Electoral Bonds: BJP got Rs 6060 crore, TMC Rs 1,609 cr & Cong Rs 1421 cr | SBI Data

NEW DELHI: The State Bank of India (SBI) data submitted before the Election Commission of India (ECI) has revealed that the BJP, followed by West Bengal’s regional party Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Congress are the top three receivers of money donated via electoral bonds, among all the parties between 2019 and 2014. The New Indian […]

 Telangana elections 2023: Who is BJP’s first time MLA who defeated KCR and Revanth Reddy

HYDERABAD: The victory of Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Katipally Venkata Ramana Reddy in the Kamareddy assembly constituency in Telangana has come as a huge surprise to both the Congress and the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) marking a significant inroad to the saffron party in the state. The businessman-turned-politician defeated the current chief minister K Chandrashekar […]

Decoding Congress’ lone success in Telangana

NEW DELHI: As the Congress appears poised to clinch Telangana in the 2023 assembly elections, the victory narrative is a stark departure from the initial scepticism that shrouded the party’s prospects in the state earlier this year. Despite early challenges, the strategic manoeuvres employed by the Congress have turned the tide in its favour. The […]

Telangana polls: Voters turnout at 63.94%, counting still underway

KOLKATA: As of now, Telangana has recorded 63.94 per cent voter turnout, till 5 PM, during the polling of its Assembly Elections, however, counting is still underway.  Among the polling personnel appointed, over 43,000 presiding officers, alongside 4,000 route officers. Moreover, the Election Commission of India had also deployed over 12,900 micro observers and 234 […]

Telangana polls: Voters flock to booths at 51.89% turnout till 3 PM

KOLKATA: The voter turnout to the Telangana Assembly Elections has showcased great enthusiasm, especially in rural areas, at 51.89 per cent till 3 PM, on Thursday.  Up until 11 AM, Medak constituency saw the highest voter turnout at 50.8 per cent, followed by the Jogilamba Gadwal constituency at 49.29 per cent, alongside Jayashankar Bhupalpalle constituency […]

Telangana polls: Congress banking on anti-incumbency, BRS aims comeback

HYDERABAD: As the youngest state of the country, Telangana, is all set to open doors for its third assembly elections, the state is all set to witness a fiercely fought triangular electoral contest.  The three parties are all set to battle it out as the Bharath Rashtra Samithi (BRS) government, grappling with anti-incumbency, fights it […]

Telangana polls: “Will get majority,” says Congress leader, former cricketer Azhar

TELANGANA: As Congress arms itself to face off against the incumbent government of the Bharat Rashtriya Samiti in Telangana, which has remained in power for almost a decade, former cricketer-turned-politician Mohammed Azharuddin remains hopeful of the Grand Old Party claiming a landslide victory, ahead of the state’s assembly elections. “Nothing can be said as of now […]

Telangana polls: Muslim voters to be game-changers for Congress to come to power

HYDERABAD: One factor that could decide the outcome of the Telangana polls is the turnaround in the minority vote preferences which is influenced by the Anti-BJP stance taken by the two main contenders in the state — the Bharat Rashtriya Samiti and the Congress. Issues like the Uniform Civil Code, and the Palestine conflict are […]

Most corrupt regime: PM Modi attacks Telangana government

PM Narendra Modi terms KCR-led Telangana government as being most corrupt regime in the country

As ED probes her, Kavitha whips up women’s reservation frenzy

A day ahead of ED questioning, Telangana CM’s daughter Kavitha targets government on Women’s Reservation Bill; Brings 13 political parties together