Andhra Pradesh News

Andhra CM Naidu releases 'People First' mobile app for grievance redressal
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) , September 20 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday released 'People First' mobile application for grievance redressal at the Collectors' conference in Vijayawada. Read Full Story

Telangana: TRS Corporator's son arrested for harassing women on social media
Malkajgiri (Telangana) September 20 : TRS (Telangana Rashtra Samiti) Corporator, Jagdeeshwar Goud's son Abhishek Goud was arrested by the Cyber Crime Cell Police on Wednesday for allegedly stalking three women on social media. Read Full Story

Marriage racket bust in Hyderabad; eight Arab Sheikhs arrested
Hyderabad (Telangana) , September 20 : Hyderabad Police busted another marriage racket on Wednesday and arrested 17 persons , including eight sheikhs belonging to Saudi Arabia, Oman and Qatar along with four Muslim clerics, on the charges of cheating innocent girls in the name of marriage. Read Full Story

Shocking! Father kills daughter on objection over her friendship with boys
Nalgonda (Telangana) , Sept. 19 : In a shocking incident, a father in Telangan's Nalgonda District killed his 13-year-old daughter on Tuesday for being friendly with male friends. Read Full Story

Andhra CM Naidu comes out in support of children
Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh) , September 19 : The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, on Tuesday participated in the Bharat Yatra, along with Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi today in Kurnool. Read Full Story

Hyderabad: Women burnt alive by husband for not clearing medical entrance exam
Hyderabad , September 19 : In a shocking case, a husband in Telangana's Hyderabad allegedly burned his wife alive for not securing a seat in the medical entrance. Read Full Story

Andhra CM hails Centre's monetary sanction for Polavaram project
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , September 19 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that the Government of India has released Rs. 3350 crores for Polavaram project and will give additional amount of Rs. 3850 crores soon for the national project. Read Full Story

Telangana: Six of a family commit suicide
Suryapet (Telangana) , September 18 : As many as six members of a family committed suicide by allegedly consuming poison in the Mamillagadda area of Suryapet district in Telangana. Read Full Story

Vizag has achieved 30pc savings through renewable energy solutions: Andhra CM Naidu
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) , September 17 : Attending the Regional Conference on Environment-2017 in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu elaborated on the sustainable development of the state, and claimed that Visakhapatnam has achieved 30 per cent savings through renewable energy solutions. Read Full Story

Andhra CM approves migration policy, allots Rs. 40 crores for its implementation
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) , September 16 : Andhra Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday approved the migration policy and has also allotted Rs 40 crores for implementation of the policy, while sanctioning Rs. 20 crores with immediate effect. Read Full Story

NHRC recommends Telangana govt to pay Rs 6-lakh relief to botched-up eye surgery victims
New Delhi , Sept 16 : Setting aside the contention of the Government of Telangana, the National Human Rights Commission on Saturday recommended it to pay Rs six lakh as relief to the victims of botched-up eye surgery at a government hospital. Read Full Story

Telangana police officer bags two bronze medals in Tennis at World Police and Fire Games 2017
Hyderabad , September 16 : N Bose Kiran, an Inspector in Telangana police, bagged two bronze medals in the World Police and Fire Games 2017 in Tennis held at Los Angeles. Read Full Story

Andhra aims to become open defecation free
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , September 15 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday said that three districts in his state have become Open Defecation Free (ODF). Read Full Story

Telangana priests to get wages on par with government employees: KCR
Hyderabad (Telangana), September 15 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday announced that archakas (Preists) and employees working in the temples will be paid salaries on par with the government employees. Read Full Story

Opposition parties call for 'Telangana Liberation day' celebrations
Hyderabad (Telangana) , September 15 : Opposition parties in Telangana on Friday called for celebrating Liberation Day across the state on September 17. Read Full Story

Andhra CM calls for implementation of policies to ensure economic growth
(Andhra Pradesh) , Sep 15 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Friday held a review meeting with all the Head of Departments in the state and called for efficient implementation of policies to bolster economic growth in the state. Read Full Story

Andhra Govt. approves proposals on land allotment
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , September 15 : Andhra Pradesh's government on Friday approved proposals including allotment of land and rates for public and private organizations. Read Full Story

Nara Lokesh for IT hub in Andhra Pradesh
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Sept 15 : Andhra Pradesh Minister Nara Lokesh on Friday reiterated his desire to make the state an Information Technology hub in the state and generate employment. Read Full Story

Indian-origin psychiatrist stabbed to death in Kansas
Miryalaguda (Telangana) , September 15 : An Indian-origin psychiatrist from Telangana, Dr. Achyut Reddy, was stabbed to death in Kansas, United States on Thursday. Read Full Story

Hyderabad: Woman forced to spend night on road with dead son's body
Hyderabad (Telangana) , September 15 : A woman, who lost his son due to dengue, was not allowed to bring the dead body inside her rented apartment, in Hyderabad, Telangana. Read Full Story

'If other refugees can stay in India, why can't Rohingyas?' questions Owaisi
Hyderabad (Telangana) , September 15 : Citing example of refugees from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka residing in India, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday tore into Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Government over sending the Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar, saying that Rohingya refugess should be allowed to take shelter in the country just like other refugees are. Read Full Story

Andhra CM hails VWDT order allowing construction of Neradi barrage on Vamsadhara River
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh), September 15 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday hailed Vamsadhara Water Disputes Tribunal (VWDT) order allowing his state to construct the Neradi barrage on the Vamsadhara River. Read Full Story

Telangana CM KCR assures to solve bifurcation issues with Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Sep 14 : Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Thursday categorically stated that as part of Telangana's fundamental policy of having cordial relations with the neighbouring states, the bifurcation problems with Andhra Pradesh will be settled with wisdom. Read Full Story

Telangana outshines other southern states in attracting investments: ASSOCHAM
Hyderabad (Telangana) , September 14 : The Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM) on Thursday stated that Telangana has surpassed the other states and has crossed the national average in attracting investments. Read Full Story

Andhra CM Naidu to finalise designs for Assembly, HC on Oct. 25
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , September 14 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu will finalise the designs for the Legislative Assembly and the High Court in the state on October 25. Read Full Story

Telangana boy introduces 'ElectroShoe' to keep perpetrators of crimes away
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Sept. 14 : Moved by 2012 Nirbhaya rape case, a 18-year-old high school graduate designed 'ElectroShoe' - a product for women to prevent themselves from perpetrators of crimes. Read Full Story

Telangana: 15 children seriously injured in road accident
Khammam District (Telangana) , September 13 : A many as 15 school children were injured after the vehicle, carrying them met with an accident in Telangana's Khammam District on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Andhra CM Naidu pledges to promote horticulture, micro-irrigation systems in state
Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh) , September 13 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday pledged to promote and use maximum land available in the state for horticulture and micro irrigation systems. Read Full Story

Teach Telugu as 'compulsory subject' in schools, says Telangana CM Rao
Hyderabad (Telangana) , September 13 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao has instructed educational institutions in the state to teach Telugu as a 'compulsory subject' to students from Std. I to XII, and has made it clear that only those institutions that adhere to this will be given recognition and permission to function. Read Full Story

Centre sanctions Rs. 738 crore to Andhra government for rural local bodies
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , September 13 : The Central Government has sanctioned Rs. 73771.80 lakh as basic grants for rural local bodies for the Andhra Pradesh government under Fourteenth Finance Commission. Read Full Story

Andhra Revenue Department way ahead in tech reforms: Dy CM Murthy
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Sept 13 : Andhra Pradesh Revenue Department has been way ahead in terms of technological reforms, said Deputy Chief Minister K.E. Krishna Murthy on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Nara Lokesh urges people to re-elect Chandrababu Naidu as CM in 2019
Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh) , Sep 13 : Andhra Pradesh Information Technology Minister Nara Lokesh backed Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and urged the people to re-elect him in 2019 while participating in the Intintiki Telugu Desam Party Programme at Vizianagaram District. Read Full Story

When 'Baahubali' star Prabhas treats Shraddha Kapoor with Hyderabadi cuisine
New Delhi , Sept 13 : Bollywood actor Shraddha Kapoor, who is awaiting the release of her film 'Haseena Parkar', has kick-started the shoot of her next 'Saaho,' along with Prabhas in Hyderabad. Read Full Story

AP CM hails National Mazdoor Union's efforts for helping Road Transport Corp to overcome losses
Hyderabad (Telangana) , September 12 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday congratulated National Mazdoor Union (NMU) for its efforts in pulling Road Transport Corporation (RTC) out of losses, adding that their efforts are recognised and must continue doing it. Read Full Story

Cabinet approves Rs.1,423 Cr for six-laning of NH-16 stretch in Andhra Pradesh
New Delhi , Sept 12 : The Union governments has approved six laning of 54 km. Narasannapeta-Ranastalam section of National Highway (NH) - 16 (old NH-5) in Andhra Pradesh with an approximate cost of Rs.1423 crore. Read Full Story

AP CM Naidu sounds poll bugle for 2019, launches door-to-door campaign
Srikakulam (Andhra Pradesh) , Sept 12 : Halfway through their 5-year tenure at the state assembly, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh has already begun campaigning for the 2019 Assembly polls. Read Full Story

TDP starts door-to-door campaigning in Vijayawada
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) , Sept 12 : The ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) conducted its door-to-door campaigning in Vijayawada's West Constituency on Monday. Read Full Story

K. Chandrashekhar Rao instructs officials to focus on drinking water
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Sep 12 : Chief Minister of Telangana K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Monday instructed officials to give top priority to drinking water in the utilisation of river waters and that the Minimum Draw Down Levels (MDDL) should be maintained at all the reservoirs and Irrigation projects. Read Full Story

Professor Kancha Ilaiah receives death threat
Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) , Sept 11 : Renowned professor Kancha Ilaiah, who is also a social activist, has complained that he is receiving threatening calls by Arya Vysya Sangam. Read Full Story

Girl punished to stand inside boys' toilet: TRS minister KTR takes cognisance into matter
New Delhi , September 11 : Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao, popularly known as K.T.R., a minister in the Telangana Cabinet, on Monday took cognisance into the matter of an 11-year-old having been made to stand inside the boys' toilet as a punishment for not wearing proper uniform. Read Full Story

Hyderabad: 11-year-old girl made to stand inside boys' toilet for not wearing proper uniform
Hyderabad (Telangana) , September 11 : With too many unpleasant incidents happening in schools, another shocking incident has come to light in which an 11-year-old girl was made to stand inside the boys' toilet as a punishment for not wearing proper uniform. Read Full Story

Hyderabad: Newborn falls off bench on which he was delivered, dies
Hyderabad (Telangana) , September 11 : A mother lost her child as soon as he was born, after he fell off the bench of a government-run hospital on which the delivery took place, in Telangana's Khammam district on Monday. Read Full Story

Kiran Bedi bats for Andhra style helpline across India
New Delhi , Sept. 10 : Lt Governor of Puducherry Kiran Bedi acclaimed Andhra Pradesh Government's new helpline service to curb corruption and stressed that every district in the country should adopt this initiative in order to deal with injustice happening to people. Read Full Story

Andhra Pradesh is always open to innovations: Nara Lokesh
Vizag (Andhra Pradesh) , Sep 10 : Andhra Pradesh IT Minister Nara Lokesh on Sunday participated in the IIA International Innovation Fair 2017 held in Visakha. Read Full Story

Indian woman facing sexual harassment in Riyadh, brought back home
Hyderabad (Telengana) , Sept 10 : A woman hailing from Hyderabad, who allegedly faced mental and sexual harassment from her employer in Saudi Arabia's Riyadh, has been brought back home safely. Read Full Story

Liquor rates to be revised: Chandrababu Naidu
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Sep 10 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu recently headed a state cabinet meeting at the secretariat here and gave a nod to a slew of decisions, including the revision of the liquor rates for the first time after 2012. Read Full Story

13 special courts to be set up for women related cases: Chandrababu Naidu
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , September 10 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu recently held a state cabinet meeting at the secretariat and gave a nod to a slew of decisions, like setting up thirteen special courts for women-related cases and revision of liquor rates. Read Full Story

Vijayawada's Durga Temple road to close down on CM's order
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Sept 9 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday issued an order to close down Vijayawada's Durga Temple road from September 11 to December 31, 2017, in view of the construction work of Kanaka Durga flyover that is underway. Read Full Story

21st GST Council meeting to be held today in Hyderabad
Hyderabad September 9, : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has reached Hyderabad to chair the 21st Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting on Saturday. Read Full Story

Gold bars worth over Rs. 29 lakhs seized from Hyderabad airport
Hyderabad , Sep 09 : Customs officials at Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) seized eight gold bars of foreign origin, weighing 932 grams, and worth Rs 29, 19,956, from a passenger who arrived from Dubai on Friday. Read Full Story

Andhra CM Naidu launches Muchumarri lift irrigation 2nd phase, Jala Siriki Harati Programme
Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) , Sep 9 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday launched the Handriniva Muchumarri lift irrigation's 2nd Phase and the Jala Siriki Harathi programme for HCL water. Read Full Story

Andhra CM Naidu announces setting up of autonomous physiotherapy council
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , September 9 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday announced setting up of an autonomous Physiotherapy Council in the state. Read Full Story

KCR invites PM Modi to inaugurate Hyderabad Metro Rail Project's Phase I
Hyderabad (Telangana) Sep 8 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, inviting him to inaugurate the first phase of the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project here. Read Full Story

AP CM lays foundation for Chintalapudi Lift Irrigation Scheme- phase 2
Krishna district (Andhra Pradesh) , Sept 7 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday laid the foundation for second phase of Chintalapudi Lift Irrigation Scheme at Guddigudem village, Gopalapuram mandal, West Godavari district. Read Full Story

I want patients from U.S. to come to Amravati for treatment: Andhra CM Naidu
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , September 7 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minsiter N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday laid the foundation stone for Amaravati American Institute of Medical Sciences (AAIMS) at Labbipet, Vijaywada. Read Full Story

Andhra CM inaugurates project on River Sarada
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) , September 6 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated the Narasapuram anicut (dam made in a stream for maintaining and regulating irrigation), built across the Sarada river on Wednesday. Read Full Story

`Seven Star Formula` for smart village development introduced in Andhra Pradesh
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Sept 6 : Andhra Pradesh Minister for Information Technology, Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Nara Lokesh on Wednesday introduced the 'Seven Star Formula' for development of smart villages. Read Full Story

Andhra Govt. announces Rs. 3600 crore debt relief to farmers
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Sept 6 : Andhra Pradesh Agriculture Minister Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy announced Wednesday that the state government will deposit Rs. 3600 crores in the farmers' accounts under debt relief scheme in next two to three days. Read Full Story

Andhra CM Naidu announces new programme to offer prayers to water bodies
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , September 6 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has announced a new programme to offer prayers to water bodies and to create awareness among the public regarding water preservation. Read Full Story

Andhra Govt releases amount under Crop Loan Waiver Scheme in state
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , September 5 : The Andhra Pradesh Government on Tuesday released Rs 3,600 crores for the third tranche amount of the third instalment, under Crop Loan Waiver Scheme in the state. Read Full Story


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