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Telangana: State in southern India
Telangana is a state in India situated on the centre-south stretch of the Indian peninsula on the high Deccan Plateau. It is the twelfth largest state and the twelfth-most populated state in India with a geographical area of 112,077 km2 (43,273 sq mi) and 35,193,978 residents as per 2011 census. On 2 June 2014, the area was separated from the northwestern part of Andhra Pradesh as the newly formed 29th state with Hyderabad as its historic permanent capital. Its other major cities include Warangal, Nizamabad, Khammam and Karimnagar. Telangana is bordered by the states of Maharashtra to the north, Chhattisgarh to the east, Karnataka to the west, and Andhra Pradesh to the east and south. The terrain of Telangana region consists mostly of hills, mountain ranges, and thick dense forests covering an area of 27,292 km2 (10,538 sq mi). As of 2019, the state of Telangana is divided into 33 districts.

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Telangana: Akbaruddin Owaisi wants to renovate Mahankali Temple in his constituency

The AIMIM leader met Chief Minister KCR and requested him to release funds for the renovation and expansion of the temple, which hosts the Bonalu festival
DNA - Published

Telangana: Bhim army chief Chandra Shekhar Azad detained by Hyderabad Police

The lawyer and Ambedkarite activist was in Hyderabad to address a gathering of students of TISS
DNA - Published

Telangana likely to pass resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act in state assembly

If the resolution is passed, this will be in line with similar resolutions passed earlier by the state governments of Kerala, Punjab, and Rajasthan
DNA - Published

Telangana assembly may pass resolution against CAA: Telangana CM


IndiaTimes - Published

Telangana: TRS cruises towards victory in municipal body polls

K Chandrashekhar Rao pointed out that out of the 139 municipal bodies that had gone to polls, the TRS was winning in over 100.
DNA - Published

Telangana municipal bodies polls: 75% voter turnout recorded as polling held in 120 nagar palikas, 9 nagar nigams

A case of violence between TRS and Congress candidates was reported from Bodhan municipal council in Nizamabad district.
DNA - Published

Indian embassy in Poland to the rescue of Indian from Telangana who landed in jail over visa problems


IndiaTimes - Published

Telangana: Polling underway for 120 municipalities, nine municipal corporations

The polling began at 8 am and will continue till 5 pm.
DNA - Published

Voting for 120 municipal councils, nine municipal corporations in Telangana on Wednesday

While polling for 120 municipalities and nine municipal corporations will be held on January 22, the voting for Karimnagar municipal corporation will take place on January 25.
DNA - Published

Asaduddin Owaisi attacks Mohan Bhagwat over reported remarks on two-child policy

Addressing a rally in Nizamabad district, on Saturday, in the run up to the municipal polls in Telangana, the Hyderabad MP said, "RSS Mohan Bhagwat says to make two children policy. They (BJP..
IndiaTimes - Published

Osmania professor held for ‘Maoist links’, CJ slams police

Telangana police on Saturday arrested an associate professor of Osmania University from his official residence on the campus in an early morning raid in connection with a four-year-old Unlawful..
IndiaTimes - Published

Telangana local bodies polls: TRS, BJP, Congress intensify campaign ahead of Jan 22 polling

There are a total of 12,898 candidates in the fray for 3052 wards of 120 nagar palikas and nine nagar nigams.
DNA - Published

Take money from Congress but vote for me, says Asaduddin Owaisi

"People in Congress have a lot of money, take it from them. You'll be getting it due to me. Just vote for me. If they are giving you (money) then take it. Whatever they give, take it," AIMIM chief..
IndiaTimes - Published

Anti-CAA protests set to intensify in Telangana


IndiaTimes - Published

'Will shave your beard after hanging you upside down': BJP MP Arvind Dharmapuri to Asaduddin Owaisi

In remarks that are likely to trigger condemnation, a BJP MP from Telangana on Friday threatened to hang AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi upside down and shave his beard.
DNA - Published

India boils over the brutal gangrape of Telangana woman vet

​The gruesome rape and murder of the 27 year-old veterinarian on November 27 led to massive outrage and protests across the country evoking varied public responses from public hanging of the accused..
IndiaTimes - Published

130 crore Indian population are 'Hindu society' for Sangh: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

The meeting in Hyderabad was attended by Mos for Home G Kishan Reddy, BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav and other leaders from the Telangana unit of the party.
DNA - Published

Hyderabad encounter case: Bodies of four accused handed over to families after second post-mortem

The four persons were accused of raping and burning the body of a 27-year-old woman in the Ranga Reddy district of Telangana. They were killed in an encounter on December 6
DNA - Published

Protests against CAA, NRC continue in Telangana; hundreds taken into preventive custody

Scores of protesters, including those of Left parties and students of University of Hyderabad, were taken into preventive custody here on Thursday when they tried to hold protest rallies against the..
IndiaTimes - Published

2 Hyderabad suspects behind 9 more rape-murders: Cops

Investigators probing the November 27 gang-rape and murder of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad claimed that two of the four suspects had confessed to raping and burning nine other women. ​​A team..
IndiaTimes - Published

Anger over CAA, police action on Jamia spills over to many campuses in India, Mamta takes out huge rally

The morning after violence erupted in the national capital's New Friends Colony, the lines between anger at the police action and the protests over the CAA blurred into a unison of protest -- from..
IndiaTimes - Published

Telangana: Minor raped by teenage neighbour in Hyderabad

The police have launched a search to nab the accused teenager, who is said to be around 19 years old.
DNA - Published

Telangana encounter deaths: SC orders judicial inquiry under former SC judge VS Sirpurkar

The Supreme Court on Thursday appointed a three-member inquiry commission headed by former SC judge V S Sirpurkar to conduct a probe into alleged encounter killing of four gangrape and murder accused..
IndiaTimes - Published

SC for impartial inquiry into encounter of Telangana rape-murder accused


IndiaTimes - Published

From 'Make in India' to rape in India: Adhir Ranjan urges PM to speak up on crimes against women

"Unfortunate that Prime Minister who speaks on everything is silent on this issue (crimes against women). From Make in India, India is slowly heading towards rape in India," Chowdhury said in the Lok..
IndiaTimes - Published

Andhra CM lauds KCR, Telangana cops on 'encounter' deaths

Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday lauded his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao and the state police over the alleged encounter of the four accused in the gang-rape..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hyderabad rape and murder case: SC to consider hearing of PIL for probe into encounter of 4 accused

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider granting hearing on Wednesday on one of the PILs seeking an SIT probe into the killing of four men, arrested on charge of gangrape and murder of a..
IndiaTimes - Published

Karnataka: Police start free drop service for women in Gadag

The decision was taken by the police against the backdrop of two brutal incidents of murder and rape cases that happened in Hyderabad and Telangana.
DNA - Published

'People say police taught a lesson': Telangana minister on Hyderabad encounter

"People are saying that Telangana police taught a lesson, government gave a message to the country," Telangana government minister on the encounter of gang-rape accused.
DNA - Published

PIL seeks SIT probe into Telangana encounter, compensation to families

A PIL was filed on Saturday in the Supreme Court seeking an SIT probe, monitored by former apex court judges, into the killing of four persons arrested on charge of gangrape and murder of a..
IndiaTimes - Published

Petition filed in SC against police personnel involved in Telangana encounter case

The petition was filed by advocates GS Mani and Pradeep Kumar Yadav. They approached the Supreme Court saying that the apex court's 2014 guidelines were not followed.
DNA - Published

NHRC to probe Hyderabad encounter

Taking suo motu cognisance of the “encounter killing”, the NHRC said on Friday that it would send a team led by a senior police officer to Telangana to probe the matter. “The team will file a..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hyderabad encounter: After gunshots, crackers, cheers & crowds

Chatanpally was Ground Zero on Friday as people swarmed all over the village in Mahbubnagar’s Farooqnagar mandal, Telangana. The obscure village of 7,000 people on National Highway 44 was buzzing all..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hyderabad Encounter: Telangana HC directs govt to preserve bodies of four accused till Dec 9

The Advocate-General of Telangana was requested to appear before the Division Bench at 8 pm following which instructions were issued.
DNA - Published

High time to consider why society is celebrating deaths of accused: Ujjwal Nikam on Telangana encounter

Speaking to ANI, Nikam said, "Being a student of law I must say that this is the high time to consider why society is celebrating today...the happiness over their death. People want justice must be..
IndiaTimes - Published

Thok diya, Theek kia: Babita Phogat lauds Telangana police

"What happened this morning, has made me really happy. Hyderabad police killed all four accused in the rape and murder of a young veterinarian in an encounter. I would like to thank and congratulate..
IndiaTimes - Published

Such encounters should be made legal: BJP's Locket Chatterjee on Telangana case

"This is a very good step taken for our country, I felt really good when I read this news in the morning. The soul of the rape victim must be at peace now. Her family must be at peace. Such encounters..
IndiaTimes - Published

Better late than never, says Jaya Bachchan on Telangana encounter


IndiaTimes - Published

We should not rush to condemn until details emerge: Shashi Tharoor on Telangana encounter


IndiaTimes - Published

Hyderabad encounter: All four accused in Telangana doctor's rape-murder killed

All four accused in the rape and murder of woman veterinarian in Telangana have been killed in an encounter with the police. Cops claimed they tried to escape while the crime scene was being..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hyderabad vet rape-murder case: All four people accused killed in encounter

All four accused in the rape and murder of woman veterinarian in Telangana have been killed in an encounter with the police. Cops claimed they tried to escape while the crime scene was being..
IndiaTimes - Published

Telangana BJP MLA Raja Singh booked for communal remarks on Hyderabad veterinarian's rape-murder

The FIR against Goshamahal MLA has been registered under section 295A of IPC for allegedly making a derogatory statement.
DNA - Published

Plea in HC seeks action against media houses for revealing identity of Hyderabad rape victim

The Delhi high court on Wednesday asked the Centre and the governments of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi to respond to a plea seeking action against certain media houses that revealed the identity..
IndiaTimes - Published

Telangana rape-murder: One arrested in connection with uploading objectionable material on social media

A suo-moto case was registered by the Cyber crime branch after some unknown persons put up the material on social media.
DNA - Published

'Culprits should never be released from jail': BJP MP Hema Malini on Telangana rape case

On Monday, the Upper house of Parliament took the veterinarian rape-murder case for discussion, with all the members calling for strict action against the culprits.
DNA - Published

Telangana rape: Court likely to issue order on Police's plea seeking 10-day custody of four accused on Wednesday

The incident in Telangana caused a major uproar in the Parliament.
DNA - Published

Need India at RCEP, says Japan

"People now want the government to give a definite answer. These type of people (the accused in rape case) need to be brought out in public and lynched," said Jaya Bachchan on rape and murder of woman..
DNA - Published

Telangana rape accused need to be lynched: Jaya Bachchan

Rajya Sabha lawmaker Jaya Bachchan on Monday said that the accused in rape and murder of veterinary doctor should be brought in public and lynched. "People now want the government to give a proper and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Quest for new territory and mates? Sub-adult tiger travel 1300 kms

A sub-adult tiger travelled more than 1300 km spanning six districts in Maharashtra and Telangana before reaching the Dnyanganga sanctuary in Buldhana district of Maharashtra. It took nearly 150 days..
IndiaTimes - Published

Telangana vet rape-murder: CM KC Rao instructs setting up a fast-track court, promises stringent action

The Chief Minister announced that the government would extend all necessary help and support to the members of the victim's family.
DNA - Published

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