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Andhra Assembly passes Bill for death penalty to rapists in 21 days

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Friday unanimously passed two Bills, providing death penalty for rapists in cases where there is conclusive evidence and for stringent punishment in cases of other sexual offences against women and children. The Andhra Pradesh Disha Bill-Criminal Law (Andhra Pradesh Amendment) Bill 2019 amending the India Penal Code, says that all […]

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Andhra CM under fire for doors, windows worth Rs 73 lakh

Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government’s order sanctioning Rs 73 lakh for doors and windows of Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s residence here has come under flak from the opposition. Leading the attack is N. Chandrababu Naidu, who himself was target of the ruling YSR Congress Party over living in an alleged illegal house. The Telugu […]

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Andhra Pradesh: Minor girl gang-raped by six youths for a week, accused nabbed

Amaravati: In a shocking incident, a minor girl was gang-raped by six youth, including three minors, for a week in Andhra Pradesh’s Ongole town, police said on Sunday. The incident came to light after the 16-year-old victim managed to escape from the clutches of the accused. Prakasam’s Superintendent of Police Siddharth Kaushal told a news conference […]

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TDP crisis: Chandrababu Naidu in touch with party leaders

Amaravati:  Currently holidaying abroad, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President N. Chandrababu Naidu is in touch with senior party leaders in the wake of four Rajya Sabha members defecting to the BJP on Thursday. Naidu, who is in Europe along with his family members, held a teleconference with party leaders available at his residence in Amaravati. […]