Deputy Inspector General of Police Md Ehsan Raza said 19 bodies were recovered so far and many more could be trapped inside the boat.
Terming the death of former Speaker of Andhra Pradesh, Kodela Siva Prasada Rao, who allegedly committed suicide, as "murder," TDP Chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday demanded a CBI investigation into the circumstances leading to the incident.
TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu alleged that the YSR Congress government had harassed and humiliated former Andhra Pradesh assembly speaker K Siva Prasada Rao, who died here on Monday.
A fresh political acrimony broke out with TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu seeking an explanation from the government and the Congress seconding it as opaque statements of YSRC leaders triggered doubts over the governments intentions on the development of the capital city.
After touching a maximum of 8.21 lakh cusecs in the early hours of the day, the flood discharge at Prakasam Barrage in Vijayawada has fallen to 7.99 lakh cusecs at 10 am while the inflow remained steady at 7.57 lakh cusecs, the State Real-Time Governance Centre said.
At a press conference here in the evening, Rao lamented the way the Andhra Pradesh government had issued a midnight order last Thursday, dropping Navayuga group as the developer of the port in Machilipatnam.
More than 60 villages in the two districts remain marooned due to heavy discharge of floodwaters from upstream Bhadrachalam in the neighbouring Telangana state, where the water levels had reached 45 feet by afternoon.
Sex education is essential for your child and what could be the best place to educate your wards than schools. But sometimes teachers go some extra mile to make your child learn and understand the subject. Talking about such an extra effort put in by two teachers of a government school in Andhra Pradesh's Vijaywada to educate students on rape, the teachers decided to give them a demo of the same.