HUSSAIN SAGAR LAKE

  • Hyderabad: 15,000 policemen to guard Ganesh immersion festivities September 17, 2013

    Over 15,000 security personnel have been deployed for the smooth conduct of Ganesh idol immersion processions in Hyderabad on Wednesday, a top police official said. "All arrangements have been completed for tomorrow's annual procession of Ganesh idol immersion in the city. Over 15,000 security personnel from state police, including 13 companies...
  • Hyderabad promotes eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations to save Hussain Sagar Lake September 9, 2013

    With the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi festival beginning Monday, authorities are trying to promote more eco-friendly celebrations, including popularising clay idols and minimising immersion in water bodies, including in the famous Hussain Sagar Lake. Considered one of the city's landmarks, the lake is struggling for revival in the face of rampant...
  • Telangana bandh: Violent clashes at Osmania University October 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: ProTelangana students on Monday clashed with police which used teargas shell to quell the protestors at Osmania University campus in Hyderabad even as the bandh called by different groups favouring separate statehood had little impact in the state capital and Telangana districts. A group of activists under the banner of...
  • Trying to find middle ground on Telangana: Congress October 1, 2012

    Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid has said that the Centre is not trying to delay a resolution to the Telangana issue, but trying to find a middle path on the matter. "It's not that we're dragging our feet or procrastinating. We're trying to find a middle ground so that in future,...
  • Telangana march: Violence at Osmania University September 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: Violence erupted at the Osmania University campus in Hyderabad on Sunday after proTelangana students clashed with the police when they were prevented from taking out a rally to join the 'Telangana March'. Scores of sloganshouting students broke the barricades on the campus and pelted stone at the police who...
  • Telangana rally: Andhra government on tenterhooks September 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Nizams' City Hyderabad is all set for a massive rally on Sunday in support of a separate state Telangana. The Hussain Sagar lake will be focus of the rally which is expected to be attended by all parties. The Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) has...
  • Hyderabad: Use clay Ganesha for Hussain Sagar's sake September 10, 2012

    Hyderabad: Immersion of Ganesh idols has long been a source of pollution for Hussain Sagar lake, the pride of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. Of late, it is being claimed that the content of harmful chemicals getting into the lake during the Ganesh idol immersion has come down...
  • Hyderabad: Statues in Hussain Sagar to be fished out July 31, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Department of Culture started a project to fish out parts of the 12 bronze statues vandalised and dumped into the Hussain Sagar at Tank Bund during Million March programme in March 2010 by proTelangana activists. After 28 months of the incident, the government wrote a letter to Indian...
  • Hyderabadis for stenchfree Hussain Sagar July 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: As many as 400 students came out onto the streets near Sanjeevaiah park in the city, and all they asked for was a cleaner Hussain Sagar Lake. Echoing similar views, slogans raised at the event said, We want stench free, colourless water in this lake, this being one of...