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<p><strong>Breaking News Live:</strong>&nbsp;Hello and welcome to the live blog of ABP Live. Please follow this space for all the breaking news and latest updates from India and around the world.</p> <h3><strong>ULFA, Centre, Assam Govt To Sign Memorandum Of Settlement Today:&nbsp;</strong></h3> <p>The Assam Chief Minister’s Office has announced that a tripartite memorandum of settlement will be … Read more

BRS will rule from farmhouse if voted to power, says Priyanka Gandhi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday attacked chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s regime in Telangana, alleging that all “big” leaders in the ruling Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) are sitting in farmhouses and running the government, and the poor are becoming poorer while the ruling party is becoming richer. Addressing a poll rally in Bhongir, … Read more

Time to usher back an era of people-centric governance, says Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi said, “Mahatma Gandhi had once said, the most important voice is the one last in the line. Kummari Chandrayya’s was one such voice. And the ‘dorala’ BRS government failed him. He was a small farmer from Telangana, struggling to make ends meet and burdened by loans. He died by suicide leaving behind his … Read more

Congress sees a chance to break through decade-old BRS rule

Unlike in Karnataka, where the choice for the chief minister’s post was clearly between Shivakumar and Siddaramaiah, there are leadership aspirants in Telangana but no clear front-runners.  The contenders include Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president Anumala Revanth Reddy, belonging to the  dominant Reddy community; Congress Legislative Party leader Bhatti Vikramarka Mallu, who is from the Dalit … Read more

Rahul Gandhi mocks BJP promise of appointing backward caste CM in Telangana

Taunting the BJP over its promise to appoint a backward caste leader as chief minister in Telangana, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asked how the saffron party can do so when it is going to get only a meagre percentage of votes. Addressing a poll rally at Kalwakurthy in Telangana, he said BJP leaders … Read more

Congress will fulfil aspirations that led to Telangana’s formation: Rahul Gandhi

Though it was expected that the common people and the poor would benefit from the creation of a separate Telangana state, only one family benefited during the past 10 years, he alleged. Congress, after coming to power, would fulfil the aspirations for which the state was formed, he said. In the November 30 Assembly election, … Read more

Azharuddin, Gaddar’s daughter figure in Congress’ second list for Telangana

Revuri Prakash Reddy, who had resigned from the BJP to join the Congress last week, will contest from Parkal. Former minister Tummala Nageshwar Rao, who quit the BRS to join Congress, has secured ticket from Khammam. Former MP Ponguleti Srinivas Reddy, who joined the Congress in July after resigning from ruling the BRS, will contest … Read more

Congress holds meet to decide names of candidates for Telangana polls

The Congress leadership on Friday deliberated upon the names of candidates for the Telangana assembly polls at a crucial meeting of the party’s Central Election Committee in New Delhi. Chaired by Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, the meeting was attended by former party chief Sonia Gandhi, besides members of the Committee and Telangana leaders, including PCC … Read more

BJP announces first list, sans Union minister Kishan Reddy

The BJP on Sunday announced the first list of candidates for next month’s assembly elections in Telangana, fielding three sitting MPs and retaining all three sitting MLAs. The central election committee of the BJP cleared the names for 52 out of 119 assembly seats. The party has fielded three of its four MPs from the … Read more

Rahul Gandhi promises caste census in Telangana

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday promised that once voted to power in Telangana, the party will undertake a caste census in the state. Addressing corner meetings during Vijayabheri Yatra in Bhupalpally district on Thursday, he described caste census as the biggest issue in the country and questioned the silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi … Read more