Telangana, Andhra govts waive toll tax a...

Telangana, Andhra govts waive toll tax as thousand...

The move is expected to ease long traffic snarls seen at the toll gates on Hyderabad-Vijayawada, Hyderabad-Warangal and other highways since Friday night. With thousands of families living in Hyderabad heading to their native places in both the Telugu states for Sankranti, the Telangana government o...

13 Jan 2019

Hyderabad police seize Chinese manja wor...

Hyderabad police seize Chinese manja worth Rs 10 l...

Over the years, kite flying using Chinese manja (synthetic thread coated with finely crushed glass) has become popular, but it been outlawed as it causes harm to birds. The Hyderabad Police on Saturday conducted simultaneous raids and arrested two people for illegally procuring, stocking and selling...

13 Jan 2019

TRS demands disqualification of 3 MLCs f...

TRS demands disqualification of 3 MLCs for anti-pa...

Council Chairman K Swamy Goud said that he would consult constitutional experts and reserved his decision. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Saturday presented its argument for the disqualification of three of its MLCs and demanded legal action for 'anti-party' activities as they joined the Con...

13 Jan 2019
Noted banker and AAP leader Meera Sanyal...

Noted banker and AAP leader Meera Sanyal passes aw...

Meera Sanyal had been battling cancer for two years now. Meera Sanyal, AAP leader and former CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland in India, passed away at the age of 57 after a two-year battle with cancer. Meera was born in Kochi in 1961 to Indian Navy Officer Gulab Mohanlal Hiranandani and Banu Hiranandan...

12 Jan 2019

India's second moon mission Chandrayaan-...

India's second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 to be la...

The window to land on the lunar surface is open between March 25 till the end of April, ISRO Chairman K Sivan said. India's second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 with a lander and rover will be attempted in mid-April, a top space official said on Friday. "We are targeting mid-April to launch Chandrayaa...

12 Jan 2019

How agents trafficking women in Hyderaba...

How agents trafficking women in Hyderabad continue...

Activists working on the ground say that a case is generally registered under Section 420 (Cheating) of the IPC but the agents are let off on bail very easily. It was in October last year that Nasreen Fatima met Ahmadi Begum in Hyderabad’s Shaheen Nagar area. Ahmadi Begum’s daughter used...

11 Jan 2019
GST Council making decision without cons...

GST Council making decision without consulting sta...

"Agenda items should be fixed taking into consideration the requests of the states also," Yanamala Ramakrishnudu said. Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu on Thursday lashed out at the Centre and alleged that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council was taking decisions unilateral...

11 Jan 2019

'Panchayat posts in Telangana being auct...

'Panchayat posts in Telangana being auctioned in a...

Activists said that the state government’s plans to grant Rs 10 lakh to panchayats where a Sarpanch was elected unanimously, made things worse. Activists on Thursday met with officials from Telangana’s Election Commission and alleged that posts in the upcoming panchayat election in the s...

11 Jan 2019

Police brutality on Jagan attacker: SC

Police brutality on Jagan attacker: SC

Commission slams AP cops for skipping summonsAlthough Andhra DGP RP Thakur was summoned, he assigned Visakhapatnam Commissioner to attend it. The latter instead sent ACP Nageshwar Rao on his behalf. The National Commission of Scheduled Castes has slammed the Andhra Pradesh police for failing to appe...

10 Jan 2019
NCW notice to Rahul Gandhi over remarks ...

NCW notice to Rahul Gandhi over remarks against Ni...

Rahul Gandhi said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi got a woman to defend him in Parliament on the Rafale fighter jet deal. The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Thursday sought an explanation from Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his "extremely misogynistic" remarks against Defence Minister...

10 Jan 2019

Government panel proposes sops to promot...

Government panel proposes sops to promote electric...

Some of these recommendations include lowering customs duty on the components for electric vehicles, and the corresponding decrease in rate of GST. Further stressing its intentions on achieving the target of 30% e-vehicles being registered in the county by 2030, the government has announced a few st...

10 Jan 2019