Andhra

  • Watch: Election tracker promo on South India 01-04-2014 10:43 AM

    With the elections 2014 about to be announced, the Election Tracker is back on CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS National Election Tracker brings the mood of key swing states ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Tonight we will focus on Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. ...
  • BJP may go alone in Andhra, no consensus with TDP on seat sharing 30-03-2014 12:24 PM

    BJP may go alone in Andhra Pradesh as sources say that there is no consensus with TDP on seat sharing. A pre-poll alliance is also unlikely to materialize. BJP sources have indicated that the party is ready to go alone if a favourable seat sharing formula is not worked out....
  • Congress alone cannot be blamed for Andhra's bifurcation: Chiranjeevi 21-03-2014 10:24 AM

    The decision to create the state of Telangana may be a historic one, but it was also a political gamble. In Seemandhra, there is an anti-Congress wave, but superstar and Congress leader Chiranjeevi says the party shouldn't alone be blamed for the bifurcation. ...
  • Won't ally with anyone responsible for AP's division: Ex-CM Kiran Reddy 11-03-2014 12:47 PM

    Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy launched his party on Monday. Jai Samaikyandhra Party will work for a united Andhra Pradesh, Reddy declared. ...
  • Will Andhra prove to be the waterloo of Congress in 2014? 04-03-2014 11:54 PM

    With the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and creation of Telangana, it seems that the Congress will find it difficult to garner votes in Seemandhra in the Lok Sabha elections. The Congress which was pinning its hopes on the TRS has also ruled out any merger with the former. ...
  • Watch: Election tracker promo on Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh 04-03-2014 12:48 PM

    With the elections 2014 about to be announced, the Election Tracker is back on CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS National Election Tracker brings the mood of key swing states ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Tonight we will focus on Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. ...
  • FTP: Telangana Chaupal from Hyderabad 21-02-2014 11:13 PM

    CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Hyderabad to gauge the mood of the public especially after the creation of Telangana. ...
  • Watch: Mixed reactions in Hyderabad on formation of Telangana 21-02-2014 03:35 PM

    While there are celebrations in the Telangana region, there are mellowed down protests by people from the Seemandhra region. Many feel that it is now time to move on. ...
  • Watch: The new political map of Telangana, Seemandhra 21-02-2014 10:56 AM

    After Parliament cleared the contentious Telangana Bill, it is just a step way from reality. Andhra Pradesh will be divided into Seemandhra and Telangana which will have 13 and 10 districts respectively. Hyderabad will be the joint capital for 10 years. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 20-02-2014 11:10 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Telangana Bill passed: Cheers for some, jolt for others 20-02-2014 09:45 PM

    India on February 20, 2014 got its 29th state, but not before a day-long debate in Parliament and a decades-long struggle for it. After prolonged debate and continued disruptions, the Upper House adopted the Bill through a voice vote. ...
  • Watch: How business will be affected in Seemandhra after Telangana 20-02-2014 08:28 PM

    India gets its 29th state, Parliament on Thursday passed Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill 2013 (Telangana Bill) by voice vote. Here is how the division will impact business in Seemandhara and Telangana region. ...
  • Hope Telangana Bill is passed in Rajya Sabha today: Hanumantha Rao 19-02-2014 10:39 AM

    The UPA is hoping to get the Telangana Bill passed in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. However, government sources say the Bill will be brought in the Rajya Sabha only if the President sends it back on time. ...
  • Blackout in Telangana: Murder of democracy in Parliament? 18-02-2014 09:57 PM

    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. ...
  • Government must not pass Telangana Bill in the din: Pallam Raju 18-02-2014 02:06 PM

    Union Minister Pallam Raju has said that the government must not get the Telangana Bill passed in the din. He has also said that the demands of Seemandhra leaders must be met. "We have three demands - that Hyderabad be made a Union Territory, better financial package for Seemandhra and...
  • We support Telangana, but Seemandhra concerns must be met: BJP 18-02-2014 10:31 AM

    BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu has said that the Congress must keep the House in order to discuss the Telangana Bill in an organised manner. ...
  • Want justice for Seemandhra: Chiranjeevi 17-02-2014 05:34 PM

    Congress leader K Chiranjeevi said, "We are seeking BJP support, we have some demands and we are not against for the separation. The division can take place but provided if they can give satisfying our Seemandhra people." ...
  • Let the opposition parties act as per their wisdom: Jagan on Telangana 14-02-2014 01:38 PM

    Emerging from the meeting with BJP President Rajnath Singh, YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy said, "I hope that wisdom will dawn upon the opposition parties and all of them would come together for justice." ...
  • Why Telangana is important for Congress 13-02-2014 03:59 PM

    Andhra Pradesh played an important role in the creation of UPA II with 33 seats in 2009. The Congress's future is bleak because of Jagan Mohan Reddy in Seemandhra. So, the Congress is worried that not going ahead with Telangana at this stage will mean losing out in both Seemandhara...
  • Wait and watch what we do if Telangana Bill is tabled: Rajagopal 13-02-2014 11:45 AM

    Expelled Congress MP Lagdapati Rajagopal has threatened to not let the Congress succeed in introducing the Telangana Bill. "The government won't succeed in introducing the Bill. It's a minority government which has failed to listen to its own ministers. If they do, we will do anything at that time. Wait...
  • Seemandhra people to be compensated for revenue loss: Digvijaya 12-02-2014 04:38 PM

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said the Seemandhra people will be compensated for the revenue loss but it won't be be possible to do it in the Telangana Bill. Digvijaya said, "There is a justification for Seemandhra people to be compensated for the revenue loss at least initially for sometime....
  • The Last Word: Is decision to create Telangana an avoidable mistake? 11-02-2014 08:59 PM

    As Parliament continues to get disrupted over Telangana, the Congress has now expelled six Seemandhra MPs for protesting against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. CNN-IBN's Karan Thapar asks the panel whether the decision to create Telangana an avoidable mistake or not. ...
  • Loyal to Cong, but people's will bigger than party: AP CM on Telangana 09-02-2014 03:50 PM

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy said that he is reflecting will of people over Telangana Bill, which is to keep the state united. He also added that he is prepared for any eventuality including being sacked by his party for his fight to keep the state united. Speaking...
  • Has Congress scored its biggest self-goal by trying to divide Andhra? 05-02-2014 10:03 PM

    The battle over Telangana has reached New Delhi. There were heated protests at the Andhra Bhawan on Wednesday with pro-Telangana and anti-Telangana groups lashing out at each other. Inside Parliament as well, Congress MPs from Seemandhra stalled proceedings. Adding to the pressure, some MPs also moved a no confidence motion....
  • A Billion Votes: GoM clears final draft on Andhra Pardesh Bifurcation 04-02-2014 07:52 PM

    The Telangana draft Bill and the Cabinet note on Telangana are likely to be brought before Cabinet on February 6. According to sources, the Group of Ministers has finalised the Telangana Bill. It has also approved the Cabinet note. The draft Bill and the note will be produced before the...
  • Hope Parliament passes Telangana Bill: PM 04-02-2014 04:00 PM

    The GoM has finalised the draft Telangana Bill, say sources. The draft bill and the Cabinet note are likely to be produced before Cabinet this week, they add. ...
  • Post-mortem report of AP student likely to come by Saturday 31-01-2014 07:40 PM

    The post-mortem report of the boy from Arunachal Pradesh who was allegedly beaten to death in Delhi is likely to be given by the doctors on Saturday. Meanwhile, his body is in the mortuary of the All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). ...
  • Telangana turmoil: Congress's olive branch to AP CM after he threatens to quit 31-01-2014 02:40 PM

    A day after Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy told CNN-IBN that he will quit politics if the Telangana Bill is passed, the Congress's state incharge Digvijaya Singh has appealed to him, asking him to reconsider his decision. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 30-01-2014 11:02 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Centre follows Rahul, hikes LPG quota to 12 30-01-2014 08:38 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had called for an increase in the number of subsidised LPG cylinders on January 17 and 13 days later the Union Cabinet has fulfilled his demand. The Cabinet on Thursday approved the raising of subsidised LPG cylinder cap from 9 to 12 per connection. ...