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Andhra Pradesh News

Hyderabad varsity JAC condemns judicial commission report

The Joint Action Committee for Social Justice, an umbrella body of students' groups at University of Hyderabad, has condemned the report by a one-man judicial commission that research scholar Rohith Vemula, who committed suicide early this year, was not a Dalit.

10 killed, 19 hurt as bus falls in canal; 3 die in car mishap

Andhra Pradesh government announced an ex-gratia of Rs 3 lakh each to the kin of the 10 deceased.

Andhra Pradesh Police launches pilot project on DNA profiling
Andhra Pradesh Police launches pilot project on DNA profiling

The system uses the latest DNA technology tool called RapidHIT developed by IntegenX of USA.

Stop demolition of religious structures: AIMIM to Andhra Pradesh CM

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has urged Andhra Pradesh government to stop demolition of mosques and 'dargahs' for road widening works in the state.

Krishna Pushkaralu begins: Thousands take holy dip in Andhra, Telangana
Krishna Pushkaralu begins: Thousands take holy dip in Andhra, Telangana

In all, 170 bathing ghats have been readied in Kurnool, Guntur and Krishna districts for the Pushkaram.

'Gau rakshaks' beat up two Dalits in Andhra Pradesh for skinning dead cow

A mob of "gau rakshaks" allegedly beat up two Dalits in East Godavari district after they skinned a cow which had died due to electrocution, police said on Tuesday.

Major success! Andhra Pradesh and Telangana's most wanted gangster Naeem shot dead in police encounter
Major success! Andhra Pradesh and Telangana's most wanted gangster Naeem shot dead in police encounter

Police asked him to surrender but he and his men started firing on the cops.

Shoot me if you want but stop attacking my Dalit brothers, says PM Narendra Modi
Shoot me if you want but stop attacking my Dalit brothers, says PM Narendra Modi

On August 05, demanding justice for their community, hundreds of Dalits and members of various civil rights organisations had began the 'Dalit Asmita Yatra'.

Muslims trusted them as messiah but they only got Iftar invites - READ Owaisi's explosive interview!
Muslims trusted them as messiah but they only got Iftar invites - READ Owaisi's explosive interview!

Owaisi said that one party is running a “'communal' shop while another one is running a 'secular' shop, but days of blind faith is over!”

Unthinkable! Indian kids play with deadly snakes like toys – Watch Viral video
Unthinkable! Indian kids play with deadly snakes like toys – Watch Viral video

Apparently, the footage shows a village in southern India.

Cong shedding crocodile tears on AP special status issue: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday charged Congress party of "adopting double standards and shedding crocodile tears" on Andhra Pradesh special status' issue and sought to know why the UPA government "delay the process till 2014" after it promised to create the separate state 10 years back.

PM serious on resolving AP special status, other issues: Naidu

"I am also serious. I will complete all things at the earliest," Naidu quoted Modi as telling him when they met in New Delhi this morning.

Chandrababu Naidu meets PM Modi, raises issue of special status to Andhra Pradesh

Sources said Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu told PM Narendra Modi that a special status was assured to Andhra Pradesh after its bifurcation by his predecessor Manmohan Singh.

Narendra Modi betrayed people of Andhra Pradesh over special status: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday mounted an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "betraying" people of Andhra Pradesh on the issue of granting special category status to the state.

Telangana, Andhra set to launch campaign against ISIS

State Minorities Commission for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh is set to unleash an awareness campaign against ISIS by getting on board Imams of a large number of mosques across the two states to thwart the attempts of the terror group to lure youths.

Chandrababu Naidu to discuss special status for Andhra Pradesh: Jaitley

On August 2, Jaitley told the Lok Sabha that "the government stands by the commitments it has made in supporting Andhra Pradesh to the fullest". 

YSR Congress continues protest in Lok Sabha for special status to Andhra Pradesh

YSR Congress members on Thursday continued for the fourth day their protest in the Lok Sabha over the issue of granting special category status to Andhra Pradesh.

Bandh for special status affects normal life in Andhra Pradesh

The Congress and Left parties extended support to the day-long shutdown called by YSR Congress.

TDP, YSR Congress MPs protest in Parliament demanding special status for AP

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely told the Rajya Sabha last week that Andhra Pradesh can't be granted special status but the Centre would handhold the state until it became economically stable.

Singapore-based firm positions to bid for development of AP's new capital Amaravati

A Singapore-based consultancy firm focusing on infrastructure and urban development is positioning to bid for downstream projects in Andhra Pradesh's capital city of Amaravati for which it has prepared a master plan.

TDP seeks PM's help for special category status to Andhra

The TDP has decided to launch protests to build pressure on the Centre over implementing the AP Reorganisation Act "in letter and spirit".

After Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh braces for state-wide shutdown on Aug 2 – Know the issue
After Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh braces for state-wide shutdown on Aug 2 – Know the issue

The issue of special status to Andhra Pradesh has been boiling in the state with several political parties, including the ruling TDP, is backing the proposal.

HC tells cops to act if offence made out against Owaisi
HC tells cops to act if offence made out against Owaisi

A bench was hearing a PIL filed by an activist who alleged that the AIMIM leaders made speeches which amounted to spreading communal disharmony.

Five killed as house collapses in Andhra Pradesh

Five persons, including two children, were today killed after the roof of a house collapsed due to incessant rains at Utapalavaram village in Kadapa district, police said.

Withdraw MPIC land pooling notification, demand YSRC, Left

YSR Congress Party and leaders of Left parties, including CPI and CPM, today demanded immediate withdrawal of Andhra Pradesh government's notification for land pooling for the proposed Machilipatnam Port and Industrial Corridor (MPIC).

Hyderabad police mulls 'designated driver' concept to check drunken driving

Concerned over increasing number of accidents involving drunk drivers, police in Hyderabad and Cyberabad commissionerates are mulling to introduce "designated driver" concept.

Government scuttled bill for Andhra: Congress

The Congress vowed to raise the issue in the Upper House until voting takes place on the bill.

Rajya Sabha to vote on bill seeking 'special status' for Andhra Pradesh today
Rajya Sabha to vote on bill seeking 'special status' for Andhra Pradesh today

A bill seeking special category status to the reorganised state of Andhra Pradesh is expected to come up for voting in the Upper House on Friday.

Shocking! Young boys burn alive three puppies in Hyderabad, record video
Shocking! Young boys burn alive three puppies in Hyderabad, record video

Police have arrested boys who burnt alive three puppies in Hyderabad.