Andhra Pradesh News

Ambati Rayadu abuses, slaps person for objecting to rash driving
Hyderabad (Telangana) , August 31 : In a shocking incident, cricketer Ambati Rayadu has been reported to be involved in a scuffle wherein he abused and slapped a person, who reportedly objected to his rash driving in Hyderabad. Read Full Story

CBI arrests ONGC DGM over corruption charges in Visakhapatnam
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) , Aug. 31 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday arrested Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Deputy General Manager (Technical) P. Venkata Ramana over charges of corruption. Read Full Story

Govt. using technology to bring fastness, accuracy, transparency in Andhra: CM Naidu
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh), August 31 : Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday asserted that the Andhra Pradesh Government is using technology in real time governance to bring fastness, accuracy and transparency in the state. Read Full Story

Western Australia's Dy. Premier to visit AP to strengthen Sister State relationship
New Delhi , August 31 : Alongside attending Australia Business Week in the national capital, Deputy Premier of Western Australia Roger Cook will be travelling to Amaravati, the new capital of Andhra Pradesh, during his week-long trip to India that commenced on August 29. Read Full Story

BJP demands Sept 17 to be celebrated as 'Telangana Liberation Day'
Hyderabad (Telangana) , August 31 : With a demand of celebrating September 17 as 'Telangana Liberation Day', Telangana Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced the commencement of Liberation Yatra from first week of September. Read Full Story

AP CM Chandrababu Naidu hails PV Sindhu for winning silver at World Badminton C'ship
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , August 31 : Renowned badminton player PV Sindhu, who won silver medal in the recent World Badminton Championship, met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday. Read Full Story

PV Sindhu meets Telangana CM KCR
Hyderabad (Telangana), August 30 : Renowned badminton player PV Sindhu, who recently won silver medal in the recent World Badminton Championship, met Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Hyderabadi woman stranded in UAE, awaits for help
Hyderabad (Telangana), Aug 30 : Divorced in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and deprived of her passport, a Hyderabadi woman, Sabera Begum, is now stranded in Dubai after her husband divorced in 2011. Read Full Story

India's first transgender soldier vows to fight for her job
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), August 30 : Shabi's world turned upside down when reports surfaced that the Navy has recommended to the defense ministry that she be discharged from service. Read Full Story

Telangana CM for updation of land records without harming farmers
Hyderabad (Telangana) Aug 30 : Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Wednesday directed the officials to update land records without harming farmers' interests. Read Full Story

14 acquitted in 2011 rail roko case including three Telangana ministers
Secunderabad (Telangana), August 30 : Three Telangana ministers, including all 11 accused were acquitted on Wednesday by a Railway court in Secunderabad in a 2011 "rail roko" case after the eye witness turned hostile. Read Full Story

Andhra CM Naidu holds review meeting with Capital Region Development Authority
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , August 30 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday held a review meeting with the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) to discuss development projects. Read Full Story

Friday declared 'Day of Helping Hand' in Andhra Pradesh by CM Naidu
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Aug.30 : In a novel pro-governance initiative, Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has declared Friday as the day of the week when he will meet with the poor and underprivileged sections of Andhra Pradesh society to hear their grievances and try to resolve them. Read Full Story

Telangana, Andhra Pradesh to have rains for coming 2 days
Hyderabad , August 30 : According to the weather report by Meteorological department, on Tuesday, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh will be having rainfall for the coming two days, adding that there will be a reduction thereafter. Read Full Story

Telangana CM directs officials to prepare operation manuals for irrigation projects
Hyderabad (Telangana), Aug 29 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has instructed the officials concerned to prepare new operation manuals for all the irrigation projects in the state. Read Full Story

Telangana CM sanctions Rs.25 lakh for liver transplant of boy
Hyderabad (Telangana), Aug 28 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has sanctioned Rs.25 lakh from Chief Minister relief fund for liver transplant surgery of an 11-year-old boy. Read Full Story

Nellore rural MLA questioned over cricket betting case
Nellore (Andhra Pradesh) , August 28 : Police on Monday questioned Nellore Rural MLA K. Sridhar Reddy regarding cricket betting case. Nellore Town MLA will also be questioned soon. Read Full Story

Chandrababu Naidu equates Jagan Mohan Reddy with Gurmeet Ram Rahim
Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) , August 28 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said that YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has similar qualities like rape convict Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, and added that YSRCP chief was inciting people for violence similarly like Ram Rahim. Read Full Story

PM Modi congratulates TDP for winning Nandyal by-polls
New Delhi, Aug 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party (TDP) for winning the Nandyal by-polls. Read Full Story

Nandyal by-polls: TDP wins seat by huge margin, celebrates
Andhra Pradesh , August 28 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has won the Nandyal by-polls, by a thumping margin - 27,466 votes. Read Full Story

Nandyal by-polls: Counting of votes underway even as TDP leads
Nandyal (Andhra Pradesh) , August 28 : The first round of counting in the by-polls in the Nandyal constituency in Andhra Pradesh has been completed with the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) amassing 5,474 votes, while the YSR Congress Party (YCP) has garnered 4,179 votes. Read Full Story

Nellore cricket betting: YSRCP's KS Reddy questioned again over suspected role
Nellore (Andhra Pradesh) , Aug 27 : Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) MLA from Nellore Kotamreddy Sridhar Reddy on Sunday appeared before Additional SP B. Sarath Babu for questioning in connection with the Nellore cricket betting case. Read Full Story

Hyderabad: Std. VI DPS student collapses, dies
Hyderabad (Telangana) , August 27 : G. Adarsh, a class six student of the Delhi Public School, Nadergul, died on Saturday at a hospital in Hyderabad after he collapsed while climbing the stairs of the school. Read Full Story

Hyderabad: Drain in Dharani Nagar spills thick toxic foam
Hyderabad (Telangana) , August 26 : A drain in Hyderabad's Dharani Nagar is spilling thick toxic foam since Saturday morning. Read Full Story

Surgical Roving Robot to Tour Vijayawada, Tirupati
Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Aug 26: From cars to painting, from chess to waiting on tables, there is now no area of life and work that remains untouched by robotics and artificial intelligence. It's the same with medicine and surgery as well. Read Full Story

VP Venkaiah Naidu lays foundation for Prime Minister Awas Yojna Scheme in AP
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Aug 26 : After becoming the Vice President of India, Venkaiah Naidu visited his home state Andhra Pradesh for the first time on Saturday, and on the occasion, laid the foundation stone for the Prime Minister Awas Yojna Scheme of Group Housing with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu. Read Full Story

Vice-President Naidu lays foundation stone for PMAY programme
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , August 26 : Vice-President M.Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation stone for houses to be built under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojna (PMAY) at an event organized by the Andhra Pradesh state government to felicitate him. Read Full Story

Vice President receives rousing welcome in Andhra Pradesh
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) , August 26 : On his maiden visit to Andhra Pradesh after assuming the coveted post of the Vice President, Venkaiah Naidu received a rousing welcome by Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu at Gannavaram Airport on Friday. Read Full Story

Andhra CM congratulates Telangana team for bagging silver medals in London cycling ride
Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) , August 24 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Thursday congratulated the Telangana team on winning silver medals in the 1,436 kilometres cycling ride in London. Read Full Story

Rana Daggubati to debut in India's first bilingual fiction digital-series 'Social'
New Delhi , August 24 : The phenomenon of social media obsession has lent itself to many a stories and now it lends itself to a full-fledged thriller titled 'Social'. Read Full Story

Case filed against Jaganmohan Reddy for model code violation during Nandyal poll campaign
Nandyal (Andhra Pradesh) , August 23 : The Election Commission on Wednesday asked the Andhra Pradesh State Election Commission to issue a stern warning to YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy for his comments on Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu during election campaign for the Nandyal by-poll. Read Full Story

Jaganmohan Reddy remark row: ECI asks state commission to take 'immediate action'
New Delhi , August 23 : The Election Commission of India (EC) has asked the Andhra Pradesh state commission to take an immediate action against YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy over his 'shooting' and 'hanging' remarks on Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. Read Full Story

Six killed, four injured as auto hits lorry in Telangana
Asifabad (Telangana) , Aug 23 : At least six people were killed and four others injured after an auto rickshaw collided with a lorry in Telangana's Asifabad on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Andhra CM lauds anti-corruption helpline no. 1100
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Aug 23 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday lauded the state government for introducing the helpline number 1100 in a bid to curb corruption and said the 'first of its kind' initiative is performing effectively. Read Full Story

Andhra Pradesh Govt. may soon provide pensions to transgenders: Chandrababu Naidu
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Aug 22 : To provide equality and a better living standard to every individual of the state, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday asserted that the state government is planning to provide pensions to the transgender community. Read Full Story

Naidu presses for good governance, says if people demand will remove liquor shops in residential areas
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 22: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday asserted that providing good governance is the objective of his government. Read Full Story

Owaisi differs on triple talaq verdict, calls it 'contentious', slams BJP
Hyderabad (Telangana) , August 22 : While the Supreme Court's decision of banning triple talaq was welcomed by many sections of the society, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has called it a "contentious issue" that demands a more nuanced step than the one taken. Read Full Story

Woman struggling to bring back husband's body 3 months after death
Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) , August 21 : A woman from Hyderabad is struggling to get back the body of her husband who died three months ago in Riyad, Saudi Arabia. Read Full Story

Three Kashmiri youth arrested for disrespecting National Anthem
Hyderabad (Telangana) , August 21 : Three Kashmiri students were arrested for allegedly disrespecting the National Anthem as they did not stand up for it when it was played in a cinema hall at Hyderabad. Read Full Story

Not in my culture to stoop so low: Chandrababu Naidu on Reddy's remarks
Nandyal (Andhra Pradesh) , August 20 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday lashed out at YSR Congress Party chief Jaganmohan Reddy for his remark against him and said that it is not in his culture to stoop so low. Read Full Story

TDP demands strict action against Reddy for 'provocative' remarks
Hyderabad (Telangana) , August 20 : The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Sunday slammed the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief Jagan Mohan Reddy's provoking statements against Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. Read Full Story

Vijayawada constable awarded for saving woman from committing suicide
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) , August 20 : Joint Commissioner of Police B.V. Ramana Kumar on Sunday felicitated constable Srinivasulu for saving a woman attempting suicide in Andhra Pradesh's Vijayawada. Read Full Story

Jaganmohan Reddy associated with corrupt, criminal people: Chandrababu Naidu
Nandyal (Andhra Pradesh) , Aug. 20 : In a scathing attack, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday asserted that YSR Congress Party chief Jaganmohan Reddy is associated with corrupt and criminal people. Read Full Story

Telangana CM nominated for Agriculture Leadership Award 2017
New Delhi , Aug. 19 : Telangana Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao has been nominated for the Agriculture Leadership Award 2017 by the Indian Council of Food and Agriculture. Read Full Story

Visakhapatnam: Woman burnt to death after spurning marriage offer
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Aug. 19 : A 21-year-old female student has been burnt to death in Visakhapatnam district for refusing a marriage proposal. Read Full Story

Visakhapatnam: Man commits suicide after burning woman to death
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Aug. 19 : A 21-year-old female student was burnt to death in Visakhapatnam district by a man, who later committed suicide by jumping in front of a train. Read Full Story

Chandrababu Naidu hits back at YSRCP chief Reddy over 'gunning down' remark
Nandyal (Andhra Pradesh) , August 19 : As the political gauge is shooting up with each passing day for the upcoming by-elections in Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday lashed out at the YSR Congress Party chief Jagan Mohan Reddy over his statement that "it won't be wrong if he is gunned down on the streets." Read Full Story

Polavaram Irrigation Project: Parliamentary standing committee expresses satisfaction over progress
Polavaram (Andhra Pradesh) , August 19 : The members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources in Andhra Pradesh made a whirlwind tour of the Polavaram Irrigation Project and expressed satisfaction over its progress. Read Full Story

Tutor arrested for raping minor girl in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) Aug 19 : A tutor has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 16-year-old minor girl here. Read Full Story

Roving Surgical Robot to Tour 4 Key Andhra Pradesh Cities
Visakhapatnam, Aug 18: A da Vinci Surgical Robot mounted on vehicle to Tour 4 Key Andhra Pradesh Cities. Read Full Story

Delhi girl raped in Hyderabad's Banjara Hills area
Hyderabad (Telangana) , August 18 : A 20-year-old woman from Delhi was allegedly raped in a guest house in Hyderabad's Banjara Hills area. Read Full Story

Polavaram project: CM Naidu meets Parliamentary standing committee at Amravati
Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , August 18 : The Parliamentary standing committee on water resources on Friday met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu at Amravati. Read Full Story

Andhra: Chinese brand mobile phone burst into flames in man's pocket
East Godavari (Andhra Pradesh) , August 17 : A man, named Surya Kiran, was injured here, after his mobile phone burst into flames in his pocket. Read Full Story

Actor-politician Nandamuri Balakrishna slaps fan during campaign
Karnool (Andhra Pradesh) , August 17 : Actor and Hindupur Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MLA Balakrishna slapped a fan who was attempting to click a selfie, on Wednesday night. Read Full Story

After Bengaluru's Bellandur lake, pollution in Musi river in Hyderabad becomes cause of worry
Hyderabad (Telangana) , August 17 : The residents putting up close to the Musi river in Hyderabad have started complaining of foul smell and pollution, due to the spillage of sewage waste and chemical mixture in the area. Read Full Story

Indian woman faces sexual harassment in Riyadh, sister seeks Sushma Swaraj's help
Hyderabad (Telangana) , August 17 : The family of a woman, hailing from Hyderabad, who allegedly faced mental and sexual harassment from her employer in Saudi Arabia's Riyadh, has sought the help of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Read Full Story

Telangana MP Kavitha assures arrest of ABVP workers on Owaisi plea
Telangana , August 17 : Daughter of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao, Kavitha Kalvakuntla on Wednesday assured arrest of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarathi Parishad (ABVP) workers for allegedly assaulting a college principal. Read Full Story

YSR Congress leader Gangula Pratap Reddy joins TDP
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Aug 17 : In a major jolt to Andhra Pradesh's opposition party YSR Congress Party, ex-MP Gangula Pratap Reddy joined ruling Telugu Desam Party on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Cabinet approves creation of four key posts for NIT in Andhra Pradesh
New Delhi , Aug.16 : The Union Cabinet has given its approval for the creation of one post of director with basic pay of Rs. 75,000/- + a special allowance of Rs,5000/- and three non-teaching posts (Registrar, Librarian and Principal Students Activity and Sports (SAS) Officer) with Grade Pay of Rs.10,000/- for National institute of Technology (NIT), Andhra Pradesh. Read Full Story

Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu lays foundation stone for Kings College Hospital
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) , August 16 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for Kings College Hospital by Indo U.K. Institute of Health at a programme held in Vijayawada. Read Full Story


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