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 2023Narendra 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 2023Andhra 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 2023Andhra 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 2023Andhra 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 2023Andhra 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 2023Andhra 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 2022Andhra 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 2022Hyderabad
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 2022Andhra 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 2021Andhra 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 2021Narendra 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 2021Andhra 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 2021Telangana
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 2021Andhra 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 2020Andhra 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 2020Andhra 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 2020Andhra 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 2020Telangana
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 2020Andhra 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 2020Dalit
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 2020Andhra 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 2020Andhra 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 2020Andhra 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 2020Telangana
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 2020Andhra 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 2020Andhra 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 2019Andhra 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 2019Andhra 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 2019Andhra 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 2019Andhra 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 2019Karnataka
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 2019Madhya 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 2019West 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 2019Andhra 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 2019Narendra 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 2019Andhra 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 2019Narendra 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 2019Lok 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 2018West 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 2018India
Telangana Assembly polls: Election Commission issues notification
The Election Commission today issued notification for the December 7 election to the Telangana Legislative Assembly.