Andhra Pradesh News


Telangana CM bats for development and welfare of minorities
Hyderabad , Jan. 19 : Pitching for the development of the minorities, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has said that the government has allocated Rs. 1,030 crores in the first state budget for the welfare and development of the minorities. Read Full Story

Another arrest made in Hyderabad ISIS conspiracy case
Hyderabad , Jan. 17 : Another accused Mohammed Irfan was arrested in the Hyderabad ISIS case today and taken into custody, after being produced before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court. Read Full Story

Rohith Vemula's death anniversary observed in Hyderabad University
Hyderabad: The students at Hyderabad University on Monday commemorated the first death anniversary of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula as 'Rohith Shahadath Din', media reports said. Read Full Story

Telangana Govt. keen on developing sheep rearing industry: CM
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 15 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday asserted that the state government is keen on developing sheep rearing as a big industry. Read Full Story

Prasar Bharti hosts International Television Dance Festival in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 15 : The first edition of Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) International Television Dance Festival is scheduled to be held in Hyderabad; the city with royal patronage for arts, literature and architecture, on January 15. Read Full Story

Dance artists from 12 countries reach Hyderabad to showcase contemporary dance
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 14 : Dance artists from about a dozen countries have reached Hyderabad to showcase their traditional and contemporary dance forms at the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) International Television Dance Festival. Read Full Story

Remarkable drop in state crime, says Telangana CM
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 14 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao on Friday said there had been a remarkable drop in crime activities in the state. Read Full Story

SC refuses to pass fresh order to stop cockfights in Andhra, already banned in state
Hyderabad, Jan 13 : The Supreme Court of India, on Friday, refused to pass any fresh order to stop cockfights in Andhra Pradesh, according to media reports. Read Full Story

Hyderabad hosts second International Kite festival
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 13 : Hyderabad played the host for second International Kite festival organised by the tourism department in coordination with The Aga Khan Academy. Read Full Story

TSRTC arranges 3000 special service buses on Sankranti festival
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan 13 : The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) has arranged 3,ooo special service buses for the transporters on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. Read Full Story

Tata Power Renewable Energy commissions two projects in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
Mumbai/ Kolkata, Jan 12 : Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL), a renewable energy company and Tata Power's wholly-owned subsidiary, on Thursday announced the commissioning of 36 MW wind capacity of a 100 MW wind farm (under construction) at Nimbagallu in Andhra Pradesh, and 49 MW solar plant at Kayathar, Tamil Nadu, under Welspun Renewable Energy Private Limited (WREPL). Read Full Story

Population is now looked as boon: KT Rama Rao
Hyderabad (Telangana), Jan. 12 : Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development K T Rama Rao on Thursday lauded the strength of demographic dividend which the nation is blessed with and said that population was a challenge for the society in the past but it is now looked as boon. Read Full Story

Telangana: One dead, 10 injured as old building collapses
Vikarabad (Telangana), Jan. 12: At least one died and 10 others were injured after a part of an old building collapsed here late night. Read Full Story

Two-day 20th National Conference on e-Governance concludes in Visakhapatnam
New Delhi, Jan 10 : The two-day National Conference on e-Governance concluded in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Telangana Govt. to celebrate Osmania University's 100th year anniversary
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 9 : Preparations are in full swing for Osmania University's centenary celebrations. Read Full Story

Rajnath Singh lays the foundation stone of new NDRF campus in Andhra Pradesh
New Delhi, Jan 9 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh laid the foundation stone of the new NDRF campus at Konda Pavuluru, Andhra Pradesh, on Monday. Read Full Story

Telangana Minister visits Ranganathaswamy Temple, offers special prayers
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 8 : Telangana Minister for Animal Husbandry Talasani Srinivas Yadav visited the Ranganathaswamy Temple on the occasion of Vaikunta Ekadasi on Sunday. Read Full Story

Telangana to formulate comprehensive plan for fisheries, sheep rearing
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 8: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Saturday has instructed concerned officers to formulate on a comprehensive plan for fisheries and sheep rearing. Read Full Story

Post demonetisation, CAs have become new rock stars: K. Kavitha
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 7 : Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Member of Parliament (MP) K. Kavitha on Saturday took a jibe at the Centre over the demonetisation move, saying that since the drive started, all the chartered accountants have become rock stars. Read Full Story

Hyderabad: Student hangs himself after alleged harassment for not paying school fees
Hyderabad, Jan 7 : A class 9 student in Hyderabad hung himself with a stole after being allegedly humiliated for not paying fees, media reports said. Read Full Story

Telangana: Minor girl raped by 65-year-old man neighbour
Hyderabad (Telangana), Jan. 6: In a shocking incident, a nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her 65-year-old neighbour in Telangana's Kamareddy district. Read Full Story

Union Home Minister to lay foundation stone of new NDRF campus in Andhra Pradesh
New Delhi, Jan 6 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will lay the foundation stone of the new campus of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) at Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh on Jan 9, 2017. Read Full Story

Telangana CM announces 'Rs. 1000 per month pension for single woman' scheme
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 6 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday announced a monthly Rs. 1000 pension scheme to single women residing in the state. Read Full Story

Suzlon Foundation installs solar lights at welfare hostels in Andhra's Anantapur
Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, jan 5 : Suzlon Foundation in collaboration with Menda Foundation, undertook a drive to install solar lights across six welfare hostels in Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh. Read Full Story

Singareni prestigious to Telangana: CM KCR
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 5 : Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao on Thursday described the state owned coal mining Singareni Collieries Company as the pride of Telangana as it had employed close to 1,16,000 workers. Read Full Story

Will stick to my decision to support demonetisation: Telangana CM Rao
Hyderabad(Telangana), Jan. 5: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has lauded the decision of demonetisation and called it the best move for the country. Read Full Story

Don't give false hope to students about governments jobs: Telangana CM tells leaders
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 4 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday asserted that leaders should not give false hope to students about government jobs as there are very few in the state. Read Full Story

Centre, Telangana Govt. and Distribution Companies ink MoU on UDAY
New Delhi , Jan. 4 : An MOU was signed between Government of India, Telangana Government and Distribution Companies on UDAY (Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana) on Wednesday. Read Full Story

KT Rama Rao visits Qutb Shahi tombs to mark completion of conservation work
Hyderabad (Telanagana) , Jan. 3 : Telangana Information Technology Minister K. T. Rama Rao visited Qutb Shahi tombs at Golconda on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Hyderabad man arrested for selling marijuana grown in his in-house nursery
Hyderabad, Jan 3 : : Police have arrested a man in Hyderabad after stumbling upon an in-,house nursery used for growing marijuana and selling the cannabis to customers, NDTV said. Read Full Story

PM Modi to inaugurate 104th Indian Science Congress in Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) , Jan. 3 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 104th Indian Science Congress at Tarakarama Stadium of Sri Venkateswara University in Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh today. Read Full Story

Vijay Goel assures Regional Sports Centre for Telangana
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 02 : Union Minister of State (IC) of Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel has assured that a Regional Sports Centre would be opened in Telangana. Read Full Story

Vijay Goel assures Regional Sports Centre for Telangana
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 02 : Union Minister of State (IC) of Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel has assured that a Regional Sports Centre would be opened in Telangana. Read Full Story

Telangana: Minister demands parking for Balkampet Temple worshippers
Hyderabad , Dec. 31: Telangana Animal Husbandry Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav on Saturday requested local officials to provide land for a parking lot within the Balkampet Temple premises for worshippers. Read Full Story

Telangana Govt. to provide drinking water facilities, build new drainage system
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Dec. 30 : Telangana Urban Development and Information Technology Minister K. T. Rama Rao on Friday said all households will be given drinking water connection under Bhagiratha mission initiated by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao. Read Full Story

Telangana Govt. mulling to bring pay parity between assembly and parliament employees
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Dec. 29 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday said the government is set to increase the salaries of state assembly employees at par with parliament employees. Read Full Story

Telangana Govt. mulling to bring pay parity between assembly and parliament employees
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Dec. 29 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday said the government is set to increase the salaries of state assembly employees at par with parliament employees. Read Full Story

Hyderabad and Secunderabad railway stations get free Wi-Fi service
New Delhi , Dec. 29: Now, Secunderabad and Hyderabad Railway Stations will provide free Wi-Fi services to the passengers, Read Full Story

Telangana govt. to help farmers, provide tech support
Hyderabad(Telangana), Dec. 29: Telangana Irrigation Minister T. Harish Rao on Thursday said the government would seek help from the farmers and give technical support to them and develop more irrigation schemes. Read Full Story

Two arrested in Hyderabad for Rs. 98 crore deposits post demonetization
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Dec. 29 : The Hyderabad Police arrested two businessmen associated with Musaddilal jewellery for allegedly generating 'fake and fictitious' advance payment receipts to deposit Rs. 98 crore in banks post the demonetisation drive on November8. Read Full Story

Vijayawada: Meet Yadireddy, a beggar who donated silver crown to Lord Ram
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) , Dec.29 : At a time when many across the country are facing a severe cash crunch, the offering made by the beggar to Lord Ram came as a surprise for many. Read Full Story

Will build Mallanna Sagar project at any cost: Telangana CM
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Dec. 28 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao on Wednesday said that their party will complete the Mallanna Sagar project at any cost. Read Full Story

Hyderabad: Health Minister inaugurates '102-Vehicle Services' for pregnant women
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Dec. 28 : Telangana Health Minister Dr. C. Laxma Reddy on Wednesday inaugurated 102 - Vehicle Services called Amma Vodi which will be used for pickup and drop of pregnant women and Neonatal Children in tribal areas. Read Full Story

Visakhapatnam: CBI arrests Income Tax Officer for accepting bribe
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) , Dec. 28 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested an Income Tax officer from Visakhapatnam on charges of demanding and accepting a bribe. Read Full Story

TRS K. Kavitha nominated as member of CWP
Hyderabad , Dec. 28: Telangana Rashtra Samithi(TRS) Member of Parliament Kalvakuntla Kavitha has been nominated as member of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) after the suggestion was put forth by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan. Read Full Story

Telengana to encourage driver-cum owner scheme
Hyderabad (Telangana), Dec. 28 : Telangana Urban Development and IT Minister KT Rama Rao on Wednesday said the driver-cum owner scheme will be encouraged and payment hike would also be considered. Read Full Story

Telangana govt plans 100 days agenda for 'Swachh Survekshan' initiative
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Dec. 27 : Kick-starting the 'Swachh Survekshan 2017' initiative, Urban Development and Information Technology Minister K. T. Rama Rao has said the government has distributed garbage bins for 14,22,000 households in the state. Read Full Story

Telangana Govt. has been giving accommodation to poor since long: KCR
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Dec. 27 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao on Tuesday said that his government is determined to implement the housing scheme by eliminating political corruption to meet the desires of poor in the state. Read Full Story

KTR encourages handloom textile sector in Telangana
Chennai (TN) , Dec. 27 : Minister for Textile and Handlooms K.T. Rama Rao on Tuesday requested all legislative leaders to encourage promoting and boosting of handloom and handicrafts sectors across Telangana. Read Full Story

Telangana govt. waives off vehicle, property tax for army
Hyderabad, Dec. 24 : Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Saturday reiterated that his government is committed to the welfare of the retired army personnel and added that his government has taken several measures for the welfare of the military personnel and some more are in the offing. Read Full Story

Poona Horse regiment welcomes INS Sahyadri
Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Dec. 24 (ANI): The affiliation ceremony of the latest Indian Navy frigate INS Sahyadri to the Poona Horse Regiment was held on Saturday at the naval dockyard in Vishakhapatnam. Read Full Story

Police busts currency exchange racket, seizes Rs. 19.7 lakh in Telangana
Rangareddy (Telangana) [India], Dec. 24 (ANI): The police on Friday busted a Nalgonda-based currency exchange racket and seized Rs. 19.7 lakh in Telangana. Read Full Story

Hyderabad: School Children organises awareness programme on digital payments
Telangana (Hyderabad), Dec. 24 (ANI): Science Path School of Hyderabad recently held an awareness programme on digital payments in a bid to promote a cashless economy post demonetisation. Read Full Story

Hyderabad municipal corporation distributes 48 lakh dustbins
Hyderabad(Telangana)[India], Dec. 23: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has distributed 48 lakhs dustbins in the city to successfully fulfill 'Swachh Hyderabad', said Telangana IT Minister K. T Rama Rao on Friday. Read Full Story

No discussion yet on SP-Cong-RLD alliance: Azad
New Delhi [India], Dec. 23 : Terming rumors surrounding the alliance between the Samajwadi Party and the Congress and the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) for upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly elections as "completely baseless", senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday said that no discussion has taken place between them. Read Full Story

Telangana CM inaugurates 285 two-bed room homes for poor
Hyderabad [India], Dec. 23: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao inaugurated a two-bedroom housing project for poor Erravelli village. Read Full Story

Telangana CM receives President Mukherjee who is on annual southern sojourn
Hyderabad, Dec. 22 : President Pranab Mukherjee, who is travelling to Secunderabad for his annual southern sojourn at Rashtrapati Nilayam from December 22 to 31, was received by Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao here on Thursday. Read Full Story

People of Hyderabad belong to Telangana, asserts KTR
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Dec. 22 : Urban Development and IT Minister Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao has said that the state government is sincerely committed to develop Hyderabad as the best city in India, adding all those who have settled here belong to Telangana. Read Full Story

After U-turn, Naidu does course correction
New Delhi/Vijayawada, Dec. 21 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, who had yesterday taken a U-turn saying "it (demonetisation) was not their wish", on Wednesday refuted media reports that he was against demonetisation, clarifying that he had only "commented on the lapses in the implementation". Read Full Story

Andhra CM's U-turn on demonetisation shows Modi Govt.'s failure: NCP
New Delhi [India], Dec. 21 : The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday said Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu's U-turn on demonetisation shows the BJP-led NDA Government's failure in executing the move. Read Full Story

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