Telangana urges media not to use `T` for state

The Telangana government has urged the media not to use `T` as an abbreviation for the state and advised it to use either the complete word or TS.

Bifurcation left scar on Telugu people`s psyche: Andhra Governor

Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan on Saturday said the bifurcation of the state left a deep scar on the psyche of the Telugu people.

Re-poll ordered in 29 booths in Andhra Pradesh

Election Commission on Saturday night ordered re-polling on May 13 at 29 polling stations in Telangana and Seemaandhra regions of Andhra Pradesh where polling was held on April 30 and May 7.

Kiran Reddy moves SC on Telangana issue

Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Kiran Reddy on Thursday approached the Supreme Court against the Centre`s decision to create Telangana by bifurcating the state.

Telangana fallout: AP under President`s rule after 41 years

Andhra Pradesh is coming under President`s rule after a long gap of 41 years.

TDP asks Centre not to fix Telangana formation date in haste

Telugu Desam Party on Thursday requested the Centre not to fix an "appointed date" for formation of Telangana state in haste and wait till the Supreme Court fully disposes petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the AP Reorganisation Bill.

Congress mulls over post-Telangana situation

Hectic consultations are on in the Congress party to tackle post-bifurcation political situation in Andhra Pradesh.

IT, pharma sectors likely to be backbone of Telangana

Post bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, the information technology and pharmaceuticals manufacturing sectors may become backbone of Telangana economy, leaving power production, ports and oil and natural gas to play a pivotal role in driving prosperity in the residuary state.

UPA has taken all precautions to address concerns of Seemandhra people: Digvijay

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Wednesday said that the Congress-led Central Government has taken all precautions to address the concerns of the Seemandhra people.

Telangana tussle: Andhra CM Kiran Reddy likely to quit

Sources in the CM`s camp said Kiran is expected to meet Governor ESL Narasimhan around 3 PM and submit his resignation.

No constitutional amendment required on Telangana: Law Minister

The bill to create a separate Telangana does not require a Constitutional amendment and the new state can be carved out by a simple majority in Parliament.

Kiran, AP Cabinet members submit `affidavits` opposing Telangana Bill

Congress MLAs from Seemaandhra region also submitted similar affidavits to Assembly Speaker Nadendla Manohar, with a request that they be forwarded to the President of India.

AP House adjourned amid din over CM`s move on Telangana Bill

In an unprecedented event, ministers from Andhra Pradesh`s Telangana region on Monday joined fellow MLAs across party lines to stall Assembly proceedings, to preempt a resolution proposed to be moved by Chief Minister for returning the AP Reorganisation Bill-2013 to the Centre.

AP House adjourned till Jan 3 as Telangana stalemate continues

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly was today abruptly adjourned till January 3 without even initiating the crucial debate on draft AP Re-organisation Bill-2013 that provides for the creation of a new state of Telangana.

Pro-united AP Congress leaders to join hands with other parties

Congress legislators from coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions have decided to cooperate with other like-minded political parties in their effort to thwart the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

Anti-Telangana stir: Talks with AP govt fail, power employees` strike to continue

Employees of the power sector in coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh will continue with their indefinite strike as talks with the government to end the stalemate failed late on Tuesday tonight.

Would be the first man to sign letter seeking unity of AP: Jagan

YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Saturday night asked the Samaikya Andhra Joint Action Committee to write a letter to the Centre demanding that Andhra Pradesh be kept united and said he would be the first signatory to it.

Kiran comes under attack from parties over bifurcation issue

A day after he batted aggressively for a united Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy came under attack from the Opposition as well as his own Cabinet colleagues and Congress leaders with TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao even demanding his dismissal.

People`s concerns must be answered ahead of AP division: Reddy

Observing that "no match is over till the last ball is bowled", Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy has said it was "difficult to go ahead" (with the bifurcation) unless the people`s concerns were not addressed.

Telangana issue: Consultation meet on AP impasse ends on inconclusive note

A day-long consultation meet organised by `The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy` here on Saturday could not come out with any substantial solution for the prevailing crisis in Andhra Pradesh over the proposed division of the state even as participants wanted the Centre to reach out to people and civil society to end the impasse.