Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) leaders and supporters Tuesday staged a sit-in here to demand that the process for forming a separate Telangana state be expedited.
The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday pulled up government employees of Seemandhra for their ongoing strike over the issue of bifurcation of the state
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Monday accused Congress of raking up the issue of separate Telangana state in its own political interest.
Andhra Pradesh, in the shape it existed for nearly 57 years, will now be cast into history with the centre Tuesday deciding to carve out Telangana state.
Sushilkumar Shinde on Thursday said a decision "this way or that way" on the Telangana statehood demand will be taken soon.
Telangana JAC, which is spearheading the movement for a separate Telangana state, said it would not accept union territory status to Hyderabad.
TRS prez asserted that his party would only accept formation of separate Telangana as a solution to the long-pending statehood issue in AP.
Elected unopposed for the seventh consecutive term as the president of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), K Chandrasekhara Rao Saturday vowed not to rest till separate Telangana state is achieved.
Seeking to mount pressure on TDP and YSR Cong, TRS prez K Chandrasekhar Rao demanded that the two parties make their stand clear on Telangana state.
Congress leader K Keshav Rao said that pro-Telangana forces should join hands in their fight for the common cause.
Hitting out at Congress for not accepting the demand for a separate Telangana state, K Chandrashekhar Rao said his party would intensify the struggle.
A senior Congress leader on alleged that Home Minister P Chidamabaram`s statement on creation of a separate Telangana state was given in 2010.
K Chandrasekhar Rao expressed hope that statehood for Telangana region in AP will be achieved by Maha Shivratri festival next year.
BJP on Saturday adopted a statement on
Telangana issue at its national executive meet, demanding that
the government introduce a bill in Parliament at the earliest
for the creation of a separate state.
Asserting that "no force on earth" could stop the Telangana movement, Telangana Rashtra Samiti chief K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday said they would rest
only after achieving statehood for the region.
The CPI(M) today opposed the
formation of a separate Telangana state, saying it would open
a pandora`s box of demands for smaller states.
The UPA govt has okayed a resolution in the Andhra Assembly for creation of Telangana state.
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