Anurag Sharma

  • Chief secretaries, DGPs named for Telangana and residual Andhra June 1, 2014

    A day ahead of the separate Telangana state coming into existence, Chief Secretaries and DGPs have been appointed for Telangana and residual Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. Chief Secretary PK Mohanty issued separate government orders in Hyderabad on Sunday appointing senior IAS officers Krishna Rao and Rajiv Sharma as chief secretaries of...
  • Central team on Telangana begins work October 29, 2013

    Hyderabad: The task force named by the central government to study security related issues following the decision to split Andhra Pradesh began its work in Hyderabad on Tuesday by meeting police officials. The task force headed by security advisor to central home ministry K Vijaya Kumar arrived in Hyderabad on Tuesday and...
  • Hyderabad: 15,000 policemen to guard Ganesh immersion festivities September 17, 2013

    Over 15,000 security personnel have been deployed for the smooth conduct of Ganesh idol immersion processions in Hyderabad on Wednesday, a top police official said. "All arrangements have been completed for tomorrow's annual procession of Ganesh idol immersion in the city. Over 15,000 security personnel from state police, including 13 companies...
  • High court agrees to Seemandhra employees meet September 6, 2013

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday gave the green signal for a meeting of government employees from Seemandhra, scheduled to be held in Hyderabad Saturday. The court dismissed a petition filed by some lawyers from Telangana challenging the grant of police permission for the meeting on the ground that it could...
  • Hyderabad blasts: Cycles rented from local shops, reveals probe February 24, 2013

    Hyderabad: The ongoing investigations into the Hyderabad twin blasts have now revealed that the cycles that were used to plant the bombs were rented from local shops. The police are scanning the footage from CCTV cameras and are on the lookout for the five men who can be seen moving...
  • Hyderabad blasts: 'Sai Baba temple was initial target' February 23, 2013

    Hyderabad: A Sai Baba temple in Dilsukh Nagar was the initial target of the bombers, police sources said on Saturday. However, a visit by Hyderabad police commissioner Anurag Sharma to the temple just ahead of the blasts forced the attackers to shift the location of the cycle carrying the bomb,...
  • Hyderabad: Foreign students accuse top cop of racism June 12, 2012

    Hyderabad: A day after the Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anurag Sharma pointed fingers at foreign students while talking about the increasing drug supplies in the twin cities, many of them reacted strongly, going to the extent of terming his remarks 'racist'. “Everybody would like to party once in a while and how...