Latest News

Padma Rao unanimously elected as deputy speaker | Published: 26th February 2019 | Posted Date: Tuesday 26th February 2019 04:09 AM

Former minister Harish Rao greets deputy speaker T. Padma Rao at Pragati Bhavan on Monday.

Hyderabad: Secunderabad legislator T. Padma Rao was unanimously elected Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Speaker Pocharam Srinivas Reddy announced in the House on Monday.

Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, Opposition leader Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka and representatives of other parties ceremonially escorted Mr Padma Rao to the chair.

Congratulating him, Mr Chandrasekhar Rao recalled his association of more than two decades with Mr Padma Rao, and how the two had fought together for statehood.

The Chief Minister praised Mr Padma Rao’s agitation against the then Congress government’s decision to shut down toddy shops. He said that when Mr Padma Rao was excise minister in the first TRS government, he persuaded the Cabinet to reopen the toddy shops that provided employment to lakhs of toddy-tappers.

Thanking the Chief Minister and other members Mr Padma Rao said that only when the legislature takes up issues of public importance and involves in constructive debate can it help build a strong society and help in development of the state.




China ahead of India in Pharma

Despite this, 95 per cent of drugs sold in the US are manufactured in India.

Hyderabad: Criminal case on dharma colony over water

The Water Board stated that the main pipeline had been damaged and tampered with and water bills generated for a disconnected line.

Post-strike, Telangana police impose tight security at Golconda, AOC

Cops to take care of security outside defence installations.

Air attack will change how world sees India: Expert

We also have to wait and see how Pakistan reacts and be ready with options if there are more attacks on India, Mr Bedi told.

New set of rules soon on Orphan drugs, trials

In the United States, any disease that has less than 2.5 lakh patients is classified as orphan.

Health index falls below Sri Lanka

What is important to note is that Indias spending is at par or more than those countries, he said.

Toddler dies, kin attack Gandhi doctor

The family members then attacked Dr Karthik and broke furniture in the hospital before they were stopped by others present there.

Hyderabad: Online pujas can be booked from May 1

He said the government would amend the forest laws to protect green wealth.

Jagtial: Farmers seek Rs 15K MSP for turmeric, block highway

They took out a rally from the collectorate and reached the SRSP canal in TR Nagar and blocked the Jagtial-Karimnagar highway.

Boxer Nikhat Zareen comes home, sets sights on Olympic spot

Speaking on the occasion, Ms Zareen said her goal was to win the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Telangana High Court seeks arrest video of Revanth

On the demand to pay compensation for Mr Reddys illegal arrest, Mr Rohatgi submitted that it was not illegal detention.

South-west monsoon to bring normal rains

Though heavy rainfall is unlikely across the country, drought-like conditions are also unlikely, the report said.

comments powered by Disqus