From 1985 to 2001, KCR represented the Siddipet constituency, while his nephew T Harish Rao has represented it since 2004.
The bill to create the country’s 29th state, by splitting Andhra Pradesh, was passed by Parliament in the just-concluded Winter session.
Meanwhile, the Telangana Bill now awaits the President’s assent, after having been passed in Parliament.
Bills all parties agree on should be passed. That’s the only way to restore dignity to 15th Lok Sabha
Deo, one of the few ministers from the Seemandhra region who had not offered to resign over the division, said this was not really a people’s movement, but was engineered.
The BJP also alleged the switching off of live telecast of house proceedings was ‘a surreptitious move to prevent the people from seeing the undemocratic spectacle’.
The BJP, also criticised the Lok Sabha secretariat deploring that there is no video available for the public records in future.
Trinamool Congress MPs on Wednesday met President Pranab Mukherjee to protest against the manner in which the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill 2014 was passed in the Lok Sabha, “violating all parliamentary rules and procedures.” The party requested the President not to allow the Bill to come to the Rajya sabha. “The Bill was not included […]
The MP later apologised for his conduct, prompting Deputy Chairman P J Kurien to drop his plans to take action against him.
Several ministers and Congress MLAs who are against Reddy and PCC chief Botsa Satyanarayana are drifting towards the Chiranjeevi camp.
Rajagopal had opposed division of Andhra Pradesh and brought in a canister and sprayed pepper.
Bill to carve out Telangana state from Andhra Pradesh was passed by Lok Sabha amid strong protest.
YSR Congress, which is stiffly opposing the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, is seeking Left support for stalling creation of Telangana.
The ugly scenes in Parliament last week involving MPs of Andhra Pradesh over the Telangana Bill boil down to the issue of Hyderabad.
That’s what India Inc smells like these days if you go beyond the pepper spray.