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Andhra Pradesh: State in southern India
Andhra Pradesh is one of the 28 states of India, situated in the south-eastern part of the country. It is the eight-largest state in India, covering an area of 162,975 km2 (62,925 sq mi). As per the 2011 census, it is the tenth-most populous state, with 49,386,799 inhabitants. The largest city in Andhra Pradesh is Visakhapatnam. Telugu, one of the classical languages of India, is the major and official language of Andhra Pradesh.

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No need for any legislation to decide a capital: AP CM Jagan Mohan Reddy

Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday said there was no word by name "capital" in the Constitution and claimed there was no need for any legislation to decide a capital and a..
IndiaTimes - Published

Andhra Pradesh: Three camerapersons of local media caught filming woman constable changing clothes

As of now, three lensmen have been identified while the identity of the rest is being ascertained.
DNA - Published

Two dead, 4 injured as jilted lover sets girl's house on fire in Andhra's East Godavari district

Srinivas Rao, a native of Dulla village of East Godavari district, is currently on the run after committing the alleged crime.
DNA - Published

Four TDP MLCs stopped from entering Andhra assembly premises, allowed after heated discussion

The all-important AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of all Regions Bill 2020 for setting up of three capitals was to be discussed by the legislative council as 4 TDP MLCs were stopped by..
DNA - Published

YSR may scrap Andhra Pradesh's upper house: All you need to know


IndiaTimes - Published

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable K-4 ballistic missile off Andhra Pradesh coast


IndiaTimes - Published

Andhra govt extends period of 'preventive detention act' for over 3 months

The "powers of detention" are already in existence for the past three months and will continue for the next three months.
IndiaTimes - Published

New political alliance takes shape in Andhra Pradesh; BJP, Jana Sena announce tie-up

This political realignment brings back both BJP and Jana Sena in reckoning while the ruling YSR Congress Party and the TDP remain the main political forces in Andhra Pradesh.
DNA - Published

Pak jails are 'hell', say released Andhra Pradesh fishermen

The 20 fishermen from Andhra Pradesh, who were released by Pakistan on Monday, said their 14-month experience was like 'hell'.
DNA - Published

Andhra Pradesh in 2019: Power to Jagan Mohan Reddy, Amaravati conundrum mark this year

Riding on a huge anti-incumbency wave, the YSRCP bagged 151 seats in the 175-member Assembly and won 22 out of the 25 Lok Sabha seats, decimating the opposition. The TDP could win just 23 Assembly and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Andhra Govt constitutes high power committee to examine three capitals issue

The YSRCP government in Andhra Pradesh has constituted a high power committee to study the three capitals issue and submit its report in three weeks.
DNA - Published

Tribunal on Vansadhara river water sharing between Odisha and AP gets another extension as new Bill eluded Parliament

The Vansadhara Water Disputes Tribunal, constituted in February 2010 to resolve river water sharing dispute between Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, has got one-year extension. This extension is an immediate..
IndiaTimes - Published

No place for NRC in Andhra Pradesh, says Jagan Mohan Reddy


IndiaTimes - Published

Seven Navy sailors, hawala operator held for spying for Pak

Seven Indian Navy sailors and a Mumbai-based hawala operator were arrested on Friday by Andhra Pradesh police on charges of spying for Pakistan through women who lured them into online relationships...
IndiaTimes - Published

Andhra assembly clears bill to award death to rapists

The Andhra Pradesh assembly on Friday passed the Disha Bill, which prescribes the death penalty for rape convicts. The assembly also passed the Andhra Pradesh Disha Bill-Andhra Pradesh Special Court..
IndiaTimes - Published

Andhra Pradesh passes Bill for speedy trial of offences against women, kids

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative assembly on Friday passed a Bill to further amend the Indian Penal Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure that will enable expeditious investigation and trial of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Andhra govt passes 'Disha Bill' to provide speedy trials, stricter punishment for sexual offences

Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy said the Nirbhaya case and the recent Disha case have compelled the need for "AP Disha Act" which has many salient features.
DNA - Published

Death for rapists: AP cabinet OKs bill

Barely a fortnight after the gang-rape and murder of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad, the Andhra Pradesh cabinet on Wednesday cleared a bill that proposes the death penalty in cases of sexual abuse of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Countdown for India's spy satellite launch progressing smoothly

The Indian space agency is all gearing up for the Wednesday evening launch of the country's own advanced spy satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine foreign satellites from the Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra..
IndiaTimes - Published

Datta Jayanti 2019: Subh muhurat, significance- here's all you need to know

The festival is celebrated in Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat with much fanfare.
DNA - Published

'Hats off to Telangana CM, police officers': Andhra CM on Hyderabad encounter

Hailing action taken against the accused by the police, Andra Pradesh chief minister Jaganmohan Reddy said, "Hats off to Telangana CM KCR and police officers for what they did."
DNA - Published

Andhra government likely to bring new law for women safety

The proposed Bill would have dedicated courts to deal with crimes against women, and there will also be a focus on blunting the social media that berates women along with blocking porn websites besides..
DNA - Published

Andhra CM lauds KCR, Telangana cops on 'encounter' deaths

Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday lauded his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao and the state police over the alleged encounter of the four accused in the gang-rape..
IndiaTimes - Published

Video: Crowd knocks old man down as it rushes to buy onion at Rs 25 per kg

The Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government in Andhra has decided to subsidise onions until the prices stabilise. To facilitate the needs of the people, the government bought 16,000 quintals of onions from..
DNA - Published

Isro gears up for launch of RISAT-2BR1 on December 11

Isro is gearing up to launch its radar imaging earth observation satellite along with nine commercial satellitesfrom foreign countries, including six from the US, on December 11. The space agency said..
IndiaTimes - Published

Plea in HC seeks action against media houses for revealing identity of Hyderabad rape victim

The Delhi high court on Wednesday asked the Centre and the governments of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi to respond to a plea seeking action against certain media houses that revealed the identity..
IndiaTimes - Published

Tirupati-Sainagar Shirdi Express derails near Koduru railway station in Andhra; all passengers safe

A sleeper coach reserved for ladies derailed off the track but no passenger was injured.
DNA - Published

Two boys tied to bench over 'naughty' behaviour in Andhra school, child rights commission orders probe

The headmistress Sridevi said that the punishment was meted out to them after they were behaving naughtily in class. She also said that compensation should be provided to the children after the probe.
DNA - Published

Visakhapatnam's first robocop CYBIRA is ready to lodge your complaint hassle-free

Citizen-friendly approach by Andhra Pradesh police
DNA - Published

Andhra government raises financial assistance to Hajj pilgrims

Additionally, the Andhra Pradesh Hajj Committee will also provide free accommodation and food to pilgrims from the time of their reporting to the Hajj camp to their departure on the pilgrimage.
DNA - Published

Outgoing CJI Ranjan Gogoi offers prayers at Tirumala Lord Balaji temple in Andhra Pradesh

Gogoi along with his family was accorded welcome on his arrival at the main entrance of the temple amidst chanting of vedic hymns by Veda pundits and melam band.
DNA - Published

Ex-Andhra CM Naidu calls Jagan 'despot' after state govt scraps Amaravati 'Start-up Area Project'

This project was envisaged by Andhra Pradesh's former chief minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu during the earlier Telugu Desam party regime
DNA - Published

Andhra Pradesh's decision to kill Telugu-medium schools is a step backwards

The decision to switch to English-medium over mother tongue education has no scientific basis, writes Sankrant Sanu.
DNA - Published

‘Cash-strapped’ Congress spent Rs 820 crore on 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Notwithstanding its claims of being strapped for resources to take on a funds-rich BJP, Congress spent over Rs 820 crore on its campaign for the general elections to the Lok Sabha and assemblies of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Chandrababu Naidu attacks Andhra Pradesh government for spending over Rs 15 crore on CM's residence

The former chief minister of the state raised questions over the money spent during the last five months on furnishing Reddy's 'palatial home' in Tadepalli.
DNA - Published

In blow for Andhra, RIL scraps 15,000cr project over land row

"Despite protests by farmers, they served notices.Local police also threatened to book cases against farmers for obstructing officials from discharging their duties.
IndiaTimes - Published

CBI conducting searches across the country in bank fraud cases

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered around 35 cases related to bank frauds. The searches are being conducted in Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Andhra Pradesh govt to raise Rs 1,000 crore through contributions from different sources

The Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy government in Andhra Pradesh is targeting to raise at least Rs 1,000 crore through contributions from different sources in the ongoing financial year under a new initiative..
IndiaTimes - Published

AP govt to decide fate of Amaravati after expert panel submits report


IndiaTimes - Published

Now, common entrance test for 15 central universities

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct a common admission test for 15 of the central universities of the country from the 2020-21 academic session. These will include universities of Assam,..
IndiaTimes - Published

India Post GDS recruitment 2019: 5,000 vacancies in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, check @appost.in

The India Post has invited applications for 2707 posts in Andhra Pradesh, 1799 posts in Chhattisgarh, and 970 posts in Telangana.
DNA - Published

Andhra Pradesh: Red sandalwood smugglers get caught during 5th attempt in same vehicle

It was the fifth attempt in which the same vehicle was used for smuggling.
DNA - Published

Madhya Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh to receive heavy rainfall today: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that isolated places over Madhya Maharashtra, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal are..
IndiaTimes - Published

Less than 7% of under-2 kids in India get adequate diet: Survey

The first Comprehensive National Nutritional Survey (CNNS) has shockingly found that only 6.4% of Indian children aged less than two years get a “minimum acceptable diet”. This proportion varies..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kerala, Tamil Nadu to receive heavy rainfall today

Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar are also likely to witness heavy downpour throughout the day.
DNA - Published

Andhra Pradesh government to take over liquor shops from October 1

The government had announced earlier this month that the number of liquor outlets will be reduced from 4,380 to 3,500 and will be eventually phased out
DNA - Published

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh today

The weather forecasting agency also predicted that isolated places over Vidarbha, Konkan, Goa, Telangana, Interior Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal are expected to receive heavy..
DNA - Published

Andhra Pradesh ex-Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao found dead at residence

The cause of death not yet ascertained, but prima facie report suggests suicide by hanging as per Rao's daughter
DNA - Published

Andhra's ex-Speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao dies under mysterious circumstances

Rao was immediately rushed to nearby Basavatarakam Memorial Cancer Hospital where he was declared dead by doctors.
DNA - Published

As tourist boat capsizes in Andhra Pradesh, 12 of 61 dead

Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority says that up till now, nearly 23 people have been rescued safely
DNA - Published

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