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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 […]

Sushma Swaraj (File Photo)

Sushma denies reports of her appointment as Andhra Governor

New Delhi: Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday denied reports that she has been appointed Governor of Andhra Pradesh. “The news about my appointment as Governor of Andhra Pradesh is not true,” she tweeted. The news about my appointment as Governor of Andhra Pradesh is not true. — Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) June 10, 2019 […]

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

Andhra CM Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy to have five deputy CMs

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday said he will have five deputy chief ministers. He announced this while addressing newly-elected legislators of the YSR Congress Party on Friday, a day before cabinet expansion. Jagan Reddy, who took oath as the Chief Minister on May 30, will have deputy chief ministers from […]

YSR Congress chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy (File Photo/IANS)

Jagan announces call centre in CMO to tackle corruption

Vijayawada:  Come August 15, people in Andhra Pradesh may directly complain to the Chief Minister’s Office about corruption, discrimination or on not receiving benefits of government schemes. A call centre will be opened in the CMO to receive the complaints from people. This was announced on Thursday by Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy soon after taking […]

YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday met Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan (Photo: IANS)

Jagan meets Andhra Governor, stakes claim to form government

Hyderabad:  YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday met Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan and formally staked claim to form the government. Hours after he was unanimously elected as the leader by newly-elected legislators of the YSRCP at Amaravati, Jagan Mohan Reddy landed in Hyderabad to meet the Governor. Accompanied by few […]

Andhra Pradesh CM N. Chandrababu Naidu (IANS Photo)

Chandrababu Naidu resigns as Andhra Pradesh CM

Amaravati:  Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday resigned following his Telugu Desam Party’s defeat in Assembly elections. Naidu sent his resignation to Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan, who accepted it and asked Naidu to continue till alternate arrangements were made. The Governor is set to invite YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) to form the government. […]