K. Chandrashekar Rao

Chief Minister of Telangana

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K. Chandrashekar Rao: Chief Minister of Telangana
Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao, often referred to by his initials KCR, is an Indian politician who served as the Chief Minister of Telangana since 2 June 2014. He is the founder and leader of the Bharat Rashtra Samithi, a state party in 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.

Exit Polls 2023| Numbers Predict Congress Government in Telangana | No Hat-Trick for KCR? | Oneindia [Video]

Exit Polls 2023| Numbers Predict Congress Government in Telangana | No Hat-Trick for KCR? | Oneindia

Telangana's election results spell trouble for KCR's BRS party, signaling a potential end to their winning streak. The Congress party is poised for substantial gains in the state. Exit polls show..

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Telangana Assembly Elections 2023| Voting Underway | The Issues and the Key Faces | Oneindia News [Video]

Telangana Assembly Elections 2023| Voting Underway | The Issues and the Key Faces | Oneindia News

The Telangana 2023 Assembly elections kick off with a three-way contest among BRS, Congress, and BJP for 119 seats. KCR eyes a hat-trick, BRS focusing on welfare schemes amid criticism, while Congress..

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Telangana Assembly Election 2023: A look at how CM KCR performed in 2014 and 2018 | Oneindia [Video]

Telangana Assembly Election 2023: A look at how CM KCR performed in 2014 and 2018 | Oneindia

As Telangana approaches its polling date on November 30, with counting scheduled for December 3, the ruling Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS), led by Chief Minister Kalvakuntla Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR),..

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Telangana Assembly Polls|Congress Releases Poll Manifesto, Slams BRS| Oneindia Exclusive [Video]

Telangana Assembly Polls|Congress Releases Poll Manifesto, Slams BRS| Oneindia Exclusive

Oneindia Exclusive. AICC Spokesperson Chamala Kiran Reddy slams K. Chandrashekar Rao's party BRS, accusing them of exploiting the people of Telangana. The party says the people gave a chance to BRS and..

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Air Scare for KCR| Chopper Makes Precautionary Landing at Farm House| Telangana CM Safe| Oneindia [Video]

Air Scare for KCR| Chopper Makes Precautionary Landing at Farm House| Telangana CM Safe| Oneindia

A helicopter carrying Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had to make a precautionary landing at his Erravalli farmhouse shortly after takeoff due to a technical problem. The pilot opted to..

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BJP leader from backward community will become CM: Piyush Goyal exudes confidence in BJP's victory in Telangana

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Get rid of BRS if you want to end loot of public money: Priyanka Gandhi

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Ousting 'corrupt BRS' is BJP's duty to people, PM says in Hyderabad

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K Chandrasekhar Rao sees a Congress conspiracy, Kharge blames 'lust for power'

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People are angry with BRS, no one wants KCR govt to come back to power: Amit Shah

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'Dora then, Dora now,' Telangana Congress ad mocks KCR'S 'hypocrisy'

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KCR can’t spare 2 minutes for people of Telangana: Rahul

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26/11 a reminder of dangers of weak, inefficient govt: PM Modi

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Financial assistance for schemes will be increased if BRS voted to power again, says CM KCR

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KCR runs most corrupt govt in country: Rahul Gandhi's swipe at ruling BRS ahead of Telangana polls

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KCR considers Telagana as his personal fiefdom: PM Modi

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Polls will decide future of Telangana, says Amit Shah as he launches blistering attack on KCR

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Election Commission issues advisory to Telangana chief minister, asks him to follow model code in 'letter and spirit'

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Congress flattened BJP's tyres in Telangana, will do it in Delhi also, says Rahul Gandhi

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'BJP, BRS are using ED, Income Tax department to target our party leaders,' Telangana Congress chief Revanth Reddy

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People are tired of KCR's appeasement politics, says Amit Shah ahead of Telangana polls

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KCR promises special IT park for Muslims

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Election Commission notices to Congress, BRS for cusswords

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'In 10 years, KCR only accumulated crores for son, did nothing for Telangana': Amit Shah in Telangana

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Telangana polls: K Chandrasekhar Rao says Congress leaders seeking votes saying they would join BRS after getting elected

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'BJP fighting with all dynastic parties across country': JP Nadda slams opposition in Telangana

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'Do you want Congress or electricity' asks KT Rama Rao addressing presentation for Trailblazer Telangana

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'Congress has dozen Chief ministers, will only get 20 seats', says CM K Chandrashekar Rao in Telangana

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Telangana polls: Amit Shah calls BRS, AIMIM and Congress as 2G, 3G and 4G parties

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Telangana has been eclipsed by KCR and BRS: BJP President JP Nadda in roadshow in Hyderabad

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‘Indiramma rajyam’ a dark era of starvation: KCR jibe at Congress pledge

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao criticized the Congress party and its promised 'Indiramma Rajyam' on the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. KCR stated that the..
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'PM ka baap': Congress' Mallikarjun Kharge takes dig at PM Modi, Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao

Pointing out that the Telangana government is economically bankrupt, Kharge said, "When KCR was not in power Telangana revenues were in surplus. But today due to KCR's there is a debt of Rs 5,60,000..
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Telangana polls: Congress leaders favour only three hours of power supply to farmers, alleges KCR

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Telangana polls: BJP's likely 'CM face' Rajender out to prove his political mettle again

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Telangana assembly polls: Some families 'more equal than others' for political parties, given two tickets

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Telangana polls: Sircilla's textile industry weaves poll narrative with KCR's son Rama Rao in fray

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Telangana polls: BRS government's Dharani portal becomes issue, KCR terms it flawless; BJP, Congress vow to abolish it

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Telangana polls: KCR declares movable assets worth over Rs 17 crore

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has declared movable assets worth over Rs 17.83 crore and immovable assets worth about Rs 8.50 crore, according to his election affidavit. He does not own a..
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