2019 polls: AP CEO says he was functioning strictly under norms

“I will not react to what the Chief Minister wrote in the letter (to the Chief Election Commissioner). I will only implement the instructions issued by the CEC,” said Andhra Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer Gopal Krishna Dwivedi yesterday. Continue Reading

I am disappointed with BJP: Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan

Addressing mediapersons in Chennai this evening, Pawan Kalyan said, “In 2019, there will be a coalition force comprising regional parties. I am meeting all of them.” Continue Reading

Attack on Jagan: AP CM blames Centre, TRS for conspiring

Hours after the attack on YSR Congress president Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu Thursday hit out at the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre and Telangana Rashtra Samithi for “conspiring” against his government and trying to destabilise the state. Continue Reading

Araku murders: CM Naidu visits kin of slain TDP leaders

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu Friday visited the homes of two TDP leaders, gunned down by Maoists at Lippitiputta village when they went to take part in a “grama darsini” (village visit) programme on 23 September. Continue Reading

Youth commits suicide over AP special category status

A 28-year-old unemployed man committed ‘suicide’ by hanging himself from a cellphone tower in the district. The suicide is suspected to be over special category status for Andhra Pradesh, police said. Continue Reading