NTR’s son gets 6 months in jail in cheque bounce case

A local court has sentenced former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N T Rama Rao’s son Nandamuri Jayakrishna to six months’ simple imprisonment in connection with a 2015 cheque bounce case. The tenth Special Magistrate court yesterday found Jayakrishna, proprietor of Rama Krishna theatre at Abids here, guilty under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act. […]

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SC pulls up five states for not appointing food commissions

The Supreme Court today pulled up the governments of drought-hit states of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Karnataka for not appointing state food commissions or making them operational. A bench of Justices M B Lokur and N V Ramana, which had summoned the Chief Secretaries of ten states on the issue, directed that […]

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Uttarakhand High Court CJ transferred to Andhra Pradesh

The Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court, K M Joseph, who was recently in the news for quashing President’s Rule in Uttarakhand, has been transferred to the Andhra Pradesh High Court in Hyderabad. Justice Joseph, who assumed charge as the Chief Justice of Uttarakhand in July 2014, is an alumnus of the Government Law […]

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AP As’ly Speaker murder: Maoist produced in court

A top Maoist leader, accused in the murder case of former Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Duddilla Sripada Rao in 1999, was today produced before a local court which extended his judicial remand till September 15. Maoist leader Akhilesh Jadhav was brought from Central Prison at Cherlapalli in Hyderabad and produced before Karimnagar Additional Judicial First Class […]

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Amway CEO in Khammam PC; nine cases across AP

The Khammam police in Andhra Pradesh took Amway India CEO William Scott Pinckney into custody today following registration of a case against the direct selling company. Amway is facing nine criminal cases at various places in Andhra Pradesh. A court in Kurnool district also rejected Pinckney’s bail petition and granted his five-day remand to Kurnool […]

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Former Andhra Pradesh Minister Mopidevi granted interim bail

Bail to former Andhra Pradesh Minister Mopidevi Venkata Ramana Rao has been granted by a special CBI court, Mopidevi is an accused in disproportionate assets case involving YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy, to enable him to go on Sabarimala pilgrimage. The court allowed Mopidevi an interim bail for 10-days from December 24 to […]

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Court confirms 7-year jail to two for bid on Naidu

In Andhra Pradesh’s  Chittoor district upheld the seven-year sentence awarded to two men for attempting to assassinate former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. The fourth district court of Chittoor, however, struck down the lower court’s order sentencing Maoist leader Panduranga Reddy alias Sagar and gelatin stick trader Gangi Reddy to seven-year jail due to lack […]

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Reddy was ready to offer Rs 100 cr in Cash-for-bail scam

Suspended district judge of  Hyderabad small causes court Lakshmi Narasimha Rao made a blast in Cash for bail scam, in his confessional statement, said Gali Janardhana Reddy’s men were in fact ready to spend even Rs 100 crore as against Rs 10 crore or Rs 20 crore reported earlier, who is currently implicated in the […]

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Andhra HC not to intervene in financial assistance to Ministers

In case of legal aid to ministers the AP High Court denied from entertaining and adjudicating a writ petition filed challenging the State government’s order to provide financial assistance to Ministers who have been served notices by the Supreme Court.  The Supreme court had ordered notice to six ministers seeking explanation why the petition filed, […]

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Andhra HC: “Don’t release Nagarjuna Sagar water if level falls”

The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday directed the state government not to release water from Nagarjuna Sagar to Krishna delta if the water level in the reservoir is below 510 feet.  According to the order the government will have to stop release of water from the dam in Telangana to the downstream districts in […]

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