Need of the hour is to resolve the basic issues of smaller states Reorganisation of states in India shifted from formation based on language to one of, rearranging them on the basis of backwardness and a lack of development. States like Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand were created for developing the locals as individuals but invain. Uttarakhand continues to be … [Read more...] about Is Creating Small States The Panacea for all Problems ?
Telengana Tangle: Reconciliation is the best way to solve problems Noted Politician and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh opined that government will cross the legal hurdles posed by conferring Joint capital status to Hyderabad. It should be noted that Article 3 and Article 4 of the Indian Constitution have conferred the union government to make states. Reconciliation and … [Read more...] about Telengana Tangle: Reconciliation is the Best Way to Solve Problems
Jairam and Montek to Meet For Discussion on Giving Special Status to Seemandhra Jairam Ramesh will be meeting Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, in order to make a case for Seemandhra for ‘Special Category State’ status, on the basis of loss of revenue. He is one of the main members of the Group of Ministers who drafted the Telangana Bill. … [Read more...] about Jairam and Montek to Meet For Discussion on Giving Special Status to Seemandhra
Separate Poll Schedule Only If Telangana Is Notified Election Commission to announce a separate schedule for Telangana in the upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. only if the ‘date of formation’ of the new State is mentioned in the Gazette. The assembly elections of present AP (including Telangana), Sikkim, and Odisha are due on coming April-May, together with … [Read more...] about Separate Poll Schedule Only If Telangana Is Notified
Telangana’s birth may have to wait The Telangana Bill is passed in the Parliament, which is due for President's approval. However, considering the Lok Sabha elections and Assembly polls due in April-May of 2014, the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh is likely to be done after May. The bill will turn into Act after President’s approval, but it doesn’t mean that the birth of … [Read more...] about When Will Telangana Be Formed ?