New Delhi: Hyderabad University Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula did not commit suicide because of any pressure exerted by union ministers Smriti Irani and Bandaru Dattatreya or university's Vice Chancellor Appa Rao Podile and that it was a decision "of his own", an inquiry commission has found.
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:56 IST | Updated 21:50 IST
Hyderabad: The Telangana government will organise a civic reception for Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu here on August 21. The event would be held at Raj Bhavan on behalf of the people of Telangana and the state government, a release from the Chief Minister's Office said.
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:39 IST
Hyderabad: Hyderabad Runners Society and Bharti Airtel today said the 7th edition of the annual Airtel Hyderabad Marathon 2017 would be held on August 20. A 5-km run would take place on August 19, while the marathon will be held on August 20, which comprises half marathon (21.09-km), full marathonMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:19 IST
Hyderabad: Jains across the country will shun mobile phones and vehicles and will stop eating leafy vegetables from August 19 to 26, a period the community will be celebrating as Maha Paryushana Parv (World Forgiveness Day). There are an estimated 60 lakh Jains in the country, including over threeMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:07 IST
Hyderabad: The Hyderabad city has become free of open defecation, its civic body said on Wednesday. The city received the tag after all its corporators gave an undertaking that their respective wards were open defecation free (ODF). "The corporators of all 150 wards have given an undertaking thatMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 16:13 IST
Hyderabad: The ruling TRS in Telangana is not interested in joining the NDA, and its support to the BJP-led government at the Centre would continue to be issue- based, says a senior party leader. A P Jithender Reddy, the TRS (Telangana Rashtra Samiti) floor leader in Lok Sabha, also said his partyMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 13:55 IST
Hyderabad: The Rachakonda police apprehended four individuals in case of drug trafficking during the weekend. Among the four nabbed, one is a Nigerian national, Ajah Gabriel Ogbonna who is residing on a student visa in Hyderabad. The three others were identified as Nooka Navyanth, Ankit Pandey andMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 11:38 IST
Vemulawada (Telangana): A day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's strong remarks against casteism and communalism in the Independence day speech, a case has been registered in the Vemulawada police station of Telangana's Rajanna-Sircilla district after a 50-year old woman complained that herMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 11:30 IST
Hyderabad: The Telangana government would soon take steps to fill up about 85,000 government jobs, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had said in his Independence Day address on Tuesday.
Published 15-Aug-2017 11:15 IST | Updated 14:21 IST
Hyderabad: The newly-appointed in-charge of Congress affairs in Telangana, R C Khuntia, on Monday, said leaders should shun their internal differences and work towards bringing the party to power in the TRS-ruled state in 2019 polls.
Published 14-Aug-2017 20:51 IST
Hyderabad: The Congress, TDP, BJP and other opposition parties in Telangana on Monday sought the intervention of Governor E S L Narasimhan in an incident of alleged police high-handedness against some persons belonging to Dalit and backward classes in Rajanna Sircilla district. A delegation ofMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 18:08 IST
Hyderabad: The main opposition Congress in Telangana on Monday urged the Karnataka government to release water from its reservoirs to meet the drinking water needs in the state. Telangana Congress president N Uttam Kumar Reddy wrote a letter this regard to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, whoMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 15:58 IST
Hyderabad: The Telangana government on Sunday urged the Centre to release funds for Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) as per a commitment made four years ago. Information Technology Minister K.T. Rama Rao on Sunday wrote a letter to Union Information Technology Minister Ravi ShankarMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 21:03 IST
Hyderabad: The BTech graduates of the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-Hyderabad) here received salary offers ranging between Rs 13.4 and Rs 18.8 lakh per annum. Besides, the graduates of the masters programmes in IT got average salary offers between Rs 14 lakh and Rs 17.7More
Published 13-Aug-2017 16:37 IST
Hyderabad/New Delhi: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday said that no individual or organisation can "give" away mosques as Allah is their rightful owner, after the Shia Waqf Board told the apex court that the Babri Masjid can be built at a distance from the disputed site in Ayodhya.
Published 13-Aug-2017 15:53 IST
Hyderabad: The establishment of India's first private sector missile manufacturing facility here is seen as another feather in the cap of the Telangana capital, which has emerged as a key hub of the aerospace and defence industry. Industry leaders say the city has become the ground for implementingMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 15:49 IST
Hyderabad: There is an urgent need to increase the pace of development work in Telangana, said Union minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Saturday. The Centre is extending financial support through Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana for the double bedroom housing scheme in Telangana and the state governmentMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 20:27 IST
Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday asked officials to prepare a 10-year action plan for the development of Hyderabad. He directed them to start taking up measures in tune with the action plan. At a review meeting held with ministers and top officials on HyderabadMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 07:23 IST
Karimnagar: A police inquiry into the alleged custodial torture of eight men in Telangana's Rajanna Sircilla district last month has revealed that they were brought to a police station and "beaten up", a senior officer said on Friday. He said a sub-inspector has been suspended for beating up the menMore
Published 11-Aug-2017 20:39 IST
Hyderabad: The Telangana government and the US Consul General here on Friday welcomed the holding of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Hyderabad in November, which will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka.
Published 11-Aug-2017 21:54 IST

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