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CJI Ramana, who was born in the undivided state of Andhra Pradesh, clarified that he would not adjudicate upon the legal issues involved in the matter. (PTI File)

Krishna river dispute: Andhra declines mediation, CJI recuses himself

By Utkarsh Anand, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2021 12:36 AM IST
Heading the bench that also included justice Surya Kant, the CJI said that the petition moved by the Andhra government will now be listed before some other bench.
Chevvuri Hari Kiran, IAS (2009), Collector and District Magistrate, YSR Kadapa district was transferred and posted as Collector and District Magistrate, East Godavari district.
Chevvuri Hari Kiran, IAS (2009), Collector and District Magistrate, YSR Kadapa district was transferred and posted as Collector and District Magistrate, East Godavari district.

In major reshuffle, Andhra govt transfers 16 IAS officers across state

ANI | | Posted by Shanza Khan, Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh, India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 07:36 AM IST
The Chief Secretary Adityanath Das of Andhra Pradesh, issues a government order with regard to a major reshuffle of 16 IAS officer's transfer with immediate effect on Friday .
Image courtesy: twitter.com/realyssharmila
Image courtesy: twitter.com/realyssharmila

Andhra CM Jagan Reddy's sister YS Sharmila to launch political party today

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shivani Kumar | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustann Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2021 09:00 AM IST
Speaking earlier, Sharmila Reddy said she wants to walk the same path as her father S Rajasekhara Reddy, former Andhra Pradesh chief minister.
Andhra Pradesh government to reopen schools from August 16.(PTI | Representational image)
Andhra Pradesh government to reopen schools from August 16.(PTI | Representational image)

Schools in Andhra Pradesh to reopen on August 16, online classes from July 12

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2021 07:21 PM IST
Audimulapu Suresh, the state education minister, also said that online classes would commence from July 12.
The Supreme Court dismissed the Andhra government's affidavit on Thursday, saying it is not convinced of the precautionary measures suggested by the state.(Reuters)
The Supreme Court dismissed the Andhra government's affidavit on Thursday, saying it is not convinced of the precautionary measures suggested by the state.(Reuters)

Andhra cancels Class 12 exam after apex court’s warning

PTI | , Amaravati
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2021 04:06 AM IST
State education minister A Suresh said decision to cancel the exams was taken as it was difficult to adhere to the SC’s July 31 deadline to complete the process.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy. (ANI)
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy. (ANI)

Jagan govt makes English medium compulsory at undergraduate level

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2021 02:22 AM IST
The decision to make English medium mandatory at all the government, private and government-aided degree colleges was taken at a recent meeting held by chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. (File photo)
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. (File photo)

Andhra plan for foundation schools to be set up in 1-km radius

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2021 09:12 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed state officials to set up foundational schools in a radius of one-kilometre, while stressing the need to further strengthen the education sector.
Raju approached the apex court for bail after the Andhra Pradesh high court on May 15 refused to consider his request, and asked him to knock the doors of the trial court for bail.
Raju approached the apex court for bail after the Andhra Pradesh high court on May 15 refused to consider his request, and asked him to knock the doors of the trial court for bail.

Supreme Court grants bail to rebel YSRCP MP in sedition case

By Abraham Thomas, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2021 06:10 AM IST
YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) Member of Parliament Kanmuri Raghurama Krishnam Raju will have to furnish a personal bond of 1 lakh with two sureties of the same amount within 10 days.
The mangled remains of the jeep that carried the explosive material from Badwel to Kalasapadu.(HT Photo )
The mangled remains of the jeep that carried the explosive material from Badwel to Kalasapadu.(HT Photo )

10 killed in explosion at limestone quarry in Andhra

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2021 01:39 AM IST
“The explosion occurred when the workers were unloading bundles of detonators from a vehicle for using them for limestone mining,” Kadapa superintendent of police KKN Anburajan said.
FIR has been registered against these hospitals under Disaster Management Act, KV Rajendranath Reddy said. (ANI file photo. Representative image)
FIR has been registered against these hospitals under Disaster Management Act, KV Rajendranath Reddy said. (ANI file photo. Representative image)

FIR against 4 hospitals in Andhra Pradesh for irregularities in Covid treatment

ANI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Amaravati
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2021 07:44 AM IST
The hospitals started admitting patients on the condition that no bills would be given to them. This is apart from the irregularities of excessive charging and misappropriation of Remdesivir vials, Director General, Andhra Pradesh Vigilance and Enforcement Department KV Rajendranath Reddy said.
The Centre on April 19 had announced a ''liberalised'' policy, making all above 18 years of age eligible to get vaccinated from May 1.(PTI)
The Centre on April 19 had announced a ''liberalised'' policy, making all above 18 years of age eligible to get vaccinated from May 1.(PTI)

Procuring Covid-19 vaccine from makers may take few more days: AP government

ANI | | Posted by Srivatsan K C, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
PUBLISHED ON APR 29, 2021 10:35 AM IST
In a release, Andhra Pradesh Health department Principal Secretary Anil Kumar Singhal said on Wednesday that the state government is consulting with 'all three companies' for the procurement of vaccines.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy said there is a need to devote attention to its management so as to avoid hardship to the public as it was done during the first wave last year. (ANI FIle Photo)
Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy said there is a need to devote attention to its management so as to avoid hardship to the public as it was done during the first wave last year. (ANI FIle Photo)

Andhra Pradesh CM holds meeting to review Covid-19 preparedness

ANI | , Amravati
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2021 06:52 PM IST
The Chief Minister has asked collectors to appoint cluster in-charges and district-level flying squads.
COVID-19: Dry ration to be distributed to Class I to IX students in Andhra(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
COVID-19: Dry ration to be distributed to Class I to IX students in Andhra(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)

COVID-19: Dry ration to be distributed to Class I to IX students in Andhra

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2021 02:03 PM IST
The government of Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday ordered for the distribution of dry ration to students of Classes I to IX in the state as they enter their summer vacations early in light of the rise in COVID-19 cases.
Coronavirus: Andhra shuts schools for classes 1 to 9(HT PHOTO)
Coronavirus: Andhra shuts schools for classes 1 to 9(HT PHOTO)

Coronavirus: Andhra shuts schools for classes 1 to 9

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2021 08:10 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday ordered the closure of all schools including the hostels and coaching centers from classes 1 to 9 from April 20 across the State in view of the spike in COVID-19 cases.
While the laws are ostensibly aimed at helping young workers, labor rights advocates have warned they aren’t compliant with constitutional guarantees
While the laws are ostensibly aimed at helping young workers, labor rights advocates have warned they aren’t compliant with constitutional guarantees

Indian states fight each other for jobs with laws to hire local

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 10:36 AM IST
  • A slowing economy and a dearth of new jobs has prompted northern Haryana state, where Gurugram is located, to implement a new law last month that limits private companies from hiring workers from other states.
A NIA officer said most of the 64 accused named in the FIR are being raided to collect evidence on their involvement in the conspiracy.(File photo)
A NIA officer said most of the 64 accused named in the FIR are being raided to collect evidence on their involvement in the conspiracy.(File photo)

NIA raids activists in Andhra, Telangana

By Neeraj Chauhan, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2021 04:48 AM IST
Among those being raided till late night include Chilika Chandrasekhar (general secretary of Andhra Pradesh Civil Liberties Committee), a senior lawyer in Hyderabad and an organisation involved in human rights work.
Audimulapu Suresh, State Education Minister.(ANI file)
Audimulapu Suresh, State Education Minister.(ANI file)

AP exams to be conducted as per schedule with tight COVID measures

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2021 06:11 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Education Minister Audimulapu Suresh affirmed that the written examinations and practical exams will be conducted as per schedule amid a surge in COVID-19 cases.
A health worker collects swab samples for Covid-19 testing in Amritsar on Monday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)
A health worker collects swab samples for Covid-19 testing in Amritsar on Monday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)

COVID-19: Over 160 students in AP college found infected

PTI |
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2021 08:18 PM IST
As many as 163 students of a private college in Rajamahendravaram city in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh were found infected with the coronavirus on Tuesday
File photo: Andhra Pradesh CM Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy.(ANI)
File photo: Andhra Pradesh CM Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy.(ANI)

It's YSRCP all the way in Andhra civic polls; TDP draws a virtual blank

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2021 06:26 PM IST
  • A festive atmosphere prevailed at the YSRCP central office at Tadepalli in Amaravati as the party leaders and cadre celebrated the victory.
The YSRC has won six of the 11 municipal corporations in which counting of votes began at 8 am on Sunday morning.(PTI)
The YSRC has won six of the 11 municipal corporations in which counting of votes began at 8 am on Sunday morning.(PTI)

Andhra Pradesh municipal elections: YSRCP heading for a big win

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hyderabad
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2021 02:16 PM IST
  • The YSRC has so far won 50 out of 75 municipalities/nagar panchayats in 13 districts.
According to the official release, as many as six lakh students enrolled in government and aided schools this year owing to the initiatives undertaken by the YSRC government to improve the facilities and standards there.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT file)
According to the official release, as many as six lakh students enrolled in government and aided schools this year owing to the initiatives undertaken by the YSRC government to improve the facilities and standards there.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT file)

Six lakh students enrolled themselves in govt schools this year in Andhra

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 02:55 PM IST
The overwhelming response to the government schools due to improvement in the education standards has resulted in a shortage of textbooks for these schools in Andhra Pradesh, officials have said.
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.
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.
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.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state general secretary S Vishnu Vardhan Reddy(Twitter)
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state general secretary S Vishnu Vardhan Reddy(Twitter)

'TDP-sponsored': BJP on hurling of footwear at party leader during TV debate

Written by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 08:04 PM IST
The debate on the state cabinet's decision to extend government guarantee for raising Rs3,000 crore from banks for taking up Amaravati projects was aired on Telugu news channel ABN Andhrajyothi.
"As of now, we have deployed additional police personnel at the village," said Ahmad.(ANI)
"As of now, we have deployed additional police personnel at the village," said Ahmad.(ANI)

16 people injured as TDP, YSRCP workers clash in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh

ANI | , Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 08:03 AM IST
Sub Inspector of Srikakulam Police M Ahmad said, "A clash erupted between workers of TDP and YSRCP in Mettavalasa village of Srikakulam allegedly over social media post related to recent local body polls."
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.
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.
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.
Villagers stand in a queue as Andhra Pradesh government holds panchayat elections on Saturday.(ANI)
Villagers stand in a queue as Andhra Pradesh government holds panchayat elections on Saturday.(ANI)

Third phase of gram panchayat poll begins in Andhra Pradesh

ANI | , Krishna
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 11:34 AM IST
In Machilipatnam city of Krishna district, elections is being held in the villages in 12 mandals.
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