Smaller states

Mix Ambedkarism with Ranji Trophy, filter out Maratha pride: It is time to grant statehood to Vidarbha

Vidarbha's Ranji Trophy win is symbolic of the spirit of smaller states fired with a new shot of ambition to find the inspiration for growth and development.

Jan 10, 2018, 12:06 PM IST

Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar favours smaller states

Favouring smaller states, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has said that Goa is able to do a lot for its people because it has attained full statehood.

Feb 09, 2016, 14:55 PM IST

Not against smaller states including Telangana: Cong

Amid reports that decision on Telangana issue will be taken this month, Congress on Monday said it was not against creation of smaller states.

Jun 03, 2013, 20:36 PM IST

RLD for smaller states

Supporting UP CM Mayawati`s proposal to divide the state into four parts, RLD said it would bring a private member`s resolution in the Assembly.

Nov 21, 2011, 00:44 AM IST

Govt rules out forming States Comm to create small states

The Centre ruled out constitution of a second States Reorganisation Commission for
creation of smaller states.

Mar 15, 2011, 15:20 PM IST

Nitish for SRC for smaller states

Smaller states being formed should have an effective strength of around 150 members in the state assembly.

Sep 10, 2010, 19:02 PM IST

Mulayam against formation of smaller states

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh
Yadav on Sunday said he was against formation of smaller states,
including Gorkhaland, as their governments generally had a
`weak` grip on the administration.

May 23, 2010, 20:00 PM IST

Smaller states needed for balanced development: BJP

Amidst demands for carving
out separate Koshala and Kalinga states from Orissa, BJP today
said it favoured creation of smaller states for speedy and
balanced development of different regions of the country.

Dec 20, 2009, 20:41 PM IST

Congress indicates reluctance to demands for smaller states

With the Telengana issue
opening a floodgate of demands for creation of smaller states,
Congress seems to have developed cold feet on the setting up
of a second States Reorganisation Commission.

Dec 13, 2009, 17:21 PM IST

Give importance to people`s wishes on smaller states: Kalam

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam has said the wishes of the people of Telangana should be given priority.

Dec 13, 2009, 16:08 PM IST