Students fought pitched battles with security personnel on the Osmania University campus for the second consecutive day on Monday while some Congress legislators from Telangana disrupted Governor E. S. L. Narasimhan’s address to the joint session of the Andhra Pradesh Assembly and Council.
The legislators were protesting against the terms of reference of Justice Srikrishna panel, set up by the Centre to examine the issue of statehood.
The Andhra Pradesh government has asked Deccan Chargers to not take part in the upcoming cash rich and lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL-3) if the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) refused to shift opening match to Hyderabad.
Andhra Pradesh sports minister K Venkat Reddy admitted that through a communiqué honorable Chief Minister K Rosaiah and he have urged former BCCI chief Sharad Pawar to hold inaugural match in Hyderabad.
Mr. Reddy added that they have asked Deccan Chargers to not play in the IPL-3 if the match is not shifted back to the Hyderabad and the whole state is united on this decision.
South Zone skipper Dinesh Karthik has scored unbeaten century against West Zone in the final of the Duleep Trophy as South Zone scored 356 runs for loss of nine wickets at the end of the first day of the test match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Tuesday.
Karthik won the toss in the morning and opted to bat first. South Zone was looking in great trouble with both their opener back in the pavilion with just 34 runs on the board. But Karthik held one end and smashed unbeaten 161 runs to lead his team to a good total.
The 15 times champions West Zone will take on South Zone in the final match of the Duleep Trophy to be played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad on Tuesday.
Both teams have been affected badly by non-availability of their key players for the final match as nearly 11 players of both teams have left their team to play in the Board President's XI team which will play in the warm-up match against South Africa in Nagpur.
The Hyderabad-based Indian School of Business (ISB) has been placed 12th in the world B-School rankings published by the Financial Times.
This is the third successive year when ISB, which was set up in 2001, found a place among the top 20 in the group of top 100 B-Schools globally.
Previously, the B-School was ranked 15th in 2009 and 20th in 2008.
While talking to media over telephone, newly-appointed Dean of ISB Ajit Rangnekar stated that the latest achievement shows the constancy of growth the B-school is showing throughout the world.
Hyderabad, Jan 23 : Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj Saturday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will launch nationwide protests on price rise next week.
The BJP leader told reporters here that the party would also attack the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government on the price rise issue in the budget session of parliament.
"In the budget session, we will attack this government, especially on price rise, as this is the major issue of the common man of this country," she said.
Hyderabad, Jan 18 - Rich tributes were paid to former Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder N. T. Rama Rao on his 14th death anniversary while his daughter and central minister D. Purandareswari demanded Bharat Ratna for him.
Family members of the film actor-turned-politician paid floral tributes to him at NTR Ghat on the banks of Hussain Sagar Lake here.
TDP chief and NTR's son-in-law N. Chandrababu Naidu, son N. Harikrishna, grandson Junior NTR and other family members visited NTR Ghat.
Hyderabad, Jan 11 : A city court Monday granted bail to two editors of Telugu television channel TV 5 arrested for airing an unsubstantiated story about an alleged conspiracy behind the death of then chief minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy in a chopper crash.
The story based on a report by a Russian website had led to attacks on Reliance outlets across Andhra Pradesh Thursday night as the report alleged that the company had a role in the helicopter crash that killed YSR on Sep 2 last year.
Hyderabad, Jan 11 : The bail petition of an Australian arrested on an attempt to murder charge in coastal city of Visakhapatnam is expected to come up for hearing Tuesday.
Justin Lewis Reibel, 30, was arrested Jan 8 after he shot a local resident on the beach with an air rifle for allegedly urinating in public.
The local police, however, disputed his version and said the victim was walking on the road with his brother when shot.
Hyderabad, Jan 11 : A city court Monday sent to jail for two weeks a student leader for his alleged involvement in the attacks on Reliance outlets in Andhra Pradesh last week.
Hyderabad, Jan 9 : Journalists in Andhra Pradesh Saturday staged protests against the arrests of two editors of a Telugu television channel for airing an unsubstantiated story about an alleged conspiracy behind the death of former chief minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy in a chopper crash last year.
Police arrested dozens of media persons who staged a demonstration here. Indian Journalists Union secretary Srinivas Reddy met Chief Minister K. Rosaiah and lodged a protest with him.
"We condemn the arrests of the two editors. While they are available for any probe, the police are treating them like criminals by arresting them and keeping them in custody throughout the night," Srinivas told reporters.
Hyderabad, Jan 8 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Friday urged the central government to speed up the probe by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the helicopter crash that killed the then chief minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy.
State Home Minister P. Sabita Indra Reddy told reporters that the chief minister spoke to union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on phone and requested him to speed up the probe into Sep 2 helicopter crash.
Hyderabad, Jan 8 - Andhra Pradesh police Friday booked a case against a Telugu television channel for airing a "baseless and malicious" report about the alleged conspiracy behind the death of chief minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy in a helicopter crash last year.
Police booked a case against TV 5, which aired the story based on a report on a Russian website. Cases under sections 153/3A (provocation with intent to cause riot) and 502 A (sale of printed or engraved substance containing defamatory matter) were registered at Jubilee Hills police station here.
Hyderabad, Jan 7 - Bus fares in Andhra Pradesh were increased by a steep 20 to 25 percent, evoking strong protest by opposition parties Thursday even as the state government claimed the move was taken without its knowledge.
Hyderabad, Jan 5 : There were mixed reactions to the outcome of the all-party meeting held in New Delhi Tuesday on the Telangana issue.
Parties and leaders supporting the demand for statehood to the region saw it as a step forward in carving out Telangana state while those from coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema were satisfied that the central government agreed for consultations before taking a decision.
Hyderabad, Jan 5 : Continuing its silence over the demand for statehood to Telangana, the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) Tuesday urged the central government to impose president's rule in Andhra Pradesh to restore peace.
MIM, one of the eight parties that attended the meeting called by union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, suggested that the government set up a committee for wider consultation over the Telangana issue.
Hyderabad, Jan 5 - Carry lots of food and water if you are taking a train passing through Andhra Pradesh. This is what authorities are saying in view of the unending rail blockades in the state.
Transport services across Andhra Pradesh have again been hit as supporters and opponents of a separate Telangana state stopped trains and buses.
Hyderabad, Jan 5 - Train services across Andhra Pradesh were affected Tuesday as groups supporting and opposing a separate Telangana state stopped several trains. Railway authorities cancelled 89 trains as a precautionary measure.
The "rail roko" protests in Telangana on one side and coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema on the other coincided with the crucial all-party meeting being held in New Delhi on the Telangana issue.
Vijayawada, Jan 4 : Normal life was disrupted in the non-Telangana regions of Andhra Pradesh on Monday following a shut down called by the All Party Joint Action Committee (JAC) in support of a United Andhra Pradesh.
Schools, colleges, shops and other business establishments remained closed.
The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) suspended its services in all three regions of the state – Telangana, Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema as a precautionary measure.
The APSRTC, however, is operating buses going to the temple town of Tirupati.
Hyderabad, Jan 4 : A day ahead of the all-party meeting in New Delhi to discuss statehood to Telangana, Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress and main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Monday continued to be undecided on their stand and were likely to put forward a divided opinion.
While the representatives of both the parties from Telangana will urge the central government to immediately start the process for formation of Telangana state, their counterparts from Andhra region will oppose any bifurcation of the state.