Saturday, 2 July, 2022

Topic: Hyderabad

Our take on Nupur Sharma, Hyderabad gang rape, al-Qaeda — in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Police want to try Hyderabad gangrape minors as adults for maximum punishment

Five of the six arrested in the crime are minors but above 16, cops will ask the juvenile board to recommend trial as adults.

A vacancy in BJP no one wants, Congress’ pain of outsourcing and saffronised ‘Saubhagya Nagar’

Supporters of actor Mithun Chakraborty are asking about the benefits of associating with BJP. The party's state unit is asking the same question back: 'what did we gain?'

Hyderabad minor ‘raped’ after party at pub, TRS leader’s son among accused claim police

According to police, 5 accused have been identified, one of whom is minor son of ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi party member. Accused allegedly raped minor on pretext of dropping her home.

Nizam-era Osmania hospital to be restored, not razed, Owaisi says after huddle with KCR govt

Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi says Nizam-era structure to get an upgrade, and new Rs 560 cr building to also come up on premises. Proposal to be submitted to Telangana CMO.

SC panel recommends murder charges for cops who ‘encountered’ 4 gangrape accused in Hyderabad

The top court committee was tasked to probe the circumstances that led to the deaths of the men accused in the 2019 gangrape and murder of 27-year-old veterinarian.

Rs 5,000 crore — RTI reply reveals what Telangana govt owes Hyderabad civic body in property tax

RTI application was filed by Padmanabha Reddy, secretary of the Hyderabad-based think tank Forum for Good Governance, with Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation. 

‘Begged my brother to spare his life,’ wife of man killed in Hyderabad narrates incident

Syed Ashrin Sulthana, wife of deceased Billipuram Nagaraju, said that she initially did not know her brother was one of the attackers until she saw his face.

Hyderabad Nizam’s last home King Kothi being razed? KCR govt steps in amid heritage worries

Media reports allege demolition under way at King Kothi, a Rs 300 crore private property currently at the centre of a civil dispute between two companies.

CEO of ‘Spoonful of Hyderabad’ & ‘Spoonful Digital Media’ gives tips to amateur food vloggers

Faraaz Siddiqui, Hyderabad's most popular and prominent food blogger, will help you to show the delicacies that are a must try for anyone visiting the city of Nizams. 

On Camera


Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.