Telangana

TRS likely to strike deal with Prashant Kishor for Telangana Polls

The Telangana Rashtra Samithi is likely to join the list of various political parties in the country that engaged the services of popular political strategist Prashant Kishor for the next assembly election in 2023 and even the general election in 2024.... Read more

FORMER ANDHRA PRADESH CM, EX-GOVERNOR OF TAMIL NADU K. ROSAIAH PASSES AWAY

Former chief minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh and veteran Congress leader Konijeti Rosaiah passed away following a cardiac arrest on Saturday morning. He was 88.... Read more

‘DON’T LET OWAISI GO OUT OF HYDERABAD’, RAKESH TIKAIT CALLS AIMIM CHIEF AN ‘UNBRIDLED BULL’

Rakesh Tikait, leader of the Bharatiya Kisan Union took a jibe at All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi while addressing a public rally in Hyderabad, Telangana. Owaisi represents the city of Hyderabad in the Lok Sabha.... Read more

HORSE RACING : 2nd DAY OF HYDERABAD WINTER MEETING

2nd Day of Hyderabad winter meeting is having very interesting set of runners. Ofcourse some of the big names are running. But future big name makers are on display today too.... Read more

PROJECT MADAD HONOURS HEALTHCARE OFFICERS IN TELANGANA VILLAGE

India’s first Covid-19 memorial event was held in Rajannapet, a village in Telangana on Thursday. The event that commemorated the resilience to covid and those lost in their battle was organized by Project Madad.... Read more

IIT GRADUATE BEHIND RAPE THREATS ON VIRAT KOHLI’S DAUGHTER

After days of investigation, a young man was arrested over rape threats on Twitter against cricketer Virat Kohli’s nine-month-old baby. The man was found to be an IIT Hyderabad Graduate, with a history of participating in posting online trolls by using fake accounts, said the police.... Read more

HYDERABAD TO BECOME A TOTAL SURVEILLANCE CITY, WARNS AMNESTY

Amnesty International, the UK based non-profit, has said in a statement that Hyderabad, one of the biggest most populous metropolises in India could become a total surveillance city. The agency highlights the intense use of CCTV surveillance and facial recognition in the city by the Telangana police as a curb to human rights.... Read more

“THIS IS A CRITICAL PERIOD FOR THE COUNTRY, 2ND WAVE NOT OVER”, SAYS UNION HEALTH MINISTRY

The Health Ministry on Thursday observed that many districts across India are in danger zone and warned that the second wave is far from over. The current relaxations in public spaces across the country and the opening of universities has brought alarm as the Covid-19 virus is still spreading around the states.... Read more

LAKHIMPUR KHERI VIOLENCE AND KILLINGS: EXPLAINED

Uttar Pradesh: The violence that broke out in Lakhimpur Kheri on Sunday resulted in 8 deaths and many casualties. 4 farmers were killed when a group of SUVs part of the convoy of Union Minister of State Ajay Mishra ran over a crowd of farmers. The farmers, later on, went into an agitation that was toned down with the negotiations done by farmers union leader Rakesh Tikait with the officials in the Uttar Pradesh government. Below is a fairly brief timeline on how the violence occurred and the reasons observed.... Read more

PFIZER BETTER THAN ASTRA ZENECA FOR THOSE INFECTED WITH DELTA VARIANT, REVEALS NEW STUDY

Covid 19 vaccines that were launched late 2020 and early 2021 was claimed to offer protection against the viral infection. A new study reveals the effect on the transmission on the Delta Variant is lower for the Oxford Astra Zeneca compared to the Pfizer vaccine, the former being manufactured in India as Covishield.... Read more

SUPREME COURT LASHES OUT AT FARMERS GROUPS, ASKS FOR REASONS FOR PROTESTS

The Supreme Court on Monday lashed out at the farmers’ groups, asking them the reason for continuing protests, even though the government hasn’t promised implementation. The court raged saying if an issue turns violent, “nobody takes responsibility”.... Read more

TELEGANA’S Y S SHARMILA HIRING PRASHANT KISHOR

Y S Sharmila has confirmed that she has come to an agreement with political strategist Prashant Kishor, the founder of Indian Political Action Committee, for collaborating and working our strategies for her political party.... Read more

BHARAT BANDH GETS MIXED RESPONSE FROM STATES, ACCORDING TO SOME

The Bharat Bandh called by farmers unions was termed “successful” by leader Rakesh Tikait. The strike that started from Monday 6 am and concluded by 4 pm created traffic havoc in parts of Delhi and around. However commercial establishments and shops were operating as usual. The bandh manifested differently in different parts of the country.... Read more

BHARAT BANDH ‘SUCCESSFUL’, SAYS RAKESH TIKAIT

The 10-hour Bharat Bandh called by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Monday was termed 'successful' by farmers’ leader Rakesh Tikait. SKM, an umbrella body of over 40 farm unions announced that the strike, from 6 am to 4 pm, will not allow traffic in certain parts of the national highways. The strike was called in as the first- year anniversary of the signing of the farm laws by the President of India.... Read more

INDIA RECIPROCATING UK’s VACCINE RULE

The new British travel rules that require Indians to quarantine even if they’re fully vaccinated has brought up tensions between the two nations. India who got both doses for Covishied vaccine, the local variant of UK’s AstraZeneca will be considered unvaccinated in the new rules.... Read more

NEW CHANGES IN GST; TAX INCREASE IN FOOTWEAR AND GARMENTS

In the first physical meeting of the GST Council held in Lucknow, many changes have come up regarding tax levies. The tax levies for footwear costing under Rs. 1000 has been increased, ready made garments’ tax has been increased from 5% to 12%. ... Read more

Rewant Reddy’s donkey remark, Tharoor accepts apology

Telangana Unit Chief of the state’s Congress faction Rewant Reddy who made a derogatory reference to senior national leader of the party Shashi Tharoor withdrew his remarks and has apologise to the Thiruvananthapuram MP... Read more