Charminar

  • Action and romantic films reaped gold for Kannada cinema in 2013 17-12-2013 04:02 PM

    Chennai: Over 600 films were released in the last 12 months across the Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam movie worlds, marking it one of the busiest years. In this vast scape, comedy proved to be economically successful at the box office, with the exception of a few commercial outings in...
  • The shadow of December 6, 1992, Ayodhya, still continues to haunt the idea of India

    The One World Blog |  Manu Bhagavan
    6 December 1992. Ayodhya burned, while NaRao fiddled (at a puja)(i). Flash forward 20 years. Today, in the heart of Hyderabad, once celebrated ...

  • Old Hyderabad peaceful a day after mob violence 17-11-2012 11:51 AM

    Hyderabad: The situation in the Old city of Hyderabad, which witnessed violence on Friday, is peaceful, police said on Saturday. The police lifted some restrictions on the movement of people and vehicular traffic around Charminar, where a mob indulged in stone pelting and arson after Friday prayers at the historic...
  • Hyderabad: Violence again breaks out in Old City 16-11-2012 03:28 PM

    Hyderabad: Violence broke out once again near Charminar in the old city of Hyderabad on Friday over a temple row. At least seven people were injured in stone pelting by an unruly mob, and baton charge by police. Teargas shells were also fired by the police to disperse the mob,...
  • AP: Congress hits back at MIM over communal charge 15-11-2012 09:38 AM

    Hyderabad: Two days after Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) withdrew support to the Congress government in Andhra Pradesh, the ruling party on Wednesday hit back by condemning the allegations that it has joined hands with communal forces. The Congress demanded the MIM to withdraw the "baseless" allegations and hoped it would reconsider...
  • Hyderabad: Muslim groups seek end to 'economic blockade' 14-11-2012 04:11 PM

    Hyderabad: The United Muslim Action Committee of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday sought the intervention of the state human rights commission (SHRC) to end what it called the "economic blockade" of the old city of Hyderabad. The action committee, comprising various Muslim groups including Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM), alleged that the Congress...
  • MIM withdraws support to UPA over temple row 12-11-2012 02:55 PM

    Hyderabad: The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) on Monday withdrew support to the UPA government in the Centre accusing the Kiran Kumar Reddy government in Andhra Pradesh of high handedness on temple renovation issue at Old City area in Hyderabad. MIM has one MP, Asaduddin Owaisi, from Hyderabad in the UPA. MIM...
  • MIM withdraws support to Cong govt in Andhra Pradesh 12-11-2012 12:53 PM

    Hyderabad: The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) on Monday withdrew support to the Congress government in Andhra Pradesh accusing the ruling party of high handedness on temple renovation issue at Old City area in Hyderabad. MIM has seven MLAs and one MP. Speaking to CNN-IBN, MIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi said, "We are...
  • Hyderabad: Uneasy calm after row over temple 12-11-2012 10:52 AM

    Hyderabad: An uneasy calm settled over the old city of Hyderabad on Monday, a day after leaders of the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) protested and were subsequently arrested over a temple controversy. With tension still palpable in the usually busy areas around historic Charminar and in the interior areas, Road Transport...
  • Court orders status quo on temple abutting Charminar 06-11-2012 10:09 AM

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday ordered that status quo, as of Oct 30, be maintained at a temple abutting the historic Charminar monument here and directed that no construction activity be taken up touching the monument. The division bench comprising acting Chief Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose and...
  • Hyderabad's Charminar area tense over worship site row 05-11-2012 11:31 AM

    Hyderabad: The old city of Hyderabad remained tense on Monday after incidents of violence the night before over reported attempts to expand a place of worship abutting the Charminar monument, police said. Many shops remained closed and a holiday was declared in many schools and colleges. A policeman was injured,...
  • Celebrate Eid in Hyderabadi style, shop at Charminar 30-09-2008 04:37 PM

    It is that time of the year when thousands throng the lanes of Charminar after the evening namaz, to indulge in some festive delights. Specially crafted bangles, traditional sequin dresses, sherwanis etc is available at these shops. Shopping at the Charminar for Eid celebrations is a tradition for most Hyderabadis....
  • Hyderabad may lose its heritage lake soon 17-04-2008 05:18 PM

    Napier: Having annihilated Zimbabwe in the one-off Test at Napier which came on the back of a memorable win against Australia at Hobart last month, New Zealand pacer Tim Southee said that the team wanted to make the winning celebrations a regular practice. It's a pledge which has been around...
  • India's tallest building in Hyderabad 07-05-2007 11:17 AM

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