Andhra Pradesh News

Death toll rises to 34 in Godavari boat tragedy, 13 still missing

Death toll rises to 34 in Godavari boat tragedy, 13 still missing

Out of 73 passengers, 26 passengers were rescued while 34 bodies have been retrieved so far. Remaining 13 persons are yet to be traced out.

Sep 18, 2019, 20:25 PM IST
Ex Andhra Pradesh Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao to be cremated with state honours

Ex Andhra Pradesh Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao to be cremated with state honours

CM Reddy announced that Rao will be cremated with state honours and directed the chief secretary to make the necessary arrangements in this regard.

Sep 17, 2019, 17:10 PM IST
Godavari boat tragedy: 17 more bodies recovered, toll rises to 25

Godavari boat tragedy: 17 more bodies recovered, toll rises to 25

A tourist boat carrying 61 people onboard capsized in Godavari river on Sunday. It is believed that the accident took place due to overloading in the boat.

Sep 17, 2019, 13:58 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh CM, Governor condole ex-Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao's demise

Andhra Pradesh CM, Governor condole ex-Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao's demise

Both the ministers grieved over the death of former Speaker and conveyed their condolences to the bereaved family members.

Sep 16, 2019, 17:31 PM IST
Kodela Siva Prasad Rao, former Andhra Pradesh Speaker found dead under mysterious circumstances

Kodela Siva Prasad Rao, former Andhra Pradesh Speaker found dead under mysterious circumstances

As per reports, former Andhra Assembly Speaker and senior TDP leader Kodela hanged himself at his residence in Hyderabad.

Sep 16, 2019, 13:45 PM IST
Godavari tourist boat capsize: 13 dead, no trace of 21 missing survivors

Godavari tourist boat capsize: 13 dead, no trace of 21 missing survivors

In a major tragedy, at least 13 people died when a tourist boat carrying 61 persons onboard overturned and capsized in the Godavari River near Devipatnam in Andhra Pradesh.

Sep 16, 2019, 13:20 PM IST
12 dead after boat capsizes in Godavari, several missing; Navy choppers involved in rescue operation

12 dead after boat capsizes in Godavari, several missing; Navy choppers involved in rescue operation

Andhra Pradesh CM has announced compensation for the kin of the victims.

Sep 15, 2019, 15:47 PM IST
Chandrababu Naidu's actions were increasing tensions, creating disturbance: Andhra Pradesh DGP

Chandrababu Naidu's actions were increasing tensions, creating disturbance: Andhra Pradesh DGP

Andhra Pradesh DGP G Sawang stressed that Naidu was not taken into preventive custody for fighting against the policies of state government.

Sep 11, 2019, 16:16 PM IST
In house arrest, Chandrababu Naidu accuses YSRCP of violating human rights with 'cowardly' actions

In house arrest, Chandrababu Naidu accuses YSRCP of violating human rights with 'cowardly' actions

Several TDP leaders, including Naidu and his son Nara Lokesh, have been put under house arrest.

Sep 11, 2019, 13:21 PM IST
Chandrababu Naidu, son Nara Lokesh and several TDP leaders under house arrest

Chandrababu Naidu, son Nara Lokesh and several TDP leaders under house arrest

Naidu went on a 12-hour-fast on Wednesday morning - from 8 am to 8 pm - to protest the detention.

Sep 11, 2019, 09:11 AM IST
Roof collapses during Muharram celebrations in Andhra Pradesh, 20 injured — Watch

Roof collapses during Muharram celebrations in Andhra Pradesh, 20 injured — Watch

Of the 20 people, five are said to have sustained serious injuries.

Sep 10, 2019, 16:45 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh likely to receive heavy rainfall for next two days: IMD

Andhra Pradesh likely to receive heavy rainfall for next two days: IMD

The weather forecasting agency also predicted that some isolated pockets of Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Vidarbha, Odisha, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa are also likely to receive heavy downpour

Sep 05, 2019, 20:08 PM IST
Mom at 74: Woman delivers twin girls in Andhra Pradesh

Mom at 74: Woman delivers twin girls in Andhra Pradesh

Erramatti Mangamma and her husband Errmatti Raja Rao, 80, became parents for the first time. The couple wanted to have children but were not fortunate enough. They went to many doctors, hospitals for

Sep 05, 2019, 13:46 PM IST
Four arrested for insulting Dalit Andhra MLA at Ganesh pandal

Four arrested for insulting Dalit Andhra MLA at Ganesh pandal

The upper caste men, allegedly belonging to the opposition Telugu Desam Party, insulted Vundavalli Sridevi when she had gone to a Ganesh pandal to perform puja in Annavaram village here on Monday.

Sep 03, 2019, 20:22 PM IST
A new 'Baahubali': This Andhra Pradesh town now has largest screen in South East Asia

A new 'Baahubali': This Andhra Pradesh town now has largest screen in South East Asia

'Baahubali' fame Prabhas' latest film 'Saaho' has released across hundreds of theatres in India and worldwide on Friday, but an 'Epiq' screen of newly-built V EPIQ Theatre in Sullurpet town, where '

Aug 30, 2019, 14:08 PM IST
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad visits Tirumala temple, offers prayers

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad visits Tirumala temple, offers prayers

Venkateswara Temple is a landmark Vaishnavite temple situated in the hill town of Tirumala at Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.

Aug 30, 2019, 09:46 AM IST
1,015 kg of ganja worth Rs 1.52 crore seized from 'empty' truck in Vishakhapatnam

1,015 kg of ganja worth Rs 1.52 crore seized from 'empty' truck in Vishakhapatnam

Based on specific intellegence, the DRI officials intercepted this truck and asked the driver of the truck to open the container. Interestingly, the truck was empty but after interrogating the driver

Aug 28, 2019, 13:39 PM IST
Crorepati and criminal background MLAs won big in Andhra Pradesh Assembly Elections 2019

Crorepati and criminal background MLAs won big in Andhra Pradesh Assembly Elections 2019

Crorepati and criminal MLAs dominated the Andhra Pradesh Assembly Elections 2019 with a huge vote share of more than 50 per cent, an analysis by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Andhra

Aug 27, 2019, 11:00 AM IST
Army Havildar makes video selfie pleading to protect his land in Andhra Pradesh

Army Havildar makes video selfie pleading to protect his land in Andhra Pradesh

Havildar T Chandra Babu, in the video, appeals to local officials and the public to help his mother from encroachers and help his family protect their land in Yellapally village near Tirupati.

Aug 21, 2019, 12:11 PM IST
Andhra: 2nd-level warning continues along Krishna River, Godavari water levels stable

Andhra: 2nd-level warning continues along Krishna River, Godavari water levels stable

Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management (APSDMA) on Saturday informed that second level warning continues in lieu of the Krishna river water levels at various place, whereas Godavari water has

Aug 17, 2019, 13:08 PM IST