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Vivekananda Reddy conceded his defeat?

The ruling Congress leaders including the Pulivendula assembly contestant, Vivekananda Reddy conceded his defeat in the bypolls.   The Chief Minister held a post-mortem on the bypolls at his camp office on Tuesday with party nominees, Dr D.L. Ravindra Reddy and Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy, besides district MLA Veera Siva Reddy and whip S. Sailajanath.   According to sources, all the …

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The allegations are baseless: CEO

The bypolls were necessary following the resignations of the Kadapa MP, Mr Jagan Mohan Reddy and his mother, Ms Vijayalakshmi, who quit from Pulivendula, after parting ways with the Congress and launching their own political outfit, the YSR Congress Party. In Pulivendula, there was a fierce electoral battle for the legacy YSR for which his brother and former agriculture minister, …

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In Battleground: Kadapa

Who will come second? That’s a recurring question in Kadapa, the family pocket-borough of late Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, that goes to polls today. On who will come first, there is no debate. In the dusty towns and neo-rich villages of Kadapa, it is a foregone conclusion that YSR’s son Jagan Mohan Reddy will win with a …

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Jagan is just unstoppable

KADAPA: It’s not a question of who will win. The current buzz doing the rounds in Kadapa parliamentary constituency is with how much majority Y S Jaganmohan Reddy will sweep the bypolls. In all, over 13.28 lakh voters will exercise their franchise in the much-touted election on May 8. In what is fast turning out to be one of the …

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Election Commission to webcast Kadapa bypolls

The district administration today informed that web casting will be done of the polling process for the bypolls to be held on May 8 in Kadapa and Pulivendula constituencies. District Collector and Returning Officer Sasibhusan Kumar said that “All arrangements were made for ‘web casting’ of the poling process” in the ensuing bye-elections for the first time in the country. …

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Chiranjeevi greeted with eggs, slippers

Kadapa : There was tension in Pulivendula on Friday when alleged YSR Congress activists hurled eggs, stones, slippers and sticks on Praja Rajyam chief and Tirupati legislator K Chiranjeevi and some others during a road show conducted by the Congress.   At the Muddanur Circle, when the situation seemed slipping out of hand, police were forced to use mild lathicharge …

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Why bypoll is critical for the Congress?

Will the ‘Ceiling Fan’ blow away the hidden ‘Hand’? That is what Congressmen in Andhra Pradesh fear — and what Jaganmohan Reddy hopes! Jaganmohan Reddy and his mother, Vijayalaxmi, were both Congress members until they left to found the YSR Congress. That, of course, meant that both the Kadapa Lok Sabha seat held by Reddy and the Pulivendula assembly seat …

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EC alloted ‘Ceiling Fan’ to YSR Congress for bypolls

Kadapa : The Election Commission of India (EC) has allotted `ceiling fan’ as a common symbol to the candidates of YSR Congress party __Y S Jagan Reddy and Y S Vijayalakshmi __ in the bypolls for Kadapa Lok Sabha and Pulivendula assembly constituencies. As the deadline for withdrawal of candidature ended at 3 pm on Thursday, the EC allotted the …

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11 ‘Jagans’ contesting in Kadapa bypoll

Kadapa: Eleven Jaganmohan Reddys and five Vijayalakshmis are in contest for the Kadapa Lok Sabha and Pulivendula assembly bypolls for which the nominations ended late on Monday night. In all, there were 57 nominations for Kadapa and 31 for Pulivendula seats, for which the bypolls are due on May 8. According to sources, the fielding of candidates with the same …

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YS Jagan has Rs.365 Cr. Worth assets

Kadapa: Former MP and president of newly-floated YSR Congress Party Y S Jaganmohan Reddy is perhaps one of the richest politicians in India, with declared assets of Rs 365 crore. It Seems YS Jagan kept a pull stop for the allegations made by opposition parties by declaring his complete assets while filing nominations for Kadapa bypoll. The son of the late …

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