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Telangana: Ex-SI among four held for Rs 3.90 crore fraud

The fraud by Sriram Chinna Gopalakrishna (37) of Kothapet came to light when a farmer from Suryapet district lodged a complaint with the Chaitanyapuri police alleging cheating.

17 Feb 2018

Katta Purushotham Reddy (Photo | LinkedIn)
Suspended HMDA director Purushotham Reddy surrenders before court

Purushotham Reddy, who was absconding for the past 16 days, after being named in a disproportionate assets case, surrendered before a court.

17 Feb 2018

TPCC chief N Uttam Kumar Reddy | File Photo
Telangana: Internal squabbles give sleepless nights to Congress leadership

Internal squabbles among party seniors have become order of the day in each district despite efforts being put in by AICC state affairs in-charge RC Khuntia to make peace between the warring factions.

17 Feb 2018

All’s well on paper but where will Tribal University come up in Telangana?

With the land acquisition process delaying the process, the government has decided to begin operations of the university from a private building in Warangal.

17 Feb 2018

A view of Krishna river. EPS
Projects under Krishna river not to come under KRMB for now

Telangana asserted that unless the allocation of the State is decided out of 811 tmcft jurisdiction cannot be extended.

16 Feb 2018

Hyderabad High Court. (File photo)
Act as per law while dealing with kin of accused: Hyderabad High Court

The Hyderabad High Court on Thursday directed the Telangana Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) to act in accordance with law while dealing with the relatives of the suspended HMDA director

16 Feb 2018

A satellite image of the Osmansagar and Himayatsagar clearly shows how they have shrinked over the decades. (EPS)
Telangana: HC hearing in March on Osmansagar encroachments

HC directed the respondents to file their counter affidavits on a batch petitions pertaining to the GO issued by the erstwhile united AP govt prohibiting constructions in the catchment areas.

16 Feb 2018

Telangana: Farmers up in arms, stall irrigation project works

Protests by farmers demanding compensation for land acquired under various irrigation projects are spreading throughout Siddipet.

16 Feb 2018

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley interacting with Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao in Delhi on Thursday | express photo
CM Chandrasekhar Rao seeks more funds for Telangana from Centre

Demands release of sufficient funds for setting up AIIMS, Finance Minister reportedly responds positively.

16 Feb 2018

Office files lying on the ground as the furniture in the office of the special deputy collector were seized in Karimnagar on Thursday | Express
Telangana: Special Deputy Collector’s office furniture seized for delay in paying relief for 1985 project

As the officials delayed payment of Rs12 lakh amount to the oustees, the court had ordered the seizure of furniture and computers from the office of the Special Deputy Collector in Karimnagar.

16 Feb 2018

Special Court summons 29 Telangana police officers

The order was passed on the revised petition filed by K Padma and Babita, wives of slain Maoist Azad and  Hemchandra Pandey respectively.

16 Feb 2018

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CM Chandrasekhar Rao created rift between Adivasis and Lambadas: BJP

BJP alleged that KCR had pitted Adivasis and Lambadas against each other in order to divert their attention from his 'failure to fulfil promises' made to STs during statehood movement.

16 Feb 2018

Farmers sit for a protest in Armoor town of Nizamabad district on Thursday | express photo
Unhappy with government’s price to procure  red jowar, Telangana farmers sit on hunger strike

The farmers did not allow politicians or the frontal organisations of political parties to take centre stage and the JAC led the protest.

16 Feb 2018

A parent from Hyderabad approaches HC challenging the MCI rule barring NIOS students from taking the NEET.
NEET decision: Fate of 800 National Institute of Open Schooling students hangs in the balance

A parent from Hyderabad approaches HC challenging the MCI rule barring NIOS students from taking the NEET.

16 Feb 2018

Administrator’s panel presents report on Hyderabad Cricket Association

The committee, in its report, charged that the HCA managing committee headed by Vivek was tinkering with the model bye-laws prepared by the Lodha committee and approved by the Supreme Court.

16 Feb 2018

Telangana farmers facing triple crisis: Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav

Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav, addressing the gathering, said that farmers today were facing a crisis of three kinds _ economic, ecological and existential.

16 Feb 2018

SC, ST veterinarians of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh unhappy with division of vacant posts

Veterinarians holding PhD and post graduate degrees and belonging to SC, ST and OBC communities in the two Telugu states are an unhappy lot.

16 Feb 2018

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu (File|PTI)
TDP to play key role after polls in Telangana: Chandrababu Naidu

Naidu told his party cadres in Telangana that the Yellow party will play a crucial role in more than 60 Assembly segments in the State in the next Assembly polls. 

16 Feb 2018

KG to PG JAC demands fee hike for all courses in Telangana

The aided institutions JAC claims that the government is maligning their image by alleging that they are commercialising education when in reality it expects quality education with less fees.

15 Feb 2018

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Woman climbs stairs to give biometrics in Aadhaar, slips and dies

A Lasmava climbed the building to give biometric impression and, while coming down, slipped from the staircase and died within minutes of suffering fatal injuries.

15 Feb 2018

Telangana to give 2.5 crore ‘Intintiki Telugu’ books to citizens

Buoyed by the success of World Telugu Conference and the applause it got for promoting the Telugu language, the Telangana  government is making yet another move in that direction.

15 Feb 2018