• No Covid-19 deaths for second consecutive day in Andhra Pradesh 22 Jan 2021 05:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: For the second consecutive day, there were no deaths reported due to Covid-19 in Andhra Pradesh. The tally in the State increased to 8,86,557 with another 1,391 new cases reported in the last 24 hours ending at 9.00 am …
  • Land acquisition issues delaying major road projects in State 21 Jan 2021 06:15 The six-lane Anandapuram - Anakapalle and 200-km Vizianagaram - Rajamahendravaram stretches among them The Roads and Buildings Department has decided to focus on land acquisition as several projects are dogged by delay in non-completion of the relevant …
  • CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy meets Amit Shah, seeks Polavaram RCE approval 20 Jan 2021 06:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday urged Union Home Minister Amit Shah to prevail upon the Ministry of Jal Shakti to approve the Revised Cost Estimates (RCE) of Polavaram project to the tune of Rs 55,656 …
  • Vandalised temple to be rebuilt at a cost of Rs 3 crore in Andhra 19 Jan 2021 12:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The temple of Lord Rama at Ramatheertham in Vizianagaram district will be reconstructed at a cost of Rs 3 crore, said Endowments Minister Vellampalli Srinivasa Rao. Holding a review meeting with Endowments Secretary …
  • Amid row over temple attacks, Andhra CM to meet Amit Shah  19 Jan 2021 12:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will leave for Delhi on Tuesday to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah. The meeting assumes significance in the wake of attacks on temples in the State and the heat being turned up on …
  • From Temple Desecration to Religious Conversion: Modi's BJP Boosts Hindu Politics in South India 18 Jan 2021 14:54 India 13:00 GMT 18.01.2021Get short URL Despite bagging massive mandates in the 2014 and 2019 general elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party is still considered a party of Hindi-speaking people. So far, the BJP’s only real electoral success in the south has …
  • Pejavar mutt seer seeks Amit Shah's intervention in temple vandalism in Andhra Pradesh 16 Jan 2021 16:25 A senior police officer explains steps taken by the police administration to Sri VIshwaprasanna Thirtha, seer of Pejavar Mutt on desecration of Sita Lakshmana Kodandarama Temple in Vizianagaram district in Andhra Pradesh, on Saturday.UDUPI: Close on the …
  • PM Modi quotes eminent Telugu writer Gurajada Apparao in COVID-19 vaccine rollout speech 16 Jan 2021 14:25 HYDERABAD: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday quoted renowned Telugu writer and poet Gurajada Apparao during the launch of nation-wide COVID-19 vaccination programme, to drive home his point of helping others selflessly. "Sontha labham kontha …
  • Debt shot up, but used every penny for public welfare, says Botcha 14 Jan 2021 15:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Admitting that the debt burden on the State has increased because of the government’s schemes, Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MAUD) Minister Botcha Satynarayana, however, said that every paisa of the …
  • With BJP seeking foot in Andhra door, TDP takes a Hindutva turn 13 Jan 2021 08:40 Routed in Assembly as well as Parliamentary elections in 2019, and with the Bharatiya Janata Party trying to get a foothold in the state, N Chandrababu Naidu’s Telugu Desam Party (TDP) is rebranding its politics in Andhra Pradesh, with a pro-Hindu tilt. …
  • State reports 197 new COVID cases, two deaths in a day 13 Jan 2021 04:52 The State reported two more deaths and 197 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, ending on Tuesday morning. As many as 10,209 infections and 81 deaths were reported in the State and around 16.2 lakh samples were tested in the last month. The toll increased to …
  • COVID-19: 197 infections emerge from 41,000 sample tests in Andhra Pradesh 13 Jan 2021 02:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Close to 41,000 sample tests yielded 197 fresh Covid-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh as the gross went up to 8,85,234 on Tuesday. A health department bulletin said 234 patients had recovered and two more succumbed to the …
  • COVID-19 | A.P. records 121 new cases 12 Jan 2021 06:29 The State recorded 121 new coronavirus positive cases and two deaths —one in Krishna and Visakhapatnam districts each—in the last 24 hours, according to a bulletin issued by the State Command Control Room on Monday. As many as 30,933 samples were tested in …
  • Payment of Amma Vodi benefits ahead of Sankranti opposed 11 Jan 2021 07:51 ‘Beneficiaries may spend the amount on purposes other than payment of school fee’ Several opposition parties and the representatives private school managements have opposed the government’s move of launching the second phase of the ‘Amma Vodi’ scheme on …
  • Land sought for setting up Shilparamam 11 Jan 2021 05:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: If everything goes as planned, the much-touted Shilparamam will be established in the city on the lines of Visakhapatnam. Though the project was mooted three years ago, the government is dilly-dallying with the land …
  • Andhra Pradesh adds 227 new Covid cases as tests touch 1.23 crore 11 Jan 2021 04:57 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Covid -19 tally in Andhra Pradesh increased to 8,84,916 with another 227 new cases reported in the last 24 hours ending 9 am on Sunday. With another 289 patients discharged from different hospitals during the period, the …
  • Twice as many coronavirus recoveries as new cases in Andhra Pradesh 10 Jan 2021 15:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Covid-19 recoveries recorded in the 24 hours ending Saturday 9 am were more than twice as much as new infections. While the single-day spike in Covid-19 infections was 199, Andhra Pradesh added 423 to its overall …
  • Idol desecration: Police question 30 suspects, but yet to make any arrest  09 Jan 2021 09:39 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The investigation into desecration of Srirama idol of Kodandarama temple atop Bodikonda at Ramatheertham in Vizianagaram district has gained pace. The CID and police are investigating the incident, which triggered …
  • Coronavirus: Andhra Pradesh reports fatality for second day 09 Jan 2021 09:39 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: For the second consecutive day, Andhra Pradesh has reported only one Covid-19 fatality. While there was a slight increase in the number of new cases to 319, 308 patients recovered in the same period.The state conducted …
  • COVID-19: lone death reported from Krishna 09 Jan 2021 07:48 The State reported one COVID-19 death and 319 new infections in the 24 hours ending Friday morning. The toll stands at 77,127 and the tally reached 8,84,490 with a death rate of 0.81% and a recovery rate of 98.87%. As many as 308 more patients recovered in …
  • BJP cries foul as Andhra police stop march to Ramatheertham temple for second time 08 Jan 2021 18:00 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM/VIZIANAGARAM: Tension prevailed in Vizianagaram district on Thursday when BJP activists, led by party State president Somu Veerraju, tried to force their way beyond the barricades put up by police.  ​On Tuesday …
  • Forest officials to keep vigil on migratory birds 08 Jan 2021 04:11 No cases of bird flu reported in A.P. so far; instructions have been issued to monitor the birds in sanctuaries, water bodies, says official The State and the Central governments have sounded an alert and asked the Forest and the Animal Husbandry …
  • BJP ups the ante, seeks Amit Shah’s intervention 08 Jan 2021 04:11 Police foil party’s ‘Ramateertham Yatra’ for the second time citing prohibitory orders With the police foiling its second attempt to visit Ramateertham in the district, where an idol of Lord Rama was desecrated 10 days ago, the State BJP on Thursday took …
  • Andhra BJP general secretary Vishnuvardhan Reddy hospitalised after scuffle with police 08 Jan 2021 02:43 By ANI VIZIANAGARAM: Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Vishnuvardhan Reddy was admitted to hospital on Thursday after a scuffle with police when he attempted to cross barricades to reach the Ramateertham temple. When the police …
  • Ramateertham idol desecration: BJP leaders detained over attempt to visit Bodikonda 07 Jan 2021 23:58 Vizianagaram: BJP state president Somu Veerraju, MLC P.V.N. Madhav and general secretary Vishnuvardhan Reddy were detained here as they tried to break the police cordon and reach the Sri Kodandarama Swamy temple atop Bodikonda in Ramateertham on Thursday, …
  • Fresh bid by BJP leaders to visit Ramateertham today 07 Jan 2021 23:57 Visakhapatnam: State BJP leaders will make a fresh attempt to visit Ramateertham and offer prayers at the Sri Kodandarama Swamy temple atop Bodikonda, Nellimerla, in Vizianagaram district. Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, BJP state …
  • 'Chalo Ramathreerthalu': Andhra Pradesh Police foil BJP's attempt to take out protest rally again 07 Jan 2021 08:27 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Tension prevailed yet again at Ramatheerthalau of Vizianagaram district when BJP activists led by their state president Sommu Veeraraju and other leaders tried to barge their way to Ramathreerthalu but were prevented …
  • Political guerrilla warfare: Jagan sees opposition hand in Andhra temple attacks 06 Jan 2021 19:23 Four held for waving saffron flags inside Taj mahal premises Targetting Opposition parties over recent incidents of attacks and vandalism of temples, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has termed the act as "political guerrilla warfare …
  • CM Jagan encouraging religious conversions by misusing his power, alleges Chandrababu Naidu 06 Jan 2021 06:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A day after the Telugu Desam Politburo meeting which demanded a CBI inquiry into attacks on temples in the state, TDP supremo and Opposition Leader N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Chief …
  • CM Jagan Mohan Reddy asks police not to spare anyone involved in temple attacks in Andhra 06 Jan 2021 06:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/VIZIANAGARAM: Sending a clear message that his government will deal sternly with perpetrators of attacks on temples, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday directed police not to spare anyone behind the …
  • AP BJP leaders arrested for trying to take out yatra over desecration of Lord Rama idol 05 Jan 2021 14:51 Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh BJP president Somu Veerraju and several party leaders were arrested on Tuesday when they attempted to take out a yatra in Ramatheertham protesting the desecration of Lord Ramas idol in a temple there last week defying ban orders …
  • Ramateertham yatra: BJP leaders including Somu Veerraju arrested 05 Jan 2021 12:55 Several Bharatiya Janata Party leaders including state president Somu Veerraju were arrested on Tuesday when they tried to climb the Ramateertham hill even as police denied them permission. Mr. Veerraju strongly condemned police curbs all along …
  • Ramatheertham Temple News 05 Jan 2021 07:34 Police locked up the gates of BJP office in a bid to thwart BJP-JSP attempt to hold Chalo Ramateertham Rally. VISAKHAPATNAM: The BJP and Jana Sena Party (JSP) Chalo Ramateertham Rally witnessed tense moments with police obstructing the rally and taking …
  • Active COVID-19 cases drop below 3,000 in A.P. 05 Jan 2021 05:11 The State reported three more coronavirus deaths and 128 new infections in the past 24 hours ending Monday morning. The cumulative tally slightly went up to 8,83,210, while the toll reached 7,118 with a death rate of 0.81% and recovery rate of 98.86%. As …
  • Central agency to call tenders for sand mining 05 Jan 2021 04:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The state government and the Metal Scrap Trade Corporation (MSTC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for implementation of the upgraded sand policy. As per the MoU, the MSTC will call tenders for sand mining …
  • Andhra Pradesh government orders CID to probe temple desecration cases 05 Jan 2021 04:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The state government on Monday ordered a CID probe into vandalisation of Rama idol in the ancient Ramatheertham temple and Subrahmanyeswara idol in Vinayaka temple in Rajamahendravaram.  ​“Taking a serious view of the …
  • Temple desecrations: Jagan raises accusing finger at opposition 05 Jan 2021 01:14 Vijayawada: Chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday broke his silence on the series of temple desecrations in the state and held the opposition responsible for the incidents, which he said were aimed at diverting the attention of people from his …
  • BJP, Jana Sena to go ahead with‘Ramateertha dharma yatra’ 04 Jan 2021 21:32 Bharatiya Janata Party and Jana Sena Party have geared up for ‘Ramateertha dharma yatra’ on Tuesday to deplore delay in identifying the culprits involved in vandalism of Lord Rama’s idol in Sri Kodandarama’s temple of Ramateertham, 12 km away from …
  • Heavy police deployment at Ramateertham 04 Jan 2021 20:46 Vizianagaram: A tense situation is prevailing in Ramateertham after several incidents took place in the area following decapitating of Lord Rama’s idol at Sri Kodandarama Swamy Temple atop Bodikonda hill in Nellimerla mandal of Vizianagaram district. …
  • Andhra CM Jagan accuses Opposition of not sparing temples in bid to gain political mileage 04 Jan 2021 19:33 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Accusing the Opposition of not even sparing temples and God to gain political mileage, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy appealed to the people to think who stands to benefit by vandalising temples. Addressing the AP …
  • Curtail ‘Guerilla warfare’ by Opposition, CM Jagan Mohan Reddy tells police 04 Jan 2021 11:57 Raising his voice for the first time over the Opposition’s unrelenting criticism against the government for the spate of attacks on temples and other Hindu religious structures, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy dubbed it a form of ‘guerilla warfare’ …
  • Head 04 Jan 2021 00:15 Vijayawada: Even as the AP government sounded a high alert across the state following the desecration of a Lord Rama idol at the ancient Ramateerdham temple in Vizianagaram district, two more incidents of damage to idols were reported in Vijayawada on …
  • TSRTC to run 4,981 festival spl buses 04 Jan 2021 00:15 Hyderabad: At least 2.5 lakh seats have been made available in festival special buses to be operated by Telangana State Road Transport Corporation for ensuing Sankranti. Of the total seats, nearly a lakh seats are available in buses being operated to …
  • Fall in active COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh, total tally at 8,83,082 03 Jan 2021 14:26 By PTI AMARAVATI: The number of active COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh fell to the 3,000 level even as the state added 232 fresh cases and saw 352 recoveries and four deaths in 24 hours ending 9 am on Sunday. The state COVID-19 chart now has 8,83,082 …
  • AP temple vandalisation: Government sacks Trust chairman Ashok Gajapathi Raju 03 Jan 2021 07:58 VIJAYAWADA: In a swift reaction to the desecration of an idol in Ramatheertham temple, the state government sacked senior Telugu Desam leader Pusapati Ashok Gajapathi Raju from the chairman posts of Rama Swamy Devasthanam, Ramatheertham, Pyditalli Ammavari …
  • TDP decries Vijaya Sai’s sudden trip to Ramateertham 03 Jan 2021 06:37 The TDP leaders on Saturday criticised YSRCP Rajya Sabha member V. Vijaya Sai Reddy for choosing to visit Ramateertham, where the idol of Lord Sri Rama at the 400-year-old temple was desecrated a few days ago, on a day when their national president N. …
  • COVID-19 | Three deaths, 238 new infections in Andhra Pradesh 03 Jan 2021 06:37 The State reported three new COVID-19 deaths and 238 infections in the 24 hours ending Saturday morning. As a result, the toll rose to 7,111 and the tally increased to 8,82,850. The number of recoveries increased to 8,72,545 with 279 more patients …
  • Botcha suspects timing of attack on temple, says accused won’t be spared 03 Jan 2021 06:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Asserting that those responsible for vandalism of the temple in Ramatheertham would not be spared, Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister Botcha Satyanarayana has alleged that Chandrababu Naidu’s visit …
  • Recoveries outnumber new Covid-19 cases 03 Jan 2021 04:14 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   Another 238 new cases in the last 24 hours, ending 9 am on Saturday, increased the Covid-19 tally in the State to 8,82,850. With another 279 patients discharged from different hospitals in the last 24 hours, the total …
  • Attacks on temples lead to YSRC-TDP slugfest 03 Jan 2021 04:11 By Express News Service VIZIANAGARAM: The hillock temple of Ramatheertham in Nellimarla mandal, where the idol of Srirama was vandalised a few days ago, turned out a platform for the ruling YSRC and opposition TDP to train their guns against each other. On …
  • Government removes Ashok as chief of three temples 03 Jan 2021 04:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Amid political slugfest over vandalisation of Rama idol at Ramatheertham temple, the State government on Saturday removed TDP leader and former Union minister P Ashok Gajapathi Raju as the chairman of trust boards of …
  • Political battle over Ramateertham 02 Jan 2021 23:59 The 16th century Ramateertham temple turned into a political war zone on Saturday with a triangular fight among leaders and activists of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling YSR Congress Party as they tried to get …
  • Series of attacks on temples in Andhra triggers outrage 02 Jan 2021 11:52 Amaravati, Jan 1 (IANS) A series of incidents of vandalism of Hindu temples in Andhra Pradesh has triggered public outrage and demands from the opposition parties for stringent action even as Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy promised that the …
  • Tension in Andhra village after idol vandalised; Chandrababu Naidu, YSRC MP visit temple 02 Jan 2021 09:43 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A tense situation is prevailing in Ramatheertalu village of Vizianagaram district in Andhra Pradesh with leaders of  the ruling YSRC, Opposition TDP and BJP visiting the ancient temple where the idol of Lord Sri Rama was …
  • Vijayasai sees TDP hand behind idol vandalisation at Ramatheertham 02 Jan 2021 05:49 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM/VIJAYAWADA : Vandalisation of Ramatheertham temple idol took a political turn with YSRC MP V Vijayasai Reddy alleging the hand of  TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu behind the incident.Speaking to mediapersons in …
  • Another holy place vandalised near AP's Paderu 01 Jan 2021 19:39 VISAKHAPATNAM: Another act of vandalising a holy place has taken place at Komalamma temple close to Vantlamamidi near Paderu in the agency area of Visakhapatnam district on Friday. The incident comes close on the heels of Lord Rama’s statue being …
  • Perpetrators of attacks on temples won’t be spared, warns Jagan 01 Jan 2021 05:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Days after the idol of Lord Rama was vandalised in the ancient Ramatheertham temple of Vizianagaram district, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said perpetrators of attacks on temples will not be spared and directed …
  • Housing programme will give a boost to the construction sector: Jagan 31 Dec 2020 07:55 The building of 30.75 lakh houses in the next three years will give a leg-up to the construction sector, besides improving the State’s economy, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has said. Addressing a public meeting at Gunkalam village, about 8 km from …
  • Fulfilled 95 per cent promises in 18 months: CM Jagan Mohan Reddy 31 Dec 2020 05:41 Vizianagaram: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said on Wednesday that he has fulfilled 95 per cent of the pre-poll promises made to the people during the 18 months of the YSRC rule. Addressing a gathering after unveiling the pylon for the YSR …
  • Koraput Collector visits disputed sites amid Andhra Pradesh land row 03 Nov 2020 02:45 By Express News Service JEYPORE: Days after Andhra Pradesh officials distributed land records in bordering CK Bhadra village under Langalbeda panchayat in Narayanpatana block, a team led by Koraput Collector Madhusudan Mishra visited the disputed sites on …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 31-10-2020 29 Oct 2020 19:27 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 31.10.2020 from 09.00 am to 02.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 02.00 P.M if the works are completed. MATHUR AREA : Parvathipuram, Indl Garden, Annai Nagar, Vetti nagar, …
  • BJP appoints new office bearers in AP 13 Sep 2020 16:43 Amaravati, Sep 13 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh unit of BJP appointed a slew of office bearers for the party, headed by president Somu Veerraju on Sunday. “I congratulate the new office bearers to various positions in the party. I wish all of them to work with …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 25-08-2020 24 Aug 2020 18:56 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 25.08.2020 from 09.00 am to 02.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 02.00 P.M if the works are completed. AVADI AREA:  Vaishnavi nagar, Cholambedu, Nethaji nagar, Bharathi nagar, …
  • Don’t relocate Central Tribal University: BJP Andhra chief Somu Veerraju 17 Aug 2020 03:37 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: BJP state chief Somu Veerraju has demanded that the YSRC government reconsider its plan to relocate the Central Tribal University to Kottakki in Vizianagaram district from earlier proposed Relli.  He said setting up the …
  • Revolutionary Telugu writer Vangapandu Prasad Rao dies in Andhra Pradesh at 77 04 Aug 2020 06:54 By Express News Service VIJAYWADA: Revolutionary writer and singer Vangapandu Prasad Rao, passed away at his residence in Parvathipuram of Vizianagaram district in the early hours of Tuesday, following cardiac arrest. He was 77. He is survived by his …
  • Human Rights Forum: LS segment-based district formation irrational 21 Jul 2020 03:31 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM:  The Human Rights Forum (HRF) has felt that formation of smaller districts is long overdue as Andhra Pradesh has a very low number of districts. However, the government is contemplating making the parliamentary …
  • Kalaburagi clocks 99 cases in a day, 3 deaths in Bengaluru 09 Jun 2020 03:02 By Express News Service BENGALURU: With 99 travellers from Maharashtra testing positive for the coronavirus in Kalaburagi in a single day, the district has 759 cases in all, and the highest number in Karnataka. In all, 308 fresh patients reported positive …
  • 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, …
  • Why Satya Nadella's dad will always be remembered 23 Oct 2019 17:09 Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandhar's 'formidable legacy will survive through a generation of civil servants whom he trained, nurtured, mentored and inspired with a rare combination of energy, enthusiasm and passion,' remembers former RBI governor Dr …
  • 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 …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 30-08-2019 28 Aug 2019 13:31 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 30.08.2019 from 09.00 am to 05.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 05.00 P.M if the works are completed. VELACHERY AREA : Part of Velachery Tambaram main road, Part of 100 Feet …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 17-08-2019 14 Aug 2019 23:10 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 17.08.2019 from 09.00 am to 05.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 05.00 P.M if the works are completed. SAIDAPET AREA : LDG road, Park Talk office Road, Sri Nagar Colony 1 Part …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 24-07-2019 22 Jul 2019 11:09 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 24.09.2018 from 09.00 am to 04.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 04.00 P.M if the works are completed. K.K.NAGAR AREA : KK nagar, Ashok nagar,  MGR nagar, Ekkattuthangal, …
  • Jagan government transfers 47 IAS officers in AP, 2nd rejig this month 22 Jun 2019 13:13 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In another major reshuffle, 47 IAS officers were transferred by the state government, the second such exercise in less than a month. The orders were issued by Chief Secretary LV Subramanyam late on Friday night. On June …
  • In bureaucratic reshuffle, AP govt transfers 32 IAS officers 22 Jun 2019 08:52 The transfer orders were issued Friday midnight. Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government transferred as many as 32 IAS officers and gave postings to seven others, in a bureaucratic reshuffle. The transfer orders were issued Friday midnight. Three senior …
  • Traders want Jayamohan booked 17 Jun 2019 16:21 NAGERCOIL Accusing writer Jayamohan of having verbally abused and assaulted a grocery shop owner and his wife on June 14, Tamil Nadu Vanigar Sangangalin Peravai has appealed to Kanniyakumari Superintendent of Police N. Sreenath to register a case against …
  • DMK functionary held for assaulting writer Jayamohan 15 Jun 2019 20:21 A grocer, also a DMK functionary, was arrested by the police for allegedly assaulting writer Jayamohan and verbally abusing his family on Friday night. The police said that Mr. Jayamohan of Saradha Nagar near Parvathipuram bought two packets of dosa batter …
  • Women’s group in Chennai bats for dual-member system in elections 28 Mar 2019 08:06 Express News Service CHENNAI: Should the dual-member constituency system be revived in the country after nearly six decades of their abolition? Yes, says Bharatiya Stree Shakti (BSS), which led more than 50 women organisations a decade ago. The BSS has …
  • 3,925 nominations filed for 175 Assembly segments and 548 for 25 Lok Sabha seats 27 Mar 2019 05:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Gopal Krishna Dwivedi has informed that as many as 3,925 nominations were filed for 175 Assembly constituencies and 548 for the 25 Lok Sabha segments for the April 11 elections. While …
  • 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 …
  • TDP announces 126 candidates for Assembly polls 15 Mar 2019 04:15 Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party late on Thursday night released a list of 126 candidates for the April 11 assembly  elections, which includes Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu who will contest from Kuppam constituency while his son, IT Minister …
  • TDP announces 126 candidates for Assembly polls; Naidu, son Nara Lokesh to contest 15 Mar 2019 01:00 [India], Mar 15 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party late on Thursday night released a list of 126 candidates for the April 11 assembly  elections, which includes Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu who will contest from Kuppam constituency while his son, …
  • PM Modi in Kanyakumari: My family is 130 crore Indians, I will live and die for them 07 Mar 2019 17:52 PM Modi addresses rally in Kanyakumari Prime Minister Narendra Modi  addressed a rally in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu on Friday. HIGHLIGHTS: Watch Video:  03:50 pm: PM Modi in Kanyakumari: My family is 130 crore Indians. I will live for them, I will die for …
  • Don't weaken nation for sake of politics: PM 01 Mar 2019 11:23 KANYAKUMARI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked opposition parties not to weaken the country for the sake of politics. “Modi might go. India will remain. Do not weaken our nation to strengthen your politics. We are Indians first. Your politics …
  • PM Narendra Modi to opposition parties: Don’t weaken our country for sake of politics 01 Mar 2019 10:48 KANYAKUMARI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked opposition parties not to weaken the country for the sake of politics. “Modi might go. India will remain. Do not weaken our nation to strengthen your politics. We are Indians first. Your politics …
  • PM to launch, lay foundation of Rs 2,995 cr highway projects in TN 28 Feb 2019 11:50 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch and lay foundation stone for highway projects worth Rs 2,995 crore in Tamil Nadu on Friday, the government said. He will also launch a road safety park and transport museum there. "Prime Minister Shri Narendra …
  • Amravati to soon have replica of TTD 01 Feb 2019 09:57 TIRUPATI: A traditional ceremony was held Thursday in Amaravati, capital city of Andhra Pradesh, for the proposed Rs 150 crore Lord Venkateswara temple, a 'replica' of the famous hill shrine of the deity at nearby Tirumala. Ahead of the foundation …
  • AK Singhal unveils Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams’s development initiatives 27 Jan 2019 07:32 By Express News Service TIRUPATI: Maha Samprokshanam will be performed at the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) constructed Lord Venkateswara temple on Swamy Vivekananda Trust office premises in Kanyakumari, on Sunday, Anil Kumar Singhal, Executive …
  • It’s raining infrastructure projects in Tamil Nadu ahead of Narendra Modi’s likely visit 24 Dec 2018 03:10 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Amid speculations that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would visit the State, to participate in the inaugural function of a slew of projects in January, the Centre has gone on a project approval spree for Tamil Nadu.  Many …
  • Telangana: Man hacked to death with sickle 22 Nov 2018 10:49 [India], Nov 22 (ANI): A man was brutally murdered by unknown attackers with a sickle in Telangana's Medchal town last night. According to Medipally police, the deceased, identified as Raji Reddy, was travelling to Parvathipuram by car when a few …
  • Jagan says CM Naidu scripted knife attack 18 Nov 2018 05:49 By Express News Service VIZIANAGARAM: Breaking his 24-day-long silence on the attack on him at the Visakhapatnam Airport, YSRC chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday said Chief  Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had conspired to kill him and scripted the attack …
  • Pregnant women from hilltops to be shifted before date of delivery  09 Sep 2018 01:28 By Express News Service VIZIANAGARAM: Taking the instances of deliveries that are being reported en route the hospitals, particularly from hilltop areas of Parvathipuram, Parvathipuram ITDA PO Dr. Laxmisha has decided to bring down all pregnant women, …
  • Flood threat looms over Srikakulam, Vizianagaram 16 Aug 2018 12:14 Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts were facing flood threat with rain pounding the region for the third consecutive day. The Nagavali and Vamasadhara rivers were in spate. Irrigation officials released 65,531 cusecs from the Gotta barrage. They also …
  • NMU urges CM to ensure new pay scale 21 Jun 2018 02:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Members of National Mazdoor Union (NMU), a recognised body in AP State Road Transport Corporation (RTC), met Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and submitted a memorandum appealing him to direct the RTC management to …
  • Pawan warns that Andhra will break up 01 Jun 2018 13:01 Hyderabad: Film star turned politician Pawan Kalyan has warned that if the wrong developmental policies of the past are continued, Andhra Pradesh will again break up into three. Pawan, founder of Jana Sena Party, told a public meeting in Parvathipuram …
  • Info revolution in the offing 16 May 2018 03:08 Andhra Pradesh will reach a major milestone in taking the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) closer to the tribals with GiriNet. The government has chalked out plans to provide Internet, TV and telephone facilities in all gram panchayats of …
  • Woman hired gang to kill husband, paid them with wedding ring: cops 09 May 2018 00:27 The police said the woman had hired a gang of unemployed B Tech graduates for the murder and had paid them off with her wedding ring. A newly-married woman was arrested in connection with the murder of her husband in Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram district …
  • Newly married woman gives wedding ring as supari to ‘BTech gang’ to kill her husband 08 May 2018 18:25 A newly-married woman who gave her wedding ring as payment to a gang of unemployed BTech graduates to get her husband murdered has been arrested by police in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh. (Representational Image) A newly-married woman who gave …
  • Bolt from the blue: 10 dead, 5 missing in Andhra Pradesh 02 May 2018 01:28 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM/VIJAYAWADA/KAKINADA:  Heavy rain lashed central and north coastal Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, claiming 10 lives. Five from Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam districts are missing at sea. The bright sky was …
  • Madras HC orders status quo on co-operative polls 10 Apr 2018 02:44 MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras HC ordered status quo on the co-operative elections and sought report from the Cooperative Societies Election Commission on a petition praying to conduct re-elections to the societies. R Sakkarapani, DMK Whip and …
  • Mild showers, winds bring cheer to coastal Andhra Pradesh 09 Apr 2018 01:01 VIJAYAWADA: Parts of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, East Godavari and Srikakulam received mild showers and gusty winds bringing some respite from the heat on Sunday. The Indian Meteorological Department, Hyderabad, issued a warning that thunderstorm …
  • Growing gun culture in AP's Vizianagaram district puts cops on their toes 26 Mar 2018 23:36 File Image for Representational Purposes. VIZIANAGARAM: People became timid and tension prevailed across the district after the gunfire incident in the district headquarters on Saturday night. Though it was the third instance in the last one year, it was …
  • Dr.YSR Horticulture University to start polytechnic colleges in private sector 03 Mar 2018 00:42 GUNTUR: The governing committee of Dr. YSR Horticulture University (YSRHU) has decided to start horticulture polytechnic colleges in private sector. The university will invite applications for establishment of colleges in Nellore, Kurnool, Visakhapatnam …
  • TTD EO announces slew of proposals with emphasis on pilgrim amenities    27 Jan 2018 07:30 Image for representational purpose only TIRUPATI: In his Republic Day speech, TTD Executive Officer Anil Kumar Singhal announced new proposals and projects at TTD headquarters here on Friday. After hoisting the national flag, in his Republic Day address at …
  • ACB nabs Andhra ITDA engineer for amassing Rs 20 crore worth assets 30 Dec 2017 04:22 SRIKAKULAM: The ACB on Friday nabbed yet another government official for amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.The market value of the property and goods seized from the ITDA Seethampeta deputy executive engineer working at …
  • Man stabs Mumbai woman after she refuses to marry him 07 Nov 2017 21:12 DHNS, Bengaluru, Nov 8 2017, 1:09 IST A 33-year-old woman from Mumbai is battling for life after a 36-year-old man from the city reportedly stabbed her for saying no to his marriage proposal. Kavita Agarwal, of Chembur, Mumbai, decided to remarry as her …
  • Heavy rain likely in coastal Andhra  18 Sep 2017 05:36 Image used for representational purpose VISAKHAPATNAM: With the upper air cyclonic circulation remaining active over the northern Andhra Pradesh, the weathermen have warned of heavy rain in coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema districts in the next 24 hours. The …
  • Prostitution racket busted in city, 4 held 19 Aug 2017 04:36 For representational purpose | File Photo VIJAYAWADA: The task force and the law and order police busted a prostitution racket running under the garb of real estate on Thursday night, and arrested four persons, including two male customers from …
  • Telangana struggles to attach officials' ill-gotten assets 08 Aug 2017 00:35 Hyderabad: The Telangana State, which is struggling to attach the properties of corrupt officials, needs stringent legislation on the lines of Andhra Pradesh, to confiscate ill-gotten wealth instead of just attachment of the assets. The AP Special Courts …
  • Bizman shot dead in Vizianagaram district 24 Jul 2017 03:18 VIZIANAGARAM: Unidentified miscreants shot a local businessman dead in Janasakthi Colony of Parvathipuram area of Vizianagaram district Saturday night, just days after a Jharkhand gang stabbed a trader in his flat to death in Visakhapatnam.   The incident …
  • Andhra businessman shot dead by gunman 23 Jul 2017 15:28 VIZINAGARAM: A businessman was shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district on Saturday night.  The man, identified as P Murali Krishnudu (50), ran a supermarket along with few partners in Parvathipuram. He was …
  • Fort town set to become a sports hub 26 May 2017 05:42 A roadmap is being readied to develop sports infrastructure and training institutes, particularly after the State government and Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh (SAAP) sanctioned six Kreeda Vikas Kendras (KVKs) in Assembly constituencies, 164 school …
  • 600 Anganwadis to be built in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram 08 May 2017 01:16 VIZIANAGARAM: Mines minister RV Sujay Krishna Ranga Rao on Sunday said that the government was taking all measures to improve the rural areas of the state. Participating in a development programmes here, the minister said the government is giving priority …
  • Vaibhav Jewellers opens new outlet 09 Apr 2017 18:48 After successfully running multiple outlets in Andhra Pradesh, Vaibhav Jewellers, a retail unit of Manoj Vaibhav Gems ‘n’ Jewellers Pvt. Ltd., launched its first outlet in Telangana. On Sunday, the jewellery brand started its ninth retail store in …
  • 40 dead as Hirakhand Express derails in AP 23 Jan 2017 07:33 Agencies, Visakhapatnam At least 40 people were killed and 100 others injured when Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express, hurtling through the pitch dark, derailed near Kuneru Railway Station in Komarada Mandal of Vizianagaram district in Andhra Pradesh …
  • 39 Dead After Train Derails In India 22 Jan 2017 20:29 At least 39 passengers were killed and about 69 others were injured when Hirakhand Express, an overnight train from Jagdalpur to Bhubaneswar, derailed in India. The incident took place around 11:30 pm IST near Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district …
  • 40 killed as Hirakhand Express derails near Vizianagaram 22 Jan 2017 18:58 Accident may be due to a fracture on the lines Visakhapatnam, Jan 22:   In a major railway accident, 40 rail passengers died and nearly 100 were injured, when the engine and eight compartments of the Jagdalpur – Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed near …
  • Bride-to-be loses parents in Hirakhand train mishap 22 Jan 2017 16:36 BHUBANESWAR: Accompanied by her parents, Tejeswari Pandit, 22, was on her way to Jagannath temple in Puri to give her wedding invite card to the Lord, which many in Odisha do. Her dream stands shattered as her parents died in the Saturday night Hirakhand …
  • Hirakhand Express derailment: 23 of 39 dead in train accident identified 22 Jan 2017 16:14 By: PTI | Visakhapatnam | Published:January 22, 2017 9:05 pm Kuneru: The mangled remains of Hirakhand Express which met with an accident near Kuneru station in Vizianagaram, Andra Pradesh on Sunday. PTI Photo(PTI1_22_2017_000137A) Railway officials have so …
  • She wanted to seek Lord's blessings, lost parents 22 Jan 2017 15:24 BHUBANESWAR: Accompanied by her parents, Tejeswari Pandit, 22, was on her way to Jagannath temple in Puri to give her wedding invite card to the Lord, which many in Odisha do. Her dream stands shattered as her parents died in the Saturday night Hirakhand …
  • She wanted to seek Lord's blessings, lost pa... 22 Jan 2017 15:22 BHUBANESWAR: Accompanied by her parents, Tejeswari Pandit, 22, was on her way to Jagannath temple in Puri to give her wedding invite card to the Lord, which many in Odisha do. Her dream stands shattered as her parents died in the Saturday night Hirakhand …
  • Stringent action against guilty in Hirakhand Exp mishap:Prabhu 22 Jan 2017 14:41 Bhubaneswar, Jan 22, 2017 (PTI) Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said "stringent action" will be taken against those found responsible for the derailment of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express today which has killed at least 39 people. …
  • Odisha Police rules out involvement of Maoists in Andhra train derailment 22 Jan 2017 11:03 Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Police on Sunday ruled out involvement of Maoists in the derailment of the Hirakhand Express in which the railways are suspecting sabotage. “There is no indication of Maoist hand behind the derailment of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar …
  • Hirakhand Express: Railways suspect sabotage, Odisha DGP rules out Maoists involvement 22 Jan 2017 09:56 Odisha Police today ruled out involvement of Maoists in the derailment of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express in which the railways are suspecting sabotage.  "There is no indication of Maoist hand behind the derailment of the Jagdalpur- …
  • 36 killed in Andhra train derailment 22 Jan 2017 09:35  22 Jan 2017 - 11:31 Derailed coaches of a Hirakhand express train from Jagdalpur to Bhubaneswar are seen near Kuneri station, in the state of Andhra Pradesh, outside the town of Rayagada, India, in this still image from video January 22, 2017. ANI via …
  • 36 killed as Hirakhand Express derails near Vizianagaram 22 Jan 2017 09:30 Visakhapatnam, Jan 22:   In a major railway accident, at least 36 people were killed and over 60 injured, ten of them critically, when nine bogies of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed near the Kuneru railway station in Komarada mandal of …
  • Hirakhand Express: Railways suspect sabotage, Odisha DGP rules ou.. 22 Jan 2017 08:49 Odisha Police today ruled out involvement of Maoists in the derailment of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express in which the railways are suspecting sabotage.  "There is no indication of Maoist hand behind the derailment of the Jagdalpur- …
  • Hirakhand train accident 22 Jan 2017 07:36 NEW DELHI: At least 32 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express+ derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said today. The incident took place around 11pm …
  • 32 killed as Hirakhand Express derails in Andhra 22 Jan 2017 06:37 NEW DELHI: At least 32 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express+ derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said today. The incident took place around 11pm …
  • 32 killed as Hirakhand Express derails in AndhraThe incident took place around 11 PM on Saturday night when the train was on its way to Bhubaneswar from Jagdalpur. The engine and nine coaches of train no - 18448 Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express went off… 22 Jan 2017 05:47 NEW DELHI: At least 32 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express+ derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said today. The incident took place around 11pm …
  • 32 killed as 9 coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derail in Andhra Pradesh 22 Jan 2017 05:45 NEW DELHI: At least 32 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express+ derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said today. The incident took place around 11pm …
  • 27 killed in Andhra train derailment 22 Jan 2017 05:21 Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh): At least 27 people were killed and over 50 others injured when the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express derailed in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district, police said. The incident occurred on Saturday night at 11.30 …
  • 32 killed as Hirakhand Express derails in AndhraThe incident took place around 11 PM on Saturday night when the train was on its way to Bhubaneswar from Jagdalpur. The engine and nine coaches of train no - 18448 Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express went off… 22 Jan 2017 04:56 NEW DELHI: At least 32 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said today. The incident took place around 11pm yesterday …
  • 32 killed as Hirakhand Express derails in Andhra 22 Jan 2017 04:53 NEW DELHI: At least 32 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said today. The incident took place around 11pm yesterday …
  • 32 killed as 9 coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derail 22 Jan 2017 04:30 NEW DELHI: At least 32 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, officials said today. The incident took place around 11pm yesterday …