Andhra Pradesh Government

  • NHRC sends notices to AP government over beating up of blind student Yesterday

    Hyderabad: A day after a video surfaced showing three visually impaired students being beaten by their teacher and another unknown person. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday has sent notices to Government of Andhra Pradesh. A two-member team of the Child Rights Commission visited hostel near Hyderabad. The...
  • ED attaches Rs 863 crore properties of Jagan, his associates March 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Initiating one of its biggest criminal actions in a money laundering case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday attached assets worth Rs 863 crore of YSR Congress leader Jaganmohan Reddy and his associates in connection with its probe into alleged corruption in an infrastructure project in Andhra Pradesh. The agency...
  • Cyclone Phailin spares North Andhra, govt gives no room for Oppn to take credit October 13, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: The administratiion of Andhra Pradesh took no time to jump into action after the Met officials and various government agencies like NDMA started predicting Phailin and its impact on the three districts of north Andhra. District collectors were put on high alert, teams from NDRF and army were immediately dispatched...
  • Seemandhra remains without power, cyclone threat adds to woes October 9, 2013

    Hyderabad/New Delhi: Seemandhra got no respite from power blackouts for the fourth day on Wednesday while talks with striking government  employees failed and a cyclone threat added to the worries of the Andhra Pradesh government which faced calls for clamping ESMA to restore normalcy. As the deadlock in talks including with...
  • Cong MLA Dronamraju Srinivas slams Chandrababu Naidu's remarks September 8, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh government whip Dronamraju Srinivas on Sunday strongly objected to Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu's "abusive and unparliamentary" public remarks made against senior Congress leaders. He was objecting to Naidu's certain objectionable remarks against the Prime Minister, Congress President Sonia Gandhi", former state chief minister Y...
  • Andra Pradesh CM hails passage of Food Security Bill August 27, 2013

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Tuesday hailed the passing of the Food Security Bill by Lok Sabha and complimented Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi over it. The bill aims to provide food and nutritional security in human life cycle approach by ensuring access...
  • Pro-united Andhra employees at Secretariat to go on strike over Telangana August 22, 2013

    In fresh trouble for Andhra Pradesh government, already grappling with unrelenting stir by employees in Seemandhra region, the pro-united Andhra Pradesh employees at state Secretariat on Thursday announced indefinite strike from September 2 midnight. The employees, who have been agitating against the proposed division of Andhra Pradesh, gave a notice in...
  • Telangana: Andhra Finance Dept clamps ESMA to prevent strikes August 17, 2013

    The Finance Department of Andhra Pradesh government tonight issued an order prohibiting with immediate effect strikes in the treasury, pay and accounts and works accounts wings for the next six months. The ban comes in the backdrop of the indefinite strike launched on August 13 by the AP Non-Gazetted Officers' Association,...
  • Andhra Pradesh government budget website hacked February 16, 2012

    Hyderabad: Just a day before the budget for 2012-13 financial year was to be presented in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly, an unidentified hacker broke into the official government website budget.ap.gov.in, sending the state administration into a tizzy. The hacker, apparently from a foreign location, created additional pages dz.htm and x.htm to...
  • Telangana stir hits railways, KTR detained October 15, 2011

    Hyderabad: A crackdown was on Saturday launched against Telangana supporters in Andhra Pradesh. Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhar Rao's son KT Rama Rao and other protestors were detained by the police. This came after a rail roko led to more than 170 trains being cancelled. It was a tug of war...
  • Sai Baba's trust feud takes a political turn June 25, 2011

    Hyderabad: The Rs 35-lakh mysterious cash trail at the Sathya Sai Central Trust in Puttaparthi district of Andhra Pradesh has taken a political turn. After refusing to interfere in the trust affairs, the Kiran Reddy government has now asked the trustees to submit a factual report on the financial matters...
  • Govt, drug experts fight over HPV vaccine May 12, 2011

    New Delhi: There seems no end to the controversy over the vaccine against cancerous Human Papillomavirus (HPV). There was uproar over a government report that said the vaccine wasn't linked to deaths of seven tribal girls in Andhra Pradesh. Drug experts have slammed the final government report on the HPV...
  • Oppn trains gun on Andhra CM over land scam March 31, 2011

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has conceded to illegal land allotment by the YSR government to former Congress MP Jagan Mohan Reddy. The entire controversy has given the Opposition in the state an opportunity to castigate the government. "There is no transparent policy in allotting lands. It is...
  • Andhra activists get reason to jeer: more bars August 5, 2010

    Andhra Pradesh government plans to issue licenses for liquor bars in the state based on 2001 census. ...
  • YSR's shining moment; takes oath as Andhra CM May 20, 2009

    Hyderabad: Y S Rajasekhara Reddy of the Congress on Wednesday evening took oath as the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister for the second consecutive term. Governor N D Tiwari administered the oath of office and secrecy at 6.32 pm (1832 hrs IST) as thousands of party leaders and workers from across the...
  • Modi interested in Guj metro, 'not vote-bank politics' November 15, 2008

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has got Tata Motors’ small car Nano to be made in Gujarat — a car that will add to the traffic congestion because of its affordability — but he has also persuaded a Canadian company called Bombardier to help relieve congestion by ...