Panchayat polls: Telangana SEC warns against auction of posts

The State Election Commission (SEC), Telangana, taking serious note of reports that posts of sarpanch and ward members in the coming panchayat elections were being auctioned, warned that such elections would be cancelled. Continue Reading

Telangana: Ink mark on middle finger for local body polls

Telangana voters would have the indelible ink mark on their left middle finger instead of the forefinger for the coming local body elections to avoid any confusion with the mark made for the assembly polls just a month ago. Continue Reading

India needs to ramp up space hardware capacity: Kiran Kumar

A top space scientist today said India will miss out on capturing a share of the international satellite and rocket market if it did not ramp up its hardware production capacity big time. Continue Reading

4 Telangana Congress MLCs defect to TRS

Compounding the Congress’ woes in Telangana, four of its six MLCs defected to the ruling TRS on Friday and were promptly recognised by the Legislative Council chairman as members of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi. Continue Reading

Fadnavis demands apology from Congress, Rahul over Rafale row

Accusing the Congress and its president Rahul Gandhi of spreading lies on the Rafale fighter jet deal, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Monday demanded an apology from the main opposition party and its chief to the country and to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Continue Reading

‘Petrol, diesel under GST not possible till revenues stabilise’

Former chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian said Monday that the inclusion of petrol and diesel in the GST ambit was not possible until the revenues under the new tax regime stabilises “You know it is desirable to have that (inclusion of petrol and diesel in GST). Continue Reading

AP CM hits out at BJP-led NDA govt

Lashing out at the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre for allegedly damaging institutions and misusing power, TDP chief and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu Monday said his party joined hands with the Congress in the national interest. Continue Reading

TRS govt only for KCR’s family not for people: Moily

Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily Sunday alleged that the TRS government was not for the people of Telangana but only for the family of caretaker chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao. Continue Reading

Give paid holiday for employees on poll day: CEO to IT cos

Telangana Chief Electoral Officer Rajat Kumar Thursday said Information Technology companies here have been asked to provide paid holiday to employees on 7 December, polling day. Continue Reading