Battle for Telangana: who has the edge?
Apr 12, 2014
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 3, 2014
Union textiles minister Kavuri Sambasiva Rao on Thursday resigned from the union cabinet to protest bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 19, 2014
The Congress, which ruled Andhra Pradesh till last month, has now turned into an empty house in Seemandhra following the mass exodus of MPs, former ministers, MLAs and other leaders mostly into the TDP, protesting the bifurcation of the state.
Election 2014 | Uma Sudhir | Saturday March 15, 2014
At a time when major opinion polls have predicted a poor show for the Congress in Andhra Pradesh over the state's bifurcation, senior party leader Digvijaya singh has said the party was preparing to contest all seats in Telangana.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 7, 2014
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.
Election 2014 | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Thursday March 6, 2014
Kiran Kumar Reddy, who resigned as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh after failing to prevent its bifurcation, today announced his own party ahead of the national election "for the heartbeat of every Telugu."
Election 2014 | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday March 6, 2014
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.
India | Devesh Kumar | Thursday March 6, 2014
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 again...
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 26, 2014
The division of Andhra Pradesh is unlikely to have a major impact immediately on the Telugu film industry based in Hyderabad, leading film personalities said here today.
South | Written by Radhika Iyer | Friday February 21, 2014
While pro-united Andhra Pradesh groups have moved Supreme Court against the bifurcation of the state for the creation of Telangana, some others have taken it up as a challenge.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 20, 2014
The whole of Telangana erupted in joy as the Bill for formation of a separate state was passed by the Rajya Sabha this evening.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Wednesday February 19, 2014
A desperate government prepared for night-long deliberations with the BJP to make sure that a bill to create Telangana is passed in the Rajya Sabha tomorrow, after failing to push it through today. The bill was approved yesterday under controversia...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 18, 2014
Amidst talks that he might step down from his post to protest bifurcation, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy today relieved two of his secretaries of their duties in the CMO as part of a reshuffle of nearly a dozen IAS officers in t...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 16, 2014
Accusing Congress of pursuing vote-bank politics, Narendra Modi said that the turmoil over the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh was a perfect example of how the ruling party sowed "seeds of poison".
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 15, 2014
YSR Congress, which is opposed to bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, today appeared to have got a shot in the arm as JD(U) promised to firm up a common position of 11 parties of an emerging 'Front' on the issue.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday February 6, 2014
Opposing bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, government employees in Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra regions on Thursday began an indefinite strike.
India | Ketki Angre | Wednesday February 5, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy today urged President Pranab Mukherjee to "use his powers" to stop the bifurcation of his state to create a new Telangana state.
South | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Wednesday February 5, 2014
The controversial proposal that sanctions the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh to turn the region of Telangana into its own state will be reviewed by the cabinet on Thursday. The government is determined to introduce the bill in Parliament in this sessi...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Tuesday February 4, 2014
The Congress top brass has summoned Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, who has raised a banner of revolt over the Centre's plans to create Telangana, and the party's rebellious Seemandhra MPs to the capital in an attempt to mollify th...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday February 3, 2014
The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill 2013, that was referred to the state Legislature for expressing its views on the proposed bifurcation of the state to create Telangana, was today returned to the Centre.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 2, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy and other leaders plan to press their case on Andhra Pradesh's bifurcation with top leaders in Delhi, it was announced in Hyderabad today.