Andhra Pradesh News

Two dead, 25 injured as two buses collide on national highway in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh

Two dead, 25 injured as two buses collide on national highway in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh

While one of the buses, a Volvo bus of the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) was coming from Tirupati, the other one was a private bus carrying devotees from Sabarimala. 

Jan 08, 2020, 12:23 PM IST
Tourist bus from Puri catches fire near Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam; several injured

Tourist bus from Puri catches fire near Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam; several injured

According to a report, there were a total of 48 passengers on the bus and were en route to Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram.

Jan 05, 2020, 13:43 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh MP licks police boots to protest remarks

Andhra Pradesh MP licks police boots to protest remarks

Gorantla Madhav, a member of Lok Sabha from Andhra Pradesh`s Hindupur, surprised media persons by licking the police boots while defending the police at a news conference on Friday.

Dec 21, 2019, 18:30 PM IST
Andhra: YSRCP MP kisses police boot to protest TDP leader's 'boot-licking' remark

Andhra: YSRCP MP kisses police boot to protest TDP leader's 'boot-licking' remark

MP Madhav, who is an ex-Circle Inspector, said he kissed the shoe as a tribute to the martyrs who protect the integrity and sovereignty of the people. 

Dec 20, 2019, 16:25 PM IST
Anti-terror force Octopus to man Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister's security

Anti-terror force Octopus to man Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister's security

The Chief Minister's security will now be manned by anti-terror force Octopus. A squad of 32 Octopus personnel divided into five teams would be part of Jagan Mohan Reddy`s security.

Dec 18, 2019, 22:23 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh may have 3 capitals, says Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

Andhra Pradesh may have 3 capitals, says Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

Speaking on the last day of the current Assembly session, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said that a committe has been formed to decide on forming three capitals in the state and

Dec 17, 2019, 19:27 PM IST
Trainee IPS officer, charged with harassing wife, suspended by Home Ministry

Trainee IPS officer, charged with harassing wife, suspended by Home Ministry

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has suspended trainee Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Kokkanti Maheshwar Reddy, who is facing charges of harassing his wife for divorce. The 28-year-old's

Dec 15, 2019, 08:44 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh girl's body exhumed for autopsy, 12 years after murder

Andhra Pradesh girl's body exhumed for autopsy, 12 years after murder

The body was exhumed early Tuesday under the supervision of CBI official leading the probe into the sensational case, which saw many twists and turns.

Dec 14, 2019, 11:46 AM IST
NIA arrests key accused in human trafficking case in Hyderabad

NIA arrests key accused in human trafficking case in Hyderabad

The accused Ruhul Amin Dhali was arrested on Thursday and was produced before a court at Basirhat, West Bengal the next day to obtain a transit remand. 

Dec 14, 2019, 07:04 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Assembly passes Disha Bill to punish rapists in 21 days

Andhra Pradesh Assembly passes Disha Bill to punish rapists in 21 days

The Bill drafted for women`s safety was earlier approved by the state cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, in the wake of horrific gang-rape and murder of a woman

Dec 13, 2019, 15:02 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh government clears Bill to punish rapists in 21 days

Andhra Pradesh government clears Bill to punish rapists in 21 days

The state cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, approved the draft Bill for women`s safety, which is named after Disha, the victim of Hyderabad case. The police had named

Dec 11, 2019, 22:15 PM IST
How an Andhra Pradesh priest duped people in the name of god

How an Andhra Pradesh priest duped people in the name of god

A priest named K Suryanarayana Murthy of the famous Rahu-Ketu Temple was caught duping the devotees with a fake temple website and using its official number illegally to collect money from them.

Dec 11, 2019, 12:28 PM IST
Hats off to Telangana CM KCR, police for what they did: Jagan Reddy on Hyderabad encounter

Hats off to Telangana CM KCR, police for what they did: Jagan Reddy on Hyderabad encounter

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday lauded Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and the Hyderabad Police for taking efficient action against the accused in the Hyderabad

Dec 09, 2019, 19:07 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh to pass new law to check crimes against women, take speedy action

Andhra Pradesh to pass new law to check crimes against women, take speedy action

The Andhra Pradesh government is planning to bring in a legislation to take stringent action for crimes against women and for speedy justice wherever there is conclusive evidence.

Dec 09, 2019, 18:33 PM IST
To ward off criticism, Andhra Pradesh govt cancels Rs 3 crore work orders at CM's residence

To ward off criticism, Andhra Pradesh govt cancels Rs 3 crore work orders at CM's residence

In a bid to ward off allegations of lavish and wasteful expenditure by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy levied by the opposition parties, the state government on Sunday cancelled proposed work at

Dec 09, 2019, 07:50 AM IST
Stampede over shortage of onions at Rythu bazaar in Andhra Pradesh

Stampede over shortage of onions at Rythu bazaar in Andhra Pradesh

Onion prices in many places have crossed Rs 100 per kg due to low production. Acknowledging the crisis, the Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government in Andhra has decided to subsidise onions until the prices

Dec 05, 2019, 20:57 PM IST
People hold protest across country demanding justice for Hyderabad rape-muder case victim

People hold protest across country demanding justice for Hyderabad rape-muder case victim

 The protest was observed in several places including Hyderabad, Kolkata and Uttar Pradesh. Not only around cities but the Hyderbad case stirred up an uproar in Parliament, several MPs condemned the

Dec 02, 2019, 21:10 PM IST
TDP files complaint against YSRCP workers over 'attack on Chandrababu Naidu's convoy'

TDP files complaint against YSRCP workers over 'attack on Chandrababu Naidu's convoy'

The complaint, which was filed at Thullur police station, said that the TDP leaders, under the leadership of party chief Chandrababu Naidu, were travelling in a convoy of vehicles to see the

Nov 30, 2019, 12:54 PM IST
TDP leader sustains injuries in car accident in Visakhapatnam

TDP leader sustains injuries in car accident in Visakhapatnam

Senior Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Acham Naidu sustained injuries after his car met with an accident on Nakkapalli National Highway in Visakhapatnam on Friday, police said.

Nov 30, 2019, 07:05 AM IST
ED attaches assets worth Rs 1.08 cr in disproportionate assets case in Andhra Pradesh

ED attaches assets worth Rs 1.08 cr in disproportionate assets case in Andhra Pradesh

Probe under PMLA revealed that accused Ganta Suseela had indulged in corruption while holding public offices and amassed assets disproportionate to her known sources of income including income of her

Nov 29, 2019, 08:10 AM IST