India News | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan, Uma Sudhir, Tejas Mehta, Rohit Bhan and Niha Masih) | Sunday November 30, 2014
This session of Parliament saw the government mulling changes to the Land Acquisition Act, specifically to do away with or dilute provisions that make acquiring land difficult. Pressure for amendments has come from state governments, and corporate India. A shortage of land is held to be a key factor in stalling industries from setting up business.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 4, 2014
President's Rule imposed in united Andhra Pradesh was revoked partially today to facilitate swearing in of a government in the newly-created Telangana headed by TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao.
Elections News | NDTV.com | Wednesday May 14, 2014
India's youngest state, Telangana, to be born on June 2, will vote overwhelmingly in favour of K Chandrasekhara Rao, the man who fronted the movement for the region to be carved out of Andhra Pradesh as a separate state.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 19, 2014
Former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and President of Jai Samaikyaandhra Party (JSP), Kiran Kumar Reddy, has opted out of the contest in the elections on May 7 in the state.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 23, 2014
With Telangana set to become a reality in just over two months, Jai Samaikhyandhra Party founder and former Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy today expressed the hope the Telugu people will unite one day.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 21, 2014
Former minister Thota Narasimham today joined the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) walking out of the Congress in Andhra Pradesh.
Elections News | 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.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 17, 2014
In a continued migration of Seemandhra Congress leaders to Telugu Desam Party, a former minister and an MLA joined the regional party today.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 17, 2014
Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy today unveiled 'footwear' as the election symbol of his newly launched Jai Samaikyandhra Party.
Elections News | 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.
Elections News | Uma Sudhir | Thursday March 13, 2014
Kiran Kumar Reddy has promised that if his new party, Jai Samaikyandhra, wins all 25 Lok Sabha seats in the Seemandhra region, he will ensure that Andhra Pradesh will not be bifurcated to create Telangana.
Elections News | Reported by Uma Sudhir; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday March 10, 2014
Kiran Kumar Reddy is now the president of Jai Samaikyandhra. The new political party in Andhra Pradesh which literally means 'hail united Andhra Pradesh' will contest seats in both Telangana and Seemandhra on the plank of uniting Telugu people.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday March 10, 2014
The venue to announce the formation of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy's new political party has been changed from a government college grounds citing Model Code of Conduct, sources said in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh today.
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.
South | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Friday March 7, 2014
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.
Elections News | 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."
Elections News | 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 News | 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 against plans to split the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Telangana, the country's 29th state, will be born on June 2 and start functioning from that day.
South | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday March 1, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee today gave his assent to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill that paves way for the creation of Telangana as India's 29th state. He also approved the imposition of President's Rule in Andhra Pradesh.
South | Devesh Kumar | Friday February 28, 2014
Nine days after Kiran Kumar Reddy resigned from the Andhra Pradesh chief minister's post in protest against the creation of Telangana, the Union Cabinet recommended the imposition of President's Rule in the state. The assembly will be placed under suspended animation.
Elections News | Written by Uma Sudhir | Thursday February 27, 2014
Expelled Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MP Vijayashanti has joined the Congress. So has another legislator from the party, Arvind Reddy.
Elections News | 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.
India News | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Friday February 21, 2014
After Arvind Kejriwal and N Kiran Kumar Reddy, Nitish Kumar will become the third Chief Minister in the country to give the call for a protest action against perceived injustice by the Centre.