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BJD, TRS, YSRCP to be key to government formation: Survey

New Delhi: Telangana’s TRS, Andhra Pradesh’s YSR Congress and Odisha’s BJD are likely to hold the key in government formation after election results of the seven phase Lok Sabha elections are out on May 23. According to a CVoter-IANS opinion poll, the National Democratic Alliance is predicted to get only 264 seats, falling eight short […]

Stalker sets afire college girl in public view in Telangana

Hyderabad: In a shocking incident, a stalker set afire a college student in full public view in Telangana’s Warangal district on Wednesday, police said. The incident occurred in Hanamkonda town when the victim, a final year BSc student, was on her way to college. She sustained critical injuries and was battling for life in the […]

Telangana announces Rs 25 lakh to kin of Pulwama attack victims

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday announced Rs 25 lakh financial assistance each to kin of the 40 CRPF troopers killed in the February 14 Pulwama terror attack. He made the announcement while moving a resolution in the state Assembly to condemn the terror attack claimed by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror […]

Police gear up to tackle Naxal threat ahead of 2019 polls

Koraput: Ahead of the general elections, top police officials of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Chhatisgarh and Telangana met today to chalk out strategies to tackle left wing extremism (LWE) threat in Maoist-infested areas. An inter-state coordination meeting of top cops chaired by Odisha South-Western Range DIG, Himansu Lal was held at the office of the Koraput […]

Death of Odia labourer in Telangana: Villagers detain company officials in Balasore

Balasore/Telangana: Tension prevailed at Nilagiri block after the body of a migrant labourer, who allegedly died under mysterious circumstances in Telangana on Friday, arrived at his native place in Narasinghpur village in Balasore district today. The deceased, identified as Manoranjan Mahapatra, was working at Telangana crushers quarry at Karim Nagar for the last ten years. […]

17 women labourers from Odisha held captive in Telangana brick kiln rescued

Bhubaneswar: The 17 women labourers of Koraput district who were reportedly held captive for last 3 months at a brick kiln in Telangana were rescued on Friday. Based on allegation brought by the family members of the women labourers, a joint team of Laxmipur police and officials of Labour department reached Telangana and rescued them […]

18 tribal girls from Koraput held captive in Telangana

Koraput: As many as 18 tribal girls from Narayanpatna area of Koraput have been allegedly held captive by the owner of a brick kiln in Hyderabad. According to sources, all the girls hail from Pipalpada panchayat who had gone to Hyderabad where they were engaged as bonded labourers at the kiln. The labourers have alleged […]

Dialogue for Federal Front has begun, says TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao

Bhubaneswar: Putting all speculations at rest, Telangana Chief Minister and TRS party chief K Chandrasekhar Rao today admitted that he has stepped up his efforts for a Federal Front or an alternative to Congress and BJP in the country. KCR, whose party recently secured a landslide victory in the assembly elections in Telangana, said that […]

KCR embarks on Federal Front mission, seeks Vizag seer's blessing

Visakhapatnam: Telangana Chief Minister and TRS President K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday embarked on a mission to cobble up a Federal Front, halting at this port city in Andhra Pradesh to worship at a temple and seek blessings of a seer. KCR, as Rao is popularly known, along with his family members left Hyderabad in […]

K. Chandrashekhar Rao takes oath as Telangana CM

Hyderabad: K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Thursday took oath as the Chief Minister of Telangana for a second term in a row. Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan administered the oath of office and secrecy to the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader at a ceremony held at Raj Bhavan. Mohammed Mahmood Ali, a member of Telangana Legislative Council, also […]

Congress suspects EVM manipulation in Telangana

Hyderabad: With the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) headed for a landslide victory in the state’s Assembly elections, the Congress on Tuesday voiced the suspicion that the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) were manipulated. State Congress chief Uttam Kumar Reddy demanded that 100 per cent counting of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) be taken up. […]

Assembly elections 2018: Cong leads in Rajasthan, trails in Telangana, stiff fight in MP

New Delhi: The Congress took early significant leads in BJP-ruled Rajasthan and was locked in a close fight in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh as officials counted the millions of votes polled in Assembly elections in five states. Election Commission officials also said on the basis of preliminary trends that the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi […]

Assembly elections 2018: Counting of votes underway in 5 states

New Delhi: Counting of votes for five state assemblies began on Tuesday amid tight security. In the multi-phase polling, Chhattisgarh voted on November 12 (18 seats) and November 20 (72 seats); Madhya Pradesh (230 seats) and Mizoram (40 seats) on November 28; and Rajasthan (199 seats) and Telangana (119 seats) on December 7. Over 8,500 […]

Polling begins in Telangana to elect new Assembly

Hyderabad: Polling began in Telangana at 7 a.m. on Friday amid tight security to elect a new Assembly. The polling will be held from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 106 constituencies, while in 13 Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected constituencies, the polling will conclude at 4 p.m. Around 2.8 crore voters will decide the […]

Only BJP can turn Hyderabad into Bhagyanagar: Yogi

Hyderabad: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said if the BJP comes to power in Telangana, it will rename Hyderabad as Bhagyanagar. Addressing a series of election rallies in support of BJP candidates in the state on the last day of the campaign, he said only BJP could turn Hyderabad into Bhagyanagar. “Hyderabad […]

Arrogance of BJP, TRS made Telangana people cynical: Rahul

New Delhi: Ahead of his visit to Telangana, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Monday that the state was born out of “idealism”, but in the last four years the “arrogance and corruption” of the BJP and ruling TRS has made the people “cynical”. “Telangana was born of idealism and great dreams. But, four years […]

India my father's country, nobody can force me flee: Asaduddin Owaisi

Hyderabad: “India is my father’s country. Nobody can force me flee,” was how MIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday reacted to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s comment that if BJP comes to power in the Telangana, Owaisi will have to flee. “It is my religious belief that Prophet Adam when he descended on the […]

Azharuddin named Telangana Congress working president

New Delhi: The Congress on Friday appointed former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin as the working president of the party’s Telangana unit. The move is being perceived at placating the former parliamentarian who is said to have been unhappy the way the party was treating him. He was elected to the Lok Sabha in 2009 […]

Rahul calls KCR 'Khao Commission Rao', assures farm loan waiver

Bhupalpally/Nizamabad (Telangana): Calling Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao “Khao Commission Rao”, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday lambasted him for enriching his family at the cost of Telangana, and promised all-round development if the Congress-led Peoples Front won the Assembly elections. Addressing successive rallies, Gandhi simultaneously targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and KCR for crony […]

BJP will not allow reservation for minorities: Amit Shah

Hyderabad: The Bharatiya Janata Party will not allow the Telangana government to implement a 12 per cent reservation for minorities, party President Amit Shah said on Sunday. Addressing election rallies at four places in the state, he said the BJP would neither provide quota on the basis of religion nor allow its implementation by others. […]

KCR worked only for himself and people close to him: Sonia

Hyderabad: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi lashed out at Telangana’s TRS government, saying it neglected dalits, tribals, minorities, women and students with Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao working only for himself and those close to him. She also said the development that was expected following the creation of Telangana did not happen under Rao. “Chief Minister […]

Modi, Rahul among top names to start Telangana campaign

Hyderabad: Top Congress and BJP leaders are all set to plunge into the electioneering in Telangana for the next month’s Assembly polls even as the ruling TRS has had a head start. With the deadline for withdrawal of nominations coming to an end on Thursday, all major contenders were finalising their schedules for their star […]

Graft charges levelled against Congress leader Bhakta Das’ son

Bhubaneswar: A Congress leader from Ranga Reddy district of Telangana has brought graft charges against Sagar, son of senior party leader and AICC screening committee chairman from Odisha, Bhakta Charan Das. Ranga Reddy district Congress committee president Kyama Mallesh on Wednesday alleged that the Congress leader’s son had demanded Rs 3 crore from him for […]

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Jaganmohan Reddy, who sustained injury in knife attack, refuses to record statement

Hyderabad: YSR Congress Party President Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, who sustained a minor injury at the Visakhapatam airport in a knife attack by a young man on Thursday, refused to record his statement with the Andhra Pradesh Police saying he has no trust in them. Jagan, discharged from a hospital here on Friday, was approached by […]

Rs 10 crore seized from car in poll-bound Telangana

Hyderabad: In a major haul, police in Telangana on Friday seized Rs 10 crore cash from a car. The cash was seized during checking of vehicles by the police in Adilabad district of Telangana, which is going to polls on December 7. Several wads of currency notes, all in Rs 500s, were recovered from the […]