Andhra Pradesh

Polling official in Andhra hands over EVMs a day late, claims he was sleeping

Polling in the Penamaluru segment, which had 303 polling booths, went on till late in the night on April 11, as a few EVMs were found to have glitches.

Pregnant woman in AP assaulted over dowry by husband, cut with a blade

In a video of the incident which surfaced, the woman, identified as Rajeshwari, is seen with deep cuts visible on her left hand

Aadhaar data stolen by I-T Grids proves UIDAI's main database can be breached: Experts

The UIDAI’s central database contains the biometric data of users, which the UIDAI claims to have been protecting with ‘13 feet high, 5 feet thick walls’.

In Andhra's drought-prone Prakasam, a water black market thrives

The district’s water scarcity has created a black market and the AP state government can't control the pilferage.

At the heart of Andhra’s booming capital lies a quaint ashram for rationalists

The Charvaka Ashram set up in 1973 has stood the test of time and continues to further the cause of the rationalist movement.

TDP MLA Bonda Uma booked for assaulting businessman during poll campaign in Vijayawada

The incident took place on April 8 when Bonda Umamaheswara Rao and his two sons allegedly assaulted Koganti Satyam, who was campaigning for YSRCP's Malladi Vishnu in Vijayawada Central.

Andhra registers 79.74% polling as EC revises final turnout

The EC revised its final figures as polling was marred by delay due to the non-functioning of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).

TDP does not trust EVMs after several malfunction, seeks total number of votes polled

Alleging several instances of EVM malfunction, the party has claimed that many of the votes cast on the day of polls could go missing from the final count because of the EVMs.

VVPAT slips found strewn across Nellore school: Officials say they were dummies

Authorities who were flagged by journalists visited the school and clarified that the slips were generated during mock polls.

'Andhra CM Naidu misusing state machinery': Jagan meets Governor

"Instead of gracefully accepting the people’s verdict, Naidu has been trying to make a mockery of it," Jagan said.