Andhra Pradesh News

AP Police firm on curbing crime in the state: Home Minister Chinna Rajappa

 Andhra Pradesh Home Minister N Chinna Rajappa has expressed the resolve of the state's Police department to check crimes and called for efforts to improve law and order situation in the state.

Two more TDP legislators join TRS

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) received a severe setback in Telangana on Wednesday as its two legislators including party leader in the Telangana assembly E. Dayakar Rao joined the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).

Woman techie missing from Hyderabad traced

A young woman techie reportedly ill and missing from Hyderabad was traced in neighbouring Medak district on Wednesday, police said.

Days afer Rohith Vemula's demise 'missing' HCU research scholar found; cops say he has "mental issue"

Gachibowli police station inspector J Ramesh Kumar said, "The missing HCU student was found at his friend's room at Nallagandla area and he is with his father now". 

Kapu quota leader Padmanabham ends hunger strike in Hyderabad
Kapu quota leader Padmanabham ends hunger strike in Hyderabad

 Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham on Monday ended his indefinite fast, he had begun on Friday to demand quota for the community, after “assurances” from the Andhra Pradesh government, including allocation of Rs 1000 crore annually to Kapu welfare corporation.

Eight GHMC employees arrested and suspended over obscene act at a party with women dancers
Eight GHMC employees arrested and suspended over obscene act at a party with women dancers

Eight arrested employees of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) were suspended after they were found allegedly indulging in obscene acts at a party. 

Blast in Hyderabad factory in Maheswaram; six dead, two others injured
Blast in Hyderabad factory in Maheswaram; six dead, two others injured

Six employees were burnt to death when a reactor exploded in manufacturing unit of a pharamceutical firm in Maheswaram on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Monday, police said.

Four killed in reactor blast in Hyderabad factory

Four workers were charred to death when a reactor exploded in manufacturing unit of pahramceutical firm in Maheswaram on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Monday, police said.

Nine Hyderabad municipal officers caught at mujra party, suspended

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) on Sunday suspended nine of its officers after they were caught red handed at a 'mujra' party.

Full Text of PM Narendra Modi's address at International Fleet Review, 2016

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday witnessed the operational demonstration by the Indian Navy at the International Fleet Review.

Breathtaking illuminated Naval ships at International Fleet Review - Watch
Breathtaking illuminated Naval ships at International Fleet Review - Watch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday witnessed the operational demonstration by the Indian Navy at the International Fleet Review.

International Fleet Review: Sea-borne terror, piracy endanger maritime security, global peace, says PM Modi
International Fleet Review: Sea-borne terror, piracy endanger maritime security, global peace, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that oceans were critical for the global energy security.

Hyderabad University PhD scholar goes missing
Hyderabad University PhD scholar goes missing

A 28-year-old research scholar of the University of Hyderabad went missing on Sunday.

International Fleet Review 2016: PM Narendra Modi to review city parade as chief guest
International Fleet Review 2016: PM Narendra Modi to review city parade as chief guest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the chief guest at the International City Parade to be held in Visakhapatnam on Sunday evening as part of the ongoing International Fleet Review 2016.

African students protest against attack on Nigerian in Hyderabad
African students protest against attack on Nigerian in Hyderabad

The demonstrators were seen holding banners and placards at the protest site in Indira Park here.  

President Mukherjee reviews Navy's fleet, PM Modi and Parrikar also present
President Mukherjee reviews Navy's fleet, PM Modi and Parrikar also present

President Pranab Mukherjee , the supreme commander of the three defence forces, inspected the International Fleet Review (IFR) at Vishakhapatnam on Saturday. 

KCR promises to treat all people in Hyderabad equally

The chief minister said people had given a befitting reply to those who were creating apprehensions in the minds of people from Andhra Pradesh settled in Hyderabad.

TRS heading for massive win in Greater Hyderabad polls

The TRS had no representation in the previous body, where the Congress shared power with MIM after their victory in 2009 elections.

Kapu leader begins indefinite fast for quota in Andhra Pradesh

Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham on Friday launched indefinite fast along with his wife, demanding reservation for Kapu community.

Will wipe out BJP and Congress from the country: Akbaruddin Owaisi
Will wipe out BJP and Congress from the country: Akbaruddin Owaisi

Akbaruddin Owaisi was heard making the remarks in a video that has gone viral on social media.

Owaisi brothers booked, three held for attacks

Police on Wednesday booked MIM leaders Asaduddin Owaisi and his brother Akbaruddin Owaisi and arrested three activists of the party for attacks on their political rivals during elections to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) on Tuesday.

MIM chief Asaduddin, MLA-brother booked in assault cases

Asaduddin is the Lok Sabha MP from Hyderabad, while his brother is the MLA from Chandrayangutta in Hyderabad. 

GHMC polls: Asaduddin Owaisi booked for attack on Congress workers, AIMIM rejects charge
GHMC polls: Asaduddin Owaisi booked for attack on Congress workers, AIMIM rejects charge

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi has been booked for allegedly attacking the Congress workers during the GHMC polls yesterday after which the police had to resort to mild lathi-charge to disperse them.

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation​ polls: Tension in old Hyderabad as MIM, Congress clash
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation​ polls: Tension in old Hyderabad as MIM, Congress clash

Tension prevailed in the Mirchowk area here on Tuesday as MIM and Congress workers clashed during the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls and the police had to resort to lathi-charge to disperse them. 

Rohith Vemula suicide: Don't try to 'crush' Indian youth, Rahul warns Modi govt

The Congress leader had last week visited Hyderabad Central University to express solidarity with students protesting the suicide of Rohith.  

Everybody has understood MGNREGA benefits, but not Modi: Rahul

As UPA's flagship scheme MGNREGA completed 10 years on Tuesday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "failing" to understand its benefits.

Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for delaying special status to Andhra
Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for delaying special status to Andhra

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday took a dig at BJP-led NDA central government over the delay in granting special status to Andhra Pradesh.

Bizarre: Salman Khan is a voter in Hyderabad!

In a bizarre case, a voter in the Hyderabad civic polls turned up with an officially issued identity card carrying the name and picture of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan.

Rahul Gandhi visits Anantpur to commemorate 10 years of MNREGA
Rahul Gandhi visits Anantpur to commemorate 10 years of MNREGA

 Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday arrived at Bandlapalli, Anantpur in Andhra Pradesh to commemorate ten years of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) here.

Rahul Gandhi marks 10 years of MNREGA at Bandlappali village in AP
Rahul Gandhi marks 10 years of MNREGA at Bandlappali village in AP

MNREGA provides 100 days of work to rural job card holders.