Telangana

  • Hyderabad's Purnapul across swollen Musi river shut
    Hyderabad, October 19 (IANS): The famous bridge across the swollen Musi river, Puranapul, was shut for traffic after cracks were noticed on one of the pillars. Police said traffic coming from Hussaini Alam and Bahadurpura side and from Karwan and Ziaguda on the other side was diverted. The traffic police barricaded the bridge on both sides late Sunday after one of the pillars was found damaged. Some of the commuters also complained of vibrations. The Puranapul is a key li
  • Telangana suffered Rs 5,000 crore loss due to floods: KCR
    Hyderabad, October 15 (IANS): Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday said that due to heavy rains and flash floods, the state suffered losses to the tune of Rs 5,000 crore. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he urged the Centre to release Rs 1,350 crore immediately for rehabilitation and relief works. Heavy rains and floods during last three days have wrecked havoc in various parts of the state, especially Hyderabad. The Chief Minister on Thursday he
  • Telangana rains: Death toll rises to 30, 19 of them in Hyderabad
    Hyderabad, October 15 (IANS): Torrential rains lashing various parts of Telangana since Tuesday have claimed 30 lives, including 19 in Greater Hyderabad. The rains, under the impact of a deep depression that crossed the Andhra coast on Tuesday, triggered flash floods in the state capital and several districts. The extremely heavy rainfall caused a deluge in Hyderabad and its suburbs. At least 19 people died in rain-related incidents while four others were still missing. The in
  • Rains wreak havoc in parts of Telangana, 15 killed
    New Delhi, October 14 (PTI): Fifteen people have died in Hyderabad in rain related incidents, following incessant rainfall that lashed the city and different parts of Telangana, leading to waterlogging on roads and inundation of some low-lying areas.  The deaths were reported since Tuesday night as downpour triggered wall and house collapse in different places in Hyderabad, officials said. The state government has declared a holiday on Wednesday and Thursday for all private
  • Telangana grants remission to 141 convicts
    HYDERABAD, OCTOBER 4 (IANS): As many as 141 prisoners were released from various prisons in Telangana since Saturday following the remission granted by the state government on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. About 40 convicts were released by prison authorities after completing the formalities as per the orders issued by the prison department. A maximum of 39 convicts were released from Warangal Central Prison followed by 19 from Cherlapally Central Prison and 14 from Chanchalgud
  • Congress in Telangana to stage protests over new farm laws
    HYDERABAD, SEPTEMBER 23 (IANS): The opposition Congress party in Telangana will stage state-wide protests on September 25 against the farm bills passed by the Parliament. Protest demonstrations will be held in all district headquarters and Assembly constituencies to demand the Centre to withdraw the "anti-farmer" legislation. Ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and the Congress have common ground in opposing the farm bills. While the TRS protest is confined to the Pa
  • Telangana on high alert over possible locust attack
    HYDERABAD, JUNE 10 (IANS): The Telangana government, here on Wednesday, sounded a high alert in the districts bordering Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh over possible locust attack.   Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao asked officials in eight districts to be on high alert and take measures to protect the state from locusts.   The locust swarm may enter Bhadrachalam, Charla, Venkatapuram, Vajedu, Peruru, Mangampet, Eturu Naagaram, Chennuru, Vemanapalli, Koutala, Dhar