Andhra Pradesh

Tension erupts in Andhra Pradesh's Vizag over TDP chief Chandrababu's tour

Tension prevailed at the Visakhapatnam Airport in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday (February 27) as ruling YSRCP workers went to protest against TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu's visit to Vizag and Vijayanagaram districts.

Feb 27, 2020, 17:57 PM IST

1 dead, 5 injured after speeding car falls off flyover in Hyderabad

The injured people have been shifted to Gandhi Hospital here. 

Feb 18, 2020, 10:32 AM IST

Andhra's ruling YSRCP says it is against Citizenship Amendment Act

The YSRCP, which had voted for Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in the Parliament, has now said that it is against the legislation.

Feb 11, 2020, 20:19 PM IST

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

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 capital cities and the Centre will not advise Andhra Pradesh government on this matter.

Feb 04, 2020, 19:30 PM IST

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 Upper House, which is dominated by main opposition Telugu Desam Party of N Chandrababu Naidu.

Jan 27, 2020, 19:10 PM IST

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

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

Protests erupt after AP cabinet's approval on 3 state capital formula

The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet approved three capital formula-- Secretariat at Visakhapatnam, High Court at Kurnool and Assembly at Amaravathi.

Jan 20, 2020, 15:58 PM IST

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 Godavari that claimed more than 50 lives.

Jan 18, 2020, 23:07 PM IST

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

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

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

Espionage racket with links to Pakistan busted in Andhra Pradesh, 7 navy officials arrested

The operation was conducted with the help of central intelligence agencies and naval intelligence. 

Dec 20, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

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 a report in this regard will be submitted in a couple of days.

Dec 17, 2019, 19:27 PM IST

Delhi government has shown interest in Disha Act: AP Assembly Speaker

Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Tammineni Sitaram has said that the Delhi government has shown interest in the state`s recently passed Disha Act which enables death penalty for rape and reduces the judgement period in such matter to 21 working days.

Dec 16, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

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

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 the victim as Disha to protect her identity.

Dec 11, 2019, 22:15 PM IST

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 government veterinarian's gangrape and murder case, that shook the nation.

Dec 09, 2019, 19:07 PM IST

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