Telangana March

  • Trying to find middle ground on Telangana: Congress October 1, 2012

    Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid has said that the Centre is not trying to delay a resolution to the Telangana issue, but trying to find a middle path on the matter. "It's not that we're dragging our feet or procrastinating. We're trying to find a middle ground so that in future,...
  • 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...
  • Cong to decide on Telangana issue by Oct: Sources September 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Congress sources on Sunday evening said that the party will "definitely" decide on Telangana issue by October. This comes after activists held a march in Hyderabad demanding a separate state Telangana. Raising slogans of 'Jai Telangana' amid the beating of drums and singing songs by Telangana artists,...
  • Telangana March brings Hyderabad to a standstill October 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: Almost one lakh people took to the streets in Hyderabad on Sunday to press for their demand of a separate state Telangana. They clashed with police, broke barriers and tried to enter prohibited areas as police lathicharged them, lobbed tear gas shells and used water cannons to disperse...
  • Telangana march: How the day unfolded October 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: 11.36 pm: The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) had to call off their protest rally because of rains. The proTelangana group announced that it will continue with its protest programs like hunger strikes etc from October 2 onwards. The activists will meet on Monday to plan their further course...
  • Live: Telangana march begins, police use force against mob September 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: 4.39 pm: Incidents of violence reported around Hussain Sagar lake area in Hyderabad. Police lathicharged, used tear gas and water canon to disperse unruly mob. A few media vans also reported to have been damaged by the protesters. 3.00 pm: Huge crowds present at protest venue. Security arrangements tight. Paramilitary...
  • Bowing to pressure,. AP permits Telangana march September 28, 2012

    Hyderabad: Bowing to the pressure from proTelangana groups, the Andhra Pradesh government on Friday night decided to allow the Telangana march in the city on Sunday. After several rounds of talks between ministers from Telangana and leaders of Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC), Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy agreed to...
  • Telangana groups insist on march, AP govt says no September 28, 2012

    Hyderabad: With barely two days left for the Telangana march, proTelangana groups and the Andhra Pradesh government are heading for a confrontation. After refusing permission for the September 30 march, police have started rounding up proTelangana activists in the region. Those arrested Thursday include a Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) legislator...
  • AP: Ministers from Telangana seek permission for march September 27, 2012

    Hyderabad: Under pressure from proTelangana groups, Andhra Pradesh cabinet ministers from the Telangana region on Thursday met and decided to call on Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy to seek permission to take out a march on Sunday. The decision to carve out a separate Telangana was put on hold...
  • Allow Telangana march: Outfits tell Andhra govt September 24, 2012

    Hyderabad: A delegation of proTelangana organisations on Monday appealed to the Andhra Pradesh government to allow proposed 'Telangana March' on September 30 in Hyderabad demanding statehood for the region, asserting that it will be held in a "peaceful" manner. In a letter addressed to President Pranab Mukherjee, representatives of eminent citizens...
  • 'Telangana movement propelled by people, not TRS or KCR' September 24, 2012

    BJP state president G Kishan Reddy speaks on Telangana Movement, Telangana March, etc in an interview to Express. Q) What is your view on the Telangana Joint Action Committees call for Telangana March in the city on September 30? A) The TJAC has decided the programme without consulting its political constituents. However,...
  • TRS lukewarm to Telangana March plan August 9, 2012

    Hyderabad: The September 30 Telangana March called by the Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) may not get full throttle support from the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS), what with the differences between TRS chief K Chandrasekhara Rao and TJAC chairman Prof M Kodandaram reaching a flash point. TRS leader B Vinod, while...