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PM greets people of Goa on statehood day

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 14:18

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday greeted the people of Goa on their statehood day.

HC asks Centre to apprise about case on Delhi statehood

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 20:52

The PIL, besides seeking quashing of Article 239 AA and 239 AB of the Constitution, also seeks complete statehood for the National Capital Territory of Delhi.

Kiran Reddy`s new party named `Jai Samaikyandhra`

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 19:26

Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy`s new political party will be Jai Samaikyandhra.

Will work for Darjeeling`s development: Baichung Bhutia

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 10:19

Lauding West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s handling of Darjeeling crisis, former India football captain Baichung Bhutia, who has been fielded by her Trinamool Congress for the Lok Sabha polls, promised to work for the development of the hills and serve pople with honesty.

Mizoram observes 17th statehood day

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 12:29

Though no official functions were held, Mizoram observed the 17th anniversary of the attainment of statehood on Thursday as all the government offices and educational institutions remained close for the day.

Meghalaya celebrates its 42nd statehood day

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 20:50

Meghalaya celebrated its 42nd statehood day in a befitting manner with a pledge to alleviate rural poverty and generate income opportunities for thousands of educated unemployed youths.

Ex-CM Rane faked papers to push for Goa statehood: Ex-Secy

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 11:05

A retired senior bureaucrat has alleged former Goa Chief Minister Pratapsingh Rane used "fake documents" to push for statehood to the then Union Territory way back in 1987, a charged rubbished by the latter.

Statehood demand will be financially disadvantageous to Puducherry

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 16:18

Minister of State in PMO V Narayanasamy on Friday said persistent demands for statehood by Chief Minister N Rangasamy would be financially disadvantageous to the union territory as government would find it difficult to mobilise funds locally.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to visit Jammu, BJP`s day-long bandh today

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 09:32

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Rao Bhagwat will arrive here on Friday a two-day visit to review the functioning of the organisation in the region.

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

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 16:34

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" unless the people`s concerns were addressed.

Telangana triggers slew of statehood demands in northeast

Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 20:03

With the ruling Congress party`s move to make Telangana India`s 29th state, it has set off separate statehood demands across the country.

No division of Bengal, firm on tackling situation: Minister

Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 23:51

West Bengal Panchayat Minister Subrata Mukherjee on Sunday ruled out any division of the state in the wake of Gorkhaland statehood demand by the GJM.