The two, along with others from their village, tried to complain to a local legislator, but were turned away after waiting for five hours.
Telangana Against Corruption will also set up citizens tribunals to examine specific issues, including the Miyapur land scam.
From Kumram Bheem to the Koyas, Two Centuries of Land Alienation and Resistance by Tribals in Telangana
While the homes of Gotti Koya adivasis, migrants from Chattisgarh’s Sukma, are being burnt by the forest department, the original Koyas of this area are losing their land to non-tribal settlers.
The Bill increases reservations in jobs and educational institutions for backward sections of the Muslim community to 12% from the earlier four.
Not even the chief minister’s harshest critics would have imagined that the leader who built his political career through agitations would virtually ban dissent.
An in-depth reading of Telugu history reveals the reasons behind the disappearance of Telugu literature from readers’ bookshelves and minds.
KCR appears to have reneged on key promises made to Osmania students, who played a key role in the Telangana movement.
Researchers and farmer groups have lauded the KCR government’s proposals, but grass-roots level workers have questioned their sustainability, calling for a more holistic and eco-friendly approach instead.
Like the Nizam’s rule in Hyderabad under the British Raj, K. Chandrasekhar Rao is trying to woo the BJP in hopes that he will be able to lord it over Telangana as long as he promises suzerainty.
Court orders and executive decisions made by states’ stamp and registration departments all want such fraudulent transfer cases declared ‘null and void’.
The incident occurred after the driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed the bus into a road divider.
With the implementation of central criminal tracking databases going slow, the Telangana police is effectively building its own StateGRID without any major cyber security or privacy protections.
The 12% reservation to Muslims was a key election promise of the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi.
A daily round-up of the human costs of demonetisation.
A daily round-up of the human impact of demonetisation.
The state already has a high number of government-accredited journalists who are entitled to various concessions. The latest move to woo the media further legitimises bribing journalists for favourable reporting.
Varda Balayya of Dharmaram village in Telangana killed himself and tried to poison his entire family by mixing pesticide in their chicken curry because he couldn’t pay off debts after demonetisation.
Dividing Telangana into 27 districts will be the easy part compared to the challenge of finding enough IAS and IPS officers, and judges and courts to man the new districts.
According to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014, the bifurcation of the Hyderabad high court and the allocation of judicial officers is to be done by the Centre.
Excessive heat while working, creates occupational health risks and reduces work capacity and labour productivity.
Public policy decisions taken by the government of India in the name of improving accessibility and quality of milk over the past four decades have systematically destroyed local systems of milk production, procurement and distribution.
Home guards in Uttar Pradesh are making a meagre Rs. 300 per day, leading to many sending letters asking for higher salaries, other perks, and even permission for mercy killing.
The Gender Beat: BJP Leader Arrested for Allegedly Molesting Girl; New York City Releases List of Official Gender Identities
A round-up of what’s happening in the worlds of gender and sexuality
As the drought continues and temperatures soar, this map shows how different parts of the country are affected.
Every two years, Dalit and tribal communities come together in Warangal, Telangana, in memory of a goddess who saved their ancestors in war.
A student from Delhi University on why it is important to protest Rohith Vemula’s death
Holding an extravagant ‘yagam’ to provide relief to the people of Telangana reeling under prolonged drought puts a big question mark on K. Chandrashekar Rao’s credentials as a leader aspiring for real solutions to real problems on the ground.
In an open letter to Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu, an MLC from the Rayalaseema region explains why he kept off the foundation ceremony of the state’s new capital Amravati.
With the trickle of desertions rapidly turning into a torrent, the Congress party in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana is facing a crisis like never before
Opinion poll shows continuing public support for ruling TDP-BJP combine but Chandrababu Naidu may come under pressure because of ‘cash for votes’ scandal.
One year after the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, the political mood in the two states couldn’t be more different.