Hyderabad: “It is not proper for Naidu to make such hue and cry against the EVMs. The 2014 election was held with EVMs and Naidu won the election. If he wins in 2019 what will Naidu say?” he said while ridiculing Mr Naidu’s accusation of EVM tampering.
He said that to ensure development activities are not disrupted in the state, elections to the Zilla and Mandal Parishads will be completed before May 23. He said the Congress will lose its deposit in many Lok Sabha constituencies, and as for the BJP, there is no place for it in Telangana society. He was confident his party would win 16 Lok Sabha seats.
Refuting the criticism of Opposition parties that the polling percentage changed in various Lok Sabha segments within 24 hours of polling, he said that it is common for there to be variations in the polling percentage in every election. He pointed out that election officials indicate the approximate percentage soon after polling ends and the next day announce the actual percentage after receiving the information from all the segments.
Replying to a query about Congress president Rahul Gandhi contesting from Kerala, Mr Rao said it will not help the party to improve its position in south India.
Referring to the majority margins of TRS candidates, he predicted that Medak will be in first and Warangal will be in second and Karimnagar would likely be in third or fourth position. He said if people from Andhra living in Telangana had not gone to AP to vote, the TRS would have got more of a majority in several seats.
The government will bring in a new Revenue Act to make administration corruption free for the people. There are good officers in the Revenue department, but a few disgruntled elements are giving the government a bad name, he claimed. Violence and murders took place in AP during the elections but the elections in Telangana reflect transparent governance, Mr Rao said.
Most Telugu NRIs are with TRS, TD or the YSRC, and BJP is trying to wean them away.
CM said the archaic and obsolete Revenue Acts have inflicted immense damage on farmers and other people and they must go.
n In season of plenty, high-tech zone goes water-less.
Ms Kavitha has kept away from party activities and public appearances since her defeat in the Lok Sabha elections.
Colourful ceremonies, Guard of Honour mark I-Day celebrations across the districts.
Dr Laxman also targeted TRS working president K.T. Rama Rao for his comments on religious harmony.
outhern Discom chairman and MD G. Raghuma Reddy said he had directed officials to visit the villages and inspect streetlight loads.
On August 10, ex-serviceman Veerabhadra Chari tweeted to KTR, seeking financial assistance for his daughter’s training.
Addressing a gathering after hoisting the national flag to mark the 73rd Independence Day.
The 130 Telugu students who returned home after the institute asked them to vacate the premises are in a dilemma on when to return.
Nacharam inspector M. Mahesh said that by mixing it with kerosene, white petrol can be used as a fuel for vehicles.
A large number of dignitaries and guests are expected to attend the programme.