Apparently in a spot of bother over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's effusive praise of his speech at Oxford University, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Thursday night sought to downplay it and said his party's demands on the resignation of BJP ministers remain.Jul 23, 2015, 22:19 PM IST
Resignations of 12 MPs from
Telangana region including TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao were
rejected by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Tuesday.
The ruling Congress in Andhra
Pradesh on Friday said it is ready to face bypolls if the
resignations of 26 MLAs, who quit in support of Kadapa MP Y S
Jagan Mohan Reddy, are accepted.
Congress leaders from Telangana asserted that there was no question of retracting their
resignations, tendered in support of the demand of separate
Seeking to mount pressure on the ruling Congress and opposition TDP over Telangana issue, TRS legislators Monday faxed their resignation letters to the Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker even as the latter had rejected it earlier.Jul 25, 2011, 15:58 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker
Nadendla Manohar on Saturday night rejected the resignation of 101
Telangana MLAs cutting across party lines, saying the act of
the legislators was driven by emotion.
Despite efforts by the party
leadership to mollify them, Telangana Congress MPs, MLAs and
MLCs on Sunday asserted that they would submit their resignations.
Revolting against the BJP high
command, five of its seven suspended MLAs in the Jammu and
Kashmir Legislative Assembly have withdrawn their
UP Guv BL Joshi today accepted resignations of Medical and Health Minister Anant Mishra and Family Welfare Minister Babu Singh, who took moral responsibility of financial discrepancies in their departments and had resigned.Apr 08, 2011, 15:58 PM IST
BJP on Wednesday took a dig at Congress
President Sonia Gandhi for her remarks on action taken by her
against leaders accused of corruption, saying that it showed
that the Congress had "more corrupt" people.
Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker N
Kiran Kumar Reddy late on Sunday night accepted the resignation of TDP
MLA Chennamaneni Ramesh Babu in a first such move over the en
masse resignations by legislators from the Telangana region
demanding a separate state.
The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) Saturday decided to postpone its decision to submit resignations of all its elected representatives, following an appeal by the all-party Joint Action Committee (JAC).Feb 13, 2010, 21:46 PM IST
Congress on Tuesday told its leaders
from Telangana region not to resort to resignations and
indicated that the much-talked about mechanism on the issue
will be announced soon.
The Andhra Pradesh Assembly
Speaker Kirankumar Reddy on Saturday rejected the resignation
letters of 129 MLAs, out of 130, submitted to him over the
demand of formation of Telangana state.
Seeking to mount pressure on the
government to announce a time-frame for the formation of
separate Telangana, TRS MLAs tonight asked the Andhra Pradesh
Assembly Speaker N Kiran Kumar Reddy to accept their
The ruling Congress
legislators from Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh are caught
in a dilemma over the issue of quitting their posts.
The Congress MPs from the Telangana region have refused to withdraw their resignations until the party leadership comes out with a time-frame for the formation of a new state.Dec 29, 2009, 11:30 AM IST