Hyderabad: The first list of Telangana Congress candidates for the Assembly elections will be announced on Sunday. With Ptiru Paksha over, the TPCC decided to announce the names of about 62 candidates first.
This decision was taken after the meeting of the election committee at the residence of K C Venugopal on Saturday. The Central Election Committee of the AICC will be meeting again on Tuesday to finalize the names of the remaining candidates.
According to screening committee chairman K Muralidharan, loyalty and winning chances were the main criteria based on which the party had selected the candidates.
The party had scrutinised the reports from the party ground-level leaders and survey reports before taking a final decision. He said the names have all been agreed by all the members of the screening committee.
Ponguleti Srinivasulu Reddy, Tummala Nageswara Rao are among the new entrants in the party whose names have been finalised for the upcoming elections. Tummala had earlier met Rahul Gandhi and KC Venugopal and told the media that he would contest from wherever the party asked him to contest. Earlier he had contested from the Palair constituency.
He said they had also discussed the issue of alliance and seat adjustment with the CPI and CPM. A final decision on this issue would be finalised on Sunday he added.
Chief Minister Revanth Reddy reached Yashoda Hospital and visited former Chief Minister K.chandra Sekhar Rao on the 9th floor. He inquired about his health.
Telangana CM Revanth Reddy has ordered an inquiry against the police officers attached to the BRS party. On the other hand, there is a possibility of a massive transfer of IPS in a day or two. It seems that the intelligence officers will report to the State government after the completion of the internal inquiry.
The gold prices in Hyderabad on 10 December 2023 has been slashed. Going by the rates today, the price of 10 grams of 22-carat gold stands at Rs. 57,150 with a fall of Rs. 550 while the rate of 10 grams of 24-carat gold is trading at Rs. 62,350 with a fall of Rs. 600.
The new boss in town, Chief Minister Revanth Reddy, has made a big move. He just sacked seven advisors who used to work as advisors to the KCR government.
Telangana Assembly Sessions adjourned to December 14. The third assembly session started today, the newly elected MLAs took oath. Protem Speaker Akbaruddin Owaisi took oath as MLAs. First Chief Minister Revanth Reddy and then Ministers took oath. After them, the rest of the MLAs took oath.