South | Maya Sharma | Monday November 10, 2014
During a meeting last week in Bangalore, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah made a serious faux pas when he introduced his Andhra counterpart Chandrababu Naidu as the chief minister of Seemandhra.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Friday September 5, 2014
The suspense is finally over. Employees from the Seemandhra region, who actively participated in trying to stop bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, are celebrating the announcement of Andhra Pradesh's new capital location around Vijayawada.
Monday August 18, 2014
GCPL, which is expecting a stronger second half this fiscal due to increased sentiments in the market, plans to manufacture soaps and insecticides at the proposed new plant.
India | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday August 15, 2014
A state government survey to be held on August 19 has struck fear into the residents of Telangana. While the government insists it is meant to stop leakages, residents fear it is a precursor to denying benefits to people who may be dubbed outsiders -...
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Thursday July 31, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu had promised the people of Seemandhra that he would build a new capital, a la Singapore, for them, after the bifurcation of the state.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Wednesday July 30, 2014
In the last two months, since the creation of Telangana, 101 farmers have killed themselves in India's newest state, according to statistics compiled from police records.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday July 11, 2014
A controversial bill which paves the way for the Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh by merging some villages and mandals of Telangana with Seemandhra was approved in the Lok Sabha today, amid stiff opposition from Telanga Rashtriya Samiti (TRS), Bij...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday June 6, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister designate N Chandrababu Naidu today announced he would run his administration from Hyderabad itself, putting at rest speculation that he would open a "camp office" either in Vijayawada or nearby to run the new state's af...
Opinion | Patrick French | Tuesday June 3, 2014
Patrick French on the cost of splitting Andhra Pradesh.
South | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Wednesday June 4, 2014
India's 29th state, Telangana, has chosen 'Jay Telangana' as its official song.
South | Uma Sudhir | Wednesday June 4, 2014
At midnight, Hyderabad celebrated the birth of Telangana, India's 29th state. Cultural events were held to mark the golden hour in a pink Hyderabad, dressed up in the colours of the Telangana Rashtra Samiti which claims credit for the birth of Telang...
Cheat Sheet | Sanchari Bhattacharya | Sunday June 8, 2014
Ten districts of Andhra Pradesh have been carved out to create India's 29th state Telangana. The new, smaller Andhra Pradesh is made up of the Seemandhra regions which bitterly opposed the bifurcation.
South | Uma Sudhir | Wednesday June 4, 2014
Inside what is being called a "war room" on the ground floor of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi headquarters in Hyderabad, a team is swiftly sifting through names of government employees to identify those from Seemandhra who work in what will be Telang...
Election 2014 | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Friday May 30, 2014
When Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the capital today, he was promised full support on his wish list for the Seemandhra regions, which will form the residual Andhra Pradesh when the state of Telangan...
Election 2014 | Written by Devesh Kumar | Friday May 30, 2014
When Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu, 64, meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the capital tomorrow, he will carry with him a list of demands.
Election 2014 | Written by Uma Sudhir | Sunday May 25, 2014
Less than 10 days after Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party or TDP emerged the clear winner in the Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh, fresh trouble is brewing for YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 25, 2014
'They have held sway for more than two decades and have brought the party to such a pass,' lamented Kishore Chandra Deo.
Election 2014 | Written by Uma Sudhir | Saturday May 24, 2014
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader K Chandrasekhar Rao has once again stirred the hornet's nest. Trying to reassure people that government jobs in Telangana will stay with the people of the region, Mr Rao said people from Seemandhra who opt to wo...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 18, 2014
TDP and TRS stormed to power with a bang in Seemandhra and Telangana respectively, while Congress ended up as the biggest loser in Lok Sabha as well as Legislative Assembly polls held in undivided Andhra Pradesh.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Friday May 16, 2014
The alliance is leading in another 85 seats.