Andhrapradesh

Nannapaneni for uniform punishment for rapists

Nannapaneni for uniform punishment for rapists

Women’s panel chairperson hails Centre’s tough line Andhra Pradesh Women Commission Chairperson Nannapaneni Rajakumari on Monday welcomed the Centre’s decision to award capital punishment for those who rape girls below 12 years. However, she opined that the punishment for rapists should be uniform irrespective of the age of the victims. Expressing …

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Finance Ministers to discuss wider range of issues

Finance Ministers to discuss wider range of issues

For a joint fight on lopsided terms of Finance Commission To forge a unified stand against what the southern States see as a lopsided Terms of Reference (ToR) for the 15th Finance Commission, the horizons of the second edition of the Finance Ministers conclave are being widened to pave way …

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Centre choking flow of funds to State: CPI(M)

Centre choking flow of funds to State: CPI(M)

Party leader Madhu asks Telugu Desam Party not to succumb to the pressure CPI(M) State secretary P. Madhu on Monday said that the Narendra Modi government was delaying legitimate release of funds to Andhra Pradesh by misusing its powers. To further its agenda, the Centre was using institutions such as …

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Prolonged drought pushes Nellore villages to the brink

Prolonged drought pushes Nellore villages to the brink

Truant rain for the last five years triggers migration It’s a hot afternoon on Monday and a group of small farmers from Manubolupadu village in Dagadarthi mandal in Nellore district wonder as to what the fate has in store for them. A stone platform under a tree in the village …

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‘Centre to blame for Polavaram delay’

‘Centre to blame for Polavaram delay’

It has to release another ₹55,000 crore, says Chief Minister Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday blamed the Centre for delay in the execution of the Polavaram work. He said the Centre had to release another ₹55,000 crore and the State government would submit the second part of the …

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HC reserves verdict on Nalini’s plea

HC reserves verdict on Nalini’s plea

Rajiv case convict seeks premature release; govt. says similar issue pending in SC The Madras High Court on Monday reserved its verdict on a writ appeal preferred by S. Nalini, convict in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking premature release on humanitarian grounds by invoking powers conferred …

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‘State owes its growth to Centre’

‘State owes its growth to Centre’

CM protest should be called fast for introspection: Krishnam Raju BJP and former Union Minister U. V. Krishnam Raju has said the State government owes its development to the support extended by the Narendra Modi government during the last four years. The Chandrababu Naidu government could achieve a GDP of …

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Balayya tears into Modi

Balayya tears into Modi

Holds the Prime Minister responsible for plight of State Actor and Hindupur MLA N. Balakrishna has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of resorting to “cheap politics” instead of giving Andhra Pradesh a fresh lease of life after bifurcation. “People will teach him (Mr. Modi) a lesson,” he said, speaking at …

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Exam centres’ route map on rear of EAMCET hall tickets

Exam centres’ route map on rear of EAMCET hall tickets

It will help candidates in locating them, says convener Good news is here for the over 2.75 lakh applicants of the AP EAMCET-2018 and to their parents. After downloading the examination hall ticket and cross checking their personal details, the candidates need to see the rear side as well, where …

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Online attendance soon to check absenteeism in medical colleges

Online attendance soon to check absenteeism in medical colleges

NTRUHS will encourage research at all levels, says V-C Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences (NTRUHS) will introduce online attendance in all the medical colleges under its purview from the new academic year to put an end to absenteeism, Vice-Chancellor C. Venkateswara Rao has said. Speaking after interacting with the medicos at …

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