Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) working president KT Rama Rao said that the BJP government was on a selling spree.(File Photo)
Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) working president KT Rama Rao said that the BJP government was on a selling spree.(File Photo)

GHMC polls: BJP only knows ‘jumla’ and ‘hamla’, says KTR on last day of campaign

Commenting on Amit Shah’s statement that no communal riots took place in the county, the TRS leader reminded the home minister that communal clashes took place in Delhi during US President Donald Trump’s visit right under the Centre’s police jurisdiction
By Asian News International | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Hyderabad
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 06:17 AM IST

Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) working president KT Rama Rao on Sunday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party on the last day of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) election campaign saying that the BJP only knew two things: ‘jumla’ (fake promises) and ‘hamla’ (attack).

Speaking at campaign rallies at Goshamahal, Sanath Nagar, and Secunderabad constituencies, Rao also asked what the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance had done for the city in the last six years.

“Tell me what NDA did to Hyderabad in the last six years? Who brought the prestigious Apple, Amazon, and other major IT companies to Hyderabad? It is the BJP government which cancelled the ITIR project sanctioned by the UPA government for Hyderabad and acted against the hopes of youth in Telangana. BJP knows only two things, first is jumla and second is hamla,” Rao said.

“Union Minister Amit Shah is saying ours is Nizam culture. Mahatma Gandhi, who is from your own Gujarat in 1920 said Hyderabad culture is Ganga-Jamuna ‘tehzeeb’ and people coexist here peacefully and the city stands as an example to India,” he added.

Commenting on Shah’s statement that no communal riots took place in the county, the TRS leader reminded the home minister that communal clashes took place in Delhi during US President Donald Trump’s visit right under the Centre’s police jurisdiction, and that news was published in the New York Times, Washington Post, damaging the image of Delhi.

With the visit of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for campaigning in the elections, KTR mentioned the recent gang-rape in Hathras asking, “You know right what will happen in Telangana when crimes happen against women?”

He further said, “Hyderabad has been peaceful for the past six years. There has not been a single incident of communal tension. Today, they only want to divide people in the name of religion. I urge you all not to support such parties.”

Rao also reacted strongly to the state BJP president Bandi Sanjay’s “surgical strike” comment saying, “Do surgical strikes on poverty, corruption and on those who commit crimes against women, not on Hyderabad. Today, for a few votes and seats they are spoiling the peace and harmony of Hyderabad.”

He further said that the BJP government was on a selling spree, and if given the chance, they would sell GHMC too.

The party president further went on to highlight the achievement of the presidents, calling Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao a “futuristic leader” for expanding the Keshavpuram reservoir which would ensure drinking water in Hyderabad for the next several years.

He further mentioned the Kalyana Lakshmi, KCR Kit, Annapurna Canteen, Basthi Dawakhana, Ambedkar Overseas scholarships, Jyothirao Phule scholarship, among many others, adding that the TRS government would resume Rs 10,000 financial assistance from December 7 onwards.

The GHMC elections are set to take place on December 1, and the city is witnessing a triangular contest among the ruling party in the state, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), AIMIM, and BJP, which recently bagged the Dubbak Assembly seat in the recently concluded by-polls.

National president JP Nadda recently held a roadshow in Hyderabad on Friday and slammed the opposition parties for terming the upcoming election a “gully ka chunav” (street elections).

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
app
Close
Farmers sitting in a tractor trolly during their protest against farm law, at Singhu Border in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Farmers sitting in a tractor trolly during their protest against farm law, at Singhu Border in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo)

15,000 tractors, 170 km: All you need to know about the farmers' tractor rally

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 07:16 PM IST
According to the Delhi police estimates, about 15,000 tractors are present at the three border points and more are expected to trickle in.
Close
A farmer drives a tractor with the national flag as farmers prepare for a tractor rally on January 26, at Singhu Border near Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
A farmer drives a tractor with the national flag as farmers prepare for a tractor rally on January 26, at Singhu Border near Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo)

Here is the final route of farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 07:04 PM IST
Multiple rounds of meeting have taken place between the police and the farmers over the route of the January 26 rally. It has been decided that the farmers' rally will begin after the end of the main Republic Day parade.
Close
To collate the information of criminals, all the 95 police stations across Mumbai are also preparing a list of the top 25 criminals in their records, such as regular trouble makers, hard core criminals or local goons. (PIC FOR REPRESENTATION)(HT_PRINT)
To collate the information of criminals, all the 95 police stations across Mumbai are also preparing a list of the top 25 criminals in their records, such as regular trouble makers, hard core criminals or local goons. (PIC FOR REPRESENTATION)(HT_PRINT)

Mumbai Police nab more than 100 criminals in Operation All Out ahead of R-Day

PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 06:56 PM IST
  • Mumbai Police had started Operation All Out to maintain law and order in the city and is carried out once or twice a month.
Close
PM Modi will interact with the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar (PMRBP) awardees at 12pm on Monday.(PTI)
PM Modi will interact with the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar (PMRBP) awardees at 12pm on Monday.(PTI)

PM Modi to interact with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awardees tomorrow

Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 06:53 PM IST
The PMRBP, formerly known as the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement, is India's highest civilian honour for those under the age of 18.
Close
All eyes are on the tractor march of the farmers on January 26 as it has already been subject to many controversies.(ANI)
All eyes are on the tractor march of the farmers on January 26 as it has already been subject to many controversies.(ANI)

308 Twitter handles from Pakistan creating confusion over tractor march: Police

Written by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 07:09 PM IST
Delhi Police on Sunday specified that they have found 308 Twitter handles with their origins in Pakistan creating confusion over tractor march.
Close

Hardeep Puri Interview: On Central Vista, Adani airports row, vaccine exports

By Kumkum Chadha, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 06:38 PM IST
In HT’s series The Interview, Puri talks at length on several issues: controversial and informative. If he defends industrialist Gautam Adani bagging the contract for six airports, he also talks about expanding the aviation sector, and the phased roll-out of transporting the vaccine.
Close
Assam education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.(PTI file)
Assam education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.(PTI file)

Sole aim of Cong is to bring Babur's rule in Assam: Himanta

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 06:08 PM IST
Himanta Biswa Sarma also alleged that followers of Ajmal attacked 'Satras', the Vaishnavite places of worship, at Batadrava and other areas.
Close
FILE PHOTO: A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas(REUTERS)

Old 5, 10 and 100 notes to go out of circulation after March? Govt says

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 06:09 PM IST
Unlike 1,000 currency, which was declared exhausted by the government in 2016, 100 was circulated in the Indian economy in a new colour of lavender in 2019 without declaring the previous legal tender void.
Close
Nalbari: Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses BJP's Bijoy Sankalpo Samabhekh public rally in Nalbari, Assam, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (PTI Photo) (PTI01_24_2021_000144A)(PTI)
Nalbari: Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses BJP's Bijoy Sankalpo Samabhekh public rally in Nalbari, Assam, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (PTI Photo) (PTI01_24_2021_000144A)(PTI)

Congress and AIUDF will open doors for illegal immigrants in Assam: Amit Shah

PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 05:53 PM IST
  • Amit Shah also accused new political parties formed on the back of anti-CAA protests of indirectly aiding Congress.
Close
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during a program organised for his interaction with the NCC cadets, NSS volunteers and artists participating in Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during a program organised for his interaction with the NCC cadets, NSS volunteers and artists participating in Republic Day Parade, in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo)

'When you march on Rajpath...': PM Modi talks to participants of R-Day parade

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 05:53 PM IST
The Republic Day parade, PM Modi said, pays tribute to India's great social, cultural heritage, as well as our strategic strength.
Close
Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav with farmer leaders.(PTI File Photo)
Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav with farmer leaders.(PTI File Photo)

Formal permission received from police for Jan 26 tractor rally: Yogendra Yadav

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 05:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times' sister publication Livehindustan reported that three alternate routes have been decided upon by farmers and Delhi Police during a meeting.
Close
Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan addresses during an event, in Jabalpur on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan addresses during an event, in Jabalpur on Sunday. (ANI Photo)

Madhya Pradesh CM launches 'PANKH Abhiyan' on National Girl Child Day

Written by Prashasti Singh, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 05:48 PM IST
The National Girl Child Day is celebrated every year since 2008 to spread awareness about the inequalities and atrocities girls have to face in our patriarchal society.
Close
Devotees take a holy dip in the waters of river Ganges to mark "Makar Sankranti" festival.(REUTERS)
Devotees take a holy dip in the waters of river Ganges to mark "Makar Sankranti" festival.(REUTERS)

Mahakumbh 2021: All devotees should register with Uttarakhand govt, says Centre

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 05:46 PM IST
The medical certificates can be either from a community health centre, district hospital or a medical college, the SOP said.
Close
Mamata Banerjee had on Saturday declined to speak at an official programme at the lawn of Victoria Memorial Hall to celebrate Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversary(File photo)
Mamata Banerjee had on Saturday declined to speak at an official programme at the lawn of Victoria Memorial Hall to celebrate Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversary(File photo)

Mamata Banerjee hails from 'demoness' culture, has faulty DNA: BJP MLA in UP

PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 04:00 PM IST
The BJP claimed that Banerjee's reaction reflected her mindset of appeasement politics, while the ruling Trinamool Congress said no one can teach lumpens to be dignified.
Close
Since the beginning of farmers' 'Dilli Chalo' protests, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab CM Amarinder Singh have engaged in a bitter war of words.
Since the beginning of farmers' 'Dilli Chalo' protests, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab CM Amarinder Singh have engaged in a bitter war of words.

Farmers protest: AAP ups ante, quotes RTI document to slam Amarinder Singh

Written by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:56 PM IST
The party on Sunday produced RTI documents claiming Punjab CM Amarinder Singh was part of a high-powered committee of chief ministers for 'Transformation of Indian Agriculture'.
Close
SHARE
Story Saved
OPEN APP