UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2020 02:27 PM IST
The man, who had returned from Italy, showed signs of Covid-19 in initial testing and is yet to be confirmed by the National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune.
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 07:34 AM IST
A senior official in Bus Bhavan, the state headquarters of the RTC, said the salaries would be paid in lieu of the earned leave accrued to the employees without affecting their increments.
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 10:25 PM IST
The chief minister reasoned that if he didn’t have the birth document despite coming from a wealthy family that owned 580 acres of land and a huge building, it would be unreasonable to expect the marginalised section to have it.
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2020 08:24 PM IST
KCR mooted the idea of a federal front before the general elections last year. He flew from one state to another to discuss the idea with regional satraps like H D Deve Gowda of the JD (S) in Karnataka, M K Stalin of the DMK in Tamil Nadu, Naveen Patnaik of the BJD in Odisha and Mamata Banerjee of the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal.
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 06:38 AM IST
Rao accused the BJP of dividing people in the name of religion and announced intention to convene a meeting of all regional parties and like-minded chief ministers opposing the CAA in Hyderabad within a month.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2020 10:18 AM IST
The polling for 120 municipalities and nine municipal corporations will be held on January 22 and the results would be declared on January 25.
PUBLISHED ON DEC 18, 2019 08:24 PM IST
Arvind admitted he had promised a turmeric board to farmers but realised it may not become a reality since the amount of land under Turmeric cultivation was much below the level required for the constitution of the board.
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 09:49 AM IST
Like the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre, the TRS upset all the calculations of the political pundits in December 7, 2018 assembly elections of a possible change in the government in the state. He pulled off a remarkable victory by winning 88 seats in the 119-member state assembly.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 09:44 PM IST
The Andhra Pradesh CM has announced that his government would introduce a Bill in the ongoing session of the Legislature to enact a strong law to ensure speedy trial of cases of atrocities against women,with appropriate punishment.
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2019 04:56 AM IST
The decisions were among several benefits announced by the government in a first-of-its-kind luncheon hosted by the CM at Pragati Bhavan, which saw five workers from all 97 depots in the state.
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 04:24 AM IST
This comes as a blow to the TSRTC employees who had offered to end their strike and return to work.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 16, 2019 12:56 AM IST
Jagan attended the formal inauguration of Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project along with KCR at Medigadda in Telangana’s Jayashankar Bhupalpally district on June 20 and lauded the efforts of KCR in providing irrigation to the parched lands of Telangana.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 06, 2019 11:17 PM IST
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is said to have instructed the authorities to go ahead with the issuance of notification granting permits to 5,100 private buses in the first phase and for the remaining 5,000-odd buses in the subsequent phases.
Hyderabad | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 10:07 AM IST
Echoing similar sentiments, the Deputy General Secretary of the Employees Union, Mohammed Ahmed Ali also said that the RTC workers will not return to service without any agreement with the government.
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinavasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 10:03 PM IST
At least 48,000 employees and workers unions of TSRTC had begun an indefinite strike from October 5 across Telangana, demanding RTC’s merger with the government and recruitment to various posts, among others.
Hidustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
PUBLISHED ON OCT 30, 2019 12:35 AM IST
On Monday, Jagan announced taking up of an irrigation project at a cost of Rs 60,000 crore to divert Godavari water from Polavaram dam in West Godavari to Banakacharla regulator on Krishna river in Kurnool district without involving Telangana.
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2019 07:56 PM IST
The RTC employees’ unions questioned Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for insisting that the corporation was beyond redemption while the BJP flayed him for underplaying the RTC’s role in the public transport system in the state.
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2019 01:19 PM IST
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, who called for a meeting with transport minister P Ajay Kumar and senior officials of the transport department at his Pragathi Bhavan residence, cancelled the meeting later.
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 09:32 PM IST
Asking both sides to take the initiative to end the deadlock, the court gave them time till October 18 to come out with a solution to the crisis.
Hyderabad | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 01:47 PM IST
BJP MLA Thakur Raja Singh Lodh on Monday hit out at Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao over the alleged suicide of two employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC), saying that the Chief Minister has become ‘Hitler’.
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2019 06:30 PM IST
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao who reviewed the situation has directed the police to crush the agitation with an iron hand and announced an extension of the Dasara vacations for educational institutions till October 19 to enable the RTC authorities to make additional transport arrangements for students.
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 03:42 AM IST
The employees were demanding, among other things, merger of RTC with the state government as was done in the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, where they are being treated as government employees.
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 12:45 AM IST
The employees have been demanding, among other things, merger of the RTC with the state government as was done in the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, where they are being treated as government employees with their retirement age being enhanced to 60 years.
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 10:42 PM IST
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, who held a high-level meeting of officials of the transport department late Sunday evening, announced that the RTC now had only 1,200 employees.
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 07:49 PM IST
The chief minister also asked the Prime Minister to take up enactment of a legislation in Parliament removing the cap of 50 per cent reservations in education and employment, so that the quota for OBCs, including minorities, could be increased.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2019 08:36 PM IST
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday where he is expected to discuss various issues pending with the Centre.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 19, 2019 08:05 PM IST
Making an announcement to this effect in the state assembly, KCR said during 2017-18, the workers were paid 27 per cent of the company’s profits as bonus and this year the government decided to increase the bonus to 28 per cent of the profits. In 2018-19, the Singareni Collieries registered a record profit of Rs 1,765 crore.
Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2019 09:47 PM IST
KCR gave a hint to this effect, when several leaders from five assembly constituencies from Maharashtra’s Nanded district met him at his chambers in the state assembly on Tuesday.
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 10:50 PM IST
KCR, as the chief minister is popularly known, expanded his council of ministers on Sunday evening, inducting six more ministers, including his son and nephew. The overall strength of the cabinet has now gone up to 18, including the chief minister.
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 08:35 AM IST
A decision to this effect was taken by the officials of the chief minister’s office after a meeting with the authorities of Yadadri Temple Development Authority (YTDA) and temple architects late on Saturday evening.