Telangana

Will there finally be a state of Telangana? How is this going to change the politics of the region? Follow the full coverage with us.

UPA key ally Sharad Pawar raises Telangana issue with PM, says delay in decision won't help

As protests continued in Hyderabad for separate statehood for Telangana, the United Progressive Alliance key ally the Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar raised the issue with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying a delay in decision on the issue would not be helpful.

TRS leader files complaint against Sonia Gandhi

A Telangana Rashtra Samithi leader has filed a police complaint against Congress President and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, at the One Town police station in Karimnagar on Wednesday. TRS leader Sardar Ravinder Singh filed the complaint alleging that the UPA chairperson had assured formation of Telangana during the General elections of 2004 and 2009, but did not keep her word,

Telangana: 7 Andhra Congress MPs to send resignations to Sonia today

The Telangana protests are set to get louder in the national capital on Wednesday as seven Congress MPs will be arriving in Delhi this morning and are expected to hand over their letters of resignation to Sonia Gandhi.

Telangana turmoil: Seven Congress MPs threaten to quit, more protests likely today

The Telangana crisis intensified on Monday with Congress MPs from the region announcing that they would resign as parliamentarians and party members if Telangana state was not formed. While seven MPs wrote a letter to party president Sonia Gandhi saying that either Telangana state be formed at once or their resignations be accepted, nine ministers have said that they would

Telangana: 7 Cong MPs threaten to quit, say will render resignations to Sonia tomorrow

Seven Congress MPs from Telangana on Monday threatened to resign from the party as the protests intensified. The MPs said they will send in their resignations to Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday. If they do resign, it would make the UPA's position in Parliament even more precarious.

Congress not against formation of Telangana: Party spokesperson PC Chacko

Amid mounting pressure, Congress on Wednesday said it was not against formation of Telangana, signalling that a decision on the vexed issue of a separate state has been put on the fast-track. 'Congress is not against the formation of Telangana state. We are in the process of taking a decision but then formalities have to be completed,' party spokesperson PC

Consultation process on Telangana still on: Sushil Kumar Shinde

Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Wednesday refused to give any fresh deadline for making any announcement on Telangana, saying discussion on the issue was still on.

Telangana: Congress's flip-flops in the past three years

A midnight statement three years ago on the formation of Telangana, by the then Home Minister P Chidambaram, that was aimed at ending TRS chief K Chandrashekhara Rao's fast unto death opened a pandora's box. But just a few days later the Centre went back on its word by appointing a committee headed by Justice BN Srikrishna to decide on

Cricket Association of Telangana formed

With an aim to promote talented cricketers of Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh 'who were not being given due importance and exposure', a new cricketing body - Cricket Association of Telangana (CAT) was formed on Thursday.

Mess over IPL in Hyderabad intensifies

Lalit Modi finds himself in a bind over his decision to shift IPL matches out of Hyderabad. Even the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister is now demanding the games' return to the city, and has decided to go over Modi's head to force his hand: to his boss in the BCCI, Sharad Pawar.