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Rain-battered coastal Andhra braces for cyclone

Hyderabad: The coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh, already battered by heavy rains that have claimed 26 lives so far, is now threatened by a cyclonic storm, officials said on Thursday.

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Andhra faces severe cyclone threat, over 400,000 affected

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh is facing the threat of a cyclonic storm while heavy rains in the coastal region have claimed 20 lives and damaged crops in over 100,000 hectares, officials said Tuesday.


Environment ministry seeks explanation from AP over Polavaram

The environment ministry has sought an explanation from the Andhra Pradesh government for beginning work on the controversial Polavaram irrigation project without holding public hearings in the nearby

While Andhra celebrates, Telangana activists mark 'black day'

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh formation day celebrations began Monday morning amid protests in Telangana, where groups fighting for a separate state are observing the anniversary as a 'black day'.


Black day: Tension in Telangana mars Andhra formation day

Hyderabad: Tension, large scale protests, road blockades and attacks on the houses of ministers and legislators in Telangana marred the 54th Andhra Pradesh formation day celebrations on Monday.


Pro-Telangana students protest in Hyderabad, many arrested

Hyderabad: A day ahead of Andhra Pradesh formation day, pro-Telangana students on Sunday sought to lay siege to the residences of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K Rosaiah and his ministers demanding th

Bhanwarlal named AP chief electoral officer

Bhanwarlal, an IAS officer of 1983 batch, has been appointed as the chief electoral officer of Andhra Pradesh. State chief secretary, S.V.

SC to hear Polavaram on Oct. 4

New Delhi, Sept. 17: The Supreme Court on Friday posted to October 4 the hearing of the fresh plea filed by Orissa opposing the environmental clearance given to the controversial Polavaram project in

Nationwide strike cripples banking operations in AP

Insurance and banking services in Andhra Pradesh were severely affected on Tuesday as thousands of employees participated in the nationwide strike called by central trade unions against price rise, al

Bandh hits coal production in Singareni

The mining operations at the Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) spread over four districts — Khammam, Warangal, Karimnagar and Adilabad — were affected on Tuesday due to the day-long bandh ca

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