Top Stories from Telangana: TDP hits back at KCR, files FIRs against him, and other top stories
news Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - 05:30
1. Accusing the Telangana government of hatching a conspiracy to defame Naidu and terming it as an attack on people of Andhra Pradesh, the leaders of TDP lodged complaints against Rao at dozens of police stations across the state. More than 30 FIRs under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) relating to criminal conspiracy and forgery were booked. More details here. 2. Well-known poet and writer Dasaradhi Rangacharya died on Monday at a hospital in Hyderabad. Dasaradhi, who was 86 years old, had been unwell for the past week. The writer is known for his active participation in the fight against the autocratic rule of the Nizam and in the Telangana armed struggle. Read a brief history of the eminent writer's life in a report by The Hindu's Suresh Krishnamoorthy. 3. The Hyderabad Police has rubbished allegations of TDP MLA A Revanth Reddy, an accused in the cash-for-vote case was being ill-treated at the Special Investigation Team (SIT) police station. Reddy's advocates had alleged that the legislator had not been provided basic facilities at the station where he was being interrogated by ACB officials. Read a report by The Times of India. 4. Child abuse cases in Telangana and AP are on the rise with a 48 percent increase every year. Crime rate by juveniles has also gone up in the recent years, according to the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights for AP and TS. Read a report by The New Indian Express here. 5. IIT Hyderabad will shift to a new campus in Kandi village in August. A six-floor building known as Academic Block-A will house classes for the institute's 1,900 students from 14 different departments. The new campus will also have ten hostel blocks. Read a report by V Nilesh of the Deccan Chronicle.