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Freedom fighter, Telangana leader Bapuji dead (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eminent freedom fighter and a well-known figure in the Telangana movement, Konda Lakshman Bapuji died here Friday. He was 96.Bapuji, who was not keeping well for ... Read more...

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Freedom fighter, Telangana leader Bapuji is dead


September 21st, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eminent freedom fighter and a well-known figure in the Telangana movement, Konda Lakshman Bapuji died here Friday. He was 96.Bapuji, who was not keeping well for ... Read more...

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Rains batter Andhra Pradesh


September 4th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to batter Andhra Pradesh and throwing road and rail traffic out of gear, officials said.Several rivulets, tanks and other water bodies were ... Read more...

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Andhra continues crackdown on bus operators


June 20th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 20 (IANS) Intensifying their crackdown on private bus operators across Andhra Pradesh, the authorities Wednesday seized 83 buses plying in violation of rules.The Road Transport Authority (RTA) conducted ... Read more...

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Apex court tells CBI to give report on Azad’s killing (Second Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday directed the CBI to submit before a magistrate in Andhra Pradesh its probe report on the alleged staged shootout killing of ... Read more...

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Apex court tells CBI to give report on Azad’s killing (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday directed the CBI to submit before a magistrate in Andhra Pradesh its probe report on the alleged staged shootout killing of ... Read more...

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TRS leads in four constituencies


March 21st, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Wednesday established early leads on four assembly seats while YSR Congress party is leading in Kovur, the only seat it contested.Former ... Read more...

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Azad was killed in genuine shootout, CBI tells apex court (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The CBI Friday told the Supreme Court that the 2010 gun battle in which Maoist leader Cherukuri Rajkumar alias Azad and freelance journalist H.C. Pandey ... Read more...

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Andhra to bring transparency in public services: Governor


January 26th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Thursday said the state government was committed to transparency and accountability in public services."As part of this effort, the government is ... Read more...

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Telangana supporter throws sandal at Chandrababu Naidu


December 15th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 15 (IANS) A pro-Telangana activist Thursday threw a sandal towards Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu during a public meeting in Nizamabad district of Telangana ... Read more...

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Kishenji eliminated in Didi’s regime - an irony? (West Bengal Newsletter)


November 27th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) Security forces achieved their biggest success in West Bengal when Maoist commander Kishenji was killed. While this is seen as a major setback for the ... Read more...

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Dengue kills three more in Andhra


October 25th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Dengue has claimed three lives in two districts of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday, spreading panic, even as the government claimed that the situation was under control.Two ... Read more...

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Telangana movement gains momentum, Congress to hold further talks (Roundup)


October 1st, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 30 (IANS) The agitation for a separate state gained further momentum Friday with a shutdown called by Telangana groups across the region in Andhra Pradesh badly ... Read more...

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Call for industrial shutdown in four Telangana districts


September 30th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Intensifying further the movement for separate Telangana state, the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Friday called for indefinite industrial shutdown in four of the region's ... Read more...

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Telangana celebrates liberation day amid tension, arrests


September 17th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Tension gripped parts of Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Saturday as pro-Telangana activists forcibly tried to unfurl national flags atop government buildings to mark the ... Read more...

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Telangana collieries strike hits power supplies in south India


September 15th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) The indefinite strike by employees of Singareni Collieries in Telangana has hit electricity supplies to the southern states with authorities in Andhra Pradesh imposing ... Read more...

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Telangana protests intensify, JAC plans joint agitation (Roundup)


July 7th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) Protest for a separate Telangana state intensified further Thursday with Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislators launching a 'bus yatra', the Joint Action Committee (JAC) planning ... Read more...

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Life paralysed as 48-hour Telangana shutdown begins (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) Life came to a standstill across Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region Tuesday as a two-day shutdown called by the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) evoked total ... Read more...

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Two-day Telangana shutdown begins, bus transport paralysed


July 5th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) Bus transport came to a grinding halt across Telangana Tuesday as a two-day shutdown called by the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) began in Hyderabad ... Read more...

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Groundswell of support for Anna Hazare


April 8th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 8 (IANS) Students to academics, the young and old, film stars to intellectuals -- everyone has joined hands in support of Gandhian Anna Hazare, who is fasting in ... Read more...

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Non-cooperation movement begins in Telangana


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (IANS) The non-cooperation movement in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh began Thursday to press for introduction of a bill in parliament for a separate state of Telangana.Over ... Read more...

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Telangana protesters lay siege to ministers, MPs’ houses


January 8th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Protests continued in Telangana for the third consecutive day Friday with protesters laying siege to the houses of state ministers, MPs and state legislators of ruling Congress ... Read more...

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Andhra Chief Minister Kiran Reddy meets Sonia Gandhi


January 5th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy met Congress President Sonia Gandhi for over an hour today and is understood to have discussed the political situation ... Read more...

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NDA will support bill on Telangana, says Gadkari


January 4th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Tuesday said if the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government tables a bill in parliament for formation of a separate Telangana ... Read more...

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Four Maoists surrender before Andhra police


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Dec 22 (ANI): Four top Maoists laid down their arms before the Andhra Pradesh police on Tuesday.All the four underground Maoists, including a couple hailing from Adilabad in the state, ... Read more...

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High alert in Telangana as Maoists make a comeback


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 3 (IANS) Police went on high alert in north Telangana Friday as Maoists returned to the region after lying low for several years, killing three people and abducting another ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb criticises Maoists for killing teachers


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Thursday slammed Maoist guerrillas for brutally killing school teachers in West Bengal's troubled West Midnapore district. "The Maoists are killing teachers in ... Read more...

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Maoists kill one in West Bengal, damage railway tracks in Bihar


September 14th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Patna/Kolkata, Sep 14 (ANI): Maoists shot dead a man in West Bengal and set off a blast that partially damaged tracks in Bihar on the second day of their two-day shutdown in ... Read more...

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Maoist sympathiser demands judicial probe into Azad’s killing


August 27th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Maoist sympathiser Varavara Rao Friday demanded a judicial probe into the killing of Maoist leader Azad in the light of his autopsy report which says he was shot ... Read more...

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Left Front partner wants probe into Azad’s killing


August 24th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front partner Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) Tuesday demanded an enquiry into the killing of Maoist leader Cherukuri Rajkumar alias Azad, saying suspicion has ... Read more...

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Uproar in Rajya Sabha over Mamata’s stand on Azad


August 19th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) There was uproar in the Rajya Sabha Thursday over Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's speech in Lalgarh questioning the manner in which Maoist leader Azad had ... Read more...

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‘Mamata made Azad remarks as Trinamool chief, not as minister’


August 19th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Distancing itself from the controversial remarks of Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee about the killing of Maoist leader Cherukuri Rajkumar, alias Azad, the Congress Wednesday said she ... Read more...

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Mamata sticks to comments on slain Maoist leader


August 18th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday stuck to her comments suggesting Maoist leader Azad was killed in a staged shootout and said she was happy the rebels had ... Read more...

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Godavari floods claim 13 lives in Andhra


August 9th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) The incessant rains and floods in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh during the last four days have claimed 13 lives and damaged standing crops in over 30,000 hectares, ... Read more...

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Mamata condemns manner in which Azad was killed


August 9th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Aug 9 (IANS) Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Monday condemned "the manner" in which Maoist spokesman Cherukiri Rajkumar alias Azad was "killed" last month, virtually ... Read more...

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