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Vijayamma’s fast in Telangana concludes amid protests


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) YSR Congress party honorary president Y.S. Vijayamma managed to fast for weavers' problems in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region amid violent protests by the Telangana Rashtra ... Read more...

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Telangana town tense as YSR Congress, TRS workers clash


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Workers of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and YSR Congress clashed in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region Monday, leading to tension.Trouble broke out in Karimnagar district's ... Read more...

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Police foil OU students’ bid to march towards assembly


July 19th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Police Thursday foiled an attempt to take out a rally to the state assembly by pro-Telangana students of Osmania University who were demanding that legislators ... Read more...

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67 percent pass Jharkhand matric exam


May 10th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 10 (IANS) Around 67.35 per cent of 4.34 lakh students have passed the matriculation examination in Jharkhand, according to Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC) Thursday.In 2011, 69.43 percent students ... Read more...

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Gadkari flags off Telangana yatra


January 19th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday launched 'Telangana Poru Yatra' with party president Nitin Gadkari promising a separate Telangana state if the party is voted ... 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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Production begins for award-winning UAE film projects


November 30th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 30 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Film Commission has announced the start of production of films of the winners of a short film competition.The Aflam Qaseera Production Fund ... Read more...

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Kids run as part of Children’s Day celebrations


November 13th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Live rock music, folk dances and poem recitals… It was a carnival at Central Secretariat Grounds in central Delhi's Chanakyapuri where over a thousand kids ... Read more...

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Police end Congress Telangana leader’s hunger strike


November 6th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Congress leader Komatireddy Venkat Reddy's indefinite hunger strike for separate statehood to Telangana was forcibly ended by the police in Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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School bells ring again in Telangana, coal production resumes


October 18th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) After more than a month, coal production resumed in the state-run Singareni coal mines Tuesday while schools and colleges that were shut in support of ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown Monday, rail blockade cut short


October 16th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Sunday cut short its three-day "rail blockade" and instead called for a shutdown in the region Monday to protest ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown called for Monday


October 15th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) has called for a shutdown in Telangana Monday to protest large-scale arrests and "police excesses" during the first day ... Read more...

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124 trains cancelled in Telangana due to blockade


October 14th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Railways have cancelled 124 trains in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh from Oct 15 to 17 in view of the three-day "rail blockade" called by ... Read more...

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Telangana strike completes a month, buses off roads


October 12th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The indefinite "people's strike" in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh to demand a separate state completed 30 days Wednesday.The administration remained paralysed as government employees ... Read more...

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Trains to run normally as Telangana blockade deferred


October 11th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 11 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Tuesday postponed till Oct 15 its three-day rail blockade scheduled to begin Wednesday following which the railways announced that ... Read more...

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Few state-run buses return on Telangana roads


October 11th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 11 (IANS) A few buses Tuesday returned on roads in parts of Telangana after 22 days as a section of employees of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport ... Read more...

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Railways, police warn Telangana protesters against blockade


October 10th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Ignoring the "rail blockade" call by Telangana groups for Oct 12-14, the railways Monday decided to operate all trains in Telangana with police security and ... Read more...

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Cracks in Telangana movement, some back to work


October 10th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Cracks are appearing in the "people's strike" for a separate Telangana state with a section of employees of the Road Transport Corporation (RTC) Monday calling ... Read more...

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Telangana leaders heading for Singareni mines held


October 9th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Police Sunday arrested Telangana leaders while heading to Singareni mines in Andhra Pradesh's Khammam district to express solidarity with the miners who are on strike ... Read more...

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On 22nd day, no end in sight to Telangana strike


October 4th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 4 (IANS) With the centre not giving any assurance on carving a separate Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh, the indefinite 'people's strike' in the region ... Read more...

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Traffic between Vijayawada, Hyderabad resumes


October 4th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 4 (IANS) Road transport between the Telangana and Andhra regions of Andhra Pradesh resumed Tuesday after protesters lifted their blockade between Vijayawada and Hyderabad following the authorities ... 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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Hyderabad shutdown hits normal life


September 30th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Normal life was affected in Hyderabad Friday during a daylong shutdown called by the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) as part of the ongoing general ... Read more...

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All-party meeting on Telangana soon, says Chidambaram


September 30th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) With the agitation for a Telangana state intensifying, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said an all-party meeting to discuss the issue will be convened ... Read more...

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Telangana protests: Siege at Congress ministers’ homes


September 29th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Demanding their resignations, Telangana protestors Thursday laid siege to the residences of Congress ministers and legislators in the region while the "people's strike" continued for ... Read more...

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No newspapers for Hyderabad as hawkers join Telangana stir


September 29th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) The twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad in Andhra Pradesh Thursday went without newspapers as hawkers joined the ongoing general strike for a separate Telangana ... Read more...

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Telangana leaders arrested for road blockades in Hyderabad


September 28th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Traffic was thrown out of gear in several parts of Hyderabad as Telangana groups staged road blockades to intensify the ongoing movement for a separate ... Read more...

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Telangana protesters torch buses, railway counter


September 28th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) The ongoing movement for a separate Telangana state appears to be taking a violent turn with suspected protesters allegedly setting afire two private buses and ... Read more...

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Telangana JAC calls for Hyderabad shutdown Sep 30


September 26th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Intensifying the movement for a separate Telangana state, the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Monday called for a shutdown in Hyderabad Sep 30 and a ... Read more...

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TRS chief threatens attacks on Congress leaders’ houses


September 26th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao Monday threatened to attack houses of public representatives of the Congress if they remain silent over power-cut ... Read more...

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Rail blockade ends in Telangana, road transport still paralysed


September 25th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) The two-day rail blockade and strike by auto rickshaws in in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh ended Sunday evening but the buses of state-owned Road ... Read more...

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Chief minister faces power cut in Telangana heat


September 24th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The striking employees of the electricity department in Telangana have threatened to cut power supply to the houses and offices of Chief Minister N. Kiran ... Read more...

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Singareni’s striking miners offered double wages


September 24th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) In an attempt to woo back striking employees, the state-owned Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) Friday offered double wages for workers who return to work ... Read more...

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Telangana panel calls for militant struggle


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) has asked people of the region to be prepared for militant struggle to achieve separate statehood from Andhra Pradesh.JAC ... Read more...

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Telangana movement intensifies as teachers join strike


September 16th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) The indefinite general strike in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh to demand a separate state intensified on its fourth day Friday with teachers also joining ... Read more...

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