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Protests across Andhra over diesel price hike


September 14th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Protesting the hike in diesel price and the fixing of limit for subsidised cooking gas cylinders, opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh Friday took to the ... Read more...

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Andhra axes mining lease to YSR’s son-in-law


June 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) Mounting further pressure on late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's family, the state government Monday cancelled the mining lease given to his ... Read more...

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TDP’s Ramesh to join Andhra rich MPs list


March 20th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party's C.M. Ramesh is set to join the long list of richest MPs from Andhra Pradesh, the state which boasts of the richest ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi, Renuka, four others file papers for Rajya Sabha


March 19th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 19 (IANS) Telugu actor-turned-politician K. Chiranjeevi and Congress party spokesperson Renuka Chowdary were among six candidates from Andhra Pradesh who filed their nomination papers for March 30 ... Read more...

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Andhra excise ministers rules out resignation (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Under pressure to quit over bribery allegations, Andhra Pradesh Excise Minister Mopidevi Venkataramna Wednesday said he was ready to face any probe but refused to resign.The ... Read more...

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Andhra minister asked to quit over bribe charge


February 8th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Excise Minister Mopidevi Venkataramna is under pressure to resign following an allegation that he accepted a bribe of Rs.10 lakh from a liquor trader.A ... Read more...

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Andhra to bring transparency in public services: Governor


January 26th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Thursday said the state government was committed to transparency and accountability in public services."As part of this effort, the government is ... Read more...

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Dengue kills three more in Andhra


October 25th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Dengue has claimed three lives in two districts of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday, spreading panic, even as the government claimed that the situation was under control.Two ... Read more...

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Telangana strike completes a month, buses off roads


October 12th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The indefinite "people's strike" in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh to demand a separate state completed 30 days Wednesday.The administration remained paralysed as government employees ... Read more...

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Singareni’s striking miners offered double wages


September 24th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) In an attempt to woo back striking employees, the state-owned Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) Friday offered double wages for workers who return to work ... Read more...

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‘People’s strike’ brings Telangana to a halt


September 13th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) The administration in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh came to a standstill as the "people's strike" began Tuesday, intensifying the movement for separate statehood ... Read more...

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Blockade brings Telangana train traffic to standstill


July 14th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Rail movement in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh came to a standstill Thursday as agitators demanding a separate Telangana state stopped several trains ... Read more...

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Five Andhra cops held for playing Munna Bhai


June 17th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) Like Sanjay Datt in the popular Hindi film "Munna Bhai MBBS", five police officials in Andhra Pradesh got selected by making others appear for them in ... Read more...

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Tirumala temple shut for lunar eclipse


June 16th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) India's most famous Tirumala temple and all other major temples in Andhra Pradesh were closed early in view of the century's longest lunar eclipse Wednesday night.Sri ... Read more...

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Protests in Andhra over petrol price hike


May 15th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) Opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh held protests across the state Sunday to demand a rollback of the hike in petrol prices.The Telugu Desam Party (TDP), ... Read more...

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Rich politician Jagan has Rs.365 crore assets


April 15th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) Former MP and president of newly-floated YSR Congress Party Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy is perhaps one of the richest politicians in India, with declared assets of Rs.365 ... Read more...

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Groundswell of support for Anna Hazare


April 8th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 8 (IANS) Students to academics, the young and old, film stars to intellectuals -- everyone has joined hands in support of Gandhian Anna Hazare, who is fasting in ... Read more...

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Life hit as 48-hour Telangana bandh begins


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Normal life came to a standstill in parts of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday as a 48-hour shutdown began to demand a bill in parliament for the formation of ... Read more...

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IT searches homes, offices of TDP MP


February 4th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Income Tax officials Friday searched the homes and offices of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP Nama Nageswara Rao across several cities including Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, New Delhi and ... Read more...

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Andhra calls for steps to prevent regrouping of Maoists


February 1st, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Tuesday urged the central government to include six more districts bordering neighbouring states under the Special Development Plan (SDP) in Left Wing Extremist (LWE) ... Read more...

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14 killed in Andhra rains, standing crops damaged


December 8th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 8 (IANS) Heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh in the past two days have claimed 14 lives and damaged crops over 3.7 lakh hectares, causing great misery to farmers ... Read more...

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12 killed in Andhra road accidents


November 3rd, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 3 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed in three separate road accidents in Andhra Pradesh Wednesday, police said.Four people were run over by a truck on Hitech City flyover ... Read more...

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Train robbers strike again in Andhra Pradesh


July 11th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Train robberies are continuing unabated in Andhra Pradesh with robbers targeting passengers of another train late Saturday night and snatching gold ornaments, with the railway police failing to ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits life in Telangana, bus services halted


May 29th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 29 (IANS) Hundreds of commuters were stranded as government-run bus services came to a halt in Telangana Saturday after mobs attacked vehicles in several places during a daylong shutdown ... Read more...

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Author, two others held for hurting Muslim sentiments


February 26th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Two men N. Innaiah and Subba Rao were Friday arrested in Andhra Pradesh's Khammam town for helping an author in writing a book that reportedly hurt the religious ... Read more...

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TRS withdraws boycott of Junior NTR’s film


January 14th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Faced with criticism from other parties, the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) Thursday withdrew its call for the boycott of Telugu film "Adurs" starring Junior NTR. The TRS said ... Read more...

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I refuse to be intimidated by hooligans: Renuka Chowdhary


December 2nd, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.2 (ANI): After Congress leader Renuka Chowdhary's home was attacked on Tuesday night allegedly by Telengana Rashtriya Samiti (TRS) workers, she refused to be bogged down by such acts or ... Read more...

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Renuka says arson attack on home doesn’t scare her (Lead, changing dateline)


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Dec 2 (IANS) Congress leader Renuka Chowdhry Wednesday said she wasn't intimidated by Telangana Rashta Samiti (TRS) activists who attacked her office-cum-residence in Khammam in Andhra Pradesh. Speaking in New ... Read more...

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Tension in Andhra town as police arrest TRS leaders


December 1st, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Andhra Pradesh's Khammam town Tuesday as key Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) leaders were arrested when they tried to meet party chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao, who ... Read more...

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TRS chief claims he is continuing fast in hospital


December 1st, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) A day after abruptly ending his "fast unto death", Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) president K. Chandrasekhara Rao Tuesday claimed he was continuing the hunger strike at ... Read more...

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TRS chief ends ‘fast unto death’ after days of violence


November 30th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 30 (IANS) With the movement for separate Telangana state taking a violent turn, Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) president K. Chandrasekhara Rao ended his 'fast unto death' at a hospital in ... Read more...

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Five Andhra legislators threaten to quit over Jagan issue


September 29th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's supporters in Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress appear to be heading for a confrontation with the party's central leadership as five legislators Tuesday threatened to ... Read more...

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150 newly elected MPs have criminal records


May 17th, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) As many as 150 newly elected MPs of the 15th Lok Sabha have criminal cases pending against them while nearly 300 have declared assets worth more ... Read more...

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Jaipal Reddy, three other ministers win, Renuka Chowdary loses


May 16th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) Four out of five central ministers from Andhra Pradesh were re-elected to the Lok Sabha Saturday. Senior Congress leader and Minister for Urban Development S. Jaipal Reddy, Minister of ... Read more...

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Cholera cases in Hyderabad rise to 26


May 11th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) The number of cholera cases here rose to 26 as hundreds of people who fell sick due to suspected water contamination in different parts of the state were ... Read more...

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