Violence in Osmania University following TRS chief’s arrest:
At least 10 students were injured Sunday as clashes broke out
between police and students at Osmania University here following the
arrest of Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) president K. Chandrasekhara
Rao in Karimnagar....
Hyderabad: Two Andhra Pradesh
ministers Wednesday wrote to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi to grant
the status of union territory to Greater Hyderabad in the event of
the formation of a separate Telangana state.
Danam Nagender and Backward Classes Welfare Minister Mukesh Goud
have been backed by seven legislators of the ruling Congress.
Nagender and Goud
are from Hyderabad and have already come under criticism for their
demand from the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS), students and other
groups fighting for separate state.
comprises 10 districts including Hyderabad, which recently became
Greater Hyderabad following the merger of surrounding municipalities
pointed out in their letter that Hyderabad, the fifth largest city
in India, had a large population from Andhra and Rayalaseema regions
of the state and including it in Telangana State would harm their
The two ministers
also met Chief Minister K. Rosaiah to convey their opinion. The
chief minister promised to bring the issue to the notice of the
central leadership of the party.
TRS and other
groups have made it clear that there could be no Telangana state
A group of
protestors Tuesday tried to lay siege to Nagender's house here
protesting his demand.