Andra

  • BJP likely to seal alliance deal in AP today, reaches out to TRS April 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to take a final call on the party's alliances in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday. The BJP had given Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desum Party an ultimatum, asking them to clear their stand on alliances. "TDP has been interested since the beginning for the...
  • AP govt, APNGOs talks fail, employees to continue strike in Seemandhra October 9, 2013

    Hyderabad: The talks between Andra Pradesh government employees' delegation and Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy have failed on Wednesday. The government employees have decided to continue the boycotting of work opposing Telangana. The employees union representatives said, "We asked for an assurance on the united Andhra, not only from the...
  • Ranji Trophy Blog, Round 8, Day 1: As it happened December 22, 2012

    Updates from Day 1 action of Round 8 of Ranji Trophy. S Sreesanth and Harbhajan Singh were among the wickets as Ashok Maneria cracked a ton. Amol Majumdar is going strong for Andhra amdist the ruins. ...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 2, Day 1: Spinners put Jharkhand in charge November 9, 2012

    Jamshedpur: In the big Group C match at the Keenan Stadium that pitted two teams with seven points against each other, hosts Jharkhand took control by bowling Assam out for 179 on Friday. Jharkhand captain Shahbaz Nadeems decision to put Assam in to bat was vindicated, as he and Sunny...
  • Robbers kill Indian store clerk in US July 14, 2010

    Connecticut: A 25yearold Indian origin man working as a store clerk in the United States was killed during a violent robbery on Tuesday. Arun Kumar, who had been working in a corner convenience store for three years supporting himself and his family back home, had enrolled himself in an online...
  • Vajpayee 'deeply hurt' by YSR's death September 3, 2009

    New Delhi: A "deeply hurt" former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Thursday paid tribute to Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy who died in a helicopter crash. Vajpayee said YSR was an energetic and hardworking leader. "I am deeply hurt by the sad demise of Andhra Pradesh chief minister...
  • DGCA flipflops on YSR chopper's airworthiness September 3, 2009

    New Delhi: India's civil aviation regulator seems to be speaking in twin voices on the airworthiness of the helicopter that crashed, killing Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy. A posting on its website says its certification had lapsed two years ago but a statement issued by it asserts...
  • BJP flags at half mast to mourn YSR September 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Flags at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters would be flying at half mast to mourn the death of Congress leader and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy. "We are all bereaved," party president Rajnath Singh told reporters, adding that he had ordered that flags be flown...
  • YSR kin threatens to contest as Independent March 11, 2009

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy's brotherinlaw P. Ravindranath Reddy on Wednesday threatened to contest as an Independent candidate in the next month's assembly elections if the ruling Congress does not give him the ticket. Ravindernath Reddy, who is also the mayor of Kadapa town, said he...
  • BJP to release AP Assembly poll manifesto on Mar 14 March 11, 2009

    Hyderabad: Specific schemes for newborn girl child, welfare of farmers and senior citizens are some of the salient features of the BJP's manifesto for the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections to be released on March 14. Under the scheme, Adabidda Andalam, Rs 21,016 would be deposited for every newborn girl child which...
  • Indian from AP shot dead in the US February 4, 2009

    Hyderabad: An Indian engineer from Andhra Pradesh was shot dead by unidentified assailants at Atlanta in the US in the eighth case of young students and professionals from the state being killed in the last 15 months. R Sudhir Kumar (31), a native of West Godavari district, was killed at...
  • Two killed as aircraft crashes in Hyderabad September 8, 2008

    Hyderabad: A trainee pilot and an instructor were killed when a small aircraft crashed on to a residential area of the city on Monday. The mishap took place in Sanathnagar neighbourhood minutes after the aircraft belonging to Andhra Pradesh Flying Club took off from Begumpet airport. Police said the instructor...