Andhra Pradesh

Inside a cockfight colosseum in Andhra: A banned blood sport, a multi-crore industry

The administration remains a mute spectator during every festive season in prohibiting cockfights since the festival receives active political patronage.

Defying SC order, cockfights held at several places in Andhra

The cockfights reportedly took place in the open in the districts of Krishna, West Godavari, East Godavari and Visakhapatnam.

More Olive Ridley turtles wash up dead at Vizag beach: But don’t panic, say activists

Activists who work with authorities say that it is common for a few deaths to be reported every year.

Cockfight organisers will be arrested, Andhra district SP warns

"Everyone should celebrate the festival along with their families, not with these games,” the police said.

AP, Telangana passengers forced to pay more as bus fare shoots up in Sankranthi rush

While private bus operators are charging nearly double the regular fare, even state-run buses are charging extra for the festival season.

After Karnataka, will BJP rope in UP CM Yogi Adityanath to campaign in Telugu states?

As Yogi Adityanath emerges as a key pan-national figure, BJP leaders in the Telugu states hope to use the UP CM to capture the Hindu vote bank.

ED arrests former Director of Andhra Bank in Rs 5,000-cr fraud case

Anup Prakash Garg was arrested after day-long questioning, under charges of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Andhra HC at Amaravati: Panel to visit Vijayawada, as advocates demand HC at Kurnool

Andhra CM Naidu wants the court to begin functioning in the state, by June this year.

Hyd man files police complaint against Kanimozhi for remarks on Tirupati

DMK leader Kanimozhi took a jibe at believers while speaking at the World Atheist Conference.

Ban on cockfights to stay, Supreme Court dismisses plea

Politicians of all hues, businessmen and celebrities participate in the cockfights organised during the week-long holidays.