TELANGANA

  • Sound law and order key to development, says Telangana CM 1 hour 6 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said good law and order is an essential prerequisite for rapid development of a state or country while citing the example of Singapore. Referring to his recent visit to Singapore, the Chief Minister said public safety was a top priority in the city-...
  • Terminally ill boy becomes Hyderabad police chief for a day 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: Ten-year-old Sadiq wanted to be police commissioner for a day and his wish was fulfilled by the Hyderabad Police Commissioner Mahender Reddy on Wednesday. Clad in khaki uniform with a cap, the terminally ill boy occupied the chair of the police commissioner while Mahender Reddy and other officers saluted him. The...
  • Two Maoist cadres surrender to the Telangana state police October 10, 2014

    Warangal: Two Maoists, including an outlawed CPI Maoist area committee secretary, have surrendered to the Telangana police, it was officially announced on Friday. Superintendent of Police (Rural) LKV Ranga Rao produced the surrendered Maoists before reporters and said that CPI Maoist's Eturnagaram-Mahadevpur area committee secretary Mekala Raju alias Raj Kumar...
  • Cyclone Hudhud approaches Odisha, Andhra; relief teams make final preparations October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Cyclone Hudhud is fast approaching the Odisha and North Andhra Pradesh coast. It is likely to make landfall at Visakhapatnam on Sunday afternoon. Odisha government has asked the Center to send satellite phones for rescue and relief work. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has also spoken to the chief ministers...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Naidu refutes Telangana CM's allegations about power situation October 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu strongly hit back on Thursday at Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) saying that the latter is merely trying to misinform people about the power issue. "The Telangana CM is unnecessarily blaming me. How can I be responsible for Telangana's electricity...
  • 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....
  • BHEL to set up 6,000 MW thermal plant in Telangana October 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: State-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) will set up 6,000 MW thermal power plant in Telangana. BHEL chairman and managing director B Prasad Rao and Telangana State Power Generation Corporation (TS GENCO) chairman and managing director. D Prabhakar Rao on Saturday signed a memorandum of understanding in the presence of...
  • Telangana CM urges PM to implement 33% reservation for women October 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to implement 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament as well as state legislatures. In a letter written to the Prime Minister, Rao also sought 33 per cent reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBC) both...
  • Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao congratulates Sania Mirza for winning gold September 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao congratulated tennis star Sania Mirza on Monday for winning a gold medal in the mixed doubles competition at the Asian Games. Sania, a brand ambassador for Telangana, made Telangana and the country proud with a gold medal in the mixed doubles category and...
  • Governor ESL Narasimhan appeals people to make Swachch Bharat campaign a success September 27, 2014

    Hyderabad: Governor ESL Narasimhan on Saturday called upon the people of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to take active part in the 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyan', which will be launched on October 2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had appealed in his Independence Day speech to every citizen to strive to make India...
  • Ikea inks MoU to open store in Telangana September 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: Ikea India, a subsidiary of Swedish furniture retailer Ikea AB, today signed an MoU with the Telangana government for establishing its store in the state. Founded in 1943, Ikea is one of the world's largest retailers in furniture, household goods and textiles. It was one of the first companies in...
  • Case on investments involving Jagan's firms posted to October 21 September 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: A special CBI court on Tuesday posted the case related to alleged investments made in the companies of YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy in return for benefits, to October 21. The case pertains to alleged investments running into several crores made by various private firms and individuals in Jagan's...
  • Hyderabad boys set example September 21, 2014

    Three boys from Hyderabad set an example by informing the police about an ATM's cash door which was left open due to some technical snag. ...
  • Police stations in Telengana to have 'women help desks' September 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: A help desk will be set up in each of the police station in Telangana to assist women in distress. Director General of Police Anurag Sharma on Thursday announced setting up of 'Woman Help Desks' in police stations across the State. The DGP made the announcement after a meeting of...
  • 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...
  • Telangana: INS expresses objection to CM's media remark September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: In the wake of reported comments made by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao with regard to the media, the Indian Newspaper Society on Thursday said that it would resist any efforts made to intimidate or harass its member publications. "Any persons with grievance against a publication has legal...
  • Telangana: Media to be used spread awareness about crimes against women September 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government plans to partner with the print and the electronic media to spread awareness about effective implementation of legislations and regulations available for redressal of heinous crimes against teenage girls and women, it was officially announced on Tuesday. The special committee set up by the government headed by...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naiduled government completes 100 days September 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu who completed 100 days in office on Tuesday said that he would "not celebrate" the occasion. "I am not celebrating (the first) 100 days in office. My only objective is to take the crisisridden state forward towards the path of development," he...
  • People endorsed TRS rule, KCR says about Medak bypoll September 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: The thumping victory of TRS in the Medak Lok Sabha bypoll in Telangana is an endorsement of the state government's functioning, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said on Tuesday. "People endorsed what we did in these three months," he told reporters after Telangana Rashtra Samiti nominee K Prabhakar Reddy was...
  • Bypoll results live: SP takes huge lead in UP, BJP disappointed, Congress wins 3 seats in Rajasthan September 16, 2014

    The stage is all set for the results of bypolls for three Lok Sabha and 33 Assembly constituencies spread across 10 states where bypolls were held on September 13. The three Lok Sabha seats are in Vadodara (Gujarat), vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh) and Medak (Telangana)...
  • Bypoll results for 3 Lok Sabha, 33 Assembly seats to be out today, stakes high for BJP September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Counting of votes will be held on Tuesday in three Lok Sabha and 33 assembly constituencies spread across 10 states where bypolls were held on September 13, with stakes high for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The three Lok Sabha seats are in Vadodara (Gujarat), vacated by Prime Minister Narendra...
  • 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 send 50 waterpurifiers to floodhit Kashmir September 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government is sending 50 water purifier machines costing Rs 2.5 crore to floodhit Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said people in the floodhit state were facing severe shortage of drinking water and in order to help them purify the available water for drinking purposes, the...
  • Watch: 'The Week that Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha September 14, 2014

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha shows what makes news on a dull day. He also talks about India's position in the tennis world. ...
  • TWTW: What happens to a journalist when he talks about Telangana CM KCR September 14, 2014

    Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has sparked a controversy by issuing a stern warning to the media. He threatened to 'bury the media 10 feet under the earth if it insults Telangana'. ...
  • Bypolls: Voting held for 33 Assembly, 3 Lok Sabha seats, counting on September 16 September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Moderate to high turnout today marked the byelections held in 3 Lok Sabha and 33 assembly constituencies spread across ten states in an exercise seen as yet another key test of Narendra Modi government's popularity since it assumed power in May. The polling in the three LS constituenciesVadodara...
  • 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...
  • Irrigation, power, environment are focus of Telangana government September 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Development of minor and major irrigation systems, producing surplus power, environment conservation and industrial development are some of the major focus areas for the TRS government in Telangana, state IT Minister KT Rama Rao said on Friday. With the aim of supplying drinking water to all and providing irrigation facilities,...
  • Telangana education department orders schools to give free education to journalists' children under RTE September 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: Facing criticism from journalists for threatening the media and not helping in uplifting unofficial ban on two Telugu news channels, the Telangana government has come up with an order that has given relief to many journalists. The district education officer in the state capital Hyderabad has directed private recognized...
  • 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...