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Andhra Pradesh: State in south India
Andhra Pradesh is a state in the south-eastern coastal region of India. It is the seventh-largest state by area covering an area of 162,975 km2 (62,925 sq mi) and tenth-most populous state with 49,386,799 inhabitants, with the state capital being Amaravati and the largest city being Visakhapatnam. It is bordered by Telangana to the north-west, Chhattisgarh to the north, Odisha to the north-east, Tamil Nadu to the south, Karnataka to the west and the Bay of Bengal to the east. It has the second longest coastline in India after Gujarat, of about 974 km (605 mi). Andhra State was the first state to be formed on a linguistic basis in India on 1 October 1953. On 1 November 1956, Andhra State was merged with the Telugu-speaking areas of the Hyderabad State to form Andhra Pradesh. The state was then reorganised in June 2014 to form a separate Telangana state.

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Andhra Pradesh: BJP leaders protest seeking renaming of Jinnah Tower in Guntur | Oneindia News [Video]

Andhra Pradesh: BJP leaders protest seeking renaming of Jinnah Tower in Guntur | Oneindia News

Several BJP leaders, including its national secretary Sunil Deodhar and workers were taken into police custody when they sought to march to the Jinnah Tower Centre in Guntur last..

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Andhra Pradesh: Protestors set minister’s house on fire over renaming district | Oneindia News [Video]

Andhra Pradesh: Protestors set minister’s house on fire over renaming district | Oneindia News

Yesterday, a mob of angry protesters in Andhra Pradesh's Amalapuram town set state Transport Minister P Viswarup's house on fire over the proposed renaming of the newly-created Konaseema district as BR..

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Red alert in Andhra Pradesh as Cyclone Asani changes track, heavy rain predicted | Oneindia News [Video]

Red alert in Andhra Pradesh as Cyclone Asani changes track, heavy rain predicted | Oneindia News

The Visakhapatnam cyclone warning centre said that Cyclone Asani has changed its direction and is going to touch the nearby Kakinada coast. #CycloneAsani #RedAlert #AndhraPradesh #Kakinada

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Cyclone Asani to reach east coast before recurving | Puri sea sees rough conditions | Oneindia News [Video]

Cyclone Asani to reach east coast before recurving | Puri sea sees rough conditions | Oneindia News

Cyclone Asani: Heavy rains lash parts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh; BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga got relief from the Punjab and Haryana High Court today; Punjab DGP said that a few suspects have..

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Rajnath Singh asks for faster work near India-China border | 63rd Raising Day event | Oneindia News [Video]

Rajnath Singh asks for faster work near India-China border | 63rd Raising Day event | Oneindia News

Rajnath Singh has asked the BRO to enhance its capability with the latest technology for faster development of infrastructure in India-China border areas; Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur..

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Cyclone Asani: Heavy rain in Odisha, West Bengal & Andhra Pradesh from Tuesday | Oneindia News [Video]

Cyclone Asani: Heavy rain in Odisha, West Bengal & Andhra Pradesh from Tuesday | Oneindia News

Today, IMD announced that cyclone Asani could bring light to moderate rain with heavy rain in isolated areas in Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh from Tuesday. #CycloneAsani #IMD #HeavyRains

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