Andhra Pradesh

COVID-19 impact: With holidays and offices closed, here's how the shutdown in South India looks

With COVID-19 positive cases inching towards 150, many states have issued elaborate restrictions to reduce the transmission of the virus. Schools, malls, theatres, amusements parks and other places which attracts huge crowd have been closed.

published on : 18th March 2020

Six months of Jagan as CM: Achievements and controversies

TNIE takes a look at the performance of the government and schemes it has rolled out.

published on : 1st December 2019

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.

published on : 11th September 2019

Full list of Andhra Pradesh Ministers as YSRCP cabinet under Jagan sworn in

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.

published on : 8th June 2019

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.

published on : 1st April 2019

IN PICS | Opposition leaders support Chandrababu Naidu's demand for Andhra Pradesh special status

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:

published on : 11th February 2019

IN PICTURES | Remembering former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister NT Rama Rao

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.

published on : 28th May 2018

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.

published on : 24th March 2018

Andhra Pradesh bandh: State-run bus services suspended, educational institutions shut

An opposition-sponsored bandh began this morning in Andhra Pradesh where state-run bus services have been suspended and educational institutions shut.

published on : 8th February 2018

IN PHOTOS | One-day bandh at Vizag Fishing Harbour as fisherfolk seek Scheduled Tribe status

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.

published on : 5th February 2018