Telangana: News

01 Oct 2023

Narendra Modi

Telangana: Modi launches projects worth Rs. 13,500 crore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in poll-bound Telangana on Sunday and launched various projects worth over Rs. 13,500 crore, the Hindustan Times reported.

24 Sep 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Bidhuri 'distraction,' BJP in for 2024 poll surprise: Rahul Gandhi

Senior Congress leader and former party chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of employing "diversion tactics" using its MPs for electoral gains, Hindustan Times reported.

17 Sep 2023

Pawan Khera

Congress's Pawan Khera links Sanatan Dharma controversy to RSS chief

Congress leader Pawan Khera on Sunday attributed the ongoing controversy surrounding Sanatan Dharma to recent statements made by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, the Hindustan Times reported.

17 Sep 2023

Sonia Gandhi

Telangana: Sonia Gandhi to unveil Congress's 6 poll promises today

Senior Congress leader and former party chief Sonia Gandhi will announce the party's six guarantees for Telangana during a public meeting called "Vijaya Bheri" in Thukkuguda on Sunday, The Hindu reported.

31 Aug 2023


Souvenirs to get back from Warangal

Famed for its Kakatiya heritage, Warangal in Telangana boasts iconic sites like the Thousand Pillar Temple and Warangal Fort.

Weather update: IMD issues red alert in Uttarakhand, Himachal, Mumbai

In its latest weather forecast, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has reportedly predicted light to moderate rains in Mumbai for the coming four days.

Telangana receives record-breaking rainfall, state on high alert

Substantial downpours have broken all records in numerous parts of Telangana over the past two days.

10 Jul 2023


Hyderabad: 20-year-old medical student dies by cutting testicle

A 20-year-old medical student suffering from depression died after cutting his testicle in Telangana's Hyderabad on Sunday, reported NDTV.

BJP holds meeting in Hyderabad amid cabinet reshuffle rumors: Report

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held a high-level strategy meeting in Telangana's Hyderabad on Sunday as the party prepares for the crucial assembly elections this year and the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.

08 Jul 2023

Narendra Modi

Why PM Modi's Telangana visit is significant for BJP 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for several infrastructure projects worth Rs. 6,100 crore in Telangana on Saturday.

04 Jul 2023

G Kishan Reddy

BJP gets makeover ahead of crucial Lok Sabha, state polls

Upset over the recent electoral setbacks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday made big changes, appointing new state presidents and giving a chance to turncoats.

Telangana: Muslim man paraded for allegedly urinating near Shivaji's statue

A Muslim man was reportedly brutally assaulted and paraded by an angry mob for allegedly urinating near the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the Gajwel town of Telangana's Siddipet district on Monday night.

03 Jul 2023

K. Chandrashekar Rao

Congress won't join any opposition bloc with BRS: Rahul Gandhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR)'s remote control, and the state's ruling Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) is the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) "B-team," said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, addressing a public gathering in Telangana's Khammam on Sunday.

26 Jun 2023

K. Chandrashekar Rao

Telangana: KCR's BRS faces jolt, 12 top leaders join Congress

In a major setback to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's party, Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS), at least 12 top leaders, including former legislators and ministers, joined the Congress Party on Monday ahead of assembly elections in the state.

NIA arrests PFI weapons trainer in Nizamabad terror conspiracy case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a master weapons trainer for the Popular Front of India (PFI) living under a false identity in Karnataka, reported ANI.

11 Jun 2023


Karnataka defeat in mind, BJP revisits strategy in poll-bound states

Following an embarrassing electoral defeat in Karnataka, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) reportedly changed its strategy for the other poll-bound states in order to win the key assembly elections before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Hindustan Times reported.

09 Jun 2023


Hyderabad: Minor girl dies by suicide, family suspects 'black magic'

A class 12 student reportedly died by suicide in Telangana's Hyderabad on Wednesday night. The victim's family has allegedly claimed that she died due to kshudra pooja (black magic).

08 Jun 2023


Prabhas-Kriti's 'Adipurush' makers to distribute 10,000 free tickets in Telangana

Om Raut's magnum opus Adipurush is currently in the buzz as the film's release is around the corner. The makers are leaving no stone unturned for the big-budget film.

02 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

Telangana Formation Day: President Murmu, PM Modi greet citizens

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Droupadi Murmu on Friday greeted the people of Telangana on the occasion of the state's 10th Formation Day.

30 May 2023


Telangana: How ChatGPT was used to cheat in government exams

Candidates who appeared for the Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) exams cheated using the artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot ChatGPT in what could be the first instance of its kind in the country, according to reports.

08 Apr 2023

Narendra Modi

Telangana: Modi inaugurates new Vande Bharat Express, Rs. 11,300cr-worth projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Telangana on Saturday in a first political push to gain power in the southern state ruled by CM K Chandrashekar Rao's Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS).

31 Mar 2023


Hyderabad man spent Rs. 6 lakh on idlis last year

For this idli lover from Hyderabad, nothing beats the taste of his favorite South Indian delicacy.

23 Mar 2023


New COVID-19 variant, XBB.1.16 detected in 349 samples: Govt

The XBB.1.16 subvariant of COVID-19 has been detected in a total of 349 samples so far, according to the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG), reported PTI.

17 Mar 2023

Fire Accidents

6 dead in massive fire in Secunderabad's 10-story commercial complex

A massive fire broke out at the Swapnalok Complex in Telangana's Secunderabad at around 7.30 pm on Thursday, leaving six individuals dead, reported ANI.

BJP-BRS poster war as Kavitha skips questioning by ED

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's daughter and Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLC, Kalvakuntla Kavitha, skipped her scheduled questioning by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the alleged Delhi Liquor Policy scam case on Thursday.

15 Mar 2023

Reliance Jio

Jio 5G launched in 34 cities, overall count reaches 365

Reliance Jio has launched its fifth-generation service in 34 new cities in India, including Ambur, Suryapet, Sundargarh, Dharmavaram, and Dharamshala.

Hyderabad: BRS's 'Washing Powder Nirma' poster greets Amit Shah

A massive hoarding featuring the iconic "Nirma girl" from the Nirma washing powder advertisement with a twist was installed in Hyderabad by Telangana's ruling party Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS), to welcome Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday.

11 Mar 2023

New Delhi

BRS protests after BJP leader makes 'derogatory' remarks against Kavitha

Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) workers protested in New Delhi on Saturday after the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Telangana unit chief, Bandi Sanjay, allegedly made "derogatory" remarks against CM K Chandrasekhar Rao's daughter, BRS MLC K Kavitha, reported ANI.

10 Mar 2023

KT Rama Rao

BJP responds to KTR's 'Adani is proxy of PM' claims

Soon after Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) leader KT Rama Rao (KTR) attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Adani Group controversy at a press briefing, the BJP's Natcharaju Venkata Subhash called the BRS leader "restless" on Thursday.

08 Mar 2023

Delhi Liquor Policy

Delhi Liquor Policy case: ED summons KCR's daughter Kavitha

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's (KCR) daughter K Kavitha on Thursday to probe suspected money laundering in the alleged Delhi Liquor Policy scam.

01 Mar 2023


Telangana: 16-year-old student dies by suicide in classroom

A 16-year-old boy allegedly died by suicide in a classroom at his college near Hyderabad, Telangana.

27 Feb 2023


Telangana: Woman doctor who attempted suicide due to harassment dies

A 26-year-old postgraduate medical student from Telangana's Warangal, who was being treated at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad, after allegedly attempting suicide a few days ago, died on Sunday, doctors said.

26 Feb 2023


Hyderabad: Man beheads friend, removes heart for texting his girlfriend

In a spine-chilling incident, a Hyderabad man reportedly murdered his friend for calling and texting his girlfriend, the police confirmed on Saturday.

26 Feb 2023


5 ecotourism festivals in India that worship nature

Festivals form an important part of Indian culture, heritage, tradition, and biodiversity.

19 Feb 2023


Telangana is India's 'Afghanistan,' CM KCR its Taliban: YS Sharmila

Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Telangana Party (YSRTP) supremo YS Sharmila claimed on Sunday that Telangana was India's Afghanistan and Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) was its Taliban.

31 Jan 2023

Bharti Airtel

Airtel 5G launched in more cities across Andhra Pradesh, Telangana

Bharti Airtel has rolled out its 5G services in more cities across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, including Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Kakinada, Kurnool, Guntur, and Tirupati, Warangal, and Karimnagar.

19 Jan 2023


Telangana official kills man, fakes death to claim insurance money

An assistant section officer (ASO) of the Telangana government allegedly faked his own death to claim insurance funds of over Rs. 7 crore, PTI reported.

15 Jan 2023


Mukarram Jah, Hyderabad's last Nizam's grandson, passes away

Hyderabad's titular eighth Nizam, Mukarram Jah, died on Thursday night in Turkey's Istanbul, an official release issued by his office on behalf of the family confirmed.

15 Jan 2023

Vande Bharat Express

Modi flags off Vande Bharat Express between Telangana and Andhra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually flagged off another new Vande Bharat Express connecting Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh to Telangana's Secunderabad on Sunday.

KCR starts BRS activities in Delhi with 2-day Vedic yajna

Telangana's Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao marked the official launch of his national party, Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) with Raja Shyamala Yagam, a two-day Vedic ritual to seek blessings for attaining power, in Delhi on Tuesday at 9 am.

10 Dec 2022

Kidnapping Case

Watch: Telangana woman kidnapped from home in broad daylight

In what can only be described as a bizarre incident, a woman was kidnapped by nearly 100 men in broad daylight in Ranga Reddy of Telangana, the police stated on Friday.

Telangana: BJP's Bandi Sanjay Kumar accuses KTR of drug abuse

The president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Telangana, Bandi Sanjay Kumar, claimed on Tuesday that state IT minister and Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president KT Rama Rao uses drugs.

29 Nov 2022


Police tows Andhra CM's sister's car with her in it

YS Sharmila, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's sister and YSR Telangana Party chief, had her car towed away by cops in Hyderabad on Tuesday.

19 Nov 2022

Telangana Assembly

Telangana: BRS MLC threatens cutting tongue of BJP MP

Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLC Shambipur Raju has threatened Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Arvind Dharampuri with cutting his tongue over his comment about Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao's daughter, Kalvakuntla Kavitha.

Telangana MLAs poaching: BJP's BL Santhosh summoned by probe team

The Telangana Police has summoned senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader BL Santhosh for questioning as part of its investigation into the alleged case of poaching of Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) legislators.

Hyderabad: BJP MP Dharmapuri's home vandalized, KCR's daughter warns him

Supporters of Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS)—formerly Telangana Rashtra Samithi—allegedly damaged the house of Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Nizamabad MP Arvind Dharmapuri in Hyderabad on Friday.

12 Nov 2022

Narendra Modi

Telangana CM to give PM Modi's visit a miss again

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's decision not to receive Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad airport has agitated Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as the latter is visiting the state on Saturday.

09 Nov 2022

Tamil Nadu

DMK asks President to sack TN governor for fomenting hatred

The ruling alliance in Tamil Nadu led by Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has written to President Draupadi Murmu asking her to sack the state's Governor RN Ravi.

08 Nov 2022


Governors v/s state governments: Tussle brewing in three southern states

The governments of three south Indian states, namely Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana, are embroiled in a major tussle with their respective governors.

06 Nov 2022

Assembly Bypolls

Bypoll results: BJP retains 4 assembly seats, RJD bags 1

Results for bypolls of 7 assembly seats across 6 states, Bihar, Maharashtra, Odisha, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Telangana, began emerging as the counting got underway on Sunday.

Telangana: BJP, TRS clash just day ahead of Munugode bypoll

Multiple clashes erupted between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS)—recently renamed Bharat Rashtra Samithi—workers in Telangana in the last leg of campaigning for the Munugode bypoll.

30 Oct 2022

Telangana High Court

TRS government withdraws 'general consent to CBI' in Telangana

The Telangana government has withdrawn general consent earlier given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the state.

Telangana horse trading: BJP leaders detained for 'buying' BRS MLAs

Three Bharatiya Janata Party leaders were detained in a midnight raid on the intervening night of October 26 and 27, when they were allegedly trying to execute a deal with Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) in Telangana.

PFI terror case: NIA raids 40 locations in Telangana, AP

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided 38 locations in Telangana and two in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday in a case related to the Popular Front of India (PFI), accused of promoting terrorist activities.

13 Sep 2022

Narendra Modi

Hyderabad: 8 dead in major fire accident at e-scooter showroom

Eight people died and many were injured after a massive fire broke out at an electric scooter showroom in Hyderabad on Monday night.

05 Sep 2022

Selfie Deaths

Instagram Reel gone wrong: Teen hit by train, critically hurt

A Class 11 student who was reportedly trying to make an Instagram Reel while walking along a railway track got hit by a train near Telangana's Kazipet Railway Station.

28 Aug 2022

Rahul Gandhi

After Azad, Telangana Congress leader MA Khan quits, blames Gandhi

Trouble seems to be far from over for the Congress as another party leader MA Khan resigned on Saturday, this time in Telangana.

25 Aug 2022


Prophet remarks: Suspended BJP MLA arrested after protests grip Hyderabad

Suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (MLA) T Raja Singh was arrested again on Thursday, two days after getting bail over making offensive remarks against Prophet Muhammad.

23 Aug 2022


Hyderabad: BJP suspends MLA Raja Singh for 'abusing' Prophet Muhammad

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday suspended Hyderabad MLA T Raja Singh for his alleged abusive comments against Prophet Muhammad hours after he was arrested by the Telangana Police.

Telangana BJP chief calls to boycott Munawar Faruqui's Hyderabad show

Bandi Sanjay Kumar, the chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Telangana, issued a call to boycott the performance of the comedian Munawar Faruqui, slated for Saturday in Hyderabad.

19 Aug 2022

Tamil Nadu

12 states, J&K debarred from power trading over pending liabilities

The Power System Operation Corporation (POSOCO) has penalized 12 states and a Union Territory (UT) by debarring them from trading electricity at the spot market for not clearing liabilities.

10 Aug 2022

Arvind Kejriwal

#NewsBytesExplainer: Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022, its issues and benefits

The Centre introduced the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022, in the Lok Sabha on Monday, and it was quickly forwarded to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy for further discussion.

07 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi

PM to chair NITI Aayog meet today; KCR to boycott

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will preside over the NITI Aayog's (National Institution for Transforming India) seventh Governing Council meeting on Sunday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

29 Jul 2022

Amit Malviya

4 Telangana municipal employees suspended for missing KTR's 'birthday'

Telangana government's municipal body reportedly suspended four government employees for not attending minister KT Rama Rao's 'birthday bash' on July 24.

24 Jul 2022


Telangana 'doctor' Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan treats ailing co-passenger mid-air

Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan saved the life of a co-passenger on a flight after he complained of discomfort.

16 Jul 2022


Monsoon mayhem: Heavy rains, floods wreck Gujarat, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

Heavy downpour across India has led to the monsoon wreaking havoc in multiple states.

10 Jul 2022


Rescue operations continue at Amarnath; heavy rains in Maharashtra, Telangana

After flash floods triggered by a cloudburst near the Amarnath shrine in Kashmir killed 16 on Friday, four Mi-17V5 and four Cheetal helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) were deployed for rescue and relief efforts.

17 Jun 2022


Hyderabad: Woman sexually assaulted by friend after birthday party

The police have arrested a man in Hyderabad, Telangana, for sexually assaulting a 28-year-old woman at her home.

10 Jun 2022


Prophet remarks: Protests outside UP, Delhi mosques after Friday prayers

Massive protests erupted in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur on Friday in response to derogatory remarks made by former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma and expelled party leader Naveen Jindal about Prophet Muhammad.

09 Jun 2022

Crime Against Women

Hyderabad: Police want to try minor gang-rape accused as adults

The Hyderabad Police is planning to appeal in the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) to allow the accused in the Jubilee Hills gang-rape case to be tried as adults.

07 Jun 2022


Hyderabad: Four more rape cases reported amid Jubilee Hills row

While the Telangana Police continues to investigate the alleged high-profile gang-rape of a 17-year-old girl in Hyderabad's Jubilee Hills, four similar incidents have come to light in the city, NDTV reported.