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Telangana / The Times of India

Amaravati farmers' protest stage-managed by TDP supremo Chandrababu Naidu: Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy

Stating that Amaravati farmers' protest is stage-managed by the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo Chandrababu Naidu, Andhra Pradesh government advisor Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy has asked left-parties and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to explain why they have backtracked from decentralization of administration stand.

31 Mar 2023 9:16 pm
ED enters TSPSC paper leak case, hawala kickbacks on radar

Though the state government assiduously opposed a CBI probe into the TSPSC paper leak case, reposing faith on its police force, another Central agency - Enforcement Directorate - has quietly moved in to investigate the money laundering angle in the case.

31 Mar 2023 5:37 am
Part of Hyderabad's Jama Masjid roof falls, none hurt

A big chunk of the ceiling of the historic Jama Masjid in Afzalgunj collapsed late Wednesday, hours after 'maghrib' prayers, triggering panic among namazis. However, nobody was injured.

31 Mar 2023 5:32 am
The bloody legacy: How Tees Maar Khans of Hyderabad pushed the tiger to the edge of extinction

'Tees Maar Khan' (one who killed 30), may be a popular phrase connoting valour with a tinge of sarcasm.

31 Mar 2023 5:18 am
Woman murders friend for stalking in Telangana's Mulugu, surrenders before police

Unable to put up with harassment of a stalker, a 30-year-old woman worker tied him up when he knocked on her door in the middle of the night and allegedly stabbed him to death in Eturnagaram in Mulugu district on Thursday. After committing the murder, the woman surrendered before police. Ironically, the victim was her childhood friend and they even sold arrack together.

31 Mar 2023 5:11 am
Over 1,000 from Telangana left in cold by IT firms after job offer, finds survey

Over 1,800 freshers recruited by top MNCs during campus interviews have been waiting for almost a year now to be onboarded, a survey by Forum for IT Employees (FITE) has revealed. Of these, at least 1,000 are from Telangana alone. Worse still, the same companies are doing the rounds of campuses this year too without honouring the offers given to the batch last year.

31 Mar 2023 5:08 am
Kurnool SP orders enquiry after silver, cash worth Rs 75 lakh goes missing from police station

Kurnool SP has launched a probe after silver articles and cash worth Rs 75 lakh went missing from the busy Taluk police station.

30 Mar 2023 9:17 pm
Sam No Varunah Car Rally flagged off from Visakhapatnam

A team of 36 participants including officers, sailors and NWWA members from Eastern Naval Command and Naval Veterans are participating in this leg of expedition in the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, and Tamil Nadu, covering a distance around 1770 Kms.

30 Mar 2023 4:14 pm
Duronto Express collides with vehicle in Andhra Pradesh, no casualties reported

A Visakhapatnam-bound Duronto Express met with an accident at Bhimadolu of Eluru district at around 2.30am on Thursday.

30 Mar 2023 1:13 pm
Telangana paddy varieties save water, popular in several states

Telangana is home to maximum paddy varieties in the country which require less water per acre of cultivation. In the last three years, the state has developed seven of the 17 such varieties in India.

30 Mar 2023 4:41 am
Telangana high court sets Goa drug smuggler Nunes free, bins PD order

The Telangana high court on Tuesday set aside the preventive detention order passed by the Hyderabad police against Goa-based Edwin Nunes, an accused in a drug smuggling case, and directed the jail and police authorities to set him free immediately if he was not named in any other criminal case.

30 Mar 2023 4:40 am
Lung fibrosis may take a fatal turn post-Covid in Hyderabad

Lung fibrosis, a severe health condition in which lungs are scarred, has been found in Covid-19 patients post the illness

30 Mar 2023 4:40 am
Gang selling data of 16 crore Indians: ED takes over probe

The Enforcement Directorate has taken over investigation into the case of confidential data of 16.8 crore Indians being stolen by fraudsters.

30 Mar 2023 4:40 am
Nothing changed in Telangana's coal belt during 9 years of BRS government: Congress leader Bhatti Vikramarka

Congress legislature party leader Bhatti Vikramarka on Wednesday alleged that nothing has changed for the people living in the Singareni coal belt even nine years after the formation of Telangana state.

29 Mar 2023 9:51 pm
QNET scam: ED freezes Rs 137-crore cash balances in Hyderabad

The Hyderabad unit of the Enforcement Directorate, on Wednesday, issued orders freezing cash balances worth Rs 137 crore of Vihaan Direct Selling firm and its promoters in the QNET scam.

29 Mar 2023 3:25 pm
KCR & YS Jagan dormant on reorganisation vows: TDP

Even as it held a combined politburo meeting of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana at NTR Trust Bhavan here on Tuesday after several years, the Telugu Desam Party said that chief ministers of both Telugu states should have worked hard for the delivery of promises made under AP Reorganisation Act 2014 by the Centre.

29 Mar 2023 5:32 am
KT Rama Rao calls upon private players to develop lakes with CSR funds in Hyderabad

Municipal administration and urban development minister KT Rama Rao on Tuesday, called upon private builders to play a key role in developing lakes with 25 cheruvus in GHMC limits and another 25 in HMDA jurisdiction handed over to builders under Lakes Development Programme with CSR funds.

29 Mar 2023 4:44 am
Jawaharnagar dump not fit for bio-mining: IIT-B team

Though National Green Tribunal ordered bio-mining of Jawaharnagar dumping yard, IIT-Bombay researchers have recommended against it. The researchers, in their report, reveal that dumping site has active leachate.

29 Mar 2023 4:44 am
NH 65 bloodiest stretch in Telangana, clocks 4,200 accidents in 9 years

At 4,277 accidents, National Highway 65 has turned out to be the deadliest route among all NHs passing through Telangana.

29 Mar 2023 4:43 am
Andhra Pradesh scribe, witness in key case, kills one, injures another with licensed weapon at YSR Kadapa district

A local scribe, who is also the witness in a high profile case, opened three rounds of fire in broad daylight, leaving one dead and another injured at Pulivendula in Andhra Pradesh's YSR district on Tuesday.

28 Mar 2023 9:46 pm
Telangana minister KT Rama Rao charges Centre with 'discrimination' towards metro project

Telangana municipal administration minister KT Rama Rao on Tuesday alleged that the Centre was showing discrimination towards Telangana in metro rail phase II project.

28 Mar 2023 6:25 pm
Margadarsi chit fund scam: Andhra Pradesh CID serves notices to MCFPL chairman Ramoji Rao, daughter-in-law Sailaja

The Andhra Pradesh Crime Investigation Department (CID) on Tuesday issued notices on Margadarsi Chit Fund Private Limited (MCFPL) chairman Cherukuri Ramoji Rao and the firm's managing director Ch Sailaja for questioning in the alleged (Margadarsi) chit fund scam.

28 Mar 2023 3:00 pm
Telangana: D Srinivas's Congress tryst sparks family split

Barely 24 hours after the much-hyped homecoming of Congress' 'lucky mascot', D Srinivas, a high-voltage family drama threatened to tear apart the 74-year-old prodigal's political free will with his wife, Vijayalakshmi, releasing twin resignation letters and the fragile politico telling TOI he was resolute in his decision to join the grand old party.

28 Mar 2023 6:44 am
Extreme weather events rattle Telangana in decade, brace for more

In the past 10 years, the city and the state have witnessed record-breaking weather events, brought about not only by global changes in climate precipitated by human actions but also due to rapid urbanisation locally, according to experts.

28 Mar 2023 6:20 am
Hyderabad company's cancer medicine found contaminated in Yemen, Lebanon: WHO

Health authorities in Lebanon and Yemen have red-flagged a cancer drug made by Celon Labs in Hyderabad after they found life-threatening bacteria, pseudomonas, in one of the batches.

28 Mar 2023 6:19 am
Telangana paddler Akula Sreeja bags 3 gold, again national champ

At first look, Akula Sreeja would pass for a regular teenager. But give her a table tennis racquet and the 24-year-old is hard to stop, as her rivals found out in the 84th Senior National Table Tennis Championship at the Gymnasium Hall, University of Jammu.

28 Mar 2023 6:19 am
ACB arrests APEPDCL lineman in bribery case

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials on Monday arrested a lineman of Andhra Pradesh Eastern Power Distribution Company Limited (APEPDCL), working at KJ Puram sub-station under V Madugula Mandal in Anakapalle district of Andhra Pradesh for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000 from a farmer for doing an official favour.

27 Mar 2023 10:02 pm
BRS government using tribals only as a vote bank, alleges CLP leader Bhatti Vikramarka

Speaking during his pada yatra which completed 170-km in 12-days after reaching Rebbena of Asifabad ST reserved constituency, he said he has been speaking to various sections of society mainly tribals, Adivasis and Dalits in Adilabad, Nirmal and Komaram Bheem Asifabad district, and found that the plight of tribals in Adilabad Agency villages is pathetic.

27 Mar 2023 10:01 pm
Telangana State Road Transport Corporation AC bus service to Tirupati, Bengaluru

The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) will launch air-conditioned (AC) sleeper bus services at an event at LB Nagar on Monday.

27 Mar 2023 7:04 am
Hyderabad's last cheetah dies of heart attack at city zoo; was gifted by Saudi prince in 2012

The last surviving cheetah at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad, died due to a heart attack in its shelter on Friday evening. The big cat was gifted to the city facility by the Saudi prince, Bandar Bin Saud Bin Mohammed Al Saud, about a decade ago.

27 Mar 2023 6:19 am
Man 'flogged' to death for stealing wires from farms in Telangana

A 30-year-old man was reportedly flogged to death by villagers after he was caught allegedly stealing electric wires connected to borewell motors in agriculture fields in Gummadidala village, Sangareddy district in the early hours of Sunday.

27 Mar 2023 6:17 am
Like Gopi, Nikhat Zareen wants to establish an academy in Hyderabad

Following in the footsteps of Pullela Gopichand, world boxing champion Nikhat Zareen is keen to set up a high performance boxing academy in the city.

27 Mar 2023 6:17 am
Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao poll bugle in 2nd Maharashtra foray

In his second foray into Maharashtra after transforming his party into a national outfit, BRS president and Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday rallied crowds at Kandhar Loha with a clarion call to blur caste and religious barriers to defeat the BJP-led government at the Centre.

27 Mar 2023 6:15 am
Four of techie family die after suicide pact in Hyderabad

In what could be a suicide pact, four members of a software engineer's family, including two children, were found dead in their Kushaiguda flat on Saturday. Police suspect that children's ill-health might have forced the couple to resort to the extreme step. The victims are believed to have consumed poison to end their lives.

26 Mar 2023 7:19 am
Bid to sell tiger nails foiled, 3 held in Telangana

Forest officials arrested three persons on the charges of poaching after they were caught trying to sell tiger nails in Mancherial district on Saturday.

26 Mar 2023 4:32 am
Car workshop blaze: Guard asleep in Mercedes Benz burnt alive in Hyderabad

A 42-year-old security guard was burnt alive after a car workshop at Boggulakunta area of Abids exploded into flames early Saturday, gutting the Mercedes Benz in which the guard was asleep and wrecking at least four vehicles in the assembly line.

26 Mar 2023 4:31 am
2 Telugus key to tackling Toronto caste prejudice

Two Telugu activists have been instrumental in a one of a kind decision by the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) to recognise caste discrimination as a form of discrimination.

26 Mar 2023 4:30 am
TSPSC paper leak: SIT issues notice to Telangana BJP chief

Referring to the reported comments of Kumar that there are some incredible truths on the paper leak issue, the SIT officials sought his appearance with any documents in his possession in the interest of the investigation.

25 Mar 2023 5:02 pm
Data theft: Telangana Police knock Google door for cloud keys to plug leak

Police probing the theft of personal data of over 16 crore Indians has now approached Google to allow them access to its cloud service where most of the data was saved by the accused. On Thursday, Cyberabad cops had arrested seven persons from in and around Delhi for illegally accessing and selling personal data of individuals.

25 Mar 2023 6:17 am
Summer worry: Water dips in Nagarjuna Sagar

Alarm bells are ringing in Telangana, especially in fast growing Greater Hyderabad, as water levels have started dipping in Nagarjuna Sagar in March, much before summer sets in. The reason, experts says, is both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh drawing waters from the dam. Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board officials fear if both states keep drawing water, the city may face a water crisis in the summer as Krishna water is being supplied to eastern and southern parts

25 Mar 2023 5:33 am
LB Nagar hotel scam hub: Staff among 19 witnesses

Pulling up police for refusing to allow protests even at a specially designated spot such as 'Dharna Chowk' near Indira Park, the Telangana HC on Friday directed city cops to permit BJP to hold its demonstration there over TSPSC paper leak on Saturday. Justice B Vijaysen Reddy, said number of people should not exceed 500.

25 Mar 2023 5:27 am
Stung by question paper leaks, TSPSC mulls exam reforms, IT wing reboot

Rattled by the question paper leak in Group-I preliminary and other exams, the Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) has decided to overhaul the system of conducting examinations for recruitment to various government departments.

25 Mar 2023 5:24 am
Minister Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy lays foundation stone for Electrosteel castings manufacturing plant at Punganur

The new plant to come up at Punganur will be the second manufacturing plant of Electrosteel castings in combined Chittoor district as the first plant was established and is operational at Srikalahasti assembly constituency.

24 Mar 2023 3:53 pm