In pics: The week that was

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Bangalore, Aug 3: OneIndia brings some of the highlights of the week between July 28 and August 3.

All it started with the much awaited announcement, bifurcation of Telangana from the state of Andhra Pradesh. Congress announced a separate state for Telanagana and made Hyderabad as the joint capital for both Telangana and Seemandhra region for next ten years. Some rejoices over the news and some hit out the news. MLA's, MLC's and MP's went on a mass resignation. While Darjeeling witnessed many protest from GJM calling for separate Gorkhaland state and even Assam witnessed protest over Bodoland and also grenade bomb blast in Paltan bazar where one was killed.  With all these protests , Tihar inmates got a chance to celebrate as the jail gets its new FM radio station. Then comes the most controversial news from Uttar Pradesh, Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav suspends IAS officer Durga Shakti where she raised her voice against sand mafia and illegal construction of Mosque. Trinamool Congress wins the majority seats in local body elections in West Bengal. Delhi court convicts Shahzad Ahmed in Batle house encounter, sentencing him for life term. India U-16 team wins the SAAF U-16 football tournament in Nepal. US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden got a temporary asylum in Russia for 1 year. IPL spot fixing case, Delhi police names Dawood Ibrahim and made Sreesanth to land in more trouble. Lastly, Indian cricket team took 4-0 lead against Zimbabwe.

In Noida

IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal,the sub-divisional magistrate of Gautam Budh Nagar, who has been suspended over a dispute related to a religious place.

Bifurcation of Telangana from the state of Andhra Pradesh

All it started with the much awaited announcement, bifurcation of Telangana from the state of Andhra Pradesh. Congress announced a separate state for Telanagana and made Hyderabad as the joint capital for both Telangana and Seemandhra region for next ten years.

 

 

In Rajahmundry

Tires burnt during protest against the central government's decision to divide Andhra Pradesh to carve out a separate Telangana state in Nellore on Friday.

In New Delhi

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha activists shout slogans during a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Saturday to demand separtate state of 'Gorkhaland'.

In Hyderabad

A group of MLAs and MLCs who resigned in protest against bifurcation of the state for creation of Telangana, at a press conference in Hyderabad on Thursday.

In Kokrajhar

Members of All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) and other prominent Bodo organisations sitting on the tracks at Kokrajhar Railway Station during their 12-hour railway blockade demanding separate state of Bodoland on Friday.

In Russia

US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden got a temporary asylum in Russia for 1 year.

 

 

In New Delhi

Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist Shahzad Ahmed is produced in a court in New Delhi in Feb 2010. A Delhi court on Tuesday awarded life term to Ahmed in 2008 Batla House encounter case.

In Santiago de Compostela

Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a train derailment in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. A train derailed in northwestern Spain on Wednesday night, toppling passenger cars on their sides and leaving at least one torn open as smoke rose into the air. Dozens were feared dead.

IPL spot fixing case

Delhi police names Dawood Ibrahim and made Sreesanth to land in more trouble.

 

 

In Guwahati

An injured of a grenade blast near Paltan Bazar in Guwahati, being rushed to a hospital, on Sunday.

In Cooch Behar

Trinamool Congress workers celebrate a party candidate's victory in panchayat polls in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal on Tuesday.

Jail gets its new FM radio station

Tihar inmates got a chance to celebrate as the jail gets its new FM radio station.

 

 

In Kathmandu

Indian football players celebrate with the winning trophy of the SAFF (Under -16) championship at Dashrath stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal on Tuesday. India beat Nepal by 1-0 in the final match.

In Uttarakhand

Prayers to restart at Kedarnath temple on Sep 11

 

 

India decimate Zimbabwe 5-0 in cricket

Indian players celebrate the wicket of Zimbabwean batsman Hamilton Masakadza at an one-day cricket match played at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

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