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With new dists, recruitment of teachers faces legal hurdle

With new dists, recruitment of teachers faces legal hurdle

Oct 22,2017 , 02:35 AM IST | Telangana
Though the notification for the recruitment of 8,792 teacher posts was issued, the state government’s move to fill the district cadre posts may face legal hurdles in view of the new districts.
Revanth leaves all parties perplexed

Revanth leaves all parties perplexed

Oct 21,2017 , 02:14 AM IST | Telangana
Speculation over Telangana TDP leader Revanth Reddy joining Congress has stirred up political activity in Hyderabad on Friday.
Telangana Budget proposals may go down to 1.1L crore

Telangana Budget proposals may go down to 1.1L crore

Oct 15,2017 , 02:50 AM IST | Telangana
The Telangana Budget outlay for the financial year 2017-18 may go down to Rs 1.10 lakh crore as the state could achieve only 29 per cent of the total revenue target of Rs 1.13 lakh crore in the first half of the current financial year. On one hand, the expenditure incurred by the government has increased and on the other the revenues were going down due to various factors, including the impact of
NTR Garden to be renamed as Ambedkar Garden

NTR Garden to be renamed as Ambedkar Garden

Oct 14,2017 , 03:28 AM IST | Telangana
One of the most popular tourist destinations in Hyderabad, NTR Garden will soon be renamed as Ambedkar Gardens. The government proposed to change the name of NTR Garden following the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority’s (HMDA) nod to allot five acres of land towards the installation of 125 feet Ambedkar statue in the garden premises.
Diwali bonanza for barbers, washermen

Diwali bonanza for barbers, washermen

Oct 12,2017 , 02:46 AM IST | Telangana
It will be a big bonanza for washermen and barbers this Diwali. World-renowned branded washing machines, advanced laundry equipment and saloon kits would be distributed to these two communities as part of promoting community-based professions.
KCR gets down to brass tacks

KCR gets down to brass tacks

Oct 11,2017 , 02:31 AM IST | Telangana
Hyderabad: In a bid to hasten the official procedure for the creation of new zones and to fulfil the promise of filling over one lakh posts in a year, Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao himself seems to have plunged into action.
Poor man’s marble gets major GST relief

Poor man’s marble gets major GST relief

Oct 08,2017 , 03:24 AM IST | Telangana
Tandur limestone, popularly known as Shabad stone, which is considered as poor man’s marble, has got a major tax relief from the Centre. With the constant pressure from the Telangana government, the Union government reduced GST on the stone from 28 per cent to 18 per cent rescuing the stone industry as well as the poor, who mostly use it for flooring purpose.
Mobile app to rein in tax evasion conks out

Mobile app to rein in tax evasion conks out

Oct 04,2017 , 01:54 AM IST | Telangana
A Mobile App developed by the State government to curb evasion of taxes by various dealers under the new tax regime- GST remains a nonstarter
Giant Ambedkar statue project faces roadblock in Hyderabad

Giant Ambedkar statue project faces roadblock in Hyderabad

Oct 02,2017 , 02:08 AM IST | Telangana
The proposal to install world’s tallest statue of BR Ambedkar in the city has hit a road block as the State government is finding it difficult to acquire the required 25 acres of land on the banks of Hussainsagar.
Fall in dal output; prices to shoot up

Fall in dal output; prices to shoot up

Sep 26,2017 , 01:11 AM IST | Telangana
Prices of ‘dal’ are set to shoot up the roof from January with the kharif output going down by almost 40 per cent in Telangana. Excess output of pulses last season has made the market prices collapse making it difficult for farmers.
Come Sept 27, KCR to meet Naidu in Amaravati

Come Sept 27, KCR to meet Naidu in Amaravati

Sep 24,2017 , 02:55 AM IST | Telangana
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao and his AP counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu are likely to hold an official meeting in Amaravathi on September 27. They are likely to discuss the pending issues like asset distribution between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, clearance of the debts and the division of AP Bhavan in New Delhi.
Youth scramble to enter liquor biz

Youth scramble to enter liquor biz

Sep 21,2017 , 02:39 AM IST | Telangana
Considering it a lucrative profession, educated youth with good financial background, mostly in the age group of 25-35, have opted to turn into entrepreneurs in liquor trade.
AP drawing water from Pothireddypadu irks Telangana

AP drawing water from Pothireddypadu irks Telangana

Sep 20,2017 , 03:05 AM IST | Telangana
The Telangana government has lodged a complaint with KRMB (Krishna River Management Board) against the Andhra Pradesh government for drawing water illegally from the Pothireddypadu head regulator on Tuesday.
Centre scraps AK Bajaj panel

Centre scraps AK Bajaj panel

Sep 16,2017 , 04:02 AM IST | Telangana
Taking serious note of the complaint lodged by the Telangana government, the Uni­on government has decided to scrap the AK Bajaj Committee co­n­stituted to assist the Krishna Ri­v­er Management Board (KRMB) in resolving disputes betw­een Telangana and Andhra Pradesh with regard to the sharing of Krishna waters.
Land survey set to face hiccups

Land survey set to face hiccups

Sep 12,2017 , 04:36 AM IST | Telangana
Though the comprehensive land survey and settlement is all set to begin from September 15, State government is still clueless on deploying required staff and providing logistic support to complete the giant task in the scheduled one month’s time.
Telangana objects to release of water to Muchumarri

Telangana objects to release of water to Muchumarri

Sep 09,2017 , 01:11 AM IST | Telangana
The Telangana government has taken strong objection to the inauguration of the Muchumarri Lift Irrigation Scheme (MLIS) by the Andhra Pradesh government.
Telangana to protest KRMB apathy

Telangana to protest KRMB apathy

Sep 07,2017 , 02:55 AM IST | Telangana
As the Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) has failed to pay heed to the pleas for addressing a plethora of problems persisting between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. They relate to water sharing and irrigation projects.
KCR orders inquiry by Intelligence officials

KCR orders inquiry by Intelligence officials

Sep 06,2017 , 03:05 AM IST | Telangana
Taking serious note of the spate of attacks on the Dalits being made by a section people, Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has directed the officials of the State Intelligence and the Scheduled Caste Welfare Department to inquire into the incident.
Twin Towers to come up at existing Telangana Secretariat

Twin Towers to come up at existing Telangana Secretariat

Sep 05,2017 , 12:50 AM IST | Telangana
With fast-pace developments taking place with regard to the construction of new Secretariat at Bison Polo Grounds in Secunderabad, the state government has come out with a plan to convert the existing Secretariat located on the sprawling 22 acres in the heart of the city into a big International ‘Tourist Circuit’.
TDP in Telangana heading for extinction?

TDP in Telangana heading for extinction?

Aug 31,2017 , 01:31 AM IST | Telangana
Telangana-TDP is heading towards complete shutdown, if the reports emerging from the party are to be believed. Looking at bleak future, a majority of senior leaders at constituencies and districts-level have reportedly decided to bid adieu to the TDP. Most of them have been serving the party for a decade or more.
Department differ on quantum of GST burden

Department differ on quantum of GST burden

Aug 30,2017 , 01:29 AM IST | Telangana
The State government is unable to come to prepare estimations correctly on the quantum of GST burden on the infrastructure projects in the State. While the Commercial Taxes, Irrigation and Roads and Buildings departments have estimated that government have to bear additional burden of Rs 19,500 crore, the Finance department has disputed the claim.
AP steals water; Telangana farmers to be hit

AP steals water; Telangana farmers to be hit

Aug 27,2017 , 03:36 AM IST | Telangana
In a ‘breach of trust,’ Andhra Pradesh State government has drawn water from Pulichintala Project even when the water levels were below minimum drawdown level (MDDL) forcing the Telangana State government to put on hold generation of hydel power and thus depriving farmers of water for irrigation.
Cyber safety to be in school curriculum

Cyber safety to be in school curriculum

Aug 24,2017 , 02:43 AM IST | Telangana
Following the recent ransomware cyberattack that caused disruption in many countries, the State government has become alert of an increasing threat of cybercrime and internet hacking. To nip the cybercrime in bud, the State government has decided to induct ‘Cyber Safety’ as one of the subjects in the curriculum in 9th and 10th standard school education from next academic year.
GST-wary KCR to knock on Modi’s door

GST-wary KCR to knock on Modi’s door

Aug 22,2017 , 02:26 AM IST | Telangana
Ahead of the GST Council Meeting to held in Hyderabad on September 9, Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the first week of September in Delhi and make a detailed presentation on the burden of the GST on State projects and its impact on the State’s economy.
Drinking water crisis looming over Hyderabad

Drinking water crisis looming over Hyderabad

Aug 19,2017 , 02:46 AM IST | Telangana
With larger issues relating to inter-state sharing of Krishna water remaining unaddressed, it looks like Telangana State cannot help bearing the brunt of drinking water crisis whenever there is deficit rainfall. Some of the bifurcation blues have vanished. However, the long-pending issue over proper sharing Krishna river water between Karnataka and the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh, as a way to addre
Telangana rolls out incentive scheme for employees

Telangana rolls out incentive scheme for employees

Aug 15,2017 , 02:52 AM IST | Telangana
In an effort to encourage talent in government service, the State government has introduced “Telangana State Employees Incentive Scheme.” The scheme envisages granting special increment and promotions to the employees with outstanding performance in their duties from this year.
Telangana under siege

Telangana under siege

Aug 13,2017 , 03:00 AM IST | Telangana
Land scams seem to be haunting the Telangana government. Recent efforts of the government have brought to light the menace of encroachment of lands in the districts also. As per the latest details, the encroachers usurped over 5,000 acres of government lands in the realty booming districts of the state.
KCR puts GST brakes on new projects in Telangana

KCR puts GST brakes on new projects in Telangana

Aug 08,2017 , 05:20 AM IST | Telangana
Within 24 hours after Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao raised a banner of revolt against the Union government for enhancing taxes on developmental projects under the new single tax regime -- GST, the Telangana state government has put all the developmental projects, approved in the 2017-18 financial year, on hold.
Telangana govt readies for 2nd Sakala Janula Survey

Telangana govt readies for 2nd Sakala Janula Survey

Aug 06,2017 , 04:26 AM IST | Telangana
The Telangana state government is all set to take up another round of 'Sakala Janula Survey (SKS)' in December. This time the survey is aimed to ascertain the reach of government schemes to the needy, total number of beneficiaries in every programme and socio-economic transformation among poor sections particularly under the influence of TRS government's programme in every community.
Case for protecting interests of locals

Case for protecting interests of locals

Aug 04,2017 , 03:01 AM IST | Telangana
The move to abolish the zonal system is likely to be delayed as the Telangana government is apprehensive that upgrading zonal posts into state cadre positions may lead to “intrusion” of job aspirants from Andhra Pradesh.

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