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  • Minor boy accused of theft chained inside a police station in Andhra 5 hours 34 minutes ago

    In a shocking incident of violation of human rights in the Prakasam District of Andhra Pradesh, images have surfaced of a minor boy being chained inside a police station. The boy is accused of theft. ...
  • Watch: The XI Metropolls conference in Hyderabad 2 days ago

    The XI Metropolls conference in Hyderabad witnessed participation of more than 136 members from different cities of the world. The theme of the 4 day conference was 'Cities for All'. ...
  • Andhra Pradesh police file murder case in Chittoor firing incident 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday informed the Hyderabad High Court that the state police has registered a case of murder in connection with the killing of 20 people in police firing in Chittoor district on April 7. Additional Advocate General (AAG) D Srinivas informed a division bench, comprising Chief Justice...
  • FIR against STF personnel for murder, abduction in Chittoor encounter: Police tells Andhra HC 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: An FIR has been registered for murder and abduction against Special Task Force policemen for killing 20 alleged red sander smugglers on April 7 in Chhittoor district, police told the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday. The FIR was registered after a complaint was filed by one of the killer...
  • Passenger train coach gutted in Andhra Pradesh; no casualties reported 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: A coach of the Chennai-Gudur passenger train was gutted at Sullurpet railway station in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh on Monday evening but nobody was injured in the accident, Government Railway Police (GRP) sources said. As the train was approaching platform number one at 7.20 pm, its second coach near...
  • Andhra Police arrests 63 Tamil smugglers allegedly part of the 20-member group killed in Chittoor April 13, 2015

    Nellore: Even as protests are growing over the killing of 20 alleged smugglers in Chittoor last week, Andhra Pradesh Police has arrested 63 Tamil smugglers allegedly belonging to the same group. The 63 woodcutters are natives of neighboring Tamil Nadu and were arrested in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh while smuggling...
  • Andhra Bank put out poster saying its employees are Tamils April 11, 2015

    Tirunelveli: In the wake of protests in Tamil Nadu against gunning down of 20 woodcutters by Andhra Pradesh police, officials of Andhra Bank branch found a way out to prevent angry outfits targeting their bank by pasting a poster saying all its employees are Tamils. They put out a poster which...
  • Andhra Pradesh police faces tough questions from HC on killing of 20 wood cutters April 10, 2015

    Hyderabad/Chennai: As doubts cropped up over the gunning down of 20 woodcutters from Tamil Nadu, the Andhra Pradesh Police on Friday faced tough questions from the Hyderabad High Court as to why a case of murder was not filed in the killings. In a related development, the Madras High Court refused...
  • Andhra HC not satisfied with DGP's reply on Chittoor encounter, asks him to reappear before it April 10, 2015

    Amravathi: Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday said that it was not satisfied with the reply given by the state Director General of Police on the encounter in Chittoor district on April 7 in which alleged 20 red sandalwood smugglers were killed inside the forests near Tirupati in Chittoor district. The...
  • AP civil liberties panel claims a survivor says Chittoor encounter was staged April 9, 2015

    Hyderabad/ Chennai: In a new twist in the Chittoor encounter, in which 20 alleged smugglers were killed, the Andhra Pradesh Civil Liberties Committee (APCLC) claims that a survivor of the encounter has surfaced in Thiruvanamalai district of Tamil Nadu. The man was reportedly on the same bus as the other...
  • Hyderabad court's verdict in Satyam scam today to decide fate of Ramalinga Raju, 9 others April 9, 2015

    Hyderabad: More than six years after one of the biggest corporate scandals involving an Indian company erupted, a special court in Hyderabad will pronounce its verdict in the multi-crore accounting fraud in erstwhile Satyam Computer Services Ltd (SCSL). The case which rocked India Inc and led to a massive upheaval...
  • Was Andhra Pradesh shooting cold-blooded murder? April 8, 2015

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, advisor to the Andhra Pradesh government Parakala Prabhakar said that 200 smugglers armed with sickles and axes surrounded policemen. Andhra Police on Wednesday shot dead 20 people, mainly from Tamil Nadu, in an Andhra Pradesh forest for allegedly smuggling precious red sanders wood, igniting charges of mass...
  • Political war between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh over killing of 20 alleged red sander smugglers April 8, 2015

    Massive uproar by human rights activists and politicians continue in Chennai and Chittoor over the killing of 20 alleged red sander smugglers by the Andhra Pradesh police. The encounter has snowballed into a political war between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The Tamil Nadu government announced a compensation of Rs...
  • Andhra Pradesh government under fire for mass 'encounter' of red sanders smugglers April 8, 2015

    Hyderabad: Even though Andhra Pradesh government has ordered a magistrate inquiry into the encounter of 20 red sandalwood smugglers, protests continued in Tamil Nadu demanding independent probe and action against police personnel. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has also issued notice to AP government seeking a detailed report. However,...
  • Why Tamil Nadu government's decision to announce compensation to alleged 'smugglers' is wrong April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Tamil passions are running high after 20 suspected red sandalwood smugglers were gunned down by neighbouring Andhra Pradesh police near Tirupati on Tuesday morning. According to Tamil Nadu government, 12 of the total 20 killed are from Tamil Nadu. A few hours after the alleged 'encounter' took place,...
  • Chittoor encounter fallout: Bus services to Tamil Nadu affected April 8, 2015

    Hyderabad: Andhra-Tamil Nadu buses have taken a hit following protests in Tamil Nadu over gunning down of 20 people in a police operation against Red Sanders smugglers in Chittoor. "Since last night our buses are not operating to Chennai and other places of Tamil Nadu. Similarly, APSRTC buses plying from Chennai...
  • Andhra CM briefs Home Minister after police kills 20 smugglers; fresh protests in Chittoor, Chennai April 8, 2015

    Chennai: With growing pressure and allegations of human rights violations, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has called up Home Minister Rajnath Singh to brief him on the on killing of sandalwood smugglers in Chittoor. Sources said the Ministry of Home Affairs has sought a detailed report. Protests are underway...
  • Anger in Tamil Nadu after killing of 20 wood smugglers in Andhra Pradesh April 8, 2015

    Hyderabad/Chennai: Police shot dead 20 people, mainly from Tamil Nadu, in an Andhra Pradesh forest for allegedly smuggling precious red sanders wood, igniting charges of mass murder in Tamil Nadu. The government and political parties in Tamil Nadu reacted angrily as it emerged that 12 of the dead were from Tiruvannamalai...
  • 12 Tamils out of 20 smugglers killed in encounter with Andhra Police, parties demand probe April 7, 2015

    Chennai: A political battle has ensued after a successful operation by the Andhra Pradesh Police in which 20 red sander smugglers were killed in an encounter inside the forests near Tirupati in Chittoor district of the state. Tamil parties have condemned the Andhra Pradesh Police move after it was revealed that...
  • Andhra Pradesh Police kills 20 red sandalwood smugglers in forests of Chittoor April 7, 2015

    Chittoor: In a major operation the Andhra Pradesh Police on Tuesday claimed to have killed 20 red sandalwood smugglers in an encounter inside the forests near Tirupati in Chittoor district of the state. Police officials said that a joint operation against the smugglers was launched with the help of forest officials...
  • Andhra Pradesh seeks Centre's help for construction of new capital April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday called on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over financial issues relating the state including new state capital and Polavaram multipurpose irrigation project. According to state representative K Ramamohan Rao, the Chief Minister sought support from Jaitley for construction of the...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Trade unions to hold protest over amendments made to labour laws April 3, 2015

    Vijayawada: Major national level trade unions like AITUC, INTUC, CITUC, IFTU, TUCC and HMS on Friday jointly announced in Vijayawada that they would oppose amendments made to the labour laws by the Centre and organise protests from April 20 to May 20 across the state of Andhra Pradesh. In their joint...
  • Andhra Pradesh government approves Amaravathi as new capital April 1, 2015

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Government on Wednesday decided to name the new capital of the state which is coming up in Vijayawada-Guntur region as 'Amaravathi', after the ancient seat of power of the Satavahanas. The resolution to this effect was passed by the state cabinet which met under chief minister N...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM to lay foundation stone for Pattiseema project on Monday March 29, 2015

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will lay the foundation stone for Pattiseema lift irrigation project on Monday. "The project will solve water woes of the parched Rayalaseema region bringing respite for farmers. Over 3,000 tmc ft of flood water draining into the sea from Godavari will be...
  • RPF personnel rescue kidnapped girl from Rajdhani Express March 26, 2015

    Hyderabad: An 18-year-old girl who was allegedly kidnapped and being taken to Delhi was rescued from a first class coach of a Rajdhani Express by RPF personnel of South Central Railway. The RPF Security Control Room received information about the kidnapping of Asmoju from the Government Railway Police (GRP), Bangalore...
  • HDFC Bank to focus on expanding business in Andhra Pradesh March 25, 2015

    Hyderabad: The HDFC Bank will focus on expanding its business in Andhra Pradesh, where hectic economic activity is likely with proposed new industries and building of a new state capital. The private bank will decide on the number of new branches depending on the pace of the economic activity in the...
  • Andhra Pradesh government considering Amaravathi as new capital city March 24, 2015

    Hyderabad: Amaravathi is one of the towns under the consideration of the Andhra Pradesh government for being named as its capital in the Vijayawada-Guntur region of the State. Amaravathi, which derives its name from Amareshwara Temple located in the historic village in Guntur district, falls under the capital region chosen...
  • Amaravathi likely to be the new capital of Andhra Pradesh: reports March 24, 2015

    Hyderabad: The N Chandrababu Naidu government is considering naming the new city Amaravathi as the capital of Andhra Pradesh. The new capital city is built between Vijayawada and Guntur. According to Indian Express, an official announcement is likely to be made shortly. The actual Amaravathi town is 35 kms away from...
  • Supreme Court declines to hear PIL on developing new capital city of Andhra Pradesh March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a PIL questioning the decision to develop new capital city of Andhra Pradesh on the southern side of river Krishna near Vijayawada without adequate environment clearances. "Only at the time of construction activities, environment clearances are required and not before that,"...
  • Centre to appoint official to coordinate with Andhra Pradesh and Telangana March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Centre has decided to appoint a senior Home Ministry official to coordinate with Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and concerned ministries for speedy implementation of the provisions in Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act. The decision came following a meeting of a delegation of Andhra Pradesh BJP leaders with Union Home Minister...