AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi (File Photo/IANS)

AIMIM denied permission for anti-CAA march in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Hyderabad police have denied permission to the United Muslim Action Committee, led by AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, to organise a march here against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Owaisi, who is also Member of Parliament from Hyderabad, had sought police permission for the march on January 4 or 5. He had made an application to […]

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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Experts say ‘bad precedent’, as people celebrate Bollywood style Hyderabad encounter

New Delhi: The dawn of Friday broke with a strange twist in the Telangana veterinarian’s rape and murder case, with all the four accused being shot dead in what the Telanagana police termed it as an ‘encounter’. While the move has been cheered by many as “instant justice”, experts and human rights activists have expressed […]

People gathered near the spot where four rape accused were encountered by police (Photo: IANS)

Hyderabad encounter: Preserve bodies of accused till Dec 9, orders Telangana HC

Hyderabad: The Telangana High Court on Friday directed authorities to preserve, till December 9, the bodies of all four accused gunned down by police near Shadnagar town during investigation into woman veterinarian’s gang-rape and murder. The court issued the direction after an emergency hearing late Friday evening. Various human rights and women’s organisations made a […]