Andhra Pradesh BJP alleges kickbacks in infra projects
The state government has renegotiated deals such as for the Bhogapuram airport with GMR, an integrated renewable energy project (IREP) with the Greenko Group and the Polavaram hydroelectric project with Navayuga, which were originally awarded by the previous Chandrababu Naidu government.
Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar files contempt plea against Andhra Pradesh government
On Wednesday, Kumar urged the high court to punish the state chief secretary and panchayat raj secretary for “wilfully violating” the order to reinstate him immediately. Kum...
Andhra Pradesh: One killed in ammonia gas leak at a factory in Kurnool
One person has died following ammonia gas leak at a factory in the out...
Constitutional gridlock may come in way of Andhra Pradesh tapping state coffers
Legal experts ET spoke to said the state government cannot draw and spend money from the exchequer since both legislative houses — assembly and council — were adjourned sine die without adopting the Appropriation Bill that authorises expenditure of government funds.
Andhra Pradesh: Two dead, four injured in benzene gas leak at pharma plant in Vizag
Two people were killed and four others were taken ill after benzene gas leaked at a pharmaceutical company at Parawada near here early on Tu...
Andhra Pradesh govt to run trial 'darsanams' in temples on June 8, 9
Decision on hair tonsuring and Anna Prasadams will be taken by temple administrations. Wherever they are allowed, specific care must be taken.
Another steel plant coming up in Andhra Pradesh
Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy had announced that the KSP would be set up at a cost of Rs 15,000 crore and provide direct and indirect employment to about 25,000 people.
Andhra Pradesh HC issues notice seeking regulation of social media posts against judiciary
The AP HC wants the Central government to amend the Intermediary Guidelines of the IT Act to provide certain protections to the judiciary. It said abusive content against the Court should be declared illegal.
Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh use public spaces, Telangana converts flats into Covid facilities
In Karnataka, since three-fourths of the cases under treatment are asymptomatic, the government wants to shift them to make-shift hospitals called covid care centres. Telangana has over 17,000 beds available in 34 government hospitals, while nearly 11,000 isolation beds are still vacant, said a health official.
Andhra Pradesh govt retrieves land from Amara Raja, TDP cries harassment
The move comes nearly ten years after the land was allotted to Amara Raja group in November 2010 at the then-prevailing market price for setting up an industrial park. Opposition TDP cried foul and accused the ruling YSR Congress government led by chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy of targeting the businesses of the Opposition lawmakers, and a political vendetta also used to coerce defections.
Andhra Pradesh not to unlock borders for inter-state movement of vehicles, people
"Those seeking to come from less coronavirus-affected states will be sent to home quarantine and those from highly- affected states will be sent to institutional quarantine for seven days. After that, if they test positive for COVID-19, they will be sent to hospital or, if negative, for home quarantine for further seven days," State DGP D G Sawang said.
Andhra Pradesh government suspends TTD’s asset disposal proposal
Although the government issued the order late evening on Monday, the opposition decided to go ahead with the planned day-long fast protests on Tuesday.
KIA to invest another $54 million in Andhra Pradesh
The investment will be focussed on manufacturing SUV vehicles in the state, said a state government's statement on Thursday afternoon. Interacting with the top lawmakers and bureaucrats of the state led by the chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Kia Motors senior executive said "Kia is all set to become a model for foreign investors and investments coming to AP."
Liquor body CIABC urges Andhra Pradesh government to reduce corona cess
In a letter to the AP Government, CIABC has stated that on May 5 the state government imposed Additional Retail Excise Tax (ARET) on all types of alcoholic beverages "which has increased consumer prices by 75% and even up to 100% in certain cases".
Andhra Pradesh: Remains of ancient Lord Shiva temple found in sand mining process in Nellore
Nellore (Andhra Pradesh), June 17 (ANI): An ancient temple of Lord Shiva was found while mining sand in Penna River in Nellore district. Loc...
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