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...

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

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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.


Tejashwi’s tough side: ‘Hum Tejashwi Yadav bol rahein hai, DM sahab’

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Gautam Gambhir donates ₹1 crore towards Ram temple construction

Cricketer-turned-politician, Gautam Gambhir, donated ₹ 1 crore to the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust for the construction of the grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya

GDP within striking distance of positive growth: RBI bulletin

The RBI’s January bulleti...

Parl panel to grill Facebook executives over WhatsApp policy changes

A parliamentary committee will grill Facebook executives on Thursday regarding the latest update in WhatsApp's privacy policy, which has triggered privacy concerns among its users.




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‘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.

Rain fury: IT hub pays the price for decades of neglect

On August 24, 2000, Hyderabad lived through a nightmare of near-deluge as torrential rains, with 240 mm recorded within a span of 24 hours, played havoc with the city’s infrastructure, inundated hundreds of colonies and threw normal life out of gear.

Rain fury in Hyderabad leaves a trail of death and destruction

Several videos have emerged capturing the impact of the havoc wreaked by the unprecedented downpour that battered Hyderabad and the rest of Telangana for three days.

Monsoon fury throws life out of gear, 30 people killed in Telangana

Chennai: Hyderabad on Wednesday witnessed monsoon fury that inundated roads, flooded houses, toppled and swept away vehicles and left 19 people dead, as unprecedented rains lashed the capital city, besides some other districts in Telangana.

‘Brand Hyderabad’ goes under water as rains wreak havoc

The image of Hyderabad as an international IT hub has taken a severe beating with torrential rains exposing the city’s vulnerabilities and its poor drainage system.

2-month-old baby, 10 others killed in Telangana due to heavy rains

Hyderabad: At least 11 people have died in Telangana following incessant rains that lashed several parts of the state, leading to waterlogging on roads and inundation of some low-lying areas.

Bonhomie gives way to bitterness: Why Telugu states are locked in water war

Not long ago, there was an air of optimism and hope as the sibling Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana were preparing to shed their bitter baggage of the past and set a new template for cooperation. The reason for this positive change was the blossoming friendship between AP’s new Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and his Telangana c...

TRS opposes farms bills, says they will cause ‘injustice’ to farmers

The efforts of the Congress to bolster opposition to the three farm Bills introduced by the Centre received a boost on Saturday when Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao raised his voice against them saying they would result in a “lot of injustice” to farmers and should be opposed at all cost. The bills have been passed by the Lok Sabha ...

Telangana’s push for Bharat Ratna for PV Narasimha Rao angers AIMIM

The renewed focus on former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao’s political legacy, marked by a push for conferring Bharat Ratna on him, has created friction between the two long-standing political allies in Telangana—the ruling Telangana Rashtra Smaithi (TRS) and All India Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM).

Echoes of ‘letter bomb’ in Telangana Cong, rebels raise social justice plank

Close on the heels of a “letter bomb” hitting the Congress high command, the party’s Telangana unit is caught in a storm over a section of senior leaders scripting a similar campaign focusing on ‘social justice’ plank.

SC nod for quota within quota ignites new hope in Telugu states

The Supreme Court's recent ruling in favour of 'quota within quota' for the Scheduled Caste communities has reignited hope among those fighting for sub-categorisation of the SCs in the Telugu states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to ensure equitable distribution of the reservation benefits.

Maoist top gun Ganapathi to surrender? Party denies

Maoist top gun Ganapathi alias Muppala Lakshman Rao, who carries a reward of ₹1.5 crore on his head, is likely to surrender soon.

Facebook bans BJP’s Raja Singh over hate content

Facebook on Thursday (September 3) banned Telangana BJP MLA T Raja Singh from its platform and Instagram for violating its policy on content promoting violence and hate. It said the process for evaluating potential violators “is extensive and it is what led us to the decision to remove his account”.