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TN demands probe into forest killings by AP cops

While the Tamil Nadu government has asked the Andhra Pradesh to order for an enquiry on the police shooting, in which 20 people mainly from Tamil Nadu were killed on Tuesday, the National Human Rig

Tribals are at the mercy of forest gangs in TN and AP

Killing of 20 unarmed men in the forests of Chittoor near the abode of Lord Balaji in Tirumala by Andhra Pradesh special task force personnel is being termed as brutal massacre by the activists.

Telangana to set up SIT for encounter probe, AP continues crackdown

After questions were raised by the civil society, the Telangana government has formed a special investigation team to inquire into the April 7 encounter of Nalgonda district , in which five suspect

Karnataka leads in students’ awareness campaign on Swachh Bharat in urban areas

Southern states lead in awareness campaign under Swachh Bharat mission in urban areas. According to the urban development ministry Karnataka, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Goa and Andhra Prade

AP gets on board Tata Trusts to develop 264 villages

Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu is putting focus back on developing rural areas and can no longer be called the urban politician.  The Andhra Pradesh government,

Naidu makes case for special status, seeks centre’s support for AP

Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu has said that the state is eminently qualified for Special Category Status (SCS) by virtue of unviable nature of the state finances, and also becau

Evening digest: After storming BCCI office, Sena threatens Pak umpire to leave India

Shiv Sena threatened Pakistani cricket umpire Aleem Dar on Monday to quit the current series between India and South Africa, shortly after storming BCCI’s Mumbai office to protest a planned m

Andhra Pradesh first state to become Open Defecation Free in urban areas

Andhra Pradesh is set to become the first state in the country to make all of its urban areas ‘Open Defecation Free’ by October 2 this year, marking the two years of the launch of Swach

“India is a global power, and I am talking to people who escaped slavery”

They live as whole families in small straw huts they made with their bare hands, on a patch of land miles away from the nearest town. It looks desolate. But it is, they tell me, “paradise&rdq

The dilemma of ‘study hour’

Rema Devi of class 6 reaches her school in Nagayalanka block in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh (AP) at around 9 in the morning. At 7 pm she continues to be in school. Her legs ache. She has bee

ONGC gets Andhra Pradesh support for oil and gas exploration and production

Andhra Pradesh government and ONGC — a Maharatna PSU signed an agreement on January 27 to take forward all critical oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) activities to the state.

Business goes north

Tyre manufacturer MRF (originally Madras Rubber Factory), which enjoys instant brand recall thanks to the presence of its logo on cricket superstar Virat Kohli’s bat, figures among the most p

Ripe for a new deal

Wherever you look, the red fruit can be seen growing in large patches. In fact, the red is the green in Rayalseema, the southern part of Andhra Pradesh. But tomato growers here are mostly in a dile

Amaravati: Some lessons from Singapore

Farmers from villages of Amaravati are visiting Singapore for an on-the-ground study of developmental programmes there. They have an opportunity to see how land bought from them by the Andhra P

Are chinks showing in the NDA armour?

Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu’s decision to pull out two ministers from the BJP-led NDA government has shown the first cracks in the coalition.

Naidu’s habitual brinkmanship won’t work with Modi

Just a few months before the Lok Sabha elections of 2004, the BJP had held its national executive in Hyderabad to chart out the future course of action. Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu

Simple facts about Special Status states

N Chandrababu Naidu-led Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Friday parted ways from the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at the centre. The official quitting of the alliance was pr

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