Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 2, 2015
Opposition YSR Congress today alleged that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is "mum" about special status to the state as he is playing into the hands of the Centre to "save his skin".
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 30, 2015
YSR Congress has announced that it will hold a dharna on August 10 at Jantar Mantar in Delhi to protest against the Centre's "delay" in granting special status to Andhra Pradesh and to highlight the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) government's "indifference" on the issue.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) today said it may support the Land Acquisition Bill in Parliament if the Modi Government accepts the changes suggested by it in the contentious legislation.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 7, 2015
Former Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee President Botsa Satyanarayana, who was suspended from the party, today joined YSR Congress Party.
Andhra Pradesh News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday June 5, 2015
The Congress party has suspended former president of the party's Andhra Pradesh unit Botsa Satyanarayana, who plans to join the YSR Congress party on Sunday.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 22, 2015
YSR Congress president and Leader of Opposition in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly YS Jagan Mohan Reddy criticised a proposal to acquire 15,000 acres of land for an international airport at Bhogapuram district despite protests by locals.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday December 29, 2014
A fire allegedly started by some unidentified miscreants this morning damaged banana plantations and pump sheds of farmers in six villages around Tullur in the district, part of which has been earmarked for establishing the new capital city of Andhra Pradesh, police said.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Friday August 15, 2014
Two leaders of Jagan Reddy's YSR Congress were caught in an ugly brawl after a ceremony to hoist the Independence Day flag at the party office in Telangana's Karimnagar district.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 29, 2014
YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy today requested the Centre's intervention for ensuring the safe return of Indian nationals stranded in strife-hit Libya.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 8, 2014
Jagan Mohan Reddy said he does not want to be part of the "extravagant" swearing-in ceremony of Chandrababu Naidu when Andhra Pradesh is in deep crisis.
Elections News | Written by Uma Sudhir | Sunday May 25, 2014
Less than 10 days after Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party or TDP emerged the clear winner in the Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh, fresh trouble is brewing for YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 21, 2014
'The YSR Congress would continue its struggle for the welfare of the people', he said.
Elections News | Reported by Uma Sudhir; Written by Suparna Singh | Monday May 19, 2014
The regional powerhouse from Andhra Pradesh, accompanied by his MPs, travelled to Delhi and met Mr Modi.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 16, 2014
TDP was leading in over 50 Assembly seats and the YSR Congress Party in 40, as per initial trends in Seemandhra.
Elections News | Uma Sudhir | Tuesday May 13, 2014
Before the results of the national and state elections are counted, some political parties in Andhra Pradesh claim they've glimpsed the verdict. In the municipal or local elections, whose results are being counted today, they see a portent.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 26, 2014
Some BJP supporters allegedly hurled eggs at union minister and Andhra Pradesh Congress election campaign committee chief K Chiranjeevi during a public meeting in Machilipatnam on Friday after his remarks against Narendra Modi calling him a "Hitler" and "tyrant", police said.
Elections News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday April 14, 2014
Jagan Mohan Reddy, whose YSR Congress is contesting its first Lok Sabha elections, has made clear that he is open to doing business with anyone but his former party the Congress.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 13, 2014
Building a capital city "better than Hyderabad" for Seemandhra, Rs 500 dole for school students, loan waiver for women self-help groups and hike in social security pensions were among promises made by YSR Congress Party in its manifesto today.
Elections News | NDTV.com | Friday March 14, 2014
Jagan Mohan Reddy may have spent 16 months in jail on charges of mega-corruption, but his three-year-old party is heading for gold in the national elections.
Elections News | Uma Sudhir | Saturday February 22, 2014
With Parliament passing the Telangana Bill and paving the way for the region to be turned into India's 29th state by bifurcating Andhra Pradesh, all parties are now looking at changing strategies and perhaps political realignments.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 19, 2014
Normal life in Rayalaseema and coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh came to a halt on Wednesday on a shutdown call by YSR Congress party to protest the manner in which the bill for formation of separate Telangana state was passed in Lok Sabha.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday February 17, 2014
The bill to create Telangana will be taken up for discussion in the Lok Sabha tomorrow, the government today announced as the BJP warned against passing the proposal in the din of protests, without addressing the concerns of all regions of Andhra Pradesh. The main opposition party has become the focus of all efforts to stall the move, with five un...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday February 14, 2014
YSR Congress has called for an Andhra Pradesh shutdown Friday to protest the manner in which the Telangana bill was tabled in Parliament. YSR Congress gave the call to protest what it calls the mockery of democracy. It also decided to muster support of all opposition parties to stall the bill.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday January 10, 2014
YSR Congress MLAs staged a walk out from the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly today protesting the manner in which the state is sought to be divided against majority opinion.