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Trainee police officers get insights into marginal groups


June 18th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) For the trainee Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, the field visit to Warangal and Karimnagar districts Monday was an eye-opener as they interacted with marginal communities ... Read more...

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Andhra axes mining lease to YSR’s son-in-law


June 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) Mounting further pressure on late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's family, the state government Monday cancelled the mining lease given to his ... Read more...

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Maoist ideologue Satyamurthy dead


April 17th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) K.G. Satyamurthy, a Maoist ideologue and one of the founders of the People's War Group (PWG), died in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district Tuesday. He was 84.Satyamurthy, ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown hits life in region (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 27 (IANS) Life across Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region was affected Tuesday due to the shutdown called by the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to protest the central government's ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha disrupted over Telangana issue


March 27th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned twice Tuesday following noisy disruptions by MPs from Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region pressing for their demand of separate ... Read more...

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Andhra excise ministers rules out resignation (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Under pressure to quit over bribery allegations, Andhra Pradesh Excise Minister Mopidevi Venkataramna Wednesday said he was ready to face any probe but refused to resign.The ... Read more...

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Andhra minister asked to quit over bribe charge


February 8th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Excise Minister Mopidevi Venkataramna is under pressure to resign following an allegation that he accepted a bribe of Rs.10 lakh from a liquor trader.A ... Read more...

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Flash mob performs jig with brooms at Noida


January 30th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Holding brooms, a large number of people Monday broke into a jig -- which turned out to be a flash mob of its own kind ... Read more...

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15 die due to severe cold in Andhra (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is in the grip of the most severe cold wave in its recorded history which has claimed 15 lives during the last two ... Read more...

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Cold wave claims 15 lives in Andhra Pradesh


January 17th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh is in the grip of the most severe cold wave in its recorded history which during the last two days has claimed 15 ... Read more...

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Dengue kills three more in Andhra


October 25th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Dengue has claimed three lives in two districts of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday, spreading panic, even as the government claimed that the situation was under control.Two ... Read more...

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Few state-run buses return on Telangana roads


October 11th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 11 (IANS) A few buses Tuesday returned on roads in parts of Telangana after 22 days as a section of employees of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport ... Read more...

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Telangana movement gains momentum, Congress to hold further talks (Roundup)


October 1st, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 30 (IANS) The agitation for a separate state gained further momentum Friday with a shutdown called by Telangana groups across the region in Andhra Pradesh badly ... Read more...

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Telangana temples shut for statehood


September 27th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 27 (IANS) It is not just the ordinary people in Telangana who are affected by the ongoing general strike. Even the temples have been shut by priests ... Read more...

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Chief minister faces power cut in Telangana heat


September 24th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The striking employees of the electricity department in Telangana have threatened to cut power supply to the houses and offices of Chief Minister N. Kiran ... Read more...

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Telangana panel calls for militant struggle


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) has asked people of the region to be prepared for militant struggle to achieve separate statehood from Andhra Pradesh.JAC ... Read more...

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Pressure on Jaipal Reddy, others to quit (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) Parliamentarians and legislators from Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region, who have not yet submitted their resignations, are facing the ire of groups who are pressing ... Read more...

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Quit or face action, Telangana activists tell MLAs


July 5th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) Groups pressing for a separate state of Telangana have stepped up pressure on MPs, ministers and legislators from the region who have not yet resigned.Activists ... Read more...

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Life paralysed as 48-hour Telangana shutdown begins (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) Life came to a standstill across Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region Tuesday as a two-day shutdown called by the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) evoked total ... Read more...

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TRS activists attack convoy of TDP leaders


May 25th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) activists Wednesday attacked a convoy of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders who were on their way to an Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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Andhra junior doctors call off strike


May 9th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Junior doctors at government hospitals in Hyderabad and Warangal Monday called off their strike after the Andhra Pradesh government agreed to provide them with security at ... Read more...

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Eight children die as junior doctors continue strike


May 8th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 8 (IANS) At least eight children died at a government-run hospital in Hyderabad Sunday as junior doctors continued their strike demanding a special protection force for their security, ... Read more...

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CBI arrests income tax official for taking bribe


April 6th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested an income tax officer for taking a bribe of Rs.1 lakh in Warangal in Andhra Pradesh, the CBI ... Read more...

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TCS launches cloud-computing solution for SMBs


March 15th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Tata Consultancy Services, a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions firm, Tuesday launched cloud computing solution iON for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in Andhra ... Read more...

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Hyderabad braces for Telangana million march


March 9th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 9 (IANS) The stage is set for a possible showdown between police and Telangana protagonists in Hyderabad Thursday as the Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) has vowed ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown paralyses life (Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Normal life was hit in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday as a 48-hour shutdown to demand a bill in parliament for the formation of a ... Read more...

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Life hit as 48-hour Telangana bandh begins


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Normal life came to a standstill in parts of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday as a 48-hour shutdown began to demand a bill in parliament for the formation of ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Andhra districts against chief minister’s visit


February 10th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Warangal and Karimnagar districts shut down Thursday in response to a call by pro-Telangana groups to protest the visit of Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar ... Read more...

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Andhra calls for steps to prevent regrouping of Maoists


February 1st, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Tuesday urged the central government to include six more districts bordering neighbouring states under the Special Development Plan (SDP) in Left Wing Extremist (LWE) ... Read more...

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Telangana activists disrupt government open forum


January 24th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Pro-Telangana activists Monday disrupted the government's "Racchabanda" (open forum) programme in the region by preventing ministers, members of parliament and other public representatives of the ruling Congress ... Read more...

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Telangana protests hit road transport, hundreds detained


January 17th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Road transport was affected in several parts of Telangana in Andhra Pradesh Monday as agitators raised road blockades, demanding separate statehood to the region.The movement of ... Read more...

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Lift media curbs on Telangana, rights panel urged


January 7th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 7 (IANS) The Telangana lawyers' joint action committee (JAC) has sought the intervention of the Andhra Pradesh State Human Rights Commission to lift the restrictions imposed on media coverage ... Read more...

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TDP’s Telangana leaders want party to boycott Jan 6 meeting


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 3 (IANS) After the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) decided to boycott the Jan 6 all-party meeting called by Home Minister P. Chidambaram on ... Read more...

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Telangana groups observe 1st anniversary of centre’s announcement


December 9th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Telangana groups Thursday marked the first anniversary of the centre's commencing the process of forming a Telangana state and demanded that a bill on this be immediately ... Read more...

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Andhra nurses call off hunger strike atop water tank (Lead)


December 6th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Nurses of a government-run hospital in Warangal Monday called off their indefinite hunger strike atop an overhead water tank after the government agreed to consider their demands, ... Read more...

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