Andhra Pradesh Police mulls use of drones to check red sanders smuggling

The Andhra Pradesh police is mulling the use of drone cameras for enhanced surveillance in Seshachalam forests of Chittoor-Kadapa-Nellore region in its bid to tighten the noose around red sanders smugglers.

AP: Seven forest employees arrested for red sanders smuggling

 Seven forest employees were arrested here for their alleged involvement in smuggling of red sanders, police said on Saturday.

Heat wave: Death toll crosses 1300 mark in Andhra Pradesh

The death toll due to searing heatwave sweeping Andhra Pradesh has crossed the 1300 mark on Thursday and has claimed 314 more lives in the last 24 hours, officials said.

Four people die in road mishap near Rajampeta

Four people, including a driver and two women died after their car was hit by a cement lorry near Boinapalli at Rajampeta mandal of Kadapa district in the early hours of Friday, police sources said here today.

Andhra Pradesh govt mulls setting up aerospace, aviation hubs in state

In a bid to attract investments into the aerospace, defence and aviation sectors, the Andhra Pradesh Government on Thursday said it is mulling to set up related industrial hubs in the state.

Strengthen BJP in Andhra Pradesh for state's development: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu asked people here to strengthen the BJP in Andhra Pradesh to solve the problems of the state.

'Kissing Baba' arrested in Andhra Pradesh

The "kissing baba", a fake godman who was hugging and kissing women devotees to treat their illness and solve other problems, has been arrested in Andhra Pradesh, police said Friday.

Re-poll ordered in 29 booths in Andhra Pradesh

Election Commission on Saturday night ordered re-polling on May 13 at 29 polling stations in Telangana and Seemaandhra regions of Andhra Pradesh where polling was held on April 30 and May 7.

Kadapa to be recommended as capital city of AP: Jairam Ramesh

Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday said a proposal recommending Kadapa as the capital city of the new state of Andhra Pradesh following the bifurcation would be submitted to the committee appointed in this regard.

Kadapa to be recommended as capital city of Andhra: Jairam Ramesh

Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday said a proposal recommending Kadapa as the capital city of the new state of Andhra Pradesh following the bifurcation would be submitted to the committee appointed in this regard.

Jagan may join hands with BJP after polls: Jairam Ramesh

Union minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday predicted that YSR Congress chief and Andhra Pradesh chief minister aspirant YS Jaganmohan Reddy might join hands with BJP at the Centre after the ongoing elections.

BJP promises Seemandhra ten years of special status if elected

BJP`s national leader Venkaiah Naidu promised Seemandhra region "special status" for ten years, if his party was voted to power at the Centre.

Kadapa LS seat: YSRCP faces strong challenge from BJP-ally TDP

A battle for prestige is on the cards in this YSR family stronghold, which was represented four times by the late Chief Minister and twice by his son Jaganmohan, as traditional Congress supporters are looking at TDP as an alternative after the junior Reddy parted ways with the national party.

Andhra Pradesh polls: YSRCP, TDP workers clash in Kadapa

At least 13 activists of TDP and YSR Congress Party were injured in a clash outside Machunur polling station in the district during the second and final phase of elections to local bodies in Andhra Pradesh on Friday, police said.

Red sanders worth Rs 2 cr seized; three smugglers held in AP

Red sanders worth Rs two crores being carried in two lorries were seized and three smugglers were arrested from the district this morning, police said.

Kadapa collector assures magisterial probe into RIMS student suicide

Students of the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) here agreed to withdraw their stir over the alleged suicide by a fellow student after an assurance this morning from the district collector that a magisterial inquiry would be held into the incident.

AAP trying to gain foothold in Kadapa district

Buoyed by its success in Delhi assembly elections, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is trying to gain a foothold in Andhra Pradesh`s Kadapa district.

Quid pro-quo case: Jagan, BCCI head, ministers appear in court

Andhra Pradesh Minister for Major Industries J Geetha Reddy, BCCI chief and India Cements MD N Srinivasan and YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy, besides other accused in the case of alleged quid-pro-quo investments involving the Kadapa MP`s firms, appeared before a special CBI court.

Jagan`s plea for more relaxation in bail conditions dismissed

A special CBI court dismissed the plea of YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, facing corruption charges, seeking further relaxation on his bail conditions by allowing him to visit other states.

Jagan continues fast despite deteriorating health

YSR Congress party YS Jaganmohan Reddy`s indefinite fast against the Centre`s decision to divide Andhra Pradesh entered fifth day on Wednesday even as his condition continued to deteriorate.