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Andhra minister alleges murder attempt on him, suspect in custody

The minister told reporters that the incident happened while he was coming out of his residence to meet his well-wishers after performing some rituals for his mother, Nageshwaramma, who died recently.
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Published on Nov 29, 2020 02:58 PM IST
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Andhra govt rejects local body poll schedule, sets up face off with SEC

Andhra Pradesh Chief secretary Neelam Sawhney wrote to State Election Commissioner Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar saying there was no possibility of conducting elections to local bodies because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
YS Jagan Mohan Reddy ‘s government in Andhra Pradesh has been at loggerheads with state election commissioner Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar.(PTI)
YS Jagan Mohan Reddy ‘s government in Andhra Pradesh has been at loggerheads with state election commissioner Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar.(PTI)
Published on Nov 18, 2020 08:19 PM IST
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Ex-Andhra intelligence chief AB Venkateshwara Rao’s suspension upheld by tribunal

The CAT directed that the state government could go ahead with its investigation into the charges against AB Venkateshwara Rao. It asked the IPS officer to approach the Centre if he had any grievance.
The Jagan Reddy government suspended senior IPS officer AB Venkateshwara Rao on February 8 on the charges of misconduct.(Sourced)
The Jagan Reddy government suspended senior IPS officer AB Venkateshwara Rao on February 8 on the charges of misconduct.(Sourced)
Updated on Mar 18, 2020 07:33 AM IST
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Andhra govt launches another populist scheme, to pay students for hostel charges

Launching the scheme at Vizianagaram, the chief minister said the Jagananna Vasathi Deevena was part of education reforms to help poor students who could not afford to pay their hostel and mess charges.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday launched the Jagananna Vasathi Deevena, aimed at extending financial assistance to students belonging to downtrodden sections.(HT PHOTO.)
Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday launched the Jagananna Vasathi Deevena, aimed at extending financial assistance to students belonging to downtrodden sections.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Feb 24, 2020 10:29 PM IST
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Andhra govt works on shifting of capital, plans R-day celebrations in Vizag

The cabinet meeting was originally scheduled to be held on January 20, an hour before the commencement of the special session of the state assembly to adopt the resolution on the capital shift proposal.
The Andhra Pradesh government advanced its state cabinet meeting to Saturday to approve the report of the ministerial committee constituted to work out the roadmap for the shifting of the capital city.(ANI PHOTO.)
The Andhra Pradesh government advanced its state cabinet meeting to Saturday to approve the report of the ministerial committee constituted to work out the roadmap for the shifting of the capital city.(ANI PHOTO.)
Updated on Jan 17, 2020 08:10 PM IST
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With a ‘reverse walk’, Naidu berates Jagan govt for taking Andhra backwards

Chandrababu Naidu, the leader of the opposition in the Andhra assembly, along with his party MLAs and MLCs led a procession from the fire station in the state secretariat premises to the assembly complex by walking backwards as the winter session of the state assembly.
Chandrababu Naidu, the leader of the opposition in the Andhra assembly, accused the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government of taking the state backwards rather than developing it.(Screengrab)
Chandrababu Naidu, the leader of the opposition in the Andhra assembly, accused the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government of taking the state backwards rather than developing it.(Screengrab)
Updated on Dec 16, 2019 11:19 AM IST
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From Kalam to YSR and back: Andhra govt’s latest name change mired in controversy

A government order released on Monday announced that the awards were being renamed after former chief minister and Jagan Mohan’s father YS Rajashekar Reddy or YSR , who died in a plane crash in 2009.
YS Jagan Mohan-led Andhra Pradesh government on Monday redesignated the ‘Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Pratibha Puraskar Awards’ as ‘YSR Vidya Puraskars’ but revoked the order on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
YS Jagan Mohan-led Andhra Pradesh government on Monday redesignated the ‘Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Pratibha Puraskar Awards’ as ‘YSR Vidya Puraskars’ but revoked the order on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Nov 05, 2019 04:38 PM IST
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Andhra govt to award Polavaram work to MEIL, may save Rs 780 crore

Megha Engineering is currently executing the Rs 80,000 crore Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project on Godavari River in Telangana.
An official statement from the state irrigation department said the commercial bids were opened at 1.45 pm on Monday and MEIL, was the only bidder for the project.(PTI PHOTO.)
An official statement from the state irrigation department said the commercial bids were opened at 1.45 pm on Monday and MEIL, was the only bidder for the project.(PTI PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 23, 2019 09:55 PM IST
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Andhra govt serves fresh eviction notice to Naidu, gives him 7 days to vacate house

The notice, dated September 19, issued in the name of Lingamaneni Ramesh, the landlord of the former chief minister’s residence, said the owner should remove the construction within seven days from the receipt of the notice.
A notice to this effect was pasted on the compound wall of Naidu’s residence by the authorities of AP Capital Region Development Authority on Saturday. (Photo @ncbn)
A notice to this effect was pasted on the compound wall of Naidu’s residence by the authorities of AP Capital Region Development Authority on Saturday. (Photo @ncbn)
Updated on Sep 21, 2019 05:29 PM IST
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Andhra govt to call for fresh tenders for Polavaram project on Saturday

The YSRC government had earlier terminated the contract given to Navayuga, following a recommendation made by an eight-member expert committee constituted on June 14, to examine the processes followed by the previous TDP government in tendering, launching and executing work for the Polavaram project.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at his office in Vijayawada.(PTI PHOTO.)
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at his office in Vijayawada.(PTI PHOTO.)
Updated on Aug 15, 2019 07:15 PM IST
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Andhra govt to revamp PDS, may phase out fair price shops across state

In a first-of-its-kind mechanism in the country, the Andhra Pradesh government is contemplating revamping the public distribution system by introducing supply of essential commodities directly to the doorsteps of the consumers as and when they order.
The proposal on door-delivery of essential commodities was mooted by chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy during the first cabinet meeting of the new government on June 10. He felt that the entire system of fair price shops was riddled with corruption, as the essential commodities were not reaching consumers.(HT FILE PHOTO)
The proposal on door-delivery of essential commodities was mooted by chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy during the first cabinet meeting of the new government on June 10. He felt that the entire system of fair price shops was riddled with corruption, as the essential commodities were not reaching consumers.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 03, 2019 04:45 PM IST
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Andhra govt serves eviction notice to former CM Naidu

Officials of the AP Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA), led by assistant director Y Narender Reddy, visited the residence and handed a copy of the notice.
The letter asked Lingamaneni to vacate the premises and demolish the building, saying it had been identified as an unauthorized construction falling within 100 metres of the Krishna river bank.(HT Photo)
The letter asked Lingamaneni to vacate the premises and demolish the building, saying it had been identified as an unauthorized construction falling within 100 metres of the Krishna river bank.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 28, 2019 11:10 PM IST
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Andhra govt seizes conference hall next to Naidu’s residence, TDP smells a plot

The officials of the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA) threw out all the belongings of Naidu and his party and locked the premises. The government on Friday decided that chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy will hold a Collectors’ Conference at the hall on Monday.
Praja Vedika, a sprawling hall, was constructed in 2017 by the previous TDP government at a cost of Rs 5 crore to enable Naidu to meet people who came to meet him and submit representations to him on various grievances.(HT PHOTO)
Praja Vedika, a sprawling hall, was constructed in 2017 by the previous TDP government at a cost of Rs 5 crore to enable Naidu to meet people who came to meet him and submit representations to him on various grievances.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 22, 2019 08:39 PM IST
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