Andhra Pradesh News

Andhra Pradesh govt approves Amaravathi as new capital

The Andhra Pradesh Government on Wednesday decided to name the new capital of the state which is coming up in Vijayawada-Guntur region as 'Amaravathi', after the ancient seat of power of the Satavahanas.

Entry tax for AP vehicles challenged; HC gives interim relief

In a partial relief to some of private bus operators in Andhra Pradesh, the Hyderabad High Court today issued interim orders asking them to submit indemnity bonds at check posts while entering Telangana instead of paying tax.

AP govt seeks help of Indian embassies in Chile, Argentina to trace missing climber

The Andhra Pradesh Government is seeking the help of Indian embassies in Chile and Argentina to trace the whereabouts of ace climber Malli Mastan Babu who has gone missing from Andes Mountains in South America.

TDP betrayed people by not keeping electoral promises: Congress

Andhra Pradesh Congress Tuesday accused the ruling TDP government of "betraying" people by not fulfilling the electoral promises, and staged demonstrations at various places.

Andhra CM to distribute health card to journalists

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will distribute Aryogya Sri Card (health card) to journalists in Tirupati on April 6.

Two children killed in wall collapse in Hyderabad

Two children were killed and their parents injured in a wall collapse here early Tuesday, police said.

Toll in Vizag firecracker unit blast rises to 6

The toll in the explosion at a firecracker manufacturing unit near here has risen to six with the recovery of one more body on Monday, while a senior Andhra Pradesh Minister visited the mishap spot.

Master plan for Andhra Pradesh capital likely to be ready in June

The master plan for the capital of Andhra Pradesh, coming up in Vijaywada region, is likely to be ready by June.

Seven killed in Visakhapatnam firecracker factory blast

Explosion at a firecrackermanufacturing unit inVisakhapatnam killed seven and injured five.

Five dead, nine injured in explosion at firecracker unit in AP

At least five workers, mostly women, were killed and nine others injured in an explosion and subsequent blaze at a firecracker manufacturing unit in a village of Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district on Sunday, police said.

TDP celebrates 34th Formation Day, offer tributes to NTR

 The 34th Formation Day of the Telugu Desam Party was celebrated here at a grand function with party leaders offering rich tributes to TDP founder and former Chief Minister N T Rama Rao.

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.