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.

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.

Vizag: YSR Congress Chief Jagan Reddy stabbed at airport

On Thursday, Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Chief of YSR Congress was attacked by an unidentified man at Visakhapatnam Airport.

Parakala Prabhakar, Nirmala Sitharaman's husband, quits as AP communications advisor

After continuous attacks by the opposition, Parakala Prabhakar, Communications Advisor to the AP government and husband of Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, resigned today.

07 Apr 2018

Andhra Pradesh

YSR Congress MPs resign from LS over Andhra special status

Five YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) MPs on Friday submitted their resignation letters to the Lok Sabha speaker. This was their way of protesting against Andhra Pradesh not being granted the special category status.

16 Mar 2018

Andhra Pradesh

What does TDP's exit from NDA mean for Andhra politics?

Andhra is entangled in the politics of intrigue.

Chhagan Bhujbal and Jagan Reddy in ED's list of launderers

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has released its list of top money launderers and shell companies they used to transact unaccounted money.

12 Nov 2017

Andhra Pradesh

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.

28 Aug 2017

Vishwajit Rane

Bypolls: Manohar Parrikar wins Panaji, AAP clinches Bawana in Delhi

Securing his position as Goa CM, Manohar Parrikar won the Panaji bypolls by 4,803 votes, defeating Congress' Girish Chodankar .

20 Mar 2017

Delhi Police

Jantar Mantar becomes the newest haven for marijuana dealers

Delhi's Jantar Mantar, famous as India's 'protest street', has a new identity - a marijuana hotspot. 'Langda (lame) man' Umesh Singh from Bihar is the go-to man; he knows where to get which variety of weed at which time of day, and at what price.