Watch 9 PM Telugu News featuring the date 12th July 2018. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has hit out at Opposition and lauded the efficiency of his party cadre for finding a top place in the ease of doing business. New panchayats to become functional from August 2 in Telangana. Six died and two seriously injured at the steel plant at Tadipatri in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh. BJP and the Congress on Thursday were involved in a heated verbal duel over Shashi Tharoor's 'Hindu Pakistan' comment. BJP demanded the apology from AICC President Rahul Gandhi. Watch other news updates as well.