Andhra Pradesh News

Chandrababu Naidu celebrates Rakhee Pournima

 A number of women from Andhra Pradesh cabinet besides those from TDP and various social groups on Saturday tied rakhee to Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu at his camp office here.

State-wide bandh on special category status to AP begins
State-wide bandh on special category status to AP begins

The day-long state-wide bandh called by YSR Congress over the special category status issue for Andhra Pradesh began on Saturday with party workers and leaders staging protests in front of bus deports belonging to the State Road Transport Organisation (APSRTC).

Man ends life over demand for special status to Andhra Pradesh

A 40-year-old man allegedly committed suicide in Gudiwada town of Krishna district, reportedly over the demand for according special category status to Andhra Pradesh, police said on Friday.

Teen girl ends life by jumping into Godavari river in Andhra

A teenaged girl is feared drowned after she jumped into Godavari river in an alleged suicide bid, police said today.

Andhra Pradesh CM changed tone from special status to 'package': Jagan

YSR Congress party president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday alleged that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu during Delhi tour changed his tone from special status to 'special package' for the state and failed to keep the promise made during 2014 elections.

Mild tremors felt in Srikakulam, no casualty

Mild tremors were on Wednesday felt in some areas of the district causing panic among the local residents, though there was no casualty, officials said.

YSRCP chief accuses TDP of cheating on special status issue

 YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Tuesday accused ruling TDP of cheating people on the special status issue even as he appealed to people to make successful the Saturday's shutdown called by his party.

Five inter-state red sanders smugglers held in Andhra

Five inter-state red sanders smugglers were arrested and the precious wood worth Rs 2.67 crores was seized from their possession under Chennur mandal in the district, police said on Tuesday.

Centre to come up with 'roadmap' for Andhra Pradesh: Arun Jaitley

The Centre on Tuesday said a "roadmap" for implementing key provisions of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act would be prepared and a final view on granting special status to the state would be taken "reconciling" with the Finance Commission's recommendations.

President condoles loss of lives in Andhra Pradesh train mishap

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday condoled the loss of lives, including that of a Karnataka MLA, in a collision between a truck and an express train in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.

Commitments will be honoured, PM Modi assures Chandrababu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid stepped up demand for special category status to the state.

Centre to sort out Andhra, Telangana issue soon, says Rajnath Singh
Centre to sort out Andhra, Telangana issue soon, says Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the Centre is working towards sorting out issues between Andhra Pradesh and Telengana under the Andhra Pradesh Re-organisation Act.

PM Modi condoles loss of lives in AP train mishap

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the loss of lives, including that of Karnataka MLA Venkatesh Naik, in an accident involving Bangalore City-Nanded Express train in Andhra Pradesh.

PM Modi condoles loss of lives in Anantapur train accident

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the loss of lives in a train accident in Andhra Pradesh`s Anantapur district on Monday.

Missile Complex Hyderabad to be renamed after Kalam

 Missile Complex Hyderabad which comprises Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL), the Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL) and the Research Centre Imarat (RCI) will soon be renamed as 'Dr A P J Abdul Kalam Missile Complex', official sources said here on Monday.

JNTUH Hyderabad B.Tech 1st Year [R13,R09,R07] Regular & Supply Exam Results Declared – Check inside

The examination board of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University has declared the results of 1st year B.Tech (R13, R09, R07, R05) regular and supplementary May 2015 exams on their official website.

 

Andhra CM orders probe into Bangalore-Nanded Express train mishap
Andhra CM orders probe into Bangalore-Nanded Express train mishap

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has ordered a probe into the train disaster in Anantapur district which claimed six lives and left 20 injured in the early hours of Monday.

Bangalore-Nanded Express-truck collision: Here are helpline numbers
Bangalore-Nanded Express-truck collision: Here are helpline numbers

At least six lives were lost when Bangalore-Nanded express collided with a truck in Andhra Pradesh's Anantpur on early morning Monday.

Bangalore-Nanded Express mishap: South Central, South Western Railway trains diverted
Bangalore-Nanded Express mishap: South Central, South Western Railway trains diverted

Some trains on the South Central and South Western Railway lines have been diverted, said Anil Saxena, PRO of the Railways on Monday soon after a Bangalore-Nanded Express train collided with a lorry in crossing the railway track in Anantpur, Andhra Pradesh.

Bangalore-Nanded Express mishap: Railway Minister promises ex gratia for injured, kin of dead
Bangalore-Nanded Express mishap: Railway Minister promises ex gratia for injured, kin of dead

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday said that the government will announce an ex gratia payment for those injured and to the relatives of the five persons killed in this morning`s Bangalore-Nanded Express-lorry accident in Anantpur, Andhra Pradesh.

Congress MLA among six dead after Bangalore-Nanded Express train collides with lorry in Andhra
Congress MLA among six dead after Bangalore-Nanded Express train collides with lorry in Andhra

A Congress MLA from Karnataka was among six persons killed when a speeding granite-laden truck rammed into Bangalore-Nanded Express train after breaking the gate at a level crossing in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh in the wee hours of Monday.

Tributes paid to former AP CM Pantulu on birth anniversary

 Rich tributes were on Sunday paid to former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu on his 143rd birth anniversary.

AP designates some officials for land acquisition

 Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday issued orders designating certain officials working as competent authorities in its Land Pooling Scheme in the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority as being competent to perform all functions of Collector under the Land Acquisition Act.

Central institutions to come up in AP with Rs 3,030-crore push

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday said the government proposes to invest over Rs 3,030 crore in Andhra Pradesh by setting up several Central institutions, including IIT and IIM.

Andhra Pradesh​ govt orders 'yagnas' in temples to propitiate rain gods

With about 40 percent deficit rainfall during the monsoon season in parts of the state and shrinkage in sowing area, the Andhra Pradesh government has directed the Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam (TTD) to "perform Yagnas" in temples to propitiate the rain God.

Six held in connection with torching of TASMAC outlet

Six persons, including the district vice-president of Vanniyar Sangam and three college students, have been arrested here in connection with the torching of a state run liquor outlet in the district early this month in which an employee died.

Top rankers in Telangana exam arrested for impersonation

Police have arrested top rankers in the Telangana State Education Common Entrance Test (EdCET) on charges of impersonation.

Cash-for-vote: Chargesheet names Andhra CM but not as an accused

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu's name figures in the preliminary chargesheet filed by Telangana Anti-Corruption bureau in the cash-for-vote case involving his party MLA A Revanth Reddy but not (not) as an accused.

Govt eyes railway facilities to conduct skill development programmes

The government is in the process of selecting certain railway stations to conduct skill development programmes at their facilities.

Minor girl gang-rape by auto driver and passengers in AP

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by an auto driver and two passengers near Gudivada town in Krishna district, police said on Saturday.