Two minor boys, aged 13 and 16 years, have been brutally thrashed and fed cow-dung as a punishment for stealing mangoes in Telengana's Mahbubabad district. Reportedly, B Yakku and B Ramulu, guards of the orchard thrashed the boys with sticks and force-fed cow dung as punishment. The boys who claim to have trespassed in search of their missing dog have been admitted to a hospital, while the guards have been arrested by the police.
After Khushbu Sundar, actor-turned-politician Vijayashanthi has joined BJP on December 7 after quitting the Congress party. Interestingly, Vijayashanthi started her political career with the BJP but later switched to TRS and Congress. As per reports, the former actor was discontented with Congress' treatment towards her. State BJP leader G Vivek Venkataswamy said, "Vijayashanti will be at the forefront for the development of the party in the… read-more
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As a heartening measure, Andhra Pradesh’s Srikakulam Collector, J Nivas has been providing nutritious food such as Horlicks, eggs to an HIV-positive boy for the last six years. Motivated by him, the district's deputy DM Dr Leela Rani and other departments' officials have come forward to bear the expenses of nutritional supplements for HIV-affected children. Interestingly, Nivas was inspired by another IAS officer, who had adopted an HIV-… read-more
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Telangana Municipal Administration Minister KT Rama Rao has accused the Centre of favouritism in providing flood relief. He said that the Union government is helping only BJP-ruled states. Rao said that despite requesting funds from the Prime Minister on October 15, Telangana has received no help yet, whereas Karnataka got the assistance within four days of their request. He also said that flood victims should be given cash relief instead of… read-more
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Congress leader Marri Shashidhar Reddy slammed the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) government for being unable to minimize the losses due to floods. He pointed out that in the last few years, many parts had witnessed floods and crop damage but neither the state nor the central government had taken measures. Further, he accused that the relief measures taken now by BJP was keeping in mind the Hyderabad Municipal Corporation Elections.
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Tamil Nadu government on October 19 announced an immediate financial assistance of Rs 10 crore from the CM relief fund to the flood-hit Telangana. Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami said that the state is also suppling blankets and mats as relief material. He lauded Telangana CM K Chandrasekar Rao for his quick response to the floods. CM Palaniswami further assured to extend support to Telangana whenever needed.
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In Telangana's Khammam District, a 13-year-old domestic help was immolated by employer's son after refusing to share bed with him. Police informed on October 5 that the accused himself admitted the victim at the hospital. Reportedly, the crime happened on September 18 and the accused was arrested on the basis of the victim's statement. The police added the girl is in critical condition as she has suffered 70% burn injuries.
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The Andhra Pradesh police arrested two people for allegedly smuggling 100 liquor bottles from Telangana to AP, on September 1. The duo was traveling on a two-wheeler and was arrested near the Telangana border. The accused have been identified as Devarakonda Srinivas Rao and Devrakonda Rajesh, a resident of Khammam district, Telangana. The Police stated, "their movement was suspicious and their body shape was also looking bit strange."
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A woman from Telengana on August 24, has been caught on CCTV thrashing the watchman of an apartment building after exchanging few words. Reportedly, the two had gotten into an argument after which the woman started slapping and kicking him. The video footage went viral after ANI shared it on Twitter. The watchman has registered a complaint with the local police.
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Former Andhra Pradesh CM, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu on August 17 wrote to PM Modi and demanded probe into the alleged phone tapping by the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government in the state . He claimed that the state government was tapping phones of the opposition leaders, advocates, journalists and social activists. He further stated that the act of phone-tapping is violating the right to privacy guaranteed in the Constitution.
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