Hyderabad News

Mecca Masjid blast case: NIA judge who acquitted five accused reports to work as Hyderabad HC rejects resignation

In his resignation letter, K Ravinder Reddy cited "personal reasons" for his decision and urged that his resignation be accepted and proceeded on leave for 15 days. 

published : 19 Apr 2018

CPM can't join hands with Congress, insists Prakash Karat

Former general secretary Prakash Karat made it categorically clear that there cannot and should not be any political understanding with the Congress.

published : 19 Apr 2018

In a first, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury doesn’t present draft political line

Presenting the draft political tactical line before the delegates, Karat made the majority stance clear, saying an alliance with the Congress - a bourgeois party - is not at all possible.

published : 19 Apr 2018

'Mobilise all secular, democratic forces against the BJP', says CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury

Inaugurating 22nd Party Congress, Yechury underlines need to strengthen the party’s independent moves while further cementing unity among Left forces

published : 19 Apr 2018

Telugu actor Naga Babu hits back at Sri Reddy, suspects political agenda

After being trolled by a section of Pawan Kalyan's fans on social media, actor Sri Reddy launched a scathing attack on him using choicest expletives, and proceeded to make an offensive gesture too. 

published : 19 Apr 2018

Security beefed up in Hyderabad after Mecca Masjid verdict 

To ensure nothing illegal is smuggled into city, policemen in ‘mufti’ have been scattered all over Old City, sources say.

published : 18 Apr 2018

Utterly, ghee-ly delicious

Next time you visit Almond House, the sweet house in KPHB, do speak to the manager and head to the third and fourth floor of their building.

published : 17 Apr 2018

'I have lost faith in the judiciary', says victim of Hyderabad Mecca Masjid blast

Aatiq is a bangle maker who lost his relatives in the blast, had his hopes pinned on the verdict.

published : 17 Apr 2018

Hyderabad Mecca Masjid Blast: Twists, turns and a dead end

Tension palpable in the Old City of Hyderabad after the special NIA court acquitted all five accused in the Mecca Masjid blast case

published : 17 Apr 2018

Hyderabad Mecca Masjid Blast: BJP, Congress cross swords; MIM screams injustice; TRS stays mum

Monday's verdict led to a political slugfest -- from New Delhi to Hyderabad.

published : 17 Apr 2018

Hyderabad Mecca Masjid Blast: Did the bomb fall from sky or sprout from ground?

IF the five accused who were acquitted on Monday were not responsible for the blast, and if hundreds of those who were initially arrested and later released were innocent too, who are the actual perpe

published : 17 Apr 2018

‘Investigators did not brief witnesses properly’, says police official over Hyderabad Mecca Masjid Blast

The most intriguing part of the whole affair, which NIA insiders describe as ‘’hush-hush’’ with regard to the Mecca Masjid blast probe, was when the investigators reportedly made no efforts to brief t

published : 17 Apr 2018

Hyderabad Mecca Mosque blast: Then who bombed masjid?

Eleven years after a powerful bomb blast ripped through the historic Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad, the Special Court for NIA cases acquitted all the five accused.

published : 17 Apr 2018

Hyderabad Mecca Masjid blast: Did NIA or CBI mess up the probe?

As Superintendent of police with the National Investigation Agency (NIA), IPS officer Pratibha Ambedkar -- based in Hyderabad then -- was vigorously pursuing the Mecca Masjid blast case.

published : 17 Apr 2018

Special NIA court judge who acquitted 2007 Hyderabad Mecca Masjid blast accused quits

K Ravinder Reddy today resigned, barely hours after acquitting the five accused in the Mecca Masjid blast case, a senior judicial official said.

published : 16 Apr 2018