Amit Shah’s DM Hyderabad Telangana 

Amit Shah’s words lay bare BJP’s insecurities

Hyderabad: Utter bankruptcy of ideas, total absence of genuine issues to pick on and focusing on divisive politics just about sums up BJP president Amit Shah’s visit to the State. Be it his vitriolic attack on the Kalvakuntla family or his ‘belief’ that the TRS was going for ‘early’ elections because it was scared to face the electorate in the summer of 2019, Shah’s words exposed the frustration and helplessness that the BJP faces in not being able to gain a foothold in the new State. For Shah, the popularity of…

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ktr DM Hyderabad Telangana 

KTR slams Amit Shah over early polls

Hyderabad: Municipal Administration Minister KTR on Sunday came out all guns blazing against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its national president Amit Shah accusing the latter of moral bankruptcy. He slammed Shah for questioning the TRS government’s decision to seek advancement of elections to the State Assembly, reminding that the BJP had a track record of rushing to early polls both in the State and at the Central level. Exposing the double-standards of the BJP during the TRS party activists meeting of Sanatnagar Assembly constituency held at Jala Vihar here…

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580 kg laddu DM Hyderabad Telangana 

580 kg laddu makes its way to Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Weighing 580 kg laddu , this gigantic laddu has come all the way from Tapeswaram in faraway East Godavari to be offered as ‘Maha Prasadam’ to Lord Ganesh at Daiva Sannidhanam temple in Film Nagar here. The laddu made its way to the capital due to the unwavering determination of sweets and food products maker Suruchi Foods to offer mammoth laddus to Lord Ganesh in Hyderabad every year. Earlier, the firm used to present the laddu to the iconic Khairatabad Ganesh. From last year, it has been offering the same…

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pre-poll survey DM Hyderabad Telangana 

Pink wave to sweep Telangana, predicts pre-poll survey

Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samithi will romp home with an impressive mandate in the coming Assembly elections in the State with the Aaj Tak-India Today pre-poll survey handing out a healthy 43 per cent vote share to the ruling party. The survey, results of which were announced on Friday, reveals that the people of Telangana are very happy with the performance of the K Chandrashekhar Rao-led government in the past four-and-half years with about 2/3rd of the people hailing the government initiatives. What is interesting is that the TRS, according to…

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gmr DM Hyderabad Telangana 

Hyderabad Airport gets ACI ASQ World No 1 award

Hyderabad: GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd on Thursday said it has received the Airports Council International Airport Service Quality World no.1 airport award trophy in the 5-15 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA) category for the second consecutive year. The airport was adjudged World no 1 Airport in its category in 2016 as well, a press release from GMR said. GMR, which operates the Rajiv Gandhi International airport here, said S G K Kishore, CEO, GHIAL on Wednesday received the trophy from Joyce Carter, President and CEO, Halifax Stanfield International Airport, Nova…

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Ganesh Chaturthi DM Hyderabad Telangana 

18,000 cops deployed in Hyderabad for Ganesh Chaturthi

Hyderabad: As many as 18,000 policemen were deployed for Ganesh Chaturthi and subsequent immersion after ten days, police said Thursday. According to City Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar, the police have received about 12,500 requests from various organisations and individuals for erecting Ganesh idols across the city. “We have deployed 15,000 policemen for the security supervision during Ganesh Chaviti. Our officers will ensure that every pandal has security personnel. We seek cooperation from the Ganesh pandal organisers also,” Kumar told. “We asked for two companies of central forces (RAF and CRPF) for…

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eci DM Hyderabad Telangana 

ECI team arrives in Hyderabad to a packed schedule

Hyderabad: A six member team of officials of ECI (Election Commission of India) headed by Senior Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha arrived here on Tuesday evening and immediately got down to work with respect to assessing the readiness of the State for conducting polls to the Legislative Assembly. The team headed straight to the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer in the Secretariat and met delegations from eight recognised political parties to seek their views on conducting the elections. The ECI team included Deputy Election Commissioners Sandeep Saxena, Sudeep Jain, Director…

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heavy rains DM Hyderabad Telangana 

Heavy rains lash Hyderabad

Hyderabad: After a brief lull, heavy rains lashed the city on Tuesday evening, leaving many areas under sheets of water and affecting traffic flow. Contrasting weather conditions prevailed in the city as scorching heat prevailed till late afternoon and overcast climate took over in the evening eventually resulting in heavy rains. The sudden spell of rains brought the much-needed relief from the hot and humid conditions in the city. According to the Met department, rain or thundershowers would occur towards afternoon or in the evening on Wednesday as well. Among all…

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jagitial bus accident DM Hyderabad Telangana 

57 die as RTC bus skids off road in Jagtial

Hyderabad: In the worst-ever tragedy to strike the Road Transport Corporation from the time of undivided Andhra Pradesh, 57 persons, including four children and 30 women, died when a bus packed with 98 passengers plunged downhill into a valley near Shanivarpet village in Jagitial district on Tuesday. Another 43 passengers who were injured, some of them seriously, have been shifted to various hospitals in Jagitial, Karimnagar and Hyderabad. The 40-seater bus was taking a deep downhill curve in the last lap of the Kondagattu ghat section when the driver lost control…

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Nizam Museum DM Hyderabad Telangana 

Daring Nizam Museum heist was pulled off by school dropouts

Hyderabad: It was not an international or interstate gang, but two daily wage labourers, both who have not studied beyond Class 7, who pulled off the daring heist in the famous Nizam Museum here last week. Officials of the Hyderabad City Police Task Force, who cracked the case in a week’s time, said the two behind the heist of artefacts from the Museum, worth several lakhs in the international market, were arrested from near Himayat Sagar, with the stolen items being recovered intact. The arrested persons were identified as Mohammed Ghouse…

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