Articles about Andhra Pradesh
29 Dec 2021
Andhra BJP chief promises liquor at Rs. 70 if voted
Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Andhra Pradesh unit president Somu Veerraju on Tuesday promised to bring down prices of liquor in the state if the party is voted to power.
12 Dec 2021
4 more Omicron cases detected; India's tally climbs to 37
Four more cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus were detected in India on Sunday, bringing the nationwide tally to 37.
04 Dec 2021
Cyclone Jawad: 1 dead in Andhra Pradesh; evacuations underway
A 17-year-old girl died after a tree uprooted and fell on her in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh on Saturday as cyclonic storm Jawad (pronounced Jowad) began its impact in the area.
02 Dec 2021
Cyclone Jawad intensifies; landfall near Odisha coast on Sunday
The deep depression in the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm on Friday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
21 Nov 2021
Rains hit southern India; heavy downpour predicted in Karnataka today
Heavy rainfall is forecasted for coastal and south interior Karnataka on Sunday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
20 Nov 2021
Andhra Pradesh: 17 dead, over 100 missing after heavy rains
At least 17 people died and more than 100 went missing due to flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall in Andhra Pradesh.
19 Nov 2021
3 dead, dozens missing after flash flood in AP's Kadapa
At least three people died and 30 others went missing after a flash flood hit Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh on Friday.
09 Nov 2021
TN rains: Red alert sounded; flood warning for low-lying areas
Intense rainfall is set to continue in Chennai and its neighboring districts in Tamil Nadu, the India Meteorological Department has predicted.
10 Oct 2021
Increase in demand, revival of economy causing coal shortage: Centre
Amid warnings of a power crisis due to coal shortage, the Centre said on Saturday that an increase in demand for electricity due to the revival of the economy is leading to the depletion of coal stocks at power plants.
26 Sep 2021
Bharat Bandh tomorrow; states, Opposition parties back farmers' call
Farmers protesting against the central government's agricultural laws have called for a "Bharat Bandh" or general strike on Monday.
26 Sep 2021
Cyclone Gulab: Odisha, Andhra Pradesh on alert ahead of landfall
The states of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh are on alert as the cyclonic storm "Gulab" is expected to cross the eastern Indian coast by Sunday evening.
25 Sep 2021
Cyclone warning issued for Odisha, Andhra Pradesh as depression intensifies
A depression over the northeast and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal has intensified into a deep depression, with the IMD on Saturday noting that the weather system may further concentrate into a cyclonic storm and move toward Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.
30 Aug 2021
Tamil Nadu woman arrested for torturing her 2-year-old son
The Tamil Nadu Police has arrested a 23-year-old woman for allegedly torturing her 2-year-old child, after several shocking videos of the abuse went viral on social media.
02 Aug 2021
CJI Ramana refuses to hear Krishna river dispute, cites belongingness
Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Monday said that he does not want to hear the dispute between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana over the sharing of Krishna river waters as he "belongs to both states."
20 Jul 2021
Hyderabad businessman donates Rs. 1cr gold sword to Tirupati temple
A Hyderabad-based businessman has donated a gold sword worth more than Rs. 1 crore to the Lord Venkateswara deity at the Tirumala Tirupati Balaji Temple in Andhra Pradesh, reports say.
30 Jun 2021
Andhra: Man kills wife, wheels her body in suitcase; arrested
A few days ago, a man in Andhra Pradesh told his relatives that his wife had died of the coronavirus and subsequently been cremated by the hospital authorities.
11 May 2021
11 die at Andhra Pradesh hospital as oxygen supply dips
At least 11 coronavirus patients died at a government hospital in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh last evening after the supply of medical oxygen was disrupted there, PTI reported.
04 May 2021
Andhra Pradesh: N440K strain 15 times more virulent, say experts
The N440K strain of the coronavirus, called the AP strain as it was first discovered in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool, is at least 15 times more virulent than the previous strains, say experts.
27 Mar 2021
Andhra Pradesh: Drunk, abusive school teacher suspended after viral video
The Andhra Pradesh government has suspended a school teacher for allegedly drinking in class before his students whom he also allegedly used to abuse.
27 Feb 2021
Andhra shocker: Parents sell daughter to fund her sibling's treatment
In a shocking incident, a daily wager couple in Andhra Pradesh allegedly sold their minor daughter for Rs. 10,000 to arrange funds for the medical treatment of their elder daughter (16), who is suffering from respiratory disease, reports TOI.
13 Feb 2021
Shah-led committee approves Rs. 3,113 crore for five states
A high-level committee headed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday approved around Rs. 3,113 crore to five states that faced natural disasters and pest attacks in 2020.
30 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.73 million with 13K new cases
India on Friday reported more than 13,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.73 million cases.
29 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.72 million with 12K new cases
India on Thursday reported nearly 12,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 10.72 million cases.
28 Jan 2021
Andhra Pradesh: 'Superstitious' couple referred to hospital for psychological evaluation
An elderly couple, who allegedly killed their two young daughters due to superstitious beliefs, has been shifted to a government healthcare facility in Tirupati for psychological evaluation and treatment if required.
28 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.7 million with 11K+ new cases
India on Wednesday reported over 11,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 10.7 million cases. The recovery rate stood at 96.9%.
27 Jan 2021
Cops explore CCTV footage after Andhra couple 'sacrifices' two daughters
After two women were allegedly murdered by their parents in Andhra Pradesh's Madanapalle town, the police is looking into CCTV footage to see if any 'tantrik' had visited them.
26 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.67 million with 9K new cases
India on Monday reported roughly 9,000 coronavirus infections, marking the lowest single-day spike in over seven months.
22 Jan 2021
Eluru: 22 people fall ill, Deputy CM suspects conspiracy
At least 22 people fell ill in Eluru city and a nearby Mandal headquarters in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Friday. The Deputy Chief Minister (Health) AKK Srinivas has suspected conspiracy behind it.
22 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.62 million with 14K+ new cases
India on Thursday reported at least 14,000 fresh infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 10.62 million cases.
17 Jan 2021
Co-WIN app suffers glitches on 1st day of vaccination drive
The COVID-19 Vaccine Intelligence Network (Co-WIN) platform suffered several glitches on the first day of India's vaccination drive.
15 Jan 2021
Coronavirus vaccination drive: Voters' data sought from Election Commission
As the scale of Indian elections and the coronavirus vaccination drive, starting from tomorrow, are comparable, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) requested the Election Commission to share electoral roll data, a plea which the polling body accepted.
09 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.43 million with 18K+ new cases
India on Friday reported more than 18,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.43 million cases.
08 Jan 2021
AP Government alleges conspiracy to disturb communal harmony
The Andhra Pradesh Government has claimed there was a clear design and deeper conspiracy to disturb communal harmony in the state by perpetrating crimes like desecration of temples.
08 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.4 million with 18K+ new cases
India on Thursday reported 18,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.41 million cases.
07 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.39 million with 20K+ new cases
India on Wednesday reported over 20,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.39 million cases.
06 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.37M; death toll reaches 1.5 lakh
India on Tuesday reported nearly 18,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.37 million cases. The recovery rate stood at 96.3%.
05 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.35 million with 16K+ new cases
India on Monday reported over 16,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally past 10.35 million cases. The recovery rate stood at 96.3%.
04 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.34 million with 16K+ new cases
India on Sunday reported over 16,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally past 10.34 million cases. The recovery rate stood at 96.1%.
02 Jan 2021
All states to hold dry run for coronavirus vaccination today
A dry run for vaccination, before the actual doses of the coronavirus vaccine are administered to people, will be held in all states and union territories today.
01 Jan 2021
India could approve coronavirus vaccine soon, key meeting today
After the meeting on Wednesday to judge the emergency use authorization applications of coronavirus vaccine developers remained without a conclusion, the subject expert committee (SEC) will meet again today.