52-year-old man booked for molesting minor girls

Four tribal girl students of a municipality school at Amlapuram in East Godavari district were allegedly molested by a 52-year-old man for over six months, police said on Monday.

Sixteen Bangladeshi nationals held for illegal stay in Andhra Pradesh

Sixteen Bangladeshi nationals were on Saturday arrested from Penugonda village in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh allegedly for staying in the area illegally, police said.

Boy gets stitches on thigh as teacher pinches him in classroom

 A nine-year old student of a private school here received two stitches on his thigh after his teacher allegedly pinched him for making noise in the classroom on Thursday, a district educational officer said.

Andhra Pradesh explosion: CM Chandrababu Naidu hikes ex-gratia to Rs 3 lakh

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday raised ex-gratia to Rs 3 lakh from Rs 2 lakh for next of the kin of 17 persons killed in an explosion-cum-blaze at a firecracker manufacturing unit in East Godavari district.

Food material rushed to cyclone victims from East Godavari

Nearly one lakh food packets per day transported by helicopter have been sent to East Godavari district, even as the administration is trying to sent food material and machinery to restore badly affected Visakhapatnam.

Precautionary steps taken to minimise Cyclone Hudhud impact

All precautionary steps have been taken in and around the city anticipating Cyclone Hudhud, Rajahmundry Sub-Collector V Vijayarama Rao said here on Saturday.

Cyclone: East Godavari admin to meet on Thursday to check preparedness

A special meeting of the East Godavari district officials will be held at Kakinada on Thursday to take stock of preparedness for cyclonic storm 'Hudhud' which is expected to hit Andhra Pradesh coast by October 12.

Will fulfil poll promises despite financial constraints: Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said that all promises made by his party in the run-up to Assembly elections earlier this year will be fulfilled even though the state has a deficit budget of Rs 16,000 crore.

Five held for forcing minor tribal girls into prostitution

Five persons, including a woman, were arrested today for allegedly forcing four minor tribal girls of a government hostel in West Godavari district into flesh trade, police said.

Rs 30 cr spl assistance programme for tribals in East Godavari

A Rs 30-crore special assistance programme for?tribals in East Godavari district has been planned for 2014-15, Collector Neetu Prasad has said.

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.

Seemandhra lawyers to continue their stir till Nov 23: JAC

The Seemandhra Laywers Joint Action Committee (JAC) on Saturday decided to continue abstaining from court work till November 23 to protest against the proposed cabinet decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh.

Pallam Raju takes stock of rain situation in Rajahmundry

Union Minister M M Pallam Raju held a meeting with irrigation officials on Sunday and enquired about losses caused to the district due to incessant rains since the past five days.

Decomposed bodies of three students found in AP

Three decomposed bodies of college students were found in an irrigation canal at Mirthipadu village in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.

Three killed in flood at AP`s East Godavari district

Three persons were killed and property and crops worth several crores damaged due to recent flood in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh`s East Godavari district, a senior official said on Thursday.

Telangana: Cong leader asks Seemandhra MLAs not to resign

Congress leader Vundavalli Arun Kumar on Sunday asked legislators from Seemandhra region to refrain from resigning, as doing so will decrease their strength in opposing the passage of the Telangana bill.

8,164 people shifted to camps in East Godavari, says collector

East Godavari district collector said that 8,164 people were shifted to 24 relief camps in the district on Sunday.

Man kills nephew, injures brother over land dispute

A man and his son were arrested for allegedly killing one of their relatives and seriously injuring another over a land dispute at a village here, police said on Thursday.

Five killed in West Godavari road mishap

Four family members were among five persons who were killed today when a car in which they were travelling hit a stationary lorry in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, police said.

Candle light procession taken out to protest Delhi minor rape

Over 3,000 women took out a candle light procession in Gandhi Chowk on Monday to protest against the rape of a minor girl recently in New Delhi.