Srinivasa Rao Apparasu

Srinivasa Rao Apparasu

Srinivasa Rao is Senior Assistant Editor based out of Hyderabad covering developments in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana . He has over three decades of reporting experience.

Articles by Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
File photo: Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy..(PTI)
File photo: Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy..(PTI)

'Jagan government borrowed 1.55 lakh cr in 20 months': TDP

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 08:39 PM IST
  • In its defence, the YSRC said borrowings were for welfare schemes.
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On Friday, Maoists killed two men after branding them as police informers when they had gone to a village in Bijapur from Dantewada.(File photo for representation)
On Friday, Maoists killed two men after branding them as police informers when they had gone to a village in Bijapur from Dantewada.(File photo for representation)

Maoists kill man branding him as police informer in Andhra’s Vizag forests

PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 02:58 PM IST
  • Police said the victim had earlier worked as a member of Maoist militia and surrendered a couple of years ago.
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On Thursday, the last day for filing of nominations for the six MLC seats under MLAs’ quota, only YSRC candidates filed their papers and the opposition Telugu Desam Party stayed away from the contest as it does not have enough numbers in the assembly to field its candidates. (TWITTER).
On Thursday, the last day for filing of nominations for the six MLC seats under MLAs’ quota, only YSRC candidates filed their papers and the opposition Telugu Desam Party stayed away from the contest as it does not have enough numbers in the assembly to field its candidates. (TWITTER).

YSRC bags all 6 MLC seats unopposed; silent on abolition of legislative council

PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 01:18 AM IST
  • Interestingly, the election of the six YSRC members comes at a time when a resolution adopted by the Jagan Mohan Reddy government in the state assembly in January 2020, seeking abolition of the legislative council, is still pending with the Union home ministry.
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The 1.40-metre-long mummy, believed to be that of Nasihu, the daughter of the Sixth Pharaoh of Egypt of 2500 BC, has been on display at the state museum since 1930. (HT Photo)
The 1.40-metre-long mummy, believed to be that of Nasihu, the daughter of the Sixth Pharaoh of Egypt of 2500 BC, has been on display at the state museum since 1930. (HT Photo)

2500-year-old Egyptian mummy in Telangana museum gets a new life

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 08:12 PM IST
The embalmed body was getting fragmented around the face, shoulders and the feet.
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CM Jagan Reddy launching the website. (Photo@AndhraPradeshCM)
CM Jagan Reddy launching the website. (Photo@AndhraPradeshCM)

Jagan Reddy launches Fact Check website to counter fake news against govt

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 07:48 PM IST
CM Jagan Reddy said the officials could make use of the platform and counter the propaganda with evidence.
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A protest scene in Andhra Pradesh.
A protest scene in Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra observes bandh against privatisation of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hyderabad, Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 04:06 PM IST
Except the Bharatiya Janata Party, all the political parties, including the YSR Congress Party, the ruling party in the state, took part in the state bandh.
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Joginapalli Santosh Kumar, a Rajya Sabha member of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi, had taken up the initiative called Green India Challenge (GIC) – three years ago to improve the state’s green cover. (HT PHOTO).
Joginapalli Santosh Kumar, a Rajya Sabha member of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi, had taken up the initiative called Green India Challenge (GIC) – three years ago to improve the state’s green cover. (HT PHOTO).

To improve green cover, Telangana MP helms initiative to promote planting trees

PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 06:30 PM IST
  • Santosh is planning to set up a Green India Foundation to take up the tree plantation programme extensively and also spread it to other parts of the country.
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The district administration said the cross was being hoisted on a different hillock where a Christian temple existed.(HT Photo)
The district administration said the cross was being hoisted on a different hillock where a Christian temple existed.(HT Photo)

BJP claims encroachment of Hindu site in Guntur. Andhra cops 'fact-check' them

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Hyderabad, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 12:48 PM IST
  • A Guntur district official said the two hillocks were located at a distance of a one-and-a-half kilometre.
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Representational Image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational Image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Hyderabad: 29-year-old woman techie stabbed by alleged stalker; condition stable

PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 11:29 AM IST
The accused works as a hair stylist at a popular international brand salon and belongs to Haryana. A case of attempt to murder has been registered and further investigations are on
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Four people were crushed to death in the car crash in Andhra Pradesh.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Four people were crushed to death in the car crash in Andhra Pradesh.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

4 killed in car crash in AP's Anantapur, liquor bottle found near driver

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Hyderabad
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 01:14 PM IST
  • On receiving information from the locals, the police rushed to the spot to take up rescue operations.
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During ‘Kanyavandanam’ in Haridaspur village.(HT Photo)
During ‘Kanyavandanam’ in Haridaspur village.(HT Photo)

This Telangana village celebrates birth of girl child with festive fervour

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 09:31 AM IST
  • Haridaspur, a small village in Kondapur block, about 70 km from Hyderabad, celebrates birth of every girl child.
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Chandrababu Naidu seen sitting on the airport floor in protest. (HT Photo)
Chandrababu Naidu seen sitting on the airport floor in protest. (HT Photo)

Chandrababu Naidu detained at Tirupati, stages sit-in at airport floor

PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 02:26 PM IST
The leader was to join his Telugu Desam Party leaders in protest against the YSR Congress Party.
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A view of Venkateswara Temple on Tirumala hills in Tirupati. TTD is the administrative body for the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara in Tirumala, (PTI)
A view of Venkateswara Temple on Tirumala hills in Tirupati. TTD is the administrative body for the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara in Tirumala, (PTI)

TTD seeks land for Venkateshwara temple at Ayodhya; says cow is national animal

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2021 10:28 AM IST
  • The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams board also decided to frame certain guidelines for taking over of temples by the TTD and for providing them financial assistance under Sri Vani Trust.
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File photo: Telugu Desam party president N Chandrababu Naidu.(Raj K Raj/HT photo)
File photo: Telugu Desam party president N Chandrababu Naidu.(Raj K Raj/HT photo)

Naidu on damage control after TDP's poor show in gram panchayat polls in Kuppam

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:52 PM IST
  • Kuppam gram panchayat is represented by former chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu.
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The accused who were absconding were arrested Saturday morning.(Representational Photo/HT Archives.)
The accused who were absconding were arrested Saturday morning.(Representational Photo/HT Archives.)

Telangana’s Siddipet tense after alleged slaughter of cows, police arrest 8 men

PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 03:08 PM IST
  • A court in Siddipet sent the eight accused to 14 days in judicial custody.
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Officials at the Venkateswara College said they have not received any communication either from their management or the Andhra government yet.(HT file photo)
Officials at the Venkateswara College said they have not received any communication either from their management or the Andhra government yet.(HT file photo)

Andhra govt seeks to affiliate Venkateswara College with Andhra University

By Fareeha Iftikhar, Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 08:20 AM IST
According to an official from the Andhra Pradesh(AP) chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy’s office, the CM had written a letter to Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on February 12.
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Andhra govt seeks to affiliate Venkateswara College with Andhra University; students and teachers hold protest

By Fareeha Iftikhar and Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, New Delhi/hyderabad
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 11:13 PM IST
The Andhra Pradesh government has written to the Union ministry of education seeking to disaffiliate Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi, from Delhi University (DU) and affiliate it with the Andhra University (AU) in Visakhapatnam
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Trade Union leaders of steel plant and CITU supporters during a protest against steel plant privatization on NH 16, in Visakhapatnam on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Trade Union leaders of steel plant and CITU supporters during a protest against steel plant privatization on NH 16, in Visakhapatnam on Friday. (ANI Photo)

Workers block NH-16, call for bandh to protest privatisation of Vizag Steel

PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 10:14 PM IST
  • Ignoring the continuous protests by the workers of the plant, the Centre has begun the exercise of disinvestment in the steel plant.
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All India Congress Committee spokesperson Dasoju Sravan strongly objected to a statement issued by TRS working president K T Rama Rao on Thursday night, reeling out statistics to show the government had filled up over 1.32 lakh jobs in various departments in the last six years. (HT PHOTO).
All India Congress Committee spokesperson Dasoju Sravan strongly objected to a statement issued by TRS working president K T Rama Rao on Thursday night, reeling out statistics to show the government had filled up over 1.32 lakh jobs in various departments in the last six years. (HT PHOTO).

Congress, TRS spar over creation of govt jobs in Telangana in last six years

PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 05:49 PM IST
  • The Telangana Congress challenged the TRS government in the state to hold an open debate at the Telangana Martyr’s Memorial at Gun Park in front of the state assembly complex in Hyderabad on the issue of recruitments made after the formation of Telangana in 2014.
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The Central Bureau of Investigation.
The Central Bureau of Investigation.

Telangana Cong seeks court-monitored CBI probe into lawyer couple’s murders

PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 05:46 PM IST
N Uttam Kumar Reddy led a Congress leaders’ delegation that met governor Tamilisai Soundararajan to demand the probe
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The YSR Congress party is expected to win all the six MLC seats as it has numbers in its favour – 151 MLAs in the 175-member state assembly. (Photo@ysjagan)
The YSR Congress party is expected to win all the six MLC seats as it has numbers in its favour – 151 MLAs in the 175-member state assembly. (Photo@ysjagan)

For Andhra MLC polls, Jagan Reddy names sons of lawmakers who died of Covid

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 08:04 PM IST
The Election Commission of India on Thursday issued notification for the elections to six MLC seats under the MLAs’ quota in Andhra Pradesh.
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The young woman was found unconscious at her uncle’s residence on the outskirts of Hyderabad, police said.(HT Archives. Representative image)
The young woman was found unconscious at her uncle’s residence on the outskirts of Hyderabad, police said.(HT Archives. Representative image)

Hyderabad teen who made ‘false’ rape bid claim dies by suicide: Police

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hyderabad
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 05:56 AM IST
A case of suspicious death has been registered and an investigation is on. Family members told police that it was her second attempt to kill herself in the past 24 hours, according to a police official who did not want to be named.
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Police said the accused surrendered after killing the woman.(Representational Photo/Getty Images)
Police said the accused surrendered after killing the woman.(Representational Photo/Getty Images)

College student in Andhra Pradesh killed for rejecting marriage proposal

PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 11:44 PM IST
  • Police said the accused and the victim were in a relationship for a year, but of late she had been avoiding him.
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The Koya tribes in large numbers make it a point to assemble at Medaram on “Magha Suddha Pournami” (the full-moon day of the month of Magha) every year to pay obeisance to the deities. (HT PHOTO).
The Koya tribes in large numbers make it a point to assemble at Medaram on “Magha Suddha Pournami” (the full-moon day of the month of Magha) every year to pay obeisance to the deities. (HT PHOTO).

Amid Covid-19 fears, thousands throng Telangana’s Sammakka-Saralamma festival

PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 09:34 PM IST
  • The tribal fair draws devotees not only from Telangana, but also from other states like Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.
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Indian passport and authentic indian tricolour flag made up of khadi or pure cotton material - Stock image(HT Archive)
Indian passport and authentic indian tricolour flag made up of khadi or pure cotton material - Stock image(HT Archive)

Cyberabad cops bust racket in Telangana after fraudulent issue of 72 passports

PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 08:18 PM IST
  • Cyberabad police have arrested eight people in the passport scam, including two policemen who were responsible for verifying applications.
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The girl had apparently consumed a large number of sleeping pills.(Representational Image/HT File Photo)
The girl had apparently consumed a large number of sleeping pills.(Representational Image/HT File Photo)

Hyderabad pharmacy student who mislead police, dies by suicide

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Hyderabad
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 01:17 PM IST
  • The police had concluded that there was no connection between the girl's account and the technical evidence gathered in the case.
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File photo: YSR Congress party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.(ANI )
File photo: YSR Congress party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.(ANI )

Jagan rolls out 670 cr scheme for economically weak upper caste women

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 11:27 PM IST
  • A decision to this effect was taken at the state cabinet meeting held by the chief minister at the secretariat in Amaravati on Tuesday.
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Satya Nadella, chief executive officer, Microsoft.(AP File Photo)
Satya Nadella, chief executive officer, Microsoft.(AP File Photo)

Need for uniform global norms on data privacy: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 07:50 PM IST
The CEO said as technology was all-pervasive in human lives, societies and economy, technology developers should ensure artificial intelligence ethics, data privacy and security and internet safety.
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File photo: Kanaka Durga temple in Vijayawada.(HT photo)
File photo: Kanaka Durga temple in Vijayawada.(HT photo)

16 officials at Vijayawada's Kanaka Durga temple suspended after irregularities

UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 06:03 PM IST
  • Temple executive officer served the suspension orders on the officials working in various capacities in the temple administration.
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Andhra police deployed a crane for rescue operation at Andugula Kothapalem village. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Andhra police deployed a crane for rescue operation at Andugula Kothapalem village. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

5 killed in two separate road accidents in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hyderabad
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 11:18 AM IST
  • In Telangana’s Peddapalli district, two persons were killed and two others were seriously injured, when the car they were travelling in, hit the road divider and overturned.
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