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Apr 30, 2002
Hostlers demand continuing hostel rooms at OU
Students and Hostlers of Osmania University staged a rastha rokho at the main entrance of the University demanding the University to continue to provide hostel rooms which were to be vacated from tomorrow. They asked the University officials to look into the interests of the students since many of them were appearing for B.Ed and DSE Examinations.

Apr 27, 2002
7 dead bodies of people who lost their lives in a road accident in Sala, Oman were received at the Hyderabad Airport today. Arrangements were made to send these dead bodies to their relatives.

Apr 26, 2002
The Joint Action Committee of Employee Associations of APTransco, AP Genco and DISCO demanded for the immediate implementation of modified pay scale and asked the Government to look into 7 of its important demands.

Apr 25, 2002
Chief Minister Sri N Chandrababu Naidu inspected the works of the new "D" block of the Secretariat. This new block will be ready by November. The construction work was done by Lawrence and Toubro.

Apr 22, 2002
CBI checks Siddardh Reddy and Prathusha houses
CBI began its investigation in regard to the death of Miss Prathusha recently. As a part of this, a 5 member team of the CBI made a thorough check at the residence of Mr Siddardh Reddy and Prathusha houses today.

Apr 21, 2002
Intermediate Board serves Disaffiliation notices to two colleges
Board of Intermediate Studies issued Disaffiliation notices to Narayana Junior College and Chaitanya Junior Kalasala in Kukatpally for beginning admission process for Junior College courses even before the announcement of admission process.

Apr 20, 2002
PCC begins Janachaitanya Yatras
Andhra Pradesh Congress Party began Janachaitanya Yatras all over the state today protesting against the hike in power prices. PCC President Sri M Satyanaryana Rao formally launched the Yatra from Kukatpally.

Apr 18, 2002
7th INTACH Heritage Awards presented
Governor Dr C Ranagarajan awarded the 7th INTACH Heritage Awards 2002 for preserving heritage buildings without compromising with the historicy and authenticity of the structures.

Apr 16, 2002
APCC begins Relay Hunger Strike
APCC President Mr. M Satyanaryana Rao began the Relay Hunger Strike program of the Congress Party in Hyderabad. The strike was in demand for the removal of Mr. Narendra Modi Government in Gujarat. Over 100 party workers took part in the program on its first day.

Apr 15, 2002
AP Public Employees Federation strongly opposed the attempts by the Government for privitisation of Nizam Sugars Limited.

Apr 14, 2002
Governor Dr. Rangarajan, Chief Minister Sri N Chandrababu Naidu also garlanded the idol of Dr Ambedkar at the Tank Bund.

Apr 12, 2002
PV releases book by Ms. Lakshmi Parvathi
Former Prime Minister Sri P V Narsimha Rao released a book authored by the President of NTR Telugu Desam Part Ms. Lakshmi Parvathi in Hyderabad. The book was on the role of Subash Chandra Bose in India's Freedoms struggle.

Apr 10, 2002
Cricket Star Sehwag was in Hyderabad to begin training program summer. The camp was organised by Senior Cricket Mr. Arshad Ayub.

Apr 9, 2002
PCC to hold ballot to know peoples intentions
The Pradesh Congress Party Executive Committee decided to hold a ballot to know the peoples intentions after staging Demonstrations and Dharnas at all places in the state on the recent power tariff hike. Discussions on this were held for over six hours at Gandhi Bhawan in Hyderabad.

Apr 3, 2002
3 persons dies and 12 more were injured and were admitted to hospital when the lorry in which they were traveling hit a tree when its tyres gets punchred near Bundlagunda in Hyderabad. Home Minister Sri Devendar Goud met the injured at the hospital.

Apr 2, 2002
Governor Dr C Rangarajan and his wife, Smt Haripriya Rangarajan hosted a tea party to 50 members of the Confederation of Voluntary Organisations at the Raj Bhawan in Hyderabad.

Mar 29, 2002
Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad city - Mr. MV Krishna Rao cautioned people not to deposit money in Vyshnavi Finances Limited located in Tirumala Hills and Hindusree Securities (Bharath) Limited in Hyderabad as they were instructed by the RBI not to do any transactions.

Mar 28, 2002
Hyderabad Police arrested Mr. Kailash Amarnath who took loans from various nationalized banks by placing fake documents. Police Investigation reveled that an SBH Field officer was involved in the issue and held Mr. Kaliash to claim the loans

Mar 24, 2002
Mr. Harikishan Singh Surjit selected Secretary of CPM
Harikishan Singh Surjit as the Secretary of CPM for the fourth straight at the 17th Congress Meetings held at Hyderabad.

Mar 20, 2002
Expert in Irrigation and well-known civil Engineer Sri K Srirama Krishna died of heart attack in Hyderabad. He is 76 and is survived by a wife and a daughter.

Mar 19, 2002
CPI keen to form third front
CPI (M) General Secretary Mr. Harikishan Singh Surjit said in Hyderabad that it will unite with other parties to form the Third Front to form the Government when Congress and BJP fails to provide a stable Government.

Mar 17, 2002
Minister inaugurates meet on Marketing and Warehousing
Minister for Marketing and Warehousing Mr. D Anjaneyulu inaugurated an Open Discussion on "Role of Marketing and Warehousing in quality and price of goods". He said that the Government will be strict on people who sell spurious seeds in the market.

Mar 15, 2002
Two students were hurt in stone throwing incident in Old City area in Hyderabad. Police restored to lathi charge to clear the crowds who tried to create tension in the area following the Ramajanmabhoomi Nyas's proposed 'Shila pooja' at Ayodhya.

Mar 11, 2002
The Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (CRIDA) has concluded its month long training programme on Dry land agriculture technology. The program began on Feb 12 and ended on Mar 11.

Mar 10, 2002
The Police presented Mr. Siddardh Reddy before the 9th Metropolitan Magistrate today. Justice Ananda Rao ordered the Police to present him before the Court today.

Mar 9, 2002
Companion of Ms. Prathyusha, Mr. Siddhardh Reddy was arrested by the CBI police under Section 309, 306 and 302 for contempt for suicide and murder. He was arrested at the CARE Hospital premises minutes after he was discharged.

Mar 8, 2002
Tension in old city
Tension was raised in Old City when a violent group threw stones against VHP building Ram Temple in Ayodhya. Police restored to action immediately and lathi charged against the group. 13 people were injured in the incident.

Mar 6, 2002
CBCID began questioning few important persons related to the murder case of film actress Ms Praytusha. However the Director of CB-CID refused to tell about the development in the case.

Mar 5, 2002
The BJP State Executive Committee meeting venue was shifted to Hyderabad and the meet will be held on March 9 and 10.

Mar 3, 2002
The Body of Speaker of Lok Sabha Sri Balayogi was brought to his residence. With more supporters coming to pay home to the beloved leader, his body was shifted to NTR Trust Bhawan. Vice President Sri Krishna Kanth, Governor Sri Ranga Rajan, Home Minister Sri LK Advani and others visited and paid homage.

Mar 1, 2002
Bandh by VHP ends peacefully - Tension in Old City
Tension in Old City area The proposed bandh called by Vishwa Hindu Parishad against the killing of Kar Sevaks at Gujarat ended in the state with no major violence in the state except in the sensitive Old City Area in Hyderabad. APSRTC bus services were severely hit with air in tyres being removed as an when the busses were on roads.

Tension mounted in the Old City area when people started to throw stones against a group of Muslims who were returning from their prayer form the nearby mosque. Supporters of MIM tried to stop them before the police entered into the scene. Firing in air and Lathi Charge was introduced to clear the mob. 4 jeeps of the Police department were destroyed in the incident. The Police arrested 120 people involved in the incident and the list also included some corporators of BJP and TRS.
Feb 28, 2002
Viswa Hindu Parishad decided to stage rallies and demonstrations against the killings of Kar Sevaks in Sabarmati Express.

Feb 25, 2002
New Commissioner takes charge
The new Commissioner of Police for Hyderabad Mr. MV Krishna Rao took charge today at his chamber. He said that special agencies have to be setup to study and solve problems related to financial dealings and asked the investors not to worry in regard to the Charminar Bank case.
New Commissioner of Hyderabad
Feb 24, 2002
Film Actress Pratusha commits suicide
Film Actress Pratyusha died after she committed suicide last night. She and her boy friend were admitted in CARE Hospital last night. She died within few minutes of joining while her boy friend was struggling for life. Unofficial sources says the her boy friends parents did not agree for their marriage. Panjagutta Police registered a case and were investigating.

Feb 23, 2002
Workshop on IT Act & Digital Laws held
A Workshop on IT Act & Digital Laws 2000 was held in High Court today. The workshop was inaugurated by Chief Minister. Chief Justice Sri A R Lakshman said that the newly formed IT Act made it easy to enforce law.

Feb 21, 2002
Union Minister for Civil Aviation Mr. Hussain visited Andhra Pradesh today. He said that modern runway for the Begumpet Airport will be undertaken at a cost of Rs. 60 Crores. He said that Prime Minister Mr. Vajpey has not said that BJP does not require Muslim votes and that BJP is committed to secularity.

Feb 12, 2002
3 people were injured when a blast took place in a residential area in Tilak Nagar in Amberpet in Hyderabad. Clues Team was deployed and were investigating.

Feb 11, 2002
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) welcomed the Government's imitative to make the draft budget public and welcoming comments on it from the people, industry and from political analysts.

Feb 10, 2002
CPI(M) began their protest against the Government demanding the for the removal of a proposal of hiking power tariffs in the state. The rally began at Sundarayya Vignana Mandiram and ended at Indira Park. CPI(M) 17th Congress Visionary Documents and Strategy Papers were also in favor of investors and that the customer have to suffer.

Feb 9, 2002
The depositors of Krushi Bank were asked to verify the second list preparted in regard to liquidation of the bank. The list was prepared by the Deputy Registrar of Urban Banks and Liquidator.

Feb 8, 2002
The Twin Cities Businessmen's association rallied today demanding the Government to take an immediate step and transfer the Kotturu and Shadnagar SI's involved in the Kotturu incident in which an industrialist was beaten.

Feb 7, 2002
Resident Doctors of NIMS rallied today from the Hospital to the Khairatabad Circle. They later met Governor Sri Rangarajan and informed of their demands.

Feb 6, 2002
The 87th Birth Anniversary of freedom fighter Sri Tankasala Narasimha Rao was held in Hyderabad. As a part of his remembrance, Andhra Pradesh Sarvodaya Mandali felicitated 85 freedom fighters. The Grand daughter of Mahatma Gandhi also took part in the program.

Feb 5, 2002
Hyderabad Police announced that the Chairman Mr. G Gnaniah and Manager Mr. Srinuvas Rao of Sravya Urban Co-Operative Bank was arrested. It may be recalled that the bank was in recent news with non payment of deposit money to its customers and the bank was sealed by the police recently. The Case is being investigated by ACP Mr. Mohammed Ismal and Inspector Mr. MA Raoof and found that about Rs. 6.75 Crores of the money was sanctioned to a spurious firm as an advance.

Feb 4, 2002
The State Government has decided not to get involved in the Resident Doctors Strike of the NIMS. The Director of NIMS, Dr. Kakarla Subba Rao said that it is upto the courts to take a decision on the issue. He also ruled out any possibility of privatisation of the institute.

Feb 3, 2002
The Records of the Sravya Cooperative Urban Bank in Himayatnagar were seized by the Central Crime Station Officer upon a complaint by its investors. All Computer records were also verified.

Feb 2, 2002
A City bank in Hyderabad - Sravya bank was found closed leaving behind its hundreds of investors with unpaid amounts in various schemes. The case has been shifted from Narayanaguda police station to Central Crime Station and investigation was on.

Feb 1, 2002
Brigadier Ravi Khullar took over as the 28th Commandant of No 1 EME Center in Secunderabad.

Jan 29, 2002
Mr. Ashique Ali, an ISI Agent was shifted to the Chanchalguda Central Prison.

Jan 23, 2002
All arrangements for tomorrows Municipal election counting completed
All arrangements for the counting procedure for the recently help Municipal elections were completed in Hyderabad. As many as 14 counters were setup for the counting process that begins tomorrow. Special Returning Officers, Sector Incharge and Ward Incharge were arranged and are provided with Cellphone or Telephones for faster communication. Special Cell is being set up at MCH to provide updated results.

Jan 22, 2002
Municipal Elections begins
The Municipal Elections in Hyderabad ended peacefully. Voters are seens casting their votes right from the early polling hours. Among leaders who casted their votes today were Chief Minister Mr. N Chandrababu Naidu, TRS leader Mr. Narayana Narasimha Reddy, MIM Chief Salauddin Owaisi. About 55% of polling was reported in Hyderabad. Counting for these elections will be done on 24th.

Jan 21, 2002
Hyderabad Commissioner of Police, Mr. P Ramulu said that only the Candidate and an agent who will be from people of Hyderabad region will be allowed and that no outsiders will be allowed to enter and if any such incident takes place, their vehicles will be sealed and case against them will be booked. He said that as many as 1200 policemen will be working during the election period.

Jan 19, 2002
A Photo Exhibition competition of Photo Journalists began in Hyderabad today. The exhibition was inaugurated by Justice

Jan 18, 2002
Resident Doctors Association of NIMS staged a dharna demanding to lower the tuition fees.

Jan 17, 2002
First Chief of Integrated Defense Staff (CIDS) Mr. P S Joshi visited the College of Defense Management in Secunderabad. He delivered a lecture on 'Integration of Defense Services with Ministry of Defense'.

Jan 16, 2002
Chief Minister Mr. N Chandrababu Naidu took part in today's campaign in Hyderabad. He began his rally from the Secunderabad constituency.

Jan 15, 2002
TDP begins MCH Election campaign
TDP Party President Mr. N Chandrababu Naidu began his campaign for the Mayor candidate in Hyderabad. He asked the people to support the TDP Candidate and that the Telugu Desam Party will work both at the Government level and district level. He said that he will see that the subsidy for AP Transco is increased if required.

Jan 13, 2002
The 2-day 8h AILRU meetings began at Hyderabad today. Revolutionary writers who participated in the meeting felt that they were being questioned unnecessarily by police thinking that they have links with naxals.

Jan 10, 2002
5 arrested in connection with Mr. Purushottam's murder
The Police of Hyderabad arrested 5 persons in connection with the murder of a merchant Mr. Purushottam. The Police declared that he was murdered by his own brother who has some disputes in property with Mr. Purushottam.

Jan 9, 2002
The number of remaining candidates for the Mayor post of the Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad now stood of 57 participants . TRS Candidate is believed to have withdrew from the fray.

Jan 8, 2002
CLP Leader Mr. YS Rajasekhar Reddy has succeeded in ending the fasting made by six youth at the Indira Park demanding for the filling up of vacancies in Group II services.

Jan 7, 2002
Bangalore police arrested two persons in Hyderabad in connection with fraud to an extent of Rs. 3 Crore rupees. The two, Amit Kumar Sinha and Prasanth Kumar Sinha were operating an from Hyderabad and have been cheating people saying they provide scholarships. A Special team from Bangalore recovered Rs. 5 Lakhs in cash, a Laptop computer and Two-wheelers from their office.

Jan 6, 2002
The State Haj Committee said that it will be providing foreign exchange facility at Hyderabad itself soon after completion of Immigration and Custom Clearance. Vysya Bank was selected to offer this facility.

Jan 5, 2002
Filing of Nominations for the post of Mayor of the Hyderabad Municipal Corporations comes to an end
The Filing of Nominations for the post of Mayor of the Hyderabad Municipal Corporations were completed today. Mr. Nagendar stood as the Mayor candidate for Congress while Theegala Krishna Reddy stood on TDP ticket. Mr. Ali was standing from MIM Party, Mr. Madhusudhan Reddy from TRS and Ramaswami as candidate for TSS.

Jan 4, 2002
Violin Maestro - Dr L Subramaniam said that he is planning to set up an International class Violin Music world in the twin cities to promote violin in the country.

Jan 2, 2002
Quick Reaction Team constitued by Hyderabad Police
Commissioner of Police, Mr. Pervaram Ramulu said that the District Police has formed a special Quick Reaction Team which constitutes able police personnel and will be operating in case of any emergency such as the recent attacks on the Parliament etc.

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