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Samajwadi Party has no immediate plans for third front: Nanda


September 9th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Ruling out any immediate chances of forging a third front, a senior Samajwadi Party leader Sunday said his party wanted good relations with all parties ... Read more...

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Congress downplays SP, Left demand for coal blocks probe


August 30th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Congress Thursday did not reject outright the demand of the Samajwadi Party and the Left parties for a probe by a Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Campaigning ends for Andhra by-elections


June 10th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 10 (IANS) A bitter campaign came to an end Sunday in the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly constituencies for Tuesday's by-poll, which are ... Read more...

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Notices to three Andhra legislators in liquor pay-off scam


June 9th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 9 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Andhra Pradesh Saturday issued notices to three legislators in liquor pay-off case.Ruling Congress party lawmaker M. Kavitha and main opposition Telugu ... Read more...

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Jagan’s mother, sister storm Andhra by-poll scene (With images)


May 31st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) Jailed Member of Parliament Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's mother Vijayamma and sister Sharmila have taken by storm the by-elections scene in Andhra Pradesh.They drew huge crowds Thursday, ... Read more...

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Telugus usher in New Year with gaiety


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) Telugu-speaking people Friday ushered in Telugu New Year 'Ugadi' in a traditional manner and with gaiety.Telugus across Andhra Pradesh decorated their houses and shops with mango ... Read more...

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Andhra speaker disqualifies 16 Jagan loyalists (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 2 (IANS) Ending the long suspense, the Andhra Pradesh assembly speaker Friday disqualified 16 rebel lawmakers belonging to the ruling Congress party who were loyal to Y.S. ... Read more...

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Andhra speaker disqualifies 16 Jagan loyalists


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 2 (IANS) Ending the long suspense, the Andhra Pradesh assembly speaker Friday disqualified 16 rebel lawmakers belonging to the ruling Congress party who were loyal to Y.S. Jaganmohan ... Read more...

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Court rejects CBI plea for narco test on Jagan aide (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 2 (IANS) A special court here Thursday dismissed a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) petition that sought its permission for narco-analysis test on Vijay Sai Reddy ... Read more...

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Congress, TDP, TRS issue whips to legislators


December 4th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 4 (IANS) The ruling Congress and the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Sunday issued whips to their legislators on the opposition's no-confidence ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi unhappy with Congress


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 3 (IANS) For the first time after his Praja Rajyam Party's (PRP) formal merger with the Congress in August, actor-turned-politician K. Chiranjeevi Saturday openly expressed unhappiness over the ... Read more...

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Andhra assembly adjourned for second day without business


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 2 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, the Andhra Pradesh assembly was adjourned without transacting any business as the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and Telangana Rashtra ... Read more...

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Life term for eight in Andhra ex-minister’s murder


August 25th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) A court in Andhra Pradesh Thursday sentenced eight accused to life imprisonment in the 2005 murder of former minister and Telugu Desam Pary (TDP) leader Paritala ... Read more...

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Four parties yet to make up mind on Telangana: Chidambaram


August 5th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) With Telangana parties pushing for a separate state, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday informed the Lok Sabha that four political parties in Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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Another Telangana MP resigns


July 7th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) Another MP from Telangana resigned Thursday, the 15th parliamentarian to do so in a bid to further the demand for separate statehood for the region.Telugu ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Andhra town against power plant


May 30th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 30 (IANS) Protests broke out again in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district against an upcoming thermal electricity project, police said.People in Sompeta town of the district in north coastal ... Read more...

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Telangana leaders demand Srikrishna committee’s prosecution


March 24th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 24 (IANS) Cutting across party lines, leaders from Telangana Thursday demanded prosecution of members of the Srikrishna committee for allegedly hurting the sentiments of people of the ... Read more...

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Jagan loyalists tried to defeat Congress candidate: Kiran Kumar


March 18th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Friday said some Congress legislators loyal to former MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy indulged in cross-voting to defeat the ... Read more...

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Jagan will win in Kadapa Lok Sabha by-poll, says survey by politicsparty.com


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): Politicsparty.com, which conducted the 'Voters Attitude Poll' in all the seven assembly constituencies in the Kadapa Lok Sabha constituency, has come out with the assessment that ... Read more...

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Telangana meet Thursday amid boycott by TRS, BJP


January 5th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Amid boycott threats by the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Home Minister P. Chidambaram will Thursday meet Andhra Pradesh politicians to ... Read more...

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Fake nursing institute in Manipur dupes students


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Porampat (Manipur), Dec.22 (ANI): Scores of students enrolled in a nursing academy in Manipur's Porampat town were duped after the institute turned out to be a fake one.The matter came to light ... Read more...

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Telangana stir: Andhra withdraws cases against students


December 13th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Buckling under opposition pressure, the Andhra Pradesh government Monday said it was withdrawing around a third of criminal cases against students and others who took part in ... Read more...

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Two TDP leaders hacked to death


July 24th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Two leaders of the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP), who were brothers, were hacked to death by unidentified assailants in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa district in a case of ... Read more...

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2G spectrum, foreign university bill stall Lok Sabha (Lead)


May 3rd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned twice Monday as opposition members disrupted the proceedings over the allocation of 2G telecom spectrum, the demand for a caste-based census ... Read more...

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A.P. Governor N.D. Tiwari’s Sex Video Causes Uproar


December 27th, 2009 - 1:26 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri DeyDec. 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An alleged sex tape has been released of the governor of Andhra Pradesh, N.D. Tiwari. The tape has been released by a Telugu news channel, which ... Read more...

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Telangana issue: TRS calls for 48-hour shutdown as Centre puts Telangana on hold


December 24th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Dec 24 (ANI): The situation in Andhra Pradesh has tensed up again after the Central Government put on hold its decision to initiate the process for the formation of the ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh chief minister meets governor on Telangana


December 16th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Wednesday met Governor N.D. Tiwari as the political deadlock continued over the proposed division of the state. Raj Bhavan sources ... Read more...

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Telangana nod leads to domino effect, Sonia meets Andhra leaders (Roundup)


December 11th, 2009 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The central nod for Telangana triggered varied reactions, from jubilation to disbelief to angry resignations, and led to a domino effect with another regional faction ... Read more...

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Telangana only if we get our own state, demand Rayalaseema leaders


December 10th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Politicians from Andhra Pradesh's Rayalaseema region Thursday demanded separate statehood for the backward region, saying they would agree to division of the state to create Telangana only ... Read more...

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Rosaiah says he will abide by court order on mining


November 22nd, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Sunday rejected the opposition Telugu Desam Party's (TDP) demand for his resignation over alleged irregularities by Karnataka minister G. Janardhan Reddy's ... Read more...

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Manipur to witness series of shutdowns


July 15th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, July 15 (IANS) Life in the northeastern state of Manipur is expected to come to a standstill as different organisations have called for general strikes during the next one week raising ... Read more...

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Nadendla Manohar is deputy speaker of Andhra assembly


June 9th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 9 (IANS) Nadendla Manohar of the ruling Congress party was Tuesday unanimously elected as deputy speaker of Andhra Pradesh state legislative assembly. Manohar, son of former chief minister Nadendla Bhaskar Rao, ... Read more...

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Over 60 percent polling marked in Andhra Pradesh (Second Lead)


April 23rd, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) Over 60 percent of 26.6 million voters Thursday exercised their franchise in 20 Lok Sabha and 150 assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh as the second and final ... Read more...

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Clashes mar second phase of polling in Andhra Pradesh (Lead)


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) Clashes between activists of rival political parties Thursday marred the second and last phase of polling in Andhra Pradesh, covering 20 Lok Sabha and 150 assembly constituencies. ... Read more...

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PM candidate decision after polls: Third Front


March 15th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) A meeting of the Left parties and other Third Front partners here Sunday decided not to project any leader as their prime ministerial candidate before the Lok ... Read more...

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