Andhra Pradesh News

Hyderabad records season's lowest temperature

Cold conditions prevailed in Telangana on Thursday, with Adilabad recording the lowest minimum temperature of four degrees Celsius. Temperature in other areas too were below normal.

Jagan rebuked for making insinuations against Andhra Speaker

YSR Congress president and Leader of Opposition in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, YS Jaganmohan Reddy attracted Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao's wrath on the first day of the Winter Session on Thursday after he sought to cast aspersions on the latter in the House.

AP Assembly's winter session begins, condemns Peshawar carnage

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly Thursday strongly condemned the ghastly massacre of innocent students at Army Public School in Pakistan's Peshawar town by Taliban militants.

Andhra Pradesh Assembly session from today; CRDA Bill to be taken up

At least five bills, including the crucial one that enables setting up of the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA), will be taken up during the brief winter session of Andhra Pradesh Legislature that begins here on Thursday.

Telangana, Andhra schools pay tribute to Peshawar victims

Schools across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Wednesday paid tribute to the children killed in the terrorist attack in Pakistan's Peshawar city.

Andhra Assembly session from tomorrow; CRDA Bill to be taken up

At least five bills, including the crucial one that enables setting up of the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA), will be taken up during the brief winter session of Andhra Pradesh Legislature that begins here on Wednesday.

Kadapa jail inmate arrested in AP

Machilipatnam: A prisoner at Andhra Pradesh's Kaddapa district jail who had escaped from custody of police while being taken from Anantapur to Kadapa jail, has been arrested, police said Tuesday.

Money laundering case: Properties worth over Rs 47 crore of Jaganmohan Reddy attached by ED
Money laundering case: Properties worth over Rs 47 crore of Jaganmohan Reddy attached by ED

The Enforcement Directorate has attached properties worth over Rs 47 crore of YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy's properties in money laundering case, as per reports on Monday.

Andhra Pradesh's legislator is dead

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislator from Tirupati, M Venkatrmana, died while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Chennai. He was 67.

Singapore-bound Silk Air flight develops snag; returns to Hyderabad

Hyderabad: A Singapore-bound flight of Silk Air, a regional wing of Singapore Airlines, today returned to Rajiv Gandhi International airport within two hours of taking off from here due to a technical snag, an airport official said on Monday.

Chandrababu Naidu to interact with people on social media on Dec 20

 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who is known to be tech-savvy, will interact with people on 'Google Hangouts' on December 20.

Centre to sanction 3 electronic clusters each to AP, Telangana

Union Minister Ravishankar Prasad on Saturday said the Centre would sanction three electronic clusters each for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states.

AP govt to support farmers giving land for new capital: Chandrababu Naidu

 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday assured to protect the interests of the farmers who are willing to relinquish their land for the new state capital.

Andhra-Telangana Governor Narasimhan meets PM

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Governor ESL Narasimhan on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and briefed him about the situation in the two states.

Andhra Pradesh CM launches debt relief scheme

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has on Thursday formally launched the 'Farmers Debt Redemption Scheme' in his native district of Chittoor, fulfilling a key electoral promise.

No web-based taxi service has licence to operate in AP: Govt

 In the wake of rape of a woman passenger by allegedly by a cabbie contracted by the US-based Uber, Andhra Pradesh government today said no web-based taxi service can operate in the state as it had not given a licence to any such operator.

Deaf-mute girl allegedly gang-raped by four people in Andhra

A deaf and dumb girl was allegedly gang-raped by four people Wednesday night at Ayinavolu village of Wardhannapet mandal, police sources said here on Thursday.

Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena now a registered political party

The Election Commission of India has registered Telugu actor-politician Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena as a political party.

Telugu actor Pavan Kalyan's Janasena gets EC registration

The Janasena Party of popular Telugu actor Pavan Kalyan, who played a key role in campaign of BJP-TDP combine, is now registered with the Election Commission, paving the way for its foray into electoral politics, the outfit said on Thursday.

Kappatralla murder case: 21 get life imprisonment

Twenty one persons were on Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh in connection with the sensational murder of TDP leader Palegar Kappatralla Venkatappa Naidu and 10 others in May 2008.

21 get life term for Andhra murders

A court in Andhra Pradesh Wednesday sentenced 21 people to life imprisonment for the sensational killing of a politician dubbed a "warlord" and 10 others six years ago.

Delhi cab rape fallout: Telangana, Andhra ban Uber

Authorities in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have banned cab service provider Uber.

PMK condemns police attack on journalists in Andhra

PMK party founder S Ramadoss on Wednesday condemned the attack and arrest of journalists from the state by Andhra Pradesh Police in Tirupathi.

Sri Lankan President offers worship at Lord Venkateswara temple

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday offered worship at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara in the wee hours near here.

Tamil protesters against Rajapaksa visit stopped at AP border

Andhra Pradesh police on Tuesday prevented several activists from Tamil Nadu, who wanted to stage a protest against the visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to the temple town of Tirupati, from entering the state.

Sri Lankan President in Tirumala to offer prayers

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived here on Tuesday to offer prayers at the famous Tirumala temple.

Rave party busted in Hyderabad, 30 held

Cyberabad police has claimed to bust a rave party here and arrested 30 persons, including eight woman dancers.

Andhra Pradesh unveils Land Pooling Policy to build new state capital

The Andhra Pradesh government unveiled a Land Pooling Policy on Monday, to secure about 30,000 acres of land in order to construct a greenfield, riverfront capital city for the state on the southern side of the Krishna river, close to Vijayawada in the Guntur district.

TDP govt to complete 6 months on Monday; challenges galore

 Developing a capital city, improving the economy and putting Andhra Pradesh on the fast track of development are some of the challenges for the TDP government led by N Chandrababu Naidu, which completes six months in office tomorrow.

Four of family charred to death in Andhra, relative's role under scanner

Four members of a family were found burnt to death under suspicious circumstances at a village in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district early today, police said.