TELANGANA

  • Swine flu outbreak: 35 fresh cases reported in Telangana Yesterday

    Hyderabad: Thirty five fresh swine flu cases have been reported in Telangana on Sunday even as no fresh death due to the infection was reported in the last 48 hours, a senior health official said. The 35 were among 82 samples tested while another 112 samples are in the process of...
  • No to handshakes and hugs, only say 'Namaste' to prevent swine flu: Telangana government 3 days ago

    Telangana: With 11 swine flu deaths and 250 cases in January, Telangana is the worst hit state in the country. Alarmed with the situation, the Telangana government is putting effort in to control and treat swine flu cases in the state. To prevent the spread of the disease, the government...
  • Kiran Bedi was critical of BJP just a year ago, says Digvijaya Singh 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday took potshots at BJP's chief ministerial candidate in Delhi Kiran Bedi, wondering how she joined a party which she had "attacked just a year ago". The AICC general secretary in-charge of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh affairs sought to know whether the IPS...
  • Andhra Pradesh and Telangana worst hit by the swine flu virus 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: Three more deaths due to swine flu have been reported in Hyderabad on Wednesday. This has taken the death toll in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to 10 this year. Both the states remain worst hit by the swine flu virus. 49 fresh cases of swine flu, the highest in a...
  • 25 new cases of swine flu reported in Hyderabad 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: 25 new cases of swine flu have been reported in Hyderabad on Tuesday. The total number of cases reported from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh till now is 173 in January with 7 dead. Swine flu continues to spread its wings across the country with fresh cases being reported daily....
  • Hyderabad: Over 70 cases of swine flu reported; one dead January 14, 2015

    Hyderabad: A senior citizen on Wednesday died of swine flue after he was shifted from a private hospital to Gandhi hospital. The person was detected swine flu positive and was suffering from other illness too. While Andhra Pradesh and Telangana witnessed 16 deaths in 2014 this was the first death in...
  • Swine flu scare across India, fresh cases reported in Delhi, Telangana January 6, 2015

    New Delhi/ Hyderabad: Swine flu continues to spread its wings across the country with fresh cases being reported in Hyderabad. Six cases have also been reported from Telangana and one from Andhra Pradesh. Sixteen people have died from the virus in both the states. Meanwhile, four fresh cases have been...
  • Telangana CM vows to make Hyderabad global city, praises Nizam January 2, 2015

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday assured that the government would take all possible steps to make Hyderabad a global city free from congestion and traffic gridlocks. He was inaugurating the 75th All India Industrial Exhibition and platinum jubilee celebrations of the...
  • Government monitoring swine flu situation, arrangements in place: JP Nadda January 2, 2015

    Hyderabad: Swine flu has claimed two more lives in Hyderabad in the last 24 hours. One of the deceased is a 29-year-old lady who was pregnant. This has become a big health concern for everyone. Over 80 cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in 2014....
  • Telangana: Cybercrime cases in Cyberabad rose sharply during 2014 December 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: Cybercrime cases rose sharply under Cyberabad Police Commissionerate limits here during 2014 as compared to last year. A total of 256 cyber crime cases were reported this year as against 109 recorded in 2013, Cyberabad Police Commissioner CV Anand said at a press meet on Tuesday. Out of the...
  • Telangana: Rise in rape, molestation cases in 2014 December 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Cases of molestation ('outraging modesty') and rape increased in Telangana in 2014 compared with the previous year, though the overall crime graph showed a minuscule 0.41 per cent decline. "The overall crime situation is under control. A total of 93,392 cognisable cases have been reported in 2014 compared with...
  • Hyderabad police on alert following Bengaluru blast December 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Security has been stepped up in Hyderabad following a bomb blast in Bengaluru in which a woman was killed and three others got injured. "Following the last night's incident in Bengaluru, we have alerted everybody. We are vigilant. We are ensuring that checking and...
  • Three people die of swine flu in Hyderabad; Telangana toll mounts to 8 December 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: Three people have succumbed to swine flu in Hyderabad in the last two days, taking the total number of deaths due to the disease in 2014 in Telangana to eight. Two persons infected with the H1N1 virus died late on Tuesday while the third patient passed away on Wednesday,...
  • Telangana government launches special drive against illegal financiers December 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: A special drive against the illegal financers has been launched by the South Zone Police to curb or to control unlawful finance business in the society. Under this special drive, 12 cases have been registered by police under Telangana State Money Lending Act and extortion case. It has come...
  • Telangana CM invited to China's Sichuan province November 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: China's Sichuan province has invited Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao to visit the region to strengthen friendly relations and promote business and cultural cooperation. In a letter to the Chief Minister, Zhang Tao, deputy director general of the foreign affairs office in Sichuan, said both the Chinese province and...
  • After Congress, Telangana BJP objects to renaming of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport November 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Aviation Ministry's decision to rename the domestic terminal at Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport after former CM NT Rama Rao has triggered a row and it is not just the Congress that is up in arms. The Telangana state BJP is also upset with the decision and plans...
  • Row over naming Hyderabad Airport DomesticTerminal after NTR, Telangana government says consent not taken November 26, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Civil Aviation Ministry had last week issued an order naming of the domestic terminal at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad after the Telugu matinee idol, TDP founder and former AP chief minister N T Ramarao. Since then opposition party Congress has been opposing the move. The...
  • Hyderabad: Police constable arrested in connection with attack on Aurobindo Pharma Director November 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: A Telangana Police constable has been arrested in connection with the failed abduction bid attack on Aurobindo Pharma Director K Nityananda Reddy. The police nabbed the accused by tracking a mobile signal. He was held while he was trying to flee on a bus to Bengaluru. Police is probing...
  • Telangana government considering to double salaries of MLAs, MLCs November 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government is considering to double the salaries of MLAs and MLCs in the state in view of "rising expenses". Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao held a review with senior officials on the issue on Monday, a release from his office said. The legislators are presently getting up to...
  • 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 government to set up 24-hour helpline for women's safety November 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Setting up a 24-hour helpline, enhancing policing and effective implementation of IT Act are among measures being proposed by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for women's safety. The helpline should have the toll free number '181', he suggested during a review meeting on women's safety, as per a release...
  • 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...
  • Telangana government presents over Rs 1 lakh crore maiden budget November 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government presented its maiden budget with an outlay of over Rs 1 lakh crore in the Assembly on Wednesday. Etela Rajender, Finance Minister of Telangana state formed on June 2 this year, said in his budget speech that for the ten months of the financial year 2014-15,...
  • AP to take its complaints against Telangana to Centre November 3, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will visit New Delhi on November 6 and 7 with a report listing "violation" of the AP Reorganisation Act and other laws by the Telangana Government. The Chief Minister will submit the report to the Union Ministers concerned while Chief Secretary I Y...
  • Telangana could be a major seed producer: K Chandrasekhar Rao November 3, 2014

    Hyderabad: Aiming to make Telangana a major producer of seeds in the country, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao sought to learn the best practices in farming during a visit to Chhattisgarh, it was officially announced. Rao, who is on a two-day visit to Chhattisgarh to purchase electricity, visited a...
  • Telangana CM visits Chhattisgarh for power purchase November 3, 2014

    Hyderabad: Faced with an acute electricity shortage, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is on a visit to Chhattisgarh to purchase of power. "I have actually come for purchasing electricity from Chhattisgarh, for supplying to our farmers. Electricity is being supplied 24 hours (a day) in Chhattisgarh. We don't have such...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Restrain from making provocative comments: PCI panel to Telangana CM October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A three-member panel constituted by Press Council of India has recommended that Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao be directed to restrain himself from making provocative statements against journalists. The committee comprising journalists Rajeev Ranjan Nag, K Amarnath and Krishna Prasad was constituted by PCI Chairperson Justice (retd) Markandey...
  • AP denying Telangana its share of electricity: K Chandrasekhar Rao October 25, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday night claimed that his Andhra Pradesh counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu was denying the rightful share of electricity to Telangana by not honouring the provisions of the AP Reorganisation Act and said he will move Supreme Court over the matter. Rao also sought...