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Anantapur has reported 13 positive cases till now, seven of which were recorded on Wednesday alone, including that of four medical professionals. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)

4 medical staff in Andhra’s Anantapur test Covid-19 positive, doctors protest

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2020 12:49 AM IST
The doctors’ protest comes in the wake of four medical professionals of the same hospital – two doctors and two nurses – testing positive for coronavirus on Wednesday evening.
Former Anantapur MP J C Diwakar Reddy made these comments while speaking at a meeting of the TDP at Anantapur in the presence of party president and former chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu.(TWITTER.)
Former Anantapur MP J C Diwakar Reddy made these comments while speaking at a meeting of the TDP at Anantapur in the presence of party president and former chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu.(TWITTER.)

‘Will make cops lick my boots once TDP comes to power’: former MP Diwakar Reddy

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2019 06:51 PM IST
The former MP’s comments evoked strong reactions from the Anantapur district police officers’ association on Thursday. The association threatened to file a defamation case against Reddy and prosecute him, if he did not tender an unconditional apology.
The police faced a strange situation when they rushed to the village on seeing the video footage, as none of the villagers and family members of the girl were willing to lodge a complaint. (Image used for representational purpose only).(Getty Images.)
The police faced a strange situation when they rushed to the village on seeing the video footage, as none of the villagers and family members of the girl were willing to lodge a complaint. (Image used for representational purpose only).(Getty Images.)

In Andhra, 17-year-old Dalit girl thrashed for wanting to marry cousin

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 09:17 AM IST
The incident happened at K P Doddi village of Gummagatta block early this week, but came to light only on Friday, when a video of the “village panchayat” in which village elder Boya Linganna was seen slapping the girl repeatedly, beating her with a stick and kicking her went viral on social media.
The three were identified as Shivarami Reddy, 75, who manages the temple; his sister, Hanumamma, 70, and Satyalakshmi, 71. (Shutterstock representative image)
The three were identified as Shivarami Reddy, 75, who manages the temple; his sister, Hanumamma, 70, and Satyalakshmi, 71. (Shutterstock representative image)

3 people found with slit throats in Andhra temple

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 12:04 AM IST
Anantapur police superintendent B Satya Yesu Babu said the murders could have been committed in the blind belief that the murderers would find treasure by making human sacrifices.
An election officer puts an indelible ink mark on the finger of a voter on Thursday, April 11.(PTI)
An election officer puts an indelible ink mark on the finger of a voter on Thursday, April 11.(PTI)

Lok Sabha election 2019: TDP, YSRCP workers clash at polling booths in Andhra, 2 killed

New Delhi | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 12:51 AM IST
TDP worker Siddha Bhaskar Reddy died in clashes with YSRCP activists at Meerapuram village of Tadipatri constituency in the faction-ridden Anantapur district. YSR Congress worker Pulla Reddy, succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at a hospital, the party confirmed.
Gupta, who had come to cast his vote at the polling station in Gutti, was angry with the polling staff over names of Assembly and Parliament constituencies not being displayed properly.(PTI File)
Gupta, who had come to cast his vote at the polling station in Gutti, was angry with the polling staff over names of Assembly and Parliament constituencies not being displayed properly.(PTI File)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Jana Sena candidate Madhusudan Gupta arrested for damaging EVM in Andhra Pradesh

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 09:52 PM IST
Madhusudan Gupta threw the EVM on the floor at a polling station in the Guntakal Assembly constituency of Anantapur district, the police said.
The TDP has renominated Kristappa Nimmala to defend Hindurpur constituency.(HT PHOTO)
The TDP has renominated Kristappa Nimmala to defend Hindurpur constituency.(HT PHOTO)
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