Congress demands White Paper on TS Govt’s revenues

Hyderabad, August 13: Leader of Opposition in Telangana Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir has described the “Grama Jyothi” programme, to be launched by TRS Government from August 17, as an “old wine in a new bottle”. Addressing a press conference at the Congress Legislature Party office here on Thursday, Shabbir Ali reminded that on July 13, 2014, Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao launched the scheme “Mana Vuru, Mana Pranalika”. He asked KCR to explain the difference between the two schemes. He said that the State Government promised to spend Rs.…

Warm Reception for Shabbir Ali by ATA, Telangana Association NA

Chicago, August 11: American Telugu Association (ATA) and Telangana Association of North America organised a reception dinner in honor of Mohammed Shabbir Ali, Leader of Opposition in Telangana State Legislative Council at North Shore Banquets, Chicago, Illinois,attendant by over 300 Telanganities. Shabbir Ali in his address, said that the extension of the benefit of 4% reservations, during his regime as the cabinet minister, enabled the Minority students to register a respectable share in the domains of education and employment and added that the number of Minority students who secured admission…

TRS Govt behaving like ‘Taliban of Telangana’: Shabbir Ali

Hyderabad, August 2: Leader of Opposition in Telangana Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir has accused of TRS Government of acting like ‘Taliban of Telangana’ in pursuing the agenda of erasing memoirs of previous regimes. In a media statement, Shabbir Ali has strongly condemned the recent remarks of Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali who advocated demolition of historic Charminar. “Even Mughal emperor Aurangzeb spared Charminar when he conquered Golconda kingdom. While he demolished all beautiful palaces built by Qutb Shahi kings, he did not touch Charminar as it houses a…

Congress to book cases against TRS Govt for farmers commit suicide

Hyderabad, July 31: Leader of Opposition in Telangana State Legislative Council Mohammed Ali Shabbir has accused the TRS Government of not taking any steps to handle a possible agrarian crisis in view of failed monsoon. In a media statement issued on Friday, Shabbir Ali said that the hopes of a good monsoon and crop have almost vanished and the total sowing area in the State has come down by about 35% for the third consecutive season. The crop failure in the last two seasons was followed by a spate of…

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…