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No let up in protests for 'United Andhra'
Hyderabad, Dec 17 (IANS) For the seventh consecutive day, protests continued in coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions against the proposed separate statehood to Telangana region, affecting normal life.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 4:32:45 PM

Home ministry bringing Goa a bad name: Tourism minister
Panaji, Dec 17 (IANS) Goa Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco Thursday told the legislative assembly that the state home ministry was bringing Goa a bad name, triggering a verbal battle between him and Home Minister Ravi Naik.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 4:25:31 PM

TRS stages protest at Rosaiah's office
Hyderabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) legislators Thursday staged a protest in front of Chief Minister K. Rosaiah's office demanding the release of those arrested during protests seeking separate statehood for Telangana.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 4:25:26 PM

BJP hires three choppers for campaign
Raipur, Dec 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which says it is fighting the civic bodies polls with limited resources, has hired three helicopters for the election campaign.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 4:12:07 PM

Women's quota bill likely in budget session: Natarajan
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) A landmark bill on reserving 33 percent of seats for women in parliament and the state legislatures is likely to come up for discussion in the budget session of parliament beginning late February, chairperson of a parliamentary panel on the measure said Thursday.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 4:09:15 PM

Separate Telangana is party's commitment, Pranab tells leaders
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) A separate Telangana state was a commitment given by the Congress and the leadership has already initiated the process, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told a delegation of the party's MPs and legislators arguing for a united Andhra Pradesh.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 3:58:05 PM

Statehood to Telangana is 'dangerous': Lalu Prasad
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Thursday opposed the movement to initiate a separate state of Telangana as a 'dangerous' trend that could lead to many other divisions.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 3:50:07 PM

Agitation paralysing public life, development, says Rosaiah
Hyderabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Thursday appealed to all political parties to help restore normalcy in the state where an agitation over the proposed division of the state had paralysed public life and development during the last 20 days.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 3:48:56 PM

Noisy protests from Andhra MPs stall Lok Sabha
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Noisy protests for and against the division of Andhra Pradesh Thursday forced repeated disruptions of the Lok Sabha that saw 28 business papers tabled in a span of just 15 minutes amid the chaos before the house was adjourned for the day.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 3:39:51 PM

Goa opposition alleges Rs.40 crore alcohol scam
Panaji, Dec 17 (IANS) Goa's Leader of Opposition Manohar Parrikar Thursday alleged that an alcohol scam to the tune of Rs.40 crore is being carried out in collusion with the state excise commissioner and officials of the excise department.

Thursday, December 17, 2009 3:36:15 PM

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