Andhrapradesh

Betting case: YSRCP MLA refuses to appear before police

Betting case: YSRCP MLA refuses to appear before police

‘I am being implicated falsely’ The investigation into cricket betting cases took a new turn on Thursday when YSR Congress Party MLA K. Sridhar Reddy refused to appear before the police authorities, saying “it all seemed a political game plan rather than a fair probe”. He received a notice from …

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BJP Ministers quit A.P. Cabinet

BJP Ministers quit A.P. Cabinet

Governor accepts their resignations too Andhra Pradesh Ministers Kamineni Srinivas (Health) and Pydikondala Manikyala Rao (Endowments) resigned from their posts reciprocating the withdrawal of P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju and Y.S. Chowdary from the Union Cabinet, on Thursday. A.P. and Telangana Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan accepted the resignations within hours of the letters …

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Special status category no longer exists, says Arun Jaitley

Special status category no longer exists, says Arun Jaitley

For ‘Special Category Status’ States, the Centre meets 90% of the funds required in a centrally sponsored scheme. Relations between NDA ally Telugu Desam Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party took a turn for the worse, with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley — while asserting the Centre’s commitment to providing a …

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Telugu Desam Party Ministers to quit NDA Cabinet

Telugu Desam Party Ministers to quit NDA Cabinet

The move came just hours after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley ruled out the possibility of grant of Special Category Status (SCS) for the State. Andhra Pradesh’s Telugu Desam party pulled out its ministers from being part of the NDA cabinet late on Wednesday night, just a couple of hours after …

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First ‘all-women’ railway station in A.P.

First ‘all-women’ railway station in A.P.

But Chandragiri’s remoteness takes the sheen off the ‘Women’s Day gift’ Ahead of International Women’s Day, the South Central Railway (SCR) management on Tuesday named the little-known Chandragiri station near Tirupati as the “all-women railway station” in the zone. As SCR General Manager Vinod Kumar Yadav formally handed over the …

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Naidu keeps option close to his chest

Naidu keeps option close to his chest

Majority TDP legislators prefer walking out of alliance with BJP Is the Telugu Desam gearing up to take the final step of severing ties with the BJP ? There were strong indications on Tuesday when a majority of the MLAs preferred to say goodbye to the alliance over the Special …

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Andhra MPs back at protest

Andhra MPs back at protest

TDP members say the party is warning the Modi govt. to settle their demands The first day of Parliament, after a recess in the Budget Session, began on a rough note, with protests outside by the Trinamool Congress, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the YSR Congress Party. TDP MP N. Siva …

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Jaitley promises special package for Andhra Pradesh

Jaitley promises special package for Andhra Pradesh

‘Four of other 19 demands will be met’ Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday assured the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) that announcements would be made soon on a special package for the State and four of the other 19 demands of the party. The assurance came at a late-evening …

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Another deadline for Kanaka Durga flyover

Another deadline for Kanaka Durga flyover

It now moves to August, which is doubtful as contractor schedules it for September Just when people of the city thought all their woes will go with the completion of the flyover at the Kanaka Durga temple, pending for over a decade, authorities have pushed the deadline further again. They …

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Hunt on for attacker who targeted women in Nellore

Hunt on for attacker who targeted women in Nellore

Nannapaneni calls for deterrent punishment to the offender Andhra Pradesh Women’s Commission Chairperson Nannapaneni Rajakumari accompanied by member Thammisetti Ramadevi called on the victims of an attack by a ‘mentally disturbed’ man at Kovur, at the DSR Government General Hospital at Dargamitta here on Sunday. She enquired from the doctors …

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