Hyderabad News

Cloth traders in Telengana shut shops as part of bandh against GST

Cloth merchants observed a bandh by closing their shops in protest against the imposition of 5 per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST) on cloth sales across districts of Northern Telangana.

published : 28 Jun 2017

Telangana housing board refers liquor shop issue to cops

Responding to the news article published in these columns on June 19 with the heading, “Land belonging to Telangana Housing Board is playground at dawn but open bar at dusk,” the TS Housing Board has

published : 24 Jun 2017

Parents of Chinnari who fell into borewell in Telangana inconsolable

Minutes after learning that her younger daughter Chinnari has fallen in an abandoned borewell, her mother Renuka rushed to the spot and sat there, refusing to move. She continued talking to her daught

published : 24 Jun 2017

Telangana: Borewell Chinnari fell into was constructed without permission

Owner of the land had left the borewell open to allow rain water enter the pit; There are nearly 30,000 open abandoned borewells in the Constituency, MP says

published : 24 Jun 2017

Institutional deliveries began in Jan; only 12 recorded till now

Of the 3,800 Rohingya refugees living in Balapur, 1,492 are children, which makes for 50 per cent of the total population. The highest number, 592, falls in the under five category.

published : 20 Jun 2017

No ID means no jobs for 3,800 Rohingya refugees in Hyderabad

India, not being party to 1951 Refugee Convention or its 1967 protocol, has no national refugee protection framework. So, govt doesn’t recognise them as citizens

published : 20 Jun 2017

Telangana Housing Board land is playground at dawn but open bar at dusk

An empty land used as a lung space by several locals for sporting activities has now become a den of drunkards.

published : 19 Jun 2017

Indian Journalists Union condemns raids against NDTV founder Prannoy Roy

The Indian Journalists Union, in a statement issued on Tuesday, condemned the CBI raids on the offices and residence of NDTV founders Prannoy Roy and his wife Radhika.

published : 07 Jun 2017

‘No one should be left in a home or centre indefinitely’

Activists are aghast at what has happened in the woman’s case even as officials seem to lack clarity on the future course of action and treatment as per the law

published : 31 May 2017

Rythu Sangham asks if government will buy unfit cattle

The Sangham organised a press meet on Saturday to explain the effects of The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Rules,  2017.

published : 28 May 2017

Hygienically-run meat shops to be incentivised

GHMC Commissioner B Janardhan Reddy on Saturday directed the Veterinary Wing officials to personally monitor and control illegal slaughtering of animals in the GHMC limits.

published : 28 May 2017

Will ban on cattle slaughter prove a spoilsport during Ramzan?

With the holy month of Ramzan set to begin tomorrow, all roads in Hyderabad literally lead to the Old City, which is house to sumptuous non-vegetarian delicacies.

published : 28 May 2017

Managing your diabetes this Ramadan

Ramadan is just around the corner and the whole city is gearing up for a month long of festivities, food and fun.

published : 27 May 2017

Beyond borders

While writing the book ‘Mr. and Mrs. Jinnah – The marriage that shook India’ author Sheela Reddy stumbled upon interesting margin notes in the books owned by the couple.

published : 16 May 2017

Ailing professor Saibaba being denied medicare in jail: Wife

The health of GN Saibaba, Delhi University professor who was sentenced to life for his alleged links with Maoists, is in a precarious condition, according to his wife Vasanta who visited him at the Na

published : 06 Apr 2017