The cash-for-vote scam rocked the Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Friday with the main opposition YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) insisting on a debate on the issue, leading to repeated adjournments of the house.
The day-long state-wide bandh called by YSR Congress over the special category status issue for Andhra Pradesh began on Saturday with party workers and leaders staging protests in front of bus deports belonging to the State Road Transport Organisation (APSRTC).
YSR Congress party president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday alleged that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu during Delhi tour changed his tone from special status to 'special package' for the state and failed to keep the promise made during 2014 elections.
YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy will meet President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi on Tuesday to demand probe against Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in cash-for-vote scandal.
YSR Congress Party chief and the Leader of Opposition in Andhra Pradesh Assembly YS Jaganmohan Reddy Wednesday launched his two-day long 'samara deeksha' protest to highlight the "failures" of the TDP government in the state.
Holding that the TDP government should refrain from "traumatising" farmers to give up their multi-crop land, President of YSR Congress Party Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy today said instead it should use degraded forest land for the purpose.
Protesting against the ruling Telugu Desam Party's decision to change the date of Andhra Pradesh State Formation Day to June 2, YSR Congress Party on Friday said the party would observe November 1 as formation day to "honour sentiments of the Telugu people".
A YSR Congress activist was on Wednesday arrested for allegedly posting "irresponsible" comments on a social networking site on cyclone Hudhud which hit the North Andhra Pradesh coast earlier this month.
The Andhra Pradesh assembly witnessed uproarious scenes Friday as heated exchange between ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and opposition YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) marked the debate on law and order situation.