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Chandrababu Naidu calls for 'constructive agitation' to press demand for special status to Andhra Pradesh

Chandrababu Naidu calls for 'constructive agitation' to press demand for special status to Andhra Pradesh

At an all-party meet, Naidu blasted both the Congress-led UPA and the BJP-led NDA for reneging on their promise. 

Mar 28, 2018, 19:55 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh special category status: Chandrababu Naidu calls all-party meeting to discuss demand

Andhra Pradesh special category status: Chandrababu Naidu calls all-party meeting to discuss demand

The ruling TDP and opposition YSRCP find themselves on the same side of the issue.

Mar 26, 2018, 20:09 PM IST
All our MPs will resign, says YSR Congress, appeals to TDP to do the same over Andhra Pradesh special status demand

All our MPs will resign, says YSR Congress, appeals to TDP to do the same over Andhra Pradesh special status demand

YSRCP has 7 MPs in the Lok Sabha, while TDP has 11.

Mar 26, 2018, 18:16 PM IST
BJP doesn't fear no-confidence motion, says 'we are comfortably placed'

BJP doesn't fear no-confidence motion, says 'we are comfortably placed'

The government has expressed confidence that the notices, even if they are admitted, will be defeated given its strength in the Lok Sabha.

Mar 19, 2018, 10:53 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh special status: TDP ready to support no-confidence motion against Centre

Andhra Pradesh special status: TDP ready to support no-confidence motion against Centre

Two ministers of the TDP - S Chowdary and Ashok Gajapathi Raju - had quit their posts on March 8, 2018.

Mar 15, 2018, 18:28 PM IST
BJP's attempts fail, TDP ministers submit resignation from Union Cabinet

BJP's attempts fail, TDP ministers submit resignation from Union Cabinet

The TDP will continue to be a part of the NDA.

Mar 08, 2018, 18:41 PM IST
TDP ministers to meet PM Narendra Modi on pull-out from Union Cabinet over special status to Andhra Pradesh

TDP ministers to meet PM Narendra Modi on pull-out from Union Cabinet over special status to Andhra Pradesh

The meeting comes after a day of attempts at rapprochement between the allies.

Mar 08, 2018, 17:45 PM IST
Can't give special status to Andhra Pradesh, but Centre can give the same amount of money: Arun Jaitley

Can't give special status to Andhra Pradesh, but Centre can give the same amount of money: Arun Jaitley

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday indicated that the Telugu Desam would take a "right decision at the right time", amid speculation that the party may pull out of the Modi government.

Mar 07, 2018, 18:21 PM IST
Kashmir: SC defers verdict on Article 35A by 3 months

Kashmir: SC defers verdict on Article 35A by 3 months

The Article relates to the special rights and privileges of the residents of Jammu and Kashmir

Oct 30, 2017, 16:32 PM IST
No compromise with Jammu and Kashmir's special status: Mehbooba Mufti

No compromise with Jammu and Kashmir's special status: Mehbooba Mufti

The article, added to the Constitution by a Presidential Order in 1954, accords special rights and privileges to the people of Jammu and Kashmir and empowers its legislature to frame any law without attracting a legal challenge. 

Aug 11, 2017, 15:54 PM IST

YSR Congress to raise denial of special status to Andhra Pradesh in Parliament

The YSR Congress Party on Sunday decided to raise the issue of denial of special category status to Andhra Pradesh during the budget session of Parliament.

Jan 29, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

Uproar over denial of special status to Andhra Pradesh dominates Assembly

Opposition YSR Congress stalled proceedings denouncing the Centre's announcement of a financial package for Andhra Pradesh.

Sep 08, 2016, 11:43 AM IST

Narendra Modi betrayed people of Andhra Pradesh over special status: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday mounted an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "betraying" people of Andhra Pradesh on the issue of granting special category status to the state.

Aug 05, 2016, 20:25 PM IST
After Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh braces for state-wide shutdown on Aug 2 – Know the issue

After Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh braces for state-wide shutdown on Aug 2 – Know the issue

The issue of special status to Andhra Pradesh has been boiling in the state with several political parties, including the ruling TDP, is backing the proposal.

Jul 30, 2016, 21:22 PM IST
Centre not interested in supporting Andhra Pradesh's aspirations: Rahul Gandhi

Centre not interested in supporting Andhra Pradesh's aspirations: Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of ignoring the aspirations of the people of Andhra Pradesh by denying special status to the state.

Mar 16, 2016, 17:54 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for delaying special status to Andhra

Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for delaying special status to Andhra

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday took a dig at BJP-led NDA central government over the delay in granting special status to Andhra Pradesh.

Feb 02, 2016, 17:44 PM IST

Special status to Andhra not a solution to all its problems: Naidu

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said granting special category status to Andhra Pradesh was not a panacea to all the problems that the state was facing.

Oct 09, 2015, 20:52 PM IST

Jagan's fast seeking special status to AP enters third day

Today is the third day of Jagan Reddy's indefinite hunger strike over special status for Andhra Pradesh.

Oct 09, 2015, 15:14 PM IST

AP: Farmers leave on bicycles to Tirumala to seek special status

A group of nearly 200 farmers from East Godavari district have set on a journey to Tirumala on bicycles to seek blessings of Lord Venkateswara for Andhra Pradesh to be accorded special category status.

Sep 11, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

Shimla enjoys special status: Himachal CM

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday said capital city Shimla enjoyed a "special status", brushing aside concerns over the central government's decision to develop Dharamsala as a smart city.

Sep 10, 2015, 22:20 PM IST