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14 women take ill after gas leak in Andhra Pradesh's Rajamahendravaram

Fourteen women workers took ill due to the leakage of ammonia gas in a processing company situated at Gurajanapally village of Karapa mandalam in the district, police said.

'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.

4.11 lakh people affected due to 'Roanu' cyclone: Andhra Pradesh Deputy CM

 Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister N Chinnarajappa today said around 11.4 lakh people were affected by 'Roanu' cyclone in the East Godavari district.

'Maha Shivratri' celebrated in East Godavari district

A large number of devotees thronged the Lord Shiva temples in the East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh on account of the 'Maha Shivaratri' festival.

Kapu quota leader Padmanabham ends hunger strike in Hyderabad

Kapu quota leader Padmanabham ends hunger strike in Hyderabad

 Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham on Monday ended his indefinite fast, he had begun on Friday to demand quota for the community, after “assurances” from the Andhra Pradesh government, including allocation of Rs 1000 crore annually to Kapu welfare corporation.

AP Kapu protests: Police reinforcements sent to violence-hit East Godavari district

 Elaborate security arrangements have been made today and reinforcements sent to East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh, where a stir by Kapu community

Additional forces rush to violence-hit Andhra Pradesh

Additional forces rush to violence-hit Andhra Pradesh

 Additional police and paramilitary forces were rushed to coastal Andhra Pradesh on Monday, a day after large-scale violence rocked Tuni town in East Godavari district during a protest by Kapus demanding reservation.

Kapus call off stir for OBC quota, threaten to intensify agitation if demands not met

Kapus call off stir for OBC quota, threaten to intensify agitation if demands not met

Kapu leaders have called off their protest for reservation under Backward Class category following Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu's assurance to them late on Sunday.

No breakthrough in abduction of pastor's son by Maoists

The East Godavari police are yet to make a breakthrough in the alleged abduction of a 20-year-old son of a local pastor by Maoists in the district.

Pastor's son kidnapped by Maoists

According to the police, the Maoists took away the pastor's son deep into the forest.