Phanindra Papasani

New signal system eases traffic at Benz Circle Jn

Benz Circle is one of the busiest junctions in the city as it connects two highways. The signal system has reduced the waiting period for vehicles on each side of the junction by 45-60 seconds.

28 Jun 2022

Central intelligence agencies, I-T department raid ex-army man’s office

Three separate teams, including intelligence and IT officials, arrived at Narasaraopet on Monday and took Subba Rao into custody for questioning. 

21 Jun 2022

Drug case: Police suspect Chennai man’s role 

AP man’s duplicate Aadhaar used for sending drugs via courier; Police team sent to Chennai to track ‘real’ culprit.

03 May 2022

Zealous youth turns startup dream into a reality

21-year-old leaves corporate job to become entrepreneur, provides livelihood to women

23 Jan 2022

2% of AP police force tested Covid positive in January alone

The department, at the forefront in the fight against the pandemic, has lost 207 men of various ranks to Covid after a total of 24,489 personnel were infected in both waves. 

20 Jan 2022

Andhra cop’s ‘Deevena’ for underprivileged kids 

The cop had set up Deevena Foundation with the help of his family, friends and the like-minded people in the Police Department. Now, the NGO has a total membership of 200.

02 Jan 2022

Andhra Pradesh records 84 per cent rise in prison deaths

According to the Prison Statistics of India report, a total of 1,887 prisoners died in judicial custody in the country, out of which 1,642 were natural deaths and 189 died due to unnatural causes.

28 Dec 2021

CID charges A1 with 42 irregularities in multi-crore Skill Development scam

Ajay Reddy, in his complaint, alleged that public funds worth `241 crore were swindled by shell companies by raising fake invoices.

16 Dec 2021

Mind your step: Andhra second in pedestrian deaths in road mishaps

A total of 17,924 road accidents were reported in the State in 2020 in which 7,039 people were killed and 19,675 sustained injuries. 

02 Nov 2021

PIO from Visakhapatnam shot dead after casino win in New Jersey

Aravapalli had left Visakhapatnam for the US in 2000 and completed his Masters in Information Technology at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. 

31 Oct 2021

2,040 ganja smuggling cases in Andhra Pradesh booked in 2021

According to  the police, the number of cases registered so far is more than double, compared to 928 cases booked last year.

25 Oct 2021

Traffic training centre to help reduce road accidents and fatalities

The centre aims to take measures on reducing road mishaps and fatalities, and ensuring smooth traffic flow and safe roads for users.

04 Oct 2021

Vijayawada police deploy drones to keep tabs on criminals

We have conducted surprise checks in isolated areas, arrested 3,500 for consuming liquor, ganja, playing cards: CP

26 Aug 2021