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EC announces dates for Assembly polls in five states

New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday announced the dates for the Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram Assembly polls. While Chhattisgarh will go to the polls in two phases on November 12 and 20, Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram Assembly elections will be held on November 28. Polling in Rajasthan and Telangana will […]

Polavaram row: SC asks Centre to submit backwater study report

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to submit the backwater study report of the Polavaram project. While hearing a petition filed by the Odisha government which has claimed that the project is being undertaken without environmental clearance, the apex court said the details of the backwater study report should be produced before […]

BJP appoints poll managers ahead of Assembly elections

New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday appointed three senior Central Ministers as poll managers for Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana. BJP President Amit Shah appointed Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan as party’s election incharge for Madhya Pradesh, Prakash Javadekar for Rajasthan and Health Minister J.P. Nadda for Telangana, a party statement said. In Madhya Pradesh and […]

7 arrested in Telangana honour killing case

Hyderabad: Telangana Police on Tuesday said that they have arrested seven accused over the killing of a Dalit youth, who was hacked to death last week in a case of honour killing. The accused include a hired killer from Bihar. The police revealed that T. Maruthi Rao, the main accused, struck the deal to kill […]

Bhakta Das appointed Chairman of Congress' screening committee for Telangana

New Delhi: The Congress party on Friday announced its screening committee for Telangana with former MP Bhakta Charan Das as its chairperson. The other two members of the committee are Jothimani Sennimalai and Sharmistha Mukherjee. The announcement was made by party General Secretary Ashok Gehlot. The opposition parties including Congress, Telugu Desam Party and Communist […]

We need to take advantage of anti-incumbency in Odisha: Amit Shah

New Delhi: In his inaugural speech at the two-day National Executive of the BJP, party president Amit Shah on Saturday said that they need to take advantage of anti-incumbency in states like Odisha, West Bengal and Telangana. “West Bengal, Odisha and Telangana and other states where the BJP was in second position in 2014, we […]

Telangana Assembly dissolved

Hyderabad: Telangana Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan on Thursday dissolved the state Assembly on a recommendation by the state cabinet. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao called on the Governor and presented the resolution of the Council of Ministers, recommending the dissolution of the first Legislative Assembly of Telangana state, said a statement from Raj Bhavan. The Governor […]

Odisha may toe the line of Telangana to set up Vidhan Parishad

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government is likely to pass a resolution in the lines of Telangana to establish the Vidhan Parishad, informed Transport Minister and chairman of a Special Committee Nrusingha Sahu today. The committee was formed with a few members to study feasibility of the proposal in lines of other states. Sahu said the committee studied […]

Telangana rural body chief arrested for kicking woman

Hyderabad: Police in Telangana’s Nizamabad district on Monday arrested the chief of a rural local body for kicking a woman over a property issue. Mandal Parishad President (MPP) Immadi Gopi, who belongs to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), has been charged with assaulting the woman, A. Rajavva, and criminal intimidation. The MPP, a former […]

10 killed in multi-vehicle collision in Telangana

Hyderabad: Ten people were killed and 26 others injured in a multi-vehicle collision in Telangana’s Siddipet district on Saturday evening, police said. The accident involving a bus, two trucks and a SUV occurred on Hyderabad-Ramagundam highway at Pragnapur in Siddipet district, about 60 km from here. According to police, a bus proceeding to Mancherial from […]

KCR, Akhilesh discuss proposed front

  Hyderabad: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday met Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao here and discussed the latter’s proposal for formation of a Federal Front. The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister called on KCR, as the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief is popularly known, at his official residence. KCR also hosted a […]

Here's why West Bengal sought additional forces from Odisha, Punjab, Telangana & AP

  Kolkata: The West Bengal government has written to Odisha, Punjab, Telengana and Andhra Pradesh seeking forces for the May 14 single-phase panchayat election in the the state, a senior government official said today. Four companies of security personnel were sought from each state for “full back up” to the existing force in the state, […]

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TS EAMCET 2018 Hall Ticket Released: Download here

Hyderabad/Bhubaneswar: TS EAMCET 2018 Hall tickets has been released on its official website. TS EAMCET exam will begin on May 2 and end on May 7. The exam is conducted for admission to undergraduate engineering, pharmacy, and agriculture courses offered at institutes and universities in the state of Telangana. The hall tickets have been made […]

Telangana minister invited to WEF meet

Hyderabad: Telangana’s Commerce Minister K.T. Rama Rao has received an invitation to the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Switzerland next month — an invite generally restricted to Union Ministers or Chief Ministers, said an official statement on Wednesday. The Information Technology, Industries and Commerce Minister has been invited to the prestigious meet in […]

Chief of KKBN div of Maoists surrenders in Telangana

Hyderabad/Bhubaneswar: Top Maoist leader Jampanna alias Jinugu Narasimha Reddy heading the Odisha State Committee’s military commission surrendered before Telangana police along with his wife on Friday, media reports said. However, official announcement of the development is awaited. The top extremist who carried a reward of Rs 24 lakh on his head was leading KKBN (Kalahandi-Kandhamal-Boudh-Nayagarh) […]

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Eight extremists gunned down by police in Telangana

Hyderabad: Eight extremists, members of a newly formed group which allegedly indulged in extortion and violence, were today killed in an exchange of fire with police in Telangana’s Bhadradri Kothagudem district, an official said. The face-off took place in a forest area falling under Tekulapalli mandal of the district around 6.30 am, a senior police […]

Mutton soup exposes Telangana woman's chilling crime

Hyderabad: In a sinister plot borrowed from a crime thriller, a woman murdered her husband and nearly swapped him with her paramour through plastic surgery but it was a bowl of mutton soup which spilled the beans. Police in Telangana revealed the shocking facts unearthed during the investigations of the chilling crime in Nagarkurnool town. […]

Telangana support in Polavaram row means little now: Opposition Leader

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Government of Telangana extended its support to Odisha on Polavaram row, Leader of Opposition, Narasingh Mishra today lambasted BJD-led State government for being over-excited about it. Mishra alleged that the BJD is only politicising the Polavaram matter. “There are many ways to do politics and BJD is always looking for […]

Airtel, HPCL join hands for digital payments in Telangana, Andhra

Hyderabad: Customers of Airtel Payments Bank can now make digital payments for fuel purchase at 1,500 HPCL fuel stations across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The announcement was made during the inauguration of an HPCL fuel station as banking point in the Manikonda HPCL fuel station in Hyderabad on Monday. These cashless payments can be made […]

Telangana students selected for NASA challenge

Hyderabad: A team of five students from an engineering college in Telangana has been selected for the prestigious NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge. The team from SR Engineering College, Warangal, will participate in the fifth annual challenge to be held on April 12-14, 2018, in Huntsville, Alabama, US. It is one of the four teams from […]

Withdrawal of southwest monsoon begins: IMD

New Delhi: The withdrawal of southwest monsoon has begun, 12 days after its normal date, the country’s top weatherman said today. The southwest monsoon, however, still remains active over Telangana, Rayalaseema, Coastal Karnataka, South Interior Karnataka and Kerala, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. “The withdrawal of monsoon began on September 27,” IMD Director General […]

Man held for killing 13-year-old daughter over 'character'

Hyderabad: A man had been arrested for allegedly killing his 13-year-old daughter as he was suspicious about her “character” and opposed to her “hobby of singing” in Nalgonda district of Telangana, the police said today. The mother of the deceased girl has also been arrested for allegedly causing evidence to disappear. The incident occurred in […]

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Amit Shah's 15-day 'Vistaar Yatra' in 5 States including Odisha from today

New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah is scheduled to begin a 15-day ‘Vistaar Yatra’ (party expansion tour) covering five states including Odisha, Telangana, Gujarat and Lakshadweep from today from Naxalbari in West Bengal. Informing newsmen about Shah’s plans at the saffron party headquarters in New Delhi, Union Minister Smriti Irani said 3.68 lakh BJP workers […]

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Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao re-elected TRS President

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao was re-elected unanimously as the President of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) at the party’s annual plenary that began at Kompally on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Friday. TRS electoral returning officer Nayini Narasimha Reddy, who is also the Home Minister, announced Rao’s election for the eighth consecutive time, […]

826 housing projects running behind schedule: Assocham

New Delhi: As many as 826 housing projects are running behind schedule by an average of 39 months, with Punjab having the maximum delayed projects followed by Telangana and West Bengal, an Assocham study has found. “At the end of December 2016, 3,511 projects were live in construction and real estate sector, of which 2,304 […]