Telangana

  • Police stations in Telengana to have 'women help desks' Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 3 days ago

    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 Naidu-led government completes 100 days 3 days ago

    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 crisis-ridden state forward towards the path of development," he...
  • People endorsed TRS rule, KCR says about Medak bypoll 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 4 days 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 send 50 water-purifiers to flood-hit Kashmir 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government is sending 50 water purifier machines costing Rs 2.5 crore to flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said people in the flood-hit 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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 constituencies--Vadodara...
  • Telangana bypoll: Over 30% polling recorded for Medak Lok Sabha seat 6 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...
  • Irrigation, power, environment are focus of Telangana government 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 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...
  • Justice Katju hits out at KCR, says his statement against media is improper, unacceptable September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju has hit out at Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao for threatening to bury the media. Katju said that KCR's statement was improper and unacceptable. "This statement of a Chief Minister is, in my opinion, highly improper, highly objectionable and totally...
  • Won't allow anyone to stifle media: I&B Minister to Telangana CM September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Hitting out hard at Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said that no one will be allowed to play with media's freedom. Javadekar's comments came as the Telangana CM sparked a controversy by threatening to 'bury the media 10 feet...
  • Telangana to replicate 'best practices' of Gujarat September 11, 2014

    Hyderabad: Gujarat's "best practices" pertaining to counselling for women in distress are set to be replicated in Telangana, where Kerala's "She Taxi" system is also proposed to hit the roads. Sunil Sharma, Telangana's Secretary, Women, Children, Disabled & Senior Citizens (Schemes) Department, recently went to Gujarat and studied the "Gender...
  • KCR threatens media: Does the political class see the media as a threat? September 10, 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'. ...
  • Journalists protest ban on channels in Telangana September 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: For a second consecutive day, journalists from two Telugu news channels on Wednesday staged a protest in front of Raj Bhavan demanding the lifting of a ban on their channels in Telangana. Police arrested about 70 employees of the two channels for staging a sit-in, seeking intervention of Governor ESL...
  • Will bury the media 10 feet under the earth if it insults Telangana: CM KCR warns news channels September 10, 2014

    Warangal: 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'. The problem started when two TV channels allegedly portrayed the members of the Assembly in a...
  • Telangana government completes 100 days in office September 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: An urge to break from the past, treading a new path and seeking to leave a Telangana stamp on different issues mark the tenure of the TRS government which completed 100 days in office on Tuesday. Having successfully led the agitation for formation of Telangana State, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar...
  • Flood alert sounded in Andhra, Telangana September 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: Flood alert has been sounded in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana with the Godavari river flowing well above the danger mark. People living in low lying areas of Bhadrachalam and Paloncha districts have been evacuated. As many as 86 such rescued families have been shifted to rehabilitation centres. Meanwhile, Meteorological department has...
  • 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: Heavy rainfall affects coal mining September 7, 2014

    Karimnagar: Coal mining in the open cast mines of the Ramagundam region here was hit due to heavy rain, a senior official said on Sunday. Ramagundam region has four open cast coal mines, which produce around 52,000 tonnes of coal a day. Heavy downpour since yesterday did not allow miners to...
  • Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao meets Javadekar September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after Telugu journalists in Delhi protested against black-out of two Telugu channels in Telangana, the issue came up during a meeting between Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar here. Rao and Javadekar also discussed about the afforestation initiatives in the newly-carved...
  • Haj pilgrims from three states to depart from Hyderabad September 4, 2014

    Hyderabad: Haj pilgrims from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and parts of Karnataka will fly to Saudi Arabia by 18 flights from September 14. Nearly 6,000 pilgrims from the three states will leave for Jeddah in the special Haj flights of Saudi Airlines to be operated till September 22. While pilgrims from Telangana will...
  • Hyderabad metro to have cost escalation of Rs 2,500-3,000 crore September 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Ltd, which is developing a 72-km elevated metro rail on Tuesday, said that the project is likely to see a cost escalation of between Rs 2,500 crore to Rs 3,000 crore. It also said that it was yet to get any communication from Telangana government on...