Written by Uma Sudhir | Saturday January 07, 2017, Hyderabad
On Wednesday in Hyderabad, class 9 student Mirza Salman Baig came home from school, locked himself in a room and allegedly hung himself with a stole. His brother alleges that he had been humiliated for not paying fees.
Written by Uma Sudhir | Tuesday January 03, 2017, Hyderabad
A man has been arrested in Hyderabad for growing marijuana inside his three-bedroom apartment. Nearly nine kg of marijuana along with 40 pots containing its plants were seized from his apartment, a police official said.
Like Bengaluru, Hyderabad was known as a city of lakes from the days of the Nizams and the Qutb Shahis. But in the last few decades, Hyderabad's lakes have been encroached by big builders, who have destroyed the impressive man-made water storage system that helped keep drought and flood at bay. And now, the government's beautification of the lakes would mean building parks on it.
A city-based businessman was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly cheating and generating 'fake and fictitious' advance payment receipts to deposit "black money" to the tune of Rs 98 crore in banks following the ban of 500 and 1000-rupee notes last month.
hree members belonging to Opposition TDP and Congress were today suspended from the Telangana Legislative Assembly over the SC categorisation issue, but it was withdrawn following an appeal from the Opposition leaders.
Written by Uma Sudhir | Friday December 23, 2016, Hyderabad
A cab driver in Hyderabad was questioned by Income Tax officials after Rs 7 crore was deposited in his account in 500 and 1000 rupee notes. The driver has claimed that the money belongs to him and he is willing to pay both tax and penalty on it. But IT officials said he hasn't been able to explain the source of the funds.