special status

Kashmir: SC defers verdict on Article 35A by 3 months

Kashmir: SC defers verdict on Article 35A by 3 months

The Article relates to the special rights and privileges of the residents of Jammu and Kashmir

Oct 30, 2017, 16:32 PM IST
No compromise with Jammu and Kashmir's special status: Mehbooba Mufti

No compromise with Jammu and Kashmir's special status: Mehbooba Mufti

The article, added to the Constitution by a Presidential Order in 1954, accords special rights and privileges to the people of Jammu and Kashmir and empowers its legislature to frame any law without attracting a legal challenge. 

Aug 11, 2017, 15:54 PM IST

YSR Congress to raise denial of special status to Andhra Pradesh in Parliament

The YSR Congress Party on Sunday decided to raise the issue of denial of special category status to Andhra Pradesh during the budget session of Parliament.

Jan 29, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

Uproar over denial of special status to Andhra Pradesh dominates Assembly

Opposition YSR Congress stalled proceedings denouncing the Centre's announcement of a financial package for Andhra Pradesh.

Sep 08, 2016, 11:43 AM IST

Narendra Modi betrayed people of Andhra Pradesh over special status: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday mounted an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "betraying" people of Andhra Pradesh on the issue of granting special category status to the state.

Aug 05, 2016, 20:25 PM IST
After Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh braces for state-wide shutdown on Aug 2 – Know the issue

After Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh braces for state-wide shutdown on Aug 2 – Know the issue

The issue of special status to Andhra Pradesh has been boiling in the state with several political parties, including the ruling TDP, is backing the proposal.

Jul 30, 2016, 21:22 PM IST
Centre not interested in supporting Andhra Pradesh's aspirations: Rahul Gandhi

Centre not interested in supporting Andhra Pradesh's aspirations: Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of ignoring the aspirations of the people of Andhra Pradesh by denying special status to the state.

Mar 16, 2016, 17:54 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for delaying special status to Andhra

Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for delaying special status to Andhra

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday took a dig at BJP-led NDA central government over the delay in granting special status to Andhra Pradesh.

Feb 02, 2016, 17:44 PM IST

Special status to Andhra not a solution to all its problems: Naidu

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said granting special category status to Andhra Pradesh was not a panacea to all the problems that the state was facing.

Oct 09, 2015, 20:52 PM IST

Jagan's fast seeking special status to AP enters third day

Today is the third day of Jagan Reddy's indefinite hunger strike over special status for Andhra Pradesh.

Oct 09, 2015, 15:14 PM IST

AP: Farmers leave on bicycles to Tirumala to seek special status

A group of nearly 200 farmers from East Godavari district have set on a journey to Tirumala on bicycles to seek blessings of Lord Venkateswara for Andhra Pradesh to be accorded special category status.

Sep 11, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

Shimla enjoys special status: Himachal CM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday said capital city Shimla enjoyed a "special status", brushing aside concerns over the central government's decision to develop Dharamsala as a smart city.

Sep 10, 2015, 22:20 PM IST

Nitish urges Centre to grant special status to Bihar

Ahead of the upcoming state assembly polls, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has reiterated his demand before the central government to grant "Special Category" status for Bihar.

Sep 08, 2015, 17:52 PM IST

Nitish Kumar takes swipe at Centre for not giving special status

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday launched a blistering attack on the Narendra Modi government for not fulfilling its promise to accord special category status to Bihar which is posing as a great impediment to big ticket investment in the state.

Aug 16, 2015, 18:10 PM IST

Special status alone not enough to boost AP growth: Chandrababu Naidu

Amid Opposition attack over non-realisation of the promise of special status to Andhra Pradesh made during bifurcation of the state, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said the Centre needs to help the residuary state liberally.

Aug 14, 2015, 00:35 AM IST

Bandh in Andhra over special status demand

The bandh called by CPI and various groups in support of giving special status to Andhra Pradesh as promised during bifurcation last year began across the state today.

Aug 11, 2015, 13:33 PM IST

Chandrababu seeks appointment with PM on special status issue

With Opposition parties stepping up attack on him over special category status to Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today said he has sought an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the issue and other promises made to the state during bifurcation last year.

Aug 10, 2015, 15:26 PM IST

Giving special status to Andhra still under govt consideration: BJP

 Senior BJP leader P Muralidhar Rao on Sunday said the issue of granting a special category status to Andhra Pradesh is still under consideration of Central government, days after a Union minister discounted such possibility in Parliament.

Aug 09, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

Goa minister slams CM, joins Opposition-led special status chorus

Recent statements by BJP president Amit Shah and Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar virtually ruling out the possibility of special status for Goa, in order to preserve the state`s unique identity, have caused a political storm with even a state minister protesting the decision.

Jun 03, 2015, 12:46 PM IST

Parsekar rules out possibility of special status for Goa

 Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday ruled out the possibility of Goa getting a special status from the Centre.

May 30, 2015, 14:07 PM IST