Harish Rao

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Harish Rao said : “We will be starting T-diagnostic hubs and radiology hubs in all district hospitals shortly. As many as 134 medical tests, including ECG, 2D echo, X-ray and ultrasound, would conducted here free of cost. Ten more radiology hubs are coming up in Hyderabad,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, May 24, 2022 5:37:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “In 70 years, only three medical colleges were established in the State, but in the past seven years alone, as many as 33 medical colleges were established. Medical college seats were increased from existing 700 to 2,840 in the last seven years and the number will touch 5,240 over the next two years,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, May 24, 2022 5:37:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We will be starting T-diagnostic hubs and radiology hubs in all district hospitals shortly. As many as 134 medical tests, including ECG, 2D echo, X-ray and ultrasound, would conducted here free of cost. Ten more radiology hubs are coming up in Hyderabad,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, May 24, 2022 4:44:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “In 70 years, only three medical colleges were established in the State, but in the past seven years alone, as many as 33 medical colleges were established. Medical college seats were increased from existing 700 to 2,840 in the last seven years and the number will touch 5,240 over the next two years,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, May 24, 2022 4:44:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “There used to be a large number of migrations before the formation of separate Telangana State. Now the situation has completely changed. People are coming from Bihar to lift the paddy bags whereas people from West Bengal are here to sow paddy seed,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, May 17, 2022 5:43:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The Union Government had made it clear that it would not procure paddy from farmers during t summer. Hence, it was our responsibility to create awareness among farmers and divert them to alternative crops on long term basis. Oil palm is one of the crops that has demand in international market. Public representatives and officials come together and educate farmers in this regard,” External link

Hindu Saturday, May 14, 2022 5:38:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “BJP leaders are telling lies that not even a single acre was not irrigated with Godavari water. We are ready to prove BJP leaders wrong. Let them come and visit Gajwel, Siddipet or Dubbak constituencies and they will know the facts,” External link

thehindu Friday, May 13, 2022 6:51:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “BJP leaders are telling lies that not even a single acre was not irrigated with Godavari water. We are ready to prove BJP leaders wrong. Let them come and visit Gajwel, Siddipet or Dubbak constituencies and they will know the facts,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 13, 2022 5:49:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : "After realising that the OGH needs more attention, we have sanctioned Rs 36 crore for various development works. Today the OPD and pharmacy registration areas are ready along with 40 ICU beds. These ICU beds are all attached with monitors and ventilators for use by anaesthesia and general medic-ine departments," External link

newindianexpress Friday, May 13, 2022 11:21:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The Congress, even after being in power for 10 years in united AP, did injustice to Telangana. And BJP, which is in power at the Centre for the last eight years, is doing the same thing. Had the TRS not come to power, we would have been unable to get Basaveswara and Sangameswara lift irrigation schemes and a medical college for Sangareddy,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, May 11, 2022 7:34:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The Congress, even after being in power for 10 years in united AP, did injustice to Telangana. And BJP, which is in power at the Centre for the last eight years, is doing the same thing. Had the TRS not come to power, we would have been unable to get Basaveswara and Sangameswara lift irrigation schemes and a medical college for Sangareddy,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, May 11, 2022 6:39:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Mr. Nadda said that irrigation was not provided even a single acre through Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (KLIS). Similarly, he said that there was corruption in Kaleshwaram project, Central schemes are being campaigned as State schemes and the irrigation projects in Palamur would be completed if BJP comes to power. All these are lies and I am ready to counter them point by point,” External link

Hindu Sunday, May 8, 2022 4:07:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Nitin Gadkari ) : “We are ready to prove Mr Nadda is wrong. Let him visit any corner of the State and we can bear the expenditure. Speak with farmers directly. In 20 districts out of the total 33, people are getting irrigation and drinking water. Mr. Nadda is speaking quite contradictory to what Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari spoke about Kaleshwaram project who described it as growth engine for Telangana,” External link

Hindu Sunday, May 8, 2022 4:07:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “Centre has funded projects like Polavaram in Andhra Pradesh, Upper Bhadra in Karntaka and Ken Batva in Bundelkhand but not a single paise was allotted to any of the projects in Telangana. Why this discrimination?” External link

Hindu Sunday, May 8, 2022 4:07:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The agriculture-based Punjab state shunted your party out of power recently and the declaration won’t work here in Telangana,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, May 8, 2022 9:17:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Except in 2015, when the VAT was rounded off to the nearest rupee, the Telangana government has not increased any tax on fuel. On the other hand, the Modi government has earned 24 lakh crore in the form of cess from consumers in the last seven years. Telangana is supposed to get 54,000 crore as its share, but the Centre has denied the same in the name of cess,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, April 27, 2022 9:48:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The Centre owes Rs 7,180 crore to Telangana, including the arrears of 13th, 14th and 15th Finance Commissions , backward region grant for 2019-22, GST compensation and central-sponsored schemes,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, April 24, 2022 7:58:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “For Aasara pensions, the TRS government spent Rs 48,273 crore in the last seven years, while the Centre’s assistance was just Rs 1,645 crore, which was a mere 3.4% of the total amount,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, April 24, 2022 7:58:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Is it not a fact that a delegation from Raichur made a representation to Mr. Sanjay and Mr. Aruna during the ongoing padayatra to suggest Karnataka BJP president and Chief Minister implementation of schemes such as Rythu Bandhu, Rythu Bima and others there” External link

thehindu Saturday, April 23, 2022 5:00:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Knowing that several poor are unable to pay even rent we have got constructed double bedroom houses and handed over them the key without their spending even a rupee. It came to our notice that some people are renting the houses allotted to them and some are trying to sell them. If anyone rented the house, the allocation will be canceled. Similarly, cases will be registered against those who sell their houses,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, April 20, 2022 4:59:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Sangareddy district stood first in bank linkage in the district and as much as ₹672 crore was released from the banks. Each group is taking about ₹20 lakh and progressing forward. We have increased the facilities at government hospitals and extending KCR Kits at government hospitals,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 17, 2022 7:10:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have established the best training camp here. Last time about 800 persons got selected for TET out of the 1,000 aspirants who attended for coaching. Nothing comes free and you have to work hard to get selected. We have made arrangements in such a way that everyone gets equal opportunities. About 95 per cent posts are being reserved for locals,” External link

Hindu Saturday, April 9, 2022 5:40:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Fever survey conducted in the State was appreciated by the Centre. We have to work perfectly at field level. Functioning in about 202 sub-centres out of the total 5,500 sub-centres is not good and about 80 per cent of deliveries are taking place in private hospitals. We have to change the situation,” External link

Hindu Saturday, April 9, 2022 5:40:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Rutu Prema should serve as a model to the nation in addressing the health problems of women. Experts say that diapers soaked with chemicals are harmful to women’s health. Cloth diapers are safer,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, April 6, 2022 6:38:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Chandrasekhara Rao ) : “Use the money received under Dalit Bandhu to stand on your own. You have to prove yourself that you are not short of others in competing if an opportunity is given. The scheme is being extended to all the eligible beyond party lines. Dalit Bandhu is being implemented on an agitation mode and this year we have allotted ₹ 17,800 crore in the budget to benefit about 2 lakh beneficiaries. Never in the history so much amount was spent on single scheme so far. The credit of establishing girls residential schools for dalits also goes to Mr. Chandrasekhar Rao,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, April 5, 2022 9:11:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “Do the BJP leaders have the face to the go to people? How can they do padayatra after hiking price of petroleum products, gas price and proving unable to provide employment despite vacancies,?” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 31, 2022 6:19:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “It was always summer in the rule of combined state without water. But after formation of our state the situation has completely changed. Kaleshwaram project was completed in record time with the efforts made by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao. Despite severe summer we are able to get drinking water and irrigation water,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 31, 2022 6:19:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The only state in the country which has helped 10 lakh poor girls get married by extending financial assistance is Telangana. This is a record in welfare sector. The state government is presently giving Rs 1,00,116 to the mother of the bride for conducting the marriage,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 8, 2022 1:54:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : "Even in the latest Union budget for 2022-2023, no justice was done to Telangana. No irrigation project was given national status, no money was given to any programme. It was only sweet talk without the offer of any concrete help. Even the borrowing is now conditional," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 8, 2022 5:19:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : "The Centre is creating hurdles in the path of progress of the state. The discrimination against Telangana started right from the day of formation of the state. Much before the celebrations of state formation day ended, seven mandals of erstwhile Khammam district were merged with AP and also the state lost lower Sileru power station. The division of high court division bench was also dragged for five years," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 8, 2022 5:19:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Telangana has become a front runner in all the sectors in a very short period after the formation of the State. Chief Minister Kalvakuntla Chandrasekhar Rao, who is the very symbol of Telangana, has led the movement and the dream of the formation of the State has become a reality,” External link

news18 Monday, March 7, 2022 9:09:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : "After successfully completion of the programme in these districts, the same will be introduced in all other districts of Telangana," External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 6, 2022 4:15:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “BJP is doing wrong campaign on social media and we have to refute it. The spirit of the Constitution is missing and hence there was need for new one,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 3, 2022 8:50:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “During the second wave of the pandemic, Telangana required about 500 metric tonnes of oxygen and we were able to pool only 200 metric tonnes within the State while 300 metric tonnes were procured from Tamil Nadu and Goa. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has directed us to produce the required oxygen here itself and so far, we have been able to clock 300 metric tonnes production,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 30, 2022 6:03:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Institutional deliveries have increased to 52%, which is encouraging. However, we have to increase that to 75%. Do not opt for C-section which would harm the health of both mother and child. About 66% children are deprived of mother’s milk in the first one hour,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 30, 2022 6:03:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “As per the practice, the entire Centre's share was released to AP by oversight, though it was apportioned in the ratio of population between AP and Telangana. The share of Telangana was wrongly released to AP amounting to Rs 495 crore. Though the matter was taken up to the notice of AP and auditor general, the amount is yet to be adjusted to Telangana. The amount needs to be released on priority basis,” External link

timesofindia Monday, January 24, 2022 7:43:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : "As many as 29.2 lakh houses were surveyed in last two days and over one lakh people had Covid-related symptoms," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 24, 2022 5:09:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : "In another four or five days the fever survey will be finished... pregnant women with the virus need not worry. We have made special arrangements across the state if they test positive," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 24, 2022 5:09:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “All public representatives including MLAs, MLCs, mandal parishad and zilla parishad members, and gram panchayat sarpanches are supervising the fever survey. The health teams as well as the public representatives are sensitising the people to get vaccinated to conquer the virus,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, January 23, 2022 11:27:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Our Government was committed to the welfare of the Dalits. Let the BJP prove its commitment towards dalits by implementing the Dalit Bandhu scheme across the nation by allocating budget on February 1 by Union Minister Niramala Sitharaman,” External link

thehindu Sunday, January 23, 2022 7:45:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Dalit Bandhu commenced in Huzurabad Assembly constituency is yielding results. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has decided to implement the scheme in all the constituencies. From each constituency 100 beneficiaries will be selected in a transparent manner with the help of local MLAs. Officials should take steps so that Dalit Bandhu should reach the beneficiaries within two months,” External link

thehindu Sunday, January 23, 2022 7:45:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “Poshavva are you vaccinated? Did you take both the doses?” External link

thehindu Saturday, January 22, 2022 5:49:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Fever survey is being done in view of the rising number of COVID cases in the State. People need not come to hospitals as the medical staff will go to every house to conduct tests. We have visited about 12.68 lakh houses on Friday alone. Around 45,000 people are suffering from fever and other symptoms,” External link

thehindu Saturday, January 22, 2022 5:49:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The symptoms will be mild. Testing is being conducted at Primary Health Centres (PHCs). About two crore testing kits and one crore home isolation kits are ready. Many will be treated with home isolation kits. Admit in hospitals only when the condition is serious. All the COVID beds are attached with oxygen. ICU beds have also been kept ready,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 19, 2022 11:05:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “There are as many as 15,62,912 Central government vacancies that are not being filled up. In Telangana, 1.3 lakh jobs were given in the last seven years. Let the BJP demand for filling up of posts in Telangana only after filling up all vacant posts at the Centre,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 19, 2022 8:34:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Telangana is number one in power consumption in India. In per capita income, TS stands first in Southern States. Even NITI Aayog has stated that Telangana tops in many fields. The State stands third in extending better healthcare to citizens while BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh is in the 28th position,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 19, 2022 8:34:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “It is to mention that, data of Covid infections and hospitalisations has beyond doubt proved that vaccines are highly effective and are preventing severe morbidity, hospitalization and mortality,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 18, 2022 6:12:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “to upgrade and modernise the education sector in the state comprehensively, the government formulated a new education scheme. The proposed allocation for the scheme is Rs 4,000 crore. In the next two years, the government will provide basic facilities in all the government schools on a large scale” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, January 12, 2022 5:48:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “It is not good on your part to delay the vaccination process when government gave clear instructions. Being Minister for Health I am getting a bad name because of you. How can you come to the meeting without full information?” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 4, 2022 6:13:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : "It is a great thing that the first dose of the vaccine in the state is 100 pc complete. With this, Telangana has set a record in the country as the first large state to complete the first dose one hundred percent. Until now the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra Nagar Haveli, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Lakshadweep, Sikkim -- only 8 smaller states, Union Territories, have achieved this feat," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 29, 2021 7:47:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : "There are a total of 10,000 vaccinators, with a total of 35,000 staff working on the vaccination process. So far 100 per cent of the first dose and 66 per cent of the second dose have been completed. The national average is 90 percent for the first dose and 63 percent for the second dose. We are ahead of the national average," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 29, 2021 7:47:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “A delegation of our Ministers went to New Delhi to meet Union Minister and they were humiliated. They went there to protect the interests of farmers. Food security is on the list of Centre and farming should not be seen in profit and loss manner. This was not right on the part of Centre,” External link

thehindu Saturday, December 25, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Dragging families and finding ways to humiliate them and now oiling their social media machinery is a well known strategy of the BJP” External link

Hindu Saturday, December 25, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “What right do you have to humiliate our ministers and the state? We have not come to you begging or requesting. We only wanted to remind you of your responsibility of procuring paddy,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, December 22, 2021 10:12:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Since 1969 the Centre has been buying paddy and now it says procurement was not possible. They need farmers’ votes but not the paddy they cultivate. We do not need the BJP which would not buy paddy,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 22, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The delegation met the Union Minister on behalf of four crore Telangana people and 70 lakh farmers. He asked them if they had no other business except coming here. This is nothing but humiliating people and farmers of Telangana. He behaved like a political leader and not like a Union Minister. He must withdraw these comments and apologise,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 22, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Since 1969 the Centre has been buying paddy and now it says procurement was not possible. They need farmers’ votes but not the paddy they cultivate. We do not need the BJP which would not buy paddy,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 22, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The delegation met the Union Minister on behalf of four crore Telangana people and 70 lakh farmers. He asked them if they had no other business except coming here. This is nothing but humiliating people and farmers of Telangana. He behaved like a political leader and not like a Union Minister. He must withdraw these comments and apologise,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 22, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao told : “Only boiled rice can be produced in Telangna in summer due to severe heat, and raw rice is not possible here. For the past several years, only boiled rice was sold to the Centre and it had purchased it. Question the BJP leaders on the issue when they visit villages. Ask them why the Centre is stepping back from its responsibility,” External link

thehindu Monday, December 20, 2021 10:31:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao told : “Only boiled rice can be produced in Telangna in summer due to severe heat, and raw rice is not possible here. For the past several years, only boiled rice was sold to the Centre and it had purchased it. Question the BJP leaders on the issue when they visit villages. Ask them why the Centre is stepping back from its responsibility,” External link

Hindu Monday, December 20, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “BJP and Congress leaders have been creating unnecessary issues on paddy procurement. We have established as many as 157 procurement centres in Sangareddy district. Both the parties have no moral right to speak about farmers,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 30, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “In the past we used to get Finance Commission grants for local bodies- Zilla Parishads and Mandal Parishads. After BJP came to power they were stopped. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao took the initiative and sanctioned about ₹500 crore for local bodies from the budget. BJP had done nothing but increased prices of all commodities. Even the prices of petrol were reduced only 25 per cent whereas the hike was many more times than that,” External link

Hindu Friday, November 26, 2021 6:31:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have a strength of 777 voters won on TRS ticket out of the total 1,072 votes. Let us work for the party and follow the directions. Services of former MLC V. Bhupal Reddy will be used for the party in other form. He was the only MLC who had completed three terms successfully. The candidates would be trained on how to vote on priority basis on December 8th and 9th. This will be followed in MLC and Rajya Sabha elections,” External link

Hindu Friday, November 26, 2021 6:31:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The government spends ₹100 crore per annum for the purpose,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 24, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The government spends ₹100 crore per annum for the purpose,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, November 24, 2021 10:52:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Sebastien Valiela ) : “We are repeatedly telling the same thing. Mr. Kishan Reddy has been telling that there was no problem for farmers. Let him come to the field and meet farmers and they will explain. Even the old stock is in the godowns. If he has any concern about farmers, let him speak with railway officials and lift the stock. In the past all the Central governments bought paddy and that why we are demanding the same system to continue,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 23, 2021 6:11:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “These ambulances will be used in teaching hospitals. There is a total of 429 ambulances (108 emergency response ambulances) in the state currently. We are taking steps to ensure better 108 services by removing old vehicles and replacing them with new ones,” External link

timesofindia Friday, November 19, 2021 11:16:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “The Maha Dharna was aimed at bringing pressure on the Union Government to buy paddy from farmers and clarify its stand. The policy of Centre should be common for all states in paddy procurement. In the past, all the previous governments at Centre including UPA and NDA had procured paddy from the state and we are requesting the Union Government to continue the same and there was nothing new in it. The BJP Government has been declining to procure paddy from Telangana whereas it was buying from farmers of Punjab. How can the Centre follow double standards for two states?” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:14:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “All the problems related to water and power were addressed after Telangana State was formed and TRS came to power. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has been working for the welfare and well-being of farmers. Even fertilizers are being supplied to farmers whereas in the past there were agitations by farmers for power, irrigation and fertilizers,” External link

Hindu Friday, November 12, 2021 8:39:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “This project will change the fate of farmers forever and benefit future generations. The project was completed with the blessings of Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao as part of Kaleshwaram,” External link

Hindu Friday, November 5, 2021 8:45:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Has Eatala promised any major project or welfare scheme for Huzurabad constituency if he is voted to victory? People of Huzurabad should think whether they were benefited by TRS or BJP and they stand to benefit from which of the parties until the next assembly elections. You did not get the promised Rs 15 lakh in your bank accounts from the BJP government? Do not trust Eatala, he is lying to get votes,” External link

timesofindia Monday, October 18, 2021 10:21:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Companies are charging about ₹7,000 for piped gas supply connection. You are being provided supply for only ₹1,000. We have convinced the company towards this and for the first time in the district, gas is supplied through pipelines,” External link

Hindu Saturday, October 2, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Chief Minister ) : “We have constructed 3,000 double bedroom houses for the poor in the constituency limits and another 500 were sanctioned by the Chief Minister and they will be ready in two months. At KCR Nagar, 1,976 houses have been handed over to the beneficiaries and another 1,000 will be constructed shortly. Tender process is complete and land has been identified,” External link

Hindu Saturday, October 2, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “These buildings are being constructed at a cost of ₹81 crore. In G+2 mode, the collectorate was constructed on about 29 acres on the outskirts of the town. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao will inaugurate it on June 20,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:52:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Erstwhile Medak district remained drought prone for several decades and the previous Congress or TDP governments failed to address the issue. Our Chief Minister, who visited every part of the district, designed these two projects to bring Kaleshwaram water to address the problems of farmers. The project will cover 230 villages spread in 11 mandals. The main canal will be 165 kilometres while distributories will be for about 830 kilometres,” External link

Hindu Monday, June 14, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Chandrasekhara Rao ) : “There was a saying and belief that Ganga water from Kashi will flow here at Sangameshwara temple tank at Jarasangam and people will sprinkle that water on their heads. We are bringing Godavari from Kaleshwaram and it will join Ganga here. This is being made possible by Mr. Chandrasekhar Rao,” External link

Hindu Monday, June 14, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “Congress sold 88,500 acres of land in 10 years between 2004 and 2014 and diverted the amount for the development of Andhra Pradesh. Then I myself fought on the issue in the Assembly. Why were leaders like Bhatti Vikramarka silent then?” External link

Hindu Monday, June 14, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Gajwel has witnessed unprecedented development. Padavulacheruvu was filled with Godavari water brought from Kaleswaram. Drinking water problem was addressed for ever. Officials and public representatives from the across the country are arriving here to see the development. The government is spending about ₹ 500 crore to construct integrated markets in all municipalities,” External link

Hindu Sunday, June 13, 2021 6:13:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Several coronavirus patients are facing problem of oxygen at home after getting discharged. These concentrators are helpful for them. Some more concentrators will arrive in the next few days,” External link

Hindu Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Since people from neighbouring states like Maharashtra, Karnataka, AP and Chhattisgarh are coming to Hyderabad for Covid-19 treatment, there is a scarcity of medicines like Remdesivir. Instead of going by the population of the state, the Centre should consider positive cases from other states and those getting treatment in Hyderabad while allocating medicines and oxygen to the state,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has allocated ₹26,000 crore for paddy procurement. Tab entry must be completed after downloading paddy at the mill and in the next 24 hours the amount must be paid to farmers in their accounts. There should not be any shortage for gunny bags, tarpaulins and transport problem. Ensure that the paddy that was brought to procurement centres does not soak in the rain,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:35:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The civic body elections have once again proven that Siddipet is a bastion of the TRS. People voted for development and welfare, party president and Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao. I thank people for the faith bestowed upon the party,” External link

thehindu Monday, May 3, 2021 7:08:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Do not trust BJP which is making tall claims. Edible oil cost increased to ₹200 per litre and cocking gas cost to ₹1,000 from ₹500. No leader from BJP met people during corona crisis and assured them nothing. BJP leaders said that they Centre had spent ₹135 crore for the development of Siddipet but they did not spend even ₹135,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, April 27, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Siddipet become a model for the State and we have to continue this. Your complete support is essential to continue the development. There is no drinking water problem now and every house is being supplied with safe drinking water. Underground drainage works, taken up with a cost of around ₹ 300 crore, is nearing completion and 80 % of the work was over. ₹ 1,100 crore was spent on double bedroom houses in the district headquarters alone. Chose between who work for you and who come at the time of polling only and seek votes,” External link

Hindu Monday, April 26, 2021 5:40:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Siddipet stood first in using the vaccine. About 96% of front-line warriors and 88% of those who crossed 45 years were already vaccinated in the district. Vaccination for the remaining will be completed in the next 48 hours. Corona ward with 120 wards was ready and another isolation ward is being established at Surabhi Medical college. There is no shortage of oxygen, injections or PPE kits. State officials were requested to send another 30,000 vaccines,” External link

thehindu Friday, April 23, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “There is no shortage of Remdesivir vials in the district. Medical staff are working round the clock and extending treatment to patients despite eight staff members getting infected with corona. I personally appreciate their efforts,” External link

thehindu Friday, April 23, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Siddipet stood first in using the vaccine. About 96% of front-line warriors and 88% of those who crossed 45 years were already vaccinated in the district. Vaccination for the remaining will be completed in the next 48 hours. Corona ward with 120 wards was ready and another isolation ward is being established at Surabhi Medical college. There is no shortage of oxygen, injections or PPE kits. State officials were requested to send another 30,000 vaccines,” External link

Hindu Friday, April 23, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “There is no shortage of Remdesivir vials in the district. Medical staff are working round the clock and extending treatment to patients despite eight staff members getting infected with corona. I personally appreciate their efforts,” External link

Hindu Friday, April 23, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Godavari water overflowing Haldi is one of the happiest movement in my life. The direction of Telangana has changed with Godavari water. Haldi, Pasupuleru and Manjeera will be full of water and farmers can have two crops from this season. Medak and Narsapur areas will benefit with Godavari water at Haldivagu,” External link

Hindu Friday, April 16, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “It was estimated that there are nearly 2.25 lakh healthcare workers, frontline warriors and those who have crossed 45 years of age. So far, 58,000 people from these three categories have been vaccinated. The remaining should also be covered at the earliest,” External link

Hindu Monday, April 12, 2021 10:11:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Here lessons will be taught not only to children but even to elderly people on garbage management. People will also be taught how dangerous it will be if the garbage is not treated properly. I thank Dr. Shanthi and others in this regard for the cooperation they have extended in establishing this school,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 11, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The new library was established to cater to the needs of all sections of people in the district headquarters. In addition to Telugu, English and Urdu newspapers, a reading room with a capacity of 40 persons was made available for unemployed youth to get ready for competitive examinations. One can read international magazines as the library was provided with internet facility and connected to national digital library,” External link

Hindu Monday, April 5, 2021 8:54:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Since the formation of Telangana, we have started filling as many as 1.35 lakh vacant posts in the government. Another 50,000 vacant posts will be filled shortly and coaching will be extended shortly for two months by subject experts,” External link

Hindu Monday, April 5, 2021 8:54:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “This is a historical movement for Gajwel, 1600 cusecs water will be released to Haldi Vagu. It will reach Haldi Vagu and Nizamsagar in about eight to 10 days filling about 32 check dams enroute. The check dams will store 0.62 tmcft water. Standing crops will be saved in 14,268 acres by releasing this water. The programme is being organised in low scale in view of the prevailing COVID-19 conditions though we planned to organise a grand event in the presence of many farmers,” External link

Hindu Monday, April 5, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Chief Minister has kept his word and sanctioned the houses. I am thankful to Mr Chandrasekhar Rao for sanctioning these houses,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, March 30, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Chief Minister has kept his word and sanctioned the houses. I am thankful to Mr Chandrasekhar Rao for sanctioning these houses,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “There is a need for change in the education system. It should suit the requirements of industry. This training will provide employment for youth from rural areas. The training will be in accordance with the technologies that are coming up. Every year 120 youth will be trained and they will be offered employment. Priority should be given to youth from Sangareddy district,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 27, 2021 3:58:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Earlier Mahbubnagar district had become unpopular for people migrating from the district to other places. The CM has redesigned projects to irrigate every acre and transform the district into a green area. Also, the CM has changed the bad name from pending-projects district to running projects-district,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 26, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Like an engineer, son and farmer of Palamuru, the CM is committedly going forward to provide a permanent solution to the water problems of Mahbubnagar district by coming up with projects linking plans,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 26, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have answered the criticism of the opposition by our performance and by executing the works. Now, there is a smile on the face of farmers, who used to look to the skies for rains. In the past, water from Kudavelli Vagu used to join the Godavari in the downstream while now, it is in reverse course. Godavari water is reaching here from 100 metres to 600 metres and passing through several lifts,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Harish Rao ) : “Although such an attempt to paint a wrong picture was expected from new member M. Raghunandan Rao (BJP), but it was not expected from a seasoned legislator like M. Bhatti Vikramarka (Congress). Such borrowings were also mentioned in the budget books as the floating debt and for 2019-20 it amounted to ₹37,247.59 crore,” External link

Hindu Monday, March 22, 2021 6:02:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “It is an endorsement of KCR’s policies by the educated voters,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, March 20, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : "Hearty congratulations to Vani Devi garu on being elected as the MBNR-RR-HYD #MLC. Yet again the citizens have proved that they stand by the leadership of CM KCR. #TelanganaWith KCR.(sic)" External link

ibtimes-in Saturday, March 20, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “It can be said without hesitation that agriculture sector played an important role even in the difficult time of corona. This has become possible because of the steps taken to re-utilise agriculture and allied sectors since the formation of the State. The progressive initiatives in the agriculture sector have not gone in vain. It is clear, from the development achieved in spite of critical times, that every paisa spent on agriculture has been highly productive,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 19, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “An amount of ₹1,500 crore is proposed in this Budget towards assistance to RTC. The government is extending guarantees to loans raised by RTC. For this an amount of ₹1,500 crore is proposed. With these measures, the government is confident that the financial position of the RTC will improve. Thus, a total amount of ₹3,000 crore are proposed to be provided to the RTC in 2021-22,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The government has fulfilled the aspirations of people. We are completing the specified goals at a specific time. We are making progress by overcoming problems and challenges,” External link

news18 Thursday, March 18, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Panchayati Raj ) : “An amount of 29,271 crore is proposed in the 2020-21 budget for Panchayati Raj and Rural development departments,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “But Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has respect for PV and constructed PV Ghat on Necklace Road. Voting for PV’s daughter Vani Devi is respecting PV,” External link

newindianexpress Sunday, February 28, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “How are the schools running after reopening? What do you have to study for becoming a doctor? Will you be here or migrate to USA?” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 24, 2021 6:39:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “People are showering praises on Mr. KCR for the works taken up by him. Schemes such as Shaadi Mubarak and Kalyana Lakshmi are being followed by other States. Godavari water has reached Siddipet because of the CM and we are enjoying the benefits. He will continue as the CM for another 10 years,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:20:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have to create awareness among farmers about this crop cultivation. There will be no pesticide problem for oil palm or wild animals and we can have inter-crops as well. The government has been offering subsidy. Farmers can also take up mulberry cultivation along with oil palm,” External link

thehindu Monday, February 8, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have to create awareness among farmers about this crop cultivation. There will be no pesticide problem for oil palm or wild animals and we can have inter-crops as well. The government has been offering subsidy. Farmers can also take up mulberry cultivation along with oil palm,” External link

Hindu Monday, February 8, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have to take all steps to increase the revenue and productivity of farmers. We have to bring change in the idea of farmers and convince them to go for more revenue-oriented crops like sunflower. Let us target 50 farmers with one acre each and let them change the crop pattern. Organise interactive meetings with farmers that I will also attend. Each village can be adopted by two scientists each and change can be initiated with four villages, as a beginning. I will bring one seed company to each village to become part of the development activity,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 3, 2021 11:30:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have to take all steps to increase the revenue and productivity of farmers. We have to bring change in the idea of farmers and convince them to go for more revenue-oriented crops like sunflower. Let us target 50 farmers with one acre each and let them change the crop pattern. Organise interactive meetings with farmers that I will also attend. Each village can be adopted by two scientists each and change can be initiated with four villages, as a beginning. I will bring one seed company to each village to become part of the development activity,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:33:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “I-T officials coming to the village and taking up developmental activities, despite being busy, is appreciable. They are spending their time and money for the village. Peddacheruvu in the village is being developed as a mini tank bund. I appreciate the villagers for producing Manjeera surf and soaps with the help of these officials. I am sanctioning a grinding machine to prepare pulses. Sell best quality pulses with the brand name of Manjeera and compete with open market,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 31, 2021 9:30:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao told : “The additional borrowing limit of 2% of GSDP being allowed to states in the current year needs to be continued in 2021-22 without any conditions,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 31, 2021 5:38:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Change is visible in the villages, which was not there in the past seven decades. Mission Bhagiratha works are under progress in the Sadashivapet town at an estimated cost of ₹ 32 crore. Funds are being extended to Sadashivapet and Sangareddy towns and ₹ 20 lakh was recently released for the construction of bus stand,” External link

thehindu Monday, January 25, 2021 6:36:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Change is visible in the villages, which was not there in the past seven decades. Mission Bhagiratha works are under progress in the Sadashivapet town at an estimated cost of ₹ 32 crore. Funds are being extended to Sadashivapet and Sangareddy towns and ₹ 20 lakh was recently released for the construction of bus stand,” External link

Hindu Monday, January 25, 2021 5:20:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao urged : “In the past you have paid more than ₹ 1.000 as rents and lived in small rooms. Now promise me that you will contribute some amount and hire people to keep the colony clean and neat,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 23, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao told : “This is a lifetime achievement for me. So far I had not constructed a house for myself. But was able to get these many houses constructed for the poor,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 23, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Now Boggulabanda is a village witnessing development. BT road was laid from Rangadhampally and Mittapally. CC road was sanctioned at an estimated cost of ₹ 15 lakh. Other CC roads will also be sanctioned shortly and ₹ 10 lakh was sanctioned for Mahila Bhavan and another ₹ 26 lakh is being sanctioned for grave yard,” External link

Hindu Sunday, December 20, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have taken up Kaleshwaram project and it was completed. With this, the face of villages will be changed for better,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 17, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “With the blessings of Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao we are able to complete this project. As many as 144 families will perform housewarming ceremony in the presence of the Chief Minister. Within one month 1,341 families will enter into new houses in phased manner and the remaining beneficiaries will also be selected in transparent manner. These houses are fitted with piped gas lines and underground drainage system, probably the first such facility for the poor in the entire country,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 8, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : "The new farm Acts will benefit corporate organisations and harm the interests of farmers. More than 92.5 % farmers across the State are having less than five acrest. The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) has issued orders that only 40 quintals per farmer will be procured for acre. The Centre has warned that 60 lakh metric tonnes of paddy will not be procured from the State if bonus is given to fine variety paddy. Let us create awareness among farmers on these Acts. Even while Prime Minister of Britain has responded on the agitation of Indian farmers, our Prime Minister is silent," External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 8, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “All the three Acts do favour the corporate organisation whereas farmers will be at receiving end. That is why we are opposing them. Ours is a farmer-friendly government and we will take all steps in that direction. The BJP leaders are organising protests demanding purchase of fine variety paddy must first get the orders issued by Union government that levy will not be collected from the States offering bonus to fine variety,” External link

thehindu Monday, December 7, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “All the three Acts do favour the corporate organisation whereas farmers will be at receiving end. That is why we are opposing them. Ours is a farmer-friendly government and we will take all steps in that direction. The BJP leaders are organising protests demanding purchase of fine variety paddy must first get the orders issued by Union government that levy will not be collected from the States offering bonus to fine variety,” External link

Hindu Monday, December 7, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The party should be given Nobel prize for fake news. This is being done out of frustration of losing despite bringing in 12 central ministers, top leaders and even party national president,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 1, 2020 6:19:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao told : “Frustration is touching the peak in the BJP as the results in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Elections (GHMC) will be adverse despite campaign by Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Dharna held by BJP leaders before the office of State Election Commission (SEC) is nothing but a drama,” External link

Hindu Monday, November 30, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao urged : “We have credible information that using different logos of different channels, the party is going to release videos in social media claiming that some TRS leaders are going to join the BJP. During Dubbak byelection, a fake campaign was taken up on social media that Congress candidate was joining the TRS by using logos of some news channels. Do not trust them,” External link

Hindu Monday, November 30, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “BJP has only done injustice to Telangana. The Centre has not extended any assistance when we suffered due to rain and floods. The Delhi party can never address the problems of gullies. Only we can address these problems as we have a better understanding of it. The Information Technology Investment Region was sanctioned by the previous UPA government during the formation of Telangana State and now the BJP has cancelled it. Is there any need to vote for the party which is neglecting us and questioning existence of Telangana,” External link

Hindu Monday, November 23, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “We have to prepare a chargesheet against BJP which is questioning the existence of Telangana. The BJP government at the Centre did not respond when floods hit Hyderabad. Why must the people vote for that party,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 22, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The Union government has cancelled the ITIR sanctioned for the State. Despite repeated appeals, the Centre is not responding,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 22, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “No progress has taken place in Patancheru area in the last 70 years during the tenure of Congress and the BJP. We have promised water and are providing water to every household at an estimated cost of ₹ 251 crore. We are offering round-the-clock quality power. There is no closure of industries and labour has been getting additional revenue. Medical devices park was already established at Sultanpur followed by IT Park at Osman Nagar and LED Park at Shivanagar. These industries are providing employment to youth,” External link

thehindu Monday, November 16, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “No progress has taken place in Patancheru area in the last 70 years during the tenure of Congress and the BJP. We have promised water and are providing water to every household at an estimated cost of ₹ 251 crore. We are offering round-the-clock quality power. There is no closure of industries and labour has been getting additional revenue. Medical devices park was already established at Sultanpur followed by IT Park at Osman Nagar and LED Park at Shivanagar. These industries are providing employment to youth,” External link

Hindu Monday, November 16, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Victory and defeat are part and parcel of all elections. TRS will be there to support its workers. Swamy worked hard for the party. We will support his wife Radha and three children – Karthik (10), Satwik (7) and Maneesh (4),” External link

Hindu Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao declared : "Without a doubt, Dubbaka will prosper only under the TRS," External link

news18 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao declared : "Without a doubt, Dubbaka will prosper only under the TRS," External link

news18 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao declared : "Without a doubt, Dubbaka will prosper only under the TRS," External link

news18 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao declared : "Without a doubt, Dubbaka will prosper only under the TRS," External link

news18 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao declared : "Without a doubt, Dubbaka will prosper only under the TRS," External link

news18 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Despite giving written undertaking, the factory management failed to keep the word. They have not paid arrears so far and notices were issued under Revenue Recovery (RR) Act. We will be holding a meeting tomorrow at Hyderabad in which the Government Pleader (GP) will also attend in addition to sugar cane commissioner. We will decide how to proceed further. Trident has failed to pay arrears to the tune of ₹ 37 crore at Chittur in Andhra Pradesh and the government there had already commenced the process of under RR Act,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Farmers lost trust in the management and they will not bring sugar cane to the factory even if I tell them,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao declared : "Without a doubt, Dubbaka will prosper only under the TRS," External link

news18 Tuesday, November 3, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao declared : "Without a doubt, Dubbaka will prosper only under the TRS," External link

news18 Monday, November 2, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Harish Rao ) : “Madhavaneni Bhagavanth Rao, Mr. Raghunandan Rao’s father, has been getting Aasara pension of ₹2,016. His parents get six kg rice every month in ration. Bhagavanth Rao has received ₹54,000 so far under Rythu Bandhu while his wife Bharatamma has received ₹86,250 under the same scheme. The BJP candidate himself got ₹1,11,550 so far,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 1, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : "The Opposition leaders think that there is a 'competition' in Dubbaka, but there really isn’t one. We urge the voters to compare Congress' 70-year-long rule of India and the TRS' six-year-long rule of Telangana. The schemes being implemented by TRS will ensure Sujatha’s victory," "There are 1.90 lakh voters in Dubbaka constituency, among whom at least 1.56 lakh persons have received the benefits of various government schemes. There are about 78,000 farmers here who have been receiving Rs 10,000 per year under Rythu Bandhu. People know that the TRS has been doing all these, while the BJP government has been implementing new 'anti-farmer' laws. People are with us," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, October 29, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao added ( about Harish Rao ) : "They conducted raids at the houses of TRS leaders too. However, when they raided the house of S Anjan Rao, they recovered Rs 18.67 lakh. By the way, it’s their headache. Not ours. I request the cadre to lookout for provocations and not to fall prey to such things," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, October 29, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : "We have already finished campaigning in 130 of the total 140 villages in Dubbaka. The response our campaigns get from people is amazing. Solipeta Sujatha will undoubtedly win with a margin of over one lakh votes," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, October 29, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “BJP is depending on money and playing games. When police raided the house of the relative of Raghunandan Rao the BJP activists behaved like goondas and took away the money. Money being sent to the BJP candidate was caught on the outskirts of Hyderabad. Police checked the house of our party leader Rajanarsu. They have even stopped my vehicle and party candidate S. Sujatha vehicles. Why are BJP leaders not cooperating with the police if they are sincere and right?” External link

Hindu Monday, October 26, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao told : “Palle Pahad and Vemulghat have already extended their support to the TRS. They have full faith in the government. The villagers told us that they were in the forefront to get land for the reservoir and now they support the party candidate Sujatha,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, October 25, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have presented the development in five years that was not made possible in six decades by both Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party. We have offered drinking water through Mission Bhagiratha and now women need not wait at street taps. Godavari water is being brought here from 300 km and lifted to a height of 500 metres. We are offering Kalyana Lakshmi for every eligible and eighteen families have benefited in your villages,” External link

Hindu Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “BJP has been carrying on a false campaign against the TRS. BJP is a ‘Bharatiya Jhoota Party’. We have developed the State in a way which was not seen for the last seven decades. There is a transformation in villages with Vaikuntha Dhamam, dump yards and Palle Prakruthi Vanams. With Kaleshwaram, we will provide drinking water to every household and irrigation for every acre,” External link

thehindu Friday, October 23, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Goebbels campaign is being taken up by both the BJP and Congress against our party. Do not remain silent. Refute the allegations with proofs. Tell the people what we have done so far and what we are planning to do. Telangana stood as a role model for development and the entire nation is looking at our State. Explain this to the people,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Nirmala Sitaraman ) : “We lodged our serious protest with finance minister Nirmala Sitaraman,” “Whether we should take to legal recourse or there is any other option to get more funds from the Centre would be decided after the high-level meeting with the chief minister” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Youth are the strength of the party. We will welcome them and give them right position in the party,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao asking ( about Harish Rao ) : "The ongoing defections clearly show that TRS has no base or public support and it is still dependent on Congress leaders to win elections. If CM KCR or Harish Rao seriously believe that their government was serving the people honestly, then why are they spending crores of rupees and appointing one leader incharge for every 100 voters to bribe them and lure them with different sops, he said. " External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Think about the leaders coming in large cars from Hyderabad to Dubbak for election campaign and they will be here only till elections are over. After the elections none of them will be seen here. Vote for TRS candidate Ms. Sujatha. I will be here and it is my responsibility to develop Dubbak assembly constituency,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT



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Chandrasekhara Rao said ( about Harish Rao ) : “We have focused on round-the-clock power and are happy that three crore tonnes paddy was produced when Punjab has produced 2.2 crore tonnes. Over 91 lakh tonnes were sold to Food Corporation of India (FCI). As 26 lakh tonnes of fertilizers are being used by farmers, the godown capacity was increased from 4 lakh tonnes to 25 lakh tonnes by Harish Rao. There will be no power problem or water problem in Telangana. As many as 2,601 Rythu Vedikas were constructed for farmers in the State,” External link

Hindu Sunday, June 20, 2021 8:53:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Harish Rao ) : “Although such an attempt to paint a wrong picture was expected from new member M. Raghunandan Rao (BJP), but it was not expected from a seasoned legislator like M. Bhatti Vikramarka (Congress). Such borrowings were also mentioned in the budget books as the floating debt and for 2019-20 it amounted to ₹37,247.59 crore,” External link

Hindu Monday, March 22, 2021 6:02:00 PM EAT

Hanumantha Rao said ( about Harish Rao ) : “Haridaspur is the first village in Telangana celebrating birth of girl children for the past one year. It has greatly transformed in the last one year and become a place worth a visit. Finance Minister T Harish Rao will visit the village shortly,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Harish Rao ) : “Madhavaneni Bhagavanth Rao, Mr. Raghunandan Rao’s father, has been getting Aasara pension of ₹2,016. His parents get six kg rice every month in ration. Bhagavanth Rao has received ₹54,000 so far under Rythu Bandhu while his wife Bharatamma has received ₹86,250 under the same scheme. The BJP candidate himself got ₹1,11,550 so far,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 1, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao added ( about Harish Rao ) : "They conducted raids at the houses of TRS leaders too. However, when they raided the house of S Anjan Rao, they recovered Rs 18.67 lakh. By the way, it’s their headache. Not ours. I request the cadre to lookout for provocations and not to fall prey to such things," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, October 29, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao asking ( about Harish Rao ) : "The ongoing defections clearly show that TRS has no base or public support and it is still dependent on Congress leaders to win elections. If CM KCR or Harish Rao seriously believe that their government was serving the people honestly, then why are they spending crores of rupees and appointing one leader incharge for every 100 voters to bribe them and lure them with different sops, he said. " External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

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Harish Rao said : “We will be starting T-diagnostic hubs and radiology hubs in all district hospitals shortly. As many as 134 medical tests, including ECG, 2D echo, X-ray and ultrasound, would conducted here free of cost. Ten more radiology hubs are coming up in Hyderabad,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, May 24, 2022 5:37:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “In 70 years, only three medical colleges were established in the State, but in the past seven years alone, as many as 33 medical colleges were established. Medical college seats were increased from existing 700 to 2,840 in the last seven years and the number will touch 5,240 over the next two years,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, May 24, 2022 5:37:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We will be starting T-diagnostic hubs and radiology hubs in all district hospitals shortly. As many as 134 medical tests, including ECG, 2D echo, X-ray and ultrasound, would conducted here free of cost. Ten more radiology hubs are coming up in Hyderabad,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, May 24, 2022 4:44:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “In 70 years, only three medical colleges were established in the State, but in the past seven years alone, as many as 33 medical colleges were established. Medical college seats were increased from existing 700 to 2,840 in the last seven years and the number will touch 5,240 over the next two years,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, May 24, 2022 4:44:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “There used to be a large number of migrations before the formation of separate Telangana State. Now the situation has completely changed. People are coming from Bihar to lift the paddy bags whereas people from West Bengal are here to sow paddy seed,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, May 17, 2022 5:43:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The Union Government had made it clear that it would not procure paddy from farmers during t summer. Hence, it was our responsibility to create awareness among farmers and divert them to alternative crops on long term basis. Oil palm is one of the crops that has demand in international market. Public representatives and officials come together and educate farmers in this regard,” External link

Hindu Saturday, May 14, 2022 5:38:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “BJP leaders are telling lies that not even a single acre was not irrigated with Godavari water. We are ready to prove BJP leaders wrong. Let them come and visit Gajwel, Siddipet or Dubbak constituencies and they will know the facts,” External link

thehindu Friday, May 13, 2022 6:51:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “BJP leaders are telling lies that not even a single acre was not irrigated with Godavari water. We are ready to prove BJP leaders wrong. Let them come and visit Gajwel, Siddipet or Dubbak constituencies and they will know the facts,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 13, 2022 5:49:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : "After realising that the OGH needs more attention, we have sanctioned Rs 36 crore for various development works. Today the OPD and pharmacy registration areas are ready along with 40 ICU beds. These ICU beds are all attached with monitors and ventilators for use by anaesthesia and general medic-ine departments," External link

newindianexpress Friday, May 13, 2022 11:21:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The Congress, even after being in power for 10 years in united AP, did injustice to Telangana. And BJP, which is in power at the Centre for the last eight years, is doing the same thing. Had the TRS not come to power, we would have been unable to get Basaveswara and Sangameswara lift irrigation schemes and a medical college for Sangareddy,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, May 11, 2022 7:34:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The Congress, even after being in power for 10 years in united AP, did injustice to Telangana. And BJP, which is in power at the Centre for the last eight years, is doing the same thing. Had the TRS not come to power, we would have been unable to get Basaveswara and Sangameswara lift irrigation schemes and a medical college for Sangareddy,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, May 11, 2022 6:39:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Mr. Nadda said that irrigation was not provided even a single acre through Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (KLIS). Similarly, he said that there was corruption in Kaleshwaram project, Central schemes are being campaigned as State schemes and the irrigation projects in Palamur would be completed if BJP comes to power. All these are lies and I am ready to counter them point by point,” External link

Hindu Sunday, May 8, 2022 4:07:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Nitin Gadkari ) : “We are ready to prove Mr Nadda is wrong. Let him visit any corner of the State and we can bear the expenditure. Speak with farmers directly. In 20 districts out of the total 33, people are getting irrigation and drinking water. Mr. Nadda is speaking quite contradictory to what Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari spoke about Kaleshwaram project who described it as growth engine for Telangana,” External link

Hindu Sunday, May 8, 2022 4:07:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “Centre has funded projects like Polavaram in Andhra Pradesh, Upper Bhadra in Karntaka and Ken Batva in Bundelkhand but not a single paise was allotted to any of the projects in Telangana. Why this discrimination?” External link

Hindu Sunday, May 8, 2022 4:07:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The agriculture-based Punjab state shunted your party out of power recently and the declaration won’t work here in Telangana,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, May 8, 2022 9:17:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “Except in 2015, when the VAT was rounded off to the nearest rupee, the Telangana government has not increased any tax on fuel. On the other hand, the Modi government has earned 24 lakh crore in the form of cess from consumers in the last seven years. Telangana is supposed to get 54,000 crore as its share, but the Centre has denied the same in the name of cess,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, April 27, 2022 9:48:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The Centre owes Rs 7,180 crore to Telangana, including the arrears of 13th, 14th and 15th Finance Commissions , backward region grant for 2019-22, GST compensation and central-sponsored schemes,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, April 24, 2022 7:58:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “For Aasara pensions, the TRS government spent Rs 48,273 crore in the last seven years, while the Centre’s assistance was just Rs 1,645 crore, which was a mere 3.4% of the total amount,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, April 24, 2022 7:58:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Is it not a fact that a delegation from Raichur made a representation to Mr. Sanjay and Mr. Aruna during the ongoing padayatra to suggest Karnataka BJP president and Chief Minister implementation of schemes such as Rythu Bandhu, Rythu Bima and others there” External link

thehindu Saturday, April 23, 2022 5:00:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Knowing that several poor are unable to pay even rent we have got constructed double bedroom houses and handed over them the key without their spending even a rupee. It came to our notice that some people are renting the houses allotted to them and some are trying to sell them. If anyone rented the house, the allocation will be canceled. Similarly, cases will be registered against those who sell their houses,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, April 20, 2022 4:59:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Sangareddy district stood first in bank linkage in the district and as much as ₹672 crore was released from the banks. Each group is taking about ₹20 lakh and progressing forward. We have increased the facilities at government hospitals and extending KCR Kits at government hospitals,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 17, 2022 7:10:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have established the best training camp here. Last time about 800 persons got selected for TET out of the 1,000 aspirants who attended for coaching. Nothing comes free and you have to work hard to get selected. We have made arrangements in such a way that everyone gets equal opportunities. About 95 per cent posts are being reserved for locals,” External link

Hindu Saturday, April 9, 2022 5:40:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Fever survey conducted in the State was appreciated by the Centre. We have to work perfectly at field level. Functioning in about 202 sub-centres out of the total 5,500 sub-centres is not good and about 80 per cent of deliveries are taking place in private hospitals. We have to change the situation,” External link

Hindu Saturday, April 9, 2022 5:40:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Rutu Prema should serve as a model to the nation in addressing the health problems of women. Experts say that diapers soaked with chemicals are harmful to women’s health. Cloth diapers are safer,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, April 6, 2022 6:38:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Chandrasekhara Rao ) : “Use the money received under Dalit Bandhu to stand on your own. You have to prove yourself that you are not short of others in competing if an opportunity is given. The scheme is being extended to all the eligible beyond party lines. Dalit Bandhu is being implemented on an agitation mode and this year we have allotted ₹ 17,800 crore in the budget to benefit about 2 lakh beneficiaries. Never in the history so much amount was spent on single scheme so far. The credit of establishing girls residential schools for dalits also goes to Mr. Chandrasekhar Rao,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, April 5, 2022 9:11:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “Do the BJP leaders have the face to the go to people? How can they do padayatra after hiking price of petroleum products, gas price and proving unable to provide employment despite vacancies,?” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 31, 2022 6:19:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “It was always summer in the rule of combined state without water. But after formation of our state the situation has completely changed. Kaleshwaram project was completed in record time with the efforts made by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao. Despite severe summer we are able to get drinking water and irrigation water,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 31, 2022 6:19:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The only state in the country which has helped 10 lakh poor girls get married by extending financial assistance is Telangana. This is a record in welfare sector. The state government is presently giving Rs 1,00,116 to the mother of the bride for conducting the marriage,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 8, 2022 1:54:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : "Even in the latest Union budget for 2022-2023, no justice was done to Telangana. No irrigation project was given national status, no money was given to any programme. It was only sweet talk without the offer of any concrete help. Even the borrowing is now conditional," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 8, 2022 5:19:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : "The Centre is creating hurdles in the path of progress of the state. The discrimination against Telangana started right from the day of formation of the state. Much before the celebrations of state formation day ended, seven mandals of erstwhile Khammam district were merged with AP and also the state lost lower Sileru power station. The division of high court division bench was also dragged for five years," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 8, 2022 5:19:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Telangana has become a front runner in all the sectors in a very short period after the formation of the State. Chief Minister Kalvakuntla Chandrasekhar Rao, who is the very symbol of Telangana, has led the movement and the dream of the formation of the State has become a reality,” External link

news18 Monday, March 7, 2022 9:09:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : "After successfully completion of the programme in these districts, the same will be introduced in all other districts of Telangana," External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 6, 2022 4:15:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “BJP is doing wrong campaign on social media and we have to refute it. The spirit of the Constitution is missing and hence there was need for new one,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 3, 2022 8:50:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “During the second wave of the pandemic, Telangana required about 500 metric tonnes of oxygen and we were able to pool only 200 metric tonnes within the State while 300 metric tonnes were procured from Tamil Nadu and Goa. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has directed us to produce the required oxygen here itself and so far, we have been able to clock 300 metric tonnes production,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 30, 2022 6:03:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Institutional deliveries have increased to 52%, which is encouraging. However, we have to increase that to 75%. Do not opt for C-section which would harm the health of both mother and child. About 66% children are deprived of mother’s milk in the first one hour,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 30, 2022 6:03:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “As per the practice, the entire Centre's share was released to AP by oversight, though it was apportioned in the ratio of population between AP and Telangana. The share of Telangana was wrongly released to AP amounting to Rs 495 crore. Though the matter was taken up to the notice of AP and auditor general, the amount is yet to be adjusted to Telangana. The amount needs to be released on priority basis,” External link

timesofindia Monday, January 24, 2022 7:43:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : "As many as 29.2 lakh houses were surveyed in last two days and over one lakh people had Covid-related symptoms," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 24, 2022 5:09:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : "In another four or five days the fever survey will be finished... pregnant women with the virus need not worry. We have made special arrangements across the state if they test positive," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 24, 2022 5:09:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “All public representatives including MLAs, MLCs, mandal parishad and zilla parishad members, and gram panchayat sarpanches are supervising the fever survey. The health teams as well as the public representatives are sensitising the people to get vaccinated to conquer the virus,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, January 23, 2022 11:27:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Our Government was committed to the welfare of the Dalits. Let the BJP prove its commitment towards dalits by implementing the Dalit Bandhu scheme across the nation by allocating budget on February 1 by Union Minister Niramala Sitharaman,” External link

thehindu Sunday, January 23, 2022 7:45:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Dalit Bandhu commenced in Huzurabad Assembly constituency is yielding results. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has decided to implement the scheme in all the constituencies. From each constituency 100 beneficiaries will be selected in a transparent manner with the help of local MLAs. Officials should take steps so that Dalit Bandhu should reach the beneficiaries within two months,” External link

thehindu Sunday, January 23, 2022 7:45:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “Poshavva are you vaccinated? Did you take both the doses?” External link

thehindu Saturday, January 22, 2022 5:49:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Fever survey is being done in view of the rising number of COVID cases in the State. People need not come to hospitals as the medical staff will go to every house to conduct tests. We have visited about 12.68 lakh houses on Friday alone. Around 45,000 people are suffering from fever and other symptoms,” External link

thehindu Saturday, January 22, 2022 5:49:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The symptoms will be mild. Testing is being conducted at Primary Health Centres (PHCs). About two crore testing kits and one crore home isolation kits are ready. Many will be treated with home isolation kits. Admit in hospitals only when the condition is serious. All the COVID beds are attached with oxygen. ICU beds have also been kept ready,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 19, 2022 11:05:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “There are as many as 15,62,912 Central government vacancies that are not being filled up. In Telangana, 1.3 lakh jobs were given in the last seven years. Let the BJP demand for filling up of posts in Telangana only after filling up all vacant posts at the Centre,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 19, 2022 8:34:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Telangana is number one in power consumption in India. In per capita income, TS stands first in Southern States. Even NITI Aayog has stated that Telangana tops in many fields. The State stands third in extending better healthcare to citizens while BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh is in the 28th position,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 19, 2022 8:34:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “It is to mention that, data of Covid infections and hospitalisations has beyond doubt proved that vaccines are highly effective and are preventing severe morbidity, hospitalization and mortality,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, January 18, 2022 6:12:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “to upgrade and modernise the education sector in the state comprehensively, the government formulated a new education scheme. The proposed allocation for the scheme is Rs 4,000 crore. In the next two years, the government will provide basic facilities in all the government schools on a large scale” External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, January 12, 2022 5:48:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “It is not good on your part to delay the vaccination process when government gave clear instructions. Being Minister for Health I am getting a bad name because of you. How can you come to the meeting without full information?” External link

Hindu Tuesday, January 4, 2022 6:13:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : "It is a great thing that the first dose of the vaccine in the state is 100 pc complete. With this, Telangana has set a record in the country as the first large state to complete the first dose one hundred percent. Until now the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra Nagar Haveli, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Lakshadweep, Sikkim -- only 8 smaller states, Union Territories, have achieved this feat," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 29, 2021 7:47:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : "There are a total of 10,000 vaccinators, with a total of 35,000 staff working on the vaccination process. So far 100 per cent of the first dose and 66 per cent of the second dose have been completed. The national average is 90 percent for the first dose and 63 percent for the second dose. We are ahead of the national average," External link

business-standard Wednesday, December 29, 2021 7:47:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “A delegation of our Ministers went to New Delhi to meet Union Minister and they were humiliated. They went there to protect the interests of farmers. Food security is on the list of Centre and farming should not be seen in profit and loss manner. This was not right on the part of Centre,” External link

thehindu Saturday, December 25, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Dragging families and finding ways to humiliate them and now oiling their social media machinery is a well known strategy of the BJP” External link

Hindu Saturday, December 25, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “What right do you have to humiliate our ministers and the state? We have not come to you begging or requesting. We only wanted to remind you of your responsibility of procuring paddy,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, December 22, 2021 10:12:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Since 1969 the Centre has been buying paddy and now it says procurement was not possible. They need farmers’ votes but not the paddy they cultivate. We do not need the BJP which would not buy paddy,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 22, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The delegation met the Union Minister on behalf of four crore Telangana people and 70 lakh farmers. He asked them if they had no other business except coming here. This is nothing but humiliating people and farmers of Telangana. He behaved like a political leader and not like a Union Minister. He must withdraw these comments and apologise,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 22, 2021 6:44:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Since 1969 the Centre has been buying paddy and now it says procurement was not possible. They need farmers’ votes but not the paddy they cultivate. We do not need the BJP which would not buy paddy,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 22, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The delegation met the Union Minister on behalf of four crore Telangana people and 70 lakh farmers. He asked them if they had no other business except coming here. This is nothing but humiliating people and farmers of Telangana. He behaved like a political leader and not like a Union Minister. He must withdraw these comments and apologise,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 22, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao told : “Only boiled rice can be produced in Telangna in summer due to severe heat, and raw rice is not possible here. For the past several years, only boiled rice was sold to the Centre and it had purchased it. Question the BJP leaders on the issue when they visit villages. Ask them why the Centre is stepping back from its responsibility,” External link

thehindu Monday, December 20, 2021 10:31:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao told : “Only boiled rice can be produced in Telangna in summer due to severe heat, and raw rice is not possible here. For the past several years, only boiled rice was sold to the Centre and it had purchased it. Question the BJP leaders on the issue when they visit villages. Ask them why the Centre is stepping back from its responsibility,” External link

Hindu Monday, December 20, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “BJP and Congress leaders have been creating unnecessary issues on paddy procurement. We have established as many as 157 procurement centres in Sangareddy district. Both the parties have no moral right to speak about farmers,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 30, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “In the past we used to get Finance Commission grants for local bodies- Zilla Parishads and Mandal Parishads. After BJP came to power they were stopped. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao took the initiative and sanctioned about ₹500 crore for local bodies from the budget. BJP had done nothing but increased prices of all commodities. Even the prices of petrol were reduced only 25 per cent whereas the hike was many more times than that,” External link

Hindu Friday, November 26, 2021 6:31:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have a strength of 777 voters won on TRS ticket out of the total 1,072 votes. Let us work for the party and follow the directions. Services of former MLC V. Bhupal Reddy will be used for the party in other form. He was the only MLC who had completed three terms successfully. The candidates would be trained on how to vote on priority basis on December 8th and 9th. This will be followed in MLC and Rajya Sabha elections,” External link

Hindu Friday, November 26, 2021 6:31:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The government spends ₹100 crore per annum for the purpose,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 24, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The government spends ₹100 crore per annum for the purpose,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, November 24, 2021 10:52:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Sebastien Valiela ) : “We are repeatedly telling the same thing. Mr. Kishan Reddy has been telling that there was no problem for farmers. Let him come to the field and meet farmers and they will explain. Even the old stock is in the godowns. If he has any concern about farmers, let him speak with railway officials and lift the stock. In the past all the Central governments bought paddy and that why we are demanding the same system to continue,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, November 23, 2021 6:11:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “These ambulances will be used in teaching hospitals. There is a total of 429 ambulances (108 emergency response ambulances) in the state currently. We are taking steps to ensure better 108 services by removing old vehicles and replacing them with new ones,” External link

timesofindia Friday, November 19, 2021 11:16:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “The Maha Dharna was aimed at bringing pressure on the Union Government to buy paddy from farmers and clarify its stand. The policy of Centre should be common for all states in paddy procurement. In the past, all the previous governments at Centre including UPA and NDA had procured paddy from the state and we are requesting the Union Government to continue the same and there was nothing new in it. The BJP Government has been declining to procure paddy from Telangana whereas it was buying from farmers of Punjab. How can the Centre follow double standards for two states?” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:14:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “All the problems related to water and power were addressed after Telangana State was formed and TRS came to power. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has been working for the welfare and well-being of farmers. Even fertilizers are being supplied to farmers whereas in the past there were agitations by farmers for power, irrigation and fertilizers,” External link

Hindu Friday, November 12, 2021 8:39:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “This project will change the fate of farmers forever and benefit future generations. The project was completed with the blessings of Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao as part of Kaleshwaram,” External link

Hindu Friday, November 5, 2021 8:45:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Has Eatala promised any major project or welfare scheme for Huzurabad constituency if he is voted to victory? People of Huzurabad should think whether they were benefited by TRS or BJP and they stand to benefit from which of the parties until the next assembly elections. You did not get the promised Rs 15 lakh in your bank accounts from the BJP government? Do not trust Eatala, he is lying to get votes,” External link

timesofindia Monday, October 18, 2021 10:21:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Companies are charging about ₹7,000 for piped gas supply connection. You are being provided supply for only ₹1,000. We have convinced the company towards this and for the first time in the district, gas is supplied through pipelines,” External link

Hindu Saturday, October 2, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Chief Minister ) : “We have constructed 3,000 double bedroom houses for the poor in the constituency limits and another 500 were sanctioned by the Chief Minister and they will be ready in two months. At KCR Nagar, 1,976 houses have been handed over to the beneficiaries and another 1,000 will be constructed shortly. Tender process is complete and land has been identified,” External link

Hindu Saturday, October 2, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “These buildings are being constructed at a cost of ₹81 crore. In G+2 mode, the collectorate was constructed on about 29 acres on the outskirts of the town. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao will inaugurate it on June 20,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:52:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Erstwhile Medak district remained drought prone for several decades and the previous Congress or TDP governments failed to address the issue. Our Chief Minister, who visited every part of the district, designed these two projects to bring Kaleshwaram water to address the problems of farmers. The project will cover 230 villages spread in 11 mandals. The main canal will be 165 kilometres while distributories will be for about 830 kilometres,” External link

Hindu Monday, June 14, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Chandrasekhara Rao ) : “There was a saying and belief that Ganga water from Kashi will flow here at Sangameshwara temple tank at Jarasangam and people will sprinkle that water on their heads. We are bringing Godavari from Kaleshwaram and it will join Ganga here. This is being made possible by Mr. Chandrasekhar Rao,” External link

Hindu Monday, June 14, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “Congress sold 88,500 acres of land in 10 years between 2004 and 2014 and diverted the amount for the development of Andhra Pradesh. Then I myself fought on the issue in the Assembly. Why were leaders like Bhatti Vikramarka silent then?” External link

Hindu Monday, June 14, 2021 9:36:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Gajwel has witnessed unprecedented development. Padavulacheruvu was filled with Godavari water brought from Kaleswaram. Drinking water problem was addressed for ever. Officials and public representatives from the across the country are arriving here to see the development. The government is spending about ₹ 500 crore to construct integrated markets in all municipalities,” External link

Hindu Sunday, June 13, 2021 6:13:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Several coronavirus patients are facing problem of oxygen at home after getting discharged. These concentrators are helpful for them. Some more concentrators will arrive in the next few days,” External link

Hindu Saturday, June 5, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Since people from neighbouring states like Maharashtra, Karnataka, AP and Chhattisgarh are coming to Hyderabad for Covid-19 treatment, there is a scarcity of medicines like Remdesivir. Instead of going by the population of the state, the Centre should consider positive cases from other states and those getting treatment in Hyderabad while allocating medicines and oxygen to the state,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:27:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has allocated ₹26,000 crore for paddy procurement. Tab entry must be completed after downloading paddy at the mill and in the next 24 hours the amount must be paid to farmers in their accounts. There should not be any shortage for gunny bags, tarpaulins and transport problem. Ensure that the paddy that was brought to procurement centres does not soak in the rain,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:35:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The civic body elections have once again proven that Siddipet is a bastion of the TRS. People voted for development and welfare, party president and Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao. I thank people for the faith bestowed upon the party,” External link

thehindu Monday, May 3, 2021 7:08:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Do not trust BJP which is making tall claims. Edible oil cost increased to ₹200 per litre and cocking gas cost to ₹1,000 from ₹500. No leader from BJP met people during corona crisis and assured them nothing. BJP leaders said that they Centre had spent ₹135 crore for the development of Siddipet but they did not spend even ₹135,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, April 27, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Siddipet become a model for the State and we have to continue this. Your complete support is essential to continue the development. There is no drinking water problem now and every house is being supplied with safe drinking water. Underground drainage works, taken up with a cost of around ₹ 300 crore, is nearing completion and 80 % of the work was over. ₹ 1,100 crore was spent on double bedroom houses in the district headquarters alone. Chose between who work for you and who come at the time of polling only and seek votes,” External link

Hindu Monday, April 26, 2021 5:40:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Siddipet stood first in using the vaccine. About 96% of front-line warriors and 88% of those who crossed 45 years were already vaccinated in the district. Vaccination for the remaining will be completed in the next 48 hours. Corona ward with 120 wards was ready and another isolation ward is being established at Surabhi Medical college. There is no shortage of oxygen, injections or PPE kits. State officials were requested to send another 30,000 vaccines,” External link

thehindu Friday, April 23, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “There is no shortage of Remdesivir vials in the district. Medical staff are working round the clock and extending treatment to patients despite eight staff members getting infected with corona. I personally appreciate their efforts,” External link

thehindu Friday, April 23, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Siddipet stood first in using the vaccine. About 96% of front-line warriors and 88% of those who crossed 45 years were already vaccinated in the district. Vaccination for the remaining will be completed in the next 48 hours. Corona ward with 120 wards was ready and another isolation ward is being established at Surabhi Medical college. There is no shortage of oxygen, injections or PPE kits. State officials were requested to send another 30,000 vaccines,” External link

Hindu Friday, April 23, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “There is no shortage of Remdesivir vials in the district. Medical staff are working round the clock and extending treatment to patients despite eight staff members getting infected with corona. I personally appreciate their efforts,” External link

Hindu Friday, April 23, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Godavari water overflowing Haldi is one of the happiest movement in my life. The direction of Telangana has changed with Godavari water. Haldi, Pasupuleru and Manjeera will be full of water and farmers can have two crops from this season. Medak and Narsapur areas will benefit with Godavari water at Haldivagu,” External link

Hindu Friday, April 16, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “It was estimated that there are nearly 2.25 lakh healthcare workers, frontline warriors and those who have crossed 45 years of age. So far, 58,000 people from these three categories have been vaccinated. The remaining should also be covered at the earliest,” External link

Hindu Monday, April 12, 2021 10:11:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Here lessons will be taught not only to children but even to elderly people on garbage management. People will also be taught how dangerous it will be if the garbage is not treated properly. I thank Dr. Shanthi and others in this regard for the cooperation they have extended in establishing this school,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 11, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The new library was established to cater to the needs of all sections of people in the district headquarters. In addition to Telugu, English and Urdu newspapers, a reading room with a capacity of 40 persons was made available for unemployed youth to get ready for competitive examinations. One can read international magazines as the library was provided with internet facility and connected to national digital library,” External link

Hindu Monday, April 5, 2021 8:54:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Since the formation of Telangana, we have started filling as many as 1.35 lakh vacant posts in the government. Another 50,000 vacant posts will be filled shortly and coaching will be extended shortly for two months by subject experts,” External link

Hindu Monday, April 5, 2021 8:54:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “This is a historical movement for Gajwel, 1600 cusecs water will be released to Haldi Vagu. It will reach Haldi Vagu and Nizamsagar in about eight to 10 days filling about 32 check dams enroute. The check dams will store 0.62 tmcft water. Standing crops will be saved in 14,268 acres by releasing this water. The programme is being organised in low scale in view of the prevailing COVID-19 conditions though we planned to organise a grand event in the presence of many farmers,” External link

Hindu Monday, April 5, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Chief Minister has kept his word and sanctioned the houses. I am thankful to Mr Chandrasekhar Rao for sanctioning these houses,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, March 30, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Chief Minister has kept his word and sanctioned the houses. I am thankful to Mr Chandrasekhar Rao for sanctioning these houses,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “There is a need for change in the education system. It should suit the requirements of industry. This training will provide employment for youth from rural areas. The training will be in accordance with the technologies that are coming up. Every year 120 youth will be trained and they will be offered employment. Priority should be given to youth from Sangareddy district,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 27, 2021 3:58:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Earlier Mahbubnagar district had become unpopular for people migrating from the district to other places. The CM has redesigned projects to irrigate every acre and transform the district into a green area. Also, the CM has changed the bad name from pending-projects district to running projects-district,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 26, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Like an engineer, son and farmer of Palamuru, the CM is committedly going forward to provide a permanent solution to the water problems of Mahbubnagar district by coming up with projects linking plans,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 26, 2021 8:03:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have answered the criticism of the opposition by our performance and by executing the works. Now, there is a smile on the face of farmers, who used to look to the skies for rains. In the past, water from Kudavelli Vagu used to join the Godavari in the downstream while now, it is in reverse course. Godavari water is reaching here from 100 metres to 600 metres and passing through several lifts,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Harish Rao ) : “Although such an attempt to paint a wrong picture was expected from new member M. Raghunandan Rao (BJP), but it was not expected from a seasoned legislator like M. Bhatti Vikramarka (Congress). Such borrowings were also mentioned in the budget books as the floating debt and for 2019-20 it amounted to ₹37,247.59 crore,” External link

Hindu Monday, March 22, 2021 6:02:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “It is an endorsement of KCR’s policies by the educated voters,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, March 20, 2021 10:27:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : "Hearty congratulations to Vani Devi garu on being elected as the MBNR-RR-HYD #MLC. Yet again the citizens have proved that they stand by the leadership of CM KCR. #TelanganaWith KCR.(sic)" External link

ibtimes-in Saturday, March 20, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “It can be said without hesitation that agriculture sector played an important role even in the difficult time of corona. This has become possible because of the steps taken to re-utilise agriculture and allied sectors since the formation of the State. The progressive initiatives in the agriculture sector have not gone in vain. It is clear, from the development achieved in spite of critical times, that every paisa spent on agriculture has been highly productive,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 19, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “An amount of ₹1,500 crore is proposed in this Budget towards assistance to RTC. The government is extending guarantees to loans raised by RTC. For this an amount of ₹1,500 crore is proposed. With these measures, the government is confident that the financial position of the RTC will improve. Thus, a total amount of ₹3,000 crore are proposed to be provided to the RTC in 2021-22,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 18, 2021 10:18:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The government has fulfilled the aspirations of people. We are completing the specified goals at a specific time. We are making progress by overcoming problems and challenges,” External link

news18 Thursday, March 18, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Panchayati Raj ) : “An amount of 29,271 crore is proposed in the 2020-21 budget for Panchayati Raj and Rural development departments,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “But Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has respect for PV and constructed PV Ghat on Necklace Road. Voting for PV’s daughter Vani Devi is respecting PV,” External link

newindianexpress Sunday, February 28, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “How are the schools running after reopening? What do you have to study for becoming a doctor? Will you be here or migrate to USA?” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 24, 2021 6:39:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “People are showering praises on Mr. KCR for the works taken up by him. Schemes such as Shaadi Mubarak and Kalyana Lakshmi are being followed by other States. Godavari water has reached Siddipet because of the CM and we are enjoying the benefits. He will continue as the CM for another 10 years,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:20:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have to create awareness among farmers about this crop cultivation. There will be no pesticide problem for oil palm or wild animals and we can have inter-crops as well. The government has been offering subsidy. Farmers can also take up mulberry cultivation along with oil palm,” External link

thehindu Monday, February 8, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have to create awareness among farmers about this crop cultivation. There will be no pesticide problem for oil palm or wild animals and we can have inter-crops as well. The government has been offering subsidy. Farmers can also take up mulberry cultivation along with oil palm,” External link

Hindu Monday, February 8, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have to take all steps to increase the revenue and productivity of farmers. We have to bring change in the idea of farmers and convince them to go for more revenue-oriented crops like sunflower. Let us target 50 farmers with one acre each and let them change the crop pattern. Organise interactive meetings with farmers that I will also attend. Each village can be adopted by two scientists each and change can be initiated with four villages, as a beginning. I will bring one seed company to each village to become part of the development activity,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 3, 2021 11:30:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have to take all steps to increase the revenue and productivity of farmers. We have to bring change in the idea of farmers and convince them to go for more revenue-oriented crops like sunflower. Let us target 50 farmers with one acre each and let them change the crop pattern. Organise interactive meetings with farmers that I will also attend. Each village can be adopted by two scientists each and change can be initiated with four villages, as a beginning. I will bring one seed company to each village to become part of the development activity,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:33:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “I-T officials coming to the village and taking up developmental activities, despite being busy, is appreciable. They are spending their time and money for the village. Peddacheruvu in the village is being developed as a mini tank bund. I appreciate the villagers for producing Manjeera surf and soaps with the help of these officials. I am sanctioning a grinding machine to prepare pulses. Sell best quality pulses with the brand name of Manjeera and compete with open market,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 31, 2021 9:30:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao told : “The additional borrowing limit of 2% of GSDP being allowed to states in the current year needs to be continued in 2021-22 without any conditions,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, January 31, 2021 5:38:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Change is visible in the villages, which was not there in the past seven decades. Mission Bhagiratha works are under progress in the Sadashivapet town at an estimated cost of ₹ 32 crore. Funds are being extended to Sadashivapet and Sangareddy towns and ₹ 20 lakh was recently released for the construction of bus stand,” External link

thehindu Monday, January 25, 2021 6:36:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Change is visible in the villages, which was not there in the past seven decades. Mission Bhagiratha works are under progress in the Sadashivapet town at an estimated cost of ₹ 32 crore. Funds are being extended to Sadashivapet and Sangareddy towns and ₹ 20 lakh was recently released for the construction of bus stand,” External link

Hindu Monday, January 25, 2021 5:20:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao urged : “In the past you have paid more than ₹ 1.000 as rents and lived in small rooms. Now promise me that you will contribute some amount and hire people to keep the colony clean and neat,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 23, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao told : “This is a lifetime achievement for me. So far I had not constructed a house for myself. But was able to get these many houses constructed for the poor,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 23, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Now Boggulabanda is a village witnessing development. BT road was laid from Rangadhampally and Mittapally. CC road was sanctioned at an estimated cost of ₹ 15 lakh. Other CC roads will also be sanctioned shortly and ₹ 10 lakh was sanctioned for Mahila Bhavan and another ₹ 26 lakh is being sanctioned for grave yard,” External link

Hindu Sunday, December 20, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have taken up Kaleshwaram project and it was completed. With this, the face of villages will be changed for better,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 17, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “With the blessings of Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao we are able to complete this project. As many as 144 families will perform housewarming ceremony in the presence of the Chief Minister. Within one month 1,341 families will enter into new houses in phased manner and the remaining beneficiaries will also be selected in transparent manner. These houses are fitted with piped gas lines and underground drainage system, probably the first such facility for the poor in the entire country,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 8, 2020 8:29:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : "The new farm Acts will benefit corporate organisations and harm the interests of farmers. More than 92.5 % farmers across the State are having less than five acrest. The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) has issued orders that only 40 quintals per farmer will be procured for acre. The Centre has warned that 60 lakh metric tonnes of paddy will not be procured from the State if bonus is given to fine variety paddy. Let us create awareness among farmers on these Acts. Even while Prime Minister of Britain has responded on the agitation of Indian farmers, our Prime Minister is silent," External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 8, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “All the three Acts do favour the corporate organisation whereas farmers will be at receiving end. That is why we are opposing them. Ours is a farmer-friendly government and we will take all steps in that direction. The BJP leaders are organising protests demanding purchase of fine variety paddy must first get the orders issued by Union government that levy will not be collected from the States offering bonus to fine variety,” External link

thehindu Monday, December 7, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “All the three Acts do favour the corporate organisation whereas farmers will be at receiving end. That is why we are opposing them. Ours is a farmer-friendly government and we will take all steps in that direction. The BJP leaders are organising protests demanding purchase of fine variety paddy must first get the orders issued by Union government that levy will not be collected from the States offering bonus to fine variety,” External link

Hindu Monday, December 7, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The party should be given Nobel prize for fake news. This is being done out of frustration of losing despite bringing in 12 central ministers, top leaders and even party national president,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, December 1, 2020 6:19:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao told : “Frustration is touching the peak in the BJP as the results in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Elections (GHMC) will be adverse despite campaign by Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Dharna held by BJP leaders before the office of State Election Commission (SEC) is nothing but a drama,” External link

Hindu Monday, November 30, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao urged : “We have credible information that using different logos of different channels, the party is going to release videos in social media claiming that some TRS leaders are going to join the BJP. During Dubbak byelection, a fake campaign was taken up on social media that Congress candidate was joining the TRS by using logos of some news channels. Do not trust them,” External link

Hindu Monday, November 30, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “BJP has only done injustice to Telangana. The Centre has not extended any assistance when we suffered due to rain and floods. The Delhi party can never address the problems of gullies. Only we can address these problems as we have a better understanding of it. The Information Technology Investment Region was sanctioned by the previous UPA government during the formation of Telangana State and now the BJP has cancelled it. Is there any need to vote for the party which is neglecting us and questioning existence of Telangana,” External link

Hindu Monday, November 23, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “We have to prepare a chargesheet against BJP which is questioning the existence of Telangana. The BJP government at the Centre did not respond when floods hit Hyderabad. Why must the people vote for that party,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 22, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “The Union government has cancelled the ITIR sanctioned for the State. Despite repeated appeals, the Centre is not responding,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 22, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “No progress has taken place in Patancheru area in the last 70 years during the tenure of Congress and the BJP. We have promised water and are providing water to every household at an estimated cost of ₹ 251 crore. We are offering round-the-clock quality power. There is no closure of industries and labour has been getting additional revenue. Medical devices park was already established at Sultanpur followed by IT Park at Osman Nagar and LED Park at Shivanagar. These industries are providing employment to youth,” External link

thehindu Monday, November 16, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “No progress has taken place in Patancheru area in the last 70 years during the tenure of Congress and the BJP. We have promised water and are providing water to every household at an estimated cost of ₹ 251 crore. We are offering round-the-clock quality power. There is no closure of industries and labour has been getting additional revenue. Medical devices park was already established at Sultanpur followed by IT Park at Osman Nagar and LED Park at Shivanagar. These industries are providing employment to youth,” External link

Hindu Monday, November 16, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Victory and defeat are part and parcel of all elections. TRS will be there to support its workers. Swamy worked hard for the party. We will support his wife Radha and three children – Karthik (10), Satwik (7) and Maneesh (4),” External link

Hindu Wednesday, November 11, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao declared : "Without a doubt, Dubbaka will prosper only under the TRS," External link

news18 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 2:35:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao declared : "Without a doubt, Dubbaka will prosper only under the TRS," External link

news18 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao declared : "Without a doubt, Dubbaka will prosper only under the TRS," External link

news18 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao declared : "Without a doubt, Dubbaka will prosper only under the TRS," External link

news18 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao declared : "Without a doubt, Dubbaka will prosper only under the TRS," External link

news18 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Despite giving written undertaking, the factory management failed to keep the word. They have not paid arrears so far and notices were issued under Revenue Recovery (RR) Act. We will be holding a meeting tomorrow at Hyderabad in which the Government Pleader (GP) will also attend in addition to sugar cane commissioner. We will decide how to proceed further. Trident has failed to pay arrears to the tune of ₹ 37 crore at Chittur in Andhra Pradesh and the government there had already commenced the process of under RR Act,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Farmers lost trust in the management and they will not bring sugar cane to the factory even if I tell them,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 4, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao declared : "Without a doubt, Dubbaka will prosper only under the TRS," External link

news18 Tuesday, November 3, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao declared : "Without a doubt, Dubbaka will prosper only under the TRS," External link

news18 Monday, November 2, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Harish Rao ) : “Madhavaneni Bhagavanth Rao, Mr. Raghunandan Rao’s father, has been getting Aasara pension of ₹2,016. His parents get six kg rice every month in ration. Bhagavanth Rao has received ₹54,000 so far under Rythu Bandhu while his wife Bharatamma has received ₹86,250 under the same scheme. The BJP candidate himself got ₹1,11,550 so far,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 1, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : "The Opposition leaders think that there is a 'competition' in Dubbaka, but there really isn’t one. We urge the voters to compare Congress' 70-year-long rule of India and the TRS' six-year-long rule of Telangana. The schemes being implemented by TRS will ensure Sujatha’s victory," "There are 1.90 lakh voters in Dubbaka constituency, among whom at least 1.56 lakh persons have received the benefits of various government schemes. There are about 78,000 farmers here who have been receiving Rs 10,000 per year under Rythu Bandhu. People know that the TRS has been doing all these, while the BJP government has been implementing new 'anti-farmer' laws. People are with us," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, October 29, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao added ( about Harish Rao ) : "They conducted raids at the houses of TRS leaders too. However, when they raided the house of S Anjan Rao, they recovered Rs 18.67 lakh. By the way, it’s their headache. Not ours. I request the cadre to lookout for provocations and not to fall prey to such things," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, October 29, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : "We have already finished campaigning in 130 of the total 140 villages in Dubbaka. The response our campaigns get from people is amazing. Solipeta Sujatha will undoubtedly win with a margin of over one lakh votes," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, October 29, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao asked : “BJP is depending on money and playing games. When police raided the house of the relative of Raghunandan Rao the BJP activists behaved like goondas and took away the money. Money being sent to the BJP candidate was caught on the outskirts of Hyderabad. Police checked the house of our party leader Rajanarsu. They have even stopped my vehicle and party candidate S. Sujatha vehicles. Why are BJP leaders not cooperating with the police if they are sincere and right?” External link

Hindu Monday, October 26, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao told : “Palle Pahad and Vemulghat have already extended their support to the TRS. They have full faith in the government. The villagers told us that they were in the forefront to get land for the reservoir and now they support the party candidate Sujatha,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, October 25, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “We have presented the development in five years that was not made possible in six decades by both Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party. We have offered drinking water through Mission Bhagiratha and now women need not wait at street taps. Godavari water is being brought here from 300 km and lifted to a height of 500 metres. We are offering Kalyana Lakshmi for every eligible and eighteen families have benefited in your villages,” External link

Hindu Saturday, October 24, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “BJP has been carrying on a false campaign against the TRS. BJP is a ‘Bharatiya Jhoota Party’. We have developed the State in a way which was not seen for the last seven decades. There is a transformation in villages with Vaikuntha Dhamam, dump yards and Palle Prakruthi Vanams. With Kaleshwaram, we will provide drinking water to every household and irrigation for every acre,” External link

thehindu Friday, October 23, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Goebbels campaign is being taken up by both the BJP and Congress against our party. Do not remain silent. Refute the allegations with proofs. Tell the people what we have done so far and what we are planning to do. Telangana stood as a role model for development and the entire nation is looking at our State. Explain this to the people,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 20, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Nirmala Sitaraman ) : “We lodged our serious protest with finance minister Nirmala Sitaraman,” “Whether we should take to legal recourse or there is any other option to get more funds from the Centre would be decided after the high-level meeting with the chief minister” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 2:03:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Youth are the strength of the party. We will welcome them and give them right position in the party,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:32:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao asking ( about Harish Rao ) : "The ongoing defections clearly show that TRS has no base or public support and it is still dependent on Congress leaders to win elections. If CM KCR or Harish Rao seriously believe that their government was serving the people honestly, then why are they spending crores of rupees and appointing one leader incharge for every 100 voters to bribe them and lure them with different sops, he said. " External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said : “Think about the leaders coming in large cars from Hyderabad to Dubbak for election campaign and they will be here only till elections are over. After the elections none of them will be seen here. Vote for TRS candidate Ms. Sujatha. I will be here and it is my responsibility to develop Dubbak assembly constituency,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT



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minister35.71%EN08/16/201716/08/2017
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Chandrasekhara Rao said ( about Harish Rao ) : “We have focused on round-the-clock power and are happy that three crore tonnes paddy was produced when Punjab has produced 2.2 crore tonnes. Over 91 lakh tonnes were sold to Food Corporation of India (FCI). As 26 lakh tonnes of fertilizers are being used by farmers, the godown capacity was increased from 4 lakh tonnes to 25 lakh tonnes by Harish Rao. There will be no power problem or water problem in Telangana. As many as 2,601 Rythu Vedikas were constructed for farmers in the State,” External link

Hindu Sunday, June 20, 2021 8:53:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Harish Rao ) : “Although such an attempt to paint a wrong picture was expected from new member M. Raghunandan Rao (BJP), but it was not expected from a seasoned legislator like M. Bhatti Vikramarka (Congress). Such borrowings were also mentioned in the budget books as the floating debt and for 2019-20 it amounted to ₹37,247.59 crore,” External link

Hindu Monday, March 22, 2021 6:02:00 PM EAT

Hanumantha Rao said ( about Harish Rao ) : “Haridaspur is the first village in Telangana celebrating birth of girl children for the past one year. It has greatly transformed in the last one year and become a place worth a visit. Finance Minister T Harish Rao will visit the village shortly,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao said ( about Harish Rao ) : “Madhavaneni Bhagavanth Rao, Mr. Raghunandan Rao’s father, has been getting Aasara pension of ₹2,016. His parents get six kg rice every month in ration. Bhagavanth Rao has received ₹54,000 so far under Rythu Bandhu while his wife Bharatamma has received ₹86,250 under the same scheme. The BJP candidate himself got ₹1,11,550 so far,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 1, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Harish Rao added ( about Harish Rao ) : "They conducted raids at the houses of TRS leaders too. However, when they raided the house of S Anjan Rao, they recovered Rs 18.67 lakh. By the way, it’s their headache. Not ours. I request the cadre to lookout for provocations and not to fall prey to such things," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, October 29, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Harish Rao asking ( about Harish Rao ) : "The ongoing defections clearly show that TRS has no base or public support and it is still dependent on Congress leaders to win elections. If CM KCR or Harish Rao seriously believe that their government was serving the people honestly, then why are they spending crores of rupees and appointing one leader incharge for every 100 voters to bribe them and lure them with different sops, he said. " External link

timesofindia Tuesday, October 13, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT