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UK MPs meet KTR, discuss trade ties

Hyderabad: State Information Technology and Municipal Administration Minister K T Rama Rao said on Saturday that attracting foreign investments in the aerospace sector was a priority for the State. Briefing a delegation of UK Parliamentarians on the progress made by the State, spurred by to the government’s efforts and the new industrial policy, the Minister said the UK has been ... Read More »

Telangana generates 3,800 mw solar power

Hyderabad: Telangana has so far commissioned 3,800 MW of solar power and 100 MW of wind power, an official said here on Friday. “The State has so far commissioned 3,800 MW of solar power. The solar policy of the State has been widely received and there was tremendous response to the tenders floated for 2,500 MW solar power. “So far, ... Read More »

Ban dents State coffers

Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Thursday met Governor E S L Narasimhan and discussed issues arising out of the ban on use of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination notes in the country. The Chief Minister told the Governor that the government might lose about Rs 2,000 crore in revenue as the real estate sector had taken a ... Read More »

CPI raises doubts over Centre’s decision

Hyderabad: CPI national secretary K Narayana on Wednesday raised doubts over the Centre’s decision of demonetising currencies of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations. Speaking to media pesons, the CPI leader said though the decision to ban big denomination was good, it would not bring out black money stashed by industrialists and politicians. Narayana said based on the fact that ... Read More »

TRS Govt releases 2,019 cr for crop loan waiver

Hyderabad: The TRS government on Tuesday gave administrative sanction for the release of Rs 2,019.19 crore towards the third instalment of its crop loan waiver scheme. “…government hereby accords administrative sanction for an amount of Rs 20,19,19,00,000 to the Commissioner of Agriculture under Non-Plan from the Budget Estimate Provision 2016-17 towards meeting the expenditure for the second tranche amount of ... Read More »

Congress petitions Governor against Secretariat razing

Hyderabad: Telangana Congress leaders on Monday met Governor E S L Narasimhan and submitted him a memorandum opposing the TRS government’s move to construct a new Secretariat by demolishing the existing buildings. “We have conveyed our opposition to the Governor about the construction of a new Secretariat by demolishing the present buildings. We urged him to tell the government that ... Read More »

Chintamadaka village needs KCR’s attention

HYDERABAD: Villagers of Chintamadaka, native village of chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, are desperately craving for the attention of their Muddu Bidda. The villagers have prepared a wish-list that includes a police station, junior college, two-bedroom houses and other facilities for their village. However, the CM has not visited his native village for nearly two years now. He visited the ... Read More »

4x T-Hub2 will boost IT: KTR

Hyderabad: A year after unveiling India’s largest incubator T Hub , the Telangana government will be going in for four times bigger T-Hub2 soon. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao would be laying the foundation stone for it. Mentioning this at the 57th annual general body meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in Hyderabad on Saturday, ... Read More »

KCR holds meeting on SC notice over defections

Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Friday held a meeting with State Legislative Affairs Minister T Harish Rao and Advocate General Rama Krishna Reddy in connection with the Supreme Court’s direction to Assembly Speaker S Madhusudhana Chary to file a counter by November 8 on indicating by when he would take a decision on the question of disqualifying Congress ... Read More »

Nobody knows where user charges end up

Hyderabad: Ever wondered what happens to the user charges collected by the government?  A bigger irony is that even the departments, which collect the user charges, are clueless on this. They are not even aware of where the revenue so generated goes. If one goes by the information received to an RTI query, it gets evidently clear that a part ... Read More »