RAYALSEEMA

  • GoM recommends creation of Telangana, Cabinet to discuss report tmmorrow December 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet will on Thursday discuss the report on Telangana and the draft bill to create the new state as the GoM completed its work tonight and is believed to have recommended merger of two districts of Rayalseema with the proposed state. Emerging from an hourlong meeting, Home...
  • YSR Congress, TRS oppose 'Rayala Telangana' proposal December 3, 2013

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress and Telangana Rashtra Samiti on Tuesday opposed the proposal for including two districts of Rayalseema in the new Telangana state to be carved out from Andhra Pradesh. The TRS has called for protests in the region for the next three days against the Rayala Telangana proposal, which is...
  • Seemandhra comes to a standstill over Telangana August 22, 2013

    Hyderabad: As a fall out of the Telangana decision, the Seemandhra region has come to a standstill. No public transport is available in Andhra and Rayalaseema. At least 2.5 lakh teachers has joined the indefinite strike called by the government employees. 23yearold Ravi's family is spread over both Telanagana and...
  • Bandhs in Andhra, Tirupati to protest against Telangana August 17, 2013

    Hyderabad: People have been organising bandhs in Tirupati and Andhra to protest against the decision on Telangana. Private transport operators have declared a 24hour bandh here to support a united Andhra protest. With the Andhra Pradesh Road Transport Corporation employees also joining the antitelangana protests, most pilgrims are relying on...
  • Cong sets up 4member committee to address concerns of Seemandhra MPs August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: As protests over Telangana intensify, the Congress on Wednesday set up a fourmember committee to address concerns of party MPs from Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh. The fourmember committee includes Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi's political secretary Ahmed Patel, Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily and...
  • Sonia asks Telangana leaders to exercise restraint July 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday asked Telangana leaders to maintain "restraint, brotherhood and cordial relations" with people of Andhra and Rayalseema regions as the process started for creation of a separate state. A delegation comprising Union Ministers S Jaipal Reddy, Balram Naik, MPs Ponnam Prabhakar, S Rajaiah,...
  • Rayalaseema meet demands Andhra's trifurcation August 27, 2012

    Hyderabad: A Rayalaseema people's conclave, organised by the Rayalaseema Parirakshana Samiti here on Sunday, demanded trifurcation of Andhra Pradesh into three states Telangana, Andhra and Rayalaseema in case the central government decided to carve out Telangana state. The daylong meeting, attended by Rayalaseema settlers in Hyderabad, vowed to...
  • AP parties should speak on Rayalaseema: TDP leader August 2, 2012

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party general secretary and founder of the Rayalaseema Parirakshana Samiti Byreddi Rajasekhara Reddy reiterated that Rayalaseema too should be formed if the Centre decides to carve out Telangana from the state. Addressing mediapersons here on Wednesday, he demanded that all political parties should spell out their stand...
  • 'AP will go to the dogs if bifurcated' July 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: Senior Congress leader and former minister Gade Venkata Reddy from coastal Andhra has thrown his weight behind TDP MLA from Rayalaseema Baireddy Rajasekhara Reddy who created a furore on Saturday by demanding a separate Rayalaseema state in the event of the Centre deciding to carve out Telangana state. Venkata Reddy...
  • AP: Heavy rains claim 11 lives in 2 days July 23, 2012

    Hyderabad: Heavy rains since Friday have claimed the lives of eleven people in Andhra Pradesh, with some of them dying in wall collapses and others drowning to death. The Met department has said that the situation could persist till Tuesday evening. Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has put all district collectors on...
  • Hyderabad: Seemandhra students face hostility at OU July 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: Students and parents are greeted by hoardings of all colours and political ideologies during the counselling for Osmania Universitys postgraduate courses at Nizam College Grounds. There have been reports of threat against the candidates from Andhra and Rayalseema regions, though, no official complaints from any candidate has been received....
  • Map: The aspiring states of India November 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The debate on splitting larger states has once again come to the forefront with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister announcing plans for carving out four new states: Purvanchal, Bundelkhand, Awadh and Paschim Pradesh/Harit Pradesh. There have been long standing demands across India for the formation of new states and...
  • Rayalseema leaders to urge Centre to keep AP united October 15, 2011

    Kadapa: In the backdrop of Telangana agitation, leaders from four districts of Andhra Pradesh's Rayalseema region on Friday resolved to request the Central government to keep the state united. Rajya Sabha MP and TDP leader MV Mysoora Reddy moved the resolutions at the end of the meeting among the leaders...
  • 3rd day of trouble in AP against Telangana December 13, 2009

    Hyderabad: Protests continued in coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh for the third day on Sunday against the Centre's decision to initiate the process for separate statehood to the Telangana region. Cutting across party lines, political activists, students and other groups took out rallies, staged sitins and relay hunger...
  • All Andhra, Rayalseema cabinet ministers to quit December 12, 2009

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh on Saturday plunged into an unprecedented political crisis with all the ministers from the Andhra and Rayalaseema regions deciding to resign to protest the Central Government's decision to grant separate statehood to Telangana. At a meeting in Hyderabad, all 20 ministers from the two regions decided to submit...
  • Protests over Telangana paralyse life in Andhra December 12, 2009

    Hyderabad: Bandhs and protests over the Centre's move to create a separate Telangana state continued for the second day on Saturday, affecting normal life in coastal Andhra and Rayalseema regions of Andhra Pradesh. Thousands of passengers had a tough time as Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) suspended its services...
  • Congress lacks consensus, Telangana put on hold December 11, 2009

    New Delhi: A day after Centre said yes to a separate Telangana, the state government faced a revolt in Andhra. Upto 100 MLAs resigned protesting Centre decision bifurcating Andhra Pradesh and Chief Minister K Rosaiah openly accepted that no decision will be taken in haste. So after the jubilation, reality has...