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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.

Telangana CM to make Rs 5.45 crore offering to Lord Balaji temple in Tirupati today
Telangana CM to make Rs 5.45 crore offering to Lord Balaji temple in Tirupati today

Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandrasekhar Rao had vowed to make the offerings during the movement for separate Telangana state.

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.