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Chandrababu Naidu arrest: TDP legislators create ruckus in Andhra Pradesh Assembly

Vijayawada/UNI: Opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MLAs created ruckus in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly on the opening day of the monsoon session on Thursday.

Andhra Pradesh: Boat capsizes in Krishna river, 11 killed

Amravati, Nov 12 (IBNS): At least 11 people were killed when a boat carrying tourists overturned in Krishna river in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, officials said.

Andhra Pradesh signs MoUs with VISA, Thomson Reuters for fintech

Mumbai, Feb 22 (IBNS): 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.

Andhra Pradesh: Continuing Consolidation

On February 5, 2017, a group of about four to six armed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres shot dead a tribal, identified as Parsika Pullaiah (40), at Alligudem village under Chintooru mandal (administrative unit) in East Godavari District. When the villagers tried to prevent the Maoists from killing Pullaiah, they were reportedly told, the Maoists would not spare any 'informer'. This is the lone Naxal [Left Wing Extremism (LWE)]-linked violent incident reported in the State thus far in 2017 (data till February 12).

Vice President expresses grief over loss of lives in Andhra Pradesh train accident

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari on Sunday expressed grief over loss of lives in the train accident in Andhra Pradesh.

Train accident in Andhra Pradesh is extremely distressing: Union Home Minister

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 (IBNS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that the news of train accident in Andhra Pradesh is extremely distressing and he deeply pained over the "loss of precious lives."

Union Home Minister reviews relief operation in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IBNS): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh held a high level meeting here on Tuesday to take stock of the situation of the relief operations following the landfall of cyclone Vardah in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra Pradesh govt planning to launch 'AP Purse'

Vijayawada, Nov 30 (IBNS): In a bid to help people adopt themselves to cashless payments, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday said his government is planning to launch 'AP Purse'.

At least 18 Maoists killed in police encounter near Andhra-Odisha border

Malkangiri, Odisha, Oct 24 (IBNS): At least 18 Maoists were killed in a joint operation by the Odisha and Andhra Pradesh police, reports said.

Heavy rains to sweep Hyderabad for two more days: MET

Hyderabad, Sept 23 (IBNS): Pounded by heavy rains for two days, Hyderabad is set to receive the same for a couple of more days, according to the MeT department's prediction.

Heavy rain continues to disrupt life in Andhra

Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IBNS): Life in most parts of Andhra Pradesh was disrupted on Thursday due to heavy rainfall and consequent flooding, according to media reports.

Andhra Pradesh: Maoist: Creeping Revival

On July 30, 2016, Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres abducted and killed Vooraka Maraiah (45), a pastor, branding him as a 'Police informer', at Lakshmipuram village under the Nellipaka mandal (administrative unit) of the East Godavari District. Maraiah's body was found with hands tied at the back, bearing stab and bullet wounds, along with a letter in which the Maoists charged him with not heeding to their warning to mend his ways. He "accumulated wealth disproportionately. As Maraiah started exploiting the poor tribal people and the needy, we punished him in the people's court," the letter alleged. The Maoists also warned a host of other village leaders allegedly involved in "unlawful" activities and asked them to cut off their ties with the Police.

Andhra Pradesh does a Gujarat, dalit men tied and beaten up

Vijaywada, Aug 10 (IBNS): After atrocities on Dalit men in Gujarat by cow vigilantes for the alleged possession of cow skin, an encore took place in Andhra Pradesh's Vijaywada as two men were tied to a coconut tree and allegedly thrashed for skinning a dead cow, reports said.

Special status for Andhra demand disrupts life in state and proceedings in Lok Sabha

New Delhi/Vijaywada, Aug 2 (IBNS): The 'bandh' called by YSR Congress, the main opposition party in Andhra Pradesh, disrupted normal life in the state while the party's members held up proceedings at the Lok Sabha twice on Tuesday, according to media reports.

Telangana advocates refuse to end strike

Hyderabad, Jul 5 (IBNS): Despite Chief Justice of India TS Thakur asking advocates from Telangana to withdraw their agitation, the state remains locked in a bitter tussle with Andhra Pradesh over division of judiciary posts and the high court, according to media reports.