Separate state

Tripura party threatens agitation over separate state demand

After a regional party blocked the National Highway and lone railway line in Tripura for more than 10 days demanding a separate state for tribals, another tribal entity on Wednesday threatened to launch an agitation over the same demand.

Jul 26, 2017, 16:59 PM IST

Ban on internet in Darjeeling to continue

Pro-Gorkhaland activists took out rallies in Darjeeling on Tuesday during the day but no incident of violence or arson was reported by the police.


Jul 25, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

Darda calls for separate Vidarbha state

Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda has demanded separate statehood for Vidarbha citing problems faced by people of the region.

Jun 15, 2014, 10:50 AM IST

CPI(M) rejects demand for separate state dividing Tripura

Ruling CPI(M) rejected the demand for a separate state within Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council.

Aug 27, 2013, 00:39 AM IST

Happy to break silence, not feeling intimidated: Shobhaa De

Shobhaa De said she was happy to break her silence and was not feeling intimidated.

Aug 01, 2013, 20:44 PM IST

Shobhaa De`s comments frivolous; Maharashtra will stay united: Prithviraj Chavan

Terming Shobhaa De`s tweet suggesting separate statehood for Mumbai as "frivolous", Maharashtra CM said the state will remain united.

Aug 01, 2013, 20:37 PM IST

GJM rules out demand for separate state

In what could be music to the ears of Mamata Banerjee, Gorkha Janamukti Morcha virtually ruled out the demand for the creation of a separate state.

Oct 11, 2011, 16:29 PM IST

General strike on in Telangana for separate state

The indefinite general strike in AP`s Telangana region to demand a separate state continued for 3rd day on Thursday, crippling the administration.

Sep 15, 2011, 14:20 PM IST

Assam: Agitation on rail tracks for separate state

Several persons were injured after police resorted to lathicharge to disperse an agitated mob on railway tracks in lower
Assam on Tuesday.

Sep 07, 2011, 00:16 AM IST

Separate Tamil state must in Lanka for lasting solution: PMK

The PMK asked the UN and the international community, including India, to initiate
steps for the formation of a separate Tamil nation within Sri Lanka.

Apr 26, 2011, 23:53 PM IST

Interim council won`t dilute demand for separate State: GJM

A delegation of the GJM, a forum crusading for the formation of a separate Gorkhaland state, said the interim council would not, in any way, dilute their demand for a separate State.

Aug 20, 2010, 14:53 PM IST

Separate state no solution to backwardness: Rayalaseema MLAs

Congress legislators from
Rayalaseema today voiced their opposition to the division of
Andhra Pradesh asserting that formation of a separate state is
no solution to backwardness of various regions.

Aug 04, 2010, 23:19 PM IST

Organisation working for Maithils demands separate state

In the wake of the government
considering creation of Telangana state, an organisation
working for the cause of Maithils today demanded statehood for
Mithila region spread over parts of Bihar and Jharkhand.

Jan 12, 2010, 19:11 PM IST

Mayawati writes to PM, demands ‘Purvanchal’

UP Chief Minister Mayawati has written to the PM, demanding a separate ‘Purvanchal’ state.

Dec 13, 2009, 23:24 PM IST

Muttemwar meets PM, presses for separate Vidarbha

Amid the Centre`s move to initiate
the process for creation of Telengana state, the demand for
statehood to Vidarbha in Maharashtra gained momentum.

Dec 11, 2009, 00:33 AM IST

Separate Telangana will lead to similar demands

If Andhra Pradesh is to be
split to create a separate Telangana state, then there are
similar demands from other regions in the state too.

Dec 09, 2009, 17:58 PM IST