Srinivasa Rao is Senior Assistant Editor based out of Hyderabad covering developments in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana . He has over three decades of reporting experience.
Articles by Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
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The Hyderabad high court on Monday asked the Andhra Pradesh government to declare whether the dreaded CPI (Maoist) central committee member Akkiraju Haragopal alias Ramakrishna alias RK is dead or alive in the custody of the police.
Suddala Sudhakar Teja is neither an influential politician, nor a senior bureaucrat. Yet, he carries so much clout in Telanagana run by chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) that nothing gets built in the state without his approval.
CPI(Maoist) alleged that Andhra Pradesh CM Naidu, in collusion with the Centre, had resorted to the massacre of Maoist leaders and cadre in a covert operation on the Andhra-Odisha border on Monday.
Andhra Pradesh and Odisha braced up on Wednesday to meet any eventuality of a cyclone possibly hitting their coast, even as experts said the intensity of the brewing storm will be known in the next 48 hours.
The unprecedented rains in Telangana this monsoon season that damaged crops and brought Hyderabad to a standstill has an unprecedented result ---- highest ground water level in recent years.
Police sources said the bodies of three Maoists were discovered some time after the encounter resumed on Tuesday.
Updated on Oct 25, 2016 10:40 AM IST
BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
Monday’s killing of 24 Maoists in the Malkangiri forests of Odisha, barely 10 km from the Andhra border, has lent credence to the suspicion that the outlawed extremist outfit was trying to regain entry into Andhra Pradesh.
At least 19 Maoists were killed and two of the security forces injured in an encounter on the Andhra Pradesh -Odisha border early on Monday morning.
Expressing concern over the growing atrocities on Dalits and tribals in the country, the Rasthriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Sunday expressed its commitment to the empowerment of the marginalised sections of the Hindu society.
Around 8,000 employees travel to the new secretariat every Monday and return on Friday in a packed special train.
Revolutionary balladeer Gaddar is not actively associated with the Maoists, but he continues to champion their ideology and fight against Operation Green Hunt taken up by the state government against Maoists.
After Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, it is now the turn of his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao to become the subject of a political biopic.
The net worth of Telugu Desam Party president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu’s assets is Rs 67 lakh, according to a declaration by his son Lokesh Naidu on Thursday.
The head priest at the Chilkur Balaji temple has filed a petition in the Hyderabad high court demanding Telangana be given more than Rs 1,000 crore in revenues by the Lord Venkateshwara temple at Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh.
Investigation into the death of a 13-year-old Jain girl after 68 days of fasting has ground to a halt as Hyderabad Police say they can’t proceed in the absence of physical clues or a post-mortem report.
The Andhra Pradesh lokayukta on Thursday sought a report from the Hyderabad police on the action taken in the case of 13-year-old Jain girl Aradhana Samdariya, who died during a 68-day ritualistic fast.
The parents of a 13-year-old girl who died after fasting for 68 days in Hyderabad have gone into hiding fearing arrest, but they continue to be under the spotlight along with the Jain ritual of ‘tapasya’ which allegedly claimed their daughter’s life.
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has embarked on a mission to fulfill his vow to gods and goddesses by presenting them with gold ornaments worth crores of rupees, belonging to public exchequer, for realising his dream of the formation of Telangana state.
A 13-year-old girl died in Hyderabad after fasting for 68 days straight as a part of a Jain ritual.
The government says the rule is both a necessity and a tool to promote local culture, which has been long neglected under the shadow of erstwhile Andhra Pradesh.
Unable to bear the death of his bosom friend in a tragic road accident, a youth committed suicide by jumping in front a running train in Hyderabad on Wednesday morning.
Bathukamma has been around for long in a part of peninsular India as a vibrant women-centric annual floral festival, but this time it looks set to be celebrated far beyond the traditional limits of Telangana.