Hope new govt at Centre will concede statehood demand: CM

Chief Minister N Rangasamy Friday hoped the new government at the Centre would soon concede the Union Territory's long pending demand for statehood.

Will work for Darjeeling`s development: Baichung Bhutia

Lauding West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s handling of Darjeeling crisis, former India football captain Baichung Bhutia, who has been fielded by her Trinamool Congress for the Lok Sabha polls, promised to work for the development of the hills and serve pople with honesty.

Meghalaya celebrates its 42nd statehood day

Meghalaya celebrated its 42nd statehood day in a befitting manner with a pledge to alleviate rural poverty and generate income opportunities for thousands of educated unemployed youths.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to visit Jammu, BJP`s day-long bandh today

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Rao Bhagwat will arrive here on Friday a two-day visit to review the functioning of the organisation in the region.

People`s concerns must be answered ahead of AP division: Reddy

Observing that "no match is over till the last ball is bowled", Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy has said it was "difficult to go ahead" unless the people`s concerns were addressed.

Decision on Telangana issue is in final stage: Digvijay Singh

The process of taking a decision on the protracted Telangana issue is in the final stage, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh said on Monday.

Rangasamy reiterates demand for statehood

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Saturday renewed the demand for statehood for Puducherry.

DMK and CPI reiterate plea for full statehood to Puducherry

The opposition DMK and CPI here today asked the Centre to concede the demand of the territorial assembly to confer full statehood on Puducherry.

With statehood gift, Abbas returns to cheering Palestinians

Mahmoud Abbas received a rhapsodic welcome by an ecstatic Palestinian crowd of thousands.

PLO to pursue statehood despite Israeli measures

Israel has decided to speed up Jewish settlements` construction on land where PA aims to establish an independent state.

`Why NDA failed to grant statehood to Telangana`

Congress Wednesday sought to turn
the tables on L K Advani over the Telangana issue asking him why statehood was not granted to the region when the BJP was in power at the Centre and he was the Home Minister.

Telangana strike paralyses transport services

Sporadic incidents of violence marked the road blockades called by Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) to intensify the stir.

`Palestinians can`t achieve statehood through UN`

US Prez believes that the only way to resolve the issues between the Palestinians and the Israelis and to ultimately create a Palestinian state is
through direct negotiations.

Telangana Congmen not fighting for statehood: Rao

TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao criticised the Telangana Cong leaders for "seeking to save the govt, rather than fighting for the statehood cause".

Don`t commit suicide for statehood: Swaraj

Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj made an emotional appeal to the people of Telangana, asking them not to commit suicide to press for statehood.

Anti-Telangana people should `obey` Cong decision

Senior Andhra Pradesh
minister Ponnala Lakshmaiah on Wednesday questioned people opposing
the bifurcation.

No compromise on statehood: Telangana Cong leaders

Asserting that there would be no
compromise on the demand for a separate Telangana, Congress
leaders from the region on Thursday demanded that the Centre take a
quick decision on the issue.

CCPA meet held on Telangana statehood

A crucial meeting of CCPA was held to take a decision on the issue of creating a separate Telangana state.

Telangana Congress MPs warn of `drastic steps` over statehood

Mounting pressure on the
Congress leadership on separate Telangana statehood, party MPs
said they would take
"drastic steps" like resignations if the Centre failed to take
a favourable decision on the issue within a month.

TDP delegation from Telangana meets Prez, demands statehood

A delegation of TDP leaders and
MLAs from Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh today met
President Pratibha Patil and demanded the Centre immediately
initiate steps for formation of a separate Telangana state.