Part of Charminar collapses during repair work

A small part of Hyderabad’s historical Charminar’s minaret fell down on Wednesday night. This historical structure, which is more than 400 years old, and is made of limestone was being renovated by the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) over the last few months.

May 02, 2019, 09:32 AM IST

Portion of Charminar collapses during repair work

The portion came crashing down when repair work was underway on the 16th-century monument.

May 02, 2019, 08:22 AM IST

Arrested Islamic State suspect had sold wife’s jewellery to raise funds: NIA

The National Investigation Agency has found an evidence proving a connection between the five Hyderabad youths it arrested on June 29 and the Islamic State (IS).

Jul 05, 2016, 11:40 AM IST

Islamic State men had planned to strike Hyderabad between 5 pm and 7 pm

The Islamic State (IS) suspects, arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday, had planned to strike Hyderabad between 5 pm to 7 pm in a bid to maximum damage.

Jul 01, 2016, 13:12 PM IST

Islamic State men travelled to Ajmer to buy arms, planned to target VIPs in Hyderabad

The arrested ISIS 'sympathisers' had contributed Rs 1.5 lakh to carry out terror attacks in Hyderabad.

Jul 01, 2016, 10:36 AM IST

'We're ready to execute our plans' - Chilling details emerge as NIA busts 'ISIS' terror module

Five youths were arrested and six others including a techie were detained by NIA which claimed to have busted a 'terror module' that is suspected to be linked to the Islamic State group after conducting searches at different locations in Hyderabad.

Jun 29, 2016, 21:58 PM IST

Bizarre: Salman Khan is a voter in Hyderabad!

In a bizarre case, a voter in the Hyderabad civic polls turned up with an officially issued identity card carrying the name and picture of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan.

Feb 02, 2016, 17:35 PM IST

When Telangana minister said 'we will raze Charminar'

Is the Telangana government planning to raze the historic 'Charminar'?

Aug 03, 2015, 14:00 PM IST

Hyderabad never sleeps during Ramadan

It is past midnight but the traffic is moving at snail's pace. Scores of people are in their cars, parked on both sides of the road and relishing the haleem, a Ramadan delicacy.

Jul 14, 2015, 12:11 PM IST

Charminar most searched historical site on Google

Charminar - the symbol of Hyderabad - is the most searched historical site in the city on Google, the world's biggest search engine.

Sep 04, 2014, 00:26 AM IST

Charminar most searched historical site on Google

 Charminar - the symbol of Hyderabad - is the most searched historical site in the city on Google, the world's biggest search engine.

Sep 03, 2014, 19:46 PM IST

MIM pocket borough since 1984 in Hyderabad

This city of Charminar may be plagued by bad roads and erratic supply of drinking water but the Owaisi family-led Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen party, which does not even have a manifesto, has been winning this Lok Sabha seat since 1984 banking on Muslim votes.

Apr 27, 2014, 14:15 PM IST

Court asks police to probe plaint against MIM MLA Quadri

Court directed police to investigate a complaint against Majlis Ithehadul Musalmeen (MIM) MLA Ahmed Pasha Quadri for making objectionable remarks about Mahatma Gandhi`s statue in state Assembly.

Jan 21, 2013, 22:57 PM IST

Hoax bomb call creates panic in Charminar

Panic struck Charminar and surrounding areas here on Friday after an anonymous caller claimed that a bomb was placed on the historic monument, police said.

Jan 18, 2013, 22:07 PM IST

Complaint against MIM MLA Ahmed Pasha Quadri for remarks about Gandhi`s statue

A complaint was received against Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA from Charminar, Ahmed Pasha Quadri, for alleged remarks about statue of Mahatma Gandhi in state Assembly premises in Hyderabad.

Jan 18, 2013, 19:40 PM IST

Concern over construction of temple within Charminar premises

A DMK member expressed concern in the Lok Sabha over construction of a temple within the premises of the famous Charminar in Hyderabad.

Dec 07, 2012, 20:03 PM IST

Babri anniversary passes off peacefully in Hyderabad

The 20th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid Thursday passed off peacefully here amid tight security, police said. A shutdown was called by Muslim organisations to mark the day.

Dec 06, 2012, 17:16 PM IST

Six cars set afire in old Hyderabad

The communally-sensitive area was simmering over alleged expansion of the temple abutting the Charminar in violation of court orders.

Nov 19, 2012, 13:52 PM IST

MIM withdraws support to AP government, informs Governor

Owaisi said his party was compelled to take the decision due to "communal" behaviour of Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy.

Nov 17, 2012, 22:11 PM IST

Old Hyderabad tense after fresh violence near Charminar

Violence broke out once again near Charminar in the old city of Hyderabad Friday over a temple row.

Nov 16, 2012, 15:40 PM IST