Post Tagged with: "Andhra Pradesh"

Pushing state into ‘sunset‘ to see his ‘son rise‘: PM Modi attacks Chandrababu Naidu

Pushing state into ‘sunset‘ to see his ‘son rise‘: PM Modi attacks Chandrababu Naidu

Amaravati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday accused Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu of pushing the state into “sunset” to see his “son rise”, a mock reference to the state's tagline “Sunrise AP”. Addressing BJP workers in Andhra Pradesh through video-conference, Modi also invoked “Telugu pride”, alleging that Naidu […]

Lift liquor ban in district to boost revenue: Chanda liquor lobby

Lift liquor ban in district to boost revenue: Chanda liquor lobby

CHANDRAPUR: At a time when the state government has announced hike in excise duty on foreign liquor and issued nearly 1,500 fresh licenses to permit rooms to raise its revenue, Liquor Association has once again stepped in to highlight the failure of prohibition. Liquor traders, who suffered huge losses after […]

It‘s Telangana high court from today

It‘s Telangana high court from today

With the bifurcation of the Hyderabad high court done and dusted, from January 1, it will be rechristened as high court. It will function from the same premises at Nayapul. The AP high court was renamed as the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for the State of Telangana and […]

New year revelry turns tragic; 4 die in car crash

New year revelry turns tragic; 4 die in car crash

VIJAYAWADA: Four youths died while three others suffered critical injuries after their overspending car lost control and rammed onto a divider near Lalpuram area in Guntur-Chilakaluripet highway on Monday. The victims has been identified as RVR College students. Cops are trying to individually identify the deceased as their bodies were […]

HC issue: SC to hear AP lawyers‘ plea on Monday

HC issue: SC to hear AP lawyers‘ plea on Monday

HYDERABAD: The would hear on Monday the petition filed by the Advocates Association (APHCAA) urging it to defer for some more time the implementation of the Presidential notification issued for making the functional at Amaravati from Jan 1, 2018. The association moved the plea in the form of a house […]

Modi using KCR, Jagan to destabilise AP: Naidu

Modi using KCR, Jagan to destabilise AP: Naidu

VIJAYAWADA: AP chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of trying to destabilise the state government with the help of chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and YSRC president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy. ?Modi, and Jagan are envious of my achievements. Modi and KCR are projecting […]

T‘gana, Andhra yet to exchange 60,000 antiquities

T‘gana, Andhra yet to exchange 60,000 antiquities

VISAKHAPATNAM: Apart from Telugu, the now separate states of and share common history and heritage. However, the states, post the bifurcation in 2014, are yet to exchange antiques numbering close to 60,000 pieces, including treasure-troves and ancient inscriptions, some of which date back to 200-300 BCE. The list of valuable […]

Andhra witnesses 3% increase in rape cases

Andhra witnesses 3% increase in rape cases

VIJAYAWADA: state has been a marginal decrease of 4.23% in crime against women; but an increase of 3.4% in rape cases still stands as a cause for concern in 2018. Totally, 13,929 cases under head ? crime against women and 1,077 rape cases were registered in 2018. Speaking at the […]

Drought hits nine districts in Andhra Pradesh

Drought hits nine districts in Andhra Pradesh

HYDERABAD: As many as 102 mandals in the state of received and 377 deficient pushing nine districts of Seemandhra into the serious drought situation resulting in crop failure in Kharif season 2018. Ground verification by TOI in Kurnool and Anantapur districts revealed the parched fields, dried up cotton and Bengal […]

Odisha extends helping hand to Meghalaya in rescue operation for trapped miners

Odisha extends helping hand to Meghalaya in rescue operation for trapped miners

BHUBANESWAR: The state government on Friday sent a team of trained personnel to to join a massive rescue operation of 15 labourers, trapped in a coal mine in East since December 13. Source said the ministry of home affairs roped in the state government after the commendable rescue operations by […]