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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.


Death for rapists: AP cabinet OKs bill

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 death penalty in cases of sexual abuse of..
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SC proposes Hyderabad ‘encounter’ be probed by retired top court judge

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 be done was to appoint a former SC..
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Videos for Hyderabad

As outrage mounts over rape in India, victim set ablaze on way to court [Video]As outrage mounts over rape in India, victim set ablaze on way to court

A 23-year-old rape victim was set ablaze by a gang of men, including the alleged rapist, as she made her way to court in the northern India on Thursday, police said. Mia Womersley reports

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published

Eight-year-old smashes tile-breaking and origami world records [Video]Eight-year-old smashes tile-breaking and origami world records

A girl from India's Hyderabad has shattered two world records - for breaking tiles with one hand and making the most number of origami models. David Doyle reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:42Published


Supreme Court proposes ex-top court judge to probe Hyderabad encounter

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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2 Hyderabad rape-murder accused were minors, claim families

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 to their family members. The families..
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'Hats off to Telangana CM, police officers': Andhra CM on Hyderabad encounter

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 what they did."
DNA - Published

Hyderabad rape and murder case: SC to consider hearing of PIL for probe into encounter of 4 accused

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 charge of gangrape and murder of a..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hyderabad Encounter: Telangana HC to hear matter today, state govt forms SIT to probe extrajudicial killings

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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NHRC team meets families of Hyderabad vet, 4 accused

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Karnataka: Police start free drop service for women in Gadag

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 say police taught a lesson': Telangana minister on Hyderabad encounter

"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 accused.
DNA - Published

Hyderabad vet was ‘son’ of her family

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 would step out of her house at about..
IndiaTimes - Published

Justice must never ever take form of revenge, says CJI

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 veterinarian were shot dead by the police in a..
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From Indore to Palakkad: Hyderabad encounter triggers attacks on rape accused

As the anger ran high, people took law into their own hands and decided to punish some rape accused themselves.
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Hyderabad Encounter: 'Justice loses character if it becomes revenge,' says CJI SA Bobde

Certain members of civil society have claimed that the Hyderabad police had actually displayed a predilection for 'taking the law into their own hands'.
DNA - Published

An ‘encounter’ that left a nation divided

On Friday, Twitter remained sharply divided over the “encounter” of those accused in the Hyderabad rape and murder case. On Friday, several hashtags around the encounter dominated online discourse,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hyderabad encounter: Grave injustice done to our sons, say families of accused

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 person. Take me to the same place and kill..
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Hyderabad encounter: This is worrying, can’t be solution, say others

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Unnao rape survivor’s father backs Hyderabad-like swift justice

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 action in which all four arrested in the..
IndiaTimes - Published

NHRC to probe Hyderabad encounter

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 the matter. “The team will file a..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hyderabad encounter: After gunshots, crackers, cheers & crowds

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 people on National Highway 44 was buzzing all..
IndiaTimes - Published

Uncanny similarity between December 1 tweet and Hyderabad encounter sets online abuzz

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Hyderabad: ‘Encounter cop’ had led similar operation in 2008

Vishwanath Chennappa Sajjanar was superintendent of police of Warangal district then. Eleven years later, four men - Mohammed Areef, Shiva, Naveen and Chennakesavulu - accused of gang-raping a..
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA

4 Hyderabad rape accused snatched 2 guns from 10 cops, shot dead: Police

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 killing her. Police had taken the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Relieved by death of accused, father of Hyd veterinarian still not sure if he'll let his 2nd daughter go out for work

Cyberabad Police on Friday killed all the four accused in the gangrape and murder of a Hyderbad-based veterinary doctor.
DNA - Published

Indian sports fraternity lauds police for killing of four rape accused in Hyderabad

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 accused were killed in 'retaliatory'..
IndiaTimes - Published

Both Unnao and Hyderabad incidents shameful : Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said both Hyderabad and Unnao incidents are "shameful" and demanded stringent legislation to deal with cases of rape.
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Low conviction rate, tardy probes behind public jubilation over Hyderabad encounter: Experts

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, explains the public jubilation over the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Amnesty demands independent probe in Hyderabad custodial deaths

Amnesty International India on Friday sought an independent investigation into the alleged extrajudicial killings of four under—trial prisoners by the Hyderabad police. The four had been arrested a..
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Global media gives prominent coverage to police action in Hyderabad rape-murder case

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UP, Delhi cops should take inspiration from Hyderabad Police: Mayawati

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 Friday.
DNA - Published

Indian police kill four men suspected of rape, murder, drawing applause and concern

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 family and many citizens outraged over..
Reuters - Published

Hyderabad encounter will send out strong message: DCW chief

IndiaTimes - Published

Why many Indians cheered police for killing gang rape accused

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 southern city of Hyderabad.
Reuters - Published

Yediyurappa backs police action in Hyderabad encounter

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Thorough inquiry should be made: P Chidambaram on Hyderabad encounter

"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 asked for a reaction on the incident during..
IndiaTimes - Published

Statistics on rape in India and some well-known cases

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 Reuters, drawing applause from her family..
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Hyderabad encounter result of public anger, says Vijay Rupani

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Years after Nirbhaya, crimes against women continue to rise

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 unsafe.
IndiaTimes - Published

Factbox: Reactions, comments on killing of four men accused of rape in India

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 and many Indians outraged by a fresh..
Reuters - Published

NHRC takes cognisance of Hyderabad encounter, orders probe

IndiaTimes - Published

Thok diya, Theek kia: Babita Phogat lauds Telangana police

"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 would like to thank and congratulate..
IndiaTimes - Published

Hyderbad rape-murder accused killed in encounter: Who said what

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Hyderabad encounter: Locals shower rose petals on cops, distribute sweets, chant 'Police zindabad'

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.
DNA - Published

Encounter of Hyderabad rape-murder accused: Sequence of events

IndiaTimes - Published

Hyderabad encounter: All four accused in Telangana doctor's rape-murder killed

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 while the crime scene was being..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian police shoot dead four men suspected of raping veterinarian

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 senior police official told Reuters.
Reuters - Published

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