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  • Farmer suicides mar TRS' short tenure in Telangana, opposition blames indifference November 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: It is a grim situation for farmers across Telangana. In the last five months, since the Telangana Rashtra Samiti came to power in the state - around 350 farmers have committed suicide. Non-implementation of loan waivers, power cuts, inadequate rainfall, dry bore wells, depletion of ground water and poor...
  • Telangana CM hails maiden budget; Opposition expresses disappointment November 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: Even as the ruling TRS hailed the maiden Budget of Telangana, the main opposition Congress and other parties expressed disappointment over it. Hailing the Rs 1,00,637 crore budget presented in the Legislative Assembly by Finance Minister E Rajender, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said that the budget reflected people's...
  • Two TDP legislators join TRS in Telangana October 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: One MLA and one MLC from the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) have formally joined the ruling party TRS in the presence of chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao in a public function on Wednesday. They are MLA Teegala Krishna Reddy (Maheswaram) and the party MLC V Gangadhar Goud. Two others,...
  • News 360: Air India violates DGCA flying duty hours norms for crew October 28, 2014

    In the news yet again for wrong reasons, India's state air carrier Air India has been accused of flouting civil aviation guidelines and putting lives of hundreds of passengers at risk everyday. ...
  • TDP, TRS take their war to Facebook October 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: The bitterness between the Andhra and Telangana state political parties TDP and TRS has gone to new level. Telugu Desam Party's official Facebook page has put up a post that mocks the newly formed state of Telangana. The TDP takes a dig at TRS government in Telangana claiming that...
  • Telangana power shortage due to government unpreparedness: BJP October 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: BJP MP and the party's national vice president Bandaru Dattatreya on Wednesday accused Telangana government of being "short-sighted and unprepared" which led to water and power shortage due to which several farmers have committed suicide in the newly formed state. "In the new state of Telangana, so far about...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Naidu criticises Telangana's TRS government for power crisis October 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday said that he was ready for an open discussion about the prevailing power crisis in the new Telangana state even as he criticised the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) government for creating a controversy over every issue. "Telangana state is unable...
  • Telangana: TRS, TDP workers clash over sharing of water, electricity October 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samiti and Telugu Desam Party workers clashed in Nalgonda district on Wednesday as the row over sharing of water and electricity between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh took a violent turn. Tension prevailed in Nalgonda district as police arrested top leaders of opposition TDP during a shutdown called by...
  • Split in Telangana TDP, 4 MLAs and 1 MLC set to join TRS October 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu-led Telugu Desam Party (TDP) is facing a big threat to its very existence in the newly created state of Telangana. Four TDP MLAs and an MLC met Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhara Rao and extended their support and willingness to join the party....
  • Telangana: BJP criticises TRS government over 'Hyderabad Liberation Day' issue September 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: The BJP on Thursday hit out at the TRS government in Telangana for not officially celebrating the 'Hyderabad Liberation Day' and preventing it from organising the event inside Golconda Fort. Police on Wednesday took BJP leaders and activists into preventive custody when they attempted to go to the historic Golconda...
  • BJP criticises TRS government on 'Hyderabad Liberation Day' September 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: The BJP on Thursday hit out at the TRS government in Telangana for not officially celebrating the 'Hyderabad Liberation Day' and preventing it from organising the event inside Golconda Fort here. Police on Wednesday took BJP leaders and activists into preventive custody when they attempted to go to the historic...
  • Telangana: Medak Lok Sabha constituency bypoll vote counting on Tuesday September 15, 2014

    Sangareddy: Counting of votes polled from the Medak Lok Sabha constituency during the September 13 bypoll is scheduled to begin on Tuesday morning 8 am at Rudram village's Gitam University campus near Sangareddy town, official sources said on Monday. Medak parliamentary constituency comprises sevenassembly segments like Sangareddy, Patancheru, Narsapur, Medak,...
  • Telangana bypoll: Over 30% polling recorded for Medak Lok Sabha seat September 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: 2:15 PM: Over 30 per cent polling recorded till noon. Voting has begun for bypoll in Medak Lok Sabha constituency in Telangana, necessitated by the resignation of Telangana Rashtra Samiti president K Chandrashekhar Rao after he became chief minister. The bypoll witnessed a spirited campaign with ruling TRS, main Opposition Congress...
  • Telangana: Campaign for Medak Lok Sabha bypoll ends September 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: The campaign for the byelection to Medak Lok Sabha constituency in Telangana, scheduled for September 13, ended on Thursday evening. The election was necessitated after TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao quit as the MP after he became the Chief Minister of the newlycreated state. Determined to retain the prestigious...
  • Telangana government completes 100 days in office September 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: An urge to break from the past, treading a new path and seeking to leave a Telangana stamp on different issues mark the tenure of the TRS government which completed 100 days in office on Tuesday. Having successfully led the agitation for formation of Telangana State, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar...
  • Telangana: TRS, TDPBJP and Congress slug it out to win Medak LS bypoll September 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: A shrill campaign is on for the highstakes Medak Lok Sabha bypoll in Telangana, which has been necessitated after the resignation of Telengana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao of the ruling TRS, with the Congress and the Telugu Desam (TDP)BJP combine leaving no stone unturned to win the contest. The...
  • Telangana TDP leader Tummala Rao quits, may join TRS August 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a setback to Telugu Desam in Telangana, senior leader and former Minister Tummala Nageswar Rao on Saturday resigned from the party amid speculation that he might join the ruling TRS. "I have resigned from TDP. I cannot tell reasons now. I am not well. I cannot speak much," he...
  • BJP President Amit Shah to visit Hyderabad on Thursday August 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: BJP President Amit Shah would arrive on Thursday for a twoday visit during which he would have a direct interaction with the village unit chiefs of the party in Telangana. Shah, who took charge last month, will address a meeting of party workers at Secunderabad on Thursday evening. Telangana BJP...
  • Doortodoor survey begins in Telangana, brings life to a standstill August 19, 2014

    Hyderabad: The massive doortodoor 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 doortodoor survey August 19, 2014

    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 doortodoor 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 August 17, 2014

    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...
  • Telangana CM hoists national flag at Golconda Fort August 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: In a departure from the over fivedecadesold 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...
  • 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. ...
  • TRS disrupts Lok Sabha proceedings opposing special powers to Telangana Governor August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Telangana Rashtra Samiti members on Monday disrupted the proceedings of the Lok Sabha opposing grant of certain special powers related to law and order in Hyderabad with the Governor, forcing the Speaker to adjourn the House for 10 minutes during Question Hour. As soon as the House assembled for...
  • 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...
  • 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 daughterinlaw of...
  • 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...
  • Telangana declares bandh to protest amendment of AP reorganisation bill July 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: A state wide bandh was called by the Telangana Political Joint Action Committee and Left parties to protest the amendment of the AP reorganisation bill in the Lok Sabha on Friday. The Lok Sabha passed the bill which deals with the controversial Polavaram project and paves the way for transferring...
  • Telangana to officially celebrate Bonalu June 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government today decided to officially celebrate Bonalu and Bathukamma, the Hindu folk festivals of the region. The decision was taken at a meeting convened by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao with senior officials and public representatives belonging to various political parties. Excise Minister Padma Rao told reporters that the...
  • Celebrations over, Telangana government gets down to business June 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: After more than six decades of struggle, Telangana is finally a separate state. Celebrations are now over and it's time for the new government to get down to business. All eyes are now on Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and his team as they set the wheels of development in...