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Committed to reservation for Kapu community: Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu

"I am committed to reservation for Kapu community for which a Judicial Commission was also constituted," Naidu told reporters.

Thousands take holy dip in Godavari

Tens of thousands thronged the banks of the Godavari in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to take a holy dip on Saturday, the last day of Godavari maha pushkaralu, a de facto Kumbh mela.

AP CM announces Rs 10 lakh ex-gratia for stampede victims

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday announced Rs 10 lakh ex-gratia each for the families of those killed in the stampede during Godavari pushkaram here.

AP: Huge cache of Maoist dump seized; four held

A huge cache of detonators and gelatin sticks were on Wednesday seized and four persons arrested in this connection in East Godavari district, police said.

Efforts on to set up Tribal University in East Godavari: Minister

Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Y Ramakrishnudu said that government is making all efforts to set up a Tribal University at Ramachodavaram in East Godavari district.

Minor gas leak from ONGC well in Andhra Pradesh; plugged

A minor gas leakage was reported from one of the wells of ONGC at Kasanapalli in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, which has been brought under control, a senior officer said.

GAIL suspends two officials for pipeline blast in Andhra Pradesh

GAIL (India) Limited Sunday suspended two senior officials pending enquiry into Friday`s blast and fire in its pipeline in East Godavari district, which killed 19 people.

Some locals in Nagaram left village after fire tragedy

Parts of Nagaram village wore a deserted look on Saturday, a day after the massive blaze caused by gas pipeline burst claimed 16 lives here in the East Godavari district.

Pipeline fire: Toll reaches 17, case of negligence against GAIL

The toll in the deadly blast and fire, apparently caused by leakage from a GAIL gas pipeline here on Saturday rose to 17, even as Andhra Pradesh police registered a case of negligence against the state-run firm.

Sonia Gandhi expresses grief at GAIL tragedy

Congress president Sonia Gandhi expressed grief at the tragic fire in a Gas Authority of India Limited pipeline and extended her condolences to the family of the deceased.

GAIL pipeline explosion: Pranab Mukherjee condoles loss of lives

President Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the loss of lives in an explosion of a GAIL gas pipeline in Andhra Pradesh.

Nirmala Sitharaman condoles loss of lives in GAIL pipeline explosion

Minister of State for Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge), Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman, deeply condoled the loss of lives in an explosion of a GAIL gas pipeline in Andhra Pradesh.

GAIL accident: Blast kills 15 in Andhra, Rs 25 lakh ex-gratia announced

At least 14 people were burnt to death and about 30 others injured in a huge blast and fire that took place at a gas pipeline belonging to Gas Authority of India Limited in East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh.

Heatwave claims 16 lives in East Godavari district

The heat wave in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh has claimed 16 lives in last two days.

Andhra Pradesh: Heat wave claims 28 lives in East Godavari district

As many as 28 people have died in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh so far due to intense heat wave conditions prevailing in the state.

Seven of family killed in road mishap in Andhra Pradesh

Seven members of a family were on Friday killed and four others seriously injured when an autorickshaw collided with a van in East Godavari district.

Ensure timely information to tribals: RTI Commissioner

RTI commissioner Lam Thanthia Kumari directed various officials in Rampachodavaram agency area of East Godavari District.

Blaze destroys shanties of fishermen in Kakinada

As many as 200 thatched houses belonging to fishermen were gutted in fire in Dummulapeta area in Kakinada town of East Godavari district, police said.

Pallam Raju gives Rs 1.47 cr under MPLAD for development works

Union HRD Minister M M Pallam Raju today said Rs 1.47 crore has been released from his Member of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD) scheme funds for taking up development works in the East Godavari district.

Chirajeevi accidentally falls into flood waters

Union Minister K Chirajeevi accidentally fell into flood waters while he was on a visit to rain-hit areas of East Godavari district on Monday.