“But, a no-confidence motion should be the last resort. We will continue our fight for justice to Andhra Pradesh. If that doesn’t happen, we will muster support from other parties and move the no-trust motion,” the Andhra Pradesh chief minister said.
Andhra Pradesh’s Chandrababu Naidu is the wealthiest chief minister, while Maharashtra’s Devendra Fadnavis has the highest number of criminal cases against him.
At a meeting with party leaders, Naidu voiced his disappointment over the lack of any allocations for the state to fulfil commitments made in Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act.
The signature project of Andhra Pradesh is messier than it looks.
This week’s column explores what goes into the creation of a city by looking at pieces about Andhra Pradesh’s Amaravati and Myanmar’s capital Naypyidaw.
Telegu Desam Party leaders predict that within a year, Naidu’s son will be made party president and will be pitched as a youthful face for the 2019 general elections.
Like the Nizam’s rule in Hyderabad under the British Raj, K. Chandrasekhar Rao is trying to woo the BJP in hopes that he will be able to lord it over Telangana as long as he promises suzerainty.
The leader of one of Rayalaseema’s notorious factions may be dead but the politics of the region continues to revolve around caste and violence.
Every large urban undertaking lays bare the efficiency of the systems, the capacity to self-organise and the nature of leadership that drives them. In the making of Amaravati, none of it appears reassuring.
“I am spending two hours daily to ease the problems caused by demonetisation. I am breaking my head daily but we are unable to find a solution to this problem,” the chief minister said.
Beyond his well-known love for the city, Naidu needs to deliver an important political message to those inhabitants of Hyderabad whose origins lie in Andhra Pradesh – ‘I am around to take care of you, don’t be worried’.
The massive data-driven governance project brings focus on the efficiency of government schools, data privacy and the role of Aadhaar in technology-driven development.
The growing demand for including the prosperous Kapu community in the list of Other Backward Castes is a growing headache for state chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu
With one foot in traditional caste rhetoric and the other in ‘modernity’, Tamil Nadu’s political parties are experimenting to draw the old and young voter alike
Real change comes about when the people are empowered to participate in the decision making process
A look behind the Andhra Pradesh government’s much touted land pooling policy for the new capital of Amaravati
Holding an extravagant ‘yagam’ to provide relief to the people of Telangana reeling under prolonged drought puts a big question mark on K. Chandrashekar Rao’s credentials as a leader aspiring for real solutions to real problems on the ground.
In an open letter to Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu, an MLC from the Rayalaseema region explains why he kept off the foundation ceremony of the state’s new capital Amravati.
Farmers who were asked to give up their land to build a new city are a disgruntled lot and questions remain about the environmental costs too
With the trickle of desertions rapidly turning into a torrent, the Congress party in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana is facing a crisis like never before
It is evident that adequate thought had not been given to the question of how Rajahmundry, a city with 3.5 lakh people, would cope with the daily influx of a population twice its size.
The move against the channel sparked strong protests from the media fraternity today, which saw it as an “undemocratic and unconstitutional” step by the Chandrababu Naidu Government
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Unable to meet popular expectations, both KCR and Chandrababu Naidu have put themselves in an embarrassing situation from which they have no option but to exit
Telangana police is gearing up to arrest Chandrababu Naidu over allegations of trying to buy the vote of an MLA
Opinion poll shows continuing public support for ruling TDP-BJP combine but Chandrababu Naidu may come under pressure because of ‘cash for votes’ scandal.
One year after the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, the political mood in the two states couldn’t be more different.
Those violating the court’s order “should first be warned and then prosecuted” says advocate Prashant Bhushan, who also wants the ban to cover the Prime Minister.