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Not against smaller states including Telangana: Cong

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 20:36

Amid reports that decision on Telangana issue will be taken this month, Congress on Monday said it was not against creation of smaller states.

RLD for smaller states

Last Updated: Monday, November 21, 2011, 00:44

Supporting UP CM Mayawati`s proposal to divide the state into four parts, RLD said it would bring a private member`s resolution in the Assembly.

Govt rules out forming States Comm to create small states

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 15:20

The Centre ruled out constitution of a second States Reorganisation Commission for creation of smaller states.

Nitish for SRC for smaller states

Last Updated: Friday, September 10, 2010, 19:02

Smaller states being formed should have an effective strength of around 150 members in the state assembly.

Mulayam against formation of smaller states

Last Updated: Sunday, May 23, 2010, 20:00

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday said he was against formation of smaller states, including Gorkhaland, as their governments generally had a `weak` grip on the administration.

Smaller states needed for balanced development: BJP

Last Updated: Sunday, December 20, 2009, 20:41

Amidst demands for carving out separate Koshala and Kalinga states from Orissa, BJP today said it favoured creation of smaller states for speedy and balanced development of different regions of the country.

Congress indicates reluctance to demands for smaller states

Last Updated: Sunday, December 13, 2009, 17:21

With the Telengana issue opening a floodgate of demands for creation of smaller states, Congress seems to have developed cold feet on the setting up of a second States Reorganisation Commission.

Give importance to people`s wishes on smaller states: Kalam

Last Updated: Sunday, December 13, 2009, 16:08

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam has said the wishes of the people of Telangana should be given priority.