Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023



PM Modi, Amit Shah, Prez Kovind wish Tripura, Meghalaya & Manipur on 50th Statehood Day

January 21, 2022 9:16 pm

All the three states were formed five decades back on this day in 1972, after Meghalaya and Manipur as per the North East Areas (Reorganization) Act, 1971.

J-K parties get into huddle after being invited to PM's meet; Cong raises pitch for statehood restoration

June 20, 2021 10:00 pm

Bukhari said a meeting of the PAGD will take place on Tuesday where the member parties will discuss the issue and then a final decision will be taken on whether to participate or not in the meeting called by the prime minister.

No consensus on full statehood to Delhi, says Venkaiah Naidu

May 30, 2016 4:01 pm

"Simply AAP has come to power, that's why it is saying. Congress was in power for last 10 years. They did not," he told reporters in Hyderabad.

Will create ‘pressure group’ to get statehood for Vidarbha, says Maharashtra ex-AG Aney

March 27, 2016 6:22 am

He said, “the BJP seems to be waiting to jump in at the opportune time to stake claim but not do anything by itself. They will repeat the same drama (of statehood) again in the next election.”

Puducherry Chief Minister reiterates plea for statehood

February 07, 2015 2:32 pm

Chief Minister said he would persuade the Prime Minister to concede the demand of statehood for Puducherry.

GJM Chief exhorts students to play active role in statehood stir

September 19, 2013 4:38 pm

GJM Chief wants state students to play active role in movement for separate Gorkhaland.

Will arrange talks with Centre for Karbi state,says Gogoi

August 12, 2013 2:34 am

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday assured a delegation of the Joint Action Committee for Autonomous State

'Will this suffering,daily hardships get us Gorkhaland?'

August 11, 2013 4:24 am

There is no milk for their son,their hungry dog can’t stop barking,their rations are running out,and their daughter worries about her studies. The Chhetris say they support the statehood demand but not this way

Set up panel for other states: BJP

July 31, 2013 1:55 am

The BJP has welcomed the decision to create Telangana,but has demanded the setting up of a second States Reorganisation Commission to look into statehood demands elsewhere in the country

Telangana: Chidambaram asks Andhra leaders to be patient

July 04, 2011 3:15 pm

Home Minister said govt would take a final view on statehood once consultation process was over.


L-G versus Aam Aadmi Party: What the Supreme Court said

June 22, 2020 6:24 pm

5 takeaways from the Supreme Court’s verdict on the AAP versus L-G power tussle.

Cooch Behar: GCPA continues their 'Rail Roko' agitation

February 22, 2016 10:23 am

Cooch Behar, Feb 22 (ANI): The ‘Rail Roko’ movement by the Greater Cooch Behar People’s Association (GCPA) demanding ‘C’ category statehood or Union Territory status for Cooch Behar continued on Monday. One of the protestors said that no assurance has been given to them from the government. The GCPA members are agitating at the New Cooch Behar railway station, with many protestors squatting on the rail tracks.