Ahead of elections, fight over credit for Telangana
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Election Personalities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday March 1, 2014
With Telangana set to become the 29th state in India, Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao will go down in history as the man who played a key role by reviving the movement for a separate state 14 years ago.
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.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 19, 2014
Normal life in Rayalaseema and coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh came to a halt on Wednesday on a shutdown call by YSR Congress party to protest the manner in which the bill for formation of separate Telangana state was passed in Lok Sabha.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with PTI inputs) | Tuesday February 18, 2014
Lagadapati Rajagopal, the man now known as the "pepper spray MP," has resigned from Parliament and has announced that he is quitting politics, dismayed at the Lok Sabha passing the bill that creates a separate Telangana state by bifurcating Andhra P...
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 13, 2014
Amid slogan shouting by TRS and other members from Telangana region in support of separate state demand, the Andhra Pradesh Assembly today passed two Bills before being adjourned sine die.
South | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Wednesday January 22, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee today granted a week's extension to the Andhra Pradesh legislature to complete its discussions on the bill that seeks to create the separate state of Telangana.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Devesh Kumar | Friday January 17, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy yesterday scaled up his confrontation with the Congress' central leadership over their plans to go ahead with the creation of the separate state of Telangana when he decided against travelling to Delhi ...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 10, 2014
Putting to rest all doubts, Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker N Manohar on Friday ruled that there will be voting on the Bill for formation of a separate Telangana state after the debate.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 17, 2013
The debate on the bill for formation of a separate Telangana state will begin in Andhra Pradesh assembly on Wednesday and continue till Friday.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 7, 2013
Shutdown continued for the second day today in Rayalaseema and coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh against the central government's decision to bifurcate the state by carving out separate Telangana state.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday November 28, 2013
The draft bill for formation of separate Telangana state is likely to come up before the union cabinet on December 4 as the Group of Ministers (GoM) on Thursday finalized its report.
South | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Thursday November 21, 2013
The Group of Ministers (GoM) on Telangana, entrusted with the responsibility of finalising the nitty-gritties of creating a separate state, could not complete its work today. The GoM will meet again on November 27.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Uma Sudhir; Edited by Mala Das | Monday November 4, 2013
The Telangana Rashtra Samithi or TRS, which has in recent years spearheaded the campaign for a separate Telangana state, has written a tough letter to the Union Home Ministry with its views on how India's 29th state should be planned, saying the Andh...
South | PTI | Thursday October 31, 2013
Coming out strongly in support of united Andhra again, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy praised late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi for keeping the state united in the face of separate statehood agitations in the past.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 23, 2013
With the process for formation of a separate Telangana state entering a crucial phase, Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan held a series of meeting with central leaders in the national capital on Wednesday.
India | Reported by Uma Sudhir, edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday October 9, 2013
Politician Chandrababu Naidu, who is on an indefinite fast to protest against the division of Andhra Pradesh for a separate Telangana state, seems to have taken a complete U-turn from his stand five years ago.
South | Uma Sudhir, Radhika Iyer | Sunday October 6, 2013
After two days of protests, it's a calmer Sunday for the Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh. The 13 districts of Seemandhra, as the Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra regions are jointly called, witnessed total shutdown over the last two days following ...
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday October 4, 2013
The ruling Congress is bracing for large-scale rebellion after the cabinet on Thursday cleared major steps for carving out a separate Telangana state from Andhra Pradesh. One minister, Chiranjeevi, has quit. Others have offered to resign. A two-day b...
Who Said What | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Friday October 4, 2013
The cabinet on Thursday cleared major steps for carving out a separate Telangana state from Andhra Pradesh.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Friday October 4, 2013
The cabinet on Thursday cleared major steps for carving out a separate Telangana state from Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad will be shared for 10 years as the capital of the old and new state. Union ministers Pallam Raju threatens to quit; he was dissuaded...