Guntur

  • Snapshot: Inside the double-decker coach of the superfast express train to be introduced between Kacheguda and Guntur May 12, 2014

    South Central Railway will soon introduce two new air-conditioned double decker bi-weekly superfast express train services between Kacheguda-Guntur-Kacheguda and Tirupati as announced in the Interim Railway Budget 2014. The maiden service of the first ever double decker train will commence on May 13, 2014 from Kacheguda to Guntur. ...
  • Modi praises Narasimha Rao, says Gandhi family disrespected him May 1, 2014

    At a rally in Guntur in Andhra Pradesh, Narendra Modi attacked the Gandhi family saying they disrespected a great Prime Minister like Narasimha Rao even after his death, alleging that the Gandhi family didn't allow his last rites to be held in Delhi. ...
  • Chennai blasts: Victim Swati had Tatkal ticket, got 1st pay in January May 1, 2014

    Guntur: IBNlive spoke to Rajalakshmi, grandmother of the 23-year-old software professional Swati Parachuri, who was killed in a blast on the Bangalore-Guwahati Express at Chennai Central station on Thursday morning. Swati was going home to Guntur in Andhra Pradesh. Her shocked parents have already left for Chennai to bring back...
  • Andhra floods: Kiran Reddy tours rain-hit areas; death toll mounts to 53 October 28, 2013

    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 today...
  • TDP to launch yatra to expose Congress: Chandrababu Naidu August 31, 2013

    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 the...
  • Vijayamma continues hunger strike at Guntur hospital August 24, 2013

    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 refusing...
  • Andhra: Congress MP resigns over Telangana July 30, 2013

    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 May 20, 2013

    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 Narayana...
  • AP: Dalit woman killed, incident assumes political overtones April 11, 2013

    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 when...
  • AP: 7 drunk men kill woman after she resists harassment April 9, 2013

    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 45-year-old...
  • 'Dandupalya's telugu version completes 50 days of running March 17, 2013

    Dandupalyam, the Telugu version of the Kannada super hit 'Dandupalya' has completed 50 days in 18 centres. Srinivasa Raju is the director and Venkat has presented the film in Telugu under Venkat movies banner. A press meet has been arranged in Hyderabad on this occasion and the unit of the...
  • AP: Missing man's wife rescued from creditor's clutches December 11, 2012

    Guntur: A creditor detained his debtor's wife in his house, demanding clearance of his dues, in Macherla town of Guntur district on Monday, the police said. A drunkard called D Gopala Reddi had borrowed Rs 50,000 from S Lakshmanaih three years ago and then gone missing, after which his wife...
  • AP: Police constable sets girlfriend on fire December 9, 2012

    Guntur: A police constable allegedly set on fire his pregnant girlfriend for coming in the way of his proposed marriage with another woman, police said on Sunday. The woman, who suffered fifty per cent burns, is out of danger, doctors at the government general hospital said. Kishore Babu (25), a constable...
  • Survey: Bizarre small town sex facts you didn't know December 4, 2012

    The INDIA TODAY-Nielsen Sex Survey of four metros (Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai) as well as 12 towns (Hisar, Moradabad, Kota, Kolhapur, Jamnagar, Ratlam, Salem, Kottayam, Guntur, Asansol, Baleshwar and Aizawl) throws up some interesting facts about how people from India's small towns behave between the sheets. The 10th annual sex...
  • AP: 2-day-old baby girl found abandoned in drain October 26, 2012

    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...
  • Andhra Pradesh: 3 killed in road accident October 12, 2012

    Guntur: Three persons were killed and as many injured when their autorickshaw collided with a bus near Budampadu village in the district, police said on Friday. Six persons were going from Guntur city to Brahmana Kodur late last night when their autorickshaw was knocked down by an Andhra Pradesh State...
  • Youth crashes bike, kills himself, lover September 6, 2012

    Guntur: An engineering student, who suspected his girlfriend of having an affair, rode her to death and killed himself in the process when he rammed his speeding bike into a bus here, police said on Thursday. The incident took place on Wednesday night at Nallapadu where the bodies of M Saidu...
  • AP: Woman kills two kids, tries to kill self September 6, 2012

    Guntur: A woman, deserted by her husband, on Wednesday allegedly killed her two children and tried to commit suicide, police said. N Sailaja (30), the woman, married N Suresh, an auto driver, about five years ago, and had two sons. But the husband, of late, had left her, said the police. On Wednesday...
  • H'bad: Psycho-killer shows no signs of giving up July 15, 2012

    Hyderabad/Vijayawada: About 200 policemen hunting for one notorious offender in a forest area spread over some 23 km for the past 72 hours. Sounds like a plot of a Hindi flick, but it is not. The hide and seek game between the policemen and psycho-killer Rachakonda Sambasiva Rao alias Psycho Samba,...
  • Congress using CBI to arrest me: Jagan May 24, 2012

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress MP Jagan Reddy is leaving no stone unturned to ensure victory in the upcoming bypolls in 18 assembly seats and one Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh. Jagan, summoned by the CBI on May 25 in an illegal assets case, continued campaigning in Guntur, all the time...
  • AP, Jodhpur: Gender bias still a reality in India? April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Just a few days after a couple from Jodhpur in Rajasthan abandoned their baby girl, a father allegedly blinded by superstition, assaulted his six-month pregnant wife with an iron rod that resulted in a miscarriage. The 30-year-old woman from Andhra Pradesh lived to tell the tale of horror...
  • Act against spiritual guru: NCW Chief on AP abortion case April 3, 2012

    Commenting on the Andhra Pradesh forced abortion incident, NCW Chairperson Mamata Sharma said that the 'baba' who ordered the act should be held. ...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Man beats wife to force abortion April 3, 2012

    Hyderabad: In a brutally shocking incident, a man in Guntur district along with his parents, allegedly beat up his six-month pregnant wife with an iron rod on the stomach causing her to undergo a miscarriage on Sunday. Police say the family, blinded by superstition and faith in a baba, believed that...
  • Woman claims to be injected with HIV over estate October 8, 2010

    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...
  • Four students arrested in Andhra ragging case | Pledge March 15, 2009

    New Delhi: Four students have been arrested in connection with a ragging case at Government Agriculture Engineering College at Baptla in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh where the humiliated victim attempted to commit a suicide. Triveni, the 20-year-old first year agriculture engineering student of the engineering college was brutally ragged by...
  • Student ragged, attempts suicide | Take pledge March 13, 2009

    New Delhi: In another shocking incident of a student being ragged in college, a girl student of an agriculture engineering college in Andhra's Baptla town has attempted suicide. The 20-year-old student of the Government Agriculture Engineering College attempted suicide after allegedly being ragged and physically abused by her seniors. Reports...
  • Spurned lover injects girl with HIV-positive blood January 4, 2009

    Hyderabad: A 17-year old girl in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur district has been injected with HIV positive blood. Her assailant is her own brother-in-law, Ravindra Prabhakar, who was forcing her to marry him. Prabhakar decided to infect her when she spurned his advances. The victim said, “He kept harassing me, telling me he...
  • TDP rallies NTR clan to counter Chiru and Andhra CM November 7, 2008

    Hyderabad: The Telugu Desam Party members are a worried lot. the slipping grip of its chief Chandrababu Naidu and the entry of film star Chiranjeevi into the political arena is certainly making them jittery. The TDP's mega rally in Guntur on Wednesday witnessed members of the NTR clan being roped in...
  • Doc helps HIV positives give birth to a negative June 24, 2008

    Guntur (Andhra Pradesh): Four-year-old Prashanthi is nothing short of a miracle baby for her parents, both of whom are HIV positive. And Prashanthi is a miracke baby for she has tested negative for the virus. Her father, Sathyanarayana, who is a contract labourer, says, "Before she was born, I used to...
  • Fire at Asia's largest chilli market in AP May 3, 2008

    New Delhi: Asia's largest chilli market at Guntur in Andhra Pradesh is gutted to the ground. Fire tenders struggle as 95 per cent of the market goes up in flames. The market spread over 50 acres in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district is still fire fighting. Though the exact reason for the...