Election 2014 | Uma Sudhir | Tuesday March 11, 2014
"We gave our word, we gave our support". That was what the BJP and its president Rajnath Singh told the people of Telangana on Tuesday at the first 'thanksgiving' meeting in Hyderabad after India's 29th state got the President's stamp.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 27, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Ministers Ganta Srinivasa Rao, T G Venkatesh and Erasu Pratap Reddy held talks with Telugu Desam president Chandrababu Naidu today apparently to formalise their entry into the main Opposition party.
South | Written by Radhika Iyer | Saturday February 22, 2014
With the creation of Telangana as India's 29th state now just a signature away, the fight for leadership in the Seemandhra region seems to be heating up.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday February 18, 2014
A controversial bill to create Telangana by dividing Andhra Pradesh was passed in the Lok Sabha today amid protests, but live telecast was cut off in an unprecedented blackout. The bill will now be taken up in the Rajya Sabha. Anti-Telangana politic...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday February 18, 2014
The government today fought to push its Telangana bill through the Lok Sabha, in the face of loud protests in Parliament against the plan to divide Andhra Pradesh to create a new state, which led to repeated disruptions. The ruling Congress is determ...
Cheat Sheet | Devesh Kumar | Thursday February 6, 2014
Union ministers and Congress lawmakers from Seemandhra, engaged in a confrontation with their party's central leadership over their insistence on creating Telangana ahead of the general election, forced the Centre to convene another meeting of the Gr...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Tuesday February 4, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, watched as a key player in the general elections due by May, has announced that she is extending her alliance in the state with Left parties - CPM and CPI - to the Lok Sabha polls. On Wednesday, her AIADMK...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday December 30, 2013
President Pranab Mukherjee will complete his 13-day southern sojourn at the Rashtrapati Nilayam at Bolarum in Hyderabad tomorrow and fly back to New Delhi.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday December 27, 2013
N Chandrababu Naidu met the President at Rashtrapati Nilayam in Hyderabad on Thursday evening and discussed the bifurcation issue for over 40 minutes.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Monday December 16, 2013
Seemandhra MLAs tore up and burnt copies of the Telangana Bill and did not allow a discussion to happen on it in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday December 13, 2013
Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu has cancelled his visit to Jaipur on Friday to attend the swearing-in of Vasundhara Raje as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 8, 2013
The results of the Assembly polls in Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh show that an anti-Congress mood was prevalent all over the country, TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu said in Hyderabad.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday December 6, 2013
A day after the government cleared a Bill to create a new Telangana state, two key politicians have called a strike to protest against the division of Andhra Pradesh.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 27, 2013
TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu today alleged that the Centre has short-changed people from Seemandhra region by not providing enough financial assistance to them in the wake of cyclones that affected the region recently.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 21, 2013
YSR Congress President Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy plans to undertake a state wide march from November 28 in support of "united" Andhra Pradesh, a party leader said in Hyderabad today.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 16, 2013
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) today questioned Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's silence on the Andhra Pradesh bifurcation issue.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 5, 2013
The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) will write a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh questioning how the Centre can go ahead with the process of bifurcating Andhra Pradesh without doing "equal justice" to all regions, party sources said.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 31, 2013
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu today attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde for "purposefully neglecting" the plight of Andhra Pradesh, which has been battered by rains, owing to political con...
India | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Wednesday October 30, 2013
Nitish Kumar has said it is too early to talk about political alliances for 2014. But as he shares stage today with Mulayam Singh Yadav of the Samajwadi Party and others at a convention against communalism, speculation about a possible re-grouping of...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 27, 2013
TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu alleged Congress has entered into a conspiracy with TRS and Jagan Mohan Reddy's YSR Congress Party to divide Andhra Pradesh.