The police began raids on Tuesday night after gathering evidence. A 15-year-old was rescued at a guesthouse in Chandrayangutta area and the raids were still going on.
Police said brokers not only identify and keep the young girls ready for marriage but also offer various packages.
The construction of the project started on May 2, while that of the pump house and tunnel began on September 20 last year. The government has spent about Rs 11,000 crores so far, while only Rs 7,000 crore was allocated to the project in this year's budget.
State Industries Minister K T Rama Rao said the protests were the handiwork of Congress workers who want to defame the government
Traffic police have now launched a counter hashtag “practicingwhatwepreach”, posting photos of challans issued to errant policemen.
Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao also said that a Dharmika Parishad will be formed to supervise and monitor temple related issues, and the Parishad will have state government representatives.
Police say the brokers arrange for the “brides” and use WhatsApp groups to advertise their services; guesthouse agents post vacancy messages in the group.
Dr Kancha Ilaiah said if anything happens to him, the Arya-Vysya Sangham must be held responsible.
“The aim is to enroll all our supporters in the party. The government is is very popular and there will be a TDP flag on every house very soon,” said TDP spokesperson E P Reddy. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will launch the programme Monday in Vizag.
The Council decided to levy an additional cess of 2 per cent on mid-sized cars, 5 per cent on large cars, and 7 per cent on SUVs, along with lowering tax rates on 40 items, including idli/dosa batter etc.
Most of Gaddar’s programmes are now those organised by non-political organisations and address issues such as oppression of marginalised communities, Dalit rights, and farmers’ issues.
This case is among a number in which the state has sought to withdraw, through 23 government orders, prosecution of current and former TDP MLAs.
An attempt to rape and illegal confinement case was filed against former TDP MLA from Kovvur T V Rama Rao. This was withdrawn on September 1, 2016, through another government order (number 1036).
With the new Andhra Pradesh capital being developed with nine theme cities, Knowledge and Health regions are especially getting traction where university campuses and healthcare facilities have either been set up or are being constructed
The role of election strategist Prashant Kishor, who was hired by Reddy in July, has also come under scrutiny, though he is expected to stay till 2019. While YSRCP won 67 seats in the 2014 Assembly elections, its tally is now down to 47 — 20 MLAs defected to the ruling TDP.
During campaigning for Nandyal by-poll Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy had said "there is nothing wrong if Chandrababu Naidu is shot dead on the road for not fulfilling election promises."
“I am for the Supreme Court judgment in the sense that it will help illiterate women who are constantly under pressure and live in the fear of being given talaq,’’ said Siddiqua Ahmed, the daughter of Shah Bano in Indore.
Bharat QR is a secure, network-agnostic interface that enables customers to use their smartphones to make payments without divulging information like card numbers and CVV.
"Do you think the SC's decision today changes anything for me, I don’t understand. If I cannot save the marriage I want to ensure that my husband returns all the money and gifts my parents gave, and gives monthly allowance for my daughter,’’ says Shazia
In Telangana's engineering colleges, students from vanishing tribes thrilled to be making history
The Thai women were brought to Hyderabad under the guise of employment in massage centers on monthly payment.
While the YSRCP has decided to field a candidate saying that Nagi Reddy was originally elected on its ticket, the TDP claims the seat belongs to them as Reddy and Akhila joined the party more than a year ago.
"I believe it can be a good crime prevention tool. If a person leaves home in the morning with the intention of committing a crime but on the way pauses for a minute while the national anthem is played, he would change his mind."
Officials at Falaknuma police station are trying to establish contact with the 16-year-old girl who called her mother recently and pleaded to be rescued from the clutches of the sheikh who was allegedly mistreating her.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu met the lucky boy and presented him with a rupees two lakh fixed deposit which will mature to Rs 20 lakh by the time he is 20.
On Tuesday morning, when Mohammed Yaquinuddin, the principal of Government Junior College at Ailapur village, stepped up to hoist the flag on the college campus, the sarpanch and several villagers asked him to remove his shoes.
The land is located between fields owned by Reddy landlords, who objected to a Dalit walking through their fields. “Elders of the Reddy community exerted a lot of pressure on me to revoke the lease,” Indira said.
During trial, the prosecution had claimed that the bomb was carried by a Bangladeshi national Daleen in his backpack. It went off when a policeman on guard duty at the office was checking the bag, it said.
Sources said the internal probe also reveals that Crime Branch officials arrested the eight, and then tipped off their counterparts in Sircilla town and nearby areas, who arrived to beat them up. Crime Branch officials refused to speak saying only the SP will talk on the issue.
The police attributed several motives to Vikram’s act and said he was involved in planning the attack. Of the eight accused, including Vikram, five have been arrested.
Several Telangana Congress leaders were learnt to be unhappy with Singh as he was not concentrating much on Telangana and mostly making his presence felt on social media by taking digs at the ruling TRS,CM K Chandrasekhar Rao and his son K T Rama Rao.
The Kapu vote is seen as having given the TDP a slender 2.06-per cent lead over YSR Congress and helped it come to power.
In its letter, the YSRCP has alleged that while the last date for filing applications for inclusion in voters list was January 1, 2017, TDP leaders applied for inclusion of over 16,000 people between January and July.
The Telugu film industry stood shaken by the drug distribution racket as the Special Investigation Team of the Telangana Excise (Enforcement) Department on Wednesday called top actress Charmee Kaur for questioning in connection with the case.
This comes on a day Congress leader Jairam Ramesh indicated that the state government had kept “secret” the order giving exemption to Deepa Venkat’s NGO Swarna Bharat Trust’s Hyderabad branch, from paying charges amounting to more than Rs 2 crore.
The Class X student left home on June 7 for school, but went to Secunderabad station instead and boarded a train to Shirdi. From there, she reached Dadar. GRP personnel found her loitering at the station and took her to the juvenile home.