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Public meeting to seek hike in quota for BCs to 50%


Hyderabad: TDP MLA and BC Welfare Organisation chief R Krishnaiah said on Sunday that a massive public meeting would be held in Warangal on January 13 to press the organisation’s demand to increase the quota for BCs to 50 per cent in politics, education and jobs. The BC leader, in a statement, pointed out that a meeting of teachers from ... Read More »

Telangana State to focus on allied sectors


Hyderabad: With a view to make the state numero uno in milk production and allied sectors, the Telangana government has turned its focus on to these sectors. To this effect, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday instruc­ted the officials concerned to formulate a compr­ehensive plan for fisheries and sheep-rearing on war footing. The Chief Minister who chaired a high-level ... Read More »

Pension scheme for single women in Telangana


Hyderabad: Around three lakh single women in the State who are in dire straits and are struggling to make their both ends meet will be given a lifetime pension of Rs 1,000 per month. This scheme will come into effect from next financial year. Announcing this in the State Assembly here on Friday, Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao said the ... Read More »

Will shut all engineering colleges, asserts KCR


Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday reiterated his government’s firm stance on closing down all private engineering colleges who exploit the fee-reimbursement scheme. Stating this while replying to clarifications sought by Opposition members on the fee-reimbursement scheme in the Assembly, the Chief Minister said this issue was being twisted and some people were saying that the government would ... Read More »

TS seeks `2000 cr in small denominations


Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has urged the Centre to arrange for the release of cash totalling Rs 2,000 crore in small denominations so as to ease the situation, particularly in rural areas. Minister for Agriculture Marketing T Harish Rao, in his reply during question hour in the Legislative Council on Wednesday, acknowledged that farmers, particularly labourers, had been ... Read More »

Missing Case: Zaib Unnisa resident of UAE


Zaib Unnisa (Age 28)  D/o Fareed Uddin Siddiqi r/o Hafez Baba Nagar bearing Passport No: N 2962004 married to a UAE National…Both wife & husband having a Abhaya Shop in Dubai…..She arrived from Dubai to Mumbai on 21st Dec 2016 through Jet Airways flight No: 543 for buying some ready made garments for her shop….She chatted with some traders in ... Read More »

70% staff in GHMC corrupt


Hyderabad: Shadow teams constituted by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) have revealed that over 70 per cent of the ground-level staff indulge in corruption and even threaten the residents if they refuse to pay the bribes. A senior town planning official on request of anonymity said a report submitted by the shadow teams had divulged that ground-level officers were ... Read More »

P V Sindhu gets land for building house


Hyderabad: Ace shuttler and Olympic Silver Medal winner PV Sindhu has been given land for housing purpose in Hyderabad. The Telangana government on Monday issued orders allotting a plot measuring 1,000 square yards in Bharani Layout at Shaikpet village in the Hyderabad. The government allotted the land to  Sindhu for having won a Silver Medal in Rio Olympics. Sindhu was ... Read More »

SP Singh is new Chief Secretary


Hyderabad: Senior IAS officer Shekhar Prasad Singh took over as new Chief Secretary on Sunday. The 1983-batch officer, serving as Special Chief Secretary in the Panchayati Raj department, succeeds K Pradeep Chandra, who retired on Saturday. In another appointment, A K Khan, who retired as Director General, ACB, was appointed Adviser for the Telangana State Minority Welfare. The government has ... Read More »

484 CR for Arogyasri


Hyderabad: The Telangana State government on Saturday announced the release of Rs 484.38 crore to Arogyasri Trust for providing free medicare to poor, employees and journalists in the State. The government issued an order (GO No 1011) to this effect. Read More »