Kadapa

  • Watch: Long queues as early voters throng polling booths in Kadapa May 7, 2014

    Long queues were seen early in the morning at polling booths in Kadapa in the Seemandhra region on May 7 as voting was underway for the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. ...
  • Watch: Jagan Mohan Reddy casts his vote in Kadapa May 7, 2014

    YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy was among the early voters in Kadapa in the Seemandhra region. After casting his vote, Jagan told CNN-IBN, "The YSR Congress will sweep the elections. Wait for 16th May. Alliance options are open because the state needs development." ...
  • Kurnool, Tirupati in fray for capital for new Andhra February 23, 2014

    Following the passage of Telangana bill in Parliament, the residual state of Andhra Pradesh is now facing the task of choosing a new capital city with various leaders pitching for their regions. T G Venkatesh, Minor Irrigation Minister in the outgoing Kiran Kumar Reddy government, said Kurnool should be the capital...
  • Telangana: Court permits Jagan to meet Mamata, Akhilesh November 19, 2013

    Hyderabad: A special CBI court on Tuesday allowed the plea of YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy, facing corruption charges, to visit Kolkata and Lucknow to mobilise the support of parties like Trinamool Congress and Samajwadi Party against the move to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh. The court permitted the Kadapa MP, who...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Eight killed in road accident in Nellore November 16, 2013

    Hyderabad: Eight persons were on Saturday killed and five others got injured when a vehicle carrying the victims hit a truck coming from the opposite direction in Nellore district, police said. The mishap took place in the early hours when the driver of the SUV in which the victims were proceeding...
  • Jaganmohan Reddy continues fast despite deteriorating health October 9, 2013

    YSR Congress party YS Jaganmohan Reddy's indefinite fast against the Centre's decision to divide Andhra Pradesh entered fifth day on Wednesday even as his condition continued to deteriorate. Jagan, as the MP from Kadapa is popularly known, is suffering from dehydration and is having fever, doctors who examined him said. With the...
  • Court allows Jaganmohan to visit Kadapa September 30, 2013

    A special court on Monday granted permission to YSR Congress party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy to visit his native Kadapa district on Tuesday and Wednesday. The special CBI court, however, turned down his request to allow him to tour Guntur, where he was planning to address a public meeting in support...
  • DA case: Jagan's judicial custody extended till Oct 3 September 20, 2013

    A special CBI court in Hyderabad on Friday extended till October 3, the judicial remand of YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy and others accused in connection with an alleged disproportionate assets case against the Kadapa MP. Jagan along with others accused, including his auditor V Vijay Sai Reddy, industrialist...
  • Human chain organised against bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh September 18, 2013

    Kadapa: A 35-kilometre long human chain was organised at Kadapa Wednesday, on the 51st day of the ongoing agitation against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh to create the proposed separate state of Telengana. Non-political activists organised a huge human chain around the Ring Road of Kadapa town, in which a large...
  • Court reserves order on Jagan's bail plea till Sep 23 September 18, 2013

    A special CBI court on Wednesday reserved its order till September 23 on the bail plea of the jailed YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy in a case related to alleged quid-pro-quo investments in the companies owned by him. The CBI opposed Jagan's bail petition contending that if the Kadapa MP...
  • DA case: Jaganmohan Reddy's judicial remand extended till September 20 September 6, 2013

    A special CBI court in Hyderabad on Friday extended till September 20 the judicial remand of jailed YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy and other accused in connection with a case relating to alleged quid-pro-quo investments in the companies owned by the Kadapa MP. Jagan, along with other accused including his...
  • Jaganmohan Reddy discharged from hospital, shifted back to Chanchalguda jail September 5, 2013

    YSR Congress Party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy was shifted back to Chanchalguda Central Jail on Wednesday night after a hospital discharged him in Hyderabad. Police escorted Jagan, as the MP from Kadapa is popularly known, back to jail from the Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), where he was admitted on...
  • Jaganmohan Reddy continues fast on seventh day August 31, 2013

    YSR Congress party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Saturday continued his indefinite fast even as he was shifted from one hospital to another in view of his deteriorating condition. Jagan, as the MP from Kadapa is popularly known, was shifted late on Friday night to Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS)...
  • YS Jaganmohan Reddy begins indefinite fast in jail August 25, 2013

    Opposing the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Sunday began indefinite fast inside the Chanchalguda Central Jail in Hyderabad. Jagan, as the MP from Kadapa is popularly known, refused tea and breakfast Sunday morning, as his fast began. Although the party announced that its leader was...
  • Jagan to launch stir from jail, mother Vijayamma calls off hunger strike August 24, 2013

    YSR Congress honorary president YS Vijayamma on Saturday called off her indefinite fast opposing proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh after she was forcibly shifted to a hospital in Guntur in the wee hours. Vijayamma, who began indefinite hunger strike at Guntur on August 19, called off the protest in the evening...
  • TDP MLA begins indefinite fast in Kadapa against Andhra bifurcation August 23, 2013

    Two TDP leaders, including an MLA from Proddatur Assembly constituency, in Kadapa launched an indefinite fast on Friday opposing the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. Telugu Desam Party district president and MLA Linga Reddy began his stir at the District Collectorate along with Balakrishna Yadav, the TDP in-charge of Mydupur constituency,...
  • Telangana jailers allegedly harass Samaikhyandhra undertrials August 15, 2013

    Kadapa: The alleged harassment of eleven undertrail prisoners in central jail by jail warders reportedly belonging to the Telangana region snowballed into a major controversy on Wednesday. The eleven undertrails, arrested in connection with vandalising of a statue of Indira Gandhi in Kadapa this month, complained about ill-treatment they faced...
  • Farmer attempts suicide opposing creation of Telangana August 14, 2013

    A farmer attempted to commit suicide in Kadapa on Wednesday by jumping from a two-storyed building opposing creation of Telangana out of the state of Andhra Pradesh. Byreddy Byyapu Reddy, a farmer from J Kottalapalli in Jammulamadugu constituency, jumped from a building at 6.45 pm shouting "Jai Samakhyandhra" and fell on...
  • Farmer dies of heart attack after watching news about Telangana July 31, 2013

    A farmer from Kadapa district on Tuesday died of heart attack apparently after watching news about the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh on television. Mahaboob Basha (48), a resident of Rayalapantula Gari Palli near Alankanupalli died of a heart attack soon after watching news of the state's bifurcation, his family members...
  • Jagan Reddy should be hanged, says Andhra minister April 13, 2013

    Hyderabad: An Andhra Pradesh minister's remark calling for hanging of jailed MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy has sparked a furore with the latter's YSR Congress party on Saturday staging protests against him across the state. YSR party leaders staged demonstrations in various parts of the state, burning the effigies of Finance...
  • Andhra: YSR's brother-in-law sent to jail in forgery case February 27, 2013

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress party leader P Ravindranath Reddy, brother-in-law of late chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, was sent to judicial custody till March 11 by a court in Kadapa after he surrendered in a forgery case, on Tuesday. The former mayor of Kadapa surrendered in the court of first additional magistrate,...
  • AP: Huge quantity of explosives seized in Kadapa October 4, 2012

    Kadapa: Two persons were held after a huge cache of explosives was seized from their van near Rajampeta mandal of Kadapa district on Thursday, police here said. There were two persons in the van at the time of seizure who have been taken into custody, a police official said. About...
  • Andhra: Open drain claims 5-year-old's life July 18, 2012

    Kadapa: A five-year-old boy died after falling in an uncovered drain in Kadapa on Tuesday, police said. The drain, which was in an incomplete condition, had been flooded due to recent rain. Pratap alias Pandu fell into the water channel in Santhinagar area while going to an anganwadi (government sponsored child-care...
  • Jagan allowed to vote in President poll July 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: A special CBI court on Tuesday allowed YSR Congress Party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy to cast his vote in Presidential elections to be held on July 19. The court also allowed Mopidevi Venkata Ramana, former Excise Minister, who was also arrested by the CBI in Jagan's alleged disproportionate assets case,...
  • CBI questions Jagan Mohan Reddy again in DA case June 9, 2012

    Hyderabad: A day after the Andhra Pradesh High Court granted CBI two-day custody of YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy, the agency on Saturday questioned him again in connection with the disproportionate assets case. The Kadapa MP was brought to CBI office in Kendriya Sadan at 10.30 am amid tight police...
  • Vijaywada MP takes dig at Jagan's mother, blasted May 27, 2012

    Vijayawada: YSR Congress party on Sunday criticised Vijaywada MP and Congress leader Lagdapati Rajagopal for his alleged comment targeting Kadapa MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy's mother. "Rajagopal should not cross his limits and learn a few lessons on how to behave as an MP," YSR Congress city convener Jaleel Khan told reports. He...
  • DA case: CBI grills Jagan amidst heavy security May 25, 2012

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress chief and Kadapa MP YS Jagan Mohan Reddy appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) at the agency's headquarters in Hyderabad on Friday morning to be questioned in connection with his alleged disproportionate assets case. Jagan's vehicle was surrounded by a massive crowd when the Kadapa...
  • DA case: Massive crowd gathers as CBI grills Jagan May 25, 2012

    Hyderabad: Surrounded by supporters YSR Congress chief and Kadapa MP YS Jagan Mohan Reddy reached the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) headquarters in Hyderabad on Friday morning where he will be questioned in connection with his alleged disproportionate assets case. Prohibitory orders have been issued in Hyderabad as policy fear that...
  • Jagan case: Court gives ED access to CBI chargesheet May 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: A CBI Special court in Hyderabad on Thursday permitted the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to have access to copies and related documents of the first chargesheet filed by CBI in connection with an alleged disproportionate assets case involving Kadapa MP Y S Jaganmohan Reddy. The ED had earlier filed a petition...
  • Bail to Jagan's associate in corruption case April 30, 2012

    Hyderabad: A CBI court on Monday granted bail to Jagati Publications Pvt Ltd vice-chairman V Vijay Sai Reddy in the corruption case involving Kadapa MP, YS Jaganmohan Reddy. Vijay Sai surrendered before the court on April 23 after the Andhra Pradesh High Court cancelled his earlier bail on April 20. The HC...