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Andhra Pradesh News

Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu starts functioning from Velagapudi

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday began conducting administration work from the interim state secretariat at Velagapudi.

26/11 martyr's daughter inducted into Maharashtra Govt

"Nivedita Shashank Shinde has been appointed on the post of Assistant Sales Tax Commissioner in Sales Tax Department on compassionate ground," state Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said, as he gave her the order of her appointment at a programme held here.

Demonetisation to have gains in long run: Chandrababu Naidu
Demonetisation to have gains in long run: Chandrababu Naidu

Demonetisation problems are temporary but the gains in the long run will be fruitful, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said as he enlisted the steps taken by his government to help the people in this situation.

Demonetisation: AP govt to distribute free mobiles for cashless transactions

RBI officials informed the Chief Minister that another Rs 3,000 crore worth new currency notes were expected to reach the state by November 28.

Andhra Pradesh: Currency exchange gang busted, old and new notes seized

The Andhra Pradesh police have arrested a gang of 17 people including a woman and seized Rs 6,80,000 from them for allegedly exchanging banned currency on commission basis for new currency.

Wife drags ailing husband to first floor after Andhra Pradesh hospital denies stretcher
Wife drags ailing husband to first floor after Andhra Pradesh hospital denies stretcher

The incident took place in Guntakal city in Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh.

Advocate, son booked for raping minor Dalit girl

An advocate and his son here have been booked for allegedly raping a Dalit girl after which she got pregnant, police said on Wednesday.

Demonetisation impact: Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation collects over Rs 160 crore in just four days
Demonetisation impact: Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation collects over Rs 160 crore in just four days

Demonetisation of high-value currency notes by the Centre has spelt windfall for the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) as it collected over Rs 160 crore in four days.

Selfie death: Two drown in river while clicking picture in Telangana

The desire to take a selfie led to the deaths of two engineering students who were drowned in Telangana`s Khammam district on Saturday

After Malkangiri encounter, AP police open for talks with Maoists

After having dealt a body blow to the outlawed CPI(Maoist) by killing 28 of its cadre in an encounter on the Andhra-Odisha border recently, Andhra Pradesh Police have now opened its doors to the ultras for "talks" with the only rider that they first shun arms.

YSRCP to launch agitation for special status for AP: Jagan

YSR said YSRCP will soon launch an agitation demanding special status for the state.

Andhra Pradesh Police on alert over shutdown call by Maoists

Security forces were put on alert in many areas on the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border in view of a 24-hour shutdown called on Thursday in five states to protest against the killing of 30 Maoists last week.

CPI demands judicial inquiry into encounter of 28 Maoists
CPI demands judicial inquiry into encounter of 28 Maoists

CPI on Friday demanded a judicial inquiry into the encounter in which 28 Maoists were gunned down by a joint team of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha police and deplored the action as "highhanded" killings.

Cyclonic storm Kyant may head towards Andhra Pradesh coast

According to a bulletin by Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Kyant moved further west-southwestwards in past six hours with speed 14 kmph.
 

Andhra Pradesh deputy CM injured in lift crash

Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister N. Chinarajappa was on Tuesday injured in a lift accident at a hospital in Kakinada town, police said.

Maoist encounter on Odisha-Andhra border: Death toll rises to 27
Maoist encounter on Odisha-Andhra border: Death toll rises to 27

Malkangiri served as a major transit belt of the Naxals.

Narendra Modi govt converting India into 'Hindu Rashtra' by imposing Uniform Civil Code : Asaduddin Owaisi
Narendra Modi govt converting India into 'Hindu Rashtra' by imposing Uniform Civil Code : Asaduddin Owaisi

The MP from Hyderabad said that by interfering in the Muslim Personal Law, the government was trying to show that Muslims were second class citizens.

Police seizes Over one crore from paddy broker in Hyderabad

When interrogated, the person revealed that he is a paddy broker and every weekend he collects cash in the city and would then travel to Nellore by bus.

Jaganmohan Reddy urges PM to make Income Declaration Scheme list public

YSR Congress Party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make public the list of individuals who declared their undisclosed income under Income Declaration Scheme 2016.

Naidu-Jagan slugfest on blackmoney issue reaches PM Modi

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Leader of Opposition YS Jaganmohan Reddy today sought to take their bitter political war to the Prime Minister by writing separate letters to Narendra Modi on the black money issue.

Russia's USC to develop shipbuilding capabilities in Andhra

Russia's United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) on Wednesday entered into an MoU with Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board to set up ship building capabilities in the state.

Abolish Rs 500, 1,000 notes to curb black money: Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday reiterated his demand for immediately abolishing currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations to check black money in the country.

Telangana to get 21 new districts on Dussehra; total goes to 31

As many as 21 new districts would come into existence in Telangana on the auspicious occasion of Vijaya Dasami tomorrow.

Hyderabad Police books parents as 13-year-old Jain girl dies after fasting for 68 days

Police on Sunday booked parents of a 13-year-old Jain girl who died here last week after a 68-day long fast.

Tragic! Teen girl dies after 64-day fast for community ritual; NGO demands probe
Tragic! Teen girl dies after 64-day fast for community ritual; NGO demands probe

According to police, a case would be filed after a preliminary inquiry into the incident, as of now, an entry had been made in the general dairy.

Hyderabad University students protest against Roopanwal panel report on Rohith Vemula
Hyderabad University students protest against Roopanwal panel report on Rohith Vemula

Accusing Justice Roopanwal panel, which went into Rohith Vemula's suicide, of not performing the task in accordance with its terms of reference but those set by BJP and RSS, a group of students Friday held a protest against the "atrocious" report submitted by it.

Rohith Vemula committed suicide due to `personal frustration` not discrimination: Probe report
Rohith Vemula committed suicide due to `personal frustration` not discrimination: Probe report

An inquiry found out that Rohith Vemula's mother “branded” herself as Dalit to avail the benefits of reservation.

Telangana forms panel on creating four more districts

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday constituted a high-power committee to consider the demand for creating four new districts.

Andhra to use drones extensively, but no private use: CM

Drones will be used extensively for various purposes but private persons or entities would not get the permission to use them in the state, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said here today.

Toll rises to 10 in rain-hit Vizag; Central team to visit AP

The toll in rain-related incidents in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh rose to 10 today while a Central team is expected to visit the state to assess the damage caused by the heavy showers.