Telangana BJP MP Bandi Sanjay Kumar (File Photo: Instagram)

‘If you throw stones, we will hurl bombs’: Telangana BJP MP to anti-CAA agitators

Hyderabad: A BJP MP from Telangana has sparked a row with his “bombs for stones” threat and for offering to send those opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) to Pakistan in “brakeless buses”. Bandi Sanjay Kumar, a member of the Lok Sabha from Karimnagar, has also threatened to use bombs and knives if Bharatiya Janata […]

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy (File Photo/IANS)

Andhra CM directed to appear in CBI court in DA case

Hyderabad: In a big setback to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, a CBI special court here on Friday directed him to appear personally in the court on January 10 in the disproportionate assets case. If Jagan Mohan Reddy appears personally next week, this would be his first appearance in the court as the […]

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat (File Photo: Twitter@RSS)

All 130 crores Indians part of Hindu Samaj: Mohan Bhagwat

Hyderabad: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday said that for Sangh all 130 crore Indians are part of Hindu society, irrespective of their region, religion and culture. He told a public meeting of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) here that Sangh considers all 130 crore Indians as “Hindu Samaj”. The RSS chief said that all those who […]

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Telangana Muslim leaders meet CM over NPR, NRC

Hyderabad: A delegation of Muslim leaders led by All India Majilis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi called on Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao, urging him not to allow National Population Register (NPR) work in the state. A delegation of the United Muslim Action Committee, an umbrella grouping of Muslim organisations, met Rao at his […]

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Urdu satirist Mujtaba Hussain to return Padma Shri over Citizenship Amendment Act

Hyderabad: Well-known Urdu humour writer Mujtaba Hussain has decided to return his Padma Shri award to protest “the atmosphere of fear and hatred created by the Modi government”. Hussain, who was awarded the Padma Shri, the country’s fourth highest civilian award in 2007, said that he is pained over the current situation in the country with […]

Trainee IPS officer, charged with harassing wife, suspended

Hyderabad: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has suspended trainee Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Kokkanti Maheshwar Reddy, who is facing charges of harassing his wife for divorce. The 28-year-old’s appointment has been suspended pending an ongoing investigation into a criminal case against him. Birudula Bhavana, 28, had lodged a complaint with Hyderabad Police in […]

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Telangana High Court orders to preserve rape accused’s bodies till Dec 13

Hyderabad: Telangana High Court on Monday directed authorities to preserve till Friday the bodies of all four accused who were gunned down by the police last week near Shadnagar town during investigation into woman veterinarian’s gang-rape and murder. The court took up hearing of two petitions, seeking a comprehensive probe into December 6 incident. The […]

People gathered close to the spot where the four rape accused were encountered (File Photo/IANS)

Telangana forms SIT to probe Hyderabad encounter

Hyderabad: The Telangana government has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the December 6 ‘encounter’ near Shadnagar town in which police killed all four accused in a woman veterinarian’s gang-rape and murder. The eight-member SIT will be headed by Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh M. Bhagwath. The others officials, including a woman have been […]

People shower petals on police near ‘encounter’ scene

Hyderabad: Hailing the killing of all four accused in the gruesome gang-rape and murder of a young veterinarian, people showered petals on policemen near the ‘encounter’ scene at Shadnagar town near here on Friday. Raising slogans of ‘police zindabad’, people showered petals from a bridge, under which the victim’s charred body was found on November 28, […]