Andhra Pradesh News

AP CM seeks Centre's help for state; meets Amit Shah, Jaitley

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday sought the support of the Centre and BJP leadership for resolving issues which have arised after bifurcation of the state.

Four people die in road mishap near Rajampeta

Four people, including a driver and two women died after their car was hit by a cement lorry near Boinapalli at Rajampeta mandal of Kadapa district in the early hours of Friday, police sources said here today.

AP House adjourned sine die after passing Appropriation Bill

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly was today adjourned sine die after passing the Appropriation Bill, 2015.

Seven held for betting on India-Australia World Cup match in Hyderabad

 Police on Thursday nabbed seven persons from different places here who were allegedly placing bets on the cricket World Cup semi-final match played between India and Australia.

AP House to meet on Apr 4 to discussion motion against Speaker

 The Andhra Pradesh Assembly would have a special session on April 4 to discuss the motion for removal of the Speaker moved by Opposition YSR Congress.

Quid-pro-quo case: Indu Group's Rs 130-cr properties attached

 The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth 130 crore in the quid-pro-quo investments case involving YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, related to Lepakshi Knowledge Hub (LKH), a group company of Indukuri Syam Prasad Reddy, Managing Director of M/s Indu Projects Ltd.

ED attaches Rs 130 crore assets in Jaganmohan Reddy case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday attached properties worth Rs 130 crore in connection with the money laundering probe against YSR Congress president YS Jaganmohan Reddy and businessman I Syam Prasad Reddy.

Smriti Irani to lay foundation stone for IISER, IIT, IIIT in AP

 HRD Minister Smriti Irani will lay the foundation stone for three premier educational institutions - Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Indian Institute of Technology and Indian Institute of Information Technology - in Andhra Pradesh on March 28.

Fed of lonely life, couple commits suicide

 Apparently fed up of their lonely life and prolonged illness, a couple allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves from the ceiling at their residence in East Godavari district, police said on Wednesday.

NTPC invites tenders for 4,000 MW power plants in Vizag

 State-owned NTPC has invited tenders for sourcing equipment for its proposed Rs 20,000 crore thermal power project in Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra govt considering Amaravathi as new capital city

Amaravathi is one of the towns under the consideration of the Andhra Pradesh government for being being named as its capital in the Vijayawada-Guntur region of the state.

Andhra Pradesh Assembly adjourned over proposed power tariff hike

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly was adjourned soon after it met for the day after an unrelenting Opposition -- YSR Congress -- stalled the proceedings against the proposed hike in power tariff on Tuesday.

National security is a challenge due to its complexity: Army Chief

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Monday said the national security environment has become a challenging task due to its complexity and unpredictability.

Polling for teachers' constituencies held in AP, Telangana

Polling was completed peacefully in two graduates' constituencies in Telangana Legislative Council and as many teachers' constituencies in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council on Sunday.

Telugu New Year celebrated with fervour in AP, Telangana

 'Ugadi', the Telugu New Year, was celebrated in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana with traditional fervour and enthusiasm on Saturday.

Telugu New Year celebrated with fervour in AP and Telangana

'Ugadi', the Telugu New Year, was celebrated in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana with traditional fervour and enthusiasm on Saturday.

Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu celebrates 'Ugadi' away from Hyderabad

Andhra Pradesh Government on Saturday celebrated Telugu new year 'Ugadi' at Ananthavaram village in the new capital region around Vijayawada, away from Hyderabad which used to be the capital of united AP before its division last year.

Burnt body of girl found in Hyderabad

A burnt body of a girl was found in Panjagutta area here on Friday, police said.

Two women commit suicide along with infant daughters

 Two women allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a moving train with their infant daughters near Obulavaripalli here, police said on Friday.

Parliament nod to bill raising number of members of AP Council

 A Bill to raise the number of members of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council from 50 to 58 got the approval of Parliament on Friday.

T Vijay Kumar repatriated to Andhra Pradesh

 Senior IAS officer T Vijay Kumar has been repatriated to his cadre Andhra Pradesh.

Eight YSR Congress MLAs suspended, party plans no-trust motion against AP Speaker

Eight members of YSR Congress were on Thursday suspended from AP Legislative Assembly for 3 days for their "unruly behaviour" following which the opposition decided to bring a no-confidence motion against the speaker charging him of being "partial and behaving like a TDP worker"

Eight YSR legislators suspended from Andhra Assembly for creating ruckus
Eight YSR legislators suspended from Andhra Assembly for creating ruckus

Eight legislators of the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) were on Thursday suspended from the Andhra Pradesh assembly for three days for creating a ruckus and stalling the proceedings.

Eight YSR Cong MLAs suspended from Andhra Assembly

Eight members of the Opposition YSR Congress were on Thursday suspended from the Andhra Pradesh Assembly for three days for "unruly behaviour" in the House.

Truck filled with gas cylinders catches fire in Andhra Pradesh

A truck filled with gas cylinders caught fire, Wednesday in Rayalseema region of Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra Pradesh: MRPS protesters taken into preventive custody

 Over 70 Madiga Reservation Porata Samithi (MRPS) activists were taken into preventive custody on Wednesday as police foiled their attempts to hold a demonstration near Andhra Pradesh Assembly premises here on the issue of categorisation of scheduled castes.

With iPads, passport verification goes hi-tech in Hyderabad

Hyderabad Police has distributed 200 iPads with 3G connectivity to the verification officers of the Special Branch for speedy verification of passport personal particulars forms (PPFs).

Merger of Khammam mandals with AP rocks Telangana Assembly

The issue of merger of seven mandals of Khammam district with Andhra Pradesh rocked the Telangana Legislative Assembly on Monday after the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) and the main opposition Congress engaged in a war of words.

Hope Lanka will understand PM Modi's advice on 13th amendment: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said he was hopeful the new Sri Lankan government will act upon the "advice" given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on implementation of the 13th Amendment and move forward with it to find a solution to the problems of Sri Lankan Tamils.

Food Security Act to be implemented in AP from April 1

 Andhra Pradesh Civil Supplies Commissioner B Rajasekhar said here on Sunday that the Food Security Act would be implemented in the state from April 1 under which every poor person from a family living below poverty line would be supplied five kilograms of rice a month.