Andhra Pradesh

Cyclone Asani likely to weaken over the Bay of Bengal today

Severe cyclone Asani raged over the Bay of Bengal packing a wind speed of 105 km per hour amidst indication of a gradual weakening later today.

India says 330 million hit by drought

Some 330 million people in 256 districts are affected by severe drought in India, the government tells the Supreme Court.

Non-bailable warrant issued against Dhoni

A non-bailable warrant is issued against Mahendra Singh Dhoni in a local court in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh for a morphed picture of India's limited-overs' captain that appeared on the cover of a magazine in April 2013.

13 dead in Andhra Pradesh road accident

Thirteen people, including three children, were killed on Saturday and ten others injured when a mini-truck carrying a marriage party collided with a bus at Andhra Pradesh.

Europe’s dilemma is a stark closer to Asia

Persecuted Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar and thousands of Bangladeshi nationals have undertaken perilous journeys across the Andaman Sea to reach countries in Southeast Asia.

India stampede kills 27 pilgrims

At least 27 pilgrims die in a stampede on the banks of a holy river in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

21 killed as vehicle plunges into Indian river

In a ghastly road accident 22 people including nine women and seven children are killed as a cruiser van fell into the river Godavari at Andhra Pradesh in India.

Delhi wakes up to a cooler morning

Delhi, surrounding areas wake up to a cooler morning as mercury dropped to around 30°C from weeks of unrelenting temperatures caused by a heat wave that killed over 2,200 people in India.

Indian heatwave toll rises to 1,700

The massive heatwave sweeping India is starting to ease, with forecasts of rain in some affected states.

May 23, 2015
May 23, 2015

Heat wave kills 200 in India

More than 100 people are felled by a blazing heat wave alone in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh with the mercury hovering at 47 degrees Celsius at several places across the two states even as the death toll crossed 200 in the two states in the last three days.

April 7, 2015
April 7, 2015

20 Indian smugglers killed in clash with cops

Twenty suspected red sandalwood smugglers are killed during a clash with police in southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh