Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda has demanded separate statehood for Vidarbha citing problems faced by people of the region.
Ruling CPI(M) rejected the demand for a separate state within Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council.
Shobhaa De said she was happy to break her silence and was not feeling intimidated.
Terming Shobhaa De`s tweet suggesting separate statehood for Mumbai as "frivolous", Maharashtra CM said the state will remain united.
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.
The indefinite general strike in AP`s Telangana region to demand a separate state continued for 3rd day on Thursday, crippling the administration.
Several persons were injured after police resorted to lathicharge to disperse an agitated mob on railway tracks in lower
Assam on Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UP Chief Minister Mayawati has written to the PM, demanding a separate ‘Purvanchal’ state.
Amid the Centre`s move to initiate
the process for creation of Telengana state, the demand for
statehood to Vidarbha in Maharashtra gained momentum.
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.
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