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Central team to assess cleanliness in Hyderabad

Swachh Bharat

Hyderabad: A three-member team from Quality Council of India, on behalf of Union Ministry of Urban Development, will visit Hyderabad to assess the city in terms of cleanness to rank the city and to ascertain the progress in implementing various components of Swachh Bharat Mission. The team members will stay …

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TS will be on top in Solar Power generation: Minister

Telangana Energy Minister Jagdish Reddy

Hyderabad: Energy Minister Jagadish Reddy on Wednesday informed the State Legislative Assembly that Telangana State would be on top in the country in generation of Solar Power in the next six months. Replying to a question raised by Congress MLA Challa Vamshichand Reddy during Question Hour, the minister said that …

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Mobile phones in TS to be cheaper, VAT reduced by 9%

Animal Husbandry Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav

Hyderabad: The Telangana Assembly on Wednesday passed a Bill reducing the Value Added Tax to 5% from 14.5% on cell phones. Introducing the Bill in the Assembly, Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav said that the aim of reducing VAT on mobiles by 9% would help the state in curbing the state’s …

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Harish Rao assures farmers of justice

Harish Rao in Assembly

Hyderabad: Minister for Irrigation Harish Rao on Wednesday informed the Assembly that the TRS Government was committed to the welfare of the farmers and was offering highest compensation to them for acquiring their lands for various projects. Introducing the Telangana Land Acquisition Bill the he said that land was a …

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Aruna demands “She Teams” in Assembly

D K Aruna

Hyderabad: The Telangana State Legislative Assembly witnessed some lighter moments on Tuesday when Congress MLA D.K. Aruna asked Speaker S. Madhusudan Chary to call ‘She Teams’ in the House alleging “harassment”. Aruna was irked by repeated interruptions from the Treasury benches while she was speaking on the issue of weaker …

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Polluting industries to be moved out of Hyderabad: KTR

K. Tarakarama Rao

Hyderabad: Minister for IT and Industries K Tarakarama Rao on Tuesday said that the state government was taking various initiatives to make Hyderabad an industrial pollution free city. Speaking in the Legislative Council during the Question Hour, KTR said that the government would shift industrial units in clusters out of …

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Pragati Bhavan is a public office, not my own house: KCR

Telangana Govt hikes Kalyana Lakshmi amount to Rs. 1 lakh

Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has finally reacted to the criticism surrounding his swanky camp officer-cum residence Pragati Bhavan. Speaking during the debate on housing scheme in Assembly on Tuesday, Chandrasekhar Rao said that Pragati Bhavan was not his own house. The Chief Minister of the day would stay …

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CBCID probe into housing scam is going on: KCR

CM kcr

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao has raised suspicion over the figures pertaining to houses constructed for weaker sections during previous regimes. Initiating short discussion on weaker section housing, including Rajiv Swagruha, Rajiv Gruhakalpa and Double Bed Room House, in State Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, the Chief Minister said …

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