Andhra Pradesh News

Telangana CM calls for reform in Public Distribution System
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Oct 21 : In wake of ration dealers serving a strike notice, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Saturday suggested implementation of a foolproof distribution policy to remove irregularities in the Public Distribution System (PDS), so that beneficiaries reap total benefits. Read Full Story

Uber driver arrested for allegedly masturbating in front of woman passenger
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Oct 21 : Hyderabad Police on Saturday arrested an Uber cab driver for allegedly masturbating while ferrying a 25-year-old woman. Read Full Story

Uber driver arrested for allegedly masturbating in front of woman passenger
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Oct 21 : Hyderabad Police on Saturday arrested an Uber cab driver for allegedly masturbating while ferrying a 25-year-old woman. Read Full Story

Chandrababu Naidu meets agriculture experts in America
Iowa (USA), Oct 21 : Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N Chandrababu Naidu, skipped Diwali celebrations to meet agriculture experts at Iowa State University Seed Park in the US. Read Full Story

Andhra Pradesh to modernise agriculture technology, says CM Naidu at World Food Prize-2017 award ceremony
Des Moines [US], Oct. 20: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has said that his government will make use of advanced technologies to turn agriculture profitable in the state. Read Full Story

Naidu arrives in Chicago on first leg of three-nation tour
Chicago [U.S], October 19 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday arrived in Chicago on the first leg of his 9-day tour of United States, United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates. Read Full Story

Andhra CM Naidu lays foundation stone for TU142M aircraft museum
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , October 18 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for the TU142M aircraft museum in Visakhapatnam. Read Full Story

AP CM approves proposals to generate employment
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) October 17 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday approved five new proposals during a meeting with the Special Investment Promotion Board (SIPB), aiming massive employment generation in the state, especially in the textile industry. Read Full Story

Andhra CM meets Nitin Gadkari, urges for early construction of Polavaram Project
New Delhi , Oct 17 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday met Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari and briefed him about the Polavaram Project. Read Full Story

Andhra CM to embark on three-nation tour to attract investments
New Delhi , Oct 17 : With an aim to attract investments into Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu will leave on a three nation tour from October 18 to 26, covering United States of America, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom. Read Full Story

Telangana: Five bodies, suspected from same family, found
Cyberabad (Telangana) , October 17: Three women, aged 20-40, were found dead under the mysterious condition on Tuesday at Kollur Outer Ring Road near Narsingi police station in Hyderabad, said Station House Officer. Read Full Story

YSRCP workers changed loyalties to join TDP
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Oct. 17 : 10 workers of Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) have joined the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) while their leader and MP Butta Renuka has extended support to Chandrababu Naidu-led TDP government in Andhra Pradesh. Read Full Story

Continuous rain sends Dengue numbers soaring in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) , October 17 : Continuous rainfall over the past few days has sent Dengue numbers soaring in Hyderabad, doctors said on Monday. Read Full Story

YSR Congress workers create ruckus during party meeting
Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh) , October 17 : In a major setback to YSR Congress leader Mithun Reddy, two party factions created ruckus and threatened to resign during a party meeting held in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur. Read Full Story

Andhra Govt rebukes corporate colleges over increasing student suicides
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , October 16 : Andhra Pradesh Government on Monday rebuked corporate colleges over increasing suicides of students, and ordered private colleges to stop harassing students and to follow self regulation. Read Full Story

AP Govt. launches policy to boost IT sector
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , October 16 : The Andhra Pradesh Government on Monday introduced 'Designated Technology Park (DTP) policy 2017-2020', with the view to solve office space crunch issue for Information technology (IT) companies and thereby to boost the IT sector. Read Full Story

Senior YSRCP leader Butta Renuka set to join TDP
Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) , October 16 : In a major setback for the YSR Congress Party, its senior leader and Kurnool MP Butta Renuka is all set to join the Telugu Desam Party (TDP). Read Full Story

Two, including Rohingya refugee, held for carrying Aadhaar card
Hyderabad (Telangana) , October 15 : The Balapur Police have apprehended two persons, including a Rohingya refugee, for obtaining the Aadhaar card by providing false information to UIDAI, which is the mandated to issue Unique Identity - Aadhaar to all residents of India. Read Full Story

Will take all steps to prevent students' suicides: AP CM Naidu
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) , Oct 15 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, while attending 'Pratibha Puraskarams' in Vijayawada on Sunday, said his government will take all preventive measures to control student's suicides. Read Full Story

Inland waterways to be developed in Vijayawada: AP CM
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said that inland waterways will be developed in Vijayawada as major means of transport. Read Full Story

CM Naidu takes surprise visit to Vijayawada, instructs officials to resolve issues
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) , October 14 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said that he conducted a surprise inspection to Vijayawada City as he wanted to check the status of the city. Read Full Story

AP CM holds surprise inspection at Vijayawada
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 14: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu recently held surprise inspections at different places in Vijayawada city. Read Full Story

CM Naidu conducts agricultural review in Andhra Pradesh
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , October 13 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday said that as opposed to a district-wise approach, the agriculture department should follow a cluster wise approach and organise the data in an integrated way. Read Full Story

Help young entrepreneurs to set up start ups: AP IT Minister Lokesh to officials
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , October 13 : Andhra Pradesh Information Technology (IT) Minister Nara Lokesh on Friday asked officials to help young entrepreneurs to set up their startups. Read Full Story

AP CM reviews meeting on seasonal diseases, tribal health camp
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , October 12 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday reviewed presentation on seasonal diseases and tribal health at the camp office in Vijayawada. Read Full Story

Goa and Andhra CM felicitate CVC K.V.Chowdary in Ramineni Foundation awards ceremony
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) , Oct. 12 : Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday felicitated Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) K.V.Chowdary in Ramineni Foundation awards ceremony in Vijayawada. Read Full Story

AP CM proposes idea of establishing Emirates hub in Amaravati
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Oct. 12 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday spoke to Adnan Kazim, the Divisional Senior Vice President at Emirates, and proposed the idea of establishment of Emirates hub in the state capital. Read Full Story

Andhra Pardesh govt paves way for 5000 highend IT jobs
Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) , Oct 12 : The Andhra Pradesh government has recently taken up a project that is expected to bring in about 5000 highend IT jobs by various multi-national companies. Read Full Story

AP Government-Rubique-MoU
New Delhi , Oct 12 : Rubique has announced signing of an MoU with the Andhra Government, to develop Visakhapatnam as the fintech hub of the country. Read Full Story

Case registered against Kancha Ilaiah for derogating Arya Vysya community
Hyderabad (Telangana) October 12 : A case has been against controversial writer Kancha Ilaiah on a court referred complaint regarding his book 'Samajika Smugglurlu Komatollu'. Read Full Story

Andhra CM to sends farmers to Singapore to learn about business, entrepreneurship
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , October 11 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday announced that few selected farmers from the capital will be sent to Singapore to learn about the best practices in the fields of business and entrepreneurship. Read Full Story

Andhra CM Naidu flags off thirty Solid Waste Management vehicles
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , October 11 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday flagged off thirty Solid Waste Management vehicles. Read Full Story

Andhra: Nara Lokesh meets Singapore delegates to discuss development
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , October 11 : Singapore Consulate General Roy Kho, Vice Consulate General Ivan Tan, Singapore Minister of Trade and Industry Francis Chang met with Andhra Pradesh IT, Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Minister Nara Lokesh on Wednesday, where the minister explained the delegation the development in various sectors in the state. Read Full Story

Andhra to provide financial aid to newly-married couples belonging to Backward Classes
Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh), October 11 : The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has approved a new scheme providing financial aid for the newly-married couples belonging to the Backward Classes. Read Full Story

Andhra CM approves MoU extension with Singapore to enhance efficiency in governance
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Oct 10 : In a bid to enhance the efficiency in the governance of the state, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday approved the extension of MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with delegates and businessmen from Singapore, Taiwan and officials from infrastructural planning giant Surbana Jurong, who presented a study on the Ease of Doing Business Index based on research conducted in 21 states. Read Full Story

Andhra CM Naidu to embark on three-nation visit to attract investment
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) Oct 9 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will leave on a three-nation visit from October 18-26 to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) in the state. Read Full Story

Blockchain technology has potential to create wonders: CM Naidu
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) , Oct. 9 : Blockchain technology is the real future for the safety of any transaction, said Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu while addressing the International Blockchain Business Conference in Visakhapatnam on Monday. Read Full Story

Vizag to become futuristic destination for blockchain tech Cos: Andhra CM Naidu
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) Oct 9 : Visakhapatnam will emerge as futuristic destination for blockchain technology companies, said Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday. Read Full Story

Andhra CM Naidu inaugurates Blockchain Business Conference
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) , October 9 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated a two-day International Blockchain Business Conference, which will also have sessions on Blockchain in banking, insurance and capital markets. Read Full Story

Trainee woman constable hangs self at RBVRR Telangana Police Academy
Hyderabad (Telangana) , October 8 : A 23-year-old trainee woman constable committed suicide by hanging herself at the RBVRR Telangana Police Academy on Saturday night. Read Full Story

Centre, state govts. must work together to accelerate growth in agriculture: Andhra CM Naidu
New Delhi , October 6 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday said that the Central Government and the state governments must work together to accelerate the growth in the agriculture and food processing industry in the country by rolling out policies and incentives in the sector. Read Full Story

Andhra: REC agrees to reduce interest rate on loan by 2pc
Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) , October 6 : The Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) of India has agreed to reduce the interest rate on loans to be given to Andhra Pradesh by 2 per cent. Read Full Story

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi addresses Pradhanmantri Mudra Yojna promotion camp in Hyderabad
Hyderabad : Union Minority Affairs Minister Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said here that under the "Mudra Yojna", launched on 08th April 2015, the Centre has approved about 9.13 crore loans. Read Full Story

Hareon Solar and Renew Power Commission 172-MW Dichipally Plant in Telangana
SHANGHAI: Hareon Solar Technology Company Limited (SSE: 600401), one of China's largest solar energy companies, and ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd. ("ReNew Power"), India's leading renewable energy Independent Power Producer, announced the commissioning of their 172 MW (143 MWAC) solar project in Dichipally, Telangana, India. Read Full Story

Hyderabad: Woman commits suicide at Osmania General Hospital
Hyderabad (Telangana) , October 6 : A 28-year-old woman committed suicide at Osmania General Hospital. Read Full Story

Andhra Govt. reiterates request to exempt or reduce GST rates on several commodities
Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) , October 5 : The Andhra Pradesh Government on Thursday reiterated the request of exemption or reduction of the Goods and Service Tax (GST) rates levied on certain goods used by common people or low income people. Read Full Story

Andhra: Doctors perform brain surgery while patient watches 'Baahubali 2'
Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) , October 5 : Several doctors reportedly performed a brain surgery on a 45-year-old woman by making her watch the blockbuster movie, 'Baahubali 2,' last month in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. Read Full Story

Andhra Pradesh to become `aquaculture hub` in the world: CM Naidu
New Delhi , October 05 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said that the state is all set to become the aquaculture (farming of fish) hub of the world. Read Full Story

Mastercard, Andhra Govt. sign MoU to digitally transform the state
New Delhi , October 05 : The Andhra Pradesh Government on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mastercard to setup a centre of excellence in Visakhapatnam. Read Full Story

NABARD sanctions Rs. 273.06 crore to Andhra Pradesh for development projects
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , October 4 : The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned an amount Rs. 273.06 crore to the Andhra Pradesh Government under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) for Rural Water supply, Road and Bridge projects. Read Full Story

Andhra CM to attend World Economic Forum's India Economic Summit-2017 in Delhi
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , October 4 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu will participate in World Economic Forum's India Economic Summit-2017 in New Delhi tomorrow. Read Full Story

Vice President Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu launches various National Highways projects and development of Muktyala
Vijayawada : Vice-President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated /laid the foundation stones for several National Highways projects and a project for development of Muktyala to Vijayawada stretch of Krishna River (National Waterways - 4), along with Shri Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation at a function in Vijaywada today. Read Full Story

Polavaram project important for country, says Nitin Gadkari
Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh) Oct 04 : Polavaram project is important for the country, said Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Interlinking and protection of rivers is a sacred duty of everyone: Vice President
Vijayawada : The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that interlinking of rivers and protection of rivers is a sacred duty of everyone in the country. He was addressing the gathering after laying foundation stone for the improvement of National Highways project and Inland Water Way project, in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh today. The Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Shri E.S.L. Narasimhan, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Shri Nitin Gadkari, the Minister of State for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Shri Y.S. Chowdary and other dignitaries were present on the occasion. Read Full Story

River linking help farmers grow more and contribute in progress of the country: Vice President
New Delhi : The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that linkage of rivers will help farmers of the country to grow more crops and increase their earnings which in turn will contribute towards the progress of the nation. He was speaking at an event to present 13th Dr. I.V. Subbarao Rythu Nestham Awards 2017, in Atkur, Andhra Pradesh today. Read Full Story

Farm debt waiver not a permanent solution, says VP Naidu
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , October 3 : Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday drew similarity between farm loan debt waiver and free power. Read Full Story

Hyderabad water bodies pollute after Durga idol immersions
Hyderabad (Telangana) Oct 03 : The Durga idol immersions are causing water pollution and spoiling the water bodies all over the city, said the officials on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Gadkari, Andhra Governor and CM Naidu inspect Polavaram project
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) , Oct 3 : Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari and Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday inspected Polavaram project site in West Godavari district. Read Full Story

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates Andhra NH projects
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) October 3 : Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday laid foundation for six national highway projects and dedicated seven national highway projects, total 13 projects costing Rs. 4153 crore in Andhra Pradesh. Read Full Story

Three dead as heavy rain halts life in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) , October 3 : Heavy rain and water logging have led to the death of three people, including an eight-month old child, as heavy rains lashed the city on Monday evening. Read Full Story


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