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Pawan Kalyan hits out at TDP over special category status to Andhra Pradesh

Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan today made a scathing attack on the Telugu Desam Party saying it was losing its moral high ground at the Centre over the special category status (SCS) and warned that it had no right to "compromise" on the issue.

Telugu actor among 100 detained ahead of Visakhapatnam 'beach protest'

More than 100 people, including Telugu actor Sampoornesh Babu, were on Thursday detained by police here ahead of their proposed silent protest called for demanding special category status (SCS) to Andhra Pradesh.

Preventive arrests, restrictions in Visakhapatnam

Police on Thursday made preventive arrests and imposed restrictions here to foil protests to demand special category status to Andhra Pradesh.

TDP seeks PM's help for special category status to Andhra

The TDP has decided to launch protests to build pressure on the Centre over implementing the AP Reorganisation Act "in letter and spirit".

Naveen ​Patnaik demands special category status to Odisha

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday demanded special category status be provided to Odisha to fuel the state's growth and sought the Centre's cooperation for overall development of the eastern region.

Rahul Gandhi writes to PM Modi, seeks special category status for Andhra Pradesh

Rahul Gandhi writes to PM Modi, seeks special category status for Andhra Pradesh

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

BJP, TDP 'rating' down in Andhra over special status issue: MP

The Centre's failure to grant special category status to Andhra Pradesh has brought down the "rating" of ruling TDP and BJP in the state, a TDP MP said today.

Special category status for Andhra Pradesh: Jaganmohan Reddy continues fast, condition deteriorates

YSR Congress party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy's condition deteriorated further on Monday as he continued for the sixth day his indefinite fast to demand special category status for Andhra Pradesh.

Odisha doesn't have special disadvantage to get special status: Montek

Odisha does not have any "special disadvantage" to get special category status and it should focus on "other windows" to get more assistances from the Centre, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has said.

Plan Comm yet to take view on Rajan report on states: Montek

Planning Commission will soon take a view on the controversial report of the Raghuram Rajan panel, which made a case for ending the special category status for poorer states, Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has said.

Odisha doesn't qualify for Special Category Status: Montek

In a major setback to Naveen Patnaik government as well as the ruling BJD, the Planning Commission has made it clear that Odisha does not qualify for the grant of Special Category Status.