Opposition YSR Congress today alleged that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is "mum" about special status to the state as he is playing into the hands of the Centre to "save his skin".
Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya today requested External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to secure release of two persons from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana who have been kidnapped in Libya allegedly by Islamic State (IS) terror group.
The wide network of postal offices in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh can be used to implement various social welfare schemes of the Centre, Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya said in Hyderabad today.
YSR Congress has announced that it will hold a dharna on August 10 at Jantar Mantar in Delhi to protest against the Centre's "delay" in granting special status to Andhra Pradesh and to highlight the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) government's "indifference" on the issue.
With plans to make its capital city Amaravati, coming up in Vijayawada region, an international tourist destination, Andhra Pradesh government is mulling to set up a 'Monastery Boulevard' where Buddhist monasteries can be built, like in Bihar's Bodh Gaya.
With the Japanese government agencies and private companies showing interest in investing in Andhra Pradesh and joining the development of the state capital, Japanese language courses are being introduced in three major universities in the state.
A vocal concert by eminent Carnatic singer M Balamuralikrishna, a group dance of 'Kuchipudi', a scintillating laser show and a colourful and pious 'arti' were some of the highlights of the concluding events of the Godavari 'Maha Pushkaram' in Andhra Pradesh tonight.
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the amendments to the land acquisition bill during his visit to the drought struck area of Anantpur- infamous for farmer suicides in Andhra Pradesh.
Rahul Gandhi would today undertake a 'padayatra' in Andhra Pradesh's drought-hit Anantapur district, setting off from a village where Indira Gandhi addressed a meeting in 1979, to highlight the issues faced by farmers and women self-help groups.