Bifurcation

  • No bifurcation of Darjeeling Hills, says Mamata Banerjee 13-04-2014 03:41 PM

    Asserting that the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal will not allow any division of Darjeeling, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said it is bringing in development in the hills with special packages. "We will not allow any division of the Hills," Banerjee reiterated at a poll rally here,...
  • Andhra: Governor seeks clarity on special responsibility under Telangana Bill 12-04-2014 04:49 PM

    Andhra Pradesh Governor E S L Narasimhan has sought certain "clarifications" from the Centre on the "special responsibilities" of the Governor in the new state of Telangana and the residual state of Andhra Pradesh under the AP Reorganisation Act-2014. Under the Act, there will be one Governor for the two...
  • Won't ally with anyone responsible for AP's division: Ex-CM Kiran Reddy 11-03-2014 12:47 PM

    Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy launched his party on Monday. Jai Samaikyandhra Party will work for a united Andhra Pradesh, Reddy declared. ...
  • Ex-Congress leader Purandeswari hints she may join BJP 06-03-2014 02:57 PM

    Hyderabad: Ex-Congress leader and former Union minister D Purandeswari has indicated that she may join the Bharatiya Janata Party. Addressing the media in her Lok Sabha seat Visakhapatnam on Thursday, Purandeswari said she resigned from the Congress with a "heavy heart protesting against bifurcation" and will now be meeting BJP...
  • In a last-ditch effort, Kiran Kumar Reddy moves SC against AP bifurcation 06-03-2014 11:33 AM

    New Delhi: Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy, in perhaps a last-ditch effort, has moved the Supreme Court against the bifurcation of the state. The matter will come up for hearing on Friday. Kiran Kumar Reddy resigned as CM in February shortly after the Centre decided to push...
  • BJP more credible than Congress in fulfilling promises, says Venkaiah Naidu 23-02-2014 05:00 PM

    Seeking to mobilise support for BJP in Telangana and Seemadhra, party leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the two regions should support leadership of Narendra Modi as BJP is more credible than Congress in fulfilling promises made during division of Andhra Pradesh. "Let us focus on the future. Both...
  • Kiran Kumar Reddy mulls new party with expelled Congress MPs 23-02-2014 04:19 PM

    Andhra Pradesh caretaker Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Sunday held talks with six MPs expelled from the Congress and state ministers loyal to him to chalk out his future course of action. Kiran Reddy, who last week resigned as chief minister and from the Congress to protest the...
  • Telangana, Andhra Assembly election dates to be decided after bifurcation 22-02-2014 08:54 PM

    New Delhi: With the formation of the 29th state of Indian Union just a signature away, question remains as of how the Assembly elections in united Andhra Pradesh and Telangana would take place. According to the Election Commission, the decision would depend on when the state gets divided officially. If...
  • FTP: Telangana Chaupal from Hyderabad 21-02-2014 11:13 PM

    CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Hyderabad to gauge the mood of the public especially after the creation of Telangana. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 20-02-2014 11:10 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Chandrababu Naidu appeals to Modi to keep Andhra Pradesh united 18-02-2014 01:22 PM

    In a last ditch effort, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday appealed to BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to "use his good office" to keep Andhra Pradesh united till an amicable solution is reached on the issue of creation of separate Telangana. "I met Modi. I requested him. They...
  • Want justice for Seemandhra: Chiranjeevi 17-02-2014 05:34 PM

    Congress leader K Chiranjeevi said, "We are seeking BJP support, we have some demands and we are not against for the separation. The division can take place but provided if they can give satisfying our Seemandhra people." ...
  • Telangana: Congress may ask Andhra CM Reddy to resign, say sources 07-02-2014 03:18 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress is upset with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy and may ask him to resign, sources said on Friday. The reports came after Reddy threatened to quit politics and also held protests in Delhi over the Telangana Bill. The Congress is adamant that it will...
  • Parliament resumes Winter session today, storm likely on Telangana Bill 05-02-2014 07:35 AM

    New Delhi: As Parliament reconvenes on Wednesday for the Winter Session, a stormy day is expected over Telangana. The Congress faces opposition not from the BJP alone, but from its own MPs as well. "The Congress has struck a deal with Jagan Mohan Reddy and the TRS for political gains....
  • Court issues notice to PM, Sonia, 6 ministers over Andhra bifurcation 04-02-2014 11:55 PM

    Anantapur: A local court on Tuesday issued notices to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and six union ministers on a petition filed by two advocates over bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. Judge Siva Nagi Reddy, presiding over a family-cum-fast track court, issued the notices on the plea filed...
  • A Billion Votes: GoM clears final draft on Andhra Pardesh Bifurcation 04-02-2014 07:52 PM

    The Telangana draft Bill and the Cabinet note on Telangana are likely to be brought before Cabinet on February 6. According to sources, the Group of Ministers has finalised the Telangana Bill. It has also approved the Cabinet note. The draft Bill and the note will be produced before the...
  • Hope Parliament passes Telangana Bill: PM 04-02-2014 04:00 PM

    The GoM has finalised the draft Telangana Bill, say sources. The draft bill and the Cabinet note are likely to be produced before Cabinet this week, they add. ...
  • Telangana turmoil: Congress's olive branch to AP CM after he threatens to quit 31-01-2014 02:40 PM

    A day after Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy told CNN-IBN that he will quit politics if the Telangana Bill is passed, the Congress's state incharge Digvijaya Singh has appealed to him, asking him to reconsider his decision. ...
  • Big decision on Telangana likely today, will Andhra CM quit in protest? 30-01-2014 09:01 AM

    Hyderabad: In what may be seen as a big day for Andhra Pradesh, the President's deadline to the state Assembly to return the draft Telangana Bill to him ends on Thursday. On Wednesday, Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy had requested a three-week extension of the deadline. However, sources in the...
  • Furore in Andhra Assembly over CM's note against Telangana bill 27-01-2014 01:50 PM

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Assembly was adjourned on Monday after several disruptions over Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy's notice asking the House to reject the draft Telangana bill. In an unusual event, ministers hailing from the Telangana region trooped in the Well of the House and raised slogans against...
  • Seemandhra Congress MPs upset over resolution issue at AICC meet 17-01-2014 07:28 PM

    Congress MPs from Seemandhra on Friday hit out at the party leadership for not allowing them to move a resolution at the AICC conclave against the Centre's decision to divide Andhra Pradesh. "It is undemocratic," party MP L Rajagopal said after the party leadership refused his request to move the...
  • Andhra bifurcation: 10 more days can be given to Assembly to discuss Telangana bill 15-01-2014 07:08 PM

    A maximum of 10 more days could be given to Andhra Pradesh Assembly to discuss the Telangana bill as it is yet to debate the state bifurcation issue due to continuous disruption. The time limit given to the Andhra Pradesh Assembly to discuss the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill comes to...
  • Andhra bifurcation: 2013 saw Telangana moving towards reality 28-12-2013 01:37 PM

    The year 2013 would go down in golden letters in the history of Telangana as the Congress-led government at the Centre put its seal of approval to carve out a new state by splitting Andhra Pradesh. But the move erupted largescale protests in Seemandhra, provoking six Congress Lok Sabha MPs...
  • Andhra bifurcation: Mixed response for Seemandhra bandh 07-12-2013 04:28 PM

    The two-day bandh call given by the pro-United Andhra Pradesh groups against the Cabinet's nod for draft bill for bifurcation of the state has evoked a mixed response in the coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions on the second day on Saturday. Most government and private establishments remained open in Vijayawada...
  • Andhra bifurcation: TDP to boycott meet with GoM in Delhi 12-11-2013 01:03 PM

    The Telugu Desam Party has decided to boycott the meeting called by the Union Group of Ministers in New Delhi on Wednesday to discuss Andhra Pradesh's bifurcation issue. The Group of Ministers -- comprising Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, Defence Minister A K Antony, Finance Minister P Chidambaram, among...
  • MIM opposes proposal of Hyderabad as UT, pitches for unified Andhra 06-11-2013 04:08 PM

    The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) has strongly opposed the idea of making Hyderabad a Union Territory on the lines of Chandigarh, in the event of bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh even as the party again made a strong pitch for a unified state. "We cannot accept Hyderabad as a Union Territory. We...
  • Andhra Pradesh formation day celebrated, Telangana supporters protest 01-11-2013 04:08 PM

    The Andhra Pradesh Formation Day was celebrated on a grand scale in coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema on Friday, while Telangana supporters organised protests. Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy unfurled the national flag and took salute during the main official function organised at NTR stadium in Hyderabad. Asserting that Andhra...
  • Panel set up to study division of assets between Telangana, Andhra 28-10-2013 11:12 PM

    The Centre has constituted a high- level committee headed by former CRPF chief, K Vijay Kumar, to look at the division of assets and the administrative framework which would be required when Telangana is created upon bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. The committee, which will visit Hyderabad tomorrow, will interact with...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Parties want state bifurcation stalled until 2014 polls 23-10-2013 04:17 PM

    Though the people of Andhra Pradesh seem to have more or less reconciled to the fact that bifurcation of the state is inevitable, political parties in Seemandhra are leaving no stone unturned to stall the proposed division process, at least till the 2014 elections. The parties are at least trying...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Curfew lifted from Vizianagaram, normalcy returns 19-10-2013 02:56 PM

    Curfew was lifted from adjoining Vizianagaram town on Saturday, which saw violence early this month during agitation against proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, as normalcy returned. The curfew was lifted from the town in the view of improvement in situation and to provide relief to the people, Deputy Inspector General...