PG student throws acid on lecturer for not marrying her

 A post graduate student allegedly threw acid on her former lecturer outside a government polytechnic college at Nallapadu in Guntur district today, apparently to take "revenge" from him for reneging on his promise to marry her, police said.

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.

New Andhra capital will be ready by 2019: Naidu

Hyderabad: foundation of the new capital of Andhra Pradesh between Vijaywada and Guntur will be laid next year and its first phase with the government buildings and social infrastructure will be ready by 2019, said Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Friday.

Youth from Guntur district kidnapped in Nigeria: AP govt

 A youth from Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, working for a Nigerian company, has been allegedly kidnapped in the African country, a senior police official said on Wednesday.

Limestone mining lease to Jagan's company declared lapsed

Dealing another blow to YSR Congress President Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, the Andhra Pradesh government Thursday officially declared as "lapsed" the limestone mining lease granted to his Saraswathi Power and Industries Limited in Guntur district of the state.

New Andhra Pradesh capital to come up in Vijayawada region
New Andhra Pradesh capital to come up in Vijayawada region

Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday disclosed that the new capital of Andhra Pradesh will come up in Vijayawada region.

'Central government will decide on new Andhra capital'

With the committee constituted by the central government opposing Andhra Pradesh government's proposal of locating its capital between Vijayawada and Guntur, Finance Minister Y Ramakrishnudu said on Thursday that centre will take a final decision on the issue in consultation with the state.

AP Minister bats for Guntur-Vijayawada

Andhra Pradesh Minister P Narayana, heading a government panel to build a new capital city, today said Guntur-Vijayawada cluster is being considered as a possible location given its easy accessibility from all the 13 districts of the truncated state.

Panel on new AP capital submits preliminary report to Naidu

The expert committee formed by the Centre to study various alternatives regarding the new capital for Andhra Pradesh submitted its preliminary report to Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu here on Saturday.

Low turn-out at Sonia`s 1st rally in Seemandhra post-division

Low turnout greeted the Congress President Sonia Gandhi at the Andhra Muslim College grounds on the Ponnuru road here when she arrived to address a campaign rally on Friday, apparently reflecting the anger of the people of Seemandhra region over states`s bifurcation.

Guntur MP Sambasiva Rao joins TDP

Member of Parliament from Guntur, R Sambasiva Rao, who was expelled from the Congress last month, joined the Telugu Desam Party.

Andhra couple arrested for killing techie daughter

A couple was arrested for allegedly murdering their young software engineer daughter for marrying outside their caste in Andhra Pradesh.

Central team visits cyclone-hit areas of Guntur

A Central team visited the coastal areas in Guntur district affected by the last month`s cyclone `Phailin` to assess the damage.

College girl jumps from autorickshaw to escape kidnap attempt

An autorikshaw driver allegedly attempted to kidnap a college girl at Chilakaluripet town in Guntur district Tuesday, the police said.

Jagan Reddy seeks CBI court`s nod to travel to Kadapa, Guntur

YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, the prime accused in the quid pro quo investments case approached a special CBI court here on Thursday, seeking its permission to travel to Kadapa and Guntur.

Telangana issue: Vijayamma to undertake indefinite fast in Guntur

YSR Congress` YS Vijayalakshmi will begin her indefinite fast in Guntur on Monday to protest Centre`s decision to carve out separate Telangana from Andhra Pradesh, party sources said here on Sunday.

12 Guntur villages all set for sarpanch polls today

Twelve villages in the strife-torn Palnadu area of Andhra Pradesh`s Guntur district will go to polls to elect sarpanches.

Cong MP from Guntur decides to resign from party, LS seat

Senior Congress Lok Sabha member from Guntur Rayapati Sambasiva Rao on Tuesday said he has decided to resign from the party as well as his parliamentary seat in protest.

SCR collects Rs 39.7 lakh in fines on anti-littering drive

South Central Railway has mopped up as much as Rs 39.7 lakh between April to June this year through fines levied for littering railway property.

Combing operations for Maoists in Guntur resume

Police Wenesday resumed combing operations to track Maoists in Guntur district of the state after a gap of more than five years.