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Toxic gas kills five in Andhra Pradesh

Five workers died due to suspected inhaling of toxic gas in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district on Thursday.

Hyderabad: Former Congress MP Hanumantha​ Rao taken into preventive custody, released
Hyderabad: Former Congress MP Hanumantha​ Rao taken into preventive custody, released

Former Congress MP V Hanumantha Rao was on Saturday taken into preventive custody after he staged a sit-in here protesting against the registration of a case against him for allegedly abusing a police official.

Incredible! This video of a boy being saved from a menacing tiger has over 10 lakh views – WATCH
Incredible! This video of a boy being saved from a menacing tiger has over 10 lakh views – WATCH

The film shows how the rescuer has employed ingenious ways to thwart the beast's attempts to trap his prey – in this case, a young boy. 

Andhra Pradesh Assembly assembly passes resolution against Leader of Opposition
Andhra Pradesh Assembly assembly passes resolution against Leader of Opposition

The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Friday passed a resolution condemning the behaviour of Leader of Opposition Y S Jaganmohan Reddy in the house.

Aseemanand granted bail in Mecca Masjid blast case
Aseemanand granted bail in Mecca Masjid blast case

A city court on Thursday granted conditional bail to former RSS worker Swami Aseemanand in the 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast case.

YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy's uncle loses Andhra legislative council polls

In a major blow to opposition YSR Congress Party in Andhra Pradesh, its leader YS Vivekananda Reddy was defeated by the ruling TDP candidate in the state legislative council elections.

Andhra Pradesh: TDP bags all nine council seats after win in Kadapa, Kurnool and SPS Nellore
Andhra Pradesh: TDP bags all nine council seats after win in Kadapa, Kurnool and SPS Nellore

Ruling Telugu Desam Party on Monday stunned lone Opposition YSRC to win three seats of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council in the biennial elections from the Local Authorities Constituencies (LACs).

Telangana CM urges PM Narendra Modi to take up NRI killings with US
Telangana CM urges PM Narendra Modi to take up NRI killings with US

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up the recent killings of Indians in the United States with the US authorities.

99% polling in three Andhra Legislative Council seats

About 99 per cent polling was today reported in elections to the three Legislative Council seats from the Local Authorities Constituencies in Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra CM thanks Modi government for special assistance

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday thanked the central government for approving special assistance for the state.

Andhra Pradesh Budget to focus on education and rural development

The Andhra Pradesh government today presented its budget for the financial year 2017-18.

YSRCP gives Andhra assembly a miss during condolence motion

The opposition YSR Congress Party stayed away from Andhra Pradesh assembly on Tuesday when it took up a resolution to condole the death of a sitting legislator, who defected to the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP).

Hyderabad: 16-member gang arrested for exchanging old currency
Hyderabad: 16-member gang arrested for exchanging old currency

A sixteen member gang was arrested on Tuesday for trying to exchange old currency to new denominations.

Telangana presents Rs 1.50 lakh crore budget

Telangana on Monday presented a tax-free, revenue surplus budget for 2017-18, proposing an expenditure of Rs 1,49,446 crore, an increase of 14.59 percent over the previous year.

Chandrababu's son among 7 MLCs elected unopposed to Andhra Pradesh Council

TDP leader Nara Lokesh, the son of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, was among the seven candidates who were elected unopposed to the Legislative Council under the MLAs' quota on Friday.

Andhra makes history with first legislature session in Amaravati

History was made in this new Andhra Pradesh capital on Monday with the beginning of first session of the state assembly and state council.

Two Muslim women from Hyderabad divorced over WhatsApp, e-mail
Two Muslim women from Hyderabad divorced over WhatsApp, e-mail

Two Muslim women from Hyderabad were divorced over WhatsApp and e-mail by their husbands.

Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu inaugurates new Legislature building in Amaravati
Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu inaugurates new Legislature building in Amaravati

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today inaugurated the new Legislature building on the state government's transitional headquarters premises at Velagapudi in the capital region of Amaravati.

40 people, including 30 students, injured in road mishaps in Andhra Pradesh

Nearly 40 people, including 30 school students, were injured in two separate road accidents in Andhra Pradesh in the wee hours today.

Two bludgeoned to death in Kakinada

Two motor bike-borne persons were today bludgeoned to death with iron rods here after they were hit by a mini van, police said.

Shocked by husband's death, woman dies after childbirth in Andhra Pradesh

In a tragic incident, a woman died of shock on learning about her husband`s death in a road accident, soon after delivering a baby.

FIR against Jagan for misbehaving with Andhra Pradesh official

A FIR was registered against YSR Congress party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Wednesday for misbehaving with a government official and preventing him from discharging his duties, the Andhra Pradesh Police said.

11 killed as bus plunges into canal in Andhra Pradesh
11 killed as bus plunges into canal in Andhra Pradesh

At least 11 persons were killed and 30 injured when a private bus fell off a bridge into a canal in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh early Tuesday, officials said.

Former Union Minister Shiv Shankar dead

Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister P. Shiv Shankar passed away here on Monday after prolonged illness. He was 88.

Slain Indian techie's body reaches Hyderabad

The body of Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in the US last week in a suspected hate crime, was flown in here Monday night.

Kansas shooting: Hundreds attend peace march for slain Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla
Kansas shooting: Hundreds attend peace march for slain Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla

Hundreds gathered in Kansas city for a peace march and prayer vigil for slain Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla and two other victims of a US bar shooting.

Chandrababu Naidu's son Lokesh set to become minister

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu`s son N Lokesh appears set to be inducted in the state cabinet as the TDP politburo Sunday recommended his nomination to the state legislative council.

Kansas shooting: US Navy veteran charged with killing Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in possible hate crime
Kansas shooting: US Navy veteran charged with killing Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in possible hate crime

A white U.S. Navy veteran has been charged with killing an engineer from India and wounding two other men when he opened fire in a Kansas bar in what federal authorities were investigating on Friday as a possible hate crime that shocked the victim`s home country. 

Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu saddened by Indian's killing in US
Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu saddened by Indian's killing in US

"Saddened to learn about the death of Srinivas Kuchibotla and injuries to Alok Madasani in Kansas," tweeted Naidu on Friday.

Andhra Pradesh Budget to be presented on March 13

Andhra Pradesh's annual budget for 2017-18 would be presented to the State Legislature on March 13, Finance and Legislative Affairs Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu said on Wednesday.