Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has asked party leaders to demand votes from people, controversially saying at a function that those who do not like his government, they have his namaskaram - symbolically suggesting he wants nothing to do with them.
Banned by all domestic airlines from flights for creating a ruckus at the Visakhapatnam airport, TDP lawmaker JC Diwakar Reddy on Friday took an international flight to Europe. Sources close to Mr Reddy told NDTV that the parliamentarian was on his way to France for a week-long vacation that he had planned much in advance.
Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today said he will get the entire incident involving Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP JC Diwakar Reddy at Vizag airport "enquired into" and will ensure that "lawful outcomes" follow.
Written by Uma Sudhir | Friday June 16, 2017, Hyderabad
Tears continue to stream down Subbalakshmi's cheeks. She cannot believe she is back home in India. Held captive in Saudi Arabia, the 40-year-old woman from Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh had lost all hope of ever returning and seeing her three children and husband. But then, her prayers were answered.
After the news of fake eggs being sold at a Kolkata market triggered panic across the country, now the news of plastic rice being sold at some grocery outlets in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana has taken the internet by storm. Consumption of plastic rice is dangerous for health and can even lead to deadly diseases like cancer and birth defects.
While producers and suppliers are trying to cheat consumers by selling plastic rice or fake rice, we have good news for all. Here is how you can identify plastic rice and restrict yourself from consumption:
The bodies of a software engineer and his son, who drowned in a swimming pool in the US, are expected to reach India tomorrow. Nagaraju Surepalli, 31, who was from Guntur in Andhra Pradesh, was working with Infosys. He and his three-year-old son had died last week.
Chandrababu Naidu has launched a grievance redressal channel called 'People First'. The helpline helps a person, who has paid a bribe for availing of any government service in the state, to get their money back from the very person who fleeced them.
The Andhra Pradesh government has asked the central government to consider reducing tax on biogas, cashew kernels and textile, among others, under the new Goods and Services Tax, state Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu has said.