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Heat wave claims at least 143 lives so far in Telangana

Heat wave claims at least 143 lives so far in Telangana

The death toll from a heat wave sweeping Telangana rose to 143 on Friday as six more deaths were reported.

Andhra Pradesh govt goof-up, accidentally names an Urdu university after Pak scholar

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Wednesday passed the ‘Moulvi Abdul Haq Urdu University Bill-2016’ in the House.

Cross-over of legislators continues in Andhra Pradesh; Kodumuru MLA joins TDP

After YSR Congress legislator from Patapatnam in Srikakulam, yet another MLA left the opposition and crossed over to the ruling Telugu Desam in Andhra Pradesh today.

Bizarre! Doctor turns devil, befools relative by treating 'dead' woman

Bizarre! Doctor turns devil, befools relative by treating 'dead' woman

In a bizarre incident, a doctor of Omni Hospital in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh has proven that greed for money can stoop one to an unimaginable low.

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.

Red sanders smuggling: Police probes role of Tollywood actress

Andhra Pradesh police is probing the suspected role of a Telugu movie actress in connection with a red sanders smuggling case, in which a YSR Congress leader was arrested earlier, a senior police official said here on Thursday.

Truck filled with gas cylinders catches fire in Andhra Pradesh

A truck filled with gas cylinders caught fire, Wednesday in Rayalseema region of Andhra Pradesh.

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.

21 get life term for Andhra murders

A court in Andhra Pradesh Wednesday sentenced 21 people to life imprisonment for the sensational killing of a politician dubbed a "warlord" and 10 others six years ago.

YSRCP's Akhila Priya files nomination for Allagadda bypoll

Bhuma Akhila Priya on Saturday filed her nomination as the YSR Congress party candidate for the Allagadda Assembly seat in Kurnool district.

State govt to open three cancer hospitals in Andhra Pradesh

Three cancer hospitals would open in Kurnool, Nellore, and Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas said here on Thursday.

Amway seeks Modi govt's help to release India head Pinckney

US-based direct-selling major Amway President Doug DeVos has sought the intervention of the Narendra Modi government for the release of the company's India head William Scott Pinckney, while asking to "restore confidence in India's investment potential".

Dead YSR Congress candidate Shobha Reddy elected

A candidate of YSR Congress Party (YSRCP), who died in a road accident during the campaigning, was elected to Andhra Pradesh Assembly from Allagadda in Kurnool district.

YSRCP legislator Sobha Nagi Reddy dies in road accident

YSR Congress Party senior leader and Allagadda MLA Sobha Nagi Reddy on Thursday succumbed to grievous injuries sustained in a road accident in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh.

Three more Congress leaders join TDP

Exodus of Congress leaders to Telugu Desam Party continued with two MLAs and a former legislator joining the main opposition party of Andhra Pradesh on Monday.

Capital for new Andhra Pradesh: Kurnool, Tirupati in fray

Following the passage of Telangana bill in Parliament, the residual state of Andhra Pradesh is now facing the task of choosing a new capital city with various leaders pitching for their regions.

TDP slams Congress for "adding confusion" over AP division

The Telugu Desam Party has lashed out at the ruling Congress for compounding the confusion over the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

Congress, TRS MPs from Telangana meet PM

Delegation of Congress and TRS MPs from Telangana met PM Manmohan Singh and conveyed their apprehensions over inclusion of 2 Rayalaseema districts, Ananthapur and Kurnool, with proposed Telangana.

Union minister wants Kurnool as capital of Seemandhra

A Union minister from Rayalaseema region has demanded that Kurnool be made the capital of Seemandhra.

Telangana turmoil: Power supply partially restored in Seemandhra

After days without power, the situation improved marginally as electricity supply was restored in some parts of Seemandhra on Tuesday.