Telangana Agitation

  • Telangana agitation hits business and merger of SBH 13-01-2014 08:16 PM

    Coimbatore: Admitting that the ongoing Telangana agitation has seriously affected business of State Bank of Hyderabad, a top Bank official on Monday said it has also impacted its proposed merger with the parent State Bank of India (SBI). "Several branches had to be shut for several days, which has impacted...
  • Jagan discharged from hospital, advised rest 12-10-2013 01:16 PM

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress President YS Jaganmohan Reddy, who was admitted to a hospital on October 9 after being forcibly evicted by police from the site of his fast to protest bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, was discharged on Saturday. Jagan left for home from the Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS)...
  • Telangana: Digvijaya urges Seemandhra people to resume work, draw salary 09-10-2013 05:35 PM

    New Delhi:Congress general secretary in charge of Andhra Pradesh Digvijaya Singh urged people of Seemandhra to resume their work and draw their salary and said the government and his party are committed to ensure the best possible package for the region. The region has been witnessing widespread protests by people,...
  • Telangana: Andhra Pradesh may come under President's rule 03-09-2013 05:59 PM

    Hyderabad:With the Congress leadership in no mood to go back on its decision to carve out separate Telangana state and party leaders from Seemandhra including the chief minister are not ready to accept anything less than united Andhra Pradesh, the state appears to be heading for President's rule. With no...
  • 5000 TTD staff stage peace rally for integrated Andhra Pradesh 30-08-2013 07:00 PM

    About 5000 employees of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, which manages the hill temple of Lord Venkateswara, on Friday, went on mass leave and took out a rally demanding reversal of Centre s decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh. With a view not to inconvenience the pilgrims,the staff attending day shift at the...
  • Telangana impact: Housing prices to rise in Hyderabad 01-08-2013 01:44 AM

    New Delhi: After remaining stagnant since 2009, housing prices in Hyderabad are set to rise as the market sentiment is likely to improve following Congress party's decision to create Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh, rating agency Crisil said on Wednesday. "After a four-year hiatus, residential real estate prices are...
  • Telangana protests flare up, police fire teargas shells at protesters 14-06-2013 02:16 PM

    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...
  • Telangana activists try to enter Andhra Assembly, taken into custody 14-06-2013 11:09 AM

    Hyderabad: The action is hotting up in Hyderabad, where 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...
  • Telangana: TRS MLAs to hold padyatra 16-11-2011 10:10 AM

    Hyderabad: In an attempt to rejuvenate the Telangana agitation for a separate state, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MLAs will be undertaking padyatras in all districts starting Wednesday. The padyatras are slated to continue till November 21. This comes days after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that a decision on Telangana...
  • SC to examine PILs on Telangana agitation 07-11-2011 05:38 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will examine a batch of PILs challenging the ongoing separate Telangana state agitation in Andhra Pradesh, where normal life has been 'paralysed' and over 500 cases of 'suicide' have been reported. A bench of Justice G S Singhvi and Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai asked petitioner...
  • Telangana decision after Eid: Chidambaram 31-10-2011 06:02 PM

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said that a decision on the Telangana issue would take place after the Eid-ul-Zuha festival. According to the home minister, Congress in-charge of Andhra Pradesh, Ghulam Nabi Azad, had conveyed to different groups in the state that no movement was possible...
  • Despite stir, Hyderabad charms foreigners 29-10-2011 10:07 AM

    HYDERABAD: At a time when the Telangana stir was at its peak, contrary to popular perception, there was a spurt in the number of foreign tourists to the city, in particular, to the heritage sites. According to the Department of Tourism, the number of foreign tourists to the top heritage...
  • Pro-Telangana stir in Andhra Pradesh called off 24-10-2011 11:35 PM

    Hyderabad: Over a month long strike by pro-Telangana government employees in Andhra Pradesh demanding a timeframe for the creation of a separate state was called off late on Monday evening following marathon discussions between the protestors and the government. The employees, on strike since September 13 as part of the...
  • Telangana leaders call for bandh on Monday 16-10-2011 08:00 AM

    New Delhi: Pro-Telangana groups have called for a bandh on Monday after the state government clamped down on the agitation. Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhar Rao's son KT Rama Rao was arrested on Saturday and released on bail on Sunday. TRS MP Vijayashanti was also granted bail on...
  • Telangana stir hits railways, KTR detained 15-10-2011 07:40 PM

    Hyderabad: A crackdown was on Saturday launched against Telangana supporters in Andhra Pradesh. Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhar Rao's son KT Rama Rao and other protestors were detained by the police. This came after a rail roko led to more than 170 trains being cancelled. It was a...
  • Telangana: KT Rama Rao in preventive custody 15-10-2011 08:24 AM

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samiti chief K Chandrasekhar Rao's son KT Rama Rao, his daughter and several other pro-Telangana activists were taken into preventive custody on Saturday ahead of the three-day rail roko campaign across the state. Some protesters have also been detained for trying to block the tracks at Hyderabad's...
  • Telangana strike enters 25th day 07-10-2011 01:38 PM

    Hyderabad: The general strike in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh entered its 25th day on Friday as the impasse continued over the demand for a separate state. Government employees, teachers, workers in Singareni coal mines and Road Transport Corporation (RTC) have been continuing their strike to press the Central...
  • Telangana: Excise officials on strike from today 05-10-2011 07:51 AM

    Hyderabad: The officials of Excise Department from the Telangana region are slated to join the agitation over the issue of separate statehood. The officials have decided to go on a two-day strike starting Wednesday, the 23rd day of the ongoing agitation that has crippled Andhra Pradesh. Liquor manufacturing is also...
  • Telangana: KCR hints at going on fast unto death 04-10-2011 07:51 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday failed to break the deadlock over the Telangana issue. The efforts by the Congress to buy time also suffered a jolt as activists and Telangana Rashtra Samithi said that they would intensify the stir. TRS chief K Chandrashekhar Rao rejected the Prime...
  • Telangana stir: KCR likely to meet PM today 03-10-2011 07:33 AM

    New Delhi: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhar Rao has brought the agitation in Andhra Pradesh to the national capital, stepping up pressure on the Centre for the creation of the separate state. Rao is likely to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the issue on Monday, a day...
  • Telangana: KCR steps up attack, fasts at Rajghat 02-10-2011 06:37 PM

    New Delhi: One of the many headaches for the Congress at the moment, the Telangana crisis is now threatening to take a new turn as protests entered their 20th day on Sunday. Stepping up the pressure was TRS Chief K Chandrashekhar Rao who sat on a token fast on Sunday...