Reorganisation

  • Andhra Pradesh ministers slam Telangana CM over Reorganisation Act August 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh ministers on Monday criticised Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for "opposing" AP Reorganisation Act, saying their government was ready to negotiate all "contentious issues" with his government and find an amicable resolution in the larger interests of Telugu people. "You were party to the AP Reorganisation Bill...
  • Rajya Sabha passes Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Monday passed the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill. The bill deals with the controversial Polavaram project and paves the way for transferring 7 mandals from Telangana to Andhra Pradesh for this project. The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, passed by Lok Sabha last week, was approved...
  • Telangana declares bandh to protest amendment of AP reorganisation bill July 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: A state wide bandh was called by the Telangana Political Joint Action Committee and Left parties to protest the amendment of the AP re-organisation bill in the Lok Sabha on Friday. The Lok Sabha passed the bill which deals with the controversial Polavaram project and paves the way for transferring...
  • AP Reorganisation Bill passed in Lok Sabha July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst chaos and chanting of 'Jai Telangana', Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill. Home Minister Rajnath Singh had introduced the Bill with its component on the Polavaram project amidst uproar. Congress, Telangana Rashtra Samiti, Trinamool Congress Biju Janata Dal and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen opposed...
  • Animated timeline: Creation of new Indian states - from 1951 to Telangana June 2, 2014

    On June 2, 2014, with the formation of the state of Telangana, India now has 29 states and 7 union territories. India's political map appears to be in a constant state of flux over the last seven decades. It isn't only that the state boundaries have been redrawn over and...
  • Don't sign ordinances, CPI-M tells president March 2, 2014

    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 general...
  • From 1951 to Telangana: 63 years of reorganisation of Indian states in 38 seconds February 21, 2014

    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 February 21, 2014

    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 ground...
  • Blackout in Telangana: Murder of democracy in Parliament? February 20, 2014

    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 January 29, 2014

    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 link...
  • Ministers to President: Don't extend time to debate Telangana Bill January 29, 2014

    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 President...
  • Assembly adjourned twice as AP, Telangana supporters refuse to relent January 29, 2014

    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 Well...
  • Seemandhra Congress MLAs meet Andhra Pradesh CM over Telangana Bill January 29, 2014

    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. The...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM seeks 3 weeks time to discuss Telangana bill January 29, 2014

    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 January 28, 2014

    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 Well...
  • AP Assembly session extended till January 30 to discuss Telangana Bill January 23, 2014

    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 January 23, 2014

    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 January 17, 2014

    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 break,...
  • Telangana Bill tabled in Andhra Pradesh assembly, MLAs clash January 6, 2014

    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 July 10, 2013

    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 intended...
  • No Gorkhaland? Bengal CM rules out division of state December 27, 2009

    New Delhi: The Centre may not take any action on Telangana till a consensus was developed among political parties on the issue, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said on Sunday. "Government is starting a process of dialogue and consultation with all stakeholders ... to build...
  • Protests on in Telangana, no X-mas shutdown December 25, 2009

    Hyderabad: The Telangana region remained relatively peaceful on Friday though protests continued for the second consecutive day against the Central Government's move to put on hold the process of forming a separate state. The all-party Joint Action Committee (JAC) withdrew its shutdown call in view of Christmas and most parts of...
  • Telangana turmoil: Govt mulls setting up 2nd SRC December 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Under attack over backtracking on its earlier decision on separate Telangana, the Government may consider setting up a States Reorganisation Commission to go into demands for creation of new states. Official sources said such a body, that could become the second of its kind after Independence, could go...
  • Centre wants to split mammoth UP into 3 states January 9, 2008

    New Delhi: CNN IBN has learnt that the UPA government is close to redrawing state boundaries. It is accepting recommedations of the 2nd state reorganisation commission. A reorganisation of states could mean the most populous state in the country is trifurcated into three separate states. So there may be no Uttar Pradesh...
  • Govt sets up commission to reorganise India January 8, 2008

    New Delhi: The UPA has decided to go ahead with creating new states for better administration. For that purpose, it will set up the second States' Reorganisation Commission. The commission will suggest changing the boundaries of existing states and carving out new ones. The Second Commission is expected to look...
  • UPA wants more states, may change India map January 8, 2008

    New Delhi: The UPA Government would like to create new states for administrative reasons and have decided to set up the second State Reorganisation Commission. The Commission will suggest changing the boundaries of existing states and carving out new ones. The first State Reorganisation Commission was set up in the...