Andhra Pradesh: News

25 May 2022

BR Ambedkar

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.

11 May 2022


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.

10 May 2022


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).

24 Apr 2022

Nitin Gadkari

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.

04 Apr 2022


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.

15 Feb 2022


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.

14 Feb 2022


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.

29 Dec 2021

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

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

Narendra Modi

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

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

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

Tamil Nadu

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

Tamil Nadu

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

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

Madhya Pradesh

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

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.

24 Dec 2020


Coronavirus-positive woman returns from UK, flees Delhi, reaches Andhra Pradesh

Defying the rules set by the Indian government, an Anglo-Indian woman traveled to Andhra Pradesh from Delhi, where she was to remain in an isolation center.

22 Dec 2020


India's leopard population increased in 4 years since 2014: Javadekar

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday released the Status of Leopards in India 2018 report which states India's leopard population increased from 8,000 to over 12,500 between 2014 and 2018.

12 Dec 2020


Several injured as fire erupts at Hyderabad chemical factory

A major fire broke out at a chemical factory in the Bollaram industrial area of Sangareddy district near Hyderabad, Telangana, on Saturday.

Andhra's mysterious illness: Chemical suspected to have sickened over 450

In Andhra Pradesh's Eluru city, over 450 people have been reported to have contracted a mysterious illness since Saturday that has left experts baffled.

01 Dec 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 94.6 lakh with 30k+ new cases

India on Monday reported over 30,000 fresh coronavirus infections, marking the lowest single-day spike in nearly two weeks.

23 Nov 2020


Cyclone Nivar to hit Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday: Details here

South coastal Andhra Pradesh is expected to be hit by Cyclone Nivar by Wednesday, November 25. On Monday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that the depression is still 600 km south-southeast of Puducherry.

09 Nov 2020


Two cops arrested for allegedly driving Andhra family to suicide

On Sunday, two cops posted in Nandyal, Andhra Pradesh, were arrested for allegedly driving a family of four to suicide.