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Mamata talks tough, gives 72-hour deadline to GJM to call off stir; Gurung hits back, threatens janta curfew


Kolkata/Darjeeling: Armed with a Calcutta High Court order to maintain normalcy in Darjeeling hills, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerje on Saturday gave a 72-hour deadline to the Gorkha Janmuk

Protests against Andhra Pradesh bifurcation enter 7th day

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Hyderabad: Agitating against the decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh, Samaikyandhra supporters on Tuesday continued with their week-long protest across coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions.

AK Antony says LoC attack by terrorists, draws flak for giving 'escape route' to Pakistan

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New Delhi: Government on Tuesday said the killing of five Indian soldiers on the Line of Control was carried out by 'terrorists along with persons dressed in Pakistan Army uniform', triggering strong

Anti-Telangana protests continue in Seemandhra


Hyderabad: A series of protests continued in the Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh for the sixth consecutive day on Monday against the Congress and UPA's decision to bifurcate the state for creatio

Four statehood demands rock Assam amidst violence

Guwahati: The UPA government's decision to create Telangana has brought long-standing demands by four ethnic groups for separate states carved out of Assam to the fore, with large-scale violence and

Samaikyandhra bandh against Telanagana in Kadapa: Two youths attempt self-immolation

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Kadapa (AP): A complete shutdown was observed on the second successive day of the stir here against bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh with agitators trying to attack the district Congress office and two

Protest over Telangana: Congress Seemandhra MLAs resign en masse

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Hyderabad: As announced, the Congress MLAs from Seemandhra region have started submitting resignations from their posts in protest against the Centre's decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh to create

Student dies in statehood violence in Assam, curfew continues


Diphu: A college student, who was critically injured during protests demanding a separate Karbi Anglong state, succumbed to injuries here, even as curfew continues to be in force at a district headqu

Split fever in TN and Karnataka too

Chennai: As the high intensity protests, sometimes violent, rock Andhra Prad­esh after Telengana statehood reached ‘finality’, some fringe elements like Kongunadu Makkal Desiya Katchi and a former Co

Capital fight erupts in Andhra


Hyderabad: The announcement of the separate state of Telangana on Tuesday saw a backlash on Wednesday as protests against the decision erupted in the other two regions now being referred to as Seeman

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