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TDP MLA Rama Naidu sleeps in graveyard to dispel fear of ghosts from villagers' minds, wins praise

Nimmala Rama Naidu, who is a TDP MLA from West Godavari, is being hailed for his extraordinary efforts to fight superstition.

Jun 26, 2018, 11:00 AM IST

TDP MLA booked for assaulting on-duty policeman in Godavari district

TDP MLA and government whip Chintamaneni Prabhakar has allegedly assaulted a police personnel on duty at Denduluru in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, police said Monday.

May 08, 2017, 13:05 PM IST

Toxic gas kills five in Andhra Pradesh

Five workers died due to suspected inhaling of toxic gas in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district on Thursday.

Mar 30, 2017, 12:51 PM IST

Teen girl burnt alive by stalkers as revenge in Andhra Pradesh

A teenage girl succumbed to her injuries today after she was set ablaze by two stalkers as revenge in Eluru of West Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh.

Mar 06, 2016, 13:39 PM IST

Minor girl alleges attack with needle in Telangana

A nine-year-old girl today alleged that an unidentified bike-borne man attacked her by injecting a needle in Malkajgiri area here but police did not find any evidence to prove the charge.

Sep 05, 2015, 18:59 PM IST

'Injection psycho' creates panic in Andhra, 11 women attacked

A pschyopath who triggered panic by targeting women and young girls with an injection has allegedly attacked 11 women in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district, police said.

Aug 31, 2015, 14:45 PM IST

Thousands take holy dip in Godavari

Tens of thousands thronged the banks of the Godavari in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to take a holy dip on Saturday, the last day of Godavari maha pushkaralu, a de facto Kumbh mela.

Jul 25, 2015, 12:56 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh: More protection on ghats as Godavari water rises after rains

Authorities here have stepped up measures to ensure security on the banks of Godavari river due to rise in water level keeping in view the rush of pilgrims attending the 12-day 'Pushkaram' festival.

Jul 23, 2015, 15:30 PM IST

Andhra govt denies reports of accident involving CM's convoy

Andhra Pradesh officials on Friday said that the reports of Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu's convoy being involved in an accident in the West Godavari district are incorrect.

Jul 03, 2015, 12:23 PM IST

Man accused of raping, killing minor girl jumps to death

A man infected with HIV, accused of raping and murdering a seven-year-old girl here, allegedly committed suicide by jumping from a flyover in West Godavari district after irate locals began chasing him for the crime, police said on Saturday.

Jun 20, 2015, 17:37 PM IST

Chhattisgarh Congress to protest against Polavaram project today

Alleging that the Polavaram dam project that is planned to be set up on Godavari river in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, would affect parts of Chhattisgarh, Congress has organised a protest at Konta in Sukma district on Wednesday over the issue.

Apr 29, 2015, 08:11 AM IST

Polling for teachers' constituencies held in AP, Telangana

Polling was completed peacefully in two graduates' constituencies in Telangana Legislative Council and as many teachers' constituencies in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council on Sunday.

Mar 22, 2015, 22:31 PM IST

Power company engineer caught taking Rs 50,000 bribe

 An officer of a state-run power utility has been trapped by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 50,000.

Feb 25, 2015, 18:12 PM IST

AP CM to be lead partner in making Araku a 'smart village'

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will be the "lead partner" in developing the tribal village Araku in Visakhapatnam district into a "Smart Village" under a new scheme being launched by the state government.

Jan 17, 2015, 22:24 PM IST

Sixteen Bangladeshi nationals held for illegal stay in Andhra Pradesh

Sixteen Bangladeshi nationals were on Saturday arrested from Penugonda village in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh allegedly for staying in the area illegally, police said.

Nov 22, 2014, 22:50 PM IST

Man dies of heart attack over daughter`s job prospects in Telangana

52-year-man died of heart attack at his residence in Narsapur town of West Godavari district on Saturday after he felt that prospects of his daughter getting job in proposed Telangana state are bleak.

Aug 03, 2013, 21:03 PM IST

Five killed in West Godavari road mishap

Four family members were among five persons who were killed today when a car in which they were travelling hit a stationary lorry in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, police said.

May 03, 2013, 15:06 PM IST

14 students arrested for ragging in AP

Fourteen diploma students at a polytechnic college in Eluru town of West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh were on Thursday arrested for allegedly ragging their juniors, police said.

Feb 07, 2013, 16:58 PM IST

Six killed in Eluru road mishap

Six members of a family, including two women, were killed today when their car overturned and fell into a river near Manepalli in West Godavari district.

Aug 14, 2012, 11:27 AM IST