Medak

  • Telangana: Medak Lok Sabha constituency bypoll vote counting on Tuesday 8 hours 52 minutes ago

    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 bypoll: Over 30% polling recorded for Medak Lok Sabha seat 2 days ago

    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...
  • Telangana: Campaign for Medak Lok Sabha bypoll ends 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: The campaign for the by-election 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 newly-created state. Determined to retain the prestigious...
  • Telangana: TRS, TDP-BJP and Congress slug it out to win Medak LS bypoll September 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: A shrill campaign is on for the high-stakes Medak Lok Sabha bypoll in Telangana, which has been necessitated after the resignation of Telengana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao of the ruling TRS, with the Congress and the Telugu Desam (TDP)-BJP combine leaving no stone unturned to win the contest. The...
  • Telangana: Poor rains, heavy debts push 25 farmers to commit suicide in Medak July 29, 2014

    Medak: The government has claimed that it has got no SOS from any state over drought-like conditions. However, the situation is quite dire in Telangana's Medak district where 25 farmers have committed suicide in the past two months. Poor rainfall and heavy debts have pushed farmers to the edge. Fifty-five-year-old...
  • Medak: Two years and 16 deaths to install gates at unmanned railway crossing July 27, 2014

    Medak: It is a double tragedy for a family in Medak where Neeraja and Veera Babu's 9-year-old daughter and 7-year-old son were on the school bus which was hit by a speeding train killing 16 school children. For a while there was a glimmer of hope as the family were...
  • Medak: Protests break out at accident site where 17 children were killed July 25, 2014

    Medak (Telangana): Protests broke out at the site of a horrific accident in Medak district of Telangana in which 17 school children were killed. The bus driver and cleaner, were also killed when Nanded-Secunderabad Passenger train collided with the bus on the railway track at around 9 AM on Thursday. The...
  • Medak mishap which killed 18 took place due to driver's negligence: Gowda July 24, 2014

    Medak: In a horrific incident, 17 children along with the driver were killed on Thursday as a school bus collided with a moving passenger train at an unmanned railway crossing in Medak district in Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak. The...
  • Telangana: 17 students killed as bus hits train at an unmanned crossing July 24, 2014

    At least 17 school children have been killed and many others critically injured after a passenger train hit their school bus at a railway crossing in Medak district of Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak....
  • Telangana: Train hits school bus in Medak, at least 17 children killed July 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: At least 17 school children have been killed and many others critically injured after a passenger train hit their school bus at a railway crossing in Medak district of Telangana. The tragic accident took place on Thursday morning at Masayipet of Veldurthi mandal in Medak. The injured have been admitted...
  • Chandrasekhar Rao to contest both LS, Assembly polls in Telangana April 8, 2014

    TRS President K Chandrasekhar Rao would contest from Medak Lok Sabha constituency in Telangana region in the general elections. Rao, who represented Mahaboobnagar in the outgoing Lok Sabha, is also contesting from Gajwel Assembly seat in Medak district in the state polls being held in the undivided Andhra Pradesh. His daughter Kavitha...
  • AP CM forced to cancel mass contact programme in Medak November 12, 2013

    Faced with stiff opposition from pro-Telangana forces, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy cancelled his programme at Sangareddy in Medak district scheduled for tomorrow. With the Deputy Chief Minister Damodara Rajanarasimha and other pro-Telangana forces saying that the CM is "not welcome" to tour their region, the Chief Minister...
  • Andhra Pradesh: TRS to suspend Medak MP for anti-party activities August 1, 2013

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtriya Samiti (TRS) on Thursday decided to suspend its MP from Medak, M Vijayashanti for indulging in anti-party activities. TRS President K Chandrashekhar Rao has taken a decision to this effect as an unanimous opinion expressed by the party politburo, TRS sources said. The party has alleged that...
  • 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,...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Teenage rape victim commits suicide April 21, 2013

    Sangareddy: A rape victim who was in a state of mental depression committed suicide on Sunday afternoon at the Kohir mandal headquarters in Medak district. According to Zaheerabad Circle Inspector of Police Pulimamidi Sridhar Reddy, the 18-year-old girl who was raped by a 36-year-old driver called Shekhar in the wee...
  • AP: Seven hours of free power to farmers a myth? April 17, 2013

    Hyderabad: In several districts Andhra Pradesh, the state government has not been able to keep its big promise of 7 hours of free power to farmers, pushing desperate farmers to take matters into their own hands, often with tragic consequences. Chief Minister Kiran Reddy's claim seems far fetched with Andhra...
  • AP: College student commits suicide after being denied hall ticket March 6, 2013

    Sangareddy: A college student committed suicide on Wednesday for allegedly being denied a hall ticket by the college management to appear for annual exams. Police sources said that K Sai Kumar (17) of Sangupet village, Andole mandal of Medak district, a student of Kranthi Junior College at Jogipet' went to...
  • 2005 protest case: MIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi gets bail January 24, 2013

    Hyderabad: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen MP Asaduddin Owaisi was granted bail by the Sangareddy court on Thursday in the 2005 protest case. He has now been asked to appear in court on February 2. He had surrendered in connection with a 2005 case and had been given 14 days of...
  • 2005 protest case: Asaduddin Owaisi remanded to judicial custody January 21, 2013

    Hyderabad: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen MP Asaduddin Owaisi was on Monday remanded to judicial custody till February 2 after he surrendered before court in connection with the 2005 protest case. Owaisi moved for bail as soon as he surrendered. The hearing on his bail plea will be held on Tuesday. Owaisi,...
  • 2005 protest case: Asaduddin Owaisi surrenders before court January 21, 2013

    Hyderabad: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday surrendered before court in connection with the 2005 protest case. Later on, he applied for a bail. Owaisi, along with his brother Akbaruddin and other MIM MLAs, had in 2005 obstructed a road widening project in the Medak district and threatened...
  • AP: Boy sold by mother for Rs 30,000 July 18, 2012

    Sangareddy: Notwithstanding the efforts of the state administration and non-governmental organisations, sale of infants continues to flourish in the state. In the latest incident, a 10-month-old tribal baby boy was allegedly sold by his mother to an issueless couple in Medak district a few weeks ago. The incident came to...
  • IAF trainer plane crashes in AP, two pilots killed July 31, 2009

    New Delhi: An Indian Air Force (IAF) plane crashed in Medak, Andhra Pradesh on Friday morning. The plane was a HPT-32 trainer aircraft and had two IAF pilots on board. Nitin Jain and Chaturvedi (full name not yet known) were the training instructors at the Air Force Academy. The two...
  • Faithful throng Asia's largest church on Christmas December 25, 2007

    Medak: Nearly 2 lakh people are expected to visit Asia's largest church in Medak on Christmas. For people who wanted to visit the Vatican but could not, the church in Medak, about 90 kilometres from Hyderabad, is the second best option. Easily accessible by road, the church can be spotted from...
  • Baby sold into prostitution, saved June 20, 2007

    Medak (Andhra Pradesh): A fortnight ago CNN-IBN had reported on how minor girls were being trafficked by their parents in Rajahmundry in Andhra Pradesh. Here is a story that is even more shocking. A six-month-old baby girl has been brought through hell and back. Her mother died when she was...