A 30-year-old teacher at a private college in Nellore district allegedly hanged herself at her residence after making a selfie video in which she entreated her boyfriend to visit her "after death", police said today.
Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham today ended his indefinite fast, he had begun on Friday to demand quota for the community, after "assurances" from the Andhran Pradesh government, including allocation of Rs 1000 crore annually to Kapu welfare corporation.
Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham, whose fast-until death entered the second day today, in support of the demand for inclusion of the community in Backward Classes category, said he is determined to continue with the stir.
Former minister and Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham today began an indefinite fast along with his wife in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district demanding inclusion of the community in Backward Classes category.
Pitching for a special status for Andhra Pradesh, Rahul Gandhi today said that it was the responsibility of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to fulfill the promise given by his predecessor (UPA) government when Telangana was carved out as a separate state.
Members of the Kapu community in Andhra Pradesh had last night called off a protest that turned violent, but their leader Mudraguda Padmanabham said on Monday that the agitation will continue if the state government does not respond to their demands by this evening.
Indian railways either cancelled or diverted several trains passing through coastal Andhra Pradesh in view of the violence that broke out during protests by the Kapu community over their demand for quotas.
Written by Uma Sudhir | Sunday January 31, 2016, Hyderabad
Violent protests were witnessed in Andhra Pradesh's East Godawari district after the Kapu community, who were demanding reservation and Backward Classes status, blocked highways and railway lines, and set fire to train bogies.
A massive cache of detonators and gelatin sticks, illegally kept in Bobbili village in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district, was seized today and two godown owners were arrested in the case, police said.