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K. Chandrashekar Rao

Minister of Telangana

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K. Chandrashekar Rao: Minister of Telangana
Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao, often referred to by his initials KCR, is an Indian politician serving as the first and current Chief Minister of Telangana since 2 June 2014. He is the founder and leader of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi, a regional party in Telangana, India. He is known for leading the Telangana movement to achieve statehood for Telangana. Previously, he served as the Union Minister of Labour and Employment from 2004 to 2006. He represents Gajwel constituency in the Legislative Assembly of Telangana. Rao took oath as the first Chief Minister of Telangana in 2014 and was re-elected for the second term in 2018.

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PM Modi hits out at KCR over 'Dynasty politics' in Telangana | Oneindia News [Video]

PM Modi hits out at KCR over 'Dynasty politics' in Telangana | Oneindia News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was visiting Telangana hit out at Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao saying that the struggle for Telangana was not for just one family to rule using all possible..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:20Published

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Hours after PM Modi hit out at KCR and TRS for parivarwad in the state, the political party accused the BJP of dynasty politics as well.
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'Parivarwadi parties crush dreams of youth': PM Modi slams 'superstitious' KCR in Telangana

PM Narendra Modi, while addressing a political rally in Telangana, slammed TRS government and KCR for their "political dynasties".
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If farmers want, they can change government: Telangana CM KCR

Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Sunday said that if farmers want, they can change the government and should keep fighting till they get a constitutional guarantee for remunerative..
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KTR counterattacks, says Amit Shah should change his name to 'king of lies'

Amit Shah had called Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao the Nizam of Telangana.
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'Not creating any political front, alternate agenda for party': KCR on role of TRS in national politics

TRS chief K Chandrashekhar Rao talked about having an alternate agenda for introducing his party into national politics.
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In tack change, KCR says won't work to create opposition front

In a major shift from his efforts to stitch up a coalition of non-Congress and non-BJP parties, TRS president and Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said on Wednesday he was not in favour of..
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BJP's CT Ravi hits back at Telangana minister KTR's 'not a national party' dig

Son of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, KTR, Telangana minister, had said that the BJP is not a national party.
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Enemy’s friend, says Congress neta, takes dig at Prashant Kishor over KCR meet

With Prashant Kishor meeting Telangana CM and TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao even as he is in the middle of talks with Congress, the AICC in-charge of the state made a cryptic remark that appeared a dig..
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Don't play with sentiments of farmers: KCR to PM Modi

Stepping up protest against the Centre's paddy procurement policy, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Monday gave 24 hours deadline to the Modi-government to respond if it will buy..
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Telangana CM KCR to meet Maharashtra counterpart Uddhav Thackeray on February 20

Ruling TRS president and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao would meet his Maharashtra counterpart Uddhav Thackeray on February 20 as part of his campaign against the BJP's alleged..
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PM Modi reaches Hyderabad, Telangana CM stays away

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Saturday on a six-hour visit but Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao stayed away from welcoming him. Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan, union..
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KCR says no reduction of VAT on petrol, diesel in Telangana; asks Centre to withdraw cess

Stating that the BJP has no moral right to ask States to reduce VAT on petrol and diesel, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday demanded the NDA government at the Centre to remove the..
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Home minister Amit Shah reviews security situation, development projects in Naxal-hit areas with CMs

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Telangana governor, K Chandrashekhar Rao greet PM Narendra Modi on birthday


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Telangana lockdown extension news: CM K Chandrashekhar Rao to take final decision today

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COVID-19: Telangana to have 48 new oxygen generation plants

A decision to this effect was taken at a high-level review meeting chaired by Chief Minister K.Chandrashekar Rao on Monday at his camp office.
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Total lockdown in Telangana: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to take BIG decision soon

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'No lockdown likely now in Telangana,' clarifies KCR in assembly

Amidst a surge in Covid-19 cases across the state, the Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday said there are no plans to impose lockdown in the state.
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Telangana CM compares protesters with dogs; opposition seeks apology

Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao compared a group of protesters at a public event to 'dogs' on Wednesday. The comment caused an uproar with the opposition parties who have demanded an..
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Telangana to notify 50,000 government job vacancies of teachers, police: KCR

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KCR greets PM ahead of new Parliament building ceremony

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DNA Special: Hyderabad civic body election results major boost for BJP

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Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has said that a decision will be taken on the proposals whether lockdown should be re-imposed in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) limits..
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Congress, Left slam remarks, Jagan & KCR back PM

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Telangana announces Rs 5 crore, state govt job to Col Santosh Babu's wife

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Coronavirus outbreak: Quarantined man marries; 1,000 attend

Breaking quarantine, a man who returned from France recently travelled about 150 km from Hyderabad to Hanamkonda for his wedding on Thursday. Over 1,000 guests attended the wedding at a time when..
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Fresh Coronavirus case in Telangana, number goes up to two

Telangana reported a fresh case of coronavirus on Saturday, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to two, as the state government said it was taking all steps to check the spread of..
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Telangana cop, seen kicking grieving father in viral video, suspended

Reacting to the incident, Rama Rao, son of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, had tweeted," Showing empathy in times of grief such as this is the basic courtesy that is expected of Govt officials."
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When Telnagana CM stopped his convoy to hear out a 'divyang' man

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Thursday stopped his convoy to listen to the complaint of an old man with a disability.
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PM, CMs greet KCR on 66th birthday

KCR, as Rao is popularly known, also received birthday greetings from his Andhra Pradesh counterpart Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma.
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Telangana: Akbaruddin Owaisi wants to renovate Mahankali Temple in his constituency

The AIMIM leader met Chief Minister KCR and requested him to release funds for the renovation and expansion of the temple, which hosts the Bonalu festival
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Telangana: TRS cruises towards victory in municipal body polls

K Chandrashekhar Rao pointed out that out of the 139 municipal bodies that had gone to polls, the TRS was winning in over 100.
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