statehood

CPI urges Centre to grant full statehood to Puducherry

'A delegation of the Puducherry CPI would call on the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on August 7 and press its demand for statehood for Puducherry.'

Jul 27, 2017, 16:20 PM IST
Kejriwal reiterates demand for Delhi's statehood

Kejriwal reiterates demand for Delhi's statehood

In his first public comments after his 10-day meditation break, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday reiterated his demand for full statehood for Delhi.

Aug 13, 2016, 17:51 PM IST
Make Delhi a full state minus NDMC, Delhi Cantonment Board: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Make Delhi a full state minus NDMC, Delhi Cantonment Board: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi must get the status of a full state minus the small areas with the NDMC and Delhi Cantonment Board, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday.

May 18, 2016, 17:55 PM IST

Draft bill for Delhi's full statehood likely this week

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is likely to make public later this week the draft Bill for Delhi's full statehood seeking control over police, DDA and transfer and postings of bureaucrats, a move that may set stage for another confrontation with the Centre.

May 16, 2016, 21:09 PM IST
Even British did not loot Delhi the way Centre has: Kejriwal

Even British did not loot Delhi the way Centre has: Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that if the Centre does not want to accord full statehood to Delhi then it should keep areas under NDMC, its land and police rights with itself.

Dec 10, 2015, 20:24 PM IST

Delhi statehood demand political gimmick: Sharmistha Mukherjee

Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) leader Sharmistha Mukherjee on Wednesday dubbed the Aam Aadmi Party's demand for a referendum on full statehood for Delhi "unconstitutional" and a "political gimmick".

Jul 08, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

AAP intensifies demand for referendum on statehood for Delhi

Intensifying its demand for referendum on the issue of statehood of Delhi, the AAP Tuesday said it will work with the Delhi government and "engage" its volunteers to seek a solution on the contentious issue.

Jul 07, 2015, 18:28 PM IST

AAP accuses Centre of lying over Delhi statehood issue

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government of lying over granting full statehood to Delhi.

May 24, 2015, 15:13 PM IST

BBV: What challenges lie ahead for Arvind Kejriwal?

Preparations are in full swing at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan for Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in ceremony tomorrow with a massive crowd expected to converge on the historic groun

Feb 14, 2015, 00:16 AM IST

BBV: What challenges lie ahead for Arvind Kejriwal? Part-2

Preparations are in full swing at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan for Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in ceremony tomorrow with a massive crowd expected to converge on the historic groun

Feb 14, 2015, 00:15 AM IST

DNA test of Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi Assembly election promises

Watch DNA test of Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi Assembly election promises ahead of Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in ceremony.
Also watch: Audio clip of 'Anonymous hacker group'.

Feb 13, 2015, 23:15 PM IST

DNA: Delhi CM-designate Arvind Kejriwal- PM Modi's much hyped meet

DNA analyses Delhi CM-designate Arvind Kejriwal and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's much hyped meet that lasted for only 15 minutes.

Feb 13, 2015, 00:17 AM IST

DNA: Kumar Vishwas' candid chat with Sudhir Chaudhary

AAP member Kumar Vishwas' Exclusive interview with Zee News' Editor Sudhir Chaudhary on Zee Adda.

Feb 13, 2015, 00:16 AM IST

Pondy CM reiterates plea for statehood

Reiterating the plea for statehood for Puducherry, Chief Minister N Rangasamy Saturday said he would apprise Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the matter.

Feb 07, 2015, 14:07 PM IST

Three Northeastern states to celebrate statehood day

Three north-eastern states - Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya - will celebrate their statehood day Wednesday, officials said Tuesday.

Jan 20, 2015, 18:52 PM IST

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.

Sep 12, 2014, 14:59 PM IST

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.

Mar 06, 2014, 10:19 AM IST

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.

Jan 21, 2014, 20:50 PM IST

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.

Sep 27, 2013, 09:32 AM IST

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.

Sep 26, 2013, 16:34 PM IST