Free Press Journal
  • After Karnataka, Telangana one of the focus states for BJP

    Hyderabad : With the election process in Karnataka coming to a close, Telangana would be one of the focus states for BJP and the party was gearing up for the polls in 2019, state BJP president K Laxman has said.

  • Lynn powers KKR into play-offs

    Hyderabad : Opener Chris Lynn struck  55 runs off 43 balls to help Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) secure a play-offs spot with five-wicket win against table-toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) game at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Saturday.

  • KKR take on formidable SRH in crucial game

    Hyderabad : Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will have no margin for error when they take on hosts Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), who will fancy their chances despite coming off a defeat, in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Saturday.

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    Nurse acid attack: Man arrested from Palakkad district

    Hyderabad: A 32-year-old man from Kerala has been arrested for allegedly throwing acid on a nurse here after she spurned his marriage proposal, a top police official said today.

  • 15 juveniles escape from rehabilitation home in Hyderabad; one caught by police (Watch video)

    Hyderabad: Fifteen inmates of a juvenile home in Hyderabad escaped yesterday after cutting the rods of a ventilator in the bathroom, but one of them was nabbed later, police said. The boys, all in the age group of 14-16, jumped out after cutting the rods, scaled the compound wall and escaped. However, one of them was nabbed later, police said. Following the incident, two security men at the home were suspended by

  • Indore-Puri train to run via Raipur, Hyderabad to connect Pune  

    Indore: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will flag off Haumsafar Express, the Indore-Puri train, on Saturday at 5.30 pm from platform number five. Its regular run will start from May 22. The Indore-Lingampalli (Hyderabad) train will start from May 19.


    ‘You will do well if you have strong characters’

    “If you have strong characters, you will always do well. SRH had a few guys who did well under pressure, that’s been the story of their season. They understand strengths, know their limitations. That’s why they’ve been successful,” said Kohli

  • PNB fraud: BoI starts proceedings to recover Rs 200 cr

    Hyderabad : State-owned Bank of India (BoI) has an exposure of Rs 200 crore in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case and the public sector lender has initiated insolvency proceedings against Nirav Modi firms, said a top official of the bank.

  • RCB down, but not out

    Hyderabad : Needing 12 runs for victory,  Kiwi all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme and Mandeep Singh could score only 6 runs off Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, who along with Jasprit Bumrah is labelled as best death bowler in the world today, in the IPL match played at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here. Bhuvi’s brilliance of bowling all the 6 deliveries yorkers, ensured 5 runs victory for Sunrisers Hyderabad at there home ground.

  • Formidable SRH take on struggling RCB 

    Hyderabad : A consistent Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) unit would look to consolidate its position at the top of the points table while Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will fight for survival when they clash in the Indian Premier League here on Monday. Courtesy their splendid bowling attack, SRH emerged as good defenders initially but by defeating Delhi Daredevils with a seven-wicket margin on Saturday, they proved that they can pull off tight chases

  • Hyderabad: Railway contractor fined Rs 1 lakh after viral video over toilet water use in tea, coffee

    Hyderabad: A vending contractor has been slapped with a fine of Rs one lakh by the Railways after a video surfaced suggesting that water from a train toilet was being used to prepare tea and coffee, the South Central Railway (SCR) here said today. In the video in circulation in social media in the past few days, a vendor was seen coming out of a train toilet with tea and coffee cans, conveying that

  • Mumbai, rape case, veteran actress files rape case, businessman, juhu police station

    13-year-old girl raped by cinema theatre worker in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a cinema theatre worker here on Tuesday, police said. The 13-year-old girl had gone to the theatre in Borabanda area under Sanatnagar police station limits to fetch water when the worker sexually assaulted her.

  • Indore region tops in I-T collection; leaves behind Mumbai, Hyderabad  

    Indore: Leaving behind country’s major metro cities, Indore region registered phenomenal growth of 34.90 percent in income tax collection in last financial year that ended on March 31, 2018. It was followed by Mumbai and Hyderabad CC I-T region. Indore region now has 10 lakh tax payers of which 2.11 lakh are new tax payers. Indore region includes 16 districts of Indore and Ujjain revenue divisions.

  • Indore: Hyderabad, Jagannath Puri weekly trains from next month

    Indore: The city will get two weekly Humsafar Express trains for Hyderabad and holy city of Jagannath Puri from next month. Nagesh Namjoshi, ex-member of Passenger Amenities Committee of Railways Board, said the city will get two full AC-III tier trains for the first time. Weekly Indore-Hyderabad train will run from the city on every Saturday, while Indore-Jagannath Puri train will run on every Tuesday.

  • A Congress of no-consequence

    The recent congress of the CPI(M) in Hyderabad has not helped clarify its position vis-à-vis the Congress Party. Even though the party general secretary Sitaram Yechury succeeded in getting a second consecutive term, his line of an electoral alliance with the Congress to defeat the BJP did not get a full endorsement. The party seems divided on this vital issue, with the Kerala and Tripura units deadest against any truck with the