• Andhra Pradesh government places DGP-rank IPS officer under suspension

    Andhra Pradesh government places DGP-rank IPS officer under suspension

    India | February 09, 2020 7:47 IST

    The Andhra Pradesh government late on Saturday night placed Director General of Police-rank IPS officer A B Venkateswara Rao under suspension for allegedly "endangering" national security through his "acts of treason" when he was state Intelligence chief during the previous regime.

  • Andhra hikes financial aid for Haj, Jerusalem pilgrims

    Andhra hikes financial aid for Haj, Jerusalem pilgrims

    India | October 30, 2019 20:08 IST

    Muslims going to Saudi Arabia to perform Haj and the Christians visiting holy places in Jerusalem will get higher financial help. The assistance for those with an annual income of below Rs 3 lakh will get Rs 60,000 against Rs 40,000 under the existing scheme.

  • Andhra Pradesh govt hires 2 trains to ferry people for Delhi protest

    Andhra Pradesh govt hires 2 trains to ferry people for Delhi protest

    India | February 09, 2019 11:36 IST

    Naidu, who is also the President of Telugu Desam Party (TDP), has appealed to all, including opposition parties, to make the protest a success. 

  • high court seeks report from andhra on deaths

    High court seeks report from Andhra on deaths

    India | April 08, 2015 21:28 IST

    Hyderabad : The Hyderabad High Court on Wednesday directed the Andhra Pradesh government to submit a report in two days on the killing of 20 woodcutters by police in an alleged gun battle.The court asked

  • biocon planning to set up manufacturing unit in vizag

    'Biocon planning to set up manufacturing unit in Vizag'

    December 15, 2014 11:10 IST

    Hyderabad: Pharmaceutical giant Biocon is contemplating setting up a manufacturing facility in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh government said Sunday."Biocon Chairperson and Managing Director (CMD) Kiran Mazumdar Shaw met Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu at his residence

  • efforts on to restore water power supply in cyclone hit

    Efforts on to restore water, power supply in cyclone hit Andhra Pradesh

    India | October 16, 2014 11:28 IST

    Visakhapatnam/Hyderabad: Authorities were today busy taking steps to restore the battered infrastructure in Visakhapatnam and other cyclone-hit districts in coastal Andhra Pradesh, apart from ensuring supply of essential commodities.The electricity system has suffered huge damage

  • andhra pradesh launches portal to collate data on cyclone

    Andhra Pradesh launches portal to collate data on cyclone Hudhud damages

    India | October 15, 2014 17:37 IST

    Hyderabad: Aiming to leverage the power of technology, the Andhra Pradesh government has launched a web portal to collate and analyse data on the damages caused by the devastating cyclone Hudhud in coastal Andhra.The portal

  • ap sets up new body to empower farmers implement debt relief

    AP sets up new body to empower farmers, implement debt relief

    India | October 04, 2014 19:25 IST

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Government today issued formal order constituting a body which will “operationalise its farm sector debt redemption policy” and also serve as a “one-stop-shop” for welfare and empowerment activities targeted at farmers

  • chandrababu naidu releases white paper on irrigation sector

    Chandrababu Naidu releases white paper on irrigation sector

    India | July 29, 2014 7:24 IST

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has released a white paper on the irrigation sector to highlight the ‘follies' of the erstwhile Congress government.Flanked by Irrigation Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao, the Chief Minister

  • ap chief secretary mohanty gets 4 month extension

    AP Chief Secretary Mohanty gets 4-month extension

    India | March 01, 2014 8:34 IST

    Hyderabad:  Andhra Pradesh government late tonight issued an order extending the service of Chief Secretary Prasanna Kumar Mohanty for four months, a move that has evoked protest from another senior IAS officer who went on

  • cat rejects ap dgp s plea for interim relief in tenure row

    CAT rejects AP DGP's plea for interim relief in tenure row

    India | September 28, 2013 8:33 IST

    Hyderabad : Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) yesterday rejected the interim application filed by DGP V Dinesh Reddy, seeking a direction to Andhra Pradesh government to let him continue as the head of state police till

  • ap govt wants former prez narasimha rao s statues in par

    AP govt wants former Prez, Narasimha Rao's statues in Par

    India | May 19, 2013 18:43 IST

    Hyderabad, May 19: Andhra Pradesh government will request Lok Sabha Speaker to install statues of former President Neelam Sanjiva Reddy and ex-Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao in Parliament.“We will soon write to Lok Sabha

  • katju urges andhra to free constable jailed for killing acp

    Katju urges Andhra to free constable jailed for killing ACP

    India | April 06, 2013 18:54 IST

    Hyderabad, Apr 6: Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju Saturday appealed to Andhra Pradesh government to release Abdul Qadeer, a former police constable who is in jail for last 22 years for gunning down

  • ap govt soft on owaisi alleges bjp

    AP govt soft on Owaisi, alleges BJP

    Politics | January 07, 2013 16:32 IST

    Hyderabad, Jan 7: Hitting out at the Andhra Pradesh government for allegedly failing to take prompt action over the “hate speech” of MIM MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, the BJP today accused the Congress of going soft

  • ap govt announces rs 25 lakh reward each to 2 kabaddi

    AP govt announces Rs 25 lakh reward each to 2 kabaddi players

    Other Sports | June 23, 2012 20:04 IST

    Hyderabad, Jun 23: Andhra Pradesh government today announced a reward of Rs 25 lakh each to two kabaddi players from the state, who were part of the Indian team that won the world championship.A press

  • saina nehwal gets rs 50 lakh cash incentive from ap govt

    Saina Nehwal gets Rs 50 lakh cash incentive from AP Govt

    Other Sports | June 21, 2012 21:03 IST

    Hyderabad, Jun 21: Andhra Pradesh Government today announced a cash incentive of Rs 50 lakh to ace shuttler Saina Nehwal for winning three consecutive international badminton titles this year.The 22-year-old city-based shuttler has won coveted

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