Articles about Telangana

'Medicine from the Sky': Telangana testing drone delivery of vaccines

15 Jun 2021

'Medicine from the Sky': Telangana testing drone delivery of vaccines

The government of Telangana has launched a project to check the feasibility of delivering medical supplies such as vaccines and drugs through drones, which can help improve the efficiency and speed of such deliveries.

Telangana announces 10-day lockdown from tomorrow; what's allowed

11 May 2021

Telangana announces 10-day lockdown from tomorrow; what's allowed

The Telangana government has announced a 10-day lockdown across the state starting May 12 (Wednesday).

Coronavirus vaccination drive: Voters' data sought from Election Commission

15 Jan 2021

Coronavirus vaccination drive: Voters' data sought from Election Commission

As the scale of Indian elections and the coronavirus vaccination drive, starting from tomorrow, are comparable, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) requested the Election Commission to share electoral roll data, a plea which the polling body accepted.

Loan app case: Chennai Police arrests 2 Chinese nationals

03 Jan 2021

Loan app case: Chennai Police arrests 2 Chinese nationals

Four people, including two Chinese nationals, have been arrested by the Chennai Police in connection with the loan apps case.

Sonu Sood pays surprise visit to a fan's food stall

27 Dec 2020

Sonu Sood pays surprise visit to a fan's food stall

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, who emerged as a real-life hero for migrant workers amid the coronavirus pandemic, recently surprised one of his fans by visiting his roadside food stall named after him in Hyderabad.

Harassed by loan sharks, debtors commit suicide, unearthing multi-crore scam

24 Dec 2020

Harassed by loan sharks, debtors commit suicide, unearthing multi-crore scam

The unfortunate demise of three people in Telangana, allegedly due to harassment of loan sharks, led police to unearth a multi-crore scam.

India's leopard population increased in 4 years since 2014: Javadekar

22 Dec 2020

India's leopard population increased in 4 years since 2014: Javadekar

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday released the Status of Leopards in India 2018 report which states India's leopard population increased from 8,000 to over 12,500 between 2014 and 2018.

Bizarre! Telangana locals dedicate a temple to actor Sonu Sood

21 Dec 2020

Bizarre! Telangana locals dedicate a temple to actor Sonu Sood

Actor Sonu Sood has been honored with a temple by the residents of a Telangana village in celebration of his humanitarian work amid the coronavirus pandemic.

After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states

20 Dec 2020

After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states

The Indian National Congress party has started reshuffling leaders, beginning with organizational leadership changes in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Telangana.

Several injured as fire erupts at Hyderabad chemical factory

12 Dec 2020

Several injured as fire erupts at Hyderabad chemical factory

A major fire broke out at a chemical factory in the Bollaram industrial area of Sangareddy district near Hyderabad, Telangana, on Saturday.

Amit Shah intervenes, invites protesting farmers for meeting today

08 Dec 2020

Amit Shah intervenes, invites protesting farmers for meeting today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the second most important person in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, has invited protesting farmers for dialogue at 7 pm today.

A prestige battle: Counting begins for Hyderabad civic polls

04 Dec 2020

A prestige battle: Counting begins for Hyderabad civic polls

The counting of votes to announce the winner of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls began today at 8 am.

GHMC elections: 'Only Trump left to campaign,' Owaisi slams BJP

29 Nov 2020

GHMC elections: 'Only Trump left to campaign,' Owaisi slams BJP

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi took a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for treating the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls as an election to pick the next Prime Minister

Modi embarks on 3-city tour to view COVID-19 vaccine development

28 Nov 2020

Modi embarks on 3-city tour to view COVID-19 vaccine development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday embarked on a three-city tour to review the development of COVID-19 vaccines.

Cyclone Nivar: Chennai airport shuts operations tonight; trains canceled

25 Nov 2020

Cyclone Nivar: Chennai airport shuts operations tonight; trains canceled

Ahead of Cyclone Nivar's landfall on the eastern coast of the Indian peninsula, operations at the Chennai airport have been suspended from 7 pm Wednesday till 7 am the next day.

Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur

14 Nov 2020

Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur

Riding on election wins of this week, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday made big changes, appointing newer faces as state in-charges and revoking power from a few.

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

10 Nov 2020

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

Besides Bihar, the results of by-polls for 58 seats, spread across 11 states, will be declared today as counting began a short while ago. Among the states, Madhya Pradesh has emerged as the one garnering the maximum attention with the elections turning into a prestige battle for Congress' turncoat Jyotiraditya Scindia.

Telangana electric vehicle policy: All you need to know

31 Oct 2020

Telangana electric vehicle policy: All you need to know

The Telangana government on Friday launched the 'Telangana Electric Vehicle & Energy Storage Policy' to promote electric vehicles (EVs) and energy storage systems (ESS) in the state.

Hyderabad: No relief from heavy rains next week, says IMD

18 Oct 2020

Hyderabad: No relief from heavy rains next week, says IMD

The India Meteorological Department has issued a six-day rain alert for Hyderabad in Telangana even as at least 50 people lost their lives due to the heavy downpour across the state.

Rains fury continues: 20,000 evacuated in Maharashtra; Karnataka's situation grim

16 Oct 2020

Rains fury continues: 20,000 evacuated in Maharashtra; Karnataka's situation grim

Heavy rains continued to wreak havoc in several states on Thursday, and the condition is unlikely to improve today.

30 rain-related deaths in Telangana; showers lash Mumbai, Pune

15 Oct 2020

30 rain-related deaths in Telangana; showers lash Mumbai, Pune

After ripping apart Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, the deep depression moved toward Maharashtra, prompting the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to issue a red alert for the entire North Konkan region, that includes Mumbai and Thane, for Thursday.

Heavy rains pound Hyderabad, streets flooded, residents pray for relief

14 Oct 2020

Heavy rains pound Hyderabad, streets flooded, residents pray for relief

Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana reeled under heavy rainfall, triggered by a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal. The IT city's streets were flooded, cars floated in the water, and at least 15 people died in downpour-related incidents.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.8 lakh with 60k+ new cases

06 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.8 lakh with 60k+ new cases

On Monday, India reported a little over 60,000 fresh coronavirus cases, the lowest rise in daily infections in over a month. The nationwide tally has reached 66.8 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.2 lakh; over 1.02 lakh dead

05 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.2 lakh; over 1.02 lakh dead

India reported over 74,000 fresh coronavirus infections on Sunday, bringing the nationwide tally to 66.22 lakh cases. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 1,02,735 with over 900 more deaths in the past 24 hours.

India has world's highest number of COVID-19 recoveries: Health Ministry

29 Sep 2020

India has world's highest number of COVID-19 recoveries: Health Ministry

India has the highest number of recovered cases of COVID-19 in the world, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

Farmers continue protest; Congress-ruled states looking to "bypass" farm laws

29 Sep 2020

Farmers continue protest; Congress-ruled states looking to "bypass" farm laws

Farmers across the country are continuing their protest against three laws, that the Centre claims will give them access to markets of their choice. The Bills, which were passed in the Monsoon Session, became laws with President Ram Nath Kovind's signature on Sunday.

Farm bills reach Rajya Sabha; Centre, Opposition scramble for support

20 Sep 2020

Farm bills reach Rajya Sabha; Centre, Opposition scramble for support

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday moved the controversial farm bills in the Rajya Sabha.

Will the contentious farm bills clear Rajya Sabha tomorrow?

19 Sep 2020

Will the contentious farm bills clear Rajya Sabha tomorrow?

The Rajya Sabha will take up the passage of the three contentious farm bills on Sunday, amid massive protests in Punjab and Haryana.

Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee

16 Sep 2020

Attempts were made to influence Delhi elections, alleges Facebook's ex-employee

Social media giant Facebook, already facing scrutiny in India for allegedly favoring the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has now landed in a fresh soup after a former employee alleged that attempts were made to influence the 2020 Delhi Elections.

35% kids not receiving mid-day meals, says survey; UP worst

15 Sep 2020

35% kids not receiving mid-day meals, says survey; UP worst

Around 35% of children did not receive mid-day meals during the coronavirus lockdown despite government orders, a survey conducted across five Indian states has found.

In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains

12 Sep 2020

In Congress rejig, Azad gets axed, team Rahul records gains

Before she is expected to fly to the US for her annual medical check-up, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday reshuffled the party's ranks, dropping veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad as the General Secretary of AICC.

Coronavirus: India reports 96k+ new cases, over 1,200 more deaths

11 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: India reports 96k+ new cases, over 1,200 more deaths

On Thursday, India reported the highest single-day spike of over 96,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 45.6 lakh. Over 1,200 fresh fatalities also pushed the death toll to 76,323.

Telugu TV actor dies by suicide; man booked for abetment

09 Sep 2020

Telugu TV actor dies by suicide; man booked for abetment

Prominent Telugu TV actor Sravani Kondapalli died by suicide late on Tuesday. The actor, who was 26, is best known for the TV series Manasu Mamata and Mounaragam.

Suicides by daily-wage earners on the rise; 23% in 2019

06 Sep 2020

Suicides by daily-wage earners on the rise; 23% in 2019

Almost a quarter of all suicides recorded in 2019 involved daily-wage earners, the recently released report published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) showed.

Ease of doing business: Andhra Pradesh tops states' rankings

05 Sep 2020

Ease of doing business: Andhra Pradesh tops states' rankings

The Centre on Saturday released the rankings of states and union territories in terms of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB).

Facebook bans BJP MLA after hate speech row intensifies

03 Sep 2020

Facebook bans BJP MLA after hate speech row intensifies

Facebook, which is at the center of a storm in India after a report claimed it didn't act against hate speech of members of the ruling BJP, on Thursday banned T Raja Singh from its platform.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 33L with record 75k+ new cases

27 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 33L with record 75k+ new cases

On Wednesday, India saw a record single-day spike of over 75,000 new coronavirus infections. The total number of cases has now crossed 33 lakh while over 1,000 fresh fatalities pushed the death toll past 60,000.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 32.31 lakh; over 59,000 dead

26 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 32.31 lakh; over 59,000 dead

On Tuesday, India reported 66,000 new coronavirus infections bringing the nationwide total to 32.31 lakh. Over 1,000 fresh fatalities pushed the death toll to 59,629.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 3 million mark

23 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 3 million mark

The total number of coronavirus infections in India crossed the three million mark on Saturday. The nationwide total has now reached 30.43 lakh while the death toll rose to 56,855.

Sexually exploited 5,000+ times over decade, Hyderabad woman files complaint

22 Aug 2020

Sexually exploited 5,000+ times over decade, Hyderabad woman files complaint

A 25-year-old woman in Telangana's Hyderabad has leveled shocking allegations of sexual exploitation against nearly 150 persons over several years.