• Hyderabad: Woman seeking UAE visa cheated 11 Nov 2019 20:44  According to the police, M. Jyothi, 35, from Reddivaripalli of Chittoor district, approached three persons – Shaik Abdul Khadar Basha, Chinnappa Naidu and one Ramana — seeking assistance to get a job as a domestic help aboard. Hyderabad: A woman from …
  • Vijayawada: 8-year-old girl’s body found in neighbour’s house 11 Nov 2019 20:44 Vijayawada: An eight-year-old child who had gone missing in Nallakunta near Ibrahimpatnam on Sunday was found murdered on Monday. Police found her body in her neighbour’s house. Police said the child had gone out to play at 3 pm on Sunday and did not …
  • Cabbie’s bomb-threat letters set off alarm 11 Nov 2019 02:17 Devendra KumarBENGALURU: A 25-year-old MCA graduate, who spread panic in tony HSR Layout Sector 1 by dropping letters at the doorsteps of residents saying their houses would bombed if they did not pay him a ransom of Rs 5 lakh, recently landed in police …
  • MCA grad’s bomb threat letters set off alarm at HSR Layout 10 Nov 2019 23:47 Bengaluru: A 25-year-old MCA graduate, who spread panic in tony HSR Layout Sector 1 by dropping letters at the doorsteps of residents saying their houses would bombed if they did not pay him a ransom of Rs 5 lakh, recently landed in police net. HSR Layout …
  • Cyber crimes: Women are soft targets 10 Nov 2019 07:41 Of the 60 cases currently being handled by the Cyber Crimes Cell of the Chittoor District Police, a majority pertain to crimes targeting young women and girl students, such as threatening them on social media with blackmail or personal attacks. The other …
  • 6-Year-Old Girl Murdered In Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor 09 Nov 2019 07:05 The family members informed the police and police took her body to the hospital. (Representational) Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh): A six-year-old girl was murdered in Andhra Pradesh's Kurabala Kota town on Friday. The girl was a resident of Guttapalyam …
  • Six-year-old girl brutally murdered in Chittoor 09 Nov 2019 06:32 Chittoor: A six-year-old girl was brutally murdered in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurabala Kota town on Friday. The girl was a resident of Guttapalyam village, B Kottakota Mandal of Chittoor district. “The girl along with her family went to Kurabala Kota to attend a …
  • Andhra Pradesh: At least 10 die in road accident in Chittoor 08 Nov 2019 20:19 Chittoor: At least 10 people died after a container lost control, hit the divider and later fell on an auto and a two-wheeler here on Friday. The incident took place at Mogilighat in Bangarupalyam Mandal of Chittoor district. “At least 10 persons are dead. …
  • Let’s chat about Chittoor cuisine with home chef Rajeshwarisivaprasad Puthalapattu 23 Oct 2019 08:15 Those who keep up with television cooking programmes will know Rajeshwarisivaprasad Puthalapattu, her soft-spoken manner and tempting dishes; so it was only right that the micro-cuisine she’s best known for is brought to the plates of the city at …
  • I-T Dept. searches Kalki Ashram near Chittoor 17 Oct 2019 07:34 Teams from the Income Tax Department launched surprise raids on the Ekam campus, also known as Kalki Ashram and Oneness University, along the Chittoor-Tamil Nadu border, on Wednesday morning. All three gates of the sprawling campus were shut, with entry …
  • Kalki properties in Hyderabad,Chittoor come under I-T lens 16 Oct 2019 23:02
  • Mystery shrouds burial of two wild elephants near Chittoor 15 Oct 2019 07:55 Two wild elephants, believed to be from Karnataka, were found covertly buried in a farmland at Konagorapalle village of Irala forest beat, 30 km from here, on Monday. Around 4.p.m. of Monday, there was furore in half a dozen villages in Irala mandal with …
  • TDP leader, ex-Chittoor MP N Sivaprasad dies 21 Sep 2019 11:50
  • Ganesh idol makers from Rajasthan trying their luck in Chittoor district 27 Aug 2019 08:25 The business of Ganesh idol-making is changing rapidly every year in tune with the demand and supply in Chittoor district. The trade, which was concentrated in a few pockets a decade ago, has now spread to every municipality and mandal headquarters. The …
  • After reports of terror intrusion in TN, police in Chittoor put on high alert 24 Aug 2019 13:50 Chittoor: Amid reports of terrorist intrusion in Tamil Nadu, the police forces in Chittoor district have been put on high alert. The Chittoor police have intensified search operations in Andhra Pradesh-Tamil Nadu bordering areas like Nagari, Chittoor, …
  • CCL plans to expand Vietnam, Chittoor plants 13 Aug 2019 23:40
  • Dial 100 awareness drive helps save 41 lives in Chittoor 04 Aug 2019 06:01 A police team rushed to a remote village in Ramakuppam mandal and shifted a housewife battling for life, after a suicide attempt, to the Madanapalle government hospital in their own vehicle, thus saving her life. Three child marriages were stopped when the …
  • Chittoor police’s ‘peace saplings’ bury local feuds 24 Jul 2019 07:15 An Olive branch symbolises peace. When a person offers one to his enemy, it means cessation of hostility and the beginning of peace. In an area notorious for family and group feuds that sometimes last generations, all are losers. Even if there is a victory …
  • 4 dead in road accident in Chittoor 24 Jul 2019 06:40 Chittoor: Four persons died and two were severely injured in a road accident that took place at Kanna Metta area near Nagari town here on Tuesday. The accident took place when the car, victims were travelling in collided with a bus. The affected were …
  • No respite from jumbo problem in Chittoor villages 10 Jun 2019 08:07 A week after three wild elephants from Koundinya wildlife sanctuary in Palamaner and Kuppam ranges had strayed far away into the adjoining Punganur range, the forest officials are yet to trace the pachyderms, prowling in the thickets and hillocks. The …
  • Chittoor: 3 killed after bus rams into auto 09 Jun 2019 03:52 Category: Andhra Pradesh, News Posted by Neha Published: Jun 09, 2019, 9:13 am IST Updated: Jun 09, 2019, 9:15 am IST Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh): Three persons were killed after an over speeding bus rammed into an auto here near Bhakarapet village of …
  • Ban on plastic carry bags has little impact in Chittoor district 12 May 2019 03:42 Though the civic bodies, be it corporations, municipalities or panchayats, had in recent months put in place strict measures, prohibiting the use of plastic carry bags by traders and consumers, there has largely been no impact in Chittoor district. Ever …
  • Chittoor police on their toes as govt. issues extremist alert 11 May 2019 03:13 In the backdrop of an alert on possible extremist activities in the State, the Chittoor police have stepped up vigilance across the district, especially on national highways and at border checkposts. The district has a 150-km long porous border with Tamil …
  • Chittoor braces for forest fires as summer peaks 09 May 2019 04:07 Forest officials in Chittoor district are gearing up to prevent forest fires as temperatures rise to a menacing 45° C in several parts of the district. Chittoor West division, spread over a vast region covering Chittoor, Palamaner, Kuppam, Madanapalle and …
  • EO reviews Chittoor election arrangements 08 Apr 2019 01:10
  • Six crime spot vehicles flagged off in Chittoor 15 Mar 2019 14:06 Nellore: Nellore district SP Ishwarya Rastagi has flagged off six new crime spot vehicles and water tanker on Wednesday. The SP said that the crime spot vehicles will be very useful in collecting physical evidence from the scene of offence in case of grave …
  • State may lose 150 MBBS seats as Chittoor college faces closure 09 Mar 2019 04:34 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: RVS Institute of Medical Sciences, Chittoor, is likely to shut down with the Medical Council of India (MCI) denying permission for the past two consecutive years as the college management has failed to meet its standards. …
  • Mango orchards in Chittoor district yet to start flowering 27 Jan 2019 07:32 Express News Service TIRUPATI: Mango farmers, who had a tough time last season due to lack of remunerative price for their produce, are facing a different kind of situation this year. The mango orchards have not even reached the flowering stage causing …
  • Chittoor: School children made to stand naked on pretext that they are late for school 28 Dec 2018 02:46 Dec 27, 2018, 14:34 ISTSource: TNNIn a shocking incident at Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor, a few school children were made to stand naked inside a school premises on pretext that they were late for the school. It was at Chaitanya Bharathi English medium …
  • IPS officer Rajnish Rai suspended as CIAT Chittoor IG & Principal 20 Dec 2018 23:07 Rajnish Rai Gujarat-cadre IPS officer Rajnish Rai, who had arrested three IPS officers while investigating the Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case in 2007, has been issued suspension orders by the Ministry of Home Affairs for “unauthorised handing over” of …
  • N Chandrababu Naidu to distribute 8,840 acres of land in Chittoor, Tirupati 20 Dec 2018 01:09 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will distribute 8,840 acres of land in Tirupati and Chittoor revenue divisions to the Community Joint Farming Society (CJFS), benefiting 4,937 people on Thursday. House site pattas will …
  • Four of a family charred to death in Chittoor 11 Nov 2018 12:44
  • 138 H1N1 cases in October; Kurnool, Vizag, Chittoor worst-affected 01 Nov 2018 04:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 138 people have tested positive for swine flu in the State in October alone. Of these, a majority of swine flu cases were recorded in Kurnool, Visakhapatnam and Chittoor districts, according to a report from …
  • Gravita expands production capacity of its plant situated at Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh 21 Sep 2018 02:54 Gravita India Limited, a leading recycling company having its manufacturing presence around the globe, has expanded the capacity of its existing plant located at Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh by installing new washing line and PPCP Granules extrusion lines …
  • Gravita India Expands Capacity Of Plant At Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh 20 Sep 2018 16:11 9:06am EDT Sept 20 (Reuters) - Gravita India Ltd ::GRAVITA INDIA SAYS CO EXPANDED CAPACITY OF EXISTING PLANT AT CHITTOOR, ANDHRA PRADESH.GRAVITA INDIA SAYS CAPACITY OF CHITTOOR PLANT IN PLASTIC SEGMENT WILL BE 6,000 MTPA AFTER EXPANSION.GRAVITA INDIA SAYS …
  • Brothers buried alive in accident at Chittoor quarry 07 Sep 2018 02:33 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Two brothers were buried alive when mud and rocks collapsed on them while they were digging for sand at a quarry in Mudarampalli of Pedda Panjani mandal near Palamaneru of Chittoor district on Thursday. M Krishna Reddy (30 …
  • Coming, yet another greenfield highway from Chennai to Chittoor 27 Jul 2018 01:54 Express News Service CHENNAI: Amidst all the hue and cry over the Chennai-Salem greenfield expressway project, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is proposing to lay another new six-lane greenfield highway from Thatchur near Chennai to …
  • Meghalaya man found dead in water tank at Kuppam in Chittoor 12 Jul 2018 19:06
  • Kathi Mahesh externed for six months to Chittoor 09 Jul 2018 19:29 HYDERABAD: The city police on Monday externed Tollywood actor and film critic Kathi Mahesh from Hyderabad for six months. The police had booked him for allegedly disrespecting Hindu deities. The actor had created a controversy early this month when he made …
  • Wild elephant found dead in mango garden near Chittoor 02 Jul 2018 16:47 Mystery shrouded the death of a wild elephant in a mango garden abutting the forests of Thumbukuppam at Setteri village of Bangarupalem mandal, about 35 km from here. The elephant was reportedly found dead on Monday morning around 7.30 am. Forest officials …
  • Greenply Industries Ltd Commences Commercial Production at Chittoor unit 02 Jul 2018 15:01 Greenply Industries Ltd has commenced commercial production of 'Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF)' on 1st July, 2018 at the Company's manufacturing unit situated at Routhu Suramala, Thottambedu, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh. Shares of GREENPLY …
  • Truck falls into gorge in Chittoor 17 Jun 2018 12:22 Jun 17, 2018, 17:15 ISTSource: Mirror NowAt least seven people were killed and over 20 people injured after a lorry loaded with mangoes fell into a 50-ft deep gorge at Nayanuru Peddha Vanka under Kuppam mandal in Chittoor district. There were about 27 …
  • 5 minor boys held for raping 12-year old girl in Andhra’s Chittoor 24 May 2018 15:35 The boys were arrested after a mob dragged two of them out from their houses, stripped and thrashed late on Wednesday. Hyderabad: Police in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh has arrested five boys between the age of 16 and 17 years for allegedly sexually …
  • Jumbos march on highway in search of water in Chittoor 20 May 2018 06:30 A herd of wild elephants criss-crossing the Chittoor-Bengaluru national highway at Moghili ghat of Palamaner range during the last three days is giving tense moments to the forest officials, who have cautioned the highway riders to move carefully and avoid …
  • Gravita starts Commercial Production of PPCP Granules from its Plant situated at Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh 09 Apr 2018 18:35 Gravita India Limited, a leading recycling company having its manufacturing presence around the globe, is glad to inform that company has started commercial production of PPCP Granules by installing new imported washing line and extrusion line which is …
  • Chittoor district declared Open Defecation Free 02 Apr 2018 01:30 CHITTOOR: A total of 2,77,314 individual toilets have been constructed in the district in the 2017-18 financial year and so far 3,80,339 toilets have been constructed with Rs 541.92 crore and the district is Open Defecation Free (ODF) District, Collector …
  • Serial killer from Tamil Nadu caught by Chittoor police 20 Mar 2018 23:06 TIRUPATI: Chittoor district police on Tuesday nabbed a notorious serial killer who was allegedly involved in six murders and four attempt-to-murder cases. The suspected psychopath is accused of killing a woman for refusing to offer him food when he asked. …
  • Eight workers die of asphyxiation in Chittoor 17 Feb 2018 00:01 PALAMANER: Eight workers of Sri Venkateswara Hatcheries died of asphyxiation at Moram village in Palamaner mandal on Friday when they entered the underground main drain to clean it manually without any protective gear. The hatchery, one of the largest in …
  • Bandh: Mixed response in Chittoor, TDP joins protest 09 Feb 2018 03:35 The State bandh call given by the Opposition parties, demanding justice to A.P. as per the provisions of the State Reorganisation Act, evoked mixed response in Chittoor district while it was near total in Anantapur district. In Tirupati, the shutdown was …
  • Mega fodder centres to come up in Chittoor dist 22 Jan 2018 03:44 TIRUPATIl: The district administration will set up ‘Mega Pasugrasa Kshetralu’ in Chittoor to produce  20,000 metric tonnes of silage to boost dairy farming.  Silage will be supplied to farmers at `4 a kg. A target to produce 10,000 metric tonnes of silage …
  • CM vows to make Chittoor district drought-free 17 Jan 2018 03:38 TIRUPATI: If things go as planned, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is all set to make Chittoor a drought-free district. To eradicate drought like conditions, the State government is planning more and more development works in the district. While leaving …
  • Huge turnout of youths for Jallikattu, 20 injured in Chittoor 15 Jan 2018 03:38 TIRUPATI: Youths took part in Jallikattu in massive numbers at Anupalli under Ramachandrapuram mandal in Chittoor district on the occasion of Bhogi on Sunday. The festival is to begin from the day of Kanuma, but the organisers this year has started …
  • Apollo Tyres to invest Rs 1,800 crore in chittoor plant 10 Jan 2018 04:16 Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu arrives to lay the foundation stone for an Apollo Tyres manufacturing facility in Chittoor district on Tuesday | Express TIRUPATI: Apollo Tyres has said it will invest Rs 1,800 crore in the first phase of a manufacturing …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Apollo Tyres to invest Rs 1,800 crore in Chittoor plant 10 Jan 2018 03:53 Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu arrives to lay the foundation stone for an Apollo Tyres manufacturing facility in Chittoor district on Tuesday | Express TIRUPATI: Apollo Tyres has said it will invest Rs 1,800 crore in the first phase of a manufacturing …
  • Chittoor: Mother denies son money to buy alcohol, strangled to death 03 Jan 2018 01:12 TIRUPATI: A 29-year-old youth killed his mother after she refused to give him money to buy alcohol in Sivuni Kuppam in Chittoor district on Monday. J. Subramanyam, who is a habitual drinker, has been staying alone in the neighbouring village after his wife …
  • 17-year-old Assam boy goes missing from Chittoor railway station in Andhra Pradesh 21 Dec 2017 12:58 Manash Jyoti Baruah, a 17-year-old boy from upper Assam district of Jorhat, reportedly went missing a few days ago from Chittoor railway station in Andhra Pradesh, while he was on his way home on an Assam-bound train from Tamil Nadu along with his two …
  • Amara Raja Batteries commissions two-wheeler battery plant‬ in Chittoor 19 Dec 2017 08:28 Plant to have final capacity of 17 million units Chittoor, Dec 19:   ‪Amara Raja Batteries Ltd (ARBL) has commissioned its two-wheeler battery plant in the Amara Raja Growth Corridor in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh. The plant was inaugurated by George R Oliver …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Bride bludgeoned by groom on wedding night in Chittoor, case registered 03 Dec 2017 11:36 Officials at Gangadhara Nellore Police Station where a case was registered said that the couple was spending their first night at the bride’s house in the village. A 23-year-old bride was battered and bludgeoned by her groom on their wedding night and had …
  • Death of infants sets alarm bellsringing in rural areas of Chittoor 23 Nov 2017 05:01 Series of deaths among infants of some of the remote hamlets of Bangarupalem mandal during the last one and half month has brought an unhappy atmosphere in the rural side. The official figure of the infants’ deaths since one and half months stood at nine. …
  • 18 deaths in 50 days under single Primary Health Centre in Chittoor 28 Oct 2017 04:49 Image used for representational purpose TIRUPATI: AS many as 18 people have died of mysterious fevers in the last 50 days in villages under the Panduru Primary Health Centre in Varadaiahpalem mandal of Chittoor district. But the deaths came to light only …
  • Agro-forestry to help farmers in Chittoor earn more 20 Oct 2017 10:57 The pilot project on Agro-forestry, covering the five mandals of Nagari, Narayanavanam, Nindra, Pichatur and Puttur in Chittoor district, will see massive bund-plantation of red sanders and teak saplings, and block plantation of commercially viable Alla …
  • Neeva river inundates Chittoor colonies 10 Oct 2017 04:37 CHITTOOR : After 22 years, Neeva river breached its banks and inundated several colonies in the slum areas of Chittoor on Monday. By the evening, 13 of the 15 colonies in Thena Banda and Veerabhadra slum areas were submerged. Residents of nine colonies …
  • Heavy rain batters Chittoor; high alert along Neeva river bank 06 Oct 2017 05:01 Chittoor municipal corporation limits and surrounding mandals of Tavanampalle and Irala received heavy rain during the last 24 hours, resulting in copious inflows into Neeva river. The NTR Jalasayam, the prime source of drinking water for Chittoor, which …
  • Lucky escape for travellers in 4-bus smash on highway near Chittoor district 30 Sep 2017 05:07 Tirupati: Ib a freak accident four buses collided on the highway near Chandragiri of Chittoor district on Friday.  First, a private travels bus, on its way to Bengaluru from Vijayawada, hit a Tamil Nadu state road transport corporation bus that was on its …
  • Chittoor cop is first Indian woman to scale Mt. Elbrus 12 Sep 2017 08:18 Chittoor district Additional Superintendent of Police G.R. Radhika created a record by scaling Mount Elbrus, the highest mountain in Russia and in Europe, and the tenth most prominent peak in the world, on September 8. Radhika is the first Indian woman to …
  • Chittoor, Anantapur selected for Neeranchal National Watershed project 08 Sep 2017 03:35 TIRUPATI: The Andhra Pradesh government received a major fillip in their efforts for improving watershed management in the rural and rain fed areas as Anantapur and Chittoor were selected for Neeranchal National Watershed project, Y R S Rao, scientist and …
  • Gravita India : increases capacity of Chittoor unit 06 Sep 2017 14:07 The company added 16,000 MTPA capacity at Chittoor, in Andhra Pradesh, making it the flagship plant of the Jaipur-based company. Currently, the company is utilising more than 65% of its existing capacity the unit. The shares of Gravita India jumped by over …
  • Pastor rapes 12-year-old girl in Chittoor district 06 Sep 2017 06:18 TIRUPATI: A 12-year old girl was raped by a 51-year old pastor in Kuravakaluva village of Renigunta mandal in Chittoor district on Monday night. The incident came to light on Tuesday morning, when the village women had lodged a complaint with police. …
  • Another appeal for mercy killing in Chittoor 01 Sep 2017 03:18 A young couple of Pulaguravaripalle of Kurabalakota mandal, 150 km from here, on Wednesday approached the II Additional District Judge court at Madanapalle, with an appeal to grant euthanasia for their six-year-old daughter, suffering from a rare …
  • Smuggler-actress tries to kill herself in Chittoor sub-jail 25 Aug 2017 04:32 TIRUPATI: Air hostess-turned model Sangeeta Chatterjee, who is in Chittoor sub-jail after she was arrested about six months ago on charges of involvement in the smuggling of red sanders, attempted suicide on Thursday afternoon. Police said Sangeeta drank …
  • Four Spaniards among 5 killed in chittoor accident 06 Aug 2017 03:29 The mangled remains of the minibus, in which a group of Spanish tourists were travelling, at Yetalavanka of Punganur mandal in Chittoor district on Saturday | afp TIRUPATI: Five persons were killed and nine injured when a speeding container truck collided …
  • 4 Spanish tourists killed in accident in Andhra Pradesh' Chittoor district 05 Aug 2017 19:33 Four Spanish tourists and an Indian driver were killed when the mini-bus they were travelling had a head on collision with a tanker in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district in the early hours of Saturday. (Representational Image)Reuters Four Spanish …
  • Four Spanish tourists killed in accident in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh 05 Aug 2017 11:34 In a gory road mishap, four tourists from Spain and an Indian driver, were killed on the spot, when their mini bus had a head-on collision with a container at Eedigapalle village of Punganur mandal, 60 km from here on Saturday morning. According to …
  • Four Spanish nationals among 5 killed in road accident in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor 05 Aug 2017 09:16 Chittoor: Five people, including four Spanish nationals, were killed in a road accident in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district on Saturday, police said. The accident occurred near Yatala Vanka in Punganur "mandal" (block) when a mini-bus in …
  • 4 Spanish Nationals Among 5 Dead In Truck-Mini Bus Collision In Chittoor 05 Aug 2017 08:01 Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh:  A mini bus collided with a container truck in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district today, killing four Spanish nationals and their driver, police said. Two people, also Spanish nationals, were injured in the accident. The …
  • TN CM asks Naidu to stop constructing dam at Chittoor 16 Jun 2017 09:31 Condemning Andhra Pradesh (AP) government's plan to construct a check dam across the river Kusa at Chittoor district, Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday said to his AP counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu to immediately stall the …
  • Padirikuppam village in Chittoor district is an inam estate, rules High Court 16 Jun 2017 01:41 HYDERABAD: In a relief to the petitioners seeking grant of pattas for their lands, the High Court has declared that the Padirikuppam village in Chittoor district of AP is an “Inam Estate” and covered by provisions of Andhra Pradesh Estates (Abolition and …
  • Chittoor woman removes kidney stone by touching patients’ back 28 May 2017 07:08 CHENNAI: Narasamma’s miraculous power are so effective that she is able to remove kidney stones by rubbing a mixture on the back of the patient. She takes out a half-cut lemon, dips it in a mixture of butter, turmeric and kumkum powder and rubs it on the …
  • Andhra police computers hit by cyberattackComputers in 18 police units in Chittoor, Krishna, Guntur, Visakhatpatnam and Srikakulam districts were affected. However, officials said the day-to-day functioning was not hampered. 13 May 2017 12:04 VIJAYAWADA: A section of computers of Andhra Pradesh's police departments were affected by the global cyberattack on Saturday, authorities said. Computers in 18 police units in Chittoor, Krishna, Guntur, Visakhatpatnam and Srikakulam districts were …
  • Swift action helps stop child marriage in Chittoor 07 May 2017 04:58 A speech-impaired man allegedly threatened his minor daughter, aged 14, to marry her maternal uncle (27), failing which he would resort to blinding himself. Amid arguments and threats, the child marriage was stopped at Gangapuram village near Chinna Tippa …
  • Chittoor killer truck driver had no licence 23 Apr 2017 04:04
  • Chittoor mishap: Driver had no heavy vehicle licence 23 Apr 2017 02:04 TIRUPATI : Was negligence of the transport and police authorities the real cause of the ghastly mishap in Yerpedu of Chittoor district that claimed 15 lives and left several more injured ? It would seems so, given the fact that the driver was in an …
  • A lorry runs over, to kill 20 protesters in Chittoor 21 Apr 2017 15:23 Nellore: A truck ran over several people in Rayalseema region Friday afternoon, leaving 20 of them dead and more than 15 injured. The incident happened in Yerpedu of Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh as reported by Deccan Chronicle. The mishap took place …
  • Andhra: PM Modi condoles loss of lives in Chittoor tragedy 21 Apr 2017 14:27 [India], Apr 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condoled the loss of lives in the accident that took place in Chittoor earlier today. Prime Minister Modi took to Twitter to express grief over the mishap. "Pained by the loss of lives due …
  • Truck runs over 20 people outside police station in Chittoor 21 Apr 2017 11:59 Amaravati: Several people were seriously injured and some were feared dead as a truck ran into a crowd outside Yerpedu police station in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh on Friday afternoon. A police officer from Chittoor said as per the preliminary …
  • AP: 20 dead, 15 critical as truck runs over protesters, cops in Chittoor 21 Apr 2017 11:50 Nellore: In one of the worst accidents ever in the Rayalaseema region, 20 persons were killed and 15 others critically injured when a lorry ran over them at Yerpedu in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, on Friday afternoon. The accident happened after …
  • 20 killed as truck ploughs into crowd in Andhra's Chittoor district 21 Apr 2017 11:34 Chittoor: At least 20 people, mostly roadside vegetable and fruit vendors, were killed when a truck ran over them in at Yerpedu in Chittoor district. Police said that the truck driver lost control while trying to avoid collision with another vehicle and …
  • 12 feared dead in road mishap in Chittoor 21 Apr 2017 10:33 VIJAYAWADA: At least 12 people died and several others were injured when a truck ran into a crowd outside Yerpedu police station in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh on Friday. The driver of the truck en route Srikalahasti, rammed into an electric pole …
  • 20 feared dead after truck runs into crowd in Chittoor 21 Apr 2017 10:24 AMRAVATI: Several people were seriously injured and 20 feared dead as a truck ran into a crowd outside Yerpedu police station in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh this afternoon. A police officer from Chittoor said as per the preliminary information, at …
  • Truck runs into crowd outside police station in Chittoor 21 Apr 2017 10:19 AMRAVATI: Several people were seriously injured and 20 feared dead as a truck ran into a crowd outside Yerpedu police station in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh this afternoon. A police officer from Chittoor said as per the preliminary information, at …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 20 dead in truck mishap in Chittoor 21 Apr 2017 09:14 At least 10 persons were admitted at Ruia Hospital at Tirupati with serious injuries. (Source: Google Maps) At least 20 people, mostly roadside vegetable and fruit vendors, were killed when a truck ran over them in at Yerpedu in Chittoor district. Police …
  • Chandrababu Naidu neglecting SC/STs: Chittoor MP Dr N Shivaprasad 15 Apr 2017 02:27 Vijayawada: Raising a voice of dissent against the TD high command, party leader and Chittoor MP Dr. N. Shivaprasad has stated that it is ignoring SC/ST interests. His criticism, on the day of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s birth anniversary, has led to a …
  • Industrial facelift for Chittoor district 07 Apr 2017 02:00
  • Central Government notifies SEZ of CCL Products India Ltd at Chittoor District 04 Apr 2017 03:35 The proposed Sector Specific Special Economic Zone of CCL Products India Ltd for Agro based Food Processing at Kuvakolli Village, Varadaiah Palem Mandalam, Chittoor District in the State of Andhra Pradesh in an area of 11.879 hectares has been notified by …
  • Andhra: Three killed in road accident in Chittoor 19 Mar 2017 09:24 TIRUPATI: Three people including a two year old girl died and three others were seriously injured in a road accident at Lakshmaiah Kandriga village of Yadamari mandal of Chittoor district on Sunday morning. A speeding oil tanker on its way to Karnataka …
  • Apollo Tyres gets 266 acres to set up unit in Chittoor 17 Mar 2017 02:09
  • Apollo gets 266 acres to set up unit in Chittoor 16 Mar 2017 21:10
  • Chittoor district staring at drinking water crisis 24 Feb 2017 21:38 Chittoor district, which totally depends on rain-fed irrigation for its drinking water needs, is facing a crisis in the western mandals, with officials having deployed water tankers in 278 villages, a majority of them in Kuppam Assembly constituency, …
  • Gokaldas Exports to set up manufacturing units in Chittoor district 30 Jan 2017 05:32 Bengaluru, Jan 30:   Gokaldas Exports has entered in to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Andhra Pradesh Government for setting up four apparel manufacturing units in Chittoor district over next three years. The company plans to invest up to Rs …
  • Opens New Recycling Plant At Chittoor 07 Jan 2017 12:10 Gravita India Ltd, the metal reusing organization, has started business creation of lead metal from its new reusing plant at Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh. The plant, which has creation limit of 12000 metric ton for every annum (MTPA), will tap the chance of …
  • Vijayawada: 8-year-old girl’s body found in neighbour’s house 11 Nov 2019 20:44 Vijayawada: An eight-year-old child who had gone missing in Nallakunta near Ibrahimpatnam on Sunday was found murdered on Monday. Police found her body in her neighbour’s house. Police said the child had gone out to play at 3 pm on Sunday and did not …
  • 6-Year-Old Girl Murdered In Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor 09 Nov 2019 07:05 The family members informed the police and police took her body to the hospital. (Representational) Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh): A six-year-old girl was murdered in Andhra Pradesh's Kurabala Kota town on Friday. The girl was a resident of Guttapalyam …
  • Six-year-old girl brutally murdered in Chittoor 09 Nov 2019 06:32 Chittoor: A six-year-old girl was brutally murdered in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurabala Kota town on Friday. The girl was a resident of Guttapalyam village, B Kottakota Mandal of Chittoor district. “The girl along with her family went to Kurabala Kota to attend a …
  • TDP cadres blame local leadership for drubbing 07 Nov 2019 04:31 The Telugu Desam Party’s (TDP) worst-ever drubbing in the recent general elections is attributed to ‘uninspiring’ local leadership at the constituency level, if the feedback received on the first day of the Chittoor district-level review meeting is any …
  • TS: Scientists develop IPM method to combat tomato pest 28 Oct 2019 14:38 Telangana: The Scientists of the World Vegetable Centre South Asia which is located at ICRISAT in Hyderabad, have developed an ‘Integrated Pest Management’ (IPM) approach for controlling the notorious pest ‘Tuta Absoluta’ that affects tomato crops and can …
  • World Vegetable Centre's scientists develop method to combat tomato pest 25 Oct 2019 05:05 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Scientists at the World Vegetable Centre, whose South Asia office is located at ICRISAT in Hyderabad, have developed an integrated pest management approach for controlling the notorious pest Tuta absoluta, that affects …
  • CM Jagan Reddy steps in, tomato sales on track 20 Oct 2019 01:22 By Express News Service KURNOOL: After Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s intervention, tomato trading is back on track on Saturday at Pathikonda Market Yard in Kurnool district where farmers threw their produce on the road on Friday after prices …
  • Kurnool: Desperate farmers forced to sell tomatoes at Rs 1 a kg 18 Oct 2019 22:28 Kurnool: Distressed farmers were forced to sell tomatoes at one rupee a kilo at Pathikonda on Friday. The agriculture market yard was unwilling to lift the produce and the unauthorised market yard by private agents started buying tomatoes at a steep …
  • Tomato prices slump to Rs 3 per kilo in Anantapur market 10 Sep 2019 09:23 Express News Service ANANTAPUR: The fall in tomato prices, which some times touch even Rs 1 a kg, has once again started to worry the farmers. In Anantapur market, tomatoes are not fetching a price of even Rs 3 a kg, forcing the farmers to leave the …
  • Ganesh idol makers from Rajasthan trying their luck in Chittoor district 27 Aug 2019 08:25 The business of Ganesh idol-making is changing rapidly every year in tune with the demand and supply in Chittoor district. The trade, which was concentrated in a few pockets a decade ago, has now spread to every municipality and mandal headquarters. The …
  • Telangana BJP leader’s son goes missing in UK 27 Aug 2019 02:23 Ujwal Sriharsha had gone to London last year to pursue M S on machine learning and artificial intelligence (Source: Facebook) A 23-year-old student from Khammam in Telangana pursuing MS in the United Kingdom has gone missing there, his father said on …
  • Student from Telangana goes missing in UK, says family 26 Aug 2019 19:12 By PTI HYDERABAD: A 23-year-old student from Khammam in Telangana pursuing MS in the United Kingdom has gone missing there, his father said on Monday. Ujwal Sriharsha, who had gone to London last year to pursue M S on machine learning and artificial …
  • Dial 100 awareness drive helps save 41 lives in Chittoor 04 Aug 2019 06:01 A police team rushed to a remote village in Ramakuppam mandal and shifted a housewife battling for life, after a suicide attempt, to the Madanapalle government hospital in their own vehicle, thus saving her life. Three child marriages were stopped when the …
  • Chittoor police’s ‘peace saplings’ bury local feuds 24 Jul 2019 07:15 An Olive branch symbolises peace. When a person offers one to his enemy, it means cessation of hostility and the beginning of peace. In an area notorious for family and group feuds that sometimes last generations, all are losers. Even if there is a victory …
  • ITC Kakatiya Master Chef chronicles: The taste from a chef’s hometown 13 Jul 2019 05:38 Express News Service HYDERABAD: Ever faced the quandary when you want a home like meal, but outside? Sell, if you are looking for a homely Rayalaseema meal, ITC Kakatiya has got things sorted for you. As part of its Master Chef chronicles, its restaurant …
  • Police Find Over Rs 3 Lakh In Bag Of Dead Beggar In Andhra Pradesh 29 Jun 2019 01:37 Police said the total cash found in his bag estimated around Rs 3,22,670 lakh. Anantapuram: Police in Andhra Pradesh's Guntakal town on Friday said they found over Rs 3 lakh in the bag of a beggar who died. The beggar, as identified as Basheer Saheb, …
  • Doctors in State stage token protest over Kolkata incident 18 Jun 2019 03:04 The Indian Medical Association (IMA)’s call for suspension of non-emergency services on Monday in protest against the attack on doctors at a hospital in Kolkata had little impact in Andhra Pradesh. Here, at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences- …
  • No respite from jumbo problem in Chittoor villages 10 Jun 2019 08:07 A week after three wild elephants from Koundinya wildlife sanctuary in Palamaner and Kuppam ranges had strayed far away into the adjoining Punganur range, the forest officials are yet to trace the pachyderms, prowling in the thickets and hillocks. The …
  • Ban on plastic carry bags has little impact in Chittoor district 12 May 2019 03:42 Though the civic bodies, be it corporations, municipalities or panchayats, had in recent months put in place strict measures, prohibiting the use of plastic carry bags by traders and consumers, there has largely been no impact in Chittoor district. Ever …
  • Chittoor police on their toes as govt. issues extremist alert 11 May 2019 03:13 In the backdrop of an alert on possible extremist activities in the State, the Chittoor police have stepped up vigilance across the district, especially on national highways and at border checkposts. The district has a 150-km long porous border with Tamil …
  • Chittoor braces for forest fires as summer peaks 09 May 2019 04:07 Forest officials in Chittoor district are gearing up to prevent forest fires as temperatures rise to a menacing 45° C in several parts of the district. Chittoor West division, spread over a vast region covering Chittoor, Palamaner, Kuppam, Madanapalle and …
  • MITS students design hybrid electric vehicle 06 May 2019 13:37 In what could offer a solution to the vehicle pollution that is touching alarming levels, the final year mechanical engineering students of Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science (MITS) have designed a hybrid electric vehicle. Though the concept …
  • Vote for the right candidate: Ex-DGP 07 Apr 2019 04:37 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Former Director General of Police (DGP) M Malakondaiah has called upon the young and new voters in the State to vote for the right candidate. Participating as a chief guest at the voter awareness campaign and rally …
  • Modi’s ATM remark in bad taste: Naidu 03 Apr 2019 05:58 Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for comparing the Polavaram project to an ATM. Addressing a public meeting at Madanapalle, Mr. Naidu said: “Polavaram is our ATW (Any Time Water), while the ATMs of …
  • Chandrababu Naidu hits out at PM Modi's ATM remark 02 Apr 2019 22:41 [India], Apr 03 (ANI): TDP supremo and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday hit out at Narendra Modi for comparing the Polavaram project to an ATM. "Polavaram is the lifeline of Andhra Pradesh - it is not ATM for me, but ATW ( …
  • Why did you oppose KCR support for Special Category Status: Jagan to CM Naidu 26 Mar 2019 05:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Opposition Leader YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday asked as to why Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is opposing his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao’s support to AP’s Special Category Status demand. Jagan also …
  • Party cadre data is a personal matter of TDP, claims Naidu 05 Mar 2019 05:27 By Express News Service TIRUPATI/VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has warned of serious consequences if raids are conducted on IT companies on the pretext of probe into data theft. Addressing public meetings in Madanapalle and Tirupati on …
  • AP CM Naidu inaugurates Rs 100 cr eye hospital in Tirupati 04 Mar 2019 23:25 Tirupati, Mar 4 (PTI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Monday inaugurated the Rs 100 crore Sri Venkateswara Aravind Eye Hospital here. He inaugurated the hospital after taking part in several government programs in Madanapalle, Pungunur …
  • AP, Telangana in political slugfest over ‘data theft’ 04 Mar 2019 18:31 KV Kurmanath A war of words erupted between the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana governments after the Cyberabad police here booked a case against IT company IT Grids India Pvt Ltd for allegedly obtaining access to private data (Aadhaar and voter ID) of …
  • Room 204 and the Hall of Fame 27 Feb 2019 20:41 The Room 204 at the Besant Theosophical College. (Written by Manoj Pande) It all began in Room no 204. Its stone walls for the first time had heard the English rendering of our National Anthem, by its author Rabindranath Tagore. The Besant Theosophical …
  • TDP selects candidates for assembly seats under Rajampet Lok sabha seat in Andhra Pradesh 22 Feb 2019 07:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Finalising the names of candidates ahead of release of poll notification, as announced earlier, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is said to have selected candidates for five Assembly segments out of the seven falling …
  • Zero movie review: Shah Rukh Khan starrer already getting immense response from audience 20 Dec 2018 20:26 Zero movie still featuring Shah Rukh Khan and Salman KhanTwitter The anticipation around Shah Rukh Khan starrer Zero is building up immensely on social media a day prior to its release. And while the Aanand L Rai directorial is all set to hit the theatres …
  • Two zonal commissioners appointed by Vijayawada Municipal Corporation 03 Dec 2018 04:06 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a bid to streamline the administration, the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) has appointed two zonal commissioners for monitoring the three administrative circles in city on the lines of Greater Hyderabad and …
  • Fall in tomato price worries farmers in Madanapalle 04 Sep 2018 11:17 Hundreds of tomato growers in the Madanapalle division are a worried lot with the prices plummeting to ₹1.60 a kg on Monday as against ₹6 last week, while the arrivals into the market at Madanpalle, considered the largest in South India, continue to be …
  • Krishna Reddy obituary 30 Aug 2018 17:43 In the late 1950s, on moving to Paris, the Indian artist and printmaker Krishna Reddy, who has died aged 93, found himself in the heart of bohemian society. “There was one tiny little street,” Reddy recalled, “in which all the great artists gathered.” He …
  • Price of tomatoes plunges to Rs 2 per kg 30 Aug 2018 08:53 From nearly Rs 100 per kg a month back, tomato prices have plunged to Rs 2 per kg in some wholesale markets of the country. According to some media reports, the whole price of this common vegetable has fallen to Rs 2 per kg at Narayangaon wholesale market …
  • Social forestry hobbles as 58 mandals reel under drought 26 Aug 2018 07:18 The social forestry division is set to face a tough time with the declaration of drought in 58 of the 66 mandals in the district. The other eight mandals stare at a drinking water crisis. Though the division’s officials in Tirupati, Chittoor and …
  • One People, One Song 15 Aug 2018 01:36 Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle in a still from Rahman’s version of the national anthem. (File) In 1911, when Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore penned Jana gana mana, a set of verses in highly Sanskritised Bengali and almost entirely made up of nouns …
  • Saris, diamond bangles go missing from Telangana, Andhra temples; cops says no CCTV footage 09 Aug 2018 08:47 A hand-woven silk saree presented at the famous Kanaka Durga temple in Vijayawada disappeared (Wikipedia) Police in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are baffled by two missing expensive saris and a set of diamond bangles that were gifted to presiding deities …
  • IITs turn into hiring grounds for universities 06 Aug 2018 20:12 KOLKATA: Despite struggling with a severe faculty shortage of their own, Indian Institutes of Technology are churning out a steady stream of talent for others in the education space. IITs, both old and new, have become talent hunting grounds for institutes …
  • Why varsities are making a beeline for IITs 06 Aug 2018 19:32 KOLKATA: Despite struggling with a severe faculty shortage of their own, Indian Institutes of Technology are churning out a steady stream of talent for others in the education space. IITs, both old and new, have become talent hunting grounds for institutes …
  • Elderly group of women pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh stuck in Uttarkashi 31 Jul 2018 01:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A group of elderly pilgrims getting stuck in a place where they have never been earlier, having exhausted all money and sans any identity proof. That was the situation of Sudarshanamma from Madanapalle, Chitttoor …
  • Man Hangs Self Seeking Special Category Status For Andhra Pradesh 30 Jul 2018 11:00 Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh: A 25-year old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his house at nearby Madanapalle, seeking special category status for Andhra Pradesh, police said. N Sudhakar, working in a local weaving unit, was found hanging …
  • Weaver’s suicide for SCS unfortunate: Raghuveera 29 Jul 2018 03:43 Expressing shock over the suicide of a weaver, Sudhakar Yadav, in support of the Special Category Status (SCS) in Madanapalle on Saturday, APCC president N. Raghuveera Reddy exhorted the activists of the SCS movement not to resort to such acts, but wage a …
  • Why is music not taught in school? 21 Jul 2018 19:24 BENGALURU: For schools, music isn’t a priority. Atleast, that’s what a five-year, transnational study, conducted by Mysore University scholar DVK Vasudevan along with violinist Dr Mysore Manjunath and Dr Ganesh Mahidhara found. The purpose of the study was …
  • 22-year-old’s cycle yatra to save AP coastline 21 Jun 2018 00:49 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Twenty-two-year-old graduate C Yashwanth Kumar embarked on an all Andhra Pradesh cycle yatra on Wednesday with a mission to ‘save the coastline from human greed’.     During his 3,200 km yatra, he will cover 20 major …
  • The Age of Surplus 11 Jun 2018 20:20 There is practically no agri-commodity today that isn’t a victim of “permanent surpluses”.  (Representational Image/ PTI) If there is one thing that has changed in Indian agriculture in recent times, it is supply response — the ability of farmers to …
  • Andhra CM accuses Centre of conspiring to take over Tirumala temple 08 Jun 2018 16:08 Reuters Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu claims that the Centre is conspiring to take over the functioning of the historic temple in Tirupati. Chandrababu, while addressing a public meeting in Chittoor, where he went to participate in the …
  • Central Government hatching conspiracy to take over functioning of Tirumala temple: Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu 08 Jun 2018 06:22 Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday accused the Central Government of hatching a conspiracy to take over the functioning of Tirumala temple. Chandrababu, while addressing a public meeting in Chittoor, …
  • ‘Grand conspiracy against TDP’ 08 Jun 2018 06:04 Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said that the BJP and the YSR Congress Party had come together to stall the development in the State. They were seeking to incite people by raking up religious, regional and caste issues, he alleged. …
  • Centre conspired to take over Tirumala temple: Andhra CM 08 Jun 2018 01:41 [India], Jun 8 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday accused the Central Government of hatching a conspiracy to take over the functioning of Tirumala temple. Chandrababu, while addressing a public meeting in Chittoor, where …
  • Pension for renal patients in pvt hospitals too 31 May 2018 02:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the officials to extend dialysis and pension facilities to the renal patients who are undergoing treatment in private hospitals also. At present, the government is …
  • ‘Rahul will announce SCS in Tirupati’ 06 Apr 2018 02:37 The Congress party on Thursday said it would bring AICC president Rahul Gandhi to Tirupati to add credence to its promise to accord the Special Category Status, when it comes to power. APCC president N. Raghuveera Reddy said as a true national party, it …
  • MLA actor Kajal Aggarwal: Until Magadheera, I was confused about a career in films 22 Mar 2018 12:59 Written by Manoj Kumar R | Bengaluru | Published: March 22, 2018 5:52 pm Kajal said she has grown a lot as an actor in the past decade that it helped her to have insightful discussions about cinema with Kalyan on the sets of MLA. Actor Kajal Aggarwal made …
  • Fresh thundershowers break out over South Peninsula 18 Mar 2018 16:47 Thunderstorms have broken out fresh over many parts of the South Peninsula along a track negotiated by last week’s depression, with associated clouds growing its footprint in North from the Laccadive Sea (South-West of Sri Lanka). India Met Department (IMD …
  • How a poem recital in Madanapalle led to India getting its national anthem 24 Feb 2018 10:40 Oblivious to many Indians, Madanapalle, a sleepy and serene town in Chittoor district of the Rayalaseema region, enjoys the rare distinction of contributing some of the firsts to the Indian national movement. It was here at the Besant Theosophical College …
  • Breeding for the market: Private sector’s Green Revolution 21 Feb 2018 20:39 A trader auctioning tomatoes at Karnataka’s Kolar APMC market yard. (Express Photo: Kashif Masood) India’s first Green Revolution was largely public sector-led. The high-yielding wheat and paddy varieties from the 1960s to the 1980s, which made the country …
  • Loneliness of the long denied artist 16 Feb 2018 01:44 Written by Aditi Raja | Vadodara | Published: February 16, 2018 5:55 am Artists look back at controversy that frustrated Chandramohan to point of setting fire to university office. (File)  A newly renovated boundary wall separates the street from the …
  • PM says tomato, onion, potato crops are govt's 'TOP priority'; farmers wait to see how 11 Feb 2018 00:36 Updated: February 11, 2018 5:51 am Between 2001-02 and 2016-17, India’s potato production has practically doubled, from an estimated 24.46 million tonnes (mt) to 48.61 mt. In case of tomatoes, it has tripled (from 7.46 mt to 20.71 mt), and for onions, …
  • The Greys in Operation Greens 10 Feb 2018 20:12 Updated: February 11, 2018 1:16 am Between 2001-02 and 2016-17, India’s potato production has practically doubled, from an estimated 24.46 million tonnes (mt) to 48.61 mt. In case of tomatoes, it has tripled (from 7.46 mt to 20.71 mt), and for onions, …
  • Prices unsteady, Andhra Pradesh tries a seed experiment 10 Feb 2018 20:12 The favourable climate — neither too hot nor too cold — ensures tomato grows well around Madanapalle in Chittoor district. (Express Photo/Harsha Vadlamani) Only four persons among the younger generation in the 200-odd families of Vanamaladinne village …
  • Bandh: Mixed response in Chittoor, TDP joins protest 09 Feb 2018 03:35 The State bandh call given by the Opposition parties, demanding justice to A.P. as per the provisions of the State Reorganisation Act, evoked mixed response in Chittoor district while it was near total in Anantapur district. In Tirupati, the shutdown was …
  • CM vows to make Chittoor district drought-free 17 Jan 2018 03:38 TIRUPATI: If things go as planned, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is all set to make Chittoor a drought-free district. To eradicate drought like conditions, the State government is planning more and more development works in the district. While leaving …
  • Jagan promises fair deal to weavers 02 Jan 2018 05:48 YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday said that raw material would be provided to weaves at subsidised rate and loans given to them at lowest interest rate if the party comes to power. Interacting with weavers at Chinna Tippa …
  • When tomato brought tears to farmers 27 Dec 2017 06:21 The price of tomato in South India’s largest tomato market at Madanapalle stood at ₹6.40 a kg on Tuesday, while the vegetable was reportedly sold at 65 paise a kg in domestic markets in Kurnool and Anantapur. The retail tomato price in Chittoor district …
  • Farmers gherao AP Minister over HNSS compensation 15 Dec 2017 06:16 A group of farmers on Thursday morning intercepted the convoy of Industries Minister N. Amarnath Reddy at V. Kota mandal headquarters on the busy Madanapalle-Krishnagiri NH, demanding clearance of land acquisition compensation to them, pending for two …
  • TDP goes all out to strengthen base in YSR Cong. strongholds 11 Dec 2017 03:21 The ruling TDP, which had suffered a rout in the western constituencies of the district, is leaving no stone unturned to bounce back and be a force to reckon with. At present, the Assembly constituencies of Chandragiri, Piler, Madanapalle and Punganur are …
  • Why your veggie prices are curiously high this winter 23 Nov 2017 05:38 The general rule is that you pay less for vegetables in winter than in summer (File Photo) Winters are when vegetables turn affordable, with plentiful supplies of everything from tomatoes, carrots, cauliflower and radish to beans, spinach, beetroot and …
  • Venkaiah bats for multi-pronged approach 16 Nov 2017 03:21 Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday called for a multi-pronged approach for increasing production by using various technologies and ensuring efficient distribution of food grains to double the income of farmers by 2022. Inaugurating three-day …
  • Palar comes alive after 20 years as rain batters Kuppam region 11 Oct 2017 05:03 One person has gone missing and a temporary bridge washed away as heavy rain lashed the tri-State Kuppam region and some neighbouring districts of Karnataka on Monday resulting in overflowing of various checkdams on the Palar river that crisscrosses …
  • B. Kothakota government hospital in a shambles 07 Oct 2017 06:33 The government hospital at B.Kothakota mandal headquarters in Madanapalle division is now in a shambles, and the plight of the precarious structure is further worsened with incessant rains in the division since a couple of days. The hospital, located …
  • Heavy rain batters Chittoor; high alert along Neeva river bank 06 Oct 2017 05:01 Chittoor municipal corporation limits and surrounding mandals of Tavanampalle and Irala received heavy rain during the last 24 hours, resulting in copious inflows into Neeva river. The NTR Jalasayam, the prime source of drinking water for Chittoor, which …
  • Cops solve burglary, theft cases 20 Sep 2017 21:33 DH News Service, Bengaluru, Sep 21 2017, 1:26 IST The Ramamurthy Nagar police arrested two persons for house burglary and picking pockets. The police recovered one kg gold jewellery worth Rs 29.76 lakh and arrested Syed Mohammad Ali (25), a native of …
  • A new ray of hope 20 Sep 2017 20:11 The entertainment industry sees many youngsters trying to make it big but only a few are successful. Rajath Krishna is one of the few who got the opportunity to play the lead role Vijayendra Prasad’s recently released Srivalli. The scientific thriller has …
  • Now, Tomato prices plummet in city 10 Sep 2017 03:34 A buffalo eats tomatoes thrown out after prices came down, at Bowenpally market on Saturday| R Satish Babu HYDERABAD: Tomatoes are making headlines yet again, but, this time, for being a lot cheaper than they were two months ago.Incessant rains that lashed …
  • Alert constable chases notorious robber, nabs him 05 Sep 2017 20:44 DH News Service, Bengaluru, Sep 6 2017, 0:40 IST Constable Raghavendra of Girinagar police station. An alert police constable nabbed a notorious inter-state robber and a chain-snatcher who has around 50 cases of robberies against him. The arrested is …
  • Another appeal for mercy killing in Chittoor 01 Sep 2017 03:18 A young couple of Pulaguravaripalle of Kurabalakota mandal, 150 km from here, on Wednesday approached the II Additional District Judge court at Madanapalle, with an appeal to grant euthanasia for their six-year-old daughter, suffering from a rare …
  • I never played for money 19 Aug 2017 07:37 It was nearly 20 years ago that Y Venugopal Rao made his first-class debut, but he still has vivid memories of that day. How can he forget, he laughs, running into a fiery Dodda Ganesh at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium? “Of course, he was sledging me. You know …
  • Chopin Canarese 16 Aug 2017 18:30 A good 100 years ago, an amateur French composer made a ‘prepared piano’ following his study of Indian classical music that fascinated him during a life-­altering stay in the Deccan and Gangetic plains. Paris-born Maurice Delage was in his early 30s when …
  • National Anthem tune was composed in Madanapalle Besant Theosophical College 15 Aug 2017 00:12 Visakhapatnam: The staff and students of the Madanapalle Besant Theosophical  College take pride in the fact that the tune for the National Anthem was composed in their college. The tune was composed in 1919 by Margaret Cousins, wife of the then principal …
  • Four Spaniards among 5 killed in chittoor accident 06 Aug 2017 03:29 The mangled remains of the minibus, in which a group of Spanish tourists were travelling, at Yetalavanka of Punganur mandal in Chittoor district on Saturday | afp TIRUPATI: Five persons were killed and nine injured when a speeding container truck collided …
  • Four Spanish nationals die in Andhra Pradesh road mishap 06 Aug 2017 01:04 Tirupati: Four Spanish nationals and their driver were killed when a truck rammed into the minibus in which they were travelling. The accident occurred near Madan-apalle in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. The victims include two women. …
  • 4 Spanish tourists killed in accident in Andhra Pradesh' Chittoor district 05 Aug 2017 19:33 Four Spanish tourists and an Indian driver were killed when the mini-bus they were travelling had a head on collision with a tanker in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district in the early hours of Saturday. (Representational Image)Reuters Four Spanish …
  • 4 Spaniards among 5 killed in AP accident 05 Aug 2017 16:08 Hyderabad: Four Spanish nationals and their driver were killed in a road accident in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday morning. Seven other Spaniards were injured and they were shifted to Bengaluru for treatment. Police said the accident …
  • Four Spanish nationals killed in road accident in Andhra Pradesh 05 Aug 2017 13:23 JBS Umanadh, DH News Service, Hyderabad, Aug 5 2017, 18:23 IST The Spanish nationals had come to see development activities, initiated by the Rural Development Trust run by a group from Spain, in villages in Anantapuramu district. Image courtesy twitter …
  • AP: 4 Spanish nationals, driver killed as bus collides with container truck 05 Aug 2017 12:27 The foreign nationals were on their way to Puducherry from Anantapuramu district when the collision took place. Chittoor (AP):  A mini bus collided with a container truck in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district on Saturday, killing four Spanish nationals …
  • Four Spanish tourists killed in accident in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh 05 Aug 2017 11:34 In a gory road mishap, four tourists from Spain and an Indian driver, were killed on the spot, when their mini bus had a head-on collision with a container at Eedigapalle village of Punganur mandal, 60 km from here on Saturday morning. According to …
  • Four Spanish nationals among five killed in AP road accident 05 Aug 2017 11:11 A mini bus collided with a container truck in Chittoor district today, killing four Spanish nationals, two of them women, and their driver, police said. Six others, also Spanish nationals, were injured, one of them critically, in the accident. One of the …
  • Four Spanish nationals among five killed in Andhra Pradesh road accident 05 Aug 2017 08:53 The local driver of the mini-bus died in the head-on collision in Chittoor. (Google Maps) Four Spanish tourists including a woman were killed when a mini-bus they were travelling in collided with a tanker in Chitoor district Saturday morning. The local …
  • 4 Spanish Nationals Among 5 Dead In Truck-Mini Bus Collision In Chittoor 05 Aug 2017 08:01 Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh:  A mini bus collided with a container truck in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district today, killing four Spanish nationals and their driver, police said. Two people, also Spanish nationals, were injured in the accident. The …
  • Tomato prices soar from Rs 20 to Rs 90 per kg: This commodity is on fire, know why 28 Jul 2017 08:46 Tomato is an essential commodity, and its prices have skyrocketed over the past few week. (Reuters) As per the data by Department of Consumer Affairs, tomato retail prices of have risen from about Rs 20 per kg to Rs 70 per kg and more in just over a month. …
  • Seeing red: why is tomato on fire? 28 Jul 2017 04:30 ‘Summer tomato’, harvested between May and July, sees bigger investments by farmers who expect better price realisations. (Express Photo/Jaipal Singh) In just over a month, retail prices of tomato have gone from about Rs 20 per kg to Rs 70 per kg (all- …
  • ‘Hidden treasure’: elderly couple rescued from abductors 19 Jul 2017 03:44 A rescue party formed by SP S.V. Rajasekhar Babu on Tuesday morning rescued an elderly couple of Madanapalle town at a forest location in Gudipala mandal near Chittoor, besides nabbing a 10-member gang of kidnappers, hailing from Madanapalle, Chittoor and …
  • On the global film map 30 Jun 2017 20:31 Payal Kapadia’s short film, Afternoon Clouds, was the only Indian film as the official selection at the Cannes Film Festival. A final year student from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Payal Kapadia’s 13-minute short film, Afternoon Clouds, …
  • Elderly man attacked, driven away from village by sons 26 Jun 2017 07:04 In a heinous incident, a 76-year-old farmer was attacked with sticks and chased away from his village by his sons and daughters-in-law in a remote village of the Tamballapalle Assembly constituency in Chittoor district on Sunday. The farmer with a bleeding …
  • Blackbuck Munna becomes a shepherd’s son 13 May 2017 20:50 A number of enthusiastic youth try their best to attract the one year-old blackbuck and catch it, calling by its name Munna, from its habitat Nallagonda reserve forest abutting Dussanapalle hamlet of Mulakalacheruvu mandal of the Madanapalle division, but …
  • Swift action helps stop child marriage in Chittoor 07 May 2017 04:58 A speech-impaired man allegedly threatened his minor daughter, aged 14, to marry her maternal uncle (27), failing which he would resort to blinding himself. Amid arguments and threats, the child marriage was stopped at Gangapuram village near Chinna Tippa …
  • Cleanliness survey: Hyderabad at 22nd position, Indore cleanest city and Vizag ranks 3 04 May 2017 14:21 Vishakapatnam ranked 3rd and Hyderabad figured at 22nd position in the country in a cleanliness survey conducted by the Centre under Swachh Survekshan 2017. The survey was conducted among 434 cities, the report of which was released on Thursday. Hyderabad …
  • Swachh Survekshan-2017: Andhra Pradesh ranks third with 16 of top 100 cities 04 May 2017 11:55 Eight of the Andhra Pradesh's 32 urban local bodies (ULBs) that contested in Swachh Survekshan-2017 were ranked among the top 50 clean cities of the country. In the top 100 clean cities list, 16 A.P. ULBs find a place. This makes A.P. the third State …
  • Forest fire atop hillock near Madanapalle 23 Feb 2017 03:43 A major forest fire broke out at the tri-hill junction of Mallaiahkonda, Sadhu Konda and Inumu Konda in Tamballapalle constituency, 40 km from Madanpapalle, on Wednesday. The fire was brought under control by the evening. Officials of the forest and fire …