Andhra Pradesh News

Telangana CM visits Gajwel for development works
Gajwel (Telangana) Mar. 3 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao visited Gajwel town on Friday and reviewed the development works. Read Full Story

Hyderabad: RSS activists protest against attack in Kerala office
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Mar. 3 : The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activists staged a protest in Hyderabad on Friday against the attack on their office in Kerala. Read Full Story

Telangana CM announces salary hike for VOAs
Telangana (Hyderabad) , Mar.2 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has decided to hike the salaries of the Village Organization Assistants (VOAs) in the State. Read Full Story

Telangana Govt. launches 'ANMOL' to enable patient data digitally
Telangana (Hyderabad) , Mar. 1 : Telangana Health Minister C. Laxma Reddy launched a Tab with custom-made software ANMOL (ANM Online) that will enable them to go paperless while recording vital health care statistics and other records of patients. Read Full Story

Last rites of alleged hate-crime victim Kuchibhotla performed
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 28 : The last rites of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla were performed here today, amidst a wave of emotional upheaval. Read Full Story

Andhra Pradesh : At least eight killed, 30 injured as bus falls off bridge into canal
Vijaywada, Feb 28 : At least eight people were killed and more than 30 injured when a bus fell from a bridge into a canal in Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday morning, reports said. Read Full Story

8 killed in AP bus mishap
Vijayawada, Feb 28 : At least eight people were killed when a bus in which they were travelling fell in a river near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, media reports said. Read Full Story

Kansas shooting: Last rites of engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla to be performed today
Telangana (Hyderabad) , Feb. 28 : The last rites of engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in the United States will be performed on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Telangana CM says govt. will stand by Anganwadi workers
Telangana (Hyderabad) , Feb. 28 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has assured that the government would stand by Anganwadi workers who are working relentlessly for the protection of pregnant women, lactating mothers and infants. Read Full Story

Kansas shooting: Mortal remains of Srinivas Kuchibhotla arrive in Hyderabad
Hyderabad , Feb. 27 : The body of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, as Indian engineer who was shot dead in Kansas in an alleged hate crime, arrived here today, from where it will be taken to his home for final rites. Read Full Story

Naidu visits family of Indian techie killed in US
Hyderabad, Feb 26 : Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday visited the family of the Indian engineer who was killed in Kansas recently. Read Full Story

KCR gives administrative sanction for better infrastructure in Dornakal
Hyderabad (Telangana) Feb. 26 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has given administrative sanction for an amount of Rs.21.75 crores under special development fund to fulfill his assurance made on February 24 in Mahabubabad district towards meeting the expenditure for providing infrastructure facilities in Dornakal constituency. Read Full Story

Telangana: South Indian Mills Association team visit Siricilla
Sircilla (Telangana) , Feb. 25 : Minister of Information Technology, Government of Telangana K. Taraka Rama Rao met a delegation of South Indian Mills Association from Tamil Nadu at Siricilla in Telangana. Read Full Story

Post-demonetisation, money seized during Punjab, UP polls 'black or white', asks Chidambaram
Hyderabad (Telangana),[ India], Feb. 25: Former finance minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday took a fresh dig at the Centre over demonetisation, citing the seizure of cash in new denominations during the elections in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. Read Full Story

Telangana CM announces salary hike for VRA's
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 24 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday announced 64.61 percent hike in the salaries of Village Revenue Assistants (VRA), who are working on hereditary basis. Read Full Story

Telengana CM taken to court by activists who challenge his splurge on gift to the God
Hyderabad, Feb 24 : : Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao, who made a Rs. 5-crore git to gods from the public exchequer-a kind of a splurge that created a stir- has been taken to the court of law by, activists, NDTV reports. Read Full Story

Kansas shooting: Family of deceased blames Trump for it
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 24 : Realtives of murdered Indian-origin engineer, Srinivas Kuchibhotla on Friday blamed President Donald Trump for the hate crime in Kansas. Read Full Story

KCR to offer 'gold moustache' worth Rs 75,000 at Kuravi Veerabhadra Swamy Temple
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 24 : Amid scorching criticisms from the Opposition for spending, what many claim to be tax payers money, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao is all set to offer a gold moustache (bangaru meesalu) costing around Rs. 75,000 at Kuravi Veerabhadra Swamy Temple. Read Full Story

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. synchronises 15 MW solar plant in Telangana
Kolkata/ Mumbai, Feb 23 : Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL), India's largest renewable energy company and Tata Power's wholly-owned subsidiary, on Thursday announced the synchronisation of its 15 MW solar plant at Belampally in Telangana, thereby starting its commercial operations. Read Full Story

Andhra Pradesh signs MoUs with VISA, Thomson Reuters for fintech
Mumbai, Feb 22 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday presided over the signing of two significant Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with fintech multinationals Visa and Thomson Reuters at Mumbai. Read Full Story

Andhra Pradesh signs MoUs with VISA, Thomson Reuters for fintech
Mumbai, Feb 22 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu Wednesday presided over the signing of two significant Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with fintech multinationals Visa and Thomson Reuters at Mumbai. Read Full Story

Tension prevails in Hyderabad over proposed TJAC rally on unemployment issues
Hyderabad, Feb 22 : Tension prevailed in Hyderabad on Wednesday following detention of Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) Chairman M. Kodandaram in the wake of proposed rally of unemployed youth, according to media reports. Read Full Story

KCR's 'golden' Tirupati tribute: Congress dubs it 'gross misuse' of public money
New Delhi , Feb. 22 : Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has come under the radar of the Opposition parties post his flamboyant tribute at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateshwara near Tirumala. Read Full Story

Hyderabad: Fire breaks out in AC manufacturing unit, kills 6
Hyderabad, Feb 22 : At least six people were killed as fire gutted an air-cooler manufacturing plant in Hyderabad's Rajendranagar area, reports said. Read Full Story

KCR woos the gods, donates gold at Tirupati Temple
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 22 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) was seen donating gold, reportedly worth crores, at the Venkateswara Swamy Temple, also known as the Tirupati temple here. Read Full Story

Hyderabad: Six burnt to death in godown inferno
Hyderabad , Feb.22 : At least six burnt bodies were recovered when a fire broke out in the Avone cooler godown in the early hours of Wednesday in Hyderabad's Attapur. Read Full Story

Telangana CM announces special comprehensive plan for Most Backwards Classes (MBCs)
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 20 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Monday announced that a special comprehensive plan will be put in place for the development of the Most Backward Classes (MBCs) in the state. Read Full Story

Telangana CM stresses on improving standard of living of handloom, powerloom weavers
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 20 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday stressed on improving the standard of living of the handloom and powerloom weavers and worker and asserted that their pain and suffering should be eradicated. Read Full Story

Telangana CM pays heed to problems faced by handloom weavers
Telangana , Feb.19 : Chief Minister of Telangana K.Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday decided to end all problems being faced by handloom weavers and planned to give a permanent solution to their all woes. Read Full Story

KCR will become a national leader one day, says supporter Sulge
Mumbai, (Maharashtra), Feb. 17 : Srinivas Sulge, President of the Maharashtra branch of Telangana Jagruthi on Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao's birthday said that he will become a national leader one day. Read Full Story

PM Modi greets Telangana CM on his birthday
New Delhi, Feb 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on his birthday. Read Full Story

Telangana Govt. signs two MoUs at Aero India'17
Bengaluru, (Karnataka), Feb. 15 : Telangana Government has signed two Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) pertaining to setting up of skill development facilities in Hyderabad on the second day of Aero India 2017 in Bengaluru. Read Full Story

Telangana CM congratulates ISRO for successful launch of PSLV C37
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 15 : Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Wednesday hailed the successful launch of PSLV C 37 by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Read Full Story

Telangana CM directs officials to initiate plans for welfare of weavers
Telangana, , Feb. 14 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has instructed the concerned officials to initiate all measures for the welfare of the weavers and also to formulate an exclusive and comprehensive plan for their development. Read Full Story

Telangana Civil Supplies Dept. launches project to check diversion of food grains
Telangana, , Feb. 14 : The Civil Supplies Department of Telangana has launched a new program to avoid diversion of Public Distribution System (PDS) rice and other essential commodities by making use of new technology. Read Full Story

After Baahubali series, Prabhas signs another action entertainer
New Delhi , Feb 14. : After striking gold with 'Baahubali: The Beginning' and awaiting the release of 'Baahubali: The Conclusion,' Prabhas is excited to commence shooting for his next untitled action entertainer, which will go on the floors soon. The film is to be directed by Sujeeth Sign, and will be produced by Vamsi and Pramod under UV Creations banner. Read Full Story

AIU seizes two kg gold from Hyderabad airport
Hyderabad , Feb.12, : Officials of the Air Intelligence Unit on Sunday seized two kg of gold concealed in LED lamp fixtures from Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. Read Full Story

TRS MP Kavitha bats for National Women's Parliament
Amravati (Telangana) , Feb. 11 : Stressing on the hope that young girls and women will get inspired by the unique concept of the three-day National Women's Parliament (NWP), Nizamabad MP K. Kavitha has hailed the Andhra Pradesh Government for holding the NWP conclave. Read Full Story

Swine Flu claims 16 lives in Telangana
Hyderabad (Telangana), , Feb. 10 : A total of 16 people have lost their lives due to swine flu and other complication in the state. Read Full Story

K.C. Rao aiming towards quality education, youth employment
Hyderabad, (Telangana), Feb. 9 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Thursday had instructed the concerned officials to follow the guidelines of the National Council for Teachers' Education (NCTE) and several directives given by the courts while preparing guidelines for the appointment of the teachers in Residential Educational Institutions in the State. Read Full Story

Viu goes regional with originals; to launch originals starting with Telugu
New Delhi , Feb 9 : Leading premium video on demand (VOD) service for emerging markets Vuclip on Thursday announced that its premium OTT service Viu will launch the production of originals, both in long and short form, in regional languages this year, beginning with Telugu. Read Full Story

'Bahubali 2' will be bigger and better: Rana Daggubati
Mumbai , Feb. 8 : The whole country is waiting to know the answer for, 'why katappa killed bahubali'. So is actor Rana Daggubati. Read Full Story

Telangana CM pitches for decentralisation of administration, better governance
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 5: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has reiterated that the government programmes should be implemented more effectively through the new districts, formed for decentralisation of administration, better governance and for the convenience of the people. Read Full Story

SC categorisation: Telangana CM meeting with PM Modi postponed
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 5 : The all-party delegation led by Telangana Chief Minsiter K. Chandrashekar Rao, which was scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 6 in the national capital with a motive to take assent on the categorisation of the Scheduled Castes (SCs) Bill, has been postponed till further notice. Read Full Story

Telangana Govt. grants permission to set up 119 residential schools for Backward Class students
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 5 : The Telangana Government granted permission to set up 119 residential schools for the students belonging to the Backward Class. Read Full Story

SC categorisation: Telangana CM meeting with PM Modi postponed
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 5 : The all-party delegation led by Telangana Chief Minsiter K. Chandrashekar Rao, which was scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 6 in the national capital with a motive to take assent on the categorisation of the Scheduled Castes (SCs) Bill, has been postponed till further notice. Read Full Story

SC categorisation: Telangana CM to lead all-party delegation to PM Modi
Hyderabad, (Telangana), , Feb. 4 : With a motive to take assent on the categorisation of the Scheduled Castes (SCs) Bill, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao would lead an all-party delegation to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 6 in the national capital. Read Full Story

Not just Bengaluru lakes, Hyderabad's Musi River too sees rise in pollution
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 3:After Bengaluru lakes hogging the limelight for pollution concerns, the Musi river, which meanders through Hyderabad is dying a slow death contaminating its surroundings just as the locals are dumping their waste into it. Read Full Story

Anantapur horror: Widow dragged, beaten by sarpanch
Anantapur(Andhra Pradesh), Feb . 3: In a shocking incident, a 48-year-old widow was dragged on the road, kicked around and abused by a village sarpanch and another man even as she pleaded that the entrance to her house not be blocked by the construction of a water trough in Anantapur district. Read Full Story

Andhra Pradesh offers Single Window Service to ONGC operations
New Delhi [India], Jan. 28 : The Government of Andhra Pradesh and ONGC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Friday to take forward all critical Oil and Gas Exploration and Production activities of the Maharatna PSU in the state. Read Full Story

Telangana Govt. working to get rid of 'Gurumba' menace
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jan. 28 : In a bid to free Telangana from the menace of consumption of Gurumba, a particularly potent form of toddy, Excise Minister Padma Rao has said the state has been undertaking massive efforts to contain the sale and consumption of the toddy liquor and added that the police department has been directed to clampdown the sale of the same. Read Full Story

KCR for comprehensive plan for welfare of SCs, STs
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jan. 27: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Friday expressed his agony that despite several programmes, schemes and plans for the SC/STs since independence, there is still poverty among these communities. Read Full Story

Here's another glimpse of 'Baahubali 2'
New Delhi , Jan. 26 : 'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion', sequel to the blockbuster 'Baahubali: The Beginning', is all set to entice the audiences this summer and the makers have now unveiled the third poster of the film. Read Full Story

Telangana CM bats for residential schools
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 26 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has instructed officials concerned to appoint 23,494 employees in a phased manner as required by the residential schools being set up under the KG to PG Scheme. Read Full Story

Digital payments committee submits report to PM Modi, urges abolition of MDR
New Delhi , Jan. 24 : A committee on digital payments, led by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu submitted its interim report to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Niti Ayog here on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Telangana: Chandrasekhar Rao reviews works under Mission Bhagiratha
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 24 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday reviewed the works under Mission Bhagiratha and asserted that all the works under the programme should be completed on schedule with coordination among all the departments. Read Full Story

K.T. Rama Rao pitches for friendly state policies
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 24 : Information Minister K.T. Rama Rao has pitched for friendly state policies to investors in Japan. Read Full Story

TRS MP K. Kavitha inagurates Tulip Logistics Services in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 21 : Telangana Rashtriya Samiti (TRS) MP K. Kavitha launched Tulip Logistics Services in Hyderabad on Friday. Read Full Story

Telangana CM Chandrashekhar Rao to set up Brahmin society for welfare of poor
New Delhi, Jan. 21: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has instructed for setting up of a Brahmin Society for the welfare of the poor in the state and also held a review meeting on the action to be taken for the programmes aimed at Brahmin welfare. Read Full Story

IT Dept. prosecutes Telangana MLA over undisclosed income of over Rs 500 crores
Hyderabad , Jan. 19 : A Telangana MLA is being prosecuted by the Income Tax Department for tax evasion of undisclosed income of more than Rs 500 crores. Read Full Story


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