87 villages in Andhra Pradesh affected by Krishna floods

New Delhi: Tens of villages and hundreds of acres of farm land remained under a sheet of water in Krishna and Guntur districts of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday, even as the flood fury in river Krishna showed signs of abatement. After touching a maximum of 8.21 lakh cusecs in the early hours of the day, […]

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YSR Congress announces 3 candidates for Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council

New Delhi: The ruling YSR Congress on Monday announced three candidates for the by-election to the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council to fill as many seats under the assembly quota in the poll, slated for August 26. The YSRC nominated minister Mopidevi Venkata Ramana, former IPS officer Sheik Mohammad Iqbal and former MLA Challa Ramakrishna Reddy […]

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Kidnapped boy reunited with parents in Andhra Pradesh

New Delhi:┬áThe four-year old boy, who was kidnapped by unknown persons on Monday evening in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, was reunited with his parents on Thursday. Emotional scenes were witnessed as the sobbing mother took her son into her arms after an agonising four days. The alleged kidnappers left the boy-Jashit on the […]

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Illegal sand mining: Supreme Court issues notices to Centre, Central Bureau of Investigation, 5 states

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Centre, CBI and five states on a plea which sought prosecution of entities involved in illegal sand mining. A bench headed by Justice S A Bobde issued notices to the Centre, the Central Bureau of Investigation, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andhra […]

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Lok Sabha clears bill to set up central, tribal univs in Andhra Pradesh

New Delhi: A Bill to set up a central university and a tribal university in Andhra Pradesh was passed by the Lok Sabha on Friday. Moving the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2019 for passage, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said the government has alloted Rs 450 crore for the central university and Rs 420 crore […]

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13-year-old girl raped by cousin in Andhra Pradesh’s Machilipatnam

New Delhi: A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped and impregnated by her cousin in Machilipatnam town of Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh, police said Wednesday. The incident came to light Wednesday evening after Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) CDPO S Jaya Lakshmi received information about it and accompanied the minor to the local Inaguduru police […]

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Bill for central, tribal universities in Andhra Pradesh in Lok Sabha

New Delhi: A bill to set up a central university and a tribal university in Andhra Pradesh was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday. According to the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2019 introduced by HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, the two universities will increase access and quality of higher education and also promote avenues of […]

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Telugu Desam Party Congress leaders join Bharatiya Janata Party

New Delhi: Several TDP and Congress leaders from Telangana joined the BJP on Thursday with the saffron party asserting that it has emerged as the main challenger to the state’s ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS). Former ministers in undivided Andhra Pradesh — E Peddi Reddy and Boda Janardhan– and former MP Suresh Reddy are some […]

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy to Take Fight for Andhra Pradesh Special Status to NITI Aayog Meet

New Delhi: Reddy has ordered his officials to prepare a comprehensive report on the need of Special Category Status to Andhra Pradesh. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy, who has been fighting for special category status to the state, plans to stick to his demand at the Niti Aayog meeting on June 15. Reddy, […]

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‘YSR Congress workers damage plaque unveiled by N Chandrababu Naidu

New Delhi: The YSR Congress supporters Tuesday allegedly vandalised a plaque inside the Krishna Zilla Parishad function hall here, unveiled by former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, said officials. The vandalisation of the plaque triggered tension between the TDA and YSRC workers, necessitating deployment of police to avert clash between the rival party […]

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