In this Telangana village, 37 toilets built in 48 hours
Fri, Oct 02, 2015

The village also passed a resolution on September 30 that anyone found defecating in the open would be fined Rs 500.

TDP’s new central committee: Naidu’s son Lokesh rises in importance
Thu, Oct 01, 2015

Interestingly, Lokesh, who is popular among TDP cadres will now be pitted against YSR Congress Party’s Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy.

Telangana’s Sricilla to be India’s first ‘open defecation-free’ constituency
Wed, Sep 30, 2015

Sircilla Assembly constituency in Telangana, having 92 villages, will probably become the first constituency in the country to have toilets in every household by October 2.

PM Modi to attend Andhra Pradesh capital’s foundation ceremony on October 22
Sat, Sep 26, 2015

Chief Ministe Chandrababu Naidu said that the “Birth of Amaravati – the People’s Capital” should be a spectacular extravaganza that should create an emotional bond with people of Andhra Pradesh.

Sixty-year-old from Hyderabad killed in Hajj stampede, family to let Saudi officials bury her there
Fri, Sep 25, 2015

Jaanbibi Majeed had gone to Mecca on September 2 along with three other women. Her son Abdul Majeed said that she fell down in the stampede while the other three women are safe.

Hyderabad cops bust Mandawali fake job racket that duped 70
Tue, Sep 15, 2015

The bust comes a week after Hyderabad Police unearthed a loan fraud operation in Noida.

Hyderabad police busts gang offering fake job in Nodia
Mon, Sep 14, 2015

Police recovered Rs 3.50 lakhs in cash from the call centre, 15 mobile phones and laptops. The four accused were produced in a court in New Delhi and were brought on transit remand to Hyderabad.

At least 16 killed in truck mishap, driver paid Rs 200 bribe at the last check post
Mon, Sep 14, 2015

The truck was loaded with fly ash and 35 labourers were sitting on top of it. All the 16 who died were buried alive under the fly ash.

Mecca crane crash: Death toll of Indians goes up to 11
Mon, Sep 14, 2015

Among the dead Indians is a couple from Andhra. Abdul Khader, 38, and Fatima Begum, 32, are survived by two sons, aged six and three.

Andhra couple crushed to death in Mecca mosque tragedy
Sun, Sep 13, 2015

Two Haj pilgrims, a couple, hailing from Macchlipatnam in Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh were crushed to death when a crane crashed into the grand mosque at Mecca in Saudi Arabia, according to Prof S A Shukoor, Special Officer Telangana State Haj Committee, who received the information today.

Afsha Jabeen, Salman Mohiuddin: They met on Facebook 7 years ago, joined hands to ‘indoctrinate, recruit’ youth for IS
Sun, Sep 13, 2015

Both residents of Hyderabad, Afsha Jabeen, 38, was arrested on Friday, and Salman Mohiuddin, 32, was held in January this year.

Woman held at Hyderabad airport for ‘links with ISIS
Sat, Sep 12, 2015

During investigation it was found that Nicky Joseph was not a British national but in fact, is an Indian and her real name is Afsha Jabeen hailing from Towlichowki area of Hyderabad.

Hyderabad Police arrest Cop for killing wife suspecting infidelity
Fri, Sep 11, 2015

After two days of intense interrogation, the constable revealed that he strangled his wife suspecting that she was having an affair with a childhood friend.

Godavari and Krishna rivers interlink: When two rivers meet
Fri, Sep 11, 2015

On Wednesday, after flowing 124 km, water from the Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh reached the Krishna delta region, marking a milestone in the river-interlinking project.

Andhra Pradesh targets January 2016 to be free of open defecation
Thu, Sep 10, 2015

Currently, under IHHL (Individual Household Latrine) scheme, 59,000 toilets have been built in the state against the total sanctioned 1.14 lakh toilets.

Andhra river interlinking: Farmers celebrate as Godavari water reaches Krishna delta region
Thu, Sep 10, 2015

Andhra Pradesh Irrigation Minister Devineni Umamaheshwara Rao said: “It is a historic moment. Godavari and Krishna rivers are interlinked now.’’

World Economic Forum: KCR invites investors to Telangana
Thu, Sep 10, 2015

KCR said that the TRS government had laid down an excellent industrial policy where investors get clearances within the stipulated time of two weeks.

New Andhra capital: Chandrababu Naidu seeks to fast-track shift of offices, staff
Thu, Sep 10, 2015

Andhra Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is learnt to be too keen on shifting significant government departments and IAS officers from Hyderabad to Vijayawada and areas nearby the new Andhra capital Amaravati.

Andhra Pradesh interlinks mighty Godavari and Krishna rivers
Wed, Sep 09, 2015

"It is a historic moment. Godavari and Krishna rivers are interlinked now,’’ AP Irrigation Minister Devineni Umamaheshwara Rao said.

Erravelli to be first Telangana village to get 2BHK houses
Tue, Sep 08, 2015

The Government of Telangana on Monday issued orders for construction of 285 two-bedroom houses for eligible beneficiaries from weaker sections in Medak district.

Hyderabad Police busts Noida-based loan fraud gang which duped 522 people
Tue, Sep 08, 2015

A special team of Cyber Crime Police, Hyderabad, apprehended a notorious Delhi-based criminal gang involved in an organised bank loan fraud amounting to about Rs 10 Crores and involving over 500 victims spread all over the country.

Andhra govt to launch programmes to help rural women sell products online
Mon, Sep 07, 2015

The Government is introducing programmes which will help rural women to market products online by involving players such as Flipkart, Amazon, e-Bay and others.

Hyderabad: 7 rescued last week, lake guards against suicides
Mon, Sep 07, 2015

This year, Lake Police has rescued 95 people so far during suicide bids, while another 30 drowned before they could be saved.

Andhra is first state to execute full enterprise architecture
Sun, Sep 06, 2015

“This will become a model in government enterprise architecture in India,” chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu said.

TISS Hyderabad signs MoU with state govt for AP university students’ employability
Sat, Sep 05, 2015

TISS has been designated for the implementation of National University Student Skill Development Programme (NUSSD), which aims to enhance employability skills of university students.

AP tops in e-transactions, e-pragati developed with Wipro for e-goverance
Sat, Sep 05, 2015

With ePragati, Andhra Pradesh becomes the first state in India to conceive and execute state-wide enterprise architecture.

Hyderabad: 1-year-old boy lying beside mother’s body rescued, father found hanging
Sat, Sep 05, 2015

The woman appeared to have been stabbed and a man known as her husband was found hanging from a ceiling fan in the rented flat in Jadagiri in Kukatpally.

Hyderabad: Uber drivers complain that company reneged on its promises
Fri, Sep 04, 2015

"The drivers quit their regular jobs and join Uber by purchasing a new taxi. Each of them was paid Rs 5,000 as joining incentive and another Rs 5,000 was paid to the driver for each reference which he made but Uber reneged on all other promises it made to the drivers,’’ Nizamuddin said.

Wife stabbed to death by husband, one-year-old son found alive next to her
Fri, Sep 04, 2015

Police found a suicide note written in Kannada by the husband Manjunath, 30, who claimed in the note that he and his wife Meena Rani were undergoing several financial crisis and thus decided to end their lives.

Hyderabad: 2 Nigerian men, Ugandan woman held for fraud
Fri, Sep 04, 2015

Sources said the nurse received a text message that she had won a lottery.

Nigerian lottery frauds: AP and Telangana cops make arrests in New Delhi, West Bengal
Thu, Sep 03, 2015

All three accused have been brought to Hyderabad for further investigation.

AP govt releases road safety fund to lower accident cases
Tue, Sep 01, 2015

Of the total accidents, 74 per cent happen due to drunk driving and over-speeding.

London mosque, Yemeni nursing student, two bewildered families
Thu, Aug 27, 2015

The Indian Express reporters visited the homes and families of the 17 in an effort to piece together what drove them to join the world’s most savage regime.

Chandrababu Naidu versus K Chandrasekar Rao: what one has, the other wants
Wed, Aug 26, 2015

From twin cities to temple towns to luxury buses, what Andhra Pradesh’s Chandrababu Naidu and Telangana’s K Chandrasekhar Rao are competing for.

Karnataka Congress MLA among five killed after truck collides with Bangalore-Nanded Express
Tue, Aug 25, 2015

The driver of a granite-laden truck lost control and hit a coach of Nanded Express at a level crossing in Anantpur district.

Woman dies after being questioned, 7 cops suspended in Hyderabad
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

The accused woman was arrested by the staffs of Asifnagar Police Station for allegedly selling stolen goods. She was rushed to Osmania hospital after she developed health complications while being questioned.