Amrutha Kosuru

Amrutha Kosuru is a Senior Reporter at NewsMeter. She is from Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. She has a multi-disciplinary background with a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Science and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Print Journalism from the Asian College of Journalism. She previously worked with The New Indian Express. She was also a contributor to the People's Archive of Rural India (PARI). Amrutha is a long-form literary reportage enthusiast and truly believes in the power of written-word storytelling. She strongly supports the LGBTQIA+ community and is a lover of everything antique and vintage.

Amrutha Kosuru

Needa: In Chevalla, over 400 find shade under this new headgear
Needa: In Chevalla, over 400 find shade under this new headgear

Needa is a Telugu word that translates to shade. The headgears have been distributed to farmers, municipal workers, women working in fields, tractor...

By Amrutha Kosuru  Published on 24 May 2022 9:55 AM GMT


Education to Jobs: How transgenders face discrimination in TS despite SC guidelines
Education to Jobs: How transgenders face discrimination in TS despite SC guidelines

The application form and its online user guide excluded ‘transgender’ persons in its gender section. There are no options other than male and female...

By Amrutha Kosuru  Published on 24 May 2022 5:55 AM GMT


Since 2014, Traffic fines of Rs. 791 cr levied in tri-commissionerate using speed guns
Since 2014, Traffic fines of Rs. 791 cr levied in tri-commissionerate using speed guns

A radar speed laser gun camera or other similar device is kept at required places to capture dangerous driving/overspeeding and for regular...

By Amrutha Kosuru  Published on 21 May 2022 10:34 AM GMT


`Accused in Disha rape case were deliberately fired upon: Sirpurkar Commission punches holes in police version
`Accused in Disha rape case were deliberately fired upon': Sirpurkar Commission punches holes in police version

It was stated in the final report that the two injured policemen (who got were injured in the attack by the deceased accused) were shifted to CARE...

By Amrutha Kosuru  Published on 20 May 2022 12:39 PM GMT


`There is nothing confidential: SC rejects TS plea to keep Justice Sirpurkar commission report in sealed cover
`There is nothing confidential': SC rejects TS plea to keep Justice Sirpurkar commission report in sealed cover

Justice V S Sirpurkar Commission probing the 2019 Disha encounter case has recommended that 10 police officers, who had allegedly killed four rape...

By Amrutha Kosuru  Published on 20 May 2022 10:18 AM GMT


Blood shortage, lack of donors: In Hyd, children with thalassemia face long wait for precious blood
Blood shortage, lack of donors: In Hyd, children with thalassemia face long wait for precious blood

'This year has been the worst. There is a severe shortage of blood. The shortage we have been facing since April is worse than the pandemic and the...

By Amrutha Kosuru  Published on 18 May 2022 5:17 AM GMT


Each of 40,000 vehicle owners in Hyderabad have 3 challans pending: Traffic police
Each of 40,000 vehicle owners in Hyderabad have 3 challans pending: Traffic police

As part of the initiative, over 3 crore challans whose actual penalties amounted to almost Rs 1004 crores were cleared by the motorists

By Amrutha Kosuru  Published on 14 May 2022 5:33 AM GMT


Hyd Traffic police books 450 vehicles for unauthorised horns; 30% are RTC buses
Hyd Traffic police books 450 vehicles for unauthorised horns; 30% are RTC buses

The special drive began on May 10. Most of the vehicles that have been booked comprise buses- both private and RTC along with other heavy vehicles.

By Amrutha Kosuru  Published on 12 May 2022 6:15 AM GMT


Fraudsters keep TS IAS officers pictures as DPs, demand money from subordinates
Fraudsters keep TS IAS officers' pictures as DPs, demand money from subordinates

Special Chief Secretary of MA&UD Arvind Kumar has asked the cybercrime police to bring the imposters to book as they were allegedly using their names...

By Amrutha Kosuru  Published on 10 May 2022 7:02 AM GMT


Drunk driving imprisonment resumes in Hyderabad, court convicts 31
Drunk driving imprisonment resumes in Hyderabad, court convicts 31

Out of the 31 cases, four are from Gopalapuram, Mahankali, three from Trimulgherry, Saifabad and Punjagutta, two from Marredpally, Chikkadpally,...

By Amrutha Kosuru  Published on 7 May 2022 1:31 PM GMT


28 Toilet Tales highlight entrepreneurial dedication to transform public toilets
28 Toilet Tales highlight entrepreneurial dedication to transform public toilets

The book shares the stories of 28 people from Hyderabad, who had overcome many odds to find success. The book has short profiles of entrepreneurs, men ...

By Amrutha Kosuru  Published on 7 May 2022 11:29 AM GMT


How defunct CCTVs in Hyderabad are emboldening sexual predators
How defunct CCTVs in Hyderabad are emboldening sexual predators

Monalisa filed a complaint hoping to hold the accused accountable. However, the police found that the CCTV had not been functional for approximately a ...

By Amrutha Kosuru  Published on 4 May 2022 7:00 AM GMT


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