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Pro-Vidarbha activists halt train near Nagpur
Nagpur, Dec 14 (IANS) The old demand for carving out a separate state of Vidarbha from Maharashtra was intensified Monday when some activists stopped the Vidarbha Express near here.

Monday, December 14, 2009 12:32:37 PM

Andhra Pradesh assembly adjourned sine die amid uproar
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh assembly was Monday adjourned sine die amid uproarious scenes over the proposed division of the state.

Monday, December 14, 2009 11:59:13 AM

Sonia asks Andhra MPs for their cooperation
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has told MPs from Andhra Pradesh that the decision for the formation of a Telangana state was taken in the greater interest of the nation and asked for their cooperation, party MP M. Jagannath said Monday.

Monday, December 14, 2009 11:36:48 AM

Andhra MP Rajagopal held at Hyderabad airport
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Congress MP from Vijayawada L. Rajagopal was arrested Monday at the airport here soon after he landed to launch an indefinite fast to oppose the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, police said. His arrest sparked protests in the Andhra region.

Monday, December 14, 2009 11:18:57 AM

Andhra MP Rajagopal arrested at Hyderabad airport
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Congress MP from Vijayawada L. Rajagopal was arrested Monday at the airport here soon after he landed to launch an indefinite fast to oppose the proposed division of Andhra Pradesh, police said.

Monday, December 14, 2009 10:22:10 AM

Shun violence to prevent 'irretrievable damage' to West Bengal: Governor
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) Urging all political parties in West Bengal to shun violence, outgoing Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi Sunday said the state will suffer 'irretrievable damage' if peace was not restored.

Sunday, December 13, 2009 11:41:19 PM

Telangana ministers, MPs not to resign
Hyderabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Ministers and Members of Parliament of Congress party from Telangana region Sunday decided not to resign to counter the resignations of their counterparts from other regions of the state.

Sunday, December 13, 2009 10:40:39 PM

Vijayan defends Maudany, Kerala police
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 13 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan Sunday defended Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairman Abdul Nazir Maudany, now under the police scanner for his links with alleged South India chief of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) T.Nazeer, as well as the state police's investigations.

Sunday, December 13, 2009 10:31:51 PM

This is our final battle for Gorkhaland, says Bimal Gurung
Siliguri, Dec 13 (IANS) Describing the ongoing agitation in Darjeeling Hills as the 'final battle' for a separate Gorkhaland state, the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Sunday threatened to resort to violence if it was pushed to the brink even as the administration tightened security ahead of the 96-hour shutdown beginning Monday.

Sunday, December 13, 2009 10:11:59 PM

Not in favour of Vidarbha, says Chavan
Ranchi, Dec 13 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Sunday said that he was not in favour of a separate Vidarbha state.

Sunday, December 13, 2009 10:11:56 PM

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