‘T-Bill does not need Constitution amendment’

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

New Delhi: The government appears determined to push through the Telangana Bill in Parliament, despite clear opinion by two law officers that a constitutional amendment is required to create the new State by bifurcating Andhra Pradesh. After the oral opinion by the law officers, the government on Wednesday referred the matter to the Law Ministry, […]

AP cops nab inter-state gang behind 59 rapes in 2 years

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Hyderabad: The Chittoor Police in Andhra Pradesh have busted a gang allegedly involved in 200 crimes, including murder and rape for almost three years. The police were investigating the murders of a constable and a home guard by the same gang in the Palamner forest area about six weeks ago. The gang operated across AP, […]

Train tragedy victims were choked by smoke

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Bangalore: Twenty-six victims of the Bangalore-Nanded Express fire tragedy were asphyxiated in the locked AC compartment, a preliminary inquiry has indicated. Investigating authorities have not ruled out sabotage as well. The investigation by experts from an Andhra Pradesh forensic team, railway police and South Western Railway officials revealed that the passengers were first choked by […]

One die as heavy rains continue to lash Andhra Pradesh

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Hyderabad: One person has died as heavy rains continue to lash Andhra Pradesh since the last 24 hours. The rains have damaged crop in coastal districts. More than 80,000 hectares of crop are estimated to be damaged due to these incessant rain. According to the Met Department, a low pressure area over Bay of Bengal […]

Telangana crisis: Now central ministers from Andhra Pradesh threaten to quit

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Hyderabad: The ruling Congress party’s struggle to contain a mass resignation spree after its announcement of a separate Telangana state has shifted from Andhra Pradesh to New Delhi. Four Central ministers including Union Human Resource Development Minister Pallam Raju and Minister of State for Commerce Purandeswari have threatened to resign to protest the bifurcation of […]

Telangana: 122 days for the birth of a new state

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
Telengana New State

New Delhi: Telangana, one of the three regions of Andhra Pradesh, will be carved out as India’s 29th state; the industrial hub of Hyderabad will be a common capital for the next 10 years, the Congress said today. The decision to create a Telangana state, a process that’s likely to take six months, was cleared […]

Andhra heat wave toll rises to 524

Monday, May 27th, 2013
maximum temperature Andhra

Hyderabad : The death toll in the heat wave that continues to grip Andhra Pradesh mounted to 524, officials said Sunday. The commissioner disaster management, who had Saturday put the toll at 294 since April 1, revised it to 524. The highest maximum temperature of 47 degrees Celsius was recorded Sunday at Tuni and Visakhpatnam. […]

Andhra Pradesh simmers as Centre defers Telangana decision

Monday, January 28th, 2013
Telangana Rashtra Samithi

Hyderabad : The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has threatened to intensify its stir for a separate state a day after Centre said that it needs more time to take a decision on granting statehood to Telangana. The Centre deferring a decision on Telangana statehood and skipping its own January 28 deadline has evoked sharp reactions […]

Kamal Haasan’s Vishwaroopam not screening in Bangalore, Hyderabad

Friday, January 25th, 2013
Kamal Haasan

Bangalore, Hyderabad : After being banned in Tamil Nadu, mega-budget thriller, Vishwaroopam, directed by Kamal Haasan who also stars in the film,  is not screening in Hyderabad or Bangalore.  Distributors in both cities said they did not want to provoke any violence.    The movie was released in Andhra Pradesh this morning, but the distributor […]

Norway child row: Indian couple face jail for scolding son

Saturday, December 1st, 2012
Indian couple face jail Norway

Oslo: An Indian couple in Norway has been remanded to custody over fear that they will evade prosecution by returning to India, a statement by Oslo Police Department said. Chandrashekhar Vallabhaneni and his wife Anupama were arrested by Norway’s police on Monday for chiding their son. The couple has been charged with ‘gross/repeated maltreatment’ of […]

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