Post Tagged with: "Telangana Election"

Cong, BJP offices hamlets of gloom as TRS wins

Cong, BJP offices hamlets of gloom as TRS wins

HYDERABAD: Gandhi Bhavan, the Congress headquarters in Hyderabad, was buzzing with activity a few days back but on Tuesday, the premises wore a gloomy look with dejected party workers carrying back boxes of sweets and crackers. “We were told to deck up the place, anticipating an upset for TRS and […]

Khammam only silver lining in Kutami horizon

Khammam only silver lining in Kutami horizon

HYDERABAD: The KCR and pro-Telangana factors decimated the Congress-led Praja Kutami in almost every district except undivided Khammam district, where the Congress-TDP-CPI-TJS alliance (Praja Kutami) won nine of the 10 assembly segments. The only silver lining for the Praja Kutami was the victory of its candidates from all the constituencies, […]

Telangana: Women representation dips further

Telangana: Women representation dips further

HYDERABAD: The representation of women in the 119-member has dropped to 5 per cent against the 7.5 per cent in the dissolved House. Only six women have made it to the Assembly in the elections held on December 7. There were nine members in the previous Assembly. Three women candidates […]

Old Seven in bag, MIM?s Rajendranagar dream lost

Old Seven in bag, MIM?s Rajendranagar dream lost

HYDERABAD: The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) may have succeeded in retaining its seven assembly segments, but the party?s dream of expanding its electoral strength to eight and conquering the crucial Rajendranagar constituency remains unfulfilled. The MIM?s total share in voting percentage remained unchanged this time compared to 2014 elections. In fact, […]

Wily politico?s crowning glory post roller-coaster

Wily politico?s crowning glory post roller-coaster

HYDERABAD: Notching up a second consecutive victory in Telangana, K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) has made a seamless transition from a statehood agitator to a leader synonymous with a successful governance model, for which he has reaped rich rewards in the December 7 assembly polls. But, while securing statehood for Telangana […]

TRS bags 14 of 24 seats in Greater Hyderabad

TRS bags 14 of 24 seats in Greater Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: The TRS reaped benefits of focusing on GHMC areas as it bagged 14 of the 24 assembly constituencies, as well as a segment in neighbouring constituency Medchal in this election. Its rival, the TDP, drew a blank in the region. It was the dream of TRS chief K Chandrasekhar […]

Harish Rao trounces all with bumper win margin

Harish Rao trounces all with bumper win margin

HYDERABAD: Call him a troubleshooter or KCR‘s right-hand man, Thanneeru Harish Rao is the go-to man in the TRS. On Tuesday, he may have scored one of the biggest victory margins (1,18,699-vote majority) in the five assembly elections. Not long ago, in 2017, BJP‘s Sunil Kumar Sharma won Sahibabad Assembly […]

Cong biggies fail as pink wave sweeps Telangana

Cong biggies fail as pink wave sweeps Telangana

HYDERABAD: Barring Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president N Uttam Kumar Reddy and party‘s campaign committee chairman Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka, almost all top guns of the grand old party bit the dust as the ‘KCR wave‘ swept the Telangana polls on Tuesday. Many Congress stalwarts, including an ex-Union minister, a former […]

Telangana polls: Pink Tsunami by statehood icon

Telangana polls: Pink Tsunami by statehood icon

HYDERABAD: A pink tsunami drowned a united opposition in on Tuesday as incumbent chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao?s TRS won the state?s first assembly by bagging 88 of the 119 seats in the assembly. In 2014, when Telangana had been freshly bifurcated from Andhra Pradesh, TRS had only 63 seats. […]