PM Narendra Modi arrived in Hyderabad to attend the 20th Annual event of the Indian School of Business (ISB) Gachibowli, on May 26. Addressing the students, Modi took a swipe at Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao. "Our country has seen how corruption becomes the face of those political parties dedicated to one family," said Modi as he accused TRS of corruption. Modi said, BJP leaders are also facing troubles.
Telangana BJP MLA Raja Singh raised an issue with the Archeological Survey of India (ASI), stating that a Dargah has been constructed over the Jogulamba temple premises. He then demanded the immediate removal of the "non-Hindu religious construction". He stated that the dargah appeared "all of a sudden", and it was constructed "overnight". "Remove the construction as a token of respect for Hindus in secular India," he said.
Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao is in Delhi for his North India Tour, which started on May 21. Rao started the tour, to attend national-level programs, distribute compensation money to farmers, who died during farm-laws agitation and hold national-level political meetings. On May 22, CM KCR will visit Chandigarh and meet farmers' families. Later, Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab CM Bhagwant Maan will visit Punjab. After Punjab, KCR will visit… read-more
Senior Congress leader Marri Shashidhar Reddy along with other Congress leaders, appealed to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, against replacing Mahatma Gandhi's statue at Secunderabad's James Street with another statue. Reddy claimed that the TRS government intends on erecting another statue, and shifting the Gandhi statue to a less prominent place. He further stated, "It reminds us of Tuglak's rule. We are against it".
In 2019, four accused in the gang-rape and murder case of a veterinary doctor was killed in a police encounter in Hyderabad. The Apex Court on May 20, stated that the encounter was initiated "deliberately" to cause death to the suspects. Furthermore, the Supreme Court also stated that a murder trial should be initiated against the 10 policemen involved. Reportedly, three of the four accused were minors.
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Outside the office of Telangana Director General of Police (DGP), a transgender group staged a protest demanding the inclusion of a seperate "Transgender" category on the official website of TSLPRB jobs. The protesters contended that other than "Male" and "Female", there's no other category for them in application form, model application form and user guide manual. DGP PRO Venkataramana has acknowledged the incident. Further details are… read-more
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao commemorated Saalumarada Thimmakka, a 110-year-old Indian environmentalist, on May 18, during a ceremony at Pragati Bhavan, Hyderabad. He presented her with a memento. She expressed her contentment with Telangana's current status in agriculture, forestry, and other areas under Rao's leadership. She assured the CM that she would plant more plants in the state, and her efforts to safeguard the… read-more
Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao is going to launch Asia's largest Buddhavanam Project on May 14. Spread across 274 acres at Nagarjunasagar, the project has been completed at a cost of Rs 100 crores, under the TRS Government. Constructed with world-class facilities, the Buddhavanam project will be a major attraction for international Buddhist spiritual tourists, with … read-more
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Taking a dig at the BJP-led Central Government over pending projects and unfulfilled promises to Telangana, TRS Minister KT Rama Rao wrote an open letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah. On May 13, KTR questioned discrimination against Telangana, and favoritism to Gujarat, the hometown of Shah and PM Modi. He also questioned, why Central Government is not approving IT institutes and schools, despite several proposals.
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After IndiGo airlines staff refused special needs for boarding a flight to a specially-abled child, the Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia issued a warning to the airlines. On May 9, Scindia asked for an investigation and said, "There is zero tolerance towards such behavior. No human being should have to go through this! Investigating the matter by myself, post which appropriate action will be taken".
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