Khammam

  • 10 lakh new voters enrolled, says Andhra Pradesh CEO March 15, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Ten lakh new voters have been enrolled for Lok Sabha and Assembly elections which will be held simultaneously in two phases in Andhra Pradesh, Chief Electoral Officer Bhanwar Lal said on Saturday. "The main objective of the EC is to conduct polls in a peaceful manner. Ten lakh new voters...
  • Chhattisgarh policeman killed by suspected Maoists in Andhra Pradesh January 16, 2014

    A Special Police Officer (SPO) attached with the Chhattisgarh Police was allegedly stabbed to death by suspected Maoist militia members in Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh, police said on Thursday. M Somaiah (36), working as SPO at Maraigudem police station in Chhattisgarh, died on the spot after being stabbed by a...
  • Naxals kill 25-year-old villager in AP October 21, 2013

    Hyderabad: A group of suspected Maoists allegedly shot dead a 25-year-old villager, branding him as a police informer in Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh in the wee hours on Monday, police said. Madakam Kosalu was dragged out of his house in Gollaguupa village of Bhadrachalam rural mandal between 1am and 2am...
  • Five farmers killed by lightning strike in Andhra's Khammam district August 15, 2013

    Five farmers, including two women, were killed after being struck by lightning in separate incidents in Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh today. A farmer-couple working in an agriculture field in Julurupadu mandal died after being hit by lightning. A woman died in a similar incident in Anjanapuram village of Burugumpadu mandal. Two more...
  • Telangana, demand for steel factory stall AP House proceedings June 11, 2013

    Hyderabad: Telangana issue and the demand to set up a steel plant in Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday disrupted the proceedings of the State Legislative Assembly here. TRS members trooped into the well of the House as soon as the session began for the day and raised slogans demanding...
  • AP: Woman Naxal sent to 14-day judicial custody June 4, 2013

    Khammam: A woman Maoist leader and another suspected ultra were remanded in 14-day judicial custody by a court in Khammam, Andhra Pradesh, on Tuesday. K Mothibai (40) alias Madhavi or Radhakka, south and West Bastar division committee secretary of CPI (Maoist), and Pridhvi and his father Dharmaraju were taken into...
  • Body of slain Greyhounds officer brought to Andhra April 21, 2013

    Hyderabad: The body of a Andhra Pradesh Police officer killed by Maoists in the forests of Chhattisgarh following a gunfight on Tuesday was brought to the state's Khammam district on Saturday night. The body of Vara Prasad, reserve inspector of Greyhounds, the elite anti-Maoist force of Andhra Pradesh Police was brought...
  • Chhattisgarh: Commandos kill 10 Maoists in forested area April 17, 2013

    Raipur: At least 10 Maoists were killed on Tuesday when commandos from Andhra Pradesh stormed a forested area in Chhattisgarh, triggering a fierce firefight that lasted about 150 minutes. Police officials called the raid in Bastar region one of the biggest success against the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist),...
  • Telugu movie 'Mr Money' set to launch by Dec end December 8, 2012

    'Mr Money' directed by Kandi Ramachandra Reddy, presented by Journalist Friends and produced by Mandadi Aravind Reddy under the banner of Krishnaveni Films, has Naveen of 'Nachavule'-fame and Alekhya in the lead roles. Director says, 'We have completed talkie part of the film in two schedules by shooting the film in...
  • AP liquor scam: ex-IAS officer among 12 arrested April 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested a retired District Collector and 11 others in connection with the liquor scam in Andhra Pradesh. N Nageshwar Rao, former Collector and District Magistrate of Khammam and others have been accused of not initiating any action on the cancellation of licenses of 16...
  • AP: Principal thrashed for sexual harassment March 8, 2012

    Khammam: A private school principal was beaten up by the parents of two girl students in Khammam on Monday. It was alleged that P Skylab, principal of the school at Mustafar Nagar, was sexually harassing two SSC girl students. When the girls informed the matter to their parents, they went to...
  • Accidental firing kills two students in AP October 20, 2010

    The students had been invited to an exhibition of weapons used by the police force in Khammam district. ...
  • 2 students die in alleged police firing in AP October 20, 2010

    Hyderabad: Two students were killed on Wednesday and two others got injured when the rifle of a policeman went off accidentally during a weapon demonstration in Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh. As part of the police commemoration week that began on October 15, police personnel were giving a demonstration of...
  • 2 Maoists wanted for cop's murder arrested July 3, 2010

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Police claim to have arrested a Maoist couple in the state's Khammam district. Police have arrested two alleged members of the Communist Party of India-Maoist's Chhattisgarh unit, Musiki Deva and Musiki Juhi. Musiki Deva is the alleged commander involved in killing of a Mizo constable. Deva is Kunta...
  • Union Minister Renuka Chowdhury worth Rs 37.85 cr April 14, 2009

    New Delhi: Union Women and Child Development Minister Renuka Chowdhury, contesting from Khammam as Congress candidate, has declared a cash reserve of Rs 1.69 lakh in her 2009 affidavit in comparison to Rs 1.31 Lakh in 2004. Her bank deposits have decreased to Rs 19 lakh as against Rs 1.22 crore...
  • Andhra firing: Ex gratia announced, TDP guns for CM July 29, 2007

    Khammam (Andhra Pradesh): Khammam in Andhra Pradesh continued to be on the boil as Left activists held a demonstration to protest police firing on Saturday killing at eight people and injuring 19 others. The bodies of six victims, wrapped in red flags, were kept on a platform near the district collectorate...
  • Telangana tense after police firing kills 8, injures 19 July 29, 2007

    Khammam (Andhra Pradesh): Eight people were killed and 19 injured in police firing in Mudigonda in Khammam district of Congress-ruled Andhra Pradesh when police open-fired at a rally of Left party activists, demanding free land for the poor. Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy has ordered a judicial inquiry into the...
  • Andhra cops lathicharge women, shoot 9-year-old July 28, 2007

    Hyderabad: Yet another case of police brutality came to light on Saturday when in the Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh cops open-fired at a rally of Left party activists, demanding free land for the poor. Eight people were shot dead and several were critically injured. The victims include a woman and...