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Andhra govt to provide 5 pc quota for Kapus out of 10 pc EWS reservation

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who made the announcement, said the state government had urged the Centre to earmark the quota for Kapu community a long time ago, but the Narendra Modi government had not acceded to it.

Eye on elections, Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu doubles pension for 54 lakh people

With an eye on the state assembly elections just three months away, coinciding with the general elections, Naidu doubled the monthly pension of old age people, widows and others from the existing Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,000. He said the new pension will come into effect from January 1.


Andhra govt signs MoU with Adani group for Rs 70,000 cr data centre parks

The state government, along with Adani Group will develop the hyper-scale data center market in the state, positioning AP as the east coast data center hub for India and South East Asia

Dressed as MGR, TDP MP plays song in House, suspended

Sivaprasad, an actor-turned-politician, has been amusing fellow MPs, the media and visitors with his choice of attire since the Monsoon session. In the past, he has dressed as a woman, Lord Shiva, a tantrik, Adolf Hitler and Santa Clause, among others.

Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu unveils schemes for marginalised Brahmins

On Friday, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu flagged off 30 cars distributed to unemployed Brahmin youths, to be used as taxis. The youths bore 10 per cent of the total on-road cost of the diesel-run vehicles.

Telangana, Andhra Pradesh to get separate High Courts

As per the Presidential orders, which will be published in the Gazette of India, judges have also been allocated for the High Courts of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.


Cyclone hits Andhra coast, precautions minimise damage

One person was killed in a mudslide, while scores of trees and electricity poles were uprooted as the cyclone crossed the coast in the afternoon.

Depression in Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into cyclone by Friday, Andhra on alert

The cyclone is likely to move west towards Andhra Pradesh and northern Tamil Nadu in the next 72 hours, IMD said.

In turf war over probe sphere, CBI says Andhra govt leaked info to own ACB

Hours after the AP Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested a Central GST superintendent over allegations of corruption, the CBI said it had sent a request to the Naidu government for sanction against the same officer.

Rajnath Singh criticises Telangana government over minority quota

The Home Minister said Telangana and Andhra Pradesh were not developing and the problems between the two states were not getting resolved due to the "absence of strong political will" on the part of the governments.

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Cyclone Titli claims 16 lives in Odisha, 8 in Andhra Pradesh

As Cyclone Titli made landfall near the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border last week, at least sixteen people were killed in Odisha and eight people in Andhra Pradesh till now.

Andhra Pradesh (SSC) Class 10th results 2016 declared on How to check BSEAP results

s many as 6,57,595 students appeared at 3,082 centres in the 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh


Modi lays foundation stone for Amaravati, says Andhra will lead an economic revolution

Narendra Modi in Tirupati today laid the foundation stone of Shri Venkateswara Mobile and Electronics Manufacturing Hub, the country's first mobile manufacturing electronics cluster.

Stampede kills 25 pilgrims at Godavari Pushkaralu festival in Andhra Pradesh

At least 25 people died and many injured in a stampede on the first day of the 12-day ‘Godavari Pushkaralu’ in Andhra Pradesh.

Cyclone Hudhud hits Andhra Pradesh, Orrisa

Cyclone Hudhud hits the states of Orrisa and Andhra Pradesh on Sunday (October 12) leaving behind a trail of destruction as it ripped through the coastal cities, causing damage to crops and buildings.

Elections 2014: Last time Andhra Pradesh votes as one

This is the last time Andhra Pradesh will vote as one state before it splits.


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How safe children are in India: News in Numbers

Crimes against children have increased by 14% in India from 2014 to 2016. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

Modi says Congress' made a mess of Andhra bifurcation, just the way it did during Partition

Looking back into history, Modi said, "three states were created even under former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee but they are functioning smoothly. Congress' handling of Andhra Pradesh bifurcation is a mess, just like the Partition of India and Pakistan".


Congress given 38 minutes, BJP gets over 3 hours to speak on the no-confidence motion

The Telugu Desam Party has moved a no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government. Here's the amount of time each party is allowed to speak on the issue. See more:

Bogi festival kick starts in AP, Telegana

Hyderabad, Jan 14 (ANI): Bogi festival or Bhogi, the first day of the three-day Sankranti festival, is being celebrated in both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana from the early hours on Thursday. People returned to their respective native places to celebrate the festival with families. The harvesting festival is celebrated with much pomp in the coastal districts in Andhra Pradesh. Telangana Rashtra Samithi party leader Kalvakuntla Kavitha participated in the Bhogi fire celebration in the early hours at KBR Park in the city. She said that Bhogi is a three day festival and is celebrated by holding a campfire which signifies shedding ills in oneself.

Arun Jaitley inaugurates CII Partnership Summit 2016

Vizag, Jan 10 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated the CII Partnership Summit 2016 in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, on Sunday. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu was also present at the 22nd edition of CII Partnership Summit, which was organised to showcase investment opportunities in ‘Sunrise Andhra Pradesh’. Several MOUs are expected to be signed during the Summit.