Andhra protests: Naidu, other TDP leaders under house arrest as YSRC government stops 'Chalo Atmakur' rally
TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu has said several families were forced to leave their villages in Atmakur after attacks by YSRC workers and ‘Chalo Atmakur’ rally on September 11 is intended to save democracy and safeguard human rights.
Governor ESL Narasimhan administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy to the new ministers in the presence of around 5,000 people at the Secretariat Ground in Velagapudi.
Rahul Gandhi in Vijayawada, Mamata and Kejriwal in Vizag as poll battle intensifies in Andhra Pradesh
While RaGa reiterated his commitment to accord Special Category Status to the state Vijayawada, CM Naidu's counterparts from Delhi and WB requested the voters to back the TDP once again, at Visakhapatnam.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's daylong fast 'Dharma Porata Deeksha' at Delhi's Andhra Bhawan demanding special status for his state on Monday became a rallying point for the opposition, which got together for the second time in less than a month to present a united front against the government. Click to see photos:
Here are some rare pictures of Telugu film icon, Telugu Desam Party founder and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister NT Rama Rao. Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao was born on 23 May 1928 in Nimmakuru.
IN PICTURES | Protests erupt in Andhra Pradesh as political parties, students seek Special Category Status for State
Leaders and activists of various political parties, including students, have been protesting on the national highways in Andhra Pradesh demanding that Centre give the state Special Category Status.
An opposition-sponsored bandh began this morning in Andhra Pradesh where state-run bus services have been suspended and educational institutions shut.
Fishermen in Vizag called for a one-day fishing harbour bandh on Monday as part of a 56-day demonstration seeking ST (Scheduled Tribe) status for them. All members from the total 24 registered fishermen societies took part in the bandh where fish, prawn and other marine produce worth around Rs 1.5 crore was held back from being taken to the markets. Community leaders also organised a massive protest meeting at the harbour in which nearly 4,000 fishermen took part.