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22 Feb 2018


Bengaluru man stabbed to death in a moving BMTC bus

In a shocking incident, a 45-year-old man was stabbed to death inside a moving BMTC bus in South Bengaluru's Electronic City area on Wednesday.

14 Feb 2018


Sunny Leone is scaring farmers away in Andhra Pradesh

Former porn star and now a Bollywood sensation, Sunny Leone, has come to the aid of a farmer from Andhra Pradesh, who is using a sultry poster of her and not a scarecrow to "ward off evil eye".

04 Feb 2018

Lok Sabha

Disappointed TDP may call off alliance with BJP: Reports

Rumors that the TDP, BJP's biggest ally in the south, is considering breaking off the alliance gained steam as the party called an emergency meeting of its MPs today.

02 Feb 2018


BJP ally Chandrababu Naidu declares "war" with BJP, after Budget'18

BJP's biggest ally in the south, CM Chandrababu Naidu's TDP expressed dissatisfaction that Andhra didn't figure in Budget 2018. They declared "war" and have even threatened to walk out of the alliance.

30 Jan 2018

Hindustan Times

Raid unmasks corrupt Andhra babu, assets worth Rs. 60cr found

In a major crackdown on corruption, the Andhra Pradesh police on Monday arrested a government employee after assets worth Rs. 60 crore were recovered during multiple raids at his properties, a sharp contrast to his monthly salary of Rs. 1 lakh.

23 Jan 2018


Bengaluru faces cold spell, temperature dips by two degrees

As soon as the residents of Bengaluru thought summer was almost round the corner, the city witnessed a sudden dip in mercury making the temperature fall by at least two degrees.

03 Jan 2018


Aishwarya Rai is my mother, claims a 29-year-old man!

In a rather bizarre incident, a 29-year-old man from Andhra Pradesh has claimed that Aishwarya Rai is his mother.

31 Dec 2017


Andhra's "idli-maker" design for new Amaravati Assembly sparks humor online

Post the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh (AP) in 2014, Hyderabad, which was previously its capital, has been shared by Telangana too.

15 Dec 2017


Andhra Pradesh partners with Google X to provide wireless internet

In a major step to bolster wireless connectivity, Andhra Pradesh has partnered with Google X to provide high-speed internet across the state.

21 Nov 2017


Maharashtra records 24,437 snakebites; highest in India, between April-October 2017

Maharashtra reported the maximum number of snakebites, 24,437, in India between April and October, 2017.

12 Nov 2017

Boat Capsizes

Boat capsizes in AP; at least 14 dead

A boat loaded with tourists capsized in the Krishna river in Andhra Pradesh this evening, killing at least 14 people.

26 Oct 2017

Consumer Forum

Cadbury fined Rs. 50,000 for bugs in Dairy Milk

Mondelez India Foods Pvt Ltd, the parent company of Cadbury India, has been fined Rs. 50,000 over selling bacteria-infected chocolates.

23 Oct 2017

Crime Against Women

Vizag: Mentally-ill woman raped on footpath; no one intervenes

In a horrifying incident, a mentally-ill woman was raped by a 20-year-old drunk man in broad daylight on a footpath in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam.

27 Sep 2017


Illegal kidney transplant for Phagwara mayor's daughter at Rs. 40L

After busting a major international kidney racket at Mumbai Airport, the city cops claimed that the racketeers received Rs. 40L even from Arun Khosla, the mayor of Punjab's Phagwara, to get a kidney for his daughter.

ACB finds 11kg gold while raiding Andhra Pradesh babu's house

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has nabbed two babus in Andhra Pradesh having disproportionate assets worth several crores.

23 Sep 2017


Fake IT company cheats 50 employees; no salaries, security-deposit refund

At least 50 employees of a fake IT company in Bengaluru have been duped after the firm downed its shutters without paying five months' salaries and refunding security deposits it collected.

09 Sep 2017


India goes sex-products shopping, Punjabi women buy most sex toys

Yup, we are doing it. India has one of the world's largest population and it shouldn't come as a surprise. If you belong to the "log kya kahenge" or "sharam karo" category, please move along.

07 Sep 2017


Hyperloop in Andhra Pradesh: 35 km stretch in 5 minutes!

The Andhra government is planning to introduce Hyperloop technology that will apparently allow one to travel from Vijayawada to Amaravati in five minutes.

31 Aug 2017


Indian Navy sailor Shabi facing termination for undergoing sex change

Indian Navy officer Shabi, formerly a man, is on the verge of termination for having undergone sex reassignment surgery.

30 Aug 2017


Centre issues flood alert for 12 states: Find out which

Six states are already reeling under floods. Now the government has warned that 12 others might witness floods due to "extreme to very heavy rainfall".

24 Aug 2017


Female foeticide: Aadhaar may become mandatory for sonographies in Maharashtra

In the wake of cross-border female foeticide in and around Maharashtra, the government might soon mandate Aadhaar for people from other states, especially the bordering ones, undergoing sonography in Maharashtra.

23 Aug 2017


Crucial assembly bypolls for four seats in Delhi, Goa, AP

Assembly bypolls are underway for four seats: Andhra Pradesh's Nandyal, Delhi's Bawana, and Goa's Valpoi and Panaji.

21 Aug 2017


Overhauling India's public health care system: Need of the hour

Gorakhpur recently witnessed the death of approximately 105 children due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE), infection and liver failure, among other related diseases.

15 Aug 2017


I-Day: 990 securitymen honored, CRPF steals the show

The war against terrorists in Kashmir and against Maoists in central India has brought laurels to security forces in the region.

10 Aug 2017


India goes sex-products shopping, Punjabi women buy most sex toys

Yup, we are doing it. India has one of the world's largest population and it shouldn't come as a surprise. If you belong to the "log kya kahenge" or "sharam karo" category, please move along.

08 Aug 2017

N Chandrababu Naidu

Sports infrastructure to be built in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Government has said that they are planning to build sports infrastructure across the state to encourage youngsters to join sports.

27 Jul 2017


Bill passed: 15 IIITs can now award degrees to students

The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) have been declared "institutions of national importance". As of today, 15 of them can award degrees, including M.Tech and Ph.D.

13 Jul 2017

Ravi Shankar Prasad

IT employee kills himself due to 'job insecurity'. Alarming enough?

A 25-year-old software engineer from Andhra Pradesh joined a Pune tech company three days ago. On July 12, he jumped from his four-storeyed hotel.

10 Jul 2017

Madhya Pradesh

300 retailers quit after fertilizers sale linked to Aadhaar

A survey conducted by MicroSave for NITI Aayog revealed that almost 300 fertilizer retailers called it quits after linking of Aadhaar for availing subsidy benefits became mandatory.

10 Jul 2017

Madhya Pradesh

PM Modi to meet state chief secretaries to push development

Keeping in view the 2019 general elections, PM Modi will be holding a day-long meeting with the state chief secretaries, to push for development agenda in all the states.

25 Jun 2017


PM Modi lauds residents for efforts to make India ODF

PM Modi in today's Mann Ki Baat hailed the efforts of people towards making India an open defecation free (ODF) country.

23 Jun 2017


ISRO launches 31 satellites, including Cartosat, into space

ISRO launched 31 satellites, including the Cartostat-2 series earth observation satellite, into space from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh at 9:29am today.

22 Jun 2017

Madhya Pradesh

The world now has over 5 billion mobile subscriptions

GSMA Intelligence, the research division of the trade organization representing mobile networks across the world, released a report stating that the world has over 5 billion mobile subscribers now.

10 Jun 2017


India's agrarian crisis- Why farmers are protesting

The recent months have seen widespread protests by farmers in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh.

07 Jun 2017


'Plastic rice' scare in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana creates panic

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are reeling under 'plastic rice' rumors; what started as an isolated incident has now turned into a full-blown scare.

06 Jun 2017

Rahul Gandhi

Special status for Andhra Pradesh a right: Rahul Gandhi

Speaking at Guntur in AP recently, Rahul Gandhi stated that Special Category Status (SCS) was the state's right.

04 Jun 2017


Telangana, India's youngest state, also the richest, says CM

India's youngest state is now also the richest, according to its CM. As Telangana celebrated its third birthday on June 2, CM K Chandrasekhar Rao announced it had registered a record growth rate of 17.82%.

26 May 2017


Andhra horror- Man hacked 11 times as people film incident

In yet another shocking case of public apathy, people in Andhra's Proddatur town recorded on their phones as a man hacked to death another person at a busy junction in broad daylight.

10 May 2017


Andhra Minister's son dies in rain-related accident

The son of Andhra Pradesh municipal administration minister P Narayana passed away when his car crashed into a metro rail pillar. He was along with a friend.

06 May 2017

Domestic Violence

Indian-origin couple gunned down by daughter's ex-boyfriend

An angry lover shot down an Indian-origin couple in the Californian city San Jose in the US.