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Telangana to shortly launch e-wallet for cashless transactions

The Telangana government will shortly come out with e-wallet for cashless transactions across the state, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao said on Monday.

PM Narendra Modi participates in yoga with top cops in Hyderabad
PM Narendra Modi participates in yoga with top cops in Hyderabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid tributes to India`s first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and the police martyrs.

Telangana CM KCR moves into new house equipped with bullet-proof windows
Telangana CM KCR moves into new house equipped with bullet-proof windows

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and his wife performed the 'Griha Pravesam' (house warming) at 5.22 am.

Bulletproof bathroom for K Chandrasekhar Rao - Here's all you want to know about Telangana CM's new home in Begumpet
Bulletproof bathroom for K Chandrasekhar Rao - Here's all you want to know about Telangana CM's new home in Begumpet

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is a Z+ security protectee and travels in "mine-proof" cars.

Teenaged girl forced to consume liquor, raped by engineering student in Hyderabad
Teenaged girl forced to consume liquor, raped by engineering student in Hyderabad

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by an engineering student of a private college after she was made to consume liquor at a Hukkah centre in Ghatkesar area here, police said on Wednesday.

Demonetisation impact: Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation collects over Rs 160 crore in just four days
Demonetisation impact: Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation collects over Rs 160 crore in just four days

Demonetisation of high-value currency notes by the Centre has spelt windfall for the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) as it collected over Rs 160 crore in four days.

Compensate loss due to demonetisation: Telangana to Centre

Telangana's revenues have taken a severe beating following the demonetisation move, and the state wants the Centre to compensate for this loss, a key leader of the ruling TRS said today.

Amity University student from Telangana commits suicide in Noida hostel room - What led him to take this step?
Amity University student from Telangana commits suicide in Noida hostel room - What led him to take this step?

In an unfortunate incident, a 21-year-old student of Amity University in Noida allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his hostel room.

No impact of Maoists bandh call in Telangana

The one-day bandh call given by the banned CPI (Maoist) in protest against the recent incidents of "exchange of fire" in Andhra-Odisha border (AOB) region had no impact in the left-wing extremism affected districts of Telangana, even as the police beefed up security.

Hyderabad shocker: Man kills pregnant dog, sexually assaults corpse
Hyderabad shocker: Man kills pregnant dog, sexually assaults corpse

A case has been registered against Aslam Khan under relevant sections.

Mulayam Singh's confidant backs Akhilesh as SP's CM candidate

In yet another sign of rapprochement between different camps in the Samajwadi Party, senior party leader Kiranmoy Nanda has endorsed Akhilesh Yadav as party's chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming assembly elections.

Telangana map redrawn, 21 new districts redrawn; total goes to 31
Telangana map redrawn, 21 new districts redrawn; total goes to 31

Nearly two-and-half years after it came into existence as India`s 29th state, Telangana`s map was redrawn on Tuesday with the creation of 21 new districts.

Telangana to have 21 new districts today; total goes to 31
Telangana to have 21 new districts today; total goes to 31

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will attend the inauguration of Siddipet district, carved out of Medak, his home turf.

Telangana to get 21 new districts on Dussehra; total goes to 31

As many as 21 new districts would come into existence in Telangana on the auspicious occasion of Vijaya Dasami tomorrow.

21 new districts in Telangana to be launched on Tuesday

Telangana will see birth of 21 new districts on Tuesday, taking the total number of districts in India's youngest state to 31.

Telangana CM KCR to offer 11.7 kg golden crown worth Rs 3.70 cr to Goddess Bhadrakali
Telangana CM KCR to offer 11.7 kg golden crown worth Rs 3.70 cr to Goddess Bhadrakali

Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao would offer a golden crown worth Rs 3.70 crore to Goddess Bhadrakali in Warangal for fulfilling his vow on formation of separate Telangana state.

Police department to be revamped in Telangana: CM K Chandrasekhar Rao

 Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today said police department would be revamped as part of the proposed reorganisation of districts.

Telangana forms panel on creating four more districts

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday constituted a high-power committee to consider the demand for creating four new districts.

Take steps for Muslim empowerment, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi tells Centre
Take steps for Muslim empowerment, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi tells Centre

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday said that if the Narendra Modi government is really concerned about the empowerment of Muslims, it should take concrete steps like providing reservation and demand-driven scholarships to the community.

Hyderabad-Durgapura special AC train from Oct 3 for festive rush

The Railways have decided to run special air-conditioned trains between Hyderabad and Durgapura (Jaipur) from October 3 to cope with the festival season rush.

Andhra Pradesh floods: Venkaiah Naidu surveys Guntur; people moved to safer areas in Vizag
Andhra Pradesh floods: Venkaiah Naidu surveys Guntur; people moved to safer areas in Vizag

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday conducted an aerial survey of the flood-hit parts of Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district.

Telangana Legislative Council bypoll on Oct 17

The by-election to fill a vacancy in the Telangana Legislative Council caused due to the resignation of state minister T Nageswara Rao would be held on October 17.

Rain fury in Telangana: 1000 evacuated; Godavari in full spate

With heavy downpour pummelling Telangana over the past few days, authorities are keeping a watch on the flood situation even as over 1,000 villagers were evacuated in Karimnagar district.

NDRF deployed in rain-affected areas of Telengana, Andhra, Karnataka
NDRF deployed in rain-affected areas of Telengana, Andhra, Karnataka

The teams are in touch with the local administration and monitoring the situation round the clock, NDRF said.

Heavy rains lash Andhra Pradesh, Telangana; eight dead in Medak
Heavy rains lash Andhra Pradesh, Telangana; eight dead in Medak

At least eight people have so far lost their lives in rain-related incidents in Telangana's Medak district, with the army being deployed in Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy districts for rescue operations, even as heavy showers continue to lash parts of the state on Sunday.

Hyderabad professor recounts horror after being rescued from ISIS
Hyderabad professor recounts horror after being rescued from ISIS

Out of ISIS clutches after nearly 14 months of his kidnapping while on his way to Tunisia`s airport to board a flight to India in July 2015, Professor CH. Balram has no words to express his happiness.

Three die in rain-related incidents in Telangana; heavy rains in Odisha
Three die in rain-related incidents in Telangana; heavy rains in Odisha

According to an IMD report, a low pressure area lies over Telangana, south Chhattisgarh and Vidarbha region.

Army, NDRF begin rescue, relief work in rain-hit Hyderabad
Army, NDRF begin rescue, relief work in rain-hit Hyderabad

There was no respite for flooded residential colonies in Alwal, Kukatpally, Miyapur, Nizampet and Begumpet as more rains lashed Hyderabad since Friday night.

Four killed in rain-related incidents in Telangana

Four persons were killed and six others injured in separate rain-related incidents in Medak district of Telangana, police said on Friday.

Heavy rains continue to pound Telangana, Andhra Pradesh; death toll rises to 9
Heavy rains continue to pound Telangana, Andhra Pradesh; death toll rises to 9

Authorities in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have sought help of Army for possible rescue operations as heavy rains continued to lash the two states for a second consecutive day on Friday, claiming at least eight innocent lives.