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Telangana: Dharani committee to meet district collectors on Wednesday

Hyderabad: A five-member committee on the Dharani portal is scheduled to hold a review meeting with district collectors of Siddipet, Rangareddy, Nizamabad and Warangal districts at the State Secretariat on Wednesday. The committee requested information regarding the functioning of the Dharani portal including addressing public grievances concerning different modules. It will soon hold discussions with district collectors through video conference. Also Read Depleting water level sparks concerns about supply in Hyderabad

Karnataka: Four killed in road accident in Raichur district

Raichur (Karnataka): Four youths were killed in a road accident near Pagadadinni camp in Raichur district of Karnataka on Thursday. The deceased were identified as 25-year-old Ismail, 26-year-old Channabasava, 20-year-old Ambareesh, and 21-year-old Ravi. Also Read Bengaluru: Child lifting racket busted, 4 arrested, 20-day-old baby rescued Sameer, who was travelling with the youths, sustained serious injuries and is currently being treated at the Sindhanur Taluk Hospital. According to the police,

Telangana: TSRTC bus catches fire in Jagtial district

Hyderabad: A bus of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) was gutted in a fire accident in Jagtial district when it was parked at a depot on Sunday. The Rajdhani bus caught fire at the Korutla bus depot premises after the staff had filled diesel in it. There were no casualties. The bus, which was being operated between Korutla-Hyderabad, reached the depot at noon and the depot staff filled the

BJP assigns Ramesh Bidhuri poll duty in Tonk district in Rajasthan

New Delhi: The BJP has tasked its Lok Sabha MP Ramesh Bidhuri, in the eye of a storm for his derogatory comments against BSP MP Danish Ali in Lok Sabha, with poll responsibility in Tonk district of Rajasthan, party sources said on Wednesday. With the Gurjar community present in large numbers in the district, which has four assembly seats including the one held by senior Congress leader Sachin Pilot, the

College girl stabbed & kidnapped in Karnataka district; accused arrested

Ramanagara: In a shocking incident, a college girl was stabbed and kidnapped here on Monday. The kidnapper later admitted her to a hospital. The condition of the girl is said to be critical. According to police, the girl was waylaid by the accused and his associates at the entrance of the college in Ramanagara city. The kidnapper stabbed her in the shoulders and hands. When she collapsed bleeding severely the

IED detected, defused in J&K’s Baramulla district

Srinagar: A day before the Independence Day, security forces detected and defused an improvised explosive device (IED) in J&K’s Baramulla district. Officials said that a team of security forces including the army and the local police found an IED hidden in a bag near the college in Kanispora area of Baramulla district Monday afternoon. Also Read Security beefed up in Srinagar ahead of Independence Day “Bomb disposal squad was immediately

Telangana rains: Two girls washed away in Mahabubnagar district

Hyderabad: Two girls were washed away in an overflowing stream in Mahabubnagar district in Telangana following downpour as heavy rain continued to lash the state leading to inundation of low-lying areas and disruption of road links at several places in the state on Tuesday. The two teenaged girls, who were crossing the stream, did not realise the current of water and got swept away, police said. Also Read Telangana rains:

Telangana chief secy holds review meet with district collectors

Hyderabad: Chief secretary Santhi Kumari on Monday held a video conference with district collectors of the state and reviewed the progress in ‘Podu pattas’ distribution. Issues relating to the gruhalakshmi scheme, fertilizers and seed position, Telangana ku Haritha Haaram scheme, financial assistance to artisans of backward class community, sheep rearing scheme, and construction of gram panchayat buildings were discussed. The chief secretary emphasised the need to expedite the distribution of

Ballia DM inspects district hospital

Ballia: The Ballia district magistrate inspected the patient wards and other arrangements at the district hospital on Tuesday, a day after 11 more patient deaths were reported at the facility. Health officials refused to clarify if any new patient death was recorded at the facility but said the number of new patients coming to the hospital has gone down. The Ballia district hospital has come under the scanner after 68

Being forced to leave homes, claim Dalits in UP district

Bulandshahr: Four Dalit families have pasted handwritten posters outside their houses in Devrala village of Bulandshahr district claiming that they are being forced to leave the village because of “harassment” by a BJP head of Araniya block and his supporters. The families claim that police have brought down these posters several times. Also Read Dalit man dies after being beaten by hotel staff; Mewani seeks probe According to them, on