Countdown begins for formation of separate Telangana

With the `Appointed Day` (June 2) when Telangana and (new) Andhra Pradesh would come into existence drawing closer, the countdown has begun for the formal bifurcation of AP.

Telangana MLAs rejoice tabling of AP Reorganisation Bill in Lok Sabha

MLAs from Telangana region, cutting across party lines, today hailed the tabling of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill in Lok Sabha, while their Seemandhra counterparts condemned the move.

Congress downplays rejection of AP Reorganisation Bill

Congress today downplayed the rejection of the AP Reorganisation Bill in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly for creation of Telangana, saying it was on "predicted" lines and will not affect the move for carving out a new state.

Formation of Telangana cannot be stopped: TRS

Hitting out at Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy for rejecting the AP Reorganisation Bill, TRS today said the move cannot stop formation of Telangana.

Telangana ministers offended with CM over his stand on AP Bill

Ministers from Andhra Pradesh`s Telangana have revolted against CM N Kiran Kumar Reddy after he described the AP Reorganisation Bill-2013, referred to the state Legislature by the President, as unconstitutional.

Andhra Pradesh CM`s move on Telangana Bill invites flak

Andhra Pradesh ministers and leaders from Telangana on Sunday attacked Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy for issuing a notice to the Assembly Speaker seeking to move a motion in the House for returning the draft AP Reorganisation Bill, 2013 to the Centre.

AP CM issues notice to Speaker seeking return of draft Bill

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Saturday issued a notice to Assembly Speaker Nadendla Manohar seeking to move a motion in the House for returning the draft AP Reorganisation Bill-2013 to the Centre as it was "incomprehensive".

Andhra CM questions validity of AP Reorganisation Bill

Adopting an aggressive stance and seeking to push the Centre on the defencive, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Saturday questioned the very validity of AP Reorganisation Bill-2013.

Telangana issue: Cong makes TDP see reason to begin draft bill debate

`Backroom parleys` between CM Kiran Kumar Reddy and Chandrababu Naidu helped break the deadlock in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly over the draft AP Reorganisation Bill-2013.