Andhra Pradesh targets to plant 5 crore trees in next five years

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu Friday said the government targets to plant five crore trees in the next five years through various plantation programmes.

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Cash-for-vote: Chargesheet names Andhra CM but not as an accused

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu's name figures in the preliminary chargesheet filed by Telangana Anti-Corruption bureau in the cash-for-vote case involving his party MLA A Revanth Reddy but not (not) as an accused.

Special status alone not enough to boost AP growth: Chandrababu Naidu

Amid Opposition attack over non-realisation of the promise of special status to Andhra Pradesh made during bifurcation of the state, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said the Centre needs to help the residuary state liberally.

Partial shutdown in Andhra Pradesh over special status

A state-wide shutdown called by the Communist Party of India demanding special status to Andhra Pradesh evoked partial response on Tuesday.

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.

It pays to be a beggar in Andhra Pradesh: Rs 5,000 bonanza for those who stay away from `Pushkaram`
It pays to be a beggar in Andhra Pradesh: Rs 5,000 bonanza for those who stay away from `Pushkaram`

In a unique initiative to keep them away from the crowded ghats where Godavari Pushkaralu is now being held, beggars have been asked by the Andhra Pradesh government to take Rs 5,000.

Pushkaram witnesses greater rush, govt to ensure smooth fest

Two days after the deadly stampede in which 27 pilgrims were killed, the Godavari 'Pushkaram' witnessed huge rush of devotees on Thursday on the occasion of 'Amavasya' even as officials said the 12-day religious event was going on without any hitch.

Pushkaram witnesses greater rush, govt to ensure smooth fest

Two days after the deadly stampede in which 27 pilgrims were killed, the Godavari 'Pushkaram' witnessed huge rush of devotees on Thursday on the occasion of 'Amavasya' even as officials said the 12-day religious event was going on without any hitch.

Slew of measures to prevent recurrence of Pushkaram tragedy

 Describing the Godavari Pushkaram stampede as "unfortunate", Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said his government will ensure that such tragedies do not recur and pilgrims don't face further troubles during the 12-day festival.

Pushkaram stampede: Vigil stepped up at bathing ghats, probe ordered
Pushkaram stampede: Vigil stepped up at bathing ghats, probe ordered

A day after a stampede at the bathing ghat here claimed 27 lives, authorities on Wednesday stepped up vigil, diverting pilgrims to various bathing ghats to avoid overcrowding even as the state government ordered a judicial inquiry into the mishap that occurred on the first day of the 'Pushkaram' festival.

Rajahmundry stampede: Naidu failed to follow standard operating procedures, says Digvijay

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh said Wednesday that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had failed to follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) with regard to the organisation of the Maha Pushkaram on the banks of the River Godavari, and this had led to Tuesday's stampede that claimed 29 lives.

YSR Cong blames Naidu for stampede, demands his resignation

 YSR Congress Party President Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday blamed AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu for the stampede at the Pushkar ghat here and said that he should quit on moral grounds taking full responsibility for the incident.

President, PM condole deaths in Andhra stampede

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the deaths in a stampede on Tuesday during the Godavari pushkaralu in Andhra Pradesh.

Chief Minister Naidu responsible for Rajahmundry stampede: Congress

Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee president Raghu Veera Reddy on Tuesday blamed Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu for the tragic Rajahmundry stampede and demanded a compensation of 25 lakhs to the families of all the victims.

Andhra ministers meet president, complain against Telangana

A delegation of Andhra Pradesh ministers on Tuesday met President Pranab Mukherjee here and complained about phone tapping by Telangana government in Hyderabad.

Andhra govt denies reports of accident involving CM's convoy

Andhra Pradesh officials on Friday said that the reports of Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu's convoy being involved in an accident in the West Godavari district are incorrect.

Cash-for-vote case: Telangana TDP legislator Revanth Reddy gets bail

A city court on Tuesday granted bail to TDP legislator A Revanth Reddy, an accused in the cash-for-vote case.

Cash-for-vote: HC dismisses plea seeking judge's recusal

The Hyderabad High Court on Monday dismissed an application moved by Telangana's nominated MLA Elvis Stephenson seeking the judge to recuse himself from hearing a petition filed by J Muthaiah, an accused in the cash-for-vote case.

Case registered against Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu over 'provocative statements'

Police here on Thursday registered a case against Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and five TDP leaders for their alleged threatening and provocative statements against Telangana government.