EC has issued a notice to Rao for allegedly making religious remarks during the campaign for next month`s by-elections in Andhra Pradesh.
Eighty four nominations filed for June 12 by-elections to 1 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies in AP have been rejected after scrutiny.
Andhra Pradesh election commission on Wednesday stressed upon the need to ensure fair media reporting without `paid news`.
Day in Pics: 28th January
Showbiz World - January 28, 2015
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium