YS Jagan Mohan Reddy: News

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy began his political career by campaigning for the Indian National Congress in the 2004 Andhra Pradesh state elections in the Kadapa district. He was elected as a Member of Parliament from the Kadapa seat as a member of the Indian National Congress in the 2009 Indian general election. His party won 151 of the total 175 seats in the 2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election, one of the biggest landslide victories in the state's history, thanks to his contributions to the party's successes at the state and national levels. As much as he has done for his constituents, he has also concentrated his efforts on establishing a strong and stable foundation for his future in government. He is well-liked in Andhra Pradesh and is also known for his razor-sharp reasoning.

25 May 2023

Narendra Modi

New Parliament inauguration: These parties will attend amid opposition's boycott 

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) have announced that they will attend the inauguration of the new Parliament building scheduled to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi on Sunday.

19 May 2023

Andhra Pradesh

Vivekananda Reddy murder: MP Avinash Reddy skips CBI interrogation again

YS Avinash Reddy, MP from Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa, on Friday skipped the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) interrogation regarding the murder case of former state minister and his relative, YS Vivekananda Reddy.

16 Apr 2023

Andhra Pradesh

Ex-MP Vivekananda Reddy murder: Andhra CM's uncle Bhaskar Reddy arrested

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday arrested YS Bhaskar Reddy in connection with the 2019 murder case of his brother and former MP YS Vivekananda Reddy.

14 Apr 2023

Andhra Pradesh

Dog booked for tearing Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy's poster

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Dasari Udayasree has lodged a police complaint against a dog for allegedly tearing a poster of YSR Congress Party leader and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.

31 Jan 2023

Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam to be Andhra Pradesh's new capital: CM Jagan Reddy

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday announced that Visakhapatnam would be the new capital of the state.

02 Jan 2023

Andhra Pradesh

AP: Stampede kills 3 in TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu's rally

In a tragic incident, three people died due to a stampede in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district during a political rally led by Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President and former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu.

29 Dec 2022

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: 8 dead at Chandrababu Naidu's Kandukuru roadshow

At least eight people reportedly lost their lives on Wednesday in a near-stampede in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district during a road show of former chief minister Chandrababu Naidu.

29 Nov 2022


Police tows Andhra CM's sister's car with her in it

YS Sharmila, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's sister and YSR Telangana Party chief, had her car towed away by cops in Hyderabad on Tuesday.

04 Apr 2022

Andhra Pradesh

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.

29 Dec 2021

Andhra Pradesh

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.

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

Andhra Pradesh

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.

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."

08 Jan 2021

Andhra Pradesh

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 Dec 2020

Andhra Pradesh

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.

09 Nov 2020

Andhra Pradesh

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.

01 Nov 2020

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: 17-year-old girl killed after argument over 'rejection'

A 17-year-old girl was killed on Saturday night after a man slit her throat following a heated argument in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam.

14 Oct 2020


Heavy rains pound Hyderabad, streets flooded, residents pray for relief

Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana reeled under heavy rainfall, triggered by a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal. The IT city's streets were flooded, cars floated in the water, and at least 15 people died in downpour-related incidents.

11 Oct 2020

Andhra Pradesh

Attempts to destabilize Andhra Pradesh government: CM Reddy to CJI

In a rare letter to the Chief Justice of India, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has accused Justice NV Ramana of the Supreme Court of conspiring against his state government.

31 Aug 2020


AP: Man beaten, tonsured over alleged theft at filmmaker's home

A 20-year-old man was beaten using sticks, abused, and tonsured for allegedly stealing an iPhone from the house of film producer Nutan Naidu.

01 Aug 2020

Andhra Pradesh

11 crushed to death as crane collapses at Visakhapatnam shipyard

At least 11 persons were killed as a huge crane crashed at Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, on Saturday afternoon.

30 Jun 2020

Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam: Gas leak at pharma plant claims two lives

In a terrible piece of news, two workers died and four were hospitalized after harmful gas leaked from a factory in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam around midnight on Monday. The incident was reported from the Sainor Life Sciences pharmaceutical company.

26 May 2020

Andhra Pradesh

Chandrababu Naidu's crowded welcome in Andhra Pradesh sparks political row

After spending two months at his Jubilee Hills residence, Hyderabad, in neighboring Telangana, former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu returned to the state on Monday, only to spark a major controversy.

08 Feb 2020


First 'Disha police station' inaugurated in AP for women's safety

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Saturday inaugurated the first Disha police station in East Godavari district's Rajamahendravaram.

21 Jan 2020

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: State Assembly passes Bill for three capitals

Former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu's dream project of making Amravati the "futuristic capital" of Andhra Pradesh fell flat after the Assembly passed a controversial Bill approving three capitals in the state on Monday night.

20 Jan 2020

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh could get three capitals; state tense, opposition outraged

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy wants his state to have not one, not two, but three capitals and hopes this task is completed during the three-day special Assembly session that started today.

13 Dec 2019

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh passes Disha Bill; rapists to get death penalty

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Friday passed two bills to expedite the delivery of justice in cases of sexual crimes.

07 Nov 2019

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh CM spent Rs. 16cr on office, residence

While multiple construction workers in Andhra Pradesh have committed suicide over an employment crisis, it seems Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has been busy redecorating his home.

15 Sep 2019

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: 12 dead as tourist boat capsizes in Godavari

In a tragic incident, a tourist boat carrying over 60 people including 11 crew members capsized in the Godavari river near Kacchuluru in Devipatnam Mandal, Andhra Pradesh on Sunday afternoon.

11 Sep 2019

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naidu, son, put under house arrest

In Andhra Pradesh, the political rivalry between YSR Congress and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) took a new turn after former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu was put under house arrest to prevent him from participating in a protest against the current government, led by Jagan Reddy.

27 Aug 2019


In a first for Karnataka, Yediyurappa gets three deputy CMs

For three weeks after he took the oath as Chief Minister on July 26, Karnataka's BS Yediyurappa ran his cabinet alone. After the cabinet was expanded, it took almost another week for him to announce portfolios.

23 Jul 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh becomes first state to reserve 75% of private jobs for locals

Andhra Pradesh, on Monday, became the first Indian state to reserve jobs for locals by passing the Andhra Pradesh Employment of Local Candidates in Industries/Factories Act, 2019, in the state assembly.

15 Jun 2019

West Bengal

At NITI-Aayog meet, Modi talks about making India $5-trillion economy

On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the fifth meeting of the NITI Aayog's Governing Council. This was the first meeting which PM Modi chaired after BJP got a historic mandate in Lok Sabha elections, whose results were declared on May 23.

07 Jun 2019

Andhra Pradesh

Jagan Reddy will have five deputy CMs from different communities

In what qualifies as a surprising move, Andhra Pradesh's Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy will soon get five deputy Chief Ministers.

26 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Jagan Reddy meets PM Modi, discusses special status of Andhra

2019 elections fulfilled Jagan Mohan Reddy's long-nurtured dream. The YSRCP chief wanted to become Andhra Pradesh's Chief Minister once in his life.

23 May 2019

Andhra Pradesh

#Verdict2019: Andhra slips from Naidu's hands, Reddy will be CM

The results of Thursday turned the wheels in Andhra Pradesh as sitting Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu faced an embarrassing defeat.

20 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Exit polls effect? Mayawati won't meet Gandhis in Delhi

Sunday's exit polls spelled trouble for almost all Opposition parties as pollsters gave a clear edge to BJP-led NDA.

11 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha

From smashing EVM to clashes, Andhra is witnessing high-octane polls

Andhra Pradesh is witnessing a high-octane electoral battle. Assembly elections and Lok Sabha polls are being held simultaneously in the coastal state on Thursday.

20 Nov 2018

West Bengal

Naidu meets Mamata, announces postponement of Opposition conclave

Andhra Pradesh CM and TDP President, N Chandrababu Naidu, yesterday announced the postponement of an opposition conclave that was to meet in Delhi on November-22 to chalk out details of the proposed anti-BJP front.

12 Nov 2018


Telangana Assembly polls: Election Commission issues notification

The Election Commission today issued notification for the December 7 election to the Telangana Legislative Assembly.