Hyderabad: Chief Secretary S.P. Singh has told Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited authorities that work on the Metro Rail must be completed in 2017 and acquisition of land is a priority.
A list of properties to be acquired for the project has been handed over to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation and the Wakf Board.
About 103 property owners have consented to selling their properties on the Badichowdi-Sultan Bazaar- Putlibowli stretch. Owners of seven properties between Ameerpet and Shilparamam have also given their consent.
The GHMC commissioner has been told to acquire the properties on priority at Krishnanagar and Siri Sampada Apartments on the Ameerpet stretch.
The Wakf Board has been told to ensure that tenants vacate the property at Musheerabad Junction for which payment has been released by the government.
The private property at Kundan Bagh must be handed over immediately as work on the Begumpet Metro station is pending. Properties under litigation must be resolved, said Mr Singh.
The TS government wants the Centre to develop four temple towns in erstwhile Karimnagar district under the Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spirituality Augmentation Drive (PRASAD) scheme.
The fall in turmeric price by over a half within a span of a month has left the farmers in distress.
The Civil Liberties Committee of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh has initiated a campaign across the two states, demanding repeal of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act under which professor of Delhi University G.N.Saibaba and four others were convicted by the Gadchiroli Sessions Court.
These orders were passed in a miscellaneous petition filed by the BCCI
Opposition members in the Legislative Assembly expressed concern over the Telangana government failing in two key sectors education and health even three years after the State formation.
Patients held a protest outside MGM Hospital on Thursday alleging that the staff in the emergency ward was non-responsive to accident victims.
Cyber crime police arrested a woman on Wednesday at Bengaluru for cheating people on online matrimonial sites and extracting money from them citing false emergencies.
Mr Sidhu has said he wants to earn money for himself, raising another controversy as the code of conduct for ministers expresses itself against such a practice.
The court of the Fourth Metropolitan Sessions Judge here yesterday granted bail to Aseemanand and Bharat Mohanlal Rateshwar alias Bharat Bhai, a co-accused in the case.
Oruganti Chandrashekar Rao was trying to cross the road when he noticed a bus approaching at high speed. He stepped back and into the barricade around the trench.
Hyderabad traffic police says they follow a zero tolerance policy towards corrupt cops. They said that if anyone is caught taking bribes he will be dismissed.
The police arrested a Nigerian drug peddler from Banjara Hills on Thursday and seized 53 grams of cocaine from him.