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11 Dec 2018

Telangana Assembly

Winning Congress MLAs will be shifted to Park Hyatt hotel

In Telangana, winning MLAs of the Congress will be moved to Hyderabad's Park Hyatt hotel, a member of the grand old party has confirmed, TNM reports.

11 Dec 2018


#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi wins from Chandrayangutta

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Akbaruddin Owaisi has reportedly won from the Chandrayangutta constituency - one of the 15 constituencies in Hyderabad.

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: TRS establish strong lead; Congress falling behind

Vote counting has begun in the southern state of Telangana, and early trends indicate that the K Chandrashekhar Rao-led Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) is cruising towards a comfortable victory.

07 Dec 2018

Lok Sabha

Film personalities cast votes, add glitz to Telangana Assembly polls

Adding a dash of glamour to Telangana's poll process, Telugu film bigwigs turned up in good numbers to cast their ballot today.

07 Dec 2018


#RoadTo2019: After high-voltage campaigns, Rajasthan and Telangana cast votes

In what qualifies as an epic finale for the elections in five states, Rajasthan and Telangana went to polls on Friday to choose the next government.

Revanth Reddy taken into preventive custody ahead of TRS meet

Telangana Congress Working President A Revanth Reddy was taken into preventive custody today ahead of TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao's public meeting in Kodangal Assembly constituency.

03 Dec 2018

Narendra Modi

#TelanganaElections: Owaisi responds to Adityanath, says Allah will defeat Modi-govt

Following Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's warning that All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi would have to 'flee' Telangana if the BJP was voted to power, Owaisi has hit back at Adityanath.

02 Dec 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi: Owaisi will have to 'flee' Telangana if BJP wins

In the final leg of campaigning for the upcoming Telangana elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Sunday, issued a warning for All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi.

Telangana: Congress questions TRS over unfulfilled assurances

Telangana Congress yesterday questioned the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on why it "failed" to mount pressure on the NDA-led Center to realize the assurances given to the newly-formed state in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization (APR) Act.

27 Nov 2018

Telangana Assembly

Telangana: Following raid by police, politician tries committing suicide

High voltage drama ensued at the residence of politician Vanteru Pratap Reddy on Monday, as he attempted to take his life, following a raid by police.

25 Nov 2018

Republic Day

Win phones, bikes: How this Telangana district is promoting voting

In a bid to encourage more people to vote, the Siddipet district administration in Telangana has resorted to a novel way of incentivization.

23 Nov 2018

Andhra Pradesh

TDP terms KCR's repeated attacks on Naidu a 'panic reaction'

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) today hit back at caretaker Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for his repeated attacks on its president N Chandrababu Naidu, calling it a "panic reaction".

20 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi's popularity is on the decline: TRS leader KTR

Looking to regain power in Telangana, the ruling TRS leader, K T Rama Rao, said today Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity is "on the decline".

TRS chief richer by Rs. 5.5cr but owns no car

Telangana caretaker Chief Minister, K Chandrasekhar Rao, is richer by nearly Rs. 5.5 crore, and acquired 16 acres of agricultural land during the past four years, according to the affidavit he filed, along with his nomination for Gajwel Assembly constituency.

12 Nov 2018

Legislative Assembly

#TelanganaElections: BJP to give 1 lakh cows, slash fuel tax

The Telangana unit of the BJP, in its election manifesto for the upcoming Legislative Assembly elections, has reportedly promised to distribute 1 lakh cows every year for those interested in owning cows.

11 Nov 2018


Despite Rahul-Modi face-off, caste-equations, poll-result as unpredictable as Hollywood-thriller climax

A Narendra Modi-Rahul Gandhi face-off, last-minute switching of camps, allegations, counter-allegations, and caste equations make for a heady election cocktail in five states, but poll results remain as unpredictable as the climax of a Hollywood thriller.

08 Nov 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Seat-sharing deal of Congress-led alliance in Telangana finalized: AICC

Seat-sharing deal among partners of the Congress-led grand alliance for the December 7 Telangana Assembly elections has been finalized and will be announced after its approval by Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the AICC said today.

31 Oct 2018


Ahead of Telangana polls, contestants dance, grieve, mingle with voters

Desperate times call for desperate measures and contesting an election could be one of those.

#TelanganaPolls: BJP's second candidate list to be released before Diwali

The BJP would release its second list of candidates for the December 7 Assembly elections in Telangana before Diwali.

20 Oct 2018


Ahead of Telangana polls, unaccounted cash worth Rs. 10cr seized

Unaccounted cash to the tune of Rs. 10 crore was seized and two persons arrested in this connection in Adilabad district of Telangana, police said on Saturday.

14 Oct 2018


#TelanganaElections: Social media to be monitored for poll code violations

Social media posts of political parties and groups in poll-bound Telangana will come under the Election Commission's scanner to check for any objectionable content under the Model Code of Conduct, state Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar has said.

11 Oct 2018

Lok Sabha

Telangana: Husband is senior Congress leader, wife joins BJP

Social worker Padmini Reddy, wife of senior Congress leader of Telangana Damodar Raja Narasimha, joined BJP today.

09 Oct 2018


Telangana BJP MLA T Raja Singh Lodh's Facebook account hacked

A BJP leader in Telangana has alleged his Facebook account has been hacked by unidentified people.

07 Oct 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Time for final publication of electoral rolls in Telangana extended

The Election Commission of India has extended the date for the final publication of electoral rolls in Telangana from October 8 to October 12.

07 Oct 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP predicts hung Assembly in coming Telangana polls

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has predicted a hung Assembly in the coming Telangana polls with no single party getting a majority while promising a "Delhi model" government as its poll plank in the southern state.

07 Oct 2018

Andhra Pradesh

President gives assent to Telangana bill to tackle sexual-offenders, cybercrimes

President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a bill which will help tackle sexual offenders, cybercriminals, and traditional unlawful acts in Telangana, officials said.

07 Oct 2018


Qualcomm to create $400mn largest-ever foreign campus in Hyderabad

Hyderabad already hosts mega campuses of tech behemoths like Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and others in India.

06 Oct 2018

Madhya Pradesh

EC announces dates for elections in MP, Rajasthan, other states

The Election Commission on Saturday announced dates for Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana.

05 Oct 2018


Telangana: Wife hammers man to death during quarrel, flees

A man, addicted to liquor, was allegedly hammered to death by his wife during a quarrel between them in Telangana's Peddapalli district today, police said.

02 Oct 2018


God Gandhi: This Telangana village has a temple for Gandhi

A lot has been said and written (even debated) about the "Kaliyuga daivam" Mahatma Gandhi, the "apostle of peace and harmony" in modern India.

01 Oct 2018

Lok Sabha

Telangana: Amit Shah to address public rally on Oct 10

BJP's campaign for the upcoming Assembly elections in Telangana is expected to get a boost with party President Amit Shah addressing a public meeting at Karimnagar on October 10.

01 Oct 2018


Telangana: Wife objects to chat; man, his friend commit suicide

A 27-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in Secunderabad for being chided by his wife over continuously chatting with a female friend on a web-based messenger, police said yesterday.

23 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Telangana has not joined Ayushman Bharat scheme 'as of now'

Telangana has not joined the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), Ayushman Bharat, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jharkhand today "as of now" and would continue to implement its health scheme, official sources said.

20 Sep 2018


Ban the term 'honor killing': Human Rights Activist

Kancha Ilaiah, who's a prominent Dalit, Human and Civil Rights activist, has asked for a ban on the term 'honor killing' in incidents where Dalits or lower caste people are killed for marrying someone of upper caste.

19 Sep 2018


Telangana: Lost husband to 'honor-killing', Amrutha talks about raising child

"I am 21, he was 24. We haven't really experienced anything except unflinching love for one other," Amrutha, whose husband was killed by her own father, said.

19 Sep 2018


Congress party not to name CM candidate in Telangana

The Congress would not name the Chief Ministerial candidate in poll-bound Telangana, where it would fight the Assembly elections jointly with the TDP, CPI, and Telangana Jana Samithi, a key party leader said today.

19 Sep 2018


Telangana 'honor-killing': Victim's father-in-law paid Rs. 1cr for his murder

In the murder of 23-year-old P Pranay Kumar in Nalgonda district of Telangana, the father of his wife, assailant, and five others have been arrested.

13 Sep 2018


#GaneshChaturthi: 18,000 policemen deployed in Hyderabad

As many as 18,000 policemen have been deployed in Hyderabad for Ganesh Chaturthi and subsequent immersion after ten days, police said today.

12 Sep 2018

Road Accidents

Telangana bus tragedy: Man at wheel recently presented 'best-driver' award

The driver of the bus that plunged into a ravine in Telangana killing 57 people was conferred the best driver award by the government only last month, officials said today.

11 Sep 2018

Human Trafficking

Congress's Jagga Reddy arrested for trafficking 3 people to US

Former Congress MLA from Telangana's Sangareddy, Jayaprakash Reddy alias Jagga Reddy, has been arrested for allegedly trafficking three people to the US on basis of forged documents while holding the public representative's post in 2004, police said.