'80 TMC of Godavari water can be diverted through Polavaram'

Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said about 80 TMC of water from Godavari river can be diverted to Krishna river through upcoming Polavaram irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh.

Expert panel suggests Andhra capital should function from 3 places

Contrary to expectations, an expert committee set up by the Home Ministry has not recommended name of any particular place for establishment of the capital of residuary Andhra Pradesh but suggested that the state government should function simultaneously from three different places.

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.

Andhra Pradesh polls peaceful barring incidents of political violence

Polling was by and large peaceful in 175 assembly and 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in 13 coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema districts of AP, in the second phase of polling today, barring incidents of violence between political parties.

Rayalaseema Congress MP Venkatarami Reddy joins YSR Congress

In a shot in the arm for the YSR Congress in the Rayalaseema region, Congress MP Ananta Venkatarami Reddy today joined the Y S Jaganmohan Reddy-led party here.

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.

Seemandhra leaders now spar over capital

After unsuccessfully trying to stall bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, leaders from Seemandhra are now fighting for new capital for successor state.

TDP will come to power in both states: Naidu

TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu has exuded confidence that the party would come to power in both the states being formed with the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

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.

AP division issue: Seemandhra lawyers JAC plans to move SC

The Advocates Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Andhra Pradesh`s Seemandhra districts are contemplating to fight the Telangana issue in Supreme Court.

AP Governor sends report to Centre after CM`s resignation

Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan has sent a report to the Centre following the resignation of N Kiran Kumar Reddy as Chief Minister to protest the state`s division.

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.

Andhra Pradesh bandh over Telangana Bill paralyses normal life

Normal life was thrown out of gear in Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh due to a bandh called against the Centre`s move to table the Telangana Bill in Parliament on Thursday.

Seemandhra shutdown brings normal life to a halt

Normal life came to a grinding halt in Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra regions of Andhra Pradesh due to the shutdown called to protest possible tabling of Telangana bill in Parliament on Thursday.

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.

President approves Telangana Bill, not likely to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

The bill to create Telangana was approved by President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday, it is not likely to be introduced in Parliament on Tuesday.

Telangana bill to be tabled in Parliament on Tuesday

The bill to create Telangana is likely to be introduced in Parliament on Tuesday.

CM upset but asked him not to quit till Feb 21: Seemandhra MP

Congress MP from Vijayawada L Rajagopal on Saturday criticised the party high command for not heeding the views of Seemandhra leaders on the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, but said he had advised Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy not to quit until the Parliament session ended.

Congress should set its house in order over Telangana issue: BJP

BJP has been clear on its stand in supporting the cause for a separate Telangana state, the party`s Andhra Pradesh unit chief G Kishan Reddy said here on Saturday while stating that it was the Congress leaders who needed to resolve their position on the matter.