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Five rural banks in AP & Telangana participate in 2-day strike

Employees of all the five regional rural banks (RRBs) in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana today participated in a nation-wide strike call given by Regional Rural Banks’ Employees Association (RRBEA).

PTI | Mar 10, 2016 08:44 PM

AP receives award for contribution to renewable energy, hydro

Renewable Energy Promotion Association presented the award to AP Power Generation Corporation (AP Genco) for achieving a gross allocated-cum-installed capacity of 14 Giga Watts and renewable energy...

PTI | Mar 09, 2016 09:11 PM

33% reservation for women in Andhra Assembly now!

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly today unanimously passed a resolution requesting the Centre to enact the Women’s Reservation Bill providing for 33 per cent reservation for women in...

PTI | Mar 08, 2016 07:34 PM

AP announces toll-free helpline for women in distress

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Andhra Pradesh government today announced a number of schemes aimed at their empowerment, including opening an exclusive toll-free helpline ‘181’...

PTI | Mar 08, 2016 03:49 PM

'Maha Shivratri' celebrated in East Godavari district

A large number of devotees thronged the Lord Shiva temples in the East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh on account of the ‘Maha Shivaratri’ festival.

PTI | Mar 07, 2016 02:30 PM

AP minister's son, driver booked for allegedly molesting teacher

Kishore Babu on his part alleged a “political conspiracy” by opposition YSR Congress leader Jaganmohan Reddy behind the arrest of Susheel, who was held along with his driver. He rejected the...

PTI | Mar 06, 2016 09:13 PM

Andhra Minister’s son arrested for misbehaving with woman

Police today arrested Ravela Susheel, son of Andhra Pradesh Social Welfare Minister Ravela Kishore Babu, and his driver for allegedly misbehaving with a 20-year-old teacher.

PTI | Mar 06, 2016 09:56 AM

Stormy Budget session ahead in Andhra Pradesh

Budget for 2016-17 will be the main agenda in the Andhra Pradesh Legislature session beginning here tomorrow but many other contentious issues are expected to dominate the proceedings given the...

PTI | Mar 04, 2016 04:48 PM

Will launch fresh stir as TDP govt ignoring us: Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham

Accusing the Andhra Pradesh government of “cheating” Kapus, quota stir leader Mudragada Padmanabham today threatened to launch a fresh agitation seeking the community’s inclusion in the Backward...

PTI | Mar 03, 2016 05:59 PM

Techie found dead near her hostel in Hyderabad

Rani Manisha, hailing from Jharkhand, was suspected to have jumped from the fourth-floor of the hostel where she was staying, police sub-inspector Ch Venkatesh said.

PTI | Mar 02, 2016 07:55 PM

Budget 2016: Chandrababu says AP didn't get its due

Lamenting that adequate financial allocations were not made to Andhra Pradesh in the Union Budget, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today said he has conveyed the “sentiments” of the people to...

PTI | Mar 01, 2016 06:54 PM

6 Maoists killed in gunbattle on Telangana-Chhattisgarh border

At least six Maoists were killed in a gunbattle with police near the border of Telangana’s Khammam district and neighbouring Chhattisgarh state in the early hours today, police said.

PTI | Mar 01, 2016 01:03 PM

Why Andhra Pradesh Opposition is upset with Budget 2016?

The opposition YSR Congress, Congress and Left parties in Andhra Pradesh today alleged that the Union Budget was a disappointment contending that it made no major announcement on the promises made to...

PTI | Feb 29, 2016 08:45 PM

Smriti Irani's claims 'factually incorrect': UoH SC/ST Teachers

A teachers’ forum of University of Hyderabad (UoH) today termed as “factually incorrect” the claims made by Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani in the Lok Sabha with regards to suicide of Dalit...

PTI | Feb 28, 2016 11:14 PM

Teenage girl raped, male friend assaulted in Telangana

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped in front of her male friend in Karimnagar district, police said today.

PTI | Feb 28, 2016 02:37 PM