The Supreme Court on Friday declined to put on hold the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh while issuing notice to the central government on a petition challenging the constitutional validity of the state reorganisation act.
With the Election Commission announcing the schedule for general and Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections, parties in the soon-to-be-divided state have got into poll mode hitting the campaign trail in right earnest.
The Supreme Court today referred a bunch of petitions challenging the validity of the Centre's decision to split Andhra Pradesh to a Constitution bench, but refused to stay the creation of Telangana as India's 29th state.
Kiran Kumar Reddy, who resigned as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh after failing to prevent its bifurcation, has decided to launch his own party ahead of the national election.
N Kiran Kumar Reddy, who resigned from the Andhra Pradesh chief minister's post on February 19 in protest against the Centre's decision to push through the bill creating Telangana as India's 29th state in Parliament, has moved the Supreme Court against plans to split the state.
A constable with the Andhra Pradesh Special Police, on sentry duty at the US Consulate Office in the Begumpet area in Hyderabad, died after his self-loading rifle (SLR) fired accidentally.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today attached assets worth Rs 863 crore of YSR Congress leader Jagan Mohan Reddy and his associates in connection with its probe into alleged corruption in an infrastructure project in Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh, which will be bifurcated on June 2, will vote undivided for the next national and state government.
TRS today complained to President Pranab Mukherjee about alleged loss caused to Telangana on the energy front in the division of Andhra Pradesh and about certain villages facing submergence due to a multi-purpose irrigation project being given to Seemandhra.
Telangana, the country's 29th state, will be born on June 2 and start functioning from that day.
K Chandrasekhar Rao, the man who fronted the campaign for a new southern state of Telangana, has turned down a merger between his party and the Congress ahead of the national election, due by May.
Petrol bunks in Hyderabad and other major cities and towns in Andhra Pradesh reopened on Monday afternoon after a nearly 24-hour strike to protest against the crackdown on some outlets allegedly tampering dispensing units.
A crucial meeting of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi or TRS politburo, lawmakers and state executive will take place in Hyderabad today to deliberate on the political strategy for the future, including whether to merge with Congress or forge an alliance.
The Union cabinet on Sunday gave its nod to a 'special category' status to Seemandhra.
As politicians and people spar over carving out Telangana as India's 29th state, a town within the geographical space of Andhra Pradesh will remain immune to the split - at least in terms of governance and administration.