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Slain Maoist leader Azad’s wife arrested in Andhra


June 10th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 10 (IANS) Police in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district Sunday arrested slain Maoist leader Azad's wife Padma, alias Sitakka, and six other women Maoists.Padma, leader of women's wing of ... Read more...

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Previous attacks on leaders (To go with: ‘Ink attack stuns Ramdev, attacker faces mob fury’)


January 14th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev got added to the list of leaders attacked in public when a man threw ink at him during a press ... Read more...

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Chandrababu Naidu visits Warangal despite shutdown, protests (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 6 (IANS) Braving violent protests by Telangana activists, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu Friday successfully completed his padyatra in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district.Winding up ... Read more...

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Andhra on high alert after Kishanji’s killing


November 25th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Anticipating revenge attacks by Maoists in the wake of the killing of their top leader Kishanji in West Bengal, police in Andhra Pradesh have gone ... Read more...

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Andhra police question CRPF men for rape


November 15th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 15 (IANS) Police in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district are questioning three constables of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) for allegedly raping a 12-year-old mentally challenged girl.Warangal Superintendent ... Read more...

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Telangana MP sent to jail


October 16th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) An MP and two Andhra Pradesh legislators from Telangana were Sunday sent to jail for participating in 'rail blockade', which entered the second day Sunday ... Read more...

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Congress legislator resigns for Telangana


September 24th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) A legislator of the ruling Congress Saturday resigned in support of the demand for grant of statehood to Telangana region.T. Rajaiah, member of assembly from ... Read more...

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Thousands bid adieu to Telangana ideologue Jayashankar


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Thousands bid a tearful adieu to Telangana ideologue K. Jayashankar at Hanamkonda in Warangal district Wednesday.Amid slogans of "Jayashankar amar rahe" and in the presence ... Read more...

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Telangana activists attack minister’s convoy


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Demanding his resignation over the issue of a separate state, Telangana activists Wednesday attacked a minister's convoy in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists kill Andhra firm’s executive


May 16th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) Suspected Maoists Monday shot dead the deputy general manager of a firm in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district, police said.Two to three assailants barged into the premises ... Read more...

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Sheep thief acquitted of charge of shepherd’s murder


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) A man was convicted by the Supreme Court for stealing 40 sheep in 2002 to repay his debts but acquitted him of the charge of murdering the ... Read more...

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Maoists free two tribals in Andhra Pradesh


December 6th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) The Maoists have released two tribals five days after kidnapping them from forests in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district, police said Monday. Another abducted person is still in ... Read more...

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Ordinance issued to regulate micro finance firms in Andhra


October 15th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Friday issued an ordinance to regulate micro finance institutions (MFIs) in the wake of a spate of suicides due to harassment to borrowers.Governor ESL Narasimhan gave ... Read more...

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Five Andhra judges suspended for copying in examination


August 25th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Wednesday suspended five judges for bringing disrepute to the judiciary by copying in a law examination. The High Court took serious note of the ... Read more...

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Headmistress jailed for torturing youth


August 11th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) A court in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district Wednesday sent the headmistress of a government-run primary school to 14 days judicial custody for torturing students with a burning log. Police ... Read more...

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Headmistress tortures students with burning wood


August 10th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) In a shocking incident, the headmistress of a government-run primary school in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district tortured students with a burning wood as they were making noise in ... Read more...

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Left wing rebel shot dead by Andhra Pradesh police


July 13th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) A left wing rebel was shot dead by police in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district Tuesday, police said. Ganesh, a leader of the Communist Party of India-Marxist Leninist (CPI-ML) ... Read more...

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Bridegroom among 17 killed in Andhra road accident


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) At least 17 members of a marriage party, including the bridegroom, were killed in a road accident in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district Tuesday, police said. Around 40 people ... Read more...

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Seventeen killed in Andhra road mishap


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Warangal (AP), June 22 (ANI): At least seventeen people of a marriage party were killed and 20 others injured when a lorry rammed into two tractors at a village in Andhra Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Andhra ministers back Rosaiah after Jagan’s attack


June 1st, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) A day after Congress MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy blamed Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah for last week's violence in Warangal district, state ministers Tuesday came together ... Read more...

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Defensive Jagan in Delhi to meet Sonia (Lead)


May 31st, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Under fire for violating the party leadership's directive and going ahead with a rally in Andhra Pradesh's volatile Telangana region, Congress MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy is ... Read more...

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Jagan defensive, says rally was for father


May 31st, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Congress MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Monday defended his controversial rally that triggered violence in Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh and said it was for his father, ... Read more...

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Showdown inevitable as YSR’s son set to visit Warangal


May 27th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) A showdown between supporters and opponents of Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy appears inevitable as the Congress MP is determined to go ahead with his planned 'odarpu' yatra in ... Read more...

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Thousands throng Andhra for Asia’s biggest tribal fair


January 27th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Thousands of tribals from different parts of India arrived in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district for the historic "Sammakka Saralamma Jatara", claimed to be Asia's largest tribal religious ... Read more...

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Two Maoists arrested in Andhra Pradesh


December 28th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Warangal (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 28 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Police have arrested two Maoists and retrieved six million rupees during a raid in the State's Warangal district on Sunday.Shah Nawaz Qasim, Superintendent of ... Read more...

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Government’s Telangana statement gets mixed reactions in Andhra


December 23rd, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (IANS) The central government's latest statement Wednesday on Telangana, stressing the need to hold consultations with all political parties on the formation of a separate state, evoked mixed ... Read more...

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Andhra techie shot dead in South Africa (Lead)


July 7th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) A software engineer from Andhra Pradesh has been shot dead by unidentified assailants in South Africa, his family members said Tuesday. B. Kiran, 28, who was injured in the ... Read more...

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Andhra techie shot dead in South Africa


July 7th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) A software engineer from Andhra Pradesh has been shot dead by unidentified assailants in South Africa, his family members said Tuesday. B. Kiran, 28, who was injured in the ... Read more...

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Andhra police gun down two Maoist guerrillas


July 1st, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) Two members of the Maoist group Praja Pratighatana were shot dead Wednesday in a forested area of Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district, police said. A police team engaged in ... Read more...

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Andhra girl critical after spurned lover’s acid attack


December 11th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 11 (IANS) One of the two girl students injured in an acid attack in Warangal town of Andhra Pradesh, Thursday alleged that a spurned suitor was among the assailants. ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi’s fans distribute eggs to protest attack on him


November 5th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Resorting to 'gandhigiri', activists of Praja Rajyam (PR) Wednesday distributed eggs in different parts of Andhra Pradesh to protest the attack on their party president K. Chiranjeevi by ... Read more...

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Narrow escape for passengers as train catches fire


September 24th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Passengers of the Secunderabad-Tirupati Padmavati Express had a narrow escape as a fire broke out in one of the coaches in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh early Wednesday, ... Read more...

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10 Maoists arrested in Andhra Pradesh


September 4th, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Ten Maoists were arrested Thursday in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district and a cache of arms and ammunition was seized from them, the police said.The arrests were made in ... Read more...

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No trace of Google couple missing after train fire


August 2nd, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 2 (IANS) There was still no word Saturday afternoon about two employees of Google who went missing after the fire on the Gautami Express in the early hours of Friday ... Read more...

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Bodies of train fire victims yet to be identified


August 2nd, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 2 (IANS) A day after the fire on a train in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district killed at least 31 passengers, the authorities are facing a tough task in identifying the ... Read more...

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