• LIC Assistant Recruitment 2019 process for 8500 posts begins @licindia.in 17 Sep 2019 04:50 Sl No. Zone Division State Phase-I: Preliminary Examination / Phase-II : Main Examination : 1 CENTRAL ZONE Bhopal Madhya Pradesh BHOPAL 2 CENTRAL ZONE Bilaspur Chhattisgarh BILASPUR (CHHATTISGARH) 3 CENTRAL ZONE GWALIOR Madhya Pradesh GWALIOR 4 CENTRAL …
  • Narrow escape for 107, reckless driving blamed 17 Sep 2019 04:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As many as 107 passengers travelling in two RTC buses had a narrow escape as the two buses collided head-on in Pallevada village of Kaikalur Mandal on Monday afternoon. The buses one from Narsapuram and the other from …
  • India: Caritas India continues its humanitarian aid to the flood affected 14 Sep 2019 07:21 Caritas India along with its partners are working in close coordination with the State Government machinery. All the State offices, diocesan partners and Caritas Samaritans are working in the affected communities and providing relief assistance. Caritas …
  • Ola Bike travels to hinterlands, expands to 150 cities with 300,000 riders 12 Sep 2019 19:17 Karnataka may have put a stop to the operations of its bike taxis in lack of a proper policy to govern those, but ride-hailing major Ola, which is one of the earliest players to launch this mode of commuting, is seeing huge growth elsewhere, especially in …
  • Flood threat in Krishna, Guntur looms large  12 Sep 2019 02:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/ELURU/KAKINADA/KURNOOL : As floods in Godavari river started receding, all warnings issued at Dowleswaram Barrage in Rajamahendravaram were withdrawn by Wednesday evening. However, heavy inflows continued at …
  • Chintamaneni Prabhakar arrested after 14-day chase 12 Sep 2019 01:08 Rajahmundry: Firebrand former TD MLA Chintamaneni Prabhakar was finally arrested by the police at his home at Duggirala near Eluru in West Godavari after being on the run for the last 14 days on Wednesday. The ex-MLA was recently booked in a case under the …
  • Gaiety marks Ganesha idol immersion in Vijayawada 10 Sep 2019 06:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Of the 1,325 Ganesha idols that were installed in the city limits, around 500 were immersed at Seethamma Vari Padalu ghat of River Krishna on Sunday, marking the first day of immersion.  Decorated vehicles carrying …
  • Heavy rains swell Godavari 08 Sep 2019 05:55 By Express News Service ELURU/RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM/KAKINADA: Heavy rains in the upper catchment areas have led to swelling of River Godavari, again. Due to the heavy inflows into the river, situation in the 36 submerged villages of Devipatnam mandal …
  • Godavari flood level rises again   07 Sep 2019 06:05 By Express News Service ELURU/RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: Flood levels in River Godavari at Polavaram Project have increased once again, resulting in the road connectivity to 19 tribal villages in Polavaram Mandal of West Godavari district getting cut off. With …
  • Fugitive former MLA Chintamaneni Prabhakar continues to evade arrest 07 Sep 2019 06:05 By Express News Service ELURU: The West Godavari police continued their search for fugitive former MLA Chintamaneni Prabhakar on Friday. Though three special teams were formed to ensure his arrest, there was little progress in tracing him, against whom 49 …
  • 19 villages in Polavaram remain cut off 06 Sep 2019 03:20 By Express News Service ELURU:  River Godavari is in spate again on Thursday following heavy rains in the catchment areas. The water level in Polavaram rose to 10.42 meters from 9.21 meters. The Kothuru causeway was inundated in seven feet water. Official …
  • Incessant rain affects normal life in Vijayawada 04 Sep 2019 04:07 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After heavy rain lashed the city for a couple of hours on Tuesday afternoon, several low-lying areas got inundated causing trouble for the local residents.  With several roads clogged, the traffic police personnel …
  • 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, …
  • The good Samaritan who helped those in danger 22 Aug 2019 04:41 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Odugu Siva Ramakrishna, 32, who died while trying to save a woman from a canal late on Monday night, was known as a good Samaritan among friends and relatives. He never flinched from danger to help people in distress. Siva …
  • ASIA/INDIA - Caritas India responds to India’s monsoon fury 21 Aug 2019 21:24 Unhcr New Delhi (Agenzia Fides) - Caritas India, the social service arm of the Catholic Church, collaborates with state governments and NGOs to bring relief to millions of people affected by the devastating monsoon with heavy rains recorded in different …
  • Bid to save woman costs Vijayawada man his life, another missing 21 Aug 2019 01:26 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   In a tragic incident, a youngster lost his life while another is feared drowned in Eluru canal while they were trying to rescue a woman, who jumped into the canal to end her life. The duo, who along with two others …
  • Andhra Pradesh's largest bus station not disabled-friendly 20 Aug 2019 02:50 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Pandit Nehru Bus Station (PNBS), the largest one in the State, is giving people with disabilities a tough time. When TNIE carried out a ground-level inspection at the PNBS on Monday, two physically challenged persons …
  • 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 …
  • Saaho pre-release event live streaming: This celeb to be chief guest at Prabhas-Shraddha's film function 18 Aug 2019 16:38 Saaho pre-release event posterTwitter Saaho starring Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor will have its pre-release event today. SS Rajamouli is said to be the chief guest on this function, which is live streamed on YouTube. [Scroll down to watch it live] Saaho is …
  • Andhra Man Beheads Wife, Search On To Locate Severed Head In Eluru Canal 17 Aug 2019 07:19 A 24-year-old man had allegedly beheaded his wife and dumped it in the canal. Vijayawada: The search to locate the severed head of a woman in underway at a canal in Andhra Pradesh by the state and national disaster management forces, the police said on …
  • Aarogyasri will benefit 12 lakh families: Health Minister 17 Aug 2019 07:03 By Express News Service ELURU:  Deputy CM and Health Minister Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas said the government aimed to revamp the health sector. In a review meeting with Health Secretary K S Jawahar Reddy, ministers, MPs and officials here on Friday, he …
  • Vijayawada cabbie helped man decapitate wife 17 Aug 2019 06:59 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In what could be a major development in the sensational murder of a woman, who was beheaded by her husband on August 11, police have found involvement of another person in it. Presenting the two accused before the media …
  • India: The floods in India: How Caritas India is responding 17 Aug 2019 05:59 Erratic monsoon with heavy rains has lashed thousands of people marooned in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and Bihar. So far, the country has lost 370 lives, and the death toll continues to rise, with …
  • Andhra man beheads wife, search underway to locate severed head 17 Aug 2019 03:43 Vijayawada: The search to locate the severed head of a woman in Vijayawada's Eluru canal is underway by the state and national disaster management forces, the police said on Friday. A 24-year-old man had, on August 11, allegedly beheaded his wife and …
  • South Central Railway campaigns against abandoned vehicles parked railway station premises 15 Aug 2019 04:13 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  In order to prevent any untoward incident from happening ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) and South Central Railway (SCR) officials organised a massive drive against …
  • Jana Sena Party’s Razole MLA Rapaka Varaprasada Rao released on bail 14 Aug 2019 02:10 By Express News Service KAKINADA: Malkipuram police on Tuesday arrested Jana Sena Party’s Razole MLA Rapaka Varaprasada Rao for allegedly obstructing police from arresting his followers caught gambling in a guest house and damaging public property. …
  • 24-year-old Andhra man beheads wife, walks on road with severed head; held 12 Aug 2019 04:34 Vijaywada: In a gruesome incident, a 24-year-old man allegedly beheaded his wife and then carried her severed head through the streets before dumping it in the Eluru canal in Andhra Pradesh, the police said on Sunday. The shocking incident took place in …
  • Andhra Pradesh to host international conference on physics, electronics, chemistry and allied sciences 08 Aug 2019 12:57 International Forum on Recent Trends in Physics, Chemistry & Allied Sciences for Sustainable Development (2019) in collaboration with International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation (IMRF) is organizing an international conference on Sep 27 & …
  • Godavari flood water level recedes, around 100 villages still marooned 07 Aug 2019 02:40 By Express News Service KAKINADA/ELURU/KURNOOL/VIJAYAWADA : Though the flood levels in Godavari river continued to recede on Tuesday, officials at Dowleswaram Barrage maintained first warning level, as they expect the flood discharge to …
  • Over 70,000 people hit by floods as Godavari still in spate 05 Aug 2019 05:38 By Express News Service ELURU/KAKINADA/KURNOOL/VIJAYAWADA: There is no let down in the flood situation in the twin Godavari districts, with heavy inflows continuing in the river following heavy rains in the upper catchment areas.  Around 400 …
  • Copious inflows into Godavari, Krishna continue 03 Aug 2019 01:19 By Express News Service ELURU/KURNOOL/VIJAYAWADA: With incessant rains lashing the upper catchment areas, heavy inflows into Godavari river continue and 19 agency villages in Polavaram mandal remain cut-off from the rest of the world for the fourth …
  • Fr Rupak Lokhande, from Mumbai to the Ivory Coast mission 02 Aug 2019 23:45 Rome (AsiaNews) – Fr Rupak Lokhande, 44, from Mumbai (India), has been a member of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME) for the past 15 years. Two weeks from now he will leave his multicultural and multireligious India for another …
  • 19 submerged villages in Agency areas still remain cut off 01 Aug 2019 01:18 By Express News Service ELURU/KURNOOL: With increased inflows into River Godavari from upper reaches in Telangana, all the 19 villages in the Agency areas upstream of the Polavaram project site still remain cut off from the mainland. The police and …
  • Fr Prasanth, a pioneer of PIME charism in the new mission in Bengal 27 Jul 2019 01:11 Ordained last year, the priest has worked in parish outreach in Italy and with street children in India. "I learnt to attract young people,” he explains. His institute has asked him to set up a parish in the Diocese of Bagdogra. “I have prayers and …
  • 60 cities in 60 days in a solar-powered auto 25 Jul 2019 19:20 Many a hitch-hiker across the country has hopped on to this white auto rickshaw that is currently travelling across the country. “We picked up somebody along the way from Satara and dropped him in Pune. We also helped a couple whose car had broken down …
  • Vijayawada Municipal Corporation school students excel in national contest 24 Jul 2019 06:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Students of the Govindaraju Dharma Enam Trust (GDET) Municipal Corporation School have secured first place in the national-level music and dance championship, 2019 in the category of folk dance, organised by Cultural …
  • Andhra Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy receives Governor-designate Biswabhushan Harichandan 24 Jul 2019 03:32 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy received Governor-designate Biswabhushan Harichandan at the Gannavaram airport on Tuesday afternoon. District collector Md Imtiaz, commissioner of police Ch Dwaraka Tirumala Rao and …
  • Modern bus shelters still a mirage in Vijayawada 19 Jul 2019 04:08 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Despite tall claims of the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) on developing bus shelters with modern facilities, the situation on the ground tells a different story. The much-publicised project is yet to be completed, …
  • PIME’S Fr Rayarala Vijay Kumar is the new bishop of Srikakulam 17 Jul 2019 01:48 The missionary has been involved for years in helping people with Hansen’s disease and spreading the PIME charisma. "I'm happy but at the same time I am a bit afraid,” he said. “I hope I can lead the diocese with God’s help."   Eluru ( …
  • ASIA/INDIA - Appointment of the Bishop of Srikakulam 16 Jul 2019 19:35 Tuesday, 16 July 2019 Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Holy Father Francis appointed Fr. Vijaya Kumar Rayarala, P.I.M.E., currently Regional Superior of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions in India, as Bishop of the Diocese of Srikakulam (India …
  • Farmer killed in road mishap in Vijayawada 13 Jul 2019 06:01 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A farmer was killed while returning home when a speeding car hit his motorcycle near Pottipadu toll plaza of Ungutur mandal on Friday. According to Ungutur police, the deceased B Mallesh Naik was a farmer from …
  • CRPF jawan ends life in Andhra Pradesh 08 Jul 2019 05:14 By Express News Service ELURU: A CRPF jawan allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide at Musullagunta village in Nallajerla mandal on Sunday. The police said deceased Manukonda Gopinath (29) was working as a jawan in CRPF in Meghalaya. Father of …
  • Govt to resume road-over-bridge works at Gunadala in Vijayawada 07 Jul 2019 06:49 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In what could be a major relief for the residents and those who often commute through Gunadala in the city, works for the long pending road-over-bridge (ROB) near Carmel Nagar are likely to restart soon as Roads and …
  • ‘Poisoned’ century-old tree collapses in Eluru, one dead 05 Jul 2019 06:19 By Express News Service ELURU:  The nearly century-old peepal tree in the heart of Eluru town, under which sellers of curd made a livelihood for decades came crashing to the ground on Thursday, claiming the life of a woman and leaving the locals shocked. …
  • A day before Oh Baby's release, Naga Shaurya starts shooting for his next film 04 Jul 2019 13:25 Naga Shaurya with Mehreen Pirzada at his film launchTwitter Young Telugu actor Naga Shaurya is yet to recover from his leg injury, but he is back on the sets to shoot for his upcoming movie a day before the release of his Oh Baby, which is set to hit …
  • Manholes overflow, roads inundated as rain bares poor city civic infrastructure 03 Jul 2019 05:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Overflowing manholes and delay in completion of underground drainage (UGD) works have been the cause of much inconvenience to the residents in various localities of the city. Though monsoon is yet to make its presence …
  • Plea in Supreme Court calls for ban on promise of govt schemes, sops ahead of polls 03 Jul 2019 00:22 Petitioner Pentapati Pulla Rao, who contested the Lok Sabha elections from Andhra Pradesh’s Eluru constituency on a Janasena Party ticket, in his plea referred to the Centre’s PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme and others schemes by the Andhra Pradesh, West …
  • LS contestant approaches SC against cash benefit transfer schemes 02 Jul 2019 15:16 New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) An economics scholar, who contested the recent Lok Sabha polls from Eluru in Andhra Pradesh, on Tuesday approached the Supreme Court, claiming the level playing field in these elections had been disturbed by the cash benefit …
  • Vijayawada cops look to rural postings to escape from stress 01 Jul 2019 05:18 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Many young sub-inspectors (SIs) and circle inspectors (CIs) posted in the city prefer to work in rural areas and neighbouring districts even as the Vijayawada police are short-staffed. Blame it on the hectic work hours or …
  • School bus rams over stationary car in Vijayawada 30 Jun 2019 05:18 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A private school bus ferrying around 20 students ran amok and crashed into a stationary car after the driver lost control over the vehicle and then came to a halt after hitting a tree in the heart of Vijayawada city on …
  • Heavy rain throws normal life out of gear in Eluru 27 Jun 2019 05:51 By Express News Service ELURU: The district headquarters town experienced a downpour for two hours on Wednesday morning, which threw the normal life out of gear as all the main thoroughfares were inundated.  Many residential areas, as well as the busy …
  • 26 IPS officers transferred in Andhra Pradesh 21 Jun 2019 18:42 [India], June 6 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday issued orders for the transfer of 26 Indian Police Services (IPS) officers. According to recent orders, P. Venkatarami Reddy, Principal PTC, Anantapuramu has been transferred and posted as …
  • What Asia’s election season tells us 16 Jun 2019 03:00 IN the first half of this year, four Asian giants went to the polls. Up to one billion voters were involved, all within a few weeks of one another. Team Ceritalah was on the ground in Thailand, Philippines, India and Indonesia. In Eluru in April, some two …
  • YSRCP MLA becomes target of pickpockets at Dwaraka Tirumala, lose Rs 30,000  15 Jun 2019 18:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Gunmen, party workers and even surveillance cameras keeping a hawk's eye on the happenings could not save a ruling party legislator fall victim to pickpockets. The amount may be less -- Rs 30,000 -- but it exposed …
  • ISKCON Rath Yatra in Vijayawada on June 25 14 Jun 2019 05:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), Vijayawada chapter, will organise Sri Jagannath Ratha Yatra (chariot festival) from ISKCON City Center here on June 25.  A poster in this regard was unveiled by …
  • Vijayawada gets new Director General of Police Vigilance 13 Jun 2019 06:46 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Senior IPS officer KRV Rajendranath Reddy assumed charge as Director General (DG) of Vigilance and Enforcement (V&E) at the department headquarters here on Wednesday. The former DG of Drugs Control Administration ( …
  • No Nava Nirmana Deeksha this year in Vijayawada 04 Jun 2019 04:00 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Unlike the last four years, there were no traffic diversions on June 2 at Benz Circle in Vijayawada this year. Traffic movement continued without any interruption. On June 2 every year, the former TDP government used to …
  • Public transport fails to catch up with city’s growth 29 May 2019 16:58 Global forecasting organisation Oxford Economics recently featured the city among the top ten cities in the world that could emerge as the fastest growing in the world between 2019 and 2035, in a report which suggested that the city’s GDP would outpace the …
  • Electorate punished Chandrababu Naidu: Ram Gopal Varma 28 May 2019 03:25 By Express News Service ELURU: Taking a dig at Chandrababu Naidu, director Ram Gopal Varma said the electorate in the State have punished the TDP supremo before the release of controversial Lakshmi’s NTR in the State. “When we wanted to release the film in …
  • Andhra Pradesh Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full list of winners 26 May 2019 03:14 Image Source : PTI Y S Jaganmohan Reddy The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and mauling the opposition. So stunning …
  • YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to take oath with 15 ministers 24 May 2019 21:54 Hyderabad: YSRC president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s ministers are likely take oath along with him on May 30 when he swears in as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. Mr Reddy may induct about 15 ministers initially. Given the strength of the AP Assembly, the …
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy makes it after a 9-year wait 23 May 2019 23:59 Riding the crest of a strong anti-incumbency wave against the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) government and after a nine-year wait, YSR Congress Party leader Y.S Jagan Mohan Reddy inched closer to his dream of becoming Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, steering …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Civic body mulls WTP at Ryves canal 22 May 2019 07:29 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In an attempt to treat household sewage flowing into the irrigation canals, Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC), in association with several Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs), will set up an On-site Wastewater …
  • Hired bus drivers stage protest, refuse to carry excess passengers 17 May 2019 04:45 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Passengers commuting from Machilipatnam to various parts of Krishna district faced a harrowing time on Thursday morning after the hired bus drivers of State Road Transport Corporation (RTC) staged a protest at …
  • AUCET 2019 results declared, websites to check 16 May 2019 12:32 AUCET results 2019: The candidates can check the results through the official website audoa.in AUCET results 2019: The result of the Andhra University Common Entrance Test (AUCET 2019) has been announced. All those who had appeared for the same can check …
  • Three of a family held for killing man 14 May 2019 04:04 By Express News Service ELURU: Four persons, including a woman, were taken into police custody in connection with the alleged murder of a man, whose charred remains were found in Pentapadu of West Godavari district on May 8.   Disclosing details of the …
  • Four bike-lifters arrested 08 May 2019 07:49 By Express News Service ELURU: Police arrested four bike-lifters, including two minors, and recovered seven motorcycles from them in Bhimavaram on Tuesday. Police said the modus operandi of bike-lifters was that they would observe the motorcycles parked in …
  • Friends stab man for Rs 10 07 May 2019 06:14 By Express News Service ELURU: A dispute over Rs 10 led to a man getting stabbed on his neck by his two friends. The incident took place at Nidadavolu on Monday. The police said Ganesh, Syma and Prabhu, who sold gutka and khaini stocks to local traders, …
  • Cyclone Fani: Special trains from Chennai to Odisha 05 May 2019 02:14 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In order to facilitate Odisha-bound passengers who were stranded in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu followed by cancellation of trains due to Cyclone Fani, Southern Railway will operate two special trains. According …
  • Canals rid of 1,200 tonne of garbage on last day of special drive 04 May 2019 06:51 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Some 1,200 tonne of garbage was removed from canals in Vijayawada and its outlying villages in the two-day cleaning drive ‘Nenu Saitham Krishnamma Suddhi Sevalo’, that concluded on Friday. Some 800 tonne of garbage was …
  • 25K to take part in drive to clean highly polluted canals 02 May 2019 06:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A two-day canal cleaning programme, ‘Nenu Saitham Krishnamma Suddhi Sevalo’, will take off on Thursday in Vijayawada. In this drive, 102 NGOs, staff from 84 departments of the State government and over 25,000 people are …
  • West Godavari becoming a hub of cricket betting? 30 Apr 2019 04:49 By Express News Service ELURU: West Godavari district, which has earned dubious distinction for cockfights, is also fast becoming a hub of IPL cricket betting. Betting on IPL matches is going on unabated in several parts of the district. According to …
  • Pesticide mixed in tank, watchman averts tragedy 22 Apr 2019 05:56 By Express News Service ELURU:  A major tragedy was averted at Kumaradevam village in Kovvur mandal on Sunday with the timely action of a watchman of a water tank. Some unidentified miscreants mixed pesticide in the sump.  The village with a population of …
  • Groundwater levels deplete in 26 mandals of Krishna district 18 Apr 2019 05:24 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With mercury levels soaring day-by-day, 26 mandals out of the total 50 mandals in Krishna district are facing acute drinking water crisis due to depletion in groundwater levels when compared to the corresponding period …
  • Hundreds assemble at hill shrine for ‘Walk for Christ’ 17 Apr 2019 06:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Christians in large numbers took part in ‘Walk for Christ’ here on Tuesday, organised by Catholic Diocese of Vijayawada in connection with the Holy Week. Monsignor Muvvala Prasad flagged off the walk from Gunadala, and …
  • Fall and fall of a woman 15 Apr 2019 17:30 Entertainment    Bangalore    Chennai and Tamil Nadu    Delhi    Hyderabad    Thiruvananthapuram    Fall and fall of a woman The play `Chillarakottu Chittemma', staged by four different groups, was a moving enactment. Social drama A scene from ` …
  • Poll outcome in Kadapa, Eluru determines ruling party! 25 Mar 2019 04:42 Express News Service ELURU/KADAPA: Call it a coincidence, but the party that wins the Rajampet Assembly constituency in Kadapa and Eluru segment in West Godavari has formed government in the State. This trend has been continuing for the last three …
  • BC garjana Eluru 17 Feb 2019 13:39 * People belonging to Backward Class to get accidental insurance cover of Rs 7 lakh * Kin of fishermen killed in accidents to get Rs 10 lakh ex-gratia * Every fisherman will get financial assistance of Rs 10,000 during the ban on fishing: Jaganmohan Reddy …
  • Eluru’s non-Muslims look after 400-year-old miniature mosque 27 Oct 2018 05:03 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Eluru’s 400-year-old Qutb Shahi style miniature mosque, which is languishing due to lack of attention, is being taken care of solely by local non-Muslims, said Dr E. Sivanagi Reddy, a heritage expert and CEO of Cultural …
  • Stalker attacks girl with knife in Eluru 07 Oct 2018 02:10 By Express News Service ELURU: In yet another case of a woman being attacked for rejecting love, a youth working in a mall at Eluru made an attempt to kill his former female colleague in broad daylight and fled from the place. The girl, who completed SSC …
  • Anti-Corruption Bureau raids expose pathetic conditions in Eluru social welfare hostels 30 Mar 2018 01:10 ACB DSP P Gopalakrishna and CI UJ Wilson inspecting BC Welfare Hostel for Boys in Eluru on Thursday | Express ELURU: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials conducted raids on BC Welfare Hostel for Boys in Eluru and Social Welfare Hostel for Girls at …
  • Eluru Police miss chance to nab ‘Chaddy Gang’ robbers 24 Mar 2018 01:37 ELURU: City police here lost a golden opportunity to nab six robbers, suspected to be of the notorious ‘Chaddy Gang’, because of the negligence on the part of the sentry, who received an alert from the State’s Emergency Call Centre on Thursday night. He …
  • Seven held for blackmailing young women in Eluru 10 Mar 2018 03:58 Image used for representational purpose ELURU: The police arrested a seven-member gang, who claimed to be activists of Jana Sena Party (JSP), on charges of blackmailing and extortion young women. The police seized 3.4 kg gold ornaments, motorbikes and a …
  • Andhra Pradesh's Eluru students fall easy victim to cannabis, liquor addiction 19 Feb 2018 02:01 ELURU: Addiction to drugs and liquor have claimed lives of at least six students of colleges in Eluru in the last six months. In one such case, four students of Ramachandra Engineering college were found dead in an irrigation tank of a guava farm in …
  • Three held with 500 kilograms of ganja at Eluru Road 29 Jan 2018 10:20 Image used for representational purpose. VIJAYAWADA: Sleuths of the Commissioner’s Task Force (CTF) and the Machavaram police seized one car transporting 500 kg ganja near Chuttugunta Junction on Eluru Road and arrested three persons, who were allegedly …
  • Soon, drones will monitor the sewage and civic problems of Eluru 10 Nov 2017 06:28 ELURU: Now, drones will be monitoring sanitation, sewage problem and other civic problems in Eluru city.  Eluru MLA Badeti Kota Ramarao (Bujji) launched the drone services introduced by Eluru Municipal Corporation (EMC) on Thursday.In 17 km radius of EMC, …
  • Bring all directors to Eluru jail by Oct 30: HC to AP 25 Oct 2017 03:35 HYDERABAD: A division bench of the Hyderabad High Court on Tuesday directed the AP government to take steps ensuring that all the directors of scam hit Agri Gold consortium, presently lodged in various jails, are brought to Eluru district jail by October …
  • Villagers in Eluru tense as Cow hurt in act of bestiality 28 Aug 2017 04:55 Image for representation only. ELURU: Unidentified zoophiles on Saturday night sexually assaulted a cow at an agricultural field in Nagulagudem of Jangareddigudem mandal here and fled the spot. According to sources in the police department, farmer Mullangi …
  • Parks in Eluru to be developed for recreation 07 Aug 2017 03:54 ELURU: The Happy Sunday programme was organised on a grand scale at Subbamma Devi Municipal High School in the city. Speaking after inaugurating the programme,  Mayor Sheikh Noorjahan said ‘Happy Sunday’ is being organised under the aegis of Eluru …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Tension in Eluru's K Bethapudi, 46 held for scuffle 21 Jul 2017 05:32 Villagers trying to obstruct the trucks bringing construction material to the project site of the mega aqua food park in Kamsali Bethapudi on Thursday | Express ELURU:Tension prevailed at Kamsali Bethapudi in Bhimavaram rural mandal on Thursday when …
  • Gas leak caused Ananda Aqua unit mishap in Eluru: Forensic report 06 May 2017 01:01 ELURU: After one month of the mishap at Ananda Aqua processing unit at Nallamvarithota in Mogalthur mandal in which five workers died due to asphyxiation in the effluents sump, the forensic report has reached Narsapur government hospital from Hyderabad. It …
  • Central team inspects Polavaram project in Eluru 04 May 2017 01:10 The Central Environmental Monitoring Committee inspecting Polavaram project on Wednesday | Express ELURU: A six-member Central Environmental Monitoring Committee inspected Polavaram project on Wednesday. The team comprising Central Water Commission (CWC) …
  • Woman bludgeoned to death by husband in Eluru 04 May 2017 01:10 ELURU: A woman was allegedly murdered by her husband at Juttiga village in Penumantra mandal on Tuesday night.  According to police, Vijayasri (42) was hit on the head with a hammer by her husband Satti Venkata Ramakrishna Reddy (50) while she was asleep.  …
  • ‘No metro on Eluru Road’ protest gains steam 27 Apr 2017 02:40 VIJAYAWADA: Acquiring land for executing Amaravati Metro Rail Project on Eluru Road has once again become a major hurdle for the officials as the shopkeepers and residents adjacent to the Eluru Road have launched a novel protest by affixing posters …
  • Change Metro route from Eluru to BRTS Road, urges Taxpayers assoc 18 Mar 2017 02:12 VIJAYAWADA: The Taxpayers’ Association has written a letter to the Chairman of Amaravati Metro Rail Corporation (AMRC) underscoring its objections to the metro project in the city. The association suggested to the AMRC to construct the metro rail on BRTS …
  • Move to demolish unauthorised structures in Eluru stalled by MLA  14 Mar 2017 02:40 ELURU: A Special Task Force from the regional office of Directorate of Town and Country Planning, Rajahmundry, reached Eluru on Monday to demolish the illegal structures. It has identified 143 unauthorised buildings in the city. In the first phase, 10 …
  • Godavari in spate: first flood warning continues 09 Sep 2019 23:11 Barely three weeks after witnessing heavy floods that displaced over 40,000 people, river Godavari was in spate once again with continuous heavy inflow from upstream areas. During the early hours of Sunday, when the inflow and outflow of floodwater at …
  • British Deputy High Commissioner for Andhra Pradesh launches  ‘Barefoot Lawyers’ to provide legal aid to poor 09 Aug 2019 04:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The ‘Barefoot Lawyers’ project was launched by British Deputy High Commissioner for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Andrew Fleming at the Indian Medical Association hall, here on Thursday. “Barefoot Lawyers is a project …
  • Bira 91 taps into ICC sponsorship deal to takes its ‘craft’ to the UK 18 Jul 2019 11:27 Manchester/London: The recently concluded Cricket World Cup in England and Wales may not have had the fairytale ending for the Indian team as millions of fans would have expected. However, for indigenous craft beer brand Bira 91, the recent tournament …
  • South Central Railway requested to revive Singareni passenger train service 02 Jun 2019 05:22 By Express News Service KHAMMAM: Just a few days ago, the South Central Railway had introduced a new push-pull train in place of the conventional Singareni fast passenger train, which used to run from the Bhadrachalam station road to Balarsha in …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 7-year-old boy dies of suffocation after getting locked inside car 28 May 2019 11:36 Category: Andhra Pradesh Posted by Shameen Published: May 28, 2019, 3:00 pm IST Updated: May 28, 2019, 3:00 pm IST West Godavari: A seven-year-old boy died due to suffocation after getting locked inside a car in Dommeru village here, police said on Tuesday …
  • Boy, 7, Suffocates Inside Locked Car In Andhra Pradesh 28 May 2019 10:45 After four hours of search, the boy was traced inside the car in an unconscious state. West Godavari: A seven-year-old boy died due to suffocation after getting locked inside a car in Andhra Pradesh, the police said on Tuesday. "The boy, Saibaba, had …
  • N Chandrababu Naidu fumes at TD leaders for skipping meets 11 May 2019 21:03 VIJAYAWADA: The Telugu Desam leadership is unable to figure out the voting trends in the April 11 Lok Sabha elections during its analyses at review meetings. TD president and AP Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu is fuming at TD leaders for either …
  • YScreens plans 75 miniplexes in Andhra, Telangana 08 May 2019 18:11 Vijayawada, May 8 (IANS) Vijayawada-based YScreens Entertainment (India) Limited plans to build 75 miniplexes in both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in three years. The company inaugurated its second miniplex, Y Screens Trade Development Center (YSTD) in …
  • Pesticide mixed in tank, watchman averts tragedy 22 Apr 2019 05:56 By Express News Service ELURU:  A major tragedy was averted at Kumaradevam village in Kovvur mandal on Sunday with the timely action of a watchman of a water tank. Some unidentified miscreants mixed pesticide in the sump.  The village with a population of …
  • Caste factor to play key role in triangular contest in West Godavari district 28 Mar 2019 06:25 Express News Service ELURU: Caste equations are likely to play an important role in deciding the fate of contesting candidates in West Godavari district as the ruling TDP, Opposition YSRC and new entrant Jana Sena are banking on the support of different …
  • Andhra Pradesh lets 22 'criminals' walk free 26 Mar 2019 19:43 Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh’s home ministry issued 22 government orders directing the Director General of Police to withdraw prosecution against 21 Telugu Desam ministers and legislators, including those charged with serious offences such as attempt to rape, …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Andhra Pradesh: TDP workers protest over Tiruvuru assembly ticket 14 Mar 2019 14:29 Krishna[India], Mar 14 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) party workers on Thursday staged a protest demanding assembly ticket to Swami Das in Tiruvuru assembly constituency.There are reports doing the rounds that TDP is giving the ticket to Excise Minister …
  • Two cranes in Kakinada Deep Seaport collapse killing one, 10 injured 29 Dec 2018 09:02 By Express News Service KAKINADA: One worker died and 10 others were injured at Kakinada Deep Seaport on Saturday when two huge cranes under repair collapsed on them. It is being suspected that more people might have got trapped beneath the wreckage At …
  • BJP MLA, TDP activists spar over illegal sand mining in Tadepalligudem 28 Nov 2018 05:41 By Express News Service ELURU: Mild tension prevailed at Jagannadhapuram village in Tadepalligudem mandal with BJP and TDP leaders and activists staging protests and counter protests over alleged illegal sand transportation. Trouble started when …
  • 9000 shifted to relief camps as precautionary measure in AP as Godavari in spate 20 Aug 2018 19:13 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. More than 9000 persons have been shifted to relief camps as a precautionary measure as the Godavari River which is in spate inundated several low lying areas in East and West Godavari districts early …
  • Andhra to provide nearly Rs 50 cr aid to Kerala 20 Aug 2018 17:38 [India], August 20 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said that the State government has extended an assistance of nearly Rs 50 crore through all means, including financial help, to the flood-ravaged Kerala. Addressing the …
  • Family receives Hyderabad techie’s body, flies him home in coffin 17 Jul 2018 02:00 KOLKATA: The body of the 23-year-old cyber security analyst who died on Sunday after being hit by a circular railway train while he was taking a photograph at Judges’ Ghat was flown home to Kovvur near Hyderabad in an evening flight. Kantamani Sri Vayu …
  • Hyd techie clicks Hooghly, run over by train 16 Jul 2018 11:08 KOLKATA: A 23-year-old software engineer from Hyderabad, specialising in cyber security, was hit by a train and died when he was trying to take a photograph with his mobile phone while crossing the Circular Railway tracks near Judge’s Ghat on Sunday …
  • Hyderabad techie taking pics on mobile hit by train, dies 16 Jul 2018 10:07 KOLKATA: A 23-year-old software engineer from Hyderabad, specialising in cyber security, was hit by a train and died when he was trying to take a photograph with his mobile phone while crossing the Circular Railway tracks near Judge’s Ghat on Sunday …
  • Lorry driver dies under suspicious circumstances in Vijayawada 09 Jul 2018 01:22 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A lorry driver was found murdered inside a lorry cabin under suspicious circumstances on National Highway near Gannavaram airport on Sunday afternoon. According to ACP - East Vijay Bhaskar, the deceased was identified as …
  • Ill health, debts forced four of family to enter into suicide pact 25 Jun 2018 01:22 By Express News Service SRIKAKULAM: While the couple along with two kids on Friday committed suicide by jumping into River Godavari at Kovvur in West Godavari district during a pilgrimage, ill health and debts were said to be the reasons for their extreme …
  • 4 members of a family end lives by jumping into Godavari 24 Jun 2018 01:24 By Express News Service ELURU: Four members of a family, including two girl-children, committed suicide by jumping into River Godavari at Bhaktanjaneya Ghat in Kovvur town of West Godavari district. The incident came to light on Saturday morning though it …
  • MPs resent holding railway meet just before budget 10 Jan 2018 04:56 MPs from the State questioned the railway officials on holding meeting with them just a few days before the presentation of the Railway Budget in Parliament. They said the meeting was held for formality and many pending projects discussed in the earlier …
  • CM directs officials to strive for more air connectivity from capital 29 Nov 2017 05:53 VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed officials to take steps for operating more flight services connecting different cities of the State. While reviewing the progress of the projects in the Energy, Infrastructure and Investment …
  • West Godavari witnesses tourism campaign 13 Oct 2017 23:42 Eluru: As many as 100 tourist centres will be developed from Polavaram to Narasapuram in West Godavari for the benefit of people before Sankranti. West Godavari collector K. Bhaskar chairing a district-level tourism development committee meeting held here …
  • 4 killed in two road mishaps 12 Sep 2017 04:08 ONGOLE: Four people, including a boy, died in two separate road mishaps at Podili and Kanigiri in Prakasam district on Monday. According to Podili police, P Kondaiah of Rayavaram village in Markapur mandal along with his wife Mary (26) and son Koushik (4) …
  • Among the cases Andhra wants to close, ‘rape-murder’ without a body 07 Sep 2017 21:11 The probe against Rama Rao had begun on June 26, 2009, after a TV channel ran a report that a nursing student had been raped and killed and four others molested. (Representational Image) On July 20, 2009, then TDP MLA from Kovvur, West Godavari, T V Rama …
  • Andhra government tries to backtrack on cases against leaders, halts after plea in high court 06 Sep 2017 23:54 Andhra Pradesh CM, Chandrababu Naidu. (Express Photo by Nirmal Harindran) The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) government in Andhra Pradesh has withdrawn prosecution in criminal cases against several current and former party MLAs and ministers by issuing …
  • Two SIs face action for death of 32 bovines 24 Jul 2017 03:18 Endowments Minister P Manikyala Rao consoling Goshala organiser Kondreddy Srinivas, who was allegedly assaulted by the police, at government hospital in Tadepalligudem on Sunday | Express ELURU: Holding them responsible for the death of 32 cows at …
  • Sensor network to map and predict pollution, effluents in Godavari 12 Jul 2017 15:16 The Ganga may be the focus of the government’s river-cleaning efforts, but a group of U.S. researchers is working on a system to map undulating pollution trends in the Godavari, India’s second longest river. Using a mix of methods, including satellite- …
  • US team to study Godavari 03 Jul 2017 20:07 DH News Service, New Delhi, Jul 4 2017, 0:43 IST With loads of faecal waste being dumped into the mighty Godavari, researchers have begun collecting pollution data from the country’s second longest river to find ways to clean it. Three months of data …
  • Cops harassed us over complaint: Techie’s friends 02 Jul 2017 05:38 HYDERABAD: Friends of 28-year-old Gunjan Sarkar, a techie who had lodged a missing persons complaint with the police claimed that cops had harassed them. Sarkar’s friends allege that they were summoned by the Golconda Police to the station for questioning …
  • Car mishap leads to seizure of 200 kg of ganja in West Godavari 15 Jun 2017 01:58 The car which collided with a lorry at Gopalapuram on Wednesday while ganja was being smuggled to Hyderabad | Express ELURU: In a major haul, 1,000 kg of ganja was seized at Gopalapuram and Devarapalli on Wednesday.  According to police, Mende Venkateswara …
  • State to speed up land acquisition for railway lines 18 May 2017 03:51 The acquisition of land for the Bhadrachalam Road - Sattupalli railway line, cleared by the Railway Board, has commenced. About 500 acres is required for the 36-km railway line in Bhadradri Kothagudem district and 17.3 km in Khammam and this 53.2-km …
  • AP must cooperate for joint Railway projects: Tummala 17 May 2017 14:03 Roads & Buildings Minister Tummala Nageshwar Rao today asked the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh to come forward to take up land acquisition and construction of railway projects as major chunk of the two lanes of Sathupally- Kovvur and Sathupally and …
  • Meet the man behind India's EPIC hit Baahubali 25 Apr 2017 13:57 'My father thinks I'm not ambitious and too slow. He wants me to work in Hindi films with big superstars.' Meet Baahubali director, SS Rajamouli. Image: Prabhas in Baahubali Midway through Baahubali: The Beginning, a person seated next to me in …
  • Lokesh, 10 others inducted into Cabinet 03 Apr 2017 05:46 In the first expansion-cum-reshuffle after coming to power in 2014, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday inducted into the Cabinet his son Nara Lokesh and 10 others, including four who defected to the TDP from the YSR Congress while dropping five …
  • Y Screens inks pact with UFO Moviez 25 Mar 2017 02:44 VIJAYAWADA: Vijayawada-based entertainment company, Y Screens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with north Indian company UFO Moviez India Ltd to develop more Y Screen Trade Develop Centres (TDCs) in south India. Under this MoU, Y Screens and …
  • Hyderabad: Sub-inspector’s Facebook hacked; women abused 10 Mar 2017 21:26 Hyderabad: A 23-year-old man from West Godavari hacked the Facebook account of a SHE Team sub-inspector and used the account to get the phone numbers, photographs and other details of several women. The suspect, Uppuluri Mani Ratnam, who is a Class X drop …
  • Tribal oustees demand compensation, job 09 Mar 2017 23:34 The Telangana Girijana Sangham is gearing up to undertake mass movements in Kothagudem division to press for fair compensation, including jobs, to tribal people likely to lose their lands for the Kothagudem (Bhadrachalam Road)-Sattupalli rail line. The …
  • Cockfight bets may touch Rs 300 cr in AP 14 Jan 2017 20:11 Hyderabad, Jan 15, 2016, (PTI) Despite a high court ban on cockfights and warnings by the state police, bets worth crores of rupees were placed in the costal districts of Andhra Pradesh. The traditional Sankranthi time cockfights which began in both the …
  • Bhimavaram: 2 held for stealing gold from elderly 19 Jun 2019 02:29 Bhimavaram: Palakollu Rural police arrested Kudipudi Yogendra Babu and K. Durga Prasad of Vankatallacheruvu village in Achanta mandal of West Godavari on charges of stealing gold ornaments from elderly women. The two brothers are involved in 36 such …
  • Andhra Pradesh Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full list of winners 26 May 2019 03:14 Image Source : PTI Y S Jaganmohan Reddy The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and mauling the opposition. So stunning …
  • YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to take oath with 15 ministers 24 May 2019 21:54 Hyderabad: YSRC president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s ministers are likely take oath along with him on May 30 when he swears in as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. Mr Reddy may induct about 15 ministers initially. Given the strength of the AP Assembly, the …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • West Godavari becoming a hub of cricket betting? 30 Apr 2019 04:49 By Express News Service ELURU: West Godavari district, which has earned dubious distinction for cockfights, is also fast becoming a hub of IPL cricket betting. Betting on IPL matches is going on unabated in several parts of the district. According to …
  • Pawan continues tirade against Jagan, Chandrababu Naidu 10 Apr 2019 03:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: On the final day of poll campaign in Andhra Pradesh, Pawan Kalyan continued his broadside against Jagan Mohan Reddy, K Chandrasekhar Rao and N Chandrababu Naidu, and urged people to ‘vote for change’.  Wrapping up his …
  • 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 …
  • Nagababu's wife confirms Allu Arjun, Varun Tej campaigning for Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena 07 Apr 2019 10:43 Nagababu familyTwitter Actor Nagababu aka Nagendra Babu's wife Padmaja has confirmed the news that Allu Arjun, Varun Tej and Niharika Konidela will campaign for Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena Party in the 2019 general elections. Pawan Kalyan has been …
  • 90 crorepatis fight it out in Lok Sabha Elections 04 Apr 2019 03:09 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Does money matter in one becoming a public representative and making it big in politics, as it’s often said? The answer seems to be an emphatic ‘yes’ if the assets declared in the poll affidavits by the candidates slugging …
  • Why is Pawan Kalyan not bringing star campaigners for Jana Sena Party? 03 Apr 2019 02:41 Jana Sena Party chief Pawan KalyanTwitter Power star Pawan Kalyan has not brought even a single star to campaign for Jana Sena Party (JSP) in the upcoming Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh. It has become topic of debate in the state. The celebs from the …
  • Anxious vigil for the magic word 30 Mar 2019 13:06 More than 2,350 families of this panchayat on Krishna-Godavari districts border wait anxiously for an announcement from the loudspeakers of the village temple. The much-awaited announcement, which has become a regular ritual since January, is about the …
  • Sivaji Raja seeks revenge against Nagababu; to join hands with YS Jagan Mohan Reddy 21 Mar 2019 10:44 Sivaji Raja with Nagababu familyTwitter Actor Sivaji Raja has decided to take revenge against megastar Chiranjeevi's brother Nagababu aka Nagendra Babu and is apparently seeking help from YSRCP leader YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. It is known that Sivaji Raja…
  • Elections take over Tollywood 20 Mar 2019 21:11 With the elections taking over, the Telugu film industry continues to remain dull this week as well. There are no noteworthy films releasing this week, and almost everybody from the industry is busy with the Andhra Pradesh elections. On Wednesday, actor …
  • Nagababu joins Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena, set to contest Lok Sabha elections from Narasapuram 20 Mar 2019 12:43 Nagababu joins Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena PartyTwitter Megastar Chiranjeevi's brother Nagababu aka Nagendra Babu has joined power star Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena Party (JSP) and will contest from Narasapuram constituency in Andhra Pradesh. Pawan …
  • Raghurama Krishnam Raju back in YSRCP 03 Mar 2019 12:33 [India], Mar 3 (ANI): Raghurama Krishnam Raju, an industrialist from Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district, joined the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) on Sunday in the presence of party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy here. Raju had started his political …
  • Amit Shah slams Congress, blames Jawaharlal Nehru for Pulwama blast 21 Feb 2019 21:59 Rajahmundry: BJP president Amit Shah accused the Congress of politicising the Pulwama terror strike in which 49 CRPF personnel were killed last week, and for accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of failing to respond promptly. In keeping with his penchant …
  • Telangana: Two years on, insurance still eludes Dummagudem farmers 03 Feb 2019 08:10 By Express News Service KHAMMAM: It is two years since the officials collected all the details and the necessary documents in order to issue insurance bonds for farmers. But more than 5,000 farmers in Dummagudem mandal of Bhadradri Kothagudem district are …
  • PM Modi mocks Chandrababu Naidu’s pact with ‘dusht’ Congress 03 Jan 2019 04:31 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Hours after Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu alleged that the Centre failed in implementing the provisions of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014 and even dared the Prime Minister for a debate on development, …
  • N Chandrababu Naidu to follow K Chandrasekhar Rao way in Andhra Pradesh 14 Dec 2018 23:05 Hyderabad: AP Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu is likely to follow Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s strategy in the upcoming AP Assembly elections. Mr Naidu is of the opinion that the main reason for the TRS’ victory in Telangana was …
  • Address Vizag Naval base issue: CPM to CM Chandrababu Naidu 22 Aug 2018 02:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: CPM State secretary P Madhu in an open letter to Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday urged him to address the issues related to Naval Alternative Operation Base (NAOB) in Visakhapatnam. Around 5,000 people from …
  • Pockets full, Telangana farmers now ready for sowing 19 May 2018 02:08 Express News Service HYDERABAD:  Karimnagar  The three acres of cultivable land that 60-year-old Sadaveni Shankaraiah of Vallampahad village of Karimnagar owns has brought him Rs 12,000 this Kharif season. He says, “The scheme has come at the right time as …
  • To appease TDP, Jaitley speaks of special aid for Andhra 03 Feb 2018 22:52 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. PTI File Photo Amid severe strain in TDP-BJP ties over absence of any special allocation for Andhra Pradesh in the Central budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said issues concerning the state post bifurcation …
  • Stakeholders gear up for cockfights in a big way 11 Dec 2017 03:21 Many villagers are preparing the ground to organise cockfights amid the harvest festival, ‘Sankranthi’, celebrations on a grand scale. The NRIs of the coastal districts — those settled in the U.S., Australia, Canada, the U.K., Singapore, Dubai and other …
  • High Court ordered status quo on land acquisition for Andhra Pradesh project 08 Dec 2017 04:28 HYDERABAD: The High Court on Thursday ordered status quo on a petition which challenged land acquisition by the government without paying compensation. The property in contention is a house situated on a 734 square yard land at Epigunta village in T …
  • West Godavari witnesses tourism campaign 13 Oct 2017 23:42 Eluru: As many as 100 tourist centres will be developed from Polavaram to Narasapuram in West Godavari for the benefit of people before Sankranti. West Godavari collector K. Bhaskar chairing a district-level tourism development committee meeting held here …
  • The man who donated a Rs 8-cr garland to Lord Balaji 09 Oct 2017 03:32 Raju's grandfather had commissioned a similar sahasra nama mala for Lord Balaji 50 years ago. Raju now wanted to offer a new garland, reports B Dasarath Reddy. Last month, newspapers carried pictures of Mantena Ramalinga Raju, a non-resident Indian, …
  • Rain clouds look at North Konkan, Mumbai, South Gujarat 18 Sep 2017 05:38 IMD issues heavy weather alert for entire Konkan-Mumbai and South Gujarat for today Thiruvananthapuram, Sept 18:   Rain-bearing clouds have taken up positions along and off the West Coast, the East Coast and parts of Central India this morning as a …
  • 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 …
  • Andhra CM inaugurates project on River Sarada 06 Sep 2017 19:11 [India], September 6 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated the Narasapuram anicut (dam made in a stream for maintaining and regulating irrigation), built across the Sarada river on Wednesday. The long-awaited project on the …
  • Dreams crushed, State BJP chief Haribabu to return empty handed 04 Sep 2017 02:20 VIJAYAWADA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision not to take any one from either of the two Telugu states of AP and Telangana into the Union Council of Ministers has come as a shocker to BJP leaders and cadres. Ahead of the cabinet reshuffle, Union …
  • Taking cue from Vijayawada, GMC initiates wall-art campaign to make city poster-free 18 Aug 2017 04:50 GUNTUR: In a bid to keep the environment clean, the State government has instructed municipalities and corporations to make cities and towns poster-free. The municipal administration officials, who have been entrusted with the responsibility, are …
  • Intense monsoon clouds spill from North-West India into Pakistan 28 Jun 2017 07:11 Thiruvananthapuram, June 28:   Satellite pictures early this morning showed the skies over West and North-West India awash with clouds, even as the monsoon penetrated the international border to enter Pakistan. The Pakistan Met Department has announced …
  • Farmer ends life as trader denies him seeds over dues in Telangana's Khammam district 21 Jun 2017 04:24 BHADRADRI KOTHAGUDEM:A day after a farmer had ended his life due to financial problems in the erstwhile Khammam district, another farmer committed suicide in the district on Tuesday on being denied seeds by a dealer to whom he did not clear the dues of …
  • Andhra Pradesh clears six investment proposals worth Rs3,808 crore 13 Jun 2017 17:00 Hyderabad: The State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) headed by Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday cleared six investment proposals worth Rs3,808 crore. The companies whose proposals were cleared are KCP Ltd, Chettinad Cement …
  • Construction of Fish Landing Centre to begin at Biyyaputippa in July 27 May 2017 02:05 ELURU: The State government will take up construction of Fish Landing Centre (FLC) at Biyyaputippa village in Narasapuram rural mandal in July.  The `13.58 crore project will be immensely beneficial to fishermen of the region.  Joint Director of Fisheries …
  • CM, Amit Shah launch advanced life support ambulances 25 May 2017 17:17 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and BJP National President Amit Shah flagged off five new advanced life support ambulances donated by Union Minister for Railways and Rajya Sabha member Suresh Prabhu, at Gannavaram airport here on …
  • Horticulture crops in upland areas damaged in areas of Andhra Pradesh 02 May 2017 01:56 The damaged paddy in a field at Lingapalem in West Godavari district after untimely rain on Monday | Express ELURU: Heavy rain and gales lashed the upland areas of West Godavari district on Monday, causing extensive damage to horticulture crops. …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Police gets ready to separate Prabhas, Pawan Kalyan fans 28 Apr 2017 03:34  Police has beefed up security arrangements to avoid any untoward incidents following the release of film actor Prabhas starrer Baahubali 2: The Conclusion especially in Bhimavaram in West Godavari, which is a bastion of fans of actor and Jana Sena chief …
  • Andhra Pradesh Budget session ends amid war of words 01 Apr 2017 01:46 VIJAYAWADA: The tragic death of five workers in an Aqua Food Processing Unit in Mogaltur mandal of West Godavari district rocked the AP Legislative Assembly on the final day of the Budget Session on Friday with the treasury and opposition benches trading …
  • Handicrafts our cultural inheritance, need to be preserved: CM Chandrababu Naidu 21 Mar 2017 01:09 Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu accompanied by his wife Nara Bhuvaneswari going round the Akruthi exhibition in Vijayawada on Monday | Express VIJAYAWADA:Handicrafts are our cultural inheritance and they have to be preserved for our posterity, for which …
  • Forest department to set up three snake rescue centres in Andhra 30 Jul 2018 03:59 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Forest Department is planning to set up three snake rescue centres in Suravaram (Visakhapatnam),  Kasibugga (Srikakulam) and Talur (Vizianagaram) Ranges of the State. “We are going to set up the snake rescue centres …
  • AP Bandh: YSRCP activist dies, other leaders arrested 25 Jul 2018 08:02 YSRCP chief Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said that Andhra Pradesh chief minister was ‘insincere’ on the special category status issue. Photo: Hindustan Times Hyderabad: A bandh call given on Tuesday by the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) in Andhra Pradesh demanding …
  • 40 Indian rock pythons, five king cobras protected by wildlife law killed in last five years: Snake Saviours 17 Jul 2018 22:35 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: At least 40 Indian rock pythons and five king cobras were killed in human-snake encounters in the last five years across the State, as per official records by Snake Saviours Society, an NGO which works with the Andhra …
  • Boat capsize: Launch owner, driver held in Polavaram of Andhra Pradesh 25 May 2018 00:18 By Express News Service ELURU: The police arrested the owner and driver of the ill-fated launch that capsized in River Godavari at Vadapalli in Polavaram mandal.Addressing the media at Polavaram police station on Thursday afternoon, Polavaram DSP ATV Ravi …
  • Showers in Andhra Pradesh bring respite from heat  18 Mar 2018 01:55 ELURU: Rain on Saturday afternoon turned the weather pleasant in most parts of the district. The showers brought the temperature a few notches down, providing the much-needed relief to the people in the district, who were reeling under scorching summer …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Speeding lorry kills mother and son 13 Feb 2018 00:31 ELURU: A mother and her 25-year-old son were killed on the spot when a speeding sand-laden lorry hit their bicycle from the rear at Tangellamudi turning in Eluru City outskirts on Monday evening.According to police, Mutyala Manga (43), who worked as a …
  • Cattle smugglers opt for Telangana, Andhra Pradesh 01 Dec 2017 22:45 Hyderabad: The beef ban imposed in Maharashtra is a boon to cattle owners who have been smuggling cattle, particularly bulls, to Bangladesh via Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal. The average selling price of a bull in Maharashtra is Rs 75,000 while …
  • Anti-Corruption Bureau lens on muck in Polavaram relief 28 Sep 2017 06:02 ACB sleuths check documents at the Polavaram Tehsildar’s Office ELURU: Quick on the heels of sending AP Town and Country Planning director behind bars for accepting bribes to the tune of Rs 500 crore, officials of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on …
  • Villagers in Eluru tense as Cow hurt in act of bestiality 28 Aug 2017 04:55 Image for representation only. ELURU: Unidentified zoophiles on Saturday night sexually assaulted a cow at an agricultural field in Nagulagudem of Jangareddigudem mandal here and fled the spot. According to sources in the police department, farmer Mullangi …
  • Makers of Ganesh idols find living tough in new tax regime in West Godavari 14 Aug 2017 03:31 ELURU: As Vinayaka Chavithi is just round the corner, Ganesh idol makers in West Godavari district are busy giving final touches to their idols. However, the artisans fear that they may not be able to reap good profits this year as the cost of the raw …
  • Car mishap leads to seizure of 200 kg of ganja in West Godavari 15 Jun 2017 01:58 The car which collided with a lorry at Gopalapuram on Wednesday while ganja was being smuggled to Hyderabad | Express ELURU: In a major haul, 1,000 kg of ganja was seized at Gopalapuram and Devarapalli on Wednesday.  According to police, Mende Venkateswara …