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Demand for new states

Size does matter, but so does politics

Did the splitting of three big States in 2000 help their backward former regions that became independent, small States? An analysis of a...»

For Telangana, sharing water & power will be key challenge

Water and power sharing are set to become contentious issues between Andhra and Telangana when their division become a reality. G...»

In Assam, ethnic divides fuel demands

Assam’s ethnic pot is boiling once again with the United Progressive Alliance’s nod to create a Telangana State, spurring the revival of...»

Courting trouble

Ever since the 1956 re-organisation of States, several inter-State disputes have come up before the Supreme Court for adjudication, mostl...»

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