While engineering professors are farming and selling tea and snacks to make ends meet, union members say institutes linked to Telangana’s politicians are defying directives to pay salaries.
The fracas around the TTD’s auction lays bare the contradictions between the ritual renunciation of wealth by shrine’s devotees and the staggering wealth and hardball political intrigue behind one of India’s most famous temple trusts.
Telangana Congress MLA Danasari Anasuya juggles her political duties and welfare work with her pursuit of a PhD from Osmania University.
Modi asked states to share a roadmap by May 15 for lockdown exit.
Delhi, Punjab and Telangana governments have said they will not be relaxing any lockdown rules in their state.
The state has extended lockdown till May 7 with no relaxations.
Crops are still standing in the fields, labour is scarce, and prices have crashed in a dire start to 2020.
A police officer, related to a person who died of COVID-19 after attending the Tablighi Jamaat event, played a crucial role in tracking down those exposed to the novel coronavirus.
Health officials say the congregation called by the Jamaat in the Nizamuddin neighbourhood in Delhi in March has resulted in COVID-19 cases across the country.
The Nizamuddin case illustrates the need for state governments to work closely to track the movement of people across their borders.