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.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who had joined student protesters in a mass hunger strike at the Hyderabad Central University, likened Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula - who committed suicide earlier this month - to Mahatma Gandhi. It is Rohith's birthday today and also the day Gandhi was assassinated in 1948.
Joining the ongoing stir over the alleged suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula, the SC/ST Employees Welfare Association of the Hyderabad Central University (HCU) today organised a 'protest day'.
SC and ST teachers of Hyderabad Central University have announced they will go on a hunger strike from today over the demand for the resignation of the vice chancellor and the in-charge VC in the wake of the suicide by Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula.
Interim Vice-Chancellor of Hyderabad Central University (HCU) Vipin Srivastava today faced the ire of agitating students when he reached their protest site to initiate a dialogue with them to break the impasse over Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula's suicide.