Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan (File Photo: Faceook)

Andhra Governor approves bills for trifurcation of state capital

Amaravati: Clearing the decks for trifurcation of Andhra Pradesh capital, Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on Friday gave his assent to the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill, 2020, and the AP Capital Region Development Authority (Repeal) Bill, 2020, passed by the State Legislature. Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government on July 17 had […]

Andhra Pradesh: Tourism department offical held for assaulting differently-abled woman who asked him to wear mask

Amaravati: After a public uproar, the Andhra Pradesh police on Tuesday arrested a government official, since suspended from service, on charge of brutally assaulting a differently-abled woman colleague in office after she advised him to wear a face mask. The incident occurred in the Tourism Department’s office in Nellore on June 27 but came to […]

Andhra Pradesh: Officials shake hands with man recovered from coronavirus

Amaravati: Avoiding handshake is a key social distancing norm in the wake of global pandemic coronavirus, but top politicians and officials in a town in Andhra Pradesh shook hands with a man as the latter walked out of a hospital after treatment for Covid-19. The incident occurred in Kakinada town on Friday when the 22-year-old […]