Fireworks over liquor deaths, call money racket likely as winter session of AP Assembly begins today

Fireworks over liquor deaths, call money racket likely as winter session of AP Assembly begins today

The winter session of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly which begins on Thursday is likely to be a stormy affair.

67 percent polling in Warangal Lok Sabha bypoll

Polling began at 7 AM amid tight security arrangements and it would continue 5 PM.

Special category status for Andhra Pradesh: Jaganmohan Reddy continues fast, condition deteriorates

YSR Congress party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy's condition deteriorated further on Monday as he continued for the sixth day his indefinite fast to demand special category status for Andhra Pradesh.

YSRCP chief accuses TDP of cheating on special status issue

 YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Tuesday accused ruling TDP of cheating people on the special status issue even as he appealed to people to make successful the Saturday's shutdown called by his party.

YSRCP calls for AP bandh on Aug 28 on special status issue

Vowing to continue his party's fight for realising the promise of special status to Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress president Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday called for a bandh on August 28 ahead of the Legislative Assembly session.

Jagan meets Mukherjee, demands action against Chandrababu

 YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Tuesday called on President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi and demanded action against Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in the cash-for-vote scam.

YSRCP seeks withdrawal of AP govt's order on land lease

Opposition YSR Congress on Sunday took strong objection to Andhra Pradesh government's order on state capital formation, which enables leasing of land to private parties for a period of 99 years, and sought its immediate revocation.

LS passes bill to raise Andhra Pradesh Council members to 58

A bill providing for raising the number of members of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council from 50 to 58 was passed by Lok Sabha on Tuesday with government rejecting Sonia Gandhi's charge that it is not fulfilling promises made to Andhra when Telangana was carved out of it.

Andhra Pradesh doesn't need to change formation day: YSRCP

 Protesting the TDP government's decision to change Andhra Pradesh's formation day to June 2, YSR Congress Party today said it would continue to observe November 1 as the formation day "to honour the sentiments of Telugu people".

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.

YSRCP wants AP govt to waive farm loans

As Andhra Pradesh is reeling under the effects of deficient rain, the YSR Congress Party on Saturday urged the Chandrababu Naidu-led government to act on its poll promise of waiving all agriculture loans for the benefit of farmers.

YSRCP seeks disqualification of MP who joined TDP

YSR Congress Party on Thursday petitioned Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan seeking disqualification of its MP SPY Reddy for joining the Telugu Desam Party, under the anti-defection rules.

YSRCP MP crosses over to TDP

Barely 10 days after election results, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) received a jolt with one of its MPs crossing over to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP).

Congress at nadir in Andhra Pradesh; no party member in new Assembly

Once its stronghold, the Congress will now be without a representative in the new Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly.

Several politicos make a strong comeback in AP assembly

Several bigwigs have made a grand comeback to the (new) Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly winning the just-concluded election, ending their long political hiatus.

TDP alleges rigging by YSRCP, demands re-poll in 38 stations

Telugu Desam Party today demanded re-election in at least 38 polling stations across Anantapuram, Chittoor, Kadapa and Nellore districts of Andhra Pradesh, alleging that YSR Congress indulged in booth-capturing and rigging on a massive scale.

Confident YSRCP will make a clean sweep: Jagan Reddy

YSR Congress party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has expressed confidence that his party will make a clean sweep in the assembly elections being held in Seemandhra region.

Will support anyone who gives our state a better deal: YS Sharmila

YSR Congress party leader YS Sharmila on Wednesday said that her party is keeping all options open on forging a post-poll alliance with any party which offer better deal for her state.

Elections 2014: Campaign ends in Seemandhra

Rapid development of residuary state, promises to waive farm loans and appointment of 2 deputy CMs by TDP and YSRCP`s assurance over his `five signatures` were the main campaign themes in Seemandhra.

We will turn Seemandhra into `Swarna Andhra`, says Naidu

TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu today said if voted to power, the TDP-BJP combine would develop the Seemandhra region and turn it into `Swarna Andhra` (golden Andhra).