Telangana

  • Sonia Gandhi calls BJP, RSS danger to secularism 16-04-2014 05:41 PM

    Addressing her first rally in Telangana after the Statehood Bill was passed, Congress President Sonia Gandhi hit out at the BJP and RSS calling them a danger to secularism. Sonia said, "Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi sacrificed their lives to save the secular values of the country and today the...
  • 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. ...
  • 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: AP's locale reaction over Telangana in TWTW 03-03-2014 12:03 AM

    In this week of The week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha enacts reaction Andhra Pradesh's people over the bifurcation of the state. ...
  • Do not link creation of Telangana with elections: Jairam Ramesh 24-02-2014 10:29 PM

    In an exclusive interview to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said that the Congress's decision to create the 29th state of Indian Union, Telangana, had nothing do with the forthcoming general elections. ...
  • KCR meets Rahul amidst reports of Congress-TRS alliance 24-02-2014 01:06 PM

    Telangana Rashtra Samiti chief K Chandrasekhar Rao met Rahul Gandhi on Monday. He is expected to meet the President today. He met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi at her residence on Sunday. The meeting comes amidst reports that the Congress is keen that the TRS merge with it. The TRS, however,...
  • 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 21-02-2014 10:50 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: How India's legislators have shamed Parliament 21-02-2014 09:53 PM

    India's lawmakers are more often than not caught tearing up papers or shouting in the Well of Parliament or manhandling colleagues when they don't agree with something. ...
  • News 360: Lalu Prasad says he will form alliance with Congress 21-02-2014 09:44 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN's National Affairs Editor Bhupendra Chaubey, RJD chief Lalu Prasad said he had no issues with either Ram Vilas Paswan or the Congress. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Sonia responsible for chaos in Parliament: Chandrababu Naidu 19-02-2014 10:57 PM

    Speaking exclusively to IBN18 Editor in Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu said that he preferred an "amicable solution" for Telangana and Seemandhra. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-02-2014 10:35 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • The Last Word: Fair to criticise Lok Sabha Speaker over Telangana chaos? 19-02-2014 09:02 PM

    The Telangana Bill was on Tuesday passed in the Lok Sabha after dramatic scenes with the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party joining hands to ensure its passage. Speaker Meira Kumar stopped the live telecast of the proceedings in Lok Sabha when the Bill was taken up after MPs protested...
  • News 360: TN's decision to release Rajiv killers shocks Congress 19-02-2014 08:40 PM

    It is Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's masterstroke. Jayalalithaa has now put the ball in the Centre's court by ordering the release of all 7 Rajiv Gandhi killers from jail. She has given just three days' time to the Centre to ratify the decision. The Centre is shocked by...
  • A Billion Votes: Is Mamata in PM race with Anna's endorsement? 19-02-2014 07:23 PM

    The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has announced that a non-UPA, non-NDA federal front will form the government next. Earlier in the day, she met with anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare who said that there was no other leader like Mamata Banerjee. Mamata too said Anna will select her party's...
  • Kiran Reddy had to quit: Home Minister 19-02-2014 05:23 PM

    Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde reacted to Kiram Kumar Reddy resigning as the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, MLA and a member of the Congress party saying that he had no other option but to quit. ...
  • TDP MP calls the passage of Telangana Bill unconstitutional 19-02-2014 12:00 PM

    TDP MP YS Chaudhary slammed the way in which the controversial Telangana Bill was passed in the lower House of the Parliament on Tuesday. He echoed the views of YSR Congress Party chief Jaganmohan Reddy that it was a 'black day' of parliamentary democracy. ...
  • 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. ...
  • UPA government bulldozed Parliament in passing Telangana Bill: Mamata 18-02-2014 11:53 PM

    The Telangana Bill was on Tuesday passed in the Lok Sabha after dramatic scenes with Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party joining hands to ensure its passage. West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has called it disaster for our democratic system. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 18-02-2014 10:48 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • 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. ...
  • News 360: Lok Sabha passes Telangana Bill by voice votes 18-02-2014 09:12 PM

    After days of protest and an unprecedented decision to black out the live telecast of the proceedings, Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill, 2013 (Telangana Bill) by a voice vote even as several MPs called it the "murder of democracy." ...
  • A Billion Votes: Can Telangana Bill resurrect Congress fortunes? 18-02-2014 07:53 PM

    After days of protest and an unprecedented decision to black out the live telecast of the proceedings, Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill, 2013 (Telangana Bill) by a voice vote even as several MPs called it the "murder of democracy". ...
  • BJP always backed Telangana Bill, Congress delayed it: Sushma 18-02-2014 06:46 PM

    Defending the Telangana Bill, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said that Bharatiya janata Party has always backed the Bill. In fact Congress sat on promise made in 2009 for 5 years. Moreover, Sushma also asked, "Why was the Bill brought in the last session of UPA's term?" ...
  • Passage of Telangana Bill is a historic event: Khurshid 18-02-2014 06:27 PM

    After days of protest and an unprecedented decision to black out the live telecast of the proceedings, Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Telagnana Bill, 2013 by a voice vote even as several MPs called it the "murder of democracy". Minister of External Affairs said the it is a historic...