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K. Chandrashekar Rao

Chief Minister of Telangana

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K. Chandrashekar Rao: Chief Minister of Telangana
Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao better known and abbreviated as K.C.R., is an Indian politician and the first Chief Minister of Telangana, a new state formed by the division of Andhra Pradesh in 2014. He is the leader and Founder of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi, a regional party in India. He is a Member of the Legislative Assembly (Telangana) from the Gajwel constituency of Siddipet District in Telangana. Previously, he served as the Member of the Legislative Assembly from Siddipet and also as the Member of Parliament from Mahbubnagar, Karimnagar and Medak. He took oath as the first Chief Minister of the new state of Telangana on 2 June 2014. He went for early elections in 2018, when his cabinet recommended to dissolve the legislative lower house, Nine months before the completion of his term. He again took oath as the Chief Minister of Telangana for the second term on 13 December 2018.

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Stimulus package pure 'cheating'; Centre treating states like 'beggars': Telangana CM

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Telangana first state to extend lockdown, puts curbs till May 7

Telangana on Sunday became the first state in India to extend the lockdown beyond May 3 with chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao making a declaration to this effect at a press conference even as three..
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Rising COVID-19 cases in Hyderabad is a serious concern, admits Telangana CM KC Rao

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Telangana CM KC Rao urges PM Modi to extend lockdown till 1st week of June

Notably, he's the first chief minister to make such appeal to the PM.
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Amid lockdown, Telangana govt announces up to 75% salary cuts for its employees

The decision was taken at a high-level meeting convened by chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao.
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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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Andhra CM lauds KCR, Telangana cops on 'encounter' deaths

Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday lauded his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao and the state police over the alleged encounter of the four accused in the gang-rape..
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Telangana: KCR to privatise 50% buses, sets Nov 5 deadline for striking workers to rejoin duty

The Telangana CM also stated that if the striking employees did not return to work within the set deadline, other routes will also be given to private operators.
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Telangana: TSRTC bus driver who attempted self-immolation dies at Hyderabad hospital; oppn blames KCR

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KCR: 48,000 transport employees on strike are ‘self-dismissed’

In an unprecedented move, Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said on Monday the nearly 48,000 road transport corporation employees, who have been on strike for the last three days, have..
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RTC stir: Not sacked, 48,000 employees opted out of jobs, says KCR

An official release issued by the chief minister's office reiterated that as far as the Government or the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation is concerned, there are only 1,200 employees and the..
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After West Bengal, Telangana won’t implement new Motor Vehicles Act

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Pet Siberian Husky dies at K Chandrasekhar Rao's home, 2 vets booked


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In second Telangana Cabinet expansion KCR inducts son K T Rama Rao, nephew T Harish Rao

Interestingly, CM KCR, who was criticised by the opposition for failing to induct any woman in his cabinet during the first term, inducted two women - Sabita Indra Reddy and Satyavati Rathod in his new..
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KCR expands Telangana Cabinet; son, nephew among 6 new ministers

KCR inducts 6 new ministers in his cabinet.
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K Chandrasekhar Rao asks ITC to set up food processing units in Telangana

ITC Chairman Sanjiv Puri, who met the Chief Minister at Pragathi Bhavan, disclosed that the construction of ITC's 800 crore food processing plant at Manoharabad in Medak district was almost completed..
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Telangana: KCR announces '60-day action plan' to develop greenery, hygiene in villages

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Jaipal Reddy to be cremated Monday with state honours: Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao

Veteran Congress leader and former union minister S Jaipal Reddy, who died Sunday, will be cremated here Monday with full state honours, Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said.
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'He wants to be king': Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao draws flak for sops for his village

Why only the village he was born in, the Congress has asked.
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'If Modi goes to 2 temples, KCR goes to 6': Owaisi says BJP cannot use Hindutva to win Telangana

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KCR embarks on construction of new Telangana Assembly & Secretariat buildings, faces massive criticism

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Telangana: KCR inaugurates world's largest Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Friday inaugurated the world's largest lift irrigation scheme, Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation project, here in Bhupalpally district.
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Jagan, Fadnavis by his side, KCR inaugurates Rs 80,000 crore mega irrigation project

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Telangana Governor, Maharashtra & AP chief ministers to attend Kaleswaram project inauguration

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Congress to skip all-party meet on simultaneous polls

DMK president MK Stalin, TMC chief Mamata Banerjee, TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao, TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal will not attend the meeting of political leaders..
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Stalin, Naidu, Mamata, KCR to skip all-party meet convened by PM today

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Mamata Banerjee, KCR among 4 CMs to give Niti Aayog meet a miss

Four chief ministers, including Mamata Banerjee, K Chandrashekhar Rao, Amarinder Singh and Jai Ram Thakur, skipped the fifth meeting of the governing council of the Niti Aayog chaired by PM Narendra..
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Mamata, KCR, Amarinder skip NITI Aayog meet chaired by PM Modi

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Mamata, KCR to not attend NITI Aayog meeting

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'No animosity, no friendship': TRS on approach towards NDA

"No animosity, no friendship", K Keshava Rao, who was retained as Parliamentary Party leader on Thursday told PTI when asked about the chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao-led outfit's policy towards the..
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KCR 'purchased' party MLAs with 'ill-gotten' money: Telangana Congress

With 12 Congress MLAs seeking merger with ruling TRS in Telangana, party's state unit head N Uttam Kumar Reddy has lashed out at chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, accusing him of 'purchasing' the..
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BJP to form next government in Telangana with majority: BJP MP Arvind Dharmapuri

In the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, Dharmapuri had defeated Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's daughter K Kavitha from Nizamabad seat.
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Hyderabad prepares for Telangana Formation Day celebrations

The day will be observed by hoisting the national flag in every district of the state whereas Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao will be participating in the celebrations at Public Gardens.
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