Andhra Pradesh

NHRC issues notice to Andhra govt on 32 bonded labourers rescued from Anantapur

The NHRC has taken suo motu cognisance of the case and sought a detailed report from the chief secretary within one week.

Hours before killing self, Andhra student accuses cop of harassment in voice note

21-year-old Murali, a final year degree student, sold tea at night in Gannavaram, and his friends say that he was familiar with most local cops and reporters.

EC to probe YSRCP MLA Sridevi's caste status, after complaint alleges she's Christian

Sridevi, who was elected in a seat, reserved for the SC category, now has to appear before the authorities on November 26 to prove her caste status.

Andhra govt hikes subsidy for Muslims and Christian pilgrims

The state has allocated an additional amount of Rs 14.22 crore for the hike in the subsidy amount for the pilgrimages.

Video: Man in drunken condition chases cop with dummy sword in Vizag, arrested

The incident took place at the VMRDA Children Theatre in the city.

Andhra govt to shut 40% of all bars in the state, says CM Jagan

The YSRCP government also proposes to increase liquor price in bars to further discourage its consumption.

32 bonded labourers including 12 minors rescued from brick-kiln in Andhra

Based on the Collector's order, a team of officials from Revenue, Child Welfare and Labour Welfare departments along with police carried out the joint operation.

Why Jagan is forced to make a slow U-turn in his ‘friendly’ approach to KCR

The reason for Jagan’s U-turn? Water is not something that Jagan is willing to risk.

Six-year-old girl allegedly thrown off three-storey building in Andhra by uncle

The girl, Janaki, was rushed to a hospital in critical condition and is currently in a coma.

Family friend kidnaps and sexually abuses minor sisters in AP, threatens them into silence

The case also highlights why it’s important to talk to children about sexual abuse.