Andhra Pradesh News

Ragpicker murders beggar for resisting sexual advances

It has emerged that the beggar who was killed on October 17 at Kota Veedhi was murdered by a ragpicker for having resisted his sexual advances. 

published : 25 Oct 2017

Woman raped on footpath in Vizag was starving for days

The rape of a woman on a footpath in broad daylight and full public view at the New Railway Colony area here has sent shockwaves through the country.

published : 24 Oct 2017

Man rapes woman in broad daylight in Visakhapatnam; police arrest perpetrator based on onlooker's video

An auto-rickshaw driver recorded a video of the crime and sent it to the WhatsApp account of the Vizag Police.

published : 23 Oct 2017

BC leaders flay Kapu appeasement, assert demand for 50% quota in legislative bodies

BC organisations on Sunday asserted their long-standing demand for 50 percent reservation in Legislative bodies even as they warned of “intense agitations” if socially developed communities such as th

published : 23 Oct 2017

No one cares about student suicides in Andhra Pradesh

Underplaying the issue, HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao puts the figure of those who had committed suicide in  private junior colleges this year at seven and 35 during the last seven years.

published : 17 Oct 2017

Mechanism to monitor private colleges needed: anti-student suicide commission member

D Chakrapani, member of the committee constituted to propose measures to be taken to prevent student suicides talks about regarding his study and the recommendations.

published : 17 Oct 2017

Inflexible study hours, unfair expectations tighten noose in Visakhapatinam college

The study hour begins as students, a majority of them half asleep, gather for class that continues till 8 am.

published : 17 Oct 2017

Andhra: Students harassed & living in constant fear at many Vijayawada Management colleges

Students are beaten with sticks to wake on time and are under immense pressure throughout the day till their study hours gets over at 10 PM.

published : 17 Oct 2017

Corporate colleges not abiding by the rules: SFI

The SFI activists presented roses to lecturers and requested them to stop conducting classes at Narayana college in Guntur on Sunday. But, the college management refused to stop conducting classes, pr

published : 16 Oct 2017

Little girls forced into sexual slavery as devadasis in Tamil Nadu, Andhra; NHRC issues notice

The National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh governments over the alleged prevalence of the banned Devadasi system.

published : 25 Sep 2017

6 months on, Uddanam victims still waiting for promised Ugadi gift

Despite the promise of the government to supply water purified by reverse osmosis (RO) plants to the victims of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Uddanam region of Srikakulam district, the project remai

published : 17 Sep 2017

In letter, Mudragada gives December 6 ultimatum to CM Chandrababu Naidu on BC status to Kapus 

Kapu patriarch Mudragaada Padmanabham, in a letter to Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu, asked him as to when he would fulfil the wishes of the Kapus by granting

published : 13 Sep 2017

Will Naidu’s Jalasiri ki Harathi quench the thirst of parched Rayalaseema?

The nerve-racking Nandyal byelection, which saw both the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the Opposition YSR Congress fighting it out house-to-house down to the last voter, is finally over.

published : 11 Sep 2017

Guntur has the highest number of NOC violators: Fire service DG

The AP State Fire Service department has conducted surprise checks across the State and identified 482 locations as hazardous premises

published : 23 Aug 2017

Govt to make agriculture profitable

Civil Supplies Minister Prathipati Pulla Rao  has said the State government is committed to making agriculture profitable to better safeguard the interests of small and marginal farmers.

published : 16 Aug 2017