New US Bill could increase H-1B filing fees

By: Priyanka Sangani, ET Bureau H-1B visas could become more expensive if the United States approves the proposed Budget reconciliation Bill in its current form. The Bill has proposed to include a supplementary $500 charge for each H-1B visa petition. Companies – mostly tech and IT services providers – use H1-B visas to get highly … Read more

Fate of Dalit Bandhu hangs in balance

Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao had announced that the state government would resume the Dalit Bandhu scheme from November 4. (DC Image)

There is no word from the government on the re-launch of the scheme even after November 4 following the defeat of the TRS Hyderabad: Doubts surround the re-launch of Dalit Bandhu in Huzurabad Assembly constituency and elsewhere in the state. The scheme came to a halt following the Election Commission of India’s (EC) staying it … Read more

Huzurabad: TRS stronghold goes to BJP as its rebel Eatala Rajender wins by margin of 23,855 votes

The bye-election was necessitated after Eatala Rajender, a senior leader and Health Minister, resigned as MLA and quit the TRS party in June 2021

Huzurabad has been a TRS stronghold since 2004 and Rajender has represented the constituency for four terms between 2009 and 2021. Eatala Rajender of the Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday won the Huzurabad bypoll with a margin of 23,855 votes. According to the Election Commission website, the BJP polled 1,06,780 votes compared to 82,712 votes polled … Read more

Huzurabad Records 86% Voter Turnout In Telangana Assembly Bypolls

ITBP personnel standing guard outside the polling station at Kandugula village in Huzurabad mandal on Saturday. | Photo Credit: RAO GN

Telangana Assembly Bypolls: The Huzurabad seat fell vacant after former health minister Eatala Rajender resigned from ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and joined the BJP. New Delhi: Over 86 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the bypoll to Huzurabad assembly constituency in Telangana on Saturday. As per the Election Commission’s Voter Turnout app, 86.33 … Read more

“Privacy Is Sacred”: Hyderabad Top Cop After Police Seen Checking Phones

This statement comes after a video showing police constables checking people’s phones went viral Hyderabad: Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar on Thursday said that the privacy of citizens is of utmost importance and the police have no intention of intruding into it. “As far as privacy of common law-abiding citizens is concerned, it is most … Read more