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Meet the 11 ministers who joined Telangana CM Revanth Reddys Cabinet

Revanth Reddy became the first Congress Chief Minister of the youngest state in India. Congress MLA Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka also took oath as the Deputy Chief Minister of the state. Twelve MLAs took oath as Ministers in a fresh cabinet in Telangana along with new Chief Minister Anumula Revanth Reddy on Thursday in Hyderabad. Revanth Reddy became the first Congress Chief Minister of the youngest state in India. Congress MLA Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka also took oath as the Deputy Chief Minister of th

8 Dec 2023 12:03 pm
LB Stadium witnesses unveiling of Praja Prabhutvam

The sense of accomplishment the people felt at the venue reminded one of the heady days after the creation of Telangana. HYDERABAD: Anumula Revanth Reddy Ane Nenu a phrase that resonated in the crisp winter air set off collective euphoria among the eagerly waiting masses on a delightfully chilly day. The cheers soared to the heavens when the name of Dansari Anasuya, popularly known as Seethakka, was announced during the swearing-in ceremony. The LB Stadium provided a majestic backdrop for the

8 Dec 2023 11:51 am
Telangana: ECI announces special summary revision of photo electoral rolls

Publication of the integrated draft electoral rolls will take place on January 6, 2024. Period for filing claims and objections is from January 6 to 22. HYDERABAD: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced the special summary revision of photo electoral rolls with reference to January 1, 2024, as the qualifying date and the schedule has been fixed in the state. As per the schedule, re-arrangements of polling stations, removal of discrepancies in electoral rolls, EPICs, improvement of

8 Dec 2023 11:42 am
Barricades pulled down at CM's camp office in Begumpet, commuters rejoice

The initiative to remove the heavy barricading at the chief ministers office has won peoples hearts. The opposition alleged during the poll campaign that it was the Naya Nizams fort. HYDERABAD: Motorists and pedestrians travelling from the stretch between Rajiv Gandhi statue in Somajiguda to Greenlands flyover heaved a sigh of relief on Thursday as the barricades placed in front of the chief ministers camp office in Begumpet, which occupied a major chunk of the road, were removed. For the past m

8 Dec 2023 11:34 am
Ex-BRS MLA Jeevan Reddy put on notice for Rs 7 crore rent default

TSRTC leased 7,000 square yards of land to Vishwajeet Infra Developer which was then given on lease to establishments. They constructed a mall named Jeevan Reddy Mall. NIZAMABAD: Government agencies have begun efforts to collect arrears from a mall situated in Armoor, which is known to be owned by the family members of former BRS MLA A Jeevan Reddy. Jeevan Reddy lost to BJP candidate Paidi Rakesh Reddy in the recent Assembly election. The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) leased

8 Dec 2023 11:29 am
Telangana: 16 fall sick after eating mid-day meals at govt school in Borgaon village

Meanwhile, on Thursday evening, Nizamabad urban MLA-elect Dhanpal Suryanarayana Guptha visited GGH Nizamabad and interacted with the students. NIZAMABAD: As many as 16 students complained of stomach ache after consuming mid-day meals at a government school in Borgaon village on Thursday. The students, four of whom vomitted, were initially taken to a nearby primary health centre (PHC) and later transferred to the Government General Hospital (GGH) in Nizamabad. Following treatment, 12 students rec

8 Dec 2023 11:29 am
Telangana: 53K farmers suffer crop damage across 82.1K acres

According to the report, paddy was damaged in 59,307 acres, while chilli, maize and cotton were damaged in 17,267 acres, 5,262 acres and 348 acres respectively. KHAMMAM: A total of 53,307 farmers suffered crop damage across 82,191 acres of land, a report submitted by the Khammam agriculture officials revealed. The damage occurred during the recent rains in the state, Joint Director of Agriculture S Vijaya Nirmala told the media on Thursday. According to the report, paddy was damaged in 59,307 ac

8 Dec 2023 11:25 am
Telangana: Site of 1981 Indervelly massacre to get memorial park

This development comes 42 years after the tragic incident where the police opened fire on a gathering of Gond Adivasis, killing 20 and injuring many others. ADILABAD: After decades of waiting, the Indervelly massacre site will finally receive a proper memorial park, aptly named Sruthi Vanam. This development comes 42 years after the tragic incident where the police opened fire on a gathering of Gond Adivasis, killing 20 and injuring many others. The Revanth Reddy-led state government issued orde

8 Dec 2023 11:22 am
Telangana: Free bus travel for women, Rs 10L Aarogyasri scheme benefits from Dec 9

The two guarantees are: free travel for women in TSRTC buses across the State and the Rajiv Aarogyasri health insurance scheme which provides Rs 10 lakh assistance to the beneficiaries. HYDERABAD: Soon after taking oath as the chief minister, A Revanth Reddy held the first Cabinet meeting of the Congress government on Thursday. The Cabinet decided to implement two out of the six guarantees that the Congress announced for the people of Telangana in its manifesto ahead of the Assembly polls. The t

8 Dec 2023 11:15 am
Telangana CM Revanth rejects Transco CMDs resignation, review meeting on Friday

Soon after taking oath as the chief minister on Thursday, Revanth presided over the first Cabinet meeting, during which he mainly focused on two issues power and finance. HYDERABAD: Expressing his anger over officials for not divulging facts related to power sector during the previous regime, Chief Minister A Revanth Reddy directed them to come with all the details for Fridays review meeting. Soon after taking oath as the chief minister on Thursday, Revanth presided over the first Cabinet meeti

8 Dec 2023 11:11 am
'We are sevaks, not rulers': Revanth Reddy in first public address as Telangana CM

Anumula Revanth Reddy said that the iron fence at the chief ministers residence-cum-office which he likened to a dorala gadi (a feudal landlords fort) was being demolished. HYDERABAD: Anumula Revanth Reddy got going on day one by ensuring the dismantling of barriers placed in front of Pragathi Bhavan (the chief ministers official residence-cum-office that will now be called Praja Bhavan), a symbolic gesture that indicated his government would be transparent and accessible to the people. Hours

8 Dec 2023 11:06 am
Raja Singh, Maheshwar Reddy emerge as frontrunners for BJP floor leader post

However, K Venkata Ramana Reddy, who defeated K Chandrasekhar Rao and A Revanth Reddy in Kamareddy might be a force to reckon with. HYDERABAD: After increasing its seat tally to eight in Telangana, the state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to decide the partys floor leader on Friday. According to sources, T Raja Singh, who was elected from Goshamahal, and Alleti Maheshwar Reddy, who was elected from Nirmal, are the frontrunners for the post. However, K Venkata Ramana Reddy,

8 Dec 2023 11:00 am
Who will become the BRSLP leader?

The party cadre hopes that Harish will be given the responsibility so that he could infuse new vigour into the sinews of the activists. HYDERABAD: The immediate task before theBRS is to elect its Legislature Party leader. It is more than likely that former chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao may not take up the responsibility and might ask someone to lead the party in the Assembly. As KCR is president of the BRS, he might want someone else to lead the party. There is speculation in the party that

8 Dec 2023 10:35 am
Telangana HC tells water board to clear sewer lines at Santosh Dhaba

Santosh Dhaba had previously initiated a civil suit seeking an injunction from the HC against the department which was trying to prevent access to its premises due to the persistent drainage problem. HYDERABAD: The Telangana HighCourt on Thursday issued an interim order directing GHMC and HMWS&SB to conduct a joint inspection for a comprehensive resolution of the drainage issue near Santosh Dabha. The direction was given after the GHMC commissioner and the standing council of the civic body prop

8 Dec 2023 10:34 am
Funds of TTD being diverted: BJP MP Laxman

He criticised the TTDs decision to demolish the ancient Parvetu Mandapam, which he claimed was more than 800 years old. HYDERABAD: BJP MP and OBC Morcha president Dr K Laxman alleged in Rajya Sabha on Thursday that the funds of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) were being diverted to Tirupati municipality. He urged the government to take the matter seriously as the feelings of the believers of Sanatana Dharma were being hurt. Stating that Indian culture and traditions were closely linked to S

8 Dec 2023 10:22 am
Congress plans Telangana Cabinet expansion to include seniors

Rumours suggest that Md Shabbir Ali and Md Feroz Khan, who contested from Nizamabad Urban and Nampally Assembly segments, respectively, will be included in the Cabinet. HYDERABAD: Following the swearing-in of 12 ministers, including the chief minister and deputy chief minister, discussions have surfaced regarding the remaining Cabinet berths. Sources suggest that a Cabinet expansion is likely after the MLA-elects take their oaths, with the high command working to accommodate prominent leaders, i

8 Dec 2023 10:19 am
Former Telangana CM KCR hospitalised after suffering hip injury from fall

According to sources, the former Chief Minister fell in the bathroom and sustained injuries. HYDERABAD: BRS president and former Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao admitted into a private hospital after his hip bone was fractured late last night. According to sources, the former Chief Minister fell in the bathroom and sustained injuries. The doctors may perform surgery on his leg after the required tests. BRS supremo KCR Garu sustained a minor injury and is currently under expert care in the hos

8 Dec 2023 8:52 am
Telangana CM Revanth Reddy honours key campaign pledge right after swearing-in

Reddy promptly fulfilled a campaign pledge to remove the barricades at the CM's official residence minutes after taking the oath. Telangana Chief Minister Revanth Reddy swiftly acted on a campaign pledge, ordering the removal of iron barricades from his official residence immediately after assuming office. Soon after the oath-taking ceremony concluded, bulldozers and workers were seen dismantling the barricades at Pragathi Bhavan in Hyderabad. #WATCH | Hyderabad, Telangana: Iron barricades i

7 Dec 2023 4:38 pm
TelanganaHC upholds order against land claimed by Waqf Board

Private parties, contending possession of the land since 1950, argued that their ancestral rights were recognised under the AP Tenancy and Agricultural Lands Act. HYDERABAD:A bench of the Telangana High Court, comprising Chief Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice NV Shravan Kumar, on Wednesday, upheld a single judges order critical of the state governments notification of a parcel of land as Waqf property in 2006, based on an inquiry report prepared 41 years ago by the Waqf commissioner. In its order

7 Dec 2023 10:27 am
OU student union leaders block vehicle shifting files from Srinivas Gouds office

The incident has raised serious concerns among the student community and members of the public, prompting calls for a detailed investigation into the matter. HYDERABAD: A group of student union leaders of the Osmania University (OU) allegedly intercepted a vehicle that was transporting files and furniture belonging to former excise minister V Srinivas Goud from his office in Ravindra Bharati in Hyderabad on Wednesday. The students organised an impromptu dharna demanding an explanation for the al

7 Dec 2023 10:24 am
Pushpa actorheld for bid to blackmail woman

The actor was in a relationship with a junior artist and the couple saw frequent arguments. HYDERABAD: Actor Jagadeesh Prathap Bandari, known for his role as Kesava in Pushpa: The Rise, has been apprehended by the Panjagutta police and remanded to judicial custody for allegedly blackmailing and threatening his girlfriend with intimate videos and photos. The actor was in a relationship with a junior artist and the couple saw frequent arguments. After a temporary separation, they reconciled but ev

7 Dec 2023 10:23 am
Telangana HC dismisses vague PIL against Dharani portal

The bench concluded that there was no element of public interest involved in the case and dismissed the writ petition. HYDERABAD:A bench of the Telangana High Court on Wednesday rejected a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by P Indra Prakash, an advocate seeking to declare the failure of the authorities in continuing the registration of agricultural properties through the Dharani portal as illegal, arbitrary and violative of constitutional principles. Indra Prakash, appearing as a party-in-

7 Dec 2023 10:22 am
Telangana sees 1.88% drop in suicides

Statistically, 7,769 of those who died by suicide were men and the rest were women. HYDERABAD:The suicide rate in Telangana witnessed a decline of 1.88% in 2022 when compared to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data from the previous year. In 2021, Telangana was fourth in the country in terms of suicide rate. A year later, the state has managed to go down two spots and has seen a meagre decrease in reported suicide cases, according to the Accidental Deaths & Suicides in India 2022 report

7 Dec 2023 10:18 am
After bumper rains, crops damaged across State

The relentless rainfall damaged paddy, chilli, cotton and other crops across the state. However, meteorologists predict clear skies for the rest of the week. HYDERABAD / KHAMMAM/ HANAMKONDA / KARIMNAGAR :Following Cyclone Michaungs landfall in the neighbouring state of Andhra Pradesh, numerous regions in Telangana experienced substantial rainfall from late Tuesday through Wednesday morning. The relentless rainfall damaged paddy, chilli, cotton and other crops across the state. However, meteorolo

7 Dec 2023 9:58 am
Team Revanth to take charge today

Swearing-in ceremony at 1.04 pm at LB Stadium in Hyderabad.3 deputy CMs, 3-5 ministers likely to take oath of office & secrecy.Sonia,Kharge, Rahul and others may attend; KCR, all 119 MLAs also invited HYDERABAD:TPCC chief A Revanth Reddy will take oath as the second chief minister of Telangana at 1.04 pm at the LB Stadium in Hyderabad on Thursday, along with some members of his Council of Ministers. While the exact number of ministers who will be sworn in was not disclosed to the media, it is be

7 Dec 2023 9:57 am
Three washed away in AP, paddy in 1.30 lakh acres inundated due to cyclone michaung

The State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) has launched a rescue operation to trace the missing persons - Gemmala Lakshmi (52), Miriyala Kamala (40), and Gemmala Kumar (25). KAKINADA/VISAKHAPATNAM/CHENNAI :Heavy rains induced by Cyclone Michaung inundated approximately 1.30 lakh acres of paddy in Kakinada and Dr BR Ambedkar Konaseema districts of Andhra Pradesh even as three persons were feared to have been drowned after they were washed away while crossing the Luvva Gedda (stream) at Seethapadu v

7 Dec 2023 9:53 am
Rain hits normal life in Telangana,couple dies in wall collapse

Khammam and Bhadradri Kothagudem districts bore the brunt of the rains induced by Cyclone Michaung that made landfall at Bapatla in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday morning. KHAMMAM: A couple was killed when a portion of their house collapsed while normal life was disrupted due to the heavy rains that lashed parts of Telangana since Tuesday morning. The rains damaged crops like paddy, cotton, and chilli in many areas. According to reports, 45-year-old Nukatotti Pulla Rao, and his 35-year-old wife, Laks

7 Dec 2023 9:51 am
BRS will surely make a comeback under KCRs leadership, says KTR

The BRS will fight on behalf of the people to ensure that the Congress implements all the schemes it promised to the people of Telangana, he said. RAJANNA-SIRCILLA :Thanking the people of Sircilla for re-electing him with a thumping majority in the just-concluded Assembly elections, BRS working president and former minister KT Rama Rao said that the pink party will make a comeback under the leadership of K Chandrasekhar Rao. Interacting with the party activists and leaders in Sircilla on Wednesd

7 Dec 2023 9:50 am
Chintamadaka villagers wait two hours to meet KCR

The villagers had to wait for almost two hours before the security personnel received KCRs nod to let the villagers reach his farmhouse. SIDDIPET :Around 550 people from BRS chief K Chandrasekhar Raos native village of Chintamadaka travelled to Erravalli on Wednesday to meet the former chief minister at his farmhouse. They travelled in nine buses and cars to meet their beloved leader. But they were initially stopped at the checkpost near KCRs Erravalli farmhouse with security personnel stating t

7 Dec 2023 9:49 am
Despite defeat, Jagga hopeful of getting good position in Congress government

Jayaprakash Reddy, popularly known as Jagga Reddy, endeared himself to the partys top leader Rahul Gandhi during the latters Bharat Jodo Yatra while it was going through Sangareddy district. SANGAREDDY:T Jayaparakash Reddy, who lost the election to the Assembly from his native Sangareddy segment, is hopeful that the party will give him an important position in the government. Jayaprakash Reddy, popularly known as Jagga Reddy, endeared himself to the partys top leader Rahul Gandhi during the latt

7 Dec 2023 9:47 am
Will Shabbir Ali be rewarded for his sacrifice?

As Shabber Ali is not only loyal to the party but also a strong supporter of Revanth Reddy, his prospects are brighter compared to the other two defeated Congress Muslim candidates. KAMAREDDY :Though senior Congress leader Md Ali Shabbir lost the election to Assembly from Nizamabad Urban segments, he stands a better chance of finding a berth in A Revanth Reddy Cabinet than those who are elected from other segments in erstwhile Nizamabad district. This is because there is no Muslim MLA from the C

7 Dec 2023 9:44 am
Nama Nageswara Rao wants TS Assembly seats increased to 153

The BRS MP also wanted the Centre to take up census and see that reservations were implemented for minorities in an uniform manner across the country. HYDERABAD:BRS floor leader in Lok Sabha Nama Nageswara Rao wanted the Union government to implement the provision of AP Reorganisation Act, 2014 and increase the number of Assembly seats in Telangana from 119 to 153 and in Andhra Pradesh from 175 to 225. Participating in the debate on the Jammu & Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2023 in Lok S

7 Dec 2023 9:42 am
Congress MLAs in Delhi to lobby for Cabinet berths

The event unfolded amidst heightened suspense over the party high commands decision on ministerial nominations. HYDERABAD: On the eve of the swearing-in ceremony of the chief minister and ministers, the Congress MLAs who were eyeing Cabinet berths lobbied hard for the posts during a crucial meeting with top AICC leaders in Delhi on Wednesday. Among the prominent leaders who attended the meeting were AICC observer and Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar and partys Telangana in-charge Ma

7 Dec 2023 9:40 am
Traffic restrictions from 10 am to 5 pm in view ofswearing-in-ceremony

Commuters from Sujatha School lane towards Khan Lateef Khan building will be diverted at Sujatha School junction towards Nampally Station Road. HYDERABAD:Hyderabad Traffic Police on Wednesday said that traffic restrictions will be in place on Thursday from 10 am to 5 pm in view of the swearing-in-ceremony of Anumula Revanth Reddy as chief minister of Telangana state at LB Stadium.Rervanth Traffic from Public Gardens towards BJR statue will be diverted at A R Petrol Pump towards Nampally and Chap

7 Dec 2023 9:39 am
As CM, Revanth may sign six guarantees file first

Revanth will be following the precedent set by the late Dr YS Rajasekhar Reddy in 2004 whose first signature as chief minister was on the file providing free power to farmers. HYDERABAD:A Revanth Reddy is likely to affix his first signature as chief minister to files pertaining to providing financial benefits such as pensions to the families of Telangana martyrs, implementation of the six guarantees, and providing employment to a differently-abled woman. It is also speculated that Revanth will s

7 Dec 2023 9:35 am
Just one Osmania University leader elected MLA in Telangana

However, in the recent elections, he secured victory with a significant margin of 37,439 votes against Sunke Ravishankar of the BRS. HYDERABAD: Only one leader who took part in the agitation for the separate statehood of Telangana from Osmania University (OU) has been elected as an MLA from the Congress. Representing the Choppadandi Assembly constituency in Karimnagar district, Medipally Satyam had previously contested from the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in the 2014 elections and from the Congress

6 Dec 2023 12:49 pm
Lecturers, RTC, revenue staff celebrate end of dictatorial rule in Telangana

The leaders alleged that the BRS government interfered in employees affairs, divided every union and threatened them. HYDERABAD: Leaders of revenue, RTC and lecturers associations on Tuesday said that the dictatorial rule has ended in Telangana and the employees now havethe freedom to discharge their duties with responsibility. They hoped that the new government would be employee-friendly. Speaking to reporters, Telangana Government Junior College Lecturers Association president P Madhusudhan Re

6 Dec 2023 12:46 pm
Telangana: Jagga Reddy hands over Rs 1.5 L to disabled man

In response, Jagga Reddy had assured the family of financial assistance covering medical expenses, sewing machines, and other necessities. SANGAREDDY: Former MLA T Jayaprakash Reddy, popularly known as Jagga Reddy, handed over financial assistance of Rs 1.50 lakh to a person who lost both legs due to an electricity shock. During his recent campaign, when Jagga Reddy visited Nizampur village in Sadasivapet mandal on the advice of local leaders, he met Raju, who shared the experience of losing bot

6 Dec 2023 12:38 pm
Cyclone Michaung: Heavy rains lash Telangana

Officials of erstwhile Khammam and Warangal districts urge residents to exercise caution HYDERABAD / HANAMKONDA /KHAMMAM / KARIMNAGAR / ADILABAD: With Cyclone Michaung making landfall in Andhra Pradesh, several districts of Telangana received light to heavy rainfall on Tuesday. As per the Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS), Bhadradri Kothagudem received very heavy rainfall, with Aswaraopeta recording 140.3 mm of rainfall till 8 pm the highest in the state. The TSDPS also noted

6 Dec 2023 12:35 pm
TSRTC starts CIS project, aims for better services

As per V C Sajjanar, managing director of TSRTC, the ERP project was implemented in a record span of 10 months. HYDERABAD: With an aim to improve operational efficiency and provide enhanced services to passengers, the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) has initiated the Centralised Integrated Solution (CIS) project, a state-of-the-art Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, on Tuesday. Key features of the CIS project include streamlining of all human resources functions from r

6 Dec 2023 12:30 pm
Fake nativity certificate: Telangana HC orders disciplinary action

The proceedings were part of a writ plea filed by Singotam Vennela, challenging the decision of Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences, which denied admission to the candidate. HYDERABAD: A bench of the Telangana High Court, comprising Chief Justice Alok Aradhe and Justice Anil Kumar Jukanti, expressed dissatisfaction with the explanations provided by the mandal revenue inspector and tahsildar of Alampur mandal. The officials are under scrutiny for their alleged role in issuing a fals

6 Dec 2023 12:22 pm
Women main targets of cybercrime predators in Telangana

The majority of cybercrime cases against women (279) were registered under Section 354 D of the IT Act, which deals with cyberstalking or cyber bullying of a woman. HYDERABAD: Cybercrime cases against women have seen a significant increase in Telangana, according to data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) for the year 2022. The state ranked third in cybercrime against women with 1,262 cases, following Karnataka and Maharashtra.Cybercrime offences like stalking, bullying, cyber pornogr

6 Dec 2023 12:19 pm
Irrigation project oustees pin hopes on Congress govt to resolve issues

Former deputy chief minister from Medak district, Damodar Rajanarsimha, also supported the agitating farmers and supported them financially to continue their struggle. SIDDIPET: The oustees of Mallannasagar, Kondapochamma and Gouravelli projects are hopeful that their long-pending issues will be resolved as the leaders who participated in their struggle for justice will now be in the government, holding key positions. Earlier, TPCC president A Revanth Reddy, who is now the chief minister-designa

6 Dec 2023 12:16 pm
IT job aspirants look to new Telangana governments support

As the companies promised to provide 1,200 jobs, the district administration conducted a job mela, in which 3,000 unemployed youth participated. NALGONDA: Among thousands of job aspirants who are waiting with optimism for the Congress leaders to take over the reins of Telangana are around 3,000 youngsters, who were promised employment opportunities at the Nalgonda IT Tower. These youth, in fact, attended written tests as well as interviews, hoping to land jobs in the companies that where set up

6 Dec 2023 12:09 pm
Cong, BRS colluded to defeat Bandi, finds BJP

This being is attributed to the Congress candidate keeping a low profile in the last three of the campaign. KARIMNAGAR: Even as political observers are wondering as to how a popular leader like Bandi Sanjay lost the election in Karimnagar, the BJP leaders held a review to analyse the reasons behind the party general secretarys defeat. After analysing booth-wise results in the Karimnagar Assembly segment, they came to the conclusion that the Congress candidate colluded with his BRS counterpart, l

6 Dec 2023 12:07 pm
Bureaucrats prepare for churn under new regime in Telangana

The district collectors are now certain that there would be a great churn. HYDERABAD: With the Revanth Reddy-led government set to be in place on Thursday, several IAS, IPS and IFS officers who have been in key positions are waiting for the inevitable to happen. Those who are in focal positions are going to be relegated to the background and those who have been languishing in the wilderness would come into the limelight. The new government is expected to axe those against whom several Congress l

6 Dec 2023 12:04 pm
Congress MPUttam Kumar Reddy refuses to comment on Revanths appointment as TelanganaCM

He told the media that the party would consider him for the CMs post but refused to comment on the aftermath in case he was not picked by the partys leadership. HYDERABAD: As soon as AICC general secretary KC Venugopal announced in Delhi that A Revanth Reddy was elected leader of the Congress Legislature Party and that he will be the next chief minister of Telangana, celebrations erupted in the Congress camp. But there was one visibly disappointed senior leader former PCC chief N Uttam Kumar Re

6 Dec 2023 11:51 am
Seniors prefer Cabinet berths to Speaker, Deputy posts in Telangana

The Congress leadership is expected to turn its attention to these posts after finalising the Cabinet berths and the swearing-in ceremony. HYDERABAD: With the high command picking A Revanth Reddy as the next chief minister of Telangana, the spotlight has shifted to who among the Congress MLAs will get plum posts like the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and Cabinet berths. In particular, there are many leaders eligible for the Speakers post, though some senior leaders would

6 Dec 2023 11:21 am
Telangana's CM-elect Revanth Reddy meets Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge

Reddy, who has been elected from the Kodangal Assembly seat, is slated to take oath as chief minister in Hyderabad on Thursday. NEW DELHI: Telangana's chief minister-elect Revanth Reddy met Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge here on Wednesday, a day after he was elected leader of the Congress Legislature Party. He later met Congress Parliamentary Party chairperson Sonia Gandhi and former party chief Rahul Gandhi. Reddy, who has been elected from the Kodangal Assembly seat, is slated to take o

6 Dec 2023 11:20 am
Economic offences up 27% in Telangana, 24% in Hyderabad

In Hyderabad alone, over 6,000 cases of economic offences were registered in 2022, which is a 24% increase in cases as compared to the previous year. HYDERABAD: Telangana registered the second highest number of economic offences related to documents and property in 2022, second to only Rajasthan, according to the recently published National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report. With over 26,321 cases reported in 2022, the state saw a 27% increase in economic offences as compared to the reported 20

6 Dec 2023 11:09 am