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Complete projects as targeted: SCR GM

Complete projects as targeted: SCR GM

Hyderabad: South Central Railway General Manager Vashishta Johri reviewed the progress of all ongoing newline, doubling and electrification projects over the zone with Principal Heads of the Department, Heads of Construction organization on Friday at Rail Nilayam in Secunderabad. The General Manager emphasized upon the last mile projects over South …

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Demonitisation will benefit the common man: BJP

MLA G. Kishan Reddy

Hyderabad: BJP floor leader G. Kishan Reddy said that the demonitisation move by the Central Government would benefit the common man, especially poor people, in the longer run. Participating in the Short Discussion on demonitisation issue in the Telangana State Legislative Assembly on Friday, Kishan Reddy admitted that people were …

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Congress demands compensation for those killed in bank queues

jana reddy

Hyderabad: Leader of Opposition K. Jana Reddy on Friday demanded that the government pay compensation to those who were killed while standing in bank and ATM queues after the Central Government implemented demonitisation of old currency notes. Participating in the short discussion on the issue in Telangana State Legislative Assembly, …

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People should be informed about government’s programmes: KCR

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday said that there was a need to inform people on aims, objectives and the background of several programmes launched by the government. The Chief Minister made these observations when noted analyst and CPRO to CM Jwala Narasimha Rao presented him with …

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Ban tainted Mutawallis from contesting Wakf Board elections: Congress

Abdullah Sohail Shaik

Hyderabad: The Congress party on Thursday demanded that the Telangana Government impose a ban on tainted Mutawallis (caretakers of Wakf properties) from contesting Wakf Board elections. Led by Greater Hyderabad Congress Committee (GHCC) Minorities Department chairman Shaik Abdullah Sohail, a delegation of Congress leaders on Thursday called on Hyderabad District …

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TS Assembly to discuss demonetization

Telangana State Assembly in Nampally, Hyderabad

Hyderabad: The Telangana Assembly will discuss the Centre’s demonetisation policy during the Winter Session of the State Legislature beginning from Friday. This was decided at the Business Advisory Committee (BAC) meeting held at Speaker S. Madhusudhan Chary’s office on Thursday. The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) agreed for a debate …

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Pawan Kalyan hits out at BJP

Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan

Hyderabad: Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan president on Thursday slammed BJP on various issues and questioned the ruling party at Centre on a host of issues. The actor-turned-politician who supported the BJP during 2014 General Elections took to Twitter saying that he wanted to communicate with the party on the …

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BC Commission receives over 50 representations

TS Govt

Hyderabad: On the second day of its public hearing, the Telangana State Backward Classes Commission on Thursday received over 50 representations from individuals and various organisations with regard to enhancement of reservations for socially and educationally backward communities among Muslims in educational institutions and employment. Many representatives from Muslim and …

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5 years jail, Rs. 1 lakh fine for use of ‘Chinese Manja’

Chinese Manja

Hyderabad: Principal Chief Conservator of Forest Dr. Manoranjan Bhanja on Wednesday warned of strict action against those who indulge in use of ‘Chinese Manja’. Addressing a press conference here, Dr. Manoranjan said that that the State Government has imposed a complete ban on procuring, stocking, sale and use of nylon …

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