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Sunday, November 29, 2020



Watch: Andhra MLA showered with flowers during lockdown, sparks criticism

April 22, 2020 7:23 pm

A video of the incident showed women and children lined up on either side of the road to welcome YSRCP MLA RK Roja. The Puttu legislator was criticised by the Opposition TDP as it went viral on social media. 

Watch: YSR Congress workers chase TDP leaders, smash car windows

March 11, 2020 4:20 pm

The trio was attacked when they were traveling to Macherla to accompany TDP candidates to file nominations for the upcoming local body elections.

Andhra: Top RIL executive Nathwani gets YSRCP ticket to RS

March 10, 2020 12:32 am

The YSRCP has four seats going to polls in the Rajya Sabha on March 26, for which it announced candidates on Monday. There are 11 RS seats in Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra Pradesh Assembly clears proposal for three state capitals

January 20, 2020 2:14 pm

The move to shift the capital was staunchly opposed by former chief minister Chandrababu Naidu's TDP.

Jana Sena's Pawan Kalyan not 'eligible for politics', alliance with BJP no threat: YSRCP

January 17, 2020 7:56 am

Old allies BJP and JSP have announced an alliance as the "third alternative" in Andhra Pradesh. JSP chief and actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan described it as a "historic and important development" ahead of the local body polls in the state.

Jagan Reddy moots multiple state capitals for decentralised growth

December 18, 2019 7:02 am

The CM’s statement deals another blow to the possibility that the YSRCP government could continue to develop Amaravati as the state capital, which former CM N Chandrababu Naidu had started building.

Chandrababu Naidu met with protests at Amravati

November 28, 2019 2:36 pm

A group of farmers accused Chandrababu Naidu of failing to develop Amaravati despite thousands of farmers voluntarily giving away their fertile land during the land pooling drive.

Explained: How a women-led movement influenced Andhra to reduce its liquor consumption

November 28, 2019 9:53 am

The movement, which was akin to the one started in 1992 by women, coincided with Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy’s 3,648-km long padayatra which he started on November 6, 2017.

Jagan Reddy government enhances financial aid for pilgrimage to Jerusalem

November 19, 2019 3:42 pm

A government order issued in this regard said pilgrims with an annual income of upto Rs 3 lakh would be given Rs 60,000 for pilgrimage to Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Jordan River, Dead Sea and Sea of Galilee.

In Andhra, shortage of sand stalls construction, 3 suicides in a month

October 29, 2019 7:13 am

The crisis was brought into sharp focus Monday when a video surfaced of a plumber, moments before he committed suicide. Police said the video was shot by Polepalli Venkatesh, who used to work at building sites and hanged himself at his home in Guntur’s Gorantla village on October 2.