close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

Andhra Pradesh News

Instead of special status, Andhra Pradesh got stale 'laddus': Pawan Kalyan

Recalling that BJP passed a resolution in 1996 in Kakinada favouring division of Andhra Pradesh, Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan said it was not honouring the commitment.

Do homework then demand special status for Andhra: Nirmala

Political parties should do their "homework" instead of sticking to their demand of seeking special status for Andhra Pradesh, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said.

Bedlam in Andhra Pradesh Assembly over special status issue

There was utter bedlam in the Andhra Pradesh assembly on Friday as opposition legislators jostled with marshals near the speaker's podium and uprooted the mike.

Heatwave in Andhra Pradesh killed 723 people this year, Assembly told

723 people died of extreme heat wave conditions in Andhra Pradesh in the last four months, Deputy Chief Minister N China Rajappa has said.

Uproar over denial of special status to Andhra Pradesh dominates Assembly

Opposition YSR Congress stalled proceedings denouncing the Centre's announcement of a financial package for Andhra Pradesh.

Chandrababu Naidu welcomes Centre's special package for AP

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today welcomed Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's announcement of a financial package for Andhra Pradesh and said he would have been happier had the Centre granted special status to the state.

Centre announces financial package for Andhra Pradesh but no special category status
Centre announces financial package for Andhra Pradesh but no special category status

The Central government on Wednesday decided to provide special assistance to Andhra Pradesh.

Ganesh festival begins in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh
Ganesh festival begins in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

Eleven-day long Ganesh festival began in Telugu states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Monday with religious fervour and devotion amid tight security.

Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswati discharged from hospital
Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswati discharged from hospital

Head of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham Sri Sri Jayendra Saraswati was discharged from a local hospital this morning after his health condition improved.

Disturbing! Pregnant woman burnt alive by in-laws in Andhra Pradesh – Know the chilling details
Disturbing! Pregnant woman burnt alive by in-laws in Andhra Pradesh – Know the chilling details

In a tragic incident, a pregnant woman was set ablaze in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore area.

Seven killed in rain-related incidents in Hyderabad

At least seven persons including four children were killed today in two separate rain-related incidents following heavy downpour in the city since morning which has caused water-logging in many areas and brought traffic to a standstill in most parts of the city.

Cab driver tries to rape airhostess in Hyderabad - Know details
Cab driver tries to rape airhostess in Hyderabad - Know details

A cab driver allegedly attempted to rape an airhostess here, police said on Tuesday.

Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham pontiff Jayendra Saraswathi hopitalised, condition stable
Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham pontiff Jayendra Saraswathi hopitalised, condition stable

The Pontiff of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham, Jayendra Saraswathi, was rushed to a hospital in Vijayawada, following a spurt in his blood pressure on Tuesday.

Hyderabad varsity JAC condemns judicial commission report

The Joint Action Committee for Social Justice, an umbrella body of students' groups at University of Hyderabad, has condemned the report by a one-man judicial commission that research scholar Rohith Vemula, who committed suicide early this year, was not a Dalit.

10 killed, 19 hurt as bus falls in canal; 3 die in car mishap

Andhra Pradesh government announced an ex-gratia of Rs 3 lakh each to the kin of the 10 deceased.

Andhra Pradesh Police launches pilot project on DNA profiling
Andhra Pradesh Police launches pilot project on DNA profiling

The system uses the latest DNA technology tool called RapidHIT developed by IntegenX of USA.

Stop demolition of religious structures: AIMIM to Andhra Pradesh CM

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has urged Andhra Pradesh government to stop demolition of mosques and 'dargahs' for road widening works in the state.

Krishna Pushkaralu begins: Thousands take holy dip in Andhra, Telangana
Krishna Pushkaralu begins: Thousands take holy dip in Andhra, Telangana

In all, 170 bathing ghats have been readied in Kurnool, Guntur and Krishna districts for the Pushkaram.

'Gau rakshaks' beat up two Dalits in Andhra Pradesh for skinning dead cow

A mob of "gau rakshaks" allegedly beat up two Dalits in East Godavari district after they skinned a cow which had died due to electrocution, police said on Tuesday.

Major success! Andhra Pradesh and Telangana's most wanted gangster Naeem shot dead in police encounter
Major success! Andhra Pradesh and Telangana's most wanted gangster Naeem shot dead in police encounter

Police asked him to surrender but he and his men started firing on the cops.

Shoot me if you want but stop attacking my Dalit brothers, says PM Narendra Modi
Shoot me if you want but stop attacking my Dalit brothers, says PM Narendra Modi

On August 05, demanding justice for their community, hundreds of Dalits and members of various civil rights organisations had began the 'Dalit Asmita Yatra'.

Muslims trusted them as messiah but they only got Iftar invites - READ Owaisi's explosive interview!
Muslims trusted them as messiah but they only got Iftar invites - READ Owaisi's explosive interview!

Owaisi said that one party is running a “'communal' shop while another one is running a 'secular' shop, but days of blind faith is over!”

Unthinkable! Indian kids play with deadly snakes like toys – Watch Viral video
Unthinkable! Indian kids play with deadly snakes like toys – Watch Viral video

Apparently, the footage shows a village in southern India.

Cong shedding crocodile tears on AP special status issue: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday charged Congress party of "adopting double standards and shedding crocodile tears" on Andhra Pradesh special status' issue and sought to know why the UPA government "delay the process till 2014" after it promised to create the separate state 10 years back.

PM serious on resolving AP special status, other issues: Naidu

"I am also serious. I will complete all things at the earliest," Naidu quoted Modi as telling him when they met in New Delhi this morning.

Chandrababu Naidu meets PM Modi, raises issue of special status to Andhra Pradesh

Sources said Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu told PM Narendra Modi that a special status was assured to Andhra Pradesh after its bifurcation by his predecessor Manmohan Singh.

Narendra Modi betrayed people of Andhra Pradesh over special status: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday mounted an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "betraying" people of Andhra Pradesh on the issue of granting special category status to the state.

Telangana, Andhra set to launch campaign against ISIS

State Minorities Commission for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh is set to unleash an awareness campaign against ISIS by getting on board Imams of a large number of mosques across the two states to thwart the attempts of the terror group to lure youths.