Truck filled with gas cylinders catches fire in Andhra Pradesh

A truck filled with gas cylinders caught fire, Wednesday in Rayalseema region of Andhra Pradesh.

Mar 19, 2015, 10:27 AM IST

K Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) – The inceptor of Telangana

Although the road map for the formation of Telangana has been laid down by the UPA government, Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao will be remembered by the people of Andhra Pradesh and India as the man played a key role in formation of India’s 29th state.

Mar 30, 2014, 01:55 AM IST

Telangana row: Andhra Pradesh heading for President`s rule?

The state of Andhra Pradesh may soon come under the President`s rule with Governor ESL Narasimhan recommending imposition of central rule after the resignation of Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy over the issue of state`s bifurcation.

Feb 21, 2014, 09:50 AM IST

Andhra Assembly session begins amid protests

The winter session of the Andhra Pradesh assembly began Thursday amid protests over the formation of Telangana state.

Dec 12, 2013, 13:55 PM IST

TRS chief unhappy with Rayala Telangana, calls bandh on December 5

K Chandrasekhar Rao, the chief of Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS), has called for a bandh on Thursday following the Centre’s reported move to merge the proposed Telangana and some districts from the Rayalseema region.

Dec 03, 2013, 20:31 PM IST

Congress plays down Rayala-Telangana issue

Congress appeared to play down suggestions that GoM set up to look into bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh could favour inclusion of two districts of Rayalseema in Telangana.

Dec 02, 2013, 22:24 PM IST

Panel arrives in Hyderabad to study AP division modalities

A special task force headed by former Director General of CRPF K Vijayakumar, constituted by Union Ministry of Home Affairs to study security scenario that would arise upon the proposed division of Andhra Pradesh among other things, arrived here on Tuesday on a three-day tour.

Oct 29, 2013, 12:13 PM IST

Striking pro-united Andhra employees return to work

A section of Andhra Pradesh government employees, who temporarily suspended their over two month-long strike against division of the state, returned to work on Friday.

Oct 18, 2013, 21:54 PM IST

Seemandhra employees call off strike after 66 days

The pro-united Andhra employees on Thursday decided to temporarily suspend their agitation following an assurance from Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on rules governing their service among others.

Oct 17, 2013, 19:25 PM IST

Seemandhra remains without power as strike continues

Most parts of Seemandhra remained without power for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday with electricity employees continuing their indefinite strike to protest the Centre`s decision to divide Andhra Pradesh.

Oct 09, 2013, 13:58 PM IST

Telangana turmoil: Curfew in Vizianagaram relaxed for one hour

Curfew in Vizianagaram town was eased for an hour Tuesday morning after normalcy began to return in the violence-hit area even as strict vigil was being maintained during the relaxation period.

Oct 08, 2013, 11:00 AM IST

Telangana bifurcation: Jagan blasts Centre, calls for 72 hour bandh

YSR Congress Party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Thursday called for a 72-hour bandh in protest against the union cabinet`s approval for creation of Telangana as the 29th state.

Oct 03, 2013, 23:33 PM IST

Protests against creation of Telangana intensify in Seemandhra

Protests in Seemandhra against proposed division of Andhra Pradesh reached a crescendo amid reports that the note for formation of separate Telangana was likely to come before the Union Cabinet.

Oct 03, 2013, 23:31 PM IST

Telangana division: Police in Seemandhra put on alert

With Union Cabinet`s nod to Telangana, police in Seemandhra region (coastal Andhra and Rayalseema) have been put on alert as the region is simmering with anti-bifurcation agitations for past 2 months.

Oct 03, 2013, 22:22 PM IST

Joy and anger in Andhra Pradesh over Centre`s nod for Telangana

TRS` K Chandrasekhar Rao and other statehood supporters hailed the Union Cabinet`s approval of separate Telangana while Seemandhra leaders and people expressed anguish and anger over the decision.

Oct 03, 2013, 22:21 PM IST

Telangana division: Anti-bifurcation groups call 48-hour bandh in Seemandhra

The supporters of united Andhra Pradesh on Thursday called a 48-hour bandh from tomorow in Seemandhra regions in the backdrop of the Union Cabinet`s approval for formation of separate Telangana state.

Oct 03, 2013, 22:19 PM IST

Telangana row: Opposition slams govt over four-year delay

Opposition came down heavily on Government in Rajya Sabha for Telangana decision, accusing it of trying to score political points by taking hurried decision after sitting on issue for four years.

Aug 12, 2013, 19:47 PM IST

Rallies, protests against AP division continue on ninth day

Protests against the move to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh continued for the ninth consecutive day in Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of the state with massive rallies and demonstrations.

Aug 08, 2013, 18:54 PM IST

Cabinet note to deal with substantive issues on Telangana: Govt

Amidst uproar over creation of Telangana, Government told Parliament that a Cabinet note is being prepared to go into substantive and procedural issues concerning formation of the new state.

Aug 05, 2013, 16:31 PM IST

Congress leader Rajagopal blames Chandrababu over division of AP

Congress` Lagdapati Rajagopal, who resigned as MP in protest against bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, accused TDP`s Chandrababu Naidu of playing "double game" on Telangana for political mileage.

Aug 03, 2013, 23:57 PM IST