The YSR Congress on Saturday said it will contest "all the upcoming elections from all regions" of Andhra Pradesh, indicating that it was not ready yet to shut the shop in Telangana where its existence is in jeopardy.
Altogether 62.4 million voters of Andhra Pradesh will vote for the Lok Sabha and the state assembly simultaneously while the state bifurcation is still underway. The state will vote as one entity for the assembly for one last time this summer. It would also elect the 42 MPs as representatives of the united Andhra Pradesh.
Dhuri-based AP Organics, a Ricela group company, has been conferred the First National Award-2012 for innovation in medium enterprise category by the union ministry of MSME. AR Sharma, chairman of Ricela group, received the award from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the national awards function held recently at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
On a day the Janata Dal (United) snubbed its alliance overtures, the Congress was dealt another blow on Monday when in the evening TRS not only ruled out a merger but also indicated it was open to a tie-up with other political parties.
Saritha Nair, the prime accused in the Kerala solar panel scam, on Monday raised a serious allegation against Congress MLA AP Abullakutty, also a former MP, saying he misbehaved with her and invited her to his hotel room on several occasions.
Andhra Pradesh is coming under President's rule after a long gap of 41 years. The current spell of President's rule, which the Union Cabinet approved on Friday on the recommendation of state Governor ESL Narasimhan, is not due to any constitutional crisis but a political crisis caused by the resignation of chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on February 19 protesting the bifurcation of the state.
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A huge exercise on an unprecedented scale is required to create Telangana from Andhra Pradesh and redistribute the assets. Andhra has to be divided roughly in a ratio of 60:40 ratio for Andhra Pradesh: Telangana.Huge task ahead: Carving out Telangana from AP
Telangana, a brief profile
The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that it would not invoke a strict anti-piracy law, which carries death penalty, to prosecute the two Italian marines in the wake of a diplomatic stand-off between the two countries.
Holding that there are severe shortcomings in the current form of Telangana bill, Union minister M Pallam Raju on Tuesday said it should not be passed in a manner that sends a wrong message and permanently hurt sentiments.
MLAs from Telangana region, cutting across party lines, on Thursday hailed the tabling of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill in Lok Sabha, while their Seemandhra counterparts condemned the move.
All-rounder Yuvraj Singh is in India's squad for the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh next month despite not finding favor from the selectors in recent one-day internationals.
With the Telangana Bill expected tocome up in Parliament during the session beginning February 5, TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao today held a series of meetings with leaders of regional parties to garner support for the bill.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister today reiterated he would quit politics if the Telangana bill was tabled in Parliament in its current form. “We will protect united Andhra at any cost,” he said, challenging the Centre.
Hitting out at Andhra Pradesh CM N Kiran Kumar Reddy for rejecting the AP Reorganisation Bill, TRS on Thursday said the move cannot stop formation of Telangana.
Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly was adjourned twice today morning without transacting any business as legislators on either side of the regional divide remained stubborn on their respective stands on the AP Reorganisation Bill-2013.
With the Andhra CM rejecting the Telangana Bill, the bifurcation of the state has got more complicated.
Trouble broke out afresh inthe Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Monday over Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy's move to move a resolution in the House seeking to return the AP Reorganisation Bill-2013 to the Centre, terming it incomprehensive.
A difficult situation stares the Congress in the face ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in this southern state. The party will lose seats in Seemandhra in Lok Sabha elections if Andhra Pradesh is split, or, lose face if the new state is not formed.