Indian Chronicle

Growing clamour to extend Metro Rail to the Old City

Hyderabad : Will the Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) chug into the Old City? That is a question which several voters are asking ahead of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation elections. Residents of areas such as Noor Khan Bazaar, Dabeerpura and Kalapather said while the second phase of the HMR is slated to reach Shamshabad and […]Read More

Campaign ends for bitterly fought polls

Hyderabad : The guns fell silent to undoubtedly the bitterest local body elections in Hyderabad at the conclusion of campaign on Sunday evening. As never in the past, the campaign for GHMC polls witnessed communal polarisation to the maximum extent with the BJP and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen throwing challenges freely at each other. Close […]Read More

GHMC issues electoral guidelines for polling day

Hyderabad : The GHMC has on Friday conveyed the guidelines pertaining to appointment/conduct of polling/counting agents for the ensuing GHMC elections on December 1. According to the guidelines, the list of ineligible persons includes State and Central Ministers, Members of Parliament, State legislators, Mayor/Deputy Mayor of any municipal corporation, chairperson/vice-chairperson or members of the municipalities […]Read More

KCR may have to change his tone

Hyderabad : Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao will address a public meeting as part of TRS campaign for GHMC elections at Lal Bahadur stadium on Saturday evening but weather will hold the key to mobilisation of crowd in view of the prevalence of cyclonic storm Nivar. The party has announced a congregation of two lakh […]Read More

Pandemic may hit Palair tourism

Khammam : The crisis triggered by coronavirus may prove a stumbling block to the ambitious plan of the District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC) to develop the picturesque Palair reservoir in Kusumanchi mandal into a recreational zone and promote a slew of community-based tourism initiatives. As part of a grand tourism promotion plan, boat riding services […]Read More

Early historic habitation site explored in Guntur

Hyderabad : A hitherto unrevealed significant early historic habitation site was recently explored at Krosuru village in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. Narrating the explorations to The Hindu , D. Kanna Babu, former Superintending Archaeologist, Archaeological Survey of India, Chennai, said that while he was conducting extensive exploration and architectural survey of the Kakatiya shrines, […]Read More

PM Modi visits Bharat Biotech facility in Hyderabad

Hyderabad : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday flew into Hakimpet air force station on the city’s northern outskirts to visit Bharat Bio-tech International Limited (BBIL), which is making a vaccine for COVID-19. Mr. Modi was received by Telananga Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar, DGP M. Mahender Reddy, Hyderabad Collector Swetha Mohanty, Cyberabad Police Commissioner V.C. […]Read More

Beware of political tourists: KTR

Hyderabad : Terming the visiting the BJP leaders for GHMC election campaign as political tourists, TRS working president and Municipal Minister K.T. Rama Rao asked people to decide whether they would trust them or those who stand by through thick and thin. Focussing his attack on the BJP during his roadshows in the divisions falling […]Read More

Ginners in Adilabad allege ‘discrimination’ by CCI

Adilabad : While the Cotton Corporation of India started procuring the cotton kapas, small and medium ginning and pressing enterprises in Adilabad town allege that they have been ‘discriminated’ and little processing orders were given to them, while the big ginning enterprises were preferred. This has put them in an unequal position and were rendered […]Read More

People spend sleepless night in Nellore

Nellore : People living on the banks of river Penna in Nellore and other parts of the district spent sleepless night as there was no let up in the downpour since Wednesday. The storage in Kandaleru reservoir went up to a comfortable 60.32 mcft , leaving a flood cushion of just about seven tmcft. “Thanks […]Read More