VV Balakrishna

Excise duty cut on petrol to cost Telangana Rs 500 crore a year

Excise duty on petrol was recently cut by Rs 2. Also, Centre’s decision to give a paltry Rs 7 cr as GST compensation for July came as a shock 
 

08 Oct 2017

Telangana lags in Mudra loans disbursal

The unfunded are uncared for by the bankers in Telangana, if one goes by the performance of disbursement of Mudra loans.

05 Oct 2017

Heavy inflows into Srisailam raise ryots’ hopes in Telangana

Hopes of raising Rabi crops under Left and Right canals of Nagarjuna Sagar Project (NSP) have been rekindled with heavy inflows to Srisailam project from upper areas.

19 Sep 2017

Telangana government in a fix over Jaitley’s works’ contracts ‘calculation’, plots next move

While KCR had earlier announced that TS would take legal recourse if Centre failed to reduce GST, Rajender holds out hope for a revision in the next GST council meeting

10 Sep 2017

Telangana to pressure Andhra Pradesh to release 2 tmc of water from Srisailam dam

State taking up issue as AP is drawing water from Srisailam to meet drinking water needs of Anantapur district.

09 Sep 2017

State expected to earn more tax revenue under GST regime

Telecom, insurance and online trading platforms to rake in moolah for Telangana

13 Jun 2017

24x7 power to farmers in Telangana will cost the exchequer Rs 7000 crore: Sources

For round-the-clock supply, power department needs to augment existing lines and state will have to give more power subsidy.

06 Jun 2017

Three years on, Telangana still suffering bifurcation blues

Key promises made under the AP reorganisation Act such as bifurcation of the High Court and establishment of a steel factory in Bayyaram remain unfulfilled

04 Jun 2017

State fails to attract any big industry in past year

Lull replaces hullabaloo in spite of TS topping EoDB ranking; last function for disbursing of permit letters to new industries was in June 2016

27 May 2017

Land Act: Single payment likely for all losses to Telangana ryots

The Land Act, 2013 of the Central government had proposed compensation for each one separately.

19 May 2017

South Sudan students survive red tape, to get financial assistance from Telangana CM’s fund

The state government has finally decided to come to the rescue of 64 students from South Sudan, who have been unable to get their scholarships from the war-torn country in the last six months. But not

11 May 2017

Now, subsidies account for nearly fourth of budget

CM’s dole to farmers to buy fertlisers to cost exchequer I8,000 cr

15 Apr 2017

Draft proposal scrapping zonal system in Telangana ready

Chief Secretary SP Singh to hold a meeting with DGP’s political secretary among others.

04 Mar 2017

Telangana now more ‘power-hungry’ than ever

The young state consumed 180 million units on Thursday, up from 120 million units per day when the state was created.

25 Feb 2017

Telangana mulls change in SC, ST sub-plan funding

The State considers amendments to allow funds unspent in budget year to be carried over to the next Budget.

01 Feb 2017