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  • 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...
  • Andhra bifurcation: 2013 saw Telangana moving towards reality 28-12-2013 01:37 PM

    The year 2013 would go down in golden letters in the history of Telangana as the Congress-led government at the Centre put its seal of approval to carve out a new state by splitting Andhra Pradesh. But the move erupted largescale protests in Seemandhra, provoking six Congress Lok Sabha MPs...
  • Cabinet clears Telangana draft bill with 10 Andhra Pradesh districts 05-12-2013 08:31 PM

    New Delhi: Removing one more hurdle in bifurcating Andhra Pradesh to create Telangana, the Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared the draft Bill with 10 districts. The Cabinet, however, decided not to include the proposed Rayalaseema districts (Ananthapur and Kurnool) in the proposed Telangana state. The decision was taken after an...
  • Telangana back to haunt Congress, Cabinet discusses the matter 05-12-2013 06:55 PM

    Hyderabad: The creation of Telangana was back to haunt the Congress with the Union Cabinet meeting on Thursday evening to disuss the final draft report prepared by the Group of Ministers. Earlier, no consensus was reached at the Congress Core Group meeting on the inclusion of two Rayalaseema districts in...
  • Telangana: Bandh hits normal life as Cabinet prepares to table draft 05-12-2013 01:18 PM

    Hyderabad: As the final Telangana draft report prepared by the Congress Group of Ministers is likely to be placed before the Cabinet on Thursday, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has called for a bandh against the proposal to merge two districts of Rayalaseema in Andhra Pradesh with the proposed state. Services...
  • GoM clears draft bill on Telangana 04-12-2013 11:05 PM

    The Union Cabinet will on Thursday discuss the report on Telangana and the draft bill to create the new state as the GoM completed its work tonight and is believed to have recommended merger of two districts of Rayalseema with the proposed state. ...
  • Bill on Telangana to come soon before Parliament, says Sushil Kumar Shinde 01-12-2013 04:41 PM

    Refusing to confirm whether the Bill to carve out separate Telangana state will be tabled in the winter session of Parliament, beginning this week, Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde today said the Bill will come "very soon" before Parliament. "Meetings (of GoM) have almost been completed to carve out...
  • GoM finalises draft Telangana bill 27-11-2013 09:04 PM

    New Delhi: The Group of Ministers (GoM), set up to look into the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, has finalised its report along with the draft Telangana Bill but remained non-committal on when it will be submitted to the Union Cabinet. After a four-hour marathon meeting, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, who...
  • GoM likely to finalise a draft on Telangana today 21-11-2013 11:05 AM

    New Delhi: The Group of Ministers (GoM) are likely to finalise a draft on the formation of Telangana on Thursday. As per Article 3 of the Constitution, the draft bill will there after be sent to the Union Cabinet for approval and eventually to the President for approval. According to...
  • Andhra bifurcation will lead to security concerns, says Kiran Reddy 18-11-2013 05:38 PM

    Warning that bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh would lead to security concerns for the whole nation, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Monday urged the Group of Ministers (GoM) to reconsider the decision to carve out separate Telangana state. The chief minister met the GoM in the national capital and...
  • Telangana central ministers meet GOM, demand new state before polls 18-11-2013 12:23 PM

    New Delhi: Union ministers from Telangana met the Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by the Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday. Senior minister S Jaipal Reddy, Ministers of State Sarve Satyanaryana and Balram Nayak met him to put forward their demands and views. They asked the Centre to...
  • Telangana Congress leaders deliberate ahead of meeting with GoM 15-11-2013 05:01 PM

    Ahead of the meeting between Group of Ministers (GoM) on Andhra Pradesh bifurcation and Union ministers from the state, Congress leaders from Telangana discussed about key issues to be highlighted with the high-level panel on Friday. The meeting gains significance as two state ministers from Seemandhra region have demanded Union...
  • Andhra CM's meet with GoM on Telangana postponed 14-11-2013 12:21 PM

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, who was scheduled to meet Group of Ministers (GOM) on Telangana in Delhi on Thursday night, has postponed his visit. The chief minister will not be travelling to the national capital for the meeting with the GoM, sources in the Chief...
  • YSR Congress, CPM demands for united Andhra 13-11-2013 04:36 PM

    The YSR Congress party and Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Wednesday met the Group of Ministers and strongly opposed proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. Leaders of the two parties conveyed their opinion to the GoM, which continued meeting representatives of political parties for the second day. The Telugu Desam...
  • Telangana Bill likely in Parliament in winter session 11-11-2013 11:57 PM

    New Delhi: The Telangana Bill is likely to be introduced in Parliament during its upcoming winter session, according to highly-placed sources. The Group of Ministers (GoM) on Telangana met the secretaries of various government departments on Monday as part of its brief to look into the proposed bifurcation of Andhra...
  • GoM discusses Andhra bifurcation issues with departments 11-11-2013 11:21 PM

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: The Group of Ministers (GoM) on Telangana on Monday discussed with secretaries of various central ministries and departments issues related to bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. The GoM, constituted by the Centre to consider issues regarding the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and formation of a separate Telangana state, held...
  • YSR Congress to attend meeting on Telangana convened by Centre, informs Jagan 08-11-2013 10:59 PM

    A representative of the YSR Congress Party would be attending the all-party meeting convened by the Centre on November 13 on the issue of division of Andhra Pradesh, the party said on Friday. Talking to reporters, YSRCP president Jaganmohan Reddy said that senior leader MV Mysoora Reddy would be representing...
  • Panel set up to study division of assets between Telangana, Andhra 28-10-2013 11:12 PM

    The Centre has constituted a high- level committee headed by former CRPF chief, K Vijay Kumar, to look at the division of assets and the administrative framework which would be required when Telangana is created upon bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. The committee, which will visit Hyderabad tomorrow, will interact with...
  • Telangana: GoM discusses sharing of water, power, assets between states 19-10-2013 08:37 PM

    The GoM, set up to look into the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, on Saturday, had detailed discussions concerning sharing of river water, power, distribution of assets and demarcating of boundaries at its second meeting and ordered preparation of reports on every issue. "The GoM discussed in detail terms of reference....
  • Congress speaking in different voices on Andhra division, alleges Naidu 18-10-2013 05:31 PM

    Congress is going ahead with division of Andhra Pradesh for political gains without trying to resolve the issue in an amicable manner, TDP President N Chandrababu Naidu alleged on Friday. Naidu, who undertook fast in Delhi recently against bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, said Congress leaders in Delhi spoke in different...
  • GoM on Telangana to consider Srikrishna Committee's report on Telangana 11-10-2013 11:09 PM

    The Group of Ministers (GoM), set up to look into the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, will focus its deliberations on the recommendations of Justice BN Srikrishna Committee that gave an extensive report on Telangana in 2010. "Srikrishna Committee's report will be the basis of the whole exercise," Home Minister Sushilkumar...
  • No time-frame set for GoM to submit report on Telangana: Azad 11-10-2013 05:25 PM

    New Delhi: The Group of Ministers on Telangana met at Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's residence on Friday. Sources said that the ministers discussed the basic parameters for bifurcation and no time frame has been set for it to submit its report. A full fledged meeting will take place on...
  • GoM meets on Telangana, assures of fairness and objectivity 11-10-2013 03:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Group of Ministers (GoM) on Telangana met on Friday and gave the assurance that the concerns of Andhra Pradesh would be addressed with "fairness and objectivity". Though elaborate discussions on the issue will take place in it's next meeting on October 19 as two Union ministers -...
  • Govt reconstitutes GoM on Telangana; drops Raju, brings Antony 09-10-2013 07:47 AM

    New Delhi: Barely two days after constituting a ten-member GoM on Telangana, government on Tuesday reorganised the high-powered ministerial panel by dropping HRD Minister M Pallam Raju and bringing Defence Minister A K Antony, and also reducing the number of members to seven. Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, Defence Minister A...
  • Telangana under consideration: How a new state is created 29-07-2013 01:10 PM

    New Delhi: The Telangana statehood issue which first came out in the open in 1960s may take some more time to officially get a separate identity. The UPA Coordination Committee and the Congress Working Committee are likely to meet on Tuesday at 5.30 pm to decide on the bifurcation of...
  • Cabinet makes marriage laws more women friendly 17-07-2013 10:15 PM

    New Delhi: Marriage laws will now become more women friendly with the government on Wednesday approving a slew of recommendations of a Group of Ministers (GoM) including providing for sufficient compensation to a woman from her husband's ancestral property in case of divorce. The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the recommendations...
  • Govt may form judges' panel to oversee CBI investigations 24-06-2013 10:01 PM

    New Delhi: In an attempt to insulate CBI's probe from external influence, government may form a panel of retired judges to oversee its investigations, according to the conclusions reached by the Group of Ministers which would submit its report to the Cabinet on June 27. The GoM which finalised its...
  • GoM to suggest modalities for AP Girl Child Promotion Bill 11-06-2013 01:26 AM

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government on Monday constituted a nine-member Group of Ministers (GoM) to suggest modalities for the proposed AP Girl Child Promotion and Empowerment Bill, 2013. The Council of Ministers that met on Friday last did not approve the draft legislation proposed by Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy and...
  • DoPT opposes autonomy of CBI at GoM meet 23-05-2013 10:44 PM

    New Delhi: The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) on Thursday opposed scrapping of the provision which requires the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to seek government's permission for probing bureaucrats in corruption cases. The DoPT raised the issue during a power-point presentation at the maiden meeting of the Group...