Million March

  • Not supporting Pakistan army, want electoral reforms, says Sufi cleric Qadri January 17, 2013

    Even as the Pakistan Supreme Court has ordered the arrest of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf in connection with the power scam, the man making it worse for Ashraf is Sufi cleric TahirulQadri who continues to lead a 'million man' march against the government. Qadri, however, refuses to have any...
  • Allow Telangana march: Outfits tell Andhra govt September 24, 2012

    Hyderabad: A delegation of proTelangana organisations on Monday appealed to the Andhra Pradesh government to allow proposed 'Telangana March' on September 30 in Hyderabad demanding statehood for the region, asserting that it will be held in a "peaceful" manner. In a letter addressed to President Pranab Mukherjee, representatives of eminent citizens...
  • Hyderabad: Statues in Hussain Sagar to be fished out July 31, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Department of Culture started a project to fish out parts of the 12 bronze statues vandalised and dumped into the Hussain Sagar at Tank Bund during Million March programme in March 2010 by proTelangana activists. After 28 months of the incident, the government wrote a letter to Indian...
  • Agitation to be stepped up: ProTelangana leaders June 4, 2011

    Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Saturday indicated that the agitation for a separate Telangana state would be stepped up in July. Leaders of the TRS and other proTelangana organisations held a meeting in Hyderbad, which was chaired by TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao. The participants decided to meet again on...
  • Million March: cases filed against KCR, others March 12, 2011

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Police have registered 16 cases against proTelangana activists, including TRS leaders K Chandrasekhar Rao, in connection with the violence during the Million March on Friday. "We have registered 16 cases and arrested 55 persons today in this connection," Police Commissioner A K Khan...
  • Telangana million march turns violent March 11, 2011

    Several proTelangana supporters broke statues and attacked media at the Hussainsagar lake in Hyderabad. ...
  • 48 held for vandalising statues of Andhra icons March 11, 2011

    Hyderabad: The police have arrested 48 people for vandalising statues of prominent Telugu personalities during the Telangana Million March at Tank Bund in Hyderabad. A day after the Tank Bund of Hussain Sagar Lake in the heart of the city was rocked by violence, senior police officers on Friday visited the...
  • AP govt condemns violence during Million March March 10, 2011

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday strongly condemned the violent incidents on Tank Bund road in Hyderabad during the million march agitation by Telangana supporters. A late night statement issued by the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said it was atrocious that the protesters who took part in the million march...
  • Telangana Million march: TDP, TRS men held March 10, 2011

    Hyderabad: Telangana leaders from Telugu Desam, TRS and BJP were taken into custody by the police on Thursday as they proceeded to take part in the 'Million March to Hyderabad' protest. The TRS MLAs were taken into custody soon after they started marching toward the Tank Bund at Hussain Sagar lake...
  • Telangana million march begins despite ban March 10, 2011

    Hyderabad: Braving massive presence of police and paramilitary forces and violating ban orders, thousands of people, demanding separate statehood to Telangana, reached Tank Bund in the Andhra Pradesh capital for the 'million march'. Raising slogans of "Jai Telangana" and holding flags of various parties, the activists reached Tank Bund from different...