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Saturday, December 14, 2019



Disha Bill: What are the highlights of Andhra Pradesh's new law?

December 14, 2019 2:19 pm

The Andhra Pradesh Disha Bill, 2019 provides for awarding death sentence for offences of rape and gang rape and expediting verdict in trials of such cases within 21 days.

In a first, Secunderabad Railway Station offers water made from thin air at Rs 5/litre

December 13, 2019 12:41 pm

The kiosk produces around 1,000 litres per day. The storage tank is of food-grade material (stainless steel) which allows the water to remain fresh for several days, an official released stated.

Encounters, like the one in Telangana, call attention to a criminal justice system in need of urgent reform

December 11, 2019 10:52 am

What do encounters achieve other than the death of fellow humans masquerading as instant justice? The trigger-happy personnel of the security forces may be prosecuted but will they ever be punished? It’s unlikely because of the time lag.

Hyderabad: 'Headless' for over a year, State Human Rights Commission has more than 10,000 cases pending

December 11, 2019 10:33 pm

According to P Srinivas Rao, SHRC public information officer, the commission has received as many as 5,948 complaints between November 1, 2018, and December 9, 2019. In addition, there exist another 4,408 pending cases, taking the total number of cases to be resolved to 10,356.

Rape convicts under POCSO Act shouldn't be allowed to file mercy petition: President Kovind

December 06, 2019 4:18 pm

Stressing that empowering women can create a society of equality and harmony, President Kovind said, “It is the responsibility of every parent to instil among boys the feeling of respect for women.”

Hyderabad rape-murder case: NHRC says 'encounter' a matter of concern, orders inquiry

December 06, 2019 2:47 pm

In the early hours of Friday, the Telangana Police killed four accused in the case in "self-defence" during a recce of the crime scene. The police claimed they were "attacked" by the accused, who tried to flee.

Explained: When can the police shoot to kill a criminal?

December 07, 2019 8:46 am

Police have said that they killed the four accused in the rape-murder case because they “attacked” the police. Under what circumstances can police shoot to kill a suspect?

Explained: What NHRC, SC have said on encounter killings

December 07, 2019 8:45 am

Extra-judicial or “encounter” killings have been a contested and divisive police procedure for decades. This is what the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the Supreme Court have said on the proper procedures to be followed during such action by police.

Hyderabad rape-murder accused shot dead: How the 'encounter' unfolded

December 06, 2019 2:21 pm

All four accused in the Hyderabad rape-murder case were shot dead by the Telangana Police on Friday morning. Here is the sequence of events that took place, according to the police.

'Daughter's soul at peace now...police did well: Hyderabad vet's family on accused shot in 'encounter'

December 06, 2019 1:14 pm

"We have been spending sleepless nights. Not only the family but people of Hyderabad and the entire country are angry. Those criminals tried to escape and the police did well them by shooting them," the Hyderabad rape-murder victim's father said.


All four accused in Hyderabad rape-murder case killed in early morning police 'encounter'

December 06, 2019 1:03 pm

Hyderabad vet rape-murder case: Four accused in the case were shot dead in an early morning encounter on Friday. The police said the accused, who had been taken on a recce to the scene of the crime, had tried to attack officials and escape. They were shot in "self-defence", the police said.

Telangana TS Inter supplementary results for second year released, websites to check

July 14, 2019 12:42 pm

Telangana TS Inter supplementary results 2019: The Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TSBIE) has released the supplementary results for the second year, vocational streams. The students who had appeared in the examinations can check the results through the websites,

Websites to check Telangana TS Intermediate result 2019

May 15, 2019 5:46 pm

TS inter re-evaluation result 2019: After an alleged goof-up in the TS inter results over 9 lakh students are anticipating the re-evaluation, re-totalling results even more eagerly. Students can check their results at the official websites,, and

Voters throng polling booths as Phase 1 of Lok Sabha elections ends

April 12, 2019 7:17 am

A total of 91 constituencies across 20 states of the country went to polls today. The elections will be held in seven phases and results will be declared on May 23.

TSPSC teacher recruitment 2017: Know how to apply for 8,792 posts at

October 24, 2017 11:43 am

TSPSC teacher recruitment 2017: Applications to be available from October 30, 2017.

Telangana TS SSC Results 2016 Out and Check Results here

May 11, 2016 3:28 pm

Telangana TS SSC Results 2016: As many as 5.5 lakh candidates appeared for the Telengana SSC exam

At least 15 school children killed as train hits bus

July 25, 2014 11:16 am

A train rammed into a school bus at an unmanned railway crossing.

TRS govt installed in Telangana, KCR sworn in as first CM

June 02, 2014 2:56 pm

In his first address as the Cheif Minister of new state Telangana, KCR vowed to make Telangana a model state and root out corruption.

Telangana Bill: Chaos in Parliament after pepper spray, knives used by MPs

February 13, 2014 5:13 pm

Unprecedented pandemonium marked by fisticuffs, pepper spraying and breaking of mike was today witnessed in Lok Sabha as the government introduced the controversial Telangana bill.


BJP's silence is louder than Congress' celebration. The wait for Modi-Shah's concession speech is still on

December 13, 2018 2:51 pm

The big difference between Congress and the BJP after an election result was at display on Tuesday. While after almost every election defeat Rahul Gandhi addressed the media and answered questions about the result, the BJP headquarters fell silent.

What Rahul did right: It was not the promise of better governance

December 12, 2018 2:22 pm

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is rightly being credited for the grand old party's victory in three crucial states in the Hindi heartland. But what did he do right? It was not the promise of better governance. Manoj CG explains what really worked.

How the election result impacts BJP's Lok Sabha numbers | DECISION 2018

December 12, 2018 9:51 am

The change in leadership in three big states in the heart of north India may or may not influence the 2019 general election, but there will be a significant impact on the BJP's numbers in Lok Sabha. And it's not all good news. See more: https://ind

Where the BJP faltered and what Rahul Gandhi did right on the campaign trail: DECISION 2018

December 11, 2018 9:21 pm

With the Congress bagging victory in three important states in the Hindi heartland, a look at what turned the tide against the BJP in all three states. It's also interesting to see what Rahul Gandhi did right as he registers the first big wave of vic

BJP's star campaigner Yogi Adityanath’s emotive appeals turn a damp squib | DECISION 2018

December 13, 2018 3:06 pm

Yogi Adityanath, the man in a saffron robe, has emerged as one of the star campaigners for the BJP in the last few elections. But his speeches in this election making a strong Hindutva pitch failed to get any results.

Why the Telangana poll result should worry the BJP about southern India | DECISION 2018

December 11, 2018 7:21 pm

K Chandrashekhar Rao’s Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has swept Telangana. For the BJP, more than losing the election, the fact that these numbers put its dream to enter southern India on hold should be of greater concern.

As TRS sweeps Telangana, here’s what worked in KCR’s favour | DECISION 2018

December 11, 2018 6:36 pm

K Chandrashekhar Rao will continue as Chief Minister of Telangana for a second term. The victory is, for the most part, not a surprise. But here’s what worked in his favour. And what about the Congress-TDP alliance? Liz Mathew breaks it down.

Campaign heat: The allegations, the promises and more. Who said what on the campaign trail

December 10, 2018 8:21 pm

In the five states where elections were held, here's what national leaders of the BJP and Congress promised to the people.

DECISION 2018: What's at stake in the 5 states this election

December 10, 2018 7:36 pm

As the results of assembly elections in five states unfold, here's a look at the mammoth exercise undertaken by the Election Commission of India.

Speech analysis: How Amit Shah is toning down his attack on illegal migrants

November 22, 2018 2:07 pm

As they say, timing is key. And an analysis of BJP President Amit Shah shows that before a key event across the border, he has dialed down his ferocious speeches against illegal migrants from Bangladesh.