Andhra Pradesh News

Chittoor firing: Victims families seek jobs, better compensation

Family members of 20 persons gunned down during a police operation on April 7 on Sunday demanded jobs and compensation from the Andhra Pradesh government.

Mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu's body to reach Nellore by Monday

Body of famed Indian mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu, who was found dead during an expedition in the high mountains of Argentina last month, would reach his native place in Nellore district by April 20.

Andhra Pradesh: Three eunuchs nabbed for extorting money from passengers

Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Government Railway Police (GRP) apprehended three eunuchs for allegedly troubling passengers and extorting money from them during a journey on the Vijayawada-Warangal route.

Chittoor firing: Doctors to conduct fresh postmortem

A three-member team of doctors from Hyderabad's government-run Osmania Hospital arrived here on Saturday to conduct fresh postmortem of five of the victims of the police firing in Seshachalam forests of Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh on April 7.

Chittoor firing: Hyderabad HC orders fresh post-mortem of 5 victims

 The Hyderabad High Court on Friday ordered fresh autopsies for another five victims of the police firing in Seshachalam forests of Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh state on April 7.

Govt would protect interests of agriculture: Venkaiah

Dismissing the opposition's charge that the NDA government had adopted anti-farmer policies, BJP leader and Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said the BJP-led government would not do anything that hurts the interests of agriculture.

Hyderabad HC asks Telangana to file counter affidavit on gun battle

The Hyderabad High Court on Thursday directed the Telangana government to file counter affidavit on a petition filed in connection with the killing of five undertrials by police on April 7.

Chittoor firing case: HC orders fresh autopsy for a victim

The Hyderabad High Court on Thursday directed Andhra Pradesh government to conduct a fresh autopsy on the body of Sashi Kumar, one of the 20 people who were killed in police firing in red sanders forest Chittoor district on April 7.

Land survey begins for widening of NH 216

 The land survey with regard to widening of NH 216 has begun from Kruthivennu to Puligadda in Krishna district, a revenue official said on Thursday.

Pro-Tamil group protests against Chittoor encounter

Activists of a pro-Tamil group, Dravidar Viduthalai Katchi, took to the streets in Chennai on Thursday to protest against the alleged encounter of 20 suspected sandalwood smugglers.

Court allows Jagan to go abroad

The special court for CBI cases here on Wednesday permitted YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy to visit Israel, France and England.

Chittoor encounter: Court registers case under Section 302 IPC

The Andhra Pradesh Court on Wednesday has registered case under Section 302 IPC in the controversial killing of 20 alleged smugglers in the forests of Chittoor earlier this week.

Stray dogs maul girl to death in Andhra

 Stray dogs on Wednesday mauled a six-year-old girl to death in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district.

Mountaineer Mastan's body likely to be brought to India by end of the week

The body of top Indian mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu, who was found dead on April 3 in the Andes, is expected to be brought back to his village in Andhra Pradesh by the end of this week.

Chittoor encounter: NCST team to visit to ascertain facts

National Commission for Scheduled Tribes will send a team, led its vice chairman, to Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh to "ascertain facts", where 20 people were killed in a police firing.

Chittoor police firing: NCST team to visit to ascertain facts

National Commission for Scheduled Tribes will send a team, led its vice chairman, to Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh to "ascertain facts", where 20 people were killed in a police firing.

Karat calls for strengthening CPI-M, forging left unity
Karat calls for strengthening CPI-M, forging left unity

The Communist Party of India-Marxist began its conclave on Tuesday with a call by its outgoing General Secretary Prakash Karat to build and strengthen the party by overcoming the reverses suffered by it in recent years.

SCR to run two summer special trains between Secunderabad-Guwahati

South Central Railway will run two special trains between Secunderabad- Guwahati in order to clear extra rush of passengers during summer season.

SCR to run two summer spl trains between Secunderabad-Guwahati

South Central Railway will run two special trains between Secunderabad- Guwahati in order to clear extra rush of passengers during summer season.

Red sanders smuggling case: Firing survivor afraid of returning to village

One of the survivors of the police firing in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh where 20 people were killed, today raised apprehensions over returning to his village in Tamil Nadu saying he was scared over alleged presence of police to detain him.

Passenger train coach gutted in fire in Andhra Pradesh

A coach of the Chennai-Gudur passenger train was gutted at Sullurpet railway station in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh Monday evening but nobody was injured in the accident, Government Railway Police (GRP) sources said.

Heavy rains in Andhra, Telangana leave 10 dead

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have witnessed heavy rains over the past 24 hours, leaving an estimated 10 people dead.

Kin of 20 firing victims lodge police complaint in AP

Alleging foul play in the gunning down of 20 people in a police operation, the relatives of the victims on Sunday lodged a police complaint in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.

Centre to help Andhra Pradesh in industrialisation push

 The NDA Government will help Andhra Pradesh in catering to its development needs and efforts in industrialisation, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely said on Saturday.

Stir against Andhra Pradesh police firing contiunes in Tamil Nadu

Protest demonstrations continued in Tamil Nadu for the fifth day on Saturday against gunning down of 20 woodcutters by Andhra Pradesh police as various political parties mounted pressure for a probe by CBI or by a Supreme Court Judge.

Man cooks up Rs 29 lakh robbery story in Andhra Pradesh, arrested

Police on Friday arrested an employee of a private firm who had cooked up a story of being robbed of Rs 29 lakh cash that belonged to his employer.

Three history-sheeters held in bank manager murder case in Andhra Pradesh

With the arrest of three dreaded criminals, East Godavari police on Friday claimed to have cracked the alleged murder of the branch manager of Central Bank of India.

AP police faces tough questions from HC on killing of 20 wood cutters

 As doubts cropped up over the gunning down of 20 woodcutters from Tamil Nadu, the Andhra Pradesh Police on Friday faced tough questions from the Hyderabad High Court as to why a case of murder was not filed in the killings.

Hyderabad HC poses queries to Andhra cops on smugglers death

The Hyderabad High Court on Friday sought to know if Andhra Pradesh Police have registered a case of unnatural death in connection with the killing of 20 people in a police operation in Chittoor district.

Chittoor encounter: Naidu assures Tamil Nadu CM of speedy probe

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has assured his Tamil Nadu counterpart O Panneerselvam that probe into the Chittoor incident, in which 20 people were shot dead in an alleged operation against Red Sanders smugglers, would be completed speedily.