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Heated debate on law and order rocks Andhra assembly

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 17:49

The Andhra Pradesh assembly witnessed uproarious scenes Friday as heated exchange between ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and opposition YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) marked the debate on law and order situation.

Jagan draws AP Speaker`s ire for unparliamentary remark; TDP demands apology

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 17:09

Leader of Opposition in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Friday attracted the wrath of Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao over an "unparliamentary" remark made by him, even as the ruling Telugu Desam Party members demanded that Jagan apologise to the House or be suspended.

Andhra Speaker reprimands Jagan for using `unparliamentary` words

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 16:13

Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao Friday pulled up Leader of Opposition Y S Jaganmohan Reddy in the house as Reddy used a certain "unparliamentary" word in referring to the ruling Telugu Desam Party members.

TDP leader demands to notify Bhimavaram as `town of export excellence`

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 16:01

Senior TDP leader Thota Seetharama Lakshmi on Thursday urged the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu to notify Bhimavaram town in West Godavari district as `town of Export Excellence`.

Over hundred students from Odisha cheated by private institute

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 14:19

As many as 114 students, who had enrolled themselves in a private institute here for distance Bachelor in Education course, are now stranded in Andhra Pradesh as they were disallowed to sit for an examination following alleged irregularities by the institute.

Amit Shah meets Chandrababu Naidu

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 10:22

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Friday met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu.

Not encroaching on Telangana govt`s powers: Rajnath Singh

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 15:03

Home Minister Rajnath Singh Thursday dispelled apprehensions that the central government was trying to encroach upon the powers of Telangana government in matters of law and order, saying it was only implementing the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act.

Chandrababu Naidu to keep off babudom, says will have political governance

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 14:13

Signalling a marked departure from his previous stint as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said he would run his government on political lines rather than follow bureaucratic terms.

Cabinet approves mobile phone towers in 10 extremist-hit states

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 06:17

The union cabinet Wednesday approved provision of mobile phone services at 2,199 locations in 10 states affected by Left-wing extremism.

No nomination filed on day one for Nandigama by-poll

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 23:40

No nomination was filed on day one on Wednesday for Nandigama constituency by-poll in Krishna district, an official said.

Minister presents over Rs 1 lakh cr Budget for residuary Andhra Pradesh

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 16:01

The Andhra Pradesh government Wednesday proposed an expenditure of Rs 1,11,824 crore in its Budget estimates for 2014-15, without imposing any fresh taxes.

Andhra Pradesh: CEC praises Collector for smooth conduct of elections

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 11:27

East Godavari District Collector Neetu Prasad has been invited to attend the South state election officials conference to be held on August 22 in Puducherry, for her good work in conducting peaceful general elections held earlier this year in the district.