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...
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 | 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...
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...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Tuesday February 4, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, watched as a key player in the general elections due by May, has announced that she is extending her alliance in the state with Left parties - CPM and CPI - to the Lok Sabha polls. On Wednesday, her AIADMK...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 8, 2014
The deadlock in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly over the state bifurcation issue seems to be unending as the House stood adjourned without any business twice today.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday December 27, 2013
N Chandrababu Naidu met the President at Rashtrapati Nilayam in Hyderabad on Thursday evening and discussed the bifurcation issue for over 40 minutes.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 22, 2013
A large number of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) workers and students protested against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh by taking out a rally through the main streets of the town and forming human chain yesterday.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday December 20, 2013
Protests continued near the US consulate in Hyderabad for the second consecutive day on Friday against the ill-treatment meted to Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in New York.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 19, 2013
For the fourth consecutive day, no debate was possible on the Telangana bill in the Andhra Pradesh assembly, which will now meet again on January 3
South | Press Trust of India | Friday December 13, 2013
Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu has cancelled his visit to Jaipur on Friday to attend the swearing-in of Vasundhara Raje as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 12, 2013
Andhra Pradesh assembly on Thursday paid tributes to South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela, who died last week.