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2BHK houses in Telangana becoming a mirage

2BHK houses in Telangana becoming a mirage

Mar 09,2017 , 01:20 AM IST | Telangana
The implementation of the prestigious 2-BHK housing programme of the Telangana State Government has been turning from bad to worse by the day. On average, the construction of at least 356 houses should be completed every day. However, in reality not even two houses are being completed.
Enrolment drive of building workers successful

Enrolment drive of building workers successful

Mar 01,2017 , 05:23 AM IST | Telangana
Efforts to bring construction workers under the purview of the Telangana Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Board (TBOCWWB) are bearing fruit. As part of the drive, State government authorities enrolled 15,289 workers in February visiting places of their congregation and construction sites. Across the state 9,64,889 construction workers were registered with the board. an additional t
Bhoodan land at Ibrahimpatnam goes to rich

Bhoodan land at Ibrahimpatnam goes to rich

Feb 19,2017 , 02:51 AM IST | Telangana
The 145 acres of Bhoodan land at Ibrahimpatnam that has been mired in controversy still remains unsolved. Though it is more than two years since S K Sinha committee submitted a report to the government recommending a CB-CID inquiry into irregularities and criminal action against former chairman of Bhoodan Board, the issue is where it was and there has been no effort on part of the authorities eith
Watering down of the WALTA by government alleged

Watering down of the WALTA by government alleged

Feb 13,2017 , 03:31 AM IST | Telangana
The state government is allegedly watering down the implementation of Water, Land and Tree Act and many criticise the government saying that WALTA is just a namesake authority.  
Telangana silent over encroached land

Telangana silent over encroached land

Feb 11,2017 , 03:13 AM IST | Telangana
The Telangana government has, of late, been maintaining stony silence over the issue of land that has been grabbed in and around Hyderabad in the recent decades though the Task Force Committee headed by the retired IAS officer, S K Sinha, submitted its report holding several high-level persons responsible for the land grabbing.
Abnormal delay in issuing cheque books decried: Andhra Bank

Abnormal delay in issuing cheque books decried: Andhra Bank

Feb 08,2017 , 02:47 AM IST | Telangana
The unprecedented demand for cheque books post-demonetisation is causing inordinate delay in issuing cheque books by the bank’s headquarters. Against the seven days earlier, it is taking at least a month to issue cheque books.
WhatsApp groups trap people for clinical trials

WhatsApp groups trap people for clinical trials

Jan 21,2017 , 04:17 AM IST | Telangana
The Supreme Court banned unethical clinical trials on humans after it was reported that several millions died and others fell seriously ill. 
FP shops reduced to selling rice alone

FP shops reduced to selling rice alone

Dec 14,2016 , 04:38 AM IST | Telangana
The Fair-Price shops run by the Civil Supplies Department have been accused of being gradually reduced to selling subsidised rice only scaling down from the earlier position of supplying nine essential commodities.
Demonetisation hits businesses hard

Demonetisation hits businesses hard

Nov 13,2016 , 03:06 AM IST | Telangana
Demonetisation has hit vibrant city businesses hard, be they wholesalers or retailers. For instance, even perennially busy streets of Begum Bazar and Osmangunj wear a deserted look these days due to lack of legal tender and problem of change.
House panels yet to report

House panels yet to report

Nov 08,2016 , 03:46 AM IST | Telangana
More than 22 months ago, the state government formed three House committees with members of Assembly and Council to probe the alienation of land in Telangana in general and Hyderabad in particular. However, all the three House committees have yet to table the reports.
Kare-ing for slum dwellers

Kare-ing for slum dwellers

Oct 31,2016 , 11:16 PM IST | Hans
More often than not, children who come from underprivileged background find it difficult to achieve basic primary education, let alone appear for competitive exams. In this regard, Kurmaguda Academy for Relief and Education (KARE) has proved itself to be a boon for children of auto drivers, painters, mechanics and domestic maids living in slums. 
Swachh toilets yet to see light of day

Swachh toilets yet to see light of day

Oct 17,2016 , 12:45 AM IST | Telangana
The toilets reflect the negligence exhibited by the GHMC officials at every step. They were built incurring so much expenditure but are still out of bounds for the public. Though the toilets were completed a year ago, they are yet to be declared open. Wherever they were inaugurated their use was only a three-day affair. Not
Farmers demand overhaul of drought manual

Farmers demand overhaul of drought manual

Oct 07,2016 , 01:22 AM IST | Telangana
There is a need to completely overhaul the Manual for Drought Management that is in force in the State of Telangana which is unscientific and outdated, demand various farmers’ organisations.
200-cr dues of MNREGA yet to be cleared

200-cr dues of MNREGA yet to be cleared

Sep 18,2016 , 03:42 AM IST | Telangana
Seven lakh rural labourers, who worked under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, have been eagerly waiting for their pending remuneration to the tune of Rs 200 crore. 
Even SIM card a distant dream for orphans

Even SIM card a distant dream for orphans

Sep 14,2016 , 02:28 AM IST | Telangana
Orphans have creativity but no identity. They can get a degree or PG certificate, but not birth certificate or income certificate or nativity certificate. They have big dreams, loads of talent, they believe that they can go any distance but acquiring even a SIM card is a distant dream for them for want of identity. What all they demand is recognition as citizens of the country and a piece of legis
Private seed cos ruin farmers prospects

Private seed cos ruin farmers prospects

Sep 13,2016 , 01:09 AM IST | National
In the absence of a comprehensive legislationto rein in the seed companies in the state of Telangana, the private companies which produce seeds are ruling the roost much to the detriment of farmers’ interests. As a result, the farmers who produce seed are at the receiving end in the state, which is described as the ‘Seed bowl’ of India. 
2,000 acres of assigned lands grabbed: Report

2,000 acres of assigned lands grabbed: Report

Aug 26,2016 , 12:24 AM IST | Telangana
In an explosive finding the Task Force Committee constituted by the State Government, which probed encroachment of lands, has concluded that thousands of acres of land in and around Hyderabad have been encroached upon with the tacit connivance of certain bigwigs.
Land survey planned by Telangana may be delayed

Land survey planned by Telangana may be delayed

Aug 20,2016 , 02:42 AM IST | Telangana
The land survey planned by the Telangana government two years back is likely to be delayed as the work is yet to start. Doubts are being expressed that the administration has put it on the back burner as it does not want to get into fresh problems.