Tamilisai Soundararajan youngest Governor in India

Tamilisai Soundararajan, who was on Sunday sworn in as the first woman Governor of Telangana, is the youngest among all State governors, while Andhra Pradesh’s Biswa Bhusan Harichandan is the oldest at the age of 85. Continue Reading

Gram Panchayat passes resolution to banish eve-teasers, sexual predators

Concerned over rising sexual abuse, a village in Telangana has passed a resolution to banish eve-teasers and those who commit sexual assaults on women and girls. The Kanukunta Gram Panchayat in Sangareddy district adopted the resolution on 16 July, its ‘sarpanch’ (panchayat head) B Neelamma said. Continue Reading

Chandrashekar Rao announces Rs 10L each to 2000 families in his native village

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao announced a cash bonanza of Rs 10 lakh each to 2,000 families in his native village of Chintamadaka in Siddipet district and health profiling of its citizens on Monday.
Rao, who visited the village, interacted with the residents, took the blessings of his teacher and also offered prayers at a temple. Continue Reading

Country’s richest candidate in 2019 general elections loses deposit

According to Election Commission data, Sharma lost his deposit as he secured only 1,556 votes. He had declared a net asset of Rs 1,107 crore in his papers submitted at the time of nomination. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Oppn parties plan big for post-poll scenario 

With less than a week left for Lok Sabha election results to be declared, there is hectic action, especially in the Opposition camp. Leaders of regional parties are reportedly holding parleys behind doors to seize the opportunity in case of a fractured mandate.  Continue Reading

Stalin, Naidu, Rao, Mamata, Kejri, Gowda hog limelight ahead of results

With a section of psephologists and political experts predicting a fractured mandate in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, results of which will be known 23 May, all eyes are on the heads of regional parties due to two post-poll scenarios. Continue Reading

Sonia writes to meet allies 23 May, also invites parties not aligned with UPA

In a move aimed to strengthen Opposition unity, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi has written to all allies including non-UPA ones — namely the BJD, YSR Congress, TRS and TDP — inviting them for a meeting 23 May to discuss the road map for the future political course of action. Continue Reading

Telangana: Exam results fiasco; Committee points out errors

Hyderabad: The three-member committee of technical experts, appointed by the Telangana government following the furore over Intermediate examination results, pointed out certain lapses and suggested various measures for improvement, officials said. In its report, submitted to the government on Saturday,… Continue Reading