A small-time Telugu actress was today arrested by the Andhra Pradesh Police in Kurnool in connection with the smuggling of red sanders in the state. The actress, 27-year-old Neetu Agarwal, had been on the run after being booked in connection with the smuggling case.
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.