Andhra Pradesh polls peaceful barring incidents of political violence

Polling was by and large peaceful in 175 assembly and 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in 13 coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema districts of AP, in the second phase of polling today, barring incidents of violence between political parties.

Andhra Pradesh bandh over Telangana Bill paralyses normal life

Normal life was thrown out of gear in Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh due to a bandh called against the Centre`s move to table the Telangana Bill in Parliament on Thursday.

Shutdown in Seemandhra hits normal life

The day-long shutdown in Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra regions of Andhra Pradesh Thursday to protest state`s bifurcation hit normal life.

Andhra Pradesh hit by heavy rains, thousands evacuated; toll at 29

Andhra Pradesh is bracing for heavy to very heavy rains on Saturday with Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy directing the state administration to be on alert and conduct relief operations on a war-footing.

Seemandhra remains without power as strike continues

Most parts of Seemandhra remained without power for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday with electricity employees continuing their indefinite strike to protest the Centre`s decision to divide Andhra Pradesh.

Samaikyandhra JAC calls for shutdown in Seemandhra

Groups opposing division of Andhra Pradesh have called for shutdown in Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra regions Friday.

Resignations won`t help to keep AP united: Seemandhra Cong leaders

Under pressure from united-Andhra supporters to quit their posts, Congress leaders from Seemandhra regions said resignations may not be the best way forward for them.

Pro-Andhra protests held at central offices, banks

The united-Andhra supporters on Thursday organised protests at the offices of Central government and PSU banks in the Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions.

Protests continue in Seemandhra

Protests continued unabated in Rayalaseema and Coastal Andhra regions on Wednesday against the proposed division of Andhra Pradesh.

Prohibitory orders in Hyderabad city extended for a week

Even as the police announced an extension of prohibitory orders on Tuesday in Hyderabad, for a week from tomorrow.

Two Seemandhra ministers tender resignations

Two cabinet ministers from Seemandhra Monday submitted their resignations to Governor ESL Narasimhan.

India`s 29th state Telangana set to become a reality by year end

If indications are to be believed then India may have state number 29 by year end.

Seemandhra teachers to go on strike to oppose AP bifurcation

The pro-united Andhra teachers` unions and employees in the Secretariat would go on indefinite strike against proposed division of Andhra Pradesh.

I-Day celebrations amid protests by pro-united AP supporters

Protests continued across Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra regions on Thursday against the proposed division of Andhra Pradesh.

Congress leaders from Seemandhra to hold protest in Delhi on Tuesday

Congress MLAs and other party leaders from Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra would stage a protest in Delhi on Tuesday against the proposed splitting of the state.

Protests against Andhra Pradesh bifurcation enter 7th day

Agitating against the decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh, Samaikyandhra supporters on Tuesday continued with their week-long protest.

Telangana fallout: Protests, bandh rock Andhra Pradesh

Several Ministers from coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema remonstrated with Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy the decision on creation of Telangana.

Telangana: Near total bandh in coastal, southern AP

India is all set to get its 29th state – Telangana, which was endorsed by UPA allies and cleared by the Congress Working Committee on Tuesday evening.

Jagan`s Coastal Andhra tour sends ripples in Cong

Former Congress MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy`s tour of Coastal Andhra is sending ripples in the ruling Congress party, with some Legislators coming out openly to support him.

Rain-battered coastal Andhra braces for cyclone

The coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh, already battered by heavy rains that have claimed 26 lives so far, is now threatened by a cyclonic storm, officials said Thursday.