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Drunken driving claims life of medico as Volvo crashes into tree in Hyderabad

P Priyanka who was pursuing medicine in Russia had come home due to the pandemic. She died on the spot while her friend Mithi Modi sustained injuries in the crash.

10 Nov 2020

Duty calls: Hyderabad rains show friendly side of city cops

From rescuing residents from waterlogged houses to putting their own lives at risk, the men in khaki stood by the people.

18 Oct 2020

Newlywed couple from Hyderabad becomes victim of honour killing, husband strangled to death

Hemanth and Avanti were married for four months. Cyberabad Police who is investigating the case, found out that Avanti’s family is behind the murder.

26 Sep 2020

Kozhikode plane crash: Two CISF personnel played key role in rescue operations

Assistant sub-inspectors Mangal Singh and Ajith Singh, who were deployed close to the crash site, were the first to see the plane crashing down from the table top runway.

10 Aug 2020

Once ostracised, COVID-19 survivor in Telangana draws praise for plasma donation

Papushetty Uday Kiran Gupta, a grocer from Shadnagar, has become the first Covid-19 survivor to have donated plasma thrice in a month.

03 Aug 2020

In Telangana, cops beat virus but not social stigma

After the lockdown was relaxed, there has been a steady increase of Covid cases in the department, especially in the three Commissionerates of Hyderabad, Cyberabad and Rachakonda.

14 Jul 2020

Yoga, Vitamin C, calls from colleagues: How Hyderabad cop survived COVID-19 ordeal

Like all COVID affected people, Sudheer Krishna faced social stigma from those around him, even after discharge from the hospital. This could affect patients more than the virus itself, he said.

29 Jun 2020

Years on, open borewells continue to claim lives

The borewell mishap in Medak district, which claimed the life of a toddler on Thursday, brings back chilling memories of similar incidents that occurred over last few years. 

29 May 2020

Locked down Hyderabad residents fall prey to cyberfrauds

Several people in Hyderabad, spread across three police commissionerates, have lost a whopping Rs 3.49 crore to cyberfrauds during the lockdown between March 22 and April 30.

16 May 2020

Cop’ing with challenges as moms, as professionals

Chandramma is like a mother figure to the staff of her police station. She develops an instant rapport with the way addresses people — youngsters as bidda and the elderly as ayya or amma.

09 May 2020

Dip in domestic violence cases since lockdown

SOS calls to police show that complaints have decreased by more than 50 per cent

02 May 2020

Restoring seized vehicles to cost a bomb 

While police are allowed to seize vehicles for different violations during the lockdown, there are no guidelines to protect them from rat attack or battery failure  

29 Apr 2020

Cops brighten 60-yr-old’s birthday

Despite the lockdown, Saipuri colony in Sainikpuri witnessed a birthday celebration straight out of a movie on Friday.

25 Apr 2020

Telangana: Patrol cars to the rescue of pregnant women

As several ambulances have been deployed on Covid duty, police vehicles help shift women in labour to hospitals

07 Apr 2020

Cyber criminals use coronavirus to loot gullible citizens

Sources from the Ministry of Home Affairs told Express that there have been inputs on such attacks and people losing money from their accounts and e-wallets as well to fake Corona charity groups.

30 Mar 2020