• Covid-19: Krishna reports 75 new cases, one death 03 Jul 2020 04:05 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Krishna reported another spike in Covid-19 cases on Thursday as 75 more tested positive. While one patient succumbed to the virus, taking the toll to 67, active cases stood at 898 after the recovery of 629 persons. …
  • PG medical student dies of corona in Eluru 30 Jun 2020 04:53 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A post-graduate medical student, who preferred to take self-medication after testing positive for Covid-19, breathed his last in a lodge in Eluru late Sunday night. The 33-year-old PG student was pursuing medicine at a …
  • Andhra Pradesh records marginal rise in tax revenue, but short of target 23 Jun 2020 04:29 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Against the target of Rs  55,243 crore for the 2019-20 fiscal, the Commercial Taxes department has collected only Rs  43,332 crore. Though the amount appears low compared to the target, it is more than the amount …
  • SCR extends special parcel train services 22 Jun 2020 04:11 The South Central Railway (SCR) decided to extend the services of special parcel trains in some routes due to increasing patronage. The parcel trains would run for six more months in selected routes, the officials said. Ten special parcel trains would run …
  • Monsoon covers entire AP, heavy rains likely in next two days: IMD 12 Jun 2020 04:43 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: The Southwest Monsoon has advanced into remaining parts of Rayalaseema and the entire Coastal Andhra on Thursday, covering the entire State. Very heavy rainfall occurred at Racherla in Prakasam and at Kavali in …
  • E-commerce firms expand delivery network 03 Jun 2020 19:25 E-commerce firms are seeing a surge in demand from smaller towns and cities, for grocery, essentials, as well as non-essential products, compelling them to add more pincodes to their delivery network. Amazon Pantry, which offers grocery and everyday …
  • E-commerce firms add more delivery pincodes as demand from smaller cities soars 03 Jun 2020 14:57 Amazon Pantry, which offers grocery and everyday essentials to value-seeking customers, has seen a 2 times increase in demand from tier 2 and 3 cities, said an Amazon India spokesperson. “...Demand from cities such as Ambala, Ananthapur, Bijapur, Cuddapah, …
  • It's long wait under sun for passengers on special trains 02 Jun 2020 06:26 Hyderabad: Train travelers from across the city had an infuriating time on Monday, when 200 regular train services were restored across the country. Seven of the nine trains operated by South Central Railway (SCR) originated at Nampally and Secunderabad …
  • 3000 MT of essential goods transported by SCR in lockdown  01 Jun 2020 02:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The Vijayawada Division of SCR has transported a record of 3,000 tonnes of essentials through special parcel trains during lockdown. Of the total, 2,000 tonnes of essentials were transported in May, which included 60 …
  • Draft plan to resume ROB works: Collector 29 May 2020 05:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  District Collector A Md Imtiaz has directed the officials to prepare an action plan within a week relating to the removal of encroachments, land acquisition and other works of Road Over Bridge (ROB) near Gunadala. He …
  • Mimicry artiste Hari Kishan no more 24 May 2020 05:56 By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  Renowned mimicry artiste V Hari Kishan passed away here on Saturday. The 57-year old artiste, who was undergoing treatment for a kidney ailment, died of cardiac arrest. Born on May 30, 1963, in Eluru, West Godavari, Hari …
  • Rs 30 crore for 7 bridges on Vijayawada canals 23 May 2020 05:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Water Resources Department has accorded administrative sanction for construction of seven bridges across Ryves Canal, Eluru Canal and Budameru rivulet in Vijayawada city limits. According to the order (RT 32) issued …
  • Lockdown 4.0: Vijayawada limps back to work with relaxations 22 May 2020 04:21 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Many shops and establishments in non-containment clusters in the city opened on Thursday after being shut for almost 60 days in the wake of lockdown enforced to contain the spread of COVID-19. However, the shops at city’ …
  • Watermelons come to the rescue of the poor 16 May 2020 02:18 The watermelon has become the preferred source of food for hundreds of migrant labourers who are making a long, arduous trek back to their hometowns in the merciless heat. The fruit is cheap and filling, and also provides much-needed hydration, say the …
  • COVID-19: With two lakh from Andhra stranded across India, government working to bring them home 04 May 2020 03:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The state government is working to bring stranded Telugus back to Andhra Pradesh from across the country, and is also taking steps to send people of other states back to their hometowns in coordination with the …
  • SCR transports 12.3 lakh tonnes of food grains 03 May 2020 02:38 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: South Central Railway (SCR) had transported 12.3 lakh tonnes of food grain in April, which is almost six times of the loading done by the SCR during the same cumulative period in 2019 and registered an incremental …
  • Lockdown times: Bonding with loved ones over video calls 25 Apr 2020 03:04 Families and friends across the globe are using the internet to stay in touch with families and reconnect with old friends. Even the elderly are becoming tech-savvy in order to know how to make and receive video calls so that they can stay in touch with …
  • Police enforce lockdown strictly in Vijayawada's red zones 10 Apr 2020 05:32 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A day after the district administration declared six more localities in the city as red zones following an increase in COVID-19 positive patients, the police have stepped up vigil and restricted movement of vehicles and …
  • Andhra Pradesh: West Godavari SP makes surprise inspections at COVID-19 hotspots 09 Apr 2020 04:52 Apr 09, 2020, 09:54AM ISTSource: ANIAndhra Pradesh’s West Godavari district’s Superintendent of Police (SP) Navdeep Singh Grewal held surprise checks at COVID-19 hotspots and check-posts in Eluru town. He gave instructions to the police staff on duty to …
  • Many people linked to Delhi meet under lens 03 Apr 2020 06:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The number of positive COVID -19 cases in the State is increasing day by day. At the same time, the number of symptomatic and asymptomatic cases being admitted to isolation wards in hospitals or quarantine centres is …
  • No symptoms, but 14 test positive for coronavirus in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari 02 Apr 2020 06:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  West Godavari district, which had not reported any case of COVID-19 till Tuesday, received a shock on Wednesday when 14 people, all of whom participated in the Tablighi Jamaat meeting in New Delhi, tested positive for …
  • Curfew like situation witnessed in W.Godavari villages 02 Apr 2020 05:46 A curfew-like situation was witnessed in many villages in West Godavari district as 13 persons tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday. Police restricted movement of people in all towns and villages. Officials collected samples of the people from …
  • 21 new cases in Andhra Pradesh, total tally goes up to 44 01 Apr 2020 05:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In the biggest surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the State so far, as many as 21 people tested positive for coronavirus since Monday night, taking the total number of infectees in AP to 44. Among the 21 new cases, …
  • Tablighi Jamaat congregation: 10 Indonesians return on train, test positive; officials tracing others 31 Mar 2020 22:53 Parts of Nizamuddin West were cordoned off after six new cases were traced to the area. (Express Photo by Anil Sharma)) While many of the 1,200 or so people from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana who took part in the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Delhi’s …
  • Two more test positive for COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh, tally touches 21 30 Mar 2020 03:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: On Sunday, the total number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the State increased to 21, with two more persons tested positive for the virus. Both the patients are contacts of patient number 7, who returned from …
  • Miscreants break into liquor store, steal booze worth Rs 1 lakh in Andhra Pradesh 28 Mar 2020 09:29 By Express News Service ELURU: Taking advantage of the lockdown, unidentified miscreants broke into a government liquor store in Eluru rural mandal of West Godavari district in the early hours of Friday and made away with booze worth `1 lakh. However, they …
  • Amid COVID-19 lockdown in Andhra, Rs 1 lakh-worth liquor stolen from government-run shop 27 Mar 2020 10:49 By Express News Service ELURU: Taking advantage of the lockdown imposed to stop the spread of COVID-19, unidentified miscreants burgled a government liquor shop in Chataparru village of Eluru rural mandal, West Godavari district during small hours of …
  • Andhra Pradesh reports eighth coronavirus case as Chittoor youth tests positive 25 Mar 2020 04:01 By Express News Service TIRUPATI/KAKINADA/KURNOOL/ ELURU/ONGOLE/GUNTUR: A 25-year-old youth hailing from Srikalahasti in Chittoor district tested positive on Tuesday, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in the State to eight. The …
  • 128 APSRTC depots closed, 12,000 services cancelled in State 24 Mar 2020 16:04 With the government declaring lockdown, all the 12,000 buses belonging to the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) were confined to 128 depots in the State from Sunday midnight. All the suburban and urban services were cancelled and …
  • Janta Curfew leaves hungry homeless and poor in Vijayawada 23 Mar 2020 05:12 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Janta Curfew (people’s curfew) may be a grand success with the voluntary participation of people, but it had left several homeless poor and destitutes in the city with empty stomach. Though the district administration …
  • Andhra working class unaware of coronavirus symptoms 22 Mar 2020 06:09 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  While the government officials are working overtime to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus and organising awareness campaigns on the steps to be taken to fight off the deadly contagion, a section of the working …
  • Ramya Krishnan is Chief Minister in Sai Dharam Tej’s next 19 Mar 2020 08:50 Express News Service After drawing accolades for her performance as a political leader in Queen, Ramya Krishnan is set for an encore in her next. According to a source, the Baahubali actor has been signed up to play the role of a Chief Minister in her …
  • Citizens demand parties come up with manifestos 17 Mar 2020 04:26 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Even as uncertainty prevails over the conduct of the elections to the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC), the residents are demanding that the political parties come up with manifestos in addressing their pending …
  • Three more suspected cases in Andhra Pradesh, no new positive cases yet 16 Mar 2020 02:37 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/VISAKHAPATNAM/KAKINADA/NELLORE: Three more persons with COVID-19 symptoms were admitted to Chest Hospital in Visakhapatnam, Kakinada government hospital and Eluru government hospital on Sunday. The condition …
  • Three win safety awards for prompt action 12 Mar 2020 05:59 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Three employees of the Vijayawada division have won the Man of the Month safety awards for showing alertness on duty and taking timely action to prevent untoward incidents. SCR general manager Gajanan Mallya presented …
  • Vijayawada minor girl ends life after argument with friend 07 Mar 2020 08:16 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Upset after an argument with her friend, a minor girl allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide at Nuzvid of Krishna district. Though the incident took place a few days ago, it came to light on Friday. Nuzvid …
  • A.P. sees eight suspected COVID-19 cases in a day 05 Mar 2020 09:44 The State Government announced on Wednesday that eight suspected cases of COVID-19 have been reported across hospitals in the State, where they are currently undergoing treatment in special isolation wards. In Visakhapatnam, five suspected cases were …
  • Coronavirus Outbreak: 8 including German national show Covid-19 symptoms in Andhra Pradesh 05 Mar 2020 07:10   Coronavirus Outbreak: 8 including German national show Covid-19 symptoms in Andhra Pradesh   At least eight persons, including a German national, were admitted to hospitals in Andhra Pradesh with suspected coronavirus (Covid-19) symptoms, officials said …
  • 8 including German national show Covid-19 symptoms in Andhra 05 Mar 2020 04:51 Amaravati: At least eight persons, including a German national, were admitted to hospitals in Andhra Pradesh with suspected coronavirus (Covid-19) symptoms, officials said on Wednesday. Among them, seven persons had recently returned from various foreign …
  • 11 people suspected of coronavirus symptoms in isolation in Andhra Pradesh; test results awaited 05 Mar 2020 04:27 Express News Service KAKINADA/VIJAYAWADA/ELURU/VISAKHAPATNAM: At least 11 people, including one from South Korea and some from the Gulf, have been kept in isolation in various hospitals across the State after they were suspected to have shown …
  • ‘I write everywhere, except on my day job’ 04 Mar 2020 01:30 Express News Service CHENNAI: His literary journey began at the age of 12 when he wrote his first poem. He soon started writing stories and even attempted penning a novel based on a recurring nightmare though he completed the novel much later (in 2016, his …
  • One killed as tractor turns turtle 26 Feb 2020 06:52 By Express News Service ELURU:  An elderly woman was killed and 20 women were injured when a tractor trailer on which they were travelling overturned at Tadicharla in Kamavarapukota mandal on Tuesday.The deceased was identified as Kankipati Mangamma, 70. …
  • Finally, Budameru canal to get facelift at Rs 19 crore 26 Feb 2020 05:16 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In a significant move, the Vijayawada civic body will focus on developing greenery and beautification of the Budameru canal, which has been subjected to severe pollution since decades. The proposed project will be executed …
  • Student injured in road accident 23 Feb 2020 05:22 By Express News Service ELURU: An intermediate student suffered injuries when the motorbike, which he was raiding, was hit by a car at Satrampadu on Saturday. Police said the victim Dinesh is studying intermediate second year at CRR College. He went to …
  • CM Jagan to launch  hospital Nadu-Nedu  in Kurnool today 18 Feb 2020 07:02 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  ‘Nadu - Nedu’ (Now and then) in hospitals, a scheme initiated by the State government to upgrade facilities in government hospitals for ensuring  quality medical treatment to patients, will be launched by Chief Minister …
  • Vijayawada Municipal Corporation steps up efforts for participation in 'Ease of Living' survey 14 Feb 2020 07:03 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: As the citizen feedback category plays a crucial role in the Ease of Living Index-2019 by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) has decided to reach out to all …
  • PDS rice worth Rs 7.64 lakh seized in vigilance raid at Krishna district 14 Feb 2020 03:36 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Based on a tip-off, Vigilance and Enforcement (V&E) department officials of Eluru and Vijayawada along with Civil Supplies and Revenue department officials, raided Amaravati Agro Poultry forum at Parvathapuram …
  • Visakhapatnam professor held after Andhra police receive first distress call on Disha app 11 Feb 2020 07:48 By Express News Service ELURI: A 43-year-old professor from Visakhapatnam was taken into custody by Eluru town police, following a distress call received through the Disha app early on Tuesday morning.  This was the first distress call to have been …
  • Inspired by crime shows, man murders woman 05 Feb 2020 02:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: CITY police solved the Yedupati Padmavathi murder case with the arrest of the accused on Tuesday. The woman was found brutally murdered at her residence in Bhavanipuram on January 31 noon. The accused, Gavirineni Anil …
  • India: Livelihood restored for Andhra Pradesh Flood victims 03 Feb 2020 05:55 The major portion of Andhra Pradesh state is surrounded by the river Godavari and Bay of Bengal Sea. The rains at the upper region will cause floods in the state frequently. East and West Godavari districts which are severely affected by the heavy downpour …
  • Polavaram project will be completed by next year, says Anil Kumar 03 Feb 2020 05:30 By Express News Service ELURU: Irrigation Minister Anil Kumar Yadav has reiterated that State government will complete Polavaram project by 2021 and all steps are being taken in that direction. Minister inspected the ongoing works at the project site on …
  • Elderly woman stabbed by engg students 02 Feb 2020 06:12 By Express News Service  ELURU:  In a shocking incident, two engineering students turned robbers stabbed a septuagenarian woman while attempting to commit robbery at her house in Vatluru, here on Saturday. Circle Inspector Murthy said the victim Matta …
  • 13 kg ganja seized, 4 peddlers arrested 01 Feb 2020 02:00 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Mylavaram town police busted a ganja peddling gang and arrested four youths on Friday. The police also seized 13 kg ganja and a motorcycle from their possession. According to Mylavaram Circle Inspector (CI) Palivela …
  • Rats eat human eyes in Andhra Pradesh government hospital morgue 30 Jan 2020 02:57 By Express News Service ELURU: The eyes of a corpse were partially eaten by rodents in the mortuary of the Eluru Government General Hospital on Tuesday night. Incidentally, the hospital is in the constituency represented by Health Minister Alla Kali …
  • Rail passengers soon to know position of assigned coaches before reaching platform in Vijayawada 25 Jan 2020 03:50 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Soon, railway passengers will be able to know the position of their assigned coaches even before they reach their platform at Vijayawada Railway Station as the authorities are all set to introduce passenger information …
  • Handloom expo showcases variety fare in Vijayawada 21 Jan 2020 05:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  The National Handloom Exhibition 2020 was inaugurated at Siddhartha College of Hotel Management in the city on Monday. Apart from Andhra Pradesh, participants from eight other States set up stalls and displayed their …
  • 4.07 lakh children vaccinated with polio drops in Krishna district 20 Jan 2020 06:09 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: On the occasion of National Immunisation Day, a total of 4,07,322 children were administered polio drops at various health centres and vaccination booths set up in various part of the district on Sunday.  According to …
  • Amaravati, Vijayawada put under security blanket amid Assembly session on three-capital proposal 20 Jan 2020 04:42 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In view of the call given by leaders of the Opposition party and Amaravati Parirakshana Joint Action Committee (JAC) for laying siege to the Assembly on Monday, the State police have reportedly deployed as many as 3,000 …
  • 540 cases lodged, 1,494 detained: Cockfights in Andhra continue unabated, crores change hands 17 Jan 2020 03:58 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA/KAKINADA/ELURU: A total of 540 cases (till 6 pm) were filed against organisers for illegally conducting cockfights during the three-day Sankranti festival in Krishna district.  As part of the raids, the police …
  • Andhra Pradesh Minister for Women and Child Welfare Taneti Vanita’s car hits bike, 70-yr-old man dies 17 Jan 2020 02:17 By Express News Service ELURU: A septuagenarian was killed when the motorcycle he was travelling on, was hit by a car in which Minister for Women and Child Welfare Taneti Vanita was travelling near the railway gate at Bhimadole on Thursday. The minister …
  • 10-year record at SAI: 45 complaints of sexual harassment, 29 against coaches 15 Jan 2020 23:30 Written by Mihir Vasavda | New Delhi | Published: January 16, 2020 4:55:54 am SAI did not reply to a detailed questionnaire sent to it. In January 2014, five girls at Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) training centre in Hisar accused their coach of groping …
  • Ban fails to stop cockfights in Andhra Pradesh 15 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police’s week-long efforts, such as destruction of cockfight arenas, detaining history-sheeters and filing cases against suspects, failed to put an end to the blood sport and the gambling associated with it on the first …
  • Two held for gangraping married woman 10 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service ELURU: Two persons were arrested for allegedly gangraping a married woman in Nagendra Colony of Venkatapuram panchayat in Eluru rural mandal on December 12 last year. DSP O Dileep Kiran, said that a married woman from Nagendra …
  • Anti-Corruption Bureau raid: Assets worth Rs 3 crore seized from Andhra Pradesh forest official 08 Jan 2020 08:10 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths on Tuesday, raided residences and other properties of the divisional manager of Andhra Pradesh Forest Development Corporation Limited Kona Rama Krishna (who is presently under …
  • Eluru hosp chief lets staff party for hours, suspended 07 Jan 2020 00:34
  • APERC hearing on Annual Revenue Requirement, proposed tariff from tomorrow 06 Jan 2020 04:58 VIJAYAWADA: Stating that it was giving high priority to protect the interests of consumers, the Andhra Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has said that it will hold public hearing from Tuesday on the Annual Revenue Requirement (ARR) and …
  • Jagan continues sops spree in New Year 05 Jan 2020 09:02 Hyderabad, Jan 5 (IANS) The sops spree continues in Andhra Pradesh in the New Year as Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy rolled out a slew of welfare measures. After announcing several programmes during last seven months to implement his poll promises, …
  • 60 artisans take part in national-level exhibition 05 Jan 2020 06:12 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:   A national-level handloom and handicraft exhibition Gandhi Shilp Bazar 2020 was inaugurated at Maris Stella Indoor Stadium here on Saturday. Nearly 60 artisans and craftsmen from 12 States are taking part in the …
  • Balanced regional development is our goal: Jagan Mohan Reddy 04 Jan 2020 09:22 Lending credence to his concept of decentralisation, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said on Friday that his government was taking decisions that would ensure development of all the regions and equitable distribution of water and funds among them. In …
  • AP: CM Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurates Aarogyasri scheme 03 Jan 2020 12:58 West Godavari: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday inaugurated Dr YSR Aarogyasri scheme at Eluru in West Godavari district here. Addressing the public, Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy said: “We are introducing this scheme with the …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM launches enhanced YSR Arogyasri Scheme in Eluru 03 Jan 2020 11:15 By Express News Service ELURU (ANDHRA PRADESH):  Andhra Pradesh chief minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday said that every decision taken by his government is based on the sole objective of ensuring ensure fruits of development and administration reach …
  • CM Jagan Mohan Reddy to inaugurate YSR Aarogyasri scheme today 03 Jan 2020 04:27 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will inaugurate YSR Aarogyasri scheme at Eluru in West Godavari district on Friday. The scheme will be inaugurated in each district by respective mandal and district officials. Over …
  • Four road stretches all set to get makeover 02 Jan 2020 03:58 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA  Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) is planning to materialise the Corridor Improvement Project under its ambit by improving the necessary infrastructure. This is the first time that a civic body in the State will take …
  • Vice President Venkaiah Naidu bats for decentralised development in Andhra Pradesh 25 Dec 2019 05:42 By Express News Service ELURU: At a time when a heated debate is going on the proposed three capital cities in the State, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu has pitched for decentralised development, but is quick to distance himself from the ongoing …
  • Betting, cockfights part of Sankranti: YSRC MP 25 Dec 2019 05:42 By Express News Service ELURU: YSRC MP  from Narasapuram Kanumuri Raghurama Krishnama Raju has said cockfights and betting are part of Sankranti festival and the long-standing tradition will continue unhindered in both Godavari districts. Speaking to media …
  • Labour Minister lays foundation of 100-bed ESIC hospital in Vijaynagaram 19 Dec 2019 16:09 New Delhi, Dec 19 () Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar on Thursday laid foundation stone for an Employees' State Insurance Corporation's 100-bed hospital in Vijaynagaram, Andhra Pradesh, which will serve 3.88 lakh beneficiaries. "Santosh Kumar …
  • Hyderabad train crash: Loco pilot’s body arrives in Eluru 18 Nov 2019 04:41 By Express News Service ELURU: The body of loco pilot D Chandrasekhar, who succumbed to the injuries suffered in the mishap between MMTS and an Express train in Hyderabad a few days ago, was brought to his native Eluru on Sunday. Chandrasekhar, who was in …
  • 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 …
  • ‘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. …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • SCR ferries over 1 lakh migrant labourers 18 May 2020 03:12 The South Central Railway (SCR) has announced on Sunday that it had operated 93 Shramik Special trains carrying about 1,18,229 migrant labour to their to their hometowns up north. These trains were operated only after concurrence was given by both States i …
  • Threatening To Commit Suicide, Andhra Man Accidentally Hangs Himself During Video Call With Wife 06 May 2020 06:57 A man, who wanted to threaten his wife working in Kuwait by attempting suicide on a video call, accidentally hanged himself. The tragic incident occurred in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Monday, police said. G. Ganesh (35), a resident of …
  • Tension in Kovvur as police cane protesting migrant workers 05 May 2020 04:04 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police resorted to lathi-charge on a group of migrant workers from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand in Kovvur of West Godavari district to foil the attempt of the workers to proceed to their native places on foot. The …
  • Two killed in road mishaps during lockdown 29 Mar 2020 02:48 By Express News Service KAKINADA/GUNTUR: Two persons were killed in two separate incidents due to the measures taken in view of the 21-day lockdown imposed in the State. In East Godavari, a 35-year-old biker died after crashing into ropes tied on the …
  • COVID-19 lockdown: Lab technician dies after ramming two-wheeler into barricade in Andhra 28 Mar 2020 09:29 By Express News Service KAKINADA: The measures taken by the East Godavari district police as part of the ongoing lockdown resulted in the death of a 35-year-old lab technician who crashed his two-wheeler into the ropes that were tied on a bridge connecting …
  • Nama seeks completion of Bhadrachalam, Kovvur rly line 18 Mar 2020 03:17 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: TRS floor leader in the Lok Sabha Nama Nageswara Rao has urged Railway Board chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav to complete the long pending Bhadrachalam-Kovvur railway line.  The TRS MP met Vinod Kumar in Delhi on Tuesday and …
  • Young innovators test high-tech ideas at boot camp 24 Oct 2019 04:04 Fifty students from four schools in Andhra Pradesh converged at the Atal Incubation Centre at Sri Krishnadevaraya University for a week to convert their innovative ideas into implementable product design proposals. The boot camp concluded on the university …
  • Telangana: G Kishan attends South Central Railway review meeting 27 Sep 2019 06:38 Hyderabad: South Central Railway officials have conducted a review meeting with MPs including Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, G Kishan Reddy in Hyderabad to discuss Telangana railway lines’ projects, its effective operations and the development …
  • Telangana, AP governments suspend Papikondalu tour after Godavari boat accident 21 Sep 2019 11:14 After the boat accident in Godavari River at Kachluru in East Godavari district, the Telangana government temporarily suspended boat services to Papikondalu as a precautionary measure. Earlier, the Andhra Pradesh Government too had suspended the services …
  • 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 …
  • Narasapuram MP seeks protection by Central forces, writes to LS Speaker 22 Jun 2020 05:17 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The turf war in the ruling YSRC in West Godavari district between Narasapuram MP K Raghurama Krishna Raju and party MLAs and ministers reached a flash point with the MP dashing off a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla …
  • Fearing threats from own party, YSRCP MP asks Speaker for security 21 Jun 2020 16:33 Amaravati, June 21 (IANS) Alleging threats to his life from leaders and cadres of his own party, YSRCP Member of Parliament K. Raghu Ramakrishna Raju has appealed to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to provide him with security. In a letter to the Speaker, the …
  • MP, YSRC MLAs throw resignation challenges  17 Jun 2020 04:40 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: A day after MP K Raghurama Krishna Raju raised a banner of revolt against the party leadership, a battery of YSRC leaders from Narasapuram parliamentary constituency launched a broadside against the MP and dared him to …
  • Virus: Villagers ignore dead woman in AP's Anantapur district 02 May 2020 17:01 The villagers suspected she had Covid-19 because she came from Kurnool which is a seriously affected area In an act of utter inhumanity, a 75-year-old woman died by the roadside when villagers of East Narasapuram village in Singanmala mandal, and in …
  • K Laxman criticised for sharing dais with Piyush Goyal 19 Feb 2020 02:52 Hyderabad: The TRS and the Congress sharply criticised the presence of BJP state president Dr K. Laxman with Union railway minister Piyush Goyal at an official function in the city on Tuesday. Other BJP leaders were also seen on the dais. Dr Laxman not …
  • Hundreds of Monkeys Force 20 families to Pack up and Leave Their Village in India 15 Jan 2020 21:52 Hundreds of marauding monkeys sparked a mass exodus from an Indian village after they destroyed crops and looted homes. Around 20 families packed up and moved away after being plagued by more than 400 macaques who roam the village of Narasapuram. Farmers …
  • Monkeys Force Villagers To Abandon Their Abode 15 Jan 2020 14:24 Hundreds of marauding monkeys sparked a mass exodus from an Indian village after they destroyed crops and looted homes in a report by Daily Mail. Around 20 families packed up and moved away after being plagued by more than 400 macaques who roam the village …
  • Hundreds of rampaging MONKEYS forced to villagers to abandon their lives and flee their homes 15 Jan 2020 09:49 Around 20 families packed up and moved away after being plagued by macaques Farmers also forced to move out after the monkeys destroyed their crops Villagers have now hired a team of monkey catchers to solve the problem  By James Mills for MailOnline …
  • Ban fails to stop cockfights in Andhra Pradesh 15 Jan 2020 05:54 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Police’s week-long efforts, such as destruction of cockfight arenas, detaining history-sheeters and filing cases against suspects, failed to put an end to the blood sport and the gambling associated with it on the first …
  • Villagers in Telanagana's Narasapuram return home as sarpanch’s initiative drives out 100 monkeys 14 Jan 2020 04:47 By Express News Service KHAMMAM: Narasapuram village had recently witnessed an exodus as monkeys plagued the farmers by destroying their crops. However, the farmers are slowly returning to the village after the newly-elected sarpanch started an initiative …
  • Betting, cockfights part of Sankranti: YSRC MP 25 Dec 2019 05:42 By Express News Service ELURU: YSRC MP  from Narasapuram Kanumuri Raghurama Krishnama Raju has said cockfights and betting are part of Sankranti festival and the long-standing tradition will continue unhindered in both Godavari districts. Speaking to media …
  • Power supply to Andhra's Narasapuram sub-registrar office cut, pending bills cited as reason 12 Dec 2019 03:25 By Express News Service ELURU: Power supply to the Narasapuram sub-registrar’s office was cut-off on Wednesday for non-payment of tariff. According to official sources, the office has to pay Rs 68,000 power tariff. Although the payment was being …
  • Small towns, big films: The ideal combo of Indian cinema's changing setup 16 Nov 2019 23:59 Bunty and Babli couldn’t have got it more right. The Hindi film industry is on a small-town adventure. The box office is humming with community-arranged marriages, romances, elopements, laadli but rebellious daughters whose adoring fathers eventually come …
  • 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 …
  • Tobacco Board chief urges farmers to opt for mechanisation 05 Nov 2019 04:55 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: To maintain productivity in the face of increasing farm labour shortage mechanised farming is a necessity, said Tobacco Board chairman Raghunadha Babu Yadlapati.  Speaking to TNIE, Raghunadha Babu, who took over as the …
  • 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 …