Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena now a registered political party

Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena now a registered political party

Hyderabad, Dec 11 (IANS) The Election Commission of India has registered Telugu actor-politician Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena as a political party. The poll panel registered the party with effect from Nov 24, 2014 under the section 29A of the Representation of People Act, 1951, the party said. Pawan, a popular actor and brother of actor-turned […]

#UberGate: Telangana, Andhra ban Uber

Telangana, Andhra ban Uber

Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Authorities in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have banned cab service provider Uber. The transport departments in both the states said Uber has no permission to operate and advised people to refrain from hiring the app-based cab service. In Hyderabad and neighbouring Ranga Reddy district, special teams of Road Transport Authority […]

Protest against methane extraction

Protest against methane extraction

The State must not renew its January 4, 2011, MoU with Great Eastern Energy Company The Federation of Associations against Methane Extraction Plan has demanded that all agencies involved in oil and gas exploration leave the Cauvery delta districts. The federation will stage a series of agitations to oust them from the region, its chief […]

Telangana signs MoU to buy 1,000 MW from Chhattisgarh

Telangana signs MoU to buy 1,000 MW from Chhattisgarh

  Hyderabad, Nov 3 (IANS)┬áTelangana Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chhattisgarh for purchasing 1,000 Megawatt electricity.Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and his Chhattisgarh counterpart signed the MoU in Raipur.Rao thanked Raman Singh for agreeing to sell power to Telangana. He said the move would help the state to tide over acute […]

Telangana seeks 40 percent tax devolution to states

Telangana seeks 40 percent tax devolution to states

Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) The newly-created Telangana state has urged the 14th Finance Commission to allocate 40 percent of central tax revenues as tax devolution to states. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao Friday told the panel here that 40 percent devolution can easily be accommodated by a marginal reduction of five percent in the Centre’s […]

Hyderabad police stops BJP from hoisting national flag

Hyderabad police stops BJP from hoisting national flag

Hyderabad, Sep 17 Tension prevailed at the Golconda Fort here Wednesday as police arrested some activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) trying to hoist the national flag to celebrate Telangana Liberation Day. Police prevented BJP workers from entering the fort with the national flag. The arrested workers were shifted to a police station. However, […]

TRS leads in Medak Lok Sabha constituency

TRS leads in Medak Lok Sabha constituency

Hyderabad, Sep 16 Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) was leading in Medak Lok Sabha, where counting of votes polled in Saturday’s bypolls was taken up Tuesday morning. TRS candidate K. Prabhakar Reddy established a lead of over 19,000 votes in the first round over Congress party’s V. Sunitha Lakshma Reddy. BJP-TDP combine’s Jagga Reddy was trailing […]

Telangana sends 50 water purifiers to flood-hit Kashmir

Telangana sends 50 water purifiers to flood-hit Kashmir

Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The Telangana government is sending 50 water purifier machines costing Rs.2.5 crore to flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao said people in the flood-hit state were facing severe shortage of drinking water and in order to help them purify the available water for drinking purposes, the Telangana government […]

Will listen to both sides: Javadekar on threat to media

Javadekar

New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar Wednesday said he would draw any conclusion in the reported threat to the media by the Telangana chief minister only after listening to both sides. “I will listen to both sides… I can draw conclusion only after that,” he told reporters here. “I have […]