Hyderabad: The Telangana protests have flare up yet again in Hyderabad as the police fired teargas shells to disperse the protesters. No injuries were reported in the teargas firing.
Meanwhile, two rebel Telangana Congress MPs G Viveka and Manda Jagannath have courted arrest even as hundreds of pro-Telangana activists have been taken into protective custody. A group of protesters tried to force their way to the Andhra Pradesh Assembly but were stopped by the police.
The members of the Telangana Joint Action Committee were marching towards the state assembly with the demand for separate statehood. Students at the Osmania University also had a scuffle with the police when they were stopped from participating in the march.
The Assembly has been adjourned till Monday with the TRS, BJP and the CPI interrupting the house over the Telangana issue. But the Congress says a decision on Telangana will be taken only after the Assembly session is over. ...more
02:16 PM, Jun 14, 2013
Thiruvananthapuram: A senior CPI(M) member created a flutter in the Kerala Assembly on Monday by displaying two teargas grenades, allegedly used by police to disperse a student protest in Thiruvananthapuram last week. Speaker G Karthikeyan and Home Minister Thiruvanchur Radkahrishnan took strong exception to the conduct of EP Jayarajan, who exhibited the grenades while accusing police of "brutally" suppressing the protest organised by his party's campus wing Students Federation of...
01:24 PM, Jun 18, 2012