India News | Written by Bhairavi Singh | Sunday May 3, 2015
At 45 degrees, Bharatpur's Santruk village is boiling - a far cry from the hailstorms of last month which ate up over 80% crops in Rajasthan, placing the state alongside Telangana and Maharashtra, which regularly witnesses suicide by farmers.
Telangana News | Written by Uma Sudhir | Friday May 1, 2015
Till this week, OP Dhankar, a minister in Haryana, was unheard of in this small village in Telangana where farmers spend hours in 40-degree heat trying to cultivate cotton, paddy and maize. Today, a 23-year-old says that Mr Dhankar owes him a public apology.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 14, 2015
The Election Commission would launch a drive from March 1 to link Aadhaar number with electoral rolls in a bid to weed out multiple voter cards and bogus voters and put in place an authentic database.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Wednesday September 17, 2014
It seemed to be a scene from a bygone era. Activists, holding the national flag and carrying photographs of freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhai Patel, wanted to march ahead, but the police refused to let them do so.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 13, 2014
Congress would finalise its candidates for the coming elections in Andhra Pradesh by March 28, in-charge of party affairs in the state, Digvijaya Singh said today.
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 News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 3, 2013
With the army on flag march in Assam, the rubber estate and a house of Congress MP were set ablaze, while four persons were injured in police firing, as the demand for separate states on the lines of Telangana by several groups was stepped up today.
South | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday June 15, 2013
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy's handling of the "chalo assembly" call given by pro-Telangana groups on Friday earned him a pat on the back from Union ministers Sushil Kumar Shinde and Ghulam Nabi Azad. A bandh, called by Telangana Rashtra Samiti or TRS, to protest against the arrest of hundreds of its party workers during the "cha...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday June 15, 2013
The Telangana bandh call given by the Telangana Rashtra Samithi or TRS has received a mixed response in the region. The TRS has called the shutdown to protest against the arrest of hundreds of its party workers during the "chalo assembly" march yesterday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 15, 2013
The day-long Telangana shutdown called by Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to condemn arrests during Friday's march to seek separate Telangana state evoked partial response in the region on Saturday.
South | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Friday June 14, 2013
Pro-Telangana parties' march to the Andhra Pradesh assembly was foiled today by the police who took into preventive custody around 1400 activists, including senior leaders of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and BJP, and blocked all roads leading to the legislature.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday June 14, 2013
Hundreds of activists and politicians involved with a demonstration demanding a new state of Telangana were arrested today in and around Hyderabad. The city turned into a fortress to keep the march from reaching the Andhra Pradesh Assembly. K Chandrasekhar Rao, leader of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), the party fronting the movement, has call...
Cheat Sheet | Uma Sudhir (With inputs from agencies) | Friday June 14, 2013
About 50 people, part of the 'Chalo Assembly' march by pro-Telangana leaders in Hyderabad, breached the security near the Andhra Pradesh Assembly today. The protesters, who reached within the 100 yards of the Assembly, were arrested by the police. Security has been beefed up in Hyderabad in the wake of the march as the Budget Session is underway.
Telangana News | Saturday June 15, 2013
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with inputs from IANS) | Friday June 14, 2013
The 'Chalo Assembly' call for Friday given by the Telangana Joint Action Committee, an umbrella organisation of several pro-Telangana groups, has turned Hyderabad, especially the legislative Assembly, into a fortress.
South | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday June 12, 2013
Police in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh have reportedly arrested hundreds of activists of various political and non-political organisations to prevent them from reaching Hyderabad for Friday's march to the state legislative assembly.
South | Uma Sudhir (With IANS inputs) | Wednesday June 12, 2013
The students of the Osmania University in Hyderabad today clashed with the police while marching towards the state Assembly seeking permission to organise a march on Friday. The police had to fire tear gas shells to disperse the students.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 12, 2013
The Andhra Pradesh government today ruled out permission for a march to the assembly proposed to be conducted by the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) on Friday to press the demand for formation of a separate state.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 21, 2012
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday crossed the 800-kilometre milestone in his ongoing 'Vastunna...Meekosam' foot march, when he reached Budera village under Andhole Assembly constituency in neighbouring Medak district.
South | Uma Sudhir | Monday October 1, 2012
After a show of strength on Hyderabad's Necklace Road with thousands of people gathering for the Telangana march on Sunday, the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) intends to keep up the crescendo.
India News | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Monday October 1, 2012
After defying the 7 pm deadline set by the police, thousands of protesters called off Telangana march in Hyderabad on Sunday evening. But not before the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) called for a 48-hour bandh from Monday to put pressure on the government to come to a decision on its demand for a separate state.
India News | Reported by Uma Sudhir; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday September 30, 2012
On a day a pro-Telangana march is being held in Hyderabad, the situation is tense at the Osmania University - so far, the epicentre of protests for separate statehood. The police resorted to lathi-charge and firing tear gas shells after students tried to break the security cordon as they approached the Necklace Road, the destination of today's rall...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 30, 2012
In a move which angered Telangana activists, the railways have cancelled over 40 trains and all local and suburban train services in Hyderabad ahead of Sunday's Telangana March.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 29, 2012
Ignoring warnings about a possible law and order breakdown, Andhra Pradesh government has given conditional nod to the Telangana March on September 30 in Hyderabad by the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) to press for the demand for a separate state.