ADILABAD

  • Shootout between Maoists and police in Adilabad district July 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: Police and Maoists exchanged fire in a forest in Adilabad district of Telangana on Thursday. There were no casualties, police said. After receiving a tipoff about movement of some members of Adilabad area committee of the Maoists, police were conducting a...
  • 10 lakh new voters enrolled, says Andhra Pradesh CEO March 15, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Ten lakh new voters have been enrolled for Lok Sabha and Assembly elections which will be held simultaneously in two phases in Andhra Pradesh, Chief Electoral Officer Bhanwar Lal said on Saturday. "The main objective of the EC is to conduct polls in a peaceful manner. Ten lakh new voters...
  • Telangana may witness spurt in Naxalism: Home Ministry July 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Economically backward Telangana region could witness growing activities of Maoists in coming months as the rebels may take advantage of the process of creation of the new state which may take close to six months. Home Ministry officials said Telangana, being the home of most of the top CPI(Maoists)...
  • AP: 88 per cent voting in second phase of panchayat elections July 27, 2013

    Hyderabad: The ruling Congress recovered a bit in the second phase of elections to gram panchayats in Andhra Pradesh by securing a lead in 10 districts while main opposition Telugu Desam continued its good run emerging on top in nine districts as per the trends available this evening. Trouble, however,...
  • Hate speech: Police claims they have proof against Togadia, will he be arrested? February 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia reportedly made a hate speech in Bhokar early this month. After a public outcry, the Maharashtra Police has booked the leader. CNN-IBN has learnt that the police has submitted its report to the state government and is awaiting a sanction to prosecute...
  • Andhra Pradesh: 3 dead, crops destroyed as rains lash state February 17, 2013

    Hyderabad: Three people died in Andhra Pradesh after heavy rains lashed several parts of the state. The heavy downpour has damaged more than 20,000 hectares of standing crops in several districts. The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast more rains in Adilabad, Warangal and Karimnagar over the next 24 hours. Two farmers...
  • Hate speech: Akbaruddin's voice recorded, remand extended February 12, 2013

    Hyderabad: The voice of jailed MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi, facing charges of sedition and waging war against the nation for his alleged "hate speech," was recorded on February 12 in Nizamabad town of Andhra Pradesh even as a court extended his judicial remand till February 26. On February 5, Nirmal town...
  • Digvijaya asks why delay in action against Togadia February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has demanded strong action against VHP leader Praveen Togadia for his alleged hate speech. Togadia reportedly delivered the speech on Februray 1 near Adilabad. Digvijaya said he wants similar punishment for Togadia as was meted to Owaisi. MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi is currently...
  • AP: VHP leader Praveen Togadia delivers alleged hate speech February 5, 2013

    Hyderabad: After MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi's hate speech rocked Hyderabad, now VHP leader Praveen Togadia has shown how he is another side of the same coin. Praveen Togadia allegedly made an inflammatory speech on February 1 near Adilabad district, the same district where Owaisi made his hate speech. A police...
  • Hate speech: Owaisi's judicial remand extended till Feb 5 January 22, 2013

    Nirmal: A local court on Tuesday extended till February 5 the judicial remand of MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi, accused of sedition and criminal conspiracy for his "hate speech." The MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader, who is presently lodged in Adilabad District Jail since his arrest on January 8 by Nirmal Police...
  • Adilabad: Police question Owaisi in hate speech case January 12, 2013

    Adilabad: Police on Saturday began the interrogation of MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, booked for alleged sedition and criminal conspiracy for his "hate speech", a day after getting his fiveday custody from a court in Adilabad in Andhra Pradesh. Nirmal town police in Adilabad district, who had registered a case...
  • Hyderabad: Owaisi's aides clash with media, policemen January 11, 2013

    Hyderabad: MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) supporters and close aides of party MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, who has been charged with sedition, criminal conspiracy and other charges for making a "hate speech", clashed with policemen and media persons in Old City of Hyderabad on Friday. Police had to resort to firing tear gas shells...
  • Court dismisses Owaisi's plea for transfer to Hyderabad January 9, 2013

    Adilabad: A petition filed by All India MajliseIttehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, who was arrested on Tuesday, seeking transfer of his case to Hyderabad was on Wednesday dismissed by a local court. The MIM MLA, who was arrested after his medical tests in Hyderabad on Tuesday and then taken to...
  • Owaisi's arrest: MIM accuses Cong of maligning its image January 8, 2013

    MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi was arrested on Tuesday for his hate speech after a daylong drama in Hyderabad which saw him undergoing a series of medical tests. ...
  • Where caste clashes with Telangana sentiment February 28, 2012

    ADILABAD: It is a fight between caste factor and Telangana sentiment in this district headquarters town. Now, the Telangana sentiment is strong unlike in the past. However, the TDP has strategically fielded Payala Sankar, a BC.Backward classes form more than half of the voters in this Assembly segment. Besides, Sankar...
  • Few staterun buses return on Telangana roads October 11, 2011

    Hyderabad: A few buses on Tuesday returned on roads in parts of Telangana after 22 days as a section of employees of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) called off their strike. More buses were seen on the roads of Hyderabad and its twin city of Secunderabad. Except in Khammam,...
  • CBI probes Maoist leader Azad's killing May 24, 2011

    Hyderabad: Following the Supreme Court's directions, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday began its probe into the killings of Maoist leader Azad and journalist Hemchandra Pandey in an alleged staged shootout in Andhra Pradesh last year. Five days after registering a case against policemen involved in the incident, a...
  • Sandalwood mafia kills forest officer in Andhra March 31, 2011

    Adilabad: Another officer paid for his honesty with his life. A forest officer was beaten to death by the sandalwood mafia in Andhra Pradesh. Forest officer P Satyanarayana, was beaten to death allegedly by sandalwood smugglers in the forests in Adilabad in Andhra Pradesh late on Tuesday night. Satyanarayana had reached the...
  • 35 killed in bus accident in Andhra May 27, 2010

    Hyderabad: At least 35 members of a marriage party, including 15 women, were killed when the minibus they were travelling in collided head on with a truck in Adilabad district of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday night, police said. Police said at least 25 people were injured in the accident. The accident...
  • Communal violence claims six of a family in Adilabad, AP October 13, 2008

    Adilabad: While the communal violence in Orissa and Karnataka are still fresh in public memory, a similar incident has claimed another family in Vatoli village of Adilabad in Andhra Pradesh. The incident took place on Sunday, October 12. The dead included three children who were charred to death as the...
  • Six burnt to death in riothit Andhra district October 12, 2008

    Hyderabad: Six persons of a family, including three children, died when a mob set fire to a house in Watli village during fresh communal violence in Adilabad district of Andhra Pradesh. Police failed to prevent the attack on early Sunday morning though they had been warned that there could be...