At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has affected employment, especially in rural areas, around 500 daily wagers registered under the MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district have alleged irregularities in the payment of their wages for nearly 20 months, to the tune of ₹20 lakh, The News Minute reported
Bolstered by its impressive show in Telangana — first in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, followed by an Assembly by-election and recently in the Hyderabad municipal corporation — the BJP has now set its eyes on the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.
Though Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has been more than willing to play ball with the Ce...
“Democracy has prevailed,” said the newly inaugurated US President Joe Biden on Wednesday (January 20) in his maiden speech as he called on Americans "to defend the truth and defeat the lies".Speaking shortly after taking oath as the 46th President of the United States, the 78-year-old Biden also pledged to repair Americas global alliances, which suffered during his predecessor Donald Trump’s four-year regime.
Yielding some ground to end the nearly two-month-long protest by thousands of farmers on the national capital borders, the government on Wednesday (January 20) proposed to suspend the three contentious farm laws for 1-1.5 years and set up a joint committee to find an amicable solution in the interest of the farming community.
A mysterious disease that triggered panic in Andhra Pradesh’s Eluru town, with hospitalisation of over 550 people with symptoms of epilepsy, has turned out to be a case of “neuro-toxicity” caused by heavy metals like lead and nickel, a preliminary study by medical experts has found.
A suspected incident of water contamination is believed to be the reason behind falling ill of at least 227 persons in the West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. However, officials are not ruling out viral encephalitis.
'A small step for Hyderabad. A giant leap for Telangana.'This is how a veteran political observer summed up the BJP’s campaign blitzkrieg in the just-held elections to the Hyderabad municipal corporation
From being caught off guard when the devastating 1977 cyclone hit its coast, claiming over 10,000 lives, to becoming the first state in the country to use space technology for disaster management, Andhra Pradesh has come a long way
Amaravathi: Bhanuchand, a daily wage earner at Patamata in Vijayawada, had borrowed ₹25,000 from a private lender at an interest rate of 10% per month to become a member in a government housing scheme meant for the poor. Nearly two years later, his dream of owning a house still remains a mirage while his debt mounts.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday (November 25) stayed the Andhra Pradesh High Court’s order restraining the media from publishing news with regard to an FIR lodged on alleged irregularities in land transactions in Amaravati.
Air pollution levels in the Telugu states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh saw a dip during Diwali compared to the festive season last year. Thanks to the interventions of courts, the governments in these states had ordered only green crackers be used during the festival.
Chennai: Hyderabad on Wednesday witnessed monsoon fury that inundated roads, flooded houses, toppled and swept away vehicles and left 19 people dead, as unprecedented rains lashed the capital city, besides some other districts in Telangana.
The Jagan Mohan Reddy government’s confrontation with the judiciary took a new twist on Monday (October 12) with the Andhra Pradesh High Court ordering a CBI probe into the "abusive" social media posts and alleged derogatory statements made by the ruling YSR Congress leaders against the state judiciary.
Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy has accused a senior Supreme Court judge of "influencing the sittings of the (Andhra Pradesh) High Court... and instances of how matters important to Telugu Desam Party have been allocated to a few judges".
Not long ago, there was an air of optimism and hope as the sibling Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana were preparing to shed their bitter baggage of the past and set a new template for cooperation.
The reason for this positive change was the blossoming friendship between AP’s new Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and his Telangana c...
At a time when religious identity has become a potential political weapon, a major controversy has broken out in Andhra Pradesh over an age-old convention regarding the entry of non-Hindus into the Tirumala temple, the country’s richest shrine.
What began as a minor incident of burning of a wooden temple chariot in the coastal Andhra town of Antarvedi is now threatening to snowball into a full-blown political war, with BJP, Pawan Kalyan-led Jana Sena, and VHP intensifying protests, sensing a larger conspiracy.