ABN Andhrajyothy, is a 24/7 news channel dedicated to live reports, exclusive interviews, breaking news, sport, weather, entertainment, business updates and current affairs. Its headquarters is in Jubliee Hills, Hyderabad,Telangana ,India.
ABN Andhra Jyothi is a Telugu news channel, launched on 15 October 2009 from Telugu daily – “Andhra Jyothi”. ABN stands for Aamoda Broadcasting Network.
This channel was launched by Vemuri Radhakrishna after the success of Andhra Jyothi news paper.
The major achievement of this channel is to expose the Governor of Andhra Pradesh ND Tiwari sex scandal leading to his resignation from the post of the Governor.
S. Janardhan, an advocate from Hyderabad filed a petition in Ranga Reddy court seeking action against the misuse of funds by Mr V. Radha krishna, which was collected for the maintenance of Warangal-based conjoined twins Veena and Vani..
The petitioner said that Andhra Jyothyi had been collecting funds from citizens which they promised will be used for their maintenance. While the Telangana government came forward for their surgery, Andhra Jyothyi took up their maintenance. Till June 2015, nearly Rs 25 lakh were collected for the twins..
“But not even a single rupee was spent on the children and the money was diverted for the personal use of Radhakrishna,” said Mr Janardhan in his complaint. The court directed the Saroornagar police to register a case under Section 406, 420, 403 and 120(b) and submit a detailed report on the incident by November 16..