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Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (File photo)

PM condoles death of Kurnool accident victims, wishes speedy recovery to injured

UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2021 11:18 AM IST
While 14 people died on the spot, the four injured, were admitted to the Kurnool government general hospital for treatment. The bodies of the deceased have also been sent for autopsy.
The accident site in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool. (ANI Photo)
The accident site in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool. (ANI Photo)

14 killed, 4 injured in van-truck collision at highway in Andhra's Kurnool

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2021 08:51 AM IST
Following the collision, the van was crushed under the wheels of the truck and was dragged for a few metres before coming to a halt.
File photo of Challa Ramakrishna Reddy. (Photo @ChallaR55314413)
File photo of Challa Ramakrishna Reddy. (Photo @ChallaR55314413)

YSR Congress MLC Challa Ramakrishna Reddy dies of Covid-19

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 07:23 PM IST
Challa Ramakrishna Reddy, who has been elected as an MLC only recently, is the second YSRCP leader to succumb to Covid-19.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy meets Union home minister Amit Shah in New Delhi.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy meets Union home minister Amit Shah in New Delhi.

Jagan meets Shah, asks to begin process of shifting HC to Kurnool as per 3 capitals plan

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 11:53 PM IST
CM Jagan flew down to New Delhi in the evening and had an hour-long meeting with Union home minister Amit Shah.
The Covid-19 pandemic restricted the number of guests at the glitzy, with only close family members and friends in attendance, who followed the health protocols.
The Covid-19 pandemic restricted the number of guests at the glitzy, with only close family members and friends in attendance, who followed the health protocols.

Fashion designer Sirisha Reddy gets engaged to businessman Aashwij Reddy

UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 04:05 PM IST
Fashion designer gets engaged in a two-day dazzling ceremony.
As many as 8,827 people have recovered in the last 24 hours and the number of recovered patients has gone up to 2,44,045. There are 87,803 active Covid-19 cases in the state.(HT PHOTO.)
As many as 8,827 people have recovered in the last 24 hours and the number of recovered patients has gone up to 2,44,045. There are 87,803 active Covid-19 cases in the state.(HT PHOTO.)

Andhra Pradesh adds 9,544 new Covid-19 patients, state tally soars to over 3.3 lakh

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 06:26 PM IST
In Andhra Pradesh, Anantapur, Chittoor, East Godavari, Guntur, Kadapa, Krishna and Kurnool are the worst-hit districts by the Covid-19 pandemic, reporting a large number of positive patients almost daily.
Image for representation.
Image for representation.

One killed in boiler mishap at agro-chemical factory in Kurnool, 2nd accident in 40 days

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 03:47 PM IST
On June 27, there was a major leakage of ammonia gas, resulting in the death of a 50-year old general manager of the company.
The state completed 20,12,573 tests at the rate of 37,689 per million population, with a positivity rate of 7.46 per cent.(REUTERS)
The state completed 20,12,573 tests at the rate of 37,689 per million population, with a positivity rate of 7.46 per cent.(REUTERS)

Covid-19 cases breach 1.50 lakh mark in Andhra Pradesh with 9,276 fresh infections

Amaravati | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2020 06:29 PM IST
According to the latest government bulletin, the states Covid-19 cumulative tally showed 1,50,209 confirmed cases, 72,188 active, 76,614 recoveries and 1,407 deaths till 9 am on Saturday.
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

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
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.
The incident happened at Chabolu village of Nandyal block in the district on Saturday. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)
The incident happened at Chabolu village of Nandyal block in the district on Saturday. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)

Shunned by villagers for suspected Covid-19, man throws dead baby into canal in Kurnool

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2020 04:36 PM IST
Vali told the police that he had contacted the village elders to request them to make arrangements for the burial, but they allegedly refused to allow the body into the village fearing that she might have contracted the infection, since there were a number of Covid-19 cases in Nandyal Hospital.
With the 52 new fatalities, the death toll due to the viral infection in Andhra has now risen to 586.(HT PHOTO.)
With the 52 new fatalities, the death toll due to the viral infection in Andhra has now risen to 586.(HT PHOTO.)

Andhra adds 3,963 new Covid-19 cases, highest spike of 52 deaths take toll to 586

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2020 05:55 PM IST
Nearly 994 new cases were detected in East Godavari district and another 550 patients were found in Kurnool district, taking their total to 5,499 and 5,681.
On Wednesday, the state also crossed the nine-lakh mark in the number of coronavirus sample tests, totalling 9.18 lakh till date.(PARVEEN KUMAR/HT PHOTO.)
On Wednesday, the state also crossed the nine-lakh mark in the number of coronavirus sample tests, totalling 9.18 lakh till date.(PARVEEN KUMAR/HT PHOTO.)

With 845 fresh Covid-19 cases, Andhra Pradesh logs a tally of 16,097

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 03:40 PM IST
At present, there are 8,586 active cases in Andhra Pradesh. With the five fatalities, the death toll due to the coronavirus has now risen to 198 in the state.
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

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
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.
Andhra’s Kadapa district registered 133 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the largest single-day spike in any district.(HT PHOTO.)
Andhra’s Kadapa district registered 133 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the largest single-day spike in any district.(HT PHOTO.)

Record spike of 605 new Covid-19 cases take Andhra’s tally past 11,000-mark

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 05:49 PM IST
An MLA of the ruling YSR Congress contracted the coronavirus infection in Kurnool district and has been sent on home quarantine. He is the second legislator in the state to have been infected with the virus, after a lawmaker tested positive in Vizianagaram district earlier.
There are currently a total of 4,516 active coronavirus cases in Andhra Pradesh.(ANI PHOTO.)
There are currently a total of 4,516 active coronavirus cases in Andhra Pradesh.(ANI PHOTO.)

477 new Covid-19 cases take Andhra Pradesh closer to the 9000-mark

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 03:56 PM IST
Among the five deaths reported in the past 24 hours -- three occurred in Krishna district, one death in Kurnool and one person succumbed to the coronavirus infection in Chittoor.
The government claimed it had completed 5,52,202 tests so far at the rate of 10,341 per million population and stood on top of other states in the country.(HT Photo)
The government claimed it had completed 5,52,202 tests so far at the rate of 10,341 per million population and stood on top of other states in the country.(HT Photo)

Covid-19 cases cross 6,000 mark in Andhra Pradesh

Amaravati | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2020 04:29 PM IST
In exactly ten days, the total number of coronavirus cases increased by 2,040, with an average of 200 new positives per day, government statistics revealed.
In neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, too, two deaths and 57 new Covid-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours.(ANI)
In neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, too, two deaths and 57 new Covid-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours.(ANI)

4 deaths mark highest Covid-19 casualties in Telangana in 50 days

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2020 10:47 PM IST
An official bulletin from the Telangana medical and health department late in the evening said four deaths were reported from different parts of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), taking the overall death toll due to Covid-19 in the state to 38.
In the last 24 hours alone, 45 out of 102 Covid-19 positive cases reported in AP were that of migrant Telugu-speaking labourers, including 34 and 11 from Maharashtra and Rajasthan, respectively. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
In the last 24 hours alone, 45 out of 102 Covid-19 positive cases reported in AP were that of migrant Telugu-speaking labourers, including 34 and 11 from Maharashtra and Rajasthan, respectively. (Photo by Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana Covid-19 positive cases rise as migrants return

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2020 06:07 PM IST
Out of 440 Covid-19 positive cases registered in AP since May 5, 150 were that of Telugu-speaking migrants from various states such as Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Odisha, West Bengal and Karnataka, said an official bulletin released by the state nodal officer for Covid-19, Arja Sreekanth, on Friday.
The state government has decided to follow the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs on the further extension on lockdown and the subsequent relaxations it had given in the green and orange zones. (Photo for representation)
The state government has decided to follow the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs on the further extension on lockdown and the subsequent relaxations it had given in the green and orange zones. (Photo for representation)

Amid lockdown, Andhra Pradesh allows manufacture of liquor in state

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 09:18 PM IST
The liquor and beer manufacturers situated in the rural areas and that are outside the limits of municipal corporations and municipalities have been allowed to function.
Jharkhand has directed officials in green zones to resume all industrial activities in consultation with local businesses.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Jharkhand has directed officials in green zones to resume all industrial activities in consultation with local businesses.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Most states back easing of restrictions in green zones post-lockdown

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 01:56 AM IST
Achyut Chandra, vice president of the Eastern India Corrugated Box Manufacturers Association, said some industries located outside the containment zones in Kolkata and Howrah were operating with limited manpower.
The woman, who can be seen with her face covered in a mask, says in the video that she and her colleague do not have any symptom of the fast-moving coronavirus.(Video/Screengrab)
The woman, who can be seen with her face covered in a mask, says in the video that she and her colleague do not have any symptom of the fast-moving coronavirus.(Video/Screengrab)

Stuck in China’s Coronavirus-hit Wuhan, Andhra woman’s video appeal for help

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2020 12:57 PM IST
The six Indians were not allowed by Chinese authorities to board the special Air India flight, which flew out of Wuhan early on Saturday with 324 of their compatriots on board.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy(PTI File)
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy(PTI File)

Andhra Pradesh Assembly passes bill to establish three capitals

Amaravati | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 06:04 AM IST
The Port city Visakhapatnam will soon become the Capital of the state if the Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy government overcomes the opposition in the Legislative Council and also possible legal hurdles.
TDP National President N Chandrababu Naidu(ANI file photo)
TDP National President N Chandrababu Naidu(ANI file photo)

‘Mad decision’: Chandrababu Naidu roasts Andhra CM over big capital shake up

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 07:23 PM IST
The decision has shattered the dream of not only thousands of farmers, who hoped to see a turnaround in their fortunes but also that of the Telugu Desam Party’s president and former chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who visualised Amaravati as a world-class capital city.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy also made a statement in the assembly suggesting more or less similar structure for state capitals.(ANI PHOTO.)
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy also made a statement in the assembly suggesting more or less similar structure for state capitals.(ANI PHOTO.)

Andhra HC advocates to go on strike against shifting of high court to Kurnool

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2019 01:25 AM IST
The Andhra Pradesh high court advocates’ association issued a notice to this effect to high court chief justice J K Maheshwari on Saturday.
Hundreds of farmers of Amaravati took to the streets to protest against chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s statement in the assembly that the executive capital would be shifted to Visakhapatnam and judiciary to Kurnool, while confining to Amaravati only the legislative assembly.(PTI PHOTO.)
Hundreds of farmers of Amaravati took to the streets to protest against chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s statement in the assembly that the executive capital would be shifted to Visakhapatnam and judiciary to Kurnool, while confining to Amaravati only the legislative assembly.(PTI PHOTO.)

Amaravati shuts down in protest against 3-capital plan; police enforce Section 144

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2019 08:15 PM IST
Schools, businesses, government offices and hotels have been shut down in the wake of a call for bandh in 29 villages in and around the capital city. The call for the shutdown was given by farmers. Farmers and labourers launched relay hunger strikes in Velagapudi, where the state secretariat is located.
Woman allegedly tried to kill her husband by giving him a glass of buttermilk laced with poison. (Representative image)(File Photo)
Woman allegedly tried to kill her husband by giving him a glass of buttermilk laced with poison. (Representative image)(File Photo)

Newly wed Andhra woman gives poison-laced buttermilk to husband

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 05:17 PM IST
S Lingamaiah, 25, a farmer form Jonnagiri village of Tuggali block was married to 20-year-old Nagamani of Madanantapuram village on Kurnool-Anantapur borders nine days ago.
Tehsildar of Kurnool’s Pattikonda Mandal, Uma Maheshwari has tied a rope in her office to serve as a barricade.(ANI Photo)
Tehsildar of Kurnool’s Pattikonda Mandal, Uma Maheshwari has tied a rope in her office to serve as a barricade.(ANI Photo)

After Telangana woman officer burnt to death, another barricades self at work

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 11:01 AM IST
On Monday afternoon, 35-year-old Vijaya Reddy, who was a tehsildar, or block revenue official, was allegedly burnt to death in her chamber in Ranga Reddy district over a land dispute, police and revenue officials said.
Lakka Chandrasekhar Reddy, 24, was on a four-day trip to Kullu-Manali.(HT Photo)
Lakka Chandrasekhar Reddy, 24, was on a four-day trip to Kullu-Manali.(HT Photo)

Hyderabad doctor falls to death while paragliding in Kullu

By HT Correspondent, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 11:54 PM IST
The physiotherapist took off along with an operator, but their parachute snapped during landing, dropping him from the height of at least 100ft. The operator has also suffered a fracture in his leg.
The scene from the accident site.
The scene from the accident site.

15 killed as SUV collides with bus in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 08:03 PM IST
While 13 of them were crushed to death instantly, two others succumbed while being retrieved from the vehicle.
Police claim the arrested man killed three minor girls in Telangana and a woman in Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh.(Representative Photo)
Police claim the arrested man killed three minor girls in Telangana and a woman in Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh.(Representative Photo)

Telangana man raped, killed 3 girls, dumped bodies in wells

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2019 09:58 AM IST
Police said the alleged killer attempted to wipe out evidences by dumping the dead bodies of three minor girls in abandoned wells outside the village in Yadadri Bhongir district .
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