Telangana Joint Action Committee

  • TJAC organises massive public meet to demands early Telangana September 29, 2013

    Thousands of people attended a massive public meeting on Sunday to demand the central government to speed up the process for formation of separate Telangana state. The meeting organised by Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) at Nizam College Grounds in the heart of the city urged the central government to take...
  • Mixed response in AP to Centre's move on Telangana December 5, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Centre's decision to convene a meeting of political parties of Andhra Pradesh on December 28 to discuss the Telangana issue evoked a mixed response in the state. Panchayat Raj Minister K Jana Reddy, who leads Telangana Congress leaders in their campaign for statehood, hoped the meet will lead...
  • Schools, colleges closed in Hyderabad, Telangana October 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: Several educational institutions in Telangana region, including Hyderabad, have shut down on Monday following a bandh call by proTelangana groups. Telangana student unions including Osmania University Students Joint Action Committee gave a bandh call on Monday, protesting the alleged highhandedness of police during the 'Telangana March' in support of...
  • Hyderabad: Telangana shadow over UN biodiversity summit October 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: Hyderabad will be hosting India's first United Nations Conference on Biodiversity on Monday. Tight security arrangements are in place for the summit as it comes a day after the Telangana march that took a violent turn on Sunday with protesters going on a rampage, destroying media vans and public...
  • Telangana rally: Andhra government on tenterhooks September 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Nizams' City Hyderabad is all set for a massive rally on Sunday in support of a separate state Telangana. The Hussain Sagar lake will be focus of the rally which is expected to be attended by all parties. The Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) has...
  • AP: TJAC to show feuding TRS & BJP the door? May 16, 2012

    HYDERABAD: Vexed by the adamance of the TRS and the BJP on contesting the Parakal Assembly byelection, the Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) has decided to work with no political party in the Telangana region and to show the exit door for its political constituents, particularly the TRS and BJP,...
  • Telangana joint action panel to meet today October 18, 2011

    Hyderabad: The Telangana Joint Action Committee is slated to meet on Tuesday evening to decide on their future course of action. The strike on the other hand will continue with employees sitting in protest. Teachers, who had joined the protest earlier by carrying on with classes but refusing to accept salaries, have...
  • Telangana leaders call for bandh on Monday October 16, 2011

    New Delhi: ProTelangana groups have called for a bandh on Monday after the state government clamped down on the agitation. Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhar Rao's son KT Rama Rao was arrested on Saturday and released on bail on Sunday. TRS MP Vijayashanti was also granted bail on...
  • Telangana: pay cuts for govt staff on strike October 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The Telangana agitation has entered its nineteenth day on Saturday and the Centre has once again failed to find a way out. Sources have said that government employees in the state now face a salary cut for skipping duty on the days of the strike. On Friday, the...
  • Shutdown in Hyderabad on Sept 30: Telangana JAC September 26, 2011

    Hyderabad: Intensifying the movement for a separate Telangana state, the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) on Monday called for a shutdown in Hyderabad on September 30 and a threeday 'rail blockade' across the region next month. After a meeting of the steering committee, the JAC announced that a largescale road blockade...
  • Telangana protest continues, reaches CM's office September 26, 2011

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh state secretariat on Monday resounded to traditional Telangana songs as the protest for a separate Telangana reached the doorstep of Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy's office. In a novel protest, the striking employees at the secretariat sang traditional Telangana folk songs and danced. A group of...
  • Hyderabad not affected by Telangana strike September 14, 2011

    Hyderabad: The administration remained paralysed in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday as the indefinite strike by over 400,000 government employees continued for the second day. Delivery of civic services was hit in 10 districts of Telangana as employees stayed away from work to demand formation of separate Telangana...
  • TRSbacked panel calls for Telangana bandh July 4, 2011

    Hyderabad: The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC), which is spearheading the movement for a separate Telangana state, has called for a twoday shutdown in the region beginning Tuesday. JAC, which comprises the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and other political and nonpolitical groups, has also called for...
  • TDP MLAs quit over Telangana, Cong won't February 16, 2010

    Hyderabad: In a tactical move, 35 legislators belonging to the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) from Telangana region on Tuesday sent their resignations to the convenor of the allparty Joint Action Committee (JAC), which is heading the movement for statehood to Telangana. However, the JAC itself is on the verge of...