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Andhra Pradesh News

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.

Posing as CBI officials, four persons loot 46 kg gold from Muthoot Finance in Hyderabad
Posing as CBI officials, four persons loot 46 kg gold from Muthoot Finance in Hyderabad

Posing as CBI officials, four unidentified persons looted 45 kg gold from Muthoot Finance in Hyderabad on Wednesday, the city police said.

Problems caused by demonetisation are easing: Chandrababu Naidu

 Problems caused by demonetisation are "easing out" and the move will eventually benefit the nation, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu stressed here today, days after he said the decision was not as per "our wish" and that he had to "break his head" to find solutions.

No more cockfights in Andhra, Telangana: High Court

The High Court at Hyderabad on Monday upheld the ban on cockfighting and directed the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana governments to ensure no cockfights take place during the Sankranti festival.

No more cockfights in Andhra, Telangana, says High Court

The High Court at Hyderabad extended the ban on cockfights wholly and not just during the Sankranti festival in January.

Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe prays at Tirumala temple

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday offered prayers at the Lord Venkateshwara temple at Tirumala here.

Dilsukhnagar blasts case: Will Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, 4 others be sent to gallows?
Dilsukhnagar blasts case: Will Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, 4 others be sent to gallows?

The special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here is due to pronounce quantum of sentence in connection with 2013 Dilsukhnagar twin blasts case on Monday.

Court confirms ED seizure order worth Rs 749 crore against Jagan, others

A special anti-money laundering court here has confirmed an attachment of assets order worth over Rs 749 crore issued by the ED against YSR Congress chief Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, his wife and others in a money laundering case.

When smoke billowing from Andhra CM Naidu's bus put authorities into a tizzy
When smoke billowing from Andhra CM Naidu's bus put authorities into a tizzy

Authorities went into a tizzy after smoke was noticed emanating from a bus carrying Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu here today.

Smoke from Andhra CM Chandrababu ​Naidu's bus puts authorities into a tizzy

Authorities went into a tizzy after smoke was noticed emanating from a bus carrying Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu here on Friday.

Yasin Bhatkal convicted for Dilsukhnagar blasts: Here's is what we know about IM's top commander
Yasin Bhatkal convicted for Dilsukhnagar blasts: Here's is what we know about IM's top commander

Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and four other men were held guilty on Tuesday in connection with the 2013 Hyderabad twin bomb blasts case by a special NIA court, in the first ever conviction of banned outfit’s cadres in a terror case.

Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, 4 others convicted for 2013 Dilsukhnagar blasts; sentencing on Dec 19
Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, 4 others convicted for 2013 Dilsukhnagar blasts; sentencing on Dec 19

In a major development, banned terror outfit Indian Mujahideen's (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and four others were on Tuesday convicted for their role in 2013 Dilsukhnagar blasts in then Andhra Pradesh.

Cyclone Vardah: Two dead in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh as heavy rains lash the region
Cyclone Vardah: Two dead in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh as heavy rains lash the region

Two persons were killed overnight in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh due to cyclone Vardah as heavy rains lashed the region, officials said.

Cyclone Vardah: Several trains cancelled, diverted due to storm
Cyclone Vardah: Several trains cancelled, diverted due to storm

The railway authorities on Monday cancelled or diverted several trains ahead of severe cyclonic storm Vardah which is set to make landfall near Chennai.

From Roanu, Hud Hud, Aila to Vardah – Here's how cyclones are named
From Roanu, Hud Hud, Aila to Vardah – Here's how cyclones are named

Vardah is the fourth major cyclone to spin out of the Bay of Bengal and hit India this year, after Roanu, Kyant and Nada. Here is how the tradition of naming cyclones began with hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean.