Author : Thotla Chinna Anjaiah


Ganja smuggling on the rise in Adilabad district

Ganja smuggling on the rise in Adilabad district

Jul 18,2017 , 02:16 AM IST | Hans
Two ganja smuggling cases have been registered in a span of one week and 22 kg of ganja was seized from Chittidari in Khanapur during an excise raid. 
Compensation sought for spurious soya seeds

Compensation sought for spurious soya seeds

Jul 14,2017 , 01:22 AM IST | Hans
The farmers’ associations in the district demanded compensation of Rs 25,000 per acre to the soya farmers, who incurred loss due to spurious seeds. 
Ghost scares away hostel inmates

Ghost scares away hostel inmates

Jul 12,2017 , 04:55 AM IST | Telangana
Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyala (KGBV) at Koutala of Komaram Bheem district wore a ghost town look with parents taking out their wards linking the recurring food poisoning cases in the hostel to some paranormal activity.
42 inmates of KGBV taken ill in Asifabad

42 inmates of KGBV taken ill in Asifabad

Jul 10,2017 , 11:15 PM IST | Hans
In a case of food-poisoning, 42 inmates of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) hostel at Koutala in Asifabad district suffered from dehydration on Monday and were immediately rushed to primary health centers in Koutala and Sirpur-T where doctors declared them out of danger. 
RIMS plagued by series of problems

RIMS plagued by series of problems

Jul 06,2017 , 01:07 AM IST | Hans
The Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) hospital is plagued by a series of problems, causing inconvenience to patients. Several doctors, including the medical officer are irregular in coming to the hospital and the patients have been demanding the State government to take appropriate steps and ensure that medical officers give priority to hospital work over their private practice. 
437 schools on the verge of closure

437 schools on the verge of closure

Jun 28,2017 , 11:14 PM IST | Hans
As many as 437 schools in the Tribal areas in the district are on the verge of closure due to less strength of students. It is alleged that irresponsible attitude of the teachers not showing interest in teaching in remote agency areas has led to the increase in dropouts. 
Official apathy proves fatal for Class VIII girl

Official apathy proves fatal for Class VIII girl

Jun 21,2017 , 01:46 AM IST | Hans
In a freak mishap, an inmate of tribal welfare hostel at Lakhmapur, Sumalata, accidentally fell into a ditch dug by the Mission Kakatiya contractor on Monday and died while she was returning to the hostel after answering the call of nature. 
Sheep distribution scheme first phase in Adilabad

Sheep distribution scheme first phase in Adilabad

Jun 20,2017 , 02:21 AM IST | Hans
The State government’s prestigious scheme to distribute sheep to the Golla, Kurma communities will begin from Tuesday. Beneficiaries were already identified at the village level. 
Coal production hit in underground mines

Coal production hit in underground mines

Jun 16,2017 , 03:01 AM IST | Telangana
The SCCL workers’ strike on the first day on Thursday impacted coal production in underground mines, while it has no impact on coal production in the opencast mines. 
Rain wreaks havoc in erstwhile Adilabad district

Rain wreaks havoc in erstwhile Adilabad district

Jun 16,2017 , 01:40 AM IST | Hans
A washer woman, Shankaramma (55), was killed in Jannaram mandal of Mancherial district and three others sustained grievous injuries in Basara mandal of Adilabad district when lightning struck them on Thursday. 
Chenaka-Korata Barrage works at a snail’s pace

Chenaka-Korata Barrage works at a snail’s pace

Jun 14,2017 , 05:35 AM IST | Telangana
Construction of the Chenaka-Korata Barrage across River Penganga has been proceeding at a snail’s pace with completion of 60,000 cubic meters of cement concrete works, against the targeted 80,000 cubic meters, erection of only 16 crest gates up to foundation level, against the 22 gates, digging up to 2 km for the main canal against the proposed 3.36 km distance.
Indravelli villagers keep drought at bay

Indravelli villagers keep drought at bay

Jun 07,2017 , 03:23 AM IST | Telangana
With the implementation of water conservation measures as part of the NREGA on a war-footing, farmers in the Agency mandal of Indravelli have kept drought at bay. They are cultivating three crops a year under open wells and farm ponds. 
Live-in relationship drove two teachers to end life?

Live-in relationship drove two teachers to end life?

Jun 06,2017 , 03:45 AM IST | Crime
Live-in relationship was stated to be the cause for the suicide of Harisha and Harita, private school teachers, whose bodies were found floating in the tank in Maskapur village on Sunday.  
Multanis denuding Kawal tiger sanctuary

Multanis denuding Kawal tiger sanctuary

Jun 03,2017 , 03:48 AM IST | Telangana
They carry sharp and lethal weapons. They do not think twice to attack anybody if they are accosted. They are ferocious in their activity. They smuggle valuable teak timber from Kawal tiger sanctuary. The Forest officials are helpless without guns and the police remain mute spectators due to political pressure.
46 women missing cases in Adilabad

46 women missing cases in Adilabad

Jun 01,2017 , 11:22 PM IST | Hans
Trafficking in women has been going on in the Agency areas of the district unchecked if the 46 missing cases of women registered with various police stations in the district are any indication. It may be recalled that recently a widow, Lalita, was sold to a Gujarati by her relatives for Rs 1.80 lakh. 
In-laws sell widow to traffickers

In-laws sell widow to traffickers

Jun 01,2017 , 03:57 AM IST | Telangana
Suddenly, one day Lalita called up her brother Jagadish stating that she is now in Gujarat and her in-laws and brother-in-law Arjun Chauhan sold her away for Rs 1.8 lakh. She appealed to him to come to her rescue as she is being tortured.
Fate of 314 govt schools hangs in balance

Fate of 314 govt schools hangs in balance

May 19,2017 , 01:01 AM IST | Hans
In the name of rationalization, about 314 government schools are facing the threat of closure in Adilabad, Nirmal and Asifabad districts as the strength of students in these is less than 20.
Nirmal Fruit traders using carbide to ripen mangos

Nirmal Fruit traders using carbide to ripen mangos

May 16,2017 , 01:57 AM IST | Hans
Notwithstanding the warning by the government and raids by officials, the fruit traders throughout the district have been extensively using carbide to ripen fruits, thereby playing with the health of consumers. 
Sand smuggling continues unabated in Nirmal

Sand smuggling continues unabated in Nirmal

May 12,2017 , 11:31 PM IST | Hans
National Highway No 322 between Dharmabad and Nirmal is the busiest way between Maharashtra and Telangana. The busy is not pertaining to regular traffic but to the sand-laden trucks.
Pulling vultures back from brink

Pulling vultures back from brink

Apr 15,2017 , 03:23 AM IST | Telangana
Vultures, which are also known as scavengers, are almost extinct across the country.The Telangana State Biodiversity Board has identified that these avian species are on the verge of extinction in the two Telugu-speaking States. 
Bias alleged in fund allocation to Basara temple

Bias alleged in fund allocation to Basara temple

Apr 09,2017 , 03:43 AM IST | Telangana
Devotees have charged the State government with allocating huge sums to Yadadri and Vemulavada temples and discriminating Basara Saraswati temple. 
Parched times for tribals

Parched times for tribals

Apr 04,2017 , 03:22 AM IST | Telangana
Even as the summer is beginning to onset, people living in 14 habitats of Khandala village are reeling under acute drinking water crisis, let alone bathing and flushing toilets. 
Adilabad Drought-hit farmers making distress sale of cattle

Adilabad Drought-hit farmers making distress sale of cattle

Mar 29,2017 , 02:01 AM IST | Hans
Reeling under severe drought impact, farmers have been making a distress sale of their cattle including oxen and other beasts of burden. 
IIIT-Basara students deplore hostel food

IIIT-Basara students deplore hostel food

Mar 28,2017 , 03:11 AM IST | Hans
The threat of food poisoning to the students of IIIT at Basara is looming large as the food being served in all the three messes is of substandard quality. Students were reportedly threatened of dire consequences like failing in practicals and denying placements if they leak about the low-quality food to the media.  
Bangaraguda Colony residents dare govt

Bangaraguda Colony residents dare govt

Mar 25,2017 , 01:46 AM IST | Hans
About 200 families staying in huts in Bangaraguda Colony of Anukunta village for the last 11years have boldly resolved to resist the decision of the Revenue department officials by taking up a fight against the alleged attempts to evict them for making way for two-bedroom houses, even at the cost of losing their lives. They are extremely worried following official warnings that they would be forci
Kothaguda infamous as gudumba factory

Kothaguda infamous as gudumba factory

Mar 24,2017 , 02:12 AM IST | Hans
Kothaguda in Utnoor is rather infamous for the addiction of the residents to illicit liquor (gudumba) resulting in the death of 100 persons, both young and old, during the last three years of  liver and kidney ailments.
CRD seeks reports on missing tarpaulins

CRD seeks reports on missing tarpaulins

Mar 23,2017 , 03:30 AM IST | Telangana
Responding to The Hans India report on the disappearance of tarpaulin covers worth Rs.2 crore, officials of the Commissionerate of Rural Development (CRD), Hyderabad, who inquired into the episode, have asked the DRDA project directors to send them the list of 35,185 tarpaulin covers distributed to workers in four districts of Adilabad, Nirmal, Mancherial and Asifabad. 
Embezzlement of funds worth 2 crore alleged

Embezzlement of funds worth 2 crore alleged

Mar 16,2017 , 03:34 AM IST | Hans
 Large scale irregularities in providing tarpaulins, drinking water, first-aid kits to MGNREGS workers and extending them compensation to them in case of injury or death while on duty were alleged in Adilabad, Asifabad, Nirmal and Mancherial districts. 
Ginger rates fall suddenly

Ginger rates fall suddenly

Mar 11,2017 , 02:50 AM IST | Nizamabad Tab
With ginger rates suddenly falling, farmers are forced to sell, with no buyers, at Rs.10 to Rs.12 a kg from a once high of Rs.70. As such, they are seeking market facility to sell the commodity. 
12 border villages caught in crossfire

12 border villages caught in crossfire

Mar 08,2017 , 11:57 PM IST | Hans
The fight between Telangana and Maharashtra for 12 border villages, which started 40 years ago, is still continuing. The villagers of Parandoli, Anthapur, Isapur, Maharajguda, Mukaddhamguda, Shankar Lodhi, Kotaparandoli, Landijala, Lodhiguda, Jolapatar, Etapar and one another village are virtually caught in the crossfire between the two states losing out on infrastructure facilities.