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TDP for speedy trial against Jagan, says his case similar to Sasikala's

Drawing a parallel between the J Jayalalithaa case, which the Supreme Court disposed of today, and that of Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, the ruling Telugu Desam Party today demanded expeditious trial of the illegal assets case against the YSR Congress president.

Rohith Vemula was not Dalit, family obtained SC certificate through 'fraudulent' means: Guntur collector
Rohith Vemula was not Dalit, family obtained SC certificate through 'fraudulent' means: Guntur collector

Rohith Vemula, the research scholar of University of Hyderabad whose suicide in January 2016 triggered a nationwide uproar, was not a Dalit.

Polls to 5 seats in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council on Mar 9
Polls to 5 seats in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council on Mar 9

The Election Commission today issued a notification for filling up five seats in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council that fall vacant on March 29.

 

Now Balaji temple to send divine blessings for couples getting married - Read how
Now Balaji temple to send divine blessings for couples getting married - Read how

The free scheme could be availed by just married couples also.

Anantapur horror: Widow dragged, beaten by sarpanch

A 48-year-old widow was dragged on the road, kicked around and abused by a village sarpanch.

Nod for six light-water nuclear reactors in Andhra: Centre

An in-principle approval to set up six light-water nuclear reactors in Andhra Pradesh has been given, the government told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.

'Sarpanch' publicly beats up woman in Andhra Pradesh

In a shocking incident, a `sarpanch` or village head publicly thrashed a woman in Andhra Pradesh.

YSR Congress to raise denial of special status to AP in Parliament

The YSR Congress Party on Sunday decided to raise the issue of denial of special category status to Andhra Pradesh during the budget session of Parliament.

YSR Congress to raise denial of special status to Andhra Pradesh in Parliament

The YSR Congress Party on Sunday decided to raise the issue of denial of special category status to Andhra Pradesh during the budget session of Parliament.

Jagan protests at Vizag airport after being denied entry into city
Jagan protests at Vizag airport after being denied entry into city

Jagan, along with his party MPs Y Vijaysai Reddy, Y V Subba Reddy and senior leader Ambati Rambabu, staged a sit-in on the apron at the Vizag airport.

Telugu actor among 100 detained ahead of Visakhapatnam 'beach protest'

More than 100 people, including Telugu actor Sampoornesh Babu, were on Thursday detained by police here ahead of their proposed silent protest called for demanding special category status (SCS) to Andhra Pradesh.

Preventive arrests, restrictions in Visakhapatnam

Police on Thursday made preventive arrests and imposed restrictions here to foil protests to demand special category status to Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu flays opposition for planning Jallikattu style protest
Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu flays opposition for planning Jallikattu style protest

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday hit out at opposition parties for planning Jallikattu style protests to demand special category status for the state and said they were planning to create disturbances.

Hirakhand Express derailment: NIA officials reach Kuneru, to probe terror angle behind mishap
Hirakhand Express derailment: NIA officials reach Kuneru, to probe terror angle behind mishap

The NIA will probe the derailment of nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district on Saturday which led to the death of at least 39 people and over 70 injured. 

Stringent action against guilty in Hirakhand Express mishap: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday said "stringent action" will be taken against those found responsible for the derailment of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express today which has killed at least 39 people.

39 killed in Hirakhand Express derailment in Andhra Pradesh; Suresh Prabhu orders probe
39 killed in Hirakhand Express derailment in Andhra Pradesh; Suresh Prabhu orders probe

At least 39 people were killed and 69 injured when engine and nine coaches of Jagdalpur -Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express jumped the tracks in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district.

Rich tributes paid to NTR on 21st death anniversary

 Rich tributes were paid to TDP founder and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister NT Rama Rao on his 21st death anniversary on Wednesday.

Protest rocks Hyderabad varsity on Rohith suicide anniversary

Protests rocked the University of Hyderabad on Tuesday as police stopped students and activists from entering the campus on the first anniversary of research scholar Rohith Vemula`s suicide.

SC refuses to pass fresh order to stop cockfights in Andhra Pradesh

The Supreme Court today refused to pass any fresh order to stop cockfights in Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra Pradesh has developed infrastructure for e-Governance: CM Naidu

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has urged the Centre to first start the e-Governance and IT related projects in Andhra Pradesh as the state has already developed necessary infrastructure for its implementation.

Tamil Nadu govt seeks Krishna water from Andhra Pradesh

The water level in Chennai's reservoirs was very low, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam in his letter to his Andhra Pradesh counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu said.

Rs 1,000 cr to be spent on beautification of Kakinada city

 Kakinada MP Thota Narasimham has said Rs 1,000 crores will be spent in the next five years on?the beautification of Kakinada city that has been selected to be developed as a 'Smart city'.

PM Narendra Modi pays obeisance at Lord Venkateswara shrine – Interesting facts about Tirupati temple
PM Narendra Modi pays obeisance at Lord Venkateswara shrine – Interesting facts about Tirupati temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the five-day annual Indian Science Congress at the Sri Venkateswara University.

PM Narendra Modi to offer prayers at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple today
PM Narendra Modi to offer prayers at Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit offer prayers at the Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple during his Tirupati visit on Wednesday.

PM Narendra Modi to offer worship at Lord Venkateswara temple on Jan 3
PM Narendra Modi to offer worship at Lord Venkateswara temple on Jan 3

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will offer worship at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at nearby Tirumala on January 3.

Andhra Pradesh Police clueless about Maoists tracking CM Naidu​

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had survived a claymore mine attack by Maoists on October 01, 2003, in Tirupati.

Two killed, 11 hurt in explosion at AP cracker unit
Two killed, 11 hurt in explosion at AP cracker unit

The cause of the explosion is not yet known, District Superintendent of Police Vishal Gunni said.

Haryana signs MoU with Andhra to prepare citizen database
Haryana signs MoU with Andhra to prepare citizen database

Andhra already has a database of this sort. 

Asaduddin Owaisi, brother Akbaruddin acquitted in Muthangi masjid demolition case by Telangana's Sangareddy court
Asaduddin Owaisi, brother Akbaruddin acquitted in Muthangi masjid demolition case by Telangana's Sangareddy court

A court in Sangareddy town on Thursday acquitted AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi and four legislators of his party, who included his brother too, in a case related to demolition of a mosque 11 years ago.

Vijayawada: Meet Yadireddy, a beggar who donated silver crown to Lord Ram

A 75-year-old Yadireddy realised that he was earning more than what he needs.