Hyderabad

Metropolis in Telangana, India

Hyderabad is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Telangana and de jure capital of Andhra Pradesh. Occupying 650 square kilometres (250 sq mi) along the banks of the Musi River, located on the Deccan Plateau in the northern part of South India. At an average altitude of 542 metres (1,778 ft), much of Hyderabad is situated on hilly terrain around artificial lakes, including Hussain Sagar lake —predating the city's founding—north of the city centre. Hyderabad City has a population of about 6.9 million, with about 9.7 million in Hyderabad Metropolitan Region, making it the fourth-most populous city and sixth-most populous urban agglomeration in India. With an output of US$74 billion, Hyderabad is the fifth-largest contributor to India's overall gross domestic product.

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The Supreme Court on Thursday set up a three-member inquiry commission headed by retired top court judge V S Sirpurkar to find the truth behind the alleged..
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The decision comes after two brutal incidents of rape and murder in Hyderabad and Unnao that triggered widespread protests in India about women's safety.
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The three-member team will consist of former Bombay High Court judge Rekha Baldota and former CBI chief B Kartikeyan headed by VS Sirpurkar.
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The Supreme Court on Thursday appointed a three-member inquiry commission headed by former SC judge V S Sirpurkar to conduct a probe into alleged encounter..
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Barely a fortnight after the gang-rape and murder of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad, the Andhra Pradesh cabinet on Wednesday cleared a bill that proposes the..
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A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices S A Nazeer and Sanjiv Khanna said the Telangana HC was already looking into the incident and only thing needed to..
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The next hearing has been proposed for Thursday, in which PILs demanding independent probe into the incident will be taken up.
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"We are conscious of the fact that the Telangana High Court had taken note of it," a bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) S A Bobde said, adding that the..
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At least two of the four youths suspected of raping and murdering a young veterinarian, who were later killed in a police “encounter”, were minors, according..
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Hailing action taken against the accused by the police, Andra Pradesh chief minister Jaganmohan Reddy said, "Hats off to Telangana CM KCR and police officers for..
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The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider granting hearing on Wednesday on one of the PILs seeking an SIT probe into the killing of four men, arrested on..
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Cyberabad Police had on Friday killed all the four accused in the gangrape and murder of a Hyderbad-based veterinary doctor.
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The decision was taken by the police against the backdrop of two brutal incidents of murder and rape cases that happened in Hyderabad and Telangana.
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"People are saying that Telangana police taught a lesson, government gave a message to the country," Telangana government minister on the encounter of gang-rape..
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On the evening of her alleged rape and murder, the 27-year-old veterinarian from Hyderabad had left office early to see a skin doctor in Gachibowli. Usually she..
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Justice cannot take the form of revenge, Chief Justice of India S A Bobde said on Saturday, a day after four men suspected of raping and murdering a young..
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As the anger ran high, people took law into their own hands and decided to punish some rape accused themselves.
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Amid a raging debate on the justice delivery system in India over recent incidents of rapes in Hyderabad and Unnao, CJI SA Bobde said the criminal justice system..
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Certain members of civil society have claimed that the Hyderabad police had actually displayed a predilection for 'taking the law into their own hands'.
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On Friday, Twitter remained sharply divided over the “encounter” of those accused in the Hyderabad rape and murder case. On Friday, several hashtags around..
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Renuka, 17-year-old wife of Ch Chennakesavulu, 20, one of the accused, was crestfallen. She wailed: “It is unjust to kill four persons for the murder of one..
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Father of the Unnao rape survivor, who was set on fire on Thursday morning by five people, including two accused of raping her, praised the Hyderabad police..
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Taking suo motu cognisance of the “encounter killing”, the NHRC said on Friday that it would send a team led by a senior police officer to Telangana to probe..
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Chatanpally was Ground Zero on Friday as people swarmed all over the village in Mahbubnagar’s Farooqnagar mandal, Telangana. The obscure village of 7,000..
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Vishwanath Chennappa Sajjanar was superintendent of police of Warangal district then. Eleven years later, four men - Mohammed Areef, Shiva, Naveen and..
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The killings occurred at Chattanpally village near Shadnagar, a stone’s throw from where the suspects were alleged to have set the woman’s body on fire after..
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Cyberabad Police on Friday killed all the four accused in the gangrape and murder of a Hyderbad-based veterinary doctor.
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The Indian sports fraternity on Friday lauded the police for killing the four men accused in the rape and murder of a woman veterinarian in Hyderabad. The four..
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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said both Hyderabad and Unnao incidents are "shameful" and demanded stringent legislation to deal with cases..
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Low conviction rate, tardy probes and prolonged trials result in 70 per cent rape cases remaining unattended in the judicial system and this, experts say,..
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Amnesty International India on Friday sought an independent investigation into the alleged extrajudicial killings of four under—trial prisoners by the..
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All four accused in the Hyderabad gangrape and murder case were killed in an encounter by the Telangana Police in an encounter in Shadnagar in the wee hours of..
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Indian police shot dead four men on Friday who were suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian near Hyderabad city, an action applauded by her..
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Since a similar sequence of events can be traced 11 years later in Hyderabad, the parallels with the 2008 encounter are not unnoticed in public memory.
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Many Indians took to social media on Friday to applaud the police killings of four men accused in the gang rape and murder of a 27-year-old veterinarian in the..
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"I don't know the facts about what happened, but I can say this much, whatever happened, an inquiry should be made into it," Chidambaram told reporters when..
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Indian police shot dead four men on Friday who were suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian in the city of Hyderabad, a police official told..
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The Hyderabad rape-murder case and Unnao gang rape case, the Kathua rape case, have all brought back the focus to the fact that women in India are just not..
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Indian police shot dead four men on Friday who allegedly raped and killed a 27-year-old veterinarian in the city of Hyderabad, drawing applause from her family..
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Indian police shot dead four men on Friday who were suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian in the city of Hyderabad, a police official told..
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"What happened this morning, has made me really happy. Hyderabad police killed all four accused in the rape and murder of a young veterinarian in an encounter. I..
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Indian police shot dead four men on Friday who were suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian in the city of Hyderabad, a police official told..
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Indian police shot dead four men on Friday who were suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian in the city of Hyderabad, a police official told..
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Locals who gathered at the spot of the encounter, chanted slogans of 'Police Zinadabad'. While some showered them with rose petals, others offered them sweets.
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All four accused in the rape and murder of woman veterinarian in Telangana have been killed in an encounter with the police. Cops claimed they tried to escape..
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Indian police shot dead four men on Friday who were suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian in the southern city of Hyderabad last week, a..
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Indian police shot dead four men on Friday who were suspected of raping and killing a vet in the southern city of Hyderabad last week, a local police official..
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As per initial reports, the police took the accused to the spot where the incident took place to recreate the crime scene. The accused then tried to escape and..
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All four accused in the rape and murder of woman veterinarian in Telangana have been killed in an encounter with the police. Cops claimed they tried to escape..
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The FIR against Goshamahal MLA has been registered under section 295A of IPC for allegedly making a derogatory statement.
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The Delhi high court on Wednesday asked the Centre and the governments of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi to respond to a plea seeking action against certain..
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Over 15 lakh people from across the country have signed petitions on change.org in the last four days seeking justice for the 27-year-old veterinarian who was..
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