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 | 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.
Election 2014 | Uma Sudhir | Thursday March 6, 2014
Congress leader Purandeswari, the daughter of famous actor-politician NTR, says she wants to join the BJP, and will formally approach the party tomorrow.
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 | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 27, 2014
Telugu Desam Party today requested the Centre not to fix an "appointed date" for formation of Telangana state in haste and wait till the Supreme Court fully disposes petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisati...
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 26, 2014
The division of Andhra Pradesh is unlikely to have a major impact immediately on the Telugu film industry based in Hyderabad, leading film personalities said here today.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Megastar Chiranjeevi and actor Pawan Kalyan will attend the formal launch of their nephew Varun Tej's yet-untitled Telugu debut film in Hyderabad on Thursday.
Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 22, 2014
Superstar Pawan Kalyan has decided to supervise the script of his upcoming Telugu actioner Gabbar Singh 2. The film's director Sampath Nandi has no qualms about his interference.
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.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday February 21, 2014
The highly anticipated sequel to Pawan Kalyan-starrer Telugu blockbuster Gabbar Singh, will be launched in Hyderabad on February 21,
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.
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...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday February 14, 2014
YSR Congress has called for an Andhra Pradesh shutdown Friday to protest the manner in which the Telangana bill was tabled in Parliament. YSR Congress gave the call to protest what it calls the mockery of democracy. It also decided to muster support ...
India | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Written by Suparna Singh | Thursday February 13, 2014
The five-minute riot in Parliament that broke out was constructed by those who say they will not allow Parliament to discuss or vote on a proposal that bifurcates Andhra Pradesh by carving out one of its three regions, Telangana, as a new southern st...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday February 13, 2014
One parliamentarian reportedly took out a knife in the Lok Sabha and another used pepper spray in unprecedented clashes in Parliament as the controversial bill to create Telangana by dividing Andhra Pradesh was introduced today.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday February 13, 2014
Law-makers were on their worst behaviour in parliament today as those supporting a new state of Telangana clashed with others who are opposed to the government's proposal to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh. 16 parliamentarians have been suspended for the un...
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday February 11, 2014
Hansika Motwani was set to act with actor Manchu Manoj in an upcoming yet-untitled Telugu film. But due to her busy work schedule, she has been replaced by Rakul Preet Singh.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 10, 2014
Bollywood actor Sachiin Joshi will soon feature in the yet-untitled Telugu remake of the Hindi musical hit Aashiqui 2.
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...