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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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Resentment brewing in Congress over Telangana


September 20th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Resentment is brewing in the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh with a section of leaders openly attacking the central leadership for talking to the TRS over ... Read more...

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Shutdown impact on Andhra assembly


September 20th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The nation-wide shutdown had its impact on Andhra Pradesh state legislative assembly with the opposition parties forcing adjournment thrice since morning.Main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP), ... Read more...

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Shinde to consult states on contentious issues like NCTC


September 10th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhil, Sep 10 (IANS) Conscious of the contentious nature of Telangana statehood issue and plans for the national anti-terror hub, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday steered clear of ... Read more...

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Foundation laid for Meghalaya’s first railway line


September 8th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 8 (IANS) The railways will be coming into Meghalaya for the first time with Chief Minister Mukul Sangma laying the foundation of the Dudhnoi-Mendipathar railway station in Garo ... Read more...

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Telangana demand picks up momentum again


September 5th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 5 (IANS) The demand for separate statehood to Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh is picking up momentum with the BJP's fast in the national capital Wednesday ... Read more...

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Congress MPs from Andhra oppose division


August 28th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Congress MPs from Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh Monday urged the UPA government to keep the state united.At a meeting held at the ... Read more...

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Assam violence leads to uproar, parliament adjourned till noon (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned Wednesday after members raised an uproar over the Assam violence, the Telangana statehood issue and the desecration of ... Read more...

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India objects to cancellation of NAM meet on Palestine


August 6th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) India Monday said it has strongly objected to the cancellation of a Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) meeting on Palestine that was to be held at Ramallah ... Read more...

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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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Telangana issue not hampering investments, says Kiran Kumar


July 19th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.Kiran Kumar Reddy Thursday said that the Telangana issue is not hampering the investments into the state.His statement came during an ... 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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Pranab in Hyderabad to seek support


July 1st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) Presidential candidate of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Pranab Mukherjee arrived here Sunday on a day-long visit to galvanize support for his candidature.Protest by a small ... Read more...

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‘UPA-II report card to rebuff policy paralysis criticism’


May 19th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance-II (UPA-II) government is set to release its third anniversary report card Tuesday, rebuffing the opposition's oft-repeated criticism about policy ... Read more...

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Life in Assam hit by shutdowns, blockade


May 7th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 7 (IANS) Normal life was disrupted across Assam Monday due to separate shutdowns called by two community-based groups in support of their demands and blockade of the national ... Read more...

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Government will not impose its view on Telangana: Chidambaram (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the government will not thrust its opinion on Telangana and the decision on the statehood issue will be ... Read more...

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Government will not impose its view on Telangana: Chidambaram


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the government will not thrust its opinion on Telangana and the decision on the statehood issue will be ... Read more...

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Congress MPs from Telangana suspended from Lok Sabha


April 24th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Eight Congress MPs from Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh were suspended from the Lok Sabha for four days for causing disruptions in the house ... Read more...

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Storm over Telangana, price rise disrupts Lok Sabha (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) It was back to adjournments as the Lok Sabha met after a three-week break Tuesday with members from Telangana raising the issue of statehood ... Read more...

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Storm over Telangana, price rise disrupts Lok Sabha (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) It was back to adjournments as the Lok Sabha met after a three-week break Tuesday with members from Telangana raising the issue of statehood ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha returns to disruptions


April 24th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) It was back to disruptions as the Lok Sabha met for the first time after a three-week break Tuesday with members from Telangana ... Read more...

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Parliament takes a break till April 24 (Second Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were Friday adjourned till April 24 for the customary break in the budget session.While the Lok Sabha ended with the ... Read more...

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Need national view on Telangana: Congress


March 29th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The issue of separate statehood to Telangana needed a "national view", the Congress said Thursday as the Lok Sabha continued to be disrupted for ... Read more...

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Telangana issue rocks Lok Sabha, BJP blames Congress (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The demand for a separate Telangana state rocked the Lok Sabha for the second day Tuesday, paralysing house proceedings as the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha disrupted over Telangana issue


March 27th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned twice Tuesday following noisy disruptions by MPs from Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region pressing for their demand of separate ... Read more...

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Another man dies for Telangana, TRS calls for shutdown


March 26th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) One more person died Monday and another was battling burn injuries after he attempted to immolate himself for separate statehood to Telangana, prompting the Telangana ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted again over army chief’s claim, Telangana (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Parliament was adjourned till 2 p.m. Monday, with one house disrupted over the demand for a separate state of Telangana and the other over ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over army chief’s claim, Telangana


March 26th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was Monday adjourned till noon after opposition members raised the allegations levelled by army chief Gen. V.K. Singh that he had ... Read more...

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Congress scores in Karnataka, Gujarat, mauled in Andhra (Roundup)


March 21st, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Congress scored crucial victories in BJP-ruled Karnataka and Gujarat as well as in Kerala, but lost in all the seven assembly by-polls in ... Read more...

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Congress faces BJP charge in Goa (Goa Curtainraiser)


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 2 (IANS) As Goa votes Saturday, vying for the attention of over a million voters in 40 constituencies will be 215 candidates. The real faceoff will be ... Read more...

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India protests China’s Arunachal comments (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) India Monday expressed its objections and surprise at China's protest over Defence Minister A.K. Antony's visit to Arunachal Pradesh and protested against any outside interference ... Read more...

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India objects to China’s Arunachal comments


February 27th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Dismissing China's objections to Defence Minister A.K. Antony's recent visit to Arunachal Pradesh, India Monday said the defence minister has the right to visit any ... Read more...

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Telangana movement may turn violent, warns Congress MP


February 21st, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) A prominent Congress MP from Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region has warned that the feeling of betrayal and hurt among people there may give a violent ... Read more...

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Anthony promises aid to Arunachal (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Feb 20 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday launched a five-day silver jubilee celebrations of Arunachal Pradesh's statehood, promising all assistance to develop the strategic border state.Addressing a large ... Read more...

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