him.
As Seemandhra prepares to vote for a new dawn on May 7, Congress is faced with the tough task of weaning away electors from old foe Chandrababu Naidu and former partyman Jaganmohan Reddy, both of whom are eyeing big gains from voter angst over Andhra Pradesh`s split.
Telugu Desam Party alleged that YSR Congress Party president Jaganmohan Reddy violated the model code of conduct by stretching his road show beyond stipulated time limit at Mylavaram town in Krishna district.
Lok Sabha and Assembly polls on May 7 in Seemandhra seem to have narrowed down to a N Chandrababu Naidu versus Y S Jaganmohan Reddy fight, with the TDP chief seeking a comeback while the YSRC supremo is looking to expand his party`s footprint in the political arena.
A battle for prestige is on the cards in this YSR family stronghold, which was represented four times by the late Chief Minister and twice by his son Jaganmohan, as traditional Congress supporters are looking at TDP as an alternative after the junior Reddy parted ways with the national party.