Press Freedom Day: AP CM stresses on balanced reporting

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday stressed on the need for objective and balanced reporting along with accountability and extended greetings to mediapersons on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day.

TDP to launch membership drive to attain national party status

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Saturday decided to expand its reach in neighbouring states like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and also in Andaman and Nicobar Islands in order to establish it as a national party.

AP aims to impart skill training to two crore people in 10 yrs

With an aim to provide skilled human resource for local as well as global industries, the Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation is working on a plan to train two crore people in the state in ten years, an official said on Monday.

Andhra Pradesh to amend Forest Act to clamp down on red sanders smuggling

Aiming to curb the smuggling of red sanders wood and other criminal activities related to forest resources, Andhra Pradesh government today decided to make the provisions of an existing act more stringent.

PM Modi greets Andhra CM on his birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu who turned 65.

Crude bomb thrown at retail chain outlet in TN

A crude bomb was thrown at a retail chain store here, founder-chairman of which is Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu.

Stir against Andhra Pradesh police firing contiunes in Tamil Nadu

Protest demonstrations continued in Tamil Nadu for the fifth day on Saturday against gunning down of 20 woodcutters by Andhra Pradesh police as various political parties mounted pressure for a probe by CBI or by a Supreme Court Judge.

Chittoor encounter: Naidu assures Tamil Nadu CM of speedy probe

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has assured his Tamil Nadu counterpart O Panneerselvam that probe into the Chittoor incident, in which 20 people were shot dead in an alleged operation against Red Sanders smugglers, would be completed speedily.

Centre seeks report from AP govt on killing of 20 people

In the midst of a raging controversy over the killing of 20 alleged red sanders smugglers in the state, the Centre on Wednesday sought a report from Andhra Pradesh government about the incident which created an uproar in neighbouring Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu seeks ''credible'' probe into Andhra killings

 Expressing his distress over the killing of 20 people by Andhra Pradesh Police on Tuesday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam urged his Andhra counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu to order a "credible enquiry" into the deaths.

Andhra CM chairs emergency meeting after shootout

 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday chaired a high-level emergency meeting after 20 red sandalwood smugglers were gunned down by police in Seshachalam forests in Chittoor district.

AP CM for changes in law to discourage 'frivolous litigation'

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday sought amendment of laws to discourage "frivolous litigation" which he claimed "hinders" economic growth.

Andhra seeks Centre's help for construction of new capital

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today called on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over financial issues relating the state including new state capital and Polavaram multipurpose irrigation project.

Amaravathi will rekindle unity of Andhras, feel observers

The Andhra Pradesh government's decision to name its capital city as Amaravathi has turned the spotlight on the ancient town, bringing in a wave of nostalgia and hope post-bifurcation of the undivided state last year.

Andhra signs MoU with Singapore varsity

The government of Andhra Pradesh, the National University of Singapore and the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) signed an MoU on Tuesday to work on the 'ease of doing business in Andhra Pradesh'.

Andhra CM to distribute health card to journalists

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will distribute Aryogya Sri Card (health card) to journalists in Tirupati on April 6.

AP CM seeks Centre's help for state; meets Amit Shah, Jaitley

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday sought the support of the Centre and BJP leadership for resolving issues which have arised after bifurcation of the state.

Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu celebrates 'Ugadi' away from Hyderabad

Andhra Pradesh Government on Saturday celebrated Telugu new year 'Ugadi' at Ananthavaram village in the new capital region around Vijayawada, away from Hyderabad which used to be the capital of united AP before its division last year.

Andhra govt presents Rs1.13 lakh cr Budget; revenue deficit Rs 7,300 cr

In its first full-fledged Budget 2015-16, the Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday presented a Rs 1,13,049 crore Budget with an estimated non-plan expenditure of Rs 78,637 crore and plan expenditure of Rs 34,412 crore, projecting a revenue deficit of Rs 7,300 crore.

Naidu invites Japan to invest in Andhra Pradesh's capital

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday invited Japanese firms to invest in the development of the new state capital and in various sectors which offer huge opportunities.