Shabbir Ali condoles death of Dr. Kalam

Hyderabad, July 28: Leader of Opposition in Telangana Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir has expressed deep sorrow at the sad demise of former President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. In a media statement, Shabbir Ali extended heart-felt condolences to the bereaved family and described his death as a major loss to the nation. “Dr. Kalam was a true nationalist and his life will continue to inspire youth and future generations,” he said. Shabbir Ali recalled that Dr. Kalam was the first President who spoke in favour of formation of…

Congress demands ordinance for 12% Muslims, STs quota in jobs

Hyderabad, July 27: Welcoming the Telangana Government’s move to fill 15,000 vacancies, Leader of Opposition in Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir demanded that the TRS Government immediately issue ordinance to provide 12% quota each for Muslims and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in those jobs. Addressing a press conference at Gandhi Bhavan here on Monday, Shabbir Ali reminded that Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao, during election campaign, promised to provide over one lakh jobs. He reduced the figure to 50,000 after he came to power. A year later, he assured to fill…

KCR turned Telangana from richest to bankrupt state: Shabbir Ali

Hyderabad, July 22: Leader of Opposition in Telangana Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir has accused Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao of turning Telangana from richest to a bankrupt State. Addressing a press conference at Gandhi Bhavan here on Wednesday, Shabbir Ali said the mismanagement and mal-administration by TRS Government has pushed Telangana into financial crisis. He claimed that the State not only lacks funds to spend on welfare and development schemes, but it is also unable to pay salaries and pensions on time. The notifications for 25,000 jobs, which KCR…

Congress blames KCR for financial crisis in Telangana

Hyderabad, July 22: Leader of Opposition in Telangana Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir has accused Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao of turning Telangana from richest to a bankrupt State. Addressing a press conference at Gandhi Bhavan here on Wednesday, Shabbir Ali said the mismanagement and mal-administration by TRS Government has pushed Telangana into financial crisis. He claimed that the State not only lacks funds to spend on welfare and development schemes, but it is also unable to pay salaries and pensions on time. The notifications for 25,000 jobs, which KCR…

NCRB figures on farmers’ suicides should break KCR’s slumber: Congress

Hyderabad, July 20: Leader of Opposition in Telangana Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir has blamed the TRS Government for rising number of suicide by farmers. Addressing a press conference, along with MLC Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy, in Assembly premises on Monday, Shabbir Ali held Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao responsible for taking Telangana to second position in the list of shame in terms of farmers’ suicide. Quoting statistics released by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), he said 898 farmers and 449 agricultural workers committed suicide in 2014, primarily due to the…

Book Talasani under Sec.420 for faking resignation: Shabbir Ali

Hyderabad, July 19: A cheating case should be registered against Talasani Srinivas Yadav for lying about his resignation as TDP MLA before taking oath as minister, demanded Leader of Opposition in Telangana Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir. Addressing a press conference at the Congress Legislature Party office here on Sunday, Shabbir Ali pointed out that an hour before taking oath as minister on December 16, 2014, Talasani addressed media announcing that he had resigned as TDP MLA from Sanathnagar. He had also displayed the resignation letter which was promptly covered…

Shabbir Ali greets TS, AP people on Eid-ul-Fitr

Hyderabad, July 17: Leader of Opposition in Telangana Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir has extended his warm greetings to all the citizens of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh States on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. In a message, Shabbir Ali congratulated the Muslims who observed fasting in the holy month of Ramzan in order to purify their souls. He said the lessons of self-control over mind and body and also the display of willpower exhibited during the month of Ramzan should be carried forward and implemented through the year. “The holy…

Shabbir Ali condoles Godavari Pushkaralu stampede tragedy

Hyderabad, July 14: Leader of Opposition in Telangana Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir has expressed his profound sorrow over the loss of lives in the stampede at Kotagummam Pushkar Ghat in Rajamundry on Tuesday. In a media statement, Shabbir Ali blamed the Andhra Pradesh Government’s negligence for the tragedy which claimed 27 lives while 60 others were injured in the incident. He said that the AP Government has failed to take enough precautions which claimed the lives of innocent pilgrims. He said that Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu was more…

Eminent personalities attend Congress Iftar party

Hyderabad, July 11: Eminent religious, political and media personalities, including former Union Ministers, attended the Iftar party hosted by Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) at Red Rose Palace on Saturday evening. Mohtamim of Jamia Nizamia Moulana Fasiuddin addressed on the importance of Ramzan while Imam of Mecca Masjid Moulana Md Rizwan Qureshi offerred dua and also led Maghrib prayers. Speaking on the occasion, former External Affairs Minister Salman Khursheed stressed on promotion of secularism and peaceful co-existence. He said ‘Deen’ (religion) and ‘Duniya’ (day-to-day world) were not two separate entities.…

Congress blames KCR for ongoing municipal strike

Hyderabad, July 10: Leader of Opposition in Telangana Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir has strongly criticised the TRS Government for not taking any concrete measures to end the indefinite strike by municipal employees, which entered fifth day on Friday. Addressing a press conference in Assembly premises here on Friday, Shabbir Ali said that the ongoing strike has turned Hyderabad into a garbage bin. “As against the claims of turning new city into Dallas and Old City into Istanbul, the city has become the garbage capital. While nearly 18,000 tonnes of…