Even his own party MLAs and Ministers tried to gain upperhand, doing what ever they want, according to their whims and fancies. To the top of it, telangana turmoil resulted in increased rumors that he is on his way out.
However CM Kiran seems to have grown in confidence and is becoming tough nut to crack. The way he handled telangana turmoil, 610 GO case, showing MIM its place and now striking Maqbool’s mercy petetion.
It has to be seen whether he can bring Cong back to power in next elections.