Poll code violation cases in Telangana ‘a farce’ as politicians walk...

The judgements pronounced by the Special Sessions Court-- for the trial of MPs, MLAs at Nampally in Hyderabad in 16 cases related to electioneering--brought relief to 15 elected representatives, including Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, and Telangana ministers such as N Malla Reddy and Satyavati Rathore

Ex-Ranji player held for duping industrialists, posing as aide of Telangana IT m...

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad police on S...

Telangana lawyers agitate for protection after attacks on fraternity

The advocate community played a significant role in the movement for a separate Telangana for over six years till the dream of a new state was realised in June 2014. Today they are protesting on the roads, agitating against the Telangana Rashtriya Samithi-led government and demanding a law for their own protection

How a Telangana village is banishing dogmas, celebrating the girl child

Hyderabad: For the first time in at ...

Telangana police arrest eight for slaughtering a cow

The Telangana police on Saturday (February 27) arrested eight persons on charges of slaughtering a cow.According to Siddipet police commissioner, D Joel Davis, the eight had committed the offence at a poultry farm on the outskirts of the town on Friday (February 26) night. Their buyer is in Hyderabad.

72 people of unknown nationalities get Indian passports with Telangana address

As many as 72 people, whose nationality remains a mystery, managed to obtain Indian passports on one residential address, located in Bodhan town of Nizamabad district in Telangana. Records show that 32 of them went to different countries and 15 have returned to India, but are not traceable yet. A total of 17 others are still abroad, possibly in the Gulf, Malaysia and Singapore. Forty others have not left India so far.

Telangana minister worries about son’s privacy in talks with Microsoft’s ...

Data security and privacy are the biggest concerns not only for ordinary citizens but also those in power.  Telangana IT minister KT Rama Rao, who is known as a tech-savvy politician, raised concerns about privacy and security with the technology-enabled shoes used by his 15-year-old son.

Telangana puts up brave face amid surge in COVID cases, opens lower classes

Even as neighbouring states of Maharashtra and Karnataka are recording an increase in coronavirus infections and are looking at lockdown and night curfew options, Telangana has taken a direction to move forward with its plans to restore normal activity

Congress irked as TRS names PV Rao’s daughter as nominee for MLC polls

Hyderabad: Much to the embarrassment to the Congress, late former prime minister PV Narasimha Rao's daughter, Surabhi Vani Devi, has accepted an offer from the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to contest the upcoming Legislative Council elections in the state.


Infra push, sops for women in Stalin’s vision document for Tamil Nadu

DMK president MK Stalin on Sunday (March 7) released the party's vision document for the next 10 years, focussing on thrust areas such as economy, agriculture, water resources, education and health, urban development, rural infrastructure and social justice.

Shah meets heads of various Hindu mutts in poll-bound Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Union Home Minister Amit ...

Congress issues second list for 3 seats in Phase 1 of Assam polls

Guwahati: The AICC on Sunday issued the second list of three candidates for the prestigious Titabor, Dhakuakhana and Naoboicha assembly constituencies of Assam, which goes to polls in the first phase on March 27.

Vaccine efficacy: What’s holding India back from ramping up genome sequencing

As vaccines are being rolled out across the world, and there are apprehensions regarding their effectiveness, genome sequencing would provide valuable inputs to tweak vaccine design.

Women of the world, it is absolutely alright if you are not a superwoman

Popular media constantly makes us feel we are not good enough, instilling a fear in us of missing out on something big, of not making enough money or that we are marrying too late or for debating whether to have a kid or not, or for not maintaining the ideal weight!




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Bystanders made Telangana double murder of activist couple a spectacle

When a lawyer couple was dragged out of their car and hacked to death in Telangana’s Peddapalli district on Wednesday afternoon, several bystanders preferred to do nothing but capture the gruesome murders on their cell phones. The passengers of two buses stranded on the road too watched the murder in silence as the couple was first waylaid by the assailants and repeatedly attacked with knives, sickles, and axes at leisure, without any fear or hesitation.

Telangana twin murders: Lawyers shun work for second day

Hyderabad: Telangana courts witnessed thin attendance for the second consecutive day on Friday (February 19) as lawyers boycotted work in protest against the brutal murder of fellow advocates Gattu Vaman Rao and Nagamani. Except for the high court, business did not take place in the lower courts, including tribunals, across Telangana and some courts in neighb...

Outrage after Telangana CM likens protestors at public meeting to dogs

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, on Wednesday (February 10), compared a group of people, who attended his public meeting, with "dogs" and asked the police to take them out. The CM's remark triggered  outrage

Man commits suicide after harassment by loan app in Telangana

Karimnagar: Karimnagar(Telangana), Jan 9 Another man allegedlydied by suicide in Telangana, upset over being harassed byan online money lender from whom he had taken a loan and wasunable to repay it, police said on Saturday. With this death, the total number of suicides due toharassment by instant app-based lenders have gone up to six inthe state. Pavan ...

Telangana police bust instant loan apps scam; Chinese among 4 arrested

Telangana’s Cyberabad police have arrested four persons including a Chinese national in connection with instant loan apps cases.

KCR’s job bonanza promise amid finance crunch spells disquiet

​Smarting under the recent electoral setbacks, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is back to doing what he is best at: making big promises. This time, he has come up with a promise to provide 50,000 government jobs soon and instructed chief secretary Somesh Kumar to issue ​a ​notification to fill all pending posts in various department...

Actor-turned-politician Vijayashanti returns to BJP

New Delhi: Actor-turned-politician Vijayashanti on Monday joined the BJP, a party she had chosen in the late 90s to start her political career before joining other outfits, and asserted that only the saffron party can fulfil the aspirations of the people of Telangana.  

Hyderabad polls verdict a boost to BJP, but a warning to KCR

True to its billing, the outcome of the high-stake election to the Hyderabad municipal corporation carries a political message whose significance goes beyond the civic body. For the BJP, which has made key inroads in the city on the back of a bitterly polarised campaign, the mandate comes as a major boost to its plans to emerge as a principal ch...

Hindutva juggernaut of BJP makes Hyderabad inroads; Bengal, TN next

Telugu voters have established a trend where they embrace change and court new political formations with gusto but do not hesitate to throw them out when they find them falling short on expectations.The Friday results of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation elections reaffirms the trend, with the BJP doing much better than what pre-poll forecasts indicated.

All eyes on high-stakes Hyderabad civic body mandate

All eyes are riveted on Hyderabad as the counting of votes for the bitterly-fought elections to the municipal corporation began on Friday morning (December 4) amid tight security.

BJP goes the whole hog in Hyderabad and with a reason

'A small step for Hyderabad. A giant leap for Telangana.'This is how a veteran political observer summed up the BJP’s campaign blitzkrieg in the just-held elections to the Hyderabad municipal corporation

Hyderabad civic polls: Voting underway in high-stakes battle

Polling began on Tuesday (December 1) in the high-stakes Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) election following a vociferous and often acrimonious campaign. The voting for the 150-ward GHMC commenced at 7 am and will end at 6 pm.

BJP will ‘free’ Hyderabad of Nawab, Nizam culture: Amit Shah

The Union Home Minister held a roadshow in the city ahead of the December 1 Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections

‘They’ll teach us?’: KCR’s ‘per capita income’ ji...

Hyderabad: In a bitter jibe ahead of the high stake Hyderabad municipal polls, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Saturday (November 28) sought to remind BJP leaders from other states that Telangana's per capita income is far better than the ones ruled by BJP.

‘Dilli Boys in Gully polls’: How BJP eyes the Hyderabad municipal pie

The Hyderabad municipal election is crucial for TRS to retain its hold in state politics. Any slide in its tally due to BJP means trouble.

Court orders, COVID lower pollution levels during Diwali in Telugu states

Air pollution levels in the Telugu states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh saw a dip during Diwali compared to the festive season last year. Thanks to the interventions of courts, the governments in these states had ordered only green crackers be used during the festival.

How BJP’s blitzkrieg is changing the Hyderabad poll scene

An election to a municipal corporation is normally a local affair with low political stakes. But, what the poll-bound Hyderabad Municipal Corporation is witnessing defies both the attributes. The BJP is set to unleash a blitzkrieg to make inroads into what appears to be an impregnable fortress of the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and its a...

BJP makes surprise gain in Telangana by-poll in a blow to TRS

Hyderabad: The BJP has made a surprise gain by winning the by-election in Telangana’s Dubbak Assembly constituency. The saffron party has wrested the seat from the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) with a slender margin of 1,470 votes.

Whole of Hyderabad will be flooded by 2050 if illegal layouts regularised: HC

The Telangana High Court has criticised the state government’s move to regularise all illegal and unapproved layouts in rural and urban areas under the Land Regularisation Scheme (LRS), and said if it was allowed, then whole of Hyderabad would be flooded by 2050.

Hyderabad’s glitzy façade masks a crumbling civic structure

Hyderabad was once known as city of lakes. The founder Muhammad Quli Sutb Shah and subsequent rulers of Qutb Shahi and Asaf Jahi dynasty developed a chain of lakes, channels connecting the lakes to river Musi and open spaces to prevent flooding.