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Andhra Pradesh News

Chandrababu Naidu to discuss special status for Andhra Pradesh: Jaitley

On August 2, Jaitley told the Lok Sabha that "the government stands by the commitments it has made in supporting Andhra Pradesh to the fullest". 

YSR Congress continues protest in Lok Sabha for special status to Andhra Pradesh

YSR Congress members on Thursday continued for the fourth day their protest in the Lok Sabha over the issue of granting special category status to Andhra Pradesh.

Bandh for special status affects normal life in Andhra Pradesh

The Congress and Left parties extended support to the day-long shutdown called by YSR Congress.

TDP, YSR Congress MPs protest in Parliament demanding special status for AP

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely told the Rajya Sabha last week that Andhra Pradesh can't be granted special status but the Centre would handhold the state until it became economically stable.

Singapore-based firm positions to bid for development of AP's new capital Amaravati

A Singapore-based consultancy firm focusing on infrastructure and urban development is positioning to bid for downstream projects in Andhra Pradesh's capital city of Amaravati for which it has prepared a master plan.

TDP seeks PM's help for special category status to Andhra

The TDP has decided to launch protests to build pressure on the Centre over implementing the AP Reorganisation Act "in letter and spirit".

After Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh braces for state-wide shutdown on Aug 2 – Know the issue
After Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh braces for state-wide shutdown on Aug 2 – Know the issue

The issue of special status to Andhra Pradesh has been boiling in the state with several political parties, including the ruling TDP, is backing the proposal.

HC tells cops to act if offence made out against Owaisi
HC tells cops to act if offence made out against Owaisi

A bench was hearing a PIL filed by an activist who alleged that the AIMIM leaders made speeches which amounted to spreading communal disharmony.

Five killed as house collapses in Andhra Pradesh

Five persons, including two children, were today killed after the roof of a house collapsed due to incessant rains at Utapalavaram village in Kadapa district, police said.

Withdraw MPIC land pooling notification, demand YSRC, Left

YSR Congress Party and leaders of Left parties, including CPI and CPM, today demanded immediate withdrawal of Andhra Pradesh government's notification for land pooling for the proposed Machilipatnam Port and Industrial Corridor (MPIC).

Hyderabad police mulls 'designated driver' concept to check drunken driving

Concerned over increasing number of accidents involving drunk drivers, police in Hyderabad and Cyberabad commissionerates are mulling to introduce "designated driver" concept.

Government scuttled bill for Andhra: Congress

The Congress vowed to raise the issue in the Upper House until voting takes place on the bill.

Rajya Sabha to vote on bill seeking 'special status' for Andhra Pradesh today
Rajya Sabha to vote on bill seeking 'special status' for Andhra Pradesh today

A bill seeking special category status to the reorganised state of Andhra Pradesh is expected to come up for voting in the Upper House on Friday.

Shocking! Young boys burn alive three puppies in Hyderabad, record video
Shocking! Young boys burn alive three puppies in Hyderabad, record video

Police have arrested boys who burnt alive three puppies in Hyderabad.

Kin of Hyderabad IS suspects snub Asaduddin Owaisi, reject AMIM's offer of legal aid
Kin of Hyderabad IS suspects snub Asaduddin Owaisi, reject AMIM's offer of legal aid

In an apparent blow to All India Majlis-eIttahadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi, the families of two of the seven alleged operatives of the Islamic State (IS) have turned down his offer providing legal aid to fight court battle.

Sedition case against AIMIM chief​ Owaisi for his legal help remarks
Sedition case against AIMIM chief​ Owaisi for his legal help remarks

"The court directed the police to book a case and accordingly the case was booked under section 124A (sedition)," Deputy Commissioner of Police Tafseer Iqubal told PTI.

Site exhibition of archaeological finds inaugurated

The project for restoration of the over 400-year-old tombs complex started in 2013.

Manabadi.com AP SSC Results 2016 declared. Check manabadi 10th results 2016 at www.bseap.org.in
Manabadi.com AP SSC Results 2016 declared. Check manabadi 10th results 2016 at www.bseap.org.in

The Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education on Thursday (July 14, 2016) declared the AP SSC supplementary results 2016/AP 10th Class Supplementary examination results 2016.

Asaduddin Owaisi's befitting response to Islamic State's 'agent of Hindu nation' video: MUST READ
Asaduddin Owaisi's befitting response to Islamic State's 'agent of Hindu nation' video: MUST READ

Through a blog, which was published on a leading news website, the AIMIM chief explained the rational behind calling ISIS fighters 'the dogs from hell'.

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi attacks Islamic State in fiery speech, says its fighters are 'dogs from hell': WATCH
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi attacks Islamic State in fiery speech, says its fighters are 'dogs from hell': WATCH

All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslim (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi had made a scathing attack on the Islamic State and said that the members of the militant outfit were “dogs from hell”.

Major breakthrough - NIA arrests Hyderabad ISIS chief Yasir Niamatullah and Athaullah Rehman, who raised funds
Major breakthrough - NIA arrests Hyderabad ISIS chief Yasir Niamatullah and Athaullah Rehman, who raised funds

The two were arrested in connection with the ongoing investigation at Hyderabad for their involvement in terror conspiracy case.

Tragic! 10-year-old Hyderabad girl, hit by car allegedly driven by drunk student, dies
Tragic! 10-year-old Hyderabad girl, hit by car allegedly driven by drunk student, dies

Ten-year-old Hyderabad girl had been on ventilator support for over a week.

Five private universities get nod to set up campuses in AP

 Andhra Pradesh Government today decided to issue Letters of Intent to five private universities for setting up their campuses in the State. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu here this afternoon.

Telangana, Andhra celebrate Eid with gaiety

Gaiety and religious fervour marked Eid-ul-Fitr in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Thursday.

Woman, three sons commit suicide in AP

Four members of a family allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a salt creek at a village in East Godavari district in the wee hours on Thursday, police said.

Andhra Pradesh trashes Telangana's allegation of copying biz norm web designs

Dismissing the Telangana government's allegation that it has violated copyright laws in submitting data to the Centre for 'Ease of Doing Business' (EoDB) presentation, the Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday said the charge is baseless and slanderous.

BRUTAL! Man kills foreign national wife, chops body into pieces, set them ablaze - Know why he did so
BRUTAL! Man kills foreign national wife, chops body into pieces, set them ablaze - Know why he did so

A businessman here strangulated his wife, a Congolese national, cut the body into pieces and set them ablaze as he was suspecting her character, police said on Tuesday.

ISIS terror module: ​NIA raids various locations in Hyderabad, recovers bullets, computers
ISIS terror module: ​NIA raids various locations in Hyderabad, recovers bullets, computers

Five youths were arrested by NIA in Hyderabad on June 29, who they said were getting instructions from ISIS for planning and carrying out terror acts in India.

Arrested Islamic State suspect had sold wife’s jewellery to raise funds: NIA
Arrested Islamic State suspect had sold wife’s jewellery to raise funds: NIA

The National Investigation Agency has found an evidence proving a connection between the five Hyderabad youths it arrested on June 29 and the Islamic State (IS).

Arrested Islamic State men had planned to attack police stations in Hyderabad with Triacetone Triperoxide explosive
Arrested Islamic State men had planned to attack police stations in Hyderabad with Triacetone Triperoxide explosive

The five youth, who were sent to judicial custody for 14 days on Thursday, are currently lodged in Cherlapally Jail.