Articles about Andhra Pradesh

Renaming district: Violent protesters in Andhra set minister's house ablaze

25 May 2022

India
Renaming district: Violent protesters in Andhra set minister's house ablaze

Andhra Pradesh's Amalapuram is on the edge after demonstrations against the renaming of the Konaseema district turned violent.

Cyclone Asani changes course toward Kakinada coast; rains in Andhra

11 May 2022

India
Cyclone Asani changes course toward Kakinada coast; rains in Andhra

Cyclone Asani—formed over the southeast Bay of Bengal—has changed its course and is now likely to reach the Kakinada coast on Wednesday, said Sunanda, director of Visakhapatnam cyclone warning center.

Cyclone Asani to recurve today; rains in Andhra, Odisha: IMD

10 May 2022

India
Cyclone Asani to recurve today; rains in Andhra, Odisha: IMD

Severe cyclone Asani, which has been raging over the Bay of Bengal, would move closer to the northern Andhra Pradesh coast by Tuesday night, predicted the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Cyclone Asani over Bay of Bengal puts Odisha on alert

07 May 2022

India
Cyclone Asani over Bay of Bengal puts Odisha on alert

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said a low-pressure region over the South Andaman Sea is expected to develop into a cyclone—to be called Asani—by Sunday and travel north toward India's eastern coast.

Andhra Pradesh: Electric bike battery explosion kills 1, another critical

24 Apr 2022

India
Andhra Pradesh: Electric bike battery explosion kills 1, another critical

A 40-year-old man died in the Vijayawada city of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday after the battery of his new electric bike exploded, causing a fire in his bedroom.

Andhra Pradesh: Thirteen new districts launched; 'momentous day', says CM

04 Apr 2022

India
Andhra Pradesh: Thirteen new districts launched; 'momentous day', says CM

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday inaugurated 13 new districts in the state via videoconferencing, doubling the total number of districts in the state to 26.

Which states have or haven't lifted night curfew? Details here

15 Feb 2022

India
Which states have or haven't lifted night curfew? Details here

As the COVID-19 situation is improving in the country, many states have eased the restrictions that were imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus infection, driven by the Omicron variant.

ISRO successfully launches EOS-04, two more satellites

14 Feb 2022

India
ISRO successfully launches EOS-04, two more satellites

The Indian Space and Research Organization (ISRO) on Monday successfully launched the EOS-04, an earth observation satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Centre's First Launch Pad at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra BJP chief promises liquor at Rs. 70 if voted

29 Dec 2021

Politics
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.

4 more Omicron cases detected; India's tally climbs to 37

12 Dec 2021

India
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.

Cyclone Jawad: 1 dead in Andhra Pradesh; evacuations underway

04 Dec 2021

India
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.

Cyclone Jawad intensifies; landfall near Odisha coast on Sunday

02 Dec 2021

India
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).

Rains hit southern India; heavy downpour predicted in Karnataka today

21 Nov 2021

India
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).

Andhra Pradesh: 17 dead, over 100 missing after heavy rains

20 Nov 2021

India
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.

3 dead, dozens missing after flash flood in AP's Kadapa

19 Nov 2021

India
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.

TN rains: Red alert sounded; flood warning for low-lying areas

09 Nov 2021

India
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.

Increase in demand, revival of economy causing coal shortage: Centre

10 Oct 2021

India
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.

Bharat Bandh tomorrow; states, Opposition parties back farmers' call

26 Sep 2021

India
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.

Cyclone Gulab: Odisha, Andhra Pradesh on alert ahead of landfall

26 Sep 2021

India
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.

Cyclone warning issued for Odisha, Andhra Pradesh as depression intensifies

25 Sep 2021

India
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.

Tamil Nadu woman arrested for torturing her 2-year-old son

30 Aug 2021

India
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.

CJI Ramana refuses to hear Krishna river dispute, cites belongingness

02 Aug 2021

India
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."

Hyderabad businessman donates Rs. 1cr gold sword to Tirupati temple

20 Jul 2021

India
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.

Andhra: Man kills wife, wheels her body in suitcase; arrested

30 Jun 2021

India
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 die at Andhra Pradesh hospital as oxygen supply dips

11 May 2021

India
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.

Andhra Pradesh: N440K strain 15 times more virulent, say experts

04 May 2021

India
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.

Andhra Pradesh: Drunk, abusive school teacher suspended after viral video

27 Mar 2021

India
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.

Andhra shocker: Parents sell daughter to fund her sibling's treatment

27 Feb 2021

India
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.

Shah-led committee approves Rs. 3,113 crore for five states

13 Feb 2021

India
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.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.73 million with 13K new cases

30 Jan 2021

India
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.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.72 million with 12K new cases

29 Jan 2021

India
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.

Andhra Pradesh: 'Superstitious' couple referred to hospital for psychological evaluation

28 Jan 2021

India
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.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.7 million with 11K+ new cases

28 Jan 2021

India
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%.

Cops explore CCTV footage after Andhra couple 'sacrifices' two daughters

27 Jan 2021

India
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.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.67 million with 9K new cases

26 Jan 2021

India
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.

Eluru: 22 people fall ill, Deputy CM suspects conspiracy

22 Jan 2021

India
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.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.62 million with 14K+ new cases

22 Jan 2021

India
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.

Co-WIN app suffers glitches on 1st day of vaccination drive

17 Jan 2021

India
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.

Coronavirus vaccination drive: Voters' data sought from Election Commission

15 Jan 2021

India
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.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.43 million with 18K+ new cases

09 Jan 2021

India
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.

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