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File photo: Former Andhra Pradesh CM and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu.(HT Photo)

‘Will quit politics’: Naidu challenges Jagan to hold referendum on 3-capitals plan

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 05:38 PM IST
It was on December 17 last year that chief minister Jagan announced in the assembly his plan to create three capitals for the state
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Starting Saturday, the farmers, under the umbrella of Amaravati Parirakshana Samithi joint action committee, launched a six-day long agitation, which would culminate in a massive public meeting on December 17. (HT Photo)
Starting Saturday, the farmers, under the umbrella of Amaravati Parirakshana Samithi joint action committee, launched a six-day long agitation, which would culminate in a massive public meeting on December 17. (HT Photo)

‘Like protests in Delhi’: Amaravati farmers’ plan against 3-capital move

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 06:33 PM IST
On December 14, the JAC would hold a “Kisan Sammelan,” where the farmers would come out with a charter of demands.
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A ward at a hospital in Vijayawada where patients from Eluru were admitted for treatment after they suffered from mystery illness.(PTI)
A ward at a hospital in Vijayawada where patients from Eluru were admitted for treatment after they suffered from mystery illness.(PTI)

Eluru mystery illness: Mercury found in rice, Jagan seeks counsel of medical experts

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 09:10 AM IST
While a Vijayawada lab hinted at water contamination, AIIMS and Institute of Chemical Technology found food contamination.
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A computer-generated image of what Amaravati would have looked like.(AP Govt)
A computer-generated image of what Amaravati would have looked like.(AP Govt)

Andhra Pradesh govt issues orders to liquidate Amaravati start-up area

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 05:23 PM IST
In 2017, the N Chandrababu Naidu government l had entered into an agreement with a consortium of Singapore companies Ascendas-Singbridge and Sembcorp Development for the development of Amaravati capital city start-up area project in 6.84 square kilometres of government land.
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The arrested farmers from Krishanayapalem included five SCs and two OBCs and the police, ironically, booked them, along with four others, under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.(HT PHOTO.)
The arrested farmers from Krishanayapalem included five SCs and two OBCs and the police, ironically, booked them, along with four others, under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.(HT PHOTO.)

6 cops suspended for handcuffing Amaravati farmers during judicial remand

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 09:13 PM IST
The Amaravati farmers alleged that the ruling YSR Congress party leaders had brought outsiders to launch a counter-agitation in support of the three capitals decision.
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The protesting farmers, women and youth from the capital region, under the banner of Amaravati Parirakshana Samithi (Amaravati protection committee) took out rallies and staged demonstrations in several villages in the capital region, demanding that Amaravati be retained as the only capital of the state. (HT Photo)
The protesting farmers, women and youth from the capital region, under the banner of Amaravati Parirakshana Samithi (Amaravati protection committee) took out rallies and staged demonstrations in several villages in the capital region, demanding that Amaravati be retained as the only capital of the state. (HT Photo)

Amaravati agitation completes 300 days; paid artists, says Andhra minister

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 06:51 PM IST
The women protesters took strong exception to a remark made by state minister for municipal administration Botsa Satyanarayna that they were “paid protesters” propped up by the Telugu Desam Party.
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With the Jagan Mohan Reddy government dumping the Amaravati capital city project and deciding to go in for the three- capital plan, the farmers of Gannavaram airport region are left in the lurch. (Photo @YSRCParty)
With the Jagan Mohan Reddy government dumping the Amaravati capital city project and deciding to go in for the three- capital plan, the farmers of Gannavaram airport region are left in the lurch. (Photo @YSRCParty)

Andhra CM’s 3-capital plan creates troubles for Vijayawada airport expansion

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 10:53 PM IST
Hundreds of farmers, who had given away around 1229 acres of land to the state government in 2016 under land pooling scheme (LPS) for the expansion of the airport by the Airport Authority of India, are now refusing to move out unless the government pays them a huge compensation.
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The YSR Congress party in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday questioned the silence of the Supreme Court over the allegations against certain judges of the Andhra high court .(HT PHOTO.)
The YSR Congress party in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday questioned the silence of the Supreme Court over the allegations against certain judges of the Andhra high court .(HT PHOTO.)

YSRC urges SC to take cognisance of allegations against HC judges in Amaravati land scam

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 12:48 AM IST
Describing it as unethical on the part of judges, the YSRC MP said the Supreme Court should have taken suo motu cognizance of the issue and ordered an investigation into it.
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Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy leaves after meeting Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi on Tuesday.(PTI PHOTO.)
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy leaves after meeting Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi on Tuesday.(PTI PHOTO.)

Jagan Mohan Reddy meets Amit Shah, asks for CBI probe into Amaravati land scam

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 11:23 PM IST
Jagan Mohan Reddy explained to the home minister how several Telugu Desam Party leaders, including family members of then CM N Chandrababu Naidu made huge purchase of land in and around Amaravati between June and December 2014, before the region was declared as a capital.
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The Union home ministry, which was made a respondent in the case, had already submitted an affidavit in the court that there was no provision in the AP Reorganisation Act, 2014, that prevents the Jagan government to go ahead with the three capitals plan.
The Union home ministry, which was made a respondent in the case, had already submitted an affidavit in the court that there was no provision in the AP Reorganisation Act, 2014, that prevents the Jagan government to go ahead with the three capitals plan.

Jagan Reddy’s 3-capital plan for Andhra put on hold till October 5

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 06:07 PM IST
The petitioners were opposing the formation of three capitals – executive capital at Visakhapatnam, judicial capital at Kurnool and legislative capital at Amaravati.
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The YSR Congress party has entered into a virtual confrontation with the state judiciary following a series of judgments against YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s government in the recent past.(STYLE PHOTO SERVICE.)
The YSR Congress party has entered into a virtual confrontation with the state judiciary following a series of judgments against YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s government in the recent past.(STYLE PHOTO SERVICE.)

After setback in high court, YSRC enters into virtual conflict with judiciary in Andhra

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 09:14 PM IST
YSRC general secretary and parliamentary party leader V Vijay Sai Reddy questioned the legitimacy of the high court order stalling the probe into the alleged land scam in Amaravati and gagging the media from reporting the contents of the FIR registered by the ACB.
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NThe Union home ministry has told the Andhra high court that there was no bar in the law that stopped YS Jagan Mohan Reddy from going for three capitals.(ANI)
NThe Union home ministry has told the Andhra high court that there was no bar in the law that stopped YS Jagan Mohan Reddy from going for three capitals.(ANI)

Jagan Mohan Reddy’s 3-capital plan for Andhra gets Centre’s clear backing in high court

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 02:24 PM IST
The Union home ministry told the court that its role was limited to extending financial assistance to Andhra Pradesh for its capital, not deciding its location.
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This is the third time that the Andhra Pradesh High Court had stalled the plan of the Jagan Mohan Reddy government on the formation of three capitals for the state(ANI File Photo)
This is the third time that the Andhra Pradesh High Court had stalled the plan of the Jagan Mohan Reddy government on the formation of three capitals for the state(ANI File Photo)

Andhra HC stalls Jagan Reddy’s three capital plan till September 21

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2020 08:28 AM IST
The High Court also ordered the government to pay the amount due to the farmers as annuity by Saturday.
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Some have described the agitation by farmers of Amaravati as one of the longest and most peaceful protests in the state.(HT Photo)
Some have described the agitation by farmers of Amaravati as one of the longest and most peaceful protests in the state.(HT Photo)

Amaravati protests against 3 capitals complete 250 days, BJP remains nonchalant

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 06:44 PM IST
The agitation by Amaravati farmers has acquired momentum with opposition political parties joining forces.
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Thousands of farmers had given their land for the development of Amaravati as the capital city of Andhra Pradesh.(File Photo/HT)
Thousands of farmers had given their land for the development of Amaravati as the capital city of Andhra Pradesh.(File Photo/HT)

After abandoning Amaravati for 14 months, Jagan decides to develop it again

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 12:32 PM IST
After taking over as chief minister, Jagan Mohan Reddy had proposed to form three capital cities with executive capital at Visakhapatnam and judicial capital at Kurnool, while retaining Amaravati only as a legislative capital.
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The high court ordered the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government to maintain status quo with regard to Amaravati as the capital city of Andhra Pradesh .(ANI)
The high court ordered the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government to maintain status quo with regard to Amaravati as the capital city of Andhra Pradesh .(ANI)

Amaravati to remain Andhra capital till Aug 14, HC stays govt order on 3 capitals

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu| Edited by Sabir Hussain | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2020 08:45 PM IST
On July 31, the Jagan Mohan Reddy government issued two separate notifications – one on abolition of AP Capital Region Development Authority formed in December 2014 to develop Amaravati as the capital of AP; and the second one on formation of three capitals for the state.
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Farmers from one of the 29 villages falling under the Amaravati capital region protesting against the shifting of the capital earlier this year.(HT PHOTO.)
Farmers from one of the 29 villages falling under the Amaravati capital region protesting against the shifting of the capital earlier this year.(HT PHOTO.)

Amaravati farmers move high court, seek stay on three capitals for Andhra

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2020 05:21 PM IST
The gazette notifications, issued soon after Governor Biswabhushan Harichandan gave his assent to the bills, sought to abolish the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA) and form three separate capitals – the executive capital at Visakhapatnam, legislative capital at Amaravati and a judicial capital.
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An official in the chief minister’s office familiar with the development said the chief minister is likely to lay the foundation stone for the executive capital at Visakhapatnam on August 15, soon after the Independence Day celebrations, which would also be held in the port city.(HT PHOTO.)
An official in the chief minister’s office familiar with the development said the chief minister is likely to lay the foundation stone for the executive capital at Visakhapatnam on August 15, soon after the Independence Day celebrations, which would also be held in the port city.(HT PHOTO.)

Andhra govt begins process to shift capital to Vizag, farmers plan to move court

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 08:13 PM IST
On Saturday, the state government appointed a high-level committee to look into the development of security infrastructure in Visakhapatnam.
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The state high court has been hearing a batch of petitions filed by the farmers of Amaravati, opposing the trifurcation of the capital and abolition of APCRDA.(PHOTO CREDIT:APCRDA)
The state high court has been hearing a batch of petitions filed by the farmers of Amaravati, opposing the trifurcation of the capital and abolition of APCRDA.(PHOTO CREDIT:APCRDA)

Andhra to get 3 new capital cities as Governor approves two controversial bills

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 06:43 PM IST
The two bills were passed for a second time by the state legislative assembly on June 16, but were stalled in the state legislative council, which was adjourned sine die without discussing them. Since the council had not taken any decision within one month, the bills were deemed to have been passed and were sent to the Governor for his approval on July 18.
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Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s government on Wednesday decided to reorganise Andhra Pradesh’s 13 districts into 25 districts.(ANI FILE PHOTO)
Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s government on Wednesday decided to reorganise Andhra Pradesh’s 13 districts into 25 districts.(ANI FILE PHOTO)

Andhra Pradesh to reorganise its 13 districts into 25 for optimal use of resources

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabd
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2020 05:29 PM IST
Chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy’s cabinet which met at Amaravati, approved the decision to form a committee to look into reorganisation of existing 13 districts into 25.
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More than 24,000 farmers of Amaravati capital region have been on the warpath ever since the YSR Congress Party government in the state, led by YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, announced on December 17 last year about creating three capitals. (HT photo)
More than 24,000 farmers of Amaravati capital region have been on the warpath ever since the YSR Congress Party government in the state, led by YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, announced on December 17 last year about creating three capitals. (HT photo)

Protests planned in 300 world cities as Amaravati agitation nears 200 days

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 08:50 PM IST
The Andhra NRIs say they would continue to help the agitating farmers of Amaravati financially and morally to help them fight a legal battle against the decision to shift the capital.
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Chandrababu Naidu being greeted by his supporters as he returns to Amaravati. (HT Photo)
Chandrababu Naidu being greeted by his supporters as he returns to Amaravati. (HT Photo)

Chandrababu Naidu in Amaravati after 60 days, to host mega TDP meet via Zoom

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2020 07:00 PM IST
Entering the home state after a gap of more than two months, Chandrababu Naidu was given a rousing reception at the check-post and at different locations all along the highway.
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Union Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.(PTI)
Union Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.(PTI)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 1pm: Justice S Muralidhar consented to transfer, says Ravi Shankar Prasad and all the latest news at this hour

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2020 01:04 PM IST
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People hold flags as they protest against Andhra Pradesh government’s decision of decentralisation, in the water of Krishna river in Amaravati last month.(ANI Photo)
People hold flags as they protest against Andhra Pradesh government’s decision of decentralisation, in the water of Krishna river in Amaravati last month.(ANI Photo)
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A police official from Mangalagiri (rural) police station said the farmers were booked on a complaint that they had prevented the officials from discharging their duties at Krishnayapalem village, one of the 29 villages falling under Amaravati capital region. (HT photo)
A police official from Mangalagiri (rural) police station said the farmers were booked on a complaint that they had prevented the officials from discharging their duties at Krishnayapalem village, one of the 29 villages falling under Amaravati capital region. (HT photo)

426 Amaravati farmers booked for blocking officials’ entry into village

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2020 11:45 AM IST
The farmers, who had been agitating for the last 65 days against proposed shifting of the administrative capital from Amaravati to Visakhapatnam, turned furious when the revenue officials came to Krishnayapalem on Wednesday to identify the lands to be distributed among the landless for house sites.
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On January 23, the CID registered cases against two former Telugu Desam Party ministers and over 700 others who had allegedly indulged in suspicious land transactions in Amaravati capital region during 2014 and 2015.(PTI PHOTO.)
On January 23, the CID registered cases against two former Telugu Desam Party ministers and over 700 others who had allegedly indulged in suspicious land transactions in Amaravati capital region during 2014 and 2015.(PTI PHOTO.)

Andhra CID writes to IT dept, asks for probe into illegal land dealings in Amaravati

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2020 11:12 PM IST
The CID official submitted the list of as many as 106 such alleged “illegal transactions” done during these years, along with details like purchasers of land, locations, extend of land, sale deed values and mode of payments, etc. to the Income Tax department.
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Former minister Prathipati Pulla Rao strongly denied the allegations made by the complainant and condemned the cases filed against him and his former ministerial colleague Narayana in Amravati.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Former minister Prathipati Pulla Rao strongly denied the allegations made by the complainant and condemned the cases filed against him and his former ministerial colleague Narayana in Amravati.(HT FILE PHOTO.)

Two former TDP ministers booked for illegal purchase of land in Amravati

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2020 06:36 PM IST
Besides, cases were also filed against another TDP leader Bellamkonda Narasimha Rao and others who had bought lands in Amaravati illegally.
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The magistrate denied bail to TDP MP Jayadev Galla and remanded him to judicial custody till January 31.(HT Photo)
The magistrate denied bail to TDP MP Jayadev Galla and remanded him to judicial custody till January 31.(HT Photo)

TDP MP Jayadev Galla jailed over Andhra capital protest; shutdown in Amaravati today against police action

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 12:28 PM IST
There were protests in Amaravati region on Monday against the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government’s proposal to create three capital cities for Andhra Pradesh as part of decentralisation of administration.
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The legislation was tabled in the Andhra assembly on a day that protests against it rocked the Amaravati region, with hundreds farmers and women defying prohibitory orders and breaking security cordon, trying to reach the Legislature complex.(HT Photo)
The legislation was tabled in the Andhra assembly on a day that protests against it rocked the Amaravati region, with hundreds farmers and women defying prohibitory orders and breaking security cordon, trying to reach the Legislature complex.(HT Photo)

Andhra assembly passes bill to create three state capitals

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 06:06 AM IST
The bill, Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill, 2020, was introduced by state finance minister Buggana Rajendranath Reddy in the state assembly, which met for a three-day special session in Amaravati on Monday.
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The farmers of Amaravati, who have been agitating for the last 34 days under the umbrella of the Amaravati Joint Action Committee (JAC) against the shifting of the capital, held a “Chalo Assembly” rally on Monday.(HT PHOTO.)
The farmers of Amaravati, who have been agitating for the last 34 days under the umbrella of the Amaravati Joint Action Committee (JAC) against the shifting of the capital, held a “Chalo Assembly” rally on Monday.(HT PHOTO.)

20 farmers, six cops injured in ‘Chalo Assembly’ rally at Amaravati

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 09:56 PM IST
Guntur (Rural) Superintendent of Police Ch Vijaya Rao said six police personnel were also injured in the clash and in the stone pelting by the protestors who were attempting to storm the state assembly in violation of prohibitory orders imposed under Section 144 of the CrPC and Section 30 of the Police Act.
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