• Onion, tomato retail prices may decline 15% with fresh supplies 10 Mar 2020 08:41 New Delhi: Retail prices of onion, tomato and potato are expected to fall 10 per cent-15 per cent in the next 20-30 days with the arrival of fresh crop, which reduce household expenditure on food. Wholesale onion prices in April are likely to fall from the …
  • Coronavirus threat: vegetable farmers have a field day 03 Mar 2020 08:09 Fears of coronavirus, which left an upsetting effect on the poultry industry for wrong reasons, has resulted in amazing consumption of the greens and vegetables during the last one week. The farmers of the western mandals of the tail-end Chittoor district, …
  • Dial 100 comes to the rescue of devotees stranded in forest 24 Feb 2020 06:08 The Valmikipuram police of Madanapalle division late on Saturday evening rescued a group of five devotees in the forests of Veeranna Hill. The devotees lost their way on downward journey, straying towards Madanapalle range. The rescued included a 28-year- …
  • Techie's friend returns favour with fraud 17 Feb 2020 05:31 For having helped him earlier, he promised to get software engineer job in UK, took Rs 25L and went off the radar A 30-year-old techie was left poorer by Rs. 25 lakh after his friend turned out to be a swindler. L Devendra trusted a friend, Phani Kumar …
  • Poultry industry in Chittoor, Nellore badly affected 16 Feb 2020 04:39 By Express News Service TIRUPATI:  Rumours on social media about the spread of coronavirus through birds have been badly affecting the poultry and meat industry and the poultry farmers are facing heavy losses due to this. Sales in the poultry industry have …
  • Not many takers for onions at ₹35 a kg in Chittoor! 12 Feb 2020 04:22 After remaining a cause of constant bother for consumers for nearly three months, onion prices are no longer a hot topic in tail-end Chittoor district, though being sold at ₹100 for 3 kg, as against ₹240 a kg in November first week. In spite of the vast …
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti’s life - an unusual portrayal 06 Feb 2020 11:44 “Truth is a pathless land,” said Jiddu Krishnamurti, sage, philosopher, thinker and the man who spoke nearly a million words in a lifetime that spanned 90 years and three continents. And yet, it is the sandy path that weaves between trees and shrubs that …
  • Bank manager kills wife with cyanide-laced pills, arrested 04 Feb 2020 06:31 By Express News Service CHITTOOR: The Madanapalle police on Monday took a bank manager into custody for allegedly killing his wife by giving capsules laced with cyanide on January 27. The incident came to light after seven days with the post-mortem report …
  • Andhra's man-animal conflict: Jumbos in jeopardy 26 Jan 2020 10:52 The Asian elephant made a dramatic reappearance in Kuppam on a wintry evening in the 1980s, after being off the map for many years. The comeback of the jumbos led to both excitement and fear in hundreds of fringe villages of Kuppam and Palamaner forest …
  • 6 injured as bus rams into auto 26 Jan 2020 07:39 By Express News Service KURNOOL: Six persons were injured after a private travels bus hit an auto and a van, and later crashed into a roadside hut. The incident took place on National Highway-44 at Dhone around 2.30 am on Saturday. According to police, the …
  • BCG revaccination ups immunity against TB 22 Jan 2020 00:21 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A new study led by scientists at the Centre for Infectious Diseases Research (CIDR) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) found that when young Indian adults who have been vaccinated at birth are once again given the …
  • Contract teacher held for raping 14-year-old student in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district 19 Jan 2020 06:05 By Express News Service CHITTOOR: A teacher of AP Model School at B Kotha Kota near Madanapalle was arrested on Saturday on charge of raping a 14-year-old student on Thursday evening. According to Madanapalle Urban Circle Inspector Rajendranath, the …
  • AP: Minor girl raped by teacher at Madanapalle 18 Jan 2020 16:03
  • Surplus Krishna, Godavari water for Rayalaseema: Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy 25 Dec 2019 05:42 By Express News Service KADAPA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has reiterated that his government is committed to transforming drought-prone Rayalaseema into a fertile region using the surplus water of Krishna and Godavari rivers, which are going …
  • Gollapudi Maruthi Rao breathes his last 12 Dec 2019 21:51 The ever-versatile and popular actor, writer, journalist, theatre personality and screenwriter Gollapudi Maruthi Rao is no more. He was 80 years old when he passed away at a private hospital in Chennai on Thursday. His wife Sivakama Sundari was beside him …
  • Madanapalle minor girl rape and murder: Police file charge sheet in record 17 days 11 Dec 2019 18:28 Madanapalle police acted swiftly in the case pertaining to the infamous rape and murder of a minor at Angallu that had shocked the State on November 7. On the double Undaunted by the public outcry and demand for ‘instant justice’, the district police …
  • Farmer in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor scripts success story by growing rain-fed tomato crop 21 Nov 2019 01:50 Express News Service TIRUPATI:  Ravindra Reddy, a farmer from Molakalacheruvu in Chittoor district, is reaping rich dividends and has become an inspiration to many. After suffering huge losses by cultivating groundnut in his 10-acre dry land, he switched …
  • Small towns, big films: The ideal combo of Indian cinema's changing setup 16 Nov 2019 23:59 Bunty and Babli couldn’t have got it more right. The Hindi film industry is on a small-town adventure. The box office is humming with community-arranged marriages, romances, elopements, laadli but rebellious daughters whose adoring fathers eventually come …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 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 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …