In Telangana, YS Sharmila, President of the YSR Telangana Party took a dig at the ruling TRS government and CM K Chandrashekar Rao. On September 21, during padayatra in Parigi region, Sharmila called the upcoming Munugode by-elections as "street dog fight" where the BJP and TRS are trying to show "muscle power" and win. She highlighted, KCR is using people as vote bank for elections and demanded growth of Telangana.
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Veteran actor in the Tollywood film industry and former union minister Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju has passed away at the age of 82, in Telangana’s Hyderabad, on September 11. He was admitted to a private hospital following a brief illness, and passed away in the early hours of the day. Reportedly, he is survived by his wife Shyamala Devi and three daughters- Praseedi, Prakeerthi and Pradeepthi.
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In Telangana’s Hyderabad, four women has passed away after their family planning surgeries failed in Rangareddy’s Ibrahimpatnam. With this, the government has asked for an investigation to be initiated. Director of Public Health Dr Srinivasa Rao said that all the post-mortem procedures will be concluded soon. “I will ensure proper investing will be taken,” said Dr Rao. He further stated that a “transparent” inquiry will be conducted.
The markets in Hyderabad sell a huge amount of Ganesh idols, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi on August 31. However this year, vendors have claimed that their businesses have been affected after the ban on use of Plaster or Paris. With this, sourcing raw materials have reportedly become challenging, and manufacturing the idols have become expensive. Meanwhile, the increase prices are also affecting the customers.
In Telangana’s Nalgonda district, a reactor blast occurred in a company, causing injuries to at least seven persons, on August 24. The injured persons are currently undergoing treatment, while one person’s condition is critical. The cause of blast is yet to be determined. A case on the incident is yet to be registered. Further details on the matter is awaited as the investigation is underway.
Protests continued in the city of Hyderabad over suspended BJP lawmaker T Raja Singh’s prophet Mohammad remarks. The protests continued to worsen even after BJP stripped Singh from his post, and asked him to submit a show cause notice within 10 days. Rallies were conducted at multiple places, demanding serious action against Singh. In response to this turmoil, Singh said that he was “wrongly understood”.
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Telangana BJP MLA Eatala Rajender's father passed away on August 24. At 1:14 am, Eatala Mallaiah, 104-years-old died due to health-related age issues. He was admitted at RVM Hospital, where Mallaiah was undergoing treatment. Rajender took to Twitter and confirmed his father's death. The final rites of Mallaiah will be conducted in Kamalapur, Hanamkonda district in… read-more
Telangana BJP leader T Raja Singh has been suspended by BJP’s central disciplinary committee over his controversial remarks on prophet Mohammad. An FIR under sections 153a, 295 and 505 of IPC has been lodged against Singh, and he has been taken into custody. The disciplinary committee also directed Singh to submit a show cause notice within 10 days, as to why he shouldn’t be expelled from the party.
Telangana BJP MLA Raja Singh has been arrested for his remarks against Prophet Mohammed. On August 23, the police detained the leader, after Singh shared a Twitter video, in which he was seen making derogatory remark against Prophet Mohammed, which created trouble, after many people gathered outside the Police station, demanding action. Raja has been booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code.
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Sai Ram Yadav alias Laddu Yadav, the city in-charge of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) has been booked for allegedly making derogatory remarks against AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi. Reportedly, the incident occurred when Owaisi’a car was passing though the area, and Yadav alleged passed a derogatory comment. An FIR under sections 341, 188 and 504 of IPC has been filed against Yadav.