Ananatpur division

  • Must aim at 175 seats in 2024 polls: Peddireddy June 29, 2022 9:26 am YSR Congress Party cadres must aim at ensuring party candidates’ victory in all the 175 Assembly seats in the State in the 2024 elections, Energy, Forest, Environment, Science and Technology, Mines and Geology Minister Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy told …
  • Farmers seek incentives from govt to promote dairy sector June 28, 2022 11:57 pm Anantapur-Sathya Sai: Dairy farming will play a key role in accelerating the growth of agriculture sector and in providin nutritious dairy products to masses. The state government under its Amul - Palavelluva is providing an incentive of Rs 5 to 7 per …
  • 3 BJP men injured in attack by YSRCP cadres in Andhra June 28, 2022 8:09 pm Amaravati: Three leaders of opposition BJP were injured in an attack by workers of ruling YSR Congress Party in Andhra Pradesh’s Sri Satya Sai district on Tuesday. A group of about 30 YSRCP men attacked BJP leaders who were addressing a press conference at …
  • Tenant farmers’ families in Andhra Pradesh struggle to make ends meet June 28, 2022 3:02 pm Kolkar Yamini and Uttej are two bright students from Cheemalavagupalli, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy’s maternal grandfather’s village in Peddapappur mandal of Anantapur district, but they are living at the mercy of some relatives as their father, …
  • AP EAMCET 2022 Hall Ticket released at cets.apsche.ap.gov.in, check direct link to download June 28, 2022 6:55 am The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Anantapur, on Monday, released the Admit Card for the Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test (AP EAPCET) 2022. Candidates who are registered for the test will be able …
  • Tense situation at Proddatur over demolition of dargah structure June 28, 2022 3:55 am ANANTAPUR: A tense situation prevailed at Proddatur town in YSR district on Monday after the civic authorities removed some structures of a dargah in the course of road widening process. Activists of all parties gathered at the spot and blamed the …
  • Anantapur police launch chatbot on cellphone theft June 28, 2022 3:03 am The Anantapur police on Monday launched a WhatsApp Chatbot with phone number   9440796812 to receive complaints about stolen or misplaced cellular phones in the district. Superintendent of Police Fakkeerappa Kaginelli in a release said that the complainant …
  • Revenge murder plan foiled in Anantapur June 28, 2022 3:03 am The Anantapur police claimed to have foiled an alleged revenge murder plan, in which the mastermind had allegedly given a “supari” of ₹8 lakh to three persons. Deputy Superintendent of Police A. Srinivasulu told mediapersons here on Monday that a 49-year- …
  • CPI(M) seeks input subsidy for groundnut farmers who lost crop June 28, 2022 3:03 am The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Monday kicked off its “Jeep Yatra” from Bukkarayasamudram village seeking at least Rs.25,000 per acre in-put subsidy to all the groundnut farmers in 25 Mandals in the erstwhile Anantapur district, who had not got …
  • As the pigeon flies June 28, 2022 2:03 am Express News Service BENGALURU: As free as a bird’ goes the idiom, but these pigeons faithfully returned home, finding their way from thousands of kilometres away. Recently, the Karnataka Homing Pigeon Federation hosted a pigeon race from Delhi to …
  • Rich floral tributes paid to tribal leader Alluri June 27, 2022 8:41 pm Anantapur-Sathya Sai: District Collector Basanth Kumar has described freedom fighter Alluri Sitharama Raju as the greatest patriot in the country, who raised an armed revolution to fight the British empire. Participating in the 125th birth anniversary …
  • SP Kaginelli Fakeerappa receives 88 petitions in Spandana... June 27, 2022 8:41 pm Anantapur: Superintendent of Police Kaginelli Fakeerappa received as many as 88 petitions under Spandana from the people mostly women with whom he interacted personally and suggested solutions to them explaining the purview of law. The petitions ranged …
  • Take care of health: Haj pilgrims advised June 27, 2022 7:43 pm Hyderabad: The Haj House in Nampally wore a festive look when pilgrims from two Telugu States left for Haj pilgrimage in the presence of chairmen, members and executive officers of both the states. They advised them to wear face masks and to take care of …
  • AP EAMCET 2022 Hall Ticket Released; Direct Link, Steps to Download Admit Card Here June 27, 2022 5:01 pm AP EAMCET 2022 Hall Ticket: The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Anantapur on Monday released the admit card for the Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test (AP EAPCET) 2022. Registered candidates can …
  • Eamcet Hall Ticket June 27, 2022 9:44 am Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test, AP EAMCET 2022 Hall Ticket will be releasing today for all registered candidates. Everyone will be able to download their AP EAPCET hall tickets from the official website - cets. …
  • Karnataka HC exempt woman accused of killing her epileptic baby June 27, 2022 6:18 am Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court has acquitted a woman accused of killing her two-month-old ailing baby. The 33-year-old mother had thrown the baby, who was suffering from respiratory problems and epilepsy, into a river in Koratagere town of Tumakuru …
  • Karnataka High Court Acquits Woman Accused of Killing Her Epileptic Baby June 27, 2022 5:54 am Bengaluru, June 27: The Karnataka High Court has acquitted a woman accused of killing her two-month-old ailing baby. The 33-year-old mother had thrown the baby, who was suffering from respiratory problem and epilepsy, into a river in Koratagere town of …
  • Karnataka HC acquits woman accused of killing her epileptic child June 27, 2022 5:33 am BENGALURU: A woman accused of killing her sick infant who was two months old has been acquitted by the Karnataka High Court. In 2016, the infant's 33-year-old mother in the Tumakuru district of Koratagere town threw the child, who had a respiratory …
  • K’taka HC acquits woman accused of killing her epileptic baby June 27, 2022 5:05 am The Karnataka High Court has acquitted a woman accused of killing her two-month-old ailing baby. The 33-year-old mother had thrown the baby, who was suffering from respiratory problem and epilepsy, into a river in Koratagere town of Tumakuru district in …
  • Implementation of promised welfare schemes a hallmark of YSRCP government, says MLA June 26, 2022 3:50 pm Stone for improving the GGH bed strength will be laid in July, says Venkatarami Reddy Stone for improving the GGH bed strength will be laid in July, says Venkatarami Reddy Implementation of all promised welfare schemes despite hurdles created by the …
  • Southwest Monsoon intensifies across AP, rains likely for next... June 26, 2022 6:41 am The meteorological department has predicted that southwest monsoon has intensified across the state for the next five days and forecasted that there is a possibility of widespread rains mainly in North Coastal Andhra districts. It is said that Srikakulam, …
  • Puttaparthi civic chief ends life June 26, 2022 5:17 am ANANTAPUR: Puttaparthi municipal commissioner K. Manikumar committed suicide by heading into a speeding train near Kadapa Railway station in YSR district during early hours of Saturday. Manikumar had been transferred to Puttaparthi two months ago and his …
  • Love, money behind two-year-old murder mystery June 26, 2022 5:17 am ANANTAPUR: Three Town police have cracked the mysterious murder of a married woman, whose body had been found in the thorny bushes near APSRTC bus stand of Anantapur two years ago. Anantapur SP Dr. Fakkeerappa Kaginelli said Rachur Eeswar, husband of …
  • Andhra Pradesh: COWE to hold cooking contest for women June 25, 2022 9:09 pm Confederation of Women Entrepreneurs of India (COWE), in association with Hands in Hospitality Chefs Association (HIHCA), will conduct a cooking competition for women in Andhra Pradesh, said COWE national president Madhu Tyagi. Speaking at the launch of …
  • HC acquits woman found guilty of killing her baby... June 25, 2022 9:04 pm The High Court of Karnataka has acquitted a woman convicted of  murdering her two-month-old baby girl by throwing her into a river outside the Koratagere town in August 2016.  A division bench headed by Justice K Somashekar cited the prosecution's …
  • Reporting of industrial accidents very low in Anantapur June 25, 2022 4:27 am Lack of adherence to safety norms and safe practices in the industrial units of all natures has been the key reason behind industrial accidents in Anantapur and Kurnool districts for the past four years and many of them go either unreported or come to …
  • Anantapur : Fading fingerprints deny Aadhaar benefits to elderly June 24, 2022 8:51 pm Anantapur : Beneficiaries of the government welfare schemes particularly senior citizens and elder ones are having a problem authenticating their identity by way of biometric fingerprint. Several beneficiaries particularly, septuagenarians and …
  • Anantapur : Ananthalakshmi College signs MoU with Unacademy June 24, 2022 8:51 pm Anantapur : Ananthalakshmi College has entered a memorandum of understanding with Unacademy, the largest learning academy in the country, for students. Unacademy spokesperson Mukka Rajkumar and Ananthalakshmi College Vice-Chairman M Ramesh Naidu, Principal …
  • ‘Rangu rallu’ hunters’ tryst with luck tramples sprouting hopes of farmers June 24, 2022 2:36 am Express News Service KURNOOL: The annual hunt for ‘rangu rallu’ (coloured stones) in Tuggali mandal of Kurnool district might fetch a bounty for the lucky ones, but for the farmers in the region, the hunt is proving to be a bane. With hundreds of people …
  • 2.98 lakh candidates apply for APEAPCET-2022 June 23, 2022 7:44 pm About 2.98 lakh students have applied for the Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture, Pharmacy Common Entrance Test-2022 (APEAPCET-2022) till the last date of application without late fee on Wednesday. The last date for submitting applications with late …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Crop insurance issue triggers debates at Anantapur Zilla Parishad meeting June 23, 2022 5:13 pm The issues pertaining to non-receipt of crop insurance benefits by a majority of farmers triggered hot debates in the general body meeting of the Anantapur Zilla Parishad here on Thursday.  Zilla Parishad Chairperson Boya Girijamma presided over the …
  • FreshToHome announces Rs 1,000 crore investment in Telangana June 23, 2022 1:20 pm Hyderabad: FreshToHome, an e-commerce company on Thursday announced fresh investments in a phased outlay of up to Rs 1,000 crore in Telangana. On the occassion, Shan Kadavil, Co-Founder, FreshToHome, said, “Telangana is one of the fastest-growing states in …
  • AP EAMCET 2022: AP EAPCET Application Correction window opened till June 26, Hall Ticket on June 27 June 23, 2022 11:58 am AP EAPCET Application Correction 2022: Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Anantapur on Thursday opened the application correction window for Engineering, Agriculture and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test - 2022. The correction window is now open …
  • Two brothers cheat 150 of Rs 5.5 crore; one nabbed June 23, 2022 2:03 am By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  A man was arrested for cheating middle-class families under the garb of a chit fund scheme and amassing `5.5 crore in collections, on Wednesday. However, the arrested person Ravi’s brother, who is also involved in the …
  • Foolproof security for CM Jagan visit to Tirupati June 22, 2022 7:17 pm Tirupati : In the supervision of Anantapur Range DIG Ravi Prakash, Tirupati SP P Paramaeswar Reddy along with the Intelligence SP Satheesh Babu on Wednesday made foolproof security arrangement at all the places where the Chief Minister will participate. …
  • AP PGCET 2022 application form released; exam from August 17 June 22, 2022 6:53 pm The Yogi Vemana University has started the APPGCET 2022 registration process on June 22 at cets.apsche.ap.gov.in. Candidates can fill and submit the application form of APPGCET 2022 till July 20 without paying the late fee. After the last date, candidates …
  • Telangana urges Centre to reconsider decision on defence corridor June 22, 2022 12:34 pm The Telangana government on Wednesday urged the Centre to reconsider its decision to set up a defence industrial production corridor in Uttar Pradesh, saying that Hyderabad-Bengaluru is the ideal location for the project. Industries Minister K. T. Rama Rao …
  • ‘It felt like wringing a dry sponge’: India’s dairy farmers face searing heat June 22, 2022 5:33 am Kailas Ramasamy gently guides his cows into a hangar-sized shed, tethers them to their posts, lays out their fodder and cleans the floor. Then, as he steps out, he flips a switch: ceiling fans begin to blow air on the cattle. Ramasamy’s dairy farm is an …
  • More than 6,000 farmers apply for crop insurance rectification in undivided Anantapur dist. June 21, 2022 10:34 pm More than 6,000 farmers in undivided Anantapur district have applied for rectification of crop insurance compensation or have applied anew for the payment of compensation as they had lost their crop during the last kharif season, either due to excess rain …
  • Yoga is striking the right balance between mind and body: Kurnool MP June 21, 2022 8:44 pm A professional doctor and Kurnool MP S. Sanjeev Kumar said that yoga was all about striking the right balance between the body and mind to keep oneself healthy. “Yoga asanas can help people avoid medicines and cure many diseases,” he said at a programme …
  • No response to Bharat Bandh in Anantapur, Kurnool June 21, 2022 1:37 am Large-scale security arrangements were made by the Government Railway Police, Nandyal, Kurnool, and Anantapur civil police personnel at the key Central and State government installations on Monday to thwart any untoward incidents during the Bharat Bandh on …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Tussle erupts among BJP & YSRCP leaders leaving 6 injured; probe underway June 29, 2022 3:33 am In a big development, a major dispute broke out between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) leaders in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday.  Six BJP leaders were injured after a tussle allegedly broke out between BJP and …
  • BJP leaders attacked at press meet in Dharmavaram in Andhra Pradesh June 28, 2022 8:49 pm Unidentified persons attacked Bharatiya Janata Party leaders in Dharmavaram on Tuesday leading to bleeding injuries to six persons when they called for a press conference at the Press Club in the town. The injured were immediately shifted to Dharmavaram …
  • 3 BJP men injured in attack by YSRCP cadres in Andhra June 28, 2022 8:09 pm Amaravati: Three leaders of opposition BJP were injured in an attack by workers of ruling YSR Congress Party in Andhra Pradesh’s Sri Satya Sai district on Tuesday. A group of about 30 YSRCP men attacked BJP leaders who were addressing a press conference at …
  • Cow deaths: Pug marks of tiger found, Maharashtra special team reach to trap tiger June 20, 2022 6:24 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: After three days, the pug marks of the adult male tiger was found at Kithamurupeta-Podurupaka area of Pottimetta hill, near Serabhavaram in Prathipadu mandal. The tiger attacked two cows on Wednesday, after which it …
  • Bihar-UP: List of Trains Cancelled Due to Agnipath Protests June 19, 2022 4:04 am Agnipath Protests: Amid sporadic violent clashes and protests across the nation against the Centre’s ‘Agnipath’ scheme, hundreds of trains have been canceled and rescheduled on Sunday between 0400 hours and 2000 hours due to prevailing law and order …
  • Major milestone: India’s first private train flagged off from Coimbatore – Know all about ‘Bharat Gaurav’ scheme June 17, 2022 8:17 am In a major milestone, the Indian Railways has flagged off India’s first privately-run train under the scheme ‘Bharat Gaurav’. According to reports, nearly 11, 000 passengers boarded the train from Coimbatore to Shirdi. Issuing a statement, the Ministry of …
  • Karnataka: SWR may run more trains on its routes upto 110 kmph June 16, 2022 12:53 pm BENGALURU: With doubling and electrification work of railway lines progressing, South Western Railway (SWR) is planning to reduce travel time of more trains by upgrading speed limit on 10 sections (649 route Km) from 70-80 kmph to 110kmph by March 2023. 10 …
  • Are Bharat Gaurav Trains The Next Phase Of Travel? Know About Packages, Fare & Routes June 16, 2022 11:03 am New Delhi: The first train under the Bharat Gaurav Scheme was flagged off on Tuesday on roundtrip service from Coimbatore to Shirdi. The service is run by a private entity, South Star Rail. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw called it an ‘opportunity for …
  • Railways flags off country’s first private train under Bharat Gaurav scheme June 15, 2022 8:25 pm The Indian Railways’ Southern Railway zone began the maiden service of privately-run ‘Bharat Gaurav Trains’ from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu to Shirdi in Maharashtra. “The Bharat Gaurav Train from Coimbatore North to Sainagar Shirdi will commence at 18:00 …
  • India News | First Private Train Service Flagged off from Coimbatore to Return to Shirdi on Sunday June 15, 2022 5:23 pm Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 15 (ANI): India's first private train service, under the Bharat Gaurav Scheme, which began its service from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu to Sainagar Shirdi of Maharashtra on June 14 is scheduled to return to its origin …
  • Coimbatore Is The First Station On The 'Bharat Gaurav' Rail Route June 15, 2022 4:47 pm The 'Bharat Gaurav' train service between Coimbatore and Shirdi was inaugurated at the Coimbatore North Railway Station on Tuesday, marking the country's first of its type. Private companies operate the Bharat Gaurav express trains, which have …
  • Maiden service of Bharat Gaurav train commences from Coimbatore North to Sainagar Shirdi June 15, 2022 4:31 pm The first service of the theme-based Bharat Gaurav Train from Coimbatore North to Sainagar Shirdi started its journey on 14 June. With this, Southern Railway becomes the first zone in Indian Railways to get the first Registered service provider under the ” …
  • India News | DMK MP Vents Displeasure over Allowing Private Players to Run 'Bharat Gaurav' Train June 15, 2022 3:04 pm By Payal Mehta New Delhi [India], June 15 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP TR Baalu on Wednesday objected to the use of "private players" in the operation of the "Bharat Gaurav" train which was flagged off yesterday between …
  • First ‘Bharat Gaurav’ train flagged off from Coimbatore for journey to Shirdi; know more about the route June 15, 2022 2:55 pm Indian Railways has launched the first train under its ‘Bharat Gaurav’ scheme. The maiden journey started Tuesday when it was flagged off from Coimbatore North railway station in Tamil Nadu for a journey to Sainagar Shirdi in Maharashtra. Buy Now | Our …
  • Southern Railway to get an annual fixed revenue of Rs.3.34 crores June 15, 2022 10:35 am The first service of the theme-based Bharat Gaurav Train from Coimbatore North to  Sainagar Shirdi started its journey on 14-06-2022 in the presence of Shri Gautam  Srinivas, DRM, Salem Division, Shri R Senthil Kumar, Chief Commercial  Manager/ …
  • India's first private train service under ‘Bharat Gaurav Scheme' flagged off. See photos and its features June 15, 2022 9:14 am The Bharat Gaurav Train from Coimbatore North to Sainagar Shirdi will commence at 18:00 hours on 14th June 2022 (Tuesday) and reach Sainagar Shirdi at 07:25 hours on 16th June 2022 (Thursday) with stoppages at Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Yelahanka, Dharmavaram …
  • Indian Railways first Bharat Gaurav Train between Coimbatore-Shirdi flagged off; details June 15, 2022 7:04 am Indian Railways Coimbatore-Shirdi Bharat Gaurav Train: On Tuesday, the first ever Bharat Gaurav Train was flagged off for its maiden journey from Coimbatore North to Sainagar Shirdi to showcase the country’s rich cultural heritage and magnificent …
  • Bharat Gaurav Scheme: India's First Private Train From TN's Coimbatore Departs For Shirdi June 15, 2022 5:51 am Chennai: The first train under Bharat Gaurav Scheme of Indian Railways was flagged off with its first service from Coimbatore North railway station in Tamil Nadu to Shirdi in Maharashtra on Tuesday. The train will reach Shirdi on Thursday and return again …
  • Bharat Gaurav: 1st ever private train service flagged off from Coimbatore to Shirdi June 15, 2022 3:32 am India's first-ever private train between Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore to Maharashtra's Shirdi under the "Bharat Gaurav scheme" of the Indian Railways was flagged off on Tuesday. With this, the Southern Railway becomes the first zone in …
  • Indian Railways launch first train under ‘Bharat Gaurav’ scheme June 14, 2022 11:02 pm The first train under the Indian Railways' ‘Bharat Gaurav’ scheme was flagged off on Tuesday, with the maiden service leaving Coimbatore North railway station in Tamil Nadu for Sainagar Shirdi in Maharashtra. “Promoting India's rich cultural …
  • Tiger returns to Pothuluru in Andhra, forest staff intensify operation to catch big cat June 11, 2022 10:47 pm By Express News Service KAKINADA : The adult male tiger, which strayed into human habitat in Kakinada district, continues to create panic among villagers as its movement has been noticed once again in a village of Prathipadu mandal. The tiger had earlier …
  • SWR announces restoration and changes in service pattern of MEMUs and DEMUs June 6, 2022 3:59 pm South Western Railway (SWR) has announced restoration and changes in service pattern of MEMUs and DEMUs. According to a release, the following are the restoration, augmentation, increase in frequency, revision in timings and cancellation of some MEMU/ …
  • Handloom weavers still reel under economic slowdown post-Covid June 5, 2022 7:19 pm Anantapur-Sathya Sai districts Post Covid-19, the handloom weavers could not rise from economic slowdown. Their economy had been badly mauled during the 2 years of Covid crisis and in the event of any hand holding by the government, the weavers are living …
  • Allotment of Jagananna Township plots will begin soon: AHUDA June 5, 2022 1:16 am The Anantapur–Hindupur Urban Development Authority (AHUDA) will very soon begin allotting plots to those who had applied for them, at the Jagananna Smart Township in Dharmavaram in Sathya Sai district. The exercise will be taken up through the draw of lots …
  • Kakinada tiger scare: Big cat goes on midnight hunt again, kills calf June 5, 2022 12:36 am By Express News Service KAKINADA: Even as forest officials have been trying to deprive an adult tiger, which strayed into a human habitat in Prathipadu mandal, of any hunt so as to drive it back into the forest, the big cat on Friday night managed to kill …
  • More goods trains, timelier mail trains after doubling of Yelahanka-Penukonda line in Bengaluru Division June 3, 2022 6:21 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: Following the completion of the entire Doubling line between Yelahanka and Penukonda in March this year which is an important route linking Bengaluru and Secunderabad, more number of Crack trains (goods trains run on …
  • Operation on to capture strayed tiger in Andhra May 31, 2022 2:17 pm Andhra Pradesh forest officials continued their efforts to capture a tiger roaming in the area near Pothuluru under Prathipadu mandal of Kakinada district. Forest personnel engaged in the operation believe that the big cat is resting on a hillock after …
  • SCR to add extra coaches for 22 trains to facilitate waiting list passengers May 31, 2022 1:29 pm Hyderabad: In order to provide additional travelling facility for the wait-listed passengers in summer season, South Central Railway has decided to augment 11 pairs of trains with additional coaches. Train No. 17007/17008 Secunderabad – Darbhanga – …
  • Efforts on to capture tiger strayed in Andhra villages May 30, 2022 2:43 pm The Andhra Pradesh Forest Department on Monday stepped up its efforts to capture a tiger which strayed into human habitations in Kakinada district, creating fear among people in some villages. More than 150 forest personnel under the leadership of District …
  • Move to bring municipal schools under Education Dept. in A.P. stirs up a hornet’s nest May 29, 2022 1:53 pm Govt. is eyeing vast properties of these institutions, allege teachers Govt. is eyeing vast properties of these institutions, allege teachers The Andhra Pradesh government’s decision to bring the municipal schools under the purview of the School Education …
  • TDP chief lauds party activists for their unstinted support May 20, 2022 9:55 pm Anantapur: TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu has spoken highly of the party workers role during the past 40 years ever since film actor-turned-politician N T Rama Rao founded it in 1982. Throughout the four decades it was TDP workers who displayed unstinted …
  • India News | Man Arrested for Abetting Lover's Suicide in Andhra Pradesh May 9, 2022 5:34 pm Anantapuramu (AP), May 9 (PTI) Police on Monday arrested a man for allegedly abetting the suicide of his lover in Satya Sai district of Andhra Pradesh. Also Read | Patiala Clash: Court Sends Main Accused Barjinder Singh Parwana to 14-Day Judicial Custody. …
  • Man arrested for abetting lover's suicide in Andhra Pradesh May 9, 2022 5:16 pm Police on Monday arrested a man for allegedly abetting the suicide of his lover in Satya Sai district of Andhra Pradesh. Sadik Basha, a resident of Penukonda, was also charged under Sections 376 (rape) and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code along with …
  • Man held, booked for rape, suicide of Andhra student May 9, 2022 4:12 pm Days after ruling out rape in the Gorantla case, the Andhra Pradesh police has on Monday booked 32-year-old Md Sadiq on the charges of raping and abetting the suicide of a pharmacy student. The victim, Tejaswini (21), was in the third year of a pharmacy …
  • All parties get into election mode May 7, 2022 11:12 pm Anantapur-Puttaparthi: With less than 2 years left for the term of YSRCP government to expire, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and his team are evolving pre-election strategies and gearing up party and government machinery as it is no cake walk for …
  • India News | BPharm Student Found Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances in AP, Family Alleges Rape-cum-murder May 6, 2022 5:55 pm Amaravati, May 6 (PTI) The death of a Bachelor of Pharmacy student under mysterious circumstances triggered tension in Penukonda town in the new Satya Sai district of Andhra Pradesh on Friday, with her family alleging it to be a case of gang-rape and …
  • BPharm student found dead under mysterious circumstances in AP, family alleges rape-cum-murder May 6, 2022 5:21 pm The death of a Bachelor of Pharmacy student under mysterious circumstances triggered tension in Penukonda town in the new Satya Sai district of Andhra Pradesh on Friday, with her family alleging it to be a case of gang-rape and murder. A second post-mortem …
  • AP: Ruia hospital scene repeats at King George Hospital April 27, 2022 6:57 am Visakhapatnam: If the ambulance mafia forced a father to carry home the body of his son on motorcycle at Ruia government hospital in Tirupati on Tuesday, an almost similar scene was witnessed in the government King George Hospital here around the same time …
  • ‘Ambulance mafia’ continues to rule roost in Andhra April 27, 2022 1:21 am Express News Service TIRUPATI: The ‘ambulance mafia’ at SVR Ruia Government General Hospital continues to exploit patients and their attendants even if the then Tirupati Urban SP Avula Ramesh Reddy  had arranged a prepaid service with the support of …
  • SWR cancelling, regulating some trains April 23, 2022 11:39 pm The South Western Railway is cancelling some trains due to line blocks for maintenance work in Chikjajur-Holalkere and Byadgi-Haveri sections. It is also regulating some trains due to line blocks for engineering-related work in the Hindupur-Penukonda …
  • The most special is this saree, 'Jai Shri Ram' written 32200 times in 13 languages April 22, 2022 9:27 am You all may have seen many sarees till date but after knowing about the saree we are talking about, your senses will be blown away. In fact, a handloom from Dharmavaram in Andhra Pradesh has shown its unique devotion to Lord Ram by weaving a 60-metre-long …
  • Andhra Loomsman Weaves 60-metre Silk Sari With Jai Sri Ram Written 32,200 Times in 13 Languages April 21, 2022 7:15 am Dharmavaram: A loomsman from Dharmavaram, Andhra Pradesh has shown his unique devotion to Lord Rama by weaving a 60-metre-long silk sari with Jai Sri Ram written 32,200 times in 13 Indian languages. According to a report by India Today, the silk cloth is …
  • Researcher proves Rayalaseema’s contribution to drama immense April 16, 2022 12:07 am Express News Service KADAPA: Giving a fitting reply to a few critics who claimed that there are no dramas and playlets in Rayalaseema, M Mallikarjuna Reddy, an associate professor in folk arts in Yogi Vemana University, has proved that the region has a …
  • The kimchi connection: Penukonda village in Andhra Pradesh has been transformed by the presence of the Korean company, KIA Motors April 15, 2022 8:37 am Globalisation in the shape of KIA Motors has brought a piece of Korea to a dry, rocky Andhra village  Globalisation in the shape of KIA Motors has brought a piece of Korea to a dry, rocky Andhra village  A dusty service road off the Hyderabad-Bengaluru …
  • Pawan Kalyan’s yatra for the cause of tenant farmers to begin from Anantapur April 11, 2022 11:38 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan is all set to launch his ‘Koulu Rythu Bharosa Yatra’ from Anantapur on Tuesday. He will visit the families of tenant farmers, who reportedly committed suicide due to mounting debts, and give …
  • Indian Railways to Resume Sainagar Shirdi-Chennai Weekly Express; Check Details April 9, 2022 3:27 am In a good news for devotees planning to visit the temple town of Shirdi in Maharashtra, Indian Railways have decided to restore the services of Sainagar Shirdi- Chennai weekly express. The national transporter had suspended several passenger train services …
  • Bring out your inner diva at this sari store April 7, 2022 11:51 pm Hyderabad: Kanchipuram Narayani Silks launched its second store in Jubilee Hills, near Peddamma Temple. It was established in 2019, by partners S Suresh, PVS Abhinay, T Keshav Gupta and Rakesh Tiruveedhula, with a vision to protect and promote the precious …
  • 13 new districts inaugurated in Andhra Pradesh; Full list here April 4, 2022 11:47 am Guntur: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy digitally inaugurated 13 new districts in the state here on Monday. The new districts have been carved out from the existing 13 districts, bringing the number of districts in the state to 26.   The …
  • CM Jagan to launch new districts between 9.05am and 9.45am April 4, 2022 6:09 am Vijayawada: All is set for the historical moment when 13 new districts will start functioning in Andhra Pradesh from Monday morning. The final notifications were issued on Sunday, raising the total number of districts in the state to 26. Chief Minister …
  • Suspense continues as Andhra Pradesh set to create new districts April 1, 2022 3:00 pm With the Andhra Pradesh government set to issue the final notification for reorganisation of the existing 13 districts into 26 districts in a couple of days, suspense continues over how the new political map of the state would look. On April 4, Chief …
  • AP Cabinet approves 26 new districts March 30, 2022 3:15 pm Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Wednesday approved the constitution of 26 new districts in the state at a meeting held in virtual mode. Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy who reviewed the various aspects in connection with the new districts, took …
  • Electrification of 163 kms of railway line completed March 29, 2022 1:14 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The South Central Railway (SCR) has completed the electrification of railway lines to a length of 163 kms on various sections in the State, giving a boost to the ‘Mission Electrification of Indian Railways.’  In a press …
  • 163 km of rail lines electrified in Rayalaseema sections March 28, 2022 7:02 am Published: Published Date - 10:45 AM, Mon - 28 March 22 Amaravati: The South Central Railway (SCR) has completed electrification of railway lines to a length of 163 route kilometres on various sections in Andhra Pradesh, giving a boost to the ‘Mission …
  • Several districts in Andhra Pradesh to lose famous landmarks, rich natural resources March 28, 2022 4:32 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Kadapa district is known for its rich minerals and Vontimitta temple also called Andhra Bhadradri. Kurnool is famous for Nallamala ranges, Krishna for Kanaka Durga temple and East Godavari for Konaseema. Post April 2, once …
  • Andhra Pradesh bus mishap: 'Driver ignored our pleas to go slow', say survivors March 28, 2022 4:32 am By Express News Service TIRUPATI: The driver's negligence and overspeeding are said to be responsible for the bus accident on Bhakarapeta ghat road in Chandragiri constituency of Chittoor district on Saturday night. Nine persons were killed and 44 …
  • Heart-rending scenes in Dharmavaram following crash March 28, 2022 2:30 am ANANTAPUR: Heart-rending scenes were witnessed at Dharmavaram following the bus accident at Bhakarapet on Saturday night. The mishap involved a bus carrying people for a marriage engagement ceremony in Tirupati. Among the eight dead were family members of …
  • Nine killed, 43 injured as bus falls into valley near Tirupati March 28, 2022 12:49 am Nine people were killed and 43 injured when a bus which they were travelling in plunged into a 100-ft valley on Seshachalam ghat road in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district late on Saturday night, the police said. The incident happened at around 9.30 pm at …
  • Seven killed as bus plunges into valley in Andhra; 54 injured [details] March 27, 2022 2:30 pm By IANS March 27, 2022 15:51 IST A Hindu posing as Muslim, spreading hate against Hindus. people were killed and 54 injured when a bus fell into a valley in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor. The accident happened late on Saturday night. accident. IANS A …
  • 8 killed, over 40 injured as bus plunges into valley near Tirupati March 27, 2022 2:26 pm HYDERABAD: At least eight persons were killed and 40 persons sustained injuries when a bus which they were travelling in plunged into a 100-ft valley on Seshachalam ghat road in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district late on Sunday night, police said. The …
  • 'Distressed, pained...': President, PM on Andhra bus accident, ₹2 lakh relief March 27, 2022 2:25 pm President Ram Nath Kovind and prime minister Narendra Modi have condoled the death of eight people in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor after a tragic bus accident. The president said he was left 'distressed' by the news and offered condolences to the …
  • PM Modi expresses grief over Andhra Pradesh bus accident that killed 7, announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh March 27, 2022 10:09 am New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday (March 27) expressed grief over the loss of lives in a bus accident in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor that killed seven and injured 45.  PM Modi also announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for the kin of the …
  • Eight killed, over 45 injured as bus plunges into valley on Bhakarapeta ghat road March 27, 2022 9:57 am TIRUPATI: At least eight people were killed and 45 others injured after a private travels bus fell into a 60-feet gorge at Bhakarapeta ghat road, near Bhakarapeta in Chittoor district late on Saturday night. The victims are said to be from Dharmavaram in …
  • 7 killed as bus plunges into valley in Andhra March 27, 2022 8:14 am (MENAFN- IANS) Tirupati, March 27 (IANS) Seven people were killed and 54 injured when a bus fell into a valley in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor. The accident happened late on Saturday night. A private bus plunged into the valley after the driver lost …
  • Andhra Pradesh Governor expresses anguish over road accident in Chittoor district March 27, 2022 7:21 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswabhusan Harichandan expressed deep anguish and profound grief over the bus accident in Bhakarapet ghat road in Chandragiri mandal of Chittoor district in the late hours on Saturday, in …
  • Andhra Governor expresses anguish over road mishap killing 8 in Chittoor March 27, 2022 7:20 am Published: Published Date - 12:30 PM, Sun - 27 March 22 Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan on Sunday expressed “deep anguish” and “profound grief” over the bus accident in Chittoor district yesterday night in which eight people …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 7 killed, 45 injured in bus accident in Chittoor district March 27, 2022 6:00 am Mar 27, 2022, 09:17AM ISTSource: Mirror NowSeven passengers along with an 8 years old girl child died and over 35 passengers were seriously injured after a bus lost control and fell into the valley near Bakarapeta in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh …
  • Eight killed, 44 injured in bus accident in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor March 27, 2022 5:10 am By Express News Service CHITTOOR: In a tragic incident, eight persons were killed and 44 others suffered injuries when a bus carrying 52 passengers fell into a 50-feet gorge in Bhakarapeta ghat road in Chittoor district. The incident took place at around …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 7 killed, 45 injured in bus accident near Tirupati March 27, 2022 2:46 am Tirupati: Seven passenger's along with 8 years old girl child died and over 35 passengers were seriously injured after a bus lost control and fell into the valley near Bakarapeta in the Chittor district of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday (March 26, 2022). …
  • Electrification of Dharmavaram-Pakala section enters last leg March 24, 2022 4:19 am Tirupati: Electrification works taken up on 228-km Dharmavaram-Pakala railway line have entered the last leg, as South Central Railways (SCR) has completed energising the tracks between Pakala and Kalikiri in Chittoor district. Dharmavaram-Pakala section, …
  • Doubling work puts 16 trains off schedule March 22, 2022 2:25 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: 16 trains will be cancelled, six trains partially cancelled, and 14 trains diverted from Tuesday (March 22) till March 29, owing to doubling work which will be undertaken between Hindupur and Penukonda in Bengaluru …
  • Handloom expo attracts visitors in droves March 10, 2022 8:24 pm The ongoing National Handloom Exhibition at A Plus Convention Hall at Mogulrajpuram in the city is attracting visitors in droves. The buyers, specially the young ones, are lapping up the new designs and the latest trends of the hand-weaved garments carted …
  • Major disruption in train services after bird gets entangled in overhead electricity cable in Bengaluru March 9, 2022 8:54 am More than 20 trains failed to leave KSR Railway Station on time while trains coming from other destinations to Bengaluru were delayed by several hours More than 20 trains failed to leave KSR Railway Station on time while trains coming from other …
  • CRPF to set up more ‘Forward Operating Bases’ in Maoist-hit areas soon February 24, 2022 5:02 pm Amid the shrinking footprints of Maoists in Chhattisgarh, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to set up more Forward Operating Bases (FOBs) in the state soon to increase its operational dominance in the so-called ‘Red Corridor’ region there, officials …
  • Andhra Pradesh govt starts reviewing pleas on new districts' formation February 24, 2022 6:30 am VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government started a review of the suggestions and objections on the formation of new districts under the district reorganization plan. Nearly 2,000 suggestions and objections were filed by various organisations including …
  • Several Trains Running on UP, Delhi and Karnataka Routes Diverted; Check Full List February 23, 2022 7:48 am In the coming days, passengers travelling via train on Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, West Bengal and Karnataka routes may have to have to wait a little longer to reach their destination. Due to the traffic block by South Western Railway and Eastern Railway, the …
  • ReshaMandi Strengthens its Leadership Team with New Appointments February 23, 2022 5:57 am (l-r) Abhishek Kumar Rana, SVP and Subramanya Srikant, Head Of Human Resources, ReshaMandi ReshaMandi, a B2B marketplace digitizing the natural fiber supply chain, strengthens its leadership team by appointing Abhishek Kumar as SVP - Marketing and …
  • Scrapping of Dharmavaram revenue division becomes bone of contention February 8, 2022 7:40 am Dharmavaram, a name synonymous with silk sarees, has been a revenue division ever since the formation of Anantapur district 69 years ago after it was carved out of Ballari district in the erstwhile Madras State. However, with the formation of Sri Sathya …
  • 21% jump in allocation to State railway projects February 4, 2022 2:27 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA / VISAKHAPATNAM: In the 2022-’23 Union budget, Rs 9,125 crore was allocated to the South Central Railway (SCR), nearly 30% increase from the last financial year’s outlay of Rs 7,049 crore. The allocation for railway …
  • SWR to run 4 trains with electric engines from January 28-29 January 28, 2022 7:36 am Operating Hassan-Solapur and Mysuru-Bagalkot trains with electric engines is expected to save more than 10,000 litres of diesel every day South Western Railway (SWR) is set to run four trains with electric engines from January 28-29. The Hassan-Solapur- …
  • AP issues draft gazette notification on 26 districts January 27, 2022 6:02 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government issued a preliminary draft gazette notification to have 26 districts for the state by restructuring the existing 13 districts and creating 13 more districts on Wednesday. It invited objections and suggestions from …
  • Andhra Pradesh to have 26 new districts soon January 25, 2022 9:20 pm Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government proposes to set up 26 new districts by reorganising the existing 13 districts for administrative convenience and to provide efficient administration. The newly proposed 26 districts and their headquarters include: …
  • Police book Potluri Vara Prasad for trespass, intimidation January 19, 2022 3:09 am HYDERABAD: Businessman Potluri Vara Prasad (PVP), who seems to be turning into an alleged serial offender, was booked by the Banjara Hills police for trespassing in his neighbour’s property and threatening them using his ‘goons’. The police booked cases …
  • Now, you can apply for plots in Andhra Pradesh smart townships January 12, 2022 1:04 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy formally launched the website of Jagananna Smart Townships at his camp office at Tadepalli on Tuesday. It will accept applications for layouts in Dharmavaram of Anantapur, Mangalagiri …
  • Jagananna Smart Township to fulfil dreams of middle classes January 12, 2022 12:18 am VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said that the government aims to ensure that every poor person has a home and the dream of owning a house for middle-class people will be fulfilled through the Jagananna Smart Township scheme. The Chief …
  • YSRCP celebrates 3 yrs of YS Jagan's Praja Sankalpa Yatra January 9, 2022 6:23 pm Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], January 9 (ANI): The Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) workers on Sunday celebrated three years of Praja Sankalpa Yatra across the State by recalling all those moments and promises made by Chief Minister YS …
  • Dharmavaram legislator accused of grabbing land January 7, 2022 6:29 am YSRCP legislator from Dharmavaram Kethireddy Venkatarami Reddy has amassed wealth and grabbed land, former MLA G. Suryanarayana (popularly known as Varadapuram Suri) has alleged. Demanding a CBI probe into the issue, Mr. Suryanarayana told the media here …
  • Farmer sets banana plantation on fire after losses  December 16, 2021 5:28 am By Express News Service KURNOOL: A farmer from Dharmavaram village in Dhone mandal has burnt his banana plantation after he failed to net his expenditure from the crop.   Mallikarjuna spent Rs 5 lakh to grow plantains in his 3 acres of agriculture land. …
  • Travel troubles for KPSC exam candidates December 9, 2021 11:46 pm Bengaluru: While the Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) exams are scheduled for December 13 and 14, many aspirants who have been allocated exam centres away from their hometowns are worried about limited transport options, particularly with …
  • Rail services on Chennai-Renigunta route hit  November 24, 2021 2:46 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Train services have been disrupted on the Chennai-Renigunta section due to suspension of operations between Razampeta and Nandalur in the Guntakal Division of the South Central Railway and heavy seepage between the …
  • Heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh disrupt train services November 21, 2021 10:42 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Travel plans of thousands of passengers went for a toss as several train services were cancelled on Sunday in the Chennai-Gudur section due to heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh. Tracks between Nellore and Padugupadu of …
  • 'Pawan Kalyan tried 15 costumes in just two hours' November 11, 2021 9:21 pm Not all actors can carry off the rustic look on screen, but Pawan Kalyan makes the lungi seems like a fashion statement! In the upcoming film Bheemla Nayak, a remake of Mollywood’s Ayyappanum Koshiyum, Pawan will be seen sporting lungis and Khakhis. Though …
  • Four years of Jagan Mohan Reddy's Praja Sankalpa Yatra November 6, 2021 6:14 am (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Nov 6 (IANS) It was on November 6, 2017 that the then leader of opposition in Andhra Pradesh Assembly and present Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy began the historic Praja Sankalpa Yatra which changed the polity of the state …
  • Unauthorised layouts cheating gullible in AHUDA areas October 13, 2021 5:14 am ANANTAPUR: A middle class Anantapur resident Sharma had purchased two plots in a venture on city out skirts in 2016 as investment for performing the wedding of his daughter. But he was shocked when Anantapuram Hindupur Urban Development Authority (AHUDA) …
  • Silk B2B startup ReshaMandi raises $30 million in funding October 12, 2021 10:58 am ReshaMandi, a business-to-business marketplace focused on silk products, has raised $30 million, or about Rs 225 crore, in Series A funding round led by Creation Investments. The equity plus debt round saw participation from Omnivore, which led the seed …
  • ReshaMandi raises $30 million from Creation Investments, others October 12, 2021 8:53 am ReshaMandi, India’s first silk-tech startup that serves as a B2B marketplace for silk farmers, businesses, and retailers in India, announced a Series A funding round of $30 million, led by global alternative investment manager Creation Investments and …
  • ReshaMandi raises $30 million in Series A funding October 12, 2021 6:43 am Silk-tech start-up Reshamandi, which serves as a B2B marketplace for silk farmers, businesses and retailers, has raised $30 million in Series A funding led by global alternative investment manager Creation Investments and other investors. The latest round …
  • Potholes filled, damaged road stretch black-topped ahead of Pawan’s visit October 2, 2021 5:14 am In a knee-jerk reaction to JSP president Pawan Kalyan’s proposed ‘shramadaan’ to repair the Puttaparthi-Dharmavaram State Highway at Kothacheruvu on Saturday, the R&B Department had hurriedly filled all the deep potholes and black-topped the entire …
  • Six surrender after hacking partner to death September 25, 2021 3:17 am ANANTAPUR: A 43-year-old trader and rowdy-sheeter Madhusudhan Reddy was hacked to death by his rivals at Erraguntla cross in Dharmavaram town in broad daylight on Friday. The culprits surrendered soon after the incident. Madhusudhan Reddy of Venkata …
  • Dharmavaram man dies in GGH, after waiting for hours for medical help July 24, 2020 8:55 am A construction labourer, Raju, hailing from Dharmavaram town in Anantapur district battled for his life for six hours on the premises of the Government General Hospital (GGH) here and died due to shortness of breath at 9 a.m. on Friday for lack of medical …
  • Dharmavaram MLA objects to deletion of 15,000 votes February 24, 2019 4:48 am Dharmavaram MLA Gonuguntla Suryanarayana has taken objection to the repeated complaints being made by YSR Congress Party convener and former MLA Kethireddy Venkata Rami Reddy to the Election Commission seeking deletion of fake votes or names of non- …
  • Religious Interactions – A Reappraisal June 26, 2022 6:35 am As Indians, we must take pride in being a Secular nation and as citizens promote an environment devoid of religious antagonism for the greater good of humanity, writes Susan Mishra As we stand in the 21st century and witness bitter inter-religion …
  • Modi’s Karnataka visit: What we got, what’s in the pipeline June 21, 2022 7:54 am Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced and inaugurated a series of development and infrastructure works during his two-day visit to Karnataka Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves towards supporters during his visit to Bengaluru. | Photo Credit: PTI Prime …
  • Karnataka: PM Modi Inaugurates And Lays Foundation For Infra Projects Worth Over Rs 27,000 Crore June 20, 2022 5:34 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of multiple rail and road infrastructure projects worth over Rs 27,000 crore in Bengaluru today (20 June). Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said, "the foundation stone …
  • PM Modi in Karnataka | All eyes on International Yoga Day celebrations in Mysuru June 20, 2022 3:57 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to Karnataka, on June 20 and 21. The visit is part of the State BJP’s ‘big Bengaluru push’ in view of the upcoming civic polls. Track the PM’s visit here Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit …
  • Modi in Karnataka: Police on high alert amid Agnipath protests June 20, 2022 5:50 am Bengaluru: The Karnataka Police are on high alert mode as the intelligence agencies have warned that protests on the Agnipath scheme might break out during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public rallies in Karnataka. Modi is visiting the state for a 2- …
  • What Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be doing in Bengaluru on June 20 June 20, 2022 5:02 am Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to Karnataka, on June 20 and 21 to launch or inaugurate infrastructure projects Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to Karnataka, on June 20 and 21 to launch or inaugurate infrastructure …
  • Intelligence warns of Agnipath protests during PM Modi’s rallies in Karnataka June 20, 2022 4:34 am Bengaluru: The Karnataka Police are on high alert mode as the intelligence agencies have warned that protests on the Agnipath scheme might break out during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s public rallies in Karnataka. Modi is visiting the state for a 2-day …
  • Modi In K'taka: Police On High Alert Amid Agnipath Protests June 20, 2022 3:56 am (MENAFN- IANS) Bengaluru, June 20 (IANS) The Karnataka Police are on high alert mode as the intelligence agencies have warned that protests on the Agnipath scheme might break out during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public rallies in Karnataka. Modi …
  • PM Modi to kickstart work on suburban rail & ring road projects in Bengaluru on Monday June 19, 2022 1:28 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi will kick off his two-day visit to Karnataka on Monday. He will visit Bengaluru and Mysuru and participate in various official programmes. On day one, he will open the Centre for Brain Research and lay the foundation stone for …
  • Karnataka: SWR may run more trains on its routes upto 110 kmph June 16, 2022 12:53 pm BENGALURU: With doubling and electrification work of railway lines progressing, South Western Railway (SWR) is planning to reduce travel time of more trains by upgrading speed limit on 10 sections (649 route Km) from 70-80 kmph to 110kmph by March 2023. 10 …
  • Modi to formally inaugurate Sir M. Visvesvaraya Terminal on June 20 June 13, 2022 5:40 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally inaugurate the Sir M. Visvesvaraya Terminal on June 20. Sources in the South Western Railway (SWR) said that the PM will also lay the foundation for the redevelopment of Bengaluru Cantonment and Yeswanthpur …
  • Grit and attitude keeps Narayanaswamy, lad from Andhra going June 11, 2022 10:47 pm Express News Service ANANTAPUR: When you are determined to succeed in life, no obstacle can prevent you. This has been proved by Narayanaswamy, a 26-year-old differently-abled man from Sri Satya Sai district. He has not only emerged as a para-athlete at …
  • More goods trains, timelier mail trains after doubling of Yelahanka-Penukonda line in Bengaluru Division June 3, 2022 6:21 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: Following the completion of the entire Doubling line between Yelahanka and Penukonda in March this year which is an important route linking Bengaluru and Secunderabad, more number of Crack trains (goods trains run on …
  • 141 bags of groundnut seeds stolen from RBK in Andhra Pradesh, case filed against agriculture assistant May 29, 2022 2:20 am The Roddam sub inspector of police said that the bags could not be recovered and that the accused was being interrogated and he was yet to be arrested. The Roddam sub inspector of police said that the bags could not be recovered and that the accused was …
  • Violence in Andhra Pradesh: How Jagan Mohan Reddy’s plan to create new districts has panned out so far May 25, 2022 10:56 am Nearly two months after Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated 13 new districts, there’s trouble brewing in one. Clashes broke out in Amalapuram city against the government’s move to rename Konaseema district after Dr BR Ambedkar …
  • Amidst Gyanvapi Row, How Hindu Temples Were Desecrated Over Time to Build Mosques, Dargahs May 19, 2022 11:11 am In the Gyanvapi Mosque row, the lawyers representing Hindu petitioners said they found ‘Shivling’ in the pond during the court-monitored survey of the complex. The ‘Shivling’ could be the testimony to the fact that there was a temple earlier on the site …
  • India News | Man Arrested for Abetting Lover's Suicide in Andhra Pradesh May 9, 2022 5:34 pm Anantapuramu (AP), May 9 (PTI) Police on Monday arrested a man for allegedly abetting the suicide of his lover in Satya Sai district of Andhra Pradesh. Also Read | Patiala Clash: Court Sends Main Accused Barjinder Singh Parwana to 14-Day Judicial Custody. …
  • Man arrested for abetting lover's suicide in Andhra Pradesh May 9, 2022 5:16 pm Police on Monday arrested a man for allegedly abetting the suicide of his lover in Satya Sai district of Andhra Pradesh. Sadik Basha, a resident of Penukonda, was also charged under Sections 376 (rape) and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code along with …
  • Man held, booked for rape, suicide of Andhra student May 9, 2022 4:12 pm Days after ruling out rape in the Gorantla case, the Andhra Pradesh police has on Monday booked 32-year-old Md Sadiq on the charges of raping and abetting the suicide of a pharmacy student. The victim, Tejaswini (21), was in the third year of a pharmacy …
  • India News | BPharm Student Found Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances in AP, Family Alleges Rape-cum-murder May 6, 2022 5:55 pm Amaravati, May 6 (PTI) The death of a Bachelor of Pharmacy student under mysterious circumstances triggered tension in Penukonda town in the new Satya Sai district of Andhra Pradesh on Friday, with her family alleging it to be a case of gang-rape and …
  • BPharm student found dead under mysterious circumstances in AP, family alleges rape-cum-murder May 6, 2022 5:21 pm The death of a Bachelor of Pharmacy student under mysterious circumstances triggered tension in Penukonda town in the new Satya Sai district of Andhra Pradesh on Friday, with her family alleging it to be a case of gang-rape and murder. A second post-mortem …
  • Girl found dead on lover's farm, family alleges rape... May 6, 2022 2:36 pm Tensions are rife in Gorantla, a small town in Andhra Pradesh close to the Karnataka border after a B. Pharmacy student was found hanging in a room under suspicious circumstances on Thursday. The death is suspected to be a fallout of an interfaith love …
  • Andhra Pradesh’s Lepakshi temple: A marvel in stone May 5, 2022 2:03 pm Every nook and corner of the Lepakshi temple in Andhra Pradesh, that features in the tentative UNESCO heritage list, celebrates the Vijayanagara architecture Every nook and corner of the temple in Andhra Pradesh, that features in the tentative UNESCO …
  • Action taken against SI for hitting complainant May 4, 2022 3:22 am Anantapur: Anantapur range DIG M. Raviprakash on Tuesday sidelined Chilamathur sub-inspector  Rangadu Yadav into vacancy reserve for thrashing at his police station a man who had come to lodge a complaint against a YSRC leader a couple of days ago. Videos …
  • AP Education Dept. responds to Malpractice in SSC exams in... May 2, 2022 11:58 am The alleged Malpractice in SSC examinations at Pasumarru Zilla Parishad school in Palmeru mandal of Krishna District has caused a stir. Authorities received a complaint that an answer slip was being sent to the test center. Education and police officials …
  • Police release video to cover up criticism on ‘torture in custody’ May 2, 2022 5:46 am ANANTAPUR: The video of a sub inspector severely thrashing a man at a police station went viral on social media and caused a huge public uproar. Among others, TD general secretary Nara Lokesh sought action against the police and said a local YSRC leader …
  • SWR cancelling, regulating some trains April 23, 2022 11:39 pm The South Western Railway is cancelling some trains due to line blocks for maintenance work in Chikjajur-Holalkere and Byadgi-Haveri sections. It is also regulating some trains due to line blocks for engineering-related work in the Hindupur-Penukonda …
  • Anantpur Cricket betting gang busted April 23, 2022 4:13 am ANANTPUR: In a major breakthrough, Hindupur rural police busted two interstate cricket bookies and seized Rs 32.54 lakh cash, two communicator boxes and 57 mobile phones in Satyasai District on Friday. Penukonda DSP N. Ramya said Muddanapuri Pradeep of …
  • The kimchi connection: Penukonda village in Andhra Pradesh has been transformed by the presence of the Korean company, KIA Motors April 15, 2022 8:37 am Globalisation in the shape of KIA Motors has brought a piece of Korea to a dry, rocky Andhra village  Globalisation in the shape of KIA Motors has brought a piece of Korea to a dry, rocky Andhra village  A dusty service road off the Hyderabad-Bengaluru …
  • AP Cabinet Ministers List 2022: AP CM likely to reshuffle cabinet, 19 Cabinet Ministers to be dropped April 7, 2022 4:05 pm AP Cabinet Reshuffle 2022: The new AP Cabinet Ministers are likely to be sworn in on April 9, only four among the incumbent AP Cabinet Ministers are likely to be retained.  AP Cabinet Ministers List 2022: The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan …
  • 13 new districts inaugurated in Andhra Pradesh; Full list here April 4, 2022 11:47 am Guntur: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy digitally inaugurated 13 new districts in the state here on Monday. The new districts have been carved out from the existing 13 districts, bringing the number of districts in the state to 26.   The …
  • CM Jagan to launch new districts between 9.05am and 9.45am April 4, 2022 6:09 am Vijayawada: All is set for the historical moment when 13 new districts will start functioning in Andhra Pradesh from Monday morning. The final notifications were issued on Sunday, raising the total number of districts in the state to 26. Chief Minister …
  • Vizag leads pack in Swachh Sarvekshan awards April 3, 2022 3:47 am Visakhapatnam,: Visakhapatnam has topped the country in terms of maintaining cleanliness and launching sanitary measures. This honour has been bestowed upon the city by people by way of votes in a nationwide survey for Swachh Sarvekshan-2022 awards. As per …
  • Doubling work puts 16 trains off schedule March 22, 2022 2:25 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: 16 trains will be cancelled, six trains partially cancelled, and 14 trains diverted from Tuesday (March 22) till March 29, owing to doubling work which will be undertaken between Hindupur and Penukonda in Bengaluru …
  • ESI hospital in Vizag will be renovated with Rs 22 crore: Centre March 22, 2022 12:51 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The status of seven new Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) hospitals in the State is at different stages, ranging from land allotment to construction, the Union Ministry of Labour said on Monday. Responding to a question …
  • Inspired by K-dramas, India enjoys a Hallyu of Korean cooking at home February 23, 2022 12:39 pm Enticing meals in K-dramas inspire Indians, from big cities as well as small towns, to attempt cooking ramen, pancakes and kimbap at home. The result? It has never been easier to get your hands on gochujang Enticing meals in K-dramas inspire Indians, from …
  • Scrapping of Dharmavaram revenue division becomes bone of contention February 8, 2022 7:40 am Dharmavaram, a name synonymous with silk sarees, has been a revenue division ever since the formation of Anantapur district 69 years ago after it was carved out of Ballari district in the erstwhile Madras State. However, with the formation of Sri Sathya …
  • Balayya demands Hindupur as headquarters of new dist. February 5, 2022 4:20 am The TDP cadre on Friday took out a massive rally from TDP MLA and actor N. Balakrishna’s house in Hindupur to the Potti Sriramulu statue and from there to the Ambedkar statue, where they sat raising slogans demanding that Hindupur be made the new district …
  • Andhra Pradesh latest news developments today February 2, 2022 12:26 pm Here are the key news developments in Andhra Pradesh to watch out for today. 1. Indian Navy’s Presidential Fleet Review will be hosted by the Eastern Naval Command at Visakhapatnam. It is scheduled to take place on February 21. 2. The Andhra Pradesh High …
  • Mixed response to location of headquarters for new districts January 27, 2022 6:04 am Anantapur: There is mixed response to the process of finalising the headquarters for the new districts in Rayalaseema region. Region-specific sentiments and concern over the distance towards proposed headquarters are raised by the people and organisations …
  • AP issues draft gazette notification on 26 districts January 27, 2022 6:02 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government issued a preliminary draft gazette notification to have 26 districts for the state by restructuring the existing 13 districts and creating 13 more districts on Wednesday. It invited objections and suggestions from …
  • Andhra Pradesh to have 26 new districts soon January 25, 2022 9:20 pm Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government proposes to set up 26 new districts by reorganising the existing 13 districts for administrative convenience and to provide efficient administration. The newly proposed 26 districts and their headquarters include: …
  • ₹1 crore worth sandalwood and sandal oil seized January 19, 2022 6:05 am ANANTPUR: In joint raids, police and forest officials seized ₹1 crore worth sandalwood and sandal oil, which smugglers had earlier robbed from the custody of a forest office at Penukonda in Anantapur district. The raid was led by Penukonda DSP Sri Lakshmi. …
  • Bengaluru: Devarapalli–Hindupur double line with electrification commissioned December 17, 2021 3:56 pm <p><br>The section was commissioned on Wednesday after statutory inspection and approval by Abhai Kumar Rai, Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS), southern circle.</p>BENGALURU: Passengers of major trains like Rajdhani Express and …
  • Andhra Pradesh to promote tourist amenities in big way, nod for cruise to Papikondalu December 16, 2021 6:28 pm Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government that aims to promote tourism in a big way is relaunching the Godavari river cruise service from Pochavaram to popular tourist destination of Papikondalu from Dec. 18. This is in addition to developing amenities at …
  • Travel troubles for KPSC exam candidates December 9, 2021 11:46 pm Bengaluru: While the Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) exams are scheduled for December 13 and 14, many aspirants who have been allocated exam centres away from their hometowns are worried about limited transport options, particularly with …
  • YSRC sweeps civic polls in Andhra Pradesh November 18, 2021 4:40 am Vijayawada: In a fresh assertion of its supremacy in AP, the ruling YSR Congress bagged a majority of 261 municipal wards out of the 353 that were up for polling in the state. The Telugu Desam took 82 wards and the Jana Sena and independents five each. In …
  • Exit polls predict YSRC win, except in Akividu November 17, 2021 12:02 am VIJAYAWADA: Exit polls on Tuesday indicate a win for YSR Congress in most places, including Kuppam municipality. However, the exit survey has forecast Akividu municipality for Telugu Desam. Several private political agencies have conducted their exit poll …
  • TDP, YSRC indulge in fierce ballot battle to win Kuppam November 16, 2021 4:04 am By Express News Service CHITTOOR/NELLORE:  The high stakes ballot battle between the opposition TDP and the ruling YSRC to win the Kuppam municipality came to an end on Monday and the election result will be announced on Wednesday. It is the maiden …
  • TDP seeks protection for its candidates in local body polls November 5, 2021 1:00 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Amaravati, Nov 5 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national president N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday demanded the State Election Commissioner (SEC) to provide security to its candidates filing nominations for local body polls after a TDP …
  • YSRC hopes to corner glory in mini polls November 3, 2021 10:16 pm VIJAYAWADA: Election enthusiasm picked up momentum after a notification for elections to 12 municipalities and Nellore Municipal Corporation (NMC) was issued on Wednesday. Polling for NMC is scheduled for November 15 and counting of votes two days later. …
  • Election schedule for pending municipalities issued in AP November 1, 2021 11:27 pm VIJAYAWADA/TIRUPATI: The State Election Commission (SEC) on Monday announced a timetable for the elections to local bodies, where polls were not conducted for a variety of reasons, including the death of contesting candidates. According to the schedule …
  • AP Cabinet urges Centre to okay caste-wise BC census October 28, 2021 10:55 pm VIJAYAWADA: The state Cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, on Thursday, took some key decisions, the foremost one being a resolution urging the Union government to take up caste-wise BC census. The Cabinet also extended the …
  • AP govt allots 130 acres in Vizag for Adani group’s data centre park October 28, 2021 8:35 pm The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Thursday approved the allotment of 130 acres of land to Adani Enterprises for setting up a data centre park in Visakhapatnam. This was among the various proposals cleared by the Cabinet. “Cabinet has approved administrative …
  • AP cabinet allots 130 acres to Adani for Data Centre Park in Vizag October 28, 2021 4:17 pm The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Thursday approved the allotment of 130 acres of land to Enterprises for setting up data Centre Park and others aimed at attracting over Rs 14,000 crore investment creating nearly 25,000 jobs. According to an official release, …
  • Unauthorised layouts cheating gullible in AHUDA areas October 13, 2021 5:14 am ANANTAPUR: A middle class Anantapur resident Sharma had purchased two plots in a venture on city out skirts in 2016 as investment for performing the wedding of his daughter. But he was shocked when Anantapuram Hindupur Urban Development Authority (AHUDA) …
  • Bengaluru Railway Division recycles old concrete sleepers to build path October 11, 2021 3:48 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: In yet another eco-friendly move, the Bengaluru Railway Division has built an eco-friendly siding (a short track that opens onto a railway line) at the Tumakuru side entry of the Yeswanthpur Railway Station. It is made …
  • Spurred by 9/11, Little Rock interfaith service aims to unite, foster understanding August 28, 2021 9:53 am A decade after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Arkansas religious leaders marked the anniversary with an interfaith service in Little Rock. Ten years later, the event is now an annual celebration, held each September and co-sponsored by …
  • Vigil increased at AP-Karnataka border to prevent spread of Covid-19 August 18, 2021 3:31 am ANANTAPUR: Anantapur superintendent of police Fakkeerappa Kaginelli on Tuesday directed police outposts and check posts on AP’s border with Karnataka to exercise vigil for preventing spread of Coronavirus into the state from neighbouring Karnataka. At the …
  • Illegal sandalwood oil factory seized after major raid August 14, 2021 8:31 pm ANANTAPUR: In a major breakthrough, police cracked down on a sandalwood smuggling gang and seized a sandal oil factory at Basavanapalli in Amarapuram mandal. Sandalwood worth Rs 1.27 crore and 16 litres of pure concentrated sandalwood oil were seized from …
  • Nidimamidi inscriptions highlights Vijayanayanagar empire July 30, 2021 10:26 pm ANANTAPUR: Three inscriptions, two in Telugu and one in Kannada, were unearthed at the 1,000-year-old Nidimamadi Samsthanam in Nidimamidi village in Puttaparthi mandal in Anantapur district on Friday. Historian Mynaswamy identified the inscriptions as …
  • Yelahanka-Penukonda doubling project of railways delayed as farmers protest land acquisition July 21, 2021 9:36 am Express News Service BENGALURU: The crucial doubling line project between Yelahanka and Penukonda of the South Western Railway Zone will now be completed only by October 2021. Delays in land acquisition as well as COVID related lockdown and labour issues …
  • World heritage tag eludes AP historic sites June 9, 2021 12:26 am ANANTAPUR: There does not seem to be any appetite for securing world heritage tag for any of the famous monuments in the state from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco). Nor is there any concerted effort to protect …
  • No more space to bury the dead in Anantapur June 4, 2021 10:42 pm ANANTAPUR: Amid increase in death toll due to the second wave of Covid-19, burial grounds in the city are running out of space, with the result that the Covid victims are being denied dignity in death. And their kin are lamenting inability to bid the last …
  • Sasi K. Penukonda, MD, Joins WK Children’s Health Specialists June 1, 2021 3:56 pm Pediatric endocrinologist Sasi K. Penukonda, MD, has joined Joseph Bocchini, MD, FAAP, at WK Children’s Health Specialists in Shreveport. A native of India, Dr. Penukonda earned his medical degree from Sri Venkateswara Medical College, University of Health …
  • New medical colleges will give impetus to rural health infra: CM June 1, 2021 3:29 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy virtually laid the foundation stone for the construction of 14 government medical colleges/teaching hospitals, and 14 nursing colleges on Monday. He announced `5 lakh financial …
  • Andhra CM lays foundations for 14 medical colleges May 31, 2021 6:18 pm Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday virtually laid the foundation stones for the construction of 14 medical colleges in the state. With the addition of the new colleges coming up at Piduguralla, Machilipatnam, Vijayanagaram, …
  • Jagan Reddy lays foundation for 14 new medical colleges in Andhra May 31, 2021 1:20 pm AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday laid the foundation stone for the establishment of 14 new medical colleges across the state to provide advanced medicare and better healthcare services for the future generations. At …
  • Andhra wins 13 national panchayat awards, but villagers unimpressed April 1, 2021 1:03 pm At a time when several villages in Andhra Pradesh are facing major issues such as lack of potable water, among others, Panchayat Raj principal secretary Gopal Krishna Dwivedi has said that the state has won 13 national panchayat awards under various …
  • All set for fourth phase GP polls in Anantapur, Kadapa districts February 21, 2021 9:09 am ANANTAPUR: Anantapur district is all set to conduct the fourth phase of gram panchayat polls. Additional forces, including 150 rapid striking contingents, have been deployed in hyper-sensitive parts of Penukonda, Hindupur and Madakasira areas of Penukonda …
  • Phase IV of panchayat elections to be held in Andhra Pradesh today February 21, 2021 9:09 am Vijayawada: The fourth phase of the gram panchayat elections will be held on Sunday and nearly 67.75 lakh voters are expected to cast their vote between 6.30 am and 3.30 pm. Polling is scheduled to be held in 16 revenue divisions covering 161 mandals. Out …
  • Phase-I Gram Panchayat polls on February 5 in Andhra Pradesh's 11 districts January 24, 2021 12:30 pm VIJAYAWADA: The State Election Commission has issued notification for conduct of gram panchayat polls on February 5 from 6.30 am. to 3.30 pm in 11 districts during Phase-1. The districts left out are Vizianagaram and Prakasam. Polling during Phase-II will …
  • Andhra SEC issues directions for Feb 5 Panchayat polls January 23, 2021 7:41 am Amid uncertainty raging over disagreement on the conducting of the crucial rural local bodies elections, Andhra Pradesh State Election Commissioner (SEC) Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar on Saturday issued notification for four phase panchayat polls. “In exercise …
  • Tumakuru Industrial Corridor big economic boost for Anantapur January 2, 2021 7:35 am ANANTAPUR: The newly sanctioned Industrial Corridor in Tumkur district of Karnataka would be a big boost for border areas of Anantapur district too. The proposed location is 42 km from the Andhra Pradesh-Karnataka border and 48 km by National Highway 48. …
  • Train carrying vehicles leaves for Bangladesh November 26, 2020 1:40 am Krishnagiri: The South Western Railway operated the first goods train to Bangladesh from the Hosur railway station on Tuesday evening. Divisional railway manager of Bengaluru division Ashok Kumar Verma flagged off the first export-bound new modified goods …
  • SWR flags off first export NMG rake to B’desh from B’luru November 25, 2020 8:04 am South Western Railway’s (SWR) Divisional Railway Manager, Ashok Kumar Verma, on Tuesday flagged off the first export-bound New Modified Goods (NMG) rake from the Hosur railway station to neighbouring Bangladesh. This is the first NMG rake dispatched by the …
  • Formula 3 racing track getting ready in Andhra Prdesh November 16, 2020 1:32 am FIA recognition sought for the 3.4-km circuit coming up as part of a 219-acre resort under development in Anantapur A Formula Three (F3) racing track is getting ready at Kotapalli of Tankallu mandal in Andhra Pradesh’s Anantapur district. The 3.4-km track …
  • Two women who broke glass ceiling among six Karnataka railway employees to bag national award November 7, 2020 1:02 pm Express News Service BENGALURU: Six railway employees in Karnataka have been selected to receive the 65th annual Railway National Award from the Railway Ministry, a much coveted honour billed as a 'once-in-a-lifetime' opportunity. They are part of …
  • Mahindra Bolero Export To Bangladesh Via Indian Railways – First Batch October 27, 2020 9:51 am Mahindra Bolero getting loaded on to train Automakers in India could reduce logistic costs by 15-40 percent while transporting vehicles by using railways. The recent lockdown in view of the COVID-19 pandemic saw trucks and lorries off the road and it was …
  • Indian Railways helps Mahindra export Bolero pickups to Bangladesh with October 27, 2020 1:44 am The Indian automotive industry has been intensifying its ties with the Indian Railways and making quick progress in adopting more sustainable and faster modes of transporting newly-built vehicles. After Kia Motors India's recent news of having shipped …
  • Rail ticket reservation counters to open from October 16 | Check details October 16, 2020 5:50 am Image Source : PTI Rail ticket reservation counters to open from October 16 | Check details  South Western Railway on Thursday announced that it will open computerised Passengers Reservation Centres (PRCs) at several areas from October 16, to facilitate …
  • No workers, railway projects move at snail's pace in Karnataka August 24, 2020 3:16 am Express News Service BENGALURU:  The surge in the number of Covid-19 cases in Karnataka is keeping the labour workforce away from the State. A slew of railway projects that depend on workers from various parts of the country, are now progressing at a snail …
  • Railway projects hit as migrant workers refuse to return to Karnataka due to COVID-19 surge August 21, 2020 9:28 am Express News Service BENGALURU: Migrant workers are in no hurry to return to Karnataka due to the marked surge in COVID-19 cases, with Bengaluru topping the state in terms of active cases and deaths. As a result, a slew of railway projects that desperately …
  • Kia Motors employee in Anantapur tests positive for COVID-19 after returning from TN June 4, 2020 12:53 pm By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: An employee of Kia Motors India (KMI) in Anantapur, who came from Tamil Nadu on May 26, has tested positive for COVID-19. A statement issued by KMI on Thursday said as part of the safety measures, it is insisting that  …
  • The great Railway bazaar June 2, 2020 11:15 am As Unlock 1.0 gets underway, automobile and tractor manufacturers are relying on trains to get the job done Roads and rail tracks have always been the lifelines of economies. As the country gets back on track and resumes economic activity, it’s the …
  • 1st organic disinfection tunnel comes up in Andhra Pradesh April 14, 2020 6:19 am By Express News Service Andhra Pradesh got its first organic disinfection tunnel in Anantapur district The Sub-Collector of Penukonda took the initiative with the support of Dr Karthik Narayana, who is running Sugaradhana project in Karnataka, in setting …
  • 8-year-old boy dies in Andhra after failing to get timely medical aid amid lockdown March 27, 2020 12:59 pm By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: In a tragic incident, the eight-year-old son of a daily wager died after being unable to get timely medical treatment amidst the lockdown imposed to control the spread of COVID-19. The incident took place in Gorantla of …
  • Andhra Pradesh, Kia deny shifting plant to Tamil Nadu February 6, 2020 10:16 pm Anantapur: A report by international new agency Reuters about South Korean auto major Kia Motors planning to shift its manufacturing facility currently located in Penukonda, Ananta-pur district, to neighbouring Tamil Nadu created ripples in Andhra Prad-esh …
  • Kia Motors denies move to shift unit out of Andhra Pradesh February 6, 2020 11:17 am Anantapur: The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday refuted reports that Kia Motors India is intending to move its manufacturing facility in Penukonda in Anantapur district to Tamil Nadu. Rajat Bhargava, special chief secretary in the Andhra Pradesh …
  • Kia Motors ponders shifting $1.1-billion plant from Andhra Pradesh to Tamil Nadu, reports say February 6, 2020 8:09 am South Korean auto giant Kia Motors is in talks with Tamil Nadu regarding the possibility of shifting its $1.1-billion Andhra Pradesh plant to the state, Reuters reported on Wednesday. Kia Motors, being represented by an executive of its sister company …
  • Lepakshi festival to be held in Hindupur on February 29 January 26, 2020 7:39 am By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: District collector Gandham Chandrudu has directed officials concerned to complete all arrangements for Lepakshi festival to be held on February 29. Holding a review meeting on conduct of Lepakshi festival with the …
  • Trains to zoom at 110 kmph on 2 routes in Bengaluru division January 23, 2020 12:16 am Express News Service BENGALURU: For the first time in the South Western Railway zone, trains have been given green signal to run at a maximum speed of 110 kmph along two crucial stretches of the Bengaluru Railway Division from Saturday. The maximum …
  • Robbers steal Rs 38,000 from Andhra's Hindupur ATM January 17, 2020 3:55 am By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Unidentified miscreants broke open an ATM by using a gas cutter and decamped with Rs 38,000 in Hindupur on Thursday. They also made a vain bid to rob another ATM. Speaking to media, DSP Mehaboob Basha said around 2:20 am, …
  • Axis Bank ATM catches fire during theft attempt in Penukonda January 16, 2020 7:50 am An Axis Bank Automated Teller Machine (ATM) at Telugu Thalli Centre in Penukonda town of Anantapur district got damaged following a theft attempt by some unknown miscreants at 3.20 a.m. on Thursday. According to Penukonda Circle Inspector Sree Hari, the …
  • Karnataka Bank opens its 848th Branch at Penukonda on 30-12-2019 December 30, 2019 1:14 pm Karnataka Bank has opened its 848th Branch at Penukonda on 30-12-2019. Smt. Nishanthi T, IAS, Sub Collector & Sub - Divisional Magistrate, Penukonda, inaugurated the new branch. The other dignitaries who graced the occasion include Smt. A Shilpa, …
  • Wanted: Infra-suture! December 16, 2019 12:49 am Express News Service For politicians and planners in the state, unfortunately, Karnataka is Bengaluru. That is probably because 59% revenue comes from Bengaluru (thanks to IT,industrial and research centres). But it is time the government looked at the …
  • 2020 travel goals: 5 budget-friendly backpacking trails December 9, 2019 5:22 am For rushed millennials ravaged by the tugs and travails of work and life, balance is often restored through short holidays taken 2-3 times a year. The truncated vacation, stitched together from extended weekends and stolen weekdays, is not only simple to …
  • CM Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurates fully operational Kia Manufacturing Unit in Anantapur district December 5, 2019 1:34 pm By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday inaugurated the fully functional Kia Motors Production Facility at Erramanchi village Penukonda mandal, Anantapur district and assured the company of government support. …
  • KIA Motors’ new Andhra plan: Hire locally and train youth for factory jobs December 4, 2019 11:18 pm After Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy came to power, KIA found itself under scrutiny for the concessions extended by ex-CM N Chandrababu Naidu. KIA Motors, which was under pressure by the new Andhra Pradesh government over recruitment of local persons in its …
  • Trains from Bengaluru Division chug off carrying cars November 23, 2019 9:01 am Express News Service BENGALURU: In a breakthrough for the Railways on the commercial front, the South Western Railway (SWR) Bengaluru Division has begun transporting cars through its goods trains from Nagasamudram railway station in Andhra Pradesh which …
  • Demand for groundnut seeds wanes as farmers look for alternatives June 8, 2022 3:20 am The demand for groundnut seeds, being sold with a 40% subsidy in the State, has come down as the farmers are switching over to other lucrative and dependable crops in erstwhile undivided Anantapur district. As per the Agriculture Department figures, 1,41, …
  • Minister inaugurates subsidised groundnut seed distribution June 1, 2022 9:49 am Minister for Women and Child Welfare Usha Sricharan on Monday formally inaugurated the sale of subsidised groundnut seeds at Kalyandurg by handing over 30-kg bags of the seeds to farmers at the Rythu Bharosa Kendram. “The State government is determined to …
  • Four of a family die in house collapse following cylinder blast in A.P. May 28, 2022 3:09 am The incident happened at Mulakaledu village of Shettur Mandal of Sri Sathya Sai district. The incident happened at Mulakaledu village of Shettur Mandal of Sri Sathya Sai district. Four persons of a joint family died early on Saturday, May 28, 2022 morning …
  • Aerospace – the next big bet for India May 26, 2022 11:08 am By Niranjan Kalyandurg The last two years have been highly challenging for the aerospace and aviation sectors globally. Ripple effects have been felt by the Indian aerospace industry as well. All private and commercial flights were stalled for the longest …
  • Bid to ‘occupy’ Kalyandurg tank sparks row May 22, 2022 5:43 pm A few persons who reportedly owe their allegiance to the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) allegedly tried to occupy the 92.82-acre Kalyandurg tank in Survey No. 329 along the highway on the outskirts of the city on Sunday. They allegedly brought red soil in …
  • YSRCP faces challenges during Gadapa Gadapaki programme May 18, 2022 5:29 pm The YSR Congress Party MLAs and Ministers are facing challenges while taking up the mass grassroots-level contact with people in Nandyal, Kurnool, and Anantapur districts with people questioning them on the failures of the government on various fronts. The …
  • Andhra Pradesh CM takes cognizance of illegalities in state; 3 big scams exposed in 1 week May 12, 2022 6:32 pm In the latest development in Andhra Pradesh, three big scams were exposed in a single week as the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy-led govt took cognizance of illegalities in the state and initiated action against the offenders. Former Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu …
  • Anantapur: Asani destroys horticulture crops in 400 hectares May 11, 2022 10:55 pm Anantapur-Puttaparthi: Rains caused by Asani cyclone on Monday and Tuesday in the twin districts including Puttaparthi damaged horticulture crops in an extent of 400 hectares including Banana in Putluru, Kalyandurg and Uravakonda in the district and in …
  • Farmer-scientist Groups to Study Community-Managed Natural Farming Practices May 4, 2022 1:04 pm On May 6 and 7, the Agriculture Research Station in Rekulakunta will host a study on community-managed natural farming practices in Basampalli, Anantapur district, and Madakasira, Sri Sathya Sai district. Farming On May 6 and 7 (Friday and Saturday), the …
  • Untimely rains play havoc with mango crop May 2, 2022 4:32 am Anantapur: The mango crop was having a poor yield this season, a situation further complicated by the strong winds and untimely rains, which caused additional damage to the existing crops in the region during the peak stage. The Banganagipalli variety …
  • A son comes of age: Jr Chandrababu Naidu makes a splash with ‘small’ battles April 30, 2022 6:35 am “We are not cowards to run away if you throw stones. We are the Telugu Desam Party, and YSRCP leaders should know that they cannot scare us,’’ said an incensed Nara Lokesh Naidu, Telugu Desam Party’s General Secretary, holding up a stone that was thrown at …
  • Anantapur police register case against Naidu, Lokesh April 19, 2022 1:41 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The Kalyandurg town police have registered a case against TDP chief and Opposition Leader N Chandrababu Naidu and his son and MLC Nara Lokesh for allegedly making provocative social media posts. The posts related to the …
  • Monkey perches itself on minister Ushasri at Kasapuram Hanuman temple April 18, 2022 8:04 pm ANANTAPUR: There were some interesting moments at the five-centuries-old historic Lord Nettikanti Hanuman Temple at Kasapuram in Gutakal rural mandal of Anantapur district on Monday. A monkey hopped in and perched itself on the Women and Child Welfare …
  • Police refute claims that infant died due to cops stopping traffic in Kalyandurg April 16, 2022 4:56 pm By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Refuting allegations that an eight-month-old infant died due to the delay in taking her to the hospital as police stopped their vehicle in the traffic to clear the convey of the Minister KV Usha Sri Charan, in Kalyandurg …
  • AP: 8-month-old baby dies in traffic caused by ‘Child Welfare’ Minister’s procession April 16, 2022 4:12 pm Ananthapur: An 8-month-old infant reportedly died in Kalyandurg after being stopped by police in a traffic snarl during the victory processions of Women and Child Welfare Minister Usha Sricharan. The family alleged that the baby died while she was being …
  • Jagan Cabinet 2.0 - Profiles of 25 Ministers April 12, 2022 5:39 am Vijayawada: Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy: Keeping his promise of reshuffling the Cabinet, CM Jagan established Cabinet 2.0 with a combination of old and new ministers. The CM gave top priority to BC, SC, ST and minority in the Cabinet 2.0 by offering …
  • 13 new districts inaugurated in Andhra Pradesh; Full list here April 4, 2022 11:47 am Guntur: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy digitally inaugurated 13 new districts in the state here on Monday. The new districts have been carved out from the existing 13 districts, bringing the number of districts in the state to 26.   The …
  • CM Jagan to launch new districts between 9.05am and 9.45am April 4, 2022 6:09 am Vijayawada: All is set for the historical moment when 13 new districts will start functioning in Andhra Pradesh from Monday morning. The final notifications were issued on Sunday, raising the total number of districts in the state to 26. Chief Minister …
  • Tomato Prices: Farmer in Despair as Rates Fall to Rs.1/ Kg February 26, 2022 3:02 pm Since the price of tomatoes is so cheap, some farmers have left them in the fields without harvesting them. Farmers have been taken aback by the sudden fall in tomato prices in Anantapur wholesale markets. Since the price of tomatoes is so cheap, some …
  • Environmentally friendly method shows promise in control of devastating potato disease February 11, 2022 10:19 pm Late blight, caused by the fungal-like Phytophthora infestans, is one of the most devastating diseases affecting potato and tomato crop and, most famously, was the cause of the notorious Irish potato famine. Despite years of research, intensive fungicide …
  • Scrapping of Dharmavaram revenue division becomes bone of contention February 8, 2022 7:40 am Dharmavaram, a name synonymous with silk sarees, has been a revenue division ever since the formation of Anantapur district 69 years ago after it was carved out of Ballari district in the erstwhile Madras State. However, with the formation of Sri Sathya …
  • Andhra Pradesh to have 26 new districts soon January 25, 2022 9:20 pm Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government proposes to set up 26 new districts by reorganising the existing 13 districts for administrative convenience and to provide efficient administration. The newly proposed 26 districts and their headquarters include: …
  • AP tells HC of plan to amend Endowments Act to justify govt's nomination to TTD Board January 22, 2022 1:03 am Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh government has informed the High Court that it plans to amend the AP Charitable and Hindu Religious Institutions and Endowments Act 1987 to allow the nomination of 52 special invitees to the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam …
  • Man ‘kills’ infant for not resembling him, say police October 23, 2021 2:13 am By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Suspecting the fidelity of his wife, a man in Kalyandurg allegedly abducted and killed his two-and-a-half-month-old daughter alleging that the infant did not resemble him, police said on Friday. Naming the suspect as …
  • Heavy showers send vegetable prices soaring through roof in Hyderabad October 18, 2021 6:20 am Express News Service HYDERABAD: The intense rainfall in many parts of the State resulted in the prices of essential vegetables, including  tomatoes, green chillies and onions, going up sharply across many vegetable markets and rythu bazaars in the city. At …
  • HC order on special invitees to TTD Board: caveat filed in Supreme Court September 25, 2021 11:50 am TDP leader M. Uma Maheswara Naidu from Kalyandurg in Anantapur district filed a caveat application in the Supreme Court with regard to the High Court's order to State government to keep under suspension the nomination of 52 individuals as special …
  • AP High Court suspends G.O issued for appointment of 52 special invitees to TTD Board September 22, 2021 4:24 pm A division bench of the High Court comprising Chief Justice Arup Kumar Goswami and Justice N. Jayasurya suspended the operation of G.O. numbers 568 and 569 through which the government nominated a total of 52 special invitees to the Tirumala Tirupati …
  • Civic office caught stealing power in Andhra Pradesh September 15, 2021 2:42 am Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Giving a ‘shock’ to officials of the District Water Management Agency (DWMA) of Kalyandurg, APTransco staff have disconnected power supply to the DWMA office for allowing the local municipal office to draw power from its …
  • Leopard cub found in Setturu, sent to Tirupati Zoo dies on the way July 10, 2021 2:28 pm A 45-day-old leopard cub got separated from its mother and fell into a farm pond in a mango plantation in Setturu village of Anantapur district on Friday and was rescued by Forest Department Officials. The Kalyandurg, Rayadurg and Uravakonda forest areas ( …
  • Covid fear forced them to live in fields, untimely rains sent them back home  May 28, 2021 7:21 am Express News Service ANANTAPUR: Out of fear of contracting coronavirus, about one fourth of the total 1,900 population in Duradakunta village of Kalyandurg mandal in the district left their houses and started living in agriculture fields. But untimely …
  • Anantapur man teaches the Art of Giving April 11, 2021 11:54 am Express News Service ANANTAPUR : For Kambala Timma Reddy, life was never easy till he reached the stage of getting the job of a government teacher. Having affected by polio, it was with the help of Rural Development Trust (RDT) that he was able to walk …
  • AP Phase 2 gram panchayat polls to be held today February 13, 2021 1:47 pm VIJAYAWADA: The second phase of gram panchayat elections in Andhra Pradesh will be held on Saturday to elect 2,786 sarpanches and 20,817 ward members. There are 7,507 sarpanch candidates and 44,876 ward members in fray, as 539 sarpanches and 12,604 ward …
  • Double murder plan foiled in Anantapur district January 20, 2021 6:01 am The Kalyandurg police in Anantapur district, with the help of Central Crime Station here, foiled a double murder attempt and arrested six persons, including those who provided explosives to the culprits, on Tuesday. The police also recovered 23 improvised …
  • Andhra temple desecrations: treasure hunters to drunks January 18, 2021 3:48 am Amid a political row in Andhra Pradesh over a series of incidents of vandalism of temples, with the ruling party and the Opposition pointing fingers at each other, The Indian Express has found that police investigations into these incidents show that the …
  • Why re-lay foundation of old project, TDP to govt. November 25, 2020 12:09 pm The Telugu Desam Party(TDP) has questioned the re-laying of the foundation for the expansion (up-gradation) project of 31 hospitals in the State by Municipal Administration Minister Botcha Satyanarayana and R&B Minister M. Sankaranarayana at Rayadurg …
  • A.P. will have 25 or 26 districts soon: Botcha November 24, 2020 7:29 am The State will very soon have 25 or 26 districts once all the aspects related to the creation of the new districts are discussed and sorted out, Minister for Municipal Administration Botcha Satyanarayana told the media here on Monday, after laying the …
  • Andhra Pradesh collector for a day, this school student paves way October 12, 2020 3:38 am By Express News Service ANANTAPUR: M Sravani, an Intermediate student of KGBV in Mudigubba of Anantapur, will never forget October 11, 2020. She got a chance to sign two important files — granting Rs 25,000 as compensation to victims of sexual assault, and …
  • Once brimming irrigation tank turns bone dry October 10, 2020 9:35 am Borewells sunk become defunct despite district receiving 100% excess rainfall in September More than 100 borewells dug in the past one year, a majority of them during the pandemic, have gone dry, and Pathacheruvu, a village in Kalyandurg mandal of …
  • RTA unearths major scam related to theft of cars September 25, 2020 1:54 pm The Road Transport Authority officials in Anantapur unearthed a major scam in which a gang worked like a well-oiled machine and cheated several people, stole their cars and hoodwinked the Andhra Pradesh Transport Department to avoid paying lifetime road …
  • Andhra govt to set up four mega energy plants in Rayalaseema July 30, 2020 3:40 am Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: After unveiling the Andhra Pradesh Renewable Energy Export Policy, 2020, to promote the establishment of renewable power plants in the State, the Energy department has accelerated efforts to start the development of Ultra …
  • India, US 'most essential' countries for global peace: Texas Governor Greg Abbott June 25, 2020 5:27 am By PTI HOUSTON: The US and India, as the world's two leading democracies, can provide a balance globally and are the "most essential" countries to ensure peace and prosperity, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has said. Participating in a webinar …
  • Leopard found dead at Kalyandurg in Anantapur May 18, 2020 12:46 am Hyderabad: A leopard was found dead under suspicious circumstances in the revenue land hillocks of Kambaduru in Rayadurg range of Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh. According to forest officials, the claws, teeth and skin of the leopard are intact. “It …
  • 35 fresh cases push COVID-19 tally to 349 in Andhra Pradesh; death toll reaches five April 9, 2020 6:37 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State recorded 35 fresh COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the total number of positive cases to 349. Those who tested positive include two doctors and two nurses at the Government General Hospital in Anantapur. …
  • Guntur hospital death not due to COVID-19, confirm results March 22, 2020 4:35 am By Express News Service GUNTUR/KAKINADA/ANANTAPUR/NELLORE/VIJAYAWADA: The doctors at Guntur Fever Hospital, who were anxiously waiting for the results of 55-year-old man’s samples sent to Virology Research and Diagnosis Lab (VRDL) at Sri …
  • Chartered plane makes emergency landing in Andhra’s Anantapur February 17, 2020 3:24 pm A chartered single-engine plane Cirrus SR22 (VT-VDN) made an emergency landing in the fields of Eradikera village of Bhrahmasamudram mandal of Anantapur district, close to the Karnataka border on Monday morning. The four-seater plane, carrying two persons …
  • Bengaluru Suburban rail to cost Rs 23k crore February 6, 2020 2:48 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: In a move that has surprised even top railway officials associated with the Suburban Rail Project for the city, the project cost has been revised to Rs 23,050 crore, up from Rs 18,621 crore estimated in the Detailed …
  • Cut red tape, graft at grassroots, Secretariat recruits told October 1, 2019 6:51 am Decentralisation of administration is a boon and you all are becoming part of a historic occasion, said Anantapur Urban MLA Anantha Venkatarami Reddy at the launching of the Village and Ward Secretariats and formal handing over of appointment orders to …
  • Three bears attack farmer in Kalyandurg September 28, 2019 9:30 am Three bears attacked a farmer at Duradakunta village in Kalyandurg mandal of Anantapur while he went there alone for farming work in the early hours of Saturday. The farmer Karenna Chowdary, 45, was alone at the field at the time of the incident and could …
  • Andhra Pradesh: 11 infant deaths in 12 days, govt orders inquiry June 14, 2019 11:00 am Doctors said that out of the four babies who died on June 9-10, three were referred to from other hospitals while one was born at the hospital. (Representational) Days after the death of 11 infants at the Anantapur Government Hospital, the Andhra Pradesh …
  • Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Telugu parties all set for D-Day May 22, 2019 7:42 pm Hyderabad: Forty-two long days after the April 11 elections, all claims and counterclaims, speculation and expectation will be put to the final test when the EVMs start reeling out the numbers from 8 am on Thursday. While the TRS had sought a clean sweep …
  • Indian elections 2019: Stage... April 10, 2019 8:19 am The polling will be held in 7 phases across the country. The stage is set for polling in 91 Lok Sabha constituencies across 20 states and Union Territories on Thursday in the first of seven-phased polls to elect a new government at the Centre. Voting for …
  • Indian elections 2019: Stage set for polling... April 10, 2019 5:52 am The polling will be held in 7 phases across the country. The stage is set for polling in 91 Lok Sabha constituencies across 20 states and Union Territories on Thursday in the first of seven-phased polls to elect a new government at the Centre. Voting for …
  • Stage set for polling in 91 LS seats, 4 Assemblies April 10, 2019 5:07 am New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The stage is set for polling in 91 Lok Sabha constituencies across 20 states and Union Territories on Thursday in the first of seven-phased polls to elect a new government at the Centre. Voting for Assembly polls will also be …
  • Total recall: Twists and turns in the electrifying campaign April 10, 2019 3:06 am By Express News Service The acerbic campaigning for high stakes simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and State Assembly ended on Tuesday. The electioneering had been anything but decent, with leaders of TDP and YSRC often hurling choicest expletives at each …
  • Rahul Gandhi to address poll rallies in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka today April 1, 2019 12:58 pm Category: Andhra Pradesh, News Posted by Neha Published: Mar 31, 2019, 8:59 am IST Updated: Mar 31, 2019, 8:59 am IST Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh): Congress President Rahul Gandhi will on Sunday sound the poll bugle by addressing two election rallies in …
  • Raghuveera applies for Kalyandurg seat in Anantapur February 8, 2019 4:25 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The candidate selection process in the Congress state unit for the upcoming Assembly and general elections has commenced on Thursday with receipt of applications from ticket aspirants. On the first day, 204 applications …
  • Interim budget: Rs 1,828 crore set aside for railway projects in South Western Railway February 2, 2019 1:52 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: The interim Union Budget presented on Friday has earmarked Rs 1,828 crore as budgetary grant for the South Western Railway (SWR) zone for 2019-2020, an increase of 20% over the sum provided for 2018-2019. No new project …
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