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  • Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh

    Army commander visits Ladakh sector, reviews operational preparedness

    India | Aug 09, 2019, 09:34 PM IST

    Lieutenant General Singh also met and interacted with troops deployed on the forward posts and complimented them for their dedication and tenacity in these challenging conditions, officials said.

  • Wagah-Attari border

    United Nations 'very concerned' about tensions in sub-continent

    World | Aug 05, 2019, 11:53 PM IST

    Dujarric was responding to a question on whether the Secretary-General has any comment on India's decision to revoke Kashmir's special status and the Pakistani's response that this is a violation of UNSC resolutions calling for a UN-organised plebiscite.

  • Will Andhra Pradesh be able to win its biggest battle post

    Of Special Category Status: Will Andhra Pradesh be able to win its biggest battle post bifurcation?

    India | Aug 05, 2019, 10:54 PM IST

    Maintaining its stand, Andhra Pradesh, post the bifurcation, lost a large part of its revenue due to Hyderabad being named as the capital of Telangana and remained as a residual state. The then prime minister, Manmohan Singh, during the debate in the Rajya Sabha on the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act on February 20, 2014, promised that special status would be "extended to the successor state of Andhra Pradesh for a period of five years to put the state into the firm footing."

  • Scrapping Article 370

    Article 370 scrapped: Experts divided over government's decision

    India | Aug 05, 2019, 07:31 PM IST

    The scrapping of Article 370 had been BJP-led government's electoral promise for 2014 as well as 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The government has not only abolished Article 370 but it also moved a separate bill in the Rajya Sabha to bifurcate the state into two separate Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, simultaneously.

  • Kashmiri students in Delhi term Article 370 abolition

    Kashmiri students in Delhi term Article 370 abolition 'dictatorial', fear for families' safety in valley

    India | Aug 05, 2019, 05:31 PM IST

    Former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) member Shehla Rashid, who is a member of former IAS officer Shah Faesal's political outfit Jammu and Kashmir Peoples' Movement (JKPM), took to her twitter handle to post, "We will challenge the order passed today in the Supreme Court. The move to replace "Government" by "Governor" and Constituent Assembly by "Legislative Assembly" is a fraud upon the Constitution. Appeal to progressive forces for solidarity. Protests today in Delhi and Bangalore."

  • Pakistan reacts on India's move to scrap Article 370

    Will exercise possible options to counter 'illegal steps': Pakistan on India scrapping Article 370

    India | Aug 05, 2019, 04:47 PM IST

    Indian government's move of abolishing Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir and its bifurcation, is receiving tremendous responses not only from India but also across the border. Pakistan government on Monday strongly rejected the Indian Government's decision of withdrawing special status to Jammu and Kashmir. It vowed to exercise all possible options, including appealing to the UN, to counter India's "illegal" and "unilateral" step.

  • chandrababu naidu to discuss ap bifurcation issues with pm

    Chandrababu Naidu to discuss AP bifurcation issues with PM

    India | May 29, 2014, 09:49 PM IST

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister- designate N Chandrababu Naidu is set to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other union ministers in New Delhi tomorrow to discuss various issues about the state, before bifurcation.Naidu, who

  • ap chief secretary briefs chandrababu on bifurcation process

    AP Chief Secretary briefs Chandrababu on bifurcation process

    India | May 22, 2014, 02:26 PM IST

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary Prasanna Kumar Mohanty today briefed new Chief Minister-to-be, N Chandrababu Naidu, about the ongoing process related to the bifurcation of the state.Chandrababu, whose Telugu Desam Party won 102 seats to

  • tdp chief urges ap governor to ensure transparent

    TDP chief urges AP Governor to ensure transparent bifurcation

    India | May 19, 2014, 11:59 PM IST

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N Chandrababu Naidu today requested Governor E S L Narasimhan to ensure that bifurcation process of Andhra Pradesh is done in a transparent manner, leaving no scope for any

  • congress tdp bjp responsible for bifurcation ysr congress

    Congress, TDP, BJP responsible for bifurcation: YSR Congress

    India | Apr 28, 2014, 11:58 PM IST

    Congress, TDP, BJP responsible for bifurcation: YSR Congress Kadapa (AP): Congress, TDP and BJP are the main culprits responsible for bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress leader Sharmila said here today.Addressing huge gatherings at roadshows at

  • union textiles minister resigns over telangana issue

    Union Textiles Minister resigns over Telangana issue

    India | Apr 03, 2014, 08:16 PM IST

    New Delhi: Union Textiles Minister K Sambasiva Rao today resigned from the Union Cabinet protesting bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, fuelling speculation that he may join BJP.The five time Congress MP from Andhra Pradesh confirmed reports

  • pil challenging ap bifurcation dismissed as not maintainable

    PIL challenging AP bifurcation dismissed as not maintainable

    India | Feb 27, 2014, 08:57 AM IST

    Chennai : The Madras High Court yesterday dismissed a petition challenging the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.The PIL had contended parliament has no power under Article 3 of the Constitution to divide the state.“We are of

  • telangana fallout ap cong minister quits over bifurcation

    Telangana fallout: AP Cong minister quits over bifurcation issue

    India | Feb 18, 2014, 05:03 PM IST

    Hyderabad: In a setback to the ruling Congress in Coastal Andhra, state Infrastructure and Investment Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao today quit his post and the party in protest against the Centre going ahead with state's

  • bifurcation kiran to meet gom in delhi today

    Bifurcation: Kiran to meet GoM in Delhi today

    India | Nov 18, 2013, 07:33 AM IST

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy would be holding a crucial meeting with the Group of Ministers (GoM) on the issue of the state's division in Delhi today.Reddy has said that he

  • police break jagan s indefinite fast shift him to hospital

    Police break Jagan's indefinite fast, shift him to hospital

    India | Aug 30, 2013, 07:32 AM IST

    Hyderabad: Police last night broke the five-day-old indefinite hunger strike of YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, at the Chanchalguda jail here and got him shifted to a