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Hyderabad: Tension prevails in Mangal Hat area after man dies in police custody; family alleges torture by cops
Hyderabad: Tension prevails in Mangal Hat area after man dies in police custody; family alleges torture by cops

A mild tension prevailed in Mangalhat area here when a 40-year-old man died hours after he was handpicked by the Mangal Hat police for questioning. 

Hyderabad financiers who exploited people post-demonetisation detained

Police in the old city of Hyderabad on Friday detained 18 illegal financiers, who were exploiting the poor and needy by giving loans on high interest rates following demonetisation.

Denied wheelchair, patient forced to use son's toy cycle to reach hospital ward
Denied wheelchair, patient forced to use son's toy cycle to reach hospital ward

The incident comes as a big blow to the Telangana government which had sought to restore the confidence of the people in the public health care system.

Telangana presents Rs 1.50 lakh crore budget

Telangana on Monday presented a tax-free, revenue surplus budget for 2017-18, proposing an expenditure of Rs 1,49,446 crore, an increase of 14.59 percent over the previous year.

Ten drown during Holi celebrations in Telangana

Tragedy struck Holi celebrations in Telangana as at least 10 persons were killed and two went missing in various incidents of drowning across the state on Sunday.

Telangana Assembly to pass two legislations to enhance reservation for Scheduled Tribes, Muslims
Telangana Assembly to pass two legislations to enhance reservation for Scheduled Tribes, Muslims

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has said that the state assembly will pass two legislations during the ongoing Budget Session to enhance reservation for the Scheduled Tribes and Muslims.

'Hyderabadi Biryani' fails to obtain GI tag
'Hyderabadi Biryani' fails to obtain GI tag

The famous 'Hyderabadi Biryani' has failed to secure a GI (Geographical Indications) tag after its applicant could not prove the historical origin and data relating to this delectable dish, with supporting documents, according to the GI registry in Chennai.

How UP ATS tracked Islamic State operatives and killed Saifullah in Lucknow - REVEALED
How UP ATS tracked Islamic State operatives and killed Saifullah in Lucknow - REVEALED

A day after security forces killed Saifullah - who was a 'self-radicalised' terrorist inspired by the jihadi ideology of terror outfit Islamic State – chilling details of the entire operation was conducted has now come to fore.

Elderly couple commit suicide due to financial problem in Telangana

An elderly couple committed suicide in Telangana`s Mancherial district due to financial problems and a family dispute.

Telangana govt bars married women from residential colleges, calls them `distraction`
Telangana govt bars married women from residential colleges, calls them `distraction`

In an atypical rule, the Telangana government has ruled that only unmarried women will be eligible to apply at the social welfare residential women's colleges in the state.

`Mingle with locals, don't flaunt your wealth`: Advice for Telugus in US after Srinivas Kuchibhotla's killing
`Mingle with locals, don't flaunt your wealth`: Advice for Telugus in US after Srinivas Kuchibhotla's killing

Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed and his colleague Alok Madasani was injured when US Navy veteran Adam W Purinton fired at them at the Austin's Bar and Grill in Olathe.

27 fresh cases of swine flu reported in Telangana

Twenty-seven fresh cases of swine flu have been reported in Telangana, where 21 people died due to the H1N1 virus and other complications since August 1 last year, the state government said here on Wednesday.

Kansas shooting: Slain Indian engineer to be cremated in Hyderabad today
Kansas shooting: Slain Indian engineer to be cremated in Hyderabad today

Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed and Alok Madasani was injured when Adam W Purinton shot them at the Austins Bar and Grill in Olathe, Kansas state, on Wednesday night.

Kansas shooting: Slain Indian techie's body to reach Hyderabad today
Kansas shooting: Slain Indian techie's body to reach Hyderabad today

Srinivas Kuchibhotla`s wife Sunayana Dumala, her brother, sister-in-law and another relative will accompany the body on Monday night.

Seven men drown, three missing in Telangana

Seven men were drowned and three went missing in three different incidents in Telangana on Friday.

Telangana CM pleasing gods! After Tirupati, KCR to offer 'gold moustache' at Kuravi Veerabhadra Swamy Temple
Telangana CM pleasing gods! After Tirupati, KCR to offer 'gold moustache' at Kuravi Veerabhadra Swamy Temple

Amid scorching criticisms from the Opposition for spending, what many claim to be tax payers money, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao is all set to offer a gold moustache (bangaru meesalu) costing around Rs 75,000 at Kuravi Veerabhadra Swamy Temple.

BPL category senior citizens to get wheel-chairs, hearing aids

The Union government has proposed to come out with a scheme to give assistive devices such as tripod walking sticks, wheel-chairs and hearing aids, to the elderly living below poverty line (BPL) from the coming financial year, a senior official said on Thursday.

Chandrababu Naidu urged to honour poll promise on unemployment allowance

Lone Opposition party in Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress today urged the Telugu Desam government to immediately honour its election-eve promise made in 2014 and pay Rs 2,000 a month as unemployment allowance to all unemployed youth in the state.

Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu condoles deaths in Hyderabad fire
Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu condoles deaths in Hyderabad fire

Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday condoled the death of workers in a fire at a factory in Hyderabad that left six persons dead.

Telangana bus catches fire during journey - Watch video
Telangana bus catches fire during journey - Watch video

Telangana Transport Minister P Mahender Reddy has ordered an inquiry into the incident.

Telangana CM offers Rs 5 crore gold ornaments to Lord Venkateswara
Telangana CM offers Rs 5 crore gold ornaments to Lord Venkateswara

It was the first of such huge offering ever made by a state government after Independence in the country, to the 2,000-year-old hill shrine, richest in the world, the sources said.

Four die in Hyderabad factory fire

At least four workers were killed and three went missing as fire broke out in an air cooler manufacturing unit here on Wednesday morning, police said.

Telangana CM to make Rs 5.45 crore offering to Lord Balaji temple in Tirupati today
Telangana CM to make Rs 5.45 crore offering to Lord Balaji temple in Tirupati today

Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandrasekhar Rao had vowed to make the offerings during the movement for separate Telangana state.

PM Narendra Modi greets Telangana CM KCR on birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on his birthday.

Telangana CM K Chnadrasekhar Rao favours talks to resolve river water disputes
Telangana CM K Chnadrasekhar Rao favours talks to resolve river water disputes

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday said he is willing for a dialogue on river water-related issues rather than fighting out in courts as he maintained the State would fully utilise its share of waters from Godavari and Krishna.

BJP has no role to play in TN political situation, says Venkaiah Naidu

 Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said BJP has no role to play in the political situation of Tamil Nadu.

Hyderabad: Duo put chilli powder in NRI banker's eyes, slit his throat and bury him over extra-marital affair
Hyderabad: Duo put chilli powder in NRI banker's eyes, slit his throat and bury him over extra-marital affair

A 35-year-old NRI working with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, who had been missing from Falaknuma area since February 04, was found murdered and his body buried at an under-construction house in Bandlaguda area, police said on Friday.NRI working with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, who had been missing from Falaknuma area since February 04, was found murdered and his body buried at an under-construction house in Bandlaguda area, police said on Friday.

Telangana Govt grants permission to set up 119 residential schools for Backward Class students

The Telangana Government granted permission to set up 119 residential schools for the students belonging to the Backward Class.

13-year-old boy sodomised by four schoolmates for 2 months in Hyderabad; police register case
13-year-old boy sodomised by four schoolmates for 2 months in Hyderabad; police register case

In a shocking incident, a 13-year-old boy in Hyderabad, was allegedly sodomised by his four schoolmates for two months.

Pawan Kalyan's remarks draw sharp retort; BJP calls him Twitter Tiger

Pawan Kalyan, who campaigned extensively for TDP-BJP candidates in the 2014 elections, has been critical of the combine for its failure to fulfil the promise of SCS made to the state.