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Stir for special status hits normal life in Andhra

The state-wide bandh, called by main opposition Yuvajana, Shramika, Rythu Congress demanding that the Centre grant special category status to Andhra Pradesh, affected normal life with business......

Patnaik meets PM Modi, asks for special status for Odisha

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded special category status for his state as well as other assistance from the Centre but remained evasive......

Chandrababu Naidu seeks special category status for residual AP

Andhra Pradesh chief minister-designate N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded special category status for the residual state. “The Andhra Pradesh......

Nitish slams Cong for putting special status issue on 'back burner'

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today slammed the Congress saying it has put the issue of special category status for Bihar on the "back burner" under the influence of its "natural ally". "The......

No special category status for Jharkhand, Odisha, Rajasthan

Jharkhand, Odisha and Rajasthan do not meet the criteria for being accorded the special category status, while such proposal from Bihar is under consideration, Parliament was informed on Thursday.......

Centre announces financial package for Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh has been demanding a Special Category State status from the Centre ever since the state's economic powerhouse Hyderabad, which housed several IT and pharmaceutical companies as well......

No Gujarat on Rajan's list of 7 most developed states

The Raghuram Rajan panel report has made a case for ending the 'special category' criteria for providing additional assistance to poorer states, as it ranked Goa and Kerala as the most advanced......

Cabinet clears Rs 12,000-cr package for Bihar

In the backdrop of a demand from political parties in Bihar, led by the government, for special category status, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Friday approved allocation of enhanced......

For now, Bihar likely to get just a 'backward' boost

Bihar might have been making a very strong pitch to obtain the status of a special-category state, but it could end up getting only the funds it gets under the Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF)......

Sibal writes to states for special status to mobiles

Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal has written to a committee of state finance ministers asking them to declare mobile phones and tablets as goods of special importance under Central Sales Tax Act, which......

Dil Chahta Hai is 15. Its spirit remains ageless

'The non-cinephiles may hold up Sholay as their personal favourite and the cinephile lot may quote something like 8 1/2 as the movie to load with them on the ark.''But for a good percentage of......

A windfall awaits bronze medallist Sakshi Malik

IMAGE:  India's Sakshi Malik celebrates after defeating Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan in the women's Freestyle 58 kg bronze medal match at the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Lars Baron/Getty......

Golden night for Kazakhstan: Balandin, Rahimov take gold

IMAGE: Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan reacts after winning the gold medal in the Men's 200m Breaststroke Final on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images.......

IOA, ad-hoc committee pursue AIBA Olympics wildcard for Mary Kom

In a last-ditch attempt to fetch M C Mary Kom a berth at the Rio Olympics, the Indian Olympic Association and ad-hoc committee administering boxing in the country have officially sent a request for......

FIA awards: F1 teen sensation Verstappen is hero of the night

Sweeps hat-trick of awards, while Briton Lewis Hamilton picked up his third F1 trophy at the ceremony IMAGE: Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Scuderia Toro Rosso poses with his trophy at the......
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Dayanidhi denies CBI claim of pressurising telecom promoter

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Housing scheme for sexual minorities reaches few

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