Japan's Yokohama City Council has come forward to collaborate with Andhra Pradesh to develop Kakinada district headquarters into a smart city, Andhra Pradesh Government officials announced in Hyderabad on Wednesday.
YSR Congress president and Leader of Opposition in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly YS Jagan Mohan Reddy criticised a proposal to acquire 15,000 acres of land for an international airport at Bhogapuram district despite protests by locals.
There appears to be no end to the controversy over the killing of 20 men by the Andhra Pradesh police in a forest clearing two weeks ago. The police claim the men were part of a gang of red sandalwood smugglers who attacked a police team, leaving it with no choice but to retaliate.
A three-member team of doctors from the Osmania Hospital arrived in Chennai today to conduct fresh autopsy of six of the victims of the police firing in Seshachalam forests of Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh on April 7.
Written by Uma Sudhir | Thursday April 16, 2015, Hyderabad
The Hyderabad High Court has ordered a second autopsy on the body of Sasi Kumar, one of the 20 alleged red sanders smugglers killed by policemen in a controversial encounter in the forests of Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh last week.