Donita Jose

Digital era ignominy: Getting RTI responses printed can cost Rs 10 lakh in Telangana

In another similar instance, activist Vijay Gopal from the city had filed a case with the Board of Intermediate of Telangana.

16 hours ago

Dark underbelly of  Hyderabad’s glossy tech industry

Of the 18 suicides of IT employees reported from January 2018 to date, 11 victims were women while remaining 7 were men.

20 Feb 2019

Netizens call out government’s double standards on women empowerment

It must be noted that only in January this year did MP Kavitha Kalvakuntla stated the need for ‘political will’ for Women’s Reservation Bill and yet the govt could not show it in practice.

20 Feb 2019

Busting myth: New moms turn entrepreneurs

Some of them have even had to deal with family pressures and the responsibility of taking care of young children single-handedly.

18 Feb 2019

Abusive marriages can cause clinical depression

Marriage counselling experts note that in such extreme cases, a routine couple counselling maybe of no use until medication is started.

17 Feb 2019

Today, Hyderabad celebrates love with pride

To mark the occasion, a pub in Hitech City has gone all out to welcome persons of the community, making special arrangements for couples who have for long been in the closet.

14 Feb 2019

A woman’s struggle to break free from abusive husband

For acid-attack victims, the trauma doesn’t end with surgery and treatment. Their past continues to haunt them, especially when the perpetrators go scotfree.

11 Feb 2019

‘Not just jail term, stalkers need psychological help’

For the record, Telangana had the dubious distinction of being the State with second highest number of stalking cases in the country.

09 Feb 2019

Cyberabad roads saw two deaths everyday in 2019

Reports state that while 69 persons died, over 229 accidents were non-fatal, leaving 290 injured.

05 Feb 2019

Hyderabad: Eight rape, assault cases pending at headless Metropolitan Legal Services Authority

The result? At least eight applications seeking compensations are pending with the MLSA, four of them being rape cases.

03 Feb 2019

Five from Telangana to represent country at Special Olympics

While Khalid is the son of a tenant farmer in Kurnool, Harivansh’s father is a person with physical disability, who had to struggle to ensure his son had a place in the society.

29 Jan 2019

No takers for temporary shelter in Patigadda

Locals say the shelter, which was one of the first ones to be opened for winters in the first week of January remains locked for most part of the day.

28 Jan 2019

7,950 cases pending at ‘headless’ Telangana Human Rights Commission

The effectiveness of the SHRC began to decline in 2016 when the last chairperson retired and delegated judicial powers to the Secretary. In October, the last serving secretary retired.

25 Jan 2019

Over 10 Gachibowli colonies cut off due to delayed naala work

The naala, one of the biggest in Gachibowli, got blocked due to heavy rains in October, 2017, bringing the whole of the West Zone to its heels.

25 Jan 2019

Commuters vexed as Hyderabad’s busiest areas lack public toilets

There are no toilets on the entire stretch from Kothaguda X Roads to Kondapur Junction and beyond.

24 Jan 2019