Kadapa

  • Kurnool, Tirupati in fray for capital for new Andhra 23-02-2014 06:57 PM

    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...
  • Telangana: Court permits Jagan to meet Mamata, Akhilesh 19-11-2013 05:25 PM

    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,...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Eight killed in road accident in Nellore 16-11-2013 10:22 AM

    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...
  • Jaganmohan Reddy continues fast despite deteriorating health 09-10-2013 12:36 PM

    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....
  • Court allows Jaganmohan to visit Kadapa 30-09-2013 05:03 PM

    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...
  • DA case: Jagan's judicial custody extended till Oct 3 20-09-2013 03:02 PM

    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 18-09-2013 09:31 PM

    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...
  • Court reserves order on Jagan's bail plea till Sep 23 18-09-2013 07:24 PM

    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...
  • DA case: Jaganmohan Reddy's judicial remand extended till September 20 06-09-2013 03:04 PM

    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...
  • Jaganmohan Reddy discharged from hospital, shifted back to Chanchalguda jail 04-09-2013 10:55 PM

    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...
  • Jaganmohan Reddy continues fast on seventh day 31-08-2013 10:45 AM

    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...
  • YS Jaganmohan Reddy begins indefinite fast in jail 25-08-2013 12:37 PM

    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...
  • Jagan to launch stir from jail, mother Vijayamma calls off hunger strike 24-08-2013 08:22 PM

    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...
  • TDP MLA begins indefinite fast in Kadapa against Andhra bifurcation 23-08-2013 02:36 PM

    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...
  • Telangana jailers allegedly harass Samaikhyandhra undertrials 15-08-2013 03:53 AM

    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 14-08-2013 10:50 PM

    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...
  • Farmer dies of heart attack after watching news about Telangana 31-07-2013 01:01 AM

    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 13-04-2013 07:49 PM

    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...
  • Irked at Jagan, MLAs consider re-joining Cong 10-11-2011 12:59 PM

    Hyderabad: Several rebel Congress MLAs who had joined the YSR Congress led by Jaganmohan Reddy are considering returning to the ruling party in Andhra Pradesh, according to political observers. Growing buzz in the political circles is that majority of the 26 Congress MLAs, who had shifted their loyalty to YSR...
  • FIR against Jagan: Rebel MLAs to meet governor 04-09-2011 10:11 PM

    Hyderabad: Legislators, who quit in support of Kadapa MP YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, would meet Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker and Governor on Monday to urge them to accept their resignations. "The MLAs would meet Speaker and also Governor. We will tell the Governor about the attempts to defame late YS...
  • Kadapa: Jagan party slams Congress 03-09-2011 11:54 AM

    Kadapa: YSR Congress has hit out at ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh, saying it is creating problems for their President YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, who is facing CBI probe over his assets and investments by companies in his business entities. Under the guise CBI probe, the Congress is trying to...
  • Jail warden becomes a ray of hope for prisoners 15-08-2011 07:40 AM

    New Delhi: Fifty-six year old B Nagabhushanam, a jail warden in the Kadapa central jail in Andhra Pradesh, lives his life by sharing the joys and sorrows of the prisoners and helping them in whatever way he can. He has made a big difference in many lives especially Netaji. Nagabhushanam...
  • AP: CBI submits report on Jagan assets in HC 26-07-2011 11:25 PM

    Hyderabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which carried out preliminary investigations into alleged disproportionate assets of YSR Congress chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy besides alleged corruption in Emaar-APIIC land deal, on Tuesday submitted two separate probe reports in the Andhra Pradesh High Court. "We have submitted the preliminary probe...
  • Jagan case: CBI likely to submit report on July 26 24-07-2011 08:41 PM

    Hyderabad: The CBI, probing into alleged disproportionate assets of YSR Congress chief and Kadapa MP YS Jaganmohan Reddy, is likely to submit its preliminary probe report to Andhra Pradesh High Court on July 26, a senior official said on Sunday. The high court on July 12 directed the central agency...
  • TDP leader among 7 dead in two accidents in AP 01-06-2011 06:31 PM

    Hyderabad: Seven persons, including a Telugu Desam party (TDP) leader from Kadapa district, were killed and five others injured in two separate accidents in different parts of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday, police said. The TDP leader Venkata Swamy Reddy, along with four others, was travelling in an Innova car from...
  • Jagan to be president of YSR Congress party 26-05-2011 10:59 PM

    Hyderabad: The YSR Congress Party on Thursday announced its state executive committee with YS Jagan Mohan Reddy who recently won the Kadapa Lok Sabha seat declared as its president. Jagan's mother Vijayalakshmi, who is an MLA, will be the party's honorary president. The party also announced its Central governing council...
  • Jagan to consolidate support base in Andhra 16-05-2011 04:32 PM

    Hyderabad: Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, who inflicted a crushing blow to Congress in the family pocket - borough of Kadapa, now plans to consolidate his support base elsewhere in Andhra Pradesh to take on the ruling party. Jagan seems to have realised that his resounding victory in the Kadapa...
  • People were tired of Left rule in WB: Naidu 13-05-2011 03:58 PM

    Vijayawada: Senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said people in West Bengal favoured TMC as they were tired of the "Left's dictatorship", while in Tamil Nadu AIADMK benefited as the ruling DMK was hit by the 2G scam. "People were tired of the dictatorship by the Left. Many...
  • Kadapa by-poll: Jagan wins by over 5 lakh votes 13-05-2011 10:51 AM

    Kadapa: YSR Congress party chief Jagan Mohan Reddy and his mother Vijayalakshmi won landslide victories in the by-elections to the prestigious Kadapa Lok Sabha and Pulivendula Assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh. Jagan defeated his nearest Congress rival and State Health Minister DL Ravindra Reddy by over 5,12,000 votes while Vijayalakshmi...