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After Telangana loss, BJP to focus on LS seats

After Telangana loss, BJP to focus on LS seats

HYDERABAD: The state BJP has decided to target 10 of the 17 . After the Assembly election rout, the party now hopes for a change of fortune in the Lok Sabha polls and will start preparing for it after Sankranthi. Sources said, BJP national leadership will concentrate on after the […]

‘Won’t take oath where MIM MLA is Speaker‘

‘Won’t take oath where MIM MLA is Speaker‘

HYDERABAD: Triggering yet another political controversy, T Raja Singh, the BJP’s lone legislator in the assembly, has refused to take oath or even step inside the House to protest the decision to make All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM)’s five-time MLA Mumtaz Ahmed Khan a pro-tem speaker. His decision comes a […]

Centre biased against Telangana: KTR

Centre biased against Telangana: KTR

HYDERABAD: TRS working president on Saturday alleged bias by the Centre against non-BJP governments in the country. “Is Narendra Modi the Prime Minister of the country or only BJP-ruled states?” he questioned at a press conference, accusing Modi of ‘step-motherly attitude’ towards states where BJP had neither present nor future. […]

Won‘t take oath before pro-tem Speaker: BJP MLA

Won‘t take oath before pro-tem Speaker: BJP MLA

HYDERABAD: Flaring up another controversy, BJP‘s lone legislator in the assembly, from constituency has said that he will not take oath in front of pro-tem Speaker, Mumtaz Ahmed Khan of (). “I will neither come to assembly, nor take oath in front of him. I will speak to legal advisors […]

Gaping faculty crunch ails tech institutes

Gaping faculty crunch ails tech institutes

An acute shortage of faculty has hit technical institutions in . Figures released by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) show that the shortage was 23.53 per cent in the academic year 2015-16 and 27.73 per cent in 2016-17 in the state. What’s even more worrying is that […]

Won‘t take oath in presence of pro-tem Speaker from MIM: BJP MLA

Won‘t take oath in presence of pro-tem Speaker from MIM: BJP MLA

Hyderabad: Telangana BJP MLA T Raja Singh said Sunday that he will not take oath in the presence of AIMIM legislator Mumtaz Ahmed Khan who would be acting as pro-tem Speaker, because the AIMIM “speaks against Hindus”. MLAs would be taking oath on January 17, first day of the new […]

Lift liquor ban in district to boost revenue: Chanda liquor lobby

Lift liquor ban in district to boost revenue: Chanda liquor lobby

CHANDRAPUR: At a time when the state government has announced hike in excise duty on foreign liquor and issued nearly 1,500 fresh licenses to permit rooms to raise its revenue, Liquor Association has once again stepped in to highlight the failure of prohibition. Liquor traders, who suffered huge losses after […]

Temple entry under cover of darkness an act of cowardice: Ex-ISRO chief

Temple entry under cover of darkness an act of cowardice: Ex-ISRO chief

Hyderabad: Eminent space scientist G Madhavan Nair, who recently joined the BJP, on Friday termed as an “act of cowardice,” the entry of two women in menstrual age into the Sabarimala temple. Nair, who had served as Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation, said the LDF government should focus […]

Rock art in Medak caves dates back to Stone Age

Rock art in Medak caves dates back to Stone Age

HYDERABAD: In what is being seen as a significant find, historians of Jagruthi have discovered rare rock art dating back to the Mesolithic (Middle Stone Age) and Neolithic (New Stone Age) ages in the stone caves of Jakkannapet in Haveli Ganapuram mandal of . Experts have also found rock grooves […]

13-judge strong Telangana HC will sit from today

13-judge strong Telangana HC will sit from today

HYDERABAD: Marking the fulfilment of a long-cherished dream of the people of Telangana, an independent high court finally came into being on Tuesday. Governor ESL Narasimhan administered oath to Chief Justice TB Radhakrishnan at Raj Bhavan in the morning, after which the new CJ administered oath to all his 12 […]