Andhra Pradesh News

Andhra Pradesh stands on top in COVID-19 tests per million population

Andhra Pradesh stands on top in COVID-19 tests per million population

The Chief Minister directed the officials to ensure proper tests for the 7,578 patients in the quarantine and to increase the number of ICU beds in the hospitals in Anantapur, Prakasam and Nellore

Apr 22, 2020, 22:26 PM IST
Reservation: Supreme Court quashes order providing 100% quota in teaching jobs in scheduled areas

Reservation: Supreme Court quashes order providing 100% quota in teaching jobs in scheduled areas

As per the 1992 verdict, extreme caution has to be exercised and special case has to be made out for exceeding 50 per cent reservation limit.

Apr 22, 2020, 21:31 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh govt to distribute 16 cr masks amid coronavirus COVID-19 scare

Andhra Pradesh govt to distribute 16 cr masks amid coronavirus COVID-19 scare

The Andhra Pradesh government on Sunday (April 12, 2020) has planned to distribute over 16 crore face masks to the people of the state amid the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

Apr 12, 2020, 17:13 PM IST
Owaisi asks Centre to provide aid to state govts for fighting coronavirus COVID-19 battle

Owaisi asks Centre to provide aid to state govts for fighting coronavirus COVID-19 battle

Taking to Twitter on Saturday, Owaisi stated, "It is the states that are carrying the burden in this fight, the Union must put its weight behind them and equip them well."

Apr 12, 2020, 14:00 PM IST
Coronavirus COVID-19 cases go past 400 mark in Andhra Pradesh; death toll stands at six

Coronavirus COVID-19 cases go past 400 mark in Andhra Pradesh; death toll stands at six

So far 11 people, who were tested positive of the virus, have been discharged after receiving treatment in the state 

Apr 11, 2020, 19:49 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh govt identifies 133 red zone COVID-19 clusters in 13 districts, coronavirus positive cases reach 381

Andhra Pradesh govt identifies 133 red zone COVID-19 clusters in 13 districts, coronavirus positive cases reach 381

The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday identified 133 red zone coronavirus COVID-19 clusters in 13 districts of the state, highlighting the importance to contain the spread of the deadly virus.

Apr 10, 2020, 20:45 PM IST
Barmer school principal booked for violating lockdown orders

Barmer school principal booked for violating lockdown orders

Meena said the principal was booked for disobeying orders and deterring a public servant from discharging duty, and added that an order had been issued to suspend him.

Apr 10, 2020, 20:36 PM IST
COVID-19: Andhra Pradesh govt identifies 133 'containment clusters' in 11 districts, sounds red alert

COVID-19: Andhra Pradesh govt identifies 133 'containment clusters' in 11 districts, sounds red alert

The state nodal officer for COVID-19 Arja Srikanth said in a release that the government was taking all steps to check the spread of the pandemic by tightening the lockdown restrictions.

Apr 10, 2020, 20:32 PM IST
Coronavirus COVID-19: Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy launches indigenous test kits

Coronavirus COVID-19: Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy launches indigenous test kits

Leading the way in manufacturing indigenous medical equipment, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday (April 8) launched  coronavirus COVID-19 testing kits manufactured by

Apr 09, 2020, 06:50 AM IST
PM Modi insulted Hyderabad by not inviting me for all-party video meet: Asaduddin Owaisi

PM Modi insulted Hyderabad by not inviting me for all-party video meet: Asaduddin Owaisi

The Hyderabad MP tweeted that All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) not being invited to the video conference is an insult to the proud people of Aurangabad and Hyderabad.

Apr 05, 2020, 21:27 PM IST
Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech to develop intranasal vaccine for Coronavirus

Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech to develop intranasal vaccine for Coronavirus

The vaccine, likely to be named CoroFlu, will be built on a flu vaccine backbone named M2SR, which has already proved to be safe and well tolerant when given to humans, in Phase I and II of the

Apr 04, 2020, 12:40 PM IST
Fire erupts in forest near Srisailam temple in Andhra Pradesh

Fire erupts in forest near Srisailam temple in Andhra Pradesh

According to officials, the fire was was in the wee hours of Friday.

Apr 03, 2020, 14:01 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh uses modern technology to keep its people safe from coronavirus

Andhra Pradesh uses modern technology to keep its people safe from coronavirus

Amid the rising coronavirus cases in India, Andhra Pradesh government has adopted a unique and modern idea to curb the spread of the deadly virus in the state and protect the people of the state.

Mar 31, 2020, 12:03 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh govt distributes free ration to poor amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Andhra Pradesh govt distributes free ration to poor amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

The Commissioner said YSRCP-led government has also decided to provide financial assistance of Rs 1,000 to the poor, on April 4.

Mar 29, 2020, 12:38 PM IST
Stay wherever you are or we will forcibly quarantine you: Andhra Pradesh CM's message to people during COVID-19 lockdown

Stay wherever you are or we will forcibly quarantine you: Andhra Pradesh CM's message to people during COVID-19 lockdown

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has appealed to people to stay put wherever they are to help to fight the coronavirus and assured that all measures are being taken from government

Mar 26, 2020, 20:56 PM IST
State Election Commissioner showing caste loyalty to Chandrababu, says YS Jagan

State Election Commissioner showing caste loyalty to Chandrababu, says YS Jagan

The ongoing local bodies' elections in Andhra Pradesh is witnessing a bitter political war between the ruling YSRCP and the opposition TDP after the State Election Commissioner postponed the

Mar 15, 2020, 22:09 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh calls off local body polls for 6 weeks due to Coronavirus scare

Andhra Pradesh calls off local body polls for 6 weeks due to Coronavirus scare

According to the State Election Commissioner, N Ramesh Kumar, the new dates for the Andhra Pradesh local body polls will be finalised after normalcy is restored in the state.

Mar 15, 2020, 13:27 PM IST
Searches intensify in Andhra Pradesh ahead of local body polls, huge amount of cash recovered

Searches intensify in Andhra Pradesh ahead of local body polls, huge amount of cash recovered

During the checking of a vehicle in Hukumpeta of Visakhapatnam, police recovered Rs 18.3 lakh from two men identified as Lokavaraput Ramu and Bandari Srinivasa travelling in a car.

Mar 14, 2020, 08:49 AM IST
Goddess' idol, statue of freedom fighter vandalised in Andhra Pradesh school

Goddess' idol, statue of freedom fighter vandalised in Andhra Pradesh school

The teacher also said that the police visited the school and is investigating the matter.

Mar 14, 2020, 08:06 AM IST
TDP MLA meets CM Jagan Mohan Reddy amid indications of switching parties

TDP MLA meets CM Jagan Mohan Reddy amid indications of switching parties

In Visakhapatnam district, while former MLA S A Rahman already joined the YSRC, another ex-legislator P Ramesh Babu is also expected to follow, having resigned from the TDP. 

Mar 13, 2020, 15:05 PM IST