TELANGANA

  • Telangana: Harassed for not bearing son, woman kills self with daughters 7 hours 58 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: A 26-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide along with her two daughters by jumping into a canal in Nizamabad district of Telangana on Tuesday, apparently due to harassment by her husband for not bearing him a son, police said. The incident occurred under Nagireddypet police station limits between 9.30 am...
  • Hyderabad: Writer Kona Venkat looted at knifepoint 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: Popular Telugu writer Kona Venkat and producer DVV Danayya were robbed at knifepoint when they were returning home from a party late at night. The incident happened at Shadnagar on Thursday. "A very shocking moment for me & our producer Danayya garu, when we got looted at knife point by some...
  • TDP legislators stopped from entering Telangana assembly 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: Tension prevailed in the premises of Telangana legislative assembly on Thursday when the security personnel stopped legislators of opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) from entering the building. Ten lawmakers, who were already suspended from the House for the entire budget session, faced embarrassing situation when the security staff did not...
  • Centre to appoint official to coordinate with Andhra Pradesh and Telangana March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Centre has decided to appoint a senior Home Ministry official to coordinate with Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and concerned ministries for speedy implementation of the provisions in Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act. The decision came following a meeting of a delegation of Andhra Pradesh BJP leaders with Union Home Minister...
  • IOTY 2014: K Chandrasekhar Rao, P Vijayan win Popular Choice Award March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and IPS officer P Vijayan have been awarded Popular Choice Award at the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year 2014 for their distinguished work in their respective fields. The credit for the oldest statehood movement of India this year that led to the creation...
  • Vehicle of Telangana CM's convoy hit a 12-year-old boy, allege locals March 16, 2015

    Nagole: Locals have alleged that one of the vehicles of Telangana Chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao's convoy hit a 12 year old boy on Sunday. The boy suffered injuries in the mishap. His condition is said to be stable. While there is no word from the CM's office on the incident,...
  • Telangana government to spend Rs 6 lakh crore in 5 years: CM Chandrasekhar Rao March 10, 2015

    Hyderabad: Telangana government plans to spend over Rs 6 lakh crore towards plan and non-plan expenditure in the next five years, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said on Tuesday. Replying to a 'Motion of Thanks' on the Governor's address in the Telangana Assembly, Rao said that his government is...
  • Government sanctions Rs 100 crore to clean up and rejuvenate Hussain Sagar lake March 10, 2015

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government's plans of cleaning Hussain Sagar lake by emptying it and subsequently re-filling it with fresh water, has left activists fuming. This ambitious project of Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao aimed to restore the lake to its former glory, but the activists has claimed that the procedure...
  • 10 TDP legislators suspended from Telangana Assembly for entire Budget session March 9, 2015

    Hyderabad: Ten legislators of the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) were suspended on Monday from the Telangana Assembly for the entire Budget session for disrupting the proceedings. Speaker S Madhusudana Chary announced the suspension of the TDP members after Minister for Legislative Affairs T Harish Rao moved the resolution. As soon as...
  • Modi changed dress four times on a day while Obama wore just one suit: Akbaruddin Owaisi March 3, 2015

    Hyderabad: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi's brother Akbaruddin has mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for changing his clothes often and trying hard to impress US President Barack Obama during the latter's visit to India on Republic Day. Ridiculing Modi, Akbaruddin said, "He (Modi) changed his dress four times...
  • Former IAF fighter pilot becomes new Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee chief March 2, 2015

    Hyderabad: An NDA graduate, newly-appointed Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee president N Uttam Kumar Reddy served as a fighter pilot in the Indian Air Force before plunging into politics two decades ago. He had flown MIG-21 and MIG-23 aircraft in frontline fighter squadrons, and was decorated for gallantry in Siachen and other...
  • Telangana CM to relocate Secretariat to Hospital site citing poor vaastu conditions March 2, 2015

    Hyderabad: While Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao's belief in vaastu is well known, he has found himself in the middle of a controversy after the Opposition accused him of wasting state funds over shifting the state Secretariat citing vaastu as a reason. The Telangana government has decided to build a...
  • 57 fresh cases of swine flu in Telangana February 28, 2015

    Hyderabad: Fifty seven fresh cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana, where the number of deaths due to the virus stands at 56 as of on Saturday. "In the current year, from January 1 till February 27, 4,673 samples have been tested, out of which 1,469 found to be...
  • Telangana: With two more dead, swine flu death toll reaches 56 February 27, 2015

    Hyderabad: Two more deaths and 27 new cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana, where the number of deaths due to the virus stands at 56 as on date. "In the current year, from January 1 till February 26, 4,483 samples have been tested, out of which 1,412 found...
  • 56 fresh swine flu cases detected in Telangana February 23, 2015

    Hyderabad: As many as 56 new cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana, where the H1N1 virus has claimed 51 lives so far this year. From January 1 till Sunday, 4,040 samples were tested, out of which 1,316 were found positive for swine flu. The number of deaths due...
  • Telugu actor Jai Akash joins Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) February 23, 2015

    Chennai: Telugu actor Jai Akash who starred in films like 'Anandam' and 'Ready' has joined Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) party. He has no plans to leave acting. "I've officially joined TRS party. I'd like to juggle between politics and films, so I have no plans of quitting acting. "The TRS government...
  • Government battles swine flu outbreak, over 10,000 infected with deadly virus February 19, 2015

    Swine flu scare continues to spread across the country with 663 people having lost their lives in 2015 and more than 10,000 people having tested positive. On Wednesday, 12 people died in Gujarat taking the death toll in the state to 167 while 3 people succumbed to the deadly virus...
  • Swine flu scare: As death toll constantly rises, chemists report shortage of medicines February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Chemists are reporting a shortage of swine flu medication at a time when 39 people have died in the country over the last 24 hours and 624 people have lost their lives due to the deadly H1N1 virus in less than two months. However, the government is claiming...
  • Bill soon to stop employment of kids below 14 years: Bandaru Dattatreya February 17, 2015

    Telangana: To ban employment of children below 14 years in any occupation, a Bill will be presented before the Cabinet soon, a Union Minister said on Tuesday. "To eradicate child labour under the age of 14, a Bill will be presented before the Union Cabinet and will later be introduced before...
  • Amendments to Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act likely in Budget session February 15, 2015

    Hyderabad: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday indicated that the Centre may take up the issue of introducing amendments to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014 during the forthcoming budget session of Parliament. "Regarding amendments in AP Reorganisation Act 2014, we are going to talk to both the state governments...
  • Telangana: Death toll rises to 45 after 3 more die of Swine Flu February 13, 2015

    Hyderabad: Swine flu continues to claim lives in Telangana with three more people succumbing at a hospital on Friday. With this the toll due to swine flu rose to 45 since January 1, officials said. According to a bulletin by the health department on Friday, 89 samples were tested for H1N1 virus...
  • Swine flu menace continues, 216 cases registered throughout the country February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Health Ministry has stated that around 216 swine flu deaths have been registered throughout the country in just the first 10 days of February. But, the ministry has assured that there is adequate stock of medicines in most states. Five more people succumbed to swine flu in...
  • Telangana government not addressing drought conditions: BJP February 11, 2015

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government is not addressing drought conditions, state BJP president and MLA G Kishan Reddy said on Wednesday. "Some ministers are holding meetings on 'Mission Kakatiya' (restoration of tanks) programme, others on the water grid. But no one is talking about drought," he said. No reports have been...
  • Swine flu outbreak: 27 fresh cases reported in Telangana February 11, 2015

    Hyderabad: Twenty seven fresh cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana which recorded 42 deaths since January one this year, a bulletin issued by the state government said on Wednesday. "In the current year, from January 1 till February 10, 2,751 samples have been tested out of which...
  • Telangana: 49 fresh swine flu cases reported February 10, 2015

    Hyderabad: Telangana continues to reel under the menace of swine flu with 49 fresh cases being reported, a bulletin issued on Tuesday said. "In the current year, from January 1 till February 9, 2,677 samples have been tested, out of which, 880 were found to be positive and the number...
  • Swine flu outbreak: Two more deaths reported in Telangana; 36 victims so far February 4, 2015

    Hyderabad: Two more persons have succumbed to swine flu in Telangana, taking the total number of deaths due to the virus to 36 since January this year, the state government said on Wednesday. "In the current year, from January 1 till February 3, a total of 2,047 samples have been...
  • Telangana: Swine flu claims 31 lives in a month February 2, 2015

    Hyderabad: Swine flu has claimed 31 lives in the past one month even as 35 persons tested positive for the H1N1 virus, the Telangana government said on Monday. From January 1 to February 1, 1,854 samples were tested, of which 629 samples were found to be positive. The number of...
  • Government says swine flu situation is under control: Director at NIMS January 30, 2015

    "The government says swine flu situation is under control. Awareness drives are being carried out at various places. Government concerned as swine flu virus spreading even to the interiors of Telangana. said doctor H Thacker," Director at Noida Institute of Management Studies. ...
  • Swine flu outbreak: Three fresh deaths reported; 25 victims so far in Telangana January 27, 2015

    Hyderabad: Three more deaths from swine flu have been reported in Telangana, taking the total number of casualties due to the H1N1 virus this month to 16 in the state, a senior official said on Tuesday. With this, the total number of deaths during this season (from December last) rose...
  • Swine flu outbreak: 35 fresh cases reported in Telangana January 25, 2015

    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...