Andhra Pradesh News

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
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