Telangana Protests

  • Will Telangana protests disrupt Chidambaram's Budget speech? 17-02-2014 10:38 AM

    Telangana protests have been rocking the Parliament ever since the second phase of Winter Session began. It needs to be seen if the Finance Minister's Budget speech would be disrupted over Telangana on Monday. ...
  • News 360: Caste-based quota stays, says Sonia Gandhi 05-02-2014 08:40 PM

    The Congress has distanced itself from party leader Janardhan Dwivedi's statement on OBC quota. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has issued a statement affirming the Congress's commitment to caste-based quota. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Extended winter session begins, 39 bills at stake 05-02-2014 07:40 PM

    The second half of Parliament's Winter Session began on Wednesday amidst the Telangana tangle. At stake are 39 bills and the reputation of the 15th Lok Sabha which is already going down in the records as one of the worst performing in the Indian history. ...
  • News 360: 3 Ugandan women file complaint over sex trade, DCW steps in 04-02-2014 08:40 PM

    The issue of drug trafficking and prostitution at Khirki Extension has come to the fore once again after a CNN-IBN investigation exposed that Ugandan women were being pushed into sex trade. Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Barkha Singh on Tuesday wrote a letter to the Delhi Police Commissioner asking him...
  • Digvijaya appeals to Andhra people to call off their protest against Telangana 08-10-2013 03:06 PM

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh appealed to Seemandhra people to call off their protest against Telangana. "I appeal to all people striking in Andhra Pradesh today, the power department workers, to call off their protest. The Home Minister has said that all grievances associated with the bifurcation will be addressed....
  • Chandrababu Naidu says can't choose between Telangana, Seemandhra 08-10-2013 01:56 PM

    New Delhi: Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu, who is on an indefinite hunger strike against the creation of Telangana, on Tuesday remained evasive on the issue and instead said he "cannot choose between his two children", meaning Telangana and Seemandhra. Calling the decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh to...
  • Telangana plunges Seemandhra into chaos, situation getting worse 08-10-2013 12:24 PM

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: As the total shut down of Seemandhra enters the fifth day, the region comprising 13 districts of the state is plunging into total chaos. Two powerful leaders from the region, the YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy and the TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu are on an indefinite...
  • Pallam Raju skips Cabinet meet to protest against Telangana 08-10-2013 12:09 PM

    New Delhi: Human Resources Development Minister Pallam Raju did not attend the Cabinet meet that was held on Tuesday morning. The minister had sent his resignation over the bifurcation of Andhra is yet to be accepted. However, Textiles Minister KS Rao from Andhra attended the meeting. Five Union Ministers including...
  • Telangana fallout: Shoot-at-sight orders in place in Vizianagaram 06-10-2013 07:28 PM

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh remains on edge as anti-Telangana forces step up their protests today. The shoot-at-sight orders are in place in curfew-bound Vizianagaram following arson and violence. Around 15 trains were cancelled, properties vandalized, curfew clamped in one district and a virtual shutdown in several other areas of Seemandhra. The...
  • Telangana fire spreads, six Union Ministers quit, Jagan to go on fast 04-10-2013 11:04 PM

    New Delhi: Protests erupted within the Congress soon after the Union Cabinet cleared the way for dividing Andhra Pradesh to create Telangana with six ministers quitting from the Union Council of Ministers till Friday. Anti-Telangana protests were also witnessed in Seemandhra and the region is witnessing a 72-hour bandh from...
  • Four Union Ministers resign over Telangana issue 04-10-2013 09:30 PM

    A day after the Cabinet approved the formation of Telangana, four ministers hailing from Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh have quit the Union Council of Ministers. Union Ministers Chiranjeevi, Pallam Raju, Kotla S Reddy and KS Rao have submitted their resignation papers over the issue. ...
  • Telangana fallout: Chiranjeevi quits, Pallam Raju offers to resign 03-10-2013 11:56 PM

    New Delhi: Hours after the Cabinet approved the formation of Telangana, Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi on Thursday resigned following the announcement. Chiranjeevi, who hails from coastal Andhra region, protested against the Cabinet's decision. Soon after the Cabinet took a decision on the formation of Telangana, protest erupted in the Congress...
  • Police drag anti-Telangana protestors away from PM's residence 03-10-2013 06:06 PM

    New Delhi: The police on Thursday was dragging anti-Telangana protesters away from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence, 7 RCR, where a Cabinet meeting on Telangana is underway. United Andhra protesters even broke a barricade outside the Prime Minister's residence. The Cabinet is set to clear way for the formation of...
  • AP: Anti-Telangana protesters to block roads to Tirupati 27-08-2013 08:40 PM

    Hyderabad: The on-going battle over Telangana is likely to severely affect the world's second richest temple Tirupati from Wednesday. The indefinite bandh across Seemandhra region has already been causing a lot of inconvenience to the devotees visiting the temple for the past three weeks. Andhra Pradesh state run buses have...
  • Govt set to bite the bullet on Telangana, decision likely by July end 11-07-2013 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: The United Progressive Alliance is set to bite the bullet on Telangana statehood soon. The Congress Core group will meet on Friday and is likely to finalise its Telangana plan. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Congress is keen to announce a decision on Telangana before the Monsoon...
  • Telangana issue: Osmania University student commits suicide 15-06-2013 06:28 PM

    Hyderabad: Apparently frustrated by the delay in the formation of a separate Telangana state, a student of Osmania University in Andhra Pradesh committed suicide early Saturday, police said. The body of Bandaru Srinivas, an engineering student, was found hanging from a tree opposite the library on the Osmania University campus....
  • People will feel cheated if they do not get Telangana: Veeraraghav TM 14-06-2013 04:54 PM

    The Telangana protests intensify after a brief lull as pro-Telangana activists clash with police in Hyderabad. With the 2014 elections drawing nearer, parties have started promising statehood, something that has alluded the region ever since Independence. CNN-IBN's consulting editor Veeraraghav TM joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the Telangana...
  • Pro-Telangana protest: Students clash with police for second day 13-06-2013 02:28 PM

    Hyderabad: Pro-Telangana students clashed with the police for the second consecutive day on Thursday at the Osmania University campus in Hyderabad. The students had gathered to take out a march, when the Hyderabad Police tried to stop them. Protesting students pelted stones on policemen after they were stopped at the...
  • Telangana protesters try to enter Parliament compound, arrested 30-04-2013 12:12 PM

    Telangana protesters on Tuesday tried to enter Parliament compund and were arrested. ...
  • Security reviewed ahead of Telangana protest 08-03-2011 09:00 PM

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Assembly Deputy Speaker Nadendla Manohar on Tuesday reviewed the security arrangements in the House premises with Director General of Police K Aravinda Rao and other officials in the wake of 'Million March' protest scheduled for March 10. Manohar directed the police to step up security in and...
  • Telangana protesters detained for blocking roads 17-01-2011 01:14 PM

    Hyderabad: Road transport was affected in several parts of Telangana in Andhra Pradesh on Monday as agitators raised road blockades, demanding separate statehood to the region. The movement of vehicles on national and state highways was disrupted as activists of the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...
  • Telangana protests hamper brand Hyderabad 11-01-2011 09:48 PM

    Hyderabad: Real estate prices and investments in Hyderabad have dropped following the Telangana protests, raising questions over Hyderabad's future. Brand Hyderabad is about pearls, biryani, Charminar and Information and Technology. But for a year now, the city's also been a hotbed of pro-Telangana support. The Osmania University campus - a...