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  • Door-to-door survey begins in Telangana, brings life to a standstill 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: The massive door-to-door survey by the Telangana government has begun in the newly carved state on Tuesday and has brought life to a standstill. 'Telangana Samagra Kutumba Survey' or 'Telangana Intensive Household Survey' will cover over 84 lakh households in the state. The enumerators will visit all houses in...
  • Telangana government calls for shutdown to undertake door-to-door survey 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: The life in Telangana is likely to come to a standstill as the government has called for a shutdown on Tuesday in order to undertake a door-to-door survey. 'Telangana Samagra Kutumba Survey' or 'Telangana Intensive Household Survey' will cover over 84 lakh households in the state. The enumerators will...
  • CMs of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh hold talks to sort out differences 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: Putting aside their differences, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday met in presence of Governor ESL Narasimhan to sort out differences between the two states on various issues. Both the chief ministers told reporters after...
  • Will be Hitler or even worse, says Telangana CM; defends decision to hold residents' survey 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: In a bizarre defense of the government's move to hold a day-long survey in Telangana, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao sparked an uproar by saying that he would be like German dictator Adolf Hitler if the situation demanded. "If there is a problem and I have to become Hitler, I...
  • Telangana CM hoists national flag at Golconda Fort 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: In a departure from the over five-decades-old tradition of Independence Day celebrations at Parade Grounds, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday hoisted the national flag at the historic Golconda Fort. In a move aimed at showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Telangana, the Chief Minister choose the fort...
  • Mars Mission: Mangalyaan on course, says ISRO chief Radhakrishnan August 12, 2014

    Chennai: India's first inter-planetary mission to Mars "Mangalyaan" was on its course and the orbiter would reach the Martian orbit on September 24, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Radhakrishnan said on Tuesday. "The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) is on course and as per plan it would reach the orbit...
  • India draws against stronger Armenia in chess Olympiad August 11, 2014

    Chennai: The Indian open team on Sunday drew 2-2 their match against much stronger opponent Armenia at the World Chess Olympiad underway in Norway. The Indian open team had the crucial advantage of playing with white pieces on the first and third boards against the Armenians. On the top board, Indian GM...
  • TRS MP Kavitha says Hyderabad, Kashmir forcibly merged into India, faces sedition charge August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Telangana Rashtra Samiti MP K Kavitha has been charged with sedition for saying that Hyderabad, Kashmir were forcibly merged into India. An FIR has been filed after a complaint was filed by a Hyderabad based lawyer who also serves as the convener of the BJP's legal cell. ...
  • ISRO mulls developing higher capability communication satellites August 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: ISRO is planning to develop communication satellites in higher frequency bands and power and data handling capacity in the range of 100 Gigabits per second to meet the growing demands of broadband internet and rural telecom connectivity, ISRO chairman K Radhakrishnan said on Sunday. Radhakrishnan also said that the premier...
  • India wins against Moldova in Chess Olympiad August 9, 2014

    Chennai: In a day of mixed results, the Indian open team on Friday defeated Moldova 3.5-0.5 while the women's team split the points equally against Spain 2-2 at the World Chess Olympiad being held in Norway. The Indian open team rested Grandmaster S.P. Sethuraman who has been playing well till now....
  • BJP to oppose any move by Telangana government on Muslim reservation August 6, 2014

    Sangareddy: BJP will oppose any move by the Telangana government to provide 12 per cent reservation to Muslims as had been promised by the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), led by K Chandrasekhar Rao, in its election manifesto, BJP state unit chief G Kishan Reddy said here on Tuesday. "BJP is...
  • Narendra Modi under fire for silence over religious incidents July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is facing criticism for remaining silent about incidents deemed anti-Muslim in the past week, underscoring fears that his Hindu nationalist followers will upset religious relations in the multi-faith nation. Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party swept to power in May after an election campaign that mainly focused...
  • CWG 2014: Sukhen, Sanjita lift gold as India off to a rousing start July 25, 2014

    Glasgow: Sukhen Dey and K Sanjita Chanu stole the limelight by clinching a gold each in weightlifting, as India launched their campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games with a flourish, winning seven medals in all on the opening day of the competitions in Glasgow. Judokas Navjot Chana and Shushila Likmabam had...
  • CWG 2014: Weightlifters Sanjita, Sukhen win Gold medals for India on Day 1 July 25, 2014

    Glasgow: Sukhen Dey and K Sanjita Chanu stole the limelight by clinching a Gold each in weightlifting, as India launched their campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games with a flourish, winning seven medals in all on the opening day of the competitions here. India is at 4th spot in medals...
  • BJP distances itself from party leader's statement on Sania Mirza July 24, 2014

    Sani Mirza is India's pride in the world sporting circuit, ranked number 5 in doubles in international tennis. Yet, BJP MLA from Telangana K Laxman called Sania an outsider and said that she is worthy of being Telangana's brand ambassador. After furore over the remark, BJP has distanced itself from...
  • Medak mishap which killed 18 took place due to driver's negligence: Gowda July 24, 2014

    Medak: In a horrific incident, 17 children along with the driver were killed on Thursday as a school bus collided with a moving passenger train at an unmanned railway crossing in Medak district in Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak. The...
  • BJP opposes Sania honour: Are we insulting our champions? July 24, 2014

    A Bharatiya Janata Party leader has stirred a controversy by opposing tennis star Sania Mirza's appointment as the new brand ambassador for Telangana. BJP MLA K Laxman even went to the extent of calling Sania the daughter-in-law of Pakistan as she married Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik in 2010. CNN-IBN takes...
  • Politicians vs Sania: Has Sania Mirza been insulted by our political class? July 24, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party leader has stirred a controversy by opposing tennis star Sania Mirza's appointment as the new brand ambassador for Telangana. BJP MP K Laxman even went to the extent of calling Sania as the daughter-in-law of Pakistan. ...
  • BJP leader K Laxman calls Sania Mirza "daughter-in-law" of Pakistan July 24, 2014

    Telangana BJP leader K Laxman on Thursday opposed the state government's decision to appoint tennis icon Sania Mirza as the brand ambassador of Telangana, terming her as "daughter-in-law" of Pakistan. ...
  • Leaders come out in support of Sania Mirza as BJP targets her July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The appointment of tennis star Sania Mirza as the brand ambassador of newly carved state of Telangana has stirred a controversy with Bharatiya Janata Party leaders questioning her loyalty towards India. Telangana BJP MLA K Laxman raised the matter in the Assembly and called Sania the daughter-in-law of...
  • BJP MLA opposes Sania Mirza becoming Telangana brand ambassador, calls her daughter-in-law of Pakistan July 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: A Bharatiya Janata Party leader has stirred a controversy by opposing tennis star Sania Mirza's appointment as the new brand ambassador for Telangana. BJP MLA K Laxman even went to the extent of calling Sania the daughter-in-law of Pakistan as she married Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik in 2010. Laxman raised...
  • Mysore: Rape survivor made to wait naked for 3 hours for medical test July 22, 2014

    Mysore: A rape survivor in Mysore was made to wait naked for three hours in a government hospital on Tuesday. Karnataka State Women's Commission chairperson Manjula Manasa has taken up the issue. Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah, too, promised action in the case. "We will take whatever action is needed," he said. Earlier...
  • Bangalore rape case: Karnataka CM snaps back, asks 'is this the only news' July 22, 2014

    Bangalore: Reacting to the horrific rape incident in the city, Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah on Tuesday lashed back at reporters, "Is this the only thing which is happening here?" The incident took place at the Bangalore school, where two staff members allegedly raped a six-year-old girl student. The school has...
  • Sania Mirza appointed brand ambassador of Telangana July 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza was on Tuesday appointed 'Brand Ambassador' of Telangana. She will promote the new "state's interests" in India and abroad, according to Industrial Infrastructure Corporation Managing Director Jayesh Rajan. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao handed over a letter of appointment and also a cheque of Rs...
  • Student rape: Bangalore Police Chief R Auradkar transferred July 21, 2014

    Bangalore: Two weeks after a 6-year-old girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, the city police chief Raghavendra Auradkar has been transferred on Monday. Auradkar has been moved in view of the deteriorating law and order situation in the city. Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah cleared the transfer...
  • VHP blames J~~amp;amp;K government for clashes during Amarnath yatra July 19, 2014

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Saturday attacked the Jammu and Kashmir government over the clashes between community kitchen operators and pony owners during the Amarnath yatra, and demanded Centre's intervention. "The Jammu and Kashmir government is responsible for the attack on those running community kitchen as it was unable to control the...
  • BJP asks Maharashtra Governor to put Modi's posters in prominent places July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shaina NC has sought permission from Governor of Maharashtra K Sankaranarayanan to put up Prime Minister Narendra Modi's posters in all prominent public places as per the norms. The governor has agreed to the BJP's demand but has insisted that the PM's photograph should come...
  • Polavaram project: BJP asks Congress, TRS not to fan sentiments July 13, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh unit BJP president K Hari Babu on Sunday asked leaders of TRS and Congress to refrain from making provocative statements over the passage of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill in Lok Sabha. The passage of the bill in the Lower House recently has paved the way to...
  • Indian Navy Light Combat Aircraft to soon begin test flights July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The naval variant of India's indigenous light combat aircraft (LCA) is due to soon begin ramp trials. Avinash Chander, scientific adviser to the Defence Minister and Director General Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), told India Strategic magazine (www.indiastrategic.in) that the LCA-Navy had already done more than 25 test...