Guntur

  • Andhra floods: Kiran Reddy tours rain-hit areas; death toll mounts to 53 28-10-2013 10:43 PM

    Hyderabad: Torrential rains and resultant deluge in 16 districts of Andhra Pradesh last week left 53 persons dead and caused a loss of Rs 3,756 crore, but the situation is returning to normal with floodwater receding. Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy toured flood-hit areas in Prakasam and Guntur districts...
  • TDP to launch yatra to expose Congress: Chandrababu Naidu 31-08-2013 08:01 PM

    Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said he would embark on "Atmagourava Yatra" to safeguard the self-respect of Telugu people and also expose the ruling Congress' conspiracy in the whole episode related to the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. Addressing a press conference on the eve of...
  • Vijayamma continues hunger strike at Guntur hospital 24-08-2013 11:57 AM

    YSR Congress party honorary president Y.S. Vijayamma, who was forcibly taken to hospital while on hunger strike by police in Guntur in Andhra Pradesh Saturday morning, continues to fast in hospital, said officials. Vijayamma, whose fast in protest against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh entered the sixth day Saturday, is...
  • Andhra: Congress MP resigns over Telangana 30-07-2013 10:37 PM

    Hyderabad: Congress MP from Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, Rayapati Sambasiva Rao, on Tuesday, submitted his resignation from the party and his post as a protest over the formation of a separate state for Telangana. The Congress working Committee had met earlier on Tuesday over the issue of Telangana. Meeting...
  • AP: Congress leader, two other killed in road mishap 20-05-2013 07:45 AM

    Guntur: Three persons including Chilakaluripet Congress leader Mallela Satyanarayana, died when the car by which they were travelling collided with a truck at Chowdavaram, police said on Sunday. The incident occured in a suburb of Guntur, on the National Highway number five, they said. Andhra Pradesh Agriculture Minister K Lakshmi...
  • AP: Dalit woman killed, incident assumes political overtones 11-04-2013 02:28 AM

    Guntur: The incident in which a Dalit woman was killed after she was allegedly roughed up and pushed under the wheels of a speeding truck at Tenali town by drunk miscreants, has now assumed political and caste overtones. B Susheela, a 45-year-old housewife paid with her life on Monday night...
  • AP: 7 drunk men kill woman after she resists harassment 09-04-2013 11:35 PM

    Guntur: Seven men in inebriated condition pushed a woman under the wheels of a speeding truck in Guntur, leading to her death, after she took on them and resisted their harassment, police said on Tuesday. B Susheela, a housewife, was seriously injured in Monday night's incident at Tenali town. The...
  • AP: 2-day-old baby girl found abandoned in drain 26-10-2012 07:59 AM

    Guntur: A two-day old baby girl was found abandoned in an open drain on Thursday in Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh. She was found by passers-by and was immediately taken to a government hospital, where she is currently undergoing treatment. Doctors said that she is stable but there have been...
  • Woman claims to be injected with HIV over estate 08-10-2010 09:13 AM

    Guntur: A woman from Andhra Pradesh claimed that she was injected with HIV virus by her daughter to kill her and usurp her property. The police has registered a case of attempt to murder. It's a case that's surprised not just the police but also the local village folk of...
  • Doc helps HIV positives give birth to a negative 24-06-2008 11:25 AM

    Visakhapatnam: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni reckons senior players Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh will be hungry for success in the two-match Twenty20 series against New Zealand as they are making a comeback after more than a year. Dhoni said the two T20Is will give the players chance to get...
  • Fire at Asia's largest chilli market in AP 03-05-2008 02:18 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas feels the ICC should keep a close watch on the fifth Indian Premier League in the wake of the recent reports about spot-fixing in international cricket. The ICC may have dismissed the recent reports quoting an Indian bookmaker but it would be prudent that...