Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy (File Photo/IANS)

Andhra CM directed to appear in CBI court in DA case

Hyderabad: In a big setback to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, a CBI special court here on Friday directed him to appear personally in the court on January 10 in the disproportionate assets case. If Jagan Mohan Reddy appears personally next week, this would be his first appearance in the court as the […]

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3 minors raped in Andhra despite passing of stringent laws

Amaravati: Sexual offences against women and children continued unabated despite Andhra Pradesh passing stringent laws to provide for harshest punishment to the guilty in such cases. A day after the state Assembly passed two Bills to ensure death penalty for rapists and life imprisonment for those found guilty of sexual assault on children, three incidents of […]

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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 […]