SEPARATE STATEHOOD

  • 5 Telangana Cong MPs launch protest outside Parliament April 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Five Congress MPs from Telangana on Monday launched a 48hour protest outside Parliament to press for their separate statehood demand. The move caused a major embarrassment to the Congress as the party is in power in Andhra Pradesh. The MPs, clad in white kurta pyjamas, carried placards which read...
  • Hyderabad continues to suffer amidst Telangana chaos October 2, 2012

    Hyderabad: The agitation for separate statehood by proTelangana groups is set to intensify in Hyderabad. The Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) is planning a silent protest at Indira Park on Tuesday. Activists are expected to begin an indefinite hunger strike too amidst tight security for the ongoing 19day UN Conference...
  • Telangana region to observe bandh today March 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) has called for a bandh in the Telangana region on Tuesday to protest the government's apparent indifference towards the separate statehood issue. A ruckus broke out in Delhi and Hyderabad over the issue on Monday. MPs from the region shouted slogans in Parliament...
  • Telangana: TRS calls for bandh on Tuesday March 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) has called for a bandh in the Telangana region on Tuesday to protest the government's apparent indifference towards the separate statehood issue. A ruckus broke out in Delhi and Hyderabad over the issue. MPs from the region shouted slogans in Parliament after two...
  • Telangana report by December 31: Srikrishna December 28, 2010

    New Delhi: Justice (retd) B N Srikrishna, who heads the panel examining the contentious issue of statehood for Telangana, on Tuesday said the committee will present its report by the December 31 deadline and stressed that it would be comprehensive". "The report will be given to the government before...
  • Photogallery: Andhra Pradesh MLAs quit December 11, 2009

    Andhra Pradesh stood divided on regional lines on Friday with as many as 128 legislators submitting their resignations protesting the decision of the central government to carve out a separate Telangana state. ...
  • Assam: Separate statehood demands get strident December 11, 2009

    Guwahati: Spurred by New Delhi's attempt at granting a separate Telangana state, several ethnic groups in Assam have raised the banner of revolt with demands for separate states to be carved out of the region. Among the prominent groups that have already raised the issue of separate statehood are the Bodos,...