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Dalit student's suicide snowballs into a major political row; protests spread to more cities

The suicide by a dalit student of Hyderabad University today snowballed into a major issue with BJP’s rivals wading into it and demanding the removal of Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Bandaru...

PTI | Jan 19, 2016 09:54 PM

Dalit student's death: Protest escalates, Rahul Gandhi visits campus

Protests escalated today over the alleged suicide by a dalit research scholar with activists of a local outfit demonstrating outside the residence of Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya, who has been...

PTI | Jan 19, 2016 02:57 PM

Dalit PhD scholar found hanging at Hyderabad University's hostel room

The body of V Rohit, a Dalit PhD scholar who was found hanging at the Central University’s hostel room in the campus on Sunday, was sent for post mortem amid protests from fellow students this...

PTI | Jan 18, 2016 04:15 PM

YSR MP P Mithun Reddy booked for assaulting AI official arrested

YSRC Party MP P Mithun Reddy from Andhra Pradesh was arrested in the wee hours today along with another party leader for assaulting an Air India official late last year, police said.

PTI | Jan 17, 2016 12:47 PM

Teenager gets electrocuted while trying to retrieve kite

A 14-year-old boy was on Friday electrocuted while allegedly trying to retrieve a kite that had got entangled in a high-tension electric wire, police said.

PTI | Jan 16, 2016 02:23 PM

Four held for attempted murder in Telangana

Police today arrested four persons on charges of attempt to murder in Suryapet area here and seized from their possession Rs 12.50 lakh cash along with two knives.

PTI | Jan 15, 2016 08:57 PM

'Lagaan' Actor Rajesh Vivek dies of heart attack in Hyderabad

Bollywood actor Rajesh Vivek, mainly known for his roles in superhits like ‘Lagaan’ and ‘Swades’, died due to a heart attack in Hyderabad today. He was 66.

PTI | Jan 15, 2016 02:47 PM

Sankranti festivities begin in AP, Telangana

Celebrations for the three-day Makara Sankranti, the harvest festival of Telugu people, began across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana with ‘Bhogi’ being held on the first day today.

PTI | Jan 14, 2016 08:35 PM

Telangana govt bans sale and use of 'Chinese manja'

In a bid to prevent harm to birds and others, the Telangana Government today issued orders banning the procurement, sale and use of nylon threads, commonly called ‘Chinese manja’, during festivals...

PTI | Jan 14, 2016 02:31 PM

YSR Congress not to contest Feb 2 GHMC polls

YSR Congress today decided not to contest the February 2 Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections.

PTI | Jan 13, 2016 08:43 PM

Neither Modi nor KCR fulfilled poll promises: Digvijaya

Launching a scathing attack on the ruling BJP at the Centre and TRS in Telangana, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh today claimed that both of them have failed to fulfil their election promises.

PTI | Jan 12, 2016 08:32 PM

Walmart to open 15 more stores in Andhra

Walmart India today said it plans to open 15 more cash-and-carry stores in Andhra Pradesh apart from setting up a centre for sourcing agriculture products from small and marginal farmers.

PTI | Jan 11, 2016 07:11 PM

Rs 1 crore worth gold hidden under plane seat seized

Customs officials today seized over 3 kg gold worth around Rs one crore, hidden beneath a seat in an aircraft and apparently meant for smuggling, at the Rajiv Gandhi International (RGI) Airport at...

PTI | Jan 11, 2016 03:07 PM

Global auction of red sanders in 4th phase from Jan 12

The Andhra Pradesh government will auction 2,868 metric tonnes (MTs) of graded red sanders in the fourth phase of global auction beginning January 12.

PTI | Jan 10, 2016 10:53 PM

AP govt sets in motion its plan to provide housing to all poor

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today directed officials to enumerate details of people in the state who do not have a house or land.

PTI | Jan 09, 2016 03:20 PM