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Andhra Pradesh Assembly

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 Pradesh Election Watch (APEW) showed.

Aug 27, 2019, 11:00 AM IST

Yes, I have brought office furniture home: Ex-Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kodela Siva Prasad Rao

Since last few days, the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy-led YSRCP government in Andhra Pradesh had brought considerable heat on Kodela on this issue when it was found that some official furniture which was shifted from Hyderabad to Vijayawada after the bifurcation was found missing and it came to light that it is with former speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao.

Aug 23, 2019, 17:58 PM IST

23 crorepati ministers, 17 ministers face criminal cases in Andhra Pradesh Assembly, says ADR

The ADR released the findings on June 25 after analysing the affidavits of all the 26 ministers, including Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy.

Jul 03, 2019, 10:48 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh Assembly passes Bill for 5% quota to Kapus

The Bill to provide five per cent quota in education and employment to Kapus, Ontari, Balija and Telaga sub-castes was passed unanimously by the House.

Feb 08, 2019, 10:36 AM IST

Wear black badge, work one extra hour to show protest: CM Chandrababu Naidu tells Andhra Pradesh assembly

Naidu had on Tuesday convened an all-party meeting to discuss the next course of action for securing the state's rights under the AP Reorganisation Act,2014.

Mar 28, 2018, 15:08 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh MLAs wear black badges to Assembly over special status row

The decision to wear black badges was taken at an all-party meeting convened by Andhra Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu.

Mar 28, 2018, 12:11 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh special category status: Chandrababu Naidu calls all-party meeting to discuss demand

The ruling TDP and opposition YSRCP find themselves on the same side of the issue.

Mar 26, 2018, 20:09 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh Assembly passes law to give reservation to Kapu community

The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Saturday unanimously passed the bill to give 5 per cent reservation to the Kapu community. 

Dec 02, 2017, 12:37 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh lawmakers take mass leave to attend weddings, Assembly on 2-day break

While the Andhra Pradesh assembly is in session,  at least 100 lawmakers have applied for leaves on the same dates. Reason? To attend weddings. 

Nov 24, 2017, 14:49 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh Assembly assembly passes resolution against Leader of Opposition

The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Friday passed a resolution condemning the behaviour of Leader of Opposition Y S Jaganmohan Reddy in the house.

Mar 24, 2017, 19:39 PM IST

YSRCP gives Andhra assembly a miss during condolence motion

The opposition YSR Congress Party stayed away from Andhra Pradesh assembly on Tuesday when it took up a resolution to condole the death of a sitting legislator, who defected to the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP).

Mar 14, 2017, 16:28 PM IST

YSRC members stage walkout over unemployment allowance issue

The YSR Congress today staged a walkout from the Andhra Pradesh Assembly protesting the government's "failure" to honour its promise of extending unemployment allowance to youths without jobs in the state.

Mar 10, 2016, 12:30 PM IST

YSR Congress boycotts Andhra Pradesh Assembly session

The YSR Congress Party has decided to boycott the rest of the winter session of the Andhra Pradesh Assembly to protest against the suspension of its member RK Roja for one year.

Dec 21, 2015, 13:25 PM IST

Fireworks over liquor deaths, call money racket likely as winter session of AP Assembly begins today

The winter session of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly which begins on Thursday is likely to be a stormy affair.

Dec 17, 2015, 09:46 AM IST

Eight YSR legislators suspended from Andhra Assembly for creating ruckus

Eight legislators of the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) were on Thursday suspended from the Andhra Pradesh assembly for three days for creating a ruckus and stalling the proceedings.

Mar 19, 2015, 14:09 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh: MRPS protesters taken into preventive custody

 Over 70 Madiga Reservation Porata Samithi (MRPS) activists were taken into preventive custody on Wednesday as police foiled their attempts to hold a demonstration near Andhra Pradesh Assembly premises here on the issue of categorisation of scheduled castes.

Mar 18, 2015, 12:45 PM IST

AP Assembly pays tributes to Telugu film director Bapu

 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly today paid glowing tributes to eminent Telugu film director, cartoonist and artist Bapu who passed away in Chennai yesterday.

Sep 01, 2014, 16:55 PM IST

YSRC stalls House proceedings for 2nd day over violence issue

The Opposition YSR Congress raised the issue of alleged political violence in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly for the second consecutive day on Tuesday leading to stalling of House proceedings post-Question Hour.

Aug 19, 2014, 17:09 PM IST

Andhra assembly backs centre over fight against black money

The Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday backing the central government over the measures being taken by it to eradicate black money.

Jun 24, 2014, 19:33 PM IST

TDP annual conclave kicks off on Tuesday

A rejuvenated Telugu Desam Party aims to become a national party from being a regional outfit as it sits for its two-day annual conclave `Mahanadu` from Tuesday to deliberate the issue among other things.

May 26, 2014, 16:59 PM IST