The promise of double-bed room houses for the poor, wooing influential leaders from other parties and giving tickets to Seemandhra natives are among the key factors that led to the clean sweep of TRS in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections.
Two local youths have been arrested for allegedly assaulting a Nigerian student this week even as police today asserted that the allegation that the foreigner was "racially abused" has not been established.
The ruling TRS saw today's results in Hyderabad municipal elections that gave it a spectacular victory and majority in the 150-member civic body as a vote of confidence in the leadership of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao.
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee president Uttam Kumar Reddy and party legislator Shabbir Ali have been booked for allegedly assaulting MIM party activists during the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation polls held on February 2.
A operative, wanted for allegedly plotting explosions in twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad and near a temple in 2004, was arrested by Telangana Police after his deportation from Saudi Arabia, police said today.
Tension prevailed at Mirchowk area in the old city of Hyderabad following a clash between Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) and Congress workers during elections to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation on Tuesday.
The stage is set for polling in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections today that witnessed a high-voltage campaign among the ruling TRS, opposition Congress, TDP-BJP combine and the MIM.
Written by Uma Sudhir | Sunday January 31, 2016, Hyderabad
With just a few hours to go before the Hyderabad municipal elections, the first since Telangana achieved statehood, its ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi is confident of a quantum jump: from zero to a 100 seats in the 150-member house.
A student union leader, who in a video footage was seen slapping and manhandling former Indian ambassador to the UN TP Sreenivasan along with other student activists in Thiruvanthapuran, was arrested today.