Andhra Pradesh News

Plastic-free Tirumala town to have glass bottles for drinking water; proposal gets mixed response

Plastic-free Tirumala town to have glass bottles for drinking water; proposal gets mixed response

Since the Tirupati Urban Development Authority decided to ban the sale of plastic water bottles, pilgrims are facing a lot of problems in getting drinking water. 

Feb 20, 2020, 20:53 PM IST
1 dead, 5 injured after speeding car falls off flyover in Hyderabad

1 dead, 5 injured after speeding car falls off flyover in Hyderabad

The injured people have been shifted to Gandhi Hospital here. 

Feb 18, 2020, 10:32 AM IST
Hyderabad mosque clinic teaching yoga to fight lifestyle diseases

Hyderabad mosque clinic teaching yoga to fight lifestyle diseases

The counselors at the clinic are teaching various asanas to the patients every alternate day besides giving them YouTube links to follow yoga on their mobile phones.

Feb 15, 2020, 20:12 PM IST
Incriminating evidence seized from residence, premises of Chandrababu Naidu's former private secretary

Incriminating evidence seized from residence, premises of Chandrababu Naidu's former private secretary

The Central Board of Direct Taxes on Thursday announced the seizure of "incriminating evidence" from the residence and other premises of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's ex

Feb 14, 2020, 11:09 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh man commits suicide after relating his fever to Coronavirus

Andhra Pradesh man commits suicide after relating his fever to Coronavirus

The man had learnt about the deadly virus through the media. He confined himself to a room and warned his wife and children not to come closer to him. 

Feb 12, 2020, 19:39 PM IST
Andhra police initiative, Disha App's SoS facility lands harasser in jail

Andhra police initiative, Disha App's SoS facility lands harasser in jail

In a first result of the "Disha App'' an initiative of the Andhra Pradesh police to help women in distress, an assistant professor was caught within six minutes after a woman sent the SoS message

Feb 12, 2020, 14:33 PM IST
Andhra's ruling YSRCP says it is against Citizenship Amendment Act

Andhra's ruling YSRCP says it is against Citizenship Amendment Act

The YSRCP, which had voted for Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in the Parliament, has now said that it is against the legislation.

Feb 11, 2020, 20:19 PM IST
Disha police stations, SOS mobile app for emergency response launched in Andhra Pradesh

Disha police stations, SOS mobile app for emergency response launched in Andhra Pradesh

18 Disha police stations will soon be set up in all 13 districts of the state with a budget of Rs 21.10 crore. Each police station will be headed by a deputy superintendent of police.

Feb 08, 2020, 18:37 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh sets up Disha Police Station for rape and POCSO cases

Andhra Pradesh sets up Disha Police Station for rape and POCSO cases

As many as 18 Disha Police Stations will be established across 13 districts of the state, in a phased manner

Feb 05, 2020, 12:18 PM IST
Centre not to intervene in Andhra Pradesh CM Jaganmohan Reddy's three capitals plan

Centre not to intervene in Andhra Pradesh CM Jaganmohan Reddy's three capitals plan

During Tuesday’s Question Hour in the Lower House of Parliament, Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said that it is the prerogative of state governments to take decisions on their

Feb 04, 2020, 19:30 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Assembly passes resolution to abolish Legislative Council

Andhra Pradesh Assembly passes resolution to abolish Legislative Council

The move to abolish the Legislative Council comes days after Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy-led government in the state failed to get two bills on its plans to have three capitals passed by the

Jan 27, 2020, 19:10 PM IST
Jaganmohan Reddy Cabinet clears draft bill to abolish Andhra Legislative Council

Jaganmohan Reddy Cabinet clears draft bill to abolish Andhra Legislative Council

YSRCP has alleged that the TDP had been using majority in the council for its own benefit and halting key bills. 

Jan 27, 2020, 11:22 AM IST
YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government may abolish Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government may abolish Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council

"We need to seriously think whether we need to have such a House which appears to be functioning with only political motives," the Chief Minister told the Assembly on Thursday evening.

Jan 23, 2020, 22:28 PM IST
Lensmen, video journalists found capturing photos, videos of woman cop changing clothes; FIR lodged

Lensmen, video journalists found capturing photos, videos of woman cop changing clothes; FIR lodged

In a shocking incident, some photographers and video journalists from local media organisations were allegedly found to be taking pictures and making videos of a woman constable while she was

Jan 23, 2020, 13:02 PM IST
TDP MP Jayadev Galla arrested for attending protest rally against Andhra Pradesh's government decision to set up three state capitals

TDP MP Jayadev Galla arrested for attending protest rally against Andhra Pradesh's government decision to set up three state capitals

Non-bailable cases were filed against TDP MP Jayadev Galla, who was produced before Mangalagiri Magistrate post-midnight and was remanded to custody till January 31.

Jan 21, 2020, 10:48 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh cabinet approves 3 state capital formula

Andhra Pradesh cabinet approves 3 state capital formula

The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Monday (January 20) approved three capital formula-- Secretariat at Visakhapatnam, High Court at Kurnool and Assembly at Amaravathi. The state government will introduce

Jan 20, 2020, 12:22 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Assembly's special session to pass resolution for decentralisation of state capital today

Andhra Pradesh Assembly's special session to pass resolution for decentralisation of state capital today

The opposition parties, including the Communist Party of India and Telugu Desam Party, will oppose the idea of three capitals with its `Chalo Assembly` call against it. 

Jan 20, 2020, 08:57 AM IST
Boat services resume on river Krishna four months after Godavari tragedy

Boat services resume on river Krishna four months after Godavari tragedy

The Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday resumed boat services in river Krishna, nearly four months after they were halted in the state in the aftermath of tragic boat capsize incident on river

Jan 18, 2020, 23:07 PM IST
BJP stitches alliance with Pawan Kalyan's JanaSena in Andhra Pradesh

BJP stitches alliance with Pawan Kalyan's JanaSena in Andhra Pradesh

 In an important political development in Andhra Pradesh, the JanaSena Party, founded by actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan, announced a tie-up with BJP. 

Jan 16, 2020, 18:45 PM IST
TTD's devotional channel chairman resigns after audio chat with lady employee goes viral

TTD's devotional channel chairman resigns after audio chat with lady employee goes viral

SVBC is a free to air devotional channel which is very popular with devotees and run by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams ( TTD ) and Prithvi was appointed as its Chairman in July 2019. 

Jan 12, 2020, 21:27 PM IST