Reorganisation

  • Don't sign ordinances, CPI-M tells president 02-03-2014 10:45 PM

    The CPI-M on Sunday urged President Pranab Mukherjee not to approve a clutch of bills which it said the cabinet might turn into ordinances for politically vested reasons. "The union cabinet is considering a clutch of bills which were not taken up in parliament during the recently concluded session," CPI-M...
  • From 1951 to Telangana: 63 years of reorganisation of Indian states in 38 seconds 21-02-2014 05:53 PM

    A look at the political map of India over the last six decades years would give an appearance of it being in a constant state of flux. It isn't only that the state boundaries have been redrawn over and over again but India's international borders have also extended (Goa, Sikkim,...
  • Poll pact with BJP uncertain post Telangana Bill nod: TDP 21-02-2014 05:04 PM

    Seething over BJP's support to the Telangana Bill in Parliament, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has indicated its reluctance about going in for an alliance with the national party in the upcoming general elections. Although the regional party had made no official announcement about entering into an alliance with BJP, the...
  • Blackout in Telangana: Murder of democracy in Parliament? 18-02-2014 09:57 PM

    The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill, 2013 (Telangana Bill) was on Tuesday bulldozed through the Lok Sabha amidst dramatic scenes. Speaker Meira Kumar stopped the live telecast of the proceedings in Lok Sabha when the Bill was taken up after MPs demanding united Andhra protested in Parliament. ...
  • Congress MP links youth suicide to Kiran's Telangana Bill comment 29-01-2014 11:50 PM

    Karimnagar (AP): Local Congress MP Ponnam Prabhakar on Wednesday lodged a police complaint against Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy in connection with the alleged suicide by a youth four days ago. Prabhakar met Karimnagar Superintendent of Police V Shiva Kumar and lodged the complaint which seeks to...
  • Ministers to President: Don't extend time to debate Telangana Bill 29-01-2014 08:34 PM

    Hyderabad: Ministers and legislators from Telangana, cutting across party lines, on Wednesday stepped up their efforts to block Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy's move to seek more time to discuss the Statehood Bill and urged President not to allow "distortion" of Constitution. They jointly dashed off a letter to...
  • Assembly adjourned twice as AP, Telangana supporters refuse to relent 29-01-2014 01:27 PM

    Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly was adjourned twice this morning without transacting any business as legislators on either side of the regional divide remained stubborn on their respective stands on the AP Reorganisation Bill-2013. Pro-united state and pro-Telangana slogans reverberated in the Assembly as members from either side remained in the...
  • Seemandhra Congress MLAs meet Andhra Pradesh CM over Telangana Bill 29-01-2014 01:04 PM

    Hyderabad: As the Andhra Pradesh Assembly failed to reach a consensus over the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill-2013, Congress MLAs from Seemandhra on Wedneday met Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy to putforth their demand. Reddy has already written to President Pranab Mukherjee seeking three more weeks to discuss the Telangana Bill....
  • Andhra Pradesh CM seeks 3 weeks time to discuss Telangana bill 29-01-2014 09:03 AM

    Hyderabad: With the Andhra Pradesh state assembly failing to arrive at a consensus over the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill 2013, Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has now written to the President seeking three weeks time to discuss and return the bill. The deadline for the Andhra assembly to discuss the...
  • Andhra bifurcation: Uproar in Assembly over Reorganisation Bill 28-01-2014 06:27 PM

    Unrelenting legislators from Telangana region did not allow Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly to transact any business for the second day on Tuesday, demanding that Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy withdraw his notice given to the Speaker for moving a resolution to reject the AP Reorganisation Bill-2013. Standing in the...
  • AP Assembly session extended till January 30 to discuss Telangana Bill 23-01-2014 01:33 PM

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Assembly session has been extended till January 30 to discuss the Telangana Bill. Thursday was the last day for the Assembly to send its opinion on the Bill but it had asked for an extension of the session to debate and discuss the Bill before returning...
  • AP: Last day for debate on Telangana Bill in Assembly, CM may quit 23-01-2014 10:49 AM

    Hyderabad: After opposing the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy will continue his speech on the discussion over the Telangana Bill on Thursday. It is the last day for the Assembly to send its opinion on the Bill. Speculations are rife over the...
  • YSR Congress disrupts Assembly, demand voting on AP Reorganisation Bill 17-01-2014 12:07 PM

    The YSR Congress continued to disrupt proceedings in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Friday, demanding that voting be conducted on the draft AP Reorganisation Bill-2013 ahead of the debate on it. The House had to be adjourned for half-an-hour as soon as it resumed on Friday after a week-long...
  • Telangana Bill tabled in Andhra Pradesh assembly, MLAs clash 16-12-2013 11:01 AM

    Hyderabad: Amidst uproar in the house, the draft Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill-2013 was tabled in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday. Soon after the Bill was tabled, the Telangana and Seemandhara Legislators got engaged in a heated clash inside the assembly. Security has been beefed up in view of the...
  • Microsoft to unveil big management reorganisation on Thursday: Report 10-07-2013 10:55 AM

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp will unveil on Thursday its biggest management reorganisation in at least five years, to better compete in a world of mobile devices and Web-based services, according to the technology blog AllThingsD. The changes will shift the duties and responsibilities of many top Microsoft executives and are...
  • Centre wants to split mammoth UP into 3 states 08-01-2008 11:43 PM

    Melbourne: Australia's quarterfinal exit from the World Cup is beginning to cause ripples in the team with pacer Shaun Tait announcing his retirement from one-day cricket to prolong his career in Twenty20s. The 28-year-old pacer, who could not make much impact in the World Cup, hoped that his decision to...
  • Govt sets up commission to reorganise India 08-01-2008 06:39 PM

    Melbourne: Australian captain Ricky Ponting is hoping for a "Tendulkar-sort rebirth" after his century against India in the World Cup quarterfinal in Ahmedabad last Thursday. "I guess with even making some runs in this last game that I've played and getting that really good feeling back about my batting again,...
  • UPA wants more states, may change India map 08-01-2008 09:27 AM

    Colombo: Both of Sri Lanka's openers scored unbeaten centuries on Saturday as the World Cup's co-host cruised effortlessly into the semifinals with a crushing 10-wicket victory over England. England stuttered to 229-6 on an easy, slow wicket at the Premadasa stadium, making batting look difficult. Sri Lanka replied with 231-0...