telangana movement

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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Shutdown in Telangana over suicides for separate state


March 27th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 27 (IANS) A daylong shutdown began across Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region Tuesday following a call by the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to protest the central government's insensitivity ... Read more...

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‘Split UP’ plan cost BSP: Opposers of Telangana ’state’


March 6th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 6 (IANS) Those opposing the carving out of a separate Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday saw the defeat of the Bahujan Samaj Party in Uttar ... Read more...

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Deadlock continues in Andhra assembly (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) In a spillover from the previous week, the Andhra Pradesh assembly remained paralysed Tuesday with opposition parties insisting on a debate on the liquor syndicate ... Read more...

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Deadlock continues in Andhra assembly


February 21st, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) In a spill over from the previous week, the Andhra Pradesh assembly remained paralysed Tuesday with opposition parties insisting on a debate on the liquor ... Read more...

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Telangana remains a distant dream (Andhra Newsletter)


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 3 (IANS) In October, everything had come to a standstill in Telangana as the movement for a separate state for this underdeveloped region of Andhra Pradesh was ... Read more...

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Telangana issue difficult, but not insurmountable: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said there was no question of any government inaction on the Telangana issue and while a ... Read more...

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Vijayashanti participates in Advani’s yatra


October 19th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) In a development that triggered speculation in political circles, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader and Member of Parliament Vijayashanti Wednesday received Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Telangana Congress leaders prepare ‘action plan’


October 18th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Congress party leaders from Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday chalked out an action plan to achieve a separate Telangana state but said they would ... Read more...

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Andhra minister booked for assaulting Dalit youth


October 16th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Hyderabad police Sunday booked an Andhra Pradesh minister and his aides for assaulting a Dalit supporter of the Telangana movement.A case under the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled ... Read more...

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Telangana MP sent to jail


October 16th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) An MP and two Andhra Pradesh legislators from Telangana were Sunday sent to jail for participating in 'rail blockade', which entered the second day Sunday ... Read more...

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Peaceful polling for Telangana’s Banswada seat (Lead)


October 13th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 13 (IANS) About 65 percent polling was recorded Thursday in the by-election to the Banswada assembly seat in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh, an election official ... Read more...

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By-poll on in Telangana’s Banswada seat


October 13th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Polling began Thursday amid tight security for the by-election to the Banswada assembly seat in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh.The by-poll, fought on the ... 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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Andhra governor summoned to Delhi over Telangana


October 6th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 6 (IANS) With the general strike in Telangana continuing in support of a demand for a separate state, the central government has summoned Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. ... Read more...

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Telangana leaders head for Delhi to meet PM


September 30th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao and other leaders of the Telangana movement Friday left for New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Manmohan ... 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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MIM rules out supporting Telangana strike


September 25th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) Stating that its stand on the Telangana issue remains unchanged, the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) Sunday ruled out supporting the ongoing "people's strike" in the region ... Read more...

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KCR planning another fast for Telangana


September 20th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) president K. Chandrasekhara Rao is once again planning to go on an indefinite fast for separate statehood to Telangana, party leaders ... Read more...

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Telangana students attack minister’s house


September 7th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Students demanding a separate Telangana state Wednesday attacked the house of a state minister in Warangal town of Andhra Pradesh, police said.A group of students ... Read more...

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Telangana minister threatens fast-unto-death


August 24th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) A minister from Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region Wednesday threatened to go on a fast-unto-death from Oct 1 to achieve a separate Telangana state.Infrastructure and Investments Minister ... Read more...

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JAC to intensify Telangana movement


August 17th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Wednesday decided to intensify the agitation for a separate state from Thursday by pressuring legislators who had given their ... Read more...

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Telangana replacing Andhra, at least on boards


August 13th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Telangana state may be a distant dream given the centre's reluctance to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh but the people seeking it are giving expression to their ... Read more...

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Telangana employees reject invitation for talks


August 11th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Government employees in Telangana Thursday rejected the Andhra Pradesh government's invitation for talks over their proposed indefinite strike from Aug 17 to demand creation of ... Read more...

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Crisis deepens as more Telangana lawmakers quit amid crippling strike (Roundup)


July 5th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) The political crisis in Andhra Pradesh deepened Tuesday with the resignation of four more parliament members and 18 legislators from Telangana even as the ... Read more...

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48-hour Telangana shutdown may hit normal life (Second Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 4 (IANS) Normal life in Hyderabad and nine other districts of Telangana is likely to come to a standstill Tuesday and Wednesday even as the government is ... Read more...

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Rebel TDP legislators begin fast for unity on Telangana


July 3rd, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 3 (IANS) Four rebel legislators of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) from the Telangana region Sunday began a two-day fast for unity among parties and leaders fighting for ... Read more...

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Thousands bid adieu to Telangana ideologue Jayashankar


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Thousands bid a tearful adieu to Telangana ideologue K. Jayashankar at Hanamkonda in Warangal district Wednesday.Amid slogans of "Jayashankar amar rahe" and in the presence ... Read more...

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Telangana ideologue Jayashankar dies


June 21st, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Telangana ideologue K. Jayashankar passed away Tuesday in Warangal district, after prolonged illness, his family members said. He was 76.The former vice chancellor of Kakatiya ... Read more...

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NDA ready to support bill for Telangana state: Sushma Swaraj


May 31st, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj Tuesday urged the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to bring a bill for formation of separate ... Read more...

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Chandrasekhara Rao re-elected TRS president


April 29th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 29 (IANS) K. Chandrasekhar Rao was Friday unanimously re-elected president of the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) for the sixth consecutive term.The Mahabubnagar MP was elected unopposed as ... Read more...

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Andhra backtracks on ‘no work, no pay’ order


April 16th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) Following protest from government employees and political parties in Telangana, the Andhra Pradesh government Saturday decided to keep on hold a controversial Government Order (GO) ... Read more...

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CPI asks Centre to reject Sri Krishna report on Telangana


March 25th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (CPI) has demanded that the Sri Krishna Commission Report on Telangana should be rejected as its observations and recommendations were wrong ... Read more...

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Reject Sri Krishna report on Telangana: CPI


March 25th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) has demanded that the Sri Krishna Commission Report on Telangana should be rejected as its observations and recommendations ... Read more...

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