He is moderate in TV Q&As, all fire and brimstone in campaign speeches.
The way the bill was passed is undemocratic and unconstitutional, said Mamata.
On maintaining the law and order during the upcoming elections, the Home Ministry said that the security of VIP shall be given importance.
In his petition, Reddy contended that the impugned enactment violated the basic feature of federalism.
This shelved the government’s flagship anti-graft measures, which it thought would bring substantial electoral dividends.
The debate on federalism should not be just about the size of states.
There are nearly 84,000 government employees in undivided Andhra Pradesh, who will have to be divided between the two states.
Earlier, Chandrasekhar Rao had said that TRS would merge with Cong if the demand for Telangana is met.
Naidu said that the move was against all norms and blamed the Congress for playing ‘bankrupt politics’.
There will be 13 districts in residuary Andhra Pradesh while Telangana will have 10 districts, including the Hyderabad city.
Reddy dropped plans after his “united AP” movement lost momentum when Telangana bill was passed in Lok Sabha
Denying that the Congress pushed the Bill with an eye on elections, Ramesh pointed out that the Telangana demand had been there for the last about 60 years.
Meanwhile, the Telangana Bill now awaits the President’s assent, after having been passed in Parliament.
Excerpts from Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde’s speech, delivered at a Youth Congress rally in Solapur, Maharashtra, on February 23.
Sources said some of the ministers felt the Congress should form a new government.
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