• Andhra Pradesh three-capital theory: Agitations in Visakhapatnam, Kurnool back government plan 11 Jan 2020 06:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/KURNOOL: Agitations in support of Executive Capital in Visakhapatnam and for Judicial Capital at Kurnool are gathering steam. On Friday, Visakhapatnam and its neighbourhood reverberated with slogans in support of the …
  • Andhra government to go for re-tendering for Vizag metro rail 31 Dec 2019 02:58 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Visakhapatnam Metro Rail Project got a fresh impetus on Monday with the State government going for re-tendering for it. A GO was issued cancelling the bid received from Essel Infra Consortium for the rail project …
  • YSRC leaders in Vizag upbeat about Andhra CM Jagan's 3 capital hint 20 Dec 2019 03:50 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: YSRC leaders in the district are upbeat in the wake of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy hinting that Visakhapatnam could be developed as an executive capital on the last day of the winter session of the Legislative …
  • Smooth vehicle passage seen in Andhra Pradesh on first day of FASTag 16 Dec 2019 05:23 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM/VIJAYAWADA: FASTag, aimed at encouraging digital payments and ensuring seamless passage of vehicles at toll plazas, came into force at all toll plazas on the national highways across the State on Sunday.  While 75 …
  • Citizenship Act: Special booths set up for stranded passengers of cancelled trains in Vijayawada 16 Dec 2019 03:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In view of ongoing agitation at Uluberia station of Kharagpur division, the Vijayawada division of South Central Railway (SCR) has set up a special assistance booth and helpline numbers to guide the passengers, said …
  • Two students drown in Andhra's Yeluru Canal 08 Dec 2019 04:27 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In a tragic incident, one student drowned, while another was rescued from Yeluru Canal in Anakapalle area on Saturday morning. The incident took place when they went to the canal to attend nature’s call. The deceased …
  • SCR GM inspects railway stations in Vijayawada division 05 Dec 2019 07:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  South Central Railway (SCR) general manager Gajanan Mallya conducted the annual inspection of Vijayawada division’s Duvvada-Rajahmundry section on Wednesday. Commencing from Duvvada Railway Station, the inspection …
  • Fire breaks out in shoe factory in Delhi's Narela industrial area, 2 feared trapped | LIVE 17 Nov 2019 07:31 Nov 17, 2019 12:51 PM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal We will do anything for Balasaheb: Sanjay Raut We will do anything for #Balasaheb, govt will be formed. The promise which Uddhav ji made to Balasaheb, that there will be a Chief Minister from Shiv Sena... …
  • Couple dies after falling off train 11 Nov 2019 03:51 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In a tragic incident, two persons who tried to get down from a running train slipped and came under its wheels. The incident took place at Duvvada railway station around 1 am on Sunday. The deceased were identified as …
  • On the beach road to fitness with open gyms 04 Nov 2019 04:48 What started as a small initiative and a pilot project by the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) on the beach road in 2017 has today turned into a mass movement. The response has been overhwelming with people from various walks are flooding …
  • Government releases Rs 186 crore for Smart City project in Visakhapatnam 22 Oct 2019 07:14 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Smart City project works got a big push with the government releasing Rs186 crore for Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation. It includes the Central share of Rs 100 crore and the State margin money. A GVMC …
  • Incessant rain disrupts life in Visakhapatnam 27 Sep 2019 05:39 Incessant rain has disrupted the normal life in Visakhapatnam district. Apart from the city, the rural and agency areas have been witnessing heavy downpour since Wednesday night. Many areas in the city were waterlogged on Thursday, creating trouble to …
  • New APTDC packages launched 26 Sep 2019 04:46 The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation launched six new tourism packages from the city on Wednesday. Launching the posters for the new packages along with APTDC’s Divisional Manager T.G. Prasada Reddy, Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao …
  • Visakhapatnam: 2 held, 160 kg of cannabis seized 20 Sep 2019 05:19 Visakhapatnam: The Excise Department officials in Vishakapatnam have arrested two persons and seized 160 kg of cannabis from their car in Anakapalle Mandal. “Excise Department officials seized 160 kgs of cannabis from a car in Anakapalle Mandal yesterday. …
  • Pall of gloom descends on Vizag's Ramalakshmi Colony 16 Sep 2019 07:20 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A pall of gloom descended on Ramalakshmi Colony, near KGH, on hearing the news of boat capsize in Godavari river as five members of a family of the colony were reported missing. A large number of people gathered at …
  • Meet teacher who is riding on horseback to school in interior hamlet in Vizag Agency  06 Sep 2019 03:20 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:   A teacher, who has been taking pains riding a horse to reach a school in an interior hamlet in the Visakhapatnam Agency, has received the best teacher award. The travails and dedicated teaching of G Venkata Ramana, 24, …
  • Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission chief visits girl attacked with screwdriver 30 Aug 2019 03:47 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Andhra Pradesh Mahila Commission chairperson Vasireddy Padma on Thursday visited King George Hospital (KGH) where 19-year-old Bhargavi was getting treated and interacted with her. It may be noted Bhargavi was …
  • Vizag girl student attacked by youth with screwdriver 29 Aug 2019 04:35 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A 19-year-old degree first-year student was attacked by a youth. The ghastly incident took place near the Rama Chandra theatre junction at Anakapalle on Wednesday. The accused has been identified as 21-year-old Sai …
  • Rs 100 crore sanctioned for Visakha Institute of Medical Sciences development  25 Aug 2019 02:01 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Minister for Health and Medical Education Alla Kalikrishna Srinvas has directed the principal secretary of health department to appoint necessary staff at Visakha Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS) here. The …
  • Indian Railways' second double-decker Uday Express to run between Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada; check details 19 Aug 2019 13:33 Indian Railways' second double-decker Uday Express to run between Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada Railways' second double-decker Uday Express will run between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada to cater to the busy route in the East Coast Railway zone, …
  • Second double-decker Uday Express to run between Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada 19 Aug 2019 07:53 New Delhi, Aug 19 () Railways' second double-decker Uday Express will run between Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada to cater to the busy route in the East Coast Railway zone, officials said on Monday. The first Uday or Utkrisht double-decker Yatri Express …
  • Three dead, over 25 injured as bus overturns in A.P. 09 Jul 2019 10:42 Three passengers died and over 25 were injured after the bus in which they were travelling overturned allegedly due to overspeeding on a ghat road near Vantlamamidi village under Paderu police station limits in Visakhapatnam district on July 9. However, …
  • Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation notices to TDP office take political turn 01 Jul 2019 03:57 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Notices served  on Telugu Desam Party (TDP) by Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) in connection with construction of the party district office at Ramnagar here has taken a political turn with the party …
  • 3-Year-Old Girl Rescued Within 24 Hours Of Kidnapping In Andhra Pradesh 30 Jun 2019 14:51 Complaint was filed by toddler's mother the day she was kidnapped. (Representational) Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh police rescued a 3-year-old girl, who was kidnapped on June 28 from Visakhapatnam's Anakapalle and arrested the accused on Saturday. …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Police rescue 3-year-old within 24 hours of kidnapping 30 Jun 2019 10:28 Category: Andhra Pradesh Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Jun 30, 2019, 3:17 pm IST Updated: Jun 30, 2019, 3:17 pm IST Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh police rescued a 3-year-old girl, who was kidnapped on June 28 from Visakhapatnam’s Anakapalle and …
  • Putting children in harm’s way 29 Jun 2019 04:34 Little kids are seen perilously perched on autorickshaws on the busy NH-16 near PM Palem as buses and trucks zoom past them. Drivers cram around 10 children in a single autorickshaw, flagrantly flouting traffic rules that allow only five children to be …
  • From blackboards to digital boards: a transformation of government-run schools 28 Jun 2019 11:25 Until two years ago M Yogesh spent most of his pocket money on getting notes photocopied. Today, he and his friends share notes on Google hangouts. A student of grade 10 at the government-run KDPM High School, he was introduced to computers only in grade …
  • APSRTC’s OR increases by three per cent, thanks to summer holidays 01 Jun 2019 05:21 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  With numerous wedding ceremonies and village festivals taking place this summer, there has been a huge demand for RTC bus services, including AC vehicles. This year, the RTC has seen a 3 per cent increase in the …
  • All 22 MPs will push for special category status for AP: YSRCP 29 May 2019 12:59 [India], May 29 (ANI): YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) affirmed that all of its 22 newly-elected parliamentarians will push for special category status for Andhra Pradesh. "Jagan Mohan Reddy has taken the issue (special category status) very seriously and …
  • I will turn Visakhapatnam into a world-class city, vows newly-elected MP MVV Satyanarayana 29 May 2019 05:18 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Newly-elected Visakhapatnam MP MVV Satyanarayana has listed out his priorities for the development of the city and its neighbourhood. Speaking at a meet-the-press programme here on Tuesday, he said he will, in …
  • Will SIT report now be made public? 28 May 2019 02:00 In June 2017, the TDP government coming under pressure from various quarters, formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by DIG Vineet Brijlal to inquire into the alleged land-grabbing cases in Visakhapatnam district. The SIT grabbed a lot of …
  • YSRCP government to investigate land scam 27 May 2019 01:54 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The YSRCP government will order thorough inquiry into Vizag land scam along with alleged irregularities in Amaravati land acquisition, newly-elected Anakapalle MLA Gudivada Amarnath has said. Speaking at a news …
  • 55,619 postal ballots issued for staff on election duty 18 Apr 2019 02:40 Collector K. Bhaskar said that 55,619 postal ballots were issued to employees who were on election duty. At a meeting with representatives of political parties on Wednesday, he said the postal ballots were issued in a systematic manner to all those …
  • Not-so-well: Pawan Kalyan defies doctors’ advice, participates in poll rallies 08 Apr 2019 04:32 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan, who suspended his election campaign on Saturday following ill health, resumed his campaign on Sunday defying the advice of his doctors and addressed rallies at Anakapalle and Pendurti. …
  • Pawan Kalyan hospitalised: Ram Charan meets Jana Sena chief and wishes him speedy recovery 07 Apr 2019 16:48 Ram Charan meets Pawan KalyanFacebook Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan was hospitalized on Friday, April 5, after he suffered from dehydration during the election campaign. His nephew Ram Charan met the actor at his residence and wished him a speedy …
  • View: Can the box office foretell poll results? 06 Apr 2019 05:41 By Sriram Karri I had my first glimpse into the pragmatic dynamics of an Indian election in 1994, during the campaign ahead of the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections. During a time when TV debates did not set a narrative or divide people based on political …
  • Lok Sabha elections 2019: Who is India's poorest MP? And who is the richest? 03 Apr 2019 16:42 Online Desk There are poor parliamentarians and there are rich parliamentarians. 67-year-old Sumedha Nand Saraswati from Sikar in Rajasthan, a seer by choice, is the poorest Lok Sabha MP in our land, having declared a paltry Rs 34,311 as his total assets, …
  • Who is India's poorest MP? And who is the richest? 03 Apr 2019 15:07 Online Desk There are poor parliamentarians and there are rich parliamentarians. 67-year-old Sumedha Nand Saraswati from Sikar in Rajasthan, a seer by choice, is the poorest Lok Sabha MP in our land, having declared a paltry Rs 34,311 as his total assets, …
  • Bizman, doctors, IRS: Anakapalle contest has it all  02 Apr 2019 05:49 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Four fresh faces are in the fray Anakapalle Lok Sabha constituency, but all of them have good rapport with the people as they performed well in various professions.The TDP fielded Adari Anand Kumar, son of dairy …
  • When netas give street food a political tadka 28 Mar 2019 23:18 Hyderabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may well be the most well-known ‘chaiwala’ of the nation, but there are other lesser-known chaiwalas in the two Telugu states trying to strike a chord with the electorate. They are those who are stirring a …
  • Eight H1N1 influenza cases reported in Vizag in two days 25 Mar 2019 04:42 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Swine flu has staged a comeback in the city as eight cases have been reported in the last two days. A total of 104 cases have been reported in the last three months, which worried the health officials over the spread …
  • AP polls: YSRCP releases candidates' names 17 Mar 2019 07:09 AMARAVATI: Jagan Mohan Reddy-lead YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Sunday released candidates' names for all the 175 assembly constituencies and 15 Loksabha constituencies. Party supremo Jaganmohan Reddy will announce the names for Anakapalle Lok Sabha …
  • YSR Congress leaders for upgrading Jagan’s security 17 Mar 2019 04:46 YSR Congress Party leader and former Anakapalle MP Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao and city unit president Malla Vijaya Prasad on Saturday sought the intervention of Election Commission of India over attempts to politicise the killing of former Minister Y.S. …
  • Jana Sena announces first list of candidates 14 Mar 2019 07:19 Amaravati, March 14 (IANS) Actor Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena, which is making its debut in electoral politics of Andhra Pradesh, on Thursday announced its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. The party declared candidates for two …
  • Telangana-based Andhra Pradesh businessmen play safe 13 Mar 2019 20:35 Hyderabad: The buzz in political circles is that several industrialists and businessmen with their base in Telangana state but associated with the Telugu Desam in Andhra Pradesh are being persuaded to join YSR Congress. Andhra Pradseh Chief Minister N. …
  • TDP Candidate List 2019 12 Mar 2019 18:25 AMARAVATI: After a fortnight-long discussion with the party leaders and cadres, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu has finalised candidates for 18 Lok Sabha seats in the state. Naidu is giving a final touch to clear the names for the rest of …
  • AP CM N Chandrababu Naidu set to name 120 candidates tomorrow 12 Mar 2019 05:21 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  With just a week left for the commencement of filing of nominations, TDP supremo and Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has started giving final touches to the candidates’ list for the Assembly elections so as to release …
  • Telugu Desam stronghold may see a VIP contestant 11 Mar 2019 16:10 Speculation that N. Lokesh, IT Minister and son of Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, is being considered as the candidate for the Bheemunipatnam Assembly constituency by the TDP leadership has generated a lot of political heat in the district. In tune with …
  • Naidu finalises 18 TDP candidates for LS 11 Mar 2019 14:31 AMARAVATI: After a fortnight-long discussion with the party leaders and cadres, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu has finalised candidates for 18 Lok Sabha seats in the state. Naidu is giving a final touch to clear the names for the rest of …
  • Poll effect? Liquor sales in Vizag up by Rs 50 crore 11 Mar 2019 06:00 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Come elections and liquor flows like water. This is evident from the statistics. Liquor and beer sales in the district increased in the last one month. From February 1 to March 10, liquor and beer sales at wine shops …
  • All eyes on Bheemili as Naidu set to pick Vizag dist candidates today 07 Mar 2019 04:55 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As Chief Minister and TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu will undertake an exercise on Thursday to select party nominees for the coming general elections in Visakhapatnam district at a review meeting in Amaravati even as …
  • Impersonator caught at exam centre in Andhra Pradesh 03 Mar 2019 04:26 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A case has been booked on a person who wrote the English Paper-2 exam in the name of another person at Samyuktha MJM Junior College at Anakapalle on Saturday. According to RIO, Nagesh, V Visakha of BSc Chemistry was …
  • Two more trains from March 7 27 Feb 2019 07:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) will run two passenger special trains between Anakapalle and Guntur to clear the extra rush of passengers during conventions of hosanna ministries to be conducted between March 7 and 10 at …
  • Vizag: VPT set to lease out land for real estate 21 Feb 2019 09:50 VISAKHAPATNAM: The port of Visakhapatnam is waiting for approval from the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) to lease some of the land it owns here for commercial real-estate development, Visakhapatnam Port Trust deputy chairman P L …
  • Padma for Sirivennela, Harika, Yadlapalli 26 Jan 2019 03:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Noted lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry, chess player Harika Dronavalli and agriculturist Yadlapalli Venkateswara Rao bagged the coveted Padma Shri awards. The Centre announced the Padma awards on Friday on the …
  • Three persons from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Sunil Chhetri get Padma Shri awards 25 Jan 2019 23:04 Hyderabad/Vijayawada: Three persons from the Telugu states and Indian football team Sunil Chhetri - who was born in Secunderabad - were awarded the Padma Shri on Thursday, ahead of Friday’s Republic Day. Lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry, chess …
  • Naidu seeks vote for welfare schemes 29 Dec 2018 10:23 Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday sought votes for the welfare schemes implemented and development achieved during the last four-and-a half years against odds, and for continuing the work to reach the objectives. During his interaction with …
  • Diwali: The festival of lights explained 05 Nov 2018 14:50 By Malavika Kamaraju, Features Editor; Nagarjuna Rao, Senior Pages Editor; Gautam Bhattacharjee, Sports Editor; A.K. Sathish, Senior Pages Editor As an Indian, you could be living anywhere in the world but the prospect of Diwali never fails to whip up a …
  • South Central Railway to run four Suvidha special trains from Oct 18 to clear passenger rush 06 Oct 2018 01:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In order to clear extra passenger rush, the South Central Railway (SCR) will run four Suvidha special train services between Hyderabad and Kakinada Town from October 18. The SCR also announced 10 weekly Tatkal Express …
  • GITAM founder MVVS Murthi to be cremated with state honours tomorrow 06 Oct 2018 00:07 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The mortal remains of TDP MLC and founder-president of GITAM Education Society MVVS Murthi and his friend Chowdary (Chinna) will reach here by Sunday morning. As the postmortem and other formalities were completed at …
  • Mishaps galore due to lack of truck terminals on NH-16 13 Aug 2018 00:49 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Lack of proper parking facilities on NH-16 in rural areas has been forcing lorry drivers to park their vehicles on the roadside in Visakhapatnam district. The long-pending issue has eventually became a nightmare for …
  • Nitin Gadkari to launch development projects at Vizag port tomorrow 12 Jul 2018 07:42 Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari will launch various development projects under the Sagarmala and Bharatmala projects worth Rs 3,685.35 crore here tomorrow. The minister, who is here on a two-day visit for the annual …
  • Gadkari to launch Rs 3,685.35 cr development projects at Vizag port 12 Jul 2018 07:12 The Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari, will launch various development projects under the Sagarmala and Bharatmala projects worth Rs 3,685.35 crore here tomorrow. The minister, who is here on a two-day visit for the …
  • Now, get a good meal at just Rs 5 at Anna Canteen near you in Andhra Pradesh 11 Jul 2018 01:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The much-awaited Anna Canteens, aimed at providing breakfast, lunch and dinner at subsidised rates to general public, will be made operational across the State from Wednesday.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be …
  • Union Minister Nithin Gadkari to launch Rs 3,000 crore projects in Andhra Pradesh 10 Jul 2018 02:20 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: “Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will visit the port city on July 13 and inaugurate various important projects,” Visakhapatnam Port Trust chairman MT Krishna Babu has announced. …
  • Gadkari to inaugurate Vizag port projects on Friday 09 Jul 2018 12:46 Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari is visiting the city and Visakhapatnam port on Friday to inaugurate several projects and to lay foundation stones for several others, according to Visakhapatnam port chairman M.T …
  • Centre dodging rail zone for last four years: MP 05 Jul 2018 08:48 The TDP held a day-long deeksha seeking announcement of the new railway zone with headquarters in Visakhapatnam here on Wednesday in which Ministers, MPs, MLAs and senior leaders from all over the State participated. Vizianagaram MP and former Union …
  • Ex-cricketer, TDP leader among those who join JSP 29 Jun 2018 04:19 With Pawan Kalyan asserting that the Jana Sena Party (JSP) would contest all the seats in the elections and nominate only locals, a host of leaders and new entrants, including former Indian cricketer Y. Venugopala Rao and senior TDP leader Kona Tata Rao, …
  • Second coming to Kerala spelt doom for Maldivian national 07 Jun 2018 02:08 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The arrest of Maldivian nationals from the city while trying to smuggle 17 kg hashish oil out of the country was the culmination of several months of surveillance placed on the key accused, Shaniz Maheer. Various …
  • YSRCP bid to ‘purify’ TDP meet venue foiled 24 May 2018 04:38 YSRCP leaders who were on their way to the A.U. Engineering College grounds to ‘purify’ the venue where the ‘Dharma Porata Deeksha’ of the TDP was held, were taken into preventive custody on Wednesday morning. The YSRCP announced its plan on Tuesday itself …
  • Andhra Pradesh Express catches fire near Gwalior, all passengers safe 21 May 2018 22:15 By ENS & Agencies GWALIOR/VIJAYAWADA: Passengers aboard New Delhi-Visakhapatnam AP Express had a miraculous escape on Monday with alert passengers bringing the train to a halt after two compartments of the train went up in flames near Birlanagar …
  • It’s gloom and doom in Vizag 09 Apr 2018 09:01 A bleak scenario stares at mango growers in Visakhapatnam district as a majority of the mango-growing areas fail to produce expected harvest post the flowering stage. Normally, mangoes flood the market by this time. However, owing to low fruit set, local …
  • Protesting TDP MPs marshalled out from Rajya Sabha 06 Apr 2018 01:50 New Delhi: TDP’s Rajya Sabha MPs, who continued with their protests in the House even after it was adjourned for the day, were forcefully evicted by marshals late evening. The marshals had first tried to convince them to give up protest, but they refused …
  • Narain joins the cast of U Turn remake 22 Mar 2018 03:55 Malayalam actor Narain (Photo | Facebook) Malayalam actor Narain, who made his mark in Tamil cinema with films such as Chithiram Pesuthadi and Anjathe, will be teaming up with Samantha for the Tamil-Telugu bilingual remake of the hit Kannada film U Turn. …
  • Sanitation worker slips into manhole in Vijayawada, dies 21 Mar 2018 01:40 VIJAYAWADA: A sanitation worker died after slipping into a manhole at H Block of Vambay Colony here on Tuesday afternoon. His body was retrieved late at night. The incident took place around 3 pm when five workers hired to clear clogs in manholes by a …
  • Budget belied all expectations, says Opposition 02 Feb 2018 05:18 The Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) on Thursday said that the State received a raw deal in the Union Budget that was presented in Parliament by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. APCC president N. Raghuveera Reddy said there was no mention of …
  • Allocations not grants, but approvals to spend money: PSUs 02 Feb 2018 01:09 VISAKHAPATNAM: Public sector units (PSUs) in Visakhapatnam have got some major allocations in the Union Budget-2018. The Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) has got `1,400 crore, topping the bill, while `108 crore has been earmarked for the Vizag Port. However …
  • Jaggery shops mushroom at Prakasham Gunj 26 Jan 2018 05:56 Prakasham Gunj, a marketplace in the heart of the town, has been abuzz with activity as shops selling jaggery have been mushrooming everywhere. With jaggery being the main offering to Samakka-Saralakka during the biennial Medaram jatara, regular shops …
  • Another scam surfaces, Rs 1 cr swindled from accounts of eight dead pensioners  26 Jan 2018 03:57 VISAKHAPATNAM: Barely three months after Seethammadhara Sub-Treasury Office made the headlines for swindling of money to the tune of `3 crore by its officials from 12 accounts of pensioners, more skeletons have tumbled out of the closet.  The intelligence …
  • Governor showers praise on CM 25 Jan 2018 06:32 Praising the State government’s performance, Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan on Wednesday described N. Chandrababu Naidu as ‘25X8 Chief Minister’. Addressing a meeting at S.R. Puram near here, he said the government was doing everything for them and it was the …
  • A woman in a man’s world 22 Jan 2018 20:11 Kasturi Naidoo’s India connection dates back over a hundred years. Fondly known as Kass in cricketing circles, Kasturi is a young South African woman, who has been enjoying her role as a commentator in the ongoing South Africa-India cricket tour. …
  • There is improvement in quality of life, says Naidu 06 Jan 2018 05:46 “With continued emphasis on welfare, development, and good governance, my government has delivered, resulting in marked improvement in the quality of life,” Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has said. Addressing the Janmabhoomi Maa Vooru programme at …
  • CM Chandrababu Naidu’s SEZ promise in Visakhapatnam circle set to spur job market 06 Jan 2018 02:54 Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu (Photo | ANI) VISAKHAPATNAM: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu promised to set up a special economic zone (SEZ) in the Narsipatnam Circle to create employment for the youngsters of the rural areas. Addressing a …
  • Notorious property offender held 23 Dec 2017 08:46 The city police on Friday arrested a notorious property offender, who was accused in several theft cases, and 14 members of his gang. The key accused has been identified as Chukka Sreenu (43), resident of Malkapuram and a DC sheet holder of Malkapuram …
  • Human error, not brake failure led to mishap: DTC 11 Dec 2017 05:15 VISAKHAPATNAM: A day after the bus driver claimed brake failure as the reason for the accident of three school buses at Yarada hill, the Road Transport Authority (RTA) after inspecting the vehicle  ruled out brake failure and made it clear that it was a …
  • Bus pile-up: Miraculous escape for 50 students in Andha Pradesh 10 Dec 2017 03:52 VISAKHAPATNAM: Around 50 students from a private educational institution of Anakapalle were injured, two of them seriously, when three buses collided with each other at Yarada Ghat road on Saturday. The incident reportedly happened after the bus moving …
  • Bus pile-up: Miraculous escape for 50 students in AP 10 Dec 2017 02:39 VISAKHAPATNAM: Around 50 students from a private educational institution of Anakapalle were injured, two of them seriously, when three buses collided with each other at Yarada Ghat road on Saturday. The incident reportedly happened after the bus moving …
  • Over 50 students injured in collision of three buses in AP 09 Dec 2017 19:05 The bus collision in Yarada area. (Photo: ANI/Twitter) VISAKHAPATNAM: Over 50 students were injured after the three buses they were travelling in were involved in a collision today. The incident happened at Yarada under the New Port Police station …
  • M’rashtra gang busted, three arrested, one still at large 21 Nov 2017 04:00 VISAKHAPATNAM: The Grameen Vikas Bank robbery case reported from Anakapalle on November 6 in which 3.75 kg of gold was looted has turned out to be the handiwork of a four-member inter-state criminal gang from Maharashtra. The Visakhapatnam Rural Police …
  • 636 kgs of cannabis seized from Visakhapatnam 13 Nov 2017 19:19 [India], Nov 13 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) have seized 636 kg of cannabis from a truck in Anakapalle, a suburb of Visakhapatnam. The press note, issued by the DRI Hyderabad Zonal Unit on Monday, mentions that DRI, along with 636 …
  • Saffron party sets sights on 130 weak seats across nation 22 Sep 2017 04:51 P Muralidhara Rao at a press meet in Visakhapatnam on Thursday | Express VISAKHAPATNAM: “Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has a clear vision about its next election action plan which is aimed at bagging all the 130 Parliamentary seats which are identified as …
  • Introduce more trains, demand MPs 16 Sep 2017 06:42 Members of Parliament, who attended the Divisional Committee meeting of Waltair Division of East Coast Railway here on Friday, sought early completion of pending projects and introduction of trains sanctioned in the last budget. The MPs sought among other …
  • Assets of ganja smuggler seized after confession 14 Sep 2017 04:19 VISAKHAPATNAM: In a first, the Visakhapatnam Rural Police have seized the property of a habitual ganja trade offender after he confessed to running the illicit trade. The police seized 100 kg of ganja and arrested three smugglers, including the kingpin, …
  • Naidu promises more funds for irrigation  07 Sep 2017 04:38 GOBBURU (VISAKHAPATNAM DIST) : Saying that assured irrigation to the farm sector and resolving drinking water woes are among the priorities of the government, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday exhorted one and all to protect the depleting …
  • No landfill, more returns if you sort waste 04 Sep 2017 19:41 New Delhi: The massive volume of garbage that toppled down at Ghazipur last week had cost the East Delhi Municipal Corporation up to Rs 1,800 per tonne to be put there — paid to private contractors as tipping fee. Every day, Rs 40.8 lakh is being spent to …
  • AP: Non-bailable warrant issued against HRD minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao 24 Aug 2017 01:50 Visakhapatnam: The Court of Second Metropolitan Magistrate in Anakapalle on Wednesday issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against HRD minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao for not appearing before the court. Ganta was charged for violation of election code during …
  • Armed men hijack container, make away with cigarettes worth Rs 4 crore 21 Aug 2017 03:47 HYDERABAD: A container truck full of cigarettes worth `4 crore was robbed by a group of armed men at Abdullapurmet in the wee hours of Sunday. The vehicle was on its way from Hyderabad to Tirupati. The robbers allegedly tied the driver’s legs and took him …
  • Visakhapatnam cops tame rowdies one selfie at a time 17 Aug 2017 04:26 VISAKHAPATNAM: In an innovative way to monitor the whereabouts of history-sheeters in rural areas, the district police have instructed beat constables to click selfies with rowdies in their jurisdiction on a daily basis. The policemen have to keep track of …
  • Vizag’s Anakapalle jaggery market back on even keel 17 Jan 2017 17:29 Visakhapatnam, Jan. 17:   The Jaggery market at Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam district has returned to normal two months after demonetisation, and the trade, farmers and the labour are now quite comfortable with cashless transactions. For a month after …
  • Anakapalle jaggery market back on an even keel 17 Jan 2017 15:11 Visakhapatnam, Jan. 17:   The jaggery market at Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam district, the biggest in the State, has returned to normal two months after demonetisation, and the trade, farmers and the labour are now quite comfortable with cashless …
  • Rs 130 crore for 236 roads, 57 buildings in Agency areas 11 Jan 2020 06:03 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Deputy Chief Minister (Tribal Welfare) P Pushpa Srivani has said the government released `130.46 crore for laying roads and construction of 56 buildings in the Agency areas. She hopes that 236 roads, once completed, …
  • Balanced regional development is our goal: Jagan Mohan Reddy 04 Jan 2020 09:22 Lending credence to his concept of decentralisation, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said on Friday that his government was taking decisions that would ensure development of all the regions and equitable distribution of water and funds among them. In …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM launches enhanced YSR Arogyasri Scheme in Eluru 03 Jan 2020 11:15 By Express News Service ELURU (ANDHRA PRADESH):  Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday said that every decision taken by his government is based on the sole objective of ensuring ensure fruits of development and administration reach …
  • Pattas to eligible tribal farmers before February by Andhra Pradesh government  22 Dec 2019 02:35 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The State government is committed to give pattas for cultivable land to all eligible tribal farmers as per the Forest Rights Act, principal secretary of tribal welfare RP Sisodia said on Saturday. Addressing a …
  • Andhra Assembly passes Bill for separate SC, ST commissions 17 Dec 2019 00:05 Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday cleared The Andhra Pradesh State Commission for Schedule Tribes Bill, which will enable the government set up a separate commission each for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled …
  • Fake currency racket busted in Andhra Pradesh, 2 foreign nationals among 5 held 08 Dec 2019 05:51 By Express News Service KADAPA: The Kadapa police arrested a five-member gang, including two persons from the Republic of Cameroon, involved in the circulation of counterfeit currency, cybercrimes and sale of ganja and seized Rs 7.28 lakh counterfeit …
  • 2 Cameroon nationals among five held for online fraud 08 Dec 2019 02:07 The Hindu | Fake currency, Ganja seized from accused in Kadapa lodge A criminal gang having involvement in multiple formats of crime landed in the police dragnet in Kadapa on Saturday. With a lodge in Kadapa city as its headquarters, the team of five, …
  • AP home for Lanka's 'nowhere people' 06 Dec 2019 00:31 R.V. Nagar (Visakhapatnam agency): While hardliner Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksha was assuring Indian media of the development of Tamils in north Sri Lanka, a group of  Tamils from Jaffna was celebrating the forty-ninth birthday of  Veeraswamy …
  • ‘Humanism is my religion, keeping my word is my caste’: Andhra CM Jagan 03 Dec 2019 05:18 By Express News Service GUNTUR:  Amid criticism by Opposition parties over his religion and caste, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday said, “Humanism is my religion and keeping my word is my caste”.   Jagan said his detractors …
  • 'Humanism' is my religion, 'keeping up my word' is my caste says Jagan rebutting criticism 02 Dec 2019 10:44 By Express News Service GUNTUR: Amid criticism by the opposition parties over his religion and caste, Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday gave a sharp rebuttal to his detractors saying, "humanism is my religion and keeping up …
  • Sathya Sai development programme in Andhra Pradesh to improve lives of tribal people 20 Nov 2019 23:47 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation on Wednesday launched Sri Sathya Sai National Tribal Development Programme at Prasanthi Nilayam. The session commenced at 8 am, where tribal communities from 12 States participated.  …
  • Chintapalle in Vizag Agency shivers at 8.1° C 14 Nov 2019 04:51 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Chintapalle recorded the minimum temperature of 8.1° Celsius in Vizag Agency on Wednesday. The minimum temperatures are sliding day after day in the Agency. Minimum temperature in Chintapalle, Lambasingi, Araku, …
  • Agency bandh disrupts tourist traffic to Andhra Pradesh's Paderu 12 Nov 2019 09:45 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Tourists to the famous destination of Paderu had to face severe problems on Tuesday with transportation facilities to agency areas in Visakhapatnam district disrupted due to the bandh call given by various tribal …
  • A.P. Formation Day celebrated in Vizag 02 Nov 2019 03:44 Andhra Pradesh Formation Day was celebrated at the Andhra University Convention Centre on Friday. Glowing tributes were paid to Potti Sreeramulu, who laid down his life for the cause of a separate State for the Telugu-speaking people. Several other leaders …
  • Recurring bane for Visakha Agency 28 Oct 2019 12:00 Diseases like malaria, dengue, viral fevers, chikungunya and typhoid are a recurrent feature in Agency areas of Visakhapatnam every year, thanks to insanitary conditions and lack of access to clean drinking water. With awareness being low in the interior …
  • CM Jagan Reddy gives green signal to set up Archaeological Corporation 12 Oct 2019 02:41 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday approved a proposal to set up the Archaeological Corporation in order to preserve the historical monuments in the State. He also directed the officials to establish cultural …
  • YSR Kanti Velugu will cover 5.4 crore people in State, announces CM Jagan Reddy at launch 11 Oct 2019 02:59 By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Launching the ‘YSR Kanti Velugu’ in Anantapur on Thursday, marking the World Sight Day, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said in the next three years all the 5.4 crore people in the State will be screened for eye …
  • Security Forces Find and Defuse 60 Kg of Explosives in India's Chhattisgarh State - Reports 29 Sep 2019 07:11 Asia & Pacific 10:07 29.09.2019(updated 10:09 29.09.2019) Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Sixty kilograms of explosives placed in steel containers and buried beneath a road were recovered and defused by security forces late on Saturday in the Indian …
  • Heavy rains disrupt life in Agency areas of Andhra Pradesh 14 Sep 2019 03:52 Heavy rains continue to disrupt life in the Agency areas of the district. Several roads, culverts, and bridges that connect the interior areas with the plains have been damaged. Interior mandals in Paderu, Munchingput, and G.K. Veedhi are the worst-hit. …
  • Come rains, geddas, streams and waterfalls turn into death traps 12 Sep 2019 04:54 Last week, a 17-year-old Intermediate student T. Ravi Kiran drowned in Gurrai waterfalls in Kumbidisingi Panchayat under G. Madugula Police Station limits in Visakha Agency. The incident reportedly occurred when he along with his friends had gone to the …
  • Two bridges washed away in Vizag Agency 07 Sep 2019 06:05 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Normal life was thrown out of gear in four panchayats of several Agency hamlets as two bridges were washed away following heavy rains in Hukumpeta and G Madugula mandals in Paderu division of Vizag Agency for the past …
  • Separate commissions for SC/STs on the cards in Andhra Pradesh 30 Aug 2019 06:08 The State government has decided to constitute separate commissions for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the State. It proposes to table the relevant Bills in this regard in the Assembly soon. The government has also decided to …
  • Three Insurgents Surrender in India’s Andhra Pradesh State - Report 29 Aug 2019 15:48 Asia & Pacific 17:07 29.08.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): Police in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh have confirmed that three insurgents have surrendered following a gun-battle last week. The three men allegedly surrendered before the Deputy …
  • Union Home Minister Amit Shah lauds Andhra, Telangana for handling Naxal threat 27 Aug 2019 04:09 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday complimented Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for effectively handling the left-wing extremism. Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy attended the inter-State council meeting chaired by …
  • Gang sells abducted children to childless couples at Rs 1.2 lakh 24 Aug 2019 05:11 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The city police busted a child abduction gang following the arrest of four members, including two women. Three persons were also arrested on a charge of purchasing children. Addressing mediapersons here on Friday, …
  • Notorious child kidnappers held in Vizag 24 Aug 2019 02:44 ñThe Visakhapatnam City Police arrested four persons who were allegedly part of a notorious child-kidnapping gang on Friday. The four persons, including two women, are accused of kidnapping five children and selling them for sums ranging from ₹50,000 to ₹1 …
  • Rain subsides, Visakhapatnam limping back to normalcy 10 Aug 2019 04:41 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Agency areas, which bore the brunt of continuous rain for three days, are limping back to normalcy as rains have subsided in most parts of the district. However, roads, which were battered by rains will have to be …
  • Andhra's tribal habitations cut off for third day due to heavy rains 09 Aug 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: With no let-up of heavy rain in Agency areas of Paderu division, particularly Pedabayalu, Munchingput and G Madugula mandals in Visakhapatnam district, several tribal habitations remained cut off for the third …
  • Andhra CM Jagan Reddy announces Rs 5,000 each for flood-affected families 09 Aug 2019 04:29 By Express News Service RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/SRIKAKULAM/KURNOOL: Second flood warning was issued at Gotta Barrage on Vamsadhara in Srikakulam district and at Dowleswaram Barrage on the Godavari in East Godavari district with water levels in both the …
  • GCC on retail marketing drive; releases 10 new products 01 Aug 2019 08:31 Girijan Co-operative Corporation (GCC) is on a marketing drive with focus on retail markets and has in recent times released 10 new products, according to T Baburao Naidu, the Vice-Chairman and Managing Director (MD). "Our focus is on value-addition …
  • Pilot project to check trafficking in girl children in Agency area 01 Aug 2019 07:15 The British Deputy High Commission, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, as part of its outreach initiative, has embarked on a pilot project to check the alleged trafficking in girls in the Agency area of the district. A formal meeting with the stakeholders was …
  • Woman carried 8 km on sling for delivery in Andhra Pradesh 22 Jul 2019 10:29 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Due to lack of a motorable road for an 108 ambulance to reach Kothavalasa,  a pregnant woman had to be carried on a sling for 8 km from the tribal hamlet to Sankaram village in V Madugula mandal on July 21.   She was …
  • 195 kg cannabis seized in Visakhapatnam; 1 arrested 21 Jul 2019 15:15 The accused was arrested in a joint operation carried out by the local police and the excise officials based on a tip-off. Visakhapatnam: One person was arrested and over 195 kilograms of cannabis worth 25 lakh was seized from his car here on Sunday. …
  • Vizag: One held, 195 kg cannabis seized 21 Jul 2019 14:32 Visakhapatnam: One person was arrested and over 195 kilograms of cannabis worth 25 lakh was seized from his car here on Sunday. According to officials, the accused, identified as Prasad who hails from Telangana, was arrested in a joint operation carried …
  • Anthrax scare sends officials into a tizzy 11 Jul 2019 03:40 Health Department officials are on their toes after two suspected cases of anthrax were reported from Madagada village of Araku mandal in Visakhapatnam district. Two persons aged around 30 to 35 years from Madagada village experienced anthrax symptoms …
  • Three dead, over 25 injured as bus overturns in A.P. 09 Jul 2019 10:42 Three passengers died and over 25 were injured after the bus in which they were travelling overturned allegedly due to overspeeding on a ghat road near Vantlamamidi village under Paderu police station limits in Visakhapatnam district on July 9. However, …
  • Putting children in harm’s way 29 Jun 2019 04:34 Little kids are seen perilously perched on autorickshaws on the busy NH-16 near PM Palem as buses and trucks zoom past them. Drivers cram around 10 children in a single autorickshaw, flagrantly flouting traffic rules that allow only five children to be …
  • 25 lakh beneficiaries will be given house sites on Ugadi day 23 Jun 2019 05:36 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Deputy Chief Minister Pamula Pushpa Sreevani on Saturday said Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has been making quick moves to ensure good governance in the State. Speaking to the media here, Sreevani said 25 lakh …
  • Youth Parliament: What it means to have 64 MPs aged below 40? 01 Jun 2019 19:37 17 of the youngest MPs of the 17th Lok Sabha — from a doctor to the wife of a local politician with criminal cases, from the son of a carpenter to the grandson of a former PM. In an election where an estimated 8.2 crore first-time voters exercised their …
  • APSRTC’s OR increases by three per cent, thanks to summer holidays 01 Jun 2019 05:21 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  With numerous wedding ceremonies and village festivals taking place this summer, there has been a huge demand for RTC bus services, including AC vehicles. This year, the RTC has seen a 3 per cent increase in the …
  • TDP's citadel crumbles as YSRC makes inroads 24 May 2019 02:24 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The TDP's citadel crumbled with the party facing its worst-ever drubbing in North Andhra at the hands of YSRC in 2019 elections, as the results started trickling in since Thursday noon. Such was the pace of YSRC…
  • For these tribal persons, animals are the main lifeline 21 May 2019 03:39 Difficult hilly terrains force these people to use horses, donkeys and oxen to ferry them from one place to another and sometimes convert them into luggage-carriers. In remote tribal areas of Visakhapatnam bordering Odisha, most of them are affected by …
  • AP: Maoists threaten TDP leaders, ask them to assure release of jailed tribals 17 May 2019 01:28 [India], May 17 (ANI): CPI (Maoist) on Thursday threatened TDP leaders of dire consequences if the police did not release jailed tribal villagers. In a letter addressed to TDP minister Chintakayala Ayyanna Patrudu, Kidari, Sravan Kumar, Paderu MLA Giddu …
  • Girl dies after falling from ferris wheel in Visakhapatnam 14 May 2019 10:01 In a freak mishap, a 17-year old girl died and two others were injured after falling from a rotating ferris wheel, which was set-up at a fair in Government Junior College grounds, Paderu, in the wee hours of Tuesday. The fair was organised as a part of Sri …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 8-yr-old girl dies as ferris wheel cabin crashes 14 May 2019 09:56 [India], May 14 (ANI): A 17-year-old girl died on Tuesday in Paderu agency area in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, when a cabin fell off a Ferris wheel. Paderu area was celebrating a tribal festival to honour the presiding tribal goddess …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 17-year-old girl dies as ferris wheel cabin crashes 14 May 2019 08:31 This mishap led to the death of Busala Bhavani and injured two other girls, who accompanied the deceased. Visakhapatnam: A 17-year-old girl died on Tuesday in Paderu agency area in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, when a cabin fell off a Ferris …
  • Rains lash several parts of Srikakulam district 03 May 2019 05:33 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: Several parts of the district reported mild to moderate rains since Thursday morning. Keeping intensity of the Fani cyclone in the next few hours in view, the district administration started taking elaborate measures, …
  • S.S. Rajamouli ’s a proud father 23 Apr 2019 18:58 The shooting of Aakashavani — the debut project of Rajamouli’s son Karthikeya has been progressing briskly, with over 90% of the film shot in the interiors of the Paderu region. Set in the jungle, the film apparently revolves around the theme of radio. …
  • 0 vote in 2 booths in Araku Valley 13 Apr 2019 02:55 VISAKHAPATNAM: In perhaps the first time in the poll history of the two Telugu states, two polling stations in the Agency area of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh recorded zero voter turnout. While Maoists had given a boycott call, the extra distance that …
  • Eight H1N1 influenza cases reported in Vizag in two days 25 Mar 2019 04:42 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Swine flu has staged a comeback in the city as eight cases have been reported in the last two days. A total of 104 cases have been reported in the last three months, which worried the health officials over the spread …
  • Aakashavani will be eccentric 24 Mar 2019 19:31 Everybody knows that filmmaker Rajamouli’s son Karthikeya has turned producer for the upcoming Telugu film, Aakashavani. Apparently, they’re already halfway through the shooting and its current schedule is being shot in a dense forest near Paderu, where an …
  • Furniture set on fire outside YSRCP's Vizag office after party denies ticket to MLA 24 Mar 2019 00:09 [India], Mar 24 (ANI): A faction of YSRCP cadre in Paderu in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district on Saturday set furniture of the party's office on fire after Visweswar Raju was denied an MLA ticket. Raju was anticipating a ticket from Paderu …
  • Father or daughter? Araku voters to decide which side they are on 23 Mar 2019 21:11 The battle runs within the family in the Araku Lok Sabha constituency, spread over 450 kilometres and second only to Jaisalmer is geographical spread, in Andhra Pradesh. Telugu Desam Party candidate V. Kishore Chandra Deo, a six-time MP and former Union …
  • App to enable voters to know queue status 22 Mar 2019 04:23 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Gopal Krishna Dwivedi has launched a mobile application MyVoteQ for voters to know about the number of voters in the queue and plan their visit to the polling station for casting their vote. …
  • Lok Sabha polls: Bahujan Samaj Party reluctant to support Jana Sena 21 Mar 2019 23:14 KAKINADA: Bahujan Samaj Party leaders are reluctant to give support to the Jana Sena upset that its partner did not allocate seats to the BSP where the party was hoping to win big. They also claimed that Jana Sena might not even get their deposits back in …
  • Old rivals to lock horns again in 7 assembly seats 21 Mar 2019 09:04 VISAKHAPATNAM: Seven of the total 15 assembly constituencies in Visakhapatnam district are going to witness a keen fight in 2019 elections among the old rivals of TDP, YSRC and Jana Sena, who had contested in the 2014 elections. While the YSRC has changed …
  • Congress leadership in AP out to liquidate party to help YSRC: Vyricherla 21 Mar 2019 06:01 By Express News Service Vyricherla Kishore Chandra Deo, six-time MP and former Union minister for Tribal Affairs, who resigned from the Congress and  joined the TDP a few weeks before the general elections, is now contesting as a TDP nominee in Araku …
  • Financial capital of Andhra has it all, stars and old war horses 20 Mar 2019 04:37 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Post-bifurcation, Visakhapatnam district has emerged as the financial and tourism capital of the State. With 15 Assembly and three Lok Sabha seats, the verdict given by the people of Visakhapatnam district will have a …
  • 2 tribals ‘mistaken’ for Maoists gunned down in Vizag Agency 17 Mar 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A special police team combing the forest area allegedly gunned down two tribals, when they went into the interior forest area on information about the presence of Maoists there, leading to protests by the family …
  • Hyderabad: Ganesh Idol maker becomes drug peddler, held 17 Mar 2019 00:16 Hyderabad: An idol maker in the city was arrested for smuggling ganja by the West Zone Commissioner’s Task Force on Friday after they seized 11.5 kilograms of contraband from his possession. The accused identified as 32-year-old Tuljaram Singh, is a …
  • Doubts over 2 encounter deaths in Visakhapatnam 16 Mar 2019 20:52 Visakhapatnam: Confusion prevails over the death of two persons in an encounter with the police late on Friday near Paderu in Visakhapatnam district. While locals claim that the two were villagers and were in the forest for poaching, Rural SP A. Babujee …
  • AP: Tribal union stages protest against killing of naxals 16 Mar 2019 18:29 [India], Mar 16 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Tribal Union (APTU) staged a protest in front of Sub Collector Office in Paderu here demanding a magisterial inquiry into the alleged encounter of two armed naxals. They further demanded immediate suspension of the …
  • Hyderabad: Idol-maker arrested for peddling Ganja 15 Mar 2019 20:50 Hyderabad: The Commissioner's Task Force, West Zone, on Friday arrested a man for smuggling ganja and seized 11.5 kilograms of contraband his possession. The accused, 32-year-old Tuljaram Singh, is a resident of Upper Dhoolpet and his main occupation …
  • Nara Lokesh gets Mangalagiri; KE Krishna Murthy, Paritala Sunitha make way for heirs 15 Mar 2019 07:34 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: TDP president and Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday night cleared the party’s candidates for 126 of 175 Assembly seats. He okayed the candidature of most of the sitting MLAs as there was not much …
  • Jana Sena releases the first list of candidates for Lok Sabha and Assembly constituencies 14 Mar 2019 14:54 Jana Sena Party (JSP) has released the first list of candidates for four Lok Sabha (LS) and 32 Assembly constituencies a few hours before the party's formation day celebrations began at Rajahmundry on Thursday. ONGC former executive director D.M.R. …
  • Janasena MLA Candidate List 2019 14 Mar 2019 13:09 VIJAYAWADA: Actor-turned-politician and Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan released party's first list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha and Andhra assembly elections. Pawan released the list of four parliamentary and 32 assembly constituencies on the …
  • AP: Jana Sena Party releases first list of candidates for Lok Sabha and Assembly elections 14 Mar 2019 09:27 [India], March 14 (ANI): Janasena Chief Pawan Kalyan on Wednesday announced the first list of candidates contesting from Jana Sena Party (JSP) for upcoming Assembly and Lok Sabha elections. JSP is the first party to announce the list of candidates for Lok …
  • Jana Sena announces first list of candidates 14 Mar 2019 07:19 Amaravati, March 14 (IANS) Actor Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena, which is making its debut in electoral politics of Andhra Pradesh, on Thursday announced its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. The party declared candidates for two …
  • Jana Sena Candidate List 2019 14 Mar 2019 05:58 VIJAYAWADA: Actor turned politician Pawan Kalyan released the first list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha and Andhra assembly elections. Janasena chief released the list of four parliamentary and 32 assembly constituencies on its formation day. The …
  • Poll effect? Liquor sales in Vizag up by Rs 50 crore 11 Mar 2019 06:00 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Come elections and liquor flows like water. This is evident from the statistics. Liquor and beer sales in the district increased in the last one month. From February 1 to March 10, liquor and beer sales at wine shops …
  • Araku team walks away with top honours 19 Feb 2019 02:54 Around 100 teams from the tribal mandals of Araku, Dumbriguda and Anantagiri participated in the Yuvaho Mega Volleyball Tournament, being organised by the District Police, as part of community policing, at Dumbriguda village during the past two days. In …
  • Maoist Protest Week: Cops beef up security in Andhra-Odisha Border 29 Jan 2019 04:41 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Security was beefed up in Andhra-Odisha Border (AOB), cut-off area and other agency areas as the banned CPI (Maoist) party gave a call for protest week from January 25. Higher police officials directed all the range…
  • Remark on secret pact between TD and Jana Sena draws flak 23 Jan 2019 21:43 Vijayawada: Telugu Desam leader and Rajya Sabha MP T.G. Venkatesh’s comment regarding a pact between the TD and the Jana Sena, who are rivals otherwise, created a flutter on Wednesday. There were angry reactions from both TD president and Chief Minister N. …
  • Valley turns into myriad of colours... 20 Jan 2019 03:48 Araku (Visakhapatnam): The Araku Valley, normally the haunt of tourists looking for a weekend getaway, boasted of a riot of colour as the second edition of the Araku Hot Air Balloon Festival got underway here on Friday. Capturing the 360-degree view of the …
  • Cold wave sweeps coastal areas; Lambasingi shivers at 1.50 Celsius 02 Jan 2019 06:52 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Many districts across Coastal Andhra Pradesh have been experiencing cold wave conditions this winter like never before giving a  new experience to the people. Severe cold wave conditions prevailed at  isolated places …
  • Discovering the wonders of AP on bicycles 13 Dec 2018 05:49 In a bid to explore the Sunrise State and discover its hidden beauty, 20 cyclists from across the country embarked on a three week-long ‘Tour de Heritage’. The cyclists, who were flagged off amidst much fanfare by AP CM Chandrababu Naidu in Vijayawada last …
  • Natural farming: Manipur, Nagaland to emulate State 17 Nov 2018 15:03 The zero budget natural farming (ZBNF) system which has got an encouraging response from the tribal farmers of Visakhapatnam is all set to be implemented in Manipur and Nagaland. A nine-member delegation from Imphal, the capital city of Manipur, which has …
  • Cabinet expansion likely on November 11; Farooq, Kidari’s son may get berths 10 Nov 2018 04:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The much-talked-about Cabinet expansion is all set to take place on November 11 as Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is learnt to have decided to give representation to minorities and STs in the Council of Ministers. …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Decline of Maoists in Araku gives rise to ganja cultivation 02 Nov 2018 16:35 Ganja seizure by Visakhapatnam Rural Police and Excise Department. (Express Photo) The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Saturday seized 720 kgs of ganja worth nearly Rs 2 crores on the outskirts of Hyderabad from a truck coming from Araku in …
  • Two separate road mishaps claim 11 lives in East Godavari, Visakhapatnam 23 Oct 2018 04:02 By Express News Service KAKINADA/VISAKHAPATNAM: Eleven persons were killed in two separate road mishaps in East Godavari and Visakhapatnam districts on Monday. In the first mishap that took place at Chebrolu village in Gollaprolu Mandal near Pithapuram …
  • Live Breaking News, Latest News Updates of October 17: Protesters attack TV journalist Pooja Prasanna's car 17 Oct 2018 12:32 Live Breaking News, Latest News Updates of October 17 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a …
  • Araku MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao was keen on welfare and of tribals: Nara Lokesh 11 Oct 2018 05:57 VISAKHAPATNAM: “In a span of two and a half years, Araku Valley MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao had successfully got sanction of around Rs 400 crore worth development projects for his constituency from the Panchayath Raj (PR) & Rural Development (RD) …
  • Maoist group threaten TDP leader, want her to fight against bauxite excavation 10 Oct 2018 09:48 Amravati: The Maoist central committee, in a letter, has threatened to kill Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Paderu, Giddi Eswari. In the letter, the Maoists group explained the reason behind the killing of Araku MLA …
  • Maoist group threaten TDP leader, want her to tackle bauxite excavation 10 Oct 2018 09:04 In a letter, the Maoist central committee sent Giddi Eswari death threats if she did not fight against bauxite excavation and pay up. Amravati: The Maoist central committee, in a letter, has threatened to kill Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Member of Legislative …
  • TDP leader Giddi Eswari gets death threat from Maoists group 10 Oct 2018 06:09 By ANI AMRAVATI: The Maoist's central committee, in a letter has threatened to kill Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Paderu, Giddi Eswari. In the letter, the Maoists group explained the reason behind the killing of …
  • TDP leader gets death threat from Maoists group 10 Oct 2018 04:38 [India], Oct 10 (ANI): The Maoists central committee, in a letter has threatened to kill Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Paderu, Giddi Eswari. In the letter, the Maoists group explained the reason behind the killing of …
  • Andhra CM visits families of slain TDP leaders 28 Sep 2018 19:27 VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu Friday visited the homes of two TDP leaders, gunned down by Maoists at Lippitiputta village when they went to take part in a "grama darsini" (village visit) programme on September …
  • Video Shows Maoists Running Away After Shooting Dead Andhra Lawmaker 25 Sep 2018 13:03 The video shows Maoists running away from the spot after shooting the lawmaker dead Hyderabad: 48 hours after an Andhra Pradesh lawmaker and a ruling Telugu Desam Party leader were shot dead by Maoists in Visakhapatnam district, NDTV has accessed two small …
  • Maoist attack: SI suspended, probe ordered in ‘security lapse’ 25 Sep 2018 00:13 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A day after the rural police of Visakhapatnam claimed that Araku TDP MLA K Sarveswara Rao, shot dead by the Maoists in Dumbriguda mandal, didn’t inform them of his scheduled visit to the village for Gramadarshini …
  • Maoist attack: Security blanket for funeral of MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao and ex-MLA  25 Sep 2018 00:13 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Hundreds of tribals, supporters and party workers of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) attended the last rites of TDP Araku MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao, who was shot dead by Maoists during his visit to Tottangi Panchayat of …
  • Andhra attack: Police seek info on three Maoists 24 Sep 2018 21:36 Kidari Sarveswara Rao and Siveri Soma were travelling together to attend a party meeting. A day after Araku TDP MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao and former TDP legislator Siveri Soma were shot dead by Maoists, police on Monday released a statement, seeking …
  • Andhra Pradesh police identifies three main assailants in TDP leaders' killing 24 Sep 2018 19:55 By PTI VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra Pradesh Police Monday claimed to have identified three main assailants in the killing of two TDP leaders, including an MLA, in the attack by CPI (Maoist) and launched a massive hunt for them. Police zeroed in on the three based …
  • Massive anti-Maoist operations launched on Andhra-Odisha border 24 Sep 2018 07:12 Visakhapatnam, Sep 24 (IANS) A day after Maoists gunned down a sitting MLA and a former legislator, personnel of the elite Greyhounds anti-Maoist force and the CRPF launched a massive combing operation in the tribal areas of Visakhapatnam district on …
  • The inside dope on why a village in Andhra Pradesh is flying high 25 Aug 2018 02:40 Paderu (Andhra Pradesh): Here's the dope on a big business: Nearly 1,000 villages devote 10,000 acres to a plant used to make a product that commands a price of Rs 40,000 per kg in major urban markets. The plant is cannabis. The place is Paderu, Andhra …
  • Naidu bats for development of tribal areas in Andhra 19 Aug 2018 10:56 Visakhapatnam : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday announced the sanction of Rs 2,564 crore for development of tribal pockets in the state. He also announced a new pension scheme, under which tribal folk above the age of 50 …
  • Naidu bats for development of tribal areas in Andhra 09 Aug 2018 18:29 [India], Aug 09 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday announced the sanction of Rs 2,564 crore for development of tribal pockets in the state. He also announced a new pension scheme, under which tribal folk above the age of …
  • Andhra Pradesh: ‘Adivasi Day’ today, but no end in sight for the struggles of tribals 09 Aug 2018 00:39 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: While the State government claims it has done a lot for the welfare of tribals and is all set to celebrate ‘Aadivasi Day’ as State festival on Thursday, these people in the Visakhapatnam Agency lead a miserable life …
  • No Medicare, no roads; ailing tribals in Vizag Agency turn to faith healers for cure 07 Aug 2018 01:15 By Harish Gilai VISAKHAPATNAM: It was around 8 am on Saturday. It just stopped drizzling. The rain-drenched lush green hills of Paderu Agency gleamed in the gentle morning sunlight. Locals, most of them tribals from PVTG (Particularly Vulnerable Tribal …
  • YSRCP Paderu MLA Giddi Eswari joins TDP 27 Nov 2017 08:29 [India], Nov 27 (ANI): In a major setback for the YSR Congress Party, one of their Members of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Giddi Eswari on Monday joined the Telugu Desam Party (TDP). Giddi Eswari, who is a MLA from the Paderu constituency, joined the TDP in …
  • Paderu court summons 13 cops, further trial in Vizag  15 Sep 2017 06:19 VISAKHAPATNAM: After the Supreme Court ordered that trials be expedited and concluded within six months in the case of alleged gang-rape of 11 women of  Kondh tribe, a particularly vulnerable tribal group, at Vakapalle village of Vishakapatnam Agency, the …
  • Case against TDP leader Ayyanna for obstructing cops on duty 22 Dec 2019 04:58 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Narsipatnam police have filed a case against TDP leader Ch Ayyanna Patrudu on charges of obstructing the police personnel from performing their duty. Ayyanna allegedly picked up an argument with the police when they …
  • SCR GM inspects railway stations in Vijayawada division 05 Dec 2019 07:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  South Central Railway (SCR) general manager Gajanan Mallya conducted the annual inspection of Vijayawada division’s Duvvada-Rajahmundry section on Wednesday. Commencing from Duvvada Railway Station, the inspection …
  • Pak HC grants bail to Maryam Nawaz | LIVE 04 Nov 2019 12:08 Nov 04, 2019 5:26 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha Shiv Sena leaders meets Maharashtra Governor in Mumbai Shiv Sena leaders Ramdas Kadam and Sanjay Raut met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.   Nov 04, 2019 5:03 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha SC …
  • Bombay HC asks RBI to file affidavit in PMC Bank case by Nov 13 | LIVE 04 Nov 2019 08:32 Nov 04, 2019 2:00 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao Lawyers stage protest outside SC in Delhi Lawyers protest outside Supreme Court over different issues, including demand of Rs 10 lakhs compensation each to the lawyers who were injured in clash with police at …
  • 2 Dead, 6 Injured In A Road Accident In Visakhapatnam 30 Oct 2019 16:39 The injured were taken to Narsipatnam Area Hospital for the treatment (Representational) Visakhapatnam: Two people died and six others were injured in a road accident in Vishakapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. "An overspeeding biker hit an auto- …
  • Recurring bane for Visakha Agency 28 Oct 2019 12:00 Diseases like malaria, dengue, viral fevers, chikungunya and typhoid are a recurrent feature in Agency areas of Visakhapatnam every year, thanks to insanitary conditions and lack of access to clean drinking water. With awareness being low in the interior …
  • YSR Congress MP ties the knot with her friend 18 Oct 2019 18:07 Visakhapatnam: YSR Congress Party MP from Araku, Goddeti Madhavi, on Friday tied the knot with her childhood friend Kusireddy Siva Prasad, who had played a key role in her poll campaign and proposed her after she was elected to Lok Sabha. She married Siva …
  • A love story, filmi style! 12 Oct 2019 20:27 Kusireddy Siva Prasad spent two sleepless nights after proposing marriage to the love of his life, Araku MP Goddeti Madhavi, because she took as many days to decide! But he had more to worry about than just his proposal being rejected because they had been …
  • Incessant rain disrupts life in Visakhapatnam 27 Sep 2019 05:39 Incessant rain has disrupted the normal life in Visakhapatnam district. Apart from the city, the rural and agency areas have been witnessing heavy downpour since Wednesday night. Many areas in the city were waterlogged on Thursday, creating trouble to …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Cannabis worth Rs 1 cr seized in Vizag 09 Sep 2019 19:07 Visakhapatnam: The Prohibition and Excise Department on Monday seized over 800 kg of cannabis, valued at Rs 1 crore, from a truck in Narsipatnam town of Visakhapatnam district. The driver of the Odisha-registered vehicle was arrested, Excise Inspector …
  • Train Engine Gets Detached, Runs Without Coaches For 10 Km In Andhra Pradesh 20 Aug 2019 08:20 The engine belonged to Visakha Express that operates between Bhubaneshwar to Secunderabad. Visakhapatnam: A train's engine got detached from its coaches in Andhra Pradesh on Monday and ran for at least 10 km before stopping. The coaches with passengers …
  • Centre shunts out AP cadre Indian Forest Service officer Kallol Biswas 02 Aug 2019 00:42 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   The Centre has issued the compulsory retirement order to Andhra Pradesh cadre Indian Forest Service officer Kallol Biswas. A communique in this regard has been received by the State government.  Confirming this to TNIE, a …
  • Srikakulam: Ten injured in road accident 20 Jun 2019 14:05 Category: Andhra Pradesh Posted by Shameen Published: Jun 20, 2019, 4:39 pm IST Updated: Jun 20, 2019, 4:39 pm IST Srikakulam: Ten people were injured after the van they were travelling in lost control and fell in a canal near Ravichandran village, …
  • APSRTC’s OR increases by three per cent, thanks to summer holidays 01 Jun 2019 05:21 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  With numerous wedding ceremonies and village festivals taking place this summer, there has been a huge demand for RTC bus services, including AC vehicles. This year, the RTC has seen a 3 per cent increase in the …
  • 150 Kg Ganja Seized In Andhra Pradesh's Krishna District, 2 Arrested 28 May 2019 10:45 The Nandivada police registered a case and the vehicle along with the seized contraband. Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh: The Krishna district police Monday seized 150 kg ganja, worth Rs 20 lakh, and arrested two person while they were allegedly smuggling …
  • Vijayawada: Rs 2.2-crore ganja seized from cargo truck 27 May 2019 07:39 Vijayawada: Acting on a tip-off, officers of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Vijayawada, intercepted a cargo vehicle on Friday and seized 1,137.30kg of ganja valued at Rs 2.27 crore that was being transported illegally. The massive quantity of …
  • 1,137 kg of ganja worth Rs 2.27 crore seized 27 May 2019 03:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Two weeks after the State police busted a ganja racket in Narsipatnman and seized the illegal drug worth Rs 2.5 crore, the Vijayawada unit of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) nabbed a gang red-handed which was …
  • DRI seizes cannabis worth over Rs 2 cr, arrests one 26 May 2019 08:02 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: May 26, 2019, 1:15 pm IST Updated: May 26, 2019, 1:15 pm IST Vijayawada: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Vijayawada, on Sunday said it has arrested a man and seized 1137.30 kg of cannabis worth …
  • 690 kg ganja seized, 2 held 18 May 2019 04:19 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The rural police on Friday seized 690 kg of dry ganja at Balgattam junction check-post under Narsipatnam (Town) police station limits in Visakhapatnam district. The  load is being shifted to Delhi, where it would cost …
  • 2 held with 690 kg cannabis in Visakhapatnam 17 May 2019 18:58 [India], May 17 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Police held two people and seized 690 kg of cannabis from their vehicle at a check post near Narsipatnam town in Visakhapatnam district on Friday. The accused, identified as Ashok Kumar Mourya (27) and Mohan Kishore …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 2500 kg cannabis seized in Visakhapatnam, 2 arrested 14 May 2019 03:25 [India], May 14 (ANI): The police on Monday seized 2500 kilogram cannabis from a truck in Visakhapatnam district. Two persons including the driver were arrested by Narsipatnam Police. Last month, in a similar incident the police had seized 580 kg of …
  • Vijayawada: 4 ganja peddlers held, gold seized 22 Apr 2019 23:20 Vijayawada: Vijayawada police arrested four old criminals in the city on Monday for being involved in transporting ganja and committing other crimes in Vijayawada commissionarate limits. Police seized gold ornaments worth Rs 1.74 lakh, 2 bikes and 6 kg …
  • Former MLA, YSRCP leader Mutyala Papa joins TDP 29 Mar 2019 14:28 [India], Mar 29 (ANI): Former MLA from Narsipatnam and YSRCP leader, Mutyala Papa along with her husband Peda Babu and other followers on Friday joined the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in the presence of party president and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. …
  • Eight H1N1 influenza cases reported in Vizag in two days 25 Mar 2019 04:42 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Swine flu has staged a comeback in the city as eight cases have been reported in the last two days. A total of 104 cases have been reported in the last three months, which worried the health officials over the spread …
  • Voting for YSRCP is like 'writing your own death warrant': Andhra CM 23 Mar 2019 05:42 Naidu said, 'LS polls decide future of the state. People should vote for TDP for better future and development of the state.' Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday urged people to not vote for the YSR Congress …
  • 'Voting for YSRCP is like writing one's own death warrant' 22 Mar 2019 23:37 [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday urged people to not vote for the YSR Congress Party in the impending elections, stating that backing them would be like "writing your own death warrant." …
  • Old rivals to lock horns again in 7 assembly seats 21 Mar 2019 09:04 VISAKHAPATNAM: Seven of the total 15 assembly constituencies in Visakhapatnam district are going to witness a keen fight in 2019 elections among the old rivals of TDP, YSRC and Jana Sena, who had contested in the 2014 elections. While the YSRC has changed …
  • Financial capital of Andhra has it all, stars and old war horses 20 Mar 2019 04:37 Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Post-bifurcation, Visakhapatnam district has emerged as the financial and tourism capital of the State. With 15 Assembly and three Lok Sabha seats, the verdict given by the people of Visakhapatnam district will have a …
  • Will scrap Janmabhoomi panels: Jagan 18 Mar 2019 14:32 YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday said the Janmabhoomi committees constituted by the TDP government would be disbanded right on the first day of his party forming the government if they were given an opportunity to serve the …
  • 'Elections a fight between dharma and adharma' 18 Mar 2019 10:49 VISAKHAPATNAM: YSRC president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on Sunday launched the party’s poll campaign from Narsipatnam in Visakhapatnam district. Elections to AP assembly and Parliament are not a fight between two parties, but between ‘dharma’ and ‘adharma’, …
  • YSRC chief Jagan vows to solve people’s problems 18 Mar 2019 05:09 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM / VISAKHAPATNAM / EAST GODAVARI: Opposition Leader and YSRC chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy hit the campaign trail on Sunday, addressing impressive gatherings at three places in the State. In all the meetings, Jagan …
  • AP polls: YSRCP releases candidates' names 17 Mar 2019 07:09 AMARAVATI: Jagan Mohan Reddy-lead YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Sunday released candidates' names for all the 175 assembly constituencies and 15 Loksabha constituencies. Party supremo Jaganmohan Reddy will announce the names for Anakapalle Lok Sabha …
  • 2 tribals ‘mistaken’ for Maoists gunned down in Vizag Agency 17 Mar 2019 04:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A special police team combing the forest area allegedly gunned down two tribals, when they went into the interior forest area on information about the presence of Maoists there, leading to protests by the family …
  • TDP Candidates List 2019 15 Mar 2019 04:52 AMARAVATI: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) late on Thursday night released a list of 126 candidates for the assembly elections which included the names of chief minister Chandrababu Naidu from Kuppam, IT minister Lokesh from Mangalgiri segment, Paritala …
  • Chandrababu releases names of 126 candidates 14 Mar 2019 19:26 AMARAVATI: The TDP late on Thursday released a list of 126 candidates for the assembly poll which included the names of CM Chandrababu Naidu from Kuppam, IT minister Lokesh (from Mangalgiri) segment, Paritala Sriram from Raptadu and Nandamuri Balakrishna …
  • All eyes on Bheemili as Naidu set to pick Vizag dist candidates today 07 Mar 2019 04:55 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As Chief Minister and TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu will undertake an exercise on Thursday to select party nominees for the coming general elections in Visakhapatnam district at a review meeting in Amaravati even as …
  • 3.85L applications in Vizag in 6 days, officials warn of action against mischievous applicants   04 Mar 2019 05:29 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As more than 3.85 lakh applications were filed in just 5-6 days for addition, deletion, correction and other changes in the voters’ list, the district election officials suspect foul play by some mischievous elements …
  • Two peddlers from Visakhapatnam held with 106 kg of ganja 20 Feb 2019 04:56 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Two youngsters, including an Intermediate student from Vizag, were nabbed by the Malkajgiri Special Operations Team on Tuesday on charges of illegal possession and transportation of ganja. The sleuths seized 106 kg of …
  • Hyderabad: SOT police nabs Marijuana peddlers, seizes 106 kgs of drugs 19 Feb 2019 16:44 [India], Feb 19 (ANI): Special Operations Team (SOT) Police, on Monday, nabbed two Marijuana peddlers and seized 106 kilograms of the drugs from them. According to SOT police, Malkajgiri team, the sleuths of Special Operations Team, Malkajgiri Zone along …
  • 100 kg ganja coming in from Visakhapatnam seized in Hyderabad, two youths arrested 23 Jan 2019 05:40 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Over 100kg of ganja -- coming into the State from Vizag, Andhra Pradesh -- was seized by the Telangana State Prohibition and Excise department Enforcement teams on Tuesday. Two accused were arrested and several buyers in …
  • Special trains to clear passenger rush during Sankranti, Bhavani Deeksha relinquishment 28 Dec 2018 04:44 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The South Central Railway will run four special trains from Hyderabad to Narasapur and Machilipatnam to Secunderabad to clear extra rush of passengers during the festive season of Sankranthi. These special trains consist …
  • Discovering the wonders of AP on bicycles 13 Dec 2018 05:49 In a bid to explore the Sunrise State and discover its hidden beauty, 20 cyclists from across the country embarked on a three week-long ‘Tour de Heritage’. The cyclists, who were flagged off amidst much fanfare by AP CM Chandrababu Naidu in Vijayawada last …
  • Contraversial video: Minister Ayyanna’s brother files police plaint 28 Nov 2018 05:41 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: As a video clip having Ch Sanyasi Patrudu (known as Jameelu),  the brother of Roads and Buildings minister Ch Ayyanna Patrudu from Narsipatnam constituency along with some YSRCP leaders and a few Maoist sympathisers …
  • Development of Girijans will be prime focus: new SP 03 Nov 2018 05:14 Development of Girijans by implementing all government schemes will be the prime focus of the police, said Attada Babujee, Superintendent of Police, Visakhapatnam district, here on Friday. He was addressing the media after taking charge as the new SP from …
  • 9 inter-state smugglers arrested, 650 kg ganja worth Rs 1 cr seized 01 Oct 2018 01:18 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In a major catch in recent times, the Task Force Wing of Excise & Prohibition department arrested nine inter-state smugglers from whom  650 kg of ganja was seized at Narsipatnam on Sunday. It was being transported …
  • Ten new Excise check-posts coming in Agency areas to rein in ganja smuggling 27 Aug 2018 02:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: In an attempt to curb ganja smuggling, the Prohibition & Excise Department will set up 10 check-posts in North Coastal Andhra Agency areas — Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and East Godavari districts. An amount of Rs …
  • Vizag: 1125 endangered tortoises species seized, 3 arrested 05 Aug 2018 15:23 [India], August 05 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 1125 Indian Star tortoises from Vizag railway station and arrested three people who were illegally transporting the tortoises. The DRI officials handed over the seized tortoises …
  • Bharat Dynamics spending heavily on CSR in AP, Telangana: CMD 11 Jul 2018 13:25 Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), a PSU under the Union Ministry of Defence, at present having two units in Telangana and one in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, is spending heavily on several projects under corporate social responsibility in the two Telugu …
  • Pregnant woman carried for 6 km as ambulance fails to reach Andhra village 10 Jun 2018 03:16 Visakhapatnam: A pregnant woman was carried to a primary health centre by locals who hurriedly assembled a makeshift stretcher using bedsheets and bamboos. The locals walked over six km from Anuku village to Gottivada panchayat, where they found an …
  • Addasaram farmers allege land grab bid 23 May 2018 05:55 Joint Collector G. Srijana attended a gram sabha in Addasaram village in Rolugunta mandal to assess the problem of alleged land grabbing in the village on Wednesday, based on a complaint filed by PS Ajay Kumar, Co-Convenor of Swaraj Abiyan, and farmers. …
  • 1394kg cannabis worth seized in Vijayawada 25 Apr 2018 00:26 [India], April 25 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 1,394 kilograms of cannabis worth Rs 2,09,14,800 here on Tuesday. Based on specific intelligence that prohibited narcotic drugs were being illegally transported, officers from …
  • 1,394 kg ganja worth Rs 2 crore seized, two arrested 24 Apr 2018 23:47 Image for representational purpose only VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of the Director of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 1,394 KG of ganja worth 2 crore near Benz Circle here on Tuesday evening. Two persons were arrested in connection with the incident. Based on a …
  • Vizianagaram JC II booked in DA case 19 Apr 2018 05:27 ACB sleuths on Wednesday raided the properties of Vizianagaram Joint Collector II Kakarla Nageswara Rao and unearthed assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Searches were conducted at 10 places, including those of his friends and family …
  • Depressed over failure in Intermediate examination, two students end life in Andhra Pradesh 15 Apr 2018 02:22 VISAKHAPATNAM: Depressed over failure in Intermediate examination, two students have ended their lives in the district. The deceased have been identified as S Suresh Kumar, the senior Intermediate student and a resident of Sivalayam street at Chodavaram …
  • It’s gloom and doom in Vizag 09 Apr 2018 09:01 A bleak scenario stares at mango growers in Visakhapatnam district as a majority of the mango-growing areas fail to produce expected harvest post the flowering stage. Normally, mangoes flood the market by this time. However, owing to low fruit set, local …
  • Illegal assets worth Rs 70 crore seized from three officials in a single day  04 Mar 2018 00:41 VISAKHAPATNAM: In a major catch, the sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) raided the properties two mandal cluster village revenue officers (VROs) and a chainman of town planning department of Zone-III of the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation …
  • There is improvement in quality of life, says Naidu 06 Jan 2018 05:46 “With continued emphasis on welfare, development, and good governance, my government has delivered, resulting in marked improvement in the quality of life,” Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has said. Addressing the Janmabhoomi Maa Vooru programme at …
  • CM Chandrababu Naidu’s SEZ promise in Visakhapatnam circle set to spur job market 06 Jan 2018 02:54 Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu (Photo | ANI) VISAKHAPATNAM: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu promised to set up a special economic zone (SEZ) in the Narsipatnam Circle to create employment for the youngsters of the rural areas. Addressing a …
  • Car belonging to Roads and Buildings Minister ’s brother bugged 31 Oct 2017 06:02 VISAKHAPATNAM: A spying bug has been found in the vehicle of Narsipatnam municipality vice-chairman Ch Sanyasi Patrudu, the younger brother of Roads and Buildings Minister Ch Ayyanna Patrudu, sending the family previously targeted by Maoists into a tizzy.  …
  • 3 waterfalls in Agency to be made tourist getaways 09 Oct 2017 03:30 VISAKHAPATNAM: With the tourism season on the threshold, the Tourism authorities have decided to give a facelift to three waterfalls in Visakhapatnam Agency. Dharmatham in Golugonda mandal, Sarugudu in Nathavaram mandal and Tadiguda waterfall in …
  • Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital botch up: Kin of victims demand compensation 04 Sep 2017 03:59 Family members of victims who lost vision in one eye after cataract surgery at SD Eye Hospital stage a protest near Secretariat on Sunday | sayantan Ghosh HYDERABAD: Distressed family members of patients who lost vision in one eye after undergoing cataract …
  • Visakhapatnam cops tame rowdies one selfie at a time 17 Aug 2017 04:26 VISAKHAPATNAM: In an innovative way to monitor the whereabouts of history-sheeters in rural areas, the district police have instructed beat constables to click selfies with rowdies in their jurisdiction on a daily basis. The policemen have to keep track of …
  • Vizag land scam: ‘Part of ashram land occupied illegally’ 09 Aug 2017 04:37 Roads and Buildings Minister Ch Ayyanna Patrudu VISAKHAPATNAM: Roads and Building Minister Ch Ayyanna Patrudu who went at the land scam in Vizag hammer and tongs was at it again on Tuesday. Revealing about the illegal acquisition of around 4 acres in his …
  • From Bigg Boss set to SIT & back: All in a day’s work for Mumaith 28 Jul 2017 05:09 HYDERABAD: Actress-dancer Mumaith Khan faced questions for six and a half hours from the special investigation team of prohibition and excise department here on Thursday, the eighth day of questioning in connection with investigation into the drug racket. …
  • 15 passengers injured as RTC bus overturns on highway, traffic disrupted 18 Jul 2017 07:12 An RTC bus that overturned near Port Hospital Junction on NH-16 on Monday | Express VISAKHAPATNAM: Fifteen passengers, including a senior citizen, sustained injuries after a speeding RTC bus overturned near Port Hospital Junction on NH-16 on Monday …
  • 16 injured as RTC bus overturns on NH-16 in Vizag 17 Jul 2017 11:04 Vehicular movement was disrupted between Birla Junction and IV- Town police station due to the accident. | Express Photo Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Sixteen passengers on board sustained injuries after an RTC bus overturned near Port Hospital Junction in …
  • Varma takes charge as Srikakulam SP 27 Jun 2017 03:16 Curbing road mishap is my priority, says Srikakulam SP CM Trivikrama Varma SRIKAKULAM: CM CM Trivikrama Varma assumed the office of Srikaluam superintendent of police on Monday morning. After taking the charge Varma, who earlier has worked as Prakasam SP, …
  • 3 more bars to come up in Narsipatnam, Yelamanchili  25 Jun 2017 05:12 Image for representational purpose only. VISAKHAPATNAM: After the new liquor policy was announced by the state government, the excise authorities of Visakhapatnam district have accorded permission for three more bars in rural areas. The officials appealed …
  • Very heavy rain, thunderstorm likely in coastal AP today 17 Jun 2017 02:47 A roadside vendor selling colourful umbrellas near Andhra University campus in Visakhapatnam on Friday | Express VISAKHAPATNAM :The southwest monsoon became vigorous over Rayalaseema, but remained active over coastal Andhra Pradesh on Friday. Heavy rain …
  • Most wanted among four ganja smugglers arrested 12 Jun 2017 01:19 VISAKHAPATNAM: A most wanted ganja smugglers, Srinivas alias Baba Chowdhary, along with three others were reportedly nabbed by Visakhapatnam Rural Police on Saturday late night. The police nabbed the four while the latter were transporting around 500 kg of …
  • Two more held in gang-rape of tribal girls in Andhra Pradesh 31 May 2017 01:22 VISAKHAPATNAM: The Chintapalle police on Tuesday arrested two more accused in the case of gang-rape of two minor tribal girls on May 20. Another two,  reportedly from Visakhapatnam city, are still absconding. Police say that they are yet to get the reports …
  • As chemical ripener banned, ethylene comes in handy for city mango traders  28 May 2017 02:28 The artificial mango ripening chamber set up at MVP rythu bazaar, in Visakhapatnam | Express VISAKHAPATNAM: In an bid to make it convenient for the mango traders, a ripening chamber has been set up at the MVP Colony rythu bazaar in the city June last year. …
  • Anandapuram sizzles at 44.5 degrees C 16 May 2017 01:53 VISAKHAPATNAM:Vizag recorded more than 40 degrees Celsius for the second time in less than two weeks on Monday, as many areas on the city outskirts recorded temperatures hovering around 42 to 44 degrees Celsius. Motorists faced a tough time driving in heat …
  • Realtors in Vizag district threaten to declare ‘construction holiday’ 15 May 2017 02:42 VISAKHAPATNAM: The skyrocketing cement prices has kept the builders and construction sector in Visakhapatnam district on tenterhooks. Having put the overall loss at around Rs 500 to Rs 600 crore, the builders are mulling over declaring a construction …
  • 500 kg of ganja being smuggled to Hyderabad seized by Devarapalli police 13 May 2017 01:26 ELURU: Police on Friday arrested seven persons and seized ganja weighing 500 kg which was being smuggled to Hyderabad from Vizag on Friday morning. The Devarapalli police received a tip off in the wee hours of Friday that some people had loaded ganja …
  • Ganja smugglers use women as ‘safe couriers’ to hoodwink cops in Visakhapatnam 12 May 2017 02:26 VISAKHAPATNAM: Despite crackdown on the ganja smuggling, the kingpins are now resorting to various methods to hoodwink the police. Indigent women from Vizag Agency are being hired for transporting the contraband to other states. These women are being paid …
  • Showers bring temperature down, keep Andhra Pradesh people’s spirits up 10 May 2017 00:57 VISAKHAPATNAM:Heavy rains coupled with lightning lashed Vijayawada and various parts of the State on Tuesday evening. The mercury levels which have almost come down to normal at several places in coastal Andhra Pradesh will continue to remain the same for …
  • Andhra Pradesh seeks Central aid to strengthen police force to face Maoist threat 09 May 2017 01:42 VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government has urged the aid of the Centre to strengthen its police force in the wake of increase in threat perception from the outlawed CPI (Maoist). After the recent Maoist ambush in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, in which …
  • Impersonator nabbed, gold of Rs 23 lakh recovered in Visakhapatnam 05 May 2017 02:10 Image used for representational purpose. VISAKHAPATNAM: The city south sub-division police on Wednesday nabbed a person on charges of posing as an electrical lineman and stealing valuables from people’s house, at Parawada.  On interrogation, the accused …
  • Two children killed, 24 hurt as van overturns in Visakhapatnam 01 May 2017 02:10 VISAKHAPATNAM: Two children died and 24 were injured when a van in which they were travelling overturned on the ghat road near Luthupeta area of Annavaram police station limits in Visakhapatnam agency at around 7.30 am on Sund when the villagers were going …
  • Quality of water in question as local bodies have no labs 02 Apr 2017 02:21 VIJAYAWADA: Municipalities of Vizianagaram and Salur, both in Vizianagaram district were found discharging the drainage water into the Pedda Cheruvu and Vegavathi river respectively. Both the water bodies are main drinking water sources for the respective …
  • Five-member thief gang busted, valuables worth Rs 23 lakh seized 01 Apr 2017 01:46 VISAKHAPATNAM: In a major catch, the city police on Friday arrested five members of a gang and a 43-year-old person in two sperate cases, who have been involved in many theft cases reported in the city and district limits. The cops recovered valuables …
  • Hostage freed, seven arrested, one at large 22 Feb 2017 03:05 VISAKHAPATNAM: Cracking the kidnap case of realtor P Lova Raju, the Chodavaram police on Tuesday arrested seven persons of the eight-member gang. The police came to the conclusion that financial issues were the reasons behind the abduction. The arrested …
  • Abducted Real-Estate Businessman Rescued, Seven Held 21 Feb 2017 20:41 Visakhapatnam:  A 50-year-old businessman, who was abducted for a ransom of Rs 5 lakh by his friend, was rescued from a house in Chodavaram in the district on Monday night, police said. Real estate businessman P Lova Raju was kidnapped from Narsipatnam …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 3-capital plan leaves Amaravati farmers in the lurch 28 Jan 2020 00:12 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. FARMERS AND landowners in the 29 villages declared part of the Amaravati capital region have intensified their ongoing protests after the state government passed the Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and …
  • Flights to Dubai from Vijayawada soon: Machilipatnam MP Vallabhaneni Bala Showry 27 Jan 2020 23:08 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: If things go as per the plan, leading flight operator Air India will be operating two flights to Dubai every week from Vijayawada airport soon, said Machilipatnam MP Vallabhaneni Bala Showry. Speaking to mediapersons at …
  • Rassie and Anrich rays of light for demoralised Proteas, says Faf 27 Jan 2020 21:12 Captain Faf du Plessis on Monday evening singled out Anrich Nortje and Rassie van der Dussen as the two players who have come into the Proteas set-up and shone, despite South Africa slumping to a demoralising 3-1 series loss to England when they lost the …
  • Andhra Pradesh assembly passes resolution seeking to abolish Legislative Council 27 Jan 2020 18:52 By: PTI | Amaravati | Published: January 27, 2020 10:09:55 pm Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy is seeking to undo the action of his late father Y S Rajasekhara Reddy who, as the then chief minister of erstwhile united Andhra Pradesh, got the Upper House …
  • Coronavirus: CM Rupani speaks to Jaishankar over security of 100 Gujarati students in China 27 Jan 2020 18:47 By ANI GANDHINAGAR: In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in China, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday spoke to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar over the medical steps and security of 100 Gujarati students in the Asian country. " …
  • Helpline numbers, ambulances, 24x7 doctors, Visakhapatnam airport gears up for coronavirus threat 27 Jan 2020 16:58 Express News Service VISHAKAPATNAM: After a travel advisory was issued by the Union Health Ministry regarding the fast-spreading novel coronavirus, Visakhapatnam International airport is fully geared up to deal with the situation. Speaking to The New …
  • Centre to release report card of 'smart cities' in June 27 Jan 2020 10:20 VISAKHAPATNAM: The central government will release a report card of 100 selected smart cities in three categories -- ease of living, municipal performance index and climate -- in June as the Smart Cities Mission completes its five years. According to the …
  • State has no power to abolish Legislative Council: TDP 27 Jan 2020 08:00 Amaravati, Jan 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh’s main opposition the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Monday said the state government or the Assembly has no power to abolish the Legislative Council and the decision would depend on the Centre. The TDP, which decided …
  • Vijayawada  lagging behind on citizen feedback in Swachh Survekshan rankings 27 Jan 2020 02:00 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Low inputs from citizens may risk Vijayawada’s chances of bettering its rank in the ongoing Swachh Survekshan, scheduled to conclude on January 31. Citizen feedback is a key component of the survey as it carries a 25% …
  • Pomp marks Republic Day parade in Vijayawada 27 Jan 2020 02:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A sense of pride was omnipresent at Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation (IGMC) Stadium in the city on Sunday, when the national flag was hoisted by Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan on the occasion of 71st Republic Day. …
  • Eastern Naval Command chief defends restrictions on fundamental rights of personnel 27 Jan 2020 01:50 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: A ceremonial parade was held on Eastern Naval Command (ENC) parade ground at INS Circars on Sunday to mark the 71st Republic Day celebrations.  Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, ENC Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain took …
  • Letter to BS: Having three capitals for Andhra Pradesh is a strange move 26 Jan 2020 19:44 This refers to "Andhra's capital errors" (January 24). The idea of having three different capitals for a state defies all logic -- and that too when the executive capital Visakhapatnam is 700 kilometre away from the judicial capital Kurnool …
  • AP min hoists tricolour upside down 26 Jan 2020 14:44 26 Jan 2020, 07:16PM ISTSource: TNNNation celebrated 71st Republic Day in a grand manner on Sunday. Politicians and others hoisted Indian national flag with pride. However, AP minister Avanthi Srinivas ended up making headlines for all the wrong reasons. …
  • Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan says three capital decision historic 26 Jan 2020 14:17 By IANS VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan here on Sunday hailed the state government's decision to create three capitals, saying it was aimed at equitable distribution of resources. Addressing the 71st Republic Day …
  • Signs of recovery: Cargo handling at ports gains momentum 26 Jan 2020 13:41 In an early indication of economic recovery, cargo handling in Indian ports is witnessing a spike. The trend was noticed since mid-December and gained momentum in January. Cargo handling at ports normally improves in December-January. But this year has …
  • VPT to issue order for EIA studyfor global cruise terminal project 26 Jan 2020 10:52 In sync with the Centre’s focus on making the major ports more viable through diversification, Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) is all set to issue the work order for undertaking an environmental impact assessment (EIA) study on developing an international …
  • Andhra Governor Describes 3 Capital Move As "Historic Decision" 26 Jan 2020 10:00 Centralisation at a particular place was against the very ethos of democracy, he said. (File photo) Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh is poised to march ahead on the path of inclusive growth and integrated development through decentralisation of administration, …
  • Protests continue in Port City against TD stand on three capitals 26 Jan 2020 08:58 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  YSRC leaders and workers took out a motorcycle rally, led by Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao alias Avanthi, here on Saturday. The rally passed through main throughfares with the YSRC workers raising …
  • Coronavirus: Advisory issued to Vizag airport 26 Jan 2020 07:39 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: /VISAKHAPATNAM:  At the Visakhapatnam airport have set up a screening camp and are conducting preliminary medical tests on passengers flying in from China, following the coronavirus outbreak there. So far, no cases …
  • Indian Coast Guard Ship shares experiences of maritime operations 26 Jan 2020 06:33  26 Jan 2020 - 7:51 Ambassador of India to Qatar, H E P. Kumaran, and Commanding Officer of ICGS Samudra Paheredar, DIG Anwar Khan, with Qatari officials cutting a cake to mark the visit of the ship to Qatar. Pic: Salim Matramkot/The Peninsula Indian …
  • Espionage case- Mumbai woman sent hawala money to sailors - Visakhapatnam News s of India 25 Jan 2020 22:33
  • Coronavirus: Health ministry issues travel advisory to Visakhapatnam airport 25 Jan 2020 09:58 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM/VIJAYAWADA: With the Union Health Ministry issuing travel advisory to Visakhapatnam International Airport in view of the increasing coronavirus cases reported in China, the Airport authorities are making …
  • No one can stop executive capital plan: Andhra Pradesh MLA Gudivada Amarnath 25 Jan 2020 08:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: YSR Congress MLA and party spokesperson Gudivada Amarnath said on Friday no one can stop from Vizag being the executive capital of the State. Legislative Council chairperson MA Shariff referred the Andhra Pradesh …
  • Scrapping Council not possible in present political climate: Naidu 25 Jan 2020 08:27 The scrapping of the Legislative Council as proposed by Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is not possible in the present political climate, said Leader of the Opposition and former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. Addressing the media at the party …
  • In bid to improve smart cities, govt to pair laggards with top performers 25 Jan 2020 07:24 An artist paints a wall in Lucknow, one of the cities picked to be developed as a smart city. (Express Photo: Vishal Srivastav) At least 20 smart cities that are lagging behind in project implementation will be paired with top performers to provide a …
  • Spicejet to start Chennai-Vizag-Kolkata cargo flight 25 Jan 2020 07:14 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: SpiceJet is likely to start an exclusive Chennai-Vizag-Kolkata cargo flight, which can carry up to 20 tonnes on a daily basis, from mid February.  The airlines may start  first cargo flight Boeing 737 from …
  • The many-rajdhani route to riches 25 Jan 2020 06:42 Today’s Andhra Pradesh could teach Karl Marx a lesson or two on primitive capital accumulation. Having had to cede Hyderabad to the recently created Telangana, Andhra needed a new rajdhani. Having initially cold-storaged former CM Chandrababu Naidu’s pet …
  • Shifting of Republic Day celebrations from Visakhapatnam to Vijayawada hits artisans 25 Jan 2020 03:49 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Though the shifting of Republic Day celebrations from Visakhapatnam to Vijayawada has brought joy to denizens, artisans engaged in making tableaux have been hit. They have to remake tableaux well in time as several of them …
  • Voters’ Day competitions in Vijayawada highlight ‘Electoral Literacy in Democracy’ 25 Jan 2020 03:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State-level elocution and essay writing competitions were conducted at Bishop Azariah High School for Girls in the city on Friday on the occasion of National Voters’ Day. The topic for both the competitions was ‘ …
  • Four suspected coronavirus cases test negative, screening stepped up 25 Jan 2020 03:37 Across airports in India, 20,844 passengers from 96 flights have been screened for the symptoms so far. File Four samples suspected to contain novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) have tested negative at the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune, top …
  • Delhi girl Nikita Sahu eyes Worlds glory 25 Jan 2020 03:30 Nikita started skating in the year 2009 when she was in Class Three under the guidance of skating coach John David at the Faridabad Stadium. Delhi girl Nikita Sahu has started creating waves in the roller skating arena — one of India’s fast popularising …
  • India successfully test-fires K-4 submarine-launched nuclear capable missile 25 Jan 2020 02:07 NEW DELHI: India on Friday successfully test-fired the K-4 nuclear capable submarine-launched ballistic missile off the coast of Visakhapatnam for the second time in the past five days, in a major milestone to augment its strategic arsenal and delivery …
  • High Court Restrains Andhra Pradesh Government From Shifting Offices Out Of Amaravati 24 Jan 2020 11:39 Andhra assembly had passed the bills on Monday after 17 MLAs of the TDP were suspended Amaravati: In a setback to the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government, the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Thursday said no government office should be shifted anywhere till it …
  • Jayalalithaa Ran Government From "Ooty": Jagan Reddy Amid Row Over Andhra Capital 24 Jan 2020 11:39 Jagan Reddy defended his governments plan to have three capitals in the state. Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday said the Constitution did not have the word "capital" and claimed there was no need for any …
  • Andhra Pradesh Assembly adjourned till Jan 27 24 Jan 2020 10:59 Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Thursday was adjourned till 11 am, January 27. Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy has proposed to discuss the matter of abolishing the legislative council on January 27. The three-day special …
  • Andhra CID books 2 ex TDP ministers, 797 others 24 Jan 2020 10:59 Visakhapatnam: The Crime Investigation Department (CID) of Andhra Pradesh Police on Thursday registered cases against two former Telugu Desam Party (TDP) ministers and over 797 others, for allegedly indulging in illegal land transactions in five Mandals of …
  • TDP not to attend assembly session today: Sources 24 Jan 2020 10:16 Amaravati: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) will not attend the Assembly session on Thursday to express their dissent over developments in the state’s legislative council on the Decentralisation Bill, sources said. The legislative council of Andhra Pradesh sent …
  • Jagan should stop vendetta politics; focus on welfare 24 Jan 2020 10:16 In the consumer parlance, there is something called buyer’s remorse. The developments that have been taking place in Andhra Pradesh, ever since voters there gave a thumping majority to YSRCP led by YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, clearly show that people in the …
  • Vizag Steel Recruitment 2020: Application process begins for Management Trainees post 24 Jan 2020 09:57 NEW DELHI: Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited(RINL), the Corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) on Friday commenced the online application process for the recruitment to the post of Management Trainees (Technical) on its official website. The …
  • Defence ministry official defrauded of Rs 40,000 24 Jan 2020 08:34 New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Paying a mere Rs 3 from his ‘Bhim’ UPI app ended up costing a defence ministry official a hefty Rs 40,000 instead. The victim Bhanu Prakash Singh was asked to pay a token amount of Rs 3, instead Rs 50,000 were debited from his bank …
  • Telugu TV channel cameramen film videos of woman constable changing clothes, booked 23 Jan 2020 05:55 Amaravati: A case has been registered against three cameramen belonging to different news channels for allegedly filming a video of a woman constable while she was changing her clothes inside a room here. The woman constable who was on assembly bandobast …
  • Indian Coast Guard Ship to visit Qatar to mark... 23 Jan 2020 05:31  23 Jan 2020 - 8:08 Indian Coast Guard Ship Samudra Paheredar will be visiting Hamad Port from January 23 to 27 in conjunction with the celebrations of India’s 71st Republic Day. In the framework of the deep-rooted friendly ties and multi- faceted and …
  • Chairman MA Shariff leaves Andhra Pradesh government fuming 23 Jan 2020 05:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In a controversial decision, Chairman of the Legislative Council MA Shariff used his discretionary powers to refer the crucial Decentralisation of Governance and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill and the Repeal …
  • No let up in protests in capital region villages for Amaravati 23 Jan 2020 03:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The indefinite protest of capital region farmers against the State government’s decision to shift the capital to Visakhapatnam from Amaravati entered the 36th day on Wednesday. Wearing black badges, villagers staged …
  • Pandemonium in legislative Council: Bills for three Andhra capitals referred to select panel 23 Jan 2020 00:25 Andhra CM Jagan Mohan The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council Wednesday referred the AP Decentralisation and Equal Development of All Regions Bill, 2020, and the AP Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) Act (Repeal) Bill, to a select committee to …
  • Anticipating cases, Andhra govt hires Mukul Rohatgi for Rs 5 crore 23 Jan 2020 00:25 Mukul Rohatgi Anticipating a slew of PILs and other cases against its three-capital plan, the YSRCP government in Andhra Pradesh has hired services of senior legal counsel and former Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi for Rs 5 crore. The state …
  • 3-capital theory 22 Jan 2020 19:36 By: Editorial | Published: January 23, 2020 12:02:06 am While the Mughals and the Raj had contented themselves with two seasonal capitals, to protect top officials from extreme weather, geographically splitting the arms of government has not been attempted …
  • Adani Ports set to buy greenfield facility, SEZ in Kakinada from GMR Group 22 Jan 2020 13:07 Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) is set to buy an under-construction greenfield commercial port in Kakinada and the adjoining SEZ located at Kona village in Thondangi mandal of East Godavari district, promoted by the Hyderabad-based GMR …
  • First permanent detention centre for illegal foreigners in Assam within March 22 Jan 2020 04:39 NET Bureau The first full-fledged permanent detention centre for illegal foreigners in Assam will be completed by the Assam Police Housing Corporation Limited (APHCL) within March. The civil work part including the buildings for the detenues, staff …
  • Ganja smugglers in Hyderabad have new tricks up their sleeves 22 Jan 2020 04:12 Express News Service HYDERABAD: Even as the law enforcement agencies (LEA) are cracking down on ganja smugglers, they are adapting a variety of new methods to press ahead, leaving the agencies dumbfounded. In the past, there have been incidents of ganja …
  • NGO brings in novel way to attract teaching volunteers in Hyderabad 22 Jan 2020 02:32 By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  Actor and producer Lakshmi  Manchu turned into a ‘fun teacher’ on Saturday as she taught English to Class V children at Government Primary School, Madhapur. She donned the role of a teacher in a bid to invite volunteer …
  • Three capitals for Andhra Pradesh: its logic and the questions it raises 22 Jan 2020 01:00 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy. (Express photo by Ravi Kanojia) On Monday, the Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed The Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Equal Development of All Regions Bill, 2020, paving the way for three capitals for the …
  • TDP leader Kollu Ravindra detained following protest against three capital law 21 Jan 2020 19:38 By PTI MACHILIPATANAM: Former minister and TDP leader Kollu Ravindra staged a protest on the national highway here on Tuesday against the detention of party chief Chandrababu Naidu and the law for the establishment of three capitals in the state. According …
  • Protests continue in Amaravati over 3 capital move 21 Jan 2020 12:20 Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) A day after the Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed two Bills to develop three state capitals, farmers continued their protest for 35th day on Tuesday, demanding that Amaravati be continued as the only capital. A shutdown was being …
  • After Andhra Upper House blocks 3-capital bill, Jagan government mulls its abolition 21 Jan 2020 11:45 By IANS AMARAVATI: With the Bills for creating three capitals facing hurdles in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) government is mulling a proposal to abolish the Upper House of the State Legislature. As the ruling party is …
  • TDP blocks passage of bill on decentralisation of Andhra Pradesh in Legislative Council 21 Jan 2020 10:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation of Governance and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill 2020, which got a smooth passage in the Legislative Assembly on Monday, could not be taken up for discussion in the …
  • Andhra Pradesh to have three capitals: 70% people don't think it's a good idea, says India TV poll 21 Jan 2020 09:53 Andhra Pradesh to have 3 capitals: 70 per cent people in India TV poll think it is not a good idea More than half of people who participated in India TV poll are not convinced with the idea of assigning three capitals to Andhra Pradesh, as proposed by …
  • Amid Protests, Bill Introduced In Andhra Pradesh Assembly To Aid Plan For 3 Capitals 21 Jan 2020 08:45 Amid protests, the Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy government on Monday introduced a Bill in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly to give shape to its plan of having three capitals for the state, with the executive capital in Visakhapatnam, Legislative capital in …
  • TDP MLC quits over three-capital move 21 Jan 2020 08:39 Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) Upset over Amaravati losing the status of Andhra Pradesh’s only capital, TDP leader Dokka Manikya Varaprasad Rao on Tuesday resigned from the State Legislative Council. The former minister sent his resignation to Telugu Desam Party …
  • TDP MP from Guntur Galla Jayadev jailed for trying to seige Andhra Pradesh Assembly 21 Jan 2020 07:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: TDP MP from Guntur Galla Jayadev, who on Monday tried to lay siege to the state Assembly protesting the YSR Congress government's move to introduce the Decentralisation Bill to create three capitals in the State, was …
  • Unhappy with passage of AP decentralisation Bill, TDP demands discussion in council 21 Jan 2020 06:40 (Twitter/@AndhraPradeshCM) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Tuesday gave notice under Rule 71 demanding a discussion on the Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Equal Development of All Regions Bill, 2020, in the Andhra Pradesh legislative council. The TDP, …
  • Andhra government to probe 'insider trading' of Amaravati land 21 Jan 2020 05:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Based on directions from the Speaker, the State government will order a detailed probe into alleged “insider trading” of land in Amaravati. This direction came during the extended session of the AP Legislative Assembly …
  • File counter on police action on farmers: Andhra Pradesh HC 21 Jan 2020 05:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed the State government to file a detailed counter on the call given by farmers of Amaravati for laying siege to the Legislative Assembly, police intervention and related incidents.  …
  • Attempt to besiege Andhra Pradesh Assembly foiled 21 Jan 2020 05:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Tension prevailed in the capital region soon after Legislative Affairs Minister Buggana Rajendranath Reddy introduced the Decentralisation of Governance and Inclusive Development of all Regions of the State of AP Bill …
  • TDP MP Jayadev Galla, Protesting Against Andhra's 3-Capital Plan, Jailed 21 Jan 2020 05:42 TDP MP Jayadev Galla was charged with non-bailable cases and sent to jail till January 31 Guntur, Andhra Pradesh: Telugu Desam Party leader Jayadev Galla, detained by police in Andhra Pradesh's Amaravati on Monday, during a rally to oppose the …
  • Decentralisation of administration won't ensure development: Ex-Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu 21 Jan 2020 04:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Reiterating his party’s stance of ‘one State - one capital’, TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu appealed to the government to desist from going ahead with the three-capital plan. "Though Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan …
  • High Court in Kurnool: People in jubilant mood 21 Jan 2020 04:21 By Express News Service KURNOOL: The city erupted in joy with the Assembly giving nod to making Kurnool as judicial capital on Monday. The Rayalaseema activists and YSRC leaders distributed sweets, burst crackers and took out rallies. While the lawyers …
  • Historic decision for balanced growth: YSR Congress on Andhra Pradesh's decentralisation move 21 Jan 2020 02:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  During the debate on AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill, 2020 in the Assembly on Monday, YSR Congress legislators left no stone unturned to emphasise how important decentralised …
  • With capital shift in Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati's loss is Visakhapatnam's gain 21 Jan 2020 02:54 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  It is a win-win situation for both government and Visakhapatnam. Intellectuals and citizens described the move as historical moment for 1.5 crore people of North Andhra region. Amidst the celebrations, they want the …
  • AP assembly clears proposal for three capitals 21 Jan 2020 02:33 Hyderabad: Chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s cabinet on Monday approved a proposal to have three capitals for Andhra Pradesh, amid protests by thousands of farmers of the Amaravati region and by Telugu Desam Party. Hundreds of farmers were taken into …
  • Andhra Assembly passes Bill for three state capitals 20 Jan 2020 22:58 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. (File) TDP leader and former chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu’s dream project, lost the status as Andhra Pradesh’s capital on Monday, as the state Assembly’s special session passed the AP …
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy declares Visakhapatnam as capital, 3C Bill in House 20 Jan 2020 22:34 Vijayawada: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has taken a calculated political risk by formally enacting a law establishing three capitals in the state — legislative, executive and judicial — in Amaravati, Visakhapatnam and Kurnool respectively. Till …
  • AP Assembly passes Bill to establish three capitals, Chandrababu Naidu detained 20 Jan 2020 21:00 TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu was detained outside the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Monday night. (Source: ANI) Amid protests from the Opposition, the Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions …
  • Andhra Assembly Passes Bill For Three Capitals, But Hurdles Lie Ahead 20 Jan 2020 20:36 Chandrababu Naidu's vision for Amaravati seems like "real estate project", Jagan Mohan Reddy said (File) Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh assembly passed a controversial legislation aimed at establishing three  capitals in the state amid …
  • Andhra Assembly passes three-capital Bill 20 Jan 2020 20:06 Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday passed a Bill to develop three capitals with Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy assuring justice to Amaravati farmers, who have been on a warpath for more than a month. After nearly 12-hour-long …
  • Where is Murali Sharma? 20 Jan 2020 19:57 Murali Sharma has a lengthy role in the Sankranti blockbuster Ala Vaikuntapuramlo, but interestingly, the actor has been conspicuous by his absence from the film promotions. After the film release, the team held a thanksgiving meet in Hyderabad at which …
  • Andhra Pradesh Assembly passes Bill to establish three capitals  20 Jan 2020 18:34 By PTI AMARAVATI: The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly late on Monday night passed the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill, 2020 that intended to give shape to state government's plan of having three capitals--executive …
  • YS Jaganmohan Reddy govt moves bill for three capitals in Andhra Pradesh 20 Jan 2020 18:25 Breaking: YS Jaganmohan Reddy govt moves bill for three capitals in Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has moved a bill to shape a plan for having three capitals in the state. The Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy government on Monday …
  • Andhra Pradesh assembly clears proposal for three capitals 20 Jan 2020 18:01 The Andhra Pradesh assembly today cleared the bill that proposed to create three state capitals. The cabinet had approved earlier approved the three-capital proposal during its meeting at the state secretariat, chaired by CM Reddy. The Andhra Pradesh …
  • TDP members suspended from Andhra Assembly amid din 20 Jan 2020 17:56 Amaravati, Jan 20 (IANS) Seventeen members of main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) were suspended from Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday amid pandemonium during a discussion over the bills to develop three state capitals. Speaker Tammineni Seetharam …
  • Sport24.co.za | Proteas: Their schoolboy error in PE 20 Jan 2020 17:32 Cape Town – Hindsight is a luxury, as ever … but the folly of the Proteas weakening rather than fortifying their already fragile batting department for the heavily-surrendered third Test against England at St George’s Park was badly exposed, in the final …
  • Andhra Pradesh to have 3 separate capitals. Justified? Have your say! 20 Jan 2020 16:18 Andhra Pradesh to have 3 separate capitals. Justified? Have your say! Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy is all set to decentralize Andhra Pradesh and establish zonal based on three separate capitals. The bill named, AP Decentralisation and …
  • Andhra Pradesh Cabinet approves High Power Committee report on three capitals 20 Jan 2020 14:28 By ANI AMARAVATI: Amid ongoing protests in Andhra Pradesh over the three-capital proposal, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy led government on Monday approved the High Power Committee report at a Cabinet meeting. The Cabinet, which was chaired by Chief …
  • Chandrababu holds protests over 3 AP capitals, demands Amaravati as state capital 20 Jan 2020 13:10 Andhra Pradesh finance minister Buggana Rajendranath on Monday introduced the Andhra Pradesh De-centralisation and Development of all Regions Bill 2020 in the House during the Special Session of the state Assembly. State Minister of Municipal …
  • Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Development Bill tabled in Assembly 20 Jan 2020 12:08 The Andhra Pradesh government introduced two Bills, including the Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of all Region Bill 2020 and The Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority Repeal Bill 2020, in the Assembly on Monday. …
  • 10 balloons flights to be launched from Hyderabad by TIFR for scientific studies 20 Jan 2020 11:55 HYDERABAD: The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Government of India will launch 10-balloon flights from Hyderabad for the purpose of conducting scientific studies. TIFR has also requested the public to provide information on where the parachutes …
  • India Successfully Tests 3,500km Range Nuclear-Capable Missile from Underwater Platform 20 Jan 2020 11:52 India Successfully Tests 3,500km Range Nuclear-Capable Missile from Underwater PlatformTEHRAN (FNA)- India tested its K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead off its Southeastern coast, as the launch reportedly went …
  • Crimes against women on the rise in Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam 20 Jan 2020 07:26 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The rise in crimes against women in major cities of Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam has become a cause for concern. According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) statistics for 2018, the crimes against women increased …
  • Jagan government introduces Bill in AP Assembly to give shape to plan of having 3 capitals 20 Jan 2020 07:06 AMARAVATI: The Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy government on Monday introduced a Bill in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly to give shape to its plan of having three capitals for the state, with the executive capital in Visakhapatnam, Legislative capital in …
  • Andhra Pradesh capital villages under security blanket 20 Jan 2020 06:53 With the Intelligence wing hinting at possible arson in the capital region and attacks on public representatives during the Assembly session beginning on Monday, the police have sounded an alert and put in place heavy security in both Guntur and Krishna …
  • Andhra Pradesh Cabinet clears decentralised capital across Amaravati, Visakhapatnam and Kurnool 20 Jan 2020 06:53 The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has cleared the decks for the development of Amaravati, Visakhapatnam and Kurnool as the legislative, executive and judicial capital cities respectively at its meeting held before the special Assembly session began on Monday. It …
  • 4.07 lakh children vaccinated with polio drops in Krishna district 20 Jan 2020 06:09 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: On the occasion of National Immunisation Day, a total of 4,07,322 children were administered polio drops at various health centres and vaccination booths set up in various part of the district on Sunday.  According to …
  • Andhra Pradesh Assembly clears proposal for three state capitals 20 Jan 2020 06:08 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy (PTI) The Andhra Pradesh Assembly Monday passed the AP Decentralisation and Equal Development of All Regions Act, 2020, amidst protests from the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MLAs. This paves the …
  • Andhra Cabinet approves four bills ahead of special session 20 Jan 2020 06:05 Vijayawada/Guntur: Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has approved four bills to be placed in the house ahead of the special session that is set to begin on Monday. The cabinet meet was presided over by the Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. The bills are said …
  • Protests rock Amaravati ahead of AP Assembly session 20 Jan 2020 06:05 Amaravati, Jan 20 (IANS) Several opposition leaders were either detained or placed under house arrest in Andhra Pradesh as protests rocked Amaravati and surrounding districts on Monday, ahead of a crucial Assembly session where the state government is …
  • Amid protests, Jagan Cabinet gives nod to report on decentralised development of Andhra 20 Jan 2020 05:32 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh state Cabinet met here on Monday under the leadership of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and had reportedly given its nod to the report submitted by the High Power Committee constituted to look …
  • Andhra Pradesh: TDP leaders detained ahead of crucial cabinet meet on shifting capital 20 Jan 2020 05:32 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy (PTI) Ahead of the Andhra Pradesh cabinet meeting on Monday, several Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders were taken into preventive custody in Amaravati, Vijayawada, and Guntur. The cabinet meeting has been …
  • North Andhra rallies behind state's three-capital plan day before Assembly session  20 Jan 2020 04:38 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  With the decision on the three-capital proposal barely a few hours away, rallies and meetings were organised across the district on Sunday. A rally, led by Tourism Minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao alias Avanthi, …
  • Eastern Naval Command prepares to host MILAN 2020 in Visakhapatnam in March 2020 19 Jan 2020 06:05 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Eastern Naval Command is preparing to organise yet another multi-national exercise. After successfully hosting International Fleet Review in February 2016, Visakhapatnam will be hosting another international naval …
  • Vice Admiral KM Deshmukh takes charge as DG of naval projects in Visakhapatnam 19 Jan 2020 06:05 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  Vice Admiral Kiran Manikrao Deshmukh took over as the Director General Naval Projects (DGNP), Visakhapatnam during a formal ceremony here on Saturday. He was at the helm of Naval dockyard, Visakhapatnam. Vice Admiral …