AP stands for Ahmed Patel: ED in explosive chargesheet against James Michel

New Delhi, Apr 05: The AP in the notes prepared by alleged AgustaWestland middleman James Christian Michel means Ahmed Patel, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has said in an explosive chargesheet.

The recipients of the kickback include several categories of persons namely Air Force officials, bureaucrats including defence ministry officials and top political leaders of the then ruling party. As per Christian Michel James, ‘AP’ means Ahmed Patel and ‘Fam’ means Family,” the ED said.

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AP, WB withdraw consent for CBI probe: Impact and what the law states

New Delhi, Nov 17: The Central Bureau of Investigation which has been stung by an internal war found itself in the news once again. This time it was after both the Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal governments withdrew general consent for CBI probes in the respective states.

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In CBI bribery case, three politicians from AP-Telangana under scanner

New Delhi, Oct 24: In the ongoing probe against special director, CBI, Rakesh Asthana, some big names are expected to roll out. The conversations between Moin Qureshi and a few politicians from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are under the scanner of the investigating agency.

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To make a comeback in AP, naxal plan to execute a 20 year old hit-list

Anantpur, Oct 11: The Andhra Pradesh police and Intelligence Bureau has sounded a high alert about the possibility of naxal attacks in the state. The alert says that the naxals would look to target politicians.

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Wakeup call: Naxals aim to consolidate in south through killing of AP MLA

sarveswararao-somaVisakhapatnam, Sep 25: A group of naxalites comprising several women shot dead a legislator and a former lawmaker in the Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.

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Third front: Why it would derail in Telangana, AP

The plans to set up a third front are no doubt intensifying, but the inclusion of the Congress could hamper the idea in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Mamata Banerjee has been leading the bandwagon and is trying to get like-minded parties including the Congress on board.

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TDP’s exit an opportunity for party to grow in AP: BJP

New Delhi: Hours after Chandrababu Naidu-led Telugu Desam Party (TDP) walked out of NDA government, the BJP on Friday said that TDP’s exit was a timely opportunity for the saffron party to grow in Andhra Pradesh.

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Interest in the ISIS: Kerala tops, followed by TN, AP, Karnataka

isisnewThe state which surfs for Islamic State related content the highest in Kerala. This is followed by Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and then Karnataka. Intelligence Bureau officials who have been keeping a track on ISIS related activities in India say that although the number of recruits is lower in India when compared to the other countries, the interest levels are particularly high when it comes to propaganda material.

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AP, Telangana to expect heavy rains in 24 hours

heavyrainsHeavy rains are expected in Odisha and north coastal Andhra Pradesh and surrounding areas in the next couple of days. The depression is expected to make a landfall between Puri and Gopalpur and in the next couple of days Odisha, north coastal AP, south Chattisgarh and Telangana will receive heavy rains.

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Naxalites did it says NIA probing Kuneru train accident in AP

The First Information Report registered by the NIA in connection with the Kuneru rail accident in Andhra Pradesh points to the role of naxalites. While this is not conclusive, the NIA says that all angles are being explored. The area in which the accident had taken place is naxal prone and hence this angle is being probed, NIA officials also said.

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