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Farmers at a rice paddy field | Representational image | Commons

Punjab isn’t the only reason for excessive kharif procurement. Just look at Telangana numbers

India's excessive rice production will continue. Famers need incentive to give up the crop.
File photo of Y.S.Sharmila | Wikimedia Commons

Will work with Prashant Kishor, he promised to help me, Jagan’s sister YS Sharmila says

Andhra Pradesh CM Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy's sister Y.S. Sharmila had launched her own party in Telangana in July.
The controversial photograph of a 'terrorist' in one of the study guides | Twitter | @_Shaik_Aslam

Private study guides in Telangana feature masked ‘terrorist’ holding Quran, spark controversy

At least two books by different publishers for Class 8 students feature the same image. Muslim activists and citizens call for govt action against them.
Sujatha sits outside the toilet while her children sleep inside | By special arrangement

Family of 4 in Telangana forced to live in toilet for 2 years after house collapsed in rains

Sujatha’s family has had to place a slab over Indian-style commode to cook food. Village panchayat is building her a new house next to toilet soon.
File photos of Telangana Congress chief Revanth Reddy (L) and state minister K.T. Rama Rao | Twitter & Commons

KTR files defamation suit against Telangana Congress chief Reddy as war of words gets ugly

Telangana Congress chief Reddy says CM K. Chandrashekar Rao has become brand ambassador for alcoholics & KTR for stars who are using drugs, amid a week-long row with the latter.
Amit Shah during a public meeting on 'Liberation Day' in Telangana's Hyderabad on 17 September 2021 | PTI

For BJP, ‘Liberation Day’ in Hyderabad has always been Hindu-Muslim issue but experts differ

Princely state of Hyderabad acceded to India on 17 September 1948 after the Nizam and the Razakars were defeated. BJP wants Telangana govt to celebrate this as 'Liberation Day'.
File image of Revanth Reddy | Twitter

‘Hold Tharoor in highest regard’ says Telangana Congress chief, day after calling him a donkey

Revanth Reddy apologised to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor after facing flak for his ‘donkey’ remark. Tharoor had praised Telangana CM KCR’s son and IT minister KT Rama Rao.
News media at the house of the six-year-old girl who was allegedly raped and murdered, in Singareni slum in Hyderabad, Telangana on 15 September 2021 | Rishika Sadam | ThePrint

‘Rape-murder’ of 6-yr-old in Hyderabad turns into spectacle as scared families lock up daughters

In Singareni colony, a Hyderabad slum, 'rape-murder' of a minor by a neighbour has destroyed trust & friendships. With politicians and actors crowding the area, families have become more wary.
Students in a classroom | Representational image | ANI Photo

Why 1.25 lakh private school students in Telangana moved to govt schools in 2021

The figure is a 40% jump compared to previous academic year of 2020-2021, when around 89,000 private school students moved to govt schools. 
Tribals protest at the Bhadrachalam Integrated Tribal Development Agency in June | By special arrangement

Why Telangana is seeing an increase in violent clashes between tribals & forest officials

Since 2019, there have been at least eight major incidents in which Telangana’s tribals have clashed with forest officials. 
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.